The 'Racer's Economic Stimulus' for Super Late Model competitors is once again available to the first 40 Super Late Model teams that enter the 49th Annual National Short Track Championships at Rockford Speedway, which take place Friday, Saturday and Sunday September 26, 27 & 28. The 'Stimulus Package' includes Four Hoosier Race Tires and a […]

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(SPRINGFIELD, Ill.) – As of 5 p.m. Tuesday, Kevin Swindell wasn’t sure what he was doing this weekend, but he didn’t plan on racing.   That changed when Venturini Motorsports’ Billy Venturini called and offered him a chance to drive the No. 15 Zaxby’s Toyota on the one-mile dirt track in Springfield, Illinois. Swindell accepted […]

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Ricky Baker thanked his crew after his seventh late-model feature win Friday night at Grundy County Speedway for adjusting a car that almost spun out during qualifying. He also owed a debt of thanks to the yellow flag, without which he would have had a hard time getting to victory lane. “Yeah, I think I […]

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Kody Swanson of Kingsburg, Calif. enters the August 16 "Tony Bettenhausen 100" at the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield with a 45-point lead over Tracy Hines in the UAC Silver Crown Championship series following his third victory of the season, last Friday at Belleville, Kansas.   Swanson will lead a field of cars expected to […]

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Eddie Hoffman’s previous late-model feature victory at Grundy County Speedway was June 27. After capturing his fourth main event win overall Friday night, Hoffman chuckled in the tech line at the suggestion that it’s been a while. “That’s only five weeks,” he said. “I guess that’s a dry spell. I think just about anybody else […]

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From fighting through a furious pack early on, to holding off the advances of hard charging challengers late, 'Driver X' Jon Reynolds Jr saw it all on the way to victory Saturday night during Kar Korner World Famous Figure 8 Trailer Race Night at Rockford Speedway. Reynolds, who started the 30 lap Stanley Steemer NASCAR […]

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BROWNSBURG, Ind. (July 28, 2014) – The last time the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards competed at Lucas Oil Raceway, Frank Kimmel drove into Victory Lane to capture the checkered flag. Two years later, Kimmel returned to the Indianapolis short track looking to repeat his 2012 performance. After fighting a tight-handling Ansell-Menards Toyota for […]

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Over a span of fifty days early in the 2014 season, the only driver to win a Stanley Steemer NASCAR Late Model feature at Rockford Speedway was Alex Papini. After that early season six-race winning streak, forty days passed before the 2013 Late Model Track Champion returned to victory lane. Saturday night, in the third […]

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Just call Ricky Baker the “lurker” of Grundy County Speedway. The previous week the defending track champion was biding his time in fourth place in the late-model feature when two cars ahead of him collided and gave him the break he needed to move to the front. Friday night the Plainfield native was all settled […]

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FAIRBURY, Ill.  - Tim McCreadie had high praise for Fairbury American Legion Speedway after emerging victorious in Saturday night's epic 25 th annual Prairie Dirt Classic. "They said they do it right here and they're right - they did it right tonight," raved McCreadie, who earned $25,650 for capturing a thrilling 100-lap World of Outlaws […]

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