Aug 22

Auto racing returns to Magic Mile in DuQuoin for ARCA-USAC doubleheader on Aug. 31, Sept. 1

            DUQUOIN, Ill. – A race car driver still building his reputation and another driver who is a household name among race fans are the defending champions as exciting auto racing returns to the DuQuoin State Fairgrounds with a pair of 100-mile races on Sunday, Aug. 31 and Monday, Sept. 1, the final two days …

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Aug 22

Feger the defending champ in UMP vs. MARS battle in World USA 50 at PIR on Aug. 22

 PADUCAH, Ky. – The countdown is already ticking on Paducah International Raceway’s prime attraction of the season. The Chris Smith Memorial/USA World 50 is Friday, Aug. 22 in a MARS vs. UMP Challenge in super late models. Last season, Jason Feger of Bloomington, Ill., roared through the weekend, claiming victories at PIR and I-55 Speedway …

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Aug 19

Shrine 50, demo derby in Shriner Hospitals fundraiser at Macon Speedway Saturday

MACON, Ill. – It’s a three-ring circus of racing, demolition derby and fun with the Decatur Shriner Club during the Shrine 50 and Chuck Foley Memorial Demolition Derby Saturday. The racing will provide plenty of action with the Shrine 50 for Billingsley Towing Modifieds paying $1,000 to win while the Big Ten Series Street Stocks …

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Aug 18

USAC Bettenhausen 100 rescheduled for Sept. 7 as part of open wheel doubleheader weekend

MACON, Ill. – The USAC Tony Bettenhausen 100 for Silver Crown cars has been rescheduled for Sunday, Sept. 7, in a complete show on the Springfield Mile at the Illinois State Fairgrounds, USAC and Track Enterprises announced Monday. The Bettenhausen 100 on the rescheduled date will include qualifying and the 100-lap race. Tickets from the …

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Aug 17

Swindell hops into seat, drives to win in SuperChevyStores.com 100

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Kevin Swindell is surrounded by folks from Friendly Chevrolet of Springfield. Swindell won the SuperChevyStores.com 100. As of 5 p.m. Tuesday, Kevin Swindell wasn’t sure what he was doing this weekend, but he didn’t plan on racing. That changed when Venturini Motorsports’ Billy Venturini called and offered him a chance to drive the No. 15 …

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Aug 17

Nichols takes Sportsman National title for the second consecutive season

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Jeremy Nichols likes the big tracks. He also likes victory lane. The Shelbyville driver won the Sportsman Nationals at the Illinois State Fairgrounds Sunday, taking the title in the 20-lapper for the second straight season. It’s been a big summer for Nichols, who also produced a thrilling victory in the Triple 25’s …

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Aug 17

ARCA SuperChevyStores.com 100 preparing to drop green flag at Illinois State Fair Sunday

  SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – It’s race day at the Illinois State Fairgrounds Sunday morning. ARCA officials, the state fairgrounds’ crew and Track Enterprises are preparing the track and the grounds for the SuperChevyStores.com 100 that takes the green flag at 1:35 p.m. today. The race is still ready to go as scheduled, and ARCA teams …

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Aug 16

SuperChevyStores.com 100 moving ahead as planned at Illinois State Fair Sunday

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The SuperChevyStores.com 100 for the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards is ready to roll Sunday at the Illinois State Fairgrounds. ARCA teams and cars will arrive just after daybreak, and racing is planned as scheduled with the ARCA feature and the Sportsman Nationals on the Springfield Mile on the final day …

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Aug 16

POWRi rained out at Macon Speedway Saturday night, returns here on Sept. 6

MACON, Ill. – Despite the best efforts of Macon Speedway personnel and POWRi officials, the racing has been rained out Saturday night. POWRi will return to Macon Speedway on Sept. 6, so get ready to see some of the best open wheel action in the country. On Saturday, Aug. 23, the Shrine 50 is a …

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Aug 16

Macon Speedway prepping for double features in POWRi midgets Saturday night

MACON, Ill. — Get to Macon Speedway Saturday night for the thrilling open-wheel POWRi midgets, when the talented daredevils will put on a show. There are double features in the POWRi midgets, and POWRi outlaw micros will battle with the Beach House Mini-Sprints. Macon Speedway will also race Billingsley Towing Modifieds, Street Stocks, Outlaw Hornets and Stock …

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