SPOON TRIUMPH: Unzicker Takes Win, Expands Points Lead

September 17, 2022 (Lewistown, IL) Round 14 of the Mars Racing Series took place at Spoon River Speedway on Saturday night as part of the Tom Knowles Memorial.  The $3,000 to win event drew 10 drivers. In Allstar Performance qualifying it was Tucker Finch who put down the quickest lap at 13.310 seconds. This set the stage for two heat races to set the field for the 30 lap event. In Arizona Sport Shirts Heat Race #1 Ryan Unzicker took the win to start on the pole for the night’s main event. Fast qualifier Tucker Finch finished runner up and Colton [...]

LATE NIGHT HUSTLE: Feger Cruises to Win at Spoon River

September 4, 2022 (Lewistown, IL) Round 13 of the Mars Racing Series took place at Spoon River Speedway on Sunday night as part of the Plowboy Nationals. The pits filled up with 21 cars on the beautiful summer evening. The $5,000 to win event got started a little later than expected after a rain shower pushed things back a couple of hours. In Allstar Performance qualifying it was Logan Moody who put down the quickest lap at 13.430 seconds. This set the stage for two heat races to set the field for the 40 lap event. In Arizona Sport Shirts Heat [...]

SMOOTH DOMINATION: Pierce Dominates Super Nationals at FALS

September 3, 2022 (Fairbury, IL) Round 12 of the Mars Racing Series took place at Fairbury Speedway on Saturday night. The pits filled up with 42 cars on the beautiful summer evening in the land of Lincoln. The event was part of the FALS Super Nationals that paid $10,000 to win in both Late Model and Modified divisions. In Allstar Performance qualifying it was Bobby Pierce who laid down the quickest lap at 12.936 seconds. This set the stage for four heat races to set the field for the 50 lap event. In Arizona Sport Shirts Heat Race #1  Steven Roberts [...]

Manhattan Express: Spatola Nets 10K at Farmer City

Photo: Hall Racing Photos September 2, 2022 (Farmer City, IL) Round 11 of the Mars Racing Series took place at the Farmer City Raceway on Friday night. The pits filled up with 32 cars on the beautiful summer evening in the land of Lincoln. The event kicked off a tripleheader of Labor Day weekend action. In Allstar Performance qualifying it was Mike Spatola who laid down the quickest lap at 12.303 seconds. This set the stage for four heat races to set the field for the 40 lap event. In Arizona Sport Shirts Heat Race #1  Mike Spatola took the win to [...]

Spatola Claims Big Daddy Scrap 40 at Kankakee

August 19, 2022 (Kankakee, IL) Full Results: A Feature 1 (40 Laps): 1. 89-Mike Spatola[4]; 2. 24-Ryan Unzicker[8]; 3. 42-Mckay Wenger[5]; 4. 99JR-Frank Heckenast Jr[3]; 5. B12-Kevin Weaver[6]; 6. 31-Kye Blight[1]; 7. X-Curtis Roberts[19]; 8. 25-Jason Feger[24]; 9. 10-Paul Parker[10]; 10. 4G-Bob Gardner[11]; 11. 21A-Nick Allen[9]; 12. 1M-Mike Mataragas[13]; 13. 20W-Justin White[15]; 14. 76-Titus Sneed[16]; 15. 14-Glen Thompson[18]; 16. 27-Tom Smith[17]; 17. 6-Toma Johnson[21]; 18. 28M-Jake Miller[20]; 19. (DNF) 21B-Rich Bell[7]; 20. (DNF) 74-Dan DeYoung[23]; 21. (DNF) 29-Spencer Diercks[2]; 22. (DNF) 80-Rich Dawson[14]; 23. (DNF) 757-Bradley Jameson[12]; 24. (DNF) 25J-Ted Johnson[22] Heat 1 (8 Laps): 1. 31-Kye Blight[1]; 2. 89-Mike Spatola[3]; 3. [...]