Richest Midget race of 2008 joins USAC National Midget calendar

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Gold Crown Midget Nationals

The richest Midget race of 2008 – the October 9-11 DuPont “Gold Crown Midget Nationals” at Tri-City Speedway in Pontoon Beach (Granite City), Ill., has joined the USAC Mopar National Midget calendar. Saturday night’s (Oct. 11) feature event offers $15,000 to win and $1,000 to start, completing three nights of racing at the 3/8-mile dirt oval located just east of the Mississippi River, northeast of St. Louis, Mo.

Co-sanctioned by USAC and POWRi, the event will showcase the finest Midget racing on the planet at a track with USAC history dating back to 1961.

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U.M.P. Limited Modifieds added to U.M.P. DIRTcar Modified Mania Dirt Nationals at Tri-City Speedway

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Pontoon Beach, IL (August 14, 2008) Tri-City Speedway has added the U.M.P. Limited Modified division to the program on Thursday, September 18th during the U.M.P. DIRTcar Modified Mania Dirt Nationals. This will be the first time ever the U.M.P. Limited Modified division has competed at the 3/8 mile dirt oval at Tri-City Speedway. Along with the U.M.P. DIRTcar rules for the U.M.P. Limited Modified division, the specific rules will will be the same as the U.M.P. Limited Modified division that competes weekly at Montgomery County Speedway.

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TRI-CITY SPEEDWAY TO HONOR POLICE OFFICERS, FIRE FIGHTERS & FIRST RESPONDERS

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TRI-CITY SPEEDWAY TO HONOR POLICE OFFICERS, FIRE FIGHTERS & FIRST RESPONDERS AT LT. COMMANDER ROBERT J. COONEY MEMORIAL RACE FRIDAY, AUGUST 15, 2008

Silent Auction to benefit Cooney Family Trust

The silent auction for the family of Lt. Commander Robert J. Cooney will conclude on Friday evening August 15 at Tri-City Speedway in Pontoon Beach, Illinois. Lt. Commander Cooney, formerly of the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department’s Hostage Rescue Team, Canine and Mobile Reserve died in an off duty accident at his home. The silent auction proceeds will benefit the Cooney Family Trust.

In conjunction with the silent

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Illinois/Missouri UMP Modified Challenge on August 1-2

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Illinois/Missouri UMP Modified Challenge
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Gold Crown Midget Nationals October 9th – 11th!

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Gold Crown Midget Nationals
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GOLD CROWN NATIONALS T-SHIRTS
Gold Crown Midget Nationals

Gold Crown Midget Nationals

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Lucas Oil Series roars into Tri-City Speedway on Friday, July 18th!

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U.M.P. Summer Nationals invade Tri-City Speedway on Friday, July 4th!

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Pontoon Beach, IL (July 1, 2008) The U.M.P. DIRTcar Summer Nationals will roar into Tri-City Speedway on Friday, July 4th. Ten thousand dollars will go to the winner of the forty lap main event featuring some of the fastest super dirt late models in the country. Dennis Erb or Carpentersville, Illinois and Brian Shirley of Chatham, Illinois are currently in a dead heat as they battle for the 2008 U.M.P. DIRTcar Summer Nationals Championship which features twenty-seven races in thirty days and is appropriately nicknamed "THE HELL TOUR".

Some other top drivers expected to compete for all the big

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Lt. Robert Cooney Memorial Benefit Auction!

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Tri-City Speedway is joining with the St. Louis racing community to benefit a worthy cause with a silent auction for Lt. Robert Cooney who died due to an off duty accident at his home. He was the Commander of the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Dept. SWAT, Canine and Hostage Response Team. He was the ACE trainer for SWAT and Hostage Response Team for our country. He was also Tri-City track officials Carolyn and Gordon May’s nephew. He would have retired in one year. Since he died at home there are no organizations to provide for his family's future. Tri-City Speedway is holding a
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World of Outlaws Event at Tri-City Speedway Postponed Until June 8 by Rain

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Pontoon Beach, IL — May 9, 2008—Record rainfall over the last week has left Tri-City Speedway in Pontoon Beach , Illinois flooded, forcing the postponed of the Advance Auto Parts World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series event scheduled for Friday, May 9.

Over six inches of rain has fallen over the last couple of days, with persistent rain continuing throughout the day today. The event has been rescheduled for Sunday, June 8.

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Twelve of NHRA’s best will attempt the dirt of Tri-City Speedway this Thursday night!

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Pontoon Beach, IL – April 30, 2008 – Some of the top NHRA drivers in the country will be trying to figure out how to go in circles instead of just heading straight down the drag strip when they come to Tri-City Speedway and race U.M.P. DIRTcar Pro Late Models around the 3/8 mile dirt oval. Scheduled for Thursday, May 1st, this event features twelve NHRA stars.

Gary Scelzi, who won the tightest Funny Car world championship race in NHRA history in 2005 and joined Kenny Bernstein as the only two drivers in NHRA history

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