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Lincoln Speedway Loses Another Test-And-Tune Due To Weather

One Final Test Added For Sunday, April 7 (Lincoln, IL) Heavy rains over the last 36 hours have again put a damper on outdoor activities everywhere, including the Saturday, March 30 test-and-tune that was scheduled for Lincoln Speedway, in Lincoln, IL.  It’s the second straight practice type event that has been canceled to start the 2019 season.  One final test has been added for next Sunday, April 7 at the track. In addition to the one final test that is scheduled for Lincoln, two more test-and-tunes remain on the schedule for Macon Speedway, Sunday, March 30 and Saturday, April 6.  Pit admission is $20, while grandstand admission is free. Lincoln Speedway’s 16th season opener will be …

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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 …

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Lincoln Speedway Test and Tune Canceled Due To Weather

(Lincoln, IL) Overnight and Sunday morning rainfall has forced the cancellation of the first Lincoln Speedway test and tune of 2019.  Rainfall moved into Central Illinois late Saturday evening, with several waves of precipitation. As of early Sunday morning, on track activities were still possible, however more rainfall hit shortly thereafter, saturating the grounds.  One more preseason test and tune is scheduled for the facility on Saturday, March 30.  The event will be held from 12:00-4:00 PM with pits opening at 11:00 AM. Pit admission will be $20 with grandstands free.  Lincoln Speedway’s sister track, Macon Speedway, had its first test and tune on Saturday with a strong 32 participants on track. Two additional Macon tests remain on Sunday, March 31 and Saturday, April 6. Season opening weekend is just a few weeks away, Friday, April 12 at …

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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 …

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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, …

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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 …

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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 …

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