Breaking News: Racing this Saturday and Sunday Nights May 27th and 28th. (NO PRO LATE MODELS on Saturday Night) They will be racing Sunday
We just received a letter from UMP stating: *Participation in a DIRTcar sanctioned division in 2017 will require a license. NO EXCEPTIONS. *Divisions that do not have 100% membership will lose the sanction. *A one-week temporary (for the traveler) will be accepted provided the driver completes the full application. (Temp one week memberships do not qualify for Insurance and Appeal benefits) *There is not a calendar date deadline. It is absolute and immediate....
With this being said Spoon will comply 100% with this statement.
On Saturday Feb 11th from 12 to 2 at the VFW in Canton, for ONE DAY ONLY we will be giving any UMP Driver or crew member a $15 discount on your UMP license.
I believe it's worth it to buy one even if your not in a UMP sanction class for the extra $50,000 in insurance money.
Hope to see you tomorrow at the VFW in Canton.
Please share so all can see.
Thank You SRS Promoter Brad Denney
The 2017 Spoon River Speedway schedule coming out soon!!
A Little History on Spoon River Speedway
In 1983 the track was built out of a bean field and leased to four individuals that along with some help from the mine, built what was then known as Dixie Speedway. After one season, Dixie declared bankruptcy so the Denney family had the choice of either letting the track be sold or pay Dixie’s bills off. Spoon River Speedway was established in 1984 by Morey and Gerald Denney. Both of these men put many hours into the speedway while still farming and Morey also working 3rd shift at Cat. Gerald ran the concession stand and mowed the grounds while Morey promoted and maintained the track. In 2009 Gerald started to turn over the concessions to his nephew Brad. Then in 2011 Morey turned over the track prep and promoter duties to his son Brad.