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September 11, 2017

Fan-favorite "Eve of Destruction" Monster Truck Nationals will wrap up Lucas Oil Speedway season Oct. 21

The legendary Bigfoot is among the featured vehicles at the Monster Truck Nationals, Oct. 21, at Lucas Oil Speedway.

Wheatland, Missouri (September 7, 2017) - One of the most-popular events of the year - and always one of the hottest-selling tickets - is set to conclude the Lucas Oil Speedway season on October 21.

Save that date for the Monster Truck Nationals "Eve of Destruction" at the speedway, when the fire-breathing vehicles arrive for an early Halloween treat of raw power sure to please adults and kids alike.

"If you've never experienced the Monster Truck Nationals, or even if you've seen it several times, it's truly a sight to behold," Lucas Oil Speedway General Manager Dan Robinson said. "The power, the sound, the flames shooting out ... it's absolute an impressive display.

"This is always one of our most-popular events for the entire family and tickets are sure to go fast so save the date and make sure to get your tickets in advance."

For ticket information, contact admissions director Nichole McMillan at (417) 282-5984 or via email at Tickets also can be purchased online at

Once again this year, fans can purchase advance tickets at area O'Reilly Auto Parts locations, beginning Sept. 28.

More than 60,000 pounds of Monster Truck Thunder makes its annual visit for a big one-day show. It will combine speed, ground-shaking sound of furious action from six world-famous Monster Trucks - Bigfoot, Raminator, Heavy Hitter, Big Kahana, Snakebite and Basher.

A free Pit Party is included in the paid admission ticket and will start the evening at 5 p.m. Kids are invited to come in Halloween costume to the Pit Party for Trick or Treating and get autographs and photos with the drivers and vehicles.

Fans also can take a Sergeant Smash Monster Truck Ride during intermission for just $10 per person.

This year, Freestyle Insanity Moto-X will be on display as well. Keith Sayers will bring in the great in high-flying motorcycle action featuring stunts like the cliffhanger, death grip and even a back flip.

Gates will open at 4 p.m. with the Pit Party from 5-6:30 p.m. with showtime at 7 p.m.

(Advance ticket prices)
Adults (16 and up) $20 in advance
Seniors (62 and up)/Military $17
Youth (6-15) $5
Kids (5 and under) FREE
**Applicable fees may be applied

(Day of show ticket prices)
Adults (16 and up) $25
Seniors (62 and up)/Military $22
Youth (6-15) $10
Kids (5 and under) FREE
Family Pass $50

For complete Lucas Oil Speedway event information, archived stories, ticket info and schedules, visit

Lucas Oil Speedway is located at Highways 83 and 54 in Wheatland, Missouri. A campground with shower and bathroom facilities is also available. With its entrance located just outside the pit gate this sprawling scenic camping facility will continue to enhance the racing experience at the Diamond of Dirt Tracks.

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