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Lincoln IL Speedway & Macon IL Speedway Again Cancel Test & Tune Events

Macon Speedway

(Macon, IL) For the second week in-a-row, the stay-at-home order aimed at stopping the spread of COVID-19, has canceled test-and-tune events scheduled for this weekend at Lincoln Speedway and Macon Speedway. The tests were set for Saturday, April 4 at Lincoln and Sunday, April 5 at Macon.   Officials from the tracks continue to follow the news closely, regarding current ...

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World Wide Technology Raceway statement regarding date change for the NTT IndyCar Series Bommarito Automotive Group 500

March 26, 2020, St. Louis Region – Earlier today, the NTT IndyCar Series announced schedule changes which  involved both the Indianapolis 500 and World Wide Technology Raceway. As a result, the Bommarito Automotive Group 500 now will take place on Sunday, August 30, 2020.   “The current situation requires that everyone be fluid, solve problems and work together,” said WWTR ...

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HELLO NEUMAN!! 

by Don Martin Over the last few years I have gotten the chance to spend some time and get to know this fine young man, Jake Neuman. The son of a hard working farmer and a mother with a strong racing background give this 22 year old the fire to be one of the best young and upcoming midget racers ...

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Macon Speedway & Lincoln Speedway Cancel March 28/29 Test And Tune Events

Central Illinois Race Tracks Cancel Test-And-Tune Events (Macon, IL) With the current stay-at-home order aimed at stopping the spread of COVID-19, test-and-tune events scheduled for this weekend at Macon Speedway and Lincoln Speedway have been canceled.  The tests were set for Saturday, March 28 at Macon Speedway and Sunday, March 29 at Lincoln Speedway. Officials from the tracks have been ...

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Statement From Macon Speedway…

Macon Speedway

Macon Speedway officials have been monitoring the health issues with COVID-19, as they change from day-to-day and minute-by-minute.  At this time, we have had to cancel our annual Hickory Point Mall car show.  We will continue to monitor the situation closely with government and public health officials to determine what adjustments to make to our schedules as the days proceed. ...

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Statement From Lincoln (IL) Speedway…

Lincoln Speedway officials have been monitoring the health issues with COVID-19, as they change from day-to-day and minute-by-minute.  At this time, we have had to cancel our annual Hickory Point Mall car show.  We will continue to monitor the situation closely with government and public health officials to determine what adjustments to make to our schedules as the days proceed. ...

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Thorson Thrills with 15th to 1st Charge at Shamrock Classic

  By: Richie Murray – USAC Media   Du Quoin, Ill. (March 7, 2020)………As Tanner Thorson recollected over his first three starts of the 2020 USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget season, one of his first thoughts was, “we should be three for three.”   Instead, the 2016 series champ has had to settle for winning two out of three ...

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Mother Road Rendezvous nostalgia weekend May 8-9 at World Wide Technology Raceway

Nostalgia drag racing, rockabilly concert, traditional hot rod and custom car show, pin-up girl contest, vintage camper corral, vintage car and parts swap meet March 4, 2020, St. Louis Region – World Wide Technology Raceway in Madison, Illinois and Illinois South Tourism will present the annual Mother Road Rendezvous nostalgia weekend on May 8-9. WWTR, located just five minutes from ...

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Bacon set for Shamrock Classic Double Duty this Weekend

  Lonnie Wheatley, WINCHESTER, Ind. (March 5, 2020) – This weekend’s “Shamrock Classic” at Du Quoin’s Southern Illinois Center offers up a busy weekend of racing action for Brady Bacon. Bacon will take the wheel of Kelly Hinck’s No. 21h Micro Sprint on Friday and Saturday while doubling up in USAC Midget action aboard Hinck’s entry on Saturday. “The Macho ...

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The Tale of the Tape in Shamrock Classic Experience

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media   Du Quoin, Illinois (March 5, 2020)………This Saturday’s Shamrock Classic field is undoubtedly talented with several accolades and achievements among the group of 45 preparing to strap in for the March 7 USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget event at the Southern Illinois Center in Du Quoin.   However, when it comes to the ...

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Courtney, Bacon, Windom Enter Shamrock Classic

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media   Du Quoin, Illinois (February 25, 2020)………Three past USAC National champions who are all seeking a first Shamrock Classic victory are among those headlining the initial entry list for the 5th annual USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget event on March 7 at the Southern Illinois Center in Du Quoin.   Competitors can enter the ...

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Belle-Clair Speedway releases 2020 schedule!

2020 Schedule Belle-Clair Speedway Date Event Classes Sun, April 5th Test – N -Tune All Classes Welcome Fri, April 10th Closed Dueces Wild @ Tri-City Speedway Tue, April 14th Test – N -Tune All Classes Welcome Fri, April 17th “Shamrock 40” Late Models, Modifieds, Pro-Mods, Pure Stocks, Pro 4 & Micros Fri, April 24th Closed Lucas Oil Late Models @ ...

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Sheppard, Bloomquist Racing Headline Battles at Illini 100

Sheppard Set to Defend Home Turf vs. Bloomquist Racing in Illini 100 Ticket packages available now for huge April 2-4 Farmer City Raceway event   FARMER CITY, IL – Feb. 3, 2019 – The Illini 100, one of Illinois’ most prestigious Dirt Late Model events featuring the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series, returns to Farmer City Raceway ...

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Jack Hewitt Night Set For May 9 At Macon Speedway

(Macon, IL) The 2020 schedule is going to be an exciting one for Macon Speedway, as it’s the 75th season of racing at the 1/5-mile high banked dirt oval.  One new addition to the schedule is “Jack Hewitt Night”, set for Saturday, May 9 as the open wheel cars of POWRi make their first appearance of the season. Hewitt is ...

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The Flatland Flash and Jimmy John’s Inc. Part Ways

Gibson City, IL (1-26-2020): With the advent of Jimmy John’s Inc. being completely bought out this past year… at this time, Hall of Fame racer Kevin Weaver’s long-time sponsorship association with that corporation will be coming to an end this racing season.  The Team again approached the well know fast food chain, in an effort to go ahead and try ...

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NASCAR Truck Series 200 at World Wide Technology Raceway now kicks off the 2020 championship playoffs

WWTR is first race in Round of 10 after NASCAR expands playoffs to 10 teams  January 21, 2020, St. Louis Region – The 2020 NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series iHeart 200 at World Wide Technology Raceway underwent an exciting new change today – for the third time. First, the race was moved from June to August to create ...

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Fall Nationals Shifts to Lincoln, IL, Oct. 1-3

LINCOLN, IL – Jan. 14, 2020 – One of DIRTcar Racing’s most storied year-end, national championship-deciding events has a new home.   DIRTcar Racing together with Track Enterprises announced Illinois’ Lincoln Speedway will host the 2020 DIRTcar Fall Nationals, Oct. 1-3.   This three-day dirt track racing extravaganza decides the year’s champions for each of the major divisions under the ...

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World Wide Technology Raceway releases 2020 special events schedule

Complete 2020 schedule to be released at St. Louis Auto Show in January  December 9, 2019, St. Louis Region – Officials at World Wide Technology Raceway in Madison, Illinois, today released its 2020 special events schedule for the 340-acre complex that is home to NASCAR, INDYCAR and NHRA racing in the St. Louis-Metro East region. Please note: This is not ...

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