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Action Thrills Fans On Night #2 At Lincoln Speedway

(Lincoln, IL) Another great turnout of racecars and fans were on hand for the second night of the 2020 season, this past Friday, June 19 at Lincoln Speedway. Six divisions of action put on another great show, headlined by the first visit of the 305 Sprint Cars. In the 18-lap 305 Sprint Car Feature, Garrett Duff, of Weldon, IL, took the lead from the pole position. Behind him, Robbie Standridge, of Springfield, IL, was running the top of the track mounting a challenge for the top spot. Down the stretch, plenty of side-by-side action was taking place but Duff was too tough and held on for the victory. Standridge, Max Pozsgai, Jeff Wilke, and Tyler …

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305 Sprint Cars To Headline Friday Night Action At Lincoln Speedway

(Lincoln, IL) Lincoln Speedway, located at the Logan County Fairgrounds in Lincoln, IL, will continue its 2020 season on Friday night, June 19, with a full six division show. Headlining the event will be the 305 Sprint Cars. The event will mark the second event of the season, after the track had a highly successful opening last Friday night. The opener had nearly 90 cars with 25 Pro Late Models and 20 Modifieds among them. The racing was fast and furious and fans were thrilled to get back to see the action. The 305 Winged Sprinters will be running as a special division at the event, as they typically only make one or two appearances …

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Parga Claims Win Over Stacked Pro Late Model Field At Lincoln Speedway

(Lincoln, IL) Lincoln Speedway, located at the Logan County Fairgrounds in Lincoln, IL waved the green on the 2020 racing season. The pits had a stellar field of cars, while the seating in the stands was limited for proper social distancing. The DIRTcar Pro Late Models had a stacked field of 25 cars sign up to race. After qualifying, three heats, and a b-main, the 20-car field was set for the feature event. The 20-lap race was a good one, with good side-by-side action throughout. Jake Little led the first couple laps before Jose Parga was able to pull of a clean slider in turn two to take the top spot. The race stayed green, …

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IT IS RACEDAY AT LINCOLN SPEEDWAY!

Tickets will be available at the gate but are also available online if you prefer. It’s the 2020 season opener! Divisions: DIRTcar Racing Pro Late Models DIRTcar Modifieds NuTech Seed, LLC DII Midgets DIRTcar Street Stocks DIRTcar Hornets Times: Pits: 3:00 Stands: 5:00 Local Pill Draw Ends: 5:50 Hotlaps: 6:00 Racing: 7:00 Grandstand Pricing: Adults – $15 Children 11 & Under – Free Tickets and pit passes will be sold at track on raceday If you prefer, pre-order tickets online: https://market.myracepass.com/store/tickets/?i=1210509&store=12113 COVID-19 guidelines will be in place for this event. In addition to limiting capacity with head count numbers, attendees are encouraged to wear masks, bring hand sanitizer, and utilize the six foot social distancing recommendation as …

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Five Divisions On Tap For Lincoln Speedway Opener Friday Night

Tickets Available Online Or At Gate On Raceday (Lincoln, IL) For the first time in 2020, Lincoln Speedway, located at the Logan County Fairgrounds in Lincoln, IL, will swing the gates open for auto racing. The track will use extra precautionary measures when it comes to the health and safety of its competitors and fans for the Friday, June 12 event which will feature five divisions of racing, racing for DIRTcar regional and national points. The Friday night event will feature Pro Late Models, Modifieds, Nutech Seed DII Midgets, and Hornets. The Street Stocks have also been added to the show for a full program of hotlaps, heats, and features. For all but the DII …

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Racing Action To Return To Central Illinois Tracks This Weekend

Lincoln Speedway & Macon Speedway Set For Season Openers (Macon, IL) Racing action is set to return this coming Friday and Saturday, June 12/13 to a pair of Central Illinois tracks. Lincoln Speedway, located in Lincoln, IL will open the 2020 season on Friday night, while Macon Speedway, located in Macon, IL will open up on Saturday evening. Both tracks will use extra precautionary measures when it comes to the health and safety of its customers. Both tracks have been shutdown as far as actual racing is concerned, due to COVID-19 and the guidelines that come with it. Promoters from the two tracks have been hosting races in neighboring states, over recent weeks, utilizing social …

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Illinois Motorsports Coalition On Reopening Steps

IL Motorsports Coalition ReOpening Steps[9] Illinois Motorsports Coalition formed to lobby state government on behalf of motorsports industry, tracks, businesses, participants and fans   Plan for reopening presented to Illinois Dept. of Commerce and Economic Opportunity and Bain Consulting on behalf of Governor J.B. Pritzker   Springfield, IL  – Owners and operators of more than 30 motorsports facilities, racing related industries and professionals located in the state of Illinois today announced the formation of the Illinois Motorsports Coalition (IMC). The purpose of the coalition is to bring awareness of the motorsports industry and serve as a lobbying arm as it pertains to racing in Illinois.   IMC members have formulated an eight-step, one-year plan to operate …

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Thank you!

We at Macon Speedway and Lincoln Speedway want to thank everyone who attended our private test sessions last Saturday and Sunday. We truly hope everyone enjoyed themselves. We also want to thank everyone for all of the positive comments and support. The racers, crew, and families, despite these trying and new times, were very complimentary and supportive of our process. And, last but not least, thanks to all of the governmental agencies and authorities for listening to our ideas and suggesting guidelines. For the other race track that tried so hard to get the practices closed down, we just don’t have words for you and feel bad for everyone you tried to hurt. Everyone have …

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