Prairie Dirt Classic, FALS Fan Frenzy, Modified Nationals Highlight 2O15 Season

Fresh off back-to-back National "Race of the Year" honors for the prestigious Prairie Dirt Classic, the Fairbury American Legion Speedway will open the gates for their 70th season of weekly racing at the ultra-competitive quarter mile bullring. In a season where expectations could not be any higher, the track known as FALS delivers again with a schedule filled with marquee races highlighted by the 26th Annual Prairie Dirt Classic on the weekend of July 24th and 25th. Sanctioned with the World of Outlaws again in 2015, the Prairie Dirt Classic will pay $26,000 to the winner of the 100 lap feature event. In addition to the weekend festivities, Fairbury Speedway officials are excited to announce the addition of the #FALS Draw, a $5,000 to win PDC Showdown during Friday night's racing action. With all the specific details of the Prairie Dirt Classic weekend to be announced soon, a driver entering the Prairie Dirt Classic could take home a FALS record of $31,000 throughout the weekend.

With a nice mix of races up and down the 2015 schedule, the season opener will be on April 18th. The first of two huge additions to the FALS schedule is the $10,000 to win FALS Fan Frenzy ALMS Late Model Special on May 9th. This 50 lap feature event will showcase local, regional, and national drivers to kick start a season filled with big money races. The annual Pappy & Bob Allen Memorial Late Model Special will again pay $2,000 to win on June 13th. The following week, June 20th, the UMP Summer Nationals will roll into town with a 50 lap $10,000 to win feature that will host the best from the Midwest. The season ending Corn Belt Clash $5,000 to win Late Model Special on Labor Day Weekend will conclude an unprecedented Late Model season of specials and payouts during the 2015 season.

It is with great excitement that we announce the running of the 3rd annual Casey's Modified Nationals paying a record $10,000 to win for the 50 lap national event. Sanctioned with the American Modified Series again in 2015, Modified drivers from all over the country will take part in what is to be the start of an elite marquee weekend of Modified racing at the Fairbury Speedway. This will be one weekend Modified drivers will not want to miss in 2015!! The running of the Second Annual Gary Cook Jr. Memorial Modified Special on Memorial Day Weekend May 23rd paying $2,064 to win will be the first of two American Modified Series events at FALS in 2015. The Summit UMP Modified Nationals will pay $1,500 to win this year as a part of the "Hell Tour" schedule this summer. The Modifieds will play a huge role on the weekend of the Prairie Dirt Classic as they will run two separate shows on July 24th & 25th. Both UMP Modified shows will pay $2,000 to win and be part of the Summit UMP Modified Nationals Championship Weekend where a champion will be crowned Saturday night of the Prairie Dirt Classic.

Prairie Dirt Classic Named 2O14 Dirt on Dirt Race of the Year!

For the second consecutive year and third in the last four, the Prairie Dirt Classic has been named the Dirt on Dirt Race of the Year. A race that saw eight lead changes and the leader being passed 15 times, the PDC was voted the best race throughout the country in 2014!

Next Events

4.11.2015     Test-N-Tune Practice
                         12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. 

4.18.2015     Opening Night
                         Regular Night of Racing

4.25.2015     Regular Night of Racing
                         Alkota Series race

5.02.2015     Street Stock Special
                         LM, MD, SP regular night  

Reg Gates: 3rd Street (pits) & 2nd 3:00, South 1st 5:00
Drivers Meeting 5:30, Hot Laps 5:50, Qual 6:30







Humidity: 89%

Wind: 6 mph

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  • 21 Dec 2014

    Mostly Cloudy 39°F 29°F


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