Shamrock Classic Tickets Officially On Sale

Shamrock Classic
Zeb Wise (39) battles Brent Beauchamp for position during the 2018 Shamrock Classic inside the Southern Illinois Center. (Don Figler photo)

DUQUOIN, Ill. – Tickets for the fourth annual Factory Canopies Shamrock Classic are now on sale ahead of the NOS Energy Drink USAC National Midget Series Midwest opener on March 9 at the Southern Illinois Center.

General admission tickets are $20 for age 13 and up. Children’s general admission tickets for fans age six to 12 are $10, while kids age five and under are free.

Reserved seats are $25 and include a Shamrock Classic T-Shirt if purchased by March 2. Tickets can also be purchased at the gate on race day.

Four USAC National champions are among the early entries for the event on March 9, including one-third of the list of USAC Triple Crown title holders. Dave Darland is entered in the RMS LLC No. 36, while Jerry Coons Jr. will pilot the Petry Motorsports No. 25.

Nevada’s Tanner Thorson, the 2016 USAC National Midget champion, has entered in the Tri-C Motorsports No. 3c. Meanwhile, two-time USAC National Sprint Car Series titlist Brady Bacon will wheel the Kelly Hinck-owned No. 21h.

Among the other standouts entered for the Shamrock are 2014 USAC National Midget Rookie of the Year Kevin Thomas Jr. in the Petry Motorsports No. 5 and California’s Thomas Meseraull, the most recent winner of indoor USAC midget racing in DuQuoin.

Meseraull will return to the seat of the RMS LLC No. 7r.