Michael Maggard, at age 32, is putting his focus on the Lucas Oil Speedway Hermitage Lumber Late Model division. (GS Stanek Racing Photography)
WHEATLAND, MO. — Third-generation racecar driver Michael Maggard has been around the sport his entire life. He began racing at age 13 in pure stocks and has driven modifieds and late models on his local Ozarks-area tracks in recent years.
Now 32, Maggard is planning to become a regular at Lucas Oil Speedway for the first time. He will compete in the Hermitage Lumber Late Model portion of the Big Adventure RV Weekly Racing Series.
“I just really want to race local and get more family time,” Maggard said of his decision. The Republic resident has campaigned his late model in the Cash Money Super Dirt Series the last…