BELLEVILLE, Ill. – The POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League campaign will feature 39 events across six states this year.
The schedule includes a handful of first-time events, crown jewels and traditional POWRi outings.
As has been tradition for the past several years, the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midgets will join up with the POWRi Lucas Oil West Midgets to open the year with the seventh annual Turnpike Challenge.
Opening with Creek County Speedway on Thursday, March 26, the National Midgets will spar with the POWRi Lucas Oil West Midget League for night one of four. I-44 Riverside Speedway is set to host two nights in a row, with Port City Raceway rounding out the Turnpike Challenge on Sunday.
April 17-18 will feature the inaugural Little Rock Nationals at I-30 Speedway in Little Rock, Ark. A facility that always has good side-by-side racing, Arkansas fans will get a late Easter present in the form of a double-dose of both the POWRi Lucas Oil National and West Midget Leagues.
The Missouri Mid-State Midget Nationals, a fan-favorite doubleheader weekend, will kick off the month of May at Valley Speedway on May 1 and round out the weekend with the annual appearance a Lucas Oil Speedway on May 2 for the Open Wheel Showdown.
The ninth annual POWRi Illinois SPEED Week will again host five nights of racing. Belle-Clair Speedway will once again serve as the SPEED Week opener on Wednesday, June 10. The League will then head to Lincoln Speedway on Thursday, June 11 and then Jacksonville Speedway on Friday, June 12 before Macon Speedway on Saturday, June 13. POWRi Illinois SPEED Week will conclude on Sunday, June 14 at Fayette County Speedway.
New this year, POWRi will invade Tri-State Speedway on Saturday, June 27 for the Class Track Mania. A solo appearance at Tri-State, this will be the first scheduled visit for the POWRi National Midgets to Tri-State since 2015.
Rich in heritage and tradition, Angell Park Speedway will host the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League on Saturday, July 4th and Sunday, July 5th for the 39th Annual Pepsi Nationals.
What has grown into a staple in the POWRi Lucas Oil National and West Midget League schedules, Valley Speedway will host the fourth annual Thunder in the Valley on July 11-12. The POWRi National and West Midgets will precede Valley Speedway with a visit to Humboldt Speedway on July 10.
A fan favorite, Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 will host the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League alongside the World of Outlaws for the Iron Man weekend doubleheader on Aug. 7-8.
Other notable events include July 24-25 alongside the Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions at Jacksonville Speedway and Tri-City Speedway.
The schedule will continue to be dotted with key events, including the Camfield Memorial at Macon Speedway on Saturday, Aug. 22, the Knepper Memorial at Belle-Clair Speedway on Sept. 5, and the Charlene Meents Memorial on Sept. 6.
Rounding out the season, Creek County Speedway will host the Season Championship/Fall Fling for both the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League and the POWRi Lucas Oil West Midget League.
2020 POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League Schedule
March 26 – Creek County Speedway – Sapulpa, Okla. *
March 27-28 – I-44 Riverside Speedway – Oklahoma City, Okla. *
March 29 – Port City Raceway – Tulsa, Okla. *
April 17-18 – I-30 Speedway – Little Rock, Ark. *
May 1 – Valley Speedway – Grain Valley, Mo. *
May 2 – Lucas Oil Speedway – Wheatland, Mo. *
May 16 – Macon Speedway – Macon, Ill.
May 22-23 – Belle-Clair Speedway – Belleville, Ill.
June 10 – Belle-Clair Speedway – Belleville, Ill.
June 11 – Lincoln Speedway – Lincoln, Ill.
June 12 – Jacksonville Speedway – Jacksonville, Ill.
June 13 – Macon Speedway – Macon, Ill.
June 14 – Fayette County Speedway – Brownstown, Ill.
June 27 – Tri-State Speedway – Haubstadt, Ind.
July 4-5 – Angell Park Speedway – Sun Prairie, Wis.
July 10 – Humboldt Speedway – Humboldt, Kan. *
July 11-12 – Valley Speedway – Grain Valley, Mo. *
July 24 – Jacksonville Speedway – Jacksonville, Ill.
July 25 – Tri-City Speedway – Granite City, Ill.
July 31 – Belle-Clair Speedway – Belleville, Ill.
Aug. 1 – Macon Speedway – Macon, Ill.
Aug. 7-8 – Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 – Pevely, Mo.
Aug. 21 – Belle-Clair Speedway – Belleville, Ill.
Aug. 22 – Macon Speedway – Macon, Ill.
Sept. 5-6 – Belle-Clair Speedway – Belleville, Ill. *
Sept. 11 – Jacksonville Speedway – Jacksonville, Ill.
Sept. 12 – Spoon River Speedway – Canton, Ill.
Sept. 19 – Fairbury Speedway – Fairbury, Ill.
Oct. 2 – Jacksonville Speedway – Jacksonville, Ill.
Oct. 3 – Belle-Clair Speedway – Belleville, Ill.
Oct. 16-17 – Creek County Speedway – Sapulpa, Okla. *
* Co-sanctioned by POWRi Lucas Oil West Midget League