U.M.P. DIRTcar Racing


Hamel Coop Grain Co. is Proud to team with Highland Speedway sponsoring the UMP Street Stocks and Special Events during the 2013 Season.

HIGHLAND, IL (March 6, 2013) The Highland Speedway is proud to announce that we are teaming up with Hamel Coop Grain Co. based in Hamel, IL. They will be the primary sponsor of the Highland Speedway UMP Street Stock Class for the 2013 racing season. They are also sponsoring several key events during the 2013 racing season.

Promoter Scott Kuhn expressed his enthusiasm for having Hamel Coop Grain Co. on board for 2013, “Having a locally owned business like Hamel Coop Grain Co. teaming with Highland Speedway and sponsoring a great class like the UMP Hamel Coop Street Stocks is an honor, we look forward to working with them on promotions and special events.”

Assistant Manager, Amy Rogier of Hamel Coop Grain Co. said “Hamel Coop has been in business for over 90 years, we have always been supporters of racing because many of our customers enjoy racing. We are proud to be sponsoring Highland Speedway because of its strong ties with the Madison County Fair Association and our community. We enjoy racing because of our love of the sport and our ties to the sport of racing thru sponsoring several customer’s cars. As Hamel Coop has endured thru the years, our enthusiasm for racing remains strong and we look forward to working with Scott and the Highland Speedway.”

The first opportunity for racers to experience the UMP Hamel Coop Street Stocks will be Saturday, March 16th at the Lucky 40. The Lucky 40 is part of a two day event that has Highland Speedway partnering with the Belle Clair Speedway to kickoff the 2013 racing season. Hamel Coop is also sponsoring the first night of the Crates Double Down on Saturday, April 27th. Highland Speedway is partnering with TriCity Speedway to bring the Crates Double Down, a $700 to Win two night crate race series to the area once a month.

For more information about Hamel Coop Grain Co. visit them at their web site www.hamelcoop.com

For more information about the Highland Speedway and the Madison County Fair Association visit their respective web sites: www.highlandspeedway.com and www.madcofair.com

Also, visit their respective Face Book pages.

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.