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Young Pierce Sets Sights on Lucas Oil Visit to La Salle this Weekend

When 14-year-old Bobby Pierce of Oakwood, IL won his first career Super Late Model victory last Saturday Night at Peoria (IL) Speedway, he thanked a multitude of people for his accomplishment; it was like winning the “World 100” said his mom Angie. This week the youngster sets his sights on a bigger prize, the $10,000 first place money that is ...

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Monster Energy™ Sprint Series Adds Four Big Dates to Schedule!

(Bill W) May 11, 2011 – The Monster Energy™ Sprint Series is riding a wave of momentum, and four big events have been added to the schedule for 2011! Dates are planned for Tri-City Speedway, St. Francois County Raceway, Macon Speedway and a co-sanctioned event with the IRA in LaSalle in September. On Friday, June 17, the series will hit ...

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Lucas Oil Late Models in Action at 34 Raceway and La Salle on May 13 and 14

WAYCROSS, GA (May 10, 2011) – The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will continue its’ 2011 racing schedule with events on Friday Night, May 13th at 34 Raceway in Burlington, IA and Saturday Night, May 14th at La Salle Speedway in La Salle, IL. Both shows will pay $10,000 to win and $700 to start. The series events at ...

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Sievert jets flag to flag; Lomax tames the high banks of La Salle Speedway

By: Betty Glynn La Salle, IL – Bret “The Jet” Sievert traveled south from the Badger state for La Salle Speedway’s second week of competition. The former UMP Wisconsin and Indiana State Champion was fast and furious right out of the blocks. Eighteen UMP Late Models qualified to kick off their evening with Keith Piano collecting quick time over Darren ...

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Lucas Oil Late Models in Action at 34 Raceway and La Salle on May 13 and 14

WAYCROSS, GA (May 6, 2011) – The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will continue its’ 2011 racing schedule with events on Friday Night, May 13th at 34 Raceway in Burlington, IA and Saturday Night, May 14th at La Salle Speedway in La Salle, IL. Both shows will pay $10,000 to win and $700 to start. The series events at ...

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Bell speeds his way to victory; McCoy dominates Modifieds at La Salle Speedway

By: Betty Glynn La Salle, IL – Saturday night marked the first night of racing for the 2011 season at the Illinois Valley’s largest outdoor sporting venue. The evening’s activities kicked off the La Salle Speedway’s twentieth anniversary under the Izzo ownership. Mother Nature was kind enough to only sprinkle during the Late Model feature but the wind was relentless. ...

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La Salle Speedway ready to embark on 20th season with full schedule

By: Betty Glynn The Illinois Valley’s largest outdoor sports arena will open the gates Saturday night after a long miserable winter locked up. The La Salle Speedway is about to embark on two decades of racing, under the Izzo family ownership, with a full packed schedule. Closing out the rainy April with outdoor fun seems to be just what racing ...

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Mother Nature’s mood swings prove costly for race fans

By: Betty Glynn The La Salle Speedway is ready. Words that race fans and teams in Central Illinois want to hear this time of year. With the colder temps hanging around far too long, racing enthusiasts are ready for action. The only thunder they are interested in hearing is the rumble of horsepower echoing from the speed plants that were ...

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Unfavorable Weather Forecast Prompts Cancellation Of This Weekend’s Illini 100 At LaSalle Speedway

LASALLE, IL – March 29, 2011 – An unfavorable weather forecast that includes rain, snow and cold temperatures has prompted an early cancellation of this weekend’s fourth annual World of Outlaws Late Model Series ‘Illini 100’ at LaSalle Speedway. A collaborative effort among Tru-Speed Enterprises promoter Don Hammer, the World Racing Group and the Izzo family that owns the quarter-mile ...

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Get Your Seats: Tickets Now Available On-Line For Illini 100 On April 1-2 At LaSalle Speedway

Izzo Family’s Quarter-Mile Oval Hosts World of Outlaws Late Model Series Event For First Time In 2011 LASALLE, IL – Feb. 25, 2011 – The Illini 100 is coming to LaSalle Speedway on April 1-2. And now fans can reserve their seats for the blockbuster $20,000-to-win World of Outlaws Late Model Series event, which this season will light up the ...

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