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Tri-City Speedway rules meeting postponed till Friday, February 15th!

February 10th, 2019 – The rules meeting scheduled for today at Tri-City Speedway has been postponed until Friday, February 15th due to the icy conditions in the area today. The rules meeting on Friday will be at 7pm at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Granite City, IL. They will have the racing action from Volusia Speedway Park playing on ...

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CENTRAL ILLINOIS DIRT RACING REPORT

by Jeff Adams WINDOM LOOKS TO CHASE HISTORY IN 2019 Canton open wheel ace Chris Windom will try to become only the 7th driver to ever win the USAC “Triple Crown” this season as he has secured a full-time ride in the USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget Series in the 17BC car for Clauson-Marshall Racing in 2019. Windom begins ...

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Racers Awarded For 2018 Seasons This Past Weekend

Macon Speedway, Lincoln Speedway, and Big Ten Champions Honored This Past Weekend (Decatur, IL) Drivers, teams, officials, and fans converged in Central Illinois this past weekend for the 2018 Champion Awards Banquet at the Decatur Conference Center & Hotel in Decatur, IL.  Top finishers from the previous season were awarded trophies and checks for the success that they had at ...

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2019 Gateway Motorsports Park Oval Track and Road Course Schedule

March 9 (Saturday) — STL Drift April 9 (Tuesday) – PDX 12-14 (Friday, Saturday, Sunday) — SCCA track days 20 (Saturday) — Gateway track day 26-28 (Friday, Saturday, Sunday) — Porsche Club 29 (Monday) — Skip Barber move-in day 30 (Tuesday) — Skip Barber Racing School May 1-8 (Wednesday through following Wednesday) — Skip Barber Racing School 9 (Thursday) — ...

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Americas Rallycross coming to Gateway Motorsports Park July 13-14

ARX will be GMP’s first-ever rallycross event and Supercar doubleheader January 31, 2019, St. Louis Region – Americas Rallycross (ARX) today announced its 2019 schedule which includes an inaugural event at Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Illinois. The inaugural ARX rallycross event at GMP is scheduled for July 13-14. ARX is a North American-based rallycross championship fielding action sports stars, ...

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Macon Speedway & Lincoln Speedway Banquet Postponed To February 2nd

Macon Speedway

Officials Err On Side Of Caution With Impending Storm (Decatur, IL) Officials from Macon Speedway, Lincoln Speedway, and the Midwest Big Ten Series have made the decision to postpone the 2018 Awards Banquet that was scheduled for Saturday, January 19 at the Decatur Conference Center & Hotel.  The event has been rescheduled for Saturday, February 2 due to the incoming ...

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Clash at the Coliseum coming to Illinois State Fairgrounds!

There will be a new addition to the proud history of racing at the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield, Illinois in 2019.  The inaugural Clash at the Coliseum is coming to the covered arena at the Fairgrounds on March 22-23. The two-day event will feature both Outlaw and Flat Karts, with Intermediate and Open divisions for the Outlaw Karts.  Flat ...

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Night of Champions 2018 – Speeches and More from the DIRTcar Racing Banquet!

The 2018 DIRTcar Racing banquet from the Crowne Plaza in Springfield, IL was yet another successful night of celebration and reflection from all of the champions in each of the 11 series. Lots of hardware was given out, good friends were seen and great speeches were made before what promises to be yet another exciting year of DIRTcar Racing in ...

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Track Enterprises Racing Promotion Company Announces 2019 Grassroots Schedule

Track Enterprises Grassroots Racing Schedule Expands In 2019 Over 35 Special Events To Be Held At 21 Venues In 13 States (Macon, IL) Since 1985, Track Enterprises has been one of the top promotion companies in the sport of auto racing.  Starting out with just his hometown track, Macon Speedway, promoter Bob Sargent and the company have expanded throughout the ...

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T-MEZ Takes Knepper 55

by Don Martin Thomas Meseraull won the Junior Knepper 55 Saturday night at the Southern Illinois Center located in DuQuoin, Illinois.  This USAC sanctioned non-point event continues to grow and be one of the biggest midget races of the year.    The San Jose, California driver Meseraull took advantage when leader and defending event winner Christopher Bell dropped out with mechanical ...

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NEW RIDE, NO PROBLEM; T-MEZ CLOSES OUT 2018 WITH KNEPPER 55 WIN

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Du Quoin, Illinois (December 15, 2018)………Thomas Meseraull doesn’t waste any time getting up to speed when he lands a new ride. And when he gets up to speed in that new ride, it’s a foregone conclusion it’s going to occur in spectacular fashion. That thread continued Saturday night as the San Jose, California native ...

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KNEPPER 55 LIVE ON SPEED SHIFT TV THIS SATURDAY

Du Quoin, Illinois………Speed Shift TV will have live coverage of the fourth annual “Junior Knepper 55” USAC Midget Special Event this Saturday, December 15 at the Southern Illinois Center in Du Quoin. Seventy-four drivers have pre-entered for the event on the 1/6-mile, indoor dirt oval located adjacent to the one mile dirt track at the Du Quoin State Fairgrounds. Among ...

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USAC CHAMPS COURTNEY & THORSON FILE FINAL ENTRIES FOR KNEPPER 55 AS FIELD SOARS PAST 70

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Du Quoin, Illinois………USAC National champions Tyler Courtney and Tanner Thorson are among the final set of entries for the “Junior Knepper 55” USAC Midget Special Event this Saturday, December 15 at the Southern Illinois Center in Du Quoin as the entry list soars to 74 drivers and teams for the fourth annual race. Courtney, ...

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Junior Knepper 55 This Saturday !!!

by Don Martin Du Quoin, Illinois will be the place to be Saturday afternoon. The Southern Illinois Center will host a USAC non-points midget event on the exciting 1/6 dirt oval December 15th. This race typically draws drivers from all over the country and this year is no exception. Over 70 cars have entered the event including defending Champion Christopher ...

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REIGNING WINNER CHRISTOPHER BELL ENTERS AS KNEPPER 55 FIELD NEARS 70

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Du Quoin, Illinois (December 10, 2018)………Recent “Turkey Night Grand Prix” winner Christopher Bell has filed his entry to compete in the “Junior Knepper 55” USAC Midget Special Event this Saturday, December 15 at the Southern Illinois Center in Du Quoin as the entry list has exploded to 69 drivers and teams for the fourth ...

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$50 GRAND BONUS UP FOR GRABS AT 2019 SHAMROCK CLASSIC

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Du Quoin, Illinois………A hefty payday of $50,000 is up for grabs on March 9, 2019 when the USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midgets compete in the fourth annual “Shamrock Classic” at the Southern Illinois Center in Du Quoin. The Factory Canopies “Pot of Gold” Challenge will provide the top-four drivers in passing points throughout ...

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Fairbury Speedway steps up with big weekly purse for DIRTcar Late Models & DIRTcar UMP Modifieds!

With a new era at Fairbury American Legion Speedway in 2019 comes an exciting new weekly racing program sure to energize fans and racers alike. Matt Curl, who will be returning to his hometown track as owner and promoter after spending the 2018 season as the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series director, announced that the venerable quarter-mile oval’s ...

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GRANT ENTERS KNEPPER 55 AS ENTRY LIST NEARS 50

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Du Quoin, Illinois………The entry list for the “Junior Knepper 55” has ballooned to near 50 entries as USAC Triple Threat Justin Grant has signed on to drive in the fourth annual event on December 15 at the Southern Illinois Center in Du Quoin. The Ione, Calif. driver will pilot the RAMS Racing No. 4A ...

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