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ROOKIE RISING: Sheppard Pulls Off Upset at Adams County

Photo: Bryce Graves May 22, 2022 (Quincy, IL) The 2022 Mars Racing Series tour continued Sunday night at Adams County Speedway for the Sunday night special paying $7,000 to win. A weekend of bad weather washed out Friday and Saturday night events and drivers were eager to get at on the Illinois and Missouri border. The pits filled up with 24 cars at the track formally named Quincy Raceways. In Allstar Performance qualifying it was McKay Wenger who laid down the quickest lap at 12.862 seconds. This set the stage for 3 heat races to set the field for the 40 [...]

Graves 40 Will Have to Wait

(May 21, 2022) – Early morning showers and unfavorable forecast left no choice to Series and track officials but to postpone the return of Super Late Models to Charleston Speedway. The event is looking for a suitable make up date for the Mars Racing Series debut to the 3/8 mile. Details will be given once they are finalized. 

PIERCE CASHES IN: Pierce Holds Off Sheppard at FALS

Photo: Mike Ruefer  May 14, 2022 (Fairbury, IL) The 2022 Mars Racing Series opening weekend continued Saturday night at the Fairbury Speedway for the Spring Shootout paying a whopping $30,000 to win. This was the final race of the Illinois Speedweeks presented by FloRacing. The highly anticipated finale to the four days of racing can to a crescendo with a big check on the line. The pits filled up with 50 cars at the track called America’s Dirt Track in the Land of Lincoln. In Allstar Performance qualifying it was Bobby Pierce who laid down the quickest lap at 12.904 seconds. [...]

Terbo Time: Last Corner Pass Lifts Erb to Mars Opener Win

Photo: Rich Labrier (Dirtman Photography) May 13, 2022 (Farmer City Raceway) – The 2022 Mars Racing Series kicked off with a bang on Friday night at Farmer City Raceway. The highly anticipated Farmer City 74 to kick off the season did not disappoint. The pits filled up with 52 cars as the Illinois Speedweeks continued through the Land of Linclon. In Allstar Performance qualifying it was Ricky Thornton Jr who laid down the quickest overall lap at 13.058 seconds. In group B it was Martinsville, IN driver Hudson O’Neal who was quickest with a lap at 13.248 seconds. This set the [...]