Official Lucas Oil Go-Kart Shootout Updates and Schedule of Events Now Posted
The 2nd Annual Lucas Oil Go-Kart Shootout, presented by Earl Pearson Jr. is set for this weekend October 31st, November 1-2nd at Conway Speedway in Conway, South Carolina. The complete schedule of events, class order, payouts and formats for all three days is now posted on the event website at www.earlpearsonjr.net. Click on the link for the Lucas Oil Go-Kart Shootout for the updated information.
Earl Pearson Jr. has added another class for Saturday's events. The new class will be Jr. Sportsman Champ sponsored by TD Transport Inc. The class will run blue plate flathead engines and weight 320lbs with a $30.00 entry fee. The class payout will be 1st- $250, 2nd-$150, 3rd-$100.
For the young kids and families that attend Friday night's practice there will be a special Halloween costume contest after practice. The winner will receive a $25 cash award and product award. Earl is also asking that race teams that attend practice on Friday night also bring candy for kids wanting to trick or treat at the track after practice.
"Were excited about this weekends events and all indications are that we are going to have a big turnout. The weather forecast looks great and we've had several phone calls from karters that were not coming originally but now plan to attend this weekend. We encourage as many racers as possible to arrive Friday to at least get parked to avoid the long lines expected Saturday morning. The track gates will stay open until 11pm Friday night for racers that want to travel down and get setup. We want to thank everyone from the staff at Conway, the sponsors and the racers that will be attending for making this a great event this weekend", stated Earl.
Official hotels for the event include: Comfort Suites located at 2480 US Hwy 501 East, Conway, SC, 29526 -Phone: (843) 347-9292 is offering a discounted rate for a King Suite at $59.99 and a Queen Double Bed Suite at $63.99. To get the discounted rate for that weekend mention you want the "Go-Kart Rate" when you call to make reservations. Comfort Suites is located within 5 to10 minutes from the Conway Raceway.
Comfort Suites phone number to make reservations is (843) 347-9292.
Days Inn of located at 1240 Pine Street Conway, SC 29526, Phone-(843) 248-3414 has also agreed to offer go-karters a discounted room rate for that weekend as well. Days Inn is offering rooms with two double beds at a rate of $49.99. People wanting to book a room there must ask for the Lucas Oil Go-Kart rate to get the discounted price on the rooms. Days Inn is located within 5 to 10 minutes from the track.
Days Inn phone number to make reservations is (843) 248-3414.
Sponsors for this years Lucas Oil Go-Kart Shootout, presented by Earl Pearson Jr. include: Lucas Oil, E3 Spark Plugs, Dixie Chopper, Bobby Labonte Racing, Independence Lumber, Competition Karting, M&M Transport & Refrigeration, Dunn-Benson Ford, Ultra Max Chassis, Graphics Arts Express, Larry Wallace Engines, TD Transport Inc, Millenium/Tempest Chassis, Palmetto Speed Shop, Scotty's Karts and Parts, Dohm Cycles, H&H Drywall & Painters, PRC/Phantom Chassis, Capps Racing Engines, SBR Racing, Andy Harris Racing, Shoaf Machine, Tiger Rear Ends, Dunlop Tires, Russell Karting Specialties, Hoosier Tire, Dyno Cams, Larry Jones Motorsports, Bell Racing, ASI Racewear, Ward Karting/Infinity Karts, Track Tac, Ken Sarbu Construction, Doyle Edwards Trucking, Lloyd Wild Logging, Jimmy Owens Racing, Comfort Suites, Days Inn and Xtreme Graphics