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8/20/19, 11:53 AM   #1
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The DuQuoin State Fair races are just around the corner and we are especially excited to be on Saturday and Sunday this year, both night races. The ARCA Menards Series will be on Saturday, August 31, while the USAC Silver Crown Series will be on Sunday, September 1. The DIRTcar Modifieds will run both nights and the entry form for that is available.

Du Quoin State Fair​ Racing

Saturday-Sunday August 31/Sept 1
Du Quoin State Fair
Du Quoin , IL

Saturday, August 31
ARCA Menards Series
67th Annual Southern Illinois 100
+ DIRTcar Racing Modified 26th Annual Bill Oldani Memorial Prelims

Sunday, September 1
USAC Racing Silver Crown Series
68th Annual Ted Horn 100
+ UMP Modifieds 26th Annual Bill Oldani Memorial $2,000 To Win Feature

SATURDAY, AUGUST 31 DU QUOIN TIMES:
10:30 AM Pits & Registration
1:00 PM Ticket Office & Grandstands
2:30-3:30 PM ARCA Practice
3:45-4:15 PM Modified Practice/Qualifying
5:30 PM ARCA General Tire Pole Qualifying
6:30 PM Modified Heats
7:00-7:30 ARCA Driver Autographs
7:30 PM Pre-Race Ceremonies
8:00 PM ARCA Menards Series 100

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 1 DU QUOIN TIMES:
1:00 PM Pits & Registration
4:00 PM Ticket Office & Grandstands
5:00-6:10 PM USAC Practice
6:10 PM Modified Hotlaps
6:30 PM USAC Qualifying
7:15 PM UMP Modified Bill Oldani Memorial Feature
8:15 PM USAC Silver Crown Ted Horn 100

DU QUOIN TICKET INFO:
Tickets will be available on raceday or by calling the Du Quoin Fair office at 618-542-1535. Info and tickets can also be obtained by calling the Track Enterprises office at 217-764-3200.

RESERVED SEATING
Advance Tickets (Presale)
$25 Adults Per Day
$10 Children 11 & Under Per Day
Day Of Tickets (At Gate)
$30 Adults Per Day
$10 Children 11 & Under Per Day

PIT PASSES
$35 Adults Each Day
$20 Children 11 & Under Each Day
$50 Two-Day Pit Pass

More Information:

For more information, contact Track Enterprises​ by calling the office at 217-764-3200 or by visiting their website at www.trackenterprises.com

Follow Track Enterprises online at https://www.trackenterprises.com/, like them on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/TrackEnterprises), and follow them on Twitter (@TEIRacing)

Follow USAC online at www.usacracing.com, like them on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/usacracing), and follow them on Twitter (@USACNation)

Follow ARCA online at www.arcaracing.com, like them on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/ARCARACING), and follow them on Twitter (@ARCA_Racing)



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The Facebook events for these races are in the links below:

8/31 ARCA 67th Annual ARCA 100 https://www.facebook.com/events/9960...tab=discussion

9/1 USAC 71st Annual Ted Horn 100, 26th Bill Oldani Memorial Mods https://www.facebook.com/events/723101281424198/
 
8/21/19, 1:20 AM   #3
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You accidentally got USAC Champ Car practice listed 5-6:10pm both days in your typed portion of the post. Just letting you know. Have an awesome weekend!!
 
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ARCA, USAC, & Monster Trucks Set For Final Three Days Of Du Quoin State Fair

(Du Quoin, IL) The final three days of the Du Quoin State Fair, in Du Quoin, IL, will be a little different this year but in a good way. First off, the ARCA Menards Series will be running under the lights on a Saturday night for the first time in race history. Secondly, USAC will be coming to town to run under the lights on Sunday night. And last, but not least, Monster Truck Monday has been added to this year’s fair with a pair of shows on Labor Day Monday. The three events are promotions of Track Enterprises.

The racing weekend all begins on Saturday night, August 31, with the ARCA Menards Series in the running of the Southern Illinois 100 presented by Federated Car Care. In addition to the 100 lap event for ARCA, the DIRTcar Modifieds will be in action for the first of two nights, running their practice/qualifying and heat races.

On Sunday, September 1, the open wheelers of the USAC Silver Crown Series come to town for the Ted Horn 100. The Silver Crown cars have put on some stellar shows at the Magic Mile over the years and are coming off of last year’s event which saw the track widen out for some great racing. The Sunday night festivities will include the DIRTcar Modifieds running in the 26th edition of the Bill Oldani Memorial, paying $2,000 to the winner.

New to the fair this year will be the Monster Truck Monday, also promoted by Track Enterprises. The trucks will have two shows, an afternoon matinee at 1:00 PM and an evening show at 6:00 PM. There will be pre-event pit parties beginning two hours before each show, featuring autographs and “Punisher The Ride Truck”.

On Saturday, August 31, pit gates will open at 10:30 AM, grandstands at 1:00 PM, hotlaps begin at 2:30, ARCA qualifying is at 5:30, Modified heats start at 6:30, and the ARCA Southern Illinois 100 presented by Federated Car Care is at 8:05.

On Sunday, September 1, pit gates open at 1:00 PM with grandstands at 4:00, hotlaps at 5:00, USAC qualifying at 6:30, Modified feature racing at 7:15, and the Ted Horn 100 for USAC is scheduled to take the green at 8:15.

Monster Truck Monday, September 2, will have grandstands opening and the pit party beginning at 11:00 AM for the first show with a 1:00 start time. For the evening show, grandstands and the pit party time is 4:00 PM, while action begins at 6:00.

Tickets for all three events are available at the Du Quoin State Fair box office or by calling 618-542-1535. More info may also be found at www.trackenterprises.com or calling the office at 217-764-3200.



 
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TED HORN 100 BRINGS MAGIC TO THE Du QUOIN MILE SUNDAY

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media

Du Quoin, Illinois (August 26, 2019)………The Du Quoin State Fairgrounds have been a staple on the AAA and USAC Championship Car racing trail since 1948.* Seven decades later, the spectacular sight of a full field of USAC Silver Crown cars rumbling down the front stretch of the one-mile dirt oval in southern Illinois sends a chill down the spine.

The chill, and the roar, returns this Sunday night, September 1, with the Ted Horn 100, honoring the late, great three-time AAA National Champion, National Sprint Car Hall of Famer and 1947 Indianapolis 500 pole winner who finished in the top-four at the Brickyard in nine consecutive races between 1936 and 1948.* He lost his life in the peak of his career in a racing accident at Du Quoin in October of 1948 at the age of 38.

Horn’s legacy remains today as the namesake of the grand event where two-time race winner Chris Windom led only six laps in the 2018 edition, preserving his machinery down the stretch to win and complete the sweep of both Illinois dirt miles after winning at Springfield just weeks before.* The Canton, Ill. driver won his first at Du Quoin in 2016 en route to the series title.

Local favorite Shane Cockrum of Benton, Ill. finished 3rd in last year’s Ted Horn 100 to earn his sixth-straight top-five finish at Magic Mile.* The race will mark his final appearance for Hardy Boys Motorsports at Du Quoin where, together, they’ve earned two victories in 2014 and 2015, plus a 4th (2013), 5th (2016), 2nd (2017) and a 3rd (2018).

Point leader Kody Swanson has won the Ted Horn 100 twice in his unparalleled Silver Crown career.* In 2010, he captured the first of his record 28 career series victories at Du Quoin.* In 2017, the Kingsburg, Calif. driver netted his second in the event.* The four-time series champion enters his 101st start Sunday night following wins in the two most recent races at Salem, Ind. and Madison, Wisc., two of his series-leading four scores this season.* The Nolen Racing No. 20 in which he competes with this year led the first six laps of last year’s contest with driver Jerry Coons, Jr.

The field is expected to possess five additional one-time Du Quoin winners in Jeff Swindell (1990), Russ Gamester (1997), Shane Cottle (2007), Brian Tyler (2008) and Chris Urish (2013).

Kevin Thomas, Jr. (Cullman, Ala.) finished second in last year’s Ted Horn 100 behind Windom and enters Sunday’s race with four-straight top-two finishes on the dirt with the series.* Williams Grove winner Brady Bacon (Broken Arrow, Okla.) paced the field for 28 laps in the 2018 100-miler before dropping out with a clutch problem while leading.* USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car point leader C.J. Leary (Greenfield, Ind.) led a race-high 53 laps in 2018, running out of fuel while leading, but soldiering on to a 9th place finish.* Hoosier Hundred winner Tyler Courtney (Indianapolis, Ind.) led seven laps late in the going, but ran out of fuel, settling for a 14th place finish.

No driver owns more Champ Car wins under AAA and USAC sanction at Du Quoin than A.J. Foyt with six.* Gary Bettenhausen has been victorious in five while Mario Andretti, Tony Bettenhausen, Tom Bigelow, Chuck Gurney and Jack Hewitt each have three.* Those with a pair of Du Quoin wins include Jimmy Bryan, Shane Cockrum, Sam Hanks, Tracy Hines, Johnny Parsons, Kody Swanson, Al Unser and Chris Windom.

1951 Indianapolis 500 winner Lee Wallard won the first appearance of AAA National Championship cars at Du Quoin in 1948.* Ted Horn finished third behind Wallard and Myron Fohr.

Nine different Illinois drivers have won at Du Quoin, including Tinley Park’s Tony Bettenhausen (1949 & twice in 1951), Rantoul’s Don Branson (1965), Danville’s Bubby Jones (1976), Tinley Park’s Gary Bettenhausen (twice in 1980, 1982, 1983 & 1988), Chicago’s Rich Vogler (1981), Kansas’ Shane Cottle (2007), Elkhart’s Chris Urish (2013), Benton’s Shane Cockrum (2014 & 2015) and Canton’s Chris Windom (2016 & 2018).

Pits and registration open at 1pm, grandstands open at 4pm, practice at 5pm, qualifying at 6:30 with the Ted Horn 100 scheduled for an 8:15pm start.* All times central.

Tickets will be available on raceday or by calling the Du Quoin Fair office at 618-542-1535. Info and tickets can also be obtained by calling the Track Enterprises office at 217-764-3200.

Advance tickets are $25 for adults and $10 for children 11 and under.* On the day of the race, adults are $30 and children 11 and under are $10.* Pit passes are $35 apiece for adults and $20 for children 11 and under.

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Sunday’s Ted Horn 100 will have live, flag-to-flag coverage on FloRacing.* You can listen to live audio of the broadcast for free on the USAC app or follow along with live updates on https://www.facebook.com/usacracing/ and https://twitter.com/USACNation/ with live timing and scoring available on both the USAC and Race-Monitor apps.

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AAA/USAC CHAMP CAR WINNERS AT Du QUOIN:

1948: Lee Wallard & Johnnie Parsons

1949: Tony Bettenhausen

1951: Tony Bettenhausen & Tony Bettenhausen

1952: Chuck Stevenson

1953: Sam Hanks

1954: Sam Hanks

1955: Jimmy Bryan

1956: Jimmy Bryan

1957: Jud Larson

1958: Johnny Thomson

1959: Rodger Ward

1960: A.J. Foyt

1961: A.J. Foyt

1963: A.J. Foyt

1964: A.J. Foyt

1965: Don Branson

1966: Bud Tingelstad

1967: A.J. Foyt

1968: Mario Andretti

1969: Al Unser

1970: Al Unser

1971: George Snider

1972: Tom Bigelow & A.J. Foyt

1973: Mario Andretti

1974: Mario Andretti

1975: Tom Bigelow

1976: Bubby Jones

1977: Tom Bigelow

1978: Pancho Carter

1979: Bill Vukovich

1980: Gary Bettenhausen & Gary Bettenhausen

1981: Rich Vogler

1982: Gary Bettenhausen

1983: Gary Bettenhausen

1984: Joe Saldana

1985: Rick Hood

1986: Jack Hewitt

1987: Jack Hewitt

1988: Gary Bettenhausen

1989: Chuck Gurney

1990: Jeff Swindell

1991: Stevie Reeves

1992: Johnny Parsons

1993: Jack Hewitt

1994: Chuck Gurney

1995: Johnny Parsons

1996: Chuck Gurney

1997: Russ Gamester

1998: Jimmy Sills

1999: Tony Elliott

2000: Kasey Kahne

2001: Paul White

2002: J.J. Yeley

2003: Rich Tobias, Jr.

2004: Tyler Walker

2005: Tracy Hines

2006: Tracy Hines

2007: Shane Cottle

2008: Brian Tyler

2010: Kody Swanson

2011: Kyle Larson

2013: Chris Urish

2014: Shane Cockrum

2015: Shane Cockrum

2016: Chris Windom

2017: Kody Swanson

2018: Chris Windom

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AAA/USAC CHAMP CAR WINS AT Du QUOIN:

1. (6) A.J. Foyt

2. (5) Gary Bettenhausen

3. (3) Mario Andretti, Tony Bettenhausen, Tom Bigelow, Chuck Gurney & Jack Hewitt

8. (2) Jimmy Bryan, Shane Cockrum, Sam Hanks, Tracy Hines, Johnny Parsons, Kody Swanson, Al Unser & Chris Windom

16. (1) Don Branson, Pancho Carter, Shane Cottle, Tony Elliott, Russ Gamester, Rick Hood, Bubby Jones, Kasey Kahne, Jud Larson, Kyle Larson, Johnnie Parsons, Stevie Reeves, Joe Saldana, Jimmy Sills, George Snider, Chuck Stevenson, Jeff Swindell, Johnny Thomson, Bud Tingelstad, Rich Tobias, Jr., Brian Tyler, Chris Urish, Rich Vogler, Bill Vukovich, Tyler Walker, Lee Wallard, Rodger Ward, Paul White & J.J. Yeley



 
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71st Horn 100 Marks Du Quoin Swan Song for USAC Owner Hardy
By Jay Hardin (Track Enterprises Staff)

Du Quoin, IL (August 26, 2019)-All good things eventually come to an end, one of the better things in USAC history has been the entry of Decatur, Illinois’ Dave Hardy. Hardy is one of the few entrants in the sport who can say he has been behind the efforts of a USAC Stock Car and a USAC Silver Crown championship dirt car. The 71st Ted Horn 100 at Du Quoin will be somewhat bittersweet for the central Illinois car owner as he has decided to retire at season’s end after 64 years of race car ownership. The two-time winning car owner of the Ted Horn 100 will be sorely missed by competitors, officials and fans.

Forsyth’s Butch Garner was part of a standout USAC Stock Car rookie class in 1974 joining fellow central Illinois drivers Ken Rowley and Steve Drake on the USAC tour. With Hardy as part of the behind the scenes effort the team and driver quickly became one of the favorites on the dirt miles including the “Magic Mile” at Du Quoin. Garner made 17 starts at Du Quoin and came close to winning in 1982 and again in 1983, with the last start coming in 1998.

Hardy entered USAC competition again in 2011 combining with his two sons to form Hardy Boys Racing. The team bought a Stealth chassis from Tim and “Papa Jim” Siner and placed second generation driver Shane Cockrum of Benton, Illinois at the wheel. Cockrum, the son of Midwest legend Cliff Cockrum, finished 18th in his first mile track start, the 2011 Hoosier Hundred. Placings of 17th at Springfield and Du Quoin followed as the team and driver continued to gain experience on the USAC tour.

The Hardy team purchased a Beast chassis for the 2012 and a second for the 2013 season. The upgrade in equipment saw Cockrum finish 21st at Indianapolis, 5th at Springfield and 4th at Du Quoin during 2013. It was during the Du Quoin race that Cockrum may have briefly led (though not for a full lap) before fuel issues slowed him at the finish. However, it was apparent that the Hardy Boys and their driver were on the verge of something special.

Partnering with Marion’s Shane Wade and using the number 66 made famous by southern Illinois native Chuck Amati, the team started 3rd at Indianapolis and 6th at Springfield without a top ten result in either race. The 2014 Ted Horn 100 offered redemption and the Hardy team got it with Cockrum leading 41 of the 100 miles and capturing a very popular victory, the first ever in the Ted Horn 100 for a driver from southern Illinois. The team also revived the tradition of jumping into the infield lake after victory.

Hardy made another investment over the winter, acquiring a newer Maxim chassis named Mary Ann, with the Du Quoin winning car named Ginger. He team ran both cars at Indianapolis with rookie Casey Shuman running near the front with Ginger until dropping out and Cockrum taking Mary Ann to 6th. The newer Hardy machine led 40 of the first 50 miles at Springfield before dropping back to 8th. Mid-summer the team won its second USAC Silver Crown race taking the Sumar Classic at Terre Haute. Coming into the 2015 Ted Horn 100 the team was a favorite to enter victory lane and did just that, leading the final 38 miles and once again heading for the lake.

The team added a pavement car at one time, however in the last couple of seasons Hardy has reduced the schedule concentrating on the dirt miles and Terre Haute on the USAC schedule. The Hardy legacy at Du Quoin is one of success, in seven starts the team has 2 wins, 6 top 5 finishes, 5 top 10 starts and led 74 laps. Greg Hardy has been instrumental in promoting the series on social media creating a USAC Silver Crown Facebook page that has over 13,000 members.

The team planned to run the two dirt miles on the schedule and those plans will be in a different order with the Bettenhausen 100 at Springfield postponed until September 22. The entire Hardy crew, which includes Billie Jo Cockrum, Chris "Fuzz" Jackson, Scott "Scooter" Hancock, Aaron "George" Gass, A.J. Atherton, Brad Bagby, Josh Dawson are looking forward to a third plunge into the infield lake. Fans can come out and cheer on the team Sunday night, September 1 in their final appearance on the Du Quoin Magic Mile. Practice for the 71st Ted Horn 100 USAC Silver Crown Series Race starts at 5 p.m. with the Ted Horn 100 at around 8.

It’s all part of a tripleheader weekend of motorsports at the Du Quoin State Fair with the ARCA Menards Series on Saturday night, August 31, USAC on Sunday night, September 1, and Monster Truck Monday on September 2.

Tickets will be available on raceday or by calling the Du Quoin State Fair box office at 618-542-1535. For more information, visit www.trackenterprises.com.

 
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Get ready, Southern Illinois! All three USAC National Series are headed toward you this weekend!


Fri. Aug. 30: Tri-City Speedway - AMSOIL INC. National Sprint Cars & NOS Energy Drink National Midgets


Sun. Sep. 1: DuQuoin State Fairgrounds - Silver Crown "Ted Horn 100"


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