Spoon River Speedway to Host Mars Championship Weekend

(January 19, 2021) Burbank, IL – The officials of the Mars Racing Series presented by Rip It Energy Fuel are excited to announce the dates and venue for the 2021 Championship Weekend. This year’s two-day season finale will take place at the Spoon River Speedway. Spoon River Speedway was the 2019 DIRTcar track of the year and  excited about hosting the action-packed weekend. Friday, September 24th the weekend will kick off with a $5,000 to win event. On Saturday night another complete racing program will take place for $5,000 to win. The 2021 Mars Racing Series champion will also be [...]

2021 Season Schedule Update

UPDATE: 2021 is here and the Mars Racing Series presented by Rip It Energy Fuel is gearing up for action! We are very close to announcing our full schedule for this year. At about 90% finished, we are just waiting on the finalized Summer Nationals schedule. We know many of our drivers will race in those events and it does not make sense for us to race on any of those dates. We are excited about the release of our schedule! Dates like the opening night of the USA Nationals and the return of the Thaw Brawl to kick off [...]

LaSalle Speedway Releases 10th Annual Thaw Brawl Dates

December 22, 2020 Burbank, IL – The Thaw Brawl will return to the LaSalle Speedway in 2021. The 10th annual event will return to where it all began. Carpentersville, Illinois driver Dennis Erb Jr. won the inaugural event. Tyler Erb won the 2019 edition as the 2020 edition scheduled at the Lee County Speedway in Donnellson, IA fell prey to Covid-19. The 2021 event is scheduled for its familiar dates during the last weekend of March. Be sure to mark March 26th and 27th on the calendar for this year’s event. This year’s event will be sanctioned by the Mars Racing [...]

Sheppard Wins on Late Race Pass at LaSalle

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Burbank, IL (October 12, 2020) A Feature: (50 Laps) 1) Brandon Sheppard 2) Chris Simpson 3) Brian Shirley 4) Josh Richards 5) Bobby Pierce 6) Frank Heckenast Jr 7) Dennis Erb Jr 8) Jimmy Mars 9) Ryan Unzicker 10) Kyle Strickler 11) Shannon Babb 12) Jason Feger 13) Taylor Scheffler 14) Rich Bell 15) Myles Moos 16) Mike Provenzano 17) Mike Chasteen Jr 18) Rusty Schlenk 19) Mike Spatola 20) Jake Miller 21) Tegan Evans 22) Lyle Zanker  B-Main #1:(12 Laps) 1) Jason Feger 2) Rich Bell 3) Lyle Zanker 4) Mike Chasteen Jr 5) Turk Letizia 6) Titus [...]