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Dirt Track “Ringers” Dominate SuperChevyStores.Com Entries

Springfield, IL August 17, 2016 (By Jay Hardin)-Since the Automobile Racing Club of America took over sanctioning of the SuperChevyStores.com-Allen Crowe 100 in 1985 the number of drivers on the entry list with dirt track experience has varied from several to just a few, however for the first time since the late 1980’s the entry [...]

By | 2017-01-09T09:33:42+00:00 August 18th, 2016|ARCA, DIRTcar UMP, Illinois State Fairgrounds, News, USAC|Comments Off on Dirt Track “Ringers” Dominate SuperChevyStores.Com Entries

BETTENHAUSEN 100 SATURDAY AT THE ILLINOIS STATE FAIR

It’s been a quarter of a century since anybody has won three consecutive “Bettenhausen 100s” at the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield. On Saturday, Aug. 20, two-time defending USAC Silver Crown Series Champion and point leader Kody Swanson will try to do just that. The 2014 and 2015 race winner will try to match Chuck [...]

By | 2017-01-09T09:33:42+00:00 August 16th, 2016|ARCA, DIRTcar UMP, Illinois State Fairgrounds, News, USAC|Comments Off on BETTENHAUSEN 100 SATURDAY AT THE ILLINOIS STATE FAIR

Stock Car Rookie Thorson Adds Interest to Springfield ARCA Entry List

Springfield, IL-(August 13, 2016)-The entry list for the 54th Central Illinois Super Chevy Stores-Allen Crowe 100 presented by Jive Communications was already littered with dirt track aces this week when the entry of young Tanner Thorson was posted by Venturini Motorsports on August 11.  The 20 year old Minden, Nevada native is a top flight [...]

By | 2017-01-09T09:33:42+00:00 August 15th, 2016|ARCA, DIRTcar UMP, Illinois State Fairgrounds, News, USAC|Comments Off on Stock Car Rookie Thorson Adds Interest to Springfield ARCA Entry List

Central Illinois Team Owners Helping Revive Silver Crown Series

Springfield, IL (August 14, 2016)-While the focus on potential front runners for the Bettenhausen 100 USAC Silver Crown race at the Illinois State Fairgrounds has been primarily on the men who steer the machines car owners who are from the central part of the Prairie State are shooting for an appearance in victory lane on [...]

By | 2016-08-15T10:22:59+00:00 August 15th, 2016|ARCA, DIRTcar UMP, Illinois State Fairgrounds, News, USAC|Comments Off on Central Illinois Team Owners Helping Revive Silver Crown Series

Chase Briscoe headed to familiar turf on Springfield Mile Dirt?

TOLEDO, Ohio (August 10, 2016) - Championship leader Chase Briscoe has never raced a stock car on dirt before. However, save the stock car part and he's a pro. Briscoe cut his teeth on dirt, racing sprint cars across Indiana before he got his start with Cunningham Motorsports. But, since all the ARCA tracks are [...]

By | 2017-01-09T09:33:42+00:00 August 13th, 2016|ARCA, DIRTcar UMP, Illinois State Fairgrounds, News, USAC|Comments Off on Chase Briscoe headed to familiar turf on Springfield Mile Dirt?

Double or nothing for AJ Fike at Springfield; corn dogs & concerts come later

Special From ARCA... TOLEDO, Ohio (August 10, 2016) – And now there's just one. Unless there's an entry out of nowhere, AJ Fike stands alone as the only driver who will attempt the "double" this year at the Illinois State Fairgrounds Mile Dirt. The Galesburg, Illinois local favorite will take a run at both Illinois [...]

By | 2017-01-09T09:33:42+00:00 August 12th, 2016|ARCA, DIRTcar UMP, Illinois State Fairgrounds, News, USAC|Comments Off on Double or nothing for AJ Fike at Springfield; corn dogs & concerts come later

ARCA’s Will Kimmel hits a hundred at Springfield Mile Dirt; SuperChevyStores.com 100 coming Sunday, August 21

TOLEDO, Ohio (August 10, 2016) - It's more than a mile dirt for Will Kimmel...it's a milestone. When the 54th annual Central Illinois SuperChevyStores.com 100 presented by Jive rolls off at the Illinois State Fairgrounds Sunday afternoon, August 21, it'll be Kimmel's 100th career ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards start. Kimmel was originally on [...]

By | 2017-01-09T09:33:42+00:00 August 11th, 2016|ARCA, DIRTcar UMP, Illinois State Fairgrounds, News, USAC|Comments Off on ARCA’s Will Kimmel hits a hundred at Springfield Mile Dirt; SuperChevyStores.com 100 coming Sunday, August 21

55th Bettenhausen 100 at Springfield Changed to Honor Family

By Jay Hardin (August 9, 2016)-Race fans attending the 55th Bettenhausen 100 USAC Silver Crown Series event at the Illinois State Fair on August 20 will notice a slight change to the name of the event.  Instead of referring to the event as the “Tony Bettenhausen Memorial 100” the event will now be referred to as the “Bettenhausen [...]

By | 2017-01-09T09:33:42+00:00 August 11th, 2016|ARCA, DIRTcar UMP, Illinois State Fairgrounds, News, USAC|Comments Off on 55th Bettenhausen 100 at Springfield Changed to Honor Family

Ken Schrader Enters SuperChevyStores.com ARCA 100 At Springfield Mile Dirt Event

TOLEDO, Ohio (August 2, 2016) - By the time the Central Illinois SuperChevyStores.com ARCA 100 comes to life on the Illinois State Fairgrounds Mile Dirt in Springfield Sunday, August 21, the Cunningham Motorsports 22 car will see its eighth different driver of the season, and this guy ain't no slouch. Fenton, Missouri's Ken Schrader will [...]

By | 2017-01-09T09:33:42+00:00 August 3rd, 2016|ARCA, DIRTcar UMP, Illinois State Fairgrounds, News, USAC|Comments Off on Ken Schrader Enters SuperChevyStores.com ARCA 100 At Springfield Mile Dirt Event

Popular Illinois State Fair Racing Just Weeks Away

Springfield Mile Features USAC, ARCA, & Sportsman                 The 2016 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 [...]

By | 2017-01-09T09:33:42+00:00 August 1st, 2016|ARCA, DIRTcar UMP, Illinois State Fairgrounds, News, USAC|Comments Off on Popular Illinois State Fair Racing Just Weeks Away