POWERi Midget, Micros ready for two day Lincoln/Macon Showdown
(Macon, IL) POWERi’s Lucas Oil National Midget Series and Speedway Motors 600cc Outlaw Micro Series are cocked and ready to do battle at two of the series most competitive dirt ovals.
On Friday Night, August 17th, the two series head to the racy ¼ mile at the Logan County fairground track, Lincoln Speedway. Danny Stratton won the POWERi Midget event there in June, with 13 year old Justin Peck picking up the win in Micros, becoming the youngest winner ever in POWERi Micros!
Also come see NASCAR star Kenny Wallace compete in the UMP Modified division! Plus, enjoy the action from the UMP Street Stocks, and 4-cylinders.
Then on Saturday Night, August 18th, POWERi Midgets and Micros will heat up the action at “World’s Fastest 1/5 mile”, Macon Speedway for the ninth annual “Dana Godfrey Memorial”. The event pays tribute to the late wife of Midget chassis builder John Godfrey. Dave Darland won last year’s Dana Godfrey Memorial. The two series have raced twice previously at Macon this season with Zach Daum and Bubba Altig grabbing Midget wins. Micro victories at the fast fifth went to Alex Harris and Aaron Andruskevitch.
Rounding out Saturday night’s action will be the UMP Steet Stocks, as they get ready for the Sepetember 1st Illinois Street Stock Championship. Plus,see the always entertaining Pro & Amateur Hornets divisions.
With both tracks being racy bullrings at Lincoln Speedway and Macon Speedway, action should be thrilling. Don’t miss this action packed week-end of Open Wheel racing!
Tickets are only $15 with kids 11 & under FREE! Gates open at 5pm with racing action getting under way at 7pm!
Lincoln Speedway is located on the Logan County Fairgrounds on 11th street in Lincoln, IL. For more information go to www.lincolnspeedwayil.com or call 217-735-1833
Macon Speedway is located 9 mile south of Decatur off Hwy 51 in Macon, IL. For more information go to www.maconracing.com or call 217-764-3200
*Please note that Lincoln Speedway admission prices are: Grandstand $15.00, kids 12 and under FREE with paying adult and Pit Pass is $30