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Macon & Lincoln Speedways Again Cancel Weekend Tests

Season Openers Now Up Next                 (Macon, IL) For the second straight weekend, unseasonable weather has caused cancelations of test-and-tune events at Central Illinois race tracks.  Macon Speedway in Macon, IL and Lincoln Speedway, in Lincoln, IL have both called of their practice sessions scheduled for this Saturday and Sunday, April 7/8 due to forecasted highs in the 30’s and a chance of snow.  Officials, fans, drivers, and teams are hopeful that the weather breaks for next weekend’s season openers.                 At Macon Speedway, the 2018 season opener will be the 73rd for the 1/5-mile oval at the track.  It’s set for Saturday, April 14 with six divisions of racing on the schedule.  Decatur Building Trades Pro Late Models, Billingsley Elite Wash …

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Saturated Grounds Forces Testing Postponement At Local Race Tracks

Drivers Looking Ahead To Final Test Weekend April 7/8                 (Macon, IL) The start of pre-season on track activity will have to wait at least one more week for participants at Lincoln Speedway and Macon Speedway in Central Illinois.  The two tracks, running under the Track Enterprises banner, have postponed this upcoming weekend’s test-and-tunes due to saturated grounds and the forecast for more unfavorable weather.                 Test-and-tune action is still scheduled for next weekend, Saturday, April 7/8 at the tracks.  The Saturday, April 7 practice will be at Macon Speedway from 12:00-4:00, while Lincoln Speedway will hold an open test session on Sunday, April 8 from 12:00-4:00.  Pit admission each day is $20 for adults …

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Bailey Chassis Company Adds Support To Central Illinois Open Wheel Racers

Macon Beach House Micros & Lincoln Nutech Seed DII Midgets To Benefit   (Macon, IL) Bailey Chassis Company, a Mini Sprint and Micro Sprint chassis and parts manufacturer, has stepped up its support of racing action at Macon and Lincoln Speedways in 2018. Bailey Chassis has become the presenting sponsor of the Beach House Micros at Macon Speedway and the Nutech Seed DII Midgets at Lincoln Speedway.   The Beach House Micros presented by Bailey Chassis Company will have 12 events this season at Macon Speedway. The 12 events include four nationally sanctioned races by POWRi. The first event for the class is on Saturday, April 14 at the 73rd season opener for the 1/5-mile …

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Macon & Lincoln Speedway Racecars Set To Return To Hickory Point Mall

March 16-18 Car Show To Kickstart Season                 (Macon, IL 03-07-18) Officials from Macon Speedway as well as Hickory Point Mall in Forsyth, IL are pleased to announce the return of the season preview car show.  Formerly an annual event, the show returns for a third season in-a-row, after a long hiatus.  The event is scheduled for March 16-18.                 The car show is open to any regular competitors that race at Macon Speedway or Lincoln Speedway, as well as those from traveling series that compete at either of the tracks.  The show will be three days long with cars entering on Thursday, March 15 and exiting on Sunday, March 18 when Hickory Point Mall …

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Jimmy John’s Becomes A Proud Sponsor Of Lincoln Speedway Racing

Jimmy John’s Becomes a Proud Sponsor of Lincoln Speedway Racing (Lincoln, IL) Lincoln Speedway’s 1/4-mile dirt track, located at the Logan County Fairgrounds in Lincoln, IL will have a new official sandwich in 2018. Jimmy John’s, located near Lincoln College, has stepped up its support of the track, which will begin its 15th season in April. Jimmy John’s serves from-scratch food made with excellent ingredients. Homemade bread is baked fresh all day, every day, and all-natural meats and fresh veggies are hand-sliced daily – that’s the way it’s been since 1983. With 2,750 stores across the U.S., Jimmy John’s was founded by Jimmy John Liautaud in a city not all that far away from Lincoln, in Charleston, …

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A Look Back At The 2017 Lincoln Speedway Season

4 Champions To Be Crowned At January Banquet                 (Lincoln, IL) Lincoln Speedway, located in Lincoln, IL, had a highly successful 2017 season come to an end on September 1.  The track, in its 14th season, completed 11 out of 12 scheduled events with great weather, much improved crowds, and top notch racing on the 1/4-mile.  From Sprint cars to Hornets to a Summer Nationals event that set the record for biggest crowd at the track, the track had great racing from start to finish this year.  This year’s top point finishers will be honored during the January 20 banquet.                 The UMP Pro Late Models competed in nine out of the eleven events this …

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It’s Brandt Season Championship/Five Buck Night Race Day!

IT IS Brandt Season Championship/Five Buck Night Race Day at Lincoln Speedway! The final event of the 2017 racing season at Lincoln Speedway is upon us. Brandt will present the Season Championship night with $5 grandstand admission. That’s right.. just FIVE BUCKS to see six divisions of racing action the final night of the season! COME HUNGRY TO THE TRACK! In addition to the $5 grandstand admission special tonight, the concession stands will have a $5 special that includes a sandwich, chips, and a drink. Sandwich choices with the special include burgers, polish sausage, or hot dogs. It’s going to be a great night to bring the whole family to the track and it’s your …

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