Wednesday, July 30, 2014


Southern Illinois Raceway is thrilled to announce a partnership with Infinity Shocks for the 7th Annual IKE Honda Terry Sprague Memorial! Infinity Shocks also sponsored the Hustle earlier this year and we are glad to have them back on board with our biggest non wing race of the year.

In addition to sponsoring the racing, AJ with Infinity has set up a contingency program for all of his customers this coming weekend. He will be giving away 4 awards to his customers! Here they are:
 1.) Top finishing Infinity Customer Saturday - $60 free shock rebuild
 2.) Farthest traveling Infinity Customer - $20 in free apparel
 3.) Hard Charging Infinity Customer in Sat Feature - FREE Non Adjustable shock (Valued at $215!!)
 4.) Highest finishing non qualifying Infinity Customer - $60 free shock rebuild

Infinity Shocks was started a few years back by AJ Atherton. The business started by rebuilding Afco and Pro shocks and has now grow into building his own shocks in addition to his rebuild services! AJ has a deep knowledge of shocks and suspensions. He currently builds shocks for micro sprints, quarter midgets, jr sprints, wing & non wing sprint cars, silver crown cars, and even super modifieds! AJ has grown his business into being one of the biggest micro sprint shock companies, especially near his shop in Kokomo, IN. Anyone wanting to get some extra edge on the competition should give AJ a shout on facebook or see him this weekend at the races. He will have his shock rebuilding equipment in house for anyone needing any help! 

Well folks practice is now officially less than 24 hours away! Who is getting excited for the #TSM14 ? Everyone at SIR is so thankful for everything AJ is doing for our event! We can't wait to see you all this weekend!!!

The pot keeps getting bigger and bigger for this weekend's 7th Annual IKE Honda Terry Sprague Memorial! Steve Thomas Racing has come on board to sponsor the "Pole Award". They will be giving $100 cash to the guy who sets on the pole (Dash Winner) for Saturday Night's A-Main event!

Steve Thomas Racing is the premiere dealer of trusted safety products for drivers of all racing divisions. Some of the products they carry include Bell Helmets, Design 500 Suits, Hooker Harness racing belts, and Racing Optics accessories. Steve's years of racing experience and knowledge of the products the driver needs to be safe extends to everyone he helps! You can contact them at 217-766-7889 for all of your safety needs.

SIR would like to thank Steve, Zach Odell, and everyone else at Steve Thomas Racing for helping with the 7th Annual IKE Honda Terry Sprague Memorial! We have so many individual awards that we will be posting them tomorrow sometime as a recap for everyone to see! The #TSM14 is getting closer and closer! Hope to see everyone tomorrow, Friday, and Saturday!

Southern Illinois Raceway is glad to welcome another sponsor to the 7th Annual IKE Honda Terry Sprague Memorial, Victory Fabrication. This is Victory Fabrication's first time sponsoring an SIR event and we could not be more pleased to be working with them this weekend to give away some cool awards to our racers. 

On the Quick Engineering Prelim Night the Victory Fabrication Hard Charger award will receive $100 cash courtesy of Scott and everyone at Victory Fab! Additionally, on both nights a racer who has had bad luck, through no fault of their own, will be chosen. Those two racers will each receive $150 gift certificate to be used at Victory Fabrication!

Victory Fabrication is located in Marion, AR and owned and operated by Scott Bolden. Scott has raced micro sprints for several years and decided to take a break from running his own equipment to start a fabrication business. The business, Victory Fabrication, has already made it's mark in the sprint car and micro sprint communities. Scott's line of products includes bumpers, nerf bars, wing tree's, as well as any kind of custom work you can imagine! Scott is also an Outlaw Wings, OSR Bikes, and Edge Chassis dealer. So no matter what you need to go fast get with Scott and the great folks at Victory Fabrication at 901-581-1045 and they will help you any way they can!

Well race fans the #TSM14 is another day closer! In fact, practice night is just a little over 24 hours away! We have some of the best non wing micro sprint drivers in the country coming to do battle for $1,000 on Friday, $5,000 on Saturday, and several other awards throughout the weekend! We are so appreciative of all the companies that have helped us out with this event. Without all of them races like the TSM could not happen!