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Alberson Beats the Rain & Shirley for Thaw Brawl Win

LaSalle, IL (May 8, 2021) – Saturday the Mars Racing Series was racing against mother nature in order to get the 10th edition of the Thaw Brawl in. With a moved up start time the LaSalle officials pushed ahead to get in the 60-lap event before the rain came. In Allstar Performance Qualifying it was Garrett Alberson who set overall fast time with a lap of 13.166 seconds. He bested Brian Shirley and Tanner English who were less than a tenth of a second off. Arizona Sport Shirts Heat Race #1 got things underway. It was outside front row started Tanner [...]

Unzicker Bests Shirley for Thaw Brawl Prelim Win

LaSalle, IL (May 7, 2021) – The Mars Racing Series got the 2021 season kicked off with night one of the 10th Annual Thaw Brawl at LaSalle Speedway. t. After a pair of rainouts so far in 2021 the Mars Racing Series was more than itching to get things going. It was fitting for the season to kick off at the Series Owners Tony Izzo Jr bullring outside of LaSalle, IL. Twenty-one cars entered for the opening round on Friday night for the $3,000 to win event. In Allstar Performance qualifying it was the two-time Mars Racing Series champion Tanner [...]

Mars Racing Series Revved Up For The Brawl

LaSalle, IL (May 6, 2021) – It’s finally here, the start to the 2021 Mars Racing Series. After a couple of rain cancelled events the officials from the Mars Racing Series are fired up and ready to kick off the season with the 10th Annual Thaw Brawl at LaSalle Speedway. Tony Izzo, owner of the LaSalle Speedway, will start his second season with the Mars Racing Series that he purchased back at the end of 2019. Tony is ready to take what he learned in 2020 and make the series even better in 2021. One of the biggest changes in [...]

Mother Nature Postpones Event at Peoria Speedway

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (April 5, 2021) LaSalle, IL – The officials from Peoria Speedway and Mars Racing Series have made the tough decision to postpone this weekend’s season opener that was slated for Saturday April 10. Due to rain already received and the forecast for more tomorrow it was in the best interest for all that we look for a new date for this event. Track officials want to give the drivers the best racing surface possible to compete on and the weather is not going to allow that to happen. As soon as a new date is decided on [...]

Mars Adds RPM TV as Streaming Partner at Select Events in 2021

(April 5, 2021) LaSalle, IL – The officials of the Mars Racing Series are excited to announce that RPM TV, a division of Racing Performance Media will be streaming select races during the 2021 race season. Racing Performance Media is already heavily involved with the media side of the Mars Racing Series and has recently expanded to be able to stream live events. The first event to be streamed will be the upcoming season opener at Peoria Speedway this weekend. This weekend’s event will be the first pay-per-view event for RPM TV. They had a successful test of their setup [...]