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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 [...]

MARS Racing Series Prepares for Stops at Farmer City and Fairbury May 11-12

SOMERSET, KY (May 7, 2018)—The MARS Racing Series will invade Farmer City Raceway in Farmer City, Ill. on Friday May 11 and Fairbury American Legion Speedway in Fairbury, Ill. on May 12 to kick-off Mother’s Day weekend in style with a pair of back-to-back $10,000-to-win races. On Friday May 11, the series will make it’s fourth-ever appearance to Farmer City Raceway racing 50 laps for $10,000-to-win and $500-to-start during the Farmer City 74 presented by Douglas Dodge. On Saturday May 12, the tour will invade Fairbury American Legion Speedway racing 50 laps for $10,000-to-win and $500-to-start during the Fourth Annual FALS Frenzy. This will mark [...]

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 [...]

Brian Shirley Shines in Belle-Clair Speedway MARS Weekend Opener

BELLEVILLE, ILLINOIS – May 4, 2018 – The MARS Super Late Model Racing Series would return to action with the first event of a weekend doubleheader in the Land of Lincoln as the tour would visit Belle-Clair Speedway in Belleville, Ill. and Brian Shirley of Chatham, Ill. would handle a racing surface with a lot of character on the evening and score a $3,000 victory.   The victory for Shirley would be his first of the season with the tour and his ninth career series checkered flag and it would come aboard the Bob Cullen owned Thomason Express, Kid’s Castle [...]

MARS Racing Series Heads to Illinois for Belle-Clair and Fayette Co. Double-Header May 4-5

SOMERSET, KY (April 29, 2018)—After nearly two months off, the MARS Racing Series will get back to action for two straight weekends of racing in the “Land of Lincoln” as the tour will first travel to Belle-Clair Speedway in Belleville, Ill. on Friday May 4 and Fayette County Speedway in Brownstown, Ill. on Saturday May 5.   This will mark the first-ever visits by the MARS Racing Series to Belle-Clair on May 4 and Fayette County May 5. Both events pay $3,000-to-win and $300-to-start and 40 laps will be the feature distance.   During the first two series points races, David Seibers of [...]

Erb, Jr. Captures MARS Tuckasee Toilet Bowl Classic Weekend Finale at Clarksville Speedway

CLARKSVILLE, TENNESSEE – March 3, 2018 – The MARS Super Late Model Racing Series would conclude its opening weekend of racing for 2018 season on Saturday with the final night of the 14thAnnual Tuckasee Toilet Bowl Classic at Clarksville Speedway in Clarksville, TN and Dennis Erb, Jr. of Carpentersville, IL would etch his name in the record books once again by claiming the $5,000 victory for his third triumph in the event. The winning mount driven by Erb, Jr. carries sponsorship from Rhino Ag, J.R. McBride Leasing, McBride Mack, Ideal Ready Mix, M and M Painting and Construction, Deegan’s Truck [...]

Seibers Scores MARS Tuckasee Toilet Bowl Weekend Opener at Clarksville Speedway

CLARKSVILLE, TENNESSEE – March 2, 2018 – The MARS Super Late Model Racing Series would begin its 19th season on competition on Friday evening with the opening night of the 14th Annual Tuckasee Toilet Bowl Classic at Clarksville Speedway in Clarksville, TN and David Seibers of Chapel Hill, TN would pick up the $3,000 victory leading all thirty laps of the main event, scoring his first career MARS victory. The win by Seibers would come behind the wheel of the All Seasons Comfort, SMS Electrical and Plumbing, GPS Motorsports, Circle E Farms, and Nunneley Excavating sponsored #18 Black Diamond Chassis, Custom Race Engines powered [...]

CHAMPIONS 2017

2017 EAST SIDE MIDWEST SHEET METAL CHAMPION   Tanner English                         2017 WEST SIDE MIDWEST SHEET METAL  CHAMPION  Tony Jackson Jr 2017 WEST SIDE GRT RACE CAR  ROOKIE OF YEAR     Joe Godsey  

Logan Martin win Springfield Raceway

Springfield Raceway – September 16th 2017- Logan Martin wins seconds MARS race of the year. (FSR Raditors and Racing Products) Fastest time went to Logan Martin at 12.603. (Quickcar Race Products) Heat race winner #1 Logan Martin, 2nd Tim Manville, 3rd Mason Oberkramer,(GRT Race Cars Rookie of the year) 4th Dustin Mooneyham, 5th Dustin Walker, 6th Brandon Mitchell, 7th Jon Driskill, 8th Rob Powell. The top 4 transferred to the A Main. (Hoosier Racing Tires) Heat race winner #2 Payton Looney, 2nd Cole Wells, 3rd Jeff Roth, 4th Kaeden Cornell, 5th Robby Moore, 6th Kanyan Methvin, 7th Nathan Mayes. Top 4 transferred to the A Main. (Henryetta Ford) Heat race winner #3 [...]

Monett Motor Speedway 9/3/2017

Monett Motor Speedway – September 3rd 2017- Cole Wells out duels the field for the $3000.00 payday (FSR Raditors and Racing Products) Fastest time went to Logan Martin at 16.065, Terry Phillips was 16.218 and Rodeny Sender rounding out the top three with a 16.278 (Quickcar Race Products) Heat race winner #1 Logan Martin, 2nd Jeff Roth, 3rd Mason Oberkramer,(GRT Race Cars Rookie of the year Points Leader) 4th Dustin Mooneyham, 5th Rob Powell, 6th Tony Jackson in a back up Car, after the throttle hung open in qualifying, (Midwest Sheet Metal Points Leader) 7th Chuck Comer, 8th Garrett Essary (Hoosier Racing Tires) Heat race winner #2 Terry Phillips, 2nd [...]