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Sixteen year old Cannon McIntosh stuns USAC field with DuQuoin win!

McINTOSH MASTERS MINI MAGIC MILE FOR FIRST USAC WIN By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Du Quoin, Illinois (March 9, 2019)………Cannon McIntosh’s grace under fire was demonstrated literally and figuratively in a multitude of manners Saturday night in the fourth annual “Shamrock Classic” at the Southern Illinois Center. A fuel leak during hot laps ignited the Bixby, Oklahoma driver’s ride, giving ...

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Fast Track Leads to Winner’s Circle at Macon Speedway

Macon Speedway

(Macon, IL) For the second straight week, the pits were flooded with better than 100 cars among seven racing divisions. There were some new names and cars as well as the familiar ones who show up every week. Illinois, Indiana, Iowa and Missouri were all states that were represented by drivers this Saturday night at Macon Speedway. Nick Neville has ...

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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 WINS “BETTENHAUSEN 100”

Springfield, IL……..Chris Windom of Canton, Ill. won Saturday’s “Bettenhausen 100” USAC Sillver Crown Championship race at the Illinois State Fairgrounds, making the winning move on the backstretch, passing Kevin Thomas Jr. on lap 92. He led the rest of the way and posted a 10-length advantage for the victory. Thomas finished second after leading 42 laps, whi;e defending race winner ...

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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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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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Ken Schrader takes DuQuoin Mile Modified win!

DuQuoin Mile September 4th, 2016 Feature: 1. 9 Ken Schrader 2. X Jesse Snyder 3. 95 Josh Sissom 4. 19 Terry James 5. 90 Jason Bulieai 6. 500 Steve Adams 7. 77 Jim Shipman 8. 85G Joe Giesler 9. 10 Chris King 10. 89W Rick Weitekamp 11. 19X Jared Dewrock 12. 17W Jesse Wisely 13. 50 Tyler Weiss 14. 17 ...

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Chris Windom takes USAC Silver Crown win at DuQuoin!

WINDOM OUTGUNS SWINDELL IN EPIC Du QUOIN SHOOTOUT TO WIN TED HORN 100 Du Quoin, Illinois………In a battle of the young lion and the wise veteran, resilience prevailed as Chris Windom of Canton, Illinois fought back to retake the lead from Jeff Swindell with a daring outside turn three pass just three laps from the finish to win his first career ...

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ARCA Dirt Track Aces Perform Well at Springfield, Head for DuQuoin

From Track Enterprises – DuQuoin, IL-(September 1, 2016)-It was expected that the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menard’s drivers with dirt track experience would perform well at the Illinois State Fairgrounds on August 21 and they certainly lived up to expectations. Drivers with some significant dirt track experience occupied the first 6 slots at Springfield and 7 of the top ...

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UMP Modified Drivers Return for 23rd Oldani at DuQuoin

From Track Enterprises – DuQuoin, IL-(September 2, 2016)-One of the most prestigious races on the modified racing calendar returns for the 23rd edition as UMP Dirt Car Modified teams and drivers converge at the DuQuoin State Fairgrounds for two days of racing action this Saturday and Sunday night on the Magic Mile. Heat races for the Bill Oldani Memorial are ...

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Big Time Night Racing On Tap For DuQuoin IL State Fair Saturday & Sunday

USAC, ARCA, & UMP Drivers Set For Magic Mile From Track Enterprises – The green flag is set to drop, sending cars at high speeds around the Magic Mile at the DuQuoin IL State Fair.  The racing tradition continues for a 70th year, featuring action in the USAC Silver Crown Series, ARCA Racing Series Presented By Menards, and the UMP Modifieds.  ...

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Southern Illinois Well Represented in Ted Horn 100 at DuQuoin

USAC Silver Crown Set To Hit The Magic Mile This Saturday Night From Track Enterprises – DuQuoin, IL- (August 28, 2016)-The deep south of the state of Illinois finds itself well represented heading into the 64th Ted Horn 100 presented by Casey’s USAC Silver Crown event at the DuQuoin State Fairgrounds on Saturday night, September 3rd.  The defending race winner ...

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70th Anniversary of First Auto Race on DuQuoin “Magic Mile”

DuQuoin, IL-(August 27, 2016)-This Labor Day weekend marks the 70th birthday for automobile racing on the famed “Magic Mile” at the picturesque DuQuoin State Fairgrounds in southern Illinois.  A hall of fame roster of drivers have seen action on the DuQuoin clay which has produced some of the most famous and infamous moments in American auto racing.   William Hayes, ...

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17-year-old Haley conquers Springfield Mile Dirt; youngest Springfield winner in history

Don Radebaugh dradebaugh@arcaracing.com SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (August 21, 2016) – Justin Haley had never driven a stock car on a dirt track before, nor had he ever won an ARCA race. It was also the first time the Winamac, Indiana driver had climbed aboard a Mason Mitchell Motorsports (MMM) car. None of it mattered though to the 17-year-old driver who wheeled ...

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STENHOUSE STEALS “JUNIOR KNEPPER 55” GLORY FROM CAR OWNER CLAUSON

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM THE JUNIOR KNEPPER 55 AT DuQUOIN! Du Quoin, Illinois…….Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. conjured memories of his breakout 2007 USAC season, as the Olive Branch, Mississippi driver returned to midget racing on Saturday night and passed Bryan Clauson with three laps to go for the win in the inaugural “Junior Knepper 55” USAC Midget special event ...

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WILLIAMS GROVE AND SALEM RETURN TO SILVER CROWN SCHEDULE FOR FIRST TIME IN DECADES; SIX DIRT AND FIVE PAVEMENT RACES FILL 11-RACE SLATE

A pair of tracks from USAC Silver Crown racing’s rich past makes their return to a balanced eleven race USAC Silver Crown Series schedule for 2016 that features six races on the dirt and five races on the hard top. On June 10, in the midst of an off-night for the USAC AMSOIL Sprint Cars’ “Eastern Storm” series, the champ ...

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2016 USAC NATIONAL MIDGET SCHEDULE INCLUDES FOUR NEW VENUES, EXPANDED SCHEDULE AMONG ITS 23 DATES

Twenty-three dates have been announced for the USAC National Midget series’ 2016 calendar with four venues set to host their first USAC National Midget race. The season kicks off on the dirt, indoors, on March 19 at the Southern Illinois Center in DuQuoin, Ill. The facility has played host to several midget races in recent years, but this will mark ...

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