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Local Racing

  • NASCAR driver takes second at county speedway

    A driver on the NASCAR Nationwide Series who also runs a full dirt track schedule placed second at Fayette County Speedway last Thursday.

    Kenny Wallace was unable to beat out Fayette County Speedway regular Larry Anderson in the feature of the UMP Modifieds during a special show for the Summer Nationals.

    Wallace has started seven Nationwide races this season, driving the No. 99 car for RAB Racing.

    In his career, he has driven to nine Nationwide Series wins and 172 top 10s. He was the 1989 Rookie of the Year and finished second in points in 1991.

  • Fayette County Speedway Results — June 1 and 8

    Friday, June 8
    UMP MODIFIED
    HEAT 1
    1.            1A           Aaron Draege   
    2.            28        Michael Bolyard
    3.            98C         Cole Hussong

  • Protz Wins at Coles County Dragway

    Vandalia Community High School principal Randy Protz won the 2012 Coles County Dragway NHRA King of the Track trophy after winning the event on Sunday.

    He placed first in super pro (6.077 seconds) to qualify for the King of the Track competition, which he won in 7.095 seconds. In that race, his reaction time to the green light was just .502 seconds.

    Also on Sunday, Protz's daughter, Brandy, who will be a junior at VCHS next school year, won the Jr. Dragster race in 7.937 seconds.

  • Fayette County Speedway – May 25

    UMP MODIFIED
    HEAT 1
    1.        28  MICHAEL BOLYARD
    2.        81           PAUL BAILEY
    3.        N59        CHAD EVANS
    4.        1A      AARON DRAEGE
    HEAT 2
    1.  BUD 1    LARRY ANDERSON

  • Fayette County Speedway Results – May 18

    Friday, May 18
    UMP MODIFIED
    HEAT 1
    1.            41M       Brent Mullins
    2.            N59        Chad Evans
    3.            28        Michael Bolyard

  • Fayette County Speedway Results – May 11

    Friday, May 11
    UMP MODIFIED
    HEAT 1
    1.            G1          Gabe Menser
    2.            22M       Matt Mevert
    3.            20           Cody Clark

  • Fayette County Speedway results – April 22

    Sunday, April 22
    UMP MODIFIED
    HEAT 1
    1.            56           Jake Draege
    2.            808         Kelby Simmons
    3.            32Z         Nate Zimmer

  • Fayette County Speedway results – April 15

    Sunday, April 15
    UMP MODIFIED
    HEAT 1
    1.            41M       BRENT MULLINS              
    2.            2M         MICHAEL MEYER
    3.            9J            TERRY JAMES    

  • Fayette County Speedway postpones Friday's race until Sunday afternoon

    Fayette County Speedway has postponed Friday night's races to Sunday afternoon. The gates will open at 2 p.m., with the racing to start at 4 p.m.

  • Fayette County Speedway results - April 6

    FRIDAY, APRIL 6
    UMP MODIFIED
    HEAT 1
    1.            42           STEVE LACH
    2.            81           PAUL BAILEY
    3.            82           JACOB POEL