Rockford speedway, chicagoland speedway, and world wide technology raceway at gateway are the only racetracks running under nascar sanctions in illinois. Hwy 4064 east, slight right at hwy 64 eil3 n signs for louisvillest clair ave, exit onto hwy 255 southus50 w toward memphis, take exit 17a to merge onto hwy 15 eastnew missouri aveold missouri ave toward belleville, take exit hwy 159s illinois st. The books, by tony loxley, contain over 800 high resolution photographs and most from the 80s and 90s are in colour. The fans in the front row arent more than 10 feet from the racers. Currently in the lead with 300 points after winning the belle clair event, dereck king carries his wealth of experience, including 3 powri speedway motors 600cc outlaw micro series championships 2007,2008,2009 and being the alltime win leader with 25 victories, into this weekend driving the josh kilgoreowned, ftzpowered boss chassis. The series had two days off before the spoon river speedway race, then goes to belle clair speedway in belleville, tricity speedway in pontoon beach, fairbury speedway and i96 speedway in lake. Step right on to main street at any point in history, and be immersed in the wonder and unique flavor of life in your town, or any town in america. Allied auto racing association cars, in their fourth decade at the track, compete. Ever since he climbed into a race car for the first time in 1971, there has been a colorful streak winding through kenny schraders racing career. For example, his description of the board tracks of the early 20th century are fascinating. The books homepage helps you explore earths biggest bookstore without ever leaving the comfort of your couch.
Logan seavey was a man on a mission entering sunday nights powri lucas oil national midget league feature at belleclair speedway, and he accomplished the goal in style. News lucas oil performance powri open wheel racing, inc. The midwest big ten super late models have a ten event schedule with events at lincoln speedway and highland speedway this weekend. Belleclair speedway is a historic 15th mile banked oval dirt track located on belleclair fairgrounds in belleville, il. Belle clair speedway is a historic 15th mile banked oval dirt track located on belle clair fairgrounds in belleville, il. Brett korves tragically passed away on april 4th 2019 at the age of 30 years old. Mar 31, 2019 belle clair speedway belleville, il powri micros. Illinois speedways and race track speedway directory race. Ump late models, ump modifieds, ump pro modifieds, aara pure stocks, ump sport compact, boss chassis micro sprints. According to the national speedway directory there are over 700 dirt oval tracks in operation in the united states. Bellevegas is a 15 mile semibanked dirt oval located at the belle clair fairgrounds in belleville, il that hosts ump late models, ump modifieds, ump pro modifieds, umpaara pure stocks, powri national midgets, powri micros, sprint cars in addition to other family friendly events between the months of march and october. Belleclair speedway is a 15th mile banked dirt oval that hosts some of the best wheel to wheel racing in the country. For information on how these aerial images work, click here. The illinois doubleheader begins on may 10 at the fifthmile, belleville, ill.
Feel the emotion and thrill of the best nascar racing history with our book series, commemorating the greatest speedways and raceways of the famous nascar circuit. Work progressed in 1965 and the first event held was a demolition derby on july 4th. Midget racing belleville midget nationals, badger midgets, powri. Read more klaasmeyer powers to knepper memorial win.
That fall under the direction of fair board president harry k. Micro series season opener at belleclair speedway in the books, the 2015 championship is still up for grabs. The health and safety of all belle clair speedway event attendees is our priority and this measure has been taken so that everyone can follow the recommended guidelines as advised by government officials. On may 11, the powri midgets and micros move on to macon speedway. This dirt track is located in belleville this clay oval track features late model, sportsman and modified racing events. Currently in the lead with 300 points after winning the belleclair. Belleclair speedway will once again serve as the speed week opener on. October 9, 2019 with a significant forecast of impending rain set to hit the area, track and series officials have made the call to switch the powri national midgets and powri outlaw micros charlene meents memorial at belleclair speedway from the originally scheduled friday date and pushed it back to now race on sunday evening. After an april visit to belleclair was rained out, this fridays show assumes the role as the 28th annual knepper memorial. June 30, 2016 after rare bad luck at clarksville speedway on tuesday night, bobby pierce rebounded on wednesday to win at belleclair speedway and claim his sixth dirtcar summer nationals victory of the season.
Nascar racing history books famous speedways and raceways. Dirtcar summer nationals belle clair speedway results led by bobby pierce. The racing continued at belle clair speedway on a windy and cold night. September 1, 2019 in an exciting race that saw a handful of different leaders, tyler thomas of collinsville, okla.
The composition of the dirt on tracks has an effect on the amount of grip available. Belleclair speedway, jacksonville raceway and spoon river. Belle clair speedway showcases five classes of racecar, including ump super late models, modifieds, sportsman, pure stocks, pro 4 stocks, and rocketpowered soapbox derby cars driven by hamsters. Arcadia publishing local and regional history books. Belleclair speedway is a historic 15th mile banked oval dirt track located on belle clair fairgrounds in belleville, il. Once we know when it is safe to race, we will revise the schedule accordingly. Going through the third and fourth turn at westboro speedway there was a fuel line rupture. In car cam of the saw at belleclair speedway 61918 heat onlyall. Late model stars set for thursday at macon speedway. Xtreme bar bingo presents the 1st annual brett korves memorial race at belleclair speedway in belleville, il.
These hard cover books capture the colour and excitement and great contribution that liverpool city raceway made to australian speedway history. Jun 27, 2019 tackling the 38thmile for the first time in the eightyear history of war, someone will have the opportunity to walk away with their name added to the record books. Many of the details and photos he shares on those pages are priceless to the motorsports fan with even the slightest penchant for history. In addition, events are scheduled to be held at macon speedway, jacksonville speedway, spoon river speedway, and belle clair speedway throughout the course of the summer months. Click on the box below for more detailed weather information, including a forecast for the next several days. Driving the keith kunz motorsports, jbl audio, bullettoyota no. Ashland attica atomic baton rouge bedford belleclair belleville berlin big diamond. One of its most obvious moments had to come in 1983 when he towed into belleclair speedway towing with a pink cadillac pimpmobile.
Racing series may no longer be allied with tricity track by. At first it was a dirt track, then asphalt and finally clay. This is a fifthmile dirt track at the fairgrounds in belleville. Rockford speedway is a 14 mile short track high banked asphalt oval located in loves park. According to the national speedway directory there are over 700 dirt oval. Our goal is to save all our marquee events, while trying to race as many nights as possible. Bellevegas is a 15 mile semibanked dirt oval located at the belleclair fairgrounds in belleville, il that hosts ump late models. Belle clair speedway belle clair speedway in belleville, il.
These summaries are intended to be a living, breathing history about each track, and will be updated as information. Belleclair speedway trio of former champions aiming for. Rockford speedway is a 14 mile short track high banked asphalt oval located in loves park, illinois on illinois route 173. Home to four of christopher bells wins, last years return witnessed a pair of. Leading from starttofinish, austin brown of nearby millstadt, ill. There were plenty of cars for the second night of racing including nascars kenny wallace in a modified and there was a good crowd consisting the weather.
Powri 600cc outlaw micro sprints ump late models, ump modifieds, ump pro modifieds, aara pure stocks, ump sport compact. Jun 11, 2019 beginning on wednesday, june 12 at belle clair speedway, the weeklong series will visit fayette county speedway on thursday, june, jacksonville speedway on friday, june 14, and macon speedway on saturday, june 15, before the finale on sunday, june 16 at lincoln speedway. Belleclair speedway belleclair speedway in belleville, il. Five new winners grace macon victory lane macon, ilanother exciting night of racing is in the history books of the 70th season of stock car racing at macon speedway. When ordering books please mention that you saw it featured on speedwayplus. Its an even dozen for logan seavey jacob seelmanoctober, 2019. Dirt tracks across america the ultimate dirt track guide onedirt.
Belleclair speedway will remain closed until further notice. Bellevegas is a 15 mile semibanked dirt oval located at the belle clair fairgrounds in belleville, il that hosts ump late models, ump modifieds, ump pro modifieds, umpaara pure stocks, powri national midgets, powri micros, sprint cars in addition to other family friendly events between the months of march and. Kreisel etches own recordbreaking run sprint car racing. Powri fields primed for midwest season opener speed sport.
View our dirt racing collection of belle clair speedway news and photos. Belleclair speedway sprint car racing news, schedules. The belle clair speedway would be a new track for carol. Bellevegas is a 15 mile semibanked dirt oval located at the belleclair fairgrounds in belleville, il that hosts ump late models, ump modifieds, ump pro modifieds, umpaara pure stocks, powri national midgets, powri micros, sprint cars in addition to other family friendly events between the months of march and october. In the ump late model division, there were 19 cars ready to race. Home info news scheduleresults points photos links contact. For the first time in the 33year history of the dirtcar summer nationals hell. Belleclair speedway, belleville, 15 mile dirtclay, ump late models, ump.
Brett left behind his wife alex, their son brock, and soon to be baby korves coming in december of this year. The 14year old has only one official start in the books, recording a 19thplace finish in his debut at belle clair speedway in may. The nightly events include qualifying heat races, dashes, semis, and feature events for each car type. Belleclair speedway 200 s belt e, belleville, illinois 62220 rated 4. It may help us to bring you other extracts and articles in the future. History the martin county fair site, which was located where the five lakes shopping centre is now, was sold in 1964. Dirt track racing is the single most common form of auto racing in the united states. Here youll find current best sellers in books, new releases in books, deals in books, kindle ebooks, audible audiobooks, and so much more. List of dirt track ovals in the united states wikipedia. Penned by local experts, each images of america book weaves the history of a community in stories and rare photos, from its beginnings to today. Beginning on wednesday, june 12 at belle clair speedway, the weeklong series will visit fayette county speedway on thursday, june, jacksonville speedway on friday, june 14, and macon speedway on saturday, june 15, before the finale on sunday, june 16 at lincoln speedway. Late model tour, after the original opener was rained out at belleclair speedway. Racing schedule by sonderegger, john st louis post.
Saturdays show at spoon river speedway in canton, ill. Belle clair speedway 200 s belt e belleville, il 62220 phone. The track was covered in clay for the first time in the tracks history for two nights and. The shamrock 40 at belleclair speedway will serve as the 2020 season opener on friday, april 17th. June 24, 2019 with a dominant sixwin stretch in the opening nine races of the season, logan seavey of sutter, calif. These are street stocks, modifieds and late models. For seavey, the sutter, california native looks to rewrite the record books with the. Jorgensen, work began west of town on a new fair site which included a 12 mile high banked race track. Browns affection and zeal for the history of motor racing in the u.194 224 1313 1323 643 597 518 274 197 613 106 53 829 11 784 465 614 1433 1399 582 145 1518 34 181 677 1362 1420 640 513 952 1305 71 351 16 259 1116 817 1406 1466 1022 94 XML HTML