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Les Butler Racing

Les Butler Racing The continuing legacy my grandfather started over 90 years ago. Silver Crown, Sprint Car and Limited

Operating as usual

05/26/2018
Timeline photos
05/15/2018

Timeline photos

Greg Weld in the South Dallas Battery sprinter. This photo was taken at Gregs shop "Weld Wheels" in 1999. Greg drove this car in IMCA events in 1964 for my Grandfather, winning several races.

Untitled album
05/09/2018

Untitled album

Gary Bettenhausen in the #16, and brother Merle battle during the 1971 Hoosier Hundred at the Indiana State Fairgrounds. On Thursday, May 24th, at 2pm, IRMA will unveil a marker honoring the many iconic events that have taken place there. From Barney Oldfield becoming the first driver to hit 60mph in 1902, to the Hoosier Hundred, the Hulman Hundred, flat track motorcycles, stock cars and the famed Golden Glory Sweepstakes for African American drivers, the Hoosier mile has been the place to race.
The address is 1202 E 38th St, Indianapolis, IN 46205. The Hoosier Hundred will be running that evening. Come for both great events.

IRMA would like to thank Tony Hulman George, and Mike Smith of the Hulman Memorial Way Foundation for making this marker possible.

04/19/2018

SUNDAY, APRIL 29
Sumar Classic

Divisions:
USAC Racing Silver Crown Series Champ Cars (100 lap feature event)
Scott's Custom Colors & Auto Body UMP Modifieds

Times:
Pits - 1:00
Grandstands - 2:00
Open Pit Party - 2:00-3:15
Hot Laps - 4:00
Qualifying - 5:00
Racing - 6:00

Prices:
Grandstands - $25
Infield - $15
Kids 11 & Under FREE
(Tickets Available At Gate On Raceday)

Pit Prices:
$30 For USAC/UMP Members
$35 For Non-Members

Hotels:
Drury Inn & Suites Terre Haute
Pear Tree Inn Terre Haute
(Ask For Action Track Discount Rate)

04/03/2018

The continuing legacy my grandfather started over 90 years ago. Silver Crown, Sprint Car and Limited Modified racing.

04/03/2018
Hot Lap Session

Austin Mundie making laps in preparation for Terre Haute. This will be Austin's first ride in a USAC Silver Crown car. Looking forward to April 29th.

Photos from Bandits Outlaw Sprint Series's post
03/15/2018

Photos from Bandits Outlaw Sprint Series's post

10/14/2017

44th Annual Winter Nationals - Lanny Edwards Memorial is next weekend! Join us October 20th & 21st as we close out the 2017 racing season!

My driver when he was just a baby.
10/04/2017

My driver when he was just a baby.

10/04/2017

Billy Engelhart
10 hrs ยท

Received the sad news earlier that my good friend, Bill Hill, passed away this afternoon in Little Rock, AR. Bill and I have been friends for nearly 50 years. We lived and traveled together over the years and shared some of the best of times. Bill was a successful salesman prior to his involvement in auto racing and so he adapted very well to auto racing promotion which he learned from some of the best in the business including J.C. Agajanian, Don Besile and Don Smith. After many years in auto racing promotion, Bill also worked in the Auto Racing Insurance business, Risk Management and also helped run several different racing venues. Along the way he acquired a legion of friends. He is survived by his wife Ruby, a step son, two daughters and grandchildren all of which he was extremely proud. Many who knew Bill Hill may not have known he was a former Paratrooper and one of the brave souls who, in -30 degree weather, parachuted into a hell hole known as the "The Chosin Reservoir" during the Korean War helping to free our Troops there who had been led into a trap by the North Koreans. A brave soul and a true and loyal friend!
With Ruby's help, Bill finally overcame his demons and developed a relationship with his Lord & Savior that continued throughout the remainder of his life. He shared some of the stories surrounding his Prison Ministry which he finally gave up due to his age. It is a very dangerous place to visit according to his own admission. And I can assure you Bill did not scare easily. And now, thankfully, he is receiving his eternal reward in heaven.
My heartfelt condolences to his wife Ruby, her son, his daughters, grandchildren and other relatives. Rest in peace my friend!

Photos from Bandits Outlaw Sprint Series's post
10/01/2017

Photos from Bandits Outlaw Sprint Series's post

August 26, 2017
08/28/2017

August 26, 2017

Photo by Alan Messick

08/06/2017
RACER: Robin Miller on Jim McElreath
05/23/2017
RACER: Robin Miller on Jim McElreath

RACER: Robin Miller on Jim McElreath

He won the inaugural California 500, finished second, third and fourth in the USAC national championship and qualified for 15 Indianapolis 500s but Jim McElr...

03/20/2017
Wally and Walter did a fine job getting our cars ready for the 2017 season.
02/25/2017

Wally and Walter did a fine job getting our cars ready for the 2017 season.

Timeline photos
02/21/2017

Timeline photos

!!!!!! IT'S SHOW TIME !!!!!!
RoseBowl Speedway

02/13/2017

For any of you that wish to run in Oklahoma--- Might want to check this out.

Lone Star Speedway  2-11-2017
02/13/2017

Lone Star Speedway 2-11-2017

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After all these many years, It's hard to believe the company is still operating.
Hunter Mollenhour and Joey Starnes doing practice laps today
Hunter Mollenhour running practice laps with Joey Starnes today
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