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ILLINOIS USAC MIDGET TRIPLEHEADER COMING THIS WEEKEND TO MACON-LINCOLN-SPRINGFIELD!

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media After a bustling stretch of June that included 14 USAC National races in a 17-day span, including six-consecutive precipitation-free nights of Indiana Midget Week, teams had a chance to take a deep breath, regroup and prepare for the kickoff to a tantalizing summer stretch that begins this Saturday night with three-straight events in the ...

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World of Outlaws and Summer Nationals Set to Collide at Terre-Haute

Dirt Late Model Racing’s Best Go Head-to-Head By Clayton Johns CONCORD, NC – June 19, 2017 – The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series and the DIRTcar Summer Nationals tour are set to meet for two star-powered showdown races this weekend. The best Dirt Late Model racing has to offer will battle head-to-head on June 30 at Indiana’s Terre-Haute ...

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Macon IL Speedway Firecracker 40/Hornet Challenge Results

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Pro Late Model Race Claimed By Little Margin   (Macon, IL) In the annual Firecracker 40’s, a full house was on hand to watch fireworks at the end of the program but also to see a pair of 40-lap features from the Pro Late Models and the Billingsley Elite Wash Modifieds. Ryan Little of Springfield made the most of his ...

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Macon IL Speedway Firecracker 40’s/Hornet Challenge/Fireworks Preview

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Firecracker 40’s, Fireworks, and Hornet Challenge Set For Macon Speedway Saturday Event Will Also Feature Topless Modifieds   (Macon, IL) Big races, more laps, topless Modifieds, extra prize money, and fireworks highlight this Saturday’s program at Macon Speedway.  It will be an action packed night with a little something for everyone.  In addition to the Firecracker 40 events for the ...

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Former Winners Return to Macon Victory Circle

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(Macon, IL) Two names quite familiar with victory lane at Macon Speedway made returns tonight in Kyle Logue and Wes O’Dell. Logue, racing in Patrick Younger’s Pro Late Model due to an arm injury, got the pole position in the frisbee redraw and held off a hungry Jake Little for the checkered flag. Roben Huffman had the early advantage but ...

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Macon IL Speedway With Plenty On Tap This Saturday

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Plenty On Tap For Coziahr Harley Night At Macon Speedway Bikers, Diesel Truck Owners, & Little Leaguers To Benefit   (Macon, IL) After a couple of weeks of open wheel racing, Macon Speedway gets back to many of the familiar divisions this coming Saturday, June 17.  Plenty of walks of life will be on the premises this week, as Coziahr ...

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Arctic Cat Sprints Return to Macon Speedway

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(Macon, IL) Tony Stewart’s return to Macon Speedway came with much fanfare and excitement as did the return of the 410 winged sprint cars as part of the Arctic Cat All-Star Circuit of Champions. Making their second of two Illinois stops on the circuit, Stewart raced and looked strong in his heat but drew the last number for the dash ...

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Pickens Takes Night Four of POWRi Illinois SPEED Week

Macon, IL – Michael Pickens of Auckland, New Zealand proved his versatility by taking night four of POWRi Illinois SPEED Week at Macon Speedway.  Pickens won the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League Illinois SPEED Week Mesilla Valley Transportation opening feature event at the Dirt Oval at Route 66 on Wednesday, May 31st, a big, sweeping track.  Tonight’s victory on ...

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POWRi Illinois SPEED Week Up Next For Macon & Lincoln Speedways

                (Macon, IL) With the Fifth Annual Illinois SPEED Week on the horizon, fans and teams are hoping that Mother Nature plays nicely after a wet start to 2017 throughout the Midwest.  Set to be bigger than ever, the Fifth Annual Illinois SPEED Week will host racing from the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League, POWRi Lucas Oil Division II ...

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Shirley & Schrader Take Miller Lite Twin 50 Wins

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(Macon, IL) Brian Shirley won the Macon Speedway track championship in 2002 and since then has gone on to win a Herald & Review 100 and a UMP National Championship. He returned on Memorial Day night to compete in a 50-lap Lite Beer Twin 50s event that he ended up winning. Starting on the pole, Shirley took the lead from ...

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2017 POWRi Illinois SPEED Week

Belleville, IL – With the Fifth Annual Illinois SPEED Week on the horizon, fans and teams are hoping that Mother Nature plays nicely after a wet start to 2017 throughout the Midwest.  Set to be bigger than ever, the Fifth Annual Illinois SPEED Week will host racing from the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League, POWRi Lucas Oil Division II ...

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Twin 50’s On Tap For Memorial Day Racing At Macon Speedway

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Big Ten Super Late Models To Make Their First 2017 Visit (Macon, IL) After a wild Saturday night of racing, car crushing by the Raminator Monster Truck, 40+ bikes given away to kids, and more, Macon Speedway is now set for a big finish to the holiday weekend with a Memorial Day special.  Monday, May 29 will feature six divisions ...

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Raminator Delights at Macon Speedway

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(Macon, IL) The monster truck Raminator, operated by Mark & Tim Hall, wowwed and thrilled the crowd with a demonstration of its power and crushing abilities as it demolished three cars at the center of the 72-year-old Macon Speedway and spun donuts around the third turn. The yearly visit by the Hall brothers with their monster machine continues to excite ...

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Schrader with busy Memorial weekend plans

Kenny Schrader and Federated Team to Participate in “The Week of Indy” Racing Events Although Ken Schrader Racing Inc. won’t race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway this upcoming weekend, he and his Federated dirt track team might hit every other track in the state of Indiana this week. Starting on Wednesday night, May 24, Schrader the Federated team will participate ...

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Pair Of Memorial Day Weekend Races On Tap For Macon Speedway

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Monster Truck, Bike Giveaway, Super Late Models & More   (Macon, IL) The tradition continues this coming weekend at Macon Speedway with two races scheduled for Memorial Day Weekend.  Saturday, May 27, is Bob Brady Night featuring the Raminator Monster Truck crushing cars, the Mega Bike Giveaway, and six divisions of racing action.  Wrapping up the holiday weekend will be ...

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Casey’s Armed Forces Night This Saturday At Macon Speedway

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  (Macon, IL) Macon Speedway will look to keep the early season momentum going with Casey’s General Stores “Armed Forces Night” this coming Saturday, May 20.  It’s a night that will honor military with free admission for active and retired military members with valid ID.  The Midwest Street Stock Championship tour is the headliner with the Dean Garland Classic 40 ...

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Thomas Takes Win Number Three of 2017

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Macon, IL – Picking up right where he left off from the previous night, Tyler Thomas once again stole the show, earning his third POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League victory of 2017.  Starting fifth on a hammer-down Macon Speedway, Thomas didn’t take the lead until ten to go in the caution-plagued 30-lap feature event. Immediately on the start, pole ...

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