14th Annual Lucas Oil Late Model Nationals

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14th Annual Lucas Oil Late Model Nationals

Dates:

September 2017

Current Champion:

Mike Marlar

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Pre-Entries

Happenings

Hall of Fame Auction
The auction will be held at the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum behind turn two on Saturday. Items will include driver and team donated items. It's lots of fun, and the monies raised are shared with the National Dirt Late Model Museum.
 
Meet the Drivers
A meet and greet session will be held on Saturday in the Dyer-Hudson Hall off the Midway. Last year, the free event ran for over two hours as hundreds of fans lined up to meet, talk and get pictures and autographs from the drivers. Fans are encouraged to bring their favorite apparel and photos for the drivers to autograph! 3:00 PM.
 
Fan and Trade Show
Free of charge, the fan and trade show will run from 1 pm to 7 pm each day with exhibits on the Midway behind the main grandstands.

Tailgate Party
Saturday, September 17, 2016
at the pit gate 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM.
Music, Games, & Beer - Come join in on all the Fun!!!!


SCHEDULE OF EVENTS


13th Annual Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals

 Presented by Casey’s General Store

Thursday and Friday, 

September 15th-16th, 2016

Subject to Change 

1:00 PM       Exposition Open

2:00 PM       Infield Opens (Friday open from 10 am to 3 pm for spectators)

6:45 PM       Hot Laps

 7:15 PM       Time Trials (4 Cars, Group A, Group B Timing) top 72 cars going to 6 Heats

Invocation and National Anthem

Heat Races – 6 Heats – 12 Laps with 8 Car Invert 3 to A, 3 to B, 3 to C, Remainder to D

Intermission

D Main – 10 Laps (4 Transfer to C Main)

C Main – 12 Laps (4 transfer to B Main) 

B Main – 15 Laps (6 transfer to A Main) 

 Late Model A Main – 25 Laps, Invert 8 Top 3 to Victory Lane

10:45           Victory Lane

Late Model Qualifying Points are based on Time Trials, Heats and Mains

Same format for Friday – The highest points night of the two qualifying nights for each driver will determine the 24 cars locked into the 100 lap A Main on Saturday. Points for each night will not be combined. Drivers running only one night will stand on those points.

13th Annual Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals

Presented by Casey’s General Store

Saturday, September 17th, 2016

Subject to Change 

10:00 AM     Infield Open to Spectators

12:00 PM      Celebrity Auction and at the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum

12:00 PM      Exposition Open

2:00 PM        Tailgate Party - at the pit gate

2:30 PM       Pit Sign In Opens

3:00 PM       Driver Autographs in Dyer Hudson Hall (Pits closed to spectators)

6:45 PM       Hot Laps

                   C Main Hot Laps
                   B Main Hot Laps

7:15 PM       Invocation and National Anthem

                   C Main – 15 Laps – 4 Transfer to B

                   A Main Hot Laps

                   B Main – 20 Laps – 6 Transfer to A

 Intermission – Late Model Cars to Front Straight in order of                           start.

                   Driver Introductions – Victory Lane – Last to First

                   Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals A Main – 100 Laps, Top 3 to Victory Lane       

10:45           Victory Lane – Winning Car and top 3 Drivers

 

    
 
  

 

Format

Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals
2015 Format

Purse

2016 $271,510 Total Purse

Thursday and Friday Prelim Purse = $37,930 per night

A-Feature: 1. $7,000 2. $4,000 3. $3,000 4. $2,000 5. $1,500 6. $1,000 7. $900 8. $800 9. $700 10. $600 11. $580 12. $560 13. $540 14. $520 15. $500 16. $490 17. $480 18. $470 19. $460 20. $450 21. $440 22. $430 23. $410 24. $400

B-Feature: 1-6. Transfer + $100 7-24. $200

C-Feature: 1-4. Transfer + $100 5. $200 6. $190 7. $180 8. $170 9. $160 10. $150 11. $140 12. $130 13. $120 14. $110 15-22. $100

D-Feature: 1-4 Transfer + $100 5. $150 6. $140 7. $130 8. $120 9. $110 10 - end $100

Saturday Purse: $195,650

Late Model Championship: 1. $40,000 2. $20,000 3. $10,000 4. $8,750 5. $7,500 6. $7,000 7. $6,500 8. $6,000 9. $5,500 10. $5,000 11. $4,500 12. $4,000 13. $3,500 14. $3,400 15. $3,300 16. $3,200 17. $3,100 18. $3,000 19. $2,900 20. $2,800 21. $2,700 22. $2,600 23. $2,500 24. $2,500 25. $2,500 26. $2,500 27. $2,500 28. $2,500 29. $2,500 30. $2,500 = $175,250

B-Feature: 1-6. Transfer + $200 7-14. $500 15-24. $400 = $9,200

C-Feature: 1-4. Transfer + $100 5-22. $400 = $7,600.

D-Feature (if needed): 1-4. Transfer + $100 5-20. $200 = $3,600

History

Past Knoxville Lucas Oil Late Model Nationals Winners

Year - Driver, Number, Hometown
2016 - Mike Marlar, 157, Winfield, Tennessee 
2015 - Jared Landers, 777, Batesville, AR
2014 - Brian Birkhofer, 15B, Muscatine, IA
2013 - Darrell Lanigan, 29x, Union, KY
2012 - Steve Francis, 15, Ashland, KY
2011 - Don O'Neal, 71, Martinsville, IN
2010 - Billy Moyer, 21, Batesville, AR
2009 - Scott Bloomquist, 0, Mooresburg, TN
2008 - Tim McCreadie, 39, Watertown, NY
2007 - Brady Smith, 2, Solon Springs, WI
2006 - Brian Shirley, 3s, Chatham, IL
2005 - Scott Bloomquist, 0, Mooresburg, TN
2004 - Brian Birkhofer, 15B, Muscatine, IA