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Record $10,050 up for grabs in new Fall Classic at Peoria Speedway

Posted 23 Jan 2015 in Featured, Front Page, Uncategorized
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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 and E-Modifieds. On Friday the 18th, UMP Modifieds will have time trials, heat races and a dash, with last-chance races and the feature on Saturday night. All other classes will have complete shows each night. On Friday, there will be...

Peoria Speedway Releases 2015 Schedule!

Posted 17 Jan 2015 in Featured, Front Page, Uncategorized
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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 Night. Friday night, there will be overnight camping, a live band, a bonfire/cookout, and the beer tent will be open until 1:00 a.m.! Other notable races are the Don Bohlander Tribute UMP Late Model race on April 11th, which pays...

Peoria Speedway Banquet November 1st!

Posted 12 Oct 2014 in Featured, Front Page, Uncategorized
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Saturday, November 1stChilders Banquet & Catering Center   3113 N. Dries Lane Peoria, IL 61604Cocktails at 6:30Dinner at 7:00Awards are at 8:00Adult only event.Tickets $30Can be purchased at Norwood Pub N Grub, Jason Plumer Signs, Peoria Speedway, and Dean Custom Builders.

Saturday, October 4th 100 Lap Late Model State Championship

Posted 29 Sep 2014 in Featured, Front Page, Uncategorized
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$5,000 to win$300 to start.20-30-40 Tires.Modifieds, Hornets, and Illinois Lightning Sprints will also be in action.We will again be starting racing events 30 minutes early, with the Drivers meeting at 4:30, hotlaps to follow and Time Trials after that. Pit and Grandstand gates open at normal times. General Admission: Adults-$22 Kids-$7 Pits: Adults-$35 Kids-$20 Late Model 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. $325 14. $300 on down

Special events for the next 3 weeks.

Posted 18 Sep 2014 in Featured, Front Page, Uncategorized
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Information on the special events we have coming up the next 3 weeks. NOTICE:  We will be starting all racing events 30 minutes earlier for the remainder of the season.  Drivers meeting at 4:30, hotlaps to follow. Saturday, September 20th The ‘Reeder Brothers Racing 50th Anniversary 50′ Steel Block Late Models $1,000 to win, $100 to start. 50 Lap Feature $100 Bonus to highest finishing crate car. It will be Draw-Redraw.  You will draw for your starting spot in the heat, the top 10 lineup for the feature will re-draw for their starting spot on the front stretch. The SBLM Feature will be the final race of the night. Street Stock Billy Neal 30 $500 to win Hornets $500...

Schedule changes and increased purse races!!!

Posted 17 Aug 2014 in Featured, Front Page
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Saturday, September 6th will be a $2,000 to win UMP Modified Special. $300 to win Hornets. SBLM, Street Stocks will also race this night. Saturday, September 20th will be the Fall 500 SBLM, Street Stocks, and Hornets will all be $500 to win. UMP Late Models and UMP Modifieds will also race for normal purse. Saturday, September 27th will be the Dean Custom Builders UMP Modified 100 Lap State Championship. $5,000 to win!  $300 to Start. SBLM, Hornets will also run this night for normal purse. Saturday, October 4th will be the UMP Late Model 100 Lap State Championship. $5,000 to win!  $300 to Start. UMP Modifieds, Hornets will also race for normal purse.

Mid-Week Specials, Demo Derby Cancelled.

Posted 28 Jul 2014 in Featured, Front Page
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Thank you to everybody who stuck it out with us on Saturday night, and the drivers for getting the track packed in so the fans could see a show. As much as we have had to fight weather this year we’ve had very good luck getting our races in each weekend and that says a lot about our staff, our drivers, and our fans. Thank you! We also want to thank everybody who has supported our Mid-Week specials. Unfortunately they just didn’t work out as we had planned, and we are cancelling the remainder of our Wednesday Mid-Week specials. We tried a new idea, and it just didn’t work. We don’t want the financial impact to effect what we...

June 23rd Summer Nationals Information

Posted 18 Jun 2014 in Featured, Front Page
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General Admission $25 Adults $10 Kids  Under 6 is Free Pits $35 Adults – Kids $25 Pit Gates open at 3:30 Grandstands open at 4:30, if a line starts to form we will open grandstands early. The Modified Summit Nationals purse will be increased to match our normal weekly purse.

Triple-Header Weekend

Posted 21 May 2014 in Featured, Front Page, Uncategorized
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We have 3 races in 4 days this weekend at the Peoria Speedway for an action packed weekend! Friday, May 23rd The AMA National Flat Track Series invades the Peoria Speedway. Races start at 7:30 and gates are open at 4. Saturday, May 24th we have our weekly racing program with the following classes.  Pits open at 3, Grandstands open at 4, Hotlaps at 5. Late Models $1,000 to win Modifieds $1,000 to win Steel Block Late Models $425 to win Street Stocks $200 to win Hornets $150 to win Monday, May 26th we have the Apex Roofing Memorial Day Modified Mania race. Modifieds $3,000 to win Street Stocks $1,000 to win SBLM’s $500 to win Hornets $500 to win...

Major Modified Weekly Purse Increase Announcement!

Posted 16 May 2014 in Featured, Front Page
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Weekly Modified Pay 1. $1,000 2. $700 3. $500 4. $350 5. $300 6. $200 7. $180 8. $160 9. $150 10-20. $120 Pay is based on an 18 car field. If we have 17 or less, the purse starts at 2nd place and goes down from there. So it would still be $700 to win. Please help us spread the word by sharing we would greatly appreciate it! For those of you that were able to attend the meeting at the beginning of the year, we said that if we had success we would share the wealth. We are holding true to that. We want better pay for our drivers, better fields of cars for our fans to...

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