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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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Justin Grant takes USAC Midget win at DuQuoin!

Du Quoin, Illinois………Thus far, USAC’s 2017 season has already become the year of Justin Grant. The record books were rewritten in Saturday night’s “Shamrock Classic” USAC Midget National Championship season-opener at the Southern Illinois Center as Grant became the first driver in the 62-year history of the organization to record season-opening feature victories in both the National Sprint and National ...

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SHAMROCK CLASSIC KICKS OFF 2017 USAC NATIONAL MIDGET SEASON SATURDAY IN Du QUOIN

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media One of the deepest USAC National Midget fields in years is set to hit the track for the first time in 2017 this Saturday, March 18th for the second-running of the “Shamrock Classic” at Du Quoin’s Southern Illinois Center. Fifty drivers have already pre-entered for the $3900-to-win USAC Midget National Championship season opener that ...

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SHAMROCK CLASSIC ENTRY LIST HITS 50!

The pre-entry list for the second running of the “Shamrock Classic” USAC National Midget season opener at Du Quoin’s Southern Illinois Center has reached 50! The Saturday, March 18th event on the one-sixth-mile, indoor dirt oval features many of the biggest names in U.S. open-wheel, dirt track racing, including two drivers who’ve attained the status of USAC Triple Crown champion ...

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DARLAND, BOAT AND BRIGHT ENTER THE RING FOR MARCH 18TH “SHAMROCK CLASSIC” IN Du QUOIN

Du Quoin, Illinois………USAC Triple Crown champ Dave Darland, “Belleville Midget Nationals” winner Chad Boat and Chili Bowl Prelim Night winner Alex Bright have entered the fray for the USAC National Midget season-opening “Shamrock Classic” at the Southern Illinois Center in Du Quoin on Saturday, March 18. Darland is one of just six drivers to have claimed titles in USAC’s National ...

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USAC CHAMPS THORSON, BELL & COONS ENTER MARCH 18 SHAMROCK CLASSIC IN Du QUOIN

Du Quoin, Illinois………USAC National Midget champions Tanner Thorson, Christopher Bell and Jerry Coons, Jr. are among the latest headline drivers to file entries to compete in the USAC National Midget season-opening “Shamrock Classic” at the Southern Illinois Center in Du Quoin on Saturday, March 18, 2017. Thorson, the defending USAC National Midget champ, leads the five-car Keith Kunz/Curb-Agajanian stable into ...

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FREE ENTRY AND TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE FOR Du QUOIN’S “SHAMROCK CLASSIC” ON MARCH 18

Free entry is available for all “Shamrock Classic” competitors courtesy of R.E. Griesemer at https://usacracing.ticketspice.com/shamrock-classic-at-du-quoin-entry. Use the code regriesemer. The deadline for pre-entry is Monday, March 13. Entries filed after March 13 are $40. The kickoff to the start of the 2017 USAC Midget National Championship season brings the series indoors to the Southern Illinois Center in Du Quoin for ...

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