2018

Iron-Man Classic $3,000 to win October 5, Lake Cumberland Classic $5,000 to win October 6 at Lake Cumberland Speedway

SOMERSET, KENTUCKY – September 24, 2018 – In what will be a first for all the series involved and Lake Cumberland Speedway in Burnside, KY, the track will present the 14th Annual Iron-Man Classic on Friday October 5, paying $3,000 to win for Super Late Models and the 24th Annual Lake Cumberland Classic on Saturday October 6, paying $5,000 to win for Super Late Models.  Cornett Racing Engines of Somerset, KY will be the presenting sponsor for both evening’s racing activities.    For the first-time ever, the weekend’s event will feature a trio of Super Late Model touring series and an [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Kent Robinson Captures MARS 4th Annual Born Free 40 Victory at Brownstown Speedway

BROWNSTOWN, INDIANA – July 7, 2018 – The MARS Super Late Model Racing Series would make its first visit of the 2018 season to the historic Brownstown Speedway in Brownstown, IN for the 4th Annual Born Free 40 and when the checkered flag fell at the famed Jackson County Fairgrounds ¼ mile clay oval, Kent Robinson of Bloomington, Ind. would enjoy the spoils of victory as he would see the checkered flag first and score a $5,500 payday.   The victory for Robinson was his first career MARS Super Late Model Series victory, earning him an extra $500 for his efforts [...]

Brian Shirley Once Again Sweeps MARS Weekend with Fayette County Speedway Win

BROWNSTOWN, ILLINOIS – June 2, 2018 – The MARS Super Late Model Racing Series would make its second and final visit of the 2018 season to Fayette County Speedway in Brownstown, IL and just like the first visit, Brian Shirley of Chatham, Ill. would take the lead in the early stages of the contest and would never be seriously challenged throughout the event to claim his second win of the weekend and another $3,000 payday.   The win for Shirley would be his fourth of the season with the MARS tour, his second at Fayette County Speedway with the series, and his [...]

Brian Shirley Scores Third MARS Triumph of 2018 with Tri-City Speedway Victory

GRANITE CITY, ILLINOIS – June 1, 2018 – The MARS Super Late Model Racing Series would make its first visit of 2018 to Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, Ill. and Brian Shirley of Chatham, IL would take the lead from Tony Jackson, Jr. on lap eleven and lead the remainder of the event to claim a $3,000 victory. The win for Shirley would be his third of the season with the MARS tour and his eleventh career series victory and would come aboard the Bob Cullen owned Thomason Express, Kid’s Castle Learning Center, Jayco Construction, Cheap Cars, Vallejo Inc., KBC Graphics [...]

Shannon Babb Makes Last Lap Pass Count for MARS Racing Series Farmer City Payday

FARMER CITY, IL – May 11, 2018 – Shannon Babb of Mowequa, Ill. led the only lap that counted Friday Night at Farmer City Raceway, the final lap. The pass coming off turn four in a photo finish at the flagstand on veteran driver Billy Moyer sent Babb to victory lane and the $10,000 payday. Babb drove the Clements Racing Engines-powered Rocket Chassis to his sixth career MARS Racing Series payday receiving sponsorship from Petroff Towing, Donley Trucking, CJI Piping & Fabricating, Hunting for Hope and Kuebler Ultra Oil. The event was co-sanctioned with the Sunoco American Late Model Series. Polesitter [...]

Brian Shirley Sweeps MARS Weekend with Fayette County Speedway Victory

BROWNSTOWN, ILLINOIS – May 5, 2018 – The MARS Super Late Model Racing Series would complete its doubleheader weekend of racing competition in the state of Illinois at Fayette County Speedway in Brownstown, Ill. and Brian Shirley of Chatham, Ill. would sweep the weekend of the tour’s racing action, picking up another $3,000 payday.   The win for Shirley would be second of the season with the MARS tour and his tenth career series victory and would come behind the wheel of the Bob Cullen owned Thomason Express, Kid’s Castle Learning Center, Jayco Construction, Cheap Cars, Vallejo Inc., KBC Graphics sponsored [...]