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November 2015 Newsletter

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Future of RaceSaver®

The Future of RaceSaver Sprint Series   RaceSaver® Enterprises is pleased to announce the acquisition of the RaceSaver® Sprint Series by Roger Hadan (Current Owner and Promoter of Eagle Raceway in Eagle, NE). Hadan said “Three years ago, I had a weekly sprint car class at Eagle Raceway that was struggling with it’s car count due to rising cost.  After having 50 different sets of sprint car rules spread out across my living room floor, trying to find rules...
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Tentative Race Schedule for 2016

Click to view printable version: Tentative Eagle Schedule 2016 “Keep Calm, Race On” 2016 Eagle Raceway Tentative Schedule Sat          Apr 9                     Open House Practice -All Classes Welcome Fri           Apr 15                    Ice Breaker Challenge* -Mod Mania & twICE is nICE Challenge -M,B,H, T Sat          Apr 16                     Ice Breaker Challenge* -Mod Mania & twICE is nICE Challenge -M,SSN Sprints,B, Stock Cars Sat          Apr 23                   RACE ON! -Season Opener -Weekly Racing -S,M,B,H,T Sat          April 30                 RACE ON! -Weekly Racing -S,M,B,H,T...
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Modified Purse Increase in 2016

In an effort to increase the Modified car count, we have decided to increase the purse for the 2016 season. Here is the guaranteed purse for IMCA Modifieds for the 2016 season at Eagle Raceway: 1st: $400 2nd: $350 3rd: $300 4th: $275 5th: $250 6th: $220 7th: $200 8th: $190 9th: $180 10th: $170 11th: $160 12th: $160 13th: $155 14th: $150 15th: $150 16th: $150 17th: $150 18th: $150 19th: $150 20th: $150 Non-Qualifiers: $55 Tow: $30...

Sprint Nationals Special Guests Wolfgang & Trostle

Posted 27 Aug 2015 in Headlines, Sprint Super Nationals

In addition to the car show in the courtyard at Eagle Raceway on September 6th there will be a drivers autograph session from 4:30 to 5:30. Details have just been finalized that will add 2 legends of the sport of sprint car racing to the autograph session. Both Doug Wolfgang and Bob Trostle will also be there to give autographs to the fans. They of course will have their books with them; ‘Lone Wolf’ is the story of one of the “Big Three” in sprint car racing’s golden age and …‘Life’s Tough on the Circuit ‘ is the tale of one of the premier car builders of our sport. Come out and meet two of the greatest, then settle...

Roth, Armstrong, Sobbing, Bohlen and Martin winners at Party Like A Rock Star Night

Posted 25 Aug 2015 in Headlines, News

by Greg Soukup Mother Nature decided to give the teams and fans at Eagle Raceway a little liquid love Saturday night. So, that brought about the very first Rockin’ Sunday on the high banks. Mild temperatures and sunny skies greeted everyone as they filed in for Party Like A Rock Star Night, presented by Kaplan University and the Nebraska Lottery Sunday. The preliminary races were all run with no serious incidents. The NAPA IMCA Sport Modifieds were up first and Bob Ruisinger’s #7, the 81 of James Hopkins, Roger Sluka in the 5S and the 96 of Gary Saathoff were the top four on lap #1. Saathoff jumped to second on lap 2 and Sluka also passes Hopkins to hold onto...

Aug 22 event cancelled–Will race on Sunday Aug 23 at 6pm

Posted 23 Aug 2015 in Headlines, News

Due to the rain out on Aug 22nd…we will race on Sunday, Aug 23rd.  Front gates open at 4:45pm  Racing at 6pm.  Pit gates open at 3:30 pm. Front gate admission:  Adults(13 up) $7, Youth(6-12) $5, Child (5 & under) Free There will be no refunds on tickets and bands since we are finishing the race on Sunday, Aug 23rd.  Please call the office on rain out and re-scheduled event policy.  402-238-2595.  

Kaplan University & Nebraska Lottery presents Party Like a Rock Star -Aug 22nd

Posted 20 Aug 2015 in Headlines, News
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Kaplan University & Nebraska Lottery presents Party Like a Rock Star –August 22nd, 2015 Rock ‘n Roll Racin’ 2015 continues… School Bus Demolition Derby following the last feature   -Visit the Kaplan University booth in the courtyard for information on Fall enrollment  –Frozen Like a Rock Star challenge during intermission   –Jolly Bean Pirate for the kids 5:30-7:30pm   –Demolition Drink Special…the Rock Star Crusher…Rock Star Energy Drink with Vodka & Peach Schnapps…choose from Orange or Punch Rock Star! –Nebraska Lottery will be on site in the courtyard   –Time Warner Cable will be filming the races this evening…watch the highlights on Tuesday night at 6pm on Channel 310    -Don’t miss the Rockin’ Good Time at Eagle Raceway…America’s Home Track!   -50/50 proceeds go...

We Will Rock You Night victories taken by Legg, Armstrong, Zoubek, Olsen and Boston

Posted 16 Aug 2015 in Headlines, News

By Greg Soukup We Will Rock You night, presented by Colby Ridge at Eagle Raceway Saturday night saw fantastic racing before a great crowd under sunny skies that turned to a cool night perfect for watching the action on the high banks. All heats and preliminary features were run without significant occurrences. The first main event was for the Kaplan University IMCA Sport Modifieds. Nick Beckman’s 22, the 94 of Mike Hansen, Scott Bivens in the S56 and the 18 of Dion Kovar were out front at the end of lap 1. Lap 2 saw Jeremy Noonan put the 33 into fourth. Beckman dropped back before Steve Osmon looped the 4J in turn 4 on lap 3 for a...

Colby Ridge presents We Will Rock You! -Sat, Aug 15th

Posted 11 Aug 2015 in Headlines, News
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Colby Ridge presents We Will Rock You! –August 15th, 2015 Rock ‘n Roll Racin’ 2015 continues… Jr Fan Club & Scout Night! -Scouts in uniform receive free front gate admission   –Kid’s Car Rides during intermission   –Clown for the kids 5:30-7:30pm   -Don’t Rock the Boat…the Captain is in the House a Rockin’ Special all night long…an ice cold “Captain Morgan” and Pepsi! -Don’t miss the Steam Rollin’ action at Eagle Raceway…America’s Home Track!   -50/50 proceeds go to Royal Family Kid’s Camp -Featuring RaceSaver IMCA Sprints, Kaplan University IMCA Modifieds, NAPA IMCA SportMods, Valentino’s IMCA Hobby Stocks and Sam’s Club IMCA Sport Compacts. Front Gates open at 5:15pm, Hot Laps at 5:30pm and Racing at 6:30pm. Front Gate Admission: Adults(13+) $10,...

Eagle Pro Pulling Nationals -Truck & Tractor Pulls -Fri, Aug 14th

Posted 11 Aug 2015 in Headlines, News
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Eagle Pro Pulling Nationals –August 14th, 2015 Rock ‘n Roll Racin’ 2015 continues… Ever see 5000 Horsepower hitting the dirt? It’s National Truck & Tractor Pull Night…Outlaw Style!  -Try the “Weed Wacker”…an ice cold Jeremiah Weed and Lemonade our drink special for this evening     -Don’t miss the Tractor Pullin’ action at Eagle Raceway…America’s Home Track! -Featuring the Outlaw Truck and Tractor Pullers…Modified Tractors, 2wd Trucks, Unlimited Super Stock and Light Limited Pro Stock. Front Gates open at 6:00pm, Pull Time at 7:30pm. Front Gate Admission: Adults(13+) $18, Youth(6-12) Free and Child(5 & under) Free.  CASH ONLY!  (ATM will be available inside) Pit Gates open at 3pm. Pit Pass $25.  Visit for more information or contact Chris Meints...

Let’s Get Rocked Night victories to Saathoff, Fegley, Roth, Cronin and Boston

Posted 09 Aug 2015 in Headlines, News

“Let’s Get Rocked” Night, presented by Rotella’s Italian Bakery and Coors Light, at Eagle Raceway Saturday saw a beautiful, warm afternoon setting the scene for some great racing between 134 teams on an extremely fast track, thanks to overnight rains. The lone bad incident in the preliminary races saw Joe Miller go up and over after his front end failed going into turn 3 in the third heat for the Racesaver IMCA Sprint Cars. Miller was not significantly hurt. Derek Hall’s 44D, Joe Schidler in the K00, Gary Saathoff’s 96 and Bob Ruisinger in the 7 were the top 4 after lap 1 of the NAPA IMCA Sport Modified Feature. Saathoff moved to second on lap 2 and Ruisinger...

Rotella’s & Coors Light presents Let’s Get Rocked -Aug 8th

Posted 07 Aug 2015 in Headlines, News
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Rotella’s Italian Bakery & Coors Light presents Let’s Get Rocked–August 8th, 2015 Rock ‘n Roll Racin’ 2015 continues… Let the Good Times Roll -Hall of Fame Nostalgic Night! …wear your favorite retro racing shirt and bring out your retro “show cars” for display in courtyard! Past Champions of Eagle Raceway get free front gate admission thru the Miller VIP Gate   –Rock’n Juke Box Challenge during intermission –Jolly Bean Pirate for the kids 5:30-7:30pm -Don’t miss the “DIRTY” Pink Lemonade Special all night long…an ice cold “Good Time” adult drink   -And “Cold as the Rockies”…Coors, Coors Light & Blue Moon special all night long -Don’t miss the Good Time Racin’ at Eagle Raceway…America’s Home Track!   -50/50 proceeds go to Boxes...

Rockin’ Kids Night sees Leiting, Fegley, Hiatt, Baker and Grossenbacher victorious

Posted 02 Aug 2015 in Headlines, News

by Greg Soukup A hot, sunny afternoon greeted the very large crowd who turned out for Rockin’ Kids Night, presented by Casey’s General Store, Colby Ridge and Pepsi at Eagle Raceway Saturday afternoon. The fans were treated to fantastic racing throughout the night as 134 teams put on a great show. At intermission 154 children picked up a brand new bicycle thanks to fans, drivers and others who provided the two-wheeled gifts that put huge smiles on so many young faces. All preliminary events were completed without significant incidents. Dan Wayman in the 22K, James Hopkins’ 81, the 33 of Jeremy Noonan and Arie Schouten in the 99RE were the first 4 at the end of lap 1 of...

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