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Simpson Cruises at Dubuque

Photo: Mike Ruefer August 13, 2022 (Dubuque, IA) Round 9 of the Mars Racing Series took place at the Dubuque Fairgrounds Speedway on Thursday night. The pits filled up with 23 cars on the beautiful summer evening in the state of Iowa. In Allstar Performance qualifying it was McKay Wenger who laid down the quickest lap at 14.492 seconds. This set the stage for three heat races to set the field for the 40 lap event. In Arizona Sport Shirts Heat Race #1 Spencer Diercks took the win to start on the pole for the nights main event. Fast qualifier McKay Wenger [...]

Last Lap Thriller: Feger’s Slider Lifts Him to Win at Shadyhill

August 13, 2022 (Medaryville, IL) Round 8 of the Mars Racing Series took place at Shadyhill Speedway for the lone Indiana stop of 2022. The pits filled up with 21 cars on the beautiful summer night. In Allstar Performance qualifying it was McKay Wenger who laid down the quickest lap at 15.026 seconds. This set the stage for three heat races to set the field for the 40 lap event. In Arizona Sport Shirts Heat Race #1 Ryan Unzicker took the win to start on the pole for the nights main event. Fast qualifier McKay Wenger and Justin White were the [...]

Back-to-Back for O’Neal in Hoker 50

July 26, 2022 (Davenport, IA) The Mars Racing Series returned to the Davenport Speedway for the 2nd Annual Hoker 50 Tuesday night. The event paying $10,000 to win was a barn burner last year and drew a start studded field including Jonathan Davenport, Hudson O’Neal, Devin Moran, and many others.  In Allstar Performance qualifying it was Devin Moran who set a NEW track record with a lap at 13.333 seconds. Hudson O’Neal was quickest in the opposite group with a time of 13.350 seconds. This set the stage for four heat races to start setting the field for the 50 [...]

FEGER RISING: Feger Holds Off Unzicker for Kimler Memorial Win

July 22, 2022 (Farmer City, IL) The 2022 Mars Racing Series kicked off the second half of the race season with the JR Kimler Memorial at Farmer City Raceway paying $3,000 to win.  The pits filled up with 19 cars on the warm summer night during the Dewitt County Fair. In Allstar Performance qualifying it was Bob Gardner who laid down the quickest lap at 12.535 seconds. This set the stage for a pair of heat races to set the field for the 30 lap event. In O’Riley Auto Parts Heat Race #1 Bob Gardner took the win with Ryan Unzicker [...]

Heat Forces Postponement of Saturday’s Spoon River Event

July 21, 2022 (LaSalle, IL) With forecasted temperatures on Saturday around 100℉ and heat indices between 105℉ and 110℉, Spoon River Speedway officials have made the decision to postpone the 35th Annual Tom Knowles Memorial that included the Mars Racing Series $3,000 to win event. “The safety of our drivers, workers and fans alike is of utmost importance”, said SRS Promoter Brad Denney. The event will now take place on September 17, moving the event back to its normal fall-time race date. For more information on the MARS Racing Series, log on to www.MARSRacingSeries.com.