Another exciting schedule at the LaSalle Speedway for the 2017 racing season is set. The season kicks off March 24th and 25th for the 6th Annual Thaw Brawl. Promoter Tony Izzo Jr has increased the payout once again for both Late Models and Modifieds. Friday March 24th will be $7000 to win for UMP Late Models and $1700 to win for Modifieds. Saturday March 25th will be another full night of racing with the UMP Late Model winner taking home a check for $17000 and Modifieds with a $1700 to win feature.
The Lucas Oil Late Model Series visits the high banks of LaSalle Speedway on Thursday May 18th for a $10000 to win feature as part of the 12th Annual Lucas Oil Spring Shootouts. Brandon Sheppard won the race in 2016.
The UMP Summer National Hell Tour will visit LaSalle in June for a 2 day event June 16th and 17th. Full shows each night featuring the UMP Summer Nationals and the Summit Modified Nationals. Late Models will race for $5000 on Friday and $10000 on Saturday.
The 3rd Annual IMCA One Night Stand returns to LaSalle on Friday and Saturday August 4th and 5th. In 2017 the event will move to a 2 day format with racing both night for IMCA Late Models, IMCA Modifieds and IMCA Sportmods.
The 7th Annual Bill Waite Jr Memorial IRA Sprint Car race will return with a date TBA.
Lasalle Speedway will welcome the historic UMP Summer Nationals tour to the legendary high banks of LaSalle. This two night spectacular on June 16th and 17th during the 2017 Hell Tour.
We are very excited to be hosting the great event and honored to kick off the first weekend of the tour. This tour has meant so much to the fans of the Midwest and everyone at Lasalle Speedway. “I always wanted a weekend that people could come early and stay late to enjoy all we have to offer in a two-day event at Lasalle Speedway. ” says Tony Izzo Jr. There will be a huge after party Friday night with a live band and much much more. Lasalle Speedway sits on 50 plus acres so we encourage people to come camp and take advantage of what we have to offer. Friday and Saturday June 16th and 17th the great fans of the Midwest will be treated to full shows each night. The winners share on Friday paying $5,000 and Saturday’s winner will receive a whopping $10,000 check. The 2016 race winner Bobby Pierce pulled off an amazing last lap pass of the Flatland Flash Kevin Weaver.
The Summit Modified Nationals will also be in action both nights. Each day will be complete shows so modified drivers will have two days to go for wins and earn points for the 2017 Summit Modified Nationals title.
Tickets and Camping info plus other announcements pertaining to the 2017 UMP Summer Nationals at Lasalle Speedway will be released shortly.