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Bettenhausen 100 Postponed at Illinois State Fair

Event Rescheduled For Sunday September 22 (Springfield, IL) Steady morning rainfall has forced the postponement of Saturday afternoon’s racing program at the Illinois State Fair in Springfield, IL. On schedule was the Bettenhausen 100 presented by Brandt for the USAC Silver Crown Series. The event has been rescheduled for Sunday afternoon, September 22. Track Enterprises [...]

By |2019-08-17T09:15:45-05:00August 17th, 2019|ARCA, DIRTcar UMP, Illinois State Fairgrounds, News, USAC|Comments Off on Bettenhausen 100 Postponed at Illinois State Fair

26th Sportsman Nationals Field Star Studded

By Jay Hardin Track Enterprises Staff Springfield, IL (August 14, 2019)-The current entry list for the 26th running of the Sportsman Nationals event during this weekend’s Illinois State Fair is star studded and may be one of the most competitive in the history of the event.  The race is the pinnacle for area short track [...]

By |2019-08-15T07:52:53-05:00August 15th, 2019|ARCA, DIRTcar UMP, Illinois State Fairgrounds, News, USAC|Comments Off on 26th Sportsman Nationals Field Star Studded

Teenagers Taking Over ARCA Allen Crowe 100 Presented By Lucas Oil at Springfield

By Jay Hardin Track Enterprises Staff Springfield, IL (August 12, 2019)-The winners list for the ARCA Menards Series Allen Crowe 100 presented by Lucas Oil at the Illinois State Fairgrounds is looking like a high school graduation roll call in the last few seasons.  Prior to the 2006 Allen Crowe 100, no stock car driver under [...]

By |2019-08-14T15:37:22-05:00August 14th, 2019|ARCA, DIRTcar UMP, Illinois State Fairgrounds, USAC|Comments Off on Teenagers Taking Over ARCA Allen Crowe 100 Presented By Lucas Oil at Springfield

Swanson Has USAC Point Lead as Courtney, Grant, Windom Loom as Bettenhausen Faves

By Jay Hardin Track Enterprises Staff-Springfield, IL-(August 12, 2019)-Californian Kody Swanson enters the 2019 Bettenhausen 100 with the point lead in the USAC Silver Crown Championship Series and he shows no signs of slowing down any time soon.  Swanson has four wins in seven races extending his series record of 28 victories.  The two-time Bettenhausen [...]

By |2019-08-13T14:59:55-05:00August 13th, 2019|ARCA, DIRTcar UMP, Illinois State Fairgrounds, News, USAC|Comments Off on Swanson Has USAC Point Lead as Courtney, Grant, Windom Loom as Bettenhausen Faves

Traditional USAC, ARCA, Sportsman Races Highlight Last Weekend of Illinois State Fair Aug 17/18

(Springfield, IL) —Track Enterprises is proud to partner with the United States Auto Club, the Automobile Racing Club of America and UMP DIRTcar Racing to continue a tradition at the Illinois State Fair that dates back to 1905.  One hundred plus years of motorsports continues during the last weekend of the 2019 Illinois State Fair with [...]

By |2019-07-30T09:48:57-05:00July 30th, 2019|ARCA, DIRTcar UMP, Illinois State Fairgrounds, News, USAC|Comments Off on Traditional USAC, ARCA, Sportsman Races Highlight Last Weekend of Illinois State Fair Aug 17/18

ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards Schedule Released; 20 Races at 18 Tracks on Tap for 2019

The ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards 2019 schedule has been released and includes 20 races at 18 different race tracks in 13 states, starting with the season-opener at Daytona International Speedway in February and concluding with the finale at Kansas Speedway in October. Other highlights on the schedule include a return to Five Flags [...]

By |2018-11-21T14:10:29-05:00November 21st, 2018|ARCA, DuQuoin State Fairgrounds, Illinois State Fairgrounds, News|Comments Off on ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards Schedule Released; 20 Races at 18 Tracks on Tap for 2019

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 |2018-10-03T08:53:53-05:00October 3rd, 2018|ARCA, Illinois State Fairgrounds, News, USAC|Comments Off on ARCA to Visit Springfield Mile for 36th Consecutive Year in 2019

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 |2018-08-20T09:26:19-05:00August 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 |2018-08-20T09:37:50-05:00August 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 |2018-08-16T11:35:26-05:00August 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