Story By: RACING PROMOTION MONTHLY – DAYTONA BEACH, FL – Lucas Oil Products will be the Presenting Sponsor of the 45th Annual Auto Racing Promoter of the Year Awards, as part of the 48th Annual RPM Workshops, held at the Plaza Resort & Spa Daytona Beach Resort, February 8th and 9th.
The regional and national award winners will be announced during the Monday, February 8th portion of the Workshops agenda. Roger Slack, promoter at Eldora Speedway, in Rossburg, Ohio, was awarded the 44th Annual ARPY Award last February. It was Slack’s first regional and national award. Slack became the second ARPY to win the award, promoting Eldora. Speedway founders, Earl and Berniece Baltes, won the prestigious award in 1993. Only Edlora and Rockford (IL) Speedway have hosted two ARPY winners (Baltes and Slack at Eldora / Hugh and Jody Deery at Rockford).
“Lucas Oil is honored to have the opportunity to assist in presenting one of the most prestigious awards in the industry of short track racing,” stated Ritchie Lewis, Director of Race Operations for Lucas Oil. “We have been honored to have our own Dan and Dee Ann Robinson win the Auto Racing Promoter of the Year award for their efforts in Wheatland, Missouri, which helps us recognize the importance of this award and the accolades that go with it.”
The winners will receive awards recognizing their accomplishments, while the 45th Auto Racing Promoter of the Year will receive the traditional watch, signifying their accomplishments, and the opportunity to be the Grand Marshall and have a VIP experience at the 29th Annual Lucas Oil Show Me 100, at Lucas Oil Speedway, in Wheatland, Missouri.
Lucas Oil is one of the top selling and most recognized brands of lubricants and additives in the automotive industry, in addition to one of the fastest growing additive lines in the consumer automotive industry. Premium lines of oils, greases and problem solving additives has helped firmly establish Lucas as a prominent figure in the marketplace. Through a history of motorsports involvement, activation and partnerships, along with premium products and applications, Lucas Oil has also become one of the most recognized names in all of motorsports. In addition, Lucas also produces a heavy-duty line of products for the industrial and agricultural markets. The Lucas success story has been built with hard work and an unparalleled line of premium products and an unwavering commitment to customer satisfaction. This single formula will continue to guide Lucas Oil Products as it grows in years to come.
The 48th Annual RPM@Daytona stands as a “can’t miss” event for track promoters nationwide.