Aug 23

Beiler carries narrow lead into Big Ten Street Stocks battle at Macon Speedway Saturday

MACON, Ill. – Bobby Beiler takes a narrow two-point lead in Big Ten Series Street Stocks to famed Macon Speedway Saturday night, where Terry Reed will take aim on wrestling away the lead. While Travis Johnson scored his second win in the series Friday night at Jacksonville Speedway, Reed captured second place while Beiler was …

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Aug 23

Carnival atmosphere with racing, demo derby, Shriners parade Saturday at Macon Speedway

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MACON, Ill. – Come to Macon Speedway Saturday for a carnival atmosphere thanks to the Decatur Shrine Club, some great racing and the first demolition derby at the legendary track in 15 years. Billingsley Towing Modifieds will run a 50-lapper for the Shrine 50 with $1,000 to win and $100 to start after we hold …

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Aug 22

Beiler takes narrow lead into key Midwest Big Ten Series Street Stocks weekend

  MACON, Ill. – Heading into a busy weekend, Bobby Beiler of Blue Mound holds the Big Ten Series Street Stocks lead with 390 points, but he doesn’t have much of a cushion as the division holds races at Jacksonville (Ill.) Speedway on Friday before another Big Ten event at Macon Speedway Saturday. Terry Reed …

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Aug 22

Bill France Four Crown champion to be decided at Southern Illinois 100 on Sept. 1 at DuQuoin

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(TOLEDO, Ohio - August 22, 2014) – The ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards will soon be making its annual trek to southern Illinois for the Southern Illinois 100 on the DuQuoin State Fairgrounds mile dirt Labor Day Monday, September 1. This year’s annual championship stock car classic, with the 92nd annual DuQuoin State Fair serving as …

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Aug 22

Auto racing returns to Magic Mile in DuQuoin for ARCA-USAC doubleheader on Aug. 31, Sept. 1

            DUQUOIN, Ill. – A race car driver still building his reputation and another driver who is a household name among race fans are the defending champions as exciting auto racing returns to the DuQuoin State Fairgrounds with a pair of 100-mile races on Sunday, Aug. 31 and Monday, Sept. 1, the final two days …

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Aug 22

Feger the defending champ in UMP vs. MARS battle in World USA 50 at PIR on Aug. 22

 PADUCAH, Ky. – The countdown is already ticking on Paducah International Raceway’s prime attraction of the season. The Chris Smith Memorial/USA World 50 is Friday, Aug. 22 in a MARS vs. UMP Challenge in super late models. Last season, Jason Feger of Bloomington, Ill., roared through the weekend, claiming victories at PIR and I-55 Speedway …

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Aug 19

Shrine 50, demo derby in Shriner Hospitals fundraiser at Macon Speedway Saturday

MACON, Ill. – It’s a three-ring circus of racing, demolition derby and fun with the Decatur Shriner Club during the Shrine 50 and Chuck Foley Memorial Demolition Derby Saturday. The racing will provide plenty of action with the Shrine 50 for Billingsley Towing Modifieds paying $1,000 to win while the Big Ten Series Street Stocks …

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Aug 18

USAC Bettenhausen 100 rescheduled for Sept. 7 as part of open wheel doubleheader weekend

MACON, Ill. – The USAC Tony Bettenhausen 100 for Silver Crown cars has been rescheduled for Sunday, Sept. 7, in a complete show on the Springfield Mile at the Illinois State Fairgrounds, USAC and Track Enterprises announced Monday. The Bettenhausen 100 on the rescheduled date will include qualifying and the 100-lap race. Tickets from the …

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Aug 17

Swindell hops into seat, drives to win in SuperChevyStores.com 100

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Kevin Swindell is surrounded by folks from Friendly Chevrolet of Springfield. Swindell won the SuperChevyStores.com 100. As of 5 p.m. Tuesday, Kevin Swindell wasn’t sure what he was doing this weekend, but he didn’t plan on racing. That changed when Venturini Motorsports’ Billy Venturini called and offered him a chance to drive the No. 15 …

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Aug 17

Nichols takes Sportsman National title for the second consecutive season

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Jeremy Nichols likes the big tracks. He also likes victory lane. The Shelbyville driver won the Sportsman Nationals at the Illinois State Fairgrounds Sunday, taking the title in the 20-lapper for the second straight season. It’s been a big summer for Nichols, who also produced a thrilling victory in the Triple 25’s …

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