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Pozsgai Takes 305 Sprint Checkers In Front Of Hometown Fans

Large Fields Of Cars Race On Lincoln Speedway’s Second Night (Lincoln, IL) Fan appreciation night had a large turnout of fans and drivers this past Friday, April 26 at Lincoln Speedway.  The night, presented by Kitchen Cooked Chips, had plenty of great races with a home favorite ending up in victory lane during the night’s Sprint car feature. In the first of two appearances this season for the 305 Winged Sprint Cars, Lincoln, IL driver, Max Pozsgai jumped out front early on in the 18-lap feature.  Pozsgai, who grew up in Lincoln, was the fan favorite coming into the event.  Pozsgai started on the pole of the feature event, after garnering the most passing points in the heat races.  He didn’t have a cakewalk in the feature, as Robbie Standridge followed closely, in fact, looking to make a move on a couple of occasions.  In the end, though, Pozsgai won …

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Hampton & Holiday Inn Express Continue Racer Rates For Lincoln Speedway

Officials from Lincoln Speedway in Lincoln, IL have again come to agreement with Hotel Ventures Management to name two host hotels for the 2019 season at the 1/4-mile facility.  For the fourth straight season, drivers, team members, and fans will have the opportunity to save on rooms at the Hampton Inn as well as the Holiday Inn Express when traveling to the Lincoln speedplant. The Hampton by Hilton is located just two miles from the Logan County Fairgrounds, where Lincoln Speedway is located.  The hotel features an all new lobby and treat Shop, indoor swimming pool and whirlpool, hot free breakfast buffet, free WiFi, and much more. All guestrooms will offer a refrigerator and microwave. The Hampton by Hilton is located at 1019 North Heitmann Drive, Lincoln, IL 62656.  Information: 217-732-6729 or www.lincoln.hamptoninn.com The Holiday Inn Express is also located approximately two miles from the track, just off of exit 126 on I-55.  Each …

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Macon & Lincoln Speedway Car Show This Weekend At Hickory Point Mall

Tickets To Be Given Away In Open Drawings                 (Macon, IL 03-14-19) Drivers and teams throughout central Illinois are ready to show off their newly painted rides this coming weekend at Hickory Point Mall in Forsyth, IL.  The show is back for a fourth straight year, after a near 20 year hiatus.  The Macon and Lincoln Speedway event is scheduled for this Friday-Sunday, March 15-17.                 The show will be three days long with cars entering on Thursday, March 14 at 9:00 PM and exiting on Sunday, March 17 at 5:00 PM.  Track Enterprises will also have a booth set up, handing out info including pocket schedules for their special events in addition to Macon, Lincoln, and the Terre Haute Action Track.  UMP Memberships will be on sale in addition to a signup box for a chance to win Macon Speedway and Lincoln Speedway season opener tickets.                  The show …

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Central Illinois Drivers Lead Summer Nationals Into Lincoln Speedway Monday

Late Model Championship Race A Tight One                 (Lincoln, IL) The grueling Summer Nationals Hell Tour begins its final week of competition Monday night at Lincoln Speedway, the final night for fans to catch the series in Illinois, this year.  Monday’s event is one of the final six to determine a Summer Nationals champion and the two man race at the top happens to be between to Central Illinois drivers.                  The tight battle heading into the final week is between Chatham, IL driver, Brian Shirley, and Moweaqua, IL’s Shannon Babb.  Babb dominated the first part of this year’s Summer National tour, while Shirley has been the man as of late.  Babb has claimed five wins to Shirley’s two, however, Shirley has been slightly more consistent, helping him to a slight edge.  Their championship race could easily be decided on the last lap of the last race this week, which makes the Monday event at Lincoln …

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Summer National Late Models, Modifieds, & National Midgets Coming To Lincoln

Graue Chevrolet Showdown Brought A Record Crowd In 2017                 (Lincoln, IL) For the second year in-a-row, Lincoln Speedway, in Lincoln, IL will be the site of a huge Sunday evening show that will feature the best in Late Model, Modified, and Midget racing.  The Graue Chevrolet Showdown will have a little bit of everything in the dirt track racing world, including Late Models, Modifieds, and Midgets.  Much like last year’s event, Sunday is expected to bring in a large number of cars as well as fans in a very unique tripleheader show.                 The first couple weeks of the 2018 Summer Nationals have seen Moweaqua, Illinois driver, Shannon Babb, dominate his way to a 50% win percentage and a series lead.  Babb is expected to be strong at Lincoln, as it’s one of the tracks not too far from his Macon County home.  Batesville, Arkansas hotshoe, Billy Moyer, has been strong as well, sitting in …

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Wet And Frigid Conditions Force Postponement Of Lincoln Speedway’s Opener

Track To Open April 27 With $5 Grandstand Admission Special   (Lincoln, IL) Mother Nature threw another wrench at Lincoln Speedway this weekend as frigid temperatures and plenty of precipitation have forced the postponement of the track’s opening. The Sunday, April 15 event was scheduled to have five classes of racing action including the opener for the Midwest Street Stock Championship. Opening night will now be on Friday, April 27, paired up with $5 grandstand admission.   Lincoln Speedway, a ¼-mile dirt oval, located at the Logan County Fairgrounds in Lincoln, IL, also lost two preseason test and tune dates due to weather. The anticipation is building and the season opener should be a huge one on April 27, as it was already scheduled to be a “Five Buck Night”, giving fans a chance to watch a full program of racing for just $5. The Midwest Street Stock Championship event …

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