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Tri City Speedway Granite City, IL
Race Results for 5/23/2014
UMP Late Models – A-Main (18)
Car No Driver Hometown
1 00 Randy Korte Highland, IL
2 B5 Brandon Sheppard Berlin, IL
3 81JR Jason Riggs Harrisburg, IL
4 82 Billy Laycock (L) Marine, IL
5 24 Ryan Unzicker El Paso, IL
6 33F Rickey Frankel (L) Quincy, IL
7 17 Jim Shereck St. Charles, MO
8 92W Scott Weber (L)
By Dick Jordan – Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain in the St. Louis area expected tonight and continuing into Friday have forced cancellation of Friday night’s scheduled “Hut Hundred” Honda USAC National Midget race at Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, Ill. It marks the second consecutive rainout for the traditional event which dates back to 1954.
Saturday night’s “Belleville Bash” at Belle Clair Speedway in Belleville, Ill., co-sanctioned by POWRi, remains on tap at the spectacular high-banked quarter-mile dirt oval.
The Honda USAC National Midgets return to Tri-City Speedway in Granite City for the October-2-3-4 “Gold Crown Midget Nationals.”
Rico Abreu of Rutherford, Calif.… Read More
PONTOON BEACH, IL (May 2, 2014) – Scott Bloomquist led all 100 laps to win tonight’s Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Spring Classic at Tri-City Speedway. Bloomquist was only challenged a few times by runner-up Jimmy Owens as he won for the second time in the last three LOLMDS races.
Trailing Bloomquist and Owens to the finish line were Randy Korte, Don O’Neal, and John Blankenship.
“Our Sweet-Bloomquist car has been strong all year long, we struggled a little last night, but tonight was a different… Read More
Pontoon Beach, IL (May 2, 2014) A stout field of UMP DIRTcar Modifieds were on hand for the $1,000 to win event. Michael Long moved past early leader Danny Ems on lap eight and then held off a tough challenge in the closing laps from Chad Kinder to pick up the win. Matt Mevert worked his way through traffic to finish in the third spot. Kenny Wallace would finish fourth with Rick Conoyer rounding out the top five.
Defending Tri-City Speedway Pro Late Model Champion… Read More
Pontoon Beach, IL (April 25th, 2014) It was a big night for the Tri-City Speedway 4 Cylinder Factory Stock division as $1,000 was on the line to win. Thirty-seven Factory Stocks signed in to compete for the big money. Adam Gates from Cedar Rapids, IA would lead all twenty laps enroute to the win and the $1,000 payday. Jeremy Reed would work his way up from the sixteenth starting spot to finish a close second.… Read More
Pontoon Beach, IL (April 18th, 2014) Beautiful weather brought out a huge crowd for the Dueces Wild event at Tri-City Speedway and they witnessed some spectacular racing including a late model feature that was one for the ages.
In the UMP Late Model main event, Tim Manville jumped out to the early lead and then faced a barrage of challenges from Brian Shirley and Dennis Erb, Jr. early on in the event. Then Bobby Pierce would get through traffic to join the battle for the top spot. Those… Read More
Pontoon Beach, IL (April 18th, 2014) The Midwest Open Wheel Association (MOWA) made their first of four visits of 2014 to Tri-City Speedway and a great field of cars were on hand to battle.
Their feature event got off to a rough start with a four car crash in turn one of the first lap that saw Cole Wood and Ian Madsen get upside down. Both would make repairs and make the restart. Christopher Bell jumped out to a huge lead on the restart and pulled away in the opening laps. But his machine would begin smoking… Read More
Brian Shirley of Chatham, IL would claim the UMP DIRTcar Super Late Model main event as he held off the challenges of Randy Korte and Michael Kloos on the restarts after several late race cautions. Kloos made the final attempt at Shirley on the final restart with just five laps remaining and would get a nose under Shirley but Shirley would power back ahead. Kloos couldn’t get closer… Read More
Even fans unable to make it to the track for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series events May 1-3 at Macon (Ill.) Speedway, Tri-City Speedway in Pontoon Beach, Ill., and Paducah (Ky.) International Raceway can see all the action live.
Live video from all three nights of the national tour’s swing through the Midwest will be available on-line at DirtonDirt.com, the popular Dirt Late Model news website that has been bringing lap-by-lap coverage of special events to… Read More
St. Louis, MO (January 23rd, 2014) – Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 located in Pevely, MO and Tri-City Speedway located in Pontoon Beach, IL have teamed up host the St. Louis UMP DIRTcar Nationals on September 12th and 13th, 2014.
Tri-City Speedway will host the Tri-City Nationals as the first leg of the action on Friday, September 12th, 2014 featuring a 50 lap $10,000 to win – $500 to start main event for the UMP DIRTcar Late Models. UMP DIRTcar Modifieds will also be action along with other classes to… Read More