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Mike Harrison Handles Summit Racing Equipment AMS Fall Classic Field at Peoria     

By Michael Despain – Peoria, IL (September 17, 2016)- After Friday’s event would fall victim to Mother Nature, the Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series made its first-ever visit to Peoria Speedway in Peoria, IL for the track’s 2nd Annual Fall Classic on Saturday evening and Mike Harrison of Highland, IL would pick up his second win of the season ...

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Josh Richards Scores Perfect Night at Knoxville Late Model Nationals!

by Bill Wright                                                                                                KNOXVILLE, Iowa (September 16, 2016) – The “Rocket Man” Josh Richards lived up to his name Friday night at the 13th Annual Lucas Oil Knoxville Late Models Nationals presented by Casey’s General Stores.  The Shinnston, West Virginia native not only scored his fourth feature win of his career here, but also set quick time, and won his ...

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Billy Moyer Wires Field on Night #1 of the Knoxville Late Model Nationals!!

by Bill Wright                                                                                                KNOXVILLE, Iowa (September 15, 2016) – Billy Moyer scored his 815th career late model victory Thursday night to open the 13th Annual Lucas Oil Late Model Nationals presented by Casey’s General Stores at the Knoxville Raceway.  The Des Moines, Iowa native now living in Batesville, Arkansas cashed in $7,000 for his ninth career win at this historic ...

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Crawley Takes Osman Memorial

Macon Speedway

(Macon, IL) It wasn’t easy but Dave Crawley, Jr. won the 2nd John Osman Memorial at Macon Speedway Saturday night. With 40 Street Stock competitors signed in, Crawley placed first in his heat race, scored second in the Dash for Cash, which set up the first five positions of the 47-lap feature attraction, and led all but two laps in ...

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ARCA Dirt Track Aces Perform Well at Springfield, Head for DuQuoin

From Track Enterprises – DuQuoin, IL-(September 1, 2016)-It was expected that the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menard’s drivers with dirt track experience would perform well at the Illinois State Fairgrounds on August 21 and they certainly lived up to expectations. Drivers with some significant dirt track experience occupied the first 6 slots at Springfield and 7 of the top ...

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USAC Racing in Du Quoin Saturday

By Richie Murray UPCOMING USAC SILVER CROWN CHAMPIONSHIP EVENT: DATE: Saturday, September 3, 2016 SERIES: USAC Silver Crown Championship TRACK: Du Quoin State Fairgrounds (Du Quoin, Illinois) – 1-mile dirt oval EVENT: “Ted Horn 100” presented by Casey’s General Stores STARTING TIMES: 1pm: Registration and pit gates open, 4pm: Grandstands open, 5pm: Silver Crown Practice, 6:30pm: Silver Crown Qualifying, 8pm: ...

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Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series Visits Land of Lincoln Labor Day Weekend

From Michael Despain – Glasgow, KY-August 28, 2016 (www.americanmodifiedseries.com)- The Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series returns to action with a three-night racing extravaganza in the Land of Lincoln as the tour will visit Farmer City Raceway in Farmer City, IL on Friday September 2 ($3,000 to win), Fairbury’s American Legion Speedway in Fairbury, IL Saturday September 3 ($10,000 to ...

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DuQuoin IL State Fair Up Next For USAC Silver Crown Champ Cars

SPECIAL FROM USAC RACING… TED HORN 100 AT DuQUOIN SEPTEMBER 3; SPRINGFIELD’S BETTENHAUSEN 100 RAINED OUT The battle for USAC’s Silver Crown Championship was delayed by Saturday’s continuing rain in the Midwest, which forced postponement of the “Bettenhausen 100” at the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield. Race organizer Bob Sargent and USAC officials are considering a possible rain date which ...

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17-year-old Haley conquers Springfield Mile Dirt; youngest Springfield winner in history

Don Radebaugh dradebaugh@arcaracing.com SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (August 21, 2016) – Justin Haley had never driven a stock car on a dirt track before, nor had he ever won an ARCA race. It was also the first time the Winamac, Indiana driver had climbed aboard a Mason Mitchell Motorsports (MMM) car. None of it mattered though to the 17-year-old driver who wheeled ...

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After USAC Silver Crown Rainout Saturday, ARCA Is Set For Sunday Afternoon Affair In Springfield, IL

Illinois State Fair

From Track Enterprises – SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Central Illinois SuperChevyStores.com 100 presented by Jive national championship stock car race at the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield, featuring the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards, is turning 54. It will happen tomorrow afternoon, in addition to the UMP Sportsman Nationals. Unfortunately, due to Saturday morning rainfall, the USAC Silver Crown ...

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Dirt Track “Ringers” Dominate SuperChevyStores.Com Entries

Illinois State Fair

Springfield, IL August 17, 2016 (By Jay Hardin)-Since the Automobile Racing Club of America took over sanctioning of the SuperChevyStores.com-Allen Crowe 100 in 1985 the number of drivers on the entry list with dirt track experience has varied from several to just a few, however for the first time since the late 1980’s the entry list contains not only local ...

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USAC Racing Press Release About Saturday State Fair Racing Event

Illinois State Fair

Special From USAC Racing… BETTENHAUSEN 100 SATURDAY AT THE ILLINOIS STATE FAIR; SWANSON TAKES “JAMES/O’CONNOR MEMORIAL” AT SALEM It’s been a quarter of a century since anybody has won three consecutive “Bettenhausen 100s” at the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield. On Saturday, Aug. 20, two-time defending USAC Silver Crown Series Champion and point leader Kody Swanson will try to do ...

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Central Illinois Team Owners Helping Revive Silver Crown Series 

Illinois State Fair

Springfield, IL  (August 14, 2016)-While the focus on potential front runners for the Bettenhausen 100 USAC Silver Crown race at the Illinois State Fairgrounds has been primarily on the men who steer the machines car owners who are from the central part of the Prairie State are shooting for an appearance in victory lane on Saturday, August 20 as well.  ...

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Rico Abreu Parks it for B.C. on Friday Night at Knoxville!

KNOXVILLE, Iowa (August 12, 2016) – Make it 196 different winners at the Knoxville Raceway as California’s Rico Abreu parked the Abreu Vineyards No. 24 in Victory Lane for the first time on FVP/Speed Sport Qualifying Night at the famed half-mile to earn the 17th starting spot in Saturday’s 56th annual 5-hour ENERGY Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey’s General Stores. ...

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MSCS Sprints To Invade The Terre Haute Action Track This Weekend

Terre Haute Action Track

Sunday Event Also Features UMP Modifieds   A big weekend of open wheel action is setup for race fans in Western Indiana, capped off by the Sunday Funday for the MSCS Sprint Cars and Scott’s Custom Colors UMP Modifieds on August 14 at the Terre Haute IN Action Track.  The event is a makeup from the early season rainout and ...

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BRYAN CLAUSON PASSES AWAY AFTER INJURIES SUSTAINED IN BELLEVILLE CRASH

From USAC Media – Bryan Clauson, 27, one of the most decorated and accomplished drivers in the history of the United States Auto Club, succumbed to injuries sustained in a crash while leading Saturday night’s “Belleville Midget Nationals.” “It is with extreme sadness that we must accept this devastating news,” said USAC CEO/President Kevin Miller.  “This is one of the ...

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Lucky No. 7: Clanton wins at Shawano

Clanton holds on after a late push from Richards to gain traction in the points race SHAWANO, Wisc. – August 2, 2016 – Rivals Shane Clanton and Josh Richards battled down to the wire Tuesday night at Shawano Speedway (Wisc.), but there could only be one top dog at the checkers of the “Sun Drop Shootout.” It was Clanton who ...

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Josh Richards wins the Prairie Dirt Classic at Fairbury Speedway!

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM FAIRBURY SPEEDWAY! Richards Sweeps Prairie Dirt Classic Weekend Dennis Erb Jr. rekindles a past battle between the two late FAIRBURY, Ill. – July 30, 2016 – Josh Richards completed the “Prairie Dirt Classic” sweep Saturday night in front of a packed house, winning the 100-lap finale at Fairbury American Legion Speedway. The victory was ...

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