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Nichols Soars to Macon Speedway Winner’s Circle

(Macon, IL) Jeremy Nichols has a fast car. Everybody knows it. After Saturday night’s Dean Garland Classic at Macon Speedway, everybody knew it again. Nichols’ night started during qualifying for the Midwest Street Stock Championship Series and he broke the track record. After the second qualifier of the night Nick Macklin posted quick time and broke the nine-year-old track record ...

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California’s Seavey Claims Macon Checkered Flag

(Macon, IL) Logan Seavey of Sutter, California, took home his fourth POWRi Midget Series victory Saturday night at Macon Speedway. Thanks to a late race restart, Seavey took away the top honor from Jason McDougal and rode away with the win. Ryan Robinson, the points leader of the series, won his heat race and finished second to keep a strong ...

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Brian Rickman Claims COMP Cams Super Dirt Series Win at Greenville

Magnolia Motor Speedway on Deck for Saturday Night Greenville, Mississippi (05/11/18) – The COMP Cams Super Dirt Series (CCSDS) tackled Wesley Washington’s Greenville Speedway on Friday night, and Mississippi’s Brian Rickman wired the field to claim the $2,000 payday. “I hated to see that late-race caution because I’ve run second here a bunch, but tonight luckily that wasn’t the case,” ...

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Rhodes Takes First Feature at Macon Speedway

Macon Speedway

(Macon, IL) With his dad and defending Billingsley Elite Wash Modified track champion watching from the infield, Zach Rhodes made his father proud by capturing the checkered flag in the 20-lap feature race. Curt Rhodes has been out of action due to an eye injury but will return in an attempt to not just watch his son race but to ...

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Heydenreich captures season-opening win at Lucas Oil Speedway in featured class

By Lyndal Scranton – WHEATLAND, Missouri (April 22, 2018) – Opening night at Lucas Oil Speedway saw Robert Heydenreich lead all the way in capturing the featured Ozark Golf Cars USRA B-Mod main event Saturday night. A total of 133 cars checked into the pits as the Big Adventure RV Weekly Racing Series, which had been twice-postponed due to the ...

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Macon IL Speedway Season Opener Results

Macon Speedway

Season Opens With Large Turnout And Premium Excitement  (Macon, IL) For the 73rd time in consecutive years, Macon Speedway opened up its dirt track racing season. It was chilly and windy but fans braved the cold conditions to fill the grandstands with a huge crowd and drivers who have been itching to get back into their seat to spin laps ...

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Macon Speedway Live Broadcasts Again Available In 2018

Macon Speedway

PPV Is Back Starting With Season Opener (Macon, IL) During the latter stages of the 2017 season, Macon Speedway started broadcasting its races live via an online pay-per-view, for those who couldn’t make it to the track.  Officials are happy to announce that the PPV broadcasts are again returning for the 2018 season, starting with the season opener on Saturday, ...

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Macon Speedway & Lincoln Speedway Announce Driver Loyalty Program

Drivers With Perfect Attendance To Benefit (Macon, IL) Officials with Track Enterprises, the promotion company of Macon Speedway in Macon, IL, and Lincoln Speedway, in Lincoln, IL, are announcing a new rewards program for the loyal drivers in the tracks’ regular divisions. Competitors will start receiving rewards on second night of racing at each track. Every week, starting on week ...

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23rd Annual DIRTcar National Championships Headed to Federated Auto Parts Race at I-55

By Matt Prieur – CONCORD, NC — March 22, 2018 — The annual DIRTcar UMP Fall Nationals, long a staple at Eldora Speedway (OH) in years past, will be heading west for the 2018 racing season under a new name. The newly rebranded 23rd Annual DIRTcar National Championships, the traditional season-ending weekend for national DIRTcar points, will be held at ...

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Paducah International Raceway Returns to Life with a Bang

Paducah International Raceway

Dirt Oval to Re-Open with Kentucky Blue Grass Bash on March 29-31 Paducah, Kentucky (03/20/18) – After a one-year hiatus Paducah International Raceway (PIR) is set to roar back to life in grand style. In just over a week, the 3/8-mile oval will light up the western Kentucky sky with the inaugural Kentucky Blue Grass Bash on Thursday-Saturday, March 29-31. ...

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Three Days. Three States. Three Big Events.

BATAVIA, OH (March 19, 2018) – The stars of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will tackle three states in three days this week – battling in three action-packed events along the way.   For the first time since 2014, Volunteer Speedway will host the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, on Thursday, March 22. The 16th Annual Spring ...

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Grosso will skip high school graduation to race ARCA 150 at Gateway Motorsports Park

Local interest: Grosso’s car owner is former NASCAR Cup driver Ken Schrader from Fenton March 13, 2018, St. Louis Region – Seventeen-year-old Brandon Grosso will skip his high school graduation in order to compete at Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Illinois. The New Jersey native — sans cap and gown — will be strapped into Ken Schrader Racing’s No. 52 ...

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DIRTcar Racing Concludes 34th Season with 2017 Tribute to Excellence National Awards Banquet

Over $360,000 in points fund money distributed for the 2017 racing season by Matt Prieur SPRINGFIELD, IL — Jan. 14, 2018 — Champions from around the country were honored on Saturday, January 14th during the 34th Annual DIRTcar Racing Tribute to Excellence National Awards Banquet at The Crowne Plaza in Springfield, IL. National and regional champions across 10 divisions were ...

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UMP DIRTcar to honor 2017 Champions & Midwest Speed Expo brings racers to Central Illinois next weekend!

January 6th, 2018 (Springfield, IL) – The UMP DIRTcar Series will hold their 34th Annual DIRTcar Racing Tribute to Excellence Awards Banquet for the 2017 race season on Saturday, January 13th at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Springfield, IL. DIRTcar will distribute over $300,000 to competitors in recognition of their success in 2017. UMP DIRTcar will honor all ten divisions ...

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Track Enterprises Releases 2018 Special Event Schedule

ARCA, USAC, WoO & UMP To Race At Many Top Venues (Macon, IL) Track Enterprises, a racing promotion company based in Macon, IL, has announced its 2018 special event schedule. The new slate includes the traditional stops for ARCA at the Illinois dirt miles, in addition to Lucas Oil Raceway in Indianapolis and a fourth year visit to Fairgrounds Speedway ...

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Gateway Motorsports Park receives Outstanding Facility of the Year Award at Race Track Business Conference at PRI trade show in Indianapolis

December 7, 2017, St. Louis Region – Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Illinois, received the prestigious and coveted Outstanding Facility of the Year Award Wednesday evening at the annual Race Track Business Conference (RTBC) at the Performance Racing Industry (PRI) trade show in Indianapolis.   The annual award recipient is determined by leaders in the motorsports industry, media and sponsors. The ...

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