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MOWA 410 Sprint Cars Return to the Peoria Speedway

The MOWA 410 Sprint Cars return to the Peoria Speedway for the first time since 2012. Also running will be the Central Illinois Mini Sprints, Modifieds, and Hornets. Front gate Adults $20.00 Kids. $10.00 Pits. Adults $35.00 Kids. $20.00 Pits open at 4:00 Front Gate at 5:00 Hot Laps at 6:00 Racing at 7:00
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Autism Awareness plus Kids Candy Dash set for July 23rd

Pit Gates open at 3:00 PM Grandstands open at 4:00 PM Hot Laps at 5:00 PM Races at 6:00 PM
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Racing tonight at the Peoria Speedway

Pits open at 3:00 Grandstands at 4:00 Hot Laps at 5:00 Racing at 6:00
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Knox County Fair Race in Knoxville IL Thursday July 14th

This Thursday the Peoria Speedway staff will head over to the Knox County Fair Grounds in Knoxville IL to be part of this years Knox County Fair Race. Prices to get in. Adult Grandstands $15.00 Kids Grandstands $5.00 Pit Passes $30.00 Class Rules Modifieds – Crate Motors (GM602 & GM604) will be allowed a 5″ Spoiler - IMCA Steel Block/Claim Motor will be allowed a 3″ Spoiler - Open Motors (and the CT525) will not be allowed a Spoiler...
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Norwood Pub-N-Grub Mid-Season Championship

Its Saturday which means its race day here at the Peoria Speedway. Tonight is the Norwood Pub-N-Grub Mid-Season Championship. Pits open at 3, front gate opens at 4, hot laps at 5 and racing at 6. We hope to see everyone out on this beautiful night.
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Pierce, Wallace, and Reed Claim UMP Summer Nationals

By David Allen Journal Star sports reporter PEORIA — There were no local feature winners Wednesday night during the DIRTcar UMP Summernationals stop at Peoria Speedway. But local fans couldn’t have asked for more from the three feature races on a hard track that was very fast. Series points leader Bobby Pierce of Oakwood, Ill., and NASCAR veteran driver and announcer Kenny Wallace each had dominant victories. Pierce won the 40-lap Super Late Models main event and a $5,000...
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UMP Summer Nationals are still on for tonight

Update from the track…We WILL BE RACING TONIGHT! Track will be ready. Pit gates open at 3 p.m. Grandstands open at 4 p.m. Drivers Meeting at 5:30 p.m. and Hot Laps immediately following. Summer Nationals Admission Prices: Grandstands Kids-$10.00 Grandstands Adults-$25.00 Pit Passes Kids-$20.00 Pit Passes Adults-$40.00
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Busy week for Peoria Speedway Staff.

July 2nd Hornets will run for $500.00 July 6th is the UMP Summer Nationals $5,000.00 to win Late Models July 7th we will take part in the Knox County Fair in Knoxville IL July 9th is the Norwwod Pub-N-Grub Mid-Season Championship
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Grandstand prices like old times

This Saturday for one night only we will have discounted prices to get in to the grandstands. We hope to see everyone out and lets pack the stands!!! Adults will be $10.00 Kids 12 and under free
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Memorial Day Weekend Triple Header

AMA All-Star Flat track Motorcycles invade the Peoria Speedway on Friday May 27th. Gates Open at 3 PM, Practice at 5 PM, and Races start at 7 PM. Weekly Racing is set for Saturday May 28th. Gates open at 4 PM, Hot Laps at 5 PM, and Races at 6 PM. The Billy Neal Memorial is set for Monday May 30th paying $2,000.00 to win for UMP Modifieds. Also racing that night will be the UMP Late Models, UMP...
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Chuck Hamilton Memorial $5,000.00 to win American Late Model Series

This Saturday is the Chuck Hamilton Memorial paying $5,000.00 to win American Late Model Series all classes will be racing. Pit Passes Adults $35.00 Kids $20.00 Grandstands Adults $25.00 Kids $10.00

Mother Nature Claims Tonights Racing Program

Unfortunately the weather is not cooperating today. Peoria Speedway races are canceled for tonight Saturday, April 30. We look forward to seeing you next week! Next week we will host a drivers autograph session behind the grand stands from 4 to 4:30 PM. Weekly Racing Prices General Admission – $13.00 Kids $5.00 Pits – $30.00 Kids – $15.00
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Schlenk, Balensiefen, Shannon, Diebel, Zander, and Mackey pick up wins on 4-23-16

It was another beautiful Saturday evening at the Peoria Speedway with over 100 cars checked into the Pit Area. Ohios Rusty Schlenk and Roger Rebholz would put a show on in the UMP Late Model Feature. Schlenk would jump out early looking to have it in the bag when Rebholz took the new Rocket Chassis to the top shelf and started reeling in the 91 of Schlenk. Rebholz would catch Schlenk coming out of turn 2 and throw a...
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Weisser Claims 3rd Annual Gary Cook Jr Memorial.

By Josh Wessler Journal Star sports reporter @joshwessler PEORIA — A little self-control paid off in a big way for Allen Weisser on Saturday. Competing in the night’s featured race at Peoria Speedway, the 22-year-old Peorian won his first race of the season by outdueling Steven Brooks in the 40-lap Modified Feature. Weisser, who earned $2,064 by taking the checkered flag in the Gary Cook Jr. Memorial’s top event, was able to put himself into the winner’s circle thanks...
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Hess, Chasteen Jr, Hagerdorn, Biswell, Farris, and Mackey win on 2016 Norwood Pub-N-Grub Season Opener.

Hess, Chasteen Jr, Hagerdorn, Biswell, Farris, and Mackey win on 2016 Norwood Pub-N-Grub Season Opener. With more than 90 drivers competing in 20 races across six divisions, the 2016 season’s first night of racing threatened to become a two-day event as cold winds and caution flags teamed up to create an endurance test for those both in the car and out. But after the first three feature events produced more delays than drama, Charley Hess got the night back...
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2016 Tentative Schedule Released

The 2016 Tentative Schedule has been released and its looking to be a fun year at the Peoria Speedway. We start the season off with 2 practice dates on March 19th and March 26th from 1 to 4 PM. April 2nd we will start the day off with a Car Show from 1 to 3 PM then later that night will be our Norwwod Pub-N-Grub Season Opener. On April 9th we will have our 3rd Annual Gary Cook Jr....

Looking Forward to 2016!

Another great year at Peoria Speedway-Looking Forward to 2016! Thank you to all our sponsors, drivers, and fans! We are looking forward to our annual awards banquet on Sat. Nov. 7th at Childers Banquet Center. Please remember your RSVP’s are due today! Our 2016 schedule will include: UMP Late Models UMP Modifieds Steel Block Late Models Crate Modifieds UMP Street Stocks UMP Hornets We will release our 2016 Season Schedule by the Allen Automotive Trade Show in January!

Monster Truck Show-Last Show of the Season

Reminder…Monster Truck Show starts Now! This is the last race of the season. The make-up race day scheduled for tomorrow is cancelled. Thank you sponsors, racers and fans for a wonderful season!
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Peoria Speedway Annual Banquet

Peoria Speedway Annual Banquet-Saturday, November 7th at Childers Banquet Center in Peoria. Tickets will be available this Saturday at the races. Must be present to win prizes and awards.

Point Standings

NOTICE: It has been brought to our attention that there is a discrepancy in the Modifieds point standings due to a software error. Therefore, we will be manually checking the point standings in all classes and we will publish the official standings next week. Thank you for your patience.
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Beer 32 Hamilton Memorial 100 Lap IL State Championship Oct. 3

Beer 32 Hamilton Memorial 100 Lap Illinois State Championship this Saturday, Oct. 3! Late Model Feature-$5,000 to win! Classes: UMP Late Models UMP Street Stocks UMP Hornets UMP Modifieds IL. Lightning Sprints NO SBLM or CRATE MODS LM Tire Rule: LM20, LM30, LM40-Except Right Rear LM30, LM40 **No Late Model Entry Fee LM Purse: 1. $5,000 2. $2,500 3. $1,700 4. $1,400 5. $1,200 6. $1,000 7. $850 8. $725 9. $600 10. $425 11. $375 12. $350 13....

Fall Classic Tonight

Peoria Speedway will be racing tonight! Saturday, September 19… Pit gates open at 3 PM and grandstands open at 4 PM. $10,050 to win!
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Live Band Tonight at Peoria Speedway-8 p.m.

Join us tonight at Peoria Speedway for live music from Comatose Catfish! 8 p.m.-Camping, Beer tent and concessions available!  

Fall Classic Update

Race Fans…Thank you for all your support for this weekend’s first ever, Fall Classic! We are looking forward to an exciting show! Unfortunately, due to the rain and extended forecast for this evening, the races for tonight will be canceled. We will resume racing tomorrow with the below schedule: Fall Classic Saturday Night Program: -UMP Mod Race $10,050 to win, $300 to start -UMP Mod Non-Qualifier $700 to win, $120 to start -UMP Late Model $2,000 to win, $150...

Fall Classic Information

Notice: Fall Classic Information If we are not able to begin the Fall Classic on Friday due to rain, we will still race on Saturday night as scheduled. $10,050 to win Mods! (If it rains Friday) Saturday Night Program: -UMP Mod Race $10,050 to win, $300 to start -UMP Mod Non-Qualifier $700 to win, $120 to start -UMP Late Model $2,000 to win, $150 to start -UMP Street Stock $500 to win -UMP Hornets $250 to win -NO SBLM...
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Herb Shannon Memorial Race This Saturday-Aug. 29th

This Saturday, Aug. 29th, is the Herb Shannon Memorial Race. We will be running a regular UMP race night plus vintage cars. Please join us! Pits open at 3 p.m., Grandstands at 4 p.m. and Racing begins at 6 p.m.
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Sprint Invaders Sprint Car Series-Sept. 5th at Peoria Speedway

Join us in two weeks! Saturday, Sept. 5th for the Sprint Invaders Sprint Car Series…Also running LM, Mods, SBLM, Street Stocks, & Hornets- NO CRATE MODIFIEDS.
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1st Annual Fall Classic-Modified Race $10,050 to Win!

1st Annual Peoria Speedway 2015 Fall Classic Friday & Saturday-September 18-19  Fall Classic PreRegistration Form The first annual Fall Classic will be held on September 18 & 19 at Peoria Speedway featuring the highest Modified payout in the State of Illinois! Winner receives $10,050!! Classes Modified-100 Lap $10,050 to win, $300 to start Modified-Non Qualifier Race-20 laps $700 to win UMP Late Models-30 laps $2,000 to win, $150 to start-Both Nights SBLM-20 laps $500 to win UMP Street Stocks-20...
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St. Jude Night at Peoria Speedway on Aug. 8th!

      Join us this Saturday, August 8th at the Peoria Speedway for St. Jude Night! We will have face painting, candy dash, driver meet and greet, 50/50, and a balloon release for the children! Grandstands open at 4 p.m. and races begin at 6 p.m.
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Mid-Season Championship Rescheduled to Sat. July 18th

          Mid-Season Championship has been moved to THIS SATURDAY, July 18th! Sponsored by Norwood Pub-N-Grub! Regular admission prices. Pits open at 3 p.m., Grandstands at 4 p.m. and races begin at 6 p.m.  Line ups will be done in the normal weekly fashion-draw for classes that do not qualify, draw and qualify the classes that do qualify. The top 12 in points in each class are guaranteed a starting spot in the feature but not...
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Norwood Pub-N-Grub Mid Season Championship July 11th

This Saturday, July 11th, join us for the Norwood Pub-N-Grub Mid Season Championship at Peoria Speedway! Races begin at 6 p.m.
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Firecracker 40~Friday, July 3rd at Peoria Speedway

BEER 32 BAR AND GRILL NIGHT Firecracker 40-This Friday, July 3! Grandstands and Pits Open at 4 p.m. Racing begins at 6 p.m. $2,000 to win Late Models~$1,500 to win Modifieds. Admission: $18.00 Adult Grandstands $6.00 Children Grandstands $35.00 Adult Pit Pass $20.00 Children Pit Pass
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UMP Summer Nationals at Peoria Speedway

Join us this Tuesday, June 23 for the Summer Nationals at Peoria Speedway! Grandstands-Adult $25.00 Children $10.00 Pits-Adults $40.00 Children $20.00 Pit Gates Open at 3:00 p.m. Grandstands Open at 4:00 p.m. Drivers Meeting at 5:45 p.m. Hot Laps at 6:00 p.m.

Information on Saturday’s (6/13/15) Rain Date

After lots of discussions and verifying other schedules, the best solution is to run the make-up features from June 13th on this Friday, June 19th. To ensure fans and drivers can make it to the track after work, the pit gates and grandstands will both open at 6 p.m., hot laps will not start until 7 p.m. We will go directly into the features after hot laps. The pay and the field are already set for the features. There...
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Races cancelled May 30

Due to the weather, tonight’s races have been cancelled.
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2015 Sponsors

    Peoria Speedway is looking for a towing company who is interested in sponsoring us this season. Sponsors will receive free admission for both the driver and assistant for every Saturday night race. Driver will need to be available from 5-10:30 p.m on race nights. Sponsorship will also include advertising on our Facebook page, Website and at the track (Billboard Included). Please contact Jason at 309-357-3339 if you are interested. Thank you!

2015 Schedule Change

Schedule Change: Due to the lack of support for the Crate Modified Class, we are changing our schedule for the remainder of the year. Effective immediately, the following races will no longer be running the Crate Modified Class. We will be replacing it with the Street Stock Class. May 30, July 3, Aug. 22, Sept. 5, and Oct. 3. Thank you.
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Results and Points have been updated

Results for Saturday, May 2, 2015 have been posted.  Points for the 2015 racing season have also been updated as of Saturday, May 2, 2015.  To find points or results click on their respective links on the menu above or click the links below. 2015 Results 2015 Points
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Record $10,050 up for grabs in new Fall Classic at Peoria Speedway

By JEFF ADAMS for the Journal Star Posted Jan. 22, 2015 @ 6:24 pm  Peoria Speedway released its 2015 racing schedule last weekend at the Allen Automotive Trade Show, with the big announcement being the inaugural Fall Classic on Sept. 18-19. The Fall Classic will pay $10,050 to win for UMP Modifieds and is the largest payout in track history. UMP Late Models will be racing for $2,000 to-win each night, with enhanced purses for Steel Block Late Models, Hornets...
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Peoria Speedway Releases 2015 Schedule!

The Peoria Speedway has released it’s 2015 Schedule, highlighted with the 1st Annual Fall Classic, September 18th and 19th,  which pays UMP Modifieds $10,050 to win on their Saturday Night Feature, also UMP Late Models are on tap for $2,000 to win each night.  Hornets, and Crate/E-Modifieds also have special purses, giving the Hornet winner $250 each  night, and the Crate/E-Modified Feature winner $500 each night.  Steel Block Late Models also have a $500 to win feature on Friday...

Peoria Speedway Now Under New Ownership

PEORIA SPEEDWAY SALE IS OFFICIAL by Jeff Adams   The sale of Peoria Speedway to area businessmen Brandon Dean and Jason Plumer is now official after paperwork was completed on Tuesday morning.   “We are officially the new owners of Peoria Speedway and couldn’t be happier about it”, Plumer said in an interview on Wednesday night. “Our focus now is getting the schedule ironed out before the Allen Automotive Trade Show and our meeting afterwards on January 18 at Brandon’s shop in Bellevue. Peoria Speedway has...

MOWA 410 Sprint Cars Return to the Peoria Speedway

Posted 26 Jul 2016 in Featured, Front Page, Uncategorized
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The MOWA 410 Sprint Cars return to the Peoria Speedway for the first time since 2012. Also running will be the Central Illinois Mini Sprints, Modifieds, and Hornets. Front gate Adults $20.00 Kids. $10.00 Pits. Adults $35.00 Kids. $20.00 Pits open at 4:00 Front Gate at 5:00 Hot Laps at 6:00 Racing at 7:00

Bennett, Balensiefen, Kuhel, Parrott, Farris, and Strauch claim feature wins on July 23rd, 2016

Posted 24 Jul 2016 in Featured, Front Page, Uncategorized
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Autism Awareness plus Kids Candy Dash set for July 23rd

Posted 17 Jul 2016 in Featured, Front Page
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Pit Gates open at 3:00 PM Grandstands open at 4:00 PM Hot Laps at 5:00 PM Races at 6:00 PM

Drake, Balensiefen, Hess, Parrott, Funk, and Reed claim feature wins on 7-16

Posted 17 Jul 2016 in Featured, Front Page
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Racing tonight at the Peoria Speedway

Posted 16 Jul 2016 in Featured, Front Page
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Pits open at 3:00 Grandstands at 4:00 Hot Laps at 5:00 Racing at 6:00

Knox County Fair Race in Knoxville IL Thursday July 14th

Posted 13 Jul 2016 in Featured, Front Page
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This Thursday the Peoria Speedway staff will head over to the Knox County Fair Grounds in Knoxville IL to be part of this years Knox County Fair Race. Prices to get in. Adult Grandstands $15.00 Kids Grandstands $5.00 Pit Passes $30.00 Class Rules Modifieds – Crate Motors (GM602 & GM604) will be allowed a 5″ Spoiler - IMCA Steel Block/Claim Motor will be allowed a 3″ Spoiler - Open Motors (and the CT525) will not be allowed a Spoiler – No Weight Brake 2400 For All – No Shock or Engine Claims – No Chip Rule – TIRES Hoosier G60-15, A-40, A-40S with a H40 as a option for the RR only - In order to be eligible for...

Norwood Pub-N-Grub Mid-Season Championship

Posted 09 Jul 2016 in Featured, Front Page
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Its Saturday which means its race day here at the Peoria Speedway. Tonight is the Norwood Pub-N-Grub Mid-Season Championship. Pits open at 3, front gate opens at 4, hot laps at 5 and racing at 6. We hope to see everyone out on this beautiful night.

Pierce, Wallace, and Reed Claim UMP Summer Nationals

Posted 07 Jul 2016 in Featured, Front Page
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By David Allen Journal Star sports reporter PEORIA — There were no local feature winners Wednesday night during the DIRTcar UMP Summernationals stop at Peoria Speedway. But local fans couldn’t have asked for more from the three feature races on a hard track that was very fast. Series points leader Bobby Pierce of Oakwood, Ill., and NASCAR veteran driver and announcer Kenny Wallace each had dominant victories. Pierce won the 40-lap Super Late Models main event and a $5,000 payday. Pierce bounced back from a rare off night the previous day, when he barely got on the track because of trailer problems, for his eighth Summer Nationals win of the year. The 19-year-old took the lead on the backstretch...

UMP Summer Nationals are still on for tonight

Posted 06 Jul 2016 in Featured, Front Page
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Update from the track…We WILL BE RACING TONIGHT! Track will be ready. Pit gates open at 3 p.m. Grandstands open at 4 p.m. Drivers Meeting at 5:30 p.m. and Hot Laps immediately following. Summer Nationals Admission Prices: Grandstands Kids-$10.00 Grandstands Adults-$25.00 Pit Passes Kids-$20.00 Pit Passes Adults-$40.00

Busy week for Peoria Speedway Staff.

Posted 02 Jul 2016 in Featured, Front Page
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July 2nd Hornets will run for $500.00 July 6th is the UMP Summer Nationals $5,000.00 to win Late Models July 7th we will take part in the Knox County Fair in Knoxville IL July 9th is the Norwwod Pub-N-Grub Mid-Season Championship

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