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Illinois Midget Speedweek Coming To Macon Speedway & Lincoln Speedway This Weekend

(Macon, IL) – The star power of POWRi Illinois Speedweek is evident each and every year with headliners swarming from around the world to the “Illini State” for a thrilling five-night stretch. This week’s sixth annual running is no different, featuring the trio of Logan Seavey, Tanner Thorson, and Michael Pickens all chasing a second Speedweek championship, among countless other ...

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Shirley Defends His Crown in Hell Tour Opener

KANKAKEE, IL — June 13, 2019 — Defending DIRTcar Summer Nationals Champion Brian Shirley kicked off this year’s Hell Tour in true champ fashion, leading all but the first lap of the Feature to score his 20th all-time Summer Nationals win and first-ever win at Kankakee County Speedway.   With his $5,000 check secured, the Chatham, IL driver commended the track for making ...

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Curt Spalding claims Summit Modified Nationals opener at Kankakee

KANKAKEE, IL — June 13, 2019 — Curt Spalding scored his first-ever Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals win during the tour opener at Kankakee County Speedway. The Watervliet, MI racer secured the $1,000 payday leading the Feature flag-to-flag from the outside pole. Will Krup finished second after a hard fought battle with Frank Marshall, who completed the podium; and twelfth starting Jeffrey ...

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SEAVEY SOARS TO SPEED WEEK SUCCESS AT FAYETTE COUNTY SPEEDWAY

BROWNSTOWN, ILL. (June 13, 2019) – As the sixth annual Illinois SPEED Week kicked off on Thursday night at Fayette County Speedway, the story for the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League looked quite familiar; that being the dominance of Logan Seavey this season. Leading all 30 laps, the Sutter, California native drove a flawless race and took the Keith ...

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FLEET OF YOUNG STARS PURSUE FIRST TASTE OF ILLINOIS SPEED WEEK

BELLEVILLE, ILL. (June 12, 2019) – We’ve seen it time and time again, the talented and budding teenage racer chalked full of potential and making waves on the national scene with a powerhouse organization. This week, a new batch of youngsters with dreams and aspirations of leading the next generation of midget racing will square up against the veterans and experienced ...

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FAYETTE COUNTY TO SERVE AS SPEED WEEK OPENER ON THURSDAY

BROWNSTOWN, ILL. (June 12, 2019) – Following the unfortunate rain out of the originally scheduled Illinois SPEED Week opener on Wednesday at Belle-Clair Speedway, the first of now four race switches to Fayette County Speedway in Brownstown, Ill. on Thursday, June 13th.   The youngest track on the Illinois SPEED Week schedule, Fayette County has only hosted a pair of SPEED ...

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TRIO OF FORMER CHAMPIONS AIMING FOR SECOND SPEEDWEEK TITLE

BELLEVILLE, ILL. (June 10, 2019) – The star power of POWRi Illinois Speedweek is evident each and every year with headliners swarming from around the world to the “Illini State” for a thrilling five-night stretch. This week’s sixth annual running is no different, featuring the trio of Logan Seavey, Tanner Thorson, and Michael Pickens all chasing a second Speedweek championship, among ...

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Fairbury Speedway Results – 6/8/19

Dirt 4 cyl Modified A Feature 1 00:00:00 Pos Start Driver Hometown Car 1 1 Jerremy Sebens 7S 2 3 Audrey Gerberding Rochester, IL 66 3 (DNF) 2 Ben Melchers Pontiac, IL 32M Heat 1: Lineup 00:00:00 Start Driver Hometown Car 1 Jerremy Sebens 7S 2 Ben Melchers Pontiac, IL 32M 3 Audrey Gerberding Rochester, IL 66 Qualifying 1: Lineup ...

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Charleston Speedway Results – 6/8/19

B Modifieds A Feature 1 00:00:00 Pos Start Driver Hometown Car 1 3 Deece Schwartz Ashmore, IL 121 2 1 Nick Miller Charleston, IL 30 3 4 Ed Roley Mattoon, IL 11 4 2 Jordan Smith Villa Grove, IL 13 5 8 Scott Dunlap Oblong, IL 79 6 7 Doug Tye Troy, IL 4D 7 5 Dustin Wiltermood 7W 8 ...

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Peoria Speedway Results – 6/8/19

Peoria Speedway

B Modifieds A Feature 1 15 laps | 00:00:00 Pos Start Driver Hometown Car 1 5 Dustin Schram Sterling, IL 92 2 1 Dakota Traver Trivoli, IL 47 3 6 Degan Dozard Peoria, IL 17D 4 8 Jim Hibser Bartonville, IL 28 5 10 Floyd Jordan Jr Pekin, IL 1JR 6 7 Jason Oppe Yates City, IL 0P 7 12 ...

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Vanapeldoorn Surprises, Takes Hornet Challenge

Macon Speedway

By BZ (Macon, IL) Erik Vanapeldoorn has shown up for big races at Macon Speedway before. He’s no stranger. In fact, he set the qualifying record last season. He’s won races in his orange 4-cylinder Hornet, just not the Hornet Challenge. After taking the Friday night opener at Lincoln Speedway and the $1,000 payday, Vanapeldoorn was placed in the middle ...

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Farmer City Raceway Results – 6/7/19

A Modifieds A Feature 1 00:00:00 Pos Start Driver Hometown Car 1 1 Allen Weisser Peoria, IL 25W 2 2 Wade Wenthe Effingham, IL 22 3 3 Zac Oedewaldt Hanna City, IL Z1 4 4 Jacob Rexing Brighton, IL 59R 5 5 Zane Oedewaldt Hanna City, IL 11 6 8 Jason Wagner Marion, IL 22W 7 11 Nate Zimmer Mattoon, ...

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Vanapeldoorn Wins Ed Cain Trucking Hornet Challenge

(Lincoln, IL) The DIRTcar Hornets were the headlining division this past Friday night, June 7, as the 4th annual Ed Cain Trucking Hornet Challenge was on the card.  20+ of the best Hornet drivers in the country were on hand in addition to strong fields of Modifieds, Pro Lates, Pro Modifieds, and the Nutech Seed DII Midgets.   Clinton, IL ...

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