The Big 8 Series race was billed as the highlight of Friday night’s Miller Lite Detjens Memorial weekend at State Park Speedway and it lived up to its hype.  With three lead changes over the final 25 laps, there’s no question this will go down as an instant classic in the Big 8 Series books. […]

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Jeremy Miller started third in the twenty-four car field, took the lead on the second lap and never looked back as he won the 48 lap feature for the Big 8 Late Models in a caution free event.   Brady Liddle and Wayne Freimund brought the field to the green flag with Liddle taking the […]

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This Friday night June 24 marks one of the traditional stops along the Big 8 Late Model Series schedule as the ‘Best Weekly Warriors in the Country” make the trip to Madison International Speedway (MIS) for the annual ‘Salute to America.’   The Madison show has long been one of the premier stops on the […]

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Some of the best Late Model drivers in the Midwest came together at Hawkeye Downs Speedway (IA) Friday night for the Big 8 Late Model Series “Clash at the Downs.”  At the end of the night, the event lived up to its name when leaders Caleb Adrian and Michael Bilderback clashed on the final lap. […]

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For the second straight year, the “Best Weekly Warriors in the Country” are set to descend upon Eastern Iowa.   This Friday night June 3, the Big 8 Late Model Series returns to Hawkeye Downs in Cedar Rapids for the running of the McGrathAuto.com “Clash at the Downs II.” Nearly 30 of the most competitive […]

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Reigning Big 8 Late Model Series champion Michael Bilderback began his title defense in commanding fashion on Sunday afternoon at Rockford Speedway.   The 24 year old from South Beloit began the day by setting the new Big 8 Series Track Record in Qualifying and ended the day in victory lane as the winner of […]

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This weekend marks the 39th running of the Spring Classic and the 37th consecutive year it has been hosted at Rockford Speedway. For the 12th consecutive year, the Big 8 Late Model Series opens its season at Rockford’s high-banked quarter mile. With the “Midwest’s Traditional First Big Race” on the horizon, let’s look at some […]

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This Sunday afternoon April 17, it’s the “Midwest’s Traditional First BIG Race”, with the running of the 39th Annual Spring Classic at Rockford Speedway! The Big 8 Late Model Series headlines the afternoon, with an 88 lap feature event for the “Best Weekly Warriors in the Country.” As usual, Spring Classic is a “Clash of […]

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