Jonathan Davenport (49) battles Kyle Larson Wednesday at Volunteer Speedway. (Michael Moats Photo)
Jonathan Davenport (49) battles Kyle Larson Wednesday, Oct. 20, at Volunteer Speedway. (Michael Moats Photo)

Inaugural Illinois Late Model Speedweek Set

AUSTIN, Texas – Following yesterday’s release of next year’s Castrol FloRacing Night in America schedule, more excitement surrounds the late model landscape.

On May 11-14 the Land of Lincoln will host the inaugural FloRacing Illinois Speedweek, a four-race swing beginning that Wednesday at Spoon River Speedway in Banner, Ill.

Lincoln (Ill.) Speedway hosts the second night on Thursday, May 12, with each event paying $22,022-to-win and $1,000-to-start.

On Friday, May 13, the action continues at Farmer City (Ill.) Raceway with the $15,000-to-win Farmer City 74. The swing closes Saturday, May 14 at Fairbury (Ill.) Speedway with the inaugural FALS Spring Shootout, posting a $30,000 winner’s check. 

A point fund worth $22,500 will be awarded to the top five finishers of Illinois Speedweek in the following order: $10,000-$5,000-$3,000-$2,500-$2,000.

Full purses for stops at Farmer City Raceway and Fairbury Speedway are being finalized, with both events sanctioned by the Mid America Racing Series.

2022 FloRacing Illinois Speedweek Schedule

May 11* – Spoon River Speedway (Banner, Ill.): $22,022-to-win / $1,000-to-start

May 12* – Lincoln Speedway (Lincoln, Ill): $22,022-to-win / $1,000-to-start

May 13** – Farmer City (Ill.) Raceway: $15,000-to-win / TBA to start

May 14** – Fairbury (Ill.) Speedway: $30,000 to win / TBA to start

*Sanctioned by Castrol FloRacing Night in America

** Sanctioned by Mid America Racing Series

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