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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 […]

Three Weeks until Green Flag Racing!

Three Weeks until Green Flag Racing!

The hotly anticipated grand re-opening of the NEW 3/8 mile Dirt Oval 66 racing surface kicks-off the biggest racing season ever in Joliet! #Throwbackthursday will feature these event classes: […]

Pair of Open Practice Sessions Slated for April 13 and April 20 at Dirt Oval 66

Pair of Open Practice Sessions Slated for April 13 and April 20 at Dirt Oval 66

(JOLIET, ILLINOIS)  As the reconfiguration and construction of the new 3/8-mile track at Dirt Oval 66 reaches its apex, President Sherri Heckenast and track officials confirmed today that they are still on schedule to be ready to host a pair of open practice sessions at the Joilet, Illinois complex on Thursday, April 13 and the following Thursday, April 20.  While […]

2017 DIRT OVAL RACING SCHEDULE

2017 DIRT OVAL RACING SCHEDULE

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Join the Dirt Oval @ Route 66 text alerts and you could WIN a 2017 Tournament of Destruction Season Pass! To enter, text the word “DIRT” to 33222 and you will be qualified to win.
One random winner will be chosen on Wednesday, February […]

Dirt track racing is coming back to the Chicagoland area!

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 […]

Final Team Demolition Derby Event of 2016

Final Team Demolition Derby Event of 2016

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Final Team Demolition Derby Event of 2016

Fighting for more than just a Championship, the femme fatale’s of Team Demolition Derby take center stage next Saturday at Round 5 of the Tournament of Destruction! Team #9 Double-D Destroyers and Team #10 High Risk will battle for bragging rights and make a powerful statement in support of conquering […]