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Illinois Midget Speedweek Coming To Macon Speedway & Lincoln Speedway This Weekend

(Macon, IL) – The star power of POWRi Illinois Speedweek is evident each and every year with headliners swarming from around the world to the “Illini State” for a thrilling five-night stretch. This week’s sixth annual running is no different, featuring the trio of Logan Seavey, Tanner Thorson, and Michael Pickens all chasing a second Speedweek championship, among countless other ...

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Vanapeldoorn Surprises, Takes Hornet Challenge

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By BZ (Macon, IL) Erik Vanapeldoorn has shown up for big races at Macon Speedway before. He’s no stranger. In fact, he set the qualifying record last season. He’s won races in his orange 4-cylinder Hornet, just not the Hornet Challenge. After taking the Friday night opener at Lincoln Speedway and the $1,000 payday, Vanapeldoorn was placed in the middle ...

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Fans Get Their Money’s Worth On Crazy Macon Speedway Night 

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By BZ (Macon, IL) The fan favorite night returned to Macon Speedway with the Five Night Buck where general admission was a mere $5. Thanks to that as well as a special kids bicycle giveaway, the stands were jam-packed full of spectators. A field of 100 cars among seven racing divisions once again is becoming the norm for the Saturday ...

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Unzicker, Timmons Take Twin 50s at Macon Speedway

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By BZ (Macon, IL) The annual Miller Lite Beer Twin 50s at Macon Speedway moved to Memorial Day in 2018 and more and new drivers started to appear for the special night of racing. The addition of the Neal Tire & Auto Pro Mods to the 50-lap race in place of the BillingsleyRewards.com Modifieds has made a bigger impact in ...

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POWRi Midgets & Micros Set For Macon IL Speedway Saturday Night

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MIDGETS AND MICROS SET FOR MACON SPEEDWAY SATURDAY (Macon, IL) – The 2019 season for the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League and the POWRi Engler Machine & Tool Outlaw Micro League rolls on this weekend with the Midwest Season Opening Weekend at Belle-Clair Speedway and Macon Speedway.  Saturday’s event at Macon Speedway will be the first of four visits ...

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Wallace, Ewing Rewrite Macon Record Books 

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 By BZ (Macon, IL) Kenny Wallace has his name all over Macon Speedway. He’s a co-owner of the track with Ken Schrader, Tony Stewart and Bob Sargent. He’s a multi-time feature winner in the BillingsleyRewards.com Modifieds class. Now, he can add “Fastest Qualifier” to the list. Wallace set the overall track record, which was broken two weeks ago during the ...

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Lincoln Speedway Looking To Carry Early Season Momentum On Friday

Ladies Night Featuring $5 Ladies Admission With Five Divisions Of Racing   (Lincoln, IL)  Lincoln Speedway officials are keeping their fingers crossed that racing will continue this coming Friday, May 3rd, despite a wet weather week in Illinois.  Friday’s forecast looks dry so the plan is to race.  It will just be a matter of how wet the grounds are ...

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120 Cars Race On Second Night At Macon Speedway

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Standerfer Sets Record, Misses out on Sweep By BZ (Macon, IL) Rodney Standerfer is a two-time Modified track champion at Macon Speedway. It’s quite an accomplishment. On Saturday night, the Opening Night feature winner came out and established a new qualifying record. Coming into the night, the standing track record was 11.425 set by Levi Kissinger on July 7, 2016, ...

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Macon Speedway Preparing For Second Race Of The Season Saturday

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$1 Dogs & $2 Beers On Tap For Macon Speedway Saturday Night Several Divisions Plus Spectator Drags On Track (Macon, IL) After an outstanding season opener which saw nearly 100 racecars put on a highly entertaining show, Macon Speedway will be back at it for the second night of the 2019 season this coming Saturday, April 20.  Seven divisions of ...

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Macon Speedway’s 74th Season To Begin This Saturday Night

Macon Speedway

Six Divisions Of Racing Plus Autographs & CEFCU Kids Club (Macon, IL) For the 74th time, Macon Speedway, in Macon, IL will be celebrating the start of a new season, this coming Saturday, April 13.  The fastest 1/5-mile dirt track in the world will have an action packed evening, featuring six different classes of racecars plus a pre-race driver autograph ...

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Racers Awarded For 2018 Seasons This Past Weekend

Macon Speedway, Lincoln Speedway, and Big Ten Champions Honored This Past Weekend (Decatur, IL) Drivers, teams, officials, and fans converged in Central Illinois this past weekend for the 2018 Champion Awards Banquet at the Decatur Conference Center & Hotel in Decatur, IL.  Top finishers from the previous season were awarded trophies and checks for the success that they had at ...

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Macon Speedway & Lincoln Speedway Banquet Postponed To February 2nd

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Officials Err On Side Of Caution With Impending Storm (Decatur, IL) Officials from Macon Speedway, Lincoln Speedway, and the Midwest Big Ten Series have made the decision to postpone the 2018 Awards Banquet that was scheduled for Saturday, January 19 at the Decatur Conference Center & Hotel.  The event has been rescheduled for Saturday, February 2 due to the incoming ...

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Fast Track Leads to Winner’s Circle at Macon Speedway

Macon Speedway

(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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Lincoln Speedway Set To Begin Busy State Fair Race Weekend

410 Non Wing Sprints To Headline Friday Night Racing (Lincoln, IL) This weekend is, as always, a racefan’s dream in Central Illinois.  With four huge events in three days, fans from all over the country make this a vacation destination.  It all begins on Friday night, August 17, at Lincoln Speedway, followed by two afternoons of racing at the Illinois ...

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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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5th Annual Christian County Fair Racing Event Coming Wednesday Night

Larry’s Service Center NAPA Tripleheader Features Three Popular Divisions The 2018 Christian County Agricultural Fair opens up Tuesday July 24 and runs through July 28, but it’s Wednesday, July 25 that racing fans have marked on their schedules as three divisions of racing return.  The Taylorville, IL fair put racing back on the schedule in 2014, much to the delight ...

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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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