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Cooler size 10x14x12 Tall (NO Exceptions) $10 everytime thru gate. NO Food or Glass

NO Large Purses, Bags or Backpacks Allowed | No Dogs Allowed in Grandstand Area

Transponder Rental $5 | Pouches $20

Expectations High For 2021 at the Spoon

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We are excited for the 2021 season to begin. We will be running almost every Saturday night. Classes in 2021 will be the Dirtcar Modifieds, Dirtcar Pro Late Models, USAC/IMRA SpeeD2 Midgets, E/B Mods, Dirtcar Hornets and making a return in 2021 the Dirtcar Street Stock which will run on the Saturdays that the D2 Midgets aren’t. We will have special events for kids like bicycle races, candy dashes, back pack night just to name a few. We will run almost every Saturday night with some special events added in. We have worked hard and think this will be one of the best racing schedules we have had at Spoon. Super Late Models will be at the Spoon four times. Winged Sprints twice with Lucas Oil POWRI National Midgets and Non Winged Sprints once. The Dirtcar Modifieds will have Special numerous events. Here are some of the special we have scheduled as of now.

We will begin with two practice sessions beginning on Sunday April 11th with the second coming the following Sunday April 18th. Any race car class will be welcome.

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Opening night will be Saturday April 24th, the Greg Gilmore Memorial presenting the Renegades of Dirt Modified Series. This East coast series has wanted to come to the Midwest for a few years now. Along with our great Modified drivers in the Midwest they should bring some east coast driver in for this race paying $3000 to the winner. (Possible $5000 to win)

The next Special event at the Spoon will be on Memorial Day weekend Sunday May 30th  for the Gary Cook Memorial which will see the Dirtcar Modifieds running for $2064 to win and making their return to Spoon in the first of three races schedule in 2021 will be the MARS Super Late Model Series running for $5000 to win.

The Lucas Oil POWRI WARS Series will Invade the Spoon on Saturday June 12th.

The 12th Bill Anderson Memorial will be on Saturday June 19th.

This year’s Dirtcar Summer Nationals Hell Tour will be on Thursday Night June 24th.

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Making their first of two stops at Spoon in 2021 will be the 410 MOWA Sprints Car Series ON Saturday July 10th.

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The 31ST running of the Dirtcar Plow Boy Nationals will once again be held on Labor Day weekend Sunday Sept 5th. This year the Modified feature winner will bring home $11,000 and the feature will pay $1000 to start.

The following weekend Saturday Sept 11th will see the 34th running of the Tom Knowles Memorial featuring the MOWA 410 Sprints, the Lucas Oil POWRI Nationals Midgets, the USAC/IMRA SpeeD2 Midgets and the Dirtcar Modifieds.

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To end the season Spoon we will be running both Friday and Saturday Nights Sept 24th and 25th featuring the MARS Super Late Models season Championships running both nights for $5000 to win to crown their champion.

These are some of our special events scheduled for Spoon in 2021. We continue to work on other events so stay tuned for more info to come.

 

Happy New Years

New Years 2021

We here at the Spoon would like to wish everyone a safe and Happy New Years.

SPOON SETS SIGHTS FOR 2021

We would like to Thank All the fans that supported Spoon in this messed up year of 2020. Thanks to all of you and our great drivers we had another great season at the Spoon even though it was a short one. We also have to thanks all our workers at the track that give up their Saturday nights to help us have a fast and smooth race program every night. We now set our sights on 2021 and hope to have another full season of spectacular racing action with a few more special events.

Back again in 2021 will be the UMP Modifieds, UMP Pro Late Models, USAC/IMRA SpeeD2 Midget, E/B Modifieds and the UMP Hornets.

Play day will be Sundays April 11th and 18th. Any safe race car is welcome.

We have a few Headline events scheduled for 2021

                                                                                                            

The Greg Gilmore Memorial presents The Renegades of Dirt Modified Series on Opening Night April 24th for $3000 to win. (Possible $5000) This will be the first time this series has been at Spoon let alone in Illinois. Then on Memorial Day weekend (Sunday May 30th) we will have the Gary Cook Jr Memorial with the Modifieds running for $2064 to win. Also after a few years absence the MARS Super Late Models Series will be on hand for $5000 to win that night. On Saturday  night June 12th the POWRI Wingless Sprint Car Series will return to Spoon for an exciting night of wingless sprint action. June 24th has been given our date for the Summer Nationals Hell Tour with the Supers running for $5000 to win and Modifieds for $1500 to win. September looks to be exciting again starting on Sunday Sept 5th with the 31st Modified Plow Boy Nationals paying out to the Modifieds the biggest purse in Spoons history, $11,000 to win and $1000 to start the main event. After getting rained out last year the 34thTom Knowles Memorial will return on Saturday night Sept 11th with the MOWA 410 Sprints and the POWRI Lucas Oil National Midgets.

We are still working on more special events for 2021 but this gives you a peek at what is in store at the High Banks. I will post new events as they become official on our schedule. The complete schedule will be coming out in January so stay tuned for more updates.

 

Merry Christmas

To You and Yours

Spoon Merry Christmas

30th Modified Plow Boy Nationals

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This Sunday Night Sept 6th the Legendary Spoon River Speedway presents the 30th running of the Dirtcar Modified Plow Boy Nationals featuring the Modifieds running for a grand prize of $10,000 to win the 50 lap feature event. A huge field of Modifieds is expected with all this prize money on the line. The best Modified driver’s in the nation are expected to compete like Kenny Wallace, Nick Hoffman, Wil Krup, Josh Harris, Mike McKinney, Jeff Leka along with some local favorites like Allen Weisser, Mark Anderson, Ray Bollinger, Brandon Roberts, Josh Allen and many more. This is one you won’t want to miss, Sunday Night Sept 6th. Also in action will be the Dirtcar Pro Late Models, the USAC/IMRA SpeeD2 Midgets and the Dirtcar Hornets will be on hand.

Pits open at 12. Grandstands at 3:30. End of draw will be 5:15

Hot Lap TT at 6 with racing to follow

General Admission $25

Kids 10 and under are FREE

Coolers 10x14x12Tall NO Exceptions $10 every time thru gate. NO Food or Glass Allowed

All Pit Passes $40

Modified Pre registration, Must be received before Aug 31st $75 After this date it will be $100.

Hope to see everyone this Sunday Night Sept 6th at the smoothest, fastest 3/8’s mile High Banked Oval we call the Spoon!!!

 

2020 Tuff Spoon

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This is one you won't want to miss. Only two nights of season points left. One complete feature race in all classes with a yellow at halfway to regroup. 1st half starts with high average point, new drivers and drivers with less than 4 point races in 2020 at Spoon starting at rear. Position you are in at yellow will be where you will start when you come back out for your final laps. If you like passing this should be a great race to see this happen. Thanks to our main sponsor Fulton Farm Service and the Hornet sponsors of Matts Recycling, All Around Auto, All Around Towing, Jade T-Shirts, Ralph Construction, Appliance Depo, Blandeavors SBR Performance and the Longest Haul receives $50. Make sure to Thank all these businesses. Times and prices are on the flyer

Pits open at 4. Grandstands at 5. Hot Laps at 6 with racing around 6:30.

General Admission $15

Kids 10 and Under are FREE

Coolers 10x14x12Tall NO exceptions $10 every time thru gate. NO Food or Glass Allowed

Adult Pit Pass $35

Kids 10 and under Pit Pass $20

Transponder rental $5

The 22nd and 29th are the final two nights of track points at the Spoon.

Also don’t forget the Huge Modified 30th Plow Boy Nationals on Sunday night Sept 6th paying the Modified feature winner $10,000.

 

Fan Appreciation Night

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This Saturday Night August 1st will be Fan Appreciation Night. ONLY $5 Grandstand General Admission. Kids 10 and Under will be FREE. DirtCar Pro Late Models, DirtCar Modifieds, DirtCar Hornets and the E/B Mods will all be on hand.
Remember that facial masks are strongly recommended but not required and please maintain 6' social distancing in common places. If 6' can't be maintained please wear a mask. Please wash hands frequently and use hand sanitizer. Please help us stay ...within the guidelines set forth. Most tracks are fortune enough to get to open so help us keep it that way.
Sponsor for this race is Country Line Bar and Grill on W. Locust in Canton. After the races Saturday night stop in and turn in your ticket stub or armband and receive one FREE drink per person of either soda, well drinks, their Special drink of the day or domestic beer. Make sure to Thank them for their support.
Once again General Admission ONLY $5
Kids 10 and are FREE
Coolers 10x14x12 Tall NO Exceptions $10 every time through the gate. NO Food or Glass Allowed
Adult Pit Pass $30
Kids 10 and under Pit Pass $20
Transponder Rental $5
Must have a pouch if not they are $20
Hope to see you, your family and friends this Saturday Night for Fan Appreciation Night sponsored by Country Line Bar and Grill at the Spoon.

DirtCar Summer Nationals Hell Tour

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The DirtCar Summer Nationals Hell Tour is set to Invade the Spoon River Speedway this Thursday Night July 16th. The best dirt Super Late Model and Modified drivers in the nation are expect to try and tame the High Banked 3/8 mile oval we call the Spoon. We might even pickup some of the Lucas Oil drivers Thursday night before they head to Tri City Speedway on Friday. Look for Bobby Pierce, Shannon Babb, Billy Moyer, Tyler Erb, Jason Feger, Brian Shirley, Tyler Carpenter and a bunch of other drivers to attack the Spoon on Thursday night in the Late Model division. Also running will be the DirtCar Summit Modifieds. Always a big field of Modifieds anytime at the Spoon. Look for Mark Anderson, Allen Weisser, Josh Allen, Kenny Wallace, Nick Hoffman, Jeff Leka, Mike Harrison and many more Thursday night. We will also run the E/B Mods and the DirtCar Hornets.

Pits open at 2

Grandstands at 5

End of Draw 5:30

Driver’s Meeting 5:45

Hot Laps at 6

Racing to begin around 7

General Admission $25

Kids 10 and Under are FREE

Coolers 10x14x12 Tall NO Exceptions

$10 every time thru gate

ALL Pit Passes $40

Hornet and E/B Mod Transponder Rental $5

We ask everyone to please follow the Out Door Guidelines

Please maintain 6’ social distancing at ticket gate and concession stands

Thank You and hope to see everyone Thursday night at the Spoon!!

 

July 11th the Rail Splitter Nationals

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Racing Action Returns this Saturday Night July 11th at the High Banked 3/8 mile oval for the Rail Splitter Nationals featuring the DirtCar Pro Late Models running a 30 lap main event for $1000 to win and $100 to start. Also on hand will be the DirtCar Modifieds, the exciting USAC/IMRA SpeeD2 Midgets, the E/BMods and the DirtCar Hornets.
Pits open at 4
Grandstands at 5
End of draw 5:30
Hot Laps at 6
with racing to follow
General Admission $15
Kids 10 and Under are FREE
Coolers 10x14x12Tall NO Exceptions $10
NO FOOD and NO GLASS
Adult Pit Pass $30
Kids 10 and Under Pit Pass $20
Transponder Rental $5
6/27 Rain Out Arm bands and Ticket stubs will be Honored.
Hope to see everyone this Saturday Night for the Rail Splitter Nationals at the Spoon!!
Also don't forget to make plans now for the Summer Nationals Coming Thursday Night July 16th to the Spoon.

Support Our First Responders Night

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Three and Four wide Racing Action returns this Saturday Night June 27th with 5 Divisions of racing action on Support Our First Responders Night. Help us Fill the stands with Red, White and Blue as we all come together this Saturday Night to Support our men and women in Blue and our other First Response Workers that put their lives on the line each and everyday. Thanks to the Fulton County Farm Service the Dirtcar Modifieds will be running a 25 lap Feature Event paying $1500 to the Feature Winner. It will also pay $175 to start the feature event. Also on hand will be the exciting USAC/IMRA SpeeD2 Midgets, the DirtCar Pro Late Models, the E/B Mods and the DirtCar Hornets.
Pits open at 4
Grandstands at 5
End of Draw 5:30
Hot Laps at 6
then Modified TT Followed by racing
General Admission $15
Kids 10 and Under are FREE
Adult Pit Pass $30
Kids 10 and Under Pit Pass $20
Transponder Rental $5
You don't want to miss this Saturday nights racing action on the High Banked 3/8 mile oval we call the Spoon!!
We will be CLOSED Saturday July 4th for the Holiday.
Thank You
SRS
Promoter
Brad Denney

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