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Macon Speedway Lights up the Night with Spectacular Show

By Brett Zerfowski (Macon, IL)A special event at Macon Speedway is not hard to find on the 2011 schedule and the first Saturday of July was no exception with the 95Q Firecracker 40s. 40-lap features for the UMP Chevrolet Late Models and the UMP Billingsley Towing Modifieds thrilled the crowd with exciting racing action as did the colorful fireworks that ...

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Fireworks to Honor Independence Day at Macon Speedway This Saturday Night PLUS The 95Q Firecracker 40’s

(Macon, IL)  Plans are underway for the 95Q Macon Speedway Annual fireworks display to be held this Saturday night July 2 during our Firecracker 40’s.  Macon Speedway plans a spectacular fireworks display to dazzle the crowd.  “We are most grateful to the community and all of our sponsors for ensuring that our annual tradition of the fireworks continues” said track ...

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Stewart’s Return Ends with Schrader’s Feature Win

By Brett Zerfowski (Macon, IL) After three straight rain-outs at Macon Speedway, the drivers and fans were chomping at the bit awaiting a nice sunny day to get dirty and race again. For the first time since 2007, a NASCAR Night featuring Tony Stewart went by without weather intervening as beautiful conditions were placed by Mother Nature in central Illinois. ...

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SUNSHINE IN THE FORECAST -EXCITING RACING ON TAP WITH TREVOR BAYNE AND TONY STEWART

(Macon, IL) Macon Speedway has been plagued by rain lately along with many other Midwest racetractks and track owners, staff and Macon Speedway fans are ready for the show to go on as planned.  Finally, it looks as though everyone will get what they are longing for; the forecast is SUNSHINE for tomorrow!!!! On Tuesday, June 28 get ready to ...

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Macon rains out; Tony Stewart & Trevor Bayne to be on hand Tuesday, June 28th!

Rain again has cancelled Racing for Macon Speedway for the night of 6-25-11. Please stay tunned for rescheduling of tonights race “Kid’s Castle-Cheverolet Hall of Fame Museum Driver Reunion Night- PLUS Raminator & Fireworks!!!” (6-25-11) by either calling 217-764-3000 or maconracing.com. WE WILL BE RACING TUESDAY JUNE 28, 2011 TONY STEWART AND DAYTONA 500 WINNER TREVOR BAYNE APPEARING AT MACON ...

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TONY STEWART AND DAYTONA 500 WINNER TREVOR BAYNE APPEARING AT MACON SPEEDWAY JUNE 28!

(Macon, IL) On June 28 get ready to welcome Nascar 2011 Daytona 500 winner; Trevor Bayne for the first time ever.  Also joining Trevor will be NASCAR stars and track owners Tony Stewart, Ken Schrader and Kenny Wallace!  Macon Speedway will kick off the Night of NASCAR Stars by hosting an autograph session featuring the NASCAR stars, so come out ...

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Monster Energy™ Sprint Series Announces Five Night/Five Race Sprintweek!

(Bill W) June 24, 2011 – The Monster Energy™ Sprint Car Series continues to roll on with a successful season, and an “Illinois Speedweek” has now been added to the schedule.  The Speedweek will include five events over five nights beginning Wednesday, July 27 and ending Sunday, July 31. On Wednesday, July 27, hit the Spoon River Speedway south of ...

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66th Anniversary of Macon Speedway

Kid’s Castle-Chevrolet Hall of Fame Museum Driver Reunion Night PLUS Raminator & Fireworks!!!!!! Macon Speedway is hosting the Chevrolet Hall of Fame Driver Reunion party at Macon Speedway set for Saturday, June 25. We are looking for past drivers of all ages to come and join us. This party will honor all our past drivers of Macon Speedway. Help us ...

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Track Enterprises Announces Point Fund For UMP Pro Crate Late Models and UMP Billingsley Towing Modified and Nascar Star Ken Schrader Will Be at Macon Speedway on Saturday Night!!

Macon, IL—The UMP Pro Crate Late Models and the UMP Billingsley Towing Modified will compete for a $600 point fund.  The UMP Pro Crate Late Model division point fund will take place over three days at three different tracks.  Lincoln Speedway, Macon Speedway and Spoon River Speedway have teamed up to bring the point fund for the Pro Crate Late ...

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New Zealand champion Pickens going for 3rd straight win in POWRi National Midgets at Macon

New Zealand‘s Michael Pickens will attempt to take his third straight victory in the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget Series on Saturday (June 18) at Macon (Ill.) Speedway. Pickens won the POWRi Midget features at Fayette County Speedway in Brownstown, Ill., on June 3 and Peoria (Ill.) Speedway on June 4. He spent last week racing in USAC’s Indiana Midget ...

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POWRi 600cc Micros leader Beckinger prime contender in Illinois Mini Sprint Nationals at Lincoln, Macon

Trent Beckinger has developed into a championship contender in his second season in the POWRi Speedway Motors 600cc Outlaw Micro Series. The 20-year-old from Evansville, Ind., has two victories and leads the points going into this week’s three-event Building Systems of Illinois Mini Sprint Nationals at Lincoln Speedway on Thursday (June 16) and Macon Speedway on Friday (June 17) and ...

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Double Header Weekend at Macon Speedway

BUILDING SYSTEMS OF IL MINI SPRINT NATIONALS (Macon, IL)  Macon Speedway and Lincoln Speedway are proud to bring open wheeled action to the both tracks this year for the second annual Building Systems of IL Mini Sprint Nationals to keep you on the edge of your seats.  The 2011 POWRi National 600cc Micro Sprint Series will compete in a three ...

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Unzicker, Tomlin, Macklin, Hill, Reed & Webb take wins at Macon Speedway!

UMP Late Model – Feature Finish Start Car Driver Hometown Points 1 1 24U Ryan Unzicker El Paso, Il 50.00 2 3 28 Rodney Standerfer Germantown , Il 48.00 3 4 27 Greg Kimmons Pleasant Plains, Il 46.00 4 9 82 Roger Brickler Springfield , Il 44.00 5 2 28B John Beck Springfield , Il 42.00 6 6 38L Ryan ...

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GEORGE MUELLER DISTRIBUTING MILLER LITE BEER TWIN 50’S, SATURDAY- JUNE 6 FEATURING TWO 50 LAP FEATURES!

(Macon, IL)  George Mueller Distributing will be the sponsor for the Lite Beer Twin 50’s.  The evening will consist of two 50 lap features, one for the UMP Chevrolet Late Model division and the other for the UMP Billingsley Towing Modified division.  Macon Speedway is proud to be giving both divisions an increase in their weekly feature payout.  The Late ...

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Miles Chevrolet Night at Macon Speedway

(Macon, IL)  Macon Speedway has an action packed Saturday night for race fans this weekend.   Macon Speedway with the help of Miles Chevrolet will present the Faster Pastor event where area pastors will compete against each other in a special hornet feature.  Area churches are encouraged to come to the track to support their pastor and all members of racing ...

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Sheppard Shines on All-Star Monday in Macon

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM MACON SPEEDWAY! By Brett Zerfowski   (Macon, IL) Brandon Sheppard of New Berlin has quickly risen to the top of the Late Model circuit in the Midwest. Following in his father’s (Steve Sheppard, Jr.) footsteps, Brandon has finished many nights with checkered flag in hand and the victory photo. On Memorial Day, he would ...

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Memorial Day Night of Nascar Stars at Macon Speedway

MACON SPEEDWAY HOSTS FIRST NASCAR NIGHT OF THE SEASON THIS MONDAY (Macon, IL) Macon Speedway has an action packed Memorial Day for race fans. On Monday come to the track for our Bully Dog Night of NASCAR Stars I presented by Contingency Connection featuring track owners Kenny Schrader, Kenny Wallace and NASCAR star and local hero Justin Allgaier. Track officials ...

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MACON SPEEDWAY DOUBLE HEADER WEEKEND!!

FEATURING NASCAR STARS, FIREWORKS, RAMINATOR AND EXCITING DIRT TRACK RACING!! (Macon, IL) Macon Speedway has an action packed weekend for race fans this weekend starting the weekend off by racing on Saturday night, then fans will want to return to the track on Monday for our Bully Dog Night of NASCAR Stars I presented by Contingency Connection featuring track owners ...

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