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2018 Lincoln Speedway Tentative Schedule Posted

The first look at the 2018 tentative Lincoln Speedway schedule has been posted.  A few minor tweaks will be expected before the final version is released at the Hickory Point Mall Car Show in March.

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A Look Back At The 2017 Lincoln Speedway Season

4 Champions To Be Crowned At January Banquet                 (Lincoln, IL) Lincoln Speedway, located in Lincoln, IL, had a highly successful 2017 season come to an end on September 1.  The track, in its 14th season, completed 11 out of 12 scheduled events with great weather, much improved crowds, and top notch racing on the 1/4-mile.  From Sprint cars to Hornets to a Summer Nationals event that set the record for biggest crowd at the track, the track had great racing from start to finish this year.  This year’s top point finishers will be honored during the January 20 banquet.                 The UMP Pro Late Models competed in nine out of the eleven events this season at the track and Springfield, IL’s Jake Little was the man to beat.  Little started the season with three finishes of 2nd and one 12th place finish but starting with the June 23 show, …

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It’s Brandt Season Championship/Five Buck Night Race Day!

IT IS Brandt Season Championship/Five Buck Night Race Day at Lincoln Speedway! The final event of the 2017 racing season at Lincoln Speedway is upon us. Brandt will present the Season Championship night with $5 grandstand admission. That’s right.. just FIVE BUCKS to see six divisions of racing action the final night of the season! COME HUNGRY TO THE TRACK! In addition to the $5 grandstand admission special tonight, the concession stands will have a $5 special that includes a sandwich, chips, and a drink. Sandwich choices with the special include burgers, polish sausage, or hot dogs. It’s going to be a great night to bring the whole family to the track and it’s your last chance to get out to Lincoln Speedway this season. Friday, September 1 Brandt Consolidated Season Championship Night Divisions: DIRTcar UMP Modifieds Midwest Big Ten Series UMP Pro Crate Late Models UMP Sportsman Midwest Big …

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Lincoln Speedway’s Brandt Season Finale Coming Up Friday

Five Buck Admission To Fill Stands                 (Lincoln, IL) The outstanding 2017 season is about to come to an end at Lincoln Speedway, in Lincoln, IL.  A 12 event, special event schedule was put together in the offseason and the action has been great all summer long.  With only one rainout, May 19, fans have seen a great season of racing action, as crowds have filled the stands on numerous occasions.  That should be the case this coming Friday, September 1, as grandstand admission will be just $5 for the Brandt Season Finale.                 Six divisions of racing are on tap for Friday night’s event, including two classes of Midwest Big Ten Series competitors.  Headlining them will be the Big Ten Pro Late Models.  Springfield, IL driver, Jake Little leads the points and has been outstanding on the series this year with four wins in seven starts.  Two wins have …

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NASCAR Veteran Schrader Preparing For Busiest Of Race Weekends

Four Races In Four Days At Lincoln, Macon, & Du Quoin                 (Macon, IL) It’s not a secret that retired NASCAR driver, Ken Schrader, still loves to drive race cars.  The Fenton, MO driver ran his last NASCAR Cup event in 2013 but has continued racing dirt Modifieds on a regular basis, competing in well over 50 events per year.  This weekend, the 62-year old will have a real busy stretch, competing in four feature events, over the course of four days at three different race tracks.                 It all begins on Friday, September 1 at Lincoln Speedway, in Lincoln, IL when the Federated Car Care #9 Modified competes in the season finale at the track.  It will be Brandt FIVE BUCK Night at the track, giving fans a chance to see a six division race program for just $5.  In addition to the highly talented group of Modified drivers …

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IT’S Springfield Speedway Reunion RACE DAY @ Lincoln

IT’S Springfield Speedway Reunion RACE DAY AT Lincoln Speedway! A fun tradition of honoring the late Joe Shaheen and Springfield Speedway he made a popular race track is back. The Reunion starts at Noon and will feature lots of old pictures, memorbilia, and vintage cars on display from Little Springfield. After the fun of those festivities wrap up we have a great night of racing on tap headlined by the 410 Non-Winged Sprint Cars. American Vintage Sprint Cars, UMP Modifieds, Midwest Big Ten Series UMP Street Stocks, UMP Hornets, & POWRi DII Midgets all are on the card as well for a nice Sunday Night Showdown here at Abe’s Favorite Place to Race, Lincoln Speedway! A special thanks to Terry Young for his work on making this a special event. ALL laps in the features will pay $20 to lead and it adds up. There will be $500 worth of …

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