Monthly Archives: April 2019

Friday, April 26th Knepper Memorial Cancelled

Belleville, IL – Tomorrow’s 28th Annual Arnie Knepper Memorial featuring action from the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League and the POWRi Engler Machine & Tool 600cc Outlaw Micro League has been cancelled due to the continuous rainfall over the past three days. POWRi and Belle-Clair Speedway officials are actively seeking a date for rescheduling. “The rain gauge at the track shows three inches of rain,” commented Brian Thompson of Belle-Clair Speedway. This spring hasn’t been kind to racing in the Midwest.” Saturday’s race at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 and Sunday’s race at Jacksonville Speedway are both still on. For further information, visit, “Like” POWRi on Facebook and follow @POWRi_Racing on Twitter. Catch each night’s LIVE action via pay-per-view broadcast from Speed Shift TV on

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Shamrock 40 & Big 10 Set for – Friday, May 3rd

  The Shamrock 40 & Big 10 Late Models will now serve as the 2019 season opener for the stock cars on Friday, May 3rd.  The event will feature UMP Kettler & Son’s Late Models, Big 10 Late Models, Modifieds, Pro-Mods, Belleville Automotive Pure Stocks, Pro 4 and BOSS 600cc Outlaw Micros.  The Shamrock 40 & Big Ten will kick off the season point’s chase for the Champion.  Late Models will pay $1500 to WIN.  For Late Models, there is a $1000 bonus if you WIN both the Belle-Clair Speedway Shamrock 40 and the Highland Speedway Lucky 40. Spectator gates will open at 5:00pm, hot laps at 6:30pm with racing following hot laps.  General Admission is $15.00 Kids (under 12) FREE with adult.  For more Information, go to   Friday 5/3 Classes UMP Kettler & Son’s Late Models Big 10 Late Models Modifieds Pro-Mods Belleville Automotive Pure Stocks Pro 4 …

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Knepper Memorial Friday, April 26th

  The Friday event will feature POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League, POWRi 600cc Outlaw Micros and the Brian Thompson Roofing Pro-Mods. Spectator gates will open at 5:00pm, hot laps at 6:00pm with racing following hot laps.  General Admission is $15.00 Kids (under 12) FREE with adult.  For more Information, go to   Times Pit Gates Open – 1:00pm Spectator gates open – 5:00pm General Admission – $15.00, Kids (under 12) FREE with adult Hot Laps – 6:00pm, Racing following hot laps   Classes POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League POWRi 600cc Outlaw Micro League UMP Pro-Mods  

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Heavy rain KO’s Belle-Clair Speedway’s Friday night action!

St. Charles, MO (April 18th, 2019) – Heavy rains early Thursday morning along with steady showers forecast for Thursday night into Friday morning have forced track officials at Belle-Clair Speedway and Tri-City Speedway to cancel the racing action scheduled for Friday, April 19th. Belle-Clair Speedway’s next event will be Friday, April 26th with the Knepper Memorial featuring the POWRi National Midget Series, POWRi 600cc Outlaw Micros and UMP DIRTcar Pro Modifieds. The Shamrock 40 will double up with the Big 10 Late Model Series and be ran together on May 3rd! For more information on Belle-Clair Speedway, visit

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Friday, 4/12 Cancelled

Belleville, IL – Tonight’s Shamrock 40 is cancelled due to the overnight rain on an already overly saturated racing surface and facility grounds.  Coupling the condition of the track and facility grounds with lower than predicted temperatures for race night, officials are forced to cancel for the evening.

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