Lincoln Speedway

Lincoln Speedway Test / Play Day Sunday September 20

Lincoln Speedway will be hosting a Play Day / Test & Tune this coming Sunday, September 20 for those who would like to get some track time for the Fall Nationals or give someone else a chance to try out their car.   Cost is $100 per car, which includes 2 pit passes. Additional pit passes will be sold at the gate. Grandstand admission is free.   Pits will open at 2:00 while on track activity will run from 3:00-6:00.   Teams who would like to register ahead of time online via credit card, give us a call at 217-764-3200. Registration at the track on Sunday is fine as well.

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DIRTcar Fall Nationals Driver Registration, Tickets, Camping and More Now Available

LINCOLN, IL – Sept. 10, 2020 – Six divisions. Five champions. Three nights. One exciting event at a brand-new venue for 2020. Lincoln Speedway in Lincoln, IL, is set to crown five DIRTcar National points champions as host of the 2020 DIRTcar Fall Nationals, Oct. 1-3. The DIRTcar Late Models, UMP Modifieds, Pro Late Models, Pro Modifieds, Stock Cars and Sport Compacts are all scheduled to compete. A favorite of many Midwest racers and fans, the event will again combine the great signature racing DIRTcar competitors are known to provide with the camping and all-ages entertainment synonymous with the Fall Nationals name. Two practice sessions for all divisions will hit the track first on Thursday night, Oct. 1. Friday night, Oct. 2, features a full racing program for the DIRTcar Pro Late Models, Stock Cars, UMP Modifieds and Pro Modifieds. The Pro Late Model champion will be decided Friday night after the …

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Lincoln Speedway Set For Brandt Season Championship Night

Friday Night Action Features Six Divisions Of Racing (Lincoln, IL) The 2020 point champions will be decided this coming Friday night, September 4 at Lincoln Speedway. The Logan County Fairgrounds track, located in Lincoln, IL has had a strong 2020 season, boasting solid car counts and great racing all year long. Friday night’s Brandt Season Championship night, is the final regular season night, leading up to the October 1-3 DIRTcar Fall Nationals. One of the tightest point battles heading into the night is in the Nutech Seed DII Midget class. Peoria, IL’s Mark McMahill leads the standings by only six points over Athens, IL driver Will Armitage. McMahill has not won a feature this year but has four top fives in six starts. Armitage has won a feature and just needs to finish three spots better than McMahill to take the championship. Mason City, IL driver Andy Baugh isn’t totally …

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POWRi Midgets Set For Only Lincoln Speedway Appearance Friday Night

Illinois Speedweek Expected To See Large Fields Of Open Wheelers (Lincoln, IL) Open wheel fans have a great weekend of action ahead of them as the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget league is set for three great nights of racing, starting Friday night at Lincoln Speedway. It’s all part of Illnois Speedweek “Take 3” which also includes Macon Speedway Saturday and Jacksonville Speedway Sunday. The weekend was previously scheduled for June but the pandemic eliminated that opportunity.  It was then scheduled for July 31 – August 2 before being was washed out by the rain. POWRi Officials have worked hard with all three tracks to reschedule this spectacular event for the drivers and race fans. It all begins on Friday, August 21 when the SPEED WEEKEND fires off at Lincoln Speedway. The ¼ mile semi banked dirt oval has established many winners. The most recent winner was Tyler Courtney, on …

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POWRi National Midgets Heading To Lincoln Speedway Friday

Belleville, IL. (08/04/2020) New dates for the POWRi Lucas Oil National and the POWRi Engler Machine & Took Micro Leagues SPEED WEEKEND have been established. Friday, Saturday, and Sunday August 21-23 will now host the SPEED WEEKEND. What was originally scheduled to be July 31 – August 2 was washed out by the rain. POWRi Officials have worked hard with all three tracks to reschedule this spectacular event for the drivers and race fans. It all begins on Friday, August 21 when the SPEED WEEKEND fires off at Lincoln Speedway. The tight ¼ mile semi banked dirt oval has established many winners. The most recent winner being Tyler Courtney, on August 16, 2019. The last time the POWRi Engler Machine & Tool Micros visited the historic Lincoln, IL speedway was in 2017. Both races in 2018 and 2019 resulted in a rain out. The driver that topped the charts in …

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Sheppard Slides Heckenast Late to Win Fourth in Six Days at Lincoln

August 17, 2020 by Jordan DeLucia LINCOLN, IL – He started off Arizona Sport Shirts Week #4 Tuesday night without a single start on the tour this year. He’s now walking out with four Feature wins and the weekly points championship bonus. Brandon Sheppard capped off a magical week of racing his family-owned #B5 on the DIRTcar Summer Nationals tour Sunday night at Lincoln Speedway with his fourth Feature win in six days, topping Frank Heckenast Jr. in a late-race battle for the lead to capture the $5,000 prize and an extra $2,000 as the Week #4 champion, in the Graue Chevrolet Showdown. “It was a lot of fun,” Sheppard said of the big six-day stretch he completed with the Summer Nationals. “I hope they do a streak like this again next year that I can do. These places that are all within two hours of my house – all …

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