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Destructive Night at Macon Speedway

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(Macon, IL) The Eve of Destruction was just that Saturday night at Macon Speedway, destruction. Roll overs, race’em & wreck’em and a special flagpole race delighted a crowd which saw just about everything they could imagine. Along for the night’s action was six racing classes and some repeat winners graced victory lane. Guy Taylor nearly lost his Decatur Building Trades ...

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Decatur’s Babb gets Macon Checkered Flag

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  (Macon, IL) Terry Babb has raced plenty of times at Macon Speedway through the years in both stock cars and open wheel cars. Babb took a sweep for the night as he won his heat race and then drew a four on the redraw to determine the first four rows of the 25-lap feature in the Built Ford Tough ...

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High Flying MOWA Sprint Cars Heading For Macon Speedway

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Kids Power Wheel Demo To Highlight Intermission (Macon, IL) Macon Speedway, in Macon, IL, is well known for a lot of high speed, wild action.  That will really be at the forefront this coming Saturday, July 28th, as the Built Ford Tough MOWA Sprint Cars head to the mighty 1/5-mile.  The winged 410 sprint cars will be joined by four ...

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Schlenk Wins Kerbystrong 100

(Macon, IL) Rusty Schlenk just finished a month long hell tour with the Summer Nationals and he returned to Macon Speedway after competing in the Herald & Review 100. Schlenk stole the lead from Jose Parga within the first ten laps of the 50-lap A-Main feature and held onto the lead as the red flag came out and torrential rains ...

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KERBYSTRONG 100 Set For Saturday Night At Macon IL Speedway

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4th Annual KERBYSTRONG 100 Set For Macon Speedway Saturday Racing Event To Benefit Local Cancer Patients (Macon, IL) Inspire, educate, and support are the three words that make up the mission of the KerbyStrong Foundation, in memory of long-time area racer Kerby Damery.  Each racing season, Macon Speedway hosts the “KERBYSTRONG 100” an event that doubles as a fundraiser for ...

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Vandermeersch Sweeps Topless Sportsman

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(Macon, IL) Dennis Vandermeersch has run a lot of laps around Macon Speedway for the better half of three decades. Late Models, Modifieds and Sportsman cars have been raced by the retired firefighter from Springfield and the record shows easily that the Sportsman division is his most successful and dominate. That showed again Saturday night when Vandermeersch swept away the ...

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Gordy Gundaker gets first ever UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals win with Herald & Review 100 win at Macon Speedway!

Gundaker’s Sweet Reward By Brett Zerfowski (Macon, IL) The first time is always the sweetest. Gordy Gundaker scored his first UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals feature win Thursday night at the 38th Annual Herald & Review 100 but did so at the heartache of Brian Shirley. The two drivers were the only to swap the lead through the entire race and ...

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Mike Harrison takes Macon Speedway’s Summit Modified Nationals win!

Modifieds Heat 1 PLACE START DRIVER POINTS 1. 1. Curt Rhodes (10R) Taylorsville, Il. 2. 4. Kyle Hammer (45) Clinton, Il. 3. 2. Jared Thomas (43) Edinburg, Il. 4. 9. Jeffrey Ledford (18) Pontiac, Il. 5. 8. Tommy Sheppard Jr (T6) New Berlin, Il. 6. 5. Jeff Graham (71) Stovington, Il. 7. 7. Nick Clubb (2%) Coal City, Il. 8. ...

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Herald & Review 100 Preview For Thursday Event

Race Fans Eagerly Await Thursday’s Herald & Review 100 38th Annual Event To Draw Nation’s Top Racers (Macon, IL) The week is upon us, the week that race fans flock to Macon County for the race of the year.  It’s the Herald & Review 100 and, for the 38th time, the green flag will drop on Thursday, July 5 to ...

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Macon Speedway Results – 6/30/18

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Klaasmeyer Wins at Steamy Macon Speedway   (Macon, IL) The temperatures were not kind to race fans or drivers this weekend in central Illinois with heat and humidity making the outdoors miserable, Macon Speedway carried out their racing program featuring the POWRi Midgets & Micro Sprints.   Tucker Klaasmeyer took the checkered flag in the POWRi Midgets during the 30-lap ...

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POWRi National Midget League Ready For Saturday Macon Speedway Event 

  (Macon, IL) With the 2018 rain-shortened POWRi Illinois SPEED Week in the books, the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League and POWRi Speedway Motors 600cc Outlaw Micro League eye the weekend ahead. Saturday night, June 30, the Micro League will join up with the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League and head to the “Mighty Macon Speedway,” with teams ...

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Ewing Outlasts for 40 Lap Feature Finish at Macon Speedway

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(Macon, IL) Dakota Ewing has had a successful season so far at Macon Speedway. Feature wins and career-defining moments have been plentiful during his 2018. Another milestone was added Saturday night when he captured the Firecracker 40s feature in the Decatur Building Trades Pro Late Models. He led one lap. The last one. Jake Little looked dominate and appeared to ...

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Macon IL Speedway Saturday Firecracker 40’s Preview

Popular Firecracker 40’s Event Coming To Macon Speedway Saturday Night Fireworks, Big Ten Pro Lates, and Modifieds Highlight The Evening (Macon, IL) This coming Saturday, June 23, Macon Speedway will be hosting the popular Firecracker 40 event, presented by Dynagraphics, 95Q, and Decatur Building Trades.  In addition to 40-lap events for the Decatur Building Trades Pro Late Models and BillingsleyRewards.com ...

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Macon Speedway Results – 6/16/18

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Webb Triumphs in Ed Cain Hornet Challenge on CAT/PBR Night   (Macon, IL) Adam Webb is no stranger to tough competition.  The 2015 DIRTcar UMP Hornet National Champion has raced with numerous national and track champions on a regular basis, and tonight was no different.  Eric Vanapeldoorn was the one driver who Webb had to fight hard to wrestle the ...

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Busy Night On Tap For Macon Speedway Saturday

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Hornet Challenge, Diesel Trucks, Racing, & More (Macon, IL) This Saturday, June 16th, Macon Speedway comes back to life with a crazy night of entertainment.  There will be a little bit of something for everyone this week, as Caterpillar and Pabst Blue Ribbon present the night at the races.  Headlining the show will be the Ed Cain Trucking Hornet Challenge ...

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Midget Stars Heading To Macon Speedway Saturday

Illinois SPEED Week To Feature Large Field Of Cars (Macon, IL)  One of Illinois race fans’ most anticipated week of open wheel racing roars to life, as the stars of the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League compete in Illinois SPEED Week. POWRi’s Sixth Annual Illinois SPEED Week kicks off Wednesday night at Belle-Clair Speedway in Belleville, Illinois and culminates ...

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Macon Speedway Results -6/2/18

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Dick Doubles Down at Macon Speedway   (Macon, IL) In 72 years, Macon Speedway has hosted just about everything in front of an audience. Auto racing, monster truck car-crushing, the circus, figure-8 races and now in year 73, a wedding. Darrell Dick, street stock driver, wed his long time girlfriend Cindy during intermission at the center of the racetrack by ...

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