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World of Outlaws return to Federated Auto Parts Raceway for the Spring Classic this Saturday, April 27th!

PEVELY, MO – The World of Outlaws NOS® Energy Drink Sprint Car Series will return to Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 Saturday, April 27, after the stars of the Series put on an edge-of-your seat race last year. A three-way battle for the lead last year between Ian Madsen, Sheldon Haudenschild and Daryn Pittman demonstrated on the 1/3-mile track why the World of Outlaws is The Greatest Show on Dirt. Madsen, the 2018 Kevin Gobrecht Rookie of the Year, charged pass reigning Series champion Donny Schatz on the outside to take command of the lead at the start of the race. Haudenschild soon after mimicked Madsen’s move, racing by Schatz on the outside. He then began to hunt Madsen down. The two dueled for laps, trading slide jobs every corner. But as they did, 2013 Series champion and 2017 winner at the track, Daryn Pittman inched closer to them every …

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Racing action for Saturday, April 13th is canceled due to high water

Pevely, MO (April 12, 2019) – Continued high water levels covering the outer pit area at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 has forced track officials to cancel the racing action scheduled for this Saturday, April 13th. River levels are expected to begin dropping later this week and officials are planning to race on Saturday, April 20th with a full program of UMP Late Models, UMP Modifieds, UMP Pro Modifieds, AARA Sportsman & AARA Pro 4 Stocks!

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High water forces cancellation of opening weekend at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55!

Photo by Wade Smith Pevely, MO (April 1, 2019) – With the Mississippi River out of it’s banks, high water has taken over the entrance road and outer pit area at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 which has forced track officials to cancel the racing action scheduled for this Saturday, April 6th. River levels are expected to begin dropping later this week and officials are planning to race on Saturday, April 13th with a full program of UMP Late Models, UMP Modifieds, UMP Pro Modifieds, AARA Sportsman & AARA Pro 4 Stocks!

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Weather halts Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55’s Test & Tune this Saturday; Season Opener still set for April 6th!

March 28th, 2019 – Rain and the Mississippi River have forced track officials to cancel the Test & Tune session scheduled for this Saturday, March 30th at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55. Moderate flooding has water over the entrance road to the track as well as the outer parking area on pit road. River forecast currently actually call for the river levels to drop by mid week next week and therefore plans for the season opener on Saturday, April 6th are still on as planned. River level forecast could change next week so keep an eye out for updates next week. All five divisions are set for the season opener which include UMP DIRTcar Late Models, UMP DIRTcar Modifieds, UMP DIRTcar Pro Modifieds, AARA Sportsman & AARA Pro 4 Stocks. Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 is located off Interstate 55 in Pevely, MO and the tracks home on …

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Schedule update for Saturday, October 6th DIRTcar Fall Nationals

Slight schedule update for tonight.. Racing will begin at 7pm with 2 B-Mains for Pro Mods and Modifieds. Then the 6 features will follow the B-Mains. The show will be ran quickly to help avoid any possible weather issues. Grandstands still open at 3pm. Pits open at 2pm. Everyone already in the pits are asked to make their way to the pit shack at 1:30pm including those with multi day armbands.

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Revised Friday Schedule for DIRTcar Fall Nationals

REVISED SCHEDULE FOR THE FALL NATIONALS     Friday, October 5, 2018 11:00 a.m.                               Pit Pass Sales Begin 11:30 a.m.                               Pit Gate Opens 11:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.            DIRTcar Registration Open/ Pill Draw Begins/Tech Inspection Opens 4:45 p.m.                                 Driver Meeting (Mandatory for driver and one crew member) 5:30 p.m.                                 Hot Laps   DIRTcar Pro Late Model DIRTcar Modified DIRTcar Late Model DIRTcar Pro Modified DIRTcar Factory Stock DIRTcar Sport Compact 6:00 p.m.                                 Time Trials by group   DIRTcar Pro Late Model DIRTcar Modified DIRTcar Late Model DIRTcar Pro Modified DIRTcar Factory Stock DIRTcar Sport Compact     7:15 p.m.                                 Opening Ceremonies 7:30 p.m.                                 Heat Races DIRTcar Pro Late Model DIRTcar Modified DIRTcar Pro Sprint DIRTcar Late Model DIRTcar Pro Modified DIRTcar Factory Stock DIRTcar Sport Compact C-Mains (If Needed)      

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DIRTcar Fall Nationals Info

The annual DIRTcar Fall Nationals, long a staple at Eldora Speedway (OH) in years past, is heading west for the 2018 racing season. The newly rebranded 23rd annual DIRTcar Fall Nationals, the traditional season-ending weekend for national DIRTcar points, will be held at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 (MO) on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, October 4-5-6. DIRTcar Super Late Models will highlight the weekend of racing, joined by DIRTcar UMP Modifieds, DIRTcar Pro Late Models and Pro Modifieds, DIRTcar Factory Stocks, Sport Compacts, and Pro Sprints for an action-packed two days of racing in the Show-Me State. All national DIRTcar titles will be determined over the weekend as Rusty Schlenk-DIRTcar Super Late Models, Mike Harrison-DIRTcar UMP Modifieds, Allen Weisser-DIRTcar Pro Late Models and Tim Hancock-DIRTcar Pro Modifieds come into the 2018 racing season as the reigning National Champions. Camping, a staple at the championship events, will be available at the …

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Pepsi Nationals are this Saturday, September 22nd at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55!

$2,000 to win UMP Late Models $1,000 to win UMP Modifieds $500 to win UMP Pro Modifieds Raised purse for Sportsman & Pro 4 Plus once again, the very unique trophies with the wrapped garage cabinets again this year!! It is also Season Championship Night for all divisions. Grandstand admission is $20 with kids 12 years old and younger free in the grandstands.. Pit admission is $35. Pits open at 4pm, grandstands open at 5pm with racing at 7pm

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Racing canceled for Saturday, September 8th

Pevely, MO – With the remnants of Hurricane Gordon moving through the Midwest throughout this weekend, Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 has decided to go ahead and cancel the racing action scheduled for Saturday, September 8th to allow racers and fans to make other plans. Racing will resume next Saturday, September 15th.

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River Town Showdown Ticket Info

USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car Series plus UMP DIRTcar Modifieds & UMP DIRTcar Pro Modifieds! Grandstand Admission: $25 with kids 12 years old and younger FREE in the grandstands. Pit Passes: $35 – Note that for this show only, there are NO special pit pass prices for kids. All pit passes are $35.

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