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Ken Schrader Racing Announces New Driver

Concord, North Carolina (January 10, 2017) – Ken Schrader Racing, Inc. (KSR) is preparing for this week’s ARCA test at Daytona International Speedway.  The North Carolina-based team will run all 20 ARCA races in 2017 with driver Austin Theriault and crew chief Donnie Richeson. Theriault, a native of Fort Kent, Maine, comes to the team [...]

By | 2017-01-10T14:03:09+00:00 January 10th, 2017|ARCA, DuQuoin State Fairgrounds, Illinois State Fairgrounds, News|Comments Off on Ken Schrader Racing Announces New Driver

Track Enterprises Releases 2017 Special Event Schedule

ARCA, USAC, & UMP To Race At Many Top Venues Track Enterprises, a racing promotion company based in Macon, IL, has announced its 2017 special event schedule.  The new slate includes the traditional stops for ARCA at the Illinois dirt miles, in addition to Lucas Oil Raceway in Indianapolis and a third year visit to [...]

By | 2017-01-09T09:33:41+00:00 December 13th, 2016|ARCA, DIRTcar UMP, DuQuoin State Fairgrounds, Illinois State Fairgrounds, Indiana State Fairgrounds, Lincoln Speedway, Macon Speedway, News, Terre Haute Action Track, USAC|Comments Off on Track Enterprises Releases 2017 Special Event Schedule

2017 ARCA Racing Series Schedule Released; Elko, Road America Return

TOLEDO, Ohio (Nov. 10, 2016) – The 65th consecutive season for the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards is set in stone, as Series officials released the 2017 schedule Thursday to include 20 race-dates across 13 states. Another healthy mix of superspeedways, paved short tracks, dirt tracks and a road course will highlight the 2017 [...]

By | 2017-01-09T09:33:41+00:00 November 10th, 2016|ARCA, DuQuoin State Fairgrounds, Illinois State Fairgrounds, News|Comments Off on 2017 ARCA Racing Series Schedule Released; Elko, Road America Return

DuQuoin General Tire Grabber 100 ARCA Race Televised Tonight

ARCA's dirt track races on TV have been a relatively rare thing over the years. However, you'll get your chance to watch the General Tire GRABBER 100 from the DuQuoin State Fairgrounds dirt mile tonight, Wednesday, September 21 at 7:00 p.m. Eastern on the American Sports Network (ASN). As it turned out, it was a [...]

By | 2016-09-21T14:58:50+00:00 September 21st, 2016|ARCA, DuQuoin State Fairgrounds, News|Comments Off on DuQuoin General Tire Grabber 100 ARCA Race Televised Tonight

Dust settles, Hessert emerges victorious at DuQuoin

DuQUOIN, Ill. (Sept. 4, 2016) - It was a one lap shoot out for the ages, and when the dust settled in overtime, ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards veteran Tom Hessert emerged the winner of the 63rd General Tire GRABBER-Southern Illinois 100 Sunday night under the lights at the DuQuoin State Fairgrounds mile dirt. [...]

By | 2017-01-09T09:33:41+00:00 September 4th, 2016|ARCA, DIRTcar UMP, DuQuoin State Fairgrounds, News|Comments Off on Dust settles, Hessert emerges victorious at DuQuoin

Schrader Takes Top Prize In DuQuoin Modified Bill Oldani Memorial

A strong field of 22 Dirtcar UMP Modifieds lined up for the 23rd  Bill Oldani Memorial event at the DuQuoin State Fairgrounds on Sunday, September 4 as part of the Labor Day weekend full of racing at the one-mile facility. As the original green dropped, a multi-car accident occurred entering turn one, eliminating a couple [...]

By | 2017-01-09T09:33:41+00:00 September 4th, 2016|DIRTcar UMP, DuQuoin State Fairgrounds, News|Comments Off on Schrader Takes Top Prize In DuQuoin Modified Bill Oldani Memorial

WINDOM OUTGUNS SWINDELL IN EPIC Du QUOIN SHOOTOUT TO WIN TED HORN 100

Du Quoin, Illinois………In a battle of the young lion and the wise veteran, resilience prevailed as Chris Windom of Canton, Illinois fought back to retake the lead from Jeff Swindell with a daring outside turn three pass just three laps from the finish to win his first career USAC Silver Crown Championship race on a [...]

By | 2017-01-09T09:33:41+00:00 September 3rd, 2016|DIRTcar UMP, DuQuoin State Fairgrounds, News, USAC|Comments Off on WINDOM OUTGUNS SWINDELL IN EPIC Du QUOIN SHOOTOUT TO WIN TED HORN 100

Big Time Night Racing On Tap For DuQuoin IL State Fair Saturday & Sunday

USAC, ARCA, & UMP Drivers Set For Magic Mile The green flag is set to drop, sending cars at high speeds around the Magic Mile at the DuQuoin IL State Fair.  The racing tradition continues for a 70th year, featuring action in the USAC Silver Crown Series, ARCA Racing Series Presented By Menards, and the [...]

By | 2017-01-09T09:33:41+00:00 September 1st, 2016|ARCA, DIRTcar UMP, DuQuoin State Fairgrounds, News, USAC|Comments Off on Big Time Night Racing On Tap For DuQuoin IL State Fair Saturday & Sunday

The Hoosier Race Report: Road Trip ..By Danny Burton

Not too often can one take a weekend jaunt and cover lots of ground, not to mention the miles. This upcoming 2016 Labor Day holiday is one to anticipate and, hopefully, remember. I get to enjoy two of my favorite passions. One is going to a pair of what should be two great races at [...]

By | 2016-09-01T09:35:10+00:00 September 1st, 2016|ARCA, DIRTcar UMP, DuQuoin State Fairgrounds, News, USAC|Comments Off on The Hoosier Race Report: Road Trip ..By Danny Burton

Hendren Brings Record Setting Achievement to DuQuoin

DuQuoin, IL (August 29, 2016)-William “Bill” Hendren of central Illinois has owned race cars since the Nixon administration, most of the stock car variety.  He’s also the car owner with the apparent longest tenure at both state fairs in Illinois with some 40 years of entries in the ARCA-General Tire Grabber-Southern Illinois 100 stock car [...]

By | 2016-08-30T08:26:53+00:00 August 30th, 2016|ARCA, DIRTcar UMP, DuQuoin State Fairgrounds, News, USAC|Comments Off on Hendren Brings Record Setting Achievement to DuQuoin