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Belle-Clair Speedway (aka: BelleVegas) is a 1/5 mile semi-banked dirt oval located at the Belle-Clair Fairgrounds in Belleville, IL that hosts UMP Late Models, UMP Modifieds, UMP Pro Modifieds, UMP/AARA Pure Stocks, POWRi National Midget's, POWRi Micro's, Sprint Cars in addition to other family friendly events between the months of March and October. With the wide variety of events scheduled, there is something for everyone at the most action-packed track in Southern Illinois. Come visit the historic Little Belleville!

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Joe B. Miller takes WAR Wingless Sprint win at Belle-Clair Speedway!

Belle-Clair Speedway Belleville, IL(April 15, 2016)-In a race that saw three drivers lead at least eight laps each, Joe B. Miller led the final seven laps to pick up his first career Boss Chassis WAR Series win. Rookie Clinton Boyles paced the field early from his second starting spot as he moved by Tucker Klaasmeyer going into turn one. Boyles set a furious pace on the fifth-mile oval as he was chased early on by Terry Babb.  With the leaders in heavy lapped traffic, Boyles would get a little high and into the wall allowing Babb to move by on lap thirteen.  The first stoppage of the race would happen with sixteen laps complete as Austin Brown got upside down in turn two ending the Millstadt, IL driver’s evening. Babb set the pace on the restart as Miller was on the move.  The two drivers gave the fans their money’s …

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Benson Hold off Miller and Camp, Takes POWRi Micro Season Opener

Nathan Benson – Connor Hamilton photo April 15th, 2016 – Belleville, IL – Nathan Benson of Concordia, Missouri conquered the Speedway Motors POWRi 600cc Outlaw Micro Series feature at Belle-Clair Speedway after a hard fought battle with Jeremy Camp, and holding off a hard charging Joe B. Miller to snag the season opener victory. Benson started on the front row outside of Lucas Pejakovich for the start of the 20 lap main event. At the drop of the green, Pejakovich looked to have the advantage over Benson and Jeremy Camp until Pejakovich clipped the infield tire exiting turn four. However, Pejakovich would save it, ultimately losing spots, but the caution would fly for Tyler Robbins in the middle of turns three and four. Returning to green flag racing, Jeremy Camp would follow Benson into turn one, diving to the bottom of the high-banked 1/5th mile as Benson screamed around the …

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Non-Wing Nationals, Featuring WAR Non-Wing Sprints on Friday, April 15th!

Belleville, IL – This Friday, April 15th Belle-Clair Speedway will be hosting the Non-Wing Nationals, featuring BOSS Chassis WAR Non-Wing Sprints, Speedway Motors 600cc Outlaw Micros, and Mod Lites/Dwarfs. This will be the first ever appearance of non-wing sprint cars at the high-banked 1/5th mile oval. After being rained out for their season opener at I-35 Speedway, the April 15th show at Belle-Clair will kick off 2016 for the BOSS Chassis WAR Non-Wing Sprints before the series travels to Saint Francois County Raceway on Saturday. The Speedway Motors POWRi 600cc Outlaw Micro Series will also be in attendance Friday, beginning their 2016 tour, as well. This will be the first of 12 shows the POWRi Micros will run at Belle-Clair Speedway in 2016. The POWRi Micros put on fantastic shows with close-quartered, side-by-side racing. In 2015, Joe B. Miller, Aaron Andruskevitch, and Dereck King all took victories when POWRi came …

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Southern Illinois Shootout Postponed!

The Southern Illinois Shootout scheduled for Friday, April 8th has been postponed due to the cold weather forecast. This event has been rescheduled for Friday, April 22nd. Next Friday, April 15th is the WAR Non-Winged Sprint Car Series along with POWRi Micro Sprints & Mod Lites/Dwarfs.

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