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Clauson edges Thomas in POWRi Midgets, Neuman takes 1st win in Micros in Dean King Memorial finale

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DU QUOIN, Ill. (Sept. 1, 2012)—Bryan Clauson made a last-lap, last-corner pass to finish less than a foot ahead of Tyler Thomas to win the feature in the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget Series and Jake Neuman drove to his first victory in the POWRi Speedway Motors 600cc Outlaw Micro Series in the Dean King Memorial finale Saturday at the ...

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Thomas wins Midgets, Felker takes Micros in POWRi’s Dean King Memorial opening night

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DU QUOIN, Ill. (Aug. 31, 2012)—Tyler Thomas won his first race of the season in the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget Series and Andrew Felker drove to his fourth in the POWRi Speedway Motors 600cc Outlaw Micro Series in Dean King Memorial features Friday at the Southern Illinois Center’s one-sixth Mini-Magic Mile indoor track. It was a long-awaited second victory ...

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19th Oldani Memorial Has NASCAR Flavoring

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UMP Modified cars return to DuQuoin for the nineteenth running of the Bill Oldani Memorial on September 2 & 3. Defending winner Ken Schrader is expected to partake again in the 20-mile affair as he bested Tony Stewart and Steeleville’s Matt Mevert to take his first DuQuoin modified race last year. Possibly joining Schrader is fellow Missourian Kenny Wallace who ...

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Pre-Race Notes Package: ARCA Steers for DuQuoin’s ‘Magic Mile’ Dirt for 60th Running of Southern Illinois 100 Stock Car Classic

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Versatile ARCA Racing Series, Southern Illinois 100 Turn 60 Together at DuQuoin The ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards, celebrating its 60th Anniversary Season in 2012, is steering for the DuQuoin State Fairgrounds “Magic Mile” dirt, where the 60th running of the Southern Illinois 100 presented by Federated Car Care comes alive Labor Day Monday, September 3. The momentous meeting ...

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Southern Illinois 100 Features Tight ARCA Point Battle

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The 60th running of the Federated Car Care-Southern Illinois 100 takes place on Labor Day at the DuQuoin State Fair with two youngsters locked in a duel for their first ever ARCA Racing Series presented by Menard’s crown including the defending race winner. A five time Southern Illinois 100 race winner recently broke a long losing streak in the ARCA ...

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Young Chris Buescher, Veteran Frank Kimmel Take Intense ARCA Title Fight to DuQuoin’s “Magic Mile” Dirt Labor Day Monday Sept. 3

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(TOLEDO, Ohio) – Nineteen-year-old Chris Buescher and 50-year-old veteran Frank Kimmel are preparing to take the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards championship title fight to the DuQuoin State Fairgrounds mile dirt Labor Day Monday, September 3 for the 60th running of the Southern Illinois 100. With just three races remaining on the 2012 tour – DuQuoin, Salem (Sept. 15) ...

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Dereck King sets sights on POWRi’s Midgets, Micros in Dean King Memorial at Southern Illinois Center in Du Quoin

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DU QUOIN, Ill. (Aug. 28, 2012)—Dereck King will race in POWRi’s Lucas Oil National Midget Series and Speedway Motors 600cc Outlaw Micro Series in the sixth annual Dean King Memorial, an event that honors his grandfather, on Friday (Aug. 31) and Saturday (Sept. 1) at the Southern Illinois Center’s one-sixth mini-magic mile. It’s a very special event for King, who ...

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Several USAC Pilots Looking For First DuQuoin Triumph

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By Jay Hardin of Track Enterprises DuQuoin, IL August 26, 2012-Sunday night September 2 the lights of the “Magic Mile” are turned on for the 61st running of the Ted Horn 100 for the Traxxas USAC Silver Crown Series machines. The mighty uprights enter the event honoring the three time AAA National Champion with Olney, Illinois native Levi Jones still ...

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ARCA, Southern Illinois 100 at DuQuoin State Fairgrounds Turn 60 Together; Renowned Stock Car Tour Takes Ferocious Title Fight to Magic Mile Dirt

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(TOLEDO, Ohio) – Two major league milestones will meet in the small, sleepy southern Illinois town of DuQuoin Labor Day weekend. The ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards, celebrating its 60th Anniversary Season in 2012, is steering for the DuQuoin State Fairgrounds “Magic Mile” dirt, where the 60th running of the Southern Illinois 100 presented by Federated Car Care comes ...

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POWRi National Midgets schedule 30-event season, open at Cowtown Speedway in Texas March 16-17

MILLSTADT, Ill. (Jan. 24, 2012)—The POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget Series will open a 30-event season on March 16-17 with its first visit to Texas, racing at Cowtown Speedway in Kennedale. The Midget Stampede at the ¼-mile track located near Fort Worth has a purse exceeding $40,000 with Friday’s feature paying $3,000 to win and $300 to start and Saturday’s ...

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Bryan Clauson holds off T-Mez in POWRi’s 2nd Battle at the Center on the Mini Magic Mile

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM THE POWRi BATTLE AT THE CENTER! DU QUOIN, Ill. (Dec. 17, 2011)—The start of the indoor season of Midget racing couldn’t have had a more exciting finish as the 2nd annual Battle at the Center took place on Saturday night on the Mini Magic Mile. The POWRI Lucas Oil National Midget Series-sanctioned non-points event ...

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Levi Jones, Shane Hmiel bring successful partnership in Midgets to POWRi’s Battle at the Center in Du Quoin

DU QUOIN, Ill. (Dec. 13, 2011)—Seven-time USAC National champion Levi Jones will try to build on his successful partnership with Midget car owner Shane Hmiel in the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget Series’ second annual Battle at the Center on Saturday (Dec. 17) at the Mini Magic Mile at the Southern Illinois Center. Jones won the Gold Crown Midget Nationals ...

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POWRi National Midget triple champ Brad Loyet enters 2nd Battle at the Center on Du Quoin’s Mini Magic Mile

DU QUOIN, Ill. (Dec. 6, 2011)—Brad Loyet, who has won the past two and a total of three championships in the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget Series, has entered the second annual Battle at the Center on Dec. 17 at the Mini Magic Mile at the Southern Illinois Center. The 23-year-old from Sunset Hills, Mo., had four victories, 14 top-fives ...

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Bryan Clauson enters POWRi Lucas Oil National Midgets’ 2nd Battle at the Center on Du Quoin’s Mini Magic Mile

DU QUOIN, Ill. (Nov. 29, 2011)—Open-wheel star Bryan Clauson has entered the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget Series’ second annual Battle at the Center on Dec. 17 at the Mini Magic Mile at the Southern Illinois Center. Clauson has won the USAC National Championship, for the driver with the most points in 25 events in Midget, Sprint Car and Silver ...

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Springfield, DuQuoin Hosting ARCA-Sanctioned Races for 30th Year

(TOLEDO, Ohio) – Late summer racing on the mile dirt, state fairground ovals of Illinois is as familiar to the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards as any driver or theme in ARCA history. As such, the series has announced its two dates for competition on the famed tracks at the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield and the DuQuoin State ...

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POWRi Lucas Oil National Midgets returns to Du Quoin’s Mini Magic Mile for 2nd Battle of the Center

DU QUOIN, Ill. (Oct. 20, 2011)—The POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget Series will return Dec. 17 to the Mini Magic Mile at the Southern Illinois Center for the second annual Battle at the Center. The non-points event is expected to draw an all-star cast of drivers from Midget racing’s top sanctioning organizations and will pay $5,000 to win. The one-day ...

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POWRi Lucas Oil National Midgets Series Battle at the Center in DuQuoin set for December 17th!

POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget Series returns to DuQuoin Illinois Saturday, December 17th for the 2nd Annual Battle at the Center on the Mini Magic Mile in the DuQuoin Southern Illinois Center. The event is expected to draw an “All Star” cast of drivers from the sport’s top sanctioning organizations. The one-day race will feature a 50-lap Main Event. The ...

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Pit Notes from the Federated Auto Parts Southern Illinois 100 at DuQuoin

(With Springfield notes included) Labor Day brings out the best fans and competitors to the DuQuoin State Fairgrounds and Monday was no exception as Mother Nature brought out the best temperatures seen in years at DuQuoin with a fall like day at the “Magic Mile”. A strong cold front brought only sprinkles but temps in the 70’s and cloud cover ...

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