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Mother Nature Wins Wilmot 410 Opener Again

Mother Nature Wins Wilmot 410 Opener Again

6/4/2022
We regret to inform everyone the difficult and unwanted decision to cancel tonight's races at Wilmot Raceway has been made. The combination of poor weather outlook, already saturated grounds, cool temperatures, fuel prices and tire difficulties are the contributing factors to this decision. We hope to see everyone next week for the IRA / MOWA co-sanctioned show at Fairbury Speedway. This is truly one of the nicest and friendliest facilities in the country. This will be a big show for everyone...more
Memorial Weekend Recap: Rice Lake and 141 Speedway

Memorial Weekend Recap: Rice Lake and 141 Speedway

6/1/2022
The Bumper To Bumper IRA Outlaw Sprints completed a successful Wisconsin doubleheader this past Memorial Day weekend May 28-29, going from northwest to northeast as they kicked off their weekend at the banked wide third-mile Rice Lake Speedway. IRA hadn't competed at Rice Lake since 2013. The cars ran 3-wide early and a nice crowd came out and welcomed the IRA 410's back. Russ Borland set quick time over the 20 car field- and raced his way to the lead early in the 30 lap A-main by overtaking...more
Wisconsin Sprint Car Racing's Biggest Weekend

Wisconsin Sprint Car Racing's Biggest Weekend

5/11/2022
The biggest Wisconsin sprint car weekend of the year is fast approaching, May 20-22, as the Bumper To Bumper IRA Outlaw Sprint Series welcomes the Tezos All Star Circuit of Champions for a traditional co-sanctioned tripleheader sprintacular. Advance tickets are available now for all three events, Friday May 20th at Wilmot Raceway, Saturday May 21st at Sheboygan Fair Park's Plymouth Dirt Track, and Sunday May 22nd at historic Angell Park Speedway. This is an ALL open wheel weekend, a a true...more
Neau Captures Sycamore Speedway Opener

Neau Captures Sycamore Speedway Opener

5/8/2022
On May 7th, the Bumper to Bumper IRA sprints returned to the Sycamore Speedway for the first time in 35 years. As part of the historic night, the IRA Lightning Sprints joined the winged 410s and the badger Midgets. Tim Brannam and Derek Fortier picked up heat race wins, setting up the 16 car 20 lap A main. 17 year old Max Brannam lead the early laps in front of the standing room only crowd. Andrew Kiedrowski was able to work past Brannam and take controls of the race. In the closing stages of...more
Sycamore Speedway Is On As Planned!! See You There

Sycamore Speedway Is On As Planned!! See You There...

5/7/2022
Sycamore Speedway is on as planned for Saturday 5/7/22. We are excited to get there. The track staff has put in a ton of work over the last several months to get ready for this as their season opener. Don't for get to get your fantasy picks in on your MRP APP for all divisions running: Bumper to Bumper IRA 410 Sprint Cars Badger Midgets IRA Lightning Sprints Pre-Sale tickets:...more
Online Tickets Sales Now Available

Online Tickets Sales Now Available

4/7/2022
We are excited to announce that we will now have online ticket sales as an option for most events at Wilmot Raceway. Just go to the Schedule at the top of our website, once you are in the schedule each event with online tickets available have a ticket button next to them. We will not have online ticket sales available for any events that are included with Kenosha County Fair Admission or the two Dirt Kings Late Model Events. Additionally online tickets for the Badger 40 World of Outlaws event...more
ILS 2021 Season Awards Banquet

ILS 2021 Season Awards Banquet

2/15/2022
On Saturday, the IRA Lightning Sprints held the 2021 awards banquet to distribute the prize fund and honor the top 5 in points plus some special awards. 1175 Sports Park and Eatery again was the host of the event. Several raffle prizes were generously donated by our series sponsors including Hyper Racing, DMI, AutoMeter, CSI Shocks, Hepfner Racing Products, Competition Products, Force 1 Performance, Slade Shocks, Bell Racing Helmets, and SuperShox. We would like to thank everyone that...more
2022 Schedule Released!

2022 Schedule Released!

12/30/2021
The IRA Lightning Sprints have posted their 2022 schedule. The season will again include 16 races across 5 different race tracks with the series being anchored at Wilmot Raceway for 10 of those nights. We are privileged to share the track with Tony Stewart’s All Star Circuit of Champions, the World of Outlaws Sprint Cars (twice), The Dirt Kings Late Models, and several dates with IRA Outlaw Sprints and Wisconsin wingLESS Sprints. Just like last year, all shows shared with the All Stars or...more
Mike Neau Wins at Plymouth

Mike Neau Wins at Plymouth

9/26/2021
After a Dodge Country Fair Grounds rain out on Friday night, all three series under the Interstate Racing Association banner, the Bumper to Bumper winged 410s, the Auto Meter Wisconsin wingLESS series and then IRA Lightning Sprints all defended upon the Plymouth Dirt Track for the 4th annual Wisconsin Sprint Car Championships. The lightning sprints Mike Neau Set quick time over John Kirk and Nick Petska. Mark Heinert and Tim Brannam claimed victory in the heat races. Mark Heinert took the...more
Kirk Wins at Wilmot

Kirk Wins at Wilmot

9/20/2021
John Kirk of Johnsburg, Ill. became the fifth different IRA Lightning Sprints feature winner at Wilmot this season taking top honors in the 20-lap main. Early race leader Mitchell Reich of Waukegan, IL spun in turn one three laps into the main. Ron Brannam of Barrington, IL took over the top spot on the restart. Two laps later, with 15-laps remaining, Kirk shot to the inside in turn one to take the lead. Kirk pulled away to the finish for the victory. Derek Fortier of Franksville was...more
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