Breaking News: We are now CLOSED for the season. Watch our FaceBook page and website for info on the 2023 season and this years Banquet

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

Pouches $20 I  Chips $20

Fan Appreciation Night

Fan App Night

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
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
Brad Denney

Spoon To Open Doors This Sat June 13th

Breaking News

Special Announcement

We at the Spoon River Speedway have been working hard to get our track open and are excited to announce that with the cooperation of the FCHD we have been cleared to OPEN this SATURDAY Night June 13th under the DCEO OutDoor Recreations Guidelines. Below will be some of the guidelines we will be following so pay close ATTENTION Drivers and Fans. This Saturday June 13th will be the Gary Cook Jr Memorial Race with the DirtCar Modifieds running for $2564 to Win and $150 to start their feature event. Also on hand will be the DirtCar Pro L/M's running for $500 to win their feature event, the E-Mods/B-Mods running for $450 to Win their feature event and the DirtCar Hornets running for $300 to Win their feature event. Grandstands will be Restricted to 500 Adults or so and 50 Kids to maintain the social distancing guidelines set forth. This will be a first come first serve basis at the front gate. We are sorry for any inconvenience. Please NO Bad Mouthing or Complaining about Spoon or any other track or you will be removed from the comments. We are doing our best and are just happy we got the OK to open. Pits will Open at 2 Grandstands at 5 Hot Laps at 6 then Mod TT Followed by racing General Admission will be $15 Kids 5 thru 10 are $5 Adult Pit Pass $35 Kids 5 thru 10 Pit Pass $20 Below are some of the Guidelines we will be following. Thank You and Hope to see you Sat Night at the Spoon!! Spoon River Speedway


Spoon Open to Practice this Weekend

Special Announcement

Spoon River Speedway will be having Practice for ANY division cars that would like to participate this Sat June 6th and Sun June 7th from 12 to 3. Gates will open at 10:30 both days.

NO Concessions

The Main Grandstands will be closed to spectators. KNOWONE will be Allowed in Grandstand fence area.

$125 per car with 3 people per car including driver. Limited 30 cars per day. (Please bring correct change)

Must have names of who will be attending with car by Friday June 5th to participate. NO Exceptions. You will not be able to just come to the track on Sat or Sun and practice without notifying Brad before the 5th.

Private Message Brad on FaceBook with these names and which day you would like to practice. It will be on a first come basis till filled. 

Please bring your own pen to sign waiver and registration forms. You are to remain in your vehicle until you are signaled to pull up to pit shack where your temp will be taken. If anyone has a temp of 100.4 (CDC require) or above you will be refused entry. You are to wear a mask whenever the 6’ social distancing can’t be maintained. If you can’t comply you will be ask to leave property. Pit spots will maintain a 30’ distance between haulers. 3 car max on track at one time. At three o’clock you will be asked to load and be off the property by 3:30.

We know these changes are going to be hard on everybody but if we want to play we are going to have to go by there standards. Please work with us as we all try to get back to some kind of normal. Hopefully we will be racing soon!!


SRS Promoter

Brad Denney


2019 DirtCar Track of the Year

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30th Plow Boy Nationals $10,000 to Win for Modifieds

2020 Plow Boy

Here’s a Special New Year present for all you Modified Driver’s and Fans,

We are going all out to celebrate the 30th running of the Modified Plow Boy Nationals on Sunday Night Sept 6th at the High Banked 3/8’s mile oval. To celebrate this historic night Spoon River Speedway will for the first time in its history pay $10,000 to the DirtCar Modified feature winner. This should bring in the best of the best Modified driver’s in the country to try and put their name in the Spoon record books as a Plow Boy Champion. There has been a different feature winner the last 15 years. Nick Hoffman won the rain delayed feature event in 2019. Who will be the first $10,000 to win feature winner at Spoon in 2020? Should be an exciting night of racing so mark it on your calendars now!!! Complete payout and details on the race TBA.

Stay Tuned for More Exciting Racing News


2020 Spoon River Tentative Schedule Released

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The Spoon River Speedway 2020 Tentative Schedule has been released.
Once again we will feature five divisions of racing, DirtCar Modifieds, DirtCar Pro Late Models, E-Mods, USAC/IMRA SpeeD2 Midgets and the DirtCar Hornets.
We are still working on adding a couple more Specials and another car show so stay tuned.
We have scheduled two play days for 2020, April 12th and 18th.
Opening Night will be on Saturday Night April 25th Featuring the POWRI WARS Wingless Sprint Series along with our other divisions.
Highlighting the month of May will be the DirtCar Modifieds with Modified May Challenge. Specials every Sat or Sunday nights for the Modifieds with points accumulated to determine the Modified May Challenge Champ at the end of the month. It will all begin on May 2nd at First Responders Night with the Mods running for $1000 to win, On May 9th, the Mother’s Day Special Mods will run for $1200 to win. Then the next two weekends will be Memorial races. First up on May 16th will be the Greg Gilmore Memorial with Mods running for $1500 to win followed by the Gary Cook Jr Memorial on Sunday May 24th with the Mods running for $2064 to win. The last race in the month of May will be on the 30th with the crowning of the Modified May Challenge Champion who will receive at the end of the night $1500 for winning the May Challenge points.
The Summer Nationals Hell Tour will be on Thursday Night June 25th.
The DirtCar Pro Lates will run for $1000 to win on Saturday night July 11th.
In 2020 you will see the return of the Quick Draw 45 and Tuff Spoon races. We will once again show appreciation to our fans on Sat night Aug 1st with FREE General Admission night and this will also be Meet the Drivers Nights.
Sunday night Sept 6th will be the 30th running of the Plow Boy Nationals featuring the DirtCar Modifieds running for $10,000 to Win. Then on Saturday Night Sept 12th will be the 34th running of the Tom Knowles Memorial featuring the MOWA 410 Sprint Cars and the Lucas Oil POWRI National Midgets. Also running will be the USAC/IMRA SpeeD2 Midgets for the Aaron Hull Memorial and the DirtCar Modifieds.
We will once again have the Monster Mash-a- Mania featuring the Hornets and E-Mods with another class TBA on tentative dates of Oct 2nd and 3rd.
There will be Specials through the year for our E-Mods, SpeeD2 Midgets and Hornets with special purses TBA.
We will be closed for at least two weekends in 2020. The first weekend closed will be on the 4th of July and we will also be shut down on Saturday night July 25th for the Fulton County Fair.
We are working on some more specials for Super Lates and Sprint cars so stay tuned for updates.
We will once again have specials for the kids throughout the year like the bicycle races, Candy Dashes, Box Races and give aways for the Kids and Fans.
I hope to see everyone new and old back at the 3/8's mile High Banked clay oval in 2020.

Rule Changes for 2020

Rules Changes in 2020

 To help keep classes competitive

E-Mod Rule Changes for 2020

6200 Chip on all engines

You must provide your own chip. (We will check it)

ONLY one Box Allowed in car

NO Digital or Dial Boxes Allowed

Unless running a HEI Distributor than you are allowed the MSD 8727 CT Soft Touch Rev Limiter (Refer to Dirtcar Pro Mod Rule)

In addition to 2018 shock rule,

NO Capped shocks Allowed

 ONLY Steel Driveshafts Allowed

Pro Late Models Changes for 2020

6600 Chip

You must provide chip. (We will Check it)

NO Digital or Dial Boxes Allowed

ONLY one box Allowed in car

DirtCar Modifieds refer to Dirtcar Rules

SpeeD2 Midgets refer to IMRA Rules (Tracy Hull)

DirtCar Hornets Rules same as 2018


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