Legg, Fegley, Martin and Smith win Night 2 of the Icebreaker Challenge

By Greg Soukup Night two of the Icebreaker Challenge at Eagle Raceway Saturday saw warmer temperatures and even better racing than the previous evening. Nearly 150 cars went through the pit gates to put on a great show for the fans in attendance. Joe Miller lost the left front wheel from his racer in the first heat for the Mud In America IMCA Racesaver Sprint Cars and went flipping through turn 4. Miller was unhurt, but his car was...

Brunssen, Moyer and Sobbing victorious Night 1 of the Icebreaker Challenge

By Greg Soukup Mother Nature did something Friday night that she has seemed very reluctant to do in recent years; she allowed the Icebreaker Challenge, presented by AutoTrans Matic, to be run at Eagle Raceway. The folks who turned out braved cool temperatures and a stiff south breeze, but were rewarded with plenty of great racing to open the 2014 season at America’s Home Track. Cole Krichau went for a ride in the first heat for the Sam’s Club...
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The Ice Breaker Challenge!

Auto Trans Matic presents Ice Breaker Challenge* -Fri, Apr 18th, 2014 and Sat, Apr 19th, 2014 The Ice Breaker Challenge “Mod Mania” TWO DAYS OF BAD ASS RACING! FRIDAY, APRIL 18th Friday night will feature Kaplan University IMCA Modifieds, NAPA IMCA Sport Modifieds and Sam’s Club IMCA Sport Compacts Front Gate Admission for Friday:  Adults(13+) $12, Youth (6-12) $5 and Children (5 & under) Free. Click here to print a $2 off coupon good for Friday only! FRIDAY:  Front Gates...
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Easter Bunny and Egg Hunt for 4-19-14

          Added to the agenda for the Ice Breaker Challenge: The Easter Bunny will be available for kids to take pictures with ect from 5-6:30PM on Saturday, April 19th 2014 in the Courtyard area. There will also be an Easter Egg hunt during intermission with lots of candy and cool prizes for the kiddos!   Come Meet the Easter Bunny!  
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Roger Hadan is RPM’s National Promoter of the Year!

Eagle Raceway’s Promoter/Owner Roger Hadan is Racing Promotion Monthly (RPM)’s Great Plains regional and NATIONAL promoter of the year! He was announced winner of the national award today on February 17th, 2014 during the Speedweek National Workshop in Daytona Beach, FL. It is great to know that Eagle Raceway has this reputation! Congratulations Roger Hadan!

CANCELLED -Full Throttle Basket & Bottle Balloon Fest -Sunday, May 26th

Posted 07 May 2013 in Headlines
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Eagle Raceway & Lincoln Advertising Federation presents Full Throttle Basket & Bottle Balloon Festival!  -SUNDAY, May 26th, 2013 –We welcome the Nebraska Balloon Club for participating in this first time ever event taking place at Eagle Raceway on SUNDAY night, May 26th from 6:00 to 10:00 pm.  Weather permitting…there will be a Hot Air Balloon Exposition…Launch and Glow times will be determined by the weather.   Also featuring Wine Tasting with a variety of quality products including Wine samples from participating winery’s.   Beer samples include…Thunderhead, Tallgrass, Lucky Bucket, Boulevard, Nebraska Brewing, New Belgium, Schilling Bridge, Empyrean’s Chaco Canyon, Watch Man & Super Nova, Duggan’s Wheat, Blue Blood Brewing Company, Shock Top and more.   -Enjoy Live Music by the The Honeyboy...

Lincoln Saltdogs presents Diva Dash! -Mom’s Tribute! -May 11th, 2013

Posted 04 May 2013 in Headlines
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Lincoln Saltdogs presents Diva Dash! – Mom’s Tribute!  – Saturday, May 11th, 2013 50 Years of Slingin’ Dirt Continues 2013… Lincoln Saltdogs presents Diva Dash! – Mom’s Tribute!   -Moms receive a Free “Mother’s Day” Gift from Lincoln Saltdogs!  -Happy D Klown 5:30-7:30pm   -Happy Hour 6-7pm…Featuring Coors Light and our 50th Anniversary “Hoodoos” -Featuring Budweiser IMCA Sprints, Kaplan University IMCA Modifieds, NAPA IMCA Sport Modifieds, Valentino’s IMCA Hobby Stocks and Sam’s Club IMCA Sport Compacts. Front Gates open at 5:30pm, Hot Laps at 5:30pm and Racing at 6:30pm. Front Gate Admission: Adults(13+) $10, Youth(6-12) $5 and Child(5 & under) Free. Pit Gates open at 4pm. Pit Membership Fee(Pit Pass) $20. All drivers must have all their season registration forms in...

May 4th’s Rumble in the Bullring Cancelled

Posted 01 May 2013 in Headlines
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The Rumble in the Bullring scheduled for Saturday, May 4th has been cancelled in courtesy to the many traveling teams/fans.  Looks like rain/snow/cold in the next couple day’s weather  forcast. It sure doesn’t feel like May yet. We will see everyone next Saturday for the Mom’s Tribute presented by Lincoln Salt Dogs.

DRIVER OF THE WEEK! Jeff Edgington

Posted 01 May 2013 in Headlines
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DRIVER OF THE WEEK! Division: IMCA Sprint Name: Jeff Edgington Age: 51 Car #: 4E   TEK Motorsports Hometown:  Grew up in Fairmont, Mn.  Moved to Sioux Falls, SD. Now live in Lincoln, Ne. Years In Racing:  Started in a Midget back in High School in 1979.  On and off for a number of years in different classes. Back into Sprints for the last 7 yrs. Occupation:  One of the sprint techs at Speedway Motors Crew Members:  Rob Klinghagen, Larry Russell, Mark Helming, Justin Scholten (son), Special Thanks to Dave Benton Sponsors:   Mostly ourselves, with help from “B & E Trucking” and “Rafter H Trucking” a Great family Business,  as well as “Wizard Airbrush & Body Art” Family:  wife- Molly,  daughters- Megan and Tara,  sons-...

Coors Light & Sam’s Club present Rumble in the Bull Ring -May 4th, 2013

Posted 29 Apr 2013 in Headlines
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Coors Light and Sam’s Club presents Rumble in the Bull Ring!*   –Saturday, May 4th, 2013 50 Years of Slingin Dirt 2013 continues… Nebraska’s Must See Open Wheel Event of the Year!  Coors Light and Sam’s Club presents Rumble in the Bull Ring!*   Open Wheel Mania!…USAC Wingless 410 Sprints, Budweiser IMCA Sprints and NAPA IMCA Sport Modifieds will be challenged on the high banked Bull Ring of Eagle Raceway…don’t miss it!   -“Silver Bullet 50″ Happy Hour 6-7pm…featuring ice cold Coors Light Featuring USAC 410 Wingless Sprints - Supporting classes are Budweiser IMCA Sprints, and NAPA IMCA Sport Modifieds (IMCA Regional, National, and Track Points) Front Gates open at 5:30pm and Racing at 6:30pm.  Front Gate Admission:  Adults(13+) $15, Youth(6-12) $5,...

50th Season opener sees Harker, Kennell, Ward, Johnson & Edgington win

Posted 28 Apr 2013 in Headlines

by Greg Soukup After last weekend’s Eagle Raceway Icebreaker Challenge fell to Mother Nature, Saturday’s 50th season opener presented by the Nebraska Lottery was held under clear skies and before a good-sized crowd. After a very long and cold winter, fans and drivers alike were ready for a great night of racing and they got that and more as 164 cars checked in for the event. There was just 1 noteworthy incident in the preliminary action as Cory Hutchison went high in the 2nd Budweiser IMCA Racesaver Sprint heat and rolled his mount after contacting the turn 4 wall. The first A Feature of the evening was for the NAPA IMCA Sport Modifieds. The first lap was called back...

Nebraska Lottery presents “50th” Season Opener -Sat. April 27th

Posted 25 Apr 2013 in Headlines
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Nebraska Lottery presents 50th Season Opener  – Saturday, April 27th, 2013 50 Years of Slingin’ Dirt Continues 2013… -50th Season Opener!  -Happy D Klown from 5:30-7:30pm  -“Fireball 50″ Happy Hour 6-7pm -Featuring Budweiser IMCA Sprints, Kaplan University IMCA Modifieds, NAPA IMCA Sport Modifieds, Valentino’s IMCA Hobby Stocks and Sam’s Club IMCA Sport Compacts. Front Gates open at 5:30pm, Hot Laps at 5:30pm and Racing at 6:30pm. Front Gate Admission: Adults(13+) $10, Youth(6-12) $5 and Child(5 & under) Free. Pit Gates open at 4pm. Pit Membership Fee(Pit Pass) $20. All drivers must have all their season registration forms in as soon as possible. Late season registration fee =$25. See Driver Info Tab of our website for all forms needed. ALL minors(14-17) in the...

Open House Practice Rescheduled

Posted 22 Apr 2013 in Headlines
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We have rescheduled our Open House Practice for Thursday, April 25th. All Classes Welcome. Pit Gates open at 6PM. Pit Passes are $10. Grandstands open at 6PM. Grandstand admission is Free. Practice is from 7-10PM.   -Weather Permitting

Driver of the Week – Dan Satriano #95

Posted 21 Apr 2013 in Headlines
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Driver of the Week at Eagle Raceway! Driver: Dan Satriano Car Number: 95 Class: IMCA Racesaver 305 Sprints Owner: Dan Satriano Crew: John Satriano, Dave Satriano and Garrett Brummer Sponsors for 2013: Dave and Ashley with Dave Satriano Flooring, Zoz Farms, A Coating Enterprises, Digital Rain Printing, Central Body Shop, Vision Sports, Mark with Marquee Homes and Dustin with Nebraska’s Best Lawn and Landscaping. Dan started racing Go Karts in 1993 and has also raced Mini Sprints and Sprint Cars over his career.  Dan’s first season in full size Sprint Cars was in a 305 Sprint in 2007.  During that year Dan was awarded Most Popular Driver, Most Improved Driver and finished Second in season long points.  Dan raced...

Ice Breaker Challenge Cancelled

Posted 18 Apr 2013 in Headlines
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We have just made the decision to cancel the Ice Breaker challenge scheduled for Friday and Saturday today since there are lots of teams traveling from out of town. Mother Nature is still winning. Snow, Ice, rain, freezing temperatures in April? What’s wrong with Nebraska weather? We want to race! So far the weather is looking good for the Season Opener on Saturday, April 27th, and we pray it stays that way! We will see you all then!

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