MARS Racing Series Sold to Tony Izzo, Jr. and Sixteens Race Promotions

SOMERSET, KY (October 21, 2019)—The MARS Racing Series has been sold to Tony Izzo, Jr. and Sixteens Race Promotions effective October 18, 2019, series promoter Chris Tilley announced today. An agreement between the two parties was reached on October 18, 2019. “I would like to take this opportunity to thank each promoter & race track, each race team & driver, every sponsor & race fan along with all of our great staff who made the last two seasons the best the MARS tour had ever seen,” stated Tilley. “I would like to thank Schaeffer’s Oil for being our title sponsor [...]

David Seibers Crowned 2019 Schaeffer’s Oil MARS Racing Series Points Champion

SOMERSET, KY (September 21, 2019)—David Seibers of Chapel Hill, Tenn. claimed the 2019 Schaeffer’s Oil MARS Racing Series points title over Dean Carpenter of Coldwater, Miss. on Friday August 30 at Thunder Valley Raceway in Salem, Ind. after the tour finale. Seibers started the season off at the first event by finishing fifth in the opening night of the Tuckasee Toilet Bowl Classic at Clarksville (Tenn.) Speedway then backed that up with a win worth $5,000 on night two of the annual event. Seibers would capture three top-five finishes in the nine events on the tour and capture five top-ten [...]

Greg Johnson Grabs Schaeffer’s Oil MARS Super Late Model Series Finale at Thunder Valley Raceway

SALEM, INDIANA (August 30, 2019)- The Schaeffer’s Oil MARS Super Late Model Racing Series would make their first-ever appearance at Thunder Valley Raceway in Salem, IN on Friday evening with the 2019 series title on the line in the tour’s season finale and Greg Johnson of Bedford, IN would become the ninth different winner on the tour in 2019 with a flag-to-flag victory worth $3,000, while David Seibers of Chapel Hill, TN would lay claim to the 2019 Schaeffer’s Oil MARS Super Late Model Racing Series title. Johnson’s victory would be his first career Schaeffer’s Oil MARS Super Late Model [...]

Schaeffer’s Oil MARS Racing Series Set for Grand Finale on Friday August 30 at Thunder Valley Raceway

SOMERSET, KY (August 24, 2019)—The Schaeffer’s Oil MARS Racing Series will conclude the 20th Anniversary Season on Friday August 30 at the Steve Leonard-promoted Thunder Valley Raceway in Salem, Ind. paying $3,000-to-win and $300-to-start. Going into the final event of the season, David Seibers of Chapel Hill, Tenn. leads the points standings by just 12 markers over Dean Carpenter of Coldwater, Miss. Winners on the MARS tour this season include: Brian Shirley (Clarksville), David Seibers (Clarksville), Devin Gilpin (Brownstown), Kent Robinson (Farmer City), Shelby Miles (Brownstown), Mike Marlar (Brownstown), Daryn Klein (Tri City) and Bobby Pierce (I-55). There hasn’t been a [...]

“Smooth Operator” Bobby Pierce Grabs Schaeffer’s Oil MARS Racing Series Victory at I-55

PEVELY, MO (August 17, 2019)—Bobby Pierce of Oakwood, Ill. became the eighth different winner in eight races on the Schaeffer’s Oil MARS Racing Series by taking the $3,000 payday on Saturday Night at Federated Auto Parts Raceway @ I-55 in Pevely, Mo.   Fast qualifier and heat race winner Pierce and Daryn Klein brought the field of 22 to life for the start of the 30-lapper. Klein would jump to the early race lead but Pierce would get around Klein for the race lead on lap 10 and never look back en route to the feature win over Klein and Jason [...]