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Shirley Comes Out On Top At Lincoln Speedway Season Opener

(Lincoln, IL) Lincoln Speedway has officially fired up the 2021 racing season with the DIRTcar Nationals this past Friday, April 9 at the Logan County Fairgrounds in Lincoln, IL. At the end of the night, four drivers celebrated DIRTcar National victories with special trophies, bragging rights, and extra prize money. The main attraction of the night was the $3,000 to win feature event for the DIRTcar Super Late Models. Benton, KY driver, Tanner English, bested a field of highly talented drivers in qualifying with a 12.549. English went on to win heat #1, while Central Illinois favorite, Brian Shirley won heat two to complete the front row starters for the feature event. When the green …

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IT’S RACEDAY AT LINCOLN SPEEDWAY

IT’S RACEDAY AT LINCOLN SPEEDWAY… Tonight, the DIRTcar Nationals will be at Lincoln Speedway for the 2021 Season Opener. Super Late Models, Modifieds, Pro Mods, and Hornets will be in action. Full details below… DIRTcar Fall Nationals Full Competitor Comp Guide Click to access Fall-Nationals-21-Competitor-Guide-1.pdf Friday, April 9, 2021 DIRTcar Fall Nationals Divisions: DIRTcar Super Late Models DIRTcar Modifieds DIRTcar Pro Modifieds DIRTcar Hornets Times: Pits: 2:00 Stands: 5:00 Qualifying Hotlaps: 5:30 Racing: 7:00 Friday Grandstand Pricing: Adults – $25 Children 11 & Under – Free Tickets and pit passes will be available at the gate on raceday. Those who have tickets and/or pit passes from the October rainout are asked to bring those to …

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Thursday Practice Off; Friday Season Opener Looking Great

Practice for tonight has been called off. We hung on as long as we could because we know a number of drivers wanted to shake down their rides. Unfortunately, with last night’s rain and another small cell hitting in the afternoon, conditions are a little too wet for today.   That said, it looks great for tomorrow’s season opener! Mostly sunny and 73 degrees with a 7:00 race time temp of 67!   The DIRTcar Super Late Models will be racing along with the Modifieds, Pro Mods, and Hornets. The DIRTcar Nationals is a make-up event from the rained Fall Nationals in October but is a totally fresh show with practice/qualifying, heats, and features.   …

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DIRTcar Nationals Event to Open 2021 Lincoln Speedway Season Friday

(Lincoln, IL) The 2021 racing season is set to go green this coming Friday, April 9th at Lincoln Speedway, located at the Logan County Fairgrounds in Lincoln, IL. Not only is it a season opener, it is also a huge show featuring the DIRTcar Super Late Models, Modifieds, Pro Mods, and Hornets. The event is a make-up of a rained-out event from October but is also a fresh show from the beginning as nothing was completed at the Fall event. The event will feature the first of three visits from the highly popular Super Late Models with the others coming at the Summer Nationals in July and Fall Nationals in October. In addition to DIRTcar …

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Test & Tune Days Next For Central Illinois Race Tracks

Macon Speedway & Lincoln Speedway Set For Weekend Practice (Macon, IL) Many drivers in Central Illinois are getting set for their first on track activity, Saturday and Sunday, March 27-28, 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 27 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 $25, while grandstand admission is free. Lincoln Speedway will …

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Registration Open for Fall Nationals Makeup, April 9th Competitor Info Now Available

LINCOLN, IL – March 9, 2021 – Registration and competitor information for the 2020 DIRTcar Fall Nationals makeup event at Lincoln Speedway, April 8-9, 2021, has now been released. The DIRTcar Late Models, UMP Modifieds, Pro Modifieds and Sport Compacts will hit the track for a night of open practice on Thursday, April 8, and go racing with a full program on tap, set for Friday, April 9. Late Models will run a 40-lap Feature for a chance at the $3,000 top prize; UMP Modifieds will compete for $1,500 over a 30-lap Feature. Those who were registered for last year’s event are set and entered for this year’s make-up date. New entries will also be accepted …

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Early Season Important Dates…

Saturday, March 27, 2021 Macon Speedway Test & Tune Pits 11/On Track 12-4 Sunday, March 28, 2021 Lincoln Speedway Test & Tune Pits 11/On Track 12-4 Saturday, April 3, 2021 Macon Speedway Test & Tune Pits 11/On Track 12-4 Thursday, April 8, 2021 Lincoln Speedway Nationals Test & Tune Pits 3/On Track 5:30 Friday, April 9, 2021 Lincoln Speedway DIRTcar Fall Nationals Make-Up Saturday, April 10, 2021 76th Macon Speedway Season Opener Saturday, April 24, 2021 Lucas Oil Late Model Series 100 Macon Speedway

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