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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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Trackside from the Ted Horn 100 at DuQuoin

(September 6, 2011-DuQuoin, IL)-by Jay Hardin-With rain threatening all around the Southern Illinois area Mother Nature gave the DuQuoin State Fair, USAC and promoter Bob Sargent a break Sunday evening, bypassing the “Magic Mile” with only a few sprinkles and allowing the 60th Ted Horn 100 to go off without a hitch. Cool temperatures and cloud cover allowed moisture to ...

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Schrader Wins Oldani Memorial at DuQuoin

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM DUQUOIN! Tony Stewart from 24th to 2nd!! (Sept 5, DuQuoin, IL) by Jay Hardin-Ken Schrader won his second one mile dirt track UMP Modified event when he led 18 of the 20 laps of the 18th Bill Oldani Memorial at the DuQuoin State Fairgrounds on Labor Day. NASCAR star Tony Stewart flew to DuQuoin ...

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Tony Stewart Enters DuQuoin UMP Modified Event for Labor Day

2-Time NASCAR Champ Back After 8 Year Absence DuQuoin, IL (September 1, 2011)-Tony Stewart likes the race track at the DuQuoin State Fairgrounds so much that he took time out of a busy NASCAR Sprint Cup schedule to file an entry today for the 18th Bill Oldani Memorial UMP Modified race on Labor Day at the “Magic Mile”.  Barring unforeseen ...

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Numerous Illini Drivers Ready for DuQuoin

DuQuoin, IL-The two state fairs in Illinois continue a tradition of motorsports entertainment that dates back to the earliest part of the twentieth century and part of the reason fans flock to the mile dirt tracks at Springfield and DuQuoin has always been the presence of local drivers trying to race and win against national traveling teams. The 2011 Ted ...

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Ted Horn 100 Win Could Propel Illinois Driver to Second USAC Title

Three Former Champs at Top of Title Chase DuQuoin, IL august 29, 2011-When the crowd filed into the beautiful DuQuoin State Fairgrounds grandstand on September 5, 2010 its doubtful Kody Swanson was one of the favorites picked to win that evening’s Ted Horn 100 USAC Silver Crown race. However, thanks to a new procedure and the Californian keeping his tires ...

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Open Wheel Showing Stock Cars Fast Way at DuQuoin Last Ten ARCA Poles Captured by Open Wheel Pilots

DuQuoin, IL August 24, 2011-Coming into the 59th Federated Auto Parts-Southern Illinois 100 at the DuQuoin State Fairgrounds, the question being asked in the ARCA Racing Series Presented by Menard’s garage area is:  Can a stock car regular can set quick time on the “Magic Mile? Since 2001 every pole position for the Southern Illinois 100 has been taken by ...

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Surprise Entrants Cooksey and Rettig for ARCA Event at DuQuoin

DuQuoin, IL August 23-Two surprise entrants, one a seasoned and popular veteran from Illinois, the other a rookie from Southeast Missouri add even more local flavor to the entry list for the ARCA Racing Series 59th Fedrated Auto Parts Southern Illinois 100 at the DuQuoin State Fairgrounds on Labor Day. Forty-five year old Joe Cooksey of Centralia, Illinois has been ...

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Will Vaught Partners with “Manpower to Horsepower” and Venturini Motorsports for ARCA Springfield and DuQuoin Dirt Races

August 19, 2011 (Concord, NC) – Dirt Late Model driver, Will Vaught is preparing to make his third ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards career start at the historic Springfield dirt mile this weekend. The Crane, Missouri native has teamed up with Venturini Motorsports and will drive the No. 55 “Manpower to Horsepower” Chevrolet at both ARCA Series dirt track ...

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SPEED to Televise POWRi Lucas Oil Midgets “Battle at the Center” Saturday

The POWRi Lucas Oil National Midgets inaugural “Battle at the Center” on the Mini Magic Mile in Du Quoin, Ill., will be televised Saturday (May 28) at 7:30 p.m. EDT on SPEED Channel. The event was run on Dec. 18, 2010. If you’re in the mood for a battle on the dirt, we can deliver that and more with this ...

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Battle at the Center on SPEED Channel tonight

POWRi Lucas Oil National Midgets Presented by Speedway Motors inaugural “Battle at the Center”, on the Mini Magic Mile ran on December 18th 2010 will be televised on Saturday, May 28th 2011 at 7:30pm Eastern Time on SPEED Channel. The race will feature a 50-lap Main Event inside the Southern Illinois Center DuQuoin Illinois. The event was taped by NEWAVE ...

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Roney wins 1st in POWRi Lucas Oil Midget Series, Langston takes Speedway Motors 600cc Outlaw Sprints at Du Quoin

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM THE POWRi EVENT AT DU QUOIN! DU QUOIN, Ill. (March 26, 2011)—Tony Roney won the first race of his POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget Series career Saturday, taking the Dean King Memorial at the Southern Illinois Center’s Mini Magic Mile. Roney, a 42-year-old from Herculaneum, Mo., regarded his victory as one of the high ...

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POWRi National Midgets, 600cc Outlaw Micro Series open season with Dean King Memorial at Du Quoin’s Mini Magic Mile

DU QUOIN, Ill. (March 24, 2011)–Two-time champion Brad Kuhn headlines an outstanding field in the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget Series and Jeremy Camp opens defense of his 2010 POWRi Speedway Motors 600cc Outlaw Micro Series title Saturday in the fifth annual Dean King Memorial at the Southern Illinois Center’s Mini Magic Mile. Kuhn, of Avon, Ind., won the 2006 ...

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POWRi National Midgets & Outlaw Micro Sprints kicks off 2011 season this Saturday at Du Quoin’s Southern Illinois Center!

POWRi will open its 7th season of open wheel racing on Saturday March 26th for the 5th Annual “Dean King” Memorial to kick off the 2011 racing season for both the Lucas Oil National Midget Series and the Speedway Motors 600cc Outlaw Micro Sprint Series at the Southern Illinois Center in DuQuoin, IL on the lightning fast “Mini Magic Mile.” ...

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