Dirt track racing is coming back to the Chicagoland area!
Dirt track racing is coming back to the Chicagoland area and the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics is going to be a part of it.
In Illinois, police officers participate in all kind of events to raise money for the athletes of Special Olympics, including Polar Plunges, Plane Pulls, Tip-A Cop’s, and so much more.
The Dirt Oval @ Route 66 Raceway will now be included in this list . As a new event, we are looking for officers that want to get the experience of racing while helping to support such a wonderful organization as Special Olympics.
The concept of Five-O @ the Dirty-O is to have Law Enforcement Officers race cars that represent their department’s patrol car paint and decal scheme. Emergency lights will certainly add to the fanfare. Each officer, will raise a required minimum of $500 as an entry fee. A web based donation page will be established for each driver. The starting position for the race is based on who raises the most money with the hope that most drivers will compete to raise more money than the other drivers.
�Now is the time to start building your cars. Reach out to your towing companies and other auto related businesses that may want to sponsor you in this event. Local towing companies often have vehicles that are in good running condition but can no longer be titled and will need to be scrapped. This may be the vehicle that you are looking for. You will be able to design and decorate the car as you like, so think about adding your sponsors to the vehicle. Retired police vehicles are preferred, but other vehicles should represent your agency.
More details to follow,