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Jacob Patton bringing momentum into POWRi 600cc Micros season openers at Jacksonville, Macon

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Jacob Patton of Bethalto, Ill., should carry over plenty of momentum from 2011 when the POWRi Speedway Motors 600cc Outlaw Micro Sprint Series opens its season at Jacksonville (Ill.) Speedway on April 27 and Macon (Ill.) Speedway on April 28. Patton had three victories, two second places and two thirds in the final 11 features in POWRi Micros a year ...

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Macon’s 67th Season is Off and Running

Macon Speedway

By Brett Zerfowski (Macon, IL) The off-season was much different entering 2012. A warmer winter had racers and racing fans more eager than usual or the start of the season and as the first Saturday in April arrived, Macon Speedway was ready to welcome a large number of racecars (116) and a full crowd was in attendance for the 5th ...

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SUNDROP PRESENTS THE 2012 SPRING FLING SEASON OPENER AT MACON SPEEDWAY

Macon Speedway

(Macon, IL)  Macon Speedway gears up to roar into another action packed summer for the 2012 racing season.   The annual Opening Night Spring Fling presented by Sun Drop on April 7 will kick off an exciting season of racing at Macon Speedway in Macon, IL featuring UMP Late Models, Modifieds, and Street Stock racing as well as Sportsman, Pro Hornet, ...

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Test N Tune II coming up at Macon Speedway!

Macon Speedway

One Last Practice Before Opening Night (Macon, IL)Macon Speedway drivers will have one final opportunity to prepare their freshly built cars for the 2012 racing season during the second and last Test N Tune day scheduled for Sunday, April 1 from 12 to 4 PM. Fans are welcome to view practice and get a glimpse of the new cars. Admission ...

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POWRi Midgets, Micros, UMP Modifieds at Belle-Clair cancelled due to rain

POWRi

BELLEVILLE, Ill. (March 24, 2012)— POWRi’s Lucas Oil National Midget Series and Speedway Motors 600cc Outlaw Micro Series and UMP Modifieds event scheduled for Saturday night (March 24) at Belle-Clair Speedway has been cancelled due to rain. Organizers are working to reschedule the Open Wheel Mania Bullring 30s, featuring 30-lap features for all three series. POWRi’s next scheduled events for ...

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MACON SPEEDWAY SAYS GOODBYE TO WINTER WITH TEST n TUNE DAY

Macon Speedway

Macon Speedway drivers will have an opportunity to prepare their freshly built cars for the 2012 racing season during the Test N Tune days scheduled for Sunday, March 25 from Noon to 4 PM. Fans are welcome to view practice and get a glimpse of the new cars. Admission to the grandstands will be free for the practice days so ...

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MACON SPEEDWAY GEARS UP FOR 2012 WITH CARSHOW

Macon Speedway

The Chevrolet Hall of Fame Museum, and Macon Speedway have partnered up to bring you an amazing car show to kick off the 2012 racing season. The car show will take place at The Chevrolet Hall Of Fame Museum on Rt 36 East in Decatur, IL, on Saturday, March 24 starting at 1 p.m. and lasting until 4 p.m. Come ...

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Midwest Open Wheel Association Announces Addition of Two Big Races!

Monster Energy Sprint Series

(Bill W) February 3, 2012 – The Midwest Open Wheel Association (MOWA) is pumped to announce the addition of a pair of big races for the 2012 season that memorializes two legends of the sport!  The First Annual Mary Lee Standridge Memorial will be run at the Jacksonville Speedway in Jacksonville, Illinois on Friday, July 27.  In addition, the series ...

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POWRi National Midgets schedule 30-event season, open at Cowtown Speedway in Texas March 16-17

MILLSTADT, Ill. (Jan. 24, 2012)—The POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget Series will open a 30-event season on March 16-17 with its first visit to Texas, racing at Cowtown Speedway in Kennedale. The Midget Stampede at the ¼-mile track located near Fort Worth has a purse exceeding $40,000 with Friday’s feature paying $3,000 to win and $300 to start and Saturday’s ...

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Midwest Open Wheel Association Welcomes Sponsors, Sets Tentative Schedule!

(Bill W) January 11, 2011 – With one year under its belt, the newest 410 sprint car series in the Midwest is surging into 2012 with plenty of steam.  In addition to returning contingency sponsors, the Midwest Open Wheel Association (MOWA) is announcing six new partners, and would like to welcome Hoosier Tire for this year’s campaign.  The series has tentatively set ...

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Loyet wins 4th POWRi Midget feature of 2011, extends championship lead at Macon

MACON, Ill. (Sept. 24, 2011)—Brad Loyet drove to his fourth feature victory of the season and increased his lead in the championship Saturday in the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget Series at Macon Speedway. Loyet has a 70-point advantage over Nick Knepper, who finished sixth at Macon, going into the season finale next Saturday (Oct. 1) at Belle-Clair Speedway in ...

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Patton wins 3rd feature of season, Beckinger clinches championship in POWRi 600cc Outlaw Micro Series

MACON, Ill. (Sept. 24, 2011)—Jacob Patton won his third feature of the season and Trent Beckinger clinched the championship Saturday in the POWRi Speedway Motors 600cc Outlaw Micro Series at Macon Speedway. Beckinger started on pole and Patton was on the outside of the front row. Patton took the lead on the opening lap on the outside exiting Turn Four ...

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Loyet owns 10-point lead over Knepper in POWRi Midgets with Macon, Belle-Clair remaining in 2011 season

MACON, Ill. (Sept. 20, 2011)—Brad Loyet has taken a 10-point lead over Nick Knepper for the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget Series championship with two events remaining, Saturday (Sept. 24) at Macon (Ill.) Speedway and Oct. 1 at Belle-Clair Speedway in Belleville, Ill. Loyet won’t decide to race at Macon until late Friday night after racing in an American Sprint ...

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Champions Crowned at Macon Speedway

By Brett Zerfowski (Macon, IL) Three divisions crowned champions and two divisions hosted Championship Races Saturday at Macon Speedway. It’s been a wild run for the Touchstone Energy Sportsman division as Argenta’s Nick Macklin hoisted the large checkered flag following the last Touchstone Energy Sportsman feature event of the season. It was not only one of the most exciting finishes ...

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Hornet World Championships at Macon Speedway This Saturday Night

(Macon, IL) Macon Speedway will host the Hornet World Championship race this Saturday night. The nights UMP Pro Hornet race will include a $500 to win purse. Also on the racing card will be the Billingsley Towing Modified, Touchstone Energy Sportsman, UMP Street Stocks and Amateur Hornets. The action at Macon Speedway will then take place on Saturday, September 17 ...

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7th Annual IL State Street Stock Championship Race Plus Chevrolet Hall of Fame Museum Driver Reunion and Fan Appreciation Night

(Macon, IL)  Macon Speedway will host the 7th annual Illinois State Street Stock Championship race during the annual Fan Appreciation Night.  The nights UMP Street Stock race will include a $600 to win purse.  Many local and Midwest Street Stocks are expected to be in attendance.  Also on the racing card for this Saturday, September 3 will be the UMP ...

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Logue Shines in Shrine 50 at Macon

By Brett Zerfowski (Macon, IL) Kyle Logue has done plenty in his dirt track racing career. He has won track championship in the Late Model and Modified divisions. He claims the fastest laps in both divisions, too. He can now add the 2nd Annual Shrine 50 to his resume of success. Leading the majority, if not all, of the 50 ...

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Shrine 50 This Saturday Night at Macon Speedway

MACON SPEEDWAY AND THE DECATUR SHRINE CLUB ANNOUNCE THE   SECOND ANNUAL SHRINE 50 SATURDAY AUGUST 27 (Macon, IL)  Macon Speedway is very proud to announce that the very popular Shrine 50 will become an annual event at Macon Speedway. The Decatur Shrine Club and Macon Speedway will hold a huge 50 lap feature event for the UMP Chevrolet Late Model ...

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