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ARCA to Visit Springfield Mile for 36th Consecutive Year in 2019

Continuing its long-standing tradition of the most diverse schedule in American stock car racing, the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards will return to the Illinois State Fair for the 36th consecutive year for the Allen Crowe 100 at the Springfield Mile on Sunday, August 18, 2019. As has been tradition since 1984, the race [...]

By | 2018-10-03T08:53:53+00:00 October 3rd, 2018|ARCA, Illinois State Fairgrounds, News, USAC|Comments Off on ARCA to Visit Springfield Mile for 36th Consecutive Year in 2019

DuQuoin State Fair race weekend is here!!

Tony Stewart and Ken Schrader join all the stars of ARCA, USAC, and the Modifieds, Sunday and Monday, September 2nd and 3rd at the DuQuoin State Fair. Full details below…   DuQuoin State Fair​ Racing   Sunday-Monday, September 2-3 Du Quoin State Fair Du Quoin , IL   Sunday, September 2 USAC Racing Silver Crown [...]

By | 2018-09-02T08:33:07+00:00 September 2nd, 2018|ARCA, DIRTcar UMP, DuQuoin State Fairgrounds, News, USAC|Comments Off on DuQuoin State Fair race weekend is here!!

Racing in Ted Horn 100 at DuQuoin is “Relative”

By Jay Hardin Track Enterprises Staff August 27, 2018-DuQuoin, Il-Sons, grandsons, nephews, great nephews, the family relationships of Ted Horn 100 competitors at the DuQuoin State Fair continues a tradition of passing the torch to a new generation or competing against family on the “Magic Mile” dirt oval.  In 2018 there are no less than [...]

By | 2018-08-28T08:16:22+00:00 August 28th, 2018|ARCA, DIRTcar UMP, DuQuoin State Fairgrounds, News, USAC|Comments Off on Racing in Ted Horn 100 at DuQuoin is “Relative”

Schrader, Stewart Return for DuQuoin Modified Challenge

By Jay Hardin Track Enterprises Staff DuQuoin, IL-August 26, 2018-Two of the most prolific and popular racing drivers in motorsport history return to a small piece of southern Illinois real estate Labor Day weekend to challenge a number of area short track stars in the 25th running of the Bill Oldani Memorial UMP Modified race [...]

By | 2018-08-26T12:06:23+00:00 August 26th, 2018|ARCA, DIRTcar UMP, DuQuoin State Fairgrounds, News, USAC|Comments Off on Schrader, Stewart Return for DuQuoin Modified Challenge

ARCA Point Leaders Hoping DuQuoin Win Leads to Title

By Jay Hardin Track Enterprises Staff August 24, 2018-DuQuoin, IL-Sheldon Creed of Alpine, California and Zane Smith of Huntington Beach, California occupy the top two slots in the 2018 ARCA Racing Series presented by Menard’s point standings.  Both have yet to turn 21 and both are hoping that a victory in the General Tire Grabber [...]

By | 2018-08-25T09:28:53+00:00 August 25th, 2018|ARCA, DIRTcar UMP, DuQuoin State Fairgrounds, News, USAC|Comments Off on ARCA Point Leaders Hoping DuQuoin Win Leads to Title

Windom Has Broom for USAC Illinois Sweep     

By Jay Hardin Track Enterprises Staff August 21, 2018-(DuQuoin, IL)-Chris Windom of Canton, Illinois has the proverbial broom ready as he tries for the “Illinois Sweep” in the USAC Silver Crown Series as the big cars make their way to DuQuoin for the annual Ted Horn 100.  The 2016 Silver Crown champion led the final 9 [...]

By | 2018-08-22T08:22:42+00:00 August 22nd, 2018|ARCA, DIRTcar UMP, DuQuoin State Fairgrounds, News, USAC|Comments Off on Windom Has Broom for USAC Illinois Sweep     

Eckes Takes ARCA Win At Springfield

Christian Eckes (No. 15 JBL Audio Toyota) took over the lead when most of the other lead lap cars pitted late in the race and held off two furious charges, first from teammate Logan Seavey and then from eventual runner up Sheldon Creed, to score his second ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards win of [...]

By | 2018-08-20T09:26:19+00:00 August 20th, 2018|ARCA, Illinois State Fairgrounds, News|Comments Off on Eckes Takes ARCA Win At Springfield

WINDOM WINS ONE FOR THE HOME CROWD AT BETTENHAUSEN 100

By: Ryan Mahan - The Springfield State Journal-Register Springfield, Illinois (Aug. 18, 2018)………Chris Windom had plenty of patience in Saturday’s USAC Silver Crown Series Tony Bettenhausen 100 race. He had plenty of car left too. The Canton driver became just the third from Illinois to win the 100-lap Bettenhausen race on the 1-mile dirt track, [...]

By | 2018-08-20T09:37:50+00:00 August 19th, 2018|Illinois State Fairgrounds, News, USAC|Comments Off on WINDOM WINS ONE FOR THE HOME CROWD AT BETTENHAUSEN 100

NASCAR’s Ken Schrader Set For Busy Weekend In Central Illinois

Schrader Wearing Driver And Owner Hats (Springfield, IL) Fenton, Missouri’s Ken Schrader, a retired NASCAR Cup star, will be a busy man this weekend, playing the part of a few different roles during the Illinois State Fair race weekend.  Schrader will not only be racing a couple of different cars this weekend, he will also play [...]

By | 2018-08-16T11:35:26+00:00 August 16th, 2018|ARCA, DIRTcar UMP, Illinois State Fairgrounds, Lincoln Speedway, Macon Speedway, News, USAC|Comments Off on NASCAR’s Ken Schrader Set For Busy Weekend In Central Illinois

Nichols Becoming a Springfield Mile Legend

August 15, 2018-Springfield, IL By Jay Hardin Track Enterprises Staff When Jeremy Nichols made his first start in the annual Sportsman Nationals at the Illinois State Fairgrounds in 2012, he may have hoped for success but never imagined that he would join or pass the legendary names in the auto racing record books of the [...]

By | 2018-08-15T09:13:03+00:00 August 15th, 2018|ARCA, DIRTcar UMP, Illinois State Fairgrounds, News, USAC|Comments Off on Nichols Becoming a Springfield Mile Legend