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Rick Kloos, “Lumpy” Loughery, Bob Faust, Gary Gerstner, Ken Faust, and “Butch” Kuhn Return to the Highland Speedway

HIGHLAND IL ( August 19, 2011) – The second part of the Highland Speedways 50th Anniversary presented by SKI and Casey’s General Stores is expecting to be bigger than the first. (The second of the two part celebration was rained out in June). This Saturday several drivers from the bygone era of the Speedway will again compete on the famed Highland ¼ mile in racers provided by the Gateway Vintage Racing Association. Rick Kloos, Butch Kuhn, Bob Faust, Gary Gerstner, Larry “Lumpy” Loughery, and Ken Faust will again don helmets and climb in behind the wheel. This should be exciting for the fans, seeing these drivers once again on the Speedway and hear their names ...

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50th Year Celebration, Vintage Race Cars & Delaware Restarts Highlight This Weekend Racing Action At the Highland Speedway

    HIGHLAND IL (August 17, 2011)  Next Saturday August 20th it’s the second part of the 50th Anniversary Celebration at the Highland Speedway (The original event date was rained out). The night will feature drivers from yesteryear returning to the Speedway. Also on the card, the Gateway Vintage Racing Club will bring their nostalgic racers to compete on the famed Highland quarter mile. Retired drivers from the 1990’s and up are invited to attend this event. Drivers from prior years attended the first of the two scheduled events and a packed house enjoyed seeing and meeting the drivers from yesteryear that paved the way for what the Highland Speedway is today.   The biggest ...

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Dillan White Travels From Kentucky to Score Big At Highland

Harrison, Martintoni, Rob Eilers, and The Isaaks All Win HIGHLAND IL (August 13, 2011)  Summertime at the race track has memories for all of us, especially when you’re part of the Highland Speedway JR Fan Club. This past Saturday night Dippin Dots and a long list of sponsors hosted the JR Fan Club night making memories for another generation of race fans. Not only did the young race fans receive a large “goodie” bag, at the intermission over $400 in coins were spread on the front straight of the Speedway and the race was on who could pick up the most change. Also on the nights racing events were the Scott Wernle Memorial, Scott himself ...

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VOIGT FINDS HIGHLAND VICTORY LANE AFTER LONG ABSENCE

Hoffmann, Oller, Ketrow, Ripperda & Funderburk Winners HIGHLAND IL (August 6, 2001) It’s been a while since the number 30 of Mark Voigt of Marine IL has made his way to the Casey’s General Stores Victory Lane  in the Becker Jewelers Late Model Division at the Highland Speedway.  Getting there this time was no easy task as Voigt had to battle the top drivers of the Highland Speedway including “The Highland Bulldog” defending Highland Speedway Champion Chad Zobrist. Getting to the 25 lap main event drivers first must run in preliminary heat races and their heat finish qualifies them for the dash. Top heat finishers were, from heat one , “Fast” Frankie Martin from DuQuoin ...

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MELVIN CHILLS HIGHLAND LATE MODELS, HARRISON HANGS ON FOR MODIFIED WIN

Madison County Fair UMP Challenge of Champions HIGHLAND IL (July27, 2011) While the temperatures have been near the one hundred degree mark this week, Rodney Melvin from Logan IL put a chill on the Becker Jewelers Late Models at the Madison County Fair’s “UMP Challenge of Champions” held at the Highland Speedway. Melvin set fast time for the evening and finished second to “Fast” Frankie Martin in the second heat putting the number 27M inside third row.  It took a lap to get things started but one the field got rolling the number 38 of Ryan Little sitting on the pole took to the lead for the first five laps.

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Results

Sept 16, 2017 Lester Robertson Memorial Race Gateway Vintage Car Results

Feature Finish Car No Driver 1 81 Jeff Gibson 2 6 Dave White, Sr 3 3 Kevin Buckley 4 29 Rich Wolfmeier 5 2E Steve McClintock 6 75 Jonathan Self 7 14 Keith Buckley 8 67 Dave White, Jr 9 33 Cheryl Wolfmeier 10 8 Tim Eaves 11 13 Pat Drew 12 99 Rich Steyh Heat 1 Finish Car No Driver 1 29 Rich Wolfmeier 2 2E Steve McClintock 3 33 Cheryl Wolfmeier 4 99 Rich Steyh 5 8 Tim Eaves 6 13 Pat Drew Heat 2 Finish Car No Driver 1 3 Kevin Buckley 2 6 Dave White, Sr 3 81 Jeff Gibson 4 14 Keith Buckley 5 67 Dave White, Jr

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Sept 16, 2017 Lester Robertson Memorial Race Woodcrest Small Engine Street Stock Results

Feature Finish Car No Driver 1 71G Dustin McClintock 2 9X Trevor Isaak 3 36 Eric Harris 4 98 Gary Walker 5 68 Terry McCann 6 53 Kipp Schaefer 7 32F Todd Flauaus 8 31J Matt Tettaton 9 27 Gary Klaus 10 20 Sydnee Cory 11 18D Dyla Apken 12 14D Justin Bolin DNS 13 Heat 1 Car No Driver Finish 1 53 Kipp Schaefer 2 36 Eric Harris 3 9X Trevor Isaak 4 32F Todd Flauaus 5 31J Matt Tettaton 6 14D Justin Bolin Heat 2 Car No Driver Finish 1 98 Gary Walker 2 71G Dustin McClintock 3 68 Terry McCann 4 20 Sydnee Cory 5 27 Gary Klaus 6 18D Dylan Apken

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Sept 16, 2017 Lester Robertson Memorial Race Miller Lite BMod Results

Feature Finish Car No Driver 1 63 Bret Eilerman 2 29 Stephen Fohne 3 2F Nic Frey 4 29H Cale Hartnagel 5 52K Billy Knebel, Jr 6 17 Mike Jones 7 37 Everett Bradham 8 19S Nathan Schmitt 9 58R Ryan Hamilton 10 23T Ryan Timmons 11 5F Willy Myers 12 34 Shannon Kuhn 13 88S John Schrand 14 18 Jarrett Stryker 15 787 Cody Zobrist 16 1H Josh Heuiser 17 3 Ryan Eilers 18 88L Rob Lee 19 88W Steven Wolf 20 55 Marty Smith, Jr 21 56 Don Lamaccha 22 66 CJ Volluz Heat 1 Car No Driver Finish 1 88L Rob Lee 2 58R Ryan Hamilton 3 19S Nathan Schmitt 4 1H ...

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Sept 16, 2017 Lester Robertson Memorial Race Steve Schmitt Modified Results

Feature Finish Car No Driver 1 3E Robbie Eilers 2 E55 Chad Sellers 3 84 Tyler Deibert 4 70 Brian Bielong 5 5 Joe Dresch 6 37 Brian Wolfmeier 7 87Z Zeb Moake 8 95 Larry Anderson 9 94 Mark Clary 10 17W Jesse Wisely 11 40E Steve Ellison 12 24S Jacob Steinkoenig 13 3R TJ Frazier 14 88R James Eden 15 15 Chris Smith 16 6L Robert Lee 17 71 Rayce Baker 18 22 Lenny Garson 19 316 Dan Jacober 20 30 Charles Snow Heat 1 Finish Car No Driver 1 37 Brian Wolfmeier 2 3E Robbie Eilers 3 84 Tyler Deibert 4 70 Brian Bielong 5 17W Jesse Wisely 6 6L Robert Lee ...

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