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Wild Action at Macon Speedway

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(Macon, IL) Eight racing classes and 120-plus cars flooded the pits on a night set up for a Street Stock spectacular and a Hornet hootenanny. The qualifying heat races were completed just after the 9pm hour, two hours after the first green flag of the night. Numerous caution flags, thanks to spinouts and wrecks in turn two most of the ...

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Fast Track Leads to Winner’s Circle at Macon Speedway

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(Macon, IL) For the second straight week, the pits were flooded with better than 100 cars among seven racing divisions. There were some new names and cars as well as the familiar ones who show up every week. Illinois, Indiana, Iowa and Missouri were all states that were represented by drivers this Saturday night at Macon Speedway. Nick Neville has ...

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Bud Light Ladies Night Offering Discount Admission At Macon Speedway

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Kids To Garner Money During Intermission Gold Rush (Macon, IL) After an outstanding turnout of 100+ drivers last Saturday night, Macon Speedway now enters the final month of its 2018 season.  Just five nights remain, including the Saturday, September 1st Bud Light Ladies Night featuring $5 tickets for ladies.  In addition to seven divisions of racing action, a kids (11 ...

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Ewing Edges Taylor for Macon Speedway Feature

Macon Speedway

(Macon, IL) Rain has been a good thing to have around central Illinois but never on race day. Fortunately for Macon Speedway, area tracks were forced to cancel their Saturday programs due to Friday and early Saturday morning rain storms and that allowed Macon to shine with over 100 racecars in the pit area among six racing divisions, including 27 ...

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Kids To Ride In Racecars Saturday At Macon Speedway

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Miles Chevrolet/Crown Automotive To Also Present Faster Pastor Race (Macon, IL) This coming Saturday, August 25 will be another action packed night at Macon Speedway and a great night to bring the kids to the track.  CEFCU Kids Club will be held in the pavilion from 5:00-7:00 in addition to kids riding in racecars at intermission.  Miles Chevrolet and Crown ...

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Thomas’ Late Pass Wins Camfield Memorial

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Thomas’ Late Pass Wins Camfield Memorial (Macon, IL) It was Tanner Carrick’s race. The 30-lap Camfield Memorial at Macon Speedway looked wrapped up with a wire-to-wire win for the pole sitter. And then Kevin Thomas, Jr. came flying in a late lap pass to take the checkered flag and win his fourth POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget Series feature. Carrick ...

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NASCAR’s Ken Schrader Set For Busy Weekend In Central Illinois

Schrader Wearing Driver And Owner Hats (Springfield, IL) Fenton, Missouri’s Ken Schrader, a retired NASCAR Cup star, will be a busy man this weekend, playing the part of a few different roles during the Illinois State Fair race weekend.  Schrader will not only be racing a couple of different cars this weekend, he will also play the role of car ...

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POWRi Midgets Ready For Camfield Memorial At Macon Speedway

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Saturday Night Race Will Be Final 2018 Visit For Exciting Series Belleville, IL – This weekend, the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League and POWRi Speedway Motors 600cc Outlaw Micro League are set to invade the mighty Macon Speedway for the Fourth Annual Camfield Memorial. The Fourth Annual Rich Camfield Memorial honors the late Rich Camfield, a tremendous supporter of ...

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Destructive Night at Macon Speedway

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(Macon, IL) The Eve of Destruction was just that Saturday night at Macon Speedway, destruction. Roll overs, race’em & wreck’em and a special flagpole race delighted a crowd which saw just about everything they could imagine. Along for the night’s action was six racing classes and some repeat winners graced victory lane. Guy Taylor nearly lost his Decatur Building Trades ...

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Decatur’s Babb gets Macon Checkered Flag

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  (Macon, IL) Terry Babb has raced plenty of times at Macon Speedway through the years in both stock cars and open wheel cars. Babb took a sweep for the night as he won his heat race and then drew a four on the redraw to determine the first four rows of the 25-lap feature in the Built Ford Tough ...

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High Flying MOWA Sprint Cars Heading For Macon Speedway

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Kids Power Wheel Demo To Highlight Intermission (Macon, IL) Macon Speedway, in Macon, IL, is well known for a lot of high speed, wild action.  That will really be at the forefront this coming Saturday, July 28th, as the Built Ford Tough MOWA Sprint Cars head to the mighty 1/5-mile.  The winged 410 sprint cars will be joined by four ...

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Schlenk Wins Kerbystrong 100

(Macon, IL) Rusty Schlenk just finished a month long hell tour with the Summer Nationals and he returned to Macon Speedway after competing in the Herald & Review 100. Schlenk stole the lead from Jose Parga within the first ten laps of the 50-lap A-Main feature and held onto the lead as the red flag came out and torrential rains ...

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KERBYSTRONG 100 Set For Saturday Night At Macon IL Speedway

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4th Annual KERBYSTRONG 100 Set For Macon Speedway Saturday Racing Event To Benefit Local Cancer Patients (Macon, IL) Inspire, educate, and support are the three words that make up the mission of the KerbyStrong Foundation, in memory of long-time area racer Kerby Damery.  Each racing season, Macon Speedway hosts the “KERBYSTRONG 100” an event that doubles as a fundraiser for ...

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Vandermeersch Sweeps Topless Sportsman

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(Macon, IL) Dennis Vandermeersch has run a lot of laps around Macon Speedway for the better half of three decades. Late Models, Modifieds and Sportsman cars have been raced by the retired firefighter from Springfield and the record shows easily that the Sportsman division is his most successful and dominate. That showed again Saturday night when Vandermeersch swept away the ...

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Gordy Gundaker gets first ever UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals win with Herald & Review 100 win at Macon Speedway!

Gundaker’s Sweet Reward By Brett Zerfowski (Macon, IL) The first time is always the sweetest. Gordy Gundaker scored his first UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals feature win Thursday night at the 38th Annual Herald & Review 100 but did so at the heartache of Brian Shirley. The two drivers were the only to swap the lead through the entire race and ...

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Mike Harrison takes Macon Speedway’s Summit Modified Nationals win!

Modifieds Heat 1 PLACE START DRIVER POINTS 1. 1. Curt Rhodes (10R) Taylorsville, Il. 2. 4. Kyle Hammer (45) Clinton, Il. 3. 2. Jared Thomas (43) Edinburg, Il. 4. 9. Jeffrey Ledford (18) Pontiac, Il. 5. 8. Tommy Sheppard Jr (T6) New Berlin, Il. 6. 5. Jeff Graham (71) Stovington, Il. 7. 7. Nick Clubb (2%) Coal City, Il. 8. ...

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Herald & Review 100 Preview For Thursday Event

Race Fans Eagerly Await Thursday’s Herald & Review 100 38th Annual Event To Draw Nation’s Top Racers (Macon, IL) The week is upon us, the week that race fans flock to Macon County for the race of the year.  It’s the Herald & Review 100 and, for the 38th time, the green flag will drop on Thursday, July 5 to ...

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