“Show Me State Showdown” Comes to Central Missouri May 30

Virtual racing can never replace the sights, sounds, and smells of live, action packed, racing.  Plan your weekend to central Missouri for the Show Me State Showdown for an action packed night of LIVE racing!

Billed as “one of the biggest races to ever happen at Lebanon I-44 Speedway” the “Show Me State Showdown” will feature 300 laps of feature racing with drivers coming from all over the country. It will also mark the return to Lebanon I-44 Speedway of Super Late Models for the first time since 2001. Tickets went on sale May 14th, 2020 at 2PM.

The ARCA/CRA Super Series will run 125 laps, the JEGS/CRA All Stars Tour will go 100 laps, and the Van Hoy Oil CRA Street Stocks will run 75 laps.

While pre-registration for drivers has just begun, some big names are already starting to roll in, led by Senoia, GA’s Bubba Pollard. 2019 Snowball Derby winner Travis Braden has entered the event to compete in both the Super race and the Pro race, as has Texas competitor Chris Davidson. Former NASCAR Truck Series regular Cody Coughlin is entered for both events, while Michigan’s Brian Campbell will be a frontrunner in the Super Late Model portion of the event.

Plentiful lodging accommodations for race fans can be found in Saint Robert, Missouri. Saint Robert is an easy 27-minute interstate drive from the track. 22 clean comfortable hotels offer variety for all budgets. Make your room reservation today!  For those seeking a cabin, vacation home or camping options we have those too!

As you plan your race weekend, be sure to check out all the great things to see and do in our area. Stop by our communities while enjoying our Ozark scenery while taking one of our self guided driving tours. Knock around our flea market and antique shops located throughout the communities of Crocker, Dixon and Richland. Take a stroll around downtown Waynesville while learning about this historic town. Snap a picture of Frog Rock as you head to St. Robert for a laughing good time at the Uranus Entertainment Complex be sure to stop by the Freedom Rock tribute to our service members. Another must do activity is booking a gentle river float with one of our many outfitters. A day on the river soothes the soul!

For further information on lodging options for the “Show Me State Showdown” contact Pulaski County Tourism Bureau at 573-336-6355.