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Local Illinois favorite Joe Cooksey returns; enters ARCA night race at DuQuoin dirt

TOLEDO, Ohio (August 29, 2016) - The deal came together fast, but the locals will be glad it did when Centralia, Illinois' Joe Cooksey marches through the gates at the DuQuoin State Fairgrounds for the 63rd running of the General Tire GRABBER-Southern Illinois 100 Sunday, September 4. As the crow files, Centralia is about 40 [...]

By | August 30th, 2016|ARCA, DIRTcar UMP, DuQuoin State Fairgrounds, News, USAC|Comments Off on Local Illinois favorite Joe Cooksey returns; enters ARCA night race at DuQuoin dirt

Southern Illinois Well Represented in Ted Horn 100 at DuQuoin

USAC Silver Crown Set To Hit The Magic Mile This Saturday Night DuQuoin, IL- (August 28, 2016)-The deep south of the state of Illinois finds itself well represented heading into the 64th Ted Horn 100 presented by Casey’s USAC Silver Crown event at the DuQuoin State Fairgrounds on Saturday night, September 3rd.  The defending race [...]

By | August 29th, 2016|ARCA, DIRTcar UMP, DuQuoin State Fairgrounds, News, USAC|Comments Off on Southern Illinois Well Represented in Ted Horn 100 at DuQuoin

70th Anniversary of First Auto Race on DuQuoin “Magic Mile”

DuQuoin, IL-(August 27, 2016)-This Labor Day weekend marks the 70th birthday for automobile racing on the famed “Magic Mile” at the picturesque DuQuoin State Fairgrounds in southern Illinois.  A hall of fame roster of drivers have seen action on the DuQuoin clay which has produced some of the most famous and infamous moments in American [...]

By | August 27th, 2016|ARCA, DIRTcar UMP, DuQuoin State Fairgrounds, News, USAC|Comments Off on 70th Anniversary of First Auto Race on DuQuoin “Magic Mile”

TED HORN 100 PRESENTED BY CASEY’S AT DuQUOIN SEPTEMBER 3

SPRINGFIELD’S BETTENHAUSEN 100 RAINED OUT The battle for USAC’s Silver Crown Championship was delayed by Saturday’s continuing rain in the Midwest, which forced postponement of the “Bettenhausen 100” at the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield. Race organizer Bob Sargent and USAC officials are considering a possible rain date which will be announced if and when [...]

By | August 22nd, 2016|ARCA, DIRTcar UMP, DuQuoin State Fairgrounds, News, USAC|Comments Off on TED HORN 100 PRESENTED BY CASEY’S AT DuQUOIN SEPTEMBER 3

General Tire Goes “All In” with ARCA

DuQuoin To Hold General Tire Grabber 100 Entitles Five Race Events, Partners with Eight Tracks DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (February 12, 2016) - General Tire has partnered with eight tracks as part of their "all-in" involvement with the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards. In addition to the presenting sponsorship status with this weekend's season opener [...]

By | February 12th, 2016|ARCA, DIRTcar UMP, DuQuoin State Fairgrounds, News, USAC|Comments Off on General Tire Goes “All In” with ARCA

Kurzejewski Gels With New Ken Schrader Racing Teammates

Special From ARCA... Defending ARCA superspeedway champ ready for Daytona opener TOLEDO, Ohio (January 26, 2016) - Defending General Tire Superspeedway Challenge champion Matt Kurzejewski not only got reacquainted with Daytona Int'l Speedway during the recent ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards open test, the Mansfield, Pennsylvania driver also had the opportunity to get to [...]

By | January 26th, 2016|ARCA, DuQuoin State Fairgrounds, Illinois State Fairgrounds, News, Tracks|Comments Off on Kurzejewski Gels With New Ken Schrader Racing Teammates

Track Enterprises Releases 2016 Special Event Schedule

ARCA & USAC Highlight Traditional Stops Track Enterprises, a racing promotion company based in Macon, IL, has announced its 2016 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 second year visit to Fairgrounds Speedway Nashville.  Other [...]

By | January 12th, 2016|ARCA, DIRTcar UMP, DuQuoin State Fairgrounds, Illinois State Fairgrounds, Indiana State Fairgrounds, Lincoln Speedway, Macon Speedway, News, Tracks, USAC|Comments Off on Track Enterprises Releases 2016 Special Event Schedule

Macon & Lincoln Racecars Set To Return To Hickory Point Mall

March 18-20 Car Show Will Be First In Years (Macon, IL 11-30-15) Officials from Macon Speedway as well as Hickory Point Mall in Forsyth, IL are pleased to announce the return of the season preview car show.  Formerly an annual event, the show has not been held inside the popular facility in many years.  The [...]

By | December 1st, 2015|ARCA, DIRTcar UMP, DuQuoin State Fairgrounds, Illinois State Fairgrounds, Indiana State Fairgrounds, Lincoln Speedway, Macon Speedway, News, Paducah International Raceway, Terre Haute Action Track, USAC|Comments Off on Macon & Lincoln Racecars Set To Return To Hickory Point Mall

ARCA’s DuQuoin dirt racing to be under the lights in 2016

(TOLEDO, Ohio – November 12, 2015) – Fans of dirt track racing are in for a treat in 2016. Officials from the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards, Track Enterprises and the DuQuoin State Fairgrounds announced today that not only will stock car racing return to the mile-dirt of DuQuoin in 2016, the race has [...]

By | November 12th, 2015|ARCA, DIRTcar UMP, DuQuoin State Fairgrounds, News|Comments Off on ARCA’s DuQuoin dirt racing to be under the lights in 2016

Shaw Overcomes Penalty for Fifth DuQuoin Modified Victory

DuQuoin, IL (September 9, 2015) By Jay Hardin Track Enterprises Staff Brian Shaw of Robinson, Illinois nearly gave up a sure win in the UMP Modified Bill Oldani Memorial when he received a penalty for jumping the start Monday, however Shaw took the penalty on the first caution flag of the 20-mile feature event and re-passed [...]

By | September 10th, 2015|DIRTcar UMP, DuQuoin State Fairgrounds, News|Comments Off on Shaw Overcomes Penalty for Fifth DuQuoin Modified Victory