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MARS vs UMP Triple-header on tap this weekend at Lincoln Speedway, Tri-City Speedway & Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55!

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By Jimmy Dearing – St. Louis, MO (August 22nd, 2016) The MARS DIRTcar Series takes on the UMP DIRTcar Summer National Series this weekend with a triple-header scheduled at Lincoln Speedway, Tri-City Speedway and Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55. Each night, the late models will be racing for $5,000 to win! The action kicks off Thursday, August 25th at ...

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Anarchy at the Arch Drag Festival: Third annual Street Car Super Nationals Thursday through Saturday at Gateway Motorsports Park

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August 22, 2016, St. Louis Region – The Anarchy at the Arch Drag Festival featuring the third annual Street Car Super Nationals will take place Thursday through Saturday at Gateway Motorsports Park. GMP will feature nostalgia drag racing (Nostalgia Drag Racing League and Victory Nostalgia Super Stocks) during the day and the Street Car Super Nationals under the lights.   Street ...

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DuQuoin IL State Fair Up Next For USAC Silver Crown Champ Cars

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SPECIAL FROM USAC RACING… TED HORN 100 AT DuQUOIN SEPTEMBER 3; SPRINGFIELD’S BETTENHAUSEN 100 RAINED OUT The battle for USAC’s Silver Crown Championship was delayed by Saturday’s continuing rain in the Midwest, which forced postponement of the “Bettenhausen 100” at the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield. Race organizer Bob Sargent and USAC officials are considering a possible rain date which ...

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Quincy Raceways Race Results for August 21, 2016

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By Jack Walbring Quincy Raceways Race Results for 8/21/2016 IMCA Northern SportMods – Feature Finish Car No Driver Hometown 1 17A Austin Howes Memphis, MO 2 73X Tanner Klingele Quincy, IL 3 17 Brandon Lennox New London, MO 4 79 Nathan Bringer Lewistown, MO 5 49T Kevin Tomlinson New London, MO 6 22 Austen Becerra Carthage, IL 7 31G Joey ...

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Quad City Speedway Results August 21, 2016

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By Marsha Woolley Feature Results Hall Of Fame Night August 21st, 2016 Eriksen Chevrolet Buick IMCA late Models 1st 53 Leroy Brenner 2nd 95 Eric Sanders 3rd w56 Gary Webb 4th 75m Todd Malmstrom 5th 07 Matt Ryan 6th 56d Travis Denning 7th 7 Andy Nezworski 8th 15c Curt Schreoder 9th 14J BJ Jackson 10th 6 Jay Chenoweth 11th 39 ...

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17-year-old Haley conquers Springfield Mile Dirt; youngest Springfield winner in history

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Don Radebaugh dradebaugh@arcaracing.com SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (August 21, 2016) – Justin Haley had never driven a stock car on a dirt track before, nor had he ever won an ARCA race. It was also the first time the Winamac, Indiana driver had climbed aboard a Mason Mitchell Motorsports (MMM) car. None of it mattered though to the 17-year-old driver who wheeled ...

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Highland Speedway Results 8/20/16

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UMP Late Models Dash Finish Car No Driver 1 27K Greg Kimmons* 2 78 Chad Zobrist* 3 87 Jason Zobrist* 4 11K Shannon Kuhn* 5 31 Brent Helmkamp* 6 7 Matt Weidner* Feature Finish Car No Driver 1 87 Jason Zobrist* 2 11K Shannon Kuhn* 3 9 Mark Oller 4 7 Matt Weidner* 5 27K Greg Kimmons* 6 78 Chad ...

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Macon Speedway Battles Rain For Rich Camfield Memorial; Thorson Puts On Driving Display To Claim Win

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From Track Enterprises – Despite a moderate rainfall that hit right before the scheduled practice time of 6:00, officials and teams worked diligently to dry the track for the 1st annual Rich Camfield Memorial. Five divisions of action were on hand, with the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midgets headlining the event brought to the fans in part by the Chevrolet ...

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After USAC Silver Crown Rainout Saturday, ARCA Is Set For Sunday Afternoon Affair In Springfield, IL

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From Track Enterprises – SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Central Illinois SuperChevyStores.com 100 presented by Jive national championship stock car race at the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield, featuring the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards, is turning 54. It will happen tomorrow afternoon, in addition to the UMP Sportsman Nationals. Unfortunately, due to Saturday morning rainfall, the USAC Silver Crown ...

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SPRINGFIELD MILE’S “BETTENHAUSEN 100” RAINED OUT

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From USAC – Springfield, IL……..Extremely wet grounds following early-week flooding, compounded by heavy rains Saturday morning and additional expected rain Saturday afternoon, have conspired to force cancellation of the “Bettenhausen 100” USAC Silver Crown Championship race at the Illinois State Fairgrounds. Race organizer Bob Sargent and USAC officials are reviewing options for a possible rain date. Please stay tuned for ...

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The Dauminator Denies Thorson, “Parks It” at Lincoln Speedway

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From POWRi – Lincoln, IL – Current leader of the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget Series points standings, Zach Daum, rallied back against Tanner Thorson at Lincoln Speedway to collect career victory number 17. Daum started on the outside front row and vaulted to an early lead over the pair of Keith Kunz Motorsports entries, Tanner Thorson and Carson Macedo. ...

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Dirt Track “Ringers” Dominate SuperChevyStores.Com Entries

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Springfield, IL August 17, 2016 (By Jay Hardin)-Since the Automobile Racing Club of America took over sanctioning of the SuperChevyStores.com-Allen Crowe 100 in 1985 the number of drivers on the entry list with dirt track experience has varied from several to just a few, however for the first time since the late 1980’s the entry list contains not only local ...

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37 CARS & DRIVERS ENTERED FOR SATURDAY’S “BETTENHAUSEN 100” AT SPRINGFIELD

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EVENT: 57th “Bettenhausen 100” at the Illinois State Fairgrounds (Springfield, Illinois) DATE: Saturday, August 20, 2016 STARTING TIMES: Practice: 10am. ProSource Qualifying: 11:30am., Sportsman races: Noon. Silver Crown B-Main: 1pm. “Bettenhausen 100:” 2pm. 37 CARS, 37 DRIVERS 00 TERRY BABB/Decatur, IL Terry Babb/APT Powder Coating – Flat-Out Ministries/Beast/Chevy 07 JACOB WILSON/Crawfordsville, IN Wilson Brothers Racing/Jet Star – Anderson Transport/Beast/Claxton Toyota ...

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Stock Car Rookie Thorson Adds Interest to Springfield ARCA Entry List

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Springfield, IL-(August 13, 2016)-The entry list for the 54th Central Illinois Super Chevy Stores-Allen Crowe 100 presented by Jive Communications was already littered with dirt track aces this week when the entry of young Tanner Thorson was posted by Venturini Motorsports on August 11. The 20 year old Minden, Nevada native is a top flight midget driver for Springfield, Illinois ...

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