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Pontoon Beach, IL (October 13, 2007) Tri-City Speedway hosted the 2nd Annual Crate American Racing Series (CARS) Fall Nationals on Saturday, October 13th and a stellar field of 52 crate late models signed in to compete for coveted title. Mark Oller of Highland, Illinois put on a dominating performance as he swept the entire night's activities and picked up $3,700 in the process. Oller started the night off by setting fast time, then won his qualifying heat race, the dash and led all forty… Read More
Pontoon Beach, IL (September 28, 2007) Billy Faust of Lebanon, Illinois claimed the final Super Late Model event of the 2007 racing season at Tri-City Speedway as he dominated the main event. Billy Faust led all twenty-five laps as he claimed his seventh feature victory of the 2007 season at Tri-City Speedway! Billy Faust jumped out to the lead at the drop of the green flag as he raced past pole sitter Terry Babb. On lap ten, the second and third place cars of Chad Zobrist and Mark Oller would… Read More
Pontoon Beach, IL (September 22, 2007) Sixty-seven UMP DIRTcar Modifieds were on hand for the 3rd Annual Modified Mania at Tri-City Speedway to do battle for the $5,000 top prize. Some of the top modified shoes from throughout the Midwest were on hand Chad Kinder of Newton, Illinois got things kicked off on the right foot by setting fast time in qualifying with a new track record for modifieds with a time of 17.145 seconds.
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Pontoon Beach, IL (September 22, 2007) Shannon Babb of Mowequa, Illinois tasted victory for the first time in new Bob Pierce Race Cars chassis late model during the Fed Ex 50 at Tri-City Speedway. Babb started on the pole for the main event with Lebanon, Illinois' Billy Faust on the outside of the front row.… Read More
Pontoon Beach, IL (September 14, 2007) Tri-City Speedway hosted their Season Championship Night in which Champions for the 2007 racing season were crowned in all five divisions. There were 140 race cars on hand in the five divisions to compete in the night's events. In the Late Model division, Bryan Collins of Elsberry, Missouri started the night with a slim nine point lead in the championship point standings over Mark Faust. Collins was able to secure the championship with a dominating performance as he stormed to his fourth victory of the… Read More
Pontoon Beach, IL (August 31, 2007) Thirty-three UMP DIRTcar Super Late Models entered the Northern Allstar Late Model Series/UMP DIRTcar special event at Tri-City Speedway. Randy Korte of Highland, Illinois claimed the victory as he took the lead from Rodney Melvin on lap six and led the remaining twenty-four laps of the thirty lap event. While battling Korte for the lead, Melvin clipped on of the large tires that keep drivers from going too low on the track with his left front wheel which caused the two front tires on his… Read More
PONTOON BEACH , IL Aug. 22, 2007 Terry Phillips continued his red-hot month of August, winning Wednesday nights 40-lap MARS DIRTcar Series/UMP DIRTcar Racing Late Model Shootout at Tri-City Speedway.
The $5,000 triumph was Phillipss second consecutive on the MARS tour after he went winless in the first 11 events of the 2007 season. He broke through for his initial victory on Aug. 11 at Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland , Mo.
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Pontoon Beach, IL (August 17, 2007) Randy Korte of Highland, IL won his second Super Late Model main event of the season at Tri-City Speedway as he led all twenty-five laps of the main event enroute to victory. Korte, who had spent the morning at Ft. Knox, KY watching his son Dustin Korte graduate from US Army Basic Training, had to hold off a late surge from current point leader Bryan Collins. Collins second place finish gives him a slim eleven point lead over Mark Faust (who finished fourth) for the… Read More