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Sheppard Leads the Field into May Races

World of Outlaws Racers Trying to Keep Pace With Sheppard’s Torrid Run GAFFNEY, SC — April 12, 2019 — After a thrilling two-day Illini 100 at Farmer City Raceway, the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series enters a challenging stretch of the season with back-to-back races on Friday, May 3, at Cherokee Speedway and Saturday, May 4, at Lavonia ...

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ON THE RECORD: World of Outlaws Drivers Discuss Busy May Schedule

  CONCORD, NC — The World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series kicks into high gear in May, and the drivers certainly are ready to pick up the pace.   Events at Cherokee Speedway (May 3), Lavonia Speedway (May 4), Fayetteville Motor Speedway (May 10-11), Muskingum County Speedway (May 17), Wayne County Speedway (May 18), Cochran Motor Speedway (May ...

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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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Jimmy Mars Scores Impressive Runner-Up in Illini 100 at Farmer City!

(MENOMONIE, WISCONSIN) Returning to action for the first time since Arizona in January, Mars Racing invaded Farmer City Raceway in Farmer City, Illinois on April 5-6 for the 12th Annual ‘Illini 100,’ which was once again sanctioned by the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series. On Friday night in the $6,000 to win weekend opener at FCR, Jimmy ...

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Pair of Top Fives for Dennis Erb, Jr. in Illini 100; Trip to Peoria Ahead

(CARPENTERSVILLE, ILLINOIS) The Dennis Erb Racing team was back on the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series trail on April 5-6 in the 12th edition of the ‘Illini 100’ at Farmer City Raceway in Farmer City, Illinois. On Friday night in the $6,000 to win weekend opener at the 1/4-mile fairgrounds facility, Dennis Erb, Jr. timed in third ...

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Brandon Sheppard wins his third Illini 100 at Farmer City Raceway

Rocket 1 Racing Scores Again, Marking Their 4th-Straight Illini 100 Title FARMER CITY, IL – April 6, 2019 – They say home-field advantage really does make a difference. Rocket1 Racing pilot Brandon Sheppard made quite a backing to that statement on Saturday night, as he played his cards perfectly through the 75-lap Morton Buildings Feature to win the 12th annual ...

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Brian Shirley holds off Brandon Sheppard for Farmer City Illini opener win!

Pt. 1 of the 2019 Illini 100 Goes to Shirley, while the rest of the field prepares for Saturday’s 75-lapper FARMER CITY, IL – April 5, 2019 – Team Illinois was firing on all cylinders on Friday night at Farmer City Raceway, as Chatham-native Brian Shirley bested the man from New Berlin, Brandon Sheppard, in an exciting 25-lap battle for ...

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News and Notes Ahead of Illini 100

Illinois Racers Aim to Keep Farmer City’s Illini 100 Jackpot at Home FARMER CITY, IL — April 3, 2019 — Local and regional racers have their eyes set on a huge prize this weekend as they try to knock off the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series stars at Farmer City Raceway in the two-day. One of the Illinois ...

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Dennis Erb Racing Heads into Illini 100 Fresh Off Fourth Place Run at LaSalle!

(CARPENTERSVILLE, ILLINOIS) Dennis Erb, Jr. and his #28 team were back in action at LaSalle Speedway in LaSalle, Illinois on March 30-31 in the eighth edition of the ‘Thaw Brawl.’ The American Ethanol Late Model Tour sanctioned the two-day spectacular, which was shortened to a single-day throwdown after Saturday’s $5,000 to win opener succumbed to Mother Nature. On Sunday afternoon ...

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Sheppard Takes Aim at Historic Streak This Weekend in Tennessee

CONCORD, NC — May 21, 2019 — Only six drivers in World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series history have ever managed to put together a consecutive win streak of four or more. After winning four consecutive races at Volusia Speedway Park in February, “The Rocket Shepp” Brandon Sheppard will go for five-in-a-row Friday night at Duck River Raceway ...

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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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Sheppard Swept Volusia, But Can He Make it 5-in-a-row at The Duck?

LEWISBURG, TN – February 28, 2019 – When the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series returns to Duck River Raceway Park on Friday, March 8, it will mark the fifth time in series history “The Most Powerful Late Models on the Planet” have gone to battle on the quarter-mile clay oval. There have been four different winners in ...

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