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 held on Friday, April 12.  Five divisions are set for the opener with DIRTcar Pro Late Models, Modifieds, Midwest Stock Car Tour Street Stocks, Hornets, and the Nutech Seed DII Midgets presented by Bailey Chassis.

Macon Speedway’s 74th season opener will be held on Saturday, April 13.  There will be driver autographs before the races plus CEFCU Kids Club on Millikin University Night.  In action will be the Decatur Building Trades Pro Late Models, BillingsleyRewards.com Modifieds, Neal Tire & Auto Pro Mods, Archer’s Alley Street Stocks, Hornets, and Micros By Bailey Chassis.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Saturday, April 6-Macon Speedway Test & Tune 12:00-4:00
Sunday, April 7-Lincoln Speedway Test & Tune 3:30-7:00
Friday, April 12-Lincoln Speedway 16th Season Opener
Saturday, April 13-Macon Speedway 74th Season Opener

About Macon Speedway:

For more information, follow Macon Speedway online at www.maconracing.com, on Facebook (www.facebook.com/maconracing) and Twitter (@maconspeedway). It’s easy to join the Macon Speedway text service. Fans can text MSFANS to 74574 to receive fan information. Drivers text MSDRIVERS to 74574 to receive driver information. Message and date rates apply. Updates are also available by calling Macon Speedway at 217-764-3000.

Macon Speedway is located nine miles south of Decatur on U.S. 51, then 0.6 miles west on Andrews Street and south to 205 N. Wiles. Macon Speedway hosts racing every Saturday night, plus many weeknight specials. Macon Speedway is a proud member of the Contingency Connection’s $100,000 Racer Rewards Program.

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 UMP classes as well as specials on a near bi-weekly schedule of Friday and Sunday evenings.  Lincoln Speedway is a proud member of the Contingency Connection’s $100,000 Racer Rewards Program.

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 by Hilton is located at 1019 North Heitmann Drive, Lincoln, IL 62656.  Information: 217-732-6729 or www.lincoln.hamptoninn.com

The Holiday Inn Express is also located approximately two miles from the track, just off of exit 126 on I-55.  Each morning, enjoy a full hot breakfast buffet included. The hotel also offers an indoor swimming pool and whirlpool, hotel-wide WiFi and much more! The Holiday Inn Express is located at 130 Olson Drive, Lincoln, IL 62656. For information call    217-735-5800 or www.hiexpress.com/lincolnil

For 2019, a great discounted rate will be available by mentioning that you are attending races at Lincoln Speedway.   Fans may also go directly to the online links to book rooms at the discounted rate.  For Hampton Inn, go to https://secure3.hilton.com/en_US/hp/reservation/book.htm?execution=e1s1 .  For Holiday Inn Express, visit https://www.hiexpress.com/redirect?path=hd&brandCode=EX&localeCode=en&hotelCode=LCNIL&rateCode=IXIZF&_PMID=99502056&corpNum=786822094&viewfullsite=true .

For more information, 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.

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 Lincoln Speedway and Saturday, April 13 at Macon Speedway. 

For more information and the full 2019 schedules, visit lincolnspeedwayil.com and maconracing.com.

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 welcome. Pit admission is $20, while grandstand admission is free.
 
Lincoln Speedway will open up this Sunday, March 24 at 11:00 AM and have cars on track from 12:00 noon to 4:00 PM. Practice, like Macon’s, will be open to cars of any division, that race at Lincoln Speedway during the season. Pit admission is $20, while grandstand admission is free.
 
Additional tests will be held at the two tracks, leading up to the opening weekend, April 12 and 13. For Macon Speedway, the additional tests will be Sunday, March 31 and Saturday, April 6. For Lincoln Speedway, the additional test will be Saturday, March 30.
 
Lincoln Speedway’s 16th season opener will be held on Friday, April 12. Five divisions are set for the opener with DIRTcar Pro Late Models, Modifieds, Midwest Stock Car Tour Street Stocks, Hornets, and the Nutech Seed DII Midgets presented by Bailey Chassis.
 
Macon Speedway’s 74th season opener will be held on Saturday, April 13. There will be driver autographs before the races plus CEFCU Kids Club on Millikin University Night. In action will be the Decatur Building Trades Pro Late Models, BillingsleyRewards.com Modifieds, Neal Tire & Auto Pro Mods, Archer’s Alley Street Stocks, Hornets, and Micros By Bailey Chassis.
 
UPCOMING EVENTS
 
Saturday, March 23-Macon Speedway Test & Tune 12:00-4:00
Sunday, March 24-Lincoln Speedway Test & Tune 12:00-4:00
Saturday, March 30-Lincoln Speedway Test & Tune 12:00-4:00
Sunday, March 31-Macon Speedway Test & Tune 12:00-4:00
Saturday, April 6-Macon Speedway Test & Tune 12:00-4:00
Friday, April 12-Lincoln Speedway 16th Season Opener
Saturday, April 13-Macon Speedway 74th Season Opener
 
About Macon Speedway:
 
For more information, follow Macon Speedway online at www.maconracing.com, on Facebook (www.facebook.com/maconracing) and Twitter (@maconspeedway). It’s easy to join the Macon Speedway text service. Fans can text MSFANS to 74574 to receive fan information. Drivers text MSDRIVERS to 74574 to receive driver information. Message and date rates apply. Updates are also available by calling Macon Speedway at 217-764-3000.
 
Macon Speedway is located nine miles south of Decatur on U.S. 51, then 0.6 miles west on Andrews Street and south to 205 N. Wiles. Macon Speedway hosts racing every Saturday night, plus many weeknight specials. Macon Speedway is a proud member of the Contingency Connection’s $100,000 Racer Rewards Program.
 
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 UMP classes as well as specials on a near bi-weekly schedule of Friday and Sunday evenings. Lincoln Speedway is a proud member of the Contingency Connection’s $100,000 Racer Rewards Program.

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, Lincoln, and the Terre Haute Action Track.  UMP Memberships will be on sale in addition to a signup box for a chance to win Macon Speedway and Lincoln Speedway season opener tickets. 

                The show is a great benefit to those who like to display their newly prepared rides before receiving battle scars from on track action.  It’s also an additional benefit to sponsors, putting them in front of thousands of sets of eyes over the course of the show.  Those who entered the show are asked to arrive by 8:30 on Thursday night to prepare for entry into the mall and to bring material for under the car in case of a possible leak.

                The car show is the unofficial start to the season, as test and tune events will start next week on Saturday, March 23 at Macon Speedway and Sunday, March 24 at Lincoln Speedway. Lincoln Speedway’s 16th season of racing will take the green flag on Friday, April 12th, while the 74th Macon Speedway season opener is set for Saturday, April 13.

                Hickory Point Mall opened in 1978 and is located in Forsyth, IL, the northside of the greater Decatur area.  It features Bergner’s, Kohl’s, Ross, Von Maur, TJ Maxx, and Hobby Lobby in addition to a large number of specialty shops.

                For information during the winter on the 2019 season, follow Macon Speedway online at www.maconracing.com, Lincoln Speedway online at www.lincolnspeedwayil.com, and Track Enterprises at www.trackenterprises.com.  You can also call the office at 217-764-3200.

UPCOMING EVENTS

March 15-17 – Hickory Point Mall Racecar Show
Saturday, March 23 – Macon Speedway Test & Tune 12:00-4:00
Sunday, March 24 – Lincoln Speedway Test & Tune 12:00-4:00
Saturday, March 30 – Lincoln Speedway Test & Tune 12:00-4:00
Sunday, March 31 – Macon Speedway Test & Tune 12:00-4:00
Saturday, April 6 – Macon Speedway Test & Tune 12:00-4:00
Friday, April 12 – Lincoln Speedway 16th Season Opener
Saturday, April 13 – Macon Speedway 74th Season Opener

2019 Schedule