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Curl Strikes Deal to Purchase MARS Late Model Series from Izzo Jr; Forms New MARS Modified Championship Tour Coming in 2023. Tabs Clayton as Series Director

Fairbury, IL (December 5, 2022) — Matt Curl, owner and promoter of the Fairbury Speedway, announced today that he has reached a deal to acquire the MARS Dirt Late Model Series from Tony Izzo Jr. effective immediately.  Curl, a past Series Director of the World of Outlaws Late Model Series, will take over the reigns of the MARS Late Model Series and rebrand the series to go along with the newly formed MARS Modified Championship in 2023.   “I am truly excited about this opportunity to acquire the MARS Series from Tony.  It’s been a passion of mine to build and develop [...]

Pierce Takes Mars Finale at FALS

Photo: Jim DenHamer October 8, 2022 (Fairbury, IL) The final round of the Mars Racing Series took place at Fairbury Speedway on Saturday night. The pits filled up with 41 cars to cap off Championship Weekend. The event was part of the FALS Frenzy that paid $15,000 to win on night two. Ryan Unzicker carried a 57-point lead into the nights event and only needed to show up to claim the 2022 points title In Allstar Performance qualifying it was Frank Heckenast Jr who laid down the quickest lap at 12.926 seconds. This set the stage for four heat races to [...]

Babb Wires Field, Unzicker Inches Closer to Title

October 7, 2022 (Fairbury, IL) Round 15 of the Mars Racing Series took place at Fairbury Speedway on Friday night. The pits filled up with 36 cars to kick off Championship Weekend. The event was part of the FALS Frenzy that paid $5,000 to win on night one. Ryan Unzicker carried a 33-point lead into the nights event. In Allstar Performance qualifying it was Donny Walden who laid down the quickest lap at 12.327 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 Ryan Unzicker [...]

CONSISTENCY EXPRESS: Unzicker Eying First Mars Title

(October 7, 2022) LaSalle, IL – The Mars Racing Series is excited to wrap up the 2022 race season and crown its series champion. The two-day FALS Frenzy at Fairbury Speedway will be the deciding factor in who will claim the title. Ryan Unzicker has a 33-point lead headed into the final two events. Jason Feger leads the way in series wins with four and is looking to chase down Unzicker this weekend. The two will battle for a championship bonus that pays $16,000 if both events are completed this weekend. It will be fun for fans to watch [...]