Illini 100
 Farmer City Raceway
Farmer City, IL
Friday, April 02, 2021 (April 1, 2021 to April 3, 2021)
Winner: Mike Spatola
2nd: Ryan Unzicker
3rd: Bobby Pierce

Race Recap: DEFENDING HOME TURF: Spatola Nets First Career World of Outlaws Win

When the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Models come to Illinois, they face a hungry contingent of regional drivers, looking to take home a victory. That was the case Friday night at Farmer City Raceway, as Mike Spatola led two other Prairie State drivers across the finish line on night one of the Illini 100 to claim his first career World of Outlaws win. “Opie” took the lead on… [Read More]

Race Results: 4/2/21- Farmer City Raceway

Morton Buildings Feature (25 Laps)– 1. 89-Mike Spatola [3][$6,000]; 2. 24-Ryan Unzicker [1][$3,000]; 3. 32P-Bobby Pierce [5][$2,000]; 4. 81E-Tanner English [10][$1,750]; 5. 1-Brandon Sheppard [18][$1,500]; 6. 97-Cade Dillard [12][$1,400]; 7. OE-Rick Eckert [17][$1,300]; 8. 3S-Brian Shirley [4][$1,200]; 9. 18B-Shannon Babb [7][$1,100]; 10. 19R-Ryan Gustin [16][$1,000]; 11. 99B-Boom Briggs [19][$900]; 12. 9-Devin Moran [22][$850]; 13. 16-Tyler Bruening [8][$800]; 14. 28-Dennis Erb [25][$175]; 15. 10S-Taylor Scheffler [2][$750]; 16. 8-Kyle Strickler [23][$700]; 17. 25-Shane Clanton [15][$660]; 18. 44-Chris Madden [14][$640]; 19. 18-Chase Junghans [27][$110]; 20. 11T-Trevor Gundaker [21][$600]; 21. 29V-Darrell Lanigan [6][$600]; 22. 7-Ricky Weiss [24][$600]; 23. 20RT-Ricky Thornton [9][$600]; 24. 6-Blake Spencer [28][$110]; 25. B1-Brent Larson [11][$600]; 26. 83-Scott James [13][$600]; 27. 91-Rusty Schlenk [20][$600]; 28. O-Scott Bloomquist [26][$110] Hard Charger: 1-Brandon Sheppard[+13]

Qualifying Flight-A-1. 32P-Bobby Pierce, 12.535; 2. 24-Ryan Unzicker, 12.551; 3. 20RT-Ricky Thornton, 12.621; 4. B1-Brent Larson, 12.667; 5. 3S-Brian Shirley, 12.677; 6. 11-Gordy Gundaker, 12.696; 7. 21B-Rich Bell, 12.719; 8. 18B-Shannon Babb, 12.724; 9. 44S-Colin Shipley, 12.737; 10. 25-Shane Clanton, 12.759; 11. 83-Scott James, 12.775; 12. OE-Rick Eckert, 12.78; 13. 11T-Trevor Gundaker, 12.82; 14. 28-Dennis Erb, 12.829; 15. B12-Kevin Weaver, 12.83; 16. 18L-Jeffrey Ledford, 12.9; 17. 2M-Allen Murray, 12.901; 18. 8-Kyle Strickler, 12.906; 19. 99B-Boom Briggs, 12.972; 20. 7-Ricky Weiss, 13.008; 21. 162-Logan Moody, 13.174; 22. 25F-Jason Feger, 13.238; 23. 1M-Eric Midkiff, 14.395

Qualifying Flight-B-1. 10S-Taylor Scheffler, 12.478; 2. 89-Mike Spatola, 12.495; 3. 29V-Darrell Lanigan, 12.497; 4. 28M-Jimmy Mars, 12.581; 5. 9-Devin Moran, 12.628; 6. 16-Tyler Bruening, 12.666; 7. 44-Chris Madden, 12.691; 8. 97-Cade Dillard, 12.696; 9. 81E-Tanner English, 12.728; 10. 19R-Ryan Gustin, 12.749; 11. 1-Brandon Sheppard, 12.755; 12. 91-Rusty Schlenk, 12.858; 13. 99JR-Frank Heckenast, 12.899; 14. O-Scott Bloomquist, 12.92; 15. 18-Chase Junghans, 12.93; 16. 59-Garrett Alberson, 12.942; 17. 58-Jeremiah Hurst, 12.994; 18. 30-Mike Glasscock, 13.027; 19. 40B-Kyle Bronson, 13.066; 20. 6-Blake Spencer, 13.666; 21. 32-Chris Simpson, 13.765; DQ. 15-Kolby Vandenbergh, 12.868; DQ. 20-Dustin Vandermeir, 13.656

Drydene Heat #1 – Flight (A) (10 Laps) – Top 4 Transfer-1. 3S-Brian Shirley [3]; 2. 32P-Bobby Pierce [1]; 3. 20RT-Ricky Thornton [2]; 4. 83-Scott James [6]; 5. 99B-Boom Briggs [10]; 6. 11T-Trevor Gundaker [7]; 7. 21B-Rich Bell [4]; 8. 44S-Colin Shipley [5]; 9. 162-Logan Moody [11]; 10. B12-Kevin Weaver [8]; 11. 2M-Allen Murray [9]; 12. 1M-Eric Midkiff [12]

Drydene Heat #2 – Flight (A) (10 Laps) – Top 4 Transfer-1. 24-Ryan Unzicker [1]; 2. 18B-Shannon Babb [4]; 3. B1-Brent Larson [2]; 4. 25-Shane Clanton [5]; 5. 28-Dennis Erb [7]; 6. 11-Gordy Gundaker [3]; 7. OE-Rick Eckert [6]; 8. 8-Kyle Strickler [9]; 9. 25F-Jason Feger [11]; 10. 7-Ricky Weiss [10]; 11. 18L-Jeffrey Ledford [8]

Drydene Heat #3 – Flight (B) (10 Laps) – Top 4 Transfer-1. 10S-Taylor Scheffler [1]; 2. 29V-Darrell Lanigan [2]; 3. 81E-Tanner English [5]; 4. 44-Chris Madden [4]; 5. 1-Brandon Sheppard [6]; 6. 99JR-Frank Heckenast [7]; 7. 9-Devin Moran [3]; 8. 18-Chase Junghans [8]; 9. 40B-Kyle Bronson [10]; 10. 58-Jeremiah Hurst [9]; 11. 32-Chris Simpson [11]; 12. 20-Dustin Vandermeir [12]

Drydene Heat #4 – Flight (B) (10 Laps) – Top 4 Transfer-1. 89-Mike Spatola [1]; 2. 16-Tyler Bruening [3]; 3. 97-Cade Dillard [4]; 4. 19R-Ryan Gustin [5]; 5. O-Scott Bloomquist [7]; 6. 91-Rusty Schlenk [6]; 7. 15-Kolby Vandenbergh [11]; 8. 6-Blake Spencer [10]; 9. 59-Garrett Alberson [8]; 10. 28M-Jimmy Mars [2]; 11. 30-Mike Glasscock [9]

Last Chance Showdown 1 (10 Laps) – Top 3 Transfer-1. OE-Rick Eckert [6][-]; 2. 99B-Boom Briggs [1][$110]; 3. 11T-Trevor Gundaker [3][]; 4. 28-Dennis Erb [2][]; 5. 8-Kyle Strickler [8][$110]; 6. 21B-Rich Bell [5][$110]; 7. 11-Gordy Gundaker [4][]; 8. 25F-Jason Feger [10][]; 9. 2M-Allen Murray [13][$110]; 10. 44S-Colin Shipley [7][]; 11. 18L-Jeffrey Ledford [14][$110]; 12. 162-Logan Moody [9][$110]; 13. 1M-Eric Midkiff [15][$110]; 14. 7-Ricky Weiss [12][$110]; 15. B12-Kevin Weaver [11][$110]

Last Chance Showdown 2 ( Laps)-Top 3 Transfer-1. 1-Brandon Sheppard [1][-]; 2. 99JR-Frank Heckenast [3][$110]; 3. 91-Rusty Schlenk [4][]; 4. 9-Devin Moran [5][]; 5. 40B-Kyle Bronson [9][$110]; 6. 59-Garrett Alberson [10][$110]; 7. O-Scott Bloomquist [2][]; 8. 18-Chase Junghans [7][]; 9. 58-Jeremiah Hurst [11][$110]; 10. 6-Blake Spencer [8][]; 11. 15-Kolby Vandenbergh [6][$110]; 12. 20-Dustin Vandermeir [15][$110]; 13. 32-Chris Simpson [13][$110]; 14. 28M-Jimmy Mars [12][$110]; 15. 30-Mike Glasscock [14][$110]

 


Illini 100
April 1, 2021 to April 3, 2021
Farmer City Raceway
850 N Grove St.
Farmer City, IL 61842 

 https://www.farmercityracing.com/



Event Description
After two thrilling weekends in Tennessee and South Carolina, the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series makes a quick turnaround for one of the biggest races on its schedule, the 13th annual Illini 100 at Farmer City Raceway. The Illini features one of the most unique formats in dirt Late Model racing. Things kick off with a night of practice, preceding a 25-lap, $6,000-to-win Morton Buildings Feature on Friday, which will set the stage for a 75-lap, $20,000-to-win finale on Saturday.

Series
DIRTcar Pro Late Models, DIRTcar Late Models, DIRTcar Stock Cars, DIRTcar UMP Modifieds, World of Outlaws Late Model Series

Event Schedule
Thursday
Pits open at 4
Practice 5-8

Friday
Pit Gates at Noon
Front Gates at 1 PM
Drivers Meeting at 5:30 PM
Hot Laps at 6:00 PM
1 DIRTcar Pro Late Model Hot Laps
2 World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Hot Laps
3 American Modified Series Hot Laps
4 World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Qualifying - 2 Cars/2 Laps
5 American Modified Series Qualifying - 1 Lap
6 DIRTcar Stock Car Hot Laps
7 Opening Ceremonies
8 DIRTcar Pro Late Model Heats - 8 Laps
9 World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Heats - 10 Laps
10 American Modified Series Qualifying Feature 1 - 15 Laps
11 DIRTcar Stock Car Heats - 8 Laps
12 World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Redraw
13 World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model LCS - 10 Laps
14 American Modified Series Qualifying Feature 2 - 15 Laps
15 World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Feature - 25 Laps
16 American Modified Series Qualifying Feature 3 - 15 Laps (if needed)
17 DIRTcar Pro Late Model Feature - 20 Laps
18 DIRTcar Stock Car Feature - 15 Laps
19 American Modified Series Qualifying Feature 4 - 15 Laps (if needed)

Saturday
Pit Gates at Noon
Front Gates at 12:30 PM
Autograph Session from 3:00pm 4:00pm
Drivers Meeting at 4:30 PM
Hot Laps at 5:00 PM
1 DIRTcar Pro Late Model Hot Laps
2 World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Hot Laps
3 American Modified Series Hot Laps - Cars in LCS only
4 World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Qualifying - 2 Cars/2 Laps
5 Opening Ceremonies
6 DIRTcar Pro Late Model Heats - 8 Laps
7 World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Heats - 10 Laps
8 American Modified Series LCS - 10 Laps
9 American Modified Series Hot Laps - cars qualified for feature on Friday only
10 World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Redraw
11 World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model LCS - 10 Laps
12 American Modified Series Feature - 30 Laps
13 World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Feature - 75 Laps
14 DIRTcar Pro Late Model Feature - 20 Laps

**Flex Scheduling**


*All times Central


Reserved Seating
The Top row of Section A, Top 5 rows of section D, and top 12 rows of Section B and C

Type of Grandstand
Farmer City Raceway offers bleacher style grandstands.

Stadium Seating
Farmer City Raceway does no allow the use of chairs for its events.

Handicapped Seating
Handicap seating is available in the front rows of the grandstands.

Pit Age Limit
There is no age limits for the pit area. Minors 17 and younger must have a signed parent waiver form.

Personal Coolers
No coolers are allowed to be brought in to the grandstand area.

Credit Card Use
None

Alcohol Sales
Farmer City Raceway does sell alcohol at its concession stands.

Smoking Policy
Farmer City Raceway does not allow smoking in the grandstands.

Family Section
Farmer City Raceway does no offer a Family Section.

Parking Cost
Parking on racetrack property is free of charge.

Camping Availability
non-electric, onsite

Camping Cost
$30-$50

Closest Airport
Bloomington, IL (BMI / KBMI) Central Illinois Regional Airport at Bloomington-Normal

Other Airport
Champaign, IL (CMI / KCMI) University of Illinois Willard Airport




Farmer City Raceway
850 N Grove St.
Farmer City, IL 61842 

 https://www.farmercityracing.com/

Track Phone
(309) 928-9110

Track Email
 [email protected]

Track History
First race was in 1938
No racing in 1942-1945(WWII)
Resumed Racing in 1946
49yr History of stock car racing


Track Size & Type
1/4 mile

Late Model Track Record
Brandon Sheppard 11.750 (4/5/19)

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Reserve the best seats today
Buy Packages
Friday Tickets
Saturday Tickets
Buy Camping

Ticket Phone
(844) 347-8849

Options & Prices
ADVANCED TICKET PRICE:
Trackside Parking: $75 (SOLD OUT)
2-Day Reserved Package: $70
2-Day General Admission Package $60; Children 12-and-under $25
Friday Reserved: $35
Friday General Admission: $30; Children 12-and-under $15
Saturday Reserved: $40
Saturday General Admission: $35; Children 12-and-under $15


Price after March 31st:
2-Day Reserved Package: $80
2-Day General Admission Package $70; Children 12-and-under $25
Friday Reserved: $40
Friday General Admission: $35; Children 12-and-under $15
Saturday Reserved: $45
Saturday General Admission: $40; Children 12-and-under $15

PIT PASSES
Thursday - $25
Friday - $40
Saturday - $45
Two-day band - $70
Three-day band- $85
Daily Pit Kids- $25 (12-under)


Pit Passes
Thursday - $25 Friday - $40 Saturday - $45 Two-day band - $70 Three-day band- $85 Daily Pit Kids- $25 (12-under)

Discounts
None

Camping Availability
non-electric, onsite

Camping Price
$30-$50


Competitor Downloads
 https://www.dirtcarmembers.com/downloads.php

Competitor Info
Event Format:
1-20 Entries = Overall Qualifying | Two Heats | All Cars Transfer | Top 2 from each heat redraw
21-24 Entries = Overall Qualifying | Three Heats | All Cars Transfer | Top 2 from each heat redraw
25-27 Entries = Overall Qualifying | Three Heats | Top 6 Transfer | Top 2 from each heat redraw | One LCS | Top 4 Transfer
28-31 Entries = A/B Group Qualifying | Four Heats | Top 4 Transfer | Top 2 from each heat redraw |One LCS | Top 6 Transfer
32-47 Entries = A/B Group Qualifying | Four Heats | Top 4 Transfer | Top 2 from each heat redraw |Two LCS | Top 3 Transfer
48+ Entries = A/B Group Qualifying | Six Heats | Top 3 Transfer | Heat Race Winner Redraws | Three LCS | Top 2 Transfer

Friday Event Payout: 25 Laps
1. $6,000; 2. $3,000; 3. $2,000; 4. $1,750; 5. $1,500; 6. $1,400; 7. $1,300; 8. $1,200; 9. $1,100; 10. $1,000; 11.$900; 12. $850; 13. $800; 14. $775; 15. $750; 16. $700; 17. $660; 18. $640; 19. $620; 20. $600; 21. 600; 22. $600; 23. $600; 24. $600 Tow Money: $110 - MUST start LCS in order to receive Tow Money

Saturday Event Payout: 75 Laps
1. $20,000; 2. $10,000; 3. $5,000; 4. $4,000; 5. $3,500; 6. $3,000; 7. $2,800; 8. $2,700; 9. $2,600; 10. $2,500; 11.$2,000; 12. $1,800; 13. $1,600; 14. $1,500; 15. $1,400; 16. $1,300; 17. $1,200; 18. $1,200; 19. $1,200; 20. $1,200; 21. $1,200; 22. $1,200; 23. $1,200; 24. $1,200 Tow Money: $110 - MUST start LCS in order to receive Tow Money

Technical & Safety Rules:
GENERAL RULES: Under the guidelines of Chapter 1
TECHNICAL & SAFETY RULES: Under the guidelines of Chapter 3
Weight Rule is 2350. Pound per lap burn off in the Feature event ONLY

Tire Rules:
ALL FOUR (4) CORNERS: LM-20
RIGHT REAR OPTION: LM-30 & LM-40
GROOVING AND SIPING IS ALLOWED

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