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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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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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It is Ed Cain Trucking Hornet Challenge Race Day at Lincoln Speedway!

After a couple of weeks off, Lincoln Speedway roars back in to action in a big way. Five divisions of racing action are on tap, including a rare visit from the DIRTcar Pro Mod division as well as a $1,000 to win special for the Hornet class. It is going to be an action packed night of high octane dirt track racing entertainment you will not want to miss! Full Program Details: Friday, June 7th Ed Cain Trucking $1,000 Hornet Challenge Divisions: DIRTcar UMP Hornets $1,000 to win Ed Cain Trucking Hornet Challenge DIRTcar UMP Modifieds DIRTcar UMP Pro Crate Late Models NuTech Seed, LLC DII Midgets DIRTcar UMP ProMods (BMods) Times: Pits: 4:00 Stands: 5:00 Pill Draw Ends: 5:50 Hot laps: 6:00 Racing: 7:00 Grandstand Pricing: Adults – $15 Children 11 & Under – FREE Hotels: Hampton by Hilton – Lincoln Illinois http://hamptoninn.hilton.com/en/hp/reservations/index.jhtml… Holiday Inn Express Lincoln https://www.hiexpress.com/redirect… Click on link to …

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Five Divisions Set For Friday Night At Lincoln Speedway

(Lincoln, IL) After a couple of weeks off, Lincoln Speedway, in Lincoln, IL, is set for a return to racing this Friday, June 7.  Five divisions of racing action are on tap, including a rare visit from the DIRTcar Pro Mod division as well as a $1,000 to win special for the Hornet class. Headlining Friday’s action is the Ed Cain Trucking $1,000 to win Hornet Challenge.  The class, which usually races for about $100 to win, will have plenty of extra money on the line on Friday night.  The event, in its fourth season, runs on Friday night at Lincoln before heading to Macon Speedway on Saturday night.  Over the first three years, the events have averaged fields in the mid to upper 20’s.  $40 fast time bonuses as well as bonus money for the top out of state finishers are on the line. Making a rare appearance Friday …

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Chasteen Takes Big Ten Super Late Opener At Lincoln Speedway

(Lincoln, IL) A talented field of Midwest Big Ten Super Late Model drivers gathered at Lincoln Speedway, in Lincoln, IL this past Friday, May 17 for their opening race of the 2019 season.  For Lincoln Speedway, it was the fourth race of the season and the first of two this year which will feature the high powered racecars. 2018 Summer Nationals champion, Brian Shirley, of Chatham, IL, was the favorite coming into the night.  He didn’t disappoint in qualifying, setting quick time over local favorite Myles Moos, former Big Ten champion Brian Diveley, Ryan Unzicker, and Mike Chasteen, Jr.  Heat race action saw Shirley and Unzicker claim the wins. When it came time for the feature, Shirley and Unzicker led the field to green.  Shirley raced out, while Unzicker tried to make a go of it in the outside lane.  The car to watch, though, was one that pulled in …

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