By Greg Soukup The ice was definitely broken Friday night, but that didn’t mean that the temperatures were warm at Eagle Raceway. The 2012 Icebreaker Challenge ran under cloudy skies and with very cool temperatures that held the crowd size down. Those who braved the elements were treated to 12 heats, 3 A Features, 3 B Features and even a C Feature. The only serious incident in the preliminary events came in the third ASCS Sprint Car heat when Tige Jensen’s #71 made contact with the 21K of Lou Kennedy Jr. Both cars ended up flipping with Jensen ending up over the turn 4 wall. Both drivers walked away. The first A Feature was for the NAPA IMCA Sport...
NASCAR Champion Tony Stewart has decided to participate in the 2012 Ice Breaker Challenge on April 21st. Since the Sprint Cup cars are racing in Kansas City next weekend, he wants to be part of the ASCS Regional race on Saturday, April 21st. He also hopes to be able to participate in Friday night’s contest, depending on his NASCAR obligations that weekend. He likes to stay close to his dirt roots, racing sprint cars and midgets when time allows and is a multi-time winner of the coveted Golden Driller at the Chili Bowl. He crossed a big item off of his “Bucket List” when he snagged his first World of Outlaws sprint car win at Oshweken Speedway in Canada...
The Kart practice for April 7th is cancelled due to the rain…will post a new practice schedule on Monday.
Eagle Raceway would like to welcome Sardeson Racing! They will be selling parts and fuel this season at Eagle Raceway…America’s Home Track. Sardeson Racing – (402) 789-2111
Come visit Eagle Raceway and Mini E Raceway at the World of Wheels car show at the Century Link Center! 455 N 10th St, Omaha, NE 68102 See the 2012 Auto Trans Matic & Accelerated Graphix 2-Seater Modified! Show times are: Friday, March 23rd from 3pm-10pm Saturday, March 24th from 11am-10pm Sunday, March 25th from 11am-7pm Gate General Admission – 15.00 Children 6-12 – 5.00 Children 5 and Under – FREE FREE KIDS FRIDAY with FOX TV coupon – O’Reilly Auto Parts General Admission – 13.00, Children 6-12 – 4.00 Auto Trans Matic & Accelerated Graphix 2-Seater Modified
Announcing our NEW IMCA Modified Class Sponsor for 2012…Dean’s Nebraska Drive Shaft & Radiator! Welcome aboard!
Congratulations to the 2011 Champions! Check the Lincoln Journal Star for the 2011 Tribute to our 2011 Champions! Photo taken by Joe Orth at the 2011 Awards Banquet on January 7th, 2012. Budweiser 360 Sprints -Stu Snyder RevHoney Modifieds -Johnny Saathoff NAPA Sport Modifieds -Gary Saathoff Valentino’s Hobby Stocks -Roy Armstrong Exhaust Pro’s Sport Compacts -Ole Olsen
Daytona Party at Sportscasters Bar and Grill 3048 N. 70th St. Lincoln, NE 68507 Whos Invited: Everyone! When: February 26th, Get there before the Green Flag Drops! Both Eagle Raceway and Sportscasters Bar and Grill will be giving out prizes. Try and guess the top 3 finishers of the Daytona 500, guess correct and win prizes- (must have your entries in before the green flag drops.) Also, last chance to register your car numbers and pay for pit stalls!
We are proud to announce the rare cooperation between two local tracks. They are not only trying to help each other but, they are working together to benefit the drivers competing between the tracks and to benefit the fans experiencing the thrill of motorsports during the 1st half of the 2012 race season. The 2012 season is looking brighter for the area racers and fans of Beatrice Speedway “The Best of the Midwest” and Eagle Raceway “America’s Home Track”. Attention Racers! Announcing the 2012 CONTINGENCY CONNECTION $50,000+ National Contingency Posting! We are proud to be one of only 60 tracks/series in the nation to have the prestigious Contingency Connection NATIONAL contingency program for our racers! Over 160 track/series applied to...
Happy Holidays from Eagle Raceway! We wish much success to all of our friends, families, drivers, fans, sponsors, employees and everyone that makes Eagle Raceway a success. Photos taken from the Christmas Party by Joe Orth Photos.