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36th Tom Knowles Memorial

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This Saturday night Sept 16th will be the 36th running of the Tom Knowles Memorial featuring the MOWA 410 Sprint cars. Also on hand will be the Poignant Logging Dirtcar Modifieds, the Neidig Trucking Dirtcar Pro L/M’s, the Fulton Farm Service E/B Mods, the Country Line Bar and Grill Hornets and the POWRI/IMRA SpeeD2 Midgets running the Hull/Trone Memorial. Times and prices are on the flyer


E/B Modified and Hornet Nationals

Sept 8th and 9th EB Mod and Hornet Nationals

Spoon River Speedway

Information on the two day E/B Mod & Hornet Nationals

Sept 8th and 9th  (You can only drive one class per night. This is a special for all the E/B Mod and Hornet guys that don’t get to run for big money)

Pre-Registration for E/B Mods & Hornets for this race is $50 before August 31st, after it will be $75.

Pre-Registration forms can be found on website under the rules tab.

Friday Night Sept 8th

Pits open at 2 / End Draw 6:30 / Stands at 6 / HL at 7 / Racing to follow

E/B Mods / Hornets and Pro L/M’s

E/B Mods and Hornets will Qualify, run Heats and a Dash

Pro L/M’s will run a regular program

Saturday Night Sept 9

Modifieds will run a regular race program

E/B Mods and Hornets will run B Mains and Last Chance races

Saturday nights Features

Modifieds 25 laps for $2000 to win and $200 to start

E/B Mods 60 lap feature with break at 30 laps for tear offs and fuel ONLY on frontstretch

E/B Mods feature $4000 to win and $300 to start

Hornets 30 laps for $2000 to win and $200 to start

Full purse is now posted on the website under the rules tab.

E/B Mods will run under HART Limited Mod rules except NO passing points.

Around $30,000 total payout in these two days.

The other classes over the years and this year have had big paying races so I wanted to give the E/B Mods and Hornets a huge race to say Thank you for supporting me for the last 14 years as this will be the last race I promote. Please share and help me spread the word so we can have a huge car count and nice crowd for this big event and if successful it can be even bigger next year. I’m doing this out of my own pocket so I need all your help. If you would like to sponsor this race private message me for information. Sponsors for this race so far are Poignant Logging, FS, Jeannie Monroe, RD Trucking, Windish Trucking, Chucks Towing, White Tails FirePit & Grill, Anonymous, Right at Home Childcare, Hess Auto Agency and Spoonies Bar and Grill. 

Thank you

Brad Denney


33rd Modified Plow Boy Nationals

33rd Plow Boy

Sunday Sept 3rd will see the 33rd running of the Modified Plow Boy Nationals sponsored by Poignant Logging at the high banks of the Spoon. A great field of Modifieds are expected as the MARS Modified series will be running a 50 lap feature event for $5000 to win. Also on hand will be the Niedig Trucking DirtCar Pro Late Models running for $1000 to win, the FS E/B Mods (HART Series) for $600 to win and the Country Line Bar and Grill Dirtcar Hornets running for $250 to win. Full purse payout is on the website under the rules tab. This will also be a great warm up chance for the HART Limited Modified Series as they get ready for next weekends two day event on Sept 8th and 9th paying the feature winner on the 9th $4000.


Meet the Drivers

Meet the Drivers

This Saturday night August 26th will be Meet the Drivers night at the Spoon. Fans will be invited down onto the front straight away to meet their favorite driver before the races. This will begin around 6 and last until 6:45. End of draw will still be 5:30. Hot lap TT will begin at 7 with racing to begin around 7:30. Classes and Prices are listed on the flyer.



Flyer for All Stars July 22 2023
One of the biggest races of the year this Saturday night July 22nd. This is one you and your friends don't want to miss. 410 Sprints $8000 to win, Modifieds $2000 to win and Hornets $200 to win.
All prices and times are on the flyer except coolers 10x14x12Tall NO Exceptions $15 everytime thru gate.
NO Food or Glass Allowed

Tezos All Star Circuit of Champions Invades Spoon River Speedway

Chris Windom

NOS Energy Drink presents the Rumble on the River at Spoon River Speedway

The Tezos All Star Circuit of Champions will headline the program with an $8,000 to-win main event!  Canton, Ill., native Chris Windom will be in competition piloting the Lane Racing #4 machine.

The program will also feature the DIRTcar Modifieds ($2000) and Hornets ($200).

Pit Gates Open 2pm - Grandstand Gates Open 4pm - Drivers Meeting 5:15pm - Hot Laps 6pm

Adults $30  |  Ages 10 & Under Free  |  Coolers 10x14x12 NO Exceptions $15 everytime thru gate  NO Food or Glass Allowed / ALL Pit Pass $40                                                         Purchase General Admission Tickets Online

Kids Back Pack Night Sat July 15th

2023 Kids Back Pack Night

Kids Back Pack Night

360 Sprint Invaders

2023 Sprint Invaders

The 360 Sprint Invaders tackle the high banks of the Spoon this Saturday night June 24th before we take a two week brake in racing action. All times and pricing are on the flyer. Keep up to date on our facebook page.


Bill Anderson Memorial

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The Bill Anderson memorial set for this Saturday night June 17th. $3000 to win Modifieds

Scott Kitch Memorial June 10th

Kitch Memorial

This Saturday night will be the Scott Kitch Memorial paying the Modified feature winner $2727. It will also pay the dash winner $270. All regular classes will be on hand. Payout for this event can be viewed unde the rules tab on the website.

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