FALS announces unique and exciting #FALS Draw Showdown as part of 26th annual Prairie Dirt Classic Weekend

Fairbury American Legion Speedway officials are excited to announce the details for the one-of-a-kind #FALS Draw Showdown as part of the 26th annual Prairie Dirt Classic weekend racing festivities scheduled for July 24-25.

This unique, exciting race will draw together some of the best local, state and national drivers to compete for a $5,000 top prize during the World of Outlaws Late Model Series-sanctioned Prairie Dirt Classic qualifying night program on Fri., July 24.

FALS Book on Sale Now

bookThe time is here! Hot off the press is one of the most anticipated things to come from the Fairbury American Legion Speedway. For the past hand full of years, Jim Whittington has been in the process of putting together the history of the track we all love, "FALS". This 9 1/2" x 13" book features statistics and results from 1922 through 2014. With 230 pages and nearly 200 pictures, this book is a must have for all FALS fans!

You can purchase your copy of the book through Jim at the speedway for $28.00 any night throughout the year. We also have a new store link on the website under the Fan section in which you can purchase the book using PayPal or credit card and have it mailed to you.

Mullins Race Engines Shootout added to Casey's Modified Nationals Weekend

Mullins Race EnginesFairbury Speedway officials are proud to announce the addition of the Mullins Race Engines Shootout Non-Qualifiers Feature as part of the September 5th Casey's Modified Nationals Weekend. Chad Mullins of Mullins Race Engines and FALS officials have put together a $4,000 purse to make what is already one of the biggest Modified weekends in Illinois history even bigger. The $500 to win, $100 to start Shootout race will allow 20 additional drivers a chance to race a feature event which will be 20 laps in distance. The Shootout feature will award full UMP points for the race, but will not count as feature points for the American Modified Series standings.

With the addition of the Mullins Race Engines Shootout, over $33,000 in purse money will be up for grabs on the Labor Day Weekend American Modified Series event. The $10,000 to win, 50-lap A-Main will highlight some of the nation’s best Modified drivers. No entry fee will be required for the Nationals and all A-Main drivers will be introduced to the FALS fans before the feature event. Specific details, including full payouts of this FALS/AMS Casey's Modified Nationals are available on the website under the "driver info" tab.

Fairbury Speedway will be pre-registering drivers and teams for this event (at no cost), and will allow race teams a chance to win contingency awards and prize packages from the speedway and sponsors. Details will be released soon. Any questions about the Nationals Weekend can contact FALS Race Director Matt Curl at 309-532-7862 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Street Stock Special, Tire Rules Highlight Midwinter Racing News

In a busy offseason for the Fairbury American Legion Speedway, we are excited to announce what's been going on behind the scenes in preparation for the 70th year of dirt track racing at FALS. The speedway is excited to announce the addition of the May 2nd FALS Street Stock Special in memory of Earl J. Hubert paying a record $2,000 to win the 43 lap feature event. Some of the best Street Stock drivers in the Midwest are expected to compete on FALS's racy quarter-mile bullring. Complete payouts of this special and all the races throughout the season will be posted in early February on the website.

Promoters of the Year!

promoters-of-the-year14Gunner Sullivan (left) and Matt Curl (right) of Fairbury American Legion Speedway were honored as UMP DIRTcar Promoters of the Year at the UMP Banquet.

"On behalf of Gunner Sullivan and myself, we want to thank all of the FALS Nation for their support of the Fairbury American Legion Speedway!!  We want to especially thank Fairboard President Leroy Rodriguez and the entire fairboard for all their hard work and dedication they put in to make this happen.  They are a great bunch of people to work with and all the hard work is paying off!!  We also want to thank the race committee for all their time and efforts in planning and evaluating our season.  Thanks to all workers and volunteers that help each week and throughout the season.  We could not do it without you guys!!  It's a team effort from top to bottom and we are proud to have the best drivers, fans, officials, sponsors and track workers.  THANK YOU for all you do for our speedway!  We are very excited about our 2015 season which is coming sooner than we think." - Matt Curl (STLRacing Photo)