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Macon Speedway, Lincoln Speedway, and Big Ten Champions Honored This Past Weekend

(Decatur, IL) Drivers, teams, officials, and fans converged in Central Illinois this past weekend for the 2018 Champion Awards Banquet at the Decatur Conference Center & Hotel in Decatur, IL.  Top finishers from the previous season were awarded trophies and checks for the success that they had at Macon Speedway, Lincoln Speedway, and the Midwest Big Ten Series.  A large turnout was on hand, the food was great, and a good time was had as it was the first time the two tracks had a combined banquet. Taking home the most hardware was Springfield, IL driver, Guy Taylor.  The second generation driving veteran took top honors in the Pro Late Model division for the Big Ten Series, Macon Speedway, and Lincoln Speedway.  Taylor had one win and five top fives at Lincoln to go along with two Big Ten wins and six Macon victories. Another driver that made a lot …

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Macon Speedway & Lincoln Speedway Banquet Postponed To February 2nd

Officials Err On Side Of Caution With Impending Storm (Decatur, IL) Officials from Macon Speedway, Lincoln Speedway, and the Midwest Big Ten Series have made the decision to postpone the 2018 Awards Banquet that was scheduled for Saturday, January 19 at the Decatur Conference Center & Hotel.  The event has been rescheduled for Saturday, February 2 due to the incoming winter storm, which could create treacherous driving conditions. Speedway officials decided to make the decision for the safety of those who were planning to attend.  At the time of the decision, The Weather Channel was calling for a possible total of 6-11 inches of snow with steady 30 mile per hour winds and gusts as high as 50. “We really put a lot of time and effort into the planning for the season awards banquet so we were looking forward to having it this weekend.  That said, we have to …

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Macon Speedway & Lincoln Speedway 2018 Banquet Date & Location Announced

Big Ten Series To Also Celebrate At January 19 Event (Macon, IL) With the 2018 racing season in the rear view mirror and drivers looking ahead to 2019, officials from the Track Enterprises office have announced the awards banquet date for Macon Speedway as well as Lincoln Speedway.  This year’s ceremony will include both tracks as well as the three Midwest Big Ten Series. The event will be held on Saturday, January 19, 2019 at the Decatur Conference Center & Hotel. On the Lincoln Speedway side, Guy Taylor, of Springfield, IL, claimed this year’s Pro Late Model championship. Brian Lynn, of Mason City, IL, edged his son, Austin, in a tight battle for this year’s Modified championship.  In the Nutech Seed DII Midgets by Bailey Chassis class, Mason City’s Andy Baugh will take top honors.  In the Hornet class, Decatur, IL driver, Jeremy Reed, took the championship. Taylor also claimed …

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IT IS BRANDT Five Buck Night Season Championship Finale RACE DAY

The final night of racing of 2018 is upon us and so far this season has brought us some fantastic racing all season long and sees some tight point battles get decided tonight, including a father/son battle in the Modifieds where son Austin leads his dad Brian Lynn by just 4 points and Guy Taylor leads former Pro Crate Late Model track champion Roben Huffman by just 8 points. Also in action are the Sportsman, the Midwest Big Ten Series Street Stocks, DII Midgets by Nutech Seed, and the Hornets. On Brandt Season Championship Finale Night, the price to get in is just $5. It is a way to thank all of our great fans who have supported Lincoln Speedway this 2018 season which has been one of the best in the 15 year history of the track. We look forward to putting on one last great show to cap off …

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Lincoln Speedway Season Ends Friday With Five Dollar Admission

Season And Track Champions To Be Determined On Brandt Night (Lincoln, IL) It’s hard to believe but the 2018 season is set to come to an end this coming Friday, August 31 at Lincoln Speedway, in Lincoln, IL.  The year has seen some great racing with side-by-side action, slide jobs, rivalries, and tight point battles for the championship.  Fans will have their final chance to check it all out this Friday night and admission to the grandstands is just five dollars as part of the BRANDT sponsored event. The Five Buck Nights are always popular with the fans, as not only do they receive admission to the grandstands for just $5, the concession stands have great combo deals for just $5.  This week’s special will be a hot dog, polish sausage, or corn dog plus an order of fries or chips, and a drink for just $5.  All of the …

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Great Racing In Recent Weeks At Lincoln Speedway

The last couple of shows at Lincoln Speedway have been top notch. Last night, we had 18 of the best Pro Late Model drivers and 18 of the best Modified drivers. The show was great! While we know the real fast cars don’t care a lot for the dice roll for an invert, last night proved why it can be a good thing. First, Ray Bollinger, started from sixth because of the invert and quickly sliced and diced his way through the field to the impressive victory in the Modifieds. The battle for second was a fun one to watch for many laps but Bollinger easily had them covered. Then in the Pro Lates, the veteran Guy Taylor led lap after lap as the battles throughout the field was fun to watch. Dakota Ewing, who started fifth, methodically raced his way toward the front. He got hooked up on the …

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