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  1. Harvest Hustle Up Next For Lucas Oil MLRA

    Harvest Hustle Up Next For Lucas Oil MLRA

    Sep 28, 2021

    Wheatland, MO– For the first time in series history, the Lucas Oil Midwest Late Model Racing Association (MLRA) is set to invade the confines of the Sycamore Speedway this weekend for the running of the “Harvest Hustle” on October 1st & 2nd. Just four events remaining on the 2021 schedule making this weekend’s events even more critical in determining the season long championship battle.
  2. Bobby Pierce Drives Mystery Machine To MARS Victory

    Bobby Pierce Drives Mystery Machine To MARS Victory

    Sep 27, 2021

    BANNER, IL – The MARS Racing Series closed out the 2021 race season on Saturday night with the $5,000-to-win Championship Weekend event at Spoon River Speedway. Twenty cars filled the Spoon River pit area for the night's racing action.
  3. Brian Tyler Tops Ted Horn 100 at Du Quoin

    Brian Tyler Tops Ted Horn 100 at Du Quoin

    Sep 7, 2021

    In his storied USAC Silver Crown career, which has spanned three decades and 199 starts, perhaps none were more improbable than his performance Monday afternoon at the Du Quoin State Fairgrounds in southern Illinois.
  4. Bobby Pierce Is The Pinball Wizard At Fairbury

    Bobby Pierce Is The Pinball Wizard At Fairbury

    Sep 6, 2021

    FAIRBURY, Ill. — Call him the Pinball Wizard.
  5. High Side Charge Propels Brian Shirley At Farmer City

    High Side Charge Propels Brian Shirley At Farmer City

    Sep 3, 2021

    Farmer City, IL – The Mars Racing Series opened up Labor Day weekend on Thursday night at Farmer City Raceway. The first of a two-night doubleheader at the quarter-mile facility saw 20 Late Models checked in for a shot at the $5,000 payday.
  6. Shane Cockrum Rides Momentum Into Du Quoin

    Shane Cockrum Rides Momentum Into Du Quoin

    Aug 27, 2021

    Shane Cockrum of Benton, Illinois rocked the 68-year-old grandstand at the Du Quoin State Fair when he won the 2014 Ted Horn 100 USAC Silver Crown championship event.
  7. Kody Swanson Beats the Rain at Springfield

    Kody Swanson Beats the Rain at Springfield

    Aug 22, 2021

    Springfield, IL — Kody Swanson knew he had a long row to hoe starting from the 23rd position during Saturday afternoon’s Bettenhausen 100 at the Illinois State Fairgrounds.
  8. Kyle Larson Soaks Up Fairbury Ambience (And $50,000)

    Kyle Larson Soaks Up Fairbury Ambience (And $50,000)

    Aug 2, 2021

    FAIRBURY, Ill. — There was a time in the not-too-distant past when the Prairie Dirt Classic at Fairbury Speedway was a completely unknown entity to Kyle Larson.
  9. Event Preview: Summer Speed Spectacular and PSCA Heads-Up Hootenanny

    Event Preview: Summer Speed Spectacular and PSCA Heads-Up Hootenanny

    Aug 2, 2021

    After the PSCA’s Street Car Super Nationals race in July was postponed due to heavy rain, the event has been scheduled to merge with the Heads-Up Hootenanny portion of the Summer Speed Spectacular on August 13-14 at World Wide Technology Raceway in Madison, Illinois.
  10. Kyle Larson Scores Biggest Dirt Late Model Win of His Career

    Kyle Larson Scores Biggest Dirt Late Model Win of His Career

    Aug 1, 2021

    Kyle Larson has made several trips to Victory Lane in his career on both dirt and asphalt. But he celebrated like it was the first time after winning the 31st Prairie Dirt Classic Saturday at Fairbury Speedway.
  11. Event Preview: Street Car Super Nationals STL 8 "Radials After Dark"

    Event Preview: Street Car Super Nationals STL 8 "Radials After Dark"

    Jun 28, 2021

    The Street Car Super Nationals (SCSN) returns to St. Louis for the eighth running of its premier Midwest event over the weekend of July 9-10, 2021, and the Street Car Super Nationals St. Louis 8 “Radials After Dark” Presented by FuelTech USA at World Wide Technology Raceway has even more action on tap than ever before.
  12. Event Preview: ADRL Gateway Drags

    Event Preview: ADRL Gateway Drags

    May 31, 2021

    Racing in to World Wide Technology Gateway just outside of St. Louis in Madison, Illinois, the ADRL Gateway Drags will take place over the weekend of June 11-12, 2021, and the series is ready to put on a show for racers and spectators alike.
  13. Event Preview: NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing

    Event Preview: NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing

    May 4, 2021

    One of the biggest and most exciting events on the NMRA and NMCA drag racing tours, the 16th Annual NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing Presented by HPJ Performance brings both series together for an absolutely epic event to be held over the weekend of May 13-16, 2021, at World Wide Technology Raceway just outside of St. Louis, Missouri.
  14. Event Preview: Mother Road Rendezvous

    Event Preview: Mother Road Rendezvous

    Apr 28, 2021

    World Wide Technology Raceway in Madison, Illinois is hosting the annual Mother Road Rendezvous nostalgia weekend on May 7-8, 2021, and the event promises to be a rockin’ good time.
  15. Star Power Expected For Castrol® FloRacing Night In America

    Star Power Expected For Castrol® FloRacing Night In America

    Dec 1, 2020

    (Editor's Note: FloRacing Night in America has been canceled due to wet grounds at Farmer City Raceway.)