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2022 Champions Crowned

2022 Champions Crowned

9/27/2022
Charleston Speedway, Charleston, Illinois 9/27/2022 For Immediate Release: 2022 Champions Declared. On Saturday, September 24, 2022, the regular season of The Charleston Speedway ended and the 59th annual season track Champions of The Charleston Speedway were crowned. The weather was absolutely gorgeous, car counts were great and the fans that came out to enjoy the event were phenomenal! The pits were packed with 99 cars signing in 7 different divisions. There were 4 divisions that qualified,...more
Welcome RockAuto.com

Welcome RockAuto.com

4/18/2022
We want to welcome our newest partner, RockAuto.com to The Charleston Speedway. A very special "Thank You" to RockAuto.com for providing wristbands and additional support to The Charleston Speedway for the 2022 season. You can order auto parts online from RockAuto.com 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and have them conveniently delivered to your door. From brakes and filters for your daily driver, to distributor caps and repair manuals for your classic, to traditionally "dealer only" parts like OE...more
Our 59th Annual Season is quickly approaching!

Our 59th Annual Season is quickly approaching!

1/13/2022
The 2022 racing season is quickly approaching and thus the 59th annual season of DIRTcar stock car racing at The Charleston Speedway is right around the corner! We are working diligently on our schedule and hope to have it released VERY soon! There are a few highlights to our 2022 season that we want to point out for those that might have missed them. First off, in April, we will be having the first annual car show at the Speedway. This is a FREE event for participants and visitors alike. This...more
Roley Wins Exciting B-Mod Feature

Roley Wins Exciting B-Mod Feature

9/8/2019
A nice cool evening and a great track made for some good races. Three of the features were won by a driver who did not lead every lap. The best finish of the night was in the B-Mod feature. Everett Bradham had led every lap until points leader Ed Roley made a pass to take the win. Danny Schwartz jumped out to the front in the Modified feature and appeared that he was going to walk away from the field. A caution on lap 3 bunched the field back up. Marty Lindeman passed Schwartz on lap 16 to...more
Hawkins Wins Hornet Special

Hawkins Wins Hornet Special

9/1/2019
A Hornet Special, an exciting Modified feature, a track qualifying record, and a great car count highlighted racing at Charleston Speedway on Saturday. Joshua Hawkins jumped out front and led the entire way to claim the $225 to win Hornet feature, presented by Geno's 24/7 Sewer and Drain Cleaning. In the Modified feature, Rick Stevens led the first 15 laps before Tyler Weiss made a pass for the lead. The two drivers continued to exchange the front spot for two laps. Weiss took the lead for...more
Weiss Wins Modified Feature

Weiss Wins Modified Feature

8/25/2019
The Charleston Speedway had seventy-two cars line up the pits for racing action on Saturday night. Tyler Weiss continued his dominance at the track in the Modified feature. Weiss won his fifth feature in as many trips to the track this season. In the Street feature, Jason Maier led every lap, holding off Josh Griffith for the win, Danny White, Jr. won his second straight feature in the Hornet division, beating points leader Joey Smyser. In the B-Mod feature, Ed Roley started from the sixth...more
Prater Wins First Ever Modified Feature

Prater Wins First Ever Modified Feature

8/18/2019
A fast track made for some great racing action at the Charleston Speedway on Saturday. The evening saw a driver get his first feature win, a track qualifying record broken, and one tied. Wil Prater found victory lane for the first time in the Modified feature. Denny Schwartz made an early push for the lead but hit the wall trying to pass Prater on the backstretch. Prater held off Ed Roley for the win. It was a great night for Nick Miller in the B-Mod division as the Charleston driver tied...more
Smyser Returns After Roll-Over Last Week To Win Fa

Smyser Returns After Roll-Over Last Week To Win Fa...

8/11/2019
Autograph night proved to be an exciting evening as a driver returned from a scary roll-over last week to claim a feature victory at the Charleston Speedway on Saturday. Randy Smyser won the Factory Stock feature after rolling his car in a heat race last week. Dylan Wiltermood led the entire race before Smyser passed him in the final turn to claim the victory. In the Modified feature, Kasey Schrock took an early lead before having to leave the track after breaking. Tyler Weiss took over the...more
BJ Deal Wins Exciting B-Mod Feature

BJ Deal Wins Exciting B-Mod Feature

8/4/2019
A triumphant return, a scary roll over, and a new track record were part of the night at the Charleston Speedway on Saturday. A fast track made for great racing action. BJ Deal made his first trip to the track this year a memorable one as he claimed the B-Mod Feature. Deal was able to win the race from the fifth starting position. Ed Roley was the early leader before Deal passed him for the win. The Factory Stock heat race was halted on the second lap as Randy Smyser was turned sideways on...more
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