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Macon Speedway & Lincoln Speedway Announce Off-Season & Early 2020 Season Dates

(Macon, IL) Racing officials at Macon Speedway as well as Lincoln Speedway have announced important off-season dates as well as the season opening dates for each track.   For Lincoln Speedway, 2020 will be the 17th season of racing at the Logan County Fairground track.  At Macon Speedway, 2020 will be an extra special year, as it’s the 75th season of racing.  Season opening weekend will be Friday and Saturday, April 10-11. The awards banquet, celebrating champions and other top drivers from 2019, will be held on Saturday, February 1, 2020 at the Decatur Conference Center and Hotel in Decatur, IL.  Full details and ticket availability will be released in the coming weeks. Other dates, including the four pre-season test and tunes, the racecar show at the Hickory Point Mall, and the Midwest Speed Expo are also set.  The full schedules for the 2020 racing seasons at Macon and Lincoln …

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IT IS RACEDAY AT LINCOLN SPEEDWAY…

IT IS RACEDAY AT LINCOLN SPEEDWAY… Lincoln Speedway is back in action TONIGHT, Friday, August 16th with our “Night Before The Mile Race”, featuring the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midgets. Four other divisions will also be in action. Full details below…   Friday, August 16th Night Before The Mile Presented By Richmond Gear   Divisions: POWRi Lucas Oil National Midgets Midwest Big Ten Series DIRTcar UMP Pro Late Models DIRTcar UMP Modifieds NuTech Seed, LLC DII Midgets DIRTcar UMP Hornets   Times: Pits: 3:00 Stands: 5:00 Local Pill Draw Ends: 5:50 Hotlaps: 6:00 Racing: 7:00   Grandstand Pricing: Adults – $18 Children 11 & Under – Free   Location: Lincoln Speedway is located at the Logan County Fairgrounds, in Lincoln, IL. The physical address is 1408 Short 11th St., Lincoln, IL 62656.   Hotels: Hampton by Hilton – Lincoln Illinois https://secure3.hilton.com/en_US/hp/reservation/book.htm…   Comfort Inn & Suites Lincoln IL https://www.choicehotels.com/…/lin…/comfort-inn-hotels/il538   …

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POWRi National Midgets Set For Friday Night At Lincoln Speedway

Five Division Show To Begin Action Packed Racing Weekend (Lincoln, IL) For the second time this season, the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League is set to take the track at Lincoln Speedway, in Lincoln, IL. The quick and nimble racers were also part of the Summer Nationals event on June 30, when NASCAR star, Christopher Bell, took home the trophy.  Friday’s event will also feature four other action packed divisions of racing, which will make for a great start to an action packed race weekend in Central Illinois. For the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League, Jesse Colwell, of Red Bluff, CA, leads the standings in the Keith Kunz-Curb Agajanian Motorsports/JBL Audio #71. Colwell has claimed one win with nine top five finishes and fifteen top tens.  His lead is 330 over Zach Daum.  Jake Neuman, Ace McCarthy, and Holley Hollan round out the top five in this year’s …

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Sprint Cars & Vintage Racing To Headling Friday’s Lincoln Show

Bonus Lap Money On The Line For Five Classes (Lincoln, IL) Friday night, August 9, will be action packed at Lincoln Speedway, as seven different classes of racing will be on track at the All American Night Of Speed.  Headlining the show will be the 305 Sprint Cars and Vintage Racing of Illinois.  A number of the divisions will be racing for lap leader bonus money as well as big trophies, carried over from Terry Young’s Central Illinois Motorsports Nostalgia Reunion race that was postponed on July 21. For the 305 Sprint Cars, Friday night will be their second event at the track this season.  At the April 26 event, Lincoln, IL’s own, Max Pozsgai claimed the feature victory.  When the cars returned on July 21, 16 drivers were pitside for the event, a strong turnout for the division.  Unfortunately, rainfall caused a cancelation and reschedule.  Pozsgai will be the …

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Lincoln Speedway Summer Nationals Take Two Set For Thursday Night

Super Late Models, Modifieds, Pro Mods, & Street Stocks On Schedule LINCOLN, IL – July 24, 2019 – The DIRTcar Summer Nationals Late Models and Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Features that were cut short by rain on Sunday, June 30, at Lincoln Speedway are set to be run this coming Thursday, July 25.  In addition to the make-up events, a full new program of DIRTcar Pro Mods and Street Stocks are on tap.  An on-track autograph session will take place at 7:00.  16 laps of the 40 lap Graue Chevrolet Showdown for the Summer National Super Late Models have been completed. That race will pick up where it left off with Springfield, IL driver Brian Shirley in the lead.  Brandon Sheppard was running second with Billy Moyer, Shannon Babb, and Dennis Erb completing the top five.  16 drivers were on the lead lap with one additional driver just one lap down.  Many …

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Lincoln Speedway Sunday Event Canceled Due To Rain

Racing action on Sunday, July 21 has been canceled due to weather.  Rainfall hit, for about the third time, just as cars were preparing for hotlaps.  Six divisions of racing were on tap at the Central Illinois Motorsports Nostalgia Reunion show.  Fans and pit attendees are asked to hang onto their armbands to use at a future event.  Information on rescheduling the 305 Sprint Cars & Big Ten events will be coming soon. Up next for Lincoln Speedway is the Summer Nationals makeup this Thursday, July 25.  The final 24 laps of the Super Late Model feature will be completed in addition to the Summit Modified National 30 lap feature.  Full new programs for DIRTcar Pro Mods and Street Stocks will also be on the card.  Fans and competitors can use their wristbands from the June 30 event for entry Thursday.  For those who don’t have bands, grandstand admission will …

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