FAIRBURY — Ryan Unzicker of El Paso posted his fourth feature win of the year Thursday by capturing the Thursday Night Thunder late model feature race at Fairbury American Legion Speedway.
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FAIRBURY — Shannon Babb's weekend began with his wife, Emalie, giving birth to the couple's daughter, Finlee Jo Babb. It ended with the proud father capturing Saturday night's DIRTcar Summer Nationals main event at American Legion Speedway, holding off El Paso's Ryan Unzicker for the $10,000…
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FAIRBURY — Lake Nichoalds of Onarga claimed the checkered flag and $1,000 top prize in the 25-lap Eden-Piercy Memorial for sportsman on Saturday at Fairbury American Legion Speedway.
FAIRBURY — Pole-sitter Kevin Weaver of Gibson City claimed his first late model feature win of the season on Saturday night at Fairbury American Legion Speedway.
FAIRBURY — Mike Spatola of Manhattan claimed his first late model feature win of the season on Saturday evening at Fairbury American Legion Speedway.
FAIRBURY — Billy Drake of Bloomington claimed the checkered flag and $2,000 top prize in the 30-lap feature for late models on Saturday evening at Fairbury American Legion Speedway.
FAIRBURY — Dennis Erb Jr. of Carpentersville claimed the checkered flag and $10,000 top prize in the 50-lap FALS Frenzy feature for late models on Saturday evening at Fairbury American Legion Speedway.
FAIRBURY — A.J. Meiferdt of Coal City claimed the checkered flag and $2,000 top prize in the DIRTcar Spring Nationals for street stocks on Saturday at Fairbury American Legion Speedway.
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