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2005 World Series
  Animal Jim Feurer and his legendary Mercury Zephyr "Zeke"

May 18th, 2013

Opening Day. The Marshall County Sand Trap. This is a new Dirt Track and Motor Sport facility here in the Industrial Site in East Lacon, IL.

Directions (Turn north off Rt. 17 at the Shell Station east of Lacon. Go north 1/2 mile to the cross road and turn right.)

The Sand Trap opens May 18th. hosting a Moto Cross event. Throughout the Summer and Fall there will be: Demo Derbies-Flat Track Motorcycle Racing-Mud Bogs and Vintage(73 or older) Stock Car Racing on the 1/2 Dirt Oval.

June 29th, 2013

This year the annual Lacon Car Show will be at the Sand Trap on June 29th. Don Garlits and his Swamp Rat will be featured.

After the car show-There will be a Vintage Stock Car Race.

July 26, 27, 28th, 2013

Will be a 4X4 Jamboree with a huge Monster Truck Throwdown Show on the 28th.

There will be Day Riding for ATVs and Dirt Bikes Weds to Sat.

For full schedule see:

CLICK HERE to see Animal Jim and Arnie "Farmer" Beswick in action at Byron Dragway's 12th Annual World Power Wheel Standing Championship held in October 2006

Booking Info
"Animal Jim" is available for:
  • Nostalgia Exhibition Runs
  • Match Races
  • Car Shows
  • Speaking engagements
  • Seminars
** Speaking engagements and seminars on a variety of subjects can be
booked separately or included with display and/or a match race package.

Animal Jim Racing
Box 16
Lacon, IL 61540
Ph. 309-246-8556

We would like to gratefully acknowledge and thank our sponsors who have contributed to the team in the past and also the ones who continue support us!   Animal Jim Racing is actively seeking additional sponsors for the current race season and if you'd like to become a part our exciting nostalgia drag racing program, please contact Animal Jim for sponsorship information.

Royal Publishing
Patton Ring Truck Repair - E. Peoria, IL
Hardline Graphix - Dunlap, IL
Rupiper Equipment Co. -  Lacon,IL
Torco Racing Fuel
U.S. Gear
Ram Clutches
Bill Miller Rods & Pistons
Competition Cams
RJS Safety Equipment
MSD Ignition
K&N Filters 
Polydyn Coatings & TX 7
Anthony Lee Products
H.P. Hi-Liter Graphics Inc