Peoria Oldtimers Racing Club

Founded By Scott Shults on March 21 - 1981

Remembering the Great Stock Car Drivers from the Past at Peoria Speedway
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In Memory of Dan Bennett  # 2  .....  Passed on August 06 - 2016
Peoria Oldtimers Racing Club "Hall of Fame" Inducttee
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Aerial View of 

 The Peoria Speedway - 1970

 3520 West Farmington Road - Peoria Illinois

Celebrating 69 Years of Stock Car Racing in 2016

 

Below is Former Peoria Speedway Flagman & Driver

The Late Dick Wilson # 17 of East Peoria Illinois

 

 
        Our First Point Champion at Peoria Speedway - Les Snow - 1950

 

   ~~~  The Late Les 'Tiger' Snow #1 of Bloomington Illinois  ~~~

 

                                 Coupe Stock Car Photos From the Past at Peoria Speedway

 

Ron Cloat #130 & Walt Finley #52

 

                              Coupe Stock Car Photos From the Past at Peoria Speedway

 Al Dew in the '82'

                      Great Stock Car Drivers From the Past at Peoria Speedway

             ~~~  PORC "Hall of Fame" Inductee - Herb Shannon  ~~~

 

                          Great Stock Car Drivers From the Past at Peoria Speedway

 

Illinois State Championship - October 1 - 1961

Jerry Roedell #3 Wins 'Illinois State Championship' at Peoria Speedway

Peoria Speedway Promoter Frank Dixon - Phil Samp of WMBD TV & Jerry Roedell

 

                     Great Stock Car Drivers From the Past at Peoria Speedway

  Go to Menu (Upper Right Hand Corner)

to Order Your Copy of Peoria Speedway History Book

or to Order Your Copy of Herb Shannon Tribute Program & CD Below

     

                      Great Stock Car Drivers From the Past at Peoria Speedway

 Don Bohlander Wins 1965 'Illinois State Championship' at Peoria Speedway

His First of Seven 'Illinois State Championship' Titles

1965 - 1967 - 1968 - 1970 - 1971 - 1972 - 1978

 

                              The Top 25 Drivers at Peoria Speedway of the First 25 Years

 Page From the Peoria Speedway History Book - The First 25 Years

 

                     Remembering the Great Stock Car Drivers From the Past at Peoria Speedway

Ben Hofer of Rock Island Wins 1962 "Illinois State Championship"

 

                     The Strube Brothers of Peoria  ................................

 

Chuck Strube #105 - 1955 Pontiac - Amateur Division - Peoria Speedway - 1962

Our Very First PORC "Hall of Fame" Inductee - Jim Strube

~~~  In Memory of  ~~~

Kenny Sparks #29 - 1955 Pontiac / 1962 Amateur Division Point Champion

 

 

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The Top 25 Stock Car Drivers from the First 25 Years at Peoria Speedway - 1950 to 1974 .....

Driver #1 Don Bohlander

Driver #2 Lloyd Caldwell

Driver #3 Les "Tiger" Snow

Driver #4 Herb Shannon

Driver #5 Jim Strube

Driver #6 Jerry Roedell

Driver #7 Les Peterson

Driver #8 Fred Strube

Driver #9 Jim Gerber

Driver #10 Johnny Langford

Driver #11 Johnny Beauchamp

Driver #12 Ray Guss Sr.

Driver #13 Rocky Nohl

Driver #14 Don Dane

Driver #15 Jim Baker

Driver #16 George Messer

Driver #17 Veral Boken

Driver #18 Don Bitner

Driver #19 Jim Landers

Driver #20 Al Terrell

Driver #21 Ronnie Weedon

Driver #22 Steve Lance Sr.

Driver #23 Ernie Schaefer

Driver #24 Dick Manuell

Driver #25 Bud Knaebel

 

2011 PORC Hall of Fame "Inductees"