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POWRi Midgets Set For Only Lincoln Speedway Appearance Friday Night

Illinois Speedweek Expected To See Large Fields Of Open Wheelers (Lincoln, IL) Open wheel fans have a great weekend of action ahead of them as the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget league is set for three great nights of racing, starting Friday night at Lincoln Speedway. It’s all part of Illnois Speedweek “Take 3” which also includes Macon Speedway Saturday and Jacksonville Speedway Sunday. The weekend was previously scheduled for June but the pandemic eliminated that opportunity.  It was then scheduled for July 31 – August 2 before being was washed out by the rain. POWRi Officials have worked hard with all three tracks to reschedule this spectacular event for the drivers and race fans. …

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POWRi National Midgets Heading To Lincoln Speedway Friday

Belleville, IL. (08/04/2020) New dates for the POWRi Lucas Oil National and the POWRi Engler Machine & Took Micro Leagues SPEED WEEKEND have been established. Friday, Saturday, and Sunday August 21-23 will now host the SPEED WEEKEND. What was originally scheduled to be July 31 – August 2 was washed out by the rain. POWRi Officials have worked hard with all three tracks to reschedule this spectacular event for the drivers and race fans. It all begins on Friday, August 21 when the SPEED WEEKEND fires off at Lincoln Speedway. The tight ¼ mile semi banked dirt oval has established many winners. The most recent winner being Tyler Courtney, on August 16, 2019. The last …

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Sheppard Slides Heckenast Late to Win Fourth in Six Days at Lincoln

August 17, 2020 by Jordan DeLucia LINCOLN, IL – He started off Arizona Sport Shirts Week #4 Tuesday night without a single start on the tour this year. He’s now walking out with four Feature wins and the weekly points championship bonus. Brandon Sheppard capped off a magical week of racing his family-owned #B5 on the DIRTcar Summer Nationals tour Sunday night at Lincoln Speedway with his fourth Feature win in six days, topping Frank Heckenast Jr. in a late-race battle for the lead to capture the $5,000 prize and an extra $2,000 as the Week #4 champion, in the Graue Chevrolet Showdown. “It was a lot of fun,” Sheppard said of the big six-day …

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Hoffman Wins for Second Consecutive Year at Lincoln

August 17, 2020 by Jordan DeLucia LINCOLN, IL – Even with a bit stiffer competition in the house, Nick Hoffman still reigns supreme. The two-time and defending DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals champion locked-up his ninth Feature win of the season Sunday night at Lincoln Speedway, outlasting the six-time tour champ Mike Harrison in a high-traffic battle for the lead late in the race. Hoffman jumped to the early lead in his Justin Allgaier-owned #7 Elite Chassis but hadn’t yet established the big lead he so often opens up when at the head of the field. This left the door open for second-running Harrison, who pounced at the opportunity on Lap 9 and took …

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IT’S SUMMER NATIONAL RACEDAY AT LINCOLN SPEEDWAY!

IT’S RACEDAY AT LINCOLN SPEEDWAY! This should be a great one, as Summer National action this week has been outstanding. Supers, Mods, and 305 Sprints are on tap. Tickets and pit passes will be sold at the track. Full details below… Sunday August 16 Graue Chevrolet Buick Cadillac Showdown DIRTcar Summer Nationals Divisions: DIRTcar Super Late Models DIRTcar Modifieds 305 Sprint Cars Times: Pits: 3:00 Stands: 4:00 Local Pill Draw Ends: 5:30 Hotlaps: 6:00 Racing: 7:00 Grandstand Pricing: Adults – $30 Children 11 & Under – $5 Tickets as well as all pit passes will be sold at track on raceday Hotels: Hampton by Hilton – Lincoln IL Comfort Inn & Suites – Lincoln IL Click …

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Summer Nationals Sunday Features Graue Chevrolet Showdown at Lincoln Speedway

(Lincoln, IL) This coming Sunday, August 16, the stars of the DIRTcar Summer Nationals make their annual voyage to Lincoln Speedway, located at the Logan County Fairgrounds, in Lincoln, IL. Joining the Super Late Models for the Graue Chevrolet Showdown will be the Summit Modified Nationals and 305 Sprint Cars. Leading the DIRTcar Summer National Late Model competitors into town is Brian Shirley. The Chatham, IL driver has claimed the last two Summer National point championships and is leading this year’s points by over 100. As of Thursday morning, Shirley has won five events on this year’s tour, including four of those in the last five events. Frank Heckanast, Jr., Jason Feger, Bob Gardner, and …

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Macon Speedway & Lincoln Speedway POWRi Speedweekend Events Postponed

(Macon, IL) The much anticipated events for the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League Speedweekend have officially called off for the weekend. The tour was scheduled to open the three day race weekend on Friday night at Jacksonville Speedway, followed by stops at Macon Speedway Saturday night and Lincoln Speedway Sunday. All three events have been postponed due to continuous wet weather throughout the Midwest. Officials will be working on possible rescheduling of POWRi Speedweek over the next couple of days. The popular Illinois events were originally set for early June but the COVID-19 pandemic kept those from happening. Information on potential reschedule dates will be posted as soon as they are confirmed. Macon Speedway …

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ILLINOIS MIDGET SPEED WEEKEND COMING NEXT WEEK

Belleville, IL. (07/19/2020) Quickly transforming into a marquee event on the POWRi calendar, the SPEED WEEKEND is looking promising. A thrilling three-race swing throughout the state of Illinois, the 2020 SPEED WEEKEND is only one week away from action with the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League and the POWRi Engler Machine & Tool Micro Sprint League. From Jacksonville Speedway to Lincoln Speedway, the teams will be tested across three nights at three unique tracks as they travel through the state of Illinois. It all begins on Friday, July 31 at Jacksonville Speedway. The ¼ mile dirt track is located on the Morgan County Fairgrounds in Jacksonville, IL. This will be the first time that …

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