Wisconsin WingLESS Sprints and IRA Lightning Sprin

Wisconsin WingLESS Sprints and IRA Lightning Sprin...

Photo Credits: Jerry Kulas Ty Courtney of Indianapolis, IN worked his way slicing through the field to score the 30-lap feature win of the Tezos All Star Circuit of Champions/Bumper to Bumper Interstates Racing Association(IRA) Sprint Car Challenge at the IRA's home track of Wilmot Raceway on Saturday, May 13. Courtney, current All Star pointleader, captured his third All Star win of the season and first at Wilmot.. Courtney overtook early race leader Hunter Schuerenberg of Sikeston, MO on lap...more
NexGen Pumps Inc. Taking Over Hoosier Tire Sales A

NexGen Pumps Inc. Taking Over Hoosier Tire Sales A...

NexGen Pumps and IRA Motorsports have come to an agreement that will have the Silver Lake based company taking over Hoosier Race Tire sales for Wilmot Raceway focusing primarily on WI wingLESS Sprints, Lightning Sprints, Modifieds, and Steet Stock tires. While IRA Motorsports will continue to service all IRA Outlaw Sprint events. While separate, the two entities will work together to make sure a sufficient inventory is maintained. NexGen Pumps will start immediately with an inventory of H...more
2023 Wilmot Raceway Schedule Release!!!

2023 Wilmot Raceway Schedule Release!!!

The Kenosha County Fair’s Wilmot Raceway will have a new look to go with their exciting schedule. The third-mile clay oval will have completed a major offseason project when the gates open on opening night May 6th, as new aluminum bleachers will have been installed. The new bleachers were constructed in a manner that has the entire bleacher elevated on risers, and the entire bleacher comes with seat backs. The schedule itself has a great mix of specials, and is the only track in the region...more
Tentative Schedule Released - 3 IRA Series

Tentative Schedule Released - 3 IRA Series

Photo Credits: Emily Schwanke and Jerry Kulas While we’re still fine tuning some dates, and it should be known that a few of these dates are tentative, here is a peek at the 2023 schedules for all 3 IRA divisions. The schedule is loaded with successful traditional events, plus there are some new and exciting events too. And many great combo weekends. Let’s Go Racing! Bumper To Bumper IRA Outlaw Sprint Series Apr 7-8 34 Raceway (IA) w/MOWA 15 Beaver Dam Raceway (WI) Wipperfurth Memorial,...more
Creation of ILS Hall of Fame

Creation of ILS Hall of Fame

2022 marks this club’s 32nd year of racing lightning sprints (mini sprints) across Wisconsin and Northern Illinois. While the club has operated under different leadership and different names during this span (WIMSA, WIMS, and currently ILS), our existence today and the longevity of the club is due to select people throughout those eras. We felt there was no better time than now to recognize this and so under the leadership of ILS board member Larry Neau, we have created the IRA Lightning...more
2022 Awards Banquet and Inaugural Hall of Fame Ind

2022 Awards Banquet and Inaugural Hall of Fame Ind...

On Saturday, December 3rd, the IRA Lightning Sprints officially closed out the 2022 season at 1175 Sports Park and Eatery in Kansasville, WI. We distributed the point fund to eligible drivers and honored the top 5 in points plus the Rookie of the Year with trophies. Special award plaques were also handed out to a few individuals. This year, there was an added surprise and even deeper level of recognition handed out... 2022 marks this clubs 32nd year of racing lightning sprints (mini...more
Heinert Grabs Plymouth Finale, Neau wins 2nd Serie

Heinert Grabs Plymouth Finale, Neau wins 2nd Serie...

17 cars made the trip to the Plymouth Dirt Track in support of the Wisconsin Sprint Car Championships where nearly 100 sprint cars across 4 divisions raced to decide who would be crowned champions for 2022. This year the stakes were even higher thanks to A Main Apparel and the IRA for organizing bonus money for all the classes. The ILS saw at least $650 extra dollars added to the purse which included lap leader bonuses for the feature, bonuses for quick time, heat race wins, hard charger,...more
9/24/22 Wisconsin Sprint Car Championships Purse a

9/24/22 Wisconsin Sprint Car Championships Purse a...

Thanks to our good friends at A-Main Apparel and Diecast the 5th Annual Wisconsin Sprint Car Championships have had a total of $6275 added to the purses between the 3 IRA divisions. The Bumper to Bumper IRA outlaw Sprints have had $100 a lap, lap leader money added plus an extra $100 added to positions 1-3, 5,10, and money added to positions 12-24th to make the feature $3100 to win and $450 to start plus lap money, meaning the feature winner could potentially leave the Plymouth Dirt Track...more
Zielski Goes Wire to Wire

Zielski Goes Wire to Wire

After racing at Wilmot Raceway Saturday night, 30 Wisconsin wingLESS sprints and 15 IRA Lightning Sprints tracked north to 141 Speedway to join the Bumper to Bumper IRA Outlaw Sprints for a Labor Day Sunday show. Mike Neau set quick time with the lightning sprints while Tim Cox was quick time with the wingLESS series. Mark Heinert and Max Brannam won the pair of lightning sprint heats. Ryan Zielski, Nathan Crane and defending series champion Ryan Marshall were victorious in the wingLESS heats....more
Wilmot Championship Night!!!

Wilmot Championship Night!!!

Two first-time champions, one repeater, a four-time titlist and a three-time titlist all were crowned 2022 Wilmot Raceway Season Champions on Championship Night Saturday, September 3. Pleasant Prairie's Mike Neau made it four out of five feature wins at Wilmot by taking the victory in the 25-lap Pfeiffer Trailer Sales IRA Lightning Sprints feature to solidify his first ever track championship. Neau took the lead from Oak Creek's Mark Heinert with 11 laps to go slicing through traffic at the...more
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