Brian Shirley Once Again Sweeps MARS Weekend with Fayette County Speedway Win

BROWNSTOWN, ILLINOIS – June 2, 2018 – The MARS Super Late Model Racing Series would make its second and final visit of the 2018 season to Fayette County Speedway in Brownstown, IL and just like the first visit, Brian Shirley of Chatham, Ill. would take the lead in the early stages of the contest and would never be seriously challenged throughout the event to claim his second win of the weekend and another $3,000 payday.   The win for Shirley would be his fourth of the season with the MARS tour, his second at Fayette County Speedway with the series, and his [...]

Brian Shirley Scores Third MARS Triumph of 2018 with Tri-City Speedway Victory

GRANITE CITY, ILLINOIS – June 1, 2018 – The MARS Super Late Model Racing Series would make its first visit of 2018 to Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, Ill. and Brian Shirley of Chatham, IL would take the lead from Tony Jackson, Jr. on lap eleven and lead the remainder of the event to claim a $3,000 victory. The win for Shirley would be his third of the season with the MARS tour and his eleventh career series victory and would come aboard the Bob Cullen owned Thomason Express, Kid’s Castle Learning Center, Jayco Construction, Cheap Cars, Vallejo Inc., KBC Graphics [...]

Tri-City and Fayette County Double-Dip June 1-2

SOMERSET, KY (May 29, 2018)—The MARS Racing Series will get back to action after a few weeks off on Friday June 1st at Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, Ill. and then on Saturday June 2nd at Fayette County Speedway in Brownstown, Ill. for a pair of $3,000-to-win events. This will mark the eleventh visit to Tri-City Speedway on Friday June 1 and the second-ever series visit to Fayette County Saturday June 2. Both events pay $3,000-to-win and $300-to-start with 30 laps being contested at Tri-City and 40 laps at Fayette County. Former MARS winners at Tri-City include: Bobby Pierce (2017), [...]

Shannon Babb Makes Last Lap Pass Count for MARS Racing Series Farmer City Payday

FARMER CITY, IL – May 11, 2018 – Shannon Babb of Mowequa, Ill. led the only lap that counted Friday Night at Farmer City Raceway, the final lap. The pass coming off turn four in a photo finish at the flagstand on veteran driver Billy Moyer sent Babb to victory lane and the $10,000 payday. Babb drove the Clements Racing Engines-powered Rocket Chassis to his sixth career MARS Racing Series payday receiving sponsorship from Petroff Towing, Donley Trucking, CJI Piping & Fabricating, Hunting for Hope and Kuebler Ultra Oil. The event was co-sanctioned with the Sunoco American Late Model Series. Polesitter [...]

MARS Racing Series Prepares for Stops at Farmer City and Fairbury May 11-12

SOMERSET, KY (May 7, 2018)—The MARS Racing Series will invade Farmer City Raceway in Farmer City, Ill. on Friday May 11 and Fairbury American Legion Speedway in Fairbury, Ill. on May 12 to kick-off Mother’s Day weekend in style with a pair of back-to-back $10,000-to-win races. On Friday May 11, the series will make it’s fourth-ever appearance to Farmer City Raceway racing 50 laps for $10,000-to-win and $500-to-start during the Farmer City 74 presented by Douglas Dodge. On Saturday May 12, the tour will invade Fairbury American Legion Speedway racing 50 laps for $10,000-to-win and $500-to-start during the Fourth Annual FALS Frenzy. This will mark [...]