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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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Hampton & Holiday Inn Express Continue Racer Rates For Lincoln Speedway

Officials from Lincoln Speedway in Lincoln, IL have again come to agreement with Hotel Ventures Management to name two host hotels for the 2019 season at the 1/4-mile facility.  For the fourth straight season, drivers, team members, and fans will have the opportunity to save on rooms at the Hampton Inn as well as the Holiday Inn Express when traveling to the Lincoln speedplant. The Hampton by Hilton is located just two miles from the Logan County Fairgrounds, where Lincoln Speedway is located.  The hotel features an all new lobby and treat Shop, indoor swimming pool and whirlpool, hot free breakfast buffet, free WiFi, and much more. All guestrooms will offer a refrigerator and microwave. The Hampton by Hilton is located at 1019 North Heitmann Drive, Lincoln, IL 62656.  Information: 217-732-6729 or www.lincoln.hamptoninn.com The Holiday Inn Express is also located approximately two miles from the track, just off of exit 126 on I-55.  Each …

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Test & Tune Days Next For Central Illinois Race Tracks

Macon Speedway & Lincoln Speedway Set For Weekend Practice   (Macon, IL) After a successful Hickory Point Mall Race Car Show this past weekend, drivers in Central Illinois are getting set for their first on track activity, Saturday and Sunday, March 23-24, with test and tune days at Macon Speedway and Lincoln Speedway. Drivers and teams use the days to fine tune their cars, fill out their registration sheets, and get comfortable back behind the wheel after a long winter.   Macon Speedway will open the pits this Saturday, March 23 at 11:00 AM and have cars on track from 12:00 noon to 4:00 PM. Cars, of any division, that compete at Macon Speedway, are welcome. Pit admission is $20, while grandstand admission is free.   Lincoln Speedway will open up this Sunday, March 24 at 11:00 AM and have cars on track from 12:00 noon to 4:00 PM. Practice, …

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Macon & Lincoln Speedway Car Show This Weekend At Hickory Point Mall

Tickets To Be Given Away In Open Drawings                 (Macon, IL 03-14-19) Drivers and teams throughout central Illinois are ready to show off their newly painted rides this coming weekend at Hickory Point Mall in Forsyth, IL.  The show is back for a fourth straight year, after a near 20 year hiatus.  The Macon and Lincoln Speedway event is scheduled for this Friday-Sunday, March 15-17.                 The show will be three days long with cars entering on Thursday, March 14 at 9:00 PM and exiting on Sunday, March 17 at 5:00 PM.  Track Enterprises will also have a booth set up, handing out info including pocket schedules for their special events in addition to Macon, Lincoln, and the Terre Haute Action Track.  UMP Memberships will be on sale in addition to a signup box for a chance to win Macon Speedway and Lincoln Speedway season opener tickets.                  The show …

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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 Graue Showdown Raceday at Lincoln Speedway!

IT IS Graue Showdown Raceday at Lincoln Speedway! Who’s ready for some Monday night fun at Lincoln Speedway? For the final time in 2018 in the State of Illinois the DIRTcar UMP Summer Nationals Super Late Models and Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals tours make a stop. Accompanying the tours on their final stop in the Land of Lincoln are the DIRTcar UMP B-Mods. The forecast looks great and the racing should be even better! Full details below… Monday, July 9 Graue Chevrolet Buick Cadillac Showdown Summer Nationals Hell Tour Divisions: *DIRTcar UMP Summer Nationals Super Late Models *Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals DIRTcar UMP Modifieds *DIRTcar UMP B-Mods Times: Pits: 3:00 Stands: 4:00 Pill Draw Ends: 5:30 Hotlaps: 6:00 Racing: 7:00 Grandstand Pricing: Adults – $30 Children 11 & Under – $5 Hotels: Hampton by Hilton – Lincoln IL Holiday Inn Express – Lincoln IL Mention the Lincoln Speedway discount About Lincoln Speedway: For …

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