The ILSS will hold their rules meeting for the 2015 lightning sprint series season on Dec 13th at Corey Haigh’s– CJ Motorsports in downtown Greenview IL at 1:00 o’clock in the afternoon. This meeting is open to any body interested in the lightnig sprint cars and the only stock motor series in IL. All members are encouraged to attend this meeting some issues will be discussed and you the members will vote on these issues. If any member has anything they would like to discuss with or about our series you need to attend this meeting and lets talk about it. We hope to see all at this meeting.
DONT FORGET the awards banquet on Dec 6th. at Willett Winery in Manito IL. Get those RESERVATIONS sent back to Roger ASAP. Need a total head count a week ahead of the banquet date.
The ILSS 2014 awards banquet will be held at the Beautiful Willet Winery Banquet Hall in downtown Manito IL. The Dec 6th date will find the doors open at 5pm with the meal served at 6pm and awards to follow. Raber Packing Co of Peoria will cater the gala affair. The top 15 in points will receive awards and point money. Reservations will be sent out this coming week and it is open to as many people as you wish to bring. We would like to hit the 50 mark for this gala affair. The cost will be $20 per person and all the info will be listed on your sreservation form. No tickets will be sold at the door.
Manito IL is 15 miles from Pekin on the Manito Blacktop which is off of RT. 29 . The Manito Blacktop is across from the Pekin Prison.
On the season championship night at Peoria Speedway on Sat it was cold night for racing but the action on the track was hot. Rookie driver Robby McQuinn of Springfield stole the show and took home the top honors winning the season championship event. With the attention focused on the series point battle between Gedd Ross and Austin Archdale the night belonged to Robby. With Austin and Gedd winning heat race action and Geed doing the redraw with the #3 drawn this inverting 6 cras for the A-Main event. Robby who finished 3rd in his heat would start on the pole with Andy Baugh on his out side. With a very fast and smooth racing surface Robby would grab the lead at the start with Dave Baugh, Andy Baugh and Austin Archdale in tow for lap one. On lap 2 Austin would get by Andy with Gedd running in 6th spot behinbd Mitchell Davis. Gedd would slip by Mitchell in turn 1 and move into 5th spot behind Andy Baugh. With Robby stil in the lead and Dave Baugh 2nd Austin 3rd and Gedd would move past Andy Baugh on lap 9 and move to 4th behind Austin. Robby would still lead on lap 12 when lapped traffic came in to play and he worked his way through and on lap 17 Austin would get by Dave for 2nd in lapped traffic off of turn 2 and Dave would fall to 3rd spot. Andy Baugh would regain 4th spot and Gedd would be in 5th spot.When the checkerd flag came out on the caution free 20 lap event Robby would claim the win with Austin 2nd Dave Baugh 3rd and Gedd in 4th spot. With the season point title on the line with Austin finishing in 2nd spot and Gedd in 4th spot Austin would win the title by a slim 2 points. Mitchell Davis would take home 5th spot in the Feature.It was a great season of racing in the very affordable stock motor racing ILSS.
Keizer Wheels 8 Lap heat #1====1.Austin Archdale 2. Dave Baugh 3. Anndy Baugh 4. Terry Bolen 5. Jake Sollenberger 6. Andrew Funk
Keizer Wheels 8 lap Heat #2====1. Gedd Ross 2. Mitchell Davis
3. Robby McQuinn 4. Brent Burrows 5. T.J. Bolen 6. Shane Morgan
7. Rodney Bowman
Speedway Motors–Roger Bess Trucking–SBG-Logistics 20 Lap Feature
1. #09–Robby McQuinn–Springfield
2. #2–Austin Archdale– Brimfield
4. #51R–Gedd Ross–Havana
5. #56–Mitchell Davis–Auburn
6. #6B–Andy Baugh–mason City
7. #51–Brent Burrows–Lewistown
8. 2X–T.J. Bolen-Peoria
9. #15M–Shane Morgan–Creve Coeur
10. #42–Terry Bolen
11. #5–Jake Sollenberger
13. #75B–Rodney Bowman–]dns]