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Jacksonville Regulars Fare Well At Chili Bowl


The annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Midget Nationals held each January at the River City Expo Center has become one of the biggest events of the season for the world of dirt track racing.  This year’s filed included a record-setting 300 cars competing over the week-long event. This year’s winner, Rico Abreu is a favorite of fans of Jacksonville Speedway having ... Read More »

Exciting 2015 Season On Tap


Jacksonville Speedway returns to racing nearly every week in 2015, after a hiatus which saw roughly 10-12 events per season in recent years.  The Speedway also brings back 410 winged sprint cars as the premier weekly racing class for a majority of events in 2015.   The season is marked by a number of special events and series races, including ... Read More »

Jacksonville Speedway Door Buster Sale


On Thanksgiving night at 6:00, we will open our Door Buster specials for purchase.  Simply return here to and this page will contain links to make your purchase. 2015 Season Grandstand Pass to ALL Events At Jacksonville Speedway – $200 10 Pit Pass Punch Card valid for ANY event at Jacksonville Speedway, Quincy Raceways, or Lincoln Speedway – $200 After ... Read More »

Ron Milton Race Of Champions Saturday October 11th

In tribute to one of Jacksonville’s best racers and longtime co-promoter of Jacksonville Speedway, the Ron Milton Race of Champions will determine championships in the Midwest’s premier open wheel divisions on Saturday October 11th.   The MOWA Sprint Car Series presented by Casey’s General Stores, the Lucas Oil POWRi National Midget Series and Speedway Motors POWRi Outlaw Micros will all ... Read More »

Full Night of Action Friday September 19 at Jacksonville Speedway

It looks like Mother Nature is finally going to cooperate and provide an great night for an excellent racing program this Friday.  On tap are Neal Tire Sprint Cars, Midwest Technical Institute Modifieds, Pro Late Models competing in the Spoon River/Lincoln/Jacksonville Challenge Series, Street Stocks, Micros and Hornets. Grandstands open at 5:00, hot laps 6:15 with racing at 7:00. Grandstand ... Read More »

Herb Barlow Memorial Friday September 12th

The Midwest’s two premier open wheel series take the track on the same night this Friday at Jacksonville Speedway for the Herb Barlow Memorial presented by Barney’s Pub and Pizza.  The MOWA Sprint Car Series joins with the POWRi National Midgets and Miros in their first joint appearance of the year.  Also in action are Street Stocks and Hornets. Many ... Read More »

Jacksonville Speedway Racing Friday August 29th

Jacksonville Speedway kicks off the Labor Day Weekend with a full night of action this Friday August 29th.  On tap are Neal Tire Sprints, Modifieds,  Pro Late Models, Street Stocks, Hornets and Illinois Lightning Sprints.   Grandstand admission is $12. Ages 11-18 $7 and kids 10 and under Free.   Gates open at 5:00 with racing at 7:00. Read More »

Great Program On Tap For Friday August 22nd

This Friday August 22nd will feature a great night of action with Neal Tire Sprint Cars, Midwest Technical Institute Modifieds, Pro Late Models, Street Stocks and Hornets.   The Street Stocks will be racing as part of the Craig Anders Memorial Big Ten Series paying $400 to win.  Pro Late Models will be racing for points in the Central Illinois ... Read More »

Sunday Special August 10th Featuring 410 Winged Sprint Cars

This Sunday August 10th, Neal Tire and Auto presents a Sunday Specialat Jacksonville Speedway with 410 Winged Sprints, Modifieds, Street Stocks and Hornets. Pit gates open at 3:00, Grandstands at 4:00, Hot laps 5:15 and racing at 6:00. Adult admission is $15, ages 11-18 $7 and kids 10 and under Free! Many great door prizes, raffles and giveaways courtesy of Neal ... Read More »