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Kloos, Harrison, Bielong, and Funderburk Capture Madison County Fair Wins

Kloos, Harrison, Bielong, and Funderburk Capture Madison County Fair Wins   (July 27, 2010) Highland IL – Fair week is a busy week for the race track at Highland, getting the track ready to take on the horsepower produced by the competitors from the Late Models to the Factory Stocks is a big challenge on any given weekend, but working around all the activities that take place Fair Week, plus, throw in a midday downpour and the challenge becomes almost impossible. The track crew at the Highland Speedway arose to the occasion and groomed the track to handle all the horsepower any competitor had to offer and then some. It was the Madison County Fair ...

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Mother Nature Captures 3 of 5 Features at Highland

Mother Nature Captures 3 of 5 Features at Highland    (July 24, 2010) Highland IL – The forces of Mother Nature captured three of the five feature events this past Saturday night at the Highland Speedway. The Steve Schmitt UMP Modifieds, The UMP Street Stocks, and Factory Stocks all lost out due to a Midwestern Summer Thunderstorm that washed out their features. All three features will be completed when regular Saturday night racing resumes at The Speedway on August 7th.   The first of two features to beat the weather was the UMP Late Models and it was a green to checker event. Pole sitter Michael “The Trenton Tornado” Kloos jumped out to an early ...

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Diamond Dig Winners 2010

2010 Winners of Lee’s Loan Diamond Dig on July 17th at the Highland Speedway   Carolyn Voss – winner of the Ride a Long Jan Isaak – gift certificate Carla Weiss – gift certificate Tonya Reinacker – gift certificate Lora Tebbe – earrings Brenda Melton – gift certificate Melissa Lemanski – gift certificate Carol Baumann – gift certificate Diane Boeser – gift certificate Rachelle Geisking – necklace

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2010 Madison County Fair Association UMP Challenge of Champions

2010 Madison County Fair Association UMP Challenge of Champions   (July 23, 2010) Highland IL – This Tuesday night amongst the sounds of farm animals and carnival rides stock car racing takes center stage. It’s time for the Madison County Fair Association’s 2010 UMP Challenge of Champions. With $3000 to win in the UMP Super Late Models, many big name drivers from across the Midwest make this race a must in their busy race schedules. Past winners of the event includes Highland IL’s Randy Korte, the Flatland Flash, Kevin Weaver, and the man most dominate over the past 9 years at this event, the driver known as The Mowequa Missile, Shannon Babb.   The UMP ...

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HIGHLAND SPEEDWAY, A NIGHT OF DIGGING FOR GOLD

HIGHLAND SPEEDWAY, A NIGHT OF DIGGING FOR GOLD(July 17, 2010) HIGHLAND IL -It was a night of digging for gold and wheel to wheel racing action at the Highland Speedway. Lee’s Loan and Jewelry sponsored the second annual Lee’s Dig for the Gold as 10 ladies dug through a pile of sand in front of Highland’s Victory Lane at intermission. While the hunt for gold, gift certificates, and a ride in Highland Speedway’s “two seater” Late Model was at stake, the Highland track crew spent the time grooming the speedway for the night’s feature events. The result was like adding horse power to all the contestants from the Super Late Models down to the Factory ...

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