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​Kimmel Looking to Add to Second Generation Winners at Illinois State Fair

By Jay Hardin Track Enterprises Staff Springfield, IL August 16, 2017-Sellersburg, Indiana’s Will Kimmel hasn’t reached his 30th birthday yet he is celebrating his 10th season in the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menard’s.  Will continues to attempt to become a ‘generational’ winner in the ARCA racing series, grandpa Bill Sr. was a three-time ARCA [...]

By | 2017-08-16T14:05:18+00:00 August 16th, 2017|ARCA, DIRTcar UMP, Illinois State Fairgrounds, News, USAC|Comments Off on ​Kimmel Looking to Add to Second Generation Winners at Illinois State Fair

Illini Windom Seeks History And Title In Bettenhausen 100

By Jay Hardin Track Enterprises Staff Springfield, IL August 6, 2017 –Chris Windom grew up near the Illinois River in Canton, about 70 miles from the state capitol home to the Illinois State Fair, the World’s Fastest One Mile Dirt Track and the famous Bettenhausen 100 championship race.  The mile dirt track is the one [...]

By | 2017-08-15T08:44:54+00:00 August 15th, 2017|ARCA, DIRTcar UMP, Illinois State Fairgrounds, News, USAC|Comments Off on Illini Windom Seeks History And Title In Bettenhausen 100

55th Running Of The Herr’s Potato Chips 100 Coming August 20

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (July 26, 2017) - The Herr's Potato Chips 100 national championship stock car race at the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield, featuring the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards, is turning 55. The 55th running of the Herr's Potato Chips 100, one of the capital city's largest sporting events, takes center stage on [...]

By | 2017-08-09T08:39:11+00:00 August 9th, 2017|ARCA, DIRTcar UMP, Illinois State Fairgrounds, News, USAC|Comments Off on 55th Running Of The Herr’s Potato Chips 100 Coming August 20

Popular State Fair Racing Just Weeks Away

Springfield Mile Features USAC, ARCA, & Sportsman The 2017 Illinois State Fair in Springfield opens its doors in just a week and a half, which means that race fans everywhere are putting together their travel plans for the historic races at the Springfield Mile.  The racing action takes center stage each and every year on [...]

By | 2017-07-27T18:22:39+00:00 July 27th, 2017|ARCA, DIRTcar UMP, Illinois State Fairgrounds, News, USAC|Comments Off on Popular State Fair Racing Just Weeks Away

Hoosier Hundred Postponed; Hulman Classic Rescheduled!

Thursday night’s “Hoosier Hundred” at the Indiana State Fairgrounds has been postponed due to overnight heavy rain that left the track far too wet for the 100-lap event. Track Enterprises and USAC officials waited for the track to come around after continuous precipitation overnight and into the morning hours saturated the Indy Mile racing surface.  [...]

By | 2017-05-25T13:25:21+00:00 May 25th, 2017|Indiana State Fairgrounds, News, USAC|Comments Off on Hoosier Hundred Postponed; Hulman Classic Rescheduled!

Remarkable Car Set to Make History Thursday at Hoosier Hundred

By Jay Hardin Track Enterprises Staff (Indianapolis May 20, 2017)-Much is and has been written about racing drivers and their exploits over the last century plus.  However, journalists and historians alike sometimes overlook the other tangibles that help winning drivers get into victory lane.  In horse racing it is the mount that gets the lion’s [...]

By | 2017-05-22T09:03:47+00:00 May 22nd, 2017|ARCA, Indiana State Fairgrounds, USAC|Comments Off on Remarkable Car Set to Make History Thursday at Hoosier Hundred

Windom Looking to Unseat Swanson as Hoosier Hundred Champion

By Jay Hardin Track Enterprises Staff-Indianapolis (May 15, 2017)-When the May 25 Hoosier Hundred rolls around at the Indiana State Fairgrounds a number of questions will be filtering through the minds of race fans at the historic venue.  Can Kody Swanson win his fourth consecutive Hoosier Hundred?  Like Jackie Howerton in 1974, can one of [...]

By | 2017-05-17T08:42:11+00:00 May 17th, 2017|Indiana State Fairgrounds, News, USAC|Comments Off on Windom Looking to Unseat Swanson as Hoosier Hundred Champion

Hoosier Hundred Rookie Contender From…North Carolina?

By Danny Burton The Tar Heel state may be known for stock car racing, but open wheel racers from North Carolina aren’t the most common sight at an open wheel event, let along the Hoosier 100. But it looks like a North Carolina native, Johnny Petrozelle from Denton, North Carolina, will be traveling to the [...]

By | 2017-05-16T10:23:54+00:00 May 16th, 2017|Indiana State Fairgrounds, News, USAC|Comments Off on Hoosier Hundred Rookie Contender From…North Carolina?

Herr Foods To Sponsor ARCA Dirt Mile Race At Springfield

TOLEDO, Ohio (May 9, 2017) -- Officials from the Automobile Racing Club of America (ARCA) and Herr Foods Inc. announced today that the Pennsylvania-based snack food producer will become the race entitlement sponsor of ARCA’s annual event at the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield, Illinois. The ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards “Herr’s Potato Chips [...]

By | 2017-05-09T13:42:16+00:00 May 9th, 2017|ARCA, DIRTcar UMP, Illinois State Fairgrounds|Comments Off on Herr Foods To Sponsor ARCA Dirt Mile Race At Springfield

Will History Repeat in May 25 Hoosier Hundred?

By Jay Hardin Track Enterprises Staff (Indianapolis, IN April 5, 2017)-Five times since 1953 the Hoosier Hundred has been contested in a year ending in the number seven.  In four of those events a first-time winner crossed the finish line, while in the other a repeat victor had to battle a rookie fast qualifier and [...]

By | 2017-04-19T13:41:55+00:00 April 19th, 2017|Indiana State Fairgrounds, News, USAC|Comments Off on Will History Repeat in May 25 Hoosier Hundred?