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Schaeffer’s Oil Named as Title Sponsor of the MARS Super Late Model Racing Series

SOMERSET, KENTUCKY- December 5, 2018 – The Chris Tilley-promoted MARS Super Late Model Racing Series and Schaeffer’s Oil Iron-Man Championship Late Model Series presented by DirtonDirt.com is pleased to announce a partnership that will see Schaeffer’s Oil be the title sponsor of the MARS Racing Series beginning with the events that take place during the 2019 racing season. The tour also operates the Brucebilt Performance Iron-Man Open Wheel Modified Series in the Southeast.   The agreement between the two parties is a three-year deal that will see the tour now be knows as the Schaeffer’s Oil MARS Racing Series and will allow [...]

Bonus Series, Iron-Man Series, and MARS Trifecta Now at Lake Cumberland Speedway October 5, October 6

SOMERSET, KENTUCKY – September 8, 2018 – The Schaeffer’s Oil Southern Nationals Bonus Series, Schaeffer’s Oil Iron-Man Championship Late Model Series, and MARS Super Late Model Racing Series would like to announce an addition and change to their schedules that will take place at Lake Cumberland Speedway in Burnside, KY on Friday October 5, with $3,000 to win, and Saturday October 6, with $5,000 to win, to make for a doubleheader Lake Cumberland Classic weekend. The trio of series will be in action on Friday October 5 at Lake Cumberland Speedway with $3,000 up for grabs to the winner of [...]

VP Racing Fuels Named “Official Racing Fuel” of MARS and Iron-Man Racing Series

By Michael Despain   SOMERSET, KENTUCKY- August 20, 2018 – Chris Tilley, who owns and operates the MARS Super Late Model Racing Series, along with the Schaeffer’s Oil Iron-Man Championship Late Model Series presented by DirtonDirt.com and Brucebilt Performance Iron-Man Modified Series, is pleased to announce a partnership with VP Racing Fuels, making VP Racing Fuels “the official racing fuel” of the MARS Super Late Model Racing Series, the Schaeffer’s Oil Iron-Man Championship Late Model Series presented by DirtonDirt.com, and the Brucebilt Performance Iron-Man Modified Series.    “We are absolutely thrilled to add VP Racing Fuels as a marketing partner and official [...]

Shannon Babb Scores MARS FALS Frenzy Win at Fairbury’s American Legion Speedway

FAIRBURY, ILLINOIS – August 11, 2018 – The MARS Super Late Model Racing Series would conclude a pair of racing events in Illinois at Fairbury’s American Legion Speedway in Fairbury, IL for the 4th Annual FALS Frenzy event and Shannon Babb of Moweaqua, IL would score the victory worth $10,000 in what was a very entertaining event that featured three different race leaders. The victory for Babb was his second MARS Super Late Model Racing Series win of the season and sixth career tour triumph as well and would come behind the wheel of the Petroff Towing, Donley Trucking, John Keebler, [...]

Brian Shirley Masters MARS Russ Wallace Memorial Victory at Tri-City Speedway

GRANITE CITY, ILLINOIS – August 10, 2018 – Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, IL would be the next stop on the 2018 MARS Super Late Model Racing Series tour on Friday evening for the Russ Wallace Memorial and Brian Shirley would get the race lead from Frank Heckenast, Jr. on lap seventeen and drive to the $5,000 victory, plus garnered an extra $500 bonus that would be put up by Mike Wallace.  The win for Shirley would be his fifth of the season with the MARS tour, his second at Tri-City Speedway with the series, and his 13th career series victory [...]

MARS Super Late Model Racing Series rolls into Tri City on Friday, Aug 10th for the 7th Annual Russ Wallace Memorial

SOMERSET, KENTUCKY – August 5, 2018 – The MARS Super Late Model Racing Series will make its second visit of the 2018 season to Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, IL on Friday August 10 for the 7th Annual Russ Wallace Memorial, paying $5,000 to win to the winner.    The Russ Wallace Memorial at Tri-City Speedway is the first event of a two-day weekend of action in the Land of Lincoln for the MARS Super Late Model Racing Series, as the series will visit Fairbury’s American Legion Speedway in Fairbury, IL on Saturday August 11 for the FALS Frenzy, paying $10,000 to [...]

MARS Super Late Model Racing Series at FALS for 4th Annual FALS Frenzy Saturday August 11

SOMERSET, KENTUCKY – August 5, 2018 – The MARS Super Late Model Racing Series will visit Fairbury’s American Legion Speedway in Fairbury, IL on Saturday August 11 for the track’s 4th Annual FALS Frenzy that will pay $10,000 to win and $500 to start. The event will be co-sanctioned by the Sunoco American Late Model Series. This event was originally scheduled back on May 12 but fell victim to inclement weather.  The FALS Frenzy event is the second event of a two-day weekend of action in the Land of Lincoln for the MARS Super Late Model Racing Series, as the tour will visit [...]

Moyer, Jr. Takes MARS/Iron-Man 14th Annual Hall of Fame Classic Win at Brownstown Speedway

BROWNSTOWN, INDIANA – August 4, 2018 – The MARS Super Late Model Racing Series and the Schaeffer’s Oil Iron-Man Championship Late Model Series presented by DirtonDirt.com would co-sanction the 14th Annual Hall of Fame Classic at Brownstown Speedway on Saturday evening and Billy Moyer, Jr. of Batesville, AR would lead all fifty laps of the event on his way to a $10,000 victory.  The victory for Moyer, Jr. would be his first MARS win of the 2018 season and his second career MARS victory, with the win also making him a first-time winner with the Iron-Man tour. The visit to victory lane [...]

Robinson Repels English for MARS/Iron-Man Debut Victory at Bloomington Speedway

BLOOMINGTON, INDIANA – August 3, 2018 – The MARS Super Late Model Racing Series and the Schaeffer’s Oil Iron-Man Championship Late Model Series presented by DirtonDirt.com would visit Bloomington Speedway in Bloomington, IN on Friday evening for the track’s first Super Late Model in eleven years for the MARS Super Late Model Hall of Fame Weekend presented by JB’s Salvage event and Kent Robinson of Bloomington, IN would win a late-race duel with Tanner English to claim the victory and the $3,000 payday. Robinson’s victory would be his second straight MARS Series victory and second career series win, while it [...]

MARS Super Late Models Make Bloomington Speedway Debut for Hall of Fame Weekend Friday August 3

SOMERSET, KY – July 30, 2018 – The MARS Super Late Model Racing Series will make their first-ever appearance at Bloomington Speedway in Bloomington, IN for the MARS Super Late Model Hall of Fame Weekend presented by J.B.’s Salvage of Bloomington, IN event on Friday August 3, with the forty-lap feature contest paying $3,000 to win and $300 to start. The event will be co-sanctioned by the Schaeffer’s Oil Iron-Man Championship Late Model Series presented by DirtonDirt.com.    The Hoosier State Hall of Fame Weekend will conclude on Saturday August 4 at Brownstown Speedway in Brownstown, IN with the 14th Annual Hall of [...]