The “Slingin Dirt” Stock Car Show  will be held on Saturday March 7th at the South Park Mall in Moline IL from 10 AM til 5PM and the ILSS will have 2 cars on display at this inagural event. We will have our 2015 schedules available and info on the fastest growing Lightning Sprint Group in IL and the only stock motor affordable group. If you are interested in going fast and doin it within your budget you need to stop by our display and check us out. You can get a close up view of a lightning sprint and look at all the cars on display before they get to “Slingin Dirt” at their home tracks. Hope to see all of you at this great event.

ILSS Prelim Schedule

The 2015 ILSS Schedule is almost complete and listed below are dates  some more may be added as the season progresses. * indicates non wing races

March 21st-Sat-Peoria Speedway-Practice Gates open at 1pm practice 3 til 6pm

March 28th-Sat-Peoria Speedway–Lincoln Speedway–Practice

April 3rd- Fri-Season Opener –Lincoln Speedway–*

April 10th–Fri–Lincoln Speedway-*


April 12th-Sun–Practice Spoon River–Noon til 4pm–*

April 17th–Fri–Lincoln Speedway-*

April 24th–Fri–Lincoln Speedway-*

May 1st–Fri–Lincoln Speedway-*

May 8th–Fri–Lincoln Speedway-*

May 15th-Fri–Lincoln Speedway-*

May 22nd-23rd and 24th–Lightning Sprint Showdown

May 22nd–Fri–Lincoln Speedway-*

May 23rd–Sat–Macon Speedway–Co Sanctioned with Bam Series-*

May 24th–Sun–Quincy Raceway–Co sanctioned with Bam Series-*

May 29th–Fri–Lincoln Speedway-*

May 30th–Sat–Peoria Speedway–Double Points-* co sanctioned with the BAM Racing Series

June 12th–Fri–Lincoln Speedway-*

June 13th–Sat–Non Point race at Rt 45 Speedway–Flora  W/BAM Series

June 19th–Fri–Lincoln Speedway-*

June 27th–Sat–Spoon River Speedway–*

July 3rd–Fri–Lincoln Speedway-*

July 10th–Fri–Lincoln Speedway-*

July 17th–Fri–Lincoln Speedway-*

July 18th–Sat–Spoon River Speedway–*

July 24th–Fri–Lincoln Speedway–*

July 25th–Sat -Macon Speedway–Support class with MOWA Sprint Week–*

Aug 1st–Sat–Fairbury American Legion Speedway 2nd Annual Willard Bess Memorial ILSS National Series Race $2000 to win $100 to start wing race

Aug 16th–Sun–Lincoln Speedway–*

Aug 22nd–Peoria Speedway– mid season championship–wing race

Sept 5th and 6th second leg of lighting sprint showdown with Bam Series

Sept 5th–Sat–Macon Speedway–* with Bam Series

Sept 6th–Sun -Quincy Raceway-*–with Bam Series

Sept 11th–Fri–Lincoln Speedway-*

Oct-3rd–Sat–Peoria Speedway–Season Championship–wing race

ILSS Heading to FALS in 2015 and $2000 to win

The ILSS is proud to announce the 2nd Annual Willard Bess Memorial Race at the Famous Fairbury American Legion Speedway in Fairbury IL on Sat Night August 1st. The race named after long time Fairbury business man and A well know Sprint Car owner from the 70′s and 80′s Willard Bess. Willard was a great guy who loved sprint car racing and owned cars driven by some of the areas greates drivers. Willard was a business man in Fairbury for many years and it is only fitting that the 2nd Annual Race named in his honor will be held at a track just a few blocks form where the Bess family lived. This great race will be a winged race and billed as a National Lighting Sprint Car event paying $2000 to the winner of the Feature Event.  This race will be a point race for the ILSS but is open to any 1000cc stock motor lighting sprint. There will be a $25 entry fee for non ILSS members payable at the ILSS sign in trailer the day of the event.The FALS is a former winner numerous times as Track of The Year and is a 1/4 mi. semi banked dirt oval . It is one of the best prepaired tracks you will find anywhere and will have some excellent racing. The complete pay off is listed below and more info on this race will be announced during the summer months.

$2000–$1000–$500–$300–$280–$240–$225–$200–$180–$160–$140–$120–$100 And $100 from 14th to 20th spot.