Illiana Motor Speedway
David James “D.J.” Weltmeyer was itching to get behind the wheel of his new Chevy Late Model stock car this season.
SCHERERVILLE | Anthony Danta is becoming a familiar figure in victory circle at 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.
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.
SCHERERVILLE | Eddie Hoffman has won a number of big races at Illiana Motor Speedway during his career.
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.
MEDARYVILLE | Saturday night, Nick Allen did what he does best at Shadyhill Speedway — win.
SCHERERVILLE | It was sort of a homecoming for Paul Shafer Jr. at Illiana Motor Speedway Saturday night.
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.
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.
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…
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.
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.
MEDARYVILLE | Nick Allen pretty much won everything in sight at Shadyhill Speedway on Saturday night except track championship honors.
Afternoon rains washed out the scheduled stock car racing programs at both Illiana Motor Speedway in Schererville and Medaryville’s Shadyhill Speedway.
MEDARYVILLE | Up to the task of an early race challenge, Nick Allen returned to the winner’s circle at Shadyhill Speedway on Saturday night.
SCHERERVILLE | It had been about two years since Jeff Cannon visited victory lane at Illiana Motor Speedway.
SCHERERVILLE | We've all seen this Western a dozen times. Young gunslinger rides into tough town, looking to make a name for himself.
Stan Zolodz IV in his number 33 car takes the turn during a July 27 Legends heat race at Illiana Motor Speedway in Schererville.
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