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Central Illinois Motorsports Nostalgia Night Coming To Lincoln Speedway Sunday

Six Divisions Of Racing Action To Be Featured With Bonus Money On The Line (Lincoln, IL) Lincoln Speedway, with a lot of help from organizer Terry Young, will be hosting the Central Illinois Motorsports Nostalgia Night, featuring Macon and Springfield Speedways, this coming Sunday, July 21.  A racing reunion, free and open to anyone, will be held from 12:00-5:00, before on track activities begin.  Following the reunion, six divisions of racing action will be on track in an event presented by US 92.7 Superstar Country. At the reunion, vintage race cars will be on display with plenty of old photo displays, a driver meet and greet, fun, prizes, and more.  Food and drink will be on sale as well, inside of the pavilion outside of turn one where the reunion is held. Action on track will begin at 6:00 with hotlaps, followed by racing at 7:00.  Bonus money will be …

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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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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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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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