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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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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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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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Illinois State Fair Race Weekend Fast Approaching (August 17/18)

Traditional USAC, ARCA, Sportsman Races Highlight Last Weekend of Illinois State Fair (Springfield, IL) —Track Enterprises is proud to partner with the United States Auto Club, the Automobile Racing Club of America and UMP DIRTcar Racing to continue a tradition at the Illinois State Fair that dates back to 1905.  One hundred plus years of motorsports continues during the last ...

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Kids Night & Fan Appreciation is this Saturday, July 27th.

Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55

Grandstand admission is only $6 with kids 12 years old and younger free in the grandstands. There will be a Nickel Race for kids 12 years and younger with lots of great prizes! Full program of UMP Late Models, UMP Modifieds, UMP Pro-Modifieds, AARA Sportsman & AARA Pro 4 Stocks! Grandstands open at 5pm. Pits will open at 4pm. Racing ...

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Taylorville, IL Drivers Looking Forward To Hometown Race Wednesday Night

Hometown Drivers Looking Forward To Christian County Fair Race 6th Annual Larry’s Service Center/NAPA Tripleheader Set For Wednesday (Taylorville, IL) Three divisions of racing are set for this coming Wednesday, July 24 at Taylorville Speedway, located in front of the main grandstands at the Christian County Fair.  The 6th annual NAPA Tripleheader is presented by Larry’s Service Center.  For many ...

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Dick Scores KERBYSTRONG Win at Macon Speedway 

Macon Speedway

By BZ (Macon, IL) The bottom groove. That’s what Chris Dick will remember about the 5th Annual KERBYSTRONG 100 at Macon Speedway. Starting in the 10th position, Dick set up his car to run the bottom side of the 1/5th mile dirt track and that helped him speed through the field and find himself in a battle for the lead ...

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Taylorville IL Racing Set For 2019 Fair On Wednesday, July 24

6th Annual Christian County Fair Racing Event Coming Wednesday Night Larry’s Service Center NAPA Tripleheader Features Three Popular Divisions (Taylorville, IL) The 2019 Christian County Agricultural Fair opens up Tuesday July 23 and runs through July 27, but it’s Wednesday, July 24 that racing fans have marked on their schedules as three divisions of racing return.  The Taylorville, IL fair ...

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Macon IL Speedway To Host Big Pro Late Model Show Saturday Night

Macon Speedway

5th Annual KERBYSTRONG 100 Set For Saturday Night At Macon Speedway Specials On Tap For Pro Lates, Modifieds, & Sportsman (Macon, IL) This coming Saturday, July 20, Macon Speedway will be hosting the 5th Annual “KERBYSTRONG 100”, an event that doubles as a fundraiser for the KERBYSTRONG Foundation, for colon cancer awareness.  Inspire, educate, and support are the three words ...

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Tri-City Speedway & Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 push back start times this weekend due to heat!

St. Louis, MO (July 17th, 2019) – Due to the hot temperatures this weekend, Tri-City Speedway and Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 have decided to move their start times back this weekend! On Friday, July 19th, Tri-City Speedway will open their pit gate at 6pm, grandstands will open at 6:30pm. They will have hotlaps at 7pm, followed by the ...

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Macon IL Speedway Saturday Night Results – 7/13/19

Macon Speedway

Ewing Flips Script In Macon Pro Late Models On First Responders Night By BZ (Macon, IL) Last week at Macon Speedway, Dakota Ewing took the lead in the Decatur Building Trades Pro Late Models feature with three laps to go and lost it in the second turn of the white flag lap. This week, Ewing was able to flip the ...

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Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 plans to open this Saturday, July 13th as long as river levels continue to drop as forecasted!

Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55

July 9th, 2019 – Pevely, MO – Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 is planning their season opener this Saturday, July 13th.  Track co-owner Ray Marler stated, “As long as the river drops as they are currently forecasting, we’ll be racing this Saturday”. The Missouri Department of Transportation reopened U.S. Hwy 67 on Monday and the city of Pevely has ...

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Sheppard Doubles His Pleasure; Damery Gets First Late Model Feature

Macon Speedway

By BZ (Macon, IL) Tommy Sheppard, Jr. has been in a zone this season in the BillingsleyRewards.com Modifieds. The defending champion has been taking top five finishes and checkered flags most of the season to sustain his points lead through the summer. That would continue Saturday night at Macon Speedway. Coming through a restart on the restart on lap 13, Zach ...

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Ewing & Sheppard Take Firecracker 40s at Macon Speedway 

Macon Speedway

By BZ (Macon, IL) After missing two consecutive shows due to rain, Macon Speedway jumped back into high gear with the racing action with the make-up event of the 95Q/Dynagraphics Firecracker 40s which saw 40-lap features for the Decatur Building Trades Pro Late Models as well as the BillingsleyRewards.com Modifieds. Both of these 40-lappers saw an insane amount of drama ...

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Brandon Overton Holds off Rick Eckert by .119 second to Score $20,000 USA 100 Victory; Carson Ferguson Scores $3000 FASTRAK Win

Brandon Overton Holds off Rick Eckert by .119 second to Score $20,000 USA 100 Victory; Carson Ferguson Scores $3000 FASTRAK Win   Jamaica, VA – In the closest finish in Ultimate Super Late Model Series history Brandon Overton of Evans, GA held off Rick Eckert of York, PA by .119 seconds to score the $20,000 win in the 43rd annual ...

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