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Official Summary of Results May 25, 2024 Fairbury...

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Official Summary of Results May 25, 2024 Fairbury Speedway Fairbury, IL Illinois Dirt Shootout Presented by Popejoy Incorporated & HOTROD Septic Treat
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Gary Cook Jr. Memorial Canceled for Sunday, May 26...

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Gary Cook Jr. Memorial Canceled for Sunday, May 26 at Spoon River Speedway FAIRBURY, IL (May 25) Due to the projected heavy rainfall and severe thunde
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Official Summary of Results May 25, 2024 Fairbury Speedway

Official Summary of Results May 25, 2024 Fairbury Speedway

5/25/2024
Official Summary of Results May 25, 2024 Fairbury Speedway Fairbury, IL Illinois Dirt Shootout Presented by Popejoy Incorporated & HOTROD Septic Treatment Feature Results for the MARS Modified Championship Powered by Summit Racing Equipment – 126 entries Mike Harrison –...more
Gary Cook Jr. Memorial Canceled for Sunday, May 26 at Spoon River

Gary Cook Jr. Memorial Canceled for Sunday, May 26 at Spoon River...

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Gary Cook Jr. Memorial Canceled for Sunday, May 26 at Spoon River Speedway FAIRBURY, IL (May 25) Due to the projected heavy rainfall and severe thunderstorms beginning tomorrow morning, officials with the MARS Championship Tours and track personnel at Spoon River Speedway...more
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Illinois Dirt Shootout Presented by Popejoy Incorporated & HOTROD...

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Illinois Dirt Shootout Presented by Popejoy Incorporated & HOTROD Septic Treatment Canceled for Friday, May 24 FAIRBURY, IL (May 24) Due to early afternoon downpours and projected showers and storms throughout the evening, night #2 of the Illinois Dirt Shootout at Fairbury...more
Official Summary of Results May 23, 2023 Fairbury Speedway

Official Summary of Results May 23, 2023 Fairbury Speedway

5/23/2024
Official Summary of Results May 23, 2024 Fairbury Speedway Fairbury, IL Illinois Dirt Shootout Presented by Popejoy Incorporated & HOTROD Septic Treatment MARS Modified Championship Powered by Summit Racing Equipment – 123 entries Allstar Performance Feature 1 Michael Long...more


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Illinois Dirt Shootout (May 23-25) at Fairbury Speedway Pre-Registration Info
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Illinois Dirt Shootout (May 23-25) at Fairbury Speedway Pre-Registration Info

ILLINOIS DIRT SHOOTOUT IMPORTANT INFO

MARS MODIFIED CHAMPIONSHIP POWERED BY SUMMIT RACING EQUIPMENT DRIVERS & TEAMS

Pre-registration for the Illinois Dirt Shootout will open January 1, 2024, at 12 P.M. CST online at fairburyspeedway.com. The entry fee for the weekend will be $150 which will include transponder rental. The first 150 entries will be locked into the Illinois Dirt Shootout, while every entry exceeding 150 will be placed on a waitlist. Drivers on the list of 150 will have until April 1, 2024, to inform us if they are unable to make it, to be eligible for a refund. After this date, drivers on the waitlist will be notified (if need be) that they have been accepted into the event. The list of 150 will be posted online once the slots are filled. If space allows, additional entries surpassing 150 may be taken at a further date.

INFORMATION NEEDED FOR PRE-REGISTRATION

In addition to standard pre-entry information, entrants will also need to provide taxpayer information, hauler size, and transponder number (if the entrant owns an AMB transponder) to expedite the registration process at the racetrack and for planning purposes. $150 will be owed at the time of entry plus a $5 merchant charge.

MARS MODIFIED TECHNICAL RULES

The MARS Modified tour utilizes the DIRTcar UMP rulebook and will so for this event. NO EXCEPTIONS. The only tires approved for competition are the Hoosier: M-30S and M-60 compounds DIRTcar plated tire 26.5/8.0/15 or 27.5/8.0/15. The maximum width of the tire will be 9” inches. The M-60 may be used as a right rear option tire only. Grooving and siping of tires will be permitted.

FALS CUP / MARS LATE MODEL COMPETITORS

For the Illinois Dirt Shootout weekend, Late Model competitors are also encouraged to pre enter for planning purposes and to expedite entry at the racetrack. The entry fee for the weekend will be $70 which will include transponder rental. Late Model competitors will also be able to register the day-of at track. Pre-registration is not required for Late Model teams.

TICKETS AND CAMPING

Reserved seating and camping will be on sale at fairburyspeedway.com at 12 P.M. CST on January 1, 2024. Reserved seats will be $6 for the weekend plus the price of a general admission ticket. Reserved camping for the weekend will be $50. The North lot typically used for camping will be reserved for possible pit parking if needed.

Adult General Admission

Thursday: $20
Friday: $25
Saturday: $30
3-Day General Admission Pass: $65

General Admission for kids ages 12 and under will be FREE all 3 days

Adult Pit Passes

Thursday: $35
Friday: $40
Saturday: $45
3-Day Pit Passes: $110

Pit Passes for kids ages 12 and under are $15 daily or $45 for a 3-Day Pit Pass.

WEEKEND SCHEDULE

Thursday, May 23

MARS Modified Championship Powered by Summit Racing Equipment Full Show with split features $1,500-to-win, $200-to-start.
Optional practice for Late Models

Friday, May 24

MARS Modified Championship Powered by Summit Racing Equipment Full Show with split features $1,500-to-win, $200-to-start.
Full show for FALS Cup Late Models $2,500-to-win, $300-to-start.

Saturday, May 25

MARS Modified Championship Powered by Summit Racing Equipment C-Mains, Last Chance Showdowns, and the Illinois Dirt Shootout $20,000-to-win, $2,000-to-start main event.
MARS Late Model Championship Powered by FK Rod Ends $5,000-to-win, $500-to-start.

MARS MODIFIED CHAMPIONSHIP POWERED BY SUMMIT RACING
EQUIPMENT ILLINOIS DIRT SHOOTOUT NIGHTLY PAYOUTS

Thursday Features (2 Feature Events to be ran with 48 cars making a Feature)

  1. $1,500 2. $1,250 3. $1,000 4. $900 5. $800 6. $700 7. $600 8. $500 9. $400 10. $300 11. $200 12. $200 13. $200 14. $200 15. $200 16. $200 17. $200 18. $200 19. $200 20. $200 21. $200 22. $200 23. $200 24. $200. DNQ = $35

Friday Features (2 Feature Events to be ran with 48 cars making a Feature)

  1. $1,500 2. $1,250 3. $1,000 4. $900 5. $800 6. $700 7. $600 8. $500 9. $400 10. $300 11. $200 12. $200 13. $200 14. $200 15. $200 16. $200 17. $200 18. $200 19. $200 20. $200 21. $200 22. $200 23. $200 24. $200. DNQ = $35

Saturday Feature Event

  1. $20,000 2. $10,000 3. $7,500 4. $5,000 5. $4,000 6. $3,600 7. $3,300 8. $3,000 9. $2,750 10. $2,500 11. $2,450 12. $2,400 13. $2,350 14. $2,300 15. $2,250 16. $2,200 17. $2,150 18. $2,100 19. $2,050 20. $2,000 21. $2,000 22. $2,000 23. $2,000 24. $2,000. TOTAL = $91,900

Each (4) Last Chance Showdown on Saturday

  1. TRANSFER 2. TRANSFER 3. TRANSFER 4. $1,000 5. $500 6. $450 7. $400 8. $350 9. $300 10. $250 11. $200 12. $180 13. $160 14. $140 15. $120 16. $100 17. $100 18. $100 19. $100 20. $100. DNS = $45

All C-Main starters that fail to transfer to the Last Chance Showdown events will
receive $75.

FALS CUP DIRTCAR LATE MODEL FRIDAY NIGHT PAYOUT

  1. $2,500 2. $1,300 3. $1,000 4. $700 5. $500 6. $450 7. $400 8. $375 9. $350 10. $325 11. $300 12. $300 13. $300 14. $300 15. $300 16. $300 17. $300 18. $300 19. $300 20. $300 21. $300 22. $300. DNS/DNQ = $60

MARS LATE MODEL CHAMPIONSHIP POWERED BY FK ROD ENDS SATURDAY NIGHT PAYOUT

  1. $5,000 2. $2,500 3. $2,000 4. $1,600 5. $1,400 6. $1,200 7. $1,000 8. $800 9. $700 10. $600 11. $500 12. $500 13. $500 14. $500 15. $500 16. $500 17. $500 18. $500 19. $500 20. $500 21. $500 22. $500. DNQ = $95

The full event guide including order of events, times, overflow parking map, and other info will be released in the coming weeks.

For more information about the MARS Dirt Series, please contact Jonathan Clayton at 731-467- 1316 or marsracingseries@gmail.com, visit the tour’s webpage at marsracingseries.com, or visit @MARSDirtRacing on Facebook, X (Formerly Twitter), and Instagram.


Article Credit: Jonathan Clayton

Submitted By: Jonathan Clayton

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