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IT IS RACEDAY AT LINCOLN SPEEDWAY!

Tickets will be available at the gate but are also available online if you prefer. It’s the 2020 season opener! Divisions: DIRTcar Racing Pro Late Models DIRTcar Modifieds NuTech Seed, LLC DII Midgets DIRTcar Street Stocks DIRTcar Hornets Times: Pits: 3:00 Stands: 5:00 Local Pill Draw Ends: 5:50 Hotlaps: 6:00 Racing: 7:00 Grandstand Pricing: Adults – $15 Children 11 & Under – Free Tickets and pit passes will be sold at track on raceday If you prefer, pre-order tickets online: https://market.myracepass.com/store/tickets/?i=1210509&store=12113 COVID-19 guidelines will be in place for this event. In addition to limiting capacity with head count numbers, attendees are encouraged to wear masks, bring hand sanitizer, and utilize the six foot social distancing recommendation as much as possible. Temperature checks/health screenings will be held upon arrival for fans and competitors. Hotels: Hampton by Hilton – Lincoln IL Comfort Inn & Suites – Lincoln IL Mention the Lincoln Speedway discount Full …

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Five Divisions On Tap For Lincoln Speedway Opener Friday Night

Tickets Available Online Or At Gate On Raceday (Lincoln, IL) For the first time in 2020, Lincoln Speedway, located at the Logan County Fairgrounds in Lincoln, IL, will swing the gates open for auto racing. The track will use extra precautionary measures when it comes to the health and safety of its competitors and fans for the Friday, June 12 event which will feature five divisions of racing, racing for DIRTcar regional and national points. The Friday night event will feature Pro Late Models, Modifieds, Nutech Seed DII Midgets, and Hornets. The Street Stocks have also been added to the show for a full program of hotlaps, heats, and features. For all but the DII Midgets, drivers will be racing for the first time in 2020 for DIRTcar points, which was announced this week. Tickets for Friday’s event will be available at the gate on raceday. Fans who would like …

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Racing Action To Return To Central Illinois Tracks This Weekend

Lincoln Speedway & Macon Speedway Set For Season Openers (Macon, IL) Racing action is set to return this coming Friday and Saturday, June 12/13 to a pair of Central Illinois tracks. Lincoln Speedway, located in Lincoln, IL will open the 2020 season on Friday night, while Macon Speedway, located in Macon, IL will open up on Saturday evening. Both tracks will use extra precautionary measures when it comes to the health and safety of its customers. Both tracks have been shutdown as far as actual racing is concerned, due to COVID-19 and the guidelines that come with it. Promoters from the two tracks have been hosting races in neighboring states, over recent weeks, utilizing social distancing guidelines and extra sanitary measures with great success. Those will be put in place for this weekend’s events. In addition to limiting capacity with head count numbers, attendees are encouraged to wear masks, bring …

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Thank you!

We at Macon Speedway and Lincoln Speedway want to thank everyone who attended our private test sessions last Saturday and Sunday. We truly hope everyone enjoyed themselves. We also want to thank everyone for all of the positive comments and support. The racers, crew, and families, despite these trying and new times, were very complimentary and supportive of our process. And, last but not least, thanks to all of the governmental agencies and authorities for listening to our ideas and suggesting guidelines. For the other race track that tried so hard to get the practices closed down, we just don’t have words for you and feel bad for everyone you tried to hurt. Everyone have a great and safe week. The health and safety of you and your family should come first. We will have details out shortly about our planned private test sessions coming Friday and Saturday. Thanks, Management

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2020 Racing Season on Hold at Lincoln Speedway

(Lincoln, IL) Like many things in our lives, the 2020 racing season is currently on hold at Lincoln Speedway, in Lincoln, IL.  The season opener was set for this Friday night, April 10 but drivers, teams, and fans will have to wait a little longer, as officials wait out the COVID-19 restrictions that have swept the nation. Speedway officials have been following the news and press conferences regarding the current health issues with Coronavirus since early to mid-March when changes started taking place by the minute.  To date, Lincoln Speedway has canceled the Hickory Point Mall Car Show, two weekends of test and tune, and now the Season Opener. The Illinois Stay-At-Home order currently runs through the month of April, meaning the likelihood of having any event before May is slim.  At this time, there is no date set in stone on when the season will begin but Lincoln Speedway …

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More Cancellations Announced For Central Illinois Race Tracks

(Macon, IL) For the second week in-a-row, the stay-at-home order aimed at stopping the spread of COVID-19, has canceled test-and-tune events scheduled for this weekend at Lincoln Speedway and Macon Speedway. The tests were set for Saturday, April 4 at Lincoln and Sunday, April 5 at Macon.   Officials from the tracks continue to follow the news closely, regarding current health issues with COVID-19. Officials will continue to monitor the situation closely with government and public health officials to determine what adjustments to make as the time comes, in regards to other upcoming events.   Thanks for your support. For Macon Speedway news and updates follow us at maconracing.com, on Facebook at facebook.com/maconracing, and on twitter at twitter.com/maconspeedway.   For Lincoln Speedway news and updates, check out the website at lincolnspeedwayil.com, on Facebook at facebook.com/lincolnilspeedway, and twitter at twitter.com/lincolnilspdwy.

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