I-57 Dragstrip

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Physical Address: 6112 Hill City Rd
Benton, IL 62812 USA
Mailing Address: Box 663
Benton, IL 62812 USA
Office Phone Number: 618-513-0165
Track Phone Number: 618-439-6039
Email Address: baileyi57@gmail.com
Web Site: http://www.i57dragstrip.com/
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Door Cars Invade I-57 Dragstrip - JEGS SDCS Recap
jegs summer door car shootout 2022

Benton, IL - The 11th version of the JEGS Summer Door Car Shootout presented by BTE certainly lived up to its motto as the "Biggest little door car race in the Midwest." Not only did a sold out field of 250 racers jam the small I-57 Dragstrip facility, more than 1,000 spectators were on hand to witness the show.

11th Annual JEGS Summer Door Car Shootout presented by BTE returns to I-57 Dragstrip, September 16-18

Benton, IL - The "Biggest Little Door Car Race in the Midwest" returns to I-57 Dragstrip this September, featuring the richest purse and most lucrative prize vault in event history. The event is limited to 250 entrants, and slots are already filling quickly.

Ellis & McKague Score Big at I-57 Dragstrip’s Inaugural 5/7 Event
jeremy mckague drag racer

Benton, IL - Just three weeks removed from final round finishes at the 8th annual JEGS Summer Door Car Shootout, Donnie Ellis and Jeremy McKague revisited the I-57 Dragstrip Winner’s Circle at last weekend’s inaugural 5/7 event.

Area Racers Shine at 8th Annual JEGS Summer Door Car Shootout
jarred pennington drag racer

Benton, IL - I-57 Dragstrip played host to the “Biggest Little Door Car Race in the Midwest,” the 8th annual JEGS Summer Door Car Shootout last weekend.  Nearly 200 of the best door car racers from the region were greeted by sunny skies, great prize money and a growing array of valuable prizes throughout the weekend.

JEGS Summer Door Car Shootout Pre Entry

Benton, IL - To ensure decent parking and a more efficient event, we've actually reduced the maximum number of entrants to 200 this season. Entries Open Tuesday May 15th!

Buttrum Keeps the Big Bucks Close to Home at Racing RV’s Exclusive 150
mark buttrum drag racer

Benton, IL - Mark Buttrum, who grew up in Murphysboro before a recent relocation to O’Fallon, MO, drove his Lumina past some of the biggest names in the sport to claim the $25,000 Advanced Product Design Main Event late Saturday night.  Buttrum bested Georgia racer Bug McCarty in the final round.

Risse, Atchison, Hunter, Eaton, and Dawson Score Big at 7th Annual JEGS Summer Door Car Shootout
alix rissie drag racer

Benton, IL - I-57 Dragstrip once again played host to the “Biggest Little Door Car Race in the Midwest” last weekend, as the 7th annual JEGS Summer Door Car Shootout made its return to the southern Illinois facility.  Nearly 230 door car drivers from all across the continent converged on the small facility to do battle for more than $100,000 in cash and prizes.

McKague, Peterson, Thompson, Dawson & Smiley Score at JEGS Summer Door Car Shootout
greg dawson drag racer

Benton, IL - The Racing RV's Quick 16 field saw the quickest bump in JEGS Summer Door Car Shootout history, at 5.244. The Opel GT of Scottsboro, AL racer Greg Dawson prevailed over the elite group of door slammers.

7 Reasons You Don't Want to Miss the JEGS Summer Door Car Shootout
summer door car shootout

Benton, IL - To participate, you must pre-enter by Monday, July 13. CURRENTLY THERE ARE STILL SPOTS AVAILABLE! To pre-enter, fill out and submit the event entry form via mail, e-mail (superpro372@yahoo.com) or phone (618-559-5483).

Door Cars Dominate Inaugural Racing RV's Exclusive 150 at I-57 Hollywood Dragstrip
joe davis drag racer

Benton, IL - Davis, May and Underwood take feature event wins. Wes May from Indianapolis, Indiana won the custom painted Bell Helmet by Todd's Extreme Paint for winning the most rounds out of Dragsters or Door Cars for the weekend at the Racing RV's Exclusive 150 3-Race Event.

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