Speedway in Missouri damaged after severe storms


Lucas Oil Speedway officials have stated that the event to be held this weekend, the 27th Annual Lucas Oil Show-Me 100, has been postponed.

The new date of the event will be released next week.

As you drive into Wheatland, Missouri, you can see trees and powerlines down. 

KOLR10 reporter Lauren Barnas is at the Lucas Oil Speedway observing the damage sustained by an RV park that has been torn apart by the high winds.

Seven people were evaluated for injuries, four have gone to Citizen’s Memorial Hospital in Bolivar for treatment, the severity of their injuries is unknown. The other three refused medical treatment.

Danny Lorton, General Manager of the Speedway, says that they won’t be able to operate. Crews are expected to survey the damage.

Lucas Oil Speedway was expected to host 10,000 people this weekend for the 27th Annual Lucas Oil Show-Me 100.

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