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Fairbury Speedway – FALS Cup Opening Night  – IT’S ON !!

BY Don Martin                             5.3.2019 I just spoke with Fairbury American Legion Speedway Promoter Matt Curl and one of the most anticipated opening nights for a Weekly Racing Program I can ever remember kicks off this Saturday night.     Matt said all systems are GO and they are racing and the FALS Cup begins tomorrow night. The pits and track are ...

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World of Outlaws Sprint and POWRI Midgets Invade Illinois and Missouri this Weekend

April 25th, 2019 by Don Martin The Greatest Show on dirt the World of Outlaws will be in Illinois and Missouri this weekend as well as the POWRI National Midgets.    Two shows including Pevely and Jacksonville will host both sanctioning bodies. Friday the World of Outlaws will be Lake Ozark Speedway in Eldon Missouri, before heading to Pevely, Missouri on ...

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STLRacing.com Top 25 Dirt Super Late Model Rankings

by Don Martin                    4.25.2019 Below are the STLRacing.com Top 25 Dirt Late Model Rankings as we enter the last week of April.  The Highlight of last week Bobby Pierce won the Slocum 50 at 34 Raceway located in Burlington, Iowa.   The event was sanctioned by the MLRA and paid over $10,000 to win.   Chase Junghans won the MLRA event ...

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STLRacing.com Top 25 Dirt Super Late Model Rankings

by Don Martin                    4.11.2019 Below are the STLRacing.com Top 25 Dirt Late Model Rankings as we enter the third week in April.   Last week we saw Brandon Sheppard take home the Illini 100 at Farmer City last Saturday night – what a year BShepp is having again.   The New Berlin, Illinois driver took home $15,000 for his efforts.   Brian ...

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STLRacing.com Top 25 Dirt Super Late Model Rankings

by Don Martin                    3.5.2019 With Arizona and Florida behind us we can now take our first look at the STLRacing.com Top 25 Dirt Late Model Supers for 2019.    Re-capping 2018 Brandon Sheppard was the STLRacing.com Top Ranked Dirt Late Model racer in 2018.     Sheppard was followed by Scott Bloomquist, Jimmy Owens, Jonathan Davenport, and Bobby Pierce rounding out the ...

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What races do you have on your schedule in March and April  !!!!  

by Don Martin Spring is just around the corner and many folks are starting to get the racing itch.    I have put a March and April schedule together to highlight some of the bigger shows that are coming up in the Midwest. No better way to start by escaping the artic by going indoors to DuQuoin, Illinois for the USAC ...

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T-MEZ Takes Knepper 55

by Don Martin Thomas Meseraull won the Junior Knepper 55 Saturday night at the Southern Illinois Center located in DuQuoin, Illinois.  This USAC sanctioned non-point event continues to grow and be one of the biggest midget races of the year.    The San Jose, California driver Meseraull took advantage when leader and defending event winner Christopher Bell dropped out with mechanical ...

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Junior Knepper 55 This Saturday !!!

by Don Martin Du Quoin, Illinois will be the place to be Saturday afternoon. The Southern Illinois Center will host a USAC non-points midget event on the exciting 1/6 dirt oval December 15th. This race typically draws drivers from all over the country and this year is no exception. Over 70 cars have entered the event including defending Champion Christopher ...

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STLRacing.com Top 25 Dirt Super Late Model Rankings

by Don Martin 11.12.2018 Below are the STLRacing.Com Top 25 Dirt Late Model Rankings as we enter the month of November. Brandon Sheppard is the top man on the charts but still has some work to do to stay on the top of the rankings. The reason is we have a monstrous event coming to St. Louis at the end ...

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STLRacing.com Top 25 Dirt Super Late Model Rankings

by Don Martin 10.26.2018 Below are the STLRacing.Com Top 25 Dirt Late Model Rankings. Josh Richards was the big man on campus last weekend. Josh in his Best Performance Rocket with Durham Racing engines under the hood took home the Dirt Track World Championship at Portsmouth Raceway in Ohio. The event was scheduled to wrap up Saturday but mother nature ...

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STLRacing.com Top 25 Dirt Super Late Model Rankings

by Don Martin 10.17.2018 Below are the STLRacing.Com Top 25 Dirt Late Model Rankings after Tim McCreadie shocked the WORLD !! As predicted Scott Bloomquist took over the top spot in the rankings after finishing 4th at the World 100 at Eldora Speedway last weekend and Brandon Sheppard had a DNF. Jimmy Owens continues to be the most consistent car ...

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STLRacing.com Top 25 Dirt Super Late Model Rankings

by Don Martin 10.10.2018 Below are the STLRacing.Com Top 25 Dirt Late Model Rankings. Brandon Sheppard is still on top of the rankings but Scott Bloomquist is in reach. Bloomquist dominated Eldora back in June at the Dream and the World 100 is back on this weekend. Mark Richards has never won a major at Eldora and Scott has won ...

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STLRacing.com Top 25 Dirt Super Late Model Rankings

 by Don Martin                    10.3.2018 Below are the STLRacing.Com Top 25 Dirt Late Model Rankings.   Brandon Sheppard is still on top of the rankings and picked up 2 more podium finishes last weekend at Atomic Speedway in Ohio on the World of Outlaw circuit where he finished 3rd both nights.     Tyler Erb swept both WoO shows at Atomic in his ...

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STLRacing.com Top 25 Dirt Super Late Model Rankings

by Don Martin 9.25.2018 Below are the STLRacing.com Top 25 Dirt Late Model Rankings. Brandon Sheppard is still on top of the rankings and picked up another win last weekend on the World of Outlaw Circuit. Brandon won the event at Outlaw Motor Speedway located in New York in the Mark Richards Rocket House Car. Bobby Pierce moved into the ...

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STLRacing.com Top 25 Dirt Super Late Model Rankings

by Don Martin 9.20.2018 Below are the rankings after the 15th Annual Lucas Oil Late Model Nationals at Knoxville Raceway last weekend. Jimmy Owens took home $40,000 Saturday night on the famed ½ mile. The Newport, Tennessee driver has Durham Racing Engines under the hood of his Integra Shocks, Rocket Chassis #20. This was Owens first late model Championship at ...

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STLRacing.com Top 25 Dirt Super Late Model Rankings

by Don Martin 9.9.2018 Below are the rankings after the cancellation of the biggest Late Model Race of the year. The granddaddy of them all was to happen this past weekend but a dismal forecast forced the race to be re-scheduled October 12-13. Eldora did get one night in and Jimmy Owens and Scott Bloomquist each won a preliminary. The ...

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STLRacing.com Top 25 Dirt Super Late Model Rankings

by Don Martin 9.4.2018 Below are the rankings heading into the biggest Late Model Race of the year. The granddaddy of them all is this week at Eldora Speedway. The 48th Annual World 100 takes to the high banks this week. The winner will not only take home the most prestigious trophy home known as the globe but a winner’s ...

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STLRacing.com Top 25 Dirt Super Late Model Rankings

by Don Martin 8.28.2018 Below are the rankings after last weekend after the dramatic Dirt Million. What can you say about Cody Sommer and his staff they pulled off another one. If Dirt in December was not enough, now Cody has put together the biggest purse of the season and pulled it off in dramatic fashion last weekend at the ...

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