Nissan "Showdown in the Show-Me State" to Cap 2007 WSORR Season SMYRNA, TN -- Nissan North America, the Official Vehicle of the Lucas Oil World Series of Off-Road Racing (WSORR), announced it will sponsor the Series weekend grand finale...
Nissan "Showdown in the Show-Me State" to Cap 2007 WSORR Season
SMYRNA, TN -- Nissan North America, the Official Vehicle of the Lucas Oil World Series of Off-Road Racing (WSORR), announced it will sponsor the Series weekend grand finale September 22-23 at Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, MO. The event is officially named the Nissan "Showdown in the Show-Me State".The final two rounds of WSORR off-road racing, where many of the nine WSORR class champions will be crowned, is the first national off-road racing event in Missouri and at the new Lucas Oil Speedway.
'We have been very pleased about our association with WSORR and their plans to expand professional off-road racing to new venues such as Lucas Oil Speedway in Missouri," said Ron Stukenberg, senior manager, motorsports marketing & operations for Nissan. 'Since the opening event in Owatonna, Minnesota, there has definitely been excitement and momentum in the WSORR and we expect that to continue when we go to Wheatland, Missouri, for the "Nissan Showdown in the Show-Me State," he said.
"Lucas Oil Speedway is one of the premier dirt track facilities in the country", said Jamie Devney, Motorsports Business Manager, Lucas Oil Products. "The new off road track will be no exception. We are working closely with WSORR's Cliff and Jake Flannery, the nation's premier off road track designers, to create our new course," he commented. "Lucas Oil's commitment will ensure this inaugural Nissan event will be a huge success". Devney said the track will feature a traditional land rush start and have a "real hard edge to it" for explosive racing action.