Lucas Oil Drag Boat Racing Series' Fall Shootout Event Canceled
SAN ANGELO, TEXAS -- The Lucas Oil Drag Boat Racing Series' Lucas Oil Fall Shootout event has been canceled.
Race Director of the Lucas Oil Drag Boat Race Series Mike Chastain has announced that several races from this year's schedule have been canceled. One of the events canceled is San Angelo's two-day Lucas Oil Fall Shootout event. The event was originally scheduled for September 30 - October 1.
In a press release on the Lucas Oil Drag Boat Racing Series' homepage Chastain stated, "to ensure the continuing viability of the Lucas Oil Drag Boat series the decision has been made to shorten the 2017 Race Schedule by three events. We apologize for the late notice but the economies obtained by the cuts will help us move forward to construct a more robust race series in 2018."
A Race Chairman, Dayton Sherrouse, has assured local news sources that refunds will be given to those that have purchased tickets in advance.
LIVE! will continue to monitor the situation regarding any future Lucas Oil Drag Boat Racing Series event.