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Chasteen Takes Big Ten Super Late Opener At Lincoln Speedway

(Lincoln, IL) A talented field of Midwest Big Ten Super Late Model drivers gathered at Lincoln Speedway, in Lincoln, IL this past Friday, May 17 for their opening race of the 2019 season.  For Lincoln Speedway, it was the fourth race of the season and the first of two this year which will feature the high powered racecars. 2018 Summer Nationals champion, Brian Shirley, of Chatham, IL, was the favorite coming into the night.  He didn’t disappoint in qualifying, setting quick time over local favorite Myles Moos, former Big Ten champion Brian Diveley, Ryan Unzicker, and Mike Chasteen, Jr.  Heat race action saw Shirley and Unzicker claim the wins. When it came time for the feature, Shirley and Unzicker led the field to green.  Shirley raced out, while Unzicker tried to make a go of it in the outside lane.  The car to watch, though, was one that pulled in …

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Super Late Models Race Into Town Friday At Lincoln Speedway

(Lincoln, IL) The always popular Super Late Models are set for their first of two appearances at Lincoln Speedway, in Lincoln, IL, this coming Friday, May 17.  It also marks the 2019 opener for the Midwest Big Ten Super Late Model tour, after the original opener was rained out at Belle-Clair Speedway.  Four other racing divisions will join the Super Late Models on Friday night. The Midwest Big Ten Super Late Models have a ten event schedule with events at Lincoln Speedway and Highland Speedway this weekend.  In addition, events are scheduled to be held at Macon Speedway, Jacksonville Speedway, Spoon River Speedway, and Belle-Clair Speedway throughout the course of the summer months.  Friday’s Lincoln event will be a tune-up for the highly attended June 30 Summer Nationals event at the track. Last season, Fairview Heights, IL’s Daryn Klein, claimed the victory in the Super Late Model shootout at the …

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Bollinger Bests Strong Field Of Mods At Lincoln Speedway

(Lincoln, IL) Lincoln Speedway was able to endure heavy rainfall over the last seven days to race this past Friday night, May 3.  While many passed a number of fields covered in water from recent flooding, they arrived at Lincoln Speedway which was ready to go.  Fans got to see a good clean night of action with a solid field of cars. The top story of the night was the DIRTcar Modified turnout.  Some of the top Modified drivers in the Midwest made the trip as 24 competitors were pitside.  Fifteen locked in through heat races while an additional five came through the last chance.  When the green dropped on the 20-lap A-Main, it was Kewanee, IL’s Ray Bollinger racing into the lead with polesitter, Brian Lynn dropping into second.  Retired NASCAR star, Kenny Wallace, made the trip from water logged St. Louis, MO and was running third early on.  …

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Lincoln Speedway Looking To Carry Early Season Momentum Friday

Ladies Night Featuring $5 Ladies Admission With Five Divisions Of Racing (Lincoln, IL)  Lincoln Speedway officials are keeping their fingers crossed that racing will continue this coming Friday, May 3rd, despite a wet weather week in Illinois.  Friday’s forecast looks dry so the plan is to race.  It will just be a matter of how wet the grounds are from the previous days.   The night will feature $5 grandstand admission for ladies, in honor of Ladies Night. The Midwest Big Ten Series Street Stocks will join the regular four classes of racing at the ¼-mile dirt track.  For the Big Ten Series, it will be their second race of the season but the first at Lincoln in 2019.  At the Macon Speedway opener, Monticello, IL’s Darrell Dick claimed the victory.   Fellow veteran, Terry Reed, crossed the line in second, while Nick Macklin, Larry Russell, and Jaret Duff completed the top …

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Pozsgai Takes 305 Sprint Checkers In Front Of Hometown Fans

Large Fields Of Cars Race On Lincoln Speedway’s Second Night (Lincoln, IL) Fan appreciation night had a large turnout of fans and drivers this past Friday, April 26 at Lincoln Speedway.  The night, presented by Kitchen Cooked Chips, had plenty of great races with a home favorite ending up in victory lane during the night’s Sprint car feature. In the first of two appearances this season for the 305 Winged Sprint Cars, Lincoln, IL driver, Max Pozsgai jumped out front early on in the 18-lap feature.  Pozsgai, who grew up in Lincoln, was the fan favorite coming into the event.  Pozsgai started on the pole of the feature event, after garnering the most passing points in the heat races.  He didn’t have a cakewalk in the feature, as Robbie Standridge followed closely, in fact, looking to make a move on a couple of occasions.  In the end, though, Pozsgai won …

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IT IS KITCHEN COOKED FAN APPRECIATION NIGHT RACE DAY AT LINCOLN SPEEDWAY! If there is one word to describe tonight, it is value! It is Dollar Dog and $2 Beer Night. A pair of race track staples for a bargain price. On top of that, your ticket will get you in to see a JAM PACKED racing program featuring 5 racing divisions featuring both open wheel racing including a rare visit by the 305 Winged Sprint Cars and stock car racing headlined by the 2019 Midwest Big Ten Series Pro Crate Late Model opener. All of this for a discount on regular general admission! Full program details Friday, April 26 Kitchen Cooked, Inc Fan Appreciation Night $10 Admission/$1 Hot Dogs/$2 Beers Divisions: 305 Winged Sprint Cars Midwest Big Ten Series DIRTcar UMP Pro Crate Late Models DIRTcar UMP Modifieds NuTech Seed, LLC DII Midgets presented by Bailey Chassis Company DIRTcar UMP Hornets Times: Pits: 4:00 Stands: …

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