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Haunted Destruction Canceled

Haunted Destruction Canceled

10/20/18 – As of 3:30pm CST, tonight’s Eve of Haunted Destruction event has been canceled due to inclement weather. Ticket holders need to call the Dirt Oval 66 office beginning Monday, October 22nd to review available options. 

815-740-8000
9am – 5pm CST Mon – Fri. 

A rescheduled date has not been announced as of this time. 

 

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Double D Destroyers vs High Risk spotlight

Double D Destroyers vs High Risk spotlight

Meet the drivers ready to battle inside the confines of the Dirt Oval @ Route 66 Raceway for the 8th annual “Racin’ for Boobs” Women’s Team Demolition Derby!
This isn’t girly stuff ha-ha fun ‘n’ games where a driver’s gender elicits special treatment. Not here.

It’s same cars; same track; same high stakes for any competitor who suits up and straps in […]

Round 4 Award Winners

Round 4 Award Winners

Tournament of Destruction | August 25, 2018
Orange Crush & Full Throttle’s latest Race of the Night honor is yet another footnote in the series’ greatest rivalry. The scenario was simple: Full Throttle wins = Orange Crush is out of the title hunt. 

#47 Steve Vollbrecht forced #61 John Clemmons straight into the Turn 1 wall, but #60 Dave Swan quickly knocked […]

Summer’s Last Smash: Tournament of Destruction Round 4

Summer’s Last Smash: Tournament of Destruction Round 4

Rally the Troops and Scout the opponents. Teamwork will conquer all obstacles on the course to Round 4 victory and ultimately the Tournament of Destruction Championship!

Boy & Girl Scout Troops from throughout the Midwest are staking ground at Dirt Oval 66 for a full weekend of interactive experiences capped off with joining another packed crowd to watch the pivotal moments […]

Round 3 Award Winners

Round 3 Award Winners

Tournament of Destruction | July 21, 2018
At the Round 2 event, #33 Dustin Wilson was pegged as lap runner for Junkyard Dogs against Orange Crush. He wound up delivering the Hit of the Night.

Days later, his plan for Round 3 was already set: “I won’t be running this time. I’m out to destroy,” said Wilson. And that’s exactly what happened. […]

CALLING ALL CARS! The chase is ON this Saturday!

CALLING ALL CARS! The chase is ON this Saturday!

Team Demolition Derby, Special Olympics, and Illinois law enforcement agencies join forces again for the 2nd annual “Five-0 at the Dirty-O” police car race at the Dirt Oval at Route 66 Raceway!
This an official Law Enforcement Torch Run fundraiser benefiting the Athletes of Special Olympics Illinois. The immense support and excitement generated by last year’s event has led to larger entrant list; […]

Round 2 Award Winners

Round 2 Award Winners

Tournament of Destruction | June 23, 2018
Madness.
Look no further for an example of certified fresh Team Demolition Derby excitement. No fewer than 10 significant strikes in the relatively short race duration of just over 2 minutes meant this was not a causal hit-n-run affair. It was hit or be hit; score laps or get lashed.

#87 Matt Wilson started the feeding […]