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Track Enterprises Releases 2018 Special Event Schedule

ARCA, USAC, WoO & UMP To Race At Many Top Venues (Macon, IL) Track Enterprises, a racing promotion company based in Macon, IL, has announced its 2018 special event schedule. The new slate includes the traditional stops for ARCA at the Illinois dirt miles, in addition to Lucas Oil Raceway in Indianapolis and a fourth year visit to Fairgrounds Speedway ...

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56 ENTRIES FILED FOR JUNIOR KNEPPER 55 AT Du QUOIN!

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Du Quoin, Illinois………Dillon Welch, Parker Price-Miller and Chris R. Andrews have filed their entries Sunday on the final night of the free entry period for the third running of the “Junior Knepper 55.” The list for the Saturday, December 16 race at the Southern Illinois Center now boasts a field of 56 USAC Midgets ...

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STENHOUSE, BELL, COURTNEY, GRANT ENTER AS “KNEPPER 55” LIST EXCEEDS 50!

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Du Quoin, Illinois………Clauson Marshall Racing, Keith Kunz/Curb-Agajanian Motorsports and Tucker/Boat Motorsports have all filed their entries for the Saturday, December 16 “Junior Knepper 55” USAC Midget “Special Event” indoors at the Southern Illinois Center in Du Quoin. CMR has entered six cars for the event, including the driver who won the very first “Knepper ...

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KNEPPER 55 MIDGET FIELD NEARS 40; WEASE, BEAUCHAMP & PECK ENTER

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Du Quoin, Illinois………A “Turkey Night Grand Prix” winner, an Indiana Sprint Week feature winner and an All Star Circuit of Champions feature winner are among the latest of 38 entries, thus far, for the Saturday, December 16th “Junior Knepper 55” USAC Midget special event at the Southern Illinois Center. Billy Wease, the 2006 “Turkey ...

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BRISCOE & COTTLE HEADLINE EARLY “KNEPPER 55” USAC MIDGET ENTRIES

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Du Quoin, Illinois………Racing champions Chase Briscoe and Shane Cottle are among the 30, thus far, early entries for the Saturday, December 16th “Junior Knepper 55” USAC Midget special event at the Southern Illinois Center. Briscoe, of Mitchell, Indiana, is the 2016 ARCA champ and recently wrapped up NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Rookie of ...

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JUNIOR KNEPPER 55 TICKETS NOW ON SALE!

Du Quoin, Illinois………Tickets are now on sale for the final USAC event of the 2017 season when the Midgets invade the Southern Illinois Center for the third annual “Junior Knepper 55” on Saturday December 16. Tickets for the race on the indoor dirt oval are on sale now at http://www.usactickets.com/. Adult general admission tickets are available for just $18 – ...

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3RD ANNUAL USAC MIDGET “JUNIOR KNEPPER 55” SET FOR DEC. 16 IN Du QUOIN

Du Quoin, Illinois………The third running of the “Junior Knepper 55” returns to the USAC Midget calendar on Saturday, December 16 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 a star-studded field, ...

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Theriault takes another ARCA thriller; conquers DuQuoin’s Magic Mile

DuQUOIN, Ill. (Sept. 4, 2017) — Fort Kent, Maine’s Austin Theriault put an exclamation point on a picture-perfect day for Ken Schrader Racing Monday afternoon at the DuQuoin State Fairgrounds mile dirt. Right after bossman Ken Schrader wheeled his own No. 9 Federated Auto Parts Modified to Victory Lane — holding off Tony Stewart for the win — Theriault steered ...

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SWANSON A SHOE-IN WITH “TED HORN 100” WIN AT Du QUOIN

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media   Du Quoin, Illinois………Over the past eight seasons, Kody Swanson has steadily climbed the ranks to become the USAC Silver Crown Champ Car presented by TRAXXAS division’s second winningest driver. The foundation for the Kingsburg, California native’s remarkable run of success in the decade of the 2010s was laid at the Du Quoin State ...

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BLASTS FROM PAST BRING ADDED ELEMENT TO SUNDAY’S “TED HORN 100” AT Du QUOIN

By: Jay Hardin – Track Enterprises Staff The movie Field of Dreams may have had “build it and they will come” as its signature line, but the Du Quoin State Fairgrounds may be able to modify that to “build it and they will keep coming back” as its signature line, at least when it comes to the “Ted Horn 100” ...

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ILLINI NATIVES HAVE WINNING HISTORY IN “TED HORN 100” AT Du QUOIN

By: Jay Hardin – Track Enterprises Staff No less than 14 participants in this Sunday, September 3rd’s “Ted Horn 100” at Du Quoin have ties to the home soil of Illinois whether they are a car owner or driver. Little wonder that some on the USAC Silver Crown entry list might feel they have a ‘home field’ advantage as the ...

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NASCAR Veteran Schrader Preparing For Busiest Of Race Weekends Four Races In Four Days At Lincoln, Macon, & Du Quoin

(Macon, IL) It’s not a secret that retired NASCAR driver, Ken Schrader, still loves to drive race cars. The Fenton, MO driver ran his last NASCAR Cup event in 2013 but has continued racing dirt Modifieds on a regular basis, competing in well over 50 events per year. This weekend, the 62-year old will have a real busy stretch, competing ...

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LARGEST Du QUOIN CAR COUNT IN OVER A DECADE EXPECTED FOR SUNDAY’S TED HORN 100!

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media The largest “Ted Horn 100” car count in over a decade is expected this Sunday, September 3, for the return of the USAC Silver Crown Champ Car Series presented by TRAXXAS racing to the “Magic Mile” at the Du Quoin State Fairgrounds. Thirty-eight cars have entered, making it the most expected entrants for the ...

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Schrader, Stewart, Shaw Headline Stout Modified Field at DuQuoin

By Jay Hardin Track Enterprises Staff August 29, 2017-Du Quoin, IL-The surprise announcement this week that Tony Stewart would be returning to the Du Quoin State Fairgrounds Labor Day weekend added even more talent and excitement to a stout field of UMP Modified cars that is expected Sunday September 3 and Monday September 4 for the 24th Bill Oldani Memorial ...

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Tony Stewart To Race At Du Quoin State Fair Event

3-Time NASCAR Cup Champ To Compete With Modifieds (Du Quoin, IL) The excitement continues to build for the Labor Day weekend races at the Du Quoin State Fair. In addition to a full field of USAC Silver Crown Champ Cars expected for the Ted Horn 100 and a strong field of ARCA Racing Series competitors coming for the General Tire ...

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SCHRADER BACK IN THE SILVER CROWN SADDLE FOR Du QUOIN’S “TED HORN 100” SEPT. 3

USAC Hall of Famer and versatile dirt track racing legend Ken Schrader returns to the seat of a USAC Silver Crown car on dirt for the first time in 32 years when he hits the track for the September 3rd “Ted Horn 100” at the Du Quoin State Fairgrounds in Illinois. Schrader, the 1982 Silver Crown champ and 1983 USAC ...

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DuQuoin State Fair Magic Mile Races Coming Next Weekend

DuQuoin State Fair “Magic Mile” Set For Labor Day Weekend Showdown USAC, ARCA, & MODS To Pack Stands In Traditional Event (DuQuoin, IL) After a highly successful weekend of Illinois State Fair racing, the staff of Track Enterprises is now preparing for a huge Labor Day weekend of auto racing at the DuQuoin State Fair, in DuQuoin, IL. The Magic ...

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Hagar Progresses Throughout Shamrock Classic With New Team

  Inside Line Promotions – DU QUOIN, Ill. (March 21, 2017) – Derek Hagar is satisfied with the improvement the Hagar Proctor Racing team showed during its debut last Saturday at the Southern Illinois Center for the USAC National Midget Series Shamrock Classic. “It was up and down,” he said. “We had a new car, new motor and new team. ...

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