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Dennis Erb Jr. Registers Castrol FloRacing Night in America Lincoln Triumph

Illinois Speedweek Action Continues on Friday and Saturday at Farmer City and Fairbury Speedway LINCOLN, Ill. (May 12, 2022) — Dennis Erb Jr. appeared well on his way to stinking up Thursday’s Castrol® FloRacing Night in America feature at Lincoln Speedway. But Brandon Sheppard made sure fans got their money’s worth at the quarter-mile fairgrounds oval hosting the richest event in track history. Furiously cutting Erb’s three-second lead with 10 laps remaining to mere tenths of a second in the final laps, Sheppard’s Hail Mary charge pushed Erb to the limit in a thrilling finish that saw Erb hang on by a half-second to secure a $22,022 paycheck for the second-richest victory of his career. “We were just trying to finish it off there,” the Carpentersville, Ill., winner said in victory lane. “We did what we could,” the runner-up from New Berlin, Ill., said a moment later. Sheppard nearly pulled alongside Erb exiting …

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Lincoln Speedway Prepares For Biggest Show In Its 19-Year History

Thursday Night Event To Pay $22,022 To Win (Lincoln, IL) Super Late Model drivers from at least 18 different states and one from Australia are set to converge on Lincoln Speedway this coming Thursday, May 12, to race in the biggest event in the track’s 19-year history. The event, which now has 50 different names on the expected entry list, will pay $22,022 to win, shattering the record for the highest paying event ever at the track. The DIRTcar Modified class will also race for a strong payout of $2,000 to win. The inaugural FloRacing Illinois Speedweek kicks off on Wednesday night at Spoon River Speedway before heading to Lincoln Speedway on Thursday night, followed by Farmer City and Fairbury to end the week. $89,000+ is on the line in first place money, while the total payout for the week is $248,000. The Spoon River Speedway and Lincoln Speedway events …

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Inaugural FloRacing Illinois Speedweek Roars to Life Next Week

Over $248,000 in Prize Money on the Line; $22,500 Total Points Fund AUSTIN, Texas (May 4, 2022) — The inaugural FloRacing Illinois Speedweek kicks off one week from today. The four-race run includes four events at four tracks in four days, spanning May 11-14. The inaugural miniseries will pit national, regional, and local Dirt Late Model standouts against one another on the legendary Illinois prairie dirt as they compete for over $89,000 in first-place money from a total payout of over $248,000. Additionally, the miniseries champion will bank $10,000 from a total Top-5 point payout of $22,500. The four-race swing begins with a pair of Castrol® FloRacing Night in America events on Wednesday and Thursday, May 11-12. Each event pays $22,022 to win and $1,000 to start. Spoon River Speedway (Banner, Ill.) hosts the tour for the first time ever on Wednesday, May 11. Joining the night’s action will be DIRTcar …

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Great Night Of Racing For Lincoln Speedway’s Second Week

Big thanks to everyone for a great second night of racing this season. Results are at link below. Up next, $22,022 on the line in the Castrol FloRacing Night In America Super Late Model event presented by Graue Chevrolet on Thursday, May 12. April 22 Results https://www.myracepass.com/events/418035/races  

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305 Sprint Cars & Two Big Ten Series Headline Lincoln Speedway’s Second Week

(Lincoln, IL) Fans and teams are ready to go for a second week of racing action at Lincoln Speedway, located at the Logan County Fairgrounds in Lincoln, IL. The April 10 season opener boasted an outstanding field of nearly 100 cars, a great crowd, and exciting racing action. New Berlin, IL driver Mason Campbell and Emden, IL driver Ben Wagoner were the two winners a year ago in 305 action at the track. The class typically puts on competitive and exciting shows at the track, with many of the drivers coming from Central Illinois. Just as important, if not more so, are the two races of Big Ten Series openers this Friday night. Not only do the Midwest Big Ten Series Pro Late Models open their season at Lincoln, so do the Midwest Big Ten Series Street Stocks. Both divisions were on hand at the April 10 opener, racing for …

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Lincoln Speedway Opening Day Moved to Sunday, April 10th

(Lincoln, IL) The 2022-racing season is now set to begin this coming Sunday, April 10th at Lincoln Speedway, located at the Logan County Fairgrounds in Lincoln, IL. Originally scheduled for this Friday, the weather forecast has forced speedway officials to move the event to a day that has a much more favorable forecast, featuring sunshine and temps near 70 degrees. Six divisions of racing action will be racing in the opener, headlined by the first ever Midwest Big Ten Series Modified event. In addition to the DIRTcar Modifieds, DIRTcar Pro Late Models, DIRTcar Sportsman, DIRTcar Street Stocks, Simplot DII Midgets, and DIRTcar Hornets will be racing. “With Friday’s forecast showing a mix of rain and snow and high temps in the low 40’s, we knew that Friday’s event wasn’t likely to happen. Fortunately, Sunday is looking great for fans to get out and enjoy a great day at the track,” …

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