Upcoming Events

Friday and Saturday October 14-15.  Shaheen’s Super Weekend Featuring the Herb Barlow Memorial Friday and Ron Milton Race of Champions Saturday.

This Friday and Saturday Night, Jacksonville Speedway host a huge weekend of racing to conclude the 2016 season for the Shaheen’s Super Weekend featuring Neal Tire MOWA Winged Sprints presented by Casey’s General Stores along with the Lucas Oil POWRI Midget Series both Friday and Saturday Night.  Here are the details on this big weekend of action:

Friday – Herb Barlow Memorial
MOWA Winged Sprints
POWRI National Midgets
Street Stocks
305 Sprints
DII Midgets.

Hot laps for MOWA at 6:00. Qualifying 6:10. Hot laps for other classes to follow with racing at 7:00. Pill draw for Street Stocks and 305 sprints still closes at 6:00.

Saturday $200 to win 100 lap Hornet Enduro: Registration ends at 11:30. Race starts at Noon. (see below for details)

Saturday – Ron Milton Race of Champions
MOWA Winged Sprints
POWRi National Midgets
Modifeds
Micros
DII Midgets

Hot laps for MOWA again at 6:00, qualifying 6:10, Hot laps for other classes to follow with racing at 7:00. Pill draw for Modifieds and Micros still closes at 6:00.

Admission prices are the same as last year at $25 adult, $7 ages 11-18, Kids 10 and under Free. However, this year we will offer a 2-day grandstand ticket for $45. Pit passes $35.

Hall of Fame dinner and banquet at 5:00 under the grandstand. The Chicken dinner and banquet can be added to a ticket for $5.

Hornet Enduro details: Pit gate opens at 11:00. Pit passes for the enduro are $25. All teams and crew will pay at the pit shack then go straight to the infield to unload. Anyone in the infield with a hornet team must have a pit pass, but that pit pass will also entitle you to grandstand Saturday night as long as it remains on your arm or can be upgraded to a pit pass Saturday night for $10 more.

Grandstands open at 5:00 Friday and are open all day Saturday. Food will be available Saturday afternoon as well. The enduro is free to watch At 4:30 we will clear the grandstand area and reopen at 5:00.

 

SATURDAY October 8th – Danny Bangert Memorial

This Saturday October 8th, we have added a great night of racing at Jacksonville Speedway with Super Late Models headlining the Danny Bangert Memorial.  This will be the final Big Ten Super Late Model series race of the season.  Joining the late models will be DIRTcar Modifieds, SportMods/B-Mods, Stock Cars and Hornets.

Payouts:

Late Models $1,200 to win

Modifieds $750 to win

Sportmod/B-Mods $500 to win

Stock Cars $500 to win

Hornets/4 Cylinders $200 to win.

This is also night 1 of the Jacksonville/Quincy Challenge which concludes at Quincy on Sunday October 8th.  Bonus money is in place for the best combined finish as follows:

$250 Bonus to best combined Nights for A-Mod
$250 Bonus to best combined 3-link B-Mod/Sportmod
$250 Bonus to best combined Stock Car
$100 Bonus to best combined 4 cylinder.

Late Models will have a dash paying $222 to the winner and $50 to a lucky fan.

Late Models and Modifieds will single car qualify.

Adult Admission $15, Ages 11-18 $7, Kids 10 and under Free.  Pit passes $30.

Pit gates open at 4:00, Grandstands 5:00, Driver Registration closes at 6:00, Hot laps 6:20, Racing at 7:00.

LATE MODEL TIRE RULE:  Open Tire:  20/30/40 allowed on any corner in order to encourage the use of old tires.

A-Mod Tires: The old A40 is allowed on the front.  A40S must be on rear.

RULES FOR B-MODS/SPORTMODS

1. The preferred car is a 3 link 602 crate with a solid pull bar and 4 barrel.. 
2. All cars must weigh 2,500 lbs.
3. Quick change rear ends are ok.
4. Open motors must be 360 or smaller, 10:1 or less (IMCA or USRA engine) with a 2 barrel. No 400 blocks
5. 3 link or 4 bar is allowed. Only solid pull bars.
6. You can run your choice of tire approved by any of the 3 sanctioning bodies. (Hoosier G60, Hoosier A40, Hoosier A40S, American racer G60 or KK704)
7.  No spoilers except a fully legal IMCA car running G60′s.
8. No  RPM Chips required.
9. Grooving of front tires permitted.

Friday September 23rd – Full Night of Racing Added

Due to recent rainouts we have added a full night of racing this Friday September 23rd.

On tap:  Big Ten Crate Late Models, 305 Sprints, Modifieds, Big Ten Street Stocks and Hornets.    (No UMP points for Crates and Modifieds)

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

Adult Admission $12, Ages 11-18 $7, Kids 10 and under Free.   Bring your Prairieland armband from Friday for $5 off adult admission.

Friday September 16th – Danny Bangert Memorial Featuring Big Ten Super Late Models

This Friday Night September 16th we are making up the Danny Bangert Memorial with Big Ten Super Late Models as the headliner. Generous friends and sponsors have contributed extra purse money for some of Friday’s classes in honor of Danny. (Full Payout for Late Models, Modifieds and Street Stocks at bottom of this post)
Plus Bill West Enterprises is sponsoring a Dash for Cash paying $222 for the Late Models
Joining the Late Models are 305 Sprints, Modifieds, Street Stocks, and Hornets.
Grandstands open at 5:00, Hot Laps 6:20, Racing at 7:00.
Adult admission $15, Ages 11-$18 $7, Kids 10 and under Free.
Late Model Tire Rule: (Quincy’s Rule: 30/40 on RR, 20/40 on other 4 corners.
Late Model Payout: 1200, 900, 625, 475, 375, 300, 250,225, 215, 205, 195, 185, 150 on back.
Modified Payout: 600, 450, 325, 250, 175, 160, 145, 130, 115, 100 on back
Street Stock Payout: 300, 175, 150, 125, 95, 90, 80, 70, 60, 50 on back

Special Saturday Racing At Jacksonville Speedway Tonight Sept. 10th

Yes, you read the headline right.   At the last minute due to last night’s rainout and tonight’s rainout at Spoon River Speedway, we have decided at the last minute to host a $2,000 to win MOWA Sprint Car event at Jacksonville Speedway Tonight as a partial makeup.

On tap is the Neal Tire MOWA Sprint Car Series presented by Casey’s General Stores, Division II Midgets and Micros.

Gates open at 5:00, Hot laps 6:20, Racing at 7:00.

Adult admission is $18, Ages 11-18 $7, Kids 10 and under Free.

 

Herb Barlow Memorial for Friday September 9th is Rained Out.

 

Friday August 26th – Full Card of Racing Action

This Friday Night August 26th we return to action at Jacksonville Speedway with a full card of action featuring:
Big Ten Pro Crate Late Models
305 Winged Sprints
Modifieds
Street Stocks
POWR DII Midgets
Hornets
 
Grandstands open at 5:00, Hot Laps 6:20, Racing at 7:00
Adult admission $12, Ages 11-18 $7, Kids 10 and under FREE.

Special Sunday Racing August 14th

This Sunday August 14th we will be racing at Jacksonville Speedway.  305 Sprints, Modifieds, Crate Late Models, Street Stocks and Hornets will be on the card for this unusual Sunday event at the Speedway.   Gates open at 4:00, Hot Laps 5:20, Racing at 6:00.

Adult Admission $12, Ages 11-18 $7, Kids 10 and under Free.

Friday August 5th – Rained Out

Races for this Friday August 5th are rained out.
This Friday Night should be a really special night at Jacksonville Speedway as Tom Finch Automotive sponsors the Danny Bangert Memorial, with Big Ten Super Late Models as the headliner. Generous friends and sponsors have contributed extra purse money for some of Friday’s classes in honor of Danny. (Full Payout for Late Models, Modifieds and Street Stocks at bottom of this post)
 
Plus Bill West Enterprises is sponsoring a Dash for Cash paying $222 for the Late Models
 
Joining the Late Models are Modifieds, Street Stocks, Hornets and DII Midgets.
 
Tom Finch Automotive has a lot of fun activities in store for the night with the Firestone Indy Simulator on hand and lots of great prizes for our fans.
 
Grandstands open at 5:00, Hot Laps 6:20, Racing at 7:00.
Adult admission $15, Ages 11-$18 $7, Kids 10 and under Free.
 
Late Model Tire Rule: (Quincy’s Rule: 30/40 on RR, 20/40 on other 4 corners.
 
Late Model Payout: 1200, 900, 625, 475, 375, 300, 250,225, 215, 205, 195, 185, 150 on back.
 
Modified Payout: 600, 450, 325, 250, 175, 160, 145, 130, 115, 100 on back
 
Street Stock Payout: 300, 175, 150, 125, 95, 90, 80, 70, 60, 50 on back

Friday July 27th – MOWA Sprint Week

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The Neal Tire MOWA Sprint Car Series Presented by Casey’s General Stores hit Jacksonville Speedway this Friday July 27th for their annual Sprint Week visit.  This year’s event features the addition of the WAR wingless sprint cars to make it a wing/non-wing double header.  Also in action are 305 Sprints, Street Stocks, Hornets and Micros Sprints.

Pits open at 3:30, Grandstands 5:00, Hot Laps 6:20, Racing at 7:00.

Adult admission for this event is $20, Ages 11-18 $7, and Kids 10 and under Free.  Pit passes are the normal $30.

 

 

TUESDAY JUNE 21 – DIRTcar Summer Nationals Hell Tour

Summer Nationals (2)

This Tuesday June 21, ILMO Propane presents the Wildman Kelly Classic DIRTcar Summer Nationals Hell Tour at Jacksonville Speedway featuring the best Super Late Model drivers in the Midwest along with the Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals and JB Hawks Discount Tobacco and Vape Stock Cars.

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

Adult Admission is $25, Ages 11-18 $15, Kids 10 and under Free.

Friday June 17th – Full Night Of Racing Action

This Friday June 17th features a full night of great racing action highlighted by the first Midwest Big Ten Street Stock event of the season with $500 on the line for the Street Stocks.  Also in action are 305 Winged Sprints, Modifieds, Hornets and DII Midgets.

Grandstands open at 5:00.  Hot Laps 6:15. Racing at 7:00

Adult admission $12, Ages 11-18 $7, Kids 10 and under Free.

Next Tuesday June 21st is our ILMO Propane Wildman Kelly DIRTcar Summer Nationals Special featuring DIRTcar Late Models, Modifieds and Street Stocks.  Racing next Tuesday starts at 7:00 as well.

410 Winged Sprints Highlight June 3rd Action

After a few weeks of inaction, racing returns to Jacksonville Speedway this Friday night featuring 410 Winged Sprint cars.

Joining the 410′s will be  305 Winged Sprints, DIRTcar Modifieds, Street Stocks, Hornets and DII Midgets.

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

Adult admission is $15, ages 11-18 $7. Kids 10 and under are free.

Grandstand armbands from last week’s rainout will be valid for $12 off an adult admission.  Pit passes from last week can be exchanged for a pit pass this week.

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

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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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