Pierce Dominates at Fairbury

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Burbank, IL (September 7, 2020) – Saturday night the Mars Racing Series presented by Rip It Energy Fuel closed out the three day race weekend at Fairbury Speedway with the biggest payday of the season so far in the Super Nationals. Thirty-four late models signed in for Mars Racing Series competition on Saturday night chasing the $10,000 payday in Fairbury. The Labor Day weekend event has become a tradition accompanying the $10,000 modified race. In qualifying Taylor Scheffler from the state of Wisconsin put down the quickest lap in qualifying with a lap of 12.936 seconds. Jason Feger was [...]

Feger Holds On for Farmer City 74 Win

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Burbank, IL (September 5, 2020) – Friday night the Mars Racing Series presented by Rip It Energy Fuel continued the three day race weekend at Farmer City Raceway with night 2 of the Farmer City 74. Twenty-six late models signed in for Mars Racing Series competition on Friday night for a shot at the $5,000 payday to end the season for the Farmer City Raceway. The fourth annual event has become an instant tradition for the quarter mile facility in Farmer City, Illinois. In qualifying Illinois veteran driver Eric Smith from Bloomington put down the quickest lap in qualifying [...]

Pierce Rules on Night 1 at Farmer City

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Burbank, IL (September 4, 2020) – Thursday night the Mars Racing Series presented by Rip It Energy Fuel kicked off a three day race weekend at Farmer City Raceway with night 1 of the Farmer City 74. Twenty-nine late models signed in for Mars Racing Series competition on Thursday night for a shot at the $5,000 payday to kick off Labor Day weekend. The fourth annual event has become an instant tradition for the quarter mile facility in Farmer City, Illinois. In qualifying Jason Feger laid down the quickest lap in Group A qualifying with a lap of 13.061. [...]

Shirley Completes Weekend Sweep at Peoria

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Burbank, IL (August 29, 2020) – Saturday night the Mars Racing Series presented by Rip It Energy Fuel invaded the Peoria Speedway for round four of the 2020 season with the Illinois State Championship. Thirty-two late models registered for Mars Racing Series competition on Saturday night for the Illinois State Championship race. The rich history of this event runs deep at the Peoria Speedway and an event the Speedway always looks forward to each year. In qualifying Ryan Gustin laid down the overall fastest lap at 12.229 seconds in A & B group qualifying. This set the stage for [...]

Shirley Nips Gustin in Thriller at Peoria

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Burbank, IL (August 28, 2020) – Friday night the Mars Racing Series presented by Rip It Energy Fuel invaded the Peoria Speedway for round three of the 2020 season with the make-up of the Steve Lance Sr Memorial race. 33 cars checked in for Friday night action at the Peoria Speedway. Headed into the nights event Frank Heckenast Jr held the series points leader over Lee County winner Bobby Pierce. In heat group qualifying it was Garrett Alberson who set overall quick time with a lap of 12.154 seconds. This set the heat races that would determine the [...]