MOWA Sprint Event At Lincoln Speedway Canceled Due To Rain

(Lincoln, IL) Lincoln Speedway racing action for Friday, July 16 has been canceled due to rain. The Built Ford Tough MOWA Sprints Cars were scheduled to be in action along with the four staple divisions. No reschedule date has been announced but officials are looking for a possible addition.

The next event on the Lincoln Speedway schedule is Sunday, July 25 for a special Sunday Funday program of racing. The USAC Engler IMRA SpeeD2 Midgets will be joined by Big Ten Pro Late Models, Modified, Big Ten Street Stocks, and Hornets.

For MOWA, their next events are a doubleheader weekend at Jacksonville Speedway and Macon Speedway on Friday and Saturday, July 30/31.

MOWA Sprint Cars To Make Lone Lincoln Speedway Appearance Friday Night

(Lincoln, IL) One of the most popular events on the Lincoln Speedway schedule, each season, is coming up this Friday night, July 16, when the Built Ford Tough MOWA Sprint Cars powered by Morrow Brothers come to town. Four other divisions will also race.

The MOWA 410 cubic inch winged sprint cars have had three events so far this season, while weather has wreaked havoc on several other events. Ayrton Gennetten bested a field of 28 cars in the season opener at Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, IL. Gennetten came right back in the second event of the season at Lee County Speedway to start his season two-for-two. The most recent event was over one month ago at Jacksonville Speedway with Paul Nienhiser claiming the checkered flag.

This Friday’s race will be MOWA’s 15th visit to the Logan County Fairgrounds in Lincoln, IL. Ten different drivers have found victory lane, namely Rico Abreu, who has won three of them including last year’s race. Nienhiser has also won three, while AJ Bruns, Carson Macedo, Christopher Bell, Ian Madsen, Jerrod Hull, Jimmy Hurley, Korey Weyant, and Willie Croft have also found victory lane.

Gennetten leads the current MOWA points, while Zach Daum, Weyant, Brandon Hanks, and Andy Bishop complete the top five.

The DIRTcar Pro Late Models will be back on track Friday night as well with New Berlin, IL driver, Jose Parga leading the charge. Parga has a 44-point lead in the track standings, followed by Jake Little, Roben Huffman, Blaise Baker, and Colby Sheppard. Parga has won five out of the six features, while teammate Dakota Ewing claimed the other win.

Ray Bollinger leads the points in the DIRTcar Modified standings at the track by just 14 over Tommy Sheppard, Jr. The Kewanee, IL driver has claimed four feature wins, while Hunt Gossum, Allen Weisser, and Nick Hoffman have taken the other wins. Brian Lynn, Austin Lynn, and Brandon Roberts are other top five point contenders.

The Simplot DII Midgets are back for their first appearance in over a month. Peoria, IL driver Mark McMahill is on top of the standings, leading Tyler Roth by 66 markers. John Heitzman, Will Armitage, and Kelli Harter round out the top five. McMahill has won three features while Andy Baugh has claimed two. The Simplot Front Row Challenge is up to $700 for this week’s event.

The DIRTcar Hornets will complete this Friday night’s event. Kenny Butterfield, of Kingston Mines, IL, leads the points by just six over Erik Vanapeldoorn. The two drivers have each won a pair of features this year, while Allen Harris and Jeremy Hancock have each claimed one. This will be the final warm-up for the Hornets before the July 24/25 Ed Cain Trucking Hornet challenge which takes place at Macon Speedway and Lincoln Speedway.

Pits open Friday at 3:00, grandstands at 5:00, hotlaps begin at 6:00, and racing will take the green at 7:00. Grandstand admission is $20, while kids 11 and under are free.

About Lincoln Speedway:

For more information on the track, follow Lincoln Speedway online at www.lincolnspeedwayil.com, on Facebook (www.facebook.com/LincolnILSpeedway), and Twitter (@LincolnILSpdwy).  Updates are also available by calling the Track Enterprises office at 217-764-3200.

Lincoln Speedway is located at the Logan County Fairgrounds, in Lincoln, IL.  The physical address is 1408 Short 11th St., Lincoln, IL 62656.  Lincoln Speedway races a number of DIRTcar UMP classes as well as specials on a near bi-weekly schedule of Friday and Sunday evenings. The track is also home to the DIRTcar Fall Nationals.

CURRENT STANDINGS (Top 10’s)

Built Ford Tough MOWA Sprint Cars

Pos First Name Last Name Points
1 Ayrton Gennetten 253
2 Zach Daum 198
3 Korey Weyant 192
4 Brandon Hanks 187
5 Andy Bishop 186
6 Jake Neuman 183
7 Jeremy Standridge 173
8 Jacob Patton 172
9 Joe B. Miller 167
10 Cale Thomas 158

 

DIRTcar Pro Late Models

Pos # First Name Last Name City State Points Gap
1 6P Jose Parga New Berlin IL 358 0
2 38J Jake Little Springfield IL 314 44
3 33H Roben Huffman Midland City IL 306 52
4 77 Blaise Baker Clinton IL 306 52
5 27 Colby Sheppard Williamsville IL 288 70
6 32M Cody Maguire Carlinville IL 288 70
7 11 Ryan Miller Lincoln IL 220 138
8 25 Dakota Ewing Warrensburg IL 216 142
9 14 Braden Johnson Taylorville IL 214 144
10 11E Brandon Eskew Ashland IL 194 164


DIRTcar Modifieds

Pos # First Name Last Name City State Points Gap
1 77 Ray Bollinger Kewanee IL 432 0
2 T6 Tommy Sheppard New Berlin IL 418 14
3 14 Brian Lynn Mason City IL 372 60
4 72A Austin Lynn Mason City IL 340 92
5 35 Brandon Roberts Ashland IL 330 102
6 19C Carter Sinkhorn Taylorville IL 298 134
7 32 Donovan Lodge Andover IL 212 220
8 49 Todd Bates Canton IL 200 232
9 242 Brandon Bollinger Kewanee IL 190 242
10 25W Allen Weisser Peoria IL 188 244


Simplot DII Midgets

Pos # First Name Last Name City State Points Gap
1 57 Mark McMahill Peoria IL 288 0
2 18 Tyler Roth Springfield IL 222 66
3 00 John Heitzman San Jose IL 212 76
4 51R Will Armitage Athens IL 198 90
5 22K Kelli Harter Dawson IL 168 120
6 19E Daltyn England Springfield IL 156 132
7 23 Patrick Ryan Springfield IL 148 140
8 7B Dave Baugh Bloomington IL 146 142
9 42 Kevin Battefeld Lewistown IL 134 154
10 11 Brandon Smith Mason City IL 134 154


DIRTcar Hornets

Pos # First Name Last Name City State Points Gap
1 24 Kenneth Butterfield Kingston Mines IL 348 0
2 E77 Erik Vanapeldoorn Clinton IL 342 6
3 3H Allan Harris Chatham IL 322 26
4 5 Jay Mariuzza Pekin IL 318 30
5 28J Jeremy Hancock Peoria IL 260 88
6 1 Cook Crawford Lincoln IL 234 114
7 9B Brandon Miller Broadwell IL 182 166
8 44 Bill Basso Athens IL 140 208
9 28F Mike Foster Pekin IL 132 216
10 9Z Zac Miller Lincoln IL 126 222

 

Sunday, July 4th Results

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IT IS Graue Chevrolet Buick SHOWDOWN RACE DAY AT Lincoln Speedway!

The cars and stars of the DIRTcar Racing Summer Nationals bring their 900+ Horsepower Super Late Models to town for one of the absolute can’t miss events of the season here at Lincoln Speedway in the Graue Showdown. The Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals, on their own tour accompanying most of the Summer Nationals events, makes a stop at the 1/4 mile bullring. The 305 winged sprint cars will cap off the racing portion of the program.
 
There is also, with it being the 4th of July, a fireworks display planned as well. There is going to be a lot of fun to be had here at Abe’s Favorite Place to Race, and fun for all ages! LET’S GO RACING! HAPPY BIRTHDAY, AMERICA! Full program details below:
 
Sunday, July 4
DIRTcar Summer Nationals
Graue Chevrolet Showdown
 
Divisions:
DIRTcar UMP Summer Nationals Super Late Models
Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals
305 Winged 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
 
About Lincoln Speedway:
 
For more information on the track, follow Lincoln Speedway online at www.lincolnspeedwayil.com, on Facebook (www.facebook.com/LincolnILSpeedway), and Twitter (@LincolnILSpdwy). Updates are also available by calling the Track Enterprises office at 217-764-3200.
 
Lincoln Speedway is located at the Logan County Fairgrounds, in Lincoln, IL. The physical address is 1408 Short 11th St., Lincoln, IL 62656. Lincoln Speedway races a number of DIRTcar UMP classes as well as specials on a near bi-weekly schedule of Friday and Sunday evenings. The track is also home to the DIRTcar Fall Nationals.

DIRTcar Summer Nationals Headed to Lincoln Speedway for July 4th Race

Graue Chevrolet Showdown to Feature Top Super Late Model Stars

(Lincoln, IL) The DIRTcar Summer Nationals are now into week #3 of this year’s “Hell Tour” and that means the top Super Late Model stars in the country are on their way to Lincoln Speedway this coming Sunday, July 4 for the Graue Chevrolet Showdown. Modifieds, 305 Sprint Cars, and fireworks are also on the Independence Day Holiday schedule.

The Super Late Model portion of the event will headline the night of action, as fans will pack the stands to see some of the best drivers in the country. The competitors will race in the “Graue Chevrolet Showdown”, a 40-lap feature event paying $5,000 to the winner.

Over the first 2+ weeks of the tour, Oakwood, IL driver, Bobby Pierce, a three-time former champion with the series, has been the one to beat. Pierce won the first two races of this year’s schedule (Brownstown and Peoria) and started Independence week off on the right foot with a win on Wednesday night at Beaver Dam. His three wins gave him a point lead over Tanner English, Brian Shirley, Ashton Winger, and Jason Feger.

Last year’s Lincoln Summer National winner, Brandon Sheppard, has joined the tour this week and is expected to battle Pierce, Shirley, Feger, Unzicker, and many others for Sunday’s top prize. Former Lincoln Speedway winners include Sheppard (4), Shirley (3), Pierce (2), Feger (1), Shannon Babb (1), Don O’Neal (1), Brady Smith (1), and Randy Korte (1).

When it comes to the Summit Modified National tour, Nick Hoffman has been unbeatable. Hoffman has started the schedule going 7-for-7 with wins at Brownstown, Peoria, Kankakee, Tri-City, Fairbury, LaSalle, and Sycamore. The Mods will be running Dirt Oval at Route 66 on Friday and Fayette County Speedway on Saturday before the Lincoln Speedway appearance Sunday. There is a chance Hoffman could enter Sunday’s race still unbeaten.

Topping the list of drivers who could keep Hoffman from victory lane at Lincoln is current track point leader and national point runner-up Ray Bollinger of Kewanee, IL. Bollinger has won four of the first seven Lincoln Speedway events. Second place Lincoln point-man, Tommy Sheppard, of New Berlin, IL is another who could step up to do it. Sheppard has also been strong on this year’s Summit National Modified tour. Rounding out the favorites is Mayfield, KY teenager, Hunt Gossum who is 2-for-2 in his Lincoln visits this year. Add in Tyler Nicely, Ken Schrader, Kenny Wallace, Brian and Austin Lynn, Allen Weisser and many others, the Modified race should be a real treat Sunday.

Rounding out Sunday’s action will be the 305 Winged Sprint cars. It will be the second visit for the Sprints this season. In the first visit, a wild crash took out three cars during heat #1 in turn one on the first lap. Typically, the 305 Sprint Cars put on a great show at the ¼-mile dirt oval.

The evening will be capped off by a fireworks display celebrating the Independence Day holiday.

Pit gates will open Sunday at 3:00, grandstands at 4:00, hotlaps will begin at 6:00, and racing will take the green at 7:00 PM. Grandstand admission is $30, while kids 11 and under are $5.

About Lincoln Speedway:

For more information on the track, follow Lincoln Speedway online at www.lincolnspeedwayil.com, on Facebook (www.facebook.com/LincolnILSpeedway), and Twitter (@LincolnILSpdwy).  Updates are also available by calling the Track Enterprises office at 217-764-3200.

Lincoln Speedway is located at the Logan County Fairgrounds, in Lincoln, IL.  The physical address is 1408 Short 11th St., Lincoln, IL 62656.  Lincoln Speedway races a number of DIRTcar UMP classes as well as specials on a near bi-weekly schedule of Friday and Sunday evenings. The track is also home to the DIRTcar Fall Nationals.

Thursday, Jun 17 Event Results

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