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World of Outlaws Return to I-55 Raceway on April 18th!

Danny Lasoski, Sammy Swindell, Donny Schatz and the rest of the WoO Sprint Car Series invade Pevely April 18 PEVELY, Mo. – The legendary Sammy Swindell started the 2009 racing season off with a bang, winning his fifth Golden Driller at the Chili Bowl Nationals in Tulsa, Okla., in January. Area race fans will be able to see Swindell, along with Danny “The Dude” Lasoski, Steve Kinser, and Donny Schatz April 18 when the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series returns to I-55 Raceway in Pevely, Mo.

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Fans Needed to Name World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Monster Month of Money Event at I-55 Raceway

CONCORD, N.C. — March 20, 2009 — One of the many exciting additions to the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series 2009 schedule is a new two-day “Month of Money” event Aug. 7-8 at Ken Schrader's I-55 Raceway near St. Louis. The high-banked 1/3-mile oval guarantees edge-of-your-seat action — perfect for the scary-fast winged World of Outlaws Sprint Cars — and the 50-lap feature with $20,000 on the line will be the longest race all season to cap one of the richest weekends during the year.

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Great turnout for I-55 Raceway’s Test & Tune!

Tim Ratajczyk CLICK HERE TO SEE PHOTOS FROM ALL THE CLASSES THAT PRACTICED AT I-55 RACEWAY!

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Ray Marler awarded UMP DIRTcar Promoter of the Year!

I-55 Raceway Co-Owner Ray Marler was awarded the 2008 UMP DIRTcar Racing Promoter of the Year on January 10th, 2009 at the UMP DIRTcar Banquet.

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2008 Champions honored at A.A.R.A. Awards Banquet!

CLICK HERE FOR ALL THE PHOTOS FROM THE 2008 A.A.R.A. Championship Awards Banquet! 2008 Champions Billy Faust, Ray Walsh, Jeff Herzog & Homer Mooney Special Award winners were: U.M.P. Late Model Most Improved Driver – Tim Manville Best Appearing Car – Danny Haynes Best Appearing Crew – Don Klein U.M.P. Modified Rookie of the Year – Jeff Vernier Most Improved Driver – Ricky Horton Best Appearing Car – Chris Soutiea Best Appearing Crew – Ray Wagner U.M.P./A.A.R.A. Sportsman Rookie of the Year – Trey Harris Most Improved Driver – Danny Ems Best Appearing Car – Jason Keller Best Appearing Crew – Gary Haynes U.M.P./A.A.R.A. Pro 4 Stock Rookie of the Year – Jackie and Jessica Buechting Most Improved Driver – Chuck Johnson Best Appearing Car – Gary Range

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2009 UMP DIRTcar Roundup set for October 16-17th!

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New Month of Money Event at I-55 Raceway Highlights 2009 Advance Auto Parts World of Outlaw Schedule

CONCORD, N.C. — Nov. 1, 2008 — The 2009 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series schedule will feature 80 events, including a new two-day event in the “Month of Money” at Ken Schrader’s I-55 Raceway.   Kicking off Feb. 6 as part of the Alltel DIRTcar Nationals by UNOH at Volusia Speedway Park near Daytona Beach, Fla., the Greatest Show on Dirt will then return to the Las Vegas Motor Speedway Dirt Track on its way to the Mini Gold Cup in March at Silver Dollar Speedway in Chico, Calif.  

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Rain Cancels Roundup Hot Laps, “Party” Kicks Off Thursday

PEVELY, Mo. — Oct. 15 2008 — Persistent rain today at I-55 Raceway has forced the cancellation of tonight’s hot lap sessions for the inaugural UMP DIRTcar Roundup By MyRaceLife.com. Registration for the event dubbed as the “Party in Pevely” by I-55 owner Ken Schrader will remain open until 10 p.m. The opening day of action is set for tomorrow morning, Oct. 16. Pit gates and registration will open at 10 a.m. with Opening Ceremonies slated for 5 p.m. All eight UMP DIRTcar Racing-sanctioned divisions will participate in the blockbuster program, which blends hard-nosed competition on the high-banked, one-third-mile oval with fun and festivities off it.

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Inaugural UMP DIRTcar Roundup Brings Four-Day Party To Pevely’s I-55 Raceway This Week (Oct. 15-18)

Eight UMP DIRTcar Racing Divisions Will Battle On High-Banked Bullring PEVELY, MO – Oct. 14, 2008 – Let the party begin. The inaugural UMP DIRTcar Roundup By MyRaceLife.com – aka the ‘Party in Pevely’ – kicks off on Wednesday (Oct. 15) and runs through Saturday (Oct. 18) at NASCAR veteran Ken Schrader’s I-55 Raceway outside St. Louis.

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Dirt Trackers Unite at NASCAR Stars’ Tracks for 6th Annual Tri-Track Challenge

By Michelle Petroff MACON, IL (May 26, 2008) – Three Midwestern dirt tracks owned by a group of NASCAR’s most prominent names are preparing to host an exciting weekend of racing with the “6th Annual Tri-Track Challenge”. The “Tri-Track Challenge” was a unique concept that debuted in 2002 and offered three back-to-back nights of UMP Late Model competition, all on different track surfaces, and a hefty $10,000 bonus to any competitor who could win two of three events. Dirt racing standout Shannon Babb of nearby Moweaqua, IL, dominated all three events en route to his $40,000 weekend paycheck. Since that inaugural season, the first weekend in June has continued to draw some of the most popular names in UMP/Northern Allstar Late Model competition including last year’s winners.

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