Pontoon Beach, IL (November 15, 2006) Tri-City Speedway has some big changes in store for the 2007 racing season. The biggest change comes will be the racing surface itself. Tri-City Speedway will be reconfigured from the current two track configuration, a 1/2 mile and 1/4 mile track, into one 3/8 mile track. The existing 1/4 mile track will be extended out at each end to make it into a 3/8 mile track. The new track will feature a concrete wall completely around the outside of the track and have all new lighting. (more…)
Pontoon Beach, IL (November 16, 2006) Tri-City Speedway is pleased to announce the STLRACING.COM Hard Charger Award. The STLRACING.COM Hard Charger Award will give the race car driver that advances the most positions in the feature event an additional $200. The STLRACING.COM Hard Charger Award winner each week will be determined by the driver that advances their finishing position the most position from their assigned starting position in the main event. The winner must also carry a small STLRACING.COM decal on their car to be eligible for the prize. These decals will be available to all drivers free of [...]
Racing will start at 7:30pm on regular race nights! More details will be announced soon on the switch to Friday nights! Construction has also begun on building a new 3/8 mile oval that will be banked approximately 12 degrees in the turns. The current 1/2 and 1/4 mile tracks are being eliminated to make way for the 3/8 mile track.