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“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 [...]

Daryn Klein Captures First Schaeffer’s Oil MARS Racing Series Victory at Tri-City Speedway

PONTOON BEACH, IL (August 17, 2019)—Daryn Klein of Fairview Heights, Ill. captured his first career Schaeffer’s Oil MARS Racing Series event on Friday Night August 16 at Tri-City Speedway in Pontoon Beach, Ill.   Gordy Gundaker was en route to dominating the night when he broke a driveshaft on the lap-19 restart and Klein would then inherit the lead. Klein fended off a challenge from Jason Papich to go on to the feature victory, his first of the tour. The big mover of the race was Brian Shirley of Chatham, Ill. who started eighth and finished third. Klein became the seventh [...]

Schaeffer’s Oil MARS Super Late Models Tripleheader in Illinois and Missouri August 16, 17, 18

SOMERSET, KENTUCKY (August 11, 2019)- The Schaeffer’s Oil MARS Super Late Model Racing Series will be in action with three upcoming events August 16, August 17, and August 18. Action begins at Tri-City Speedway in Pontoon Beach, IL on Friday August 16, followed by Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, MO Saturday August 17, and concludes at Fayette County Speedway in Brownstown, IL on Sunday August 18. All three events will pay $3,000 to win and $300 to start.    The weekend will kick off at Tri-City Speedway in Pontoon Beach, IL on Friday August 16 as the track will present [...]

Mike Marlar Wins Schaeffer’s Oil MARS Hall of Fame Classic at Brownstown Speedway

BROWNSTOWN, INDIANA – August 3, 2019 – The Schaeffer’s Oil MARS Super Late Model Racing Series would make their third and final visit of the 2019 season to Brownstown Speedway for the track’s 15th Annual Hall of Fame Classic and Mike Marlar of Winfield, TN would take the lead of the race from Jason Jameson on lap forty-one and drive on to claim the win and $10,000 payday.  The win for Marlar would be his first career Schaeffer’s Oil MARS Super Late Model Racing Series victory and would come in the seat of the Marathon Oil, Delk Equipment Sales, Mark Martin [...]

Schaeffer’s Oil MARS Super Late Models at Brownstown Speedway August 3 for 15th Annual Hall of Fame Classic

SOMERSET, KENTUCKY (July 29, 2019)- The Schaeffer’s Oil MARS Super Late Model Racing Series is set to return to action with a big event on Saturday August 3 at the historic Brownstown Speedway in Brownstown, IN as the series will sanction the track’s 15th Annual Hall of Fame Classic that will see the winner earn $10,000 for their efforts. .  Brownstown Speedway will host the Schaeffer’s Oil MARS Super Late Model Racing Series for the 15th Annual Hall of Fame Classic on Saturday August 3, with the Schaeffer’s Oil MARS Super Late Models in competition in a full program of practice, time trials, [...]

Windy Hollow Speedway Date Removed from Schaeffer’s Oil MARS Racing Series Schedule

SOMERSET, KY (July 22, 2019)—Officials with the Schaeffer’s Oil MARS Racing Series and the Windy Hollow Speedway in Owensboro, Ky. have mutually agreed to cancel the Friday August 2nd event that was scheduled to pay $5,000-to-win. After consideration regarding the possibility of a low car count, track promoter Jimmy Westerfield and series promoter Chris Tilley have mutually agreed that it wouldn’t be best to have the event in 2019. “When Jimmy and I spoke we felt it best to cancel the event. There’s just not any Super Late Models in the Owensboro area anymore and we didn’t feel that it [...]

Miles Goes the Distance in Schaeffer’s MARS Super Late Model 5th Annual Born Free 40 at Brownstown Speedway

BROWNSTOWN, INDIANA (July 6, 2019)- The Schaeffer’s Oil MARS Super Late Model Racing Series would make their second appearance of the 2019 racing season at Brownstown Speedway in Brownstown, IN for the 5th Annual Born Free 40 and Shelby Miles of Bloomington, IN would score the biggest win of his career and capture the $5,000 victory. The win for Miles was his first-career Schaeffer’s Oil MARS Super Late Model Racing Series victory and would come behind the wheel of the Reed and Son Construction, Rock Solid Masonry, Bloomington South Salvage sponsored #76 Rocket Chassis, Jay Dickens Race Engines powered entry.  [...]

Schaeffer’s Oil MARS Super Late Models Back in Action at Thunder Valley July 5, Brownstown July 6

SOMERSET, KENTUCKY (June 30, 2019)- The Schaeffer’s Oil MARS Super Late Model Racing Series returns to action in celebration of our great country’s 243rd birthday with two nights of racing action in the Hoosier State as the tour will make its first-ever appearance at Thunder Valley Raceway in Salem, IN on Friday July 5 for $3,000 to win and Saturday July 6 at Brownstown Speedway in Brownstown, IN for the 5th Annual Born Free 40 paying $5,000 to win.  Thunder Valley Raceway in Salem, IN will host the Schaeffer’s Oil MARS Super Late Model Racing Series on Friday July 5 [...]

Robinson Rolls to Third Annual Schaeffer’s MARS Farmer City 74 at Farmer City Raceway

FARMER CITY, ILLINOIS – May 10, 2019 –The Schaeffer’s Oil MARS Super Late Model Racing Series and the Sunoco ALMS tour would co-sanction the Third Annual Farmer City 74 at Farmer City Raceway in Farmer City, IL and Kent Robinson would fend off a late race charge from Allen Weisser to see the checkered flag first to score the victory. Robinson’s victory would be his third career Schaeffer’s Oil MARS Super Late Model Racing Series win and would aboard his JB’s Salvage, JB’s Disposal Service, Jones Oil, Midwest Sheet Metal, Keyser Manufacturing, VP Racing Fuel sponsored #7r MB Customs Race [...]

Schaeffer’s Oil MARS Racing Series Prepares for Stops at Farmer City and Fairbury May 10-11

SOMERSET, KY (May 5, 2019)—The Schaeffer’s Oil MARS Racing Series will invade Farmer City Raceway in Farmer City, Ill. on Friday May 10 and Fairbury Speedway in Fairbury, Ill. on May 11 to kick-off Mother’s Day weekend in style with a pair of back-to-back $10,000-to-win races. On Friday May 10, the series will make it’s fifth-ever appearance to Farmer City Raceway racing 74 laps for $10,000-to-win and $500-to-start during the Farmer City 74 presented by Douglas Dodge. On Saturday May 11, the tour will invade Fairbury Speedway racing 50 laps for $10,000-to-win and $500-to-start during the Fifth Annual FALS Frenzy. [...]