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Tournament of Destruction and World of Outlaws

Tournament of Destruction and World of Outlaws

Dozens of cars destroyed; One upside down;
Two shattered walls; And that was just the beginning.
The Team Demolition Derby Tournament of Destruction charges forward into Round 2 next Saturday, June 24th!
It’s Superhero Night and there’s bound to be amazing displays of strength and speed from all the teams. Seven of those are seeking justice against last month’s winner Orange Crush. Will […]

It’s Race Day!

It’s Race Day!

ILLINOIS SPEED WEEK @ Dirt Oval Route 66 Raceway! It’s the Dirt Oval Season Opener TODAY, WEDNESDAY May 31st….. Pit Gates Open @ 12Noon, Spectator Gates @ 3p, and Race Time 7pm! Adult Admission $25, Juniors ages 3-12 $10, and Pit Pass $35. Camping $20 or $40. You don’t want to miss the SEASON Opener- OPEN WHEEL STYLE with Sprint […]

TORC Round 2 featured Epic Battles and Second Round Comebacks

TORC Round 2 featured Epic Battles and Second Round Comebacks

TORC Round 2 featured Epic Battles and Second Round Comebacks

Highlights include: Luke Johnson wins his first career PRO 2 race; Johnny Greaves leads the PRO 4 point chase with Round 2 win

JOLIET, Ill., (May 14, 2017) – An action-packed weekend of short course off-road racing wrapped up at The Dirt Oval at Route 66 Raceway on Sunday as the stars of TORC: […]

Throwback Thursday Rescheduled To Wednesday, May 31st

Throwback Thursday Rescheduled To Wednesday, May 31st

Overnight Rain has caused the track to be less than desirable race conditions. We have rescheduled for next WEEK, WEDNESDAY MAY 31st.  POWRI Midgets cannot return, so we will replace them with Late Models.  Full show with Sprint Cars, Modifieds, Late Models, and DII Midgets…Gates Open at 12 Noon, Hot Laps 5:30pm, and Racing at 7pm! […]

Terry McGraw Visits the Dirt Oval

Terry McGraw Visits the Dirt Oval

Sherri had purchased the Team Demolition Association in 2008 and that series had been calling the Dirt Oval its home. The Dirt Oval was originally designed as a 1/2 mile dirt track and in its early years was the home to some exciting open wheel racing put on by USAC and the World of Outlaws. The last time the WOO […]