Monthly Archive: August 2013


miller1 miller2        (Macon, IL)  Macon Speedway and George A. Mueller Distributing present the Miller Lite Beer Twin 50’s this Saturday, August 10 along with 106.7FM The Fox and Dale’s Southlake Pharmacy. Dale’s Southlake will also be helping to raise awareness for the Wounded Warrior Project. The night’s program will consist of two 50-lap features – one for The Midwest Big Ten UMP Late Model Series and the other 50-lap feature will be the Billingsley Towing UMP Modifieds. This will be the fourth showing of the Big Ten UMP Late Model Series at Macon Speedway.

In the Midwest Big Ten Series, 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 8 out of 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!  As of now, Steve Sheppard, Jr. is in first place with a two-point lead over Matt Taylor, and six points over Brian Dively. With only three races left in the series, it will be a toss up to see who comes out as the champion.

In the Billingsley Towing UMP Modifieds, Guy Taylor leads the division by only eight points over Danny Smith, followed by Jeff Graham, Eric Hamilton and Joe Strawkas to round out the top five.

Divisions included in the rest of Saturday’s racing program are UMP Sportsman, UMP Street Stock, UMP Outlaw Hornets and Stock Hornets.

Grandstands open at 5pm with racing at 7pm.

Macon Speedway is located 9 miles south of Decatur, IL on US 51 then 1/2 mile west on Andrews Street, then South on Wiles.

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

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Lite Beer Twin 50’s next Saturday, August 10 at Macon Speedway!


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