MACON, Ill. – Macon Speedway and Chevrolet Hall of Fame Museum have partnered to bring race fans the Macon Speedway Car Show, an event that kicks off the racing season. The show is scheduled for 11 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 29 at the Chevrolet Hall of Fame Museum, located on U.S. 36 east of Decatur.
Admission is free. Prizes and contests are planned all day to keep the crowd excited.
Fans and fellow drivers are invited to see some of the cars that will race when Macon Speedway opens April 5 for its 69th season. Races teams spent the past few weeks completing final preparations for the season, and they are excited to show off their race cars. Fans can also see the Macon Speedway two-seater late model used to take fans and VIPs on special rides at the race track.
Macon Speedway opens the season with the seventh annual Spring Fling. A variety of cars will take to the fifth-mile banked clay oval. The POWRi midgets return to Macon Speedway for the first of their six appearances this season, and the UMP Champions Night pits UMP champions from other local tracks in modifieds and street stocks. Outlaw hornets and stock hornets will also race.
Macon Speedway is located nine miles south of Decatur on U.S. 51, then 0.6 miles west on Andrews Street and south on Wiles. For more information, call 217-764-3000 (track) or 217-764-3200 (office), or contact Macon Speedway through email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow Macon Speedway at Facebook/MaconRacing and @MaconSpeedway on Twitter. Coming soon is our new texting service.