Joliet, Illinois (September 3, 2008)- Justin Allgaier looks to rebound this weekend in the ARCA RE/MAX Series race at the Chicagoland Speedway after a disappointing finish to a good day in DuQuoin. Allgaier was running in the fifth position in the Labor Day race for the green/white/checkered flag restart to complete the race. But a tire went down sending Allgaier high up the track loosing 11 positions.
Top - Five Finish for Team GLOCK Racing at DuQuoin
Mooresville, NC (9.03.08) - Descending upon Southern Illinois and the venerable 56th Southern Illinois 100 at the DuQuoin State Fairgrounds, TEAM GLOCK Racing's Dexter Bean didn't take long to get re-acquainted with the one mile dirt track that has historically allowed the young driver to showcase his roots in stock car driving. But no matter how comfortable Dexter has been with the course, a win has been elusive for the third year driver. Yet this Labor Day where Frank Kimmel was the man to beat, Dexter showed early that he was the best car that could challenge for the win.
DuQuoin, IL (9-2-08) Michael Phelps, driver of the #45 Bowen Family Homes Dodge, felt good about his second time racing on a dirt track yesterday at the Southern Illinois 100 in DuQuoin, IL. Although he qualified 23rd, he felt more optimistic about the race and even enjoyed the dirt saying "we were having a good day and we had a really good car to work with."
Bryan Silas Looking For Complete Package At Chicagoland
Joliet, ILLINOIS (September 3, 2008) - - Still looking for his first top-five finish of his ARCA RE/MAX Series career, sophomore ARCA RE/MAX Series Bryan Silas is looking for the complete package and his fifth top-10 finish of the season in Saturday's Chicagoland ARCA 200 at Chicagoland Speedway.
Joliet, ILLINOIS (September 3, 2008) - In his final speedway start of the 2008 ARCA RE/MAX Series season, Owensboro, Kentucky native Brett Hudson is looking to notch his second top-10 finish of the season in Saturday afternoon's Chicagoland ARCA 200 at Chicagoland Speedway.
JOLIET, Illinois (September 3, 2008) - - Feeling refreshed after his awesome second place finish earlier this week at the DuQuoin State Fairgrounds, Patrick Sheltra heads to Chicagoland Speedway this weekend looking to put an exclamation point to Monday's run.
Cobb, Cope Unite to Race for Chicago Business and Entertainment Entities In ARCA Chicagoland 200
Joliet, ILL (September 2, 2008) - Jennifer Jo Cobb and Amber Cope will compete for Derrike Cope, Inc., under the direction of Rick Markle Racing in this Saturday's ARCA RE/MAX Series event at the Chicagoland Speedway. The drivers will be jointly sponsored by business interests of Chicago businessman, Jim Finkl.
TOLEDO OH (9-3-08)--Driver Erin Crocker will make her SPEED broadcasting debut this weekend, teaming with veteran motor sports journalist Ralph Sheheen to call the ARCA RE/MAX Series Chicagoland ARCA 200 from Joliet, Illinois.
Speed Remains Championship Points Leader; Finishes 8th at DuQuoin
DuQuoin, Ill. (September 1, 2008) - Scott Speed endured the second and final dirt race of the 2008 ARCA RE/MAX Series season on Labor Day at DuQuoin State Fairgrounds. Speed and his No. 2 Red Bull team battled the Illinois heat and humidity to finish in the 8th position and retain the Championship Points lead.
DuQuoin, Ill. (September 1, 2008) - It was a long, hot and humid Labor Day in DuQuoin, Illinois for Justin Lofton and his No. 20 Lofton Cattle crew. The team worked endlessly from sun-up until the checkered flag dropped for the Southern Illinois 100. Eddie Sharp Racing's Lofton brought the Lofton Cattle Dodge home in the 12th position.
Long Labor Day for KBIII; Finishes 19th at DuQuoin
DuQuoin, Ill. (September 1, 2008) - After two rounds in the Illinois dirt, Ken Butler, III can confidently say that he is not a huge fan of dirt track racing. KBIII and his Aaron's Lucky Dog team struggled in the Labor Day heat and humidity at DuQuoin State Fairgrounds and persevered to bring home a 19th-place finish in the Southern Illinois 100.
Townley Charges to Finish 11th in Labor Day Showdown at DuQuoin
CONCORD, NC (9/2/08) John Wes Townley, driver of the No. 09 Zaxby's/SPS/BB&T Ford Fusion, made a charge through the field to bring home another top-15 finish and the Casite Hard Charger award for RAB Racing in the Southern Illinois 100 at DuQuoin State Fairgrounds on Monday.
AKIN IL (9-3-08)--Gabi DiCarlo and the Stringer Motorsports Great Clips Race Team will be sporting a Hannah Montana & Miley Cyrus "Best of both worlds" paint scheme this weekend at Chicagoland Speedway.
Hoping to match his fifth place finish at the most recent event on the 2008 ARCA RE/MAX Series at Springfield, Tayler Malsam rode the proverbial roller coaster at the Southern Illinois 100 at the DuQuoin State Fairgrounds on Labor Day.
Cunningham Juniors filling seats for the 2009 USAC Midget Championship
Speedway, IN (8/22/08) - Cunningham Juniors, part of Cunningham Motorsports - the official developmental race team for Penske Racing, is currently looking for drivers to fill its 3 USAC Midgets for 2009. Cunningham Juniors will once again partner with Ilmor engines to run the Ilmor Mopar in USAC National asphalt and dirt races, as well as selected USAC regional events.