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Full throttle weekend kicks off with POWRi midgets at Lincoln Speedway Friday

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MACON, Ill. – A full throttle weekend roars into Lincoln Speedway Friday night when the POWRI Midgets and Outlaw Micros take center stage in a program that also includes racing in two stock car classes. The wildly popular POWRi series enjoys its appearances at the quarter-mile oval, and the show is part of speed carnival all weekend with racing also ...

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Crawley tunes up for Sportsman Nationals with win at Macon Speedway

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MACON—It was a solid night of racing at Macon Speedway even though the clouds looked unfavorable for any dirt track racing on Saturday. In the final tune-up for the Springfield Mile Sportsman Nationals, Dave Crawley, Jr. took the win. It was a close finish but he had the checkered flag in hand at the end of the 15 laps. Chad ...

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Taylorville Night also features gals from Woody’s in Bud Light Ladies Night race

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MACON, Ill. – Stock car racing gets back into high gear at Macon Speedway when the Taylorville Chamber of Commerce presents Taylorville Night at the legendary fifth-mile high banked oval Saturday.  Meanwhile, Bud Light Ladies Night presented by Y103 features the gals from Woody’s in a five-lap race. All ladies receive half-price admission, and Macon Speedway will also host racing ...

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MOWA Sprints rained out at Macon Speedway

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MACON, Ill. – After a sudden afternoon thunderstorm dropped heavy rain, MOWA Sprints presented by DynaGraphics and ILMO Products has been rained out. Stock car racing returns to Macon Speedway on Aug. 9 with the Taylorville Chamber of Commerce Night plus Bud Light Ladies Night with the gals from Woody’s in race cars. The race will be rescheduled. Watch maconracing.com ...

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Bell Bolsters Schedule after another Strong Weekend!

Lonnie Wheatley, NORMAN, Okla. (July 22, 2014) – Just one week ago, Christopher Bell had about come to terms with the likelihood that he would be spectating rather than racing at the upcoming Knoxville Nationals.  He also had an off night slated when the USAC Silver Crown series takes to the Belleville High Banks next Friday. Both of those things ...

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DynaGraphics, ILMO present MOWA Sprints to cap busy week

Macon Speedway

MACON, Ill. – DynaGraphics and ILMO present the MOWA Sprints at Macon Speedway Saturday to cap a busy week of racing, thanks to the legendary fifth-mile dirt oval and Track Enterprises. Race fans also have plenty of action with the Larry’s Service Center Triple 25’s at the Christian County Fair in Taylorville on Thursday and the Kyle Busch Experience during ...

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Beiler by a nose in Street Stocks as Spangler takes win in Nevitt Memorial

Macon Speedway

MACON – Bobby Beiler didn’t lead much of the Street Stocks feature race, but he led when it counted the most. After Steve Ewing led the entire race, Beiler roared around the final turn to pass Ewing andf win by a bumper during Kid’s Castle Night at Macon Speedway Saturday. Ewing, of Decatur, had led from the drop of the ...

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Macon Speedway Kid’s Castle/B.G. Nevitt Memorial Race Saturday, July 19

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MACON, Ill. – Kid’s Castle Learning Center drops the green flag on an amazing night of racing when the faster pastor race is renamed the B.G. Nevitt Memorial, Big Ten Series late models rev up the crowd and legendary Macon Speedway holds a Hall of Fame driver’s reunion to honor the racers who made the fifth-mile high banked oval famous, ...

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Vandermeersch fires his way to Sportsman Topless 40 victory

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MACON, Ill. – A Springfield firefighter took home the big win during Miles Chevrolet Fireman’s Ball Saturday at Macon Speedway. Dennis Vandermeersch, a well-known, long-time driver as well as multi-time track champion and Springfield Mile Sportsman Nationals Champion, took the lead from Zach Rhodes and fought off Nick Macklin en route to the winner’s circle in Sportsman Topless 40 when ...

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Babb wins Herald & Review 100 for record fifth time

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM MACON SPEEDWAY! MACON, Ill. – Perhaps we should just call him Five Time. Shannon Babb made history Thursday in the Herald-Review 100 at Macon Speedway by winning the Herald&Review 100 for a record fifth time. The driver from nearby Moweaqua took the checkered flag for the second consecutive year earned the $5,000 paycheck. Also ...

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Kenny Schrader takes Macon Speedway’s UMP Summit Modified Nationals win!

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM MACON SPEEDWAY! Schrader Grabs First Win of 2014 DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Season at Macon Speedway By Jordan Morris MACON, Ill. — July 10, 2014 — Ken Schrader overtook leader Jeff Curl with just four laps remaining, then held him off on two late-race restarts en route to securing his first $1,000 ...

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Dennis Erb Racing Eyes Macon, Granite City, and Wheatland this Week

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(CARPENTERSVILLE, ILLINOIS) Dennis Erb Racing, fresh off a very busy holiday weekend, is preparing their equipment and putting the finishing touches on their Barry Wright racecar for three more high-profile programs this week (July 10-12) in the states of Illinois and Missouri. Dennis Erb, Jr. has decided to enter tomorrow night’s annual ‘Herald & Review 100’ at the mighty Macon ...

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Macon Speedway Herald & Review 100 and Miles Chevrolet Fireman’s Ball

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MACON, Ill. – The 34th running of the Herald-Review 100 Thursday at Macon Speedway serves as the crown jewel of the UMP Summer Nationals tour before the Miles Chevrolet Fireman’s Ball Saturday honors firefighters and their families while the racing program features the Sportsman Topless 40 and Big Ten Series Street Stocks. The gals from Starship Billiards also race during ...

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Babb, Weaver gunning for record fifth win in Herald-Review 100

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MACON, Ill. – Will Shannon Babb handle the famed high banks at Macon Speedway again? The Moweaqua Missile who lives just down the road from the legendary speedway already has four victories in the Herald-Review 100. Maybe Brandon Sheppard will race his way into victory lane. The New Berlin native is the reigning UMP Summer Nationals champ. Bloomington’s Jason Feger ...

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Russell returns to Macon Speedway to win furious Street Stocks battle

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MACON – Larry Russell, Jr. had been thinking a long time about making a return to Street Stock racing at Macon Speedway. He not only made his comeback but also did it in style by winning a furious battle. The former Macon Speedway track champion kept Terry Reed, Bobby Beiler and Nick Justice is his rearview mirror and took the ...

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Skeff Distributing presents Christmas in July Toy Drive

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MACON, Ill. – Everybody likes the feeling of giving during the holiday season. It’s the best present of them all. So Macon Speedway is glad to provide the opportunity in the middle of summer as Skeff Distributing presents the Christmas in July Toy Drive Saturday during a night of hot racing at the famed fifth-mile high-banked dirt oval. By bringing ...

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Crawley, Logue win in 95Q Firecracker 40’s at Macon Speedway

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MACON, Ill. – Two weeks ago in the Lite Beer Twin 50s, it wasn’t Dave Crawley, Jr.’s night. Involved in an accident midway through the 50-lapper, the Decatur driver had to wait to get a chance to return to victory lane at Macon Speedway. Crawley held off Brian Belong of Springfield to win the 95Q Firecracker 40’s for Billingsley Towing ...

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Watch for fireworks during and after 95Q Firecracker 40’s

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MACON, Ill. – The fireworks will snap, crackle and pop on the race track and through the skies at legendary Macon Speedway Saturday, when the 95Q Firecracker 40’s serve as one of the top racing nights of the season with a pair of 40-lap features. Coupled with a huge fireworks display at the conclusion of racing, it’s summer time family ...

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