Tuesday, March 24, 2020
World of Outlaws Postpones Illini 100 at Farmer City Raceway Series and track officials seeking new date for Illinois Dirt Late Model special
CONCORD, NC — March 23, 2020 — Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has issued statewide orders for residents to shelter in place as part of the effort to curb the COVID-19 situation. Therefore, the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series, together with Illinois’ Farmer City Raceway, is postponing the Illini 100, which was originally scheduled for April 2-4.
The $15,000-to-win event has become an early season staple for Dirt Late Model fans and racers. World of Outlaws and Farmer City Raceway officials plan to reschedule the huge weekend.
Amid precautions related to coronavirus concerns, the series previously postponed events set for March 27 at Volunteer Speedway in Bulls Gap, TN, and March 28 at Cherokee Speedway in Gaffney, SC. World of Outlaws officials also intend to reschedule those events, as well.
Fans with tickets to those three events should continue to hold their tickets until new dates are announced.
The World of Outlaws Morton Buildings® Late Model Series is brought to fans across the country by many important sponsors and partners, including: Drydene (Official Motor Oil), E-Z-GO Golf Carts (Official Golf Cart) Hoosier Racing Tire (Official Tire), iRacing (Official Online Racing Game), Morton Buildings (Official Building), Arizona Sport Shirts (Official Apparel Company), SIS Insurance (Official Insurance Provider) VP Racing Fuels (Official Racing Fuel); in addition to contingency sponsors, including: ARP Automotive Racing Products, Cometic Gasket, COMP Cams, DART, Penske Racing Shocks, Quarter Master, and Wrisco (Exclusive Racing Aluminum); along with manufacturer sponsors, including: Capital Race Cars, FireAde, Integra Shocks, Intercomp, Racing Electronics, Rocket Chassis and TNT Rescue.
Founded in 1978, the World of Outlaws®, based in Concord, NC, is the premier national touring series for dirt track racing in North America, featuring the most powerful cars on dirt, the World of Outlaws NOS® Energy Drink Sprint Car Series and the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings® Late Model Series. Annually, the two series race nearly 140 times at tracks across the United States and Canada. CBS Sports Network is the official broadcast partner of the World of Outlaws. DIRTVision® also broadcasts World of Outlaws events over the Internet to fans around the world. Learn more about the World of Outlaws.