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January 3, 2018

Rugged Radios becomes "Official 2-way Communications Provider" for Lucas Oil Speedway, MLRA

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Rugged Radios has been named "Official 2-way Communications Provider" for Lucas Oil Speedway and the Lucas Oil MLRA.

Wheatland, Missouri (January 3, 2018) - Lucas Oil Speedway General Manager Dan Robinson announced on Tuesday that Rugged Radios has become the "Official 2-Way Communications Provider" for the speedway and for the Lucas Oil MLRA.

"We're pleased to welcome Rugged Radios and look forward to working with them," Robinson said. "The Rugged Radios product is top-of-the-line and a standard-setter in the communications industry and we're thrilled to agree with them on a three-year contract to utilize their equipment, exclusively."

Robinson added that Rugged Radios also will be presenting sponsor of the Lucas Oil MLRA Larry Phillips Memorial on Sept. 1.

"This a terrific partnership and we're so pleased to welcome Rugged Radios to our Lucas Oil Speedway family in a big way," Robinson said.

Rugged Radios has over 20 years of experience in manufacturing high-noise environment communications and boasts a full line of communication products. From headsets to intercoms and diverse cabling options, Rugged Radios has the ability to configure almost any communication application.

Lance Mitchell of Rugged Radios said he attended the inaugural Lucas Oil Off Road Shootout in Wheatland last summer, as a guest of Robinson and Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series Director Ritchie Lewis, and marveled at the racing complex and fan support.

"It's like Disneyland for Off Road racing," Mitchell said. "What an awesome facility it is and those are true race fans out there. I talked to my team when I got back home about how we needed to look at affiliating ourselves with Lucas Oil because it's only going to get bigger."

The company provides communications equipment for all forms of motorsports, including off road, motocross, oval tracks, ATV, Ultra 4 and Monster Truck.

Rugged Radios over the years has partnered with some of the top race teams, athletes and competitors throughout the country, including Bryce Menzies, Shannon Campbell, Miller Motorsports, GenRight, Savvy Offroad, Olympic Team Luna Chix, Martial Arts competitor Richard Perra and many more.

Rugged Radios builds products to be rugged tough, engineered with the finest components and in many cases its own proprietary technology exceeds other brands.

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The Lucas Oil Speedway 2018 season begins April 7 with the Weekly Racing Series opener with the 2nd annual Off Road Shootout June 22-24. Meanwhile, the Lucas Oil MLRA opener is set for March 30-31 with the 7th annual Thaw Brawl at LaSalle Speedway in LaSalle, Illinois.

Complete Lucas Oil Speedway event information, archived stories, ticket info and the tentative 2018 schedule can be found by visiting

For ticket information, including season passes for the 2018 season, contact Lucas Oil Speedway admissions director Nichole McMillan at (417) 282-5984 or by email at

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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