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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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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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Discounted Admission, $1 Dogs, $2 Beers On Tap For Lincoln Speedway

Fan Appreciation Night To See Sprint Cars & Four Other Classes (Lincoln, IL) Lincoln Speedway is set for its second night of racing this coming Friday, April 26.  The night will be a great one for fans, as grandstand admission is just $10 per person with kids 11 and under free.  In addition, $1 hot dogs will be sold in the concession stand and $2 beers will be sold in the pavilion. On track action will be led by the first of two appearances this season for the 305 Winged Sprint Cars. The Sprints have made one appearance in each of the last two years but this year’s schedule also has a second date in July at Lincoln Speedway.  The 305’s have a lot of drivers from Central Illinois and run on a semi-regular basis at Jacksonville Speedway.  For many, it will be their first race of the season, as …

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Nichols Claims Railsplitter 40 At Lincoln Speedway Jimmy John’s Opener

(Lincoln, IL) The sound of racing engines and the smell of high octane fuel was back at the Logan County Fairgrounds this past Friday, April 12.  It was Freaky Fast opening night at Lincoln Speedway, presented by Jimmy John’s. The headliner of the night was the Midwest Stock Car Tour Street Stocks.  20 cars took the green with Lovington, IL’s Jeremy Nichols racing into the early lead.  Nichols held the advantage throughout the 40-lap event with Jerrad Krick in tow.  Krick closed the gap in the late going of the race but even with a late caution wasn’t able to make a move.  Nichols went on to claim the victory in his beautiful #24 ride.  Krick took second, while Lance Evans, Nick Macklin, and Don Hilleary rounded out the top five. One of the most exciting races of the night was the DIRTcar Modified 20-lap feature.  Many time track champion, …

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The countdown has hit zero. We have waited 224 days since the final checkered flag back on August 31, 2018, but the 16th Season Opening Door Buster presented by Jimmy John’s. All of the excitement of dirt track racing, some of the very best entertainment for your dollar, returns tonight in a big way with a 5 division racing program, headlined by the 1st event of the Midwest Stock Car Tour 2019 season, the 3rd Annual Railsplitter 40. And speaking of making the dollar go further, college students on College Student Night at the Races get in FREE with a valid, current college ID. It has been far too long since we have said these words to you all. LET’S GO RACING! It’s going to be a jam packed night of fun for all ages to start the 2019 racing season off right here at Abe’s Favorite Place to Race, …

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Green Flag To Drop On Lincoln Speedway’s 16th Season Friday Night

Five Divisions Will Race The ¼-Mile Dirt Track (Lincoln, IL) The Logan County Fairgrounds, in Lincoln, IL, will come alive this Friday, April 12 with the roar of racing engines as the 16th season of racing is set to get underway at Lincoln Speedway.  Five classes of cars will be in action during the Jimmy John’s Season Opener, which is highlighted by the Midwest Stock Car Tour Street Stocks in the Railsplitter 40.  The 2019 season will have 12 special racing events at the track in addition to a Kenny Wallace Dirt Racing Experience in September.  The track’s staple divisions will again be DIRTcar Pro Late Models, Modifieds, Hornets, and Nutech Seed DII Midgets.  Those four divisions will be running at nearly every event on the schedule, while other special tours will visit throughout the year. Lincoln Speedway will again be promoted by the staff of Track Enterprises, based out of Macon, IL with …

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