INDIANAPOLIS, IN – January 27, 2022 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) – Lucas Oil Products Inc., the world leader and distributor of high performance automotive additives and lubricants, proudly announces the induction of Forrest Lucas, founder of Lucas Oil and namesake of Lucas Oil Speedway and Lucas Oil Stadium, into the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame. He is recognized worldwide as a generous supporter of motorsports and the innovative pioneer of problem-solving oils and fuel treatments. Lucas and his fellow inductees will be honored in ceremonies on Sunday, February 6th in Springfield, MO.
“It is truly humbling to receive this honor from the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame alongside such a remarkable class of sports legends and icons,” said Lucas. “I am incredibly proud and grateful to have played a role in shaping the industry. The investments we have made across sporting and racing venues, sponsorships and partnerships, have helped grow our family business and brand into what it is today. And, as a devoted sports fan, supporting the men and women of these organizations has been a joy on both a personal and professional level.”
Lucas founded the company in 1989 alongside his wife Charlotte in an effort to create oil and fuel treatments for the trucking industry that would reduce mechanical failures and increase mileage. Since the company’s realization, Lucas has created engine oils and fuel treatments for just about any machine with an engine or moving parts. Beyond being a self-made businessman, he is also a generous philanthropist and sports marketing legend – famous for strategic sponsorships spanning amateur and professional sports of all kinds.
Lucas’ numerous contributions to the automotive industry and sports nationwide are traceable over decades. He has made significant investments in sports across the Midwest and around the country. From the Lucas Oil Speedway, known as “The Diamond of the Dirt Tracks” in Wheatland, Missouri, to high profile sponsorships like Lucas Oil Stadium, Home of the Indianapolis Colts, as well as exclusive oil of Monster Jam and the Dallas Cowboys. The impact of his support is immense.
He is accompanied into the 2022 Hall of Fame Class by several other incredible people and teams, including former St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Matt Holliday and Ken Morrow from the “Miracle on Ice” 1980 USA Olympic Gold Medal hockey team. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame’s CEO & Executive Director Jerald Andrews will introduce Lucas and the Class of 2022 Enshrinement at the Highland Springs Country Club with a reception presented by Reliable Toyota to follow.
For more information or to schedule an interview with Lucas, please contact [email protected].
About Lucas Oil
Founded in 1989 by Forrest and Charlotte Lucas, Lucas Oil Products was created with the simple philosophy of producing the best lubricants and additives available anywhere. Lucas Oil offers the most diversified range of innovative engine oil, gear oil and additive products refined by years of specialized research, development and testing. The company’s high performance engine oils and gear oils are widely recognized as best-in-class in the automotive, powersports, marine, industrial, outdoor, and motorsports marketplaces. In total, Lucas Oil boasts more than 300 premium products, representing the largest variety of shelf products of any oil company in the United States with a distribution network across 48 different countries.
Lucas Oil’s commitment to motorsports includes long standing support for high profile regional and national racing series, and the distribution of exclusive motorsports content from across the globe via MAVTV, a Lucas Oil owned and operated television network. The company also serves as the exclusive oil and lubricant partner of Monster Jam®, the Dallas Cowboys, the Indianapolis Colts and Lucas Oil Stadium. For more information please visit www.LucasOil.com.
Source: Lucas Oil Products