Season Opening Weekend Just A Couple Weeks Away
Drivers in central Illinois are looking forward to the start of the 2016-racing season and the next two weekends will be used to fine tune their machines at Macon and Lincoln Speedways, part of the Track Enterprises conglomerate. Four different practice dates are set between the two tracks.
At Macon Speedway, drivers will be on track on Saturday, April 2 and Sunday, April 10. The Lincoln Speedway dates are scheduled for Sunday, April 3 and Saturday, April 9. Drivers in Super Late Models, Pro Late Models, Modifieds, B-Mods, Sportsman, Street Stocks, Hornets, Midgets, Micros, and Sprint Cars are welcome to attend.
Each of the four days will see pits opening at 11:00 AM with on-track action taking place between 12:00-4:00. Pit admission for the test and tune days is $20 for adults and $10 for children 11 and under. Grandstand admission for the test and tune days is free.
Lincoln Speedway will have its 2016 Season Opening Door Buster on Friday, April 15 with Pro Late Models, Modifieds, Street Stocks, DII Midgets, and Hornets in action. Macon Speedway will open its doors for the 2016 Spring Fling on Saturday, April 16 with Pro Late Models, Modifieds, B-Mods, Sportsman, Street Stocks, and Hornets.
For more information, follow Lincoln Speedway online at www.lincolnspeedwayil.com, on Facebook (www.facebook.com/LincolnILSpeedway), and Twitter (@LincolnILSpdwy). Updates are also available by calling the Track Enterprises office at 217-764-3200.
Lincoln Speedway is located at the Logan County Fairgrounds, in Lincoln, IL. The physical address is 1408 Short 11th St., Lincoln, IL 62656. Lincoln Speedway races a number of UMP classes as well as specials on a near bi-weekly schedule of Friday and Sunday evenings.
For information on Macon, follow Macon Speedway online at www.maconracing.com, on Facebook (www.facebook.com/maconracing) and Twitter (@maconspeedway). It’s easy to join the Macon Speedway text service. Fans can text MSFANS to 74574 to receive fan information. Drivers text MSDRIVERS to 74574 to receive driver information. Message and date rates apply. Updates are also available by calling Macon Speedway at 217-764-3000.
Macon Speedway is located nine miles south of Decatur on U.S. 51, then 0.6 miles west on Andrews Street and south to 205 N. Wiles. Macon Speedway hosts racing every Saturday night, plus many weeknight specials.