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Additional Schedule Adjustments Announced by Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series

BATAVIA, OH (April 3, 2020) – On Sunday, March 29th, President Donald Trump extended federal social distancing guidelines through the end of April due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. This announcement forces the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series officials to postpone and cancel additional events.   This extension now also affects events at Hagerstown Speedway, Port Royal Speedway, Tri-City ...

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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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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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Indoor Racing Routinely Produces First-Time USAC Midget Winners

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media   Du Quoin, Illinois (February 27, 2020)………What’s the deal with indoor races producing new winners in the USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget ranks over the last six-and-a-half decades?   Is it based mainly on the fact that the tracks are usually on the smallish side, which produces tight racing where the variables for ...

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Expanded Broadcast Schedule Announced for 2020

Batavia, OH (January 29, 2020) – There are exciting things happening all around with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, one being the expanded broadcast schedule for 2020. Between four major networks: MAVTV Motorsports Network, NBCSN, CBS Sports Network, and CBS, fans will have access to live events, re-airings, and highlights from every event on the schedule.   Not ...

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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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POWRi Lucas Oil National Midgets Unveil 2020 Schedule

Belleville, IL – The POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League campaign rolls out a 39-event schedule, tackling 2020 with the tour invading Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Wisconsin. An action-packed 2020 includes a handful of first-time events, historic midget jewels, and traditional POWRi outings. As has been tradition for the past several years, the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midgets ...

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Summit Modified Nationals 2020 Schedule

Summit Modified Nationals

THU JUN 11 SUMMIT MODIFIED NATIONALS Tyler County Speedway | Middlebourne, WV FRI JUN 12 SUMMIT MODIFIED NATIONALS Tyler County Speedway | Middlebourne, WV SAT JUN 13 SUMMIT MODIFIED NATIONALS Tyler County Speedway | Middlebourne, WV TUE JUN 16 SUMMIT MODIFIED NATIONALS Brownstown Speedway | Brownstown, IN WED JUN 17 SUMMIT MODIFIED NATIONALS Peoria Speedway | Peoria, IL THU JUN ...

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2020 Summer Nationals Schedule

DIRTcar Summer Nationals

2020 Summer Nationals Schedule Date Track Purse June 16 Brownstown Speedway (Brownstown, IN) $5,000 June 17 Peoria Speedway (Peoria, IL) $5,000 June 18 Kankakee County Speedway (Kankakee, IL) $5,000 June 19 Sycamore Speedway (Maple Park, IL) $10,000 June 20 The Dirt Oval Route 66 (Joliet, IL) $10,000 June 21 Wilmot Raceway (Wilmot, Wi) $5,000 June 23 Jacksonville Speedway (Jacksonville, IL) ...

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Macon Speedway & Lincoln Speedway Announce Off-Season & Early 2020 Season Dates

Macon Speedway

(Macon, IL) Racing officials at Macon Speedway as well as Lincoln Speedway have announced important off-season dates as well as the season opening dates for each track. For Lincoln Speedway, 2020 will be the 17th season of racing at the Logan County Fairground track.  At Macon Speedway, 2020 will be an extra special year, as it’s the 75th season of ...

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56-Race Schedule for Lucas Oil Late Models in 2020

BATAVIA, Ohio (October 19, 2019) – The 2020 season, 56-race schedule of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series was announced today during the tour’s season finale at Portsmouth (OH) Raceway Park.   Showcasing the talents of the nation’s elite dirt late model teams, the 2020 schedule will visit 32 different venues across 18 states. The 2020 tour will launch ...

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Three Feature Winners Celebrate Before Rain Hit At Macon Speedway

Macon Speedway

(Macon, IL) In upwards of 100 cars were pitside for the Brandt Season Finale presented by Dale’s Southlake Pharmacy.  It was a busy night and unfortunately, Mother Nature showed up with some rain to claim the final three features.   Dennis Vander Meersch came into the night second in points, 22 behind Scott Landers who has led for much of ...

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Macon Speedway Season Finale Set For Saturday Night

Macon Speedway

Giveback To Fans Night Features Plenty Of Prizes (Macon, IL) One final night is left on the 2019 schedule for Macon Speedway and it’s this Saturday, September 28.  The BRANDT Season Finale presented by Dale’s Southlake Pharmacy will have six divisions racing for the special cup trophies.  In addition, plenty of prizes have been donated by area businesses for the ...

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Little Wins Feature, Series; Ewing Claims Championship

Macon Speedway

By BZ   (Macon, IL) For the final race of the 2019 season for the Decatur Building Trades Pro Late Models, the fans were entertained with back-and-forth motion for the lead by front row mates Dakota Ewing and Jake Little. Ewing, who had busted out early to the lead started to get slowed by the top side of the track ...

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Macon IL Speedway Saturday Night Preview (2 Nights Left This Season)

Macon Speedway

Macon Speedway Down To Last Two Nights In 2019 Saturday Night’s Hall Of Fame Night Action To Feature 7 Divisions (Macon, IL) The 2019 Macon Speedway season is down to its final two nights and this Saturday, September 21 will see seven divisions on track during its Hall of Fame Night, presented by Decatur Building Trades.  Highlighting the evening will ...

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Seavey Wins Midget Feature at Macon

Macon Speedway

By BZ (Macon, IL) The POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget Series filled the pits at Macon Speedway for the first time this season. After being scheduled three other times with rain dominating those weekends, a delightful Saturday afternoon with nothing but sunshine and late summer temperatures allowed the final scheduled visit to be completed. Logan Seavey from California got into ...

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