Apr 22

POWRi national midgets, outlaw micros make first appearance at Macon Speedway in 2014

Zach Daum

APRIL 22, 2014 MACON, Ill. – After a rainout earlier this month delayed its arrival to Macon Speedway, the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget Series rolls onto the historic fifth-mile oval to bring some high class open-wheel racing to the legendary track Saturday night. Fast building a reputation as one of the best midget series …

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Apr 21

POWRi national midget championship battle heats up heading to Macon Speedway Saturday

MILLSTADT, IL – Teammates Christopher Bell and Tanner Thorson are parked first and second in the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget point standings four races into the 2014 season.  With 760 points, Bell has a comfortable 160-point lead over Thorson going into the events scheduled at Jacksonville Speedway and Macon Speedway this weekend.  The gap …

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Apr 21

Terre Haute Action Track hosts MSCS sprint cars in weekend swing through Indiana

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. — The excitement level is always high in the dirt racing world and early race dates are not an exception. Spring is in the air.  The glitter of new paint is abundant.  New opportunities and a fresh start await the drivers. The Hoosier Tire Midwest Sprint Car Series drivers have a second …

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Apr 20

What’s coming up at Macon Speedway

  MACON, Ill. — There’s a lot happening over the next few days at Macon Speedway, so let’s give you a quick run down. – On Saturday, April 26, Macon Speedway hosts the popular POWRi Series for midgets and outlaw micros. Rising star Christopher Bell leads the Lucas Oil National Midget Series points standings with …

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Apr 19

Reed gets in the groove to snag Big Ten street stocks series opener, big payday

          MACON – One week after missing the setup on his UMP street stock, Gene Reed of Blue Mound stuck his car down low to grab the Midwest Big Ten Series street stock opener at Macon Speedway Saturday night. Reed started fifth among 19 cars in the 20-lap street stock feature, and …

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Apr 19

Street stocks grab spotlight at Macon Speedway in Big Ten Series opener with $500 to win

MACON, Ill. – The street stocks division takes over the spotlight tonight (Saturday, April 19) when the Midwest Big Ten Series season opener runs the high banks at Macon Speedway for a big payday. The ultra-competitive, action-packed division roars onto the fifth-mile oval to race for $500 to win in the first event of a …

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Apr 18

Late models face final tuneup at Macon Speedway Saturday before St. Louis U-Pic-A-Part 100

  MACON, Ill. – It’s a big night of racing for the UMP late models at Macon Speedway Saturday. After a stirring duel in Big Ten Series late models last weekend, the high-powered racers return to the high-banked fifth-mile oval along with Big Ten Series street stocks. The late models face an important time on …

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Apr 16

Big Ten Series street stocks, hornets roar into Christian County Fair in July for Twin 25′s

    MACON, Ill. – Track Enterprises, Inc., plans to rev up the Christian County Fair with stock car racing on the quarter-mile fairgrounds dirt track in Taylorville. The fair gets some extra horsepower when Midwest Big Ten Series UMP street stocks and UMP outlaw hornets roar into town on July 24 as Larry’s Service …

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Apr 15

Big Ten Series street stocks race for $500 prize on Driver-Sponsor Appreciation Night

  MACON, Ill. – Macon Speedway keeps finding another gear as the racing season picks up speed. One week after holding its season opener, the legendary high-banked fifth-mile dirt oval hosts Midwest Big Ten Series street stocks on Saturday, April 19 in the first night of a 10-race tour. Big Ten street stocks will be …

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Apr 14

Sheppard grabs narrow lead after opening weekend in Midwest Big Ten Series late models

        MACON, Ill. – Steve Sheppard Jr. almost rallied to steal the win at Macon Speedway Saturday night that would have completed a weekend sweep, but the New Berlin driver settled for a first place and a close second to take the Midwest Big Ten Series lead in late models after the …

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