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Earnhardt's Daytona 500 win lifts 'heavy weight'

Earnhardt's Daytona 500 win lifts 'heavy weight'

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. | There was a moment late in the Daytona 500 when Dale Earnhardt Jr. had a moment to catch his breath. It was clearly his race to lose and the tension ran thick through Junior Nation, all the way into his car.

February 24, 2014 5:45 pm
Harvick wins wreck-filled race at Kansas Speedway

Harvick wins wreck-filled race at Kansas Speedway

KANSAS CITY, Kan. | Kevin Harvick didn't simply have his hands full with the rest of the Sprint Cup field Sunday. He also was trying to tame a squirrely surface at Kansas Speedway.

October 06, 2013 9:00 pm
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
Shafer Jr. wins Molenaar Memorial Classic

Shafer Jr. wins Molenaar Memorial Classic

SCHERERVILLE | Rookie of the year last season and possible champion in the making, Paul Shafer Jr., is hitting it on all cylinders at Illiana Motor Speedway.

July 07, 2013 6:15 pm
Eddie Hoffman wins again at Illiana

Eddie Hoffman wins again at Illiana

SCHERERVILLE | Different race car, same results – Eddie Hoffman winning at Illiana Motor Speedway.

June 30, 2013 6:15 pm
Weltmeyer first at Illiana

Weltmeyer first at Illiana

SCHERERVILLE | Little over a year ago, D.J. Weltmeyer won his first career stock car feature race at Illiana Motor Speedway.

June 23, 2013 6:15 pm
Biffle holds on to win again at Michigan

Biffle holds on to win again at Michigan

BROOKLYN, Mich. | Greg Biffle raced to his second straight Sprint Cup victory at Michigan International Speedway, easily holding off Kevin Harvick after points leader Jimmie Johnson smacked the wall in the final laps Sunday.

June 16, 2013 5:45 pm
Bell wins modified feature at Shadyhill

Bell wins modified feature at Shadyhill

MEDARYVILLE | Tom Bell had a lot of competition Saturday night at the Shadyhill Speedway, including Derek Losh, Nick Allen and numerous yellow caution flags.

May 12, 2013 4:45 pm Photos

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Hoffman wins season opener at Illiana

Hoffman wins season opener at Illiana

SCHERERVILLE | It was a new season of stock car racing at Illiana Motor Speedway on Saturday night, but with an old twist — Eddie Hoffman winning.

April 28, 2013 7:41 pm Related
15-year-old wins feature race at Illiana

15-year-old wins feature race at Illiana

SCHERERVILLE | The regular drivers education classes that Paul Shafer Jr. took earlier in the year probably didn’t help much Saturday night.

August 12, 2012 5:30 pm Photos

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Local auto racing results

Illiana Motor Speedway

July 29, 2012 5:45 pm
Hoffman again a winner at Illiana Speedway

Hoffman again a winner at Illiana Speedway

SCHERERVILLE | Win, win, win, win!

July 29, 2012 5:45 pm Photos

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Hoffman wins again at Illiana Speedway

Hoffman wins again at Illiana Speedway

SCHERERVILLE | Different week, same story -- Eddie Hoffman wins at Illiana Motor Speedway.

July 15, 2012 5:45 pm
Hoffman captures Illiana’s Molenaar Memorial Race

Hoffman captures Illiana’s Molenaar Memorial Race

SCHERERVILLE | Eddie Hoffman has a “knack” for winning the Molenaar Memorial Classic events at Illiana Motor Speedway.

July 06, 2012 10:00 pm
Teen survives cancer, now racing cars

Teen survives cancer, now racing cars

Ryan Howard, 16, poses for a photo in a racing helmet outside his home in Peotone, Ill. Howard, who survived stage 4 cancer, is now a rookie driver in the entry-level, four-cylinder division at the Kankakee County Speedway.

June 09, 2012 12:00 am
Teen survives cancer, now racing cars

Teen survives cancer, now racing cars

Ryan Howard, 16, poses for a photo outside his home in Peotone, Ill. Howard, who survived stage 4 cancer, is now a rookie driver in the entry-level, four-cylinder division at the Kankakee County Speedway.

June 09, 2012 12:00 am
Teen survives cancer, now racing cars

Teen survives cancer, now racing cars

KANKAKEE, Ill. | Sometimes stock car racing fans come up and hug Margie Howard in the stands at the Kankakee County Speedway.

June 08, 2012 10:30 pm Photos

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