Track Info

The Fairbury American Legion Speedway is a 1/4 mile semi-banked dirt oval located in Fairbury, Illinois at the Fairbury fairgrounds. The track is operated by the local American Legion, in a largely volunteer system of neighborhood folks who put their time and effort into trying to provide a top-notch dirt track facility for fans throughout the Midwest. FALS has won UMP's track of the year award once in the '90's and most recently in 2006 and 2007.

The tracks weekly divisions consist of the UMP DIRTcar Late Models, UMP DIRTcar Modifieds, UMP DIRTcar Sportsman, and UMP DIRTcar Stock Cars (Street Stocks).

The track runs a number of high profile events including the annual running of one of Illinois' premier nostalgia Late Model races, the Prairie Dirt Classic, as well as specials in each division throughout the year.

Track Records

Late Model
  Street Stock
Scott Bull
12.215 (8.27.11)
Lance Dehm
13.465 (5.12.12)
Jason Unzicker
14.243 (7.11.09)
  Lukes Gash
15.197 (5.2.15)

Past Winners of the Prairie Dirt Classic

Year   Winner   Year   Winner   Year   Winner
2014   Tim McCreadie   2005   Jimmy Mars   1997   Billy Drake
2013   Shannon Babb   2004   Dennis Erb Jr.   1996   John Gill
2012   Jason Feger   2003   Don O'Neal   1995   Bob Pierce
2011   Eric Smith   2002   Shannon Babb   1994   Bob Pierce
2010   Billy Moyer   2001   Bob Pierce   1993   Billy Moyer
2009   Jimmy Mars   2000   Bob Pierce   1992   Billy Moyer
2008   Billy Moyer   1999   Bob Pierce   1991   Kevin Weaver
2007   Brian Birkhofer   1998   Billy Moyer   1990   Snooky Dehm
2006   Shannon Babb                

Past Winners of the Pappy and Bob Allen Memorial

Year   Winner   Year   Winner   Year   Winner
2014   Mike Spatola   2008   Scott Bull   2002   Mike Glasscock
2013   Daren Friedman   2007   Frank Shickel Jr.   2001   Roger Long
2012   Kevin Weaver   2006   Daren Friedman   2000   Ed Dixon
2011   Joe Harlan   2005   Mike Mullvain   1999   Joe Harlan
2010   Daren Friedman   2004   Kevin Weaver   1998   Steve Hillard
2009   Joe Harlan   2003   Eric Smith   1997   Roger Long

Past Winners of the Prairie Dirt Shootout

Year   Winner   Year   Winner   Year   Winner
2014   Ryan Unzicker   2012   Shannon Babb   2010   Brian Shirley
2013   Clint Smith   2011   Brian Shirley        

Past Winners of the Casey's Modified Nationals

Year   Winner   Year   Winner   Year   Winner
2013   Jeff Curl                

Past Modified Winners of the Prairie Dirt Classic

Year   Winner   Year   Winner   Year   Winner
2014   Jeff Leka   2009   Dave Porth   2005   Chad Kinder
2013   Jeff Leka   2008   Dave Porth   2004   Scott Bull
2012   Jeff Leka   2007   McKay Wenger   2003   Lance Dehm
2011   Nick Allen   2006   Lance Dehm   2002   Tom Kroll
2010   Mike Harrison