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Nichols Continues Domination Of Springfield Mile In Sportsman Class

(Springfield, IL) One of the best fields of Sportsman cars in recent memory was on hand for the 2017 edition of the Sportsman Nationals at the Illinois State Fair.  Despite the strong contingent, the end result remained the same, as Lovington, IL driver, Jeremy Nichols became the third 5-time winner of the event. While 21 [...]

By | 2017-09-08T15:58:03+00:00 August 20th, 2017|DIRTcar UMP, Illinois State Fairgrounds, News|Comments Off on Nichols Continues Domination Of Springfield Mile In Sportsman Class

Enfinger Conquers Springfield Mile Dirt

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (Aug. 20, 2017) -- With a weekend away from his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series duties, Grant Enfinger opted for an ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards adventure at the Illinois State Fairgrounds mile dirt and turned it into a storybook ending. Enfinger, in the Allgaier Motorsports-prepared 16 car, fought off ARCA championship [...]

By | 2017-09-08T10:58:25+00:00 August 20th, 2017|ARCA, Illinois State Fairgrounds, News|Comments Off on Enfinger Conquers Springfield Mile Dirt

GRANT GETS IT; WINS BETTENHAUSEN 100 FOR FIRST SILVER CROWN WIN

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Springfield, Illinois………Justin Grant was fully aware of the situation at hand on the final restart of Saturday’s “Bettenhausen 100” at the Illinois State Fairgrounds. The Ione, California native had the nose of the white No. 63 driven by the two-time USAC Silver Crown champ and winner of the last [...]

By | 2017-09-08T10:20:34+00:00 August 19th, 2017|Illinois State Fairgrounds, News, USAC|Comments Off on GRANT GETS IT; WINS BETTENHAUSEN 100 FOR FIRST SILVER CROWN WIN

​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

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

Indianapolis Motor Speedway Historian And Driver To Appear In Free Springfield, IL Event

Indianapolis Motor Speedway Historian And Driver To Appear At Springfield Race Event March 29 Affair Is Free And Open To The Public Track Enterprises, a racing promotion company from Macon, IL, is hosting a racing get together on Wednesday, March 29th, 2017, at the VFW Northenders Post 10302, starting at 5:30 PM.  The event will [...]

By | 2017-03-24T18:02:59+00:00 March 24th, 2017|Illinois State Fairgrounds, Indiana State Fairgrounds, News, USAC|Comments Off on Indianapolis Motor Speedway Historian And Driver To Appear In Free Springfield, IL Event

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