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Southern Illinois 100 ready to start on schedule at DuQuoin Mile Monday

DuQUOIN, Ill. -- The cars have hit the track for practice prior to the ARCA Southern Illinois 100 at the DuQuoin State Fairgrounds. With the rain dissipating in Southern Illinois, the program is on schedule, and the track looks fabulous for a great day of racing. The breeze in the grandstands makes it even more [...]

By | 2017-01-09T09:33:46+00:00 September 1st, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Southern Illinois 100 ready to start on schedule at DuQuoin Mile Monday

Schrader starts in front row after winning modified heat at DuQuoin

DuQUOIN, Ill. – NASCAR star Ken Schrader will be going for a pair of wins Monday when he hits the track at the DuQuoin State Fairgrounds for the ARCA Southern Illinois 100 for stock cars and the Bill Oldani Memorial for UMP Modifieds. Schrader starts on the front row alongside polesitter Joe Walsh, of Fenton, [...]

By | 2014-09-01T05:05:51+00:00 September 1st, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Schrader starts in front row after winning modified heat at DuQuoin

USAC ready to take green flag Sunday night at scenic DuQuoin Mile

DuQUOIN, Ill. – Get ready for some racing Sunday, because track preparations are underway for the USAC Ted Horn 100 for USAC Silver Crown cars at picturesque DuQuoin State Farigrounds. The 100-miler on the DuQuoin Mile is the opener of a doubleheader and part of the dirt track Labor Day tradition. We are racing in [...]

By | 2017-01-09T09:33:46+00:00 August 31st, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on USAC ready to take green flag Sunday night at scenic DuQuoin Mile

Reed punches ticket to win Big Ten Series Street Stocks title Saturday

  Terry Reed is all smiles after winning the Big Ten Series Street Stocks title. MACON—Terry Reed should buy a lottery ticket. Everything went perfect for the driver leading the Big Ten Street Stock Series as he would claim the championship to the 10-race series, and the Decatur driver would win the $500 top prize [...]

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Street Stocks battle for titles, cash on Bug Light Ladies Night Saturday

MACON, Ill. – Griz FM 98.1 Fan Appreciation Night features the State Street Stocks Championship and the Big Ten Series Street Stocks Championship, but the fun doesn’t stop here at legendary Macon Speedway Saturday. With general admission for ladies only $6 on Bud Light Ladies Night and the gals racing from Pop’s Place plus racing [...]

By | 2017-01-09T09:33:46+00:00 August 30th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Street Stocks battle for titles, cash on Bug Light Ladies Night Saturday

With rains halting show at Action Track Friday, USAC heads to DuQuoin

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. – The Jim Hurtubise Classic for USAC National Sprint cars set for Friday, Aug. 29 at the Action Track has been rained out. The race has been rescheduled for Sept. 18 in a doubleheader for open wheel fans. The World of Outlaws will race at the Action Track on Sept. 17. USAC  [...]

By | 2014-08-29T23:27:20+00:00 August 29th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on With rains halting show at Action Track Friday, USAC heads to DuQuoin

Mitchell, Enfinger carry ARCA title fight to DuQuoin Mile Monday

  DuQUOIN, Ill. -- It's the ARCA version of the 'Final Four', a spectacular play-off picture that kicks off this Labor Day Monday, September 1 at the DuQuoin State Fairgrounds mile-dirt in the 61st running of the Southern Illinois 100 presented by Federated Car Care.   And if you're going to be the ARCA Racing Series presented [...]

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USAC Ted Horn 100 at DuQuoin Mile

1:00pm                                  Registration and pit gates open 4:00pm                                  Grandstands and ticket office open 5:00pm                                   Practice 6:00pm                                  Silver Crown Qualifying 7:00pm                                  UMP Modified heats [...]

By | 2017-01-09T09:33:46+00:00 August 28th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on USAC Ted Horn 100 at DuQuoin Mile

Jones makes return to Silver Crown series with entry at DuQuoin Mile

One of USAC's most proficient drivers, Levi Jones, will return to the cockpit Sunday night in the "Ted Horn 100" USAC Silver Crown race at the beautiful DuQuoin (Ill.) State Fairgrounds.   The one-mile oval sits just an hour southeast of Jones' present residence of Swansea, Ill. and about the same distance southwest of his hometown of [...]

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Years before winning at DuQuoin, Schrader fell in love with Magic Mile

DuQUOIN, Ill. -- Defending Southern Illinois 100 winner Ken Schrader is the oldest winner in ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards history, but he sure doesn't act like it.   The 59-year-old Fenton, Missouri veteran will be juggling his duties in his Federated Auto Parts modified dirt car and his No. 52 Federated-sponsored ARCA car [...]

By | 2017-01-09T09:33:46+00:00 August 28th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Years before winning at DuQuoin, Schrader fell in love with Magic Mile