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Sunoco Race Fuels Extends Partnership With Lucas Oil MLRA


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Sunoco Race Fuels Extends Partnership With Lucas Oil MLRA

Wheatland, Missouri (March 28, 2024) – With the start of the racing season just over a week away for the Lucas Oil MLRA, series officials are excited to announce the return of longtime series partner Sunoco Race Fuels. The relationship between the MLRA and Sunoco Race Fuels will continue to highlight the newcomers of the series, via their long-standing title sponsorship of the “Sunoco Race Fuels Rookie of the Year" award program in 2024.

Drivers looking to compete for the 2024 series Rookie Championship have until the season opening weekend to submit an application and formally declare their intent to follow the MLRA in 2024, thus becoming eligible for season ending awards thanks to Sunoco Race Fuels. Points will be tabulated following each race weekend and updated on the series website for fans to follow along.

“Sunoco Race Fuels is proud to sponsor the MLRA,” stated Ritchie Lewis,” Partnership Sales Manager for Sunoco Race Fuels. “Sunoco has led the way with our recently introduced DXP fuel providing power and durability over a long season of racing. DXP has been put to the test and fueled many series champions in 2023.” Take the Lead with Sunoco DXP and check it out at

SUNOCO Race Fuels will award the top two MLRA rookie drivers at the conclusion of the 2024 season with the following:

1st Place: $2,000 + (3) Drums of Sunoco Race Fuel
2nd Place: $1,500 + (1) Drums of Sunoco Race Fuel
*Winner will also receive additional other sponsor contingency awards.

Round one for the Lucas Oil MLRA’s 2024 season is slated for the Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, IL on Friday and Saturday April 5th – April 6th. The two night “Winter Meltdown” will feature two complete nights of racing paying $5k and $7k to win respectively.

The following weekend will find the MLRA heading to its home base of the Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, MO on April 12th – 13th for the “MLRA Spring Nationals”, Presented by Arizona Sport Shirts. The 11th Annual edition will be the richest in event history for the Spring Nationals, with Friday night paying $7,000 to win before Saturday nights $20,000 to win weekend finale.

Drivers interested in challenging for the “Sunoco Race Fuels Rookie of the Year” are encouraged to contact MLRA Series Director Ernie Leftwich at 417-309-3509.

About Sunoco Race Fuel:
Sunoco is the largest manufacturer of racing gasoline in the world. Sunoco Race Fuels are designed to meet the quality and consistency needs of professional racers. In addition, Sunoco is involved with numerous racing sanctioning bodies, tracks and competitors to provide the latest in race gas technology. Sunoco's track-proven fuels are designed to provide exceptional performance, quality and consistency keeping you "Ahead of the Pack". To obtain more information, contact Sunoco at 1-800-RACE GAS (1-800-722-3427) or visit their web site at

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Lucas Oil MLRAas of 4/13/2024
  • 1.Chad Simpson 400pts
  • 2.Tony Jackson Jr375pts
  • 3.Chris Simpson 375pts
  • 4.Justin Duty 330pts
  • 5.Gordy Gundaker 320pts
  • 6.Trevor Gundaker 310pts
  • 7.Dillon McCowan 305pts
  • 8.Jeff Herzog 305pts
  • 9.Dustin Hodges 290pts
  • 10.Matt Johnson 260pts
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