2021 Mars Racing Series Schedule Released

(January 26, 2021) LaSalle, IL – The officials of the Mars Racing Series presented by Rip It Energy Fuel are excited to announce the full 2021 season schedule. The 20-race tour will look to visit eleven different venues during the season. The series will return to many of the same tracks as last year but will also visit new tracks the series has not visited in its 21-year history. There are two dates that are still open as the series and track promoters finalize the details of those events. This year’s superb schedule is highlighted with five five-figure paydays scattered [...]

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 [...]