Breaking News: Last Racing Events of 2018 This Friday and Saturday Nights Oct 19th and 20th Monster Mash-A-Mania
Spoon River Speedway 35th season opener Saturday night had fans on the edge of their seats. With a large crowd on hand to honor the late Bud Welker and Kevin Bills along with a nice car count in all divisions to begin the 2018 race season, the racers put on some exciting racing on the high banked oval. The track was also collecting money to Strike out Cancer for Hannah. $4000 was collected from the fans, drivers and track to help out this little girl.
The 35th season opener is set for Saturday April 28th featuring the Zane's Automotive Service DirtCar Modifieds, the Perkins Seed House DirtCar Pro Late Models, the Fulton Farm Service USAC/IMRA SpeeD2 Midgets, the Farmington Locker E-Mods and the Bartonville Express Lube DirtCar Hornets. Spoon has flashed back to the past this year on all Regular Race programs, only charging $10 for a General admission grandstand ticket. Kids 10 and under will be $3. A 10x14x12Tall cooler will once again be $5 everytime through the gate (NO Food or Glass). Large purses, Fanny packs and Backpacks will not be allowed and will be enforced in 2018. All pit passes are $30. Grandstands will open at 5 with the pit gate opening at 3:30. Racing will be scheduled to begin around 6:30. We will be Honoring the late Bud Welker and Kevin Bills on opening night. In honor of Bud the DirtCar Modifieds will run for $1000 to win and in honor of Kevin the E-Mods will run for $500 to win. Hope to see everyone on opening night and throughout the year. Remember ONLY $10 a ticket on Regular Race Nights!! See you at the Spoon.
We are excited to announce that the Big 10 Late Models will be making their first appearance at the Spoon River Speedway in 2018. Spoon will become part of a six track series that cars will compete in ten races total to crown a champion. Spoon's first Big 10 race will be scheduled on the Gary Cook Jr Memorial Sunday May 27th. The second Big 10 race will be heald on the 28th Modified Fall Nationals Sunday Sept 2nd. Both nights will feature the two premier classes in DirtCar racing, the Super Late Models and the Modifieds. These are just two of the great races scheduled in 2018 that you will want to mark down on your calendar.