May Speedway Events


Stock Car Racing, a formula for entertainment and excitement – you take a well-made and maintained quarter mile dirt track, stadium facilities that have been remodeled and modernized, an accommodating selection of food and drink and merchandise, and then you blend in the circuits finest in racing teams from both near and far along with a weekly racing schedule that provides everything from standard racing programs to big money and special events and, what do you have? You have one of the Summer’s most popular sports – Stock Car Racing at its finest!

The Fairbury American Legion Speedway (FALS) in Fairbury, Il. is a great example of that “formula” and it has been giving race fans from all over this area, great Saturday night entertainment for a lot of years. The Racing Board and the track’s well-seasoned workers have got the track and its facilities in great shape and they put the racing programs on with an effectiveness and efficiency that is second to none. Come on out and enjoy the excitement of “rolling thunder” as this mechanized steel avalanche accelerates in mass to the finish line to see who can emerge as the “best of the bunch”.

The 2017 season is up and running and here is what’s on the horizon for the balance of May:
Saturday, May 13th – FALS Frenzy – $10,000 to win – 50 lap Feature for the MARS/ALMS Late Model Shootout
$2,000 to win Modifieds
$400 to win Sportsmans
SS is off

Saturday, May 20th – Regular night of racing for LM, MD, SP, SS, HM
Alkota “Keep it Clean” Series Points

Saturday, May 27th – Memorial Day Weekend Roundup
$2,000 to win UMP Late Models
$2,000 to win American Modified Series
$1,000 to win – 25 lap UMP Pro (Crate) Late Model Special
$400 to win UMP Sportsman – $400 to win UMP Street Stocks

The Gates open at 3:00, Drivers Meeting at 5:30, Hot Laps begin at 6:00, Qualifying at 6:30 with the racing program following that.

The Fairbury American Legion Speedway
Entry Gates at the south end of Third Street & First Street
Web Site:
Season Passes, Camper Facilities, and a lot more.
Use up some adrenaline and get your share of the excitement – it’s there waiting for you!

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