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Penrose Raceway in Sterling, IL, is still open


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#1 Dan Bremer

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Posted 23 March 2018 - 03:10 PM

Open! Open! Still open!  

 

Yes, while it's always been listed as a "club," the Penrose Raceway, Sterling, IL, is still open to the public.

 

For details, call owner Larry Reaver at (815)716-3222. Located at 39 Palmyra Rd (at his home). See Facebook: Penrose Slot Car Raceway, Sterling, IL.

 

The tracks are now an oval and the dragstrip that you'll see on Facebook. The large eight-lane Hillclimb was sold to the new Logan Ave Slot Car Raceway in Belvidere, IL.






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Posted 23 March 2018 - 05:14 PM

OK, you asked for it. LOL.


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Posted 24 March 2018 - 09:31 AM

Just curious, what good does it do to point racers to Penrose's Facebook page when it hasn't had a single post in over five years?


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Posted 30 March 2018 - 03:50 PM

Penrose Raceway, Sterling, IL, wasn't himself "pointed" to putting raceway info on your Slotblog or anywhere.... was my idea. With recent low racer turn-out and owning raceway 14 years the Hillclimb was recently sold to Belvidere ,IL. raceway, being replaced by an oval.

I was expecting him closing the doors for good any time.... hope he stays open. The western half of IL is lucky to have Speedville Raceway in Bartonville, I,. now (Peoria) and WISCRS still going strong in rural Gladstone, IL, both on your fine raceway directory. 

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Posted 30 March 2018 - 05:19 PM

Dan,

I did realize it was you who said: "See Facebook: Penrose Slot Car Raceway, Sterling, IL."

Just thought it was not worth doing that because of the negative impression it might give.

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