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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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Super Late Models Race Into Town Friday At Lincoln Speedway

(Lincoln, IL) The always popular Super Late Models are set for their first of two appearances at Lincoln Speedway, in Lincoln, IL, this coming Friday, May 17.  It also marks the 2019 opener for the Midwest Big Ten Super Late Model tour, after the original opener was rained out at Belle-Clair Speedway.  Four other racing divisions will join the Super Late Models on Friday night. The Midwest Big Ten Super Late Models have a ten event schedule with events at Lincoln Speedway and Highland Speedway this weekend.  In addition, events are scheduled to be held at Macon Speedway, Jacksonville Speedway, Spoon River Speedway, and Belle-Clair Speedway throughout the course of the summer months.  Friday’s Lincoln event will be a tune-up for the highly attended June 30 Summer Nationals event at the track. Last season, Fairview Heights, IL’s Daryn Klein, claimed the victory in the Super Late Model shootout at the …

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Bollinger Bests Strong Field Of Mods At Lincoln Speedway

(Lincoln, IL) Lincoln Speedway was able to endure heavy rainfall over the last seven days to race this past Friday night, May 3.  While many passed a number of fields covered in water from recent flooding, they arrived at Lincoln Speedway which was ready to go.  Fans got to see a good clean night of action with a solid field of cars. The top story of the night was the DIRTcar Modified turnout.  Some of the top Modified drivers in the Midwest made the trip as 24 competitors were pitside.  Fifteen locked in through heat races while an additional five came through the last chance.  When the green dropped on the 20-lap A-Main, it was Kewanee, IL’s Ray Bollinger racing into the lead with polesitter, Brian Lynn dropping into second.  Retired NASCAR star, Kenny Wallace, made the trip from water logged St. Louis, MO and was running third early on.  …

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Lincoln Speedway Looking To Carry Early Season Momentum Friday

Ladies Night Featuring $5 Ladies Admission With Five Divisions Of Racing (Lincoln, IL)  Lincoln Speedway officials are keeping their fingers crossed that racing will continue this coming Friday, May 3rd, despite a wet weather week in Illinois.  Friday’s forecast looks dry so the plan is to race.  It will just be a matter of how wet the grounds are from the previous days.   The night will feature $5 grandstand admission for ladies, in honor of Ladies Night. The Midwest Big Ten Series Street Stocks will join the regular four classes of racing at the ¼-mile dirt track.  For the Big Ten Series, it will be their second race of the season but the first at Lincoln in 2019.  At the Macon Speedway opener, Monticello, IL’s Darrell Dick claimed the victory.   Fellow veteran, Terry Reed, crossed the line in second, while Nick Macklin, Larry Russell, and Jaret Duff completed the top …

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