World of Outlaws Postpones Illini 100 at Farmer City Raceway

CONCORD, NC — 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. … Read more

Sheppard Set to Defend Home Turf vs. Bloomquist Racing in Illini 100

FARMER CITY, IL – The Illini 100, one of Illinois’ most prestigious Dirt Late Model events featuring the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series, returns to Farmer City Raceway on April 2-4. Fans can purchase ticket packages now and receive special prices towards reserved seating, general admission and children who are 12-and-under. Click … Read more

2020 Marquee Event Dates Released

Fans have been watching the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series in person and on DIRTVision in 2019 as points leader Brandon Sheppard is having an historic season with Ricky Weiss attempting to become the highest finishing rookie of all-time, but with one eye on the championship the other is starting to glance … Read more

4/6/19 – Farmer City Raceway Night 2

FARMER CITY, IL – April 6, 2019 – Brandon Sheppard collected his third Illini 100 victory in 5 years on Saturday night over Jimmy Mars and Bobby Pierce, making it a weekend sweep for Illinois-native drivers at Farmer City Raceway after Brian Shirley took the checkereds the night before. Mars stayed strong inside the top 5 … Read more

Sheppard Now a 3-Time Illini Champion

FARMER CITY, IL – They say home-field advantage really does make a difference. Rocket1 Racing pilot Brandon Sheppard made quite a backing to that statement on Saturday night, as he played his cards perfectly through the 75-lap Morton Buildings Feature to win the 12th annual Illini 100 presented by Douglas Dodge. Menomonie, WI-native Jimmy Mars had a very strong run inside the top-10 all night, fending off Scott James and Bobby Pierce in the closing stages to grab the runner-up spot. Meanwhile, Pierce had a stellar run on the topside, right where he’s so frequently found, coming all the way from his 16th starting spot to complete the podium.

4/5/19 – Farmer City Raceway Night 1

FARMER CITY, IL – April 5, 2019 – Score one for team Illinois! Brian Shirley picked up the win over fellow Illinoisan Brandon Sheppard in Friday night’s 25-lap segment of the 12th annual Illini 100 presented by Douglas Dodge. Chris Madden held his own up front all race, even taking the lead briefly, and came home … Read more

Shirley Takes Night One at Farmer City

FARMER CITY, IL – Team Illinois was firing on all cylinders on Friday night at Farmer City Raceway, as Chatham-native Brian Shirley bested the man from New Berlin, Brandon Sheppard, in an exciting 25-lap battle for $6,000. This marked Shirley’s sixth career win with the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series, as part of the 12th annual Illini 100 presented by Douglas Dodge. Chris Madden earned his hard-fought third-place finish, starting on the outside pole and battling through heavy pressure from those behind him to collect his fourth top-five of the season.

Illini 100 Thursday Practice Cancelled

FARMER CITY, IL – Due to rainfall around the Farmer City area, World of Outlaws and Farmer City Raceway Officials have decided to cancel Thursday’s Illini 100 practice session for all classes. Friday and Saturday’s events are still on as scheduled at their original start times. Tomorrow, pit gates will open at noon, grandstands at … Read more

Illini 100 Preview

FARMER CITY, IL — After a thrilling double-header showdown in Tennessee, the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series makes a quick turnaround for one of the biggest races on its schedule — the 12th annual Illini 100 presented by Douglas Dodge at Farmer City Raceway. Brian Shirley and Brandon Sheppard were the last … Read more