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Charleston Speedway Result – 5/30/20

B Modifieds A Feature 1 00:00:00 Pos Start Driver Hometown Car 1 2 Deece Schwartz Ashmore, IL 121 2 1 Steve Phillips Neoga, IL 24S 3 3 Dalton Ewing Decatur, IL 27 4 4 Scott Dunlap Oblong, IL 79 5 7 John Nethery Palestine, IL 40J 6 9 J D Evans 59 7 11 Timmy Boldrey Saint Marie, IL 5 ...

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Tri-City Speedway canceled for Friday, May 29th due to state of Illinois business reopening guidance!

PRESS RELEASE MICHELLE – RACE TRACKS CAN NOT OPEN IN PHASE 3 IMMEDIATE PRESS RELEASE State of Illinois Racetracks Remain Closed – Test & Tune Only For clarification for all Illinois racetracks ONLY test & tune events can occur during Phase 3. My understanding is that there was an industry call yesterday and a state employee referred to an activity ...

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Illinois Motorsports Coalition formed to lobby state government on behalf of motorsports industry

Illinois Motorsports Coalition formed to lobby state government on behalf of motorsports industry, tracks, businesses, participants and fans   Plan for reopening presented to Illinois Dept. of Commerce and Economic Opportunity and Bain Consulting on behalf of Governor J.B. Pritzker   Springfield, IL  – Owners and operators of more than 30 motorsports facilities, racing-related industries and professionals located in the state ...

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Flinging Dirt once again May 29 at Tri City Speedway with $5,000-to-win Late Models & $1500-to-win UMP Modifieds

PONTOON BEACH, IL. (May 16) — Race fans are ready and have been patiently waiting for the return of dirt racing in the state of Illinois. Finally Friday, May 29th, at Tri City Speedway highlighting the evenings event will be the UMP Super Late Models and the UMP Modifieds. Officials plan strict measures amid the Covid-19 crisis to keep everyone ...

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World Wide Technology Raceway and Jimmy John’s to deliver 200 lunches May 6 to front-line medical personnel at Gateway Regional Medical Center in Granite City, Illinois

Round 2 of Partners Helping Partners expresses appreciation for front-line health workers   April 30, 2020, St. Louis Region – World Wide Technology Raceway in Madison, Illinois, and Jimmy John’s in Granite City, Illinois, will deliver 200 lunches to front-line medical personnel at Gateway Regional Medical Center at 2100 Madison Avenue in Granite City. The delivery will take place on ...

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World of Outlaws Events at Jacksonville, Eldora Postponed

CONCORD, NC — April 23, 2020 — The World of Outlaws, working together with track officials, have postponed events May 6 at Jacksonville Speedway and May 8-9 at Eldora Speedway in accordance with restrictions in place from local and state authorities that prevent mass gatherings in an effort to curb the COVID-19 pandemic.   Fans with tickets to the Jacksonville ...

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World Wide Technology Raceway eLeague presents its second iRace event on April 24

 CK Power 125 presented by Raceway Gives will be broadcast free on Speed51.com  April 20, 2020, St. Louis Region – World Wide Technology Raceway in Madison, Illinois, will present its second iRace event on Friday, April 24. The WWTR eLeague CK Power 125 presented by Raceway Gives for the Elite Racing League will start at 7:30 p.m. Eastern (6:30 p.m. ...

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75th Season of Racing Delayed at Macon Speedway

Macon Speedway

(Macon, IL) 2020 is set to be a very special season at Macon Speedway, as it marks the 75th year of racing at the 1/5-mile dirt track in Macon, IL.  While the season was set to begin this Saturday, April 11, the excitement will be on hold for a while, as officials wait out the COVID-19 restrictions that have swept ...

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2020 Racing Season on Hold at Lincoln Speedway

(Lincoln, IL) Like many things in our lives, the 2020 racing season is currently on hold at Lincoln Speedway, in Lincoln, IL.  The season opener was set for this Friday night, April 10 but drivers, teams, and fans will have to wait a little longer, as officials wait out the COVID-19 restrictions that have swept the nation. Speedway officials have ...

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Lincoln IL Speedway & Macon IL Speedway Again Cancel Test & Tune Events

Macon Speedway

(Macon, IL) For the second week in-a-row, the stay-at-home order aimed at stopping the spread of COVID-19, has canceled test-and-tune events scheduled for this weekend at Lincoln Speedway and Macon Speedway. The tests were set for Saturday, April 4 at Lincoln and Sunday, April 5 at Macon.   Officials from the tracks continue to follow the news closely, regarding current ...

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World Wide Technology Raceway statement regarding date change for the NTT IndyCar Series Bommarito Automotive Group 500

March 26, 2020, St. Louis Region – Earlier today, the NTT IndyCar Series announced schedule changes which  involved both the Indianapolis 500 and World Wide Technology Raceway. As a result, the Bommarito Automotive Group 500 now will take place on Sunday, August 30, 2020.   “The current situation requires that everyone be fluid, solve problems and work together,” said WWTR ...

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HELLO NEUMAN!! 

by Don Martin Over the last few years I have gotten the chance to spend some time and get to know this fine young man, Jake Neuman. The son of a hard working farmer and a mother with a strong racing background give this 22 year old the fire to be one of the best young and upcoming midget racers ...

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Macon Speedway & Lincoln Speedway Cancel March 28/29 Test And Tune Events

Central Illinois Race Tracks Cancel Test-And-Tune Events (Macon, IL) With the current stay-at-home order aimed at stopping the spread of COVID-19, test-and-tune events scheduled for this weekend at Macon Speedway and Lincoln Speedway have been canceled.  The tests were set for Saturday, March 28 at Macon Speedway and Sunday, March 29 at Lincoln Speedway. Officials from the tracks have been ...

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Statement From Macon Speedway…

Macon Speedway

Macon Speedway officials have been monitoring the health issues with COVID-19, as they change from day-to-day and minute-by-minute.  At this time, we have had to cancel our annual Hickory Point Mall car show.  We will continue to monitor the situation closely with government and public health officials to determine what adjustments to make to our schedules as the days proceed. ...

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Statement From Lincoln (IL) Speedway…

Lincoln Speedway officials have been monitoring the health issues with COVID-19, as they change from day-to-day and minute-by-minute.  At this time, we have had to cancel our annual Hickory Point Mall car show.  We will continue to monitor the situation closely with government and public health officials to determine what adjustments to make to our schedules as the days proceed. ...

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Thorson Thrills with 15th to 1st Charge at Shamrock Classic

  By: Richie Murray – USAC Media   Du Quoin, Ill. (March 7, 2020)………As Tanner Thorson recollected over his first three starts of the 2020 USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget season, one of his first thoughts was, “we should be three for three.”   Instead, the 2016 series champ has had to settle for winning two out of three ...

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Mother Road Rendezvous nostalgia weekend May 8-9 at World Wide Technology Raceway

Nostalgia drag racing, rockabilly concert, traditional hot rod and custom car show, pin-up girl contest, vintage camper corral, vintage car and parts swap meet March 4, 2020, St. Louis Region – World Wide Technology Raceway in Madison, Illinois and Illinois South Tourism will present the annual Mother Road Rendezvous nostalgia weekend on May 8-9. WWTR, located just five minutes from ...

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