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Vanapeldoorn Surprises, Takes Hornet Challenge

Macon Speedway

By BZ (Macon, IL) Erik Vanapeldoorn has shown up for big races at Macon Speedway before. He’s no stranger. In fact, he set the qualifying record last season. He’s won races in his orange 4-cylinder Hornet, just not the Hornet Challenge. After taking the Friday night opener at Lincoln Speedway and the $1,000 payday, Vanapeldoorn was placed in the middle ...

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THORSON IS BACK AND READY FOR INDIANA MIDGET WEEK

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Speedway, Indiana (May 30, 2019)………Tanner Thorson, who suffered serious injuries in a highway crash on March 4, will return to the cockpit of a USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget in time for the start of the 15th annual edition of “Indiana Midget Week” June 4-9. Thorson will make his return to the Keith Kunz ...

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LARSON RETURNS FOR TWO ROUNDS OF INDIANA MIDGET WEEK

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Speedway, Indiana (May 30, 2019)………Kyle Larson, who ranks in a tie for second all-time in terms of “Indiana Midget Week” victories with five, returns to the USAC NOS Energy Drink Midget National Championship for rounds two and three of the 15th edition of IMW, Wednesday, June 5, at Gas City I-69 Speedway and on Thursday, ...

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Unzicker, Timmons Take Twin 50s at Macon Speedway

Macon Speedway

By BZ (Macon, IL) The annual Miller Lite Beer Twin 50s at Macon Speedway moved to Memorial Day in 2018 and more and new drivers started to appear for the special night of racing. The addition of the Neal Tire & Auto Pro Mods to the 50-lap race in place of the BillingsleyRewards.com Modifieds has made a bigger impact in ...

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Belle-Clair Speeway Results – 5/17/19

Outlaw Winged Micros POWRi 600cc Outlaw Micro Sprints A Feature 1 20 laps | 00:22:25.582 Pos Start Driver Hometown Car 1 1 Joe B. Miller Millersville, MO 51B 2 6 Gunner Ramey Sedalia, MO 14G 3 2 Luke Verardi Taylorville, IL 28 4 3 Trevin Littleton 44T 5 16 Harley Hollan Tulsa, OK 14H 6 19 Chad Elliott Cottage Hills, ...

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Austin Brown & Aiden Perdue take POWRi wins at Belle-Clair Speedway’s Arnie Knepper Memorial

BELLEVILLE, ILL. (May 10, 2019) – Leading from start-to-finish, Austin Brown of nearby Millstadt, Illinois was the hometown hero on Friday night as he dominated Belle-Clair Speedway for an impressive triumph in the 28th annual “Knepper Memorial.” The wire-to-wire score aboard his BOSS Chassis, Toyota Racing No. 17 marked the fifth-career POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League victory for Brown. ...

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Double X Speedway opens in 2019 season on Sunday, May 5th

Written by Dean Reichel Double-X Speedway California, MO April 24, 2019 In just a few days, Double-X Speedway will open for the 2019, “Back to our roots” season of dirt racing action. Going back to its roots of three classes, just as it was 30 years ago when Fred and Ruth Hohman opened Double-X, current owners Kyle & Carol Wirts ...

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120 Cars Race On Second Night At Macon Speedway

Macon Speedway

Standerfer Sets Record, Misses out on Sweep By BZ (Macon, IL) Rodney Standerfer is a two-time Modified track champion at Macon Speedway. It’s quite an accomplishment. On Saturday night, the Opening Night feature winner came out and established a new qualifying record. Coming into the night, the standing track record was 11.425 set by Levi Kissinger on July 7, 2016, ...

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St. Francois County Raceway ups the ante this Saturday for Micros, Mods & B-Mods

Farmington, MO – St. Francois County Raceway has increased the purse this Saturday, April 20th for Micro Sprints, Modifieds and B-Mods. The Micro Sprints will pay $1,000 to win the main event while Modifieds will pay $850 to win and B-Mods $400 to win. Of course the 410 Winged Sprints and Super Stocks will also be in action. For more ...

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Macon Speedway 2019 Season Opener Results

Macon Speedway

Macon Speedway’s 74th Opener Shines By BZ (Macon, IL) Despite cold temperatures and threatened rain later in the evening, drivers and fans turned out to watch the season opener at the World’s Fastest 1/5th mile dirt track. Macon Speedway hosted six racing classes and nearly 100 total racecars among those classes to put on an exciting show.   Terry Reed ...

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Jacksonville Speedway Results – 4/7/19

Jacksonville Speedway

Picking up his 13th career victory with the Built Ford Tough Midwest Open Wheel Association Sprint Car Series Delivered by Morrow Brothers Ford, Inc., Paul Nienhiser did so in dominating fashion. Originally scheduled for Friday, April 6th, to be the season opening event for the MOWA Sprint Cars, Mother Nature decided otherwise, thus shifting to Sunday. 19 cars signed in ...

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THE ‘OK’ CORRAL; Oklahoma natives find 2019 success Sooner rather than later on World of Outlaws tour

CONCORD, NC – Feb. 15, 2019 – There’s something in the water in Oklahoma. At least you might think that when looking at last week’s Sprint Car results from the DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park.   Oklahoma natives Daryn Pittman, Shane Stewart and Christopher Bell dominated about a week’s worth of Sprint Car racing in Florida.   – Pittman ...

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2019 Florida – Georgia Speedweeks Schedule

Below is a list of dirt races scheduled for the 2019 Speedweeks! January 23 – East Bay Raceway Park – UMP Modifieds & Street Stocks January 24 – East Bay Raceway Park – UMP Modifieds & Street Stocks January 25 – East Bay Raceway Park – UMP Modifieds & Street Stocks January 25 – East Alabama Motor Speedway – National ...

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Champions Decided in Macon Finale

Macon Speedway

(Macon, IL) Three championships were on the line Saturday night in the Macon Speedway season finale. The Sportsman division was separated by four points; the Hornets were separated by eight points and the B-Modifieds by 42. Cody Stillwell made appearance on the track during the feature to clinch the B-Modified track title. That left two divisions left for the championship. ...

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Eskew Claims Victory, Taylor Takes Championship at Macon Speedway

Macon Speedway

(Macon, IL) As the 2018 season prepares for its final bow, the Decatur Building Trades Pro Late Models wrapped up their season as Guy Taylor came into the evening already with a big enough lead to win the title without having to complete a lap. But that’s not the Taylor racing way. Instead, Taylor put on a show, nearly came ...

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Wild Action at Macon Speedway

Macon Speedway

(Macon, IL) Eight racing classes and 120-plus cars flooded the pits on a night set up for a Street Stock spectacular and a Hornet hootenanny. The qualifying heat races were completed just after the 9pm hour, two hours after the first green flag of the night. Numerous caution flags, thanks to spinouts and wrecks in turn two most of the ...

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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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Ewing Edges Taylor for Macon Speedway Feature

Macon Speedway

(Macon, IL) Rain has been a good thing to have around central Illinois but never on race day. Fortunately for Macon Speedway, area tracks were forced to cancel their Saturday programs due to Friday and early Saturday morning rain storms and that allowed Macon to shine with over 100 racecars in the pit area among six racing divisions, including 27 ...

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