July Speedway Events

FAIRBURY, IL – Stock Car Racing – Formula for Excitement – you take a well made and maintained quarter mile dirt track, blend in the area’s (and beyond) best drivers, put them in every class of stock cars there is, give them a racing program that pays well, add a few events that pay really well, and make it all happen in a stadium style arena and you have got yourself a dynamo of racing adventure that has a fan appeal to no end. That’s what you get every week-end of the racing season at the Fairbury American Legion Speedway. This refurbished facility is now even more “fan friendly” with it’s additional seating and restroom facilities and they continue to have some of the best food and drink vendors in the business. It makes for a great Saturday evening with the family, with friends, and with the throngs of fellow fans – its an atmosphere that doesn’t let up until the final checkered flag is waved for the Feature Race winner. Come on out and check it out – the Track is located inside the Fairbury Fair Grounds and has entrances at the south end of Third Street and on south First Street – there’s plenty of room for everyone and the entertainment is fast, furious, loud, and very exciting. It doesn’t take anyone very long to figure out that, hey, these guys are good!

The month of July is packed with special events and here is what you can look forward to in another full month of racing:

July 2nd – Sportsman Topless Special – 20 laps sponsored by CR Towing – $500 to win
Regular night of racing for the LM, MD, SS, HM classes

Rusty Allen Kids Dash for Cash

Alkota “Keep it Clean” Series race

July 9th – Regular Night of Racing for all Classes
Rusty Allen Kids Dash for Cash

Alkota “Keep it Clean” Series race

July 16th – The Lucas Oil POWRi Midget Special – $3,000 to win
Late Models have a $2,000 to win feature

Modifieds have a $1,000 to win feature

SP & SS are taking the week off

July 23rd – Regular Night of Racing for all Classes
Rusty Allen Kids Dash for Cash

Alkota “Keep it Clean” Series race

July 29th – World of Outlaws Late Model Series #FALS Draw – $5,000 to win the PDC Showdown
Qualifying & Heat Races for Prairie Dirt Classic

Showdown Feature

DIRTcar Summit Modified Nationals Championship Weekend Opening Night (Qual/Heats/Dash)

SP & SS are taking the week off

July 30th – The 27th Annual Prairie Dirt Classic presented by The Bank of Pontiac – The World of Outlaws Late Model Series gives you 100 laps of pure stock car racing and with $27,000 on the line for the winner you can bet all the names of consequence are going to be in the hunt. This is the season’s Big One and you don’t want to miss it!
Also on this evenings schedule are:

The 7th Annual Prairie Dirt Shootout Non-Qualifiers Feature – 25 laps and a $2,000 purse

The DIRTcar Summit Modified Nationals Championship Finale – 40 laps with a $5,000 purse

Lots of money, lots of cars and drivers, and lots of fun and excitement so get yourself some of it.

And remember, don’t try this at home – there’s a good reason for those fire trucks and ambulances to be standing by there at the track!

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