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Lincoln Speedway To Be Packed With Fans & Race Teams This Sunday

Track’s Biggest Show Features Super Late Models, Modifieds, & Midgets (Lincoln, IL) Lincoln Speedway fans are ready for the biggest show of the year, the Graue Chevrolet Showdown featuring the Summer National Super Late Models, the Summit Modified Nationals, and the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midgets.  The event will draw some of the best drivers in the country to the ¼-mile dirt oval. The DIRTcar Summer National Super Late Models had a rocky start this year with several rainouts, however, the events that have been completed have seen solid fields and great racing.  Central Illinois driver, Brian Shirley, from Springfield, IL, currently leads the standings, winning four of the six events so far.  Shirley is the defending Summer Nationals point champion and is building a nice lead early.  Former champion Bobby Pierce, from Oakwood, IL, is second in points and has a pair of runner-up finishes in the last two …

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Show Of The Year Set For This Sunday June 30

Summer Nationals time is here and for Lincoln Speedway, it’s this Sunday, June 30.  Action will feature the best of three worlds, Super Late Models, Modifieds, and Midgets.  The Super Late Models will be running in the Graue Chevrolet Showdown.  Full details below… Sunday, June 30th Summer Nationals Graue Chevrolet Showdown Divisions: Summer National Super Late Models Summit Modified Nationals POWRi Lucas Oil National Midgets Times: Pits: 3:00 Stands: 4:00 Pill Draw Ends: 5:50 Hotlaps: 6:00 Racing: 7:00 Grandstand Pricing: Adults – $30 Children 11 & Under – $5 Hotels: Hampton by Hilton – Lincoln IL Holiday Inn Express – Lincoln IL Click on link to order online or call the hotel and mention the Lincoln Speedway discount

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Wet Grounds Force Lincoln Speedway Cancellation

(Lincoln, IL) Saturated grounds from several days of rain have forced the cancellation of the Sunday, June 16 event at Lincoln Speedway, in Lincoln, IL.  On tap were the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midgets in addition to Micros, Pro Late Models, Modifieds, and the Nutech Seed DII Midgets. Heavy rains throughout the day on Saturday, in addition to another wave of overnight rain into Sunday proved to be too much for the ¼-mile facility.  Pit parking in addition to the horse track that surrounds the ¼-mile track are overly saturated, forcing the cancellation. Up next for Lincoln Speedway will be the show of the year as the Summer Nationals comes to town on Sunday, June 30.  In addition to the Graue Chevrolet Showdown for the Super Late Models, the Summit Modified Nationals, and the POWRi National Midgets will be there. For more information, visit the website at lincolnspeedwayil.com.

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Midgets Heading To Macon Saturday/Lincoln Sunday

(Macon, IL) – The star power of POWRi Illinois Speedweek is evident each and every year with headliners swarming from around the world to the “Illini State” for a thrilling five-night stretch. This week’s sixth annual running is no different, featuring the trio of Logan Seavey, Tanner Thorson, and Michael Pickens all chasing a second Speedweek championship, among countless other contenders in the hunt.  The Midgets are heading to Macon Speedway Saturday and Lincoln Speedway Sunday, to finish out their week.  A number of other classes will also be in action. For Seavey, the Sutter, California native looks to re-write the record books with the potential to become the first back-to-back champion in Illinois Speedweek history. The 2017 POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League champion, Seavey used finishes of fifth, third and first one year ago when he topped the 2018 edition of Speedweek. Fresh off a coveted Indiana Midget …

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Trio of Former Champions Aiming for Second Speedweek Title

BELLEVILLE, ILL. (June 10, 2019) – The star power of POWRi Illinois Speedweek is evident each and every year with headliners swarming from around the world to the “Illini State” for a thrilling five-night stretch. This week’s sixth annual running is no different, featuring the trio of Logan Seavey, Tanner Thorson, and Michael Pickens all chasing a second Speedweek championship, among countless other contenders in the hunt. For Seavey, the Sutter, California native looks to re-write the record books with the potential to become the first back-to-back champion in Illinois Speedweek history. The 2017 POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League champion, Seavey used finishes of fifth, third and first one year ago when he topped the 2018 edition of Speedweek. Fresh off a coveted Indiana Midget Week championship last week, the 22-year old Keith Kunz Motorsports competitor is all system go to chase another Speedweek title aboard the Mobil 1, …

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Vanapeldoorn Wins Ed Cain Trucking Hornet Challenge

(Lincoln, IL) The DIRTcar Hornets were the headlining division this past Friday night, June 7, as the 4th annual Ed Cain Trucking Hornet Challenge was on the card.  20+ of the best Hornet drivers in the country were on hand in addition to strong fields of Modifieds, Pro Lates, Pro Modifieds, and the Nutech Seed DII Midgets. Clinton, IL driver, Eric Vanapeldoorn, one of the favorites coming into Friday night’s event, picked up where he left off at last year’s Ed Cain Trucking Hornet Challenge, out front.  After winning his heat race, Vanapeldoorn claimed the six car dash before intermission.  That slated him on the pole of the 25-lap feature and the orange #77 continued to be too tough to tame for the competition.  The veteran driver raced out front early and never looked back to claim the win.  Wilmington, IL racer, Jake Momper, was pretty fast, keeping the #E77 …

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