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Brandon Overton Holds off Rick Eckert by .119 second to Score $20,000 USA 100 Victory; Carson Ferguson Scores $3000 FASTRAK Win

Brandon Overton Holds off Rick Eckert by .119 second to Score $20,000 USA 100 Victory; Carson Ferguson Scores $3000 FASTRAK Win   Jamaica, VA – In the closest finish in Ultimate Super Late Model Series history Brandon Overton of Evans, GA held off Rick Eckert of York, PA by .119 seconds to score the $20,000 win in the 43rd annual ...

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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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Tripleheader Weekend Next for Lucas Oil Late Models

BATAVIA, Ohio (June 10, 2019) – The stars of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will return to action June 13th-15th for three action-packed events at three different venues, across three states.   The weekend will ignite on Thursday, June 13th, with a visit to Fayetteville (N.C.) Motor Speedway. Thursday’s Dunn-Benson Ford Wayne Gray Sr. Memorial – Presented by ...

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Vanapeldoorn Surprises, Takes Hornet Challenge

Macon Speedway

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 

Macon Speedway

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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$5 Admission & Kids Bike Giveaway Saturday Night At Macon Speedway

Macon Speedway

(Macon, IL) Macon Speedway will be kicking off the month of June with a Five Buck night, this Saturday, June 1.  In addition to $5 grandstand admission, a number of great supporters have stepped up to donate bicycles for the kids bike giveaway.  The USAC/IMRA DII Midgets will join the weekly classes for on-track action. Upon arrival to the races, ...

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Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series Returns to Action Memorial Day Weekend in Illinois May 23-26

A busy weekend awaits the Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series with four consecutive nights of action-packed racing. The tour will visit Tri-City Speedway, Farmer City Raceway, Fairbury Speedway, and Fayette County Speedway Thursday, May 23rd – Sunday, May 26th.   The Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series will visit Tri-City Speedway in Pontoon Beach, IL on Thursday May 23rd. ...

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Macon Speedway Results – 5/18/19

Macon Speedway

By BZ (Macon, IL) Jake Little and his uncle Ryan are active members in the Illinois National Guard and the US Army. On Armed Forces Night, Jake Little reigned supreme in the Decatur Building Trades Pro Late Model Feature at Macon Speedway. Little missed out on a possible championship in 2018 when he was sent overseas for active duty in ...

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Armed Forces Members To Be Honored With Free Admission At Macon IL Speedway

Macon Speedway To Honor Military Members Saturday Night Active & Retired Military Members To Receive Free Admission   (Macon, IL) This coming Saturday night, May 18, Macon Speedway will honor those who fight for our freedoms, as it is time for the annual Armed Forces Night. Active and retired military members will receive free grandstand admission once showing proper military ...

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Afternoon Rain & Cold Temps Force Macon Speedway Cancellation

Macon Speedway

  (Macon, IL) Unseasonable weather continued to plague Central Illinois on Saturday, May 11, as high temperatures in the low 50’s and wet weather forced the cancellation of the first POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget visit of 2019 to Macon Speedway.  Four other divisions were also on schedule. For the Macon, IL track, it’s the second rainout in five tries ...

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Sixth annual St. Louis Nostalgia Rendezvous May 10-11 at World Wide Technology Raceway

May 7, 2019, St. Louis Region – World Wide Technology Raceway — the home of NASCAR, INDYCAR and NHRA racing in the St. Louis-Metro East region — will host the sixth annual St. Louis Nostalgia Rendezvous on May 10-11. This two-day, high-octane throwback party features TV star Butch Patrick (Eddie Munster of “The Munsters” TV show), nostalgia drag racing, three ...

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Wallace, Ewing Rewrite Macon Record Books 

Macon Speedway

 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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Macon IL Speedway Set For Saturday Night Racing

Kids Bike Races & CEFCU Kids Club To Highlight Saturday Racing At Macon Speedway 7 Racing Divisions To Take The Track (Macon, IL) This coming Saturday night, May 4, Macon Speedway will go back green on the 2019 season with a seven division program plus CEFCU Kid’s Club and Kid’s Bike Races. Leading into this week, Warrensburg, IL’s Dakota Ewing ...

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Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 will try to kick off the 2019 racing season for the 5th time this Saturday, May 4th

Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55

Pevely, MO (April 30th, 2019) – We all know the weather has been playing havoc with tracks all over the Midwest. Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 was rained or flooded out the entire month of April and will try again this Saturday, May 4th (Of course that is depending on Mother Nature!). A full program of UMP DIRTcar Late ...

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Tennessee and Kentucky Stops Next for Lucas Oil Late Models

BATAVIA, OHIO (April 30, 2019) – The stars of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series are revving up for events at Tazewell Speedway and Florence Speedway this Friday and Saturday, May 3-4.   Both blockbuster events will feature a complete program of: Miller Welders Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains, and a 50-lap, $12,000-to-win main event for the Lucas Oil ...

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More than 25 Pro Mods entered in this weekend’s Super Chevy Show at World Wide Technology Raceway

Combined with Heads-up Hootenanny features Midwest Pro Mods, all-Chevrolet Mirror Finish car show, heads-up and bracket racing April 22, 2019, St. Louis Region – World Wide Technology Raceway (formerly known as Gateway Motorsports Park) – the home of NASCAR, INDYCAR and NHRA in the St. Louis region – will present the annual Super Chevy Show at the drag strip on ...

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120 Cars Race On Second Night At Macon Speedway

Macon Speedway

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

Macon Speedway

$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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