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ONE MONTH FROM TODAY: NASCAR-ARCA doubleheader at World Wide Technology Raceway

NASCAR-ARCA doubleheader Saturday, June 22 at World Wide Technology Raceway   Gateway 200 presented by CK Power is the third and final race of the $500,000 NASCAR Triple Truck Challenge     May 22, 2019, St. Louis Region – Wide Technology Raceway (formerly known as Gateway Motorsports Park) in Madison, Illinois, will present its annual NASCAR-ARCA doubleheader on Saturday, June ...

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Kevin Weaver & Jimmy John’s reach sponsorship agreement!

By Don Craig – Gibson City, IL (5-22-19):  Veteran Dirt Late Model Racer and nationally recognized driver Kevin Weaver and the Weaver Racing Team, are proud to announce that Jimmy John’s Gourmet Sandwiches, Inc., has once again agreed to sponsor the team for the 2019 racing season. Jimmy John’s has been Weaver’s major sponsor for eleven of the last 12 ...

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Wet weather forces postponement of American Modified Series event at Tri-City Speedway!

Pontoon Beach, IL (May 22nd, 2019) Heavy rains have forced Tri-City Speedway and American Modified Series officials to postpone the American Modified Series special scheduled for Tri-City Speedway on Thursday, May 23rd. This event is being rescheduled for Friday, May 31st. The event on Friday, May 31st will include the American Modified Series battling for $2,000 to win, B-Mods racing ...

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​​​​​​​Danny Dietrich wins World of Outlaws debut at 3/8-mile Bridgeport Speedway

DIETRICH OUT DUELS SCHATZ Danny Dietrich wins World of Outlaws debut at 3/8-mile Bridgeport Speedway Sweat masked Danny Dietrich’s face. His breathing adjusted to the need for an extra pocket of air. His boisterous posture tired, but a smile stayed. The Gettysburg, Pa. native wore the appearance of a lonely diver seconds after surviving a shark attack. And in his ...

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DAVE STEELE CARB NIGHT CLASSIC ENTRY LIST RELEASED

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media   Brownsburg, Indiana (May 22, 2019)………Six past USAC Silver Crown winners at Lucas Oil Raceway are ready to roll this Friday, May 24, in the “Dave Steele Carb Night Classic” at the .686-mile paved oval in Brownsburg, Ind.   Those six drivers make up a total of 15 Silver Crown wins at LOR, led ...

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Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series Returns to Action Memorial Day Weekend in Illinois May 23-26

A busy weekend awaits the Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series with four consecutive nights of action-packed racing. The tour will visit Tri-City Speedway, Farmer City Raceway, Fairbury Speedway, and Fayette County Speedway Thursday, May 23rd – Sunday, May 26th.   The Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series will visit Tri-City Speedway in Pontoon Beach, IL on Thursday May 23rd. ...

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RIVER TOWN SHOWDOWN RESCHEDULED FOR AUG. 30

  Granite City, Ill. (May 21, 2019)………The Brandt “River Town Showdown,” featuring a USAC doubleheader with the AMSOIL National Sprint Cars, NOS Energy Drink National Midgets in addition to the B-Mods, has been rescheduled for Friday, August 30, at Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, Ill.  It will now be the start of a big racing weekend in Southern Illinois with Du ...

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STORM DAMAGE FORCES POSTPONEMENT OF SHOW-ME 100

WHEATLAND, MO (May 21, 2019) – A severe storm and possible tornado has done major damage to Lucas Oil Speedway, forcing this weekend’s Lucas Oil Show-Me 100 presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com to be postponed. Track and series officials are evaluating the make-up weekend for the crown jewel event. Any updates will be posted Tuesday, May 28.

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After some doubts, home-state driver Vaught still on track to make a Show-Me 100 run

By Lyndal Scranton – WHEATLAND, Missouri (May 20, 2019) – Will Vaught’s dream of winning his biggest home-state race nearly turned into a nightmare. Major engine issues left Vaught wondering if he would even make the 90-minute haul to Lucas Oil Speedway. But thanks to some last-minute sponsors who stepped forward, Vaught will be on hand with plans on being ...

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DOUBLE-X SPEEDWAY – News 5-19-19

By Dean Reichel Graduates of area high schools for 2019 were welcomed to celebrate at Double-X Speedway Sunday night. Racers and fans turned out to enjoy the cool evening of races after many tracks across the state were forced to cancel their programs due to Mother Nature making her presence known on Saturday. With the help of some sunshine and ...

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Florence Speedway Results – 5/18/19

Florence Speedway

Late Models 1st HEAT FINISH 10 LAP 1 18 TREVOR LANDRUM 2 15 JOSH RICE 3 9 CHRIS SHANNON 4 12 ROGER WILLIAMS 5 w13 JASON WHITAKER 6 11J JEREMY CRISP 7 2j NO NAME 8 45 DAVID DOUGLAS 9 b1 TROY CRUSE 2nd HEAT FINISH 10 LAP 1 49 BILLY GREEN 2 4g KODY EVANS 3 21 ROBBY HENSLEY ...

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HOOSIER HUNDRED ENTRY LIST REVEALED

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media   Indianapolis, Indiana (May 18, 2019)………The entry list for the 64th running of the “Hoosier Hundred” brings 42 USAC Silver Crown cars and drivers to the Indiana State Fairgrounds on Thursday, May 23, for the final edition of the race at the legendary one-mile dirt oval.   The event features four past “Hoosier Hundred” winners ...

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