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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...

Mid-Week Special Information!

Posted 16 May 2014 in Featured, Front Page
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Wednesday Night May 7th Information! Late Models $1200 to win Modifieds $800 to win Steel Block Late Models $450 to win Street Stocks $350 to win Hornets $300 to win General Admission Adults $12 Kids $5 Pits Adults $35 Kids $20 Pits Open at 3 p.m. Grandstands Open at 4 p.m. Hotlaps at 5 p.m. DRAW CUTOFF at 5:15 p.m. If you are running late, call Shelley at 645-5749

Cook Jr Memorial Information

Posted 16 May 2014 in Featured, Front Page
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All Classes Modified Tire Rules Hoosier D’s ONLY on the Left Front Corner Allowed.  A’s and H’s allowed on any corner of car. Gary Cook Jr. Memorial Modified Payout Feature is 30 Laps 1.  $2,064 2.  $1,250 3.  $1,000 4.  $750 5.  $575 6.  $450 7.  $325 8.  $225 9.  $170 10.-20.  $130 Increased Hornet Purse for this weekend! 1.  $200 2.  $150 3.  $120 4.  $100 5.  $80 6.  $70 7.  $60 8.  $40 9-20.  $35 Admission Prices for this weekend. Grandstands: Adults $15 Kids $5 Pits: Adults $35 Kids$20

Announcer Tabbed for the 2014 Season

Posted 16 May 2014 in Featured, Front Page
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Our motto is “Like Old Times”, with that being said we are very pleased to make these announcements. Scott Shults will be your announcer for the 2014 season. Peoria Oldtimers Racing Club’s 22nd. Annual Oldtimers Day is back! Sunday, September 14th. Scott has rich history and tradition with the Peoria Speedway, and we are so glad to have him back home.

New Rules for the 2014 Season

Posted 16 May 2014 in Featured, Front Page

Late Models will run LM20, 30,a nd 40 for the 2014 Season. Modifieds will only be allowed to run a Hoosier D on the LF after the Saturday, May 3rd Race.  A’s and H’s on 3 corners for the remainder of the 2014 season after May 3rd. D’s will be permitted on any corner until after May 3rd, with the exception of the Gary Cook Jr. Memorial. The Gary Cook Jr. Memorial will be A’s and H’s on 3 corners, with the Hoosier D only allowed on the LF. Street Stocks will also be allowed to run D’s until after the May 3rd event, after that event the Hoosier D will only be allowed on the LF.  A’s and...

Peoria Speedway Now Under New Ownership

Posted 16 May 2014 in Featured, Front Page

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 always been known as a Saturday night stock car track, so we are going to race every Saturday from April to October. If there is a rainout of our regular program on Saturday, we will try to make it up on Sunday night.”    “Right now we...