Fairbury Speedway Announces $50,000-to-Win Prairie Dirt Classic in 2020

After 30 successful years of the Prairie Dirt Classic (PDC), Fairbury Speedway and the World of Outlaws are proud to announce the renewed partnership with the Bank of Pontiac to continue the tradition into the foreseeable future. One of the nation’s most premiere dirt Late Model events, the 2020 race will be held on July … Read more

Matt Curl Acquires Fairbury American Legion Speedway

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Curl Adds ‘Track Owner’ to His Titles

Fairbury American Legion Selling Majority Stake of the Speedway

CONCORD, NC — Nov. 6, 2018 — World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series Director Matt Curl — former promoter of Fairbury American Legion Speedway (FALS) and longtime Fairbury resident — will soon add Track Owner to his bio as he acquires a majority share of his beloved quarter-mile oval. Tonight, the American Legion made the official announcement to the Fairbury Fair Board, which will be realigned as a pivotal step toward a new arrangement that will position Curl at the helm.

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FALS Builds on Prairie Dirt Classic Success

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History in the Making: The Growth and Success of the Prairie Dirt Classic

FAIRBURY, IL – July 16, 2018 – On July 27-28, the town of Fairbury will double in size as dirt Late Model lovers from around the globe flock to Fairbury American Legion. The energy at the historic quarter-mile clay oval is electric for the annual Prairie Dirt Classic, and the unique format keeps the crowd on the edge of their seats. But for World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series Director Matt Curl, the event also holds a far more personal significance; it is a homecoming and a celebration of the journey that brought him to his current career in the industry.

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