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
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: […]
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! […]
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 […]
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 […]
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: […]