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14th Annual Midwest Speed Expo just around the corner!

Midwest Speed Expo 2017 14th Annual

The 14th Annual MIDWEST SPEED EXPO is just a few weeks away!

The venue is the beautiful ORR BUILDING at the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield, Illinois, just inside Gate 9!

The show is just around the corner and promises to be the best Expo yet to hit the Midwest area. Don’t miss out on your opportunity to look over both new and used parts for all types of racing as well as catching the show specials from many of the vendors.

Show hours for the 14th Annual MIDWEST SPEED EXPO are 9:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. on both Saturday and Sunday, January 14 and 15, 2017.

What better way to spend a Saturday or Sunday just before the start of the new season? The MIDWEST SPEED EXPO is your opportunity to look over and purchase both new and used parts for your racing program as well as to talk with representatives from area tracks to catch up on any rule changes.

2017 vendors who have reserved their booths include: Arizona Sport Shirt and GOTTA RACE, Allstar Performance, ALLGAIER Motorsports JRi Racing Shocks, Allen Automotive, Alliance T-Shirts, BSB Manufacturing, B-HAM Signs and Designs, Bad Dog Tools, Larry Bantz, Bland Bros. Enterprises, Rodney Bowman Racing, Roger Brickler Racing, Larry Bunning Motorsports, Blaze and Jimmy Burwell Motorsports, Marvin Burton, C&S Carburetor, Central Illinois Dragway, Central Illinois Sign Company, Jeremy Conaway Motorsports, Cerro Gordo Speedway, Checkered Flag Graphics, CILTRAK, Broan Crebo Performance Parts, Davenport Performance, Lance Dehm Motorsports, DIRT OVAL at 66, Downunder & Dirty Driving Experience, DYER’S Top Rod, E&E Motorsports, Chad Evans Motorsports, Fairbury Speedway, Farmer City Raceway, FAST MEMORIES, Springfield Speedway 1947 – 1987, Five Star Racing Engines, Terry Gallaher Motorsports, GATEWAY Motorsports Park, Jake Griffin Racing, Griffin Performance, Doug Haack Vintage Racing Photos, Hammond Motorsports, Tim Hancock Racing, Keith Harre Motorsports, Hoerr Racing Products, Hoosier Tire Midwest, Illinois Stock Car Hall of Fame, J.C. Race Parts, Jacksonville Speedway, KBC Graphix, KRJ Race Products, Kevin Kimmons Racing, Steve Lance, Jr. Motorsports, Tim Lance Motorsports, Jeff Leka Motorsports, Landrum Performance Springs, Eric Little Motorsports, Mackay Engines, Macon Speedway, Midwest Open Wheel Association, Andy Minett Racing, Chuck Mitchell Motorsports, Roy Mitchell Racing, Mittler Bros. Machine and Tool, Muscle Car Performance, OUT-PACE Products, Performance Engineering & Manufacturing, Phenom Apparel & Wraps, Bob Pierce Race Cars, Pistoncoating.com, Quincy Raceways, Racemarc, Radical Race Gear, Rhoads Racing Promotions, Rural Route Repair, S&R Creations, Brandon and Stevie Sheppard Motorsports, Sherman Enterprises, S&R Creations, Rod Smith, Speed Custom & Performance, Steinjager Co., Turpin Racing, TRACK ENTERPRISES, Steve Thomas Motorsports BELL Safety Equipment, Speedway Illustrated Magazine, Toolin’ Around, UB Machine, Greg Wagoner – Pines Automotive, WEHRS Machine and WICK Racing Fuels and Incredible T’s and Z-Girl Racewear.

2011 Driver of the Year trophy2On Sunday the Annual Midwest Speed “DRIVER of the YEAR” will be named and awarded in memory of my mother Cindy Young. The award, sponsored by Dave Poske Performance Parts , Fire & Ale, Sherman, Illinois, Radical Racegear and WICK Oil will include $500.00 cash for the winning driver! The winner will join last years award winner Jose Parga, 2015 recipient Bobby Pierce of Oakwood, IL. 2014 winner Brandon Sheppard of New Berlin, 2013 co-winners Devin Gilpin and Brian Shirley, for 2012 Mike Harrison 2011, Jeff Herzog 2010, Jason Feger 2009 and 2008 co-winners Jeff Leka of Buffalo, Illinois and Justin Allgaier of Riverton, Illinois and Dennis Erb of Carpentersville, IL., winner of the inaugural award for 2007.

There will also be Memorial Awards presented in honor of John Ciccone, longtime local car owner, Don Hughes, a longtime Springfield motor builder and raceing supporter and Jim Farley, Sr and John Sidener who were longtime Central Illinois race car drivers and racing supporters.

This show sells out EACH year and is jam-packed full of vendors ready to fulfill all of your needs, DON’T MISS OUT!

Make this a family event and bring the kids out for a day of action packed fun! Make your plans now and mark your calendar and don’t miss this event! BY POPULAR DEMAND, Admission is just $10.00 for adults on Saturday and is good for both days of the show. So you can get in on Saturday and Sunday both for the low price of $10.00. Sunday admission is $7.00 for Sunday only. Children under 10 are admitted free both days!

Food and beverage will be available for purchase from FIRE & ALE of Sherman, Illinois, who is a great supporter of motorsports in Central Illinois!

Additional sponsors of the MIDWEST SPEED EXPO are Hoosier Racing Tire and www.rockauto.com.

Additional information can be obtained by visiting www.midwestspeed.net or by calling (217) 553-1963