Monthly Archive: March 2013

Mar 22

MACON SPEEDWAY PUTS WINTER BEHIND WITH ANNUAL TEST N TUNE DAYS

Macon Speedway drivers will have an opportunity to prepare their freshly built cars for the 2013 racing season during the Test N Tune days scheduled for Sunday, March 24 and Saturday, March 30 from 12 to 4 PM. Fans are welcome to view practice and get a glimpse of the new cars.   Admission to the grandstands will be free for the practice days so bring the family, come watch your favorite drivers, grab a hot dog and get ready for the action packed 2013 season at Macon Speedway. All racing divisions are welcome.

The Sixth Annual Spring Fling on April 6 will officially kick off an exciting season of racing at Macon Speedway featuring UMP Modifieds, and Street Stock racing as well as Sportsman, Outlaw Hornet, Stock Hornet and POWRi Mini Sprints. The 2013 schedule showcases a variety of traditional fan favorite special events plus two Nights of NASCAR stars when NASCAR drivers are available for autographs and will even compete with the local favorites.

Macon Speedway’s exciting summer schedule includes the Mueller Dist. Miller Lite Beer Twin 50’s/Late Models and Modifieds on June 15 and  Night of NASCAR Stars II featuring Macon Speedway Co owner Tony Stewart.  The 95Q Firecracker 40’s (plus fireworks) on June 29 will finish June off with a bang and the race will definitely fire things up to start an early celebration for the Independence Day holiday. The ever popular Herald & Review 100, in combination with UMP Summer Nationals, will be held on July 11.

Macon Speedway will also host the POWRi Midgets and Micros several times this year at Macon Speedway.

Macon Speedway would like to announce that the Kids Club will have new and exciting things going on this year in 2013. Details coming soon!

Fans won’t want to miss any of the 29 nights of action at Macon Speedway of racing a full summer of hot weekly racing action every Saturday night combined with an exciting mix of special events. Macon Speedway will run regular weekly racing through the end of September, so bring your family and friends out to the track and experience the hottest ticket in town.

Racing Every Saturday Night!

For information, call 217-764-3000. Visit www.maconracing.com  or www.trackenterprises.com for a complete 2013 Race schedule and additional information. For quick convenient updates, follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/maconracing and Twitter @maconspeedway.

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Cody McCarver 95q interview

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Mar 14

NDRL Kicks Off with Car Show at the Chevrolet Hall of Fame Museum

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NDRL Kicks Off with Car Show at the Chevrolet Hall of Fame Museum
 
Pittsburgh, PA (March 13, 2013) The National Dirt Racing League, Chevrolet Hall of Fame Museum, and Macon Speedway have partnered up to bring fans an amazing car show to kick off the 2013 racing season. The car show will take place at The Chevrolet Hall Of Fame Museum on Rt. 36 East in Decatur, IL on Saturday, March 23 at 11 a.m. until 4 p.m.
For absolutely free come and see all the same cars that race at Macon Speedway each and every Saturday night throughout the summer and check out the two-seater, Macon Speedway show car. Former UMP Champion Jason Feger will be in attendance to meet with fans and sign autographs with his Cheap Cars, Box Seat Productions, Titan Industries, All Star Performance sponsored #25 Pierce Chassis Super Late Model. Country music rising star Cody McCarver, formerly of the popular band ‘Confederate Railroad’, is also scheduled to be in attendance.
Door prizes including shirts, hats, autographed CD’s, and tickets to the NDRL events at both Paducah International Raceway and Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 Raceway will be given away throughout the day!
The NDRL will be presenting Cody McCarver in concert on both March 29 at Paducah International Raceway and March 30 at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55. Cody will be performing his single ‘Let’s Get Dirty’, along with a full concert at the $20,000 to-win Late Model and $2,000 to-win UMP Modified events.
Ticket prices for both events are $35 ($30 pre-order) for general admission (including a FREE Fan Pit pass) and $45 for pit entry and can be ordered at www.theNDRL.com. Reserved seating is priced at $40 ($35 pre-order). Reserved tickets for Paducah International Raceway can be ordered by calling the track office at (270) 898-7469. Fans wanting to purchase reserved seating at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 can call (636) 479-3219. Fans can pre-order their tickets through Wednesday, March 20th.
Paducah International Raceway is a 3/8th Mile high banked oval located in Paducah, KY and features some of the best racing action in the area. Directions to PIR: I-24 to Exit 11, then 0.4 miles south on Husband Rd. (SR 1954), then 1.9 miles East on Lydon Rd. (SR 3075), then 1.3 miles south on Oaks (SR 450), then 0.9 mile west on Shemwell Ln. (near airport).  For more information on Paducah International Raceway call the track office at (270) 898-7469 or visit their site at www.paducahracing.net.
Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 is a high banked 1/3 mile oval that features racingon Saturday nights. The speedway is located in Pevely, MO and is a mere 30 minutes south of downtown St. Louis on Interstate 55 at Pevely exits 180 and 178. For more information on Federated Auto Part Raceway at I-55 call the track office at (636) 479-3219or visit their website at www.i55raceway.com.
For more information on these events and the National Dirt Racing League please visitwww.paducahracing.netwww.i55raceway.com, or www.theNDRL.com.
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Mar 14

Cody McCarver to appear at Car Show and Timbuktu.

Macon Speedway is proud to have PLC Records recording artist Cody McCarver appear at The Chevrolet Hall of Fame Museum/ Macon Speedway Car Show on rt 36 in Decatur, March 23, 2013. Cody will be there from 3pm until 4pm to meet the fans of Macon Speedway in support of the NDRL and Paducah International Raceway “Let’s Get Dirty 75” on March 29th 2013.

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Then at 9pm until 12am after the car show, come out to Timbuktu on rt36 in Decatur and see Cody and his band perform songs like  “Let’s Get Dirty”(From the Motion Picture-L.A.Dirt),”Red Flag”,”White Trash with Money” and many more. check the music out click here

 

Cody loves Dirt Racing and even sponsors a late model in Georgia.

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REAL! WOULD THE BE THE BEST WORD TO DESCRIBE CODY McCARVER! Cody 3-19-12-103small

If you haven’t heard or seen singer, songwriter, musician, actor,
Cody McCarver lately, well, you just haven’t been looking! The
consummate entertainer, McCarver has just released his new CD
“I Just Might Live Forever” and has made his acting debut in
Lionsgate Films new DVD release “Cole Younger and the Black
Train.”
Born and raised in Dunlap TN, just outside of Chattanooga,
Cody’s musical career began at age 9 playing piano in a small
church. Cody taught himself to play multiple instruments and at
age 17 his career in Country Music began.
After 12 years in the multi-platinum selling band Confederate
Railroad, performing an average of a 100 shows a year, Cody
stepped out on his own in 2009. He went to Capitol Studios in
Hollywood CA and recorded his first solo CD, simply titled CODY
McCARVER. The self-titled CD was produced by Casaba Petocz,
(John Michael Montgomery, Metallica, Ben Folds) and mixed by
Grammy Award winning engineer, Chris Lord Alge,(Green Day,
Tim McGraw, Hoobastank and more). Little did he know that his
first single, RED FLAG, would garner him a Top 25 single and a
#1 video for 12 consecutive weeks on CMT Pure and Music Row
Magazines’ Independent Artist of the year.
Cody’s next single “Through Gods Eyes” would be the first Top
20 Single by an Independent Artist on any chart, and again for a
second straight year, was named Music Rows Independent Artist
of the year. Through Gods Eyes led Cody to be a National
Celebrity Spokesperson for Big Brothers and Big Sisters of
America.

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Mar 09

MACON SPEEDWAY ANNOUNCES MIDWEST BIG TEN SERIES LATE MODEL SHOWDOWN

 

(Macon, IL) – Macon Speedway is excited to announce another Late Model loyalty promotion. Lincoln Speedway, Lincoln, IL and Jacksonville Speedway, Jacksonville, IL have teamed up with Macon Speedway to present this year’s “Midwest Big Ten Series”. The three tracks will host ten big race events on all three tracks.

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Each of the ten races will include larger winnings to the winner of the feature. At the end of the season the points each driver has accumulated in those 10 races will be totaled and there will be $5,000 distributed throughout the top ten Late Models with the top point fund winner taking home another $2,000!
Macon Speedway wants to show our appreciation to our loyal Late Model drivers by announcing these huge racer promotions. “Macon Speedway recognizes what outstanding drivers we have on a regular basis and we want to thank them for being so loyal to our racing facility. Macon Speedway acknowledges tha

t without our drivers we could not succeed and we truly value each and every driver”, said owner Bob Sargent.
Our 6th Annual Spring Fling/Opening Night on April 6 will kick off an exciting season of racing at Macon Speedway, Macon, IL,. The 2013 schedule showcases a variety of traditional fan favorite special events plus two NASCAR Nights of Stars when NASCAR drivers are available for autographs and actuall

 

y compete with local favorites.
Fans won’t want to miss any of the action at Macon Speedway with a full summer of hot weekly racing action every Saturday night combined with an exciting mix of special events – both new and traditional.
Macon Speedway is located 9 miles south of Decatur, IL on US 51 then .6 miles west on Andrews Street, then south on Wiles. For information, call 217-764-3000 (track), 217-764-3220 (information hotline), or contact us via email at track@trackenterprises.com. Also visit

 

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Mar 09

Fan photo submission

If you have photo’s of Macon Speedway that you would like posted on the website, go to the photo’s tab and click submit.

You will remain in control of the photo’s and can delete them at any time.

Photo’s of drivers, fans or anything about the racetrack can be submitted!!

 

 

 

 

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Mar 09

Rules are posted

Rules for all classes are now posted under the rules tab.. www.maconracing.com/rules

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Mar 06

MACON SPEEDWAY GEARS UP FOR 2013 WITH CAR SHOW

MACON SPEEDWAY GEARS UP FOR 2013 WITH CAR SHOW

Presented by National Dirt Racing League and 95Q
The Chevrolet Hall of Fame Museum and Macon Speedway, have partnered up to bring you an amazing car show to kick off the 2013 racing season. The car show will take place at The Chevrolet Hall Of Fame Museum on Rt. 36 East in Decatur, IL on Saturday, March 23 starting at 11 a.m. and lasting until 4 p.m. Come and see all the same cars that race at Macon Speedway each and every Saturday night throughout the summer and check out the two-seater, Macon Speedway show car. Join us as we check out all the cars that will be kicking off the season at Macon Speedway at the Sixth Annual Spring Fling Season Opener on April 6.
We will also be giving away FREE CONCERT TICKETS to CODY MCCARVER!

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The National Dirt Racing League will be presenting Cody McCarver in concert on March 29 at Paducah International Speedway, Paducah, KY, and Macon Speedway will be giving out FREE tickets at the Car Show. Cody will be performing his NEW single “LET’S GET DIRTY”, along with a full concert at the $20,000 to Win Late Model Show at PIR, March 29th.
Macon Speedway’s season opener will feature UMP Modifieds, Sportsman, Street Stocks, Outlaw & Stock Hornets, and POWRi Mini Sprints. Pit gates open at 4 p.m., grandstands at 5 p.m. and the 2013 season will kick off at 7 p.m. The winter is heading out, and the temperature is warming up, so bring your friends and family out to the track to help us kick off 2013!
Everyone is welcome to join in the fun, so don’t miss the shows!
Macon Speedway is located 9 miles south of Decatur, IL on US 51 then .6 miles west on Andrews Street, then south on Wiles. For information, call 217-764-3000 (track), or contact Macon Speedway via email at track1985@gmail.com. Also visit www.maconracing.com or www.trackenterprises.com for additional information.

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