Upcoming Events

Big Ten Pro Late Models Highlight May 27th Action

After a few weeks of inaction, racing returns to Jacksonville Speedway this Friday night of Memorial Day Weekend.

Racing action will feature 305 Winged Sprints, Big Ten Pro Late Models, DIRTcar Modifieds, Street Stocks, Hornets and Micros.

Pit gates open at 4:00, Grandstands at 5:00, hot laps 6:20 with racing at 7:00

Adult admission is $12, ages 11-18 $7. Kids 10 and under are free.

Races for Friday May 13th are Canceled

It’s a really tough decision, but we have decided as of 3:15 to cancel tonight’s races at Jacksonville Speedway. The weatherman is almost guaranteeing a line of thunderstorms passing through during race time tonight. We can see scenarios where it might not rain at all… but we can see a much more likely scenario where we won’t be able to complete tonight’s program. At this point with rain almost certain, to continue to push forward is really just taking the money of our fans and teams to hold for another day. That’s not the way we want to play this game.
We have teams on the road from Burlington, St. Louis and other areas. To have them to continue to drive here for an almost certain rainout isn’t fair.
We might be wrong… it might not rain. But everything considered, and with the threat of some severe weather… the right thing to do is cancel tonight’s races. That’s what we’ve done.

Diversified Crop Insurance Services presents the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series This Wednesday May 4th


This Wednesday May 4th, the Greatest Show on Dirt returns to Jacksonville Speedway as the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series makes it’s second-ever appearance at the track in an event presented by Diversified Crop Insurance Services.

Joining the Outlaws for this special event will be DIRTcar Modifieds.

As of Saturday April 30th, roughly 150 grandstand tickets remain available.  Tickets may be purchased in-person at Barney’s Pub in Jacksonville or online at www.ciltrak.com.  You may also purchase by phone by calling Ken Dobson at 217-371-3653.  All tickets sold online or by phone after April 27th can be picked-up at the Speedway at the Will Call table on the day of the event.

The VIP pre-party starts at 3:00 in the Pavilion building just north of the Grandstands.  Grandstands open at 3:30.  Practice and hot laps begin at 6:00 with racing at 7:00.

Pit passes will be available for purchase on the night of the event and we are not limiting the number of people in the pits.  If you don’t have a grandstand ticket, you can still attend this event in the pits, although seating options may be limited as those with only a pit pass will not be allowed to sit in the grandstand.

Pits will open at 2:00. Pit passes are $50.  Teams participating in this event will be allocated 4 reduced-price pit passes.  If you are a team planning to participate in this event, please contact Kenny by text at 217-371-3653 to make arrangements for pit passes.

World Of Outlaw General Admission Tickets


Beardstown Dragstrip Reunion Night This Friday April 29th

Beardstown Reunion (1)

MOWA Sprints Plus POWRi Midgets Headline Opening Night Friday April 22nd

Opening Night (2)

We kick-off the 2016 season just as big as we ended the 2015 season at Jacksonville Speedway featuring another huge open wheel double header featuring Neal Tire MOWA Sprint Cars Presented By Casey’s General Stores and the Lucas Oil POWRI National Midget Series.  Also in action is the Speedway Motors POWRi Outlaw Micros and POWRi Division II Midgets.

The combination of MOWA Sprints and POWRi National Midgets have proven to be some of the track’s biggest events over the past few years with some of the Nation’s best open wheel drivers – some pulling double or triple duty.

Adult admission is $25, but stay tuned to our Facebook page this week to learn of a simple way to save $3 off an Adult Admission through our opening night sponsor – JB Hawks.

Grandstands open at 5:00.  Hot Laps 6:20.  Racing at 7:00.

Adult admission is $25, Ages 11-18 $12 and kids 10 and under FREE.


World of Outlaws Return Wednesday May 4th


We are pleased to announce that the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series will return to Jacksonville Speedway on Wednesday May 4, 2016.  The Outlaws made their first-ever appearance at Jacksonville in May 2014.  After a one-year absence, the Greatest Show On Dirt will return to the Jacksonville Bullring for what promises to be a very special event.

General Admission tickets are on sale now and can be purchased by clicking the button below.

World Of Outlaw General Admission Tickets

Ticket arrangements will be very similar to the successful event in 2014 with two categories of tickets.   We will be offering a limited number of tickets to ensure plenty of room for all of our fans.  When we have sold all available tickets no additional grandstand seating will be available.

1. General Admission:  $50 Adult, $25 Ages 11-18, $10 Children 10 and Under.   General Admission tickets can be purchased online at the link above and will be available for purchase in-person at select Jacksonville locations in the near future.

2. VIP:  The VIP ticket includes a pre-race party with complimentary meal, beverages, band and driver meet and greet.  It also includes full pit-access throughout the night as well as reserved seating.  If you would like to secure VIP tickets for this event, please contact Ken Dobson by email or text at kdobson99@gmail.com or 217-371-3653.  Even if you do not have your entire VIP group together yet, please contact us so that we can allocate enough tickets for your group.

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