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Lincoln IL Speedway Ready For Season Opener Friday Night

Green Flag To Drop On Lincoln Speedway’s 16th Season Friday Night Five Divisions Will Race The ¼-Mile Dirt Track (Lincoln, IL) The Logan County Fairgrounds, in Lincoln, IL, will come alive this Friday, April 12 with the roar of racing engines as the 16th season of racing is set to get underway at Lincoln Speedway.  Five classes of cars will ...

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Final Weekend Of Testing For Macon Speedway & Lincoln Speedway

Final Weekend Of Testing Before Season Starts At Central Illinois Tracks Macon Speedway & Lincoln Speedway Have Testing Scheduled (Macon, IL) The 2019 racing season is just about to go green on Macon Speedway in Macon, IL as well as Lincoln Speedway in Lincoln, IL.  For teams and drivers, this will be the final weekend of testing before the season ...

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Seavey Goes Two-For-Two in Turnpike Competition

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma – Backing up a dominant performance from the previous night, Logan Seavey doubled down and took a second consecutive Turnpike Challenge victory. Seavey’s second Turnpike Challenge POWRi Lucas Oil National & West Midget League victory came again at I-44 Riverside Speedway. Starting inside the second row behind Cannon McIntosh and Jerry Coons, Jr., Seavey fell in behind ...

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Seavey Dethrones Bell at I-44

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma – In what was a fairytale ending for Logan Seavey, the Californian was finally able to hold off Christopher Bell and end a streak that may very well go down in history unmatched. Bell looked to go 10 for 10 in Turnpike Challenge competition, but Seavey had other hopes and took his first career Turnpike Challenge victory ...

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Bell Remains Undefeated in Turnpike Competition

Sapulpa, Oklahoma – Heading into the Sixth Annual Turnpike Challenge featuring POWRi Lucas Oil National and West Midget League competition, Christopher Bell would have been a safe bet for the victor heading into tonight’s race at Creek County Speedway. And that safe money bet would have paid off; Christopher Bell is now nine for nine in Turnpike Competition.   While ...

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Bell Looking to Extend Unprecedented Turnpike Challenge Streak

Belleville, IL. (March 18, 2019) – When it comes to modern day midget racing, arguably no statistic is as impressive as the numbers behind Christopher Bell’s dominance inside his home state of Oklahoma. Over the years, Bell has competed in eight POWRi National Midget League races in the Sooner State, and he was won all eight races. Yes, you read ...

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Test & Tune Days Next For Central Illinois Race Tracks

Macon Speedway & Lincoln Speedway Set For Weekend Practice (Macon, IL) After a successful Hickory Point Mall Race Car Show this past weekend, drivers in Central Illinois are getting set for their first on track activity, Saturday and Sunday, March 23-24, with test and tune days at Macon Speedway and Lincoln Speedway.  Drivers and teams use the days to fine ...

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DAUM ENTERS 2019 WITH CHANCE AT MAKING POWRi HISTORY

BELLEVILLE, ILL. (March 14, 2019) – Since the inception of the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League in 2005, the history books have pieced together record-setting performances and noteworthy accomplishments nearly every single season. Heading into the 2019 campaign, the 15th year of POWRi, Zach Daum of Pocahontas, Illinois will be chasing his own slice of history.   Committed to ...

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Sixteen year old Cannon McIntosh stuns USAC field with DuQuoin win!

McINTOSH MASTERS MINI MAGIC MILE FOR FIRST USAC WIN By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Du Quoin, Illinois (March 9, 2019)………Cannon McIntosh’s grace under fire was demonstrated literally and figuratively in a multitude of manners Saturday night in the fourth annual “Shamrock Classic” at the Southern Illinois Center. A fuel leak during hot laps ignited the Bixby, Oklahoma driver’s ride, giving ...

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COURTNEY COULD MAKE USAC HISTORY IN SHAMROCK CLASSIC

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Du Quoin, Illinois (March 6, 2019)………No driver in the history of the USAC NOS Energy Drink Midget National Championship has won three points races in a row to start a season.  That could change this Saturday when Tyler Courtney attempts to go for the tri-fecta in the fourth annual “Shamrock Classic” at the Southern ...

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FINAL SHAMROCK CLASSIC ENTRY LISTS RELEASED

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media   Du Quoin, Illinois (March 5, 2019)………The final entry lists have been set for Saturday’s “Shamrock Classic” with 58 USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget and 48 Micro Sprint drivers set to go at the Southern Illinois Center in Du Quoin, Ill. on March 9.   The midget field includes two past “Shamrock Classic” ...

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What races do you have on your schedule in March and April  !!!!  

by Don Martin Spring is just around the corner and many folks are starting to get the racing itch.    I have put a March and April schedule together to highlight some of the bigger shows that are coming up in the Midwest. No better way to start by escaping the artic by going indoors to DuQuoin, Illinois for the USAC ...

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USAC CHAMPS SEAVEY, SUNSHINE, WINDOM ENTER SHAMROCK AS CAR COUNT NEARS 60

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media   Du Quoin, Illinois (March 4, 2019)………Three more USAC National champs – Logan Seavey, Tyler Courtney and Chris Windom, have entered the fray for this Saturday’s Factory Canopies “Shamrock Classic” USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget Series race on March 9 at the Southern Illinois Center in Du Quoin, where the car count has exploded ...

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USAC CHAMPS AMONG FIRST ENTRIES FOR SHAMROCK CLASSIC

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media   Du Quoin, Illinois (February 19, 2019)………Four USAC National champions are among the early entries for the fourth annual “Shamrock Classic” USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget event on Saturday, March 9, at the Southern Illinois Center in Du Quoin.   One-third of the list of USAC Triple Crown title-holders who own championships in ...

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COURTNEY CONTINUES WINTER DIRT GAMES SUCCESS IN USAC MIDGET OPENER

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Ocala, Florida (February 8, 2019)………Tyler Courtney continued his winning ways in “Winter Dirt Games” at Bubba Raceway Park in Friday’s USAC NOS Energy Drink Midget National Championship season opener. The Indianapolis, Indiana driver was victorious in the final two races of last year’s USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car portion of “Winter Dirt Games” en ...

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CENTRAL ILLINOIS DIRT RACING REPORT

by Jeff Adams WINDOM LOOKS TO CHASE HISTORY IN 2019 Canton open wheel ace Chris Windom will try to become only the 7th driver to ever win the USAC “Triple Crown” this season as he has secured a full-time ride in the USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget Series in the 17BC car for Clauson-Marshall Racing in 2019. Windom begins ...

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2019 Florida – Georgia Speedweeks Schedule

Below is a list of dirt races scheduled for the 2019 Speedweeks! January 23 – East Bay Raceway Park – UMP Modifieds & Street Stocks January 24 – East Bay Raceway Park – UMP Modifieds & Street Stocks January 25 – East Bay Raceway Park – UMP Modifieds & Street Stocks January 25 – East Alabama Motor Speedway – National ...

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