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4TH ANNUAL JUNIOR KNEPPER 55 SET FOR DEC. 15 IN Du QUOIN

Du Quoin, Illinois (October 8, 2018)………The fourth running of the “Junior Knepper 55” returns to the USAC Midget calendar on Saturday, December 15 indoors at the Southern Illinois Center in Du Quoin. Though the special event carries no points toward the season championship, it has quickly become one of the most coveted races to win. Boasting large car counts and ...

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Logan Seavey wins General Tire Grabber 100 at DuQuoin State Fair!

September 3rd, 2018 1. Logan Seavey 2. Will Kimmel 3. Riley Herbst 4. Christian Eckes 5. Zane Smith 6. Ryan Unzicker 7. Kelly Kovski 8. Chase Purdy 9. Joe Cooksey 10. Sheldon Creed 11. Joe Graf Jr. 12. Natalie Decker 13. Tommy Vigh Jr. 14. Buck Stevens 15. Travis Braden 16. Alex Clubb 17. Brad Smith 18. Gus Dean 19. ...

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Ken Schrader wins Bill Oldani Memorial at DuQuoin’s Magic Mile!

September 3rd, 2018 Heat 1: 1. Ken Schrader 2. Jason Sissom 3. David Shain 4. Jeff Parks 5. Bryan Higgerson 6. Rick Weitekamp 7. Bobby Burrows 8. Brian Heizer 9. John Rathgeber Heat 2: 1. Tony Stewart 2. Brian Shaw 3. Bobby Regot III 4. Jim Shipman 5. Joe Graf, Jr. 6. Blake Cook 7. Chris Winters 8. Michael Jones ...

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WINDOM’S PLAN COMES TOGETHER IN Du QUOIN TED HORN 100 VICTORY

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Du Quoin, Illinois………Every driver, every team has a plan when they enter the ring for 100 miles of USAC Silver Crown racing at the Du Quoin State Fairgrounds. Sometimes those plans go awry and sometime those plans come to fruition. Then again, other times, the way things play out don’t fit into either of ...

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Labor Day Dirt Duel at DuQuoin on Tap for ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards

Toledo, Ohio (August 29, 2018) – As it has every year since 1983, the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards will make its annual appearance at the DuQuoin State Fair in DuQuoin, Illinois. And as is tradition, the General Tire Grabber 100 will close the Southern Illinois State Fair on Labor Day, September 3, the only major stock car event ...

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TED HORN 100 Du QUOIN SILVER CROWN ENTRY LIST RELEASED

Du Quoin, Illinois………The entry list for Sunday’s USAC Silver Crown Champ Car Series’ “Ted Horn 100” at the one-mile Du Quoin State Fairgrounds dirt oval has been released with 41 cars filling up the sheet! Pits and registration open at 1pm on raceday, Sunday, September 2. The ticket office and grandstands open at 4pm.  Silver Crown practice runs from 5pm ...

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Racing in Ted Horn 100 at DuQuoin is “Relative”

By Jay Hardin Track Enterprises Staff August 27, 2018-DuQuoin, Il-Sons, grandsons, nephews, great nephews, the family relationships of Ted Horn 100 competitors at the DuQuoin State Fair continues a tradition of passing the torch to a new generation or competing against family on the “Magic Mile” dirt oval.  In 2018 there are no less than nine entered drivers on the ...

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Schrader, Stewart Return for DuQuoin Modified Challenge

By Jay Hardin Track Enterprises Staff DuQuoin, IL-August 26, 2018-Two of the most prolific and popular racing drivers in motorsport history return to a small piece of southern Illinois real estate Labor Day weekend to challenge a number of area short track stars in the 25th running of the Bill Oldani Memorial UMP Modified race at the DuQuoin State Fairgrounds.  ...

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ARCA Point Leaders Hoping DuQuoin Win Leads to Title

  By Jay Hardin Track Enterprises Staff August 24, 2018-DuQuoin, IL-Sheldon Creed of Alpine, California and Zane Smith of Huntington Beach, California occupy the top two slots in the 2018 ARCA Racing Series presented by Menard’s point standings.  Both have yet to turn 21 and both are hoping that a victory in the General Tire Grabber presented by Federated Auto ...

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Windom Has Broom for USAC Illinois Sweep     

By Jay Hardin Track Enterprises Staff August 21, 2018-(DuQuoin, IL)-Chris Windom of Canton, Illinois has the proverbial broom ready as he tries for the “Illinois Sweep” in the USAC Silver Crown Series as the big cars make their way to DuQuoin for the annual Ted Horn 100.  The 2016 Silver Crown champion led the final 9 miles of the Bettenhausen ...

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Shamrock to Seavy

by Don Martin – Coming off winning the POWRI National Midget Championship and grabbing a top ten finish at this year’s Chili Bowl, Logan Seavy’s momentum continued last Saturday night at the Southern Illinois Center. He captured the 3rd Annual Shamrock Classic feature and his first USAC National feature win. It was opening night for the USAC National Midgets in ...

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SEAVEY SEAMLESS IN “SHAMROCK CLASSIC”

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Du Quoin, Illinois………In its brief three-year history, the “Shamrock Classic” has annually been the home of first-time USAC P1 Insurance National Midget feature winners. In the inaugural running in 2016, it was Shane Golobic. One year ago, it was Justin Grant. Saturday night’s third annual proved to be no exception as Logan Seavey, in ...

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USAC SOPHOMORE CARRICK PREPARED FOR 2ND SEASON STARTING THIS SATURDAY AT Du QUOIN

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Du Quoin, Illinois………Sophomore sensation or sophomore slump are the two avenues that a driver can take after a successful Rookie campaign.  For as many success stories as there are in a driver’s second year of USAC P1 Insurance National Midget competition, there are many who weren’t able to break into victory lane. Lincoln, California’s Tanner ...

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INFLUX OF TALENTED DRIVERS, TEAMS MARK THE START OF 2018 USAC MIDGET SEASON

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Du Quoin, Illinois………Unprecedented is a word not to be used lightly, but with a new title sponsor and a plethora of new teams and talented drivers joining the fray, the 2018 USAC P1 Insurance National Midget season is shaping up to be something that these eyes haven’t seen. At press time, an impressive 19 ...

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48 DRIVER FIELD SET FOR SATURDAY’S “SHAMROCK CLASSIC” IN Du QUOIN

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media   Du Quoin, Illinois………The field for the “Shamrock Classic” is set with 48 USAC P1 Insurance National Midget teams set to do battle this Saturday, March 10 at the Southern Illinois Center in Du Quoin.   The state of Indiana leads the way with 11 driver representatives while seven apiece come from Oklahoma and ...

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SHAMROCK ENTRY LIST UP TO 45 FOR MARCH 10 USAC MIDGET OPENER AT DuQUOIN

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media   Du Quoin, Illinois………The field for the “Shamrock Classic” has grown to 45 with the latest entries received over the weekend for the USAC P1 Insurance Midget National Championship season opener on Saturday, March 10.   New entries come from Illinois racing veterans Terry Babb (Decatur) and Daniel Robinson (Ewing) who are among the ...

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SHAMROCK CLASSIC ENTRIES SURPASS 40 FOR USAC MIDGET SEASON OPENER

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Du Quoin, Illinois………The entry list for the “Shamrock Classic” has soared above 40 for the 2018 USAC P1 Insurance Midget National Championship season opener on Saturday, March 10 at the Southern Illinois Center in Du Quoin. Among the latest drivers entered are those from the Keith Kunz Motorsports/Curb-Agajanian stable who will bring, count them, ...

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BACON, BOAT SIGN IN FOR SHAMROCK CLASSIC USAC MIDGET OPENER

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media   Du Quoin, Illinois………The “Shamrock Classic” entry list continues to climb for the 2018 USAC P1 Insurance Midget National Championship season opener on Saturday, March 10 at the Southern Illinois Center in Du Quoin.   Two-time USAC AMSOIL Sprint Car National Champion Brady Bacon and FMR Racing have teamed up for another go at ...

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