U.M.P. DIRTcar Racing


Highland Speedway Jump Starts the Racing Season with the Lucky 40 Saturday, March 22nd

HIGHLAND, IL (March 17, 2014)  Highland Speedway celebrates the season opener on Saturday, March 22, 2014 with the “Lucky 40”  This event brings you the second night of racing action for the St. Patty’s Day Double Header weekend at BelleClair and Highland Speedway.  This fun filled night of racing action brings you a 40 Lap $1500 to Win UMP Late Model feature, a $750 to Win Steve Schmitt UMP Modified feature, along with $300 to win Hamel Coop UMP Street Stocks and Daum Insurance Outlaw Micros. 

Come out and see who will win the Cross Town Classic “POT O GOLD” $1000 Bonus Late Model Challenge!  Win both the Shamrock 40 at Belle-Clair Speedway and the Lucky 40 at Highland Speedway and get a $1000 Bonus.  If no one wins the $1000 Bonus will be paid to the top 3 by points (Combined finishes from both shows).  1st—$500, 2nd—$300, 3rd—$200

This exciting night will be the first night for the points in the Daum Insurance Outlaw Micros.  See who will get will start the season off at the top of the points.  (The other classes at Highland Speedway will start their Highland Speedway point season on Saturday, March 29, 2014.)  UMP Classes will receive UMP points for the Lucky 40 on Saturday night. 

Pits Open at 3:00 pm, Grandstands Open at 5:30 pm, Pill Draw by 6:00 pm, Drivers Meeting at 6:15 pm, Hot Laps at 6:30 pm, Racing Starts at 7:00 pm.  Box Seats are $20.00, General Grandstand Admission for this raised purse event is $15.00, kids 10 and under are free with a paid adult admission.  Pit Passes are $35.00 and pit passes for kids 10 and under are $15.00 (Kids in the pits must have parental supervision at all times.)  

Track Guidelines

Highland Speedway reserves the right to refuse admittance to anyone.

Drivers must be 14 years of age to race at the Highland Speedway. Drivers 14 and under must have permission from the track to race in the DIRTcar UMP Late Model, DIRTcar UMP Modified,  DIRTcar UMP SportMod division and DIRTcar UMP Street Stock division.

Minor drivers must have BOTH parents or legal guardians sign a minor release form for the driver to enter the race track. Minor drivers will sign the minor form each week during sign in at the pit shack. 

Each driver must enter their car to race every night. Every car that races must have a pit pass for the driver.