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2020 Thaw Brawl Advanced Tickets Now on Sale!

  February 18, 2020 – Advanced tickets are now on sale online. $20 for Friday and $25 for Saturday. Prices on race day at track will be $25 for Friday and $30 for Saturday. Pit passes are $40 each night. We have 20 motor home spots with electric for a fee of $100 for the weekend and also have motor home spots reserved without electric for $50 for the weekend. Sky boxes are also for sale and include 4 VIP tickets that includes pit access. The cost is $400 for the weekend. People can contact us regarding tickets, sky boxes [...]

Mars Releases 2020 Series Schedule, Kicks Season Off with 9th Annual Thaw Brawl

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   (January 11, 2020) – The Mars Dirt Car Series is pleased to release the dates of the 2020 season. The current schedule will see the series travel to 9 different venues in three different states. The 21st season of the Mars tour will kick off at Lee Country Speedway with the 9th Annual Thaw Brawl. This will be a two day show March 27th and 28th. Friday night will feature two features paying $2,500 to win each. The finale on Saturday will pay $12,000 to win. A trio of $10,000 to win events also highlight the 2020 Schedule. [...]

Mars Announces “The Voice” of the 2020 Tour

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuscola, IL (January 10, 2020) – The Mars Dirt Car Series would like to announce Tyson Graves as the series announcer for the 2020 season. Tyson is currently the weekly race announcer at Farmer City Raceway, he also announces with the Midwest Stock Car Tour. Tyson has recently helped Series promoter Tony Izzo Jr. prepare for the upcoming season. Tyson is also the Co-Founder and Content Manger at Racing Performance Media. His experience behind the mic will help enhance the Mars Series on track product in 2020. Tony Izzo Jr, the Mars Dirt Car Series owner, is excited [...]

Racing Performance Media to be Media Partner with Mars Dirt Car Series in 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuscola, IL (January 9, 2020) – The Mars Dirt Car Series and Racing Performance Media are excited to announce a partnership for the upcoming 2020 season. Racing Performance Media will be the main support of the Mars Series with all its media needs during the upcoming season. This will include everything from website maintenance, social media, press releases and race day coverage. Racing Performance Media, a media organization started in 2018 by Tyson Graves and Addison Blair, has been and continues to be a growing staple in the dirt racing world. With coverage in the Midwest and Southeast [...]

MARS Racing Series Sold to Tony Izzo, Jr. and Sixteens Race Promotions

SOMERSET, KY (October 21, 2019)—The MARS Racing Series has been sold to Tony Izzo, Jr. and Sixteens Race Promotions effective October 18, 2019, series promoter Chris Tilley announced today. An agreement between the two parties was reached on October 18, 2019. “I would like to take this opportunity to thank each promoter & race track, each race team & driver, every sponsor & race fan along with all of our great staff who made the last two seasons the best the MARS tour had ever seen,” stated Tilley. “I would like to thank Schaeffer’s Oil for being our title sponsor [...]