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STUFF TO KNOW BEFORE YOU GO: Gateway Motorsports Park’s 2018 Bommarito Automotive Group 500 INDYCAR Weekend

Gateway Motorsports Park’s 2018 Bommarito Automotive Group 500 INDYCAR Weekend: STUFF TO KNOW BEFORE YOU GO     August 15, 2018, St. Louis Region – Here are some things race fans headed to Gateway Motorsports Park for the August 24-25 INDYCAR Weekend should know to make their experience more enjoyable.   The 2018 edition of the Bommarito Automotive Group 500 INDYCAR ...

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Nichols Becoming a Springfield Mile Legend

August 15, 2018-Springfield, IL By Jay Hardin Track Enterprises Staff   When Jeremy Nichols made his first start in the annual Sportsman Nationals at the Illinois State Fairgrounds in 2012, he may have hoped for success but never imagined that he would join or pass the legendary names in the auto racing record books of the historic venue.  Not only ...

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Lincoln Speedway Set To Begin Busy State Fair Race Weekend

410 Non Wing Sprints To Headline Friday Night Racing (Lincoln, IL) This weekend is, as always, a racefan’s dream in Central Illinois.  With four huge events in three days, fans from all over the country make this a vacation destination.  It all begins on Friday night, August 17, at Lincoln Speedway, followed by two afternoons of racing at the Illinois ...

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FIRST-TIME WINNERS AT SPRINGFIELD TRANSLATE TO USAC CHAMPS

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Springfield, Illinois………When Justin Grant took the checkered flag in the 2017 running of the “Bettenhausen 100” at the Illinois State Fairgrounds, it was a culmination of a dream afternoon for the Ione, Calif. native. Not only did he capture a victory in one of the most prestigious events on the schedule, he joined a ...

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Kelly Kovski To Make ARCA Comeback This Weekend

Kovski to Make ARCA Comeback at Springfield   August 13, 2018-Springfield, IL By Jay Hardin Track Enterprises Staff   “He’s back”!  That simple phrase would be selling short the story of Springfield, Illinois race driver Kelly Kovski.  Kovski’s racing career, put on hold last February due to injuries from an accident, has re-started and according to the Automobile Racing Club ...

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FIELD OF 40+ GUNS FOR SATURDAY’S BETTENHAUSEN 100 AT SPRINGFIELD

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Springfield, Illinois (August 13, 2018)………A field of 40-plus USAC Silver Crown Champ Car drivers are expected to compete in this Saturday’s “Bettenhausen 100” at the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield. From top-to-bottom, the list includes seven Silver Crown championships, 13 “Bettenhausen 100” victories and 97 total Silver Crown wins, with 15 states represented. One ...

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DARLAND RIDES AGAIN AT SPRINGFIELD SATURDAY FOR KAZMARK

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media   Springfield, Illinois (Aug. 13, 2018)………Dave Darland, a three-time winner on the Springfield Mile, has teamed up with car owner Gene Kazmark to compete in this Saturday’s “Bettenhausen 100” USAC Silver Crown Champ Car Series race at the Illinois State Fairgrounds.   Darland leads all drivers in series history with 198 career starts entering ...

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Brandon Sheppard wins at Jacksonville!

Late Model dash: Heckenast, Pierce, Babb, Shirley, Flessner, Feger Late Model heat 1: Pierce, Heckenast, Babb, Gardner, Griffaw, Dively, Shannon, Parga, Maguire Late Model heat 2: Sheppard, Shirley, Feger, Kloos, Flessner, Medford, Hammerle, Ketterer, Vandenberg Late Model feature: 1. Brandon Sheppard 2. Bobby Pierce 3. Brian Shirley 4. Frank Heckenast, Jr. 5. Jason Feger 6. Shannon Babb 7. Michael Kloos ...

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Quad City Speedway Results – 8/12/18

Quad City Speedway Race Results August 12, 2018 Late Model Feature: 1. Andy Nezworski, 2. Jeremiah Hurst, 3. Matt Ryan, 4. Chuck Hanna, 5. Rob Toland, 6. Gary Webb, 7. John Bell, 8. BJ Jackson, 9. Leroy Brener, 10. David Norton, 11. Cord Williams, 12. Perry Gellerstedt. 13. Shawn Lewis. Heat 1: 1. Jeremiah Hurst, 2. Andy Nezworski, 3. Gary ...

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Quincy Raceway Results – 8/12/18

B Modifieds A Feature 1 18 laps | 00:00:00 Pos Start Driver Hometown Car 1 9 Austin Howes Memphis, MO 17A 2 7 Adam Birck Canton, MO 112 3 6 Tanner Klingele Quincy, IL 73 4 14 AJ Tournear Quincy, IL 14 5 3 Adam Niekamp Quincy, IL 64 6 2 Michael Goodwin Quincy, IL 63G 7 12 Brandon Niekamp ...

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Fairbury American Legion Speedway Results – 8/11/18

UMP Late Models A Feature 1 00:22:50.345 Pos Start Driver Hometown Car 1 1 Shannon Babb Moweaqua, IL 18 2 5 Brian Shirley Chatham, IL 3S 3 10 Brandon Sheppard New Berlin, IL B5 4 4 Frank Heckenast Jr Frankfort, IL 99JR 5 2 Tanner English Benton, KY 96 6 11 Allen Weisser Peoria, IL 25W 7 6 Gordy Gundaker ...

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Highland Speedway Results – 8/11/18

B Modifieds A Feature 1 15 laps | 00:06:40.666 Pos Start Driver Hometown Car 1 2 Michael Ripperda 25 2 6 Nathan Schmitt Summerfield, IL 19S 3 8 Billy Knebel Pocohontas, IL 52 4 1 Josh Heuiser Marine, IL 1H 5 4 Jimmy Cummins Highland, IL 19 6 5 Owen Steinkoenig Highland, IL 5 7 9 Bret Eilerman Highland, IL ...

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Charleston Speedway Results – 8/11/18

B Modifieds A Feature 1 00:00:00 Pos Start Driver Hometown Car 1 1 Adam Scherer Noble, IL 21 2 3 Everett Bradham Olney, IL 37 3 5 Jordan Smith Villa Grove, IL 13 4 4 Steve Phillips Neoga, IL 24S 5 6 Benji Rine 9 6 10 Scott Dunlap 79 7 7 Jacob Wilkinson West Lafeyette, IN 76JR 8 8 ...

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Peoria Speedway Results – 8/11/18

Peoria Speedway

B Modifieds A Feature 1 15 laps | 00:00:00 Pos Start Driver Hometown Car 1 1 Austin Simpson Bartonville, IL B22 2 3 Dustin Schram Sterling, IL 92 3 4 Daniel Breymeier Pekin, IL 25D 4 2 Bryon Ray Marquette Heights, IL NO7 5 8 Degan Dozard Peoria, IL 17D 6 10 Trevor Neville Mackinaw, IL 777 7 14 Johnny ...

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Destructive Night at Macon Speedway

Macon Speedway

(Macon, IL) The Eve of Destruction was just that Saturday night at Macon Speedway, destruction. Roll overs, race’em & wreck’em and a special flagpole race delighted a crowd which saw just about everything they could imagine. Along for the night’s action was six racing classes and some repeat winners graced victory lane. Guy Taylor nearly lost his Decatur Building Trades ...

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Jacksonville Speedway Results – 8/10/18

Jacksonville Speedway

UMP Modifieds Heat Results Heat 1: 1 – Brian Lynn 72(2), 2 – Steve Stotler 16S(3), 3 – Jared Thomas 43(1), 4 – Russ Coultas 9c(6), 5 – Tyler Roberts 8(4), 6 – Tim Luttrell 99(5), DNS – Parker Williams Jr 7(7), Heat 2: 1 – Dave Weitholder 05(6), 2 – Tommy Sheppard T6(4), 3 – Ryan Blakeman 22(7), 4 ...

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Brian Shirley, Kenny Wallace, Trey Harris, Matt Santel & Lucas Pejakovich take Tri-City Speedway wins!

Brian Shirley Masters MARS Russ Wallace Memorial Victory at Tri-City Speedway By Michael Despain GRANITE CITY, ILLINOIS – August 10, 2018 – Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, IL would be the next stop on the 2018 MARS Super Late Model Racing Series tour on Friday evening for the Russ Wallace Memorial and Brian Shirley would get the race lead from ...

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