(Macon, IL) Macon Speedway gears up to roar into action for the 2009 racing season. Opening Night on April 4, will kick off an exciting season of racing at Macon Speedway, Macon, IL, featuring Late Models, Modifieds, Sportsman, Street Stocks and Hornets. The 2009 schedule showcases a variety of traditional fan favorite special events plus Nights of NASCAR stars when NASCAR drivers are available for autographs and actually compete with local favorites. Macon Speedway’s exciting summer schedule includes a Memorial Day Special featuring the Northern All-Star Late Models plus NASCAR Stars on May 25, followed by the Lite Beer Twin 50’s on June 6 and NASCAR Night II on June 11. The action heats up at the track for the Herald & Review 100 in combination with UMP Summernationals on July 2. Return to the track for the Firecracker 40’s on our nation’s birthday, July 4, as we will definitely fire things up for the Independence Day holiday for another spectacular week at the super-fast 1/5 mile. Two time NASCAR Champion Tony Stewart will be the Grand Marshall for the second Night of NASCAR Stars at Macon Speedway on June 11. The POWRi Series will make several stops at Macon Speedway this year with dates to be announced soon. Fans won’t want to miss any of the action at Macon Speedway with a full summer of hot weekly racing action every Saturday night combined with an exciting mix of special events. Macon Speedway will run regular weekly racing through the end of September, so bring your family and friends out to the track and experience the hottest ticket in town. Macon Speedway is located 9 miles south of Decatur, IL on US 51 then .6 miles west on Andrews Street, then south on Wiles. For information, call 217-764-3000 (track), 217-764-3220 (information hotline). Also visit www.maconracing.com or www.trackenterprises.com for additional information.