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Illiana Motor Speedway

D.J. Weltmeyer carrying on the family racing tradition

D.J. Weltmeyer carrying on the family racing tradition

David James “D.J.” Weltmeyer was itching to get behind the wheel of his new Chevy Late Model stock car this season.

July 24, 2014 6:15 pm Photos

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LOCAL AUTO RACING: Danta wins again at Illiana

LOCAL AUTO RACING: Danta wins again at Illiana

SCHERERVILLE | Anthony Danta is becoming a familiar figure in victory circle at Illiana Motor Speedway.

July 20, 2014 8:30 pm
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Illiana motor speedway

This has been the scene at Illiana Motor Speedway quite often this season: Eddie Hoffman (8) battling Jeff Cannon for the lead during Late Model feature race action at the Schererville track. The two racers are among the points leaders there.

July 10, 2014 8:07 pm
RACING NOTEBOOK: A few bucks has gone a long way for Woodall

RACING NOTEBOOK: A few bucks has gone a long way for Woodall

Calumet City native Chris Woodall is enjoying the best season in about 15 years of stock car racing, winning five of eight feature races he has entered and leading the current Turbo Stox division point standings at Illiana Motor Speedway in Schererville.

June 26, 2014 6:31 pm
Eddie Hoffman wins Musgrave Memorial at Illiana

Eddie Hoffman wins Musgrave Memorial at Illiana

SCHERERVILLE | Eddie Hoffman has won a number of big races at Illiana Motor Speedway during his career.

June 15, 2014 5:15 pm

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June 15, 2014 12:00 am
RACING NOTEBOOK: Fast ride so far for Portage's Paul Shafer Jr.

RACING NOTEBOOK: Fast ride so far for Portage's Paul Shafer Jr.

Paul Shafer Jr. has been quickly rising in stock car racing circles in these parts the last few years. From beginner to local champion, the 17-year-old Portage racer is tackling a new challenge this year — traveling throughout the Midwest and racing Late Model stock cars.

June 12, 2014 6:24 pm
LOCAL AUTO RACING: Allen continues to win at Shadyhill

LOCAL AUTO RACING: Allen continues to win at Shadyhill

MEDARYVILLE | Saturday night, Nick Allen did what he does best at Shadyhill Speedway — win.

June 01, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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LOCAL AUTO RACING: Paul Shafer Jr. wins at Illiana in first start of the year

LOCAL AUTO RACING: Paul Shafer Jr. wins at Illiana in first start of the year

SCHERERVILLE | It was sort of a homecoming for Paul Shafer Jr. at Illiana Motor Speedway Saturday night.

May 25, 2014 4:45 pm
ARCA tours making Border Wars racing stop at Illiana

ARCA tours making Border Wars racing stop at Illiana

There is no doubt it will be Illiana Motor Speedway’s biggest race of the year and very likely to be among those special events of 2014.

May 22, 2014 5:41 pm
RACING NOTES: Wheatfield's Allen staying hot in UMP Modifieds

RACING NOTES: Wheatfield's Allen staying hot in UMP Modifieds

Over the past several years, Wheatfield’s Nick Allen has been one of the winningest stock car drivers in the Midwest in DIRTcar United Midwestern Promoters Modified competition.

May 15, 2014 7:41 pm
NWI RACING NOTEBOOK: Legends vet King back to rookie in Illiana's Late Model division

NWI RACING NOTEBOOK: Legends vet King back to rookie in Illiana's Late Model division

Chris King was the big winner at Illiana Motor Speedway last year, taking the checkered flag in a dozen feature races at the Schererville speedway in the Legends division, mostly dominating the class on the quarter-mile paved track. The Kouts resident claimed the overall division title, winn…

May 08, 2014 6:26 pm Photos

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LOCAL AUTO RACING: Hoffman Wins Season Opener at Illiana

LOCAL AUTO RACING: Hoffman Wins Season Opener at Illiana

SCHERERVILLE | Eddie Hoffman was almost ready to settle for a second place finish at Illiana Motor Speedway Saturday night and then the yellow caution flag flew.

May 04, 2014 4:45 pm Photos

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Illiana Speedway ready for another successful season

Illiana Speedway ready for another successful season

SCHERERVILLE | Bob Riese of Griffith still remembers the first time he attended a race at Illiana Speedway. He was 15 years old and his older brothers wanted to take him out on a Saturday night.

April 24, 2014 5:00 pm Photos

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Nick Allen wins big at Shadyhill

Nick Allen wins big at Shadyhill

MEDARYVILLE | Nick Allen pretty much won everything in sight at Shadyhill Speedway on Saturday night except track championship honors.

September 22, 2013 6:00 pm

Local racing tracks rained out

Afternoon rains washed out the scheduled stock car racing programs at both Illiana Motor Speedway in Schererville and Medaryville’s Shadyhill Speedway.

September 01, 2013 6:00 pm
Allen back in winner’s circle at Shadyhill

Allen back in winner’s circle at Shadyhill

MEDARYVILLE | Up to the task of an early race challenge, Nick Allen returned to the winner’s circle at Shadyhill Speedway on Saturday night.

August 11, 2013 7:00 pm Photos

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Cannon back in the winner’s circle at Illiana

Cannon back in the winner’s circle at Illiana

SCHERERVILLE | It had been about two years since Jeff Cannon visited victory lane at Illiana Motor Speedway.

August 04, 2013 5:00 pm
Hebron 12-year-old chasing the big dogs in Legends Division at Illiana Speedway

Hebron 12-year-old chasing the big dogs in Legends Division at Illiana Speedway

SCHERERVILLE | We've all seen this Western a dozen times. Young gunslinger rides into tough town, looking to make a name for himself.

August 03, 2013 5:30 pm Photos

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Legends Division heat race action from July 27 at Illiana Speedway

Legends Division heat race action from July 27 at Illiana Speedway

Stan Zolodz IV in his number 33 car takes the turn during a July 27 Legends heat race at Illiana Motor Speedway in Schererville.

August 02, 2013 4:20 pm
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