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GRAVEL TURNS IN ONE OF USAC SILVER CROWN’S BEST EVER DEBUTS

In the week leading up to his USAC Silver Crown Champ Car Series debut on Sunday afternoon at the Illinois State Fairgrounds, David Gravel stated that his goals were to “finish the race first” while claiming that, realistically, a top-ten would be ideal. […]

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Photo Gallery: 2020 Bettenhausen 100

Images from the 2020 Bettenhausen 100 at the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield, Illinois featuring the USAC Silver Crown Championship courtesy of Mark Funderburk. […]

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Larson Wins Bettenhausen 100, Grant is 2020 Silver Crown Champion

Kyle Larson became the 15th driver to win Champ Car races on the three Midwest dirt miles of Du Quoin, the Indiana State Fairgrounds and the Illinois State Fairgrounds, the latter of which he added to his continuously growing checklist on Sunday afternoon in the USAC Silver Crown Champ Car Series’ season finale, the 57th running of the Bettenhausen 100 presented by Fatheadz Eyewear. […]

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BETTENHAUSEN 100 FIRES OFF SUNDAY AT SPRINGFIELD

The Illinois State Fairgrounds will stake its claim to a pair of firsts this Sunday afternoon, October 18 – the venerable one-mile dirt oval’s first time as the host of a USAC Silver Crown event in the month of October, and its first time hosting the championship deciding race, the 2020 season finale. […]

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ENTRY LIST RELEASED FOR BETTENHAUSEN 100

The 32-car entry list has been revealed for this Sunday’s USAC Silver Crown Champ Car Series season finale – the Bettenhausen 100 presented by Fatheadz Eyewear at the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield. […]

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FATHERS & SONS PART OF THE FABRIC OF BETTENHAUSEN 100 HISTORY

The lineage of father/son duos who’ve competed in AAA/USAC Championship Dirt Car racing at the Illinois State Fairgrounds for the past eight decades begins right there with the title of this Sunday afternoon’s race on October 18: the Bettenhausen 100 presented by Fatheadz Eyewear. […]

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Bettenhausen 100 Cancelled

For the second time, the Bettenhausen 100 presented by BRANDT, has been canceled due to weather. The USAC Silver Crown Series and the DIRTcar Modifieds were scheduled to race Sunday afternoon, September 22. […]

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38 Entries For Sunday’s Bettenhausen 100

The entry list for Sunday’s 58th running of the Bettenhausen 100 presented by Brandt has been revealed with 38 USAC Silver Crown Champ Car drivers and teams ready to take on the legendary Springfield mile at the Illinois State Fairgrounds. […]

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Bettenhausen 100 Postponed to September 22nd

Steady morning rainfall has forced the postponement of Saturday afternoon’s racing program at the Illinois State Fair in Springfield, IL. On schedule was the Bettenhausen 100 presented by Brandt for the USAC Silver Crown Series. The event has been rescheduled for Sunday afternoon, September 22.
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Bettenhausen 100 Rained Out

xtremely wet grounds following early-week flooding, compounded by heavy rains Saturday morning and additional expected rain Saturday afternoon, have conspired to force cancellation of the “Bettenhausen 100” USAC Silver Crown Championship race at the Illinois State Fairgrounds. […]