U.M.P. DIRTcar Racing


Racing Hero’s Past and Present Will Shine at Highland During 50th Year Celebration



HIGHLAND IL ( June 6, 2011) The Weekly Stars of the  Highland Speedway will be sharing center stage the next two weekends at the Speedway as The Highland Speedway will be celebrating 50 Years of racing Presented by Excell Bottling the makers of Ski the Official Soda of the Highland Speedway.

Stars and Hero’s from days gone by will be Honored on June 11th and 18th. The event was just too big to have on one evening. Former drivers from across the racing community have been calling in wanting to be a part of the festivities. A complete list of attendees wasn’t available at press time. Promoter Scott Kuhn been busy trying to contact many who haven’t had access to the Internet.

Any former driver who would like to be part of the 50th Year Anniversary please contact Scott Kuhn at 336 254 7833 or via e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Another big date to mark on your calendar is Wednesday June 22, The 2011 UMP Hell Tour also known as the Summer Nationals will be at the Speedway. This is the end of the first week of the tour and many big name drivers are expected to attend.

Don’t forget to “Like” the Highland Speedway on Face Book. Information about the Speedway is on the tracks website Highlandspeedway.com. Instant track information can be found by using the tracks text messaging service; text Highland to 91011.


Track Guidelines

Highland Speedway reserves the right to refuse admittance to anyone.

Drivers must be 14 years of age to race at the Highland Speedway. Drivers 14 and under must have permission from the track to race in the DIRTcar UMP Late Model, DIRTcar UMP Modified,  DIRTcar UMP SportMod division and DIRTcar UMP Street Stock division.

Minor drivers must have BOTH parents or legal guardians sign a minor release form for the driver to enter the race track. Minor drivers will sign the minor form each week during sign in at the pit shack. 

Each driver must enter their car to race every night. Every car that races must have a pit pass for the driver.