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RULES ARE POSTED

RULES ARE POSTED

4/5/2021
The staff at The Charleston Speedway, along side DIRTcar racing, have compiled a total rules package for the 2021 season. There are specific rules posted for download on our website that apply to ONLY specific classes. Additionally, there is a comprehensive GENREAL RULES package that will apply to ALL classes. Our GENERAL RULES package includes car general safety rules, inspection procedures, pre-race drivers requirements, race procedures, and our new race distance procedure. Please review...more
2021 SCHEDULE RELEASE

2021 SCHEDULE RELEASE

1/30/2021
We are beyond excited for the 2021 racing season. 2020 was a very interesting season to say the least. We have the best fans, the best drivers, the best car owners, the best crew members and the best workers a facility could ask for! We have a few big shows planned this season and are continuing to work to add more. To get things kicked off in April, we plan to have several OPEN test & tune dates to allow teams and drivers to come out and shake their cars down. These dates are open to ALL...more
Erwin, Kerst Big Winners at UMP Fall Nationals

Erwin, Kerst Big Winners at UMP Fall Nationals

10/4/2020
For the 7th year in a row, the Charleston Speedway played host to the UMP Dirt Car Fall Nationals in the Stock Car division. The track also hosted the Factory Stock Fall Nationals for the first time. Joining the two classes for racing on Saturday night were Hornets and Charleston Limited Late Models. A late afternoon drizzle was not going to deter the night of racing. It was a later start than expected, as 89 cars lined the pits of the 3/8th's oval track. The count included 38 Stock Cars...more
Points Champions Crowned

Points Champions Crowned

9/27/2020
September 27th was the last night for points at the Charleston Speedway. Here are the Track Champions: Modified: Kasey Schrock B-Mods: Deece Schwartz Street Stock: Lance Evans Factory Stock: Randy Smyser Hornets: Zeb Jones Limited Late Models: Kenny Carmichael, Jr.
2nd Annual Fencing Freaks Freaky 40 B-Mod Special

2nd Annual Fencing Freaks Freaky 40 B-Mod Special...

8/25/2020
WE ARE EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE....... The return of the Freaky 40 for UMP Pro Modified. We will start 24 cars and let them battle it out for 40 laps to see who will claim the top prize of 1,000 DOLLARS!! There will be a Dash for Cash to line up the top 6 in the Feature that will pay the winner $200!!! Payout through the field has been added to make this The Premier Pro Mod show of the season.....You will not want to miss it....So make plans NOW to be at The Charleston Speedway Sept 5th!!!
Races Cancelled for August 1st

Races Cancelled for August 1st

8/1/2020
Due to rain, tonight's races have been cancelled;
Kofoid soars in POWRi Midgets at Charleston

Kofoid soars in POWRi Midgets at Charleston

6/27/2020
By POWRi (Charleston, IL) -- Michael "Buddy" Kofoid of Penngrove, California earned his third POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League career win at Charleston Speedway. Kofoid carries great momentum into Saturday night's show at Tri-State Speedway in Haubstadt Indiana, in hopes to sweep the weekend. PHOTO CREDIT: Allen Horcher Starting in the 8th position for the 30-lap feature event, Kofoid kept his nose clean and tried to make his way through traffic and found himself in the 5th position on...more
Kreisel posts third  straight POWRi WAR victory

Kreisel posts third straight POWRi WAR victory

6/27/2020
By POWRI WAR PR (Charleston, IL) -- Competing for the first time in league history the POWRi Lucas Oil WAR Sprint League would hit the racing surface of the well-prepared Charleston Speedway on Friday night with thrilling side-by-side battles for nearly every position for the entire twenty-five lap feature event. With $2000 on the line and a stacked entry list of thirty cars, all eyes were glued to front-runners vying for positions. After multiple lead changes and slide-jobs being traded on...more
Crouch Joining Keith Kunz Motorsports for POWRi Na

Crouch Joining Keith Kunz Motorsports for POWRi Na...

6/23/2020
(Photo by Danny the Shoe Clum Motorsports) Inside Line Promotions ā€“ LUBBOCK, Texas (June 23, 2020) ā€“ Brenham Crouch is ready to take another step forward in his progression behind the wheel of a midget this weekend. Crouch will drive for Keith Kunz Motorsports this Friday at Charleston Speedway in Charleston, Ill., and Saturday at Tri-State Speedway in Haubstadt, Ind., during a POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League doubleheader. It will mark his debut at both tracks. ā€œIā€™m beginning to...more
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