U.M.P. DIRTcar Racing


Highland Speedway presents Highland Jaycees Night at the Races on Saturday, August 2nd & the Adult Dash 4 Cash! Double Late Model Features!

HIGHLAND, IL (July 28, 2014)  Highland Speedway is proud to present Highland Jaycees Night at the Races and the Adult Dash 4 Cash Night on Saturday, August 2, 2014.  This exciting night of racing action at Highland Speedway will feature UMP Late Models, UMP Steve Schmitt Modifieds, UMP B-Dry SportMods, UMP Hamel Coop Street Stocks, and the UMP Sammie’s KidModz.  There are double UMP Late Model Features.  We will be running the makeup Late Model Feature from June 21st, the field is set for this feature from that night.  This fun filled night will included the new Adult Dash 4 Cash!  Join us for a great night of racing action! 

Pits Open at 3:00 pm, Grandstands Open at 5:30 pm, Pill Draw by 5:45 pm, Drivers Meeting at 6:00 pm, Hot Laps at 6:30 pm, Late Model Make-up Feature at 6:45pm, Racing Starts following makeup feature.  Box Seats are $15.00; General Grandstand Admission is $12.00, kids 10 and under are free general grandstand admission with a paid adult admission.  Pit Passes are $30.00 and pit passes for kids 10 and under are $15.00 (Kids in the pits must have parental supervision at all times.) 

Leaps of Love Night at the Races are returning to Highland Speedway on Saturday, August 9th.  This fun filled day at the speedway allows the Leaps of Love families a weekend retreat and let’s them get up close and personal with drivers and their cars at the meet & greet in the early afternoon.  The UMP Late Models have a raised purse on Leaps of Love Night it will be $1500 to Win!  Leaps of Love Night will be $15 General Grandstand Admission, $5 of your admission price will go directly to the Leaps of Love organization.  Leaps of Love is an organization that embraces families affected by childhood cancer.  Leaps of Love Night is also Fan Appreciation Night with $1 Hot Dogs and $1 Popcorn.  Racing will start at 6:30pm on Leaps of Love Night as we have a special intermission planned involving the Leaps of Love families.  We will also be having our annual Bicycle Blowout for the Highland Speedway Junior Fan Club as the school season is rapidly approaching.  Any drivers, teams, fans, supporters, and businesses that would like to make a donation to the Junior Fan Club for the Bicycle Blowout it would be greatly appreciated.  They are looking for cash, bicycles, anything.  Please contact Nicci Egbert at (618)581-3993 or Sue Zobrist at 618-644-5441 or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with your donation.  Or bring them with you on Saturday Night to the Pit Shack or Ticket Booth.  The Highland Speedway Junior Fan Club would like to thank you for your support!  Make plans to join us for the truly special and touching night at Highland Speedway!  It is one of our favorite nights at Highland Speedway.  We feel truly blessed that we are able to give these kids a fun filled weekend and we thank all of our fans, drivers, teams, sponsors, and donators that make it possible. 

Check out our complete updated schedule at our website www.highlandspeedway.com and sign up for text and email alerts by texting HIGHLANDSPEEDWAY to 84483. 

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.