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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 […]

Getting Dirt Slinging Again At Route 66

Getting Dirt Slinging Again At Route 66

With the exception of some Team Demo programs, monster truck shows, off-road racing and a few other special events, the dirt oval at Route 66 Raceway has been idle for almost a dozen years.

But things are changing as promoter Sherri Heckenast is bringing back sprint cars, midgets, modifieds and stock cars to the Chicago-area dirt track.

Dirt Oval 66 is part […]