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IT’S RACEDAY IN LINCOLN!

Friday night, June 24 at Lincoln Speedway is Intrepid Fallen Heroes Night presented by Charrons Auto Repair Inc. T-shirts will be given away at intermission to some lucky race fans and the proceeds from the 50/50 raffle will be donated to the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund. Six divisions of racing action will be on hand and retired and active military members will receive grandstand admission at 1/2 off with valid military ID. Divisions racing: Midwest Big Ten Series DIRTcar UMP Pro Late Models Midwest Technical Institute – MTI UMP Modifieds UMP Sportsman UMP B Mods UMP Hornets Nutech Seed DII Midgets Times: Pits 4:00 Grandstands 5:00 Pill Draw Ends 6:00 Hot Laps 6:20 Racing 7:00 …

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Big Ten Pro Late Models & Modifieds Headline Fallen Heroes Night

Friday Night Show To Honor Fallen Heroes Of The Military Charron’s Auto Repair presents the Annual Intrepid Fallen Heroes Night at Lincoln IL Speedway this coming Friday, June 25.  In addition to racing in six different divisions, there will be a special pre-race ceremony featuring bagpipes, color guard, flag ceremony, and rendition of the national anthem.  Throughout the night, American flags will be handed out to those in attendance and other giveaways including t-shirts will take place. Leading the list of divisions this Friday night is the Midwest Big Ten Series Pro Late Model class.  Two events have been run so far this season, one at Lincoln Speedway and one at Macon, the two tracks …

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Charron’s Auto Repair To Honor Veterans At Lincoln Speedway

Special From Lincoln Courier… Charron’s Auto Repair will be hosting the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Night Friday, June 24, at the Lincoln Speedway. T-shirts will be given away at intermission to some lucky race fans and the proceeds from the 50/50 raffle will be donated to the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund.  Six divisions of racing action will be on hand and retired and active military members will receive grandstand admission at 1/2 off with valid military ID. During the month of July, Charrons and Napa Auto Care Centers nationwide, will be supporting the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund. The IFHF(www.fallenheroesfund.org) is a non-profit organization that was started in 2000. The fund has provided nearly $200 million in …

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​Thorson Recovers from Flat Tire at Lincoln Speedway To Claim Win & Championship

Lincoln, IL– Tanner Thorson of Minden, Nevada recovered from a late race flat tire on a rubber-down Lincoln Speedway to win the Illinois SPEED Week finale with the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget Series. By virtue of the win, Thorson also secured the POWRi Illinois SPEED Week championship. The 30 lap main was action packed right from the get go, as the previous night’s winner Carson Macedo got upside down on the opening lap in turn three. Macedo would be done for the night and racing would resume with a complete restart, led by Zach Daum. Daum narrowly edged Darren Hagen for the lead of lap one, but entering turn one on lap two, Hagen …

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It’s Raceday In Lincoln! Join Us For the SPEEDWEEK Sunday Finale!

It is race day! An action packed evening of great open wheel and stock car racing is on tap as Sport City of Jacksonville, Inc POWRi Speed Week comes to Lincoln Speedway. The Mighty Midgets, Micros, and DII Midgets join our DIRTcar UMP Modifieds with Kenny Wallace (Official Page), Brian Lynn, Ray Bollinger, Dave Crawley, Jr. and all the Lincoln Modified stars in the finale for SPEEDWEEK.   Divisions Racing: Lucas Oil POWRi National Midgets Speedway Motors POWRi 600cc Winged Outlaw Micros POWRi/Illini DII Midgets presented by Nutech Seed DIRTcar UMP Modifieds   Times: Pits 2:30 Stands 4:00 MOD Pill Draw Ends 4:50 Hot Laps 5:00 MOD Group Qualifying 5:40 Racing 6:00   Pricing: General …

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POWRi Illinois Midget Week Underway And Heading To Central Illinois

Sunday Finale To Be Held At Lincoln IL Speedway The 2016 edition of the highly popular Illinois Midget SPEEDWEEK, sanctioned by POWRi, is officially underway, after completing the Belle-Clair Speedway event last night.  In what can be a grueling week for drivers and teams, fans love seeing some of the best open wheelers in the country converge in Illinois.  Everything will wrap up on Sunday evening, June 12, at the Lincoln Speedway finale, in Lincoln, IL. In opening night action at Belle-Clair Speedway, in Belleville, IL, 32 POWRi Lucas Oil National Midgets, 55 POWRi Speedway Motors Micros, and 20 POWRi/Illini D-II Midgets were on track for a great kickoff to the week.  In 2015, the …

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Illinois Midget Week Coming To Lincoln Speedway June 12

Belleville, IL – The 4th Annual Illinois SPEED Week is shaping up to be one of the largest events for 2016 with a world-wide driver presence set to tackle five straight days of racing. All five nights will feature POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget Series action, paired with both the POWRi Speedway Motors 600cc Outlaw Micro Series and the POWRi/ILLINI Lucas Oil Division II Midget Series. The grueling weeks kicks off on Wednesday, June 8th at the high-banked Belle-Clair Speedway. Thursday, teams will head north to Quincy Raceways, before Friday’s show at Jacksonville Speedway. Saturday, the divisions will invade Macon Speedway and for the fifth and final night, Illinois SPEED Week will conclude at Lincoln …

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Lynn, Daugherty, & Baugh Take Lincoln Victories On All-Star Sprint Night

While Sheldon Haudenschild took the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit Of Champions victory on Friday night, the other three Lincoln Speedway divisions put on a great show for the large crowd in the house. In the UMP Pro Late Model class, Cory Daugherty started up front and built a sizable advantage early on against a strong 16-car field.  With less than five to go, however, things really started to heat up and brought fans to the edges of their seats.  As Daugherty was closing on some slower traffic, the rest of the top five was closing on him.  With just a couple laps to go, the lead battle was hot with defending division champion, Nick …

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