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Springfield Mile’s Bettenhausen 100 USAC Silver Crown postponed to September 22

BETTENHAUSEN 100 POSTPONED TO SEPT. 22   Springfield, Illinois (August 17, 2019)………Steady morning rainfall has forced the postponement of Saturday afternoon’s racing program at the Illinois State Fair in Springfield, IL. On schedule was the Bettenhausen 100 presented by Brandt for the USAC Silver Crown Series. The event has been rescheduled for Sunday afternoon, September 22.   Track Enterprises promoter ...

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Sportsman Set For 26th Nationals At Illinois State Fair

26th Sportsman Nationals Field Star Studded By Jay Hardin Track Enterprises Staff Springfield, IL (August 14, 2019)-The current entry list for the 26th running of the Sportsman Nationals event during this weekend’s Illinois State Fair is star studded and may be one of the most competitive in the history of the event.  The race is the pinnacle for area short ...

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Deery Series back in Illinois for Sunday show at Quincy

QUINCY, Ill. (Aug. 14) – Another Sunday date at another Illinois speedplant is next on the sched­ule for the Deery Brothers Summer Series. The IMCA Late Model tour travels to Quincy Raceway for a $2,000 to win, minimum $300 to start main event on Aug. 18. That will be the first Deery race held at Quincy since July of 2011. ...

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POWRi National Midgets Set For Friday Night At Lincoln Speedway

Five Division Show To Begin Action Packed Racing Weekend (Lincoln, IL) For the second time this season, the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League is set to take the track at Lincoln Speedway, in Lincoln, IL. The quick and nimble racers were also part of the Summer Nationals event on June 30, when NASCAR star, Christopher Bell, took home the ...

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SIX PAST WINNERS HEADLINE BETTENHAUSEN 100 ENTRY LIST

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media   Springfield, Illinois (August 13, 2019)………The field for this Saturday afternoon’s 58thrunning of the Bettenhausen 100 presented by Brandt at the Illinois State Fairgrounds is chock full of past winners on the legendary Springfield Mile. Brian Tyler (Mt. Pleasant, NC) leads all drivers in the lineup with four Bettenhausen 100 victories in 2004-05-08-11.  A.J. ...

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Open Wheel Icons and Vintage Indy Registry bring the sport’s history to the Bommarito Automotive Group 500 at World Wide Technology Raceway

August 13, 2019, St. Louis Region – The largest assembly of vintage Indy Cars outside of the Indianapolis 500 will take place at the annual Bommarito Automotive Group 500 presented by Axalta and Valvoline for the NTT IndyCar Series on August 23-24 at World Wide Technology Raceway in Madison, Illinois.   The Open Wheel Icons exhibit is a unique opportunity ...

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Schaeffer’s Oil MARS Super Late Models Tripleheader in Illinois and Missouri August 16, 17, 18

By Michael Despain SOMERSET, KENTUCKY (August 11, 2019)- The Schaeffer’s Oil MARS Super Late Model Racing Series will be in action with three upcoming events August 16, August 17, and August 18. Action begins at Tri-City Speedway in Pontoon Beach, IL on Friday August 16, followed by Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, MO Saturday August 17, and concludes ...

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Race’em & Wreck’em Kinda Night at Macon Speedway 

Macon Speedway

By BZ   (Macon, IL) The theme of the night was “race’em & wreck’em” as the annual visit by the drivers who race their cars like demo derby machines stuck around with the stock car drivers who had many of the same issues throughout the night. With the thanks to dozens of fans, friends, former co-workers or businesses, the night ...

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American Red Cross blood drive in honor of INDYCAR driver James Hinchcliffe August 23 at World Wide Technology Raceway

August 8, 2019, St. Louis Region – The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive on August 23 at World Wide Technology Raceway in Madison, Illinois. The INDYCAR Weekend blood drive, will run from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and will be held in honor of driver James Hinchcliffe, pilot of the No. 5 Arrow Schmidt Peterson Honda. The ...

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Annual St. Louis Speed Festival events lead into to August 24 Bommarito Automotive Group 500 at World Wide Technology Raceway

  August 8, 2019, St. Louis Region – The annual St. Louis Speed Festival is week of activities and parties that lead up to the Bommarito Automotive Group 500 presented by Axalta and Valvoline for the NTT IndyCar Series at World Wide Technology Raceway in Madison, Illinois.   Monday, August 12 – Bommarito Automotive Group Golf Tournament Whitmoor Country Club ...

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STLRacing.com Top 25 Dirt Super Late Model Rankings

 by Don Martin                    8.7.2019 Below are the STLRacing.com Top 25 Dirt Late Model Rankings after the USA Nationals at Cedar Lake Speedway.   What can you say about Chris Madden taking home $50,000 last weekend in his second race back with Scott Bloomquist Racing.   Just a few weeks ago he made his debut at I-80 at the Silver Dollar Nationals ...

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Schlenk Masters Merritt for Wood Tic Win

Lake City, MI (Sunday, August 4, 2019) – The American Ethanol Late Model Tour returned to Merritt Speedway for the second time in 2019 Friday and Saturday, joining in on the largest dirt late model race in the state of Michigan.  The 31st running of the Ed Vanduinen WoodTic was paired up with the 2nd Annual Dan Salay Memorial. The ...

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Erb Claims Pole for USA Nationals!

TOP GUN TERBO: TYLER ERB CLAIMS THE POLE FOR 32ND ANNUAL USA NATIONALS NEW RICHMOND, WI – Aug. 2, 2019 – It’s been a slow start for Tyler Erb in 2019 World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series crown jewel competition. After jumping ship to the Best Performance Motorsports team in the winter of 2018, the New Waverly, Texas-native ...

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