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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 the lead on the high side. Banging his wheels off the cushion and the wall, Harrison led for the next nine laps with Hoffman right on his tail. Harrison kept favoring the high side, even …

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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 on link to order online or call the hotel and mention the Lincoln Speedway discount  

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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 Bobby Pierce round out the top five in the current standings.  Winners include Shirley (5), Tyler Erb (2), Bobby Pierce (2), Gordy Gundaker (1), Kent Robinson (1), Jason Feger (1), and Dennis Erb, Jr. (1). …

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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 will be back in action on Saturday, August 8 with Air King Night. DIRTcar Pro Late Models, BillingsleyRewards.com Modifieds, DIRTcar Pro Mods, Sportsman, Archers Alley Street Stocks, DIRTcar Hornets, and Micros By Bailey Chassis will …

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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 any POWRi series has visited the historic ¼ mile track in the 2020 race season. On Saturday, August 1, both POWRi series visit the “Mighty Macon” Speedway. Which is stated to be the “World’s fastest …

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Rico Races To Another MOWA Win At Lincoln Speedway

(Lincoln, IL) Lincoln Speedway was back at it again this past Friday night, July 17 as the Built Ford Tough MOWA Sprint Cars delivered by Morrow Brothers made their only appearance of the year. 30 stout sprint car competitors were pitside in addition to racing from five other divisions. Paul Nienhiser, the 2019 MOWA champion led lap one of the 25-lap feature event. The driver everyone had their eyes on was California wheelman, Rico Abreu, who came from the back of his heat race to claim victory. In the feature, Abreu took the top spot from Nienhiser on lap number two before yellow waved for the first time. As the race wore on, Abreu worked traffic and Nienhiser closed to challenge. After a several lap battle, Abreu was able to clear lap traffic and pull away down the stretch. At the checkered, it was Abreu taking the win for the …

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