Articles Posted in the " Illinois State Fairgrounds " Category



  • Springfield Flat Track: Harley Report

    Springfield Flat Track: Harley Report

    2011 AMA Flat Track

    Harley-Davidson Screamin’ Eagle Factory rider Kenny Coolbeth finished fourth in the opening round of the Grand National Twins portion of the 2011 AMA Pro Harley-Davidson Insurance Flat Track Championship on the Springfield Mile at the Illinois State Fairgrounds.


  • AMA Pro Racing: 2011 Flat Track Schedule

    AMA Pro Racing: 2011 Flat Track Schedule

    2011 Grand National Races

    AMA Pro Racing announced Friday the 2011 AMA Pro Flat Track Grand National Championship schedule that features an increased number of races, plus new and former events back on the schedule.

    The 2011 Flat Track schedule features 22 dates in 17 markets across the country with a mixture of Short Track, TT, Half-Mile and Mile dirt tracks.


  • AMA Pro Expert Singles race results Springfield

    AMA Pro Expert Singles race results Springfield

    It took two days, but the AMA Pro Grand National Singles Championship concluded on Labor Day with a thrilling 25 lap dogfight. Yeoman work by the Illinois Motorcycle Dealers Association, Illinois State Fairgrounds equipment operators and AMA Pro Racing staff got the saturated bull ring short track ready after rain forced the race, which was originally scheduled to be run on Saturday, to be postponed.

    Entering the last race, only Kawasaki USA / Jones Brothers Racing / DPC Racing’s No. 17 Henry Wiles and Memphis Shades / Parts Unlimited’s No.


  • AMA Pro Flat Track at Springfield rain delayed

    AMA Pro Flat Track at Springfield rain delayed

    Despite the valiant efforts of the Illinois Motorcycle Dealers Association, AMA Pro Racing and the Illinois State Fairgrounds staff, the final round of the AMA Pro Flat Track Grand National Singles Championship was rained out Saturday night. A rain date has been set for Monday, September 7.

    Light rain moved into the Springfield area about the time the riders started to unload for the day’s activities and despite a few lulls and a forecast of clearing, Mother Nature won the hard fought battle.


  • SPEED airs 2009 Springfield Mile AMA Pro Flat Track Race on Sunday

    SPEED airs 2009 Springfield Mile AMA Pro Flat Track Race on Sunday

    Sixty-two motorcycles took the green flag at the Illinois State Fairgrounds for the 2009 Illinois Motorcycle Dealers Association’s Springfield Mile, the first round of AMA Pro Flat Track Grand National Championships Twins competition, and fans can catch all of the racing action in high definition on SPEED this Sunday, June 14, 2009, at 4:00 p.m. ET (1:00 p.m. PT).


Menu