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Back-to-Back for O’Neal in Hoker 50

July 26, 2022 (Davenport, IA) The Mars Racing Series returned to the Davenport Speedway for the 2nd Annual Hoker 50 Tuesday night. The event paying $10,000 to win was a barn burner last year and drew a start studded field including Jonathan Davenport, Hudson O’Neal, Devin Moran, and many others.  In Allstar Performance qualifying it was Devin Moran who set a NEW track record with a lap at 13.333 seconds. Hudson O’Neal was quickest in the opposite group with a time of 13.350 seconds. This set the stage for four heat races to start setting the field for the 50 [...]

FEGER RISING: Feger Holds Off Unzicker for Kimler Memorial Win

July 22, 2022 (Farmer City, IL) The 2022 Mars Racing Series kicked off the second half of the race season with the JR Kimler Memorial at Farmer City Raceway paying $3,000 to win.  The pits filled up with 19 cars on the warm summer night during the Dewitt County Fair. In Allstar Performance qualifying it was Bob Gardner who laid down the quickest lap at 12.535 seconds. This set the stage for a pair of heat races to set the field for the 30 lap event. In O’Riley Auto Parts Heat Race #1 Bob Gardner took the win with Ryan Unzicker [...]

Heat Forces Postponement of Saturday’s Spoon River Event

July 21, 2022 (LaSalle, IL) With forecasted temperatures on Saturday around 100℉ and heat indices between 105℉ and 110℉, Spoon River Speedway officials have made the decision to postpone the 35th Annual Tom Knowles Memorial that included the Mars Racing Series $3,000 to win event. “The safety of our drivers, workers and fans alike is of utmost importance”, said SRS Promoter Brad Denney. The event will now take place on September 17, moving the event back to its normal fall-time race date. For more information on the MARS Racing Series, log on to www.MARSRacingSeries.com.    

Mars Racing Series Set for Second Half of 2022 Season

(July 15, 2022) LaSalle, IL – The Mars Racing Series is excited to kick off the second half of the 2022 season next weekend. Things will be heating up as the series returns to Farmer City on Friday July 22nd for the 13th Annual JR Kimler Memorial and Saturday July 23rd a return to Spoon River Speedway. Both these events will pay $3,000 to win. Then on Tuesday July 26th, for the first time since it’s blockbuster event last July that was named the DirtonDirt.com 2021 Race of the Year, the series will return to Davenport Speedway. If you [...]

SPOON VICTOR: Feger Wins Sunday Special at Spoon River

Photo: Brendon Bauman May 29, 2022 (Lewistown, IL) The 2022 Mars Racing Series tour held its fifth event of the season at Spoon River Speedway on Sunday night paying $5,064 to win.  The pits filled up with 21 cars at the high banked Spoon River Speedway. In Allstar Performance qualifying it was Kolby Vanderbergh who laid down the quickest lap at 13.218 seconds. This set the stage for 3 heat races to set the field for the 40 lap $5,064 to win event. In Arizona Sport Shirts Heat Race #1 McKay Wenger took the win with Kolby Vandenbergh and Ryan Unzicker the [...]