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Prairie Dirt Classic Information Guide for the World of Outlaw Morton Building Late Model Series $50,000 to win event on July 30th & 31st at the Fairbury Speedway!

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pdc21Ticket Prices - All ages

Weekend General Admission Wristband - $60

Weekend Pit-Pass Wristband - $80

Friday Only General Admission - $25

Friday Only Pit-Pass - $40

Saturday Only General Admission - $40

Saturday Only Pit-Pass - $50

Overflow FALS Camping - $55

FALS Tent Camping - $25

Golf Cart Registration - $20

**You may upgrade your General Admission Wristband to a Pit Pass at any Pit Pass Gate.

General Information        

  • CASH ONLY - We do not accept credit cards at the admission gates or concession/beer stands. Please plan accordingly.
  • General Admission or Pit Pass wristbands must be purchased, at the time of arrival. Wristbands will be placed on your wrist when entering the gates. No wristbands will be given to you to put on later. Once the gates open Wednesday, everyone on the grounds must have a wristband on. (NO EXCEPTIONS)
  • If you lose your wristband or your ticket, you will have to purchase a new one.
  • Rainout Bands and FALS Cup Event Tickets will NOT be accepted for payment on the PDC weekend.
  • Any person 17 years of age or under must have a parental consent form signed before entering the pit area.
  • Reserved Seating is SOLD OUT. (General Admission will be available for purchase at the gates)
  • Reserved Camping is SOLD OUT.
  • Overflow Camping ($55.00) – See camping section.
  • Tent Camping ($25.00) – See camping section.

Reserved/General Admission Seating

Reserved Tickets: All reserved tickets purchased in advance will be available at our WILL CALL Table located at Gate 1 (1st street). No tickets will be mailed for this event. If you need to transfer tickets into someone else’s name, please email Falstickets@gmail.com, at least one week prior to the event.

All reserved seats (back stretch: sections A through I; front stretch: sections R, S, T, U) are SOLD OUT. NO general admission seating will be allowed in those sections. Attendants will be checking reserved ticket stubs to allow people into those areas.

Wheelchair/ADA seating: Please email Falstickets@gmail.com to request accessible seating, at least one week in advance, to ensure availability.

Blankets may be put down for general admission seats, on the front-stretch main covered grandstands, at 1 p.m. on Friday, July 30th. Any blankets/seats put down before that time (unless authorized) will be picked up and placed near the closest stairs. Continuing in 2021, you will not be able to leave your blanket overnight for Saturday’s show. All blankets and unauthorized seating remaining Saturday morning will be placed at the nearest exit and cleaned for Saturday’s events. On Saturday, July 31st, fans will again be allowed to put down blankets in the front stretch covered grandstands, at 1 p.m. FALS will not be liable for stolen or lost blankets. Any blankets not in use at 6 p.m. on Saturday night will be removed and stored by the fairgrounds. Additional rules and regulations for PDC seating:

  • Stadium seats are NOT allowed in any sections of the bleachers or grandstands.
  • No smoking or vaping in the bleachers or grandstands at any time!
  • No coolers or bottles allowed in the bleachers or grandstands.
  • Only FALS purchased cans and alcohol allowed in the bleachers or grandstands.
  • Alcohol is prohibited in the pit area until the races are over for the evening.
  • Fans are required to have their reserved seating stub as proof of reserved seating.
  • FALS will have attendants to check for reserved tickets, stadium seats, and non FALS purchased alcohol prior to entrance into the bleachers and grandstands.
  • Pit bleachers will open at 2 p.m. each day for seating.

Camping Information

Overflow Camping: Opens at 12 p.m., Wednesday July 28th, 2021.

Reserved Camping: Opens at 2 p.m., Wednesday July 28th, 2021.

Tent Camping: Opens at 4 p.m., Wednesday July 28th, 2021.

**Reserved Camping Sweep will be conducted from 8 a.m.-9 a.m. on Friday and Saturday.

BE PREPARED TO PURCHASE YOUR WEEKEND TICKET UPON ARRIVAL – NO ENTRY WITHOUT TICKETS

If you are planning to get a Pit Pass, you must purchase your GA ticket upon arrival, and you can upgrade to a pit pass when the pit gates open for business on Friday at 9 a.m.

NEW for 2021- With limited space to maneuver around the grounds, ALL campers must be parked in their spots by 2 p.m. on Friday July 30th. Any questions can be directed to the track at InfoAtFALS@gmail.com.

Reserved and Overflow Camping

All Camping traffic must come down 1st street, from the north, off Route 24.

Reservations # 1- 225 must enter 1st Street Main Entrance (GATE 1)

Camping Reservations #250 – 285 must enter the camping lot to the north of the school.

  • Reserved Camping is SOLD OUT for the weekend. However, if you are camping and do not have reservations, there will be an overflow lot offsite (across the street from the track).
  • Overflow Camping (First come, first serve) will begin at 12 p.m. on Wednesday, July 28th. All overflow camping will enter at the South Ballfield entrance only.
  • Staging for overflow camping will not be allowed until 8 a.m. Wednesday July 28th. Any campers staging before that time will be asked to leave the property.
  • Staging for campers and motorhomes is extremely limited. If the staging area is full, FALS has the right to ask anyone, at any time, to please find another place to stage until we open the gates at 12 p.m. There are plenty of parking lots around town to allow for that.
  • Gate 1 (1st street entrance) will not close throughout the weekend and will be staffed. People entering or exiting the grounds that are a part of a camping spot must have their camping pass voucher to re-enter the grounds. (NO EXCEPTIONS) Campers will be allocated ONE parking voucher per reservation. Additional grounds parking passes, if available, can be purchased for the weekend. More information to come.
  • Each Camping spot MUST have an RV/CAMPER on it. No camping spot will be allowed to house only a tent or car/van/truck/golf cart trailer (or anything else)-only RV/CAMPERS are allowed in the Camping spots. Failure to obey these rules will result in FALS pulling your voucher and refunding your money.
  • If you are not going to be able to make the event and you have a reserved camping spot, please let our team know and we will fill the spot for you.
  • Campers that bring golf cart trailers or other trailers for the weekend must put them on their camping spot. If they do not fit in your reserved camping space, you must find alternate parking arrangements for these items. These items will NOT be allowed to utilize car parking spots on the grounds. FALS has the right to tow/remove any unauthorized vehicles/trailers on the grounds at any time.

There will be around 65 camping spots available for the overflow lot. After our overflow lot is full, we will direct you to the private camping lots listed below. If they are full by the time you arrive, you will have to find alternative lodging. Please check online to look up area campgrounds if needed.

Please contact the below camping lots for additional information for overflow camping. We suggest securing your spot prior to the PDC weekend:

  • Wenger Lot – 815-674-6383 (Nathan Wenger)
    • Four blocks west of the speedway, on Chestnut Street.
  • Bazzell Lot – 309-830-3863 (Greg Bazzell)
    • Two blocks west of the speedway, on Clay Street.
  • Ziegenhorn’s Timber – 815-692-0692 (Steve Ziegenhorn)
    • Ziegenhornstimber.com (Cabin Rental, Tents & Pop-Up Trailers only)
  • Popejoy Lot – 815-848-5574 (Sue Popejoy)
    • 702 W. Walnut (Trailer/RV’s)
    • 15 minutes outside of town (Premier Camping w/Hookups, Fireplace & Swimming Pond)
    • 6 Aspen Court (Trailer/RV’s)

Additional Camping Rules

  • There are NO hookups for campers.
  • All Campers must have wood under their camper jacks.
  • Quiet generators are allowed. Quiet time for the weekend will be from 1 a.m. to 7 a.m.
  • No Campfires allowed in the overflow lot or tent camping areas on school grounds at any time.
  • Reserved FALS Camping Areas: Campfires will be allowed ONLY in raised fire pits. Please dispose of your ashes in the metal barrels around the speedway grounds.
  • Please dispose of your garbage, in bags, and the FALS Staff will be around daily to pick it up.
  • Please be respectful of others around you, at all times!

Tent Camping Rules & Regulations:  Begins Wednesday July 28th at 4 P.M.

  • Tent Camping: $25.00 (Per Tent, for the weekend)
  • NO tent camping allowed outside of the ball field fence lines. Fairbury Speedway officials have the right to relocate any tent campers at any time.
  • You will be required to purchase a weekend general admission ticket upon arrival.
  • Quiet generators are allowed. Quiet time for the weekend will be from 1 a.m. to 7 a.m.
  • No Campfires allowed.
  • FALS will have porta potties and hand-rinse stations available at the school for the weekend.
  • Please dispose of your trash in the cans and dumpsters, in the designated areas.
  • Please be respectful of others around you, at all times.
  • Fairbury Speedway is not responsible for lost or stolen items. It is your responsibly to secure your camping area for the weekend.

Failure to obey camping rules, regulations and respect for the fairgrounds and school property will result in loss of privileges for future events.

Golf Cart Rules

General Rules That Apply Every Race Night

  1. All drivers must be at least 16 years of age. No Exceptions!!
  2. No Dangerous Driving, Riding or Shenanigans Allowed on FALS or the School Property. Any Golf Carts caught participating in these behaviors will be parked for the weekend.
  3. No 4-wheeler, “gator”, side by sides, or motorbike type vehicles are allowed outside of the pit area. GOLF CARTS ONLY will be allowed in the general admission area.
  4. General admission area and pit area vehicles are restricted to their respective areas after the pits are closed to the public.
  5. A reasonable, slow (approximately 5 mph) speed limit will be enforced at all times.
  6. No golf carts will be allowed in the following areas:
    1. Back stretch: between the bleachers and the fence.
    2. Front stretch: on the horse track in front of the grandstands.
    3. ANYWHERE it is posted “NO GOLF CARTS.”

 Special Event Rules

  1. All “general” rules apply.
  2. All general admission area golf carts must be registered to be allowed on the property. A $10.00 seasonal registration fee will apply for residents who possess a city of Fairbury sticker. A $20.00 event registration fee will apply for those that are not a city of Fairbury resident. Golf cart stickers can be purchased at the 1st Street ticket gate 1 or on arrival for the weekend.
  3. All general admission area golf carts must be parked on race nights from 5 p.m. until 1 hour after the races have concluded. This rule will be strictly enforced in 2021.
  4. Special exemptions to the rules for special needs will be considered if applied for in writing in advance. Applications must be received by FALS at P.O. Box 165, Fairbury, IL 61739 at least 1 week prior to the event or email InfoAtFALS@gmail.com.

Anyone violating the above rules may forfeit their right to operate their vehicle on our property and may be required to “load up” or remove their vehicle immediately at the discretion of the FALS officials.

GOLF CART OPERATION ON THE PROPERTY IS A PRIVILEGE THAT WE GRANT…NOT A RIGHT! YOUR HELP IN OBEYING THESE RULES AND REPORTING THOSE WHO CHOOSE NOT TO OBEY THEM WILL HELP ENSURE THAT THIS PRIVILEGE CONTINUES.

Gate Entrance Times

  • 1st Street Gate 1 will open at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, July 28, for all FALS camping reservations 1-225, & 250-285, to secure their spots. (Must pay for a weekend wristband $60 or have your reserved ticket upon arrival.)
  • Gate 1 will remain open and staffed throughout the weekend. No entrance to the fairgrounds will be allowed unless purchasing a ticket for the 31st edition of the Prairie Dirt Classic Weekend.
  • 1st Street Walk-Up gate will open at 9 a.m. on Friday, July 30, and Saturday, July 31. General admission tickets will be available for purchase at this gate.
  • 2nd Street Gate 2 will open at 9 a.m. on Friday, July 30, and Saturday, July 31, for handicap parking and walk-up general admission ticket sales only. No car parking will be available at Gate 2.
  • Race Car haulers MUST use the 3rd street Pit Gate 3 all week leading up to the event!
  • Pit Gate (3rd Street Only) will open at 11 a.m. on Thursday, 9 a.m. on Friday and 9 a.m. on Saturday. No personal vehicles will be allowed through this entrance at any time.
  • No personal vehicles will be allowed in the pit area at any time. Failure to obey, will result in your vehicle being towed.

Race Teams will be parked upon arrival by speedway officials, for maximum capacity. There will be no saved spots for the PDC. All haulers will be parked by size. If you are wanting to park next to someone, please try to arrive with them.

Event Parking

  • Fairbury Speedway grounds parking may be available for a fee. More information to come.
  • PDC event car parking, in all overflow areas and on the town streets, is free. There will be private homeowners that have easy out or special/close parking available for a monetary fee. (Until full)
  • All parking spots on the Fairbury Speedway grounds, must be obtained (if available) with a vehicle. Absolutely no additional spots will be allowed to be saved without a vehicle on them (NO CAUTION TAPE, TENTS OR STAKES ALLOWED). These rules apply to everyone without exception.
  • FALS will have parking attendants throughout the lots and around the speedway, to assist fans in finding a spot for the night. Please be aware of your surroundings and be safe when driving on the grounds during the PDC weekend.
  • Handicap parking will be limited. All vehicles must have proper identification to be parked in these spots. Parking shuttles will be available if needed.
  • Vendor trailers must be parked by the end of the day on Thursday July 29th. All vendors must be pre-registered by contacting Matt Curl at fairburyspeedway@gmail.com for approval and placement.
  • All fire lanes MUST be kept clear. If you park in a fire lane, your vehicle will be towed at your expense.

Additional Weekend Information

  • Hampton Inn & Suites, Bloomington-Normal, IL – The official hotel of the Fairbury Speedway – Click the link to book your rooms for the PDC weekend: BOOK HERE
  • PETS:
    • All Pets must be on a leash, at all times.
    • All Pets must be cleaned up after, immediately, and contents disposed of properly.
  • All credential requests must be sent to FALS Owner, Matt Curl, prior to the PDC weekend @ InfoAtFALS@gmail.com.
  • If your credential request is approved, please note it will be for your entrance ONLY. No guests will be placed on the credential list. All guests will need to pay for a wristband to enter the premises.
  • Once credentials are approved, they can be picked up at the 3rd Street-Gate 3 Treasures Office beginning at 11 a.m. on Thursday July 29th.
  • No unauthorized drones will be allowed on the grounds of the Fairbury Speedway, at any time.
  • No remote-control cars will be allowed on the grounds of the Fairbury Speedway, at any time.
  • FALS will not be responsible for the loss or damage of your property.
  • All events are conducted by the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series officials and follow the DIRTcar/WoO general rules and specifications. Decisions of the officials are final.
  • Racing fuel & tires will be available from a vendor at the track each night.
  • FM Broadcast Channel “105.3 The Drive” will be available around the town of Fairbury.
  • Rain Date (if needed) for the 31st edition of the Prairie Dirt Classic is scheduled for Sunday, August 1st.
  • FALS Merchandise will be located on both the north and south side of the speedway.
  • ATM is located underneath the main covered grandstands on the north side of the speedway.
  • Hospital: OSF Saint James, Pontiac IL (15 miles)
    • Emergencies-CALL 911 (Livingston County)
  • Race Day Only phone number: 815-692-3222

Weekend Entertainment Schedule

Thursday:

  • PDC Shriner’s Hospital for Children’s Golf Classic: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (Indian Creek Country Club)
  • Shiners Children’s Auction: 6:30 p.m. (Front-Stretch Midway)
  • Bags Tournament: 8:00 p.m. (North Side Beer Stand)
  • Dirty Grass Soul Band Sponsored by Rural Route Repair: 9:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m. (North side Beer Stand)

Friday:

  • Drivers Meeting: 5:30 p.m. (WoO Command Center)
  • Hot Laps: 6:00 p.m.
  • Qualifying: 6:30 p.m.
  • Racing to follow!

Saturday:

  • SELCAS Breakfast: 7:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (Legion Home, east of the pit area)
  • Live Suave Talk-College Gameday: 3:00 p.m. (At the Bus, on the Backstretch, turn 2)
  • Driver Autograph Session: 4:00 p.m. - 4:45p.m. (Vendor Row, on the Backstretch)
  • Drivers Meeting: 5:15 p.m. (WoO Command Center)
  • Hot Laps: 5:45 p.m.
  • Opening Ceremonies: 6:20 p.m.
  • Racing to follow!

Race Program Information

Friday Night July 30: Drivers Meeting at 5:30 p.m., Hot Laps at 6 p.m., Qualifying at 6:30 p.m., Racing to Follow!

Order of Events: (Subject to change)

  • WoO LM Hot Laps
  • Summit DIRTcar Modified Nationals Hot Laps & Qualifying TBA
  • WoO LM Qualifying (A/B group Qualifying, 2-Laps per car, 2 cars per session)
  • Track Prep, if needed
  • DIRTcar Modified Summit Racing Equipment Showdown Feature #1 - 20 Laps, $500 to win, $100 to start
  • DIRTcar Modified Wehr’s Machine Showdown Feature #2 – 20 Laps. $500 to win, $100 to start
  • WoO LM Dyer’s Top Rods Showdown Feature #1 – 25 Laps $3,000 to win, $200 to start
  • WoO LM Pontiac RV Showdown Feature #2 – 25 Laps $3,000 to win, $200 to start
  • Track Prep, if needed
  • DIRTcar Modified All-Star Performance Showdown Feature #3 – 20 Laps $500 to win, $100 to start
  • DIRTcar Modified Deke Trucking Showdown Feature #4 – 20 Laps $500 to win, 100 to start
  • Track Prep, if needed
  • WoO LM FK Rod Ends Showdown Feature #3 – 25 Laps $3,000 to win, $200 to start
  • WoO VP Race Fuels Showdown Feature #4 – 25 Laps $3,000 to win, $200 to start

Saturday Night July 31: Drivers Autograph Session 4 p.m. on Vendor Row, Drivers Meeting at 5:15 p.m., Hot Laps at 5:45 p.m.

Order of Events: (Subject to change)

  • DIRTcar Modified B-Main Hot Laps
  • WoO Late Model B-Main Hot Laps
  • WoO Late Model & Modified Re-Draw & Pre-Race Festivities (approximately 6:20 p.m.)
  • (2) UMP Modified LCS 15 Laps, Top 2 to Summit Modified Nationals
  • UMP Summit Modified Nationals Feature Cars Hot Lap session
  • (2/3) WoO Late Model LCS 20-Laps (top TBA to the PDC)
  • WoO Late Model Feature Cars Hot Lap session
  • Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Feature ($5,000 to win, 40-Laps)
  • 11th Edition Summit Racing Equipment Prairie Dirt Shootout 25-Laps, Winner’s Choice to take the $2,500 or transfer to the Prairie Dirt Classic
  • Intermission & Track Prep
  • 31st Edition of the Prairie Dirt Classic (100 Laps $50,000 to win) present by the Bank of Pontiac & Illinois State Rifle Association

Payouts:

Prairie Dirt Classic                 

  1. $50,000.00
  2. $15,000.00
  3. $10,000.00
  4. $6,000.00
  5. $5,000.00
  6. $4,000.00
  7. $3,750.00
  8. $3,250.00
  9. $3,000.00
  10. $2,750.00
  11. $2,500.00
  12. $2,400.00
  13. $2,300.00
  14. $2,200.00
  15. $2,175.00
  16. $2,150.00
  17. $2,125.00
  18. $2,100.00
  19. $2,080.00
  20. $2,060.00
  21. $2,040.00
  22. $2,020.00
  23. $2,000.00
  24. $2,000.00
  25. $2,000.00
  26. $2,000.00

Prairie Dirt Shootout            

  1. $2,500.00
  2. $1,000.00
  3. $800.00
  4. $700.00
  5. $600.00
  6. $500.00
  7. $475.00
  8. $450.00
  9. $425.00
  10. $400.00
  11. $375.00
  12. $350.00
  13. $325.00
  14. $300.00
  15. $300.00
  16. $300.00
  17. $300.00
  18. $300.00
  19. $300.00
  20. $300.00

Summit Modified Nationals

  1. $5,000.00
  2. $2,000.00
  3. $1,500.00
  4. $1,000.00
  5. $900.00
  6. $800.00
  7. $700.00
  8. $600.00
  9. $550.00
  10. $500.00
  11. $475.00
  12. $450.00
  13. $425.00
  14. $400.00
  15. $400.00
  16. $400.00
  17. $400.00
  18. $400.00
  19. $400.00
  20. $400.00
  21. $400.00
  22. $400.00
  23. $400.00
  24. $400.00

Late Model Showdown Feature Payout

  1. $3,000.00
  2. $1,000.00
  3. $750.00
  4. $500.00
  5. $250.00
  6. $200.00
  7. $200.00
  8. $200.00
  9. $200.00
  10. $200.00
  11. $200.00
  12. $200.00
  13. $200.00
  14. $200.00
  15. $200.00
  16. $200.00
  17. $200.00
  18. $200.00
  19. $200.00
  20. $200.00

Modified Showdown Feature Payout

  1. $500.00
  2. $250.00
  3. $175.00
  4. $150.00
  5. $125.00
  6. $100.00
  7. $100.00
  8. $100.00
  9. $100.00
  10. $100.00
  11. $100.00
  12. $100.00
  13. $100.00
  14. $100.00
  15. $100.00
  16. $100.00
  17. $100.00
  18. $100.00
  19. $100.00
  20. $100.00

Tire Rules

FRIDAY NIGHT WoO Late Model Tire Rule: Hoosier LM 20 on RF, LF, LR – must stay the same all night. LM 20/30/40 option on RR, you may change RR tire for the Showdown Features.

SATURDAY NIGHT WoO Late Model Tire Rule: Hoosier LM 20/30 on 4 corners, LM 40 option on RR only. No limit on tires.

DIRTcar Modified Tire Rule: Hoosier E-Mod 26.5 or 27.5 M-30S on (4) corners; Hoosier M-60 option on RR only.
NO GROOVING allowed & Siping allowed on ALL tires.

The Fairbury Speedway would like to thank our Prairie Dirt Classic Sponsors which make an event like this possible:

Bank of Pontiac, Illinois State Rifle Association

Dyer’s Top Rods, Pontiac RV, FK Rod Ends, VP Race Fuels, Summit Racing Equipment, WEHRS Machine and Racing Products, All Star Performance, Deke Trucking, Varsitee Screenprinting, Dave’s Supermarket, MDI Security, Aftershock Decal & Design, Driscoll Motors, Schahrer Farms


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