Autism Awareness Night This Saturday

This Saturday is Autism Awareness Night at the Peoria Speedway. Classes Running UMP Late Models, UMP Modifieds, UMP Street Stocks, UMP Hornets, Steel Block Late Models, and Crate Modifieds. We have 2 bikes donated by Ron McMahill by Stephanie’s Discount Depo. One pink 16″ girls NEXT bicycle and one bright orange 20″ boy Kent Rage BMX & freestyle bike. Both will be raffled off tickets are $5.00 all money goes to Autism Awareness. Every purchase at Hall Racing Photos...

August 12th Bartonville Express Lube Hornet Frenzy 50 $500.00 to win Hornets

It’s race day tonight is the Bartonville Express Lube Hornet Franzy 50 paying $500.00 to the Feature Winner. Other classes racing tonight are UMP Late Models, UMP Modifieds, UMP Street Stocks, Steel Block Late Models, and Crate Modifieds. All hornet drivers we will have a mandatory drivers meeting right after our regular drivers meeting. Pits Open at 3:00 p.m. Grandstands Open 4:00 p.m. Drivers Meeting 5:15 p.m. Draw Cutoff 5:15 p.m. Hot Laps 5:30 p.m. Racing starts at 6:00...

August 11th All-Star Flat Track Motorcycles

AMA All-Star Flat Track Motorcycles return to the 1/4 mile high banks.

Fan Appreciation Night $5.00 Grandstands

$1,000.00 to win $125.00 to start UMP Crate Late Models. Also running UMP Modifieds Steel Block Late Models Crate Modifieds UMP Street Stocks UMP Hornets Pit Gate open at 3:00 PM Grandstands open at 4:00 PM Hot Laps 5:15 PM Crate Late Models Time Trials 1 Lap 5:30 PM Races at 6:00 PM Pit Pass $30.00 Kid Pit Pass $15.00 Grandstands $5.00 Kids 5-Under Free

We are racing tonight

Late Models will run for a $1,000.00 to win and if we have more then 18 cars it will be $1,200.00 to win. WEEKLY PRICING General Admission Adults – $13.00 Kids – $5.00 5 and under free Pits Adults – $30.00 Kids – $15.00 Pits open at 3:00 Grandstands at 4:00 Hot Laps at 5:30 Racing at 6:00

Amanda Diffy Benefit July 16th

Amanda was diagnosed with Kidney Cancer on June 6th. Amanda has been back and forth to Chicago to see doctors. On July 24th doctors will do surgery to try and remove the cancer. On Sunday July 16th we will have a Bags Tournament at the Peoria Speedway. The bags tournament will be a blind draw $10 Buy in. Sign in is at 11:00 AM or you can sign in with Shelley Barnes at 309-645-5749. We will have food, DJ,...

Weekly Racing Continues on 7-15-17

Pits Open at 3:00 p.m. Grandstands Open 4:00 p.m. Drivers Meeting 5:15 p.m. Draw Cutoff 5:15 p.m. Hot Laps 5:30 p.m. Racing starts at 6:00 p.m. Weekly Racing Prices General Admission – $13.00 Kids $5.00 Pits – $30.00 Kids – $15.00

July 1st Weekly Racing Program

WEEKLY PRICING General Admission Adults – $13.00 Kids – $5.00 5 and under free Pits Adults – $30.00 Kids – $15.00 Pits open at 3:00 Grandstands at 4:00 Hot Laps at 5:30 Racing at 6:00

Weekly Racing This Saturday

Weekly Racing Prices General Admission – $13.00 Kids $5.00 Pits – $30.00 Kids – $15.00 Pits Open at 3:00 p.m. Grandstands Open 4:00 p.m. Drivers Meeting 5:15 p.m. Draw Cutoff 5:15 p.m. Hot Laps 5:30 p.m. Racing starts at 6:00 p.m.

Crate Late Model Race Added for July 29th

A Crate Late Model race is set for July 29th for UMP Points at the Peoria Speedway. Sponsorship offers $500.00 the Crate Class will be named after your business. Advertising up to the race and the night of the race. Also 15 free grandstands tickets. $100.00 Advertising leading up to the race and the night of the race. Also 5 free grandstand tickets. Sponsors Hall Racing Photos Hawkeye A-Pex Roofing Mayhem Chassis

Summit Modified and Hornet Feature Make Up Tonight June 21st

Wednesday, June 21st Pits open at 5:00 Grandstands open at 6:00 Racing at 7:00 Summit Modified Feature $1,500 to win. Hornet Feature Fields are locked, no cars will be added. Armbands and Tickets from Saturday will be honored. If you were unable to make it to the speedway on Saturday, it will be $5 to get in the Grandstands, and $10 to get into the pits.

Summer Nationals Feature Called Complete

It has been determined that the Late Model portion for our Summer Nationals race this past Saturday is now a complete show. With the drivers having other commitments on Monday, June 19th, which is their only free day on the relentless Hell Tour schedule, making up the race tonight was not possible. The drivers will be scored the way they ran on lap 20 when the rain came. After the Late Model B-Main, we have to allow some time...

$10,000.00 to win UMP Summer Nationals

Peoria Speedway set for highest paying Late Model race in the tracks history on Saturday June 17th as it will pay $10,000.00 to win the UMP Summer Nationals!!!!!! Classes Running UMP Super Late Models $10,000.00 to win UMP Summit Modifieds $1,500.00 to win UMP Hornets $250.00 to win Crate Modifieds $500.00 to win Front gate: $30.00 for Adults $10.00 for Kids Kids 5-Under are free. Pits: $40.00 for Adults $20.00 for Kids

Topless Racing Returns This Saturday

Sponsors for bonus money for the Topless race June 3rd Late Models Hall Racing Photos 4B Services 18&89 Auto Repair Magnolia IL DR’s Fab Shop Allen Automotive Modifieds Reeser Lawncare and Landscaping Young Blood Graphics D&N Autobody Mickies Pizzeria Hamburg Designs Allen Automotive Steel Block Late Models Crebo Motorsports Dynamic Race Engines Norwood Pub-N-Grub Carmody Services Allen Automotive Crate Modifieds Crebo Motorsports BHam Signs and Designs Dunlap Race Bodies Bodies by Montgomery Team 242 Motorsports Allen Automotive

Memorial Day Weekend Triple Header

May 26th All-Star Flat Track Motorcycles May 27th Weekly Show May 29th Billy Neal Memorial $2,000.00 to win Mods “no crate mods or steel blocks”

Flood the Stands this Saturday

After a flood that set Peoria Speedway back for a short time it is time to return to racing. We are ready to go and will be racing this weekend. We would like to thank everyone who came to the track and helped get the place cleaned up and ready to race again. Pits Open at 3:00 p.m. Grandstands Open 4:00 p.m. Drivers Meeting 5:15 p.m. Draw Cutoff 5:15 p.m. Hot Laps 5:30 p.m. Racing starts at 6:00 p.m....

Tonights Races Have Been Cancelled

The racing program for April 29th has been cancelled.

$10,000.00 to win UMP Summer Nationals on June 17th

Peoria Speedway set for highest paying Late Model race in the tracks history on Saturday June 17th as it will pay $10,000.00 to win the UMP Summer Nationals!!!!!!

Weekly Racing This Saturday

General Admission – $13.00 Kids $5.00 5-Under are Free Pits – $30.00 Kids – $15.00 Pits Open at 3:00 p.m. Grandstands Open 4:00 p.m. Drivers Meeting 5:15 p.m. Draw Cutoff 5:15 p.m. Hot Laps 5:30 p.m. Racing starts at 6:00 p.m.

Weekly Racing continues on April 22nd

General Admission – $13.00 Kids $5.00 5-Under are Free Pits – $30.00 Kids – $15.00 Pits Open at 3:00 p.m. Grandstands Open 4:00 p.m. Drivers Meeting 5:15 p.m. Draw Cutoff 5:15 p.m. Hot Laps 5:30 p.m. Racing starts at 6:00 p.m.

Gary Cook Jr Memorial $2064.00 to win UMP Modifieds

Gary Cook Jr Memorial this Saturday Along with the Easter Egg Hunt the Easter Bunny will be on hand. The Easter Bunny will be on the stands side for photos until after the Easter Egg Hunt. Grandstands $18.00 adults $10.00 children 5-Under free Pit Pass $35.00 adults $20.00 children Front gate opens at 4:00 pm Pit gate opens at 3:00 pm Hot laps begin at 5:15 pm Drivers in order to race you must purchase a UMP License. If...

Shirley takes checkered flag in Chuck Hamilton Memorial

By Josh Wessler Journal Star sports reporter PEORIA — Sometimes the best plan is to have no plan at all. Brian Shirley used that non-strategy to earn $5,000 Saturday night in the Chuck Hamilton Memorial at Peoria Speedway. Going up against a slew of talented drivers in the Late Model feature, the Chatham resident grabbed the lead just a few laps into the 50-lap race and held it the rest of the way to earn the night’s top prize....

April 8th $5,000.00 to win Late Models

Upcoming Race: April 8, 2017 Norwood Pub-N-Grub/Hamilton Memorial $5,000 to win late models 1 lap qualifying LM and Mods All classes are running including street stocks Gate: $25.00 adults $10.00 kids Pits: $35.00 Adults $20.00 kids Front gate opens at 4:00 pm Pit gate opens at 3:00 pm Hot laps begin at 5:15 pm

Norwood Pub-N-Grub Season Opener is Cancelled

The Peoria Speedway owners have been at the facility all morning to make the best decision for the fans, drivers, and sponsors for today’s races. Unfortunately, the large amount of rain we received this week has saturated the grounds so much that we are not able to race today.We don’t want to see fans and drivers getting stuck and not have a good night to start the year off. We will be postponing today’s opening night to next Saturday.

Decision to be made on Norwood Pub-N-Grub Season Opener

We have been working hard to get the track ready but a decision still has not been made. We are doing everything in our power to get tonight in. I know we said 10 am but with the sun out we don’t want to give up.

Norwood Pub-N-Grub Season Opener

This Saturday kicks off the 2017 race season for the Peoria Speedway with Norwood Pub-N-Grub Season Opener. Attention drives please try to get to the track as early as possible to fill out your paper work and all cars also have to be teched. Pit Gates Open at 3:00 Grandstands at 4:00 Drivers Meeting at 5:15 Hot Laps at 5:30 Races at 6:00 Weekly Racing Prices General Admission Adults – $13.00 Kids – $5.00 5 – Under Free Pits...

Practice Canceled

Tonights practice has been canceled. With all the rain and little sun the grounds have not dried up any. We will see everyone on Saturday for the season opener.

Wednesday Night Practice Scheduled for 3-29-17

Practice for this Wednesday is still on as planned we will practice from 4-8. Pits Passes Adults – $30.00 Kids – $15.00 Grandstands are Free

2017 Tire Rules

LATE MODELS April 1st – MAY 30th Right Front, Left Front & Left Rear Tires: Hoosier L/M 20 Only – (Grooving & Siping Allowed) Hoosier L/M 30-40 ONLY on RR – (Grooving & Siping Allowed) June 1st – July 31th Right Front, Left Front & Left Rear Tires: Hoosier L/M 20 Only – (Grooving & Siping Allowed) Right Rear Tire: Hoosier L/M 30-40 ONLY! NO GROOVING or SIPING ALLOWED ON RR! August 1st & Beyond Right Front, Left Front...

Return to the Peoria Northwoods Mall first time in 14 years.

This Saturday we will make a return to the Northwoods Mall for the Peoria Speedway Mall Car Show. Come check out some of the cars that are ready for the 2017 race season. Drivers will have something on the cars to collect for Autism Awareness also. The show will be from 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM.

Sponsorship Opportunity

Want to Sponsor a weekly race night here is your chance for $500.00 you can sponsor a whole night of racing. This will come with 20 free grand stand passes that must be used on the night you sponsor. For details you may contact Jason Plumer at 309-678-1141.

Peoria Speedway releases 2017 schedule

Peoria Speedway releases 2017 schedule By Jeff Adams for the Journal Star Peoria Speedway released its 2017 racing schedule this week, and it kicks off with an old tradition being revived for this season. After years off, the Northwoods Mall Race Car show roars back to life on Feb. 18, with several cars on display. On-track actions begin with two practice sessions on March 18 and 25, followed by Norwood Pub & Grub opening night of UMP racing action...

Peoria Speedway Banquet November 5th

2016 Peoria Speedway Points Banquet Drivers that are top 10 in points. You need to purchase Banquet tickets if you want to receive your trophy. Contact Shelley Barnes at 309-645-5749. When: Saturday November 5th Where: Childers 3113 Dries Lane Peoria IL Times: Cocktails – 6:30 PM Dinner – 7:00 PM Awards – 8:00 PM Tickets: Cost – $30.00 Per Person

Jon Hamilton Memorial $5,000 to Win Late Models

Sat Oct 8 Hamilton Memorial $5,000 to Win Late Models Plus Modifieds, Street Stocks, Hornets, and Central Illinois Mini Sprints *No SBLM and No CMOD Pits Adults $40.00 Kids $20.00 Grandstands Adults $25.00 Kids 6-12 $10.00 5 and under free. Pits Open at 3:00 p.m. Grandstands Open 4:00 p.m. Drivers Meeting 4:30 p.m. Hot Laps 4:45 p.m. Draw Cutoff 5:15 p.m. Time Trials 5:30 p.m. Racing starts at 6:00 p.m. 1952 – Fibber McGee – Galesburg, Illinois 1953 –...

2016 Peoria Speedway Banquet Info

2016 Peoria Speedway Points Banquet When: Saturday November 5th Where: Childers 3113 Dries Lane Peoria IL Times: Cocktails – 6:30 PM Dinner – 7:00 PM Awards – 8:00 PM Tickets: Cost – $30.00 Per Person Tickets will be on sale at the track with Shelley Barnes or you can call Shelley at 309-645-5749.

Oct 1 Norwood Pub-N-Grub Season Championship

Saturday October 1st is Norwood Pub-N-Grub Season Championship Night. All classes will be running and this is the last points night for all classes. Steel Block Late Models will race for $1,000.00 to win and the Crate Modifieds will run for $450.00 to win. Classes running UMP Late Models UMP Modifieds UMP Street Stocks UMP Hornets Steel Block Late Models Crate Modifieds General Admission – $13.00 Kids $5.00 Pits – $30.00 Kids – $15.00 Pits Open at 3:00 p.m....

Saturday September 24th Race Info

Classes Running UMP Late Models UMP Modifieds Steel Block Late Models Central IL Mini Sprints $750 to win UMP Street Stocks $350 to win UMP Hornets $250 to win UMP Hornet make up feature Crate Modifieds are off on September 24th will return on October 1st. Weekly Racing Prices General Admission – $13.00 Kids 6-12 $5.00 Kids 5 and under free Pits – $30.00 Kids – $15.00 Pits open at 3:00 PM Grandstands at 4:00 PM Hot Laps at...

Mike Harrison, Billy Drake, and Barry Sauder on top at the 2nd Annual Fall Classic

Peoria, IL (September 17, 2016)- After Friday’s event would fall victim to Mother Nature, the Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series made its first-ever visit to Peoria Speedway in Peoria, IL for the track’s 2nd Annual Fall Classic on Saturday evening and Mike Harrison of Highland, IL would pick up his second win of the season with the tour by leading all 60 laps of the 2nd Annual Fall Classic. The win for Harrison was worth $5,000 and came...

Tonights $5,000 to win American Modified Series Event is a GO!!!!!!

Its race day!!! Fall Classic Day 2 $5000 to win American Modified Series, $2000 to win Late Models, $350 to win Street Stocks, and $250 to win Hornets. Pit Passes Adults $40.00 Kids $25.00 Grandstands Adults $25.00 Kids 6-12 $10.00 Kids 5-Under Free Pits Open at 3:00 PM Grandstands Open at 4:00 PM Hot Laps at 5:00 PM Order of Events Hot Laps Late Models Modifieds Street Stocks Time Trials Late Models 1 Lap Modifieds 2 Laps Heat Races...

If Day 1 of the Fall Classic was to rain out

Have had a lot of questions on if the Friday show rains out. If Friday rains out we are just going to run Saturdays show. $5000 to win American Modified Series, $2000 to win UMP Late Models, $350 to win UMP Street Stocks, and $250 to win UMP Hornets.

2nd Annual Fall Classic September 16th and 17th

Free Camping all weekend!!!!! Fri Sept 16 American Modified Series $3,000 to Win – LM $2,000 to Win – SS $350 to Win – Hornets $250 to Win – Live Band, Bonfire, Party Beer Tent Open till 1 AM!!!!!!!! Pits open at 3:00 PM Grandstands Open at 4:00 PM Hot Laps between 6 and 6:15 PM Time Trials to follow Hot Laps – “1 Lap for Late Models and 2 laps for Modifieds” Races to follow Time Trials Pit...

Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series Invades Peoria for Fall Classic September 16, 17

Glasgow, KY-September 11, 2016 (www.americanmodifiedseries.com)- The Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series will make its first-ever trip to Peoria Speedway in Peoria, IL for the track’s 2nd Annual Fall Classic on Friday September 16 ($3,000 to win) and Saturday September 17 ($5,000 to win). The Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series will visit Peoria Speedway in Peoria, IL for the track’s 2nd Annual Fall Classic. The first night of the twinbill contest will take place on Friday September 16...

Monster Trucks Invade Peoria Speedway

Racers register at 5 pm at pits, pre race party from 6-7 pm races begin at 7:30 General Addmision Adults $20.00 Kids $15.00 3 to 12 Local Racers for Mud-Drive Entry Fee $30.00 Crew Members $20.00

Weekly Racing this Saturday

Pits Open at 3:00 p.m. Grandstands Open 4:00 p.m. Drivers Meeting 4:30 p.m. Hot Laps 4:45 p.m. Draw Cutoff 5:15 p.m. Time Trials 5:30 p.m. Racing starts at 6:00 p.m. Weekly Racing Prices General Admission – $13.00 Kids $5.00 Pits – $30.00 Kids – $15.00

We are Cancelled for 8-27-16

We have fought mother nature for 3 weeks in a row we won the last 2 but she won the fight tonight. Do to all the rain over night we are rained out for tonight. Hope to see everyone next week.

Heartfelt victory dedication at Peoria Speedway

By Staff Journal Star PEORIA — Wally Zander raced with a heavy heart, but still managed to win his Street Stock feature Saturday night at Peoria Speedway. Zander dedicated the victory to his father-in law Dick Weber, who died Friday morning. Zander earned the checkered flag in his No. 68 car by holding off Street Stock points leader John Farris and third-place finisher Keith Miller. In the Late Model feature, Mike Spatola took first ahead of points leader Charley...

We Are Racing Tonight Weekly Racing Program plus Kids Candy Dash

Pits Open at 3:00 p.m. Grandstands Open 4:00 p.m. Drivers Meeting 4:30 p.m. Hot Laps 4:45 p.m. Draw Cutoff 5:15 p.m. Time Trials 5:30 p.m. Racing starts at 6:00 p.m. General Admission – $13.00 Kids $5.00 Pits – $30.00 Kids – $15.00

St. Jude Night is a GO we are racing tonight!!!!

We are racing tonight. Tonight is St. Jude Night we hope to see everyone come out and support your local track and a good cause. Open at 3:00 p.m. Grandstands Open 4:00 p.m. Drivers Meeting 4:30 p.m. Hot Laps 4:45 p.m. Draw Cutoff 5:15 p.m. Time Trials 5:30 p.m. Racing starts at 6:00 p.m. General Admission – $13.00 Kids $5.00 Pits – $30.00 Kids – $15.00

Tonight’s All-Star Motorcycle Races have been rained out

Tonight’s All-Star Motorcycle Races have been rained out. We will return tomorrow for our weekly racing program which is St. Jude night.

Double Header Weekend AMA All-Star Flat Track Motorcycles and St Jude Night

Friday August 12th the AMA All-Star Flat Track Motorcycles invade the high banked 1/4 mile. info for AMA All-Star Flat Track Motorcycles Comatose Catfish will play live on Friday night. Saturday August 13th is St. Jude Night for our Weekly Racing Program. Info for St. Jude Night Pits Open at 3:00 p.m. Grandstands Open 4:00 p.m. Drivers Meeting 4:30 p.m. Hot Laps 4:45 p.m. Draw Cutoff 5:15 p.m. Time Trials 5:30 p.m. Racing starts at 6:00 p.m.

August 6th Beer 32 Bar and Grill Night

On Friday Night Beer 32 in Pottstown IL will have a Pre-Race Night Party at Beer 32. Auction will start by 6pm and over by 9pm. Then Southern Comfort will be rocking Live after the auction! On Saturday at the Peoria Speedway it will be the Beer 32 Bar and Grill Night. Weekly Racing Prices General Admission – $13.00 Kids $5.00 Pits – $30.00 Kids – $15.00 Pits Open at 3:00 p.m. Grandstands Open 4:00 p.m. Drivers Meeting 4:30...

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

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

Racing tonight at the Peoria Speedway

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

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...

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.

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...

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

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

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

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...

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

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...

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...

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...

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!

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.

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!

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...

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.

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.

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...

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.

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...

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.

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

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...

Races cancelled May 30

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

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.

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

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...

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...

If Day 1 of the Fall Classic was to rain out

Posted 15 Sep 2016 in Featured, Front Page

Have had a lot of questions on if the Friday show rains out. If Friday rains out we are just going to run Saturdays show. $5000 to win American Modified Series, $2000 to win UMP Late Models, $350 to win UMP Street Stocks, and $250 to win UMP Hornets.

2nd Annual Fall Classic September 16th and 17th

Posted 13 Sep 2016 in Featured, Front Page, Uncategorized

Free Camping all weekend!!!!! Fri Sept 16 American Modified Series $3,000 to Win – LM $2,000 to Win – SS $350 to Win – Hornets $250 to Win – Live Band, Bonfire, Party Beer Tent Open till 1 AM!!!!!!!! Pits open at 3:00 PM Grandstands Open at 4:00 PM Hot Laps between 6 and 6:15 PM Time Trials to follow Hot Laps – “1 Lap for Late Models and 2 laps for Modifieds” Races to follow Time Trials Pit Pass Adults $35 Kids $25 Grandstands Adults $20 Kids 6-12 $10 Kids 5-Under are free Sat Sept 17 American Modified Series $5,000 to Win – LM $2,000 to Win – SS $350 to Win – Hornets $250 to win Pits...

Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series Invades Peoria for Fall Classic September 16, 17

Posted 13 Sep 2016 in Featured, Front Page, Uncategorized

Glasgow, KY-September 11, 2016 (www.americanmodifiedseries.com)- The Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series will make its first-ever trip to Peoria Speedway in Peoria, IL for the track’s 2nd Annual Fall Classic on Friday September 16 ($3,000 to win) and Saturday September 17 ($5,000 to win). The Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series will visit Peoria Speedway in Peoria, IL for the track’s 2nd Annual Fall Classic. The first night of the twinbill contest will take place on Friday September 16 and will feature the tour in action in a complete program of practice, A-B group time trials, qualifying heats, B Mains, and a 40 lap, $3,000 to win/$225 to start A-Main event. Other divisions joining the Summit Racing Equipment American...

Monster Trucks Invade Peoria Speedway

Posted 08 Sep 2016 in Featured, Front Page

Racers register at 5 pm at pits, pre race party from 6-7 pm races begin at 7:30 General Addmision Adults $20.00 Kids $15.00 3 to 12 Local Racers for Mud-Drive Entry Fee $30.00 Crew Members $20.00

Weekly Racing this Saturday

Posted 29 Aug 2016 in Featured, Front Page

Pits Open at 3:00 p.m. Grandstands Open 4:00 p.m. Drivers Meeting 4:30 p.m. Hot Laps 4:45 p.m. Draw Cutoff 5:15 p.m. Time Trials 5:30 p.m. Racing starts at 6:00 p.m. Weekly Racing Prices General Admission – $13.00 Kids $5.00 Pits – $30.00 Kids – $15.00

We are Cancelled for 8-27-16

Posted 27 Aug 2016 in Featured, Front Page, Uncategorized

We have fought mother nature for 3 weeks in a row we won the last 2 but she won the fight tonight. Do to all the rain over night we are rained out for tonight. Hope to see everyone next week.

Heartfelt victory dedication at Peoria Speedway

Posted 22 Aug 2016 in Featured, Front Page

By Staff Journal Star PEORIA — Wally Zander raced with a heavy heart, but still managed to win his Street Stock feature Saturday night at Peoria Speedway. Zander dedicated the victory to his father-in law Dick Weber, who died Friday morning. Zander earned the checkered flag in his No. 68 car by holding off Street Stock points leader John Farris and third-place finisher Keith Miller. In the Late Model feature, Mike Spatola took first ahead of points leader Charley Hess. Roger Rebholz finished third. Nathan Balensiefen claimed the Modified feature, in front of points leader Mike Chasteen, Jr. and third-place finisher Nicholas Lueth. Matt Mackey increased his points lead with a victory in the Hornet feature, bettering second-place Brian...

We Are Racing Tonight Weekly Racing Program plus Kids Candy Dash

Posted 14 Aug 2016 in Featured, Front Page

Pits Open at 3:00 p.m. Grandstands Open 4:00 p.m. Drivers Meeting 4:30 p.m. Hot Laps 4:45 p.m. Draw Cutoff 5:15 p.m. Time Trials 5:30 p.m. Racing starts at 6:00 p.m. General Admission – $13.00 Kids $5.00 Pits – $30.00 Kids – $15.00

Hess, Weisser, Shannon, Hilmes, Miller, and Strauch win on St. Jude Night.

Posted 14 Aug 2016 in Featured, Front Page

St. Jude Night is a GO we are racing tonight!!!!

Posted 13 Aug 2016 in Featured, Front Page

We are racing tonight. Tonight is St. Jude Night we hope to see everyone come out and support your local track and a good cause. Open at 3:00 p.m. Grandstands Open 4:00 p.m. Drivers Meeting 4:30 p.m. Hot Laps 4:45 p.m. Draw Cutoff 5:15 p.m. Time Trials 5:30 p.m. Racing starts at 6:00 p.m. General Admission – $13.00 Kids $5.00 Pits – $30.00 Kids – $15.00

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