Motion Raceway was a 1/4 mile dragstrip located a short distance north of Assumption, Illinois.
The dragstrip pavement still exists although all the other facilities have been removed. It has most recently been used for grain storage.
The track operated from 1970 to 1983. In its final years it ran at 1000' distance due to insufficient shutdown. An attempt was made to bring it back around 2008 but the plans fell through.
|Tommy Lee Byrd, Lost Drag Strips: Ghosts of Quarter-Miles Past. North Branch, MN: CarTech, 2013 , ISBN 978-1-61325-065-7 , pp. 79-83.|
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