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...

Fall Classic Tonight

Posted 19 Sep 2015 in Featured, Front Page, Uncategorized

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!

Live Band Tonight at Peoria Speedway-8 p.m.

Posted 18 Sep 2015 in Featured, Front Page, Uncategorized
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Join us tonight at Peoria Speedway for live music from Comatose Catfish! 8 p.m.-Camping, Beer tent and concessions available!  

Fall Classic Update

Posted 18 Sep 2015 in Featured, Front Page, Uncategorized

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 to start -UMP Street Stock $500 to win -UMP Hornets $250 to win -NO SBLM Pits open at 3 p.m., Grandstands at 4 p.m., Drivers Meeting at 5 p.m. and hot laps immediately following. Saturday Admission Pricing: Kids Grandstands $10.00...

Fall Classic Information

Posted 16 Sep 2015 in Featured, Front Page, Uncategorized

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  Saturday Admission Pricing: Kids Grandstands  $10.00 Adult Grandstands  $25.00 Kids Pits  $20.00 Adult Pits  $40.00 Camping is still available on Friday night…rain or shine!

Fall Classic This Weekend-2 Day Event-$10,050 to win!

Posted 15 Sep 2015 in Featured, Front Page, Uncategorized
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Herb Shannon Memorial Race This Saturday-Aug. 29th

Posted 26 Aug 2015 in Featured, Front Page, Uncategorized
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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.

Sprint Invaders Sprint Car Series-Sept. 5th at Peoria Speedway

Posted 25 Aug 2015 in Featured, Front Page, Uncategorized
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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.

Regular UMP Races This Saturday-Aug. 29th

Posted 25 Aug 2015 in Featured, Front Page, Uncategorized
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Fall Classic Pre-Registration Form

Posted 20 Aug 2015 in Front Page, Uncategorized

Early Bird Special Turn in your registration form and payment by Sept. 11, 2015, and save $50! $100 Before Sept. 11 $150 After Sept. 11 Please send payments to: Peoria Speedway 1031 W. Olympia Dr. Peoria, IL 61615 Fall Classic PreRegistration Form

1st Annual Fall Classic-Modified Race $10,050 to Win!

Posted 20 Aug 2015 in Featured, Front Page, Uncategorized
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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 laps $500 to win UMP Hornets-15 laps $250 to win Special Two Day Event The Fall Classic will be a 2-Day event with a complete program run on both nights for all classes, except the UMP Modifieds. The UMP Modifieds...

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