MACON, Ill. — After an overnight thunderstorm, Macon Speedway was proceeding with preparations Saturday for the Miles Chevrolet Fireman’s Ball featuring the Sportsman Topless 40 and the Big Ten Series Street Stocks. Also, Bud Light Ladies Night presented by Y103 hosts Starship Billiards.
Call 217-764-300 or go to Maconracing.com for updates on track conditions and weather throughout the day.
Firefighters with badge/ID plus their families all receive half-rice admission. We will recognize the firefighters during the program to thank them for their service to our communities. Macon Speedway will run seven classes with Billingsley Towing Modifieds, Big Ten Street Stocks, the Sportsman Topless 40, Outlaw Hornets, Stock Hornets, B-Mods and Illinois Lightning Sprint Series also racing. Gates open at 5 p.m. Racing starts at 7. Tickets are only $12 for general admission.
All ladies are admitted for half price. Check out the race buckets. For just $20, you get a bucket, five cans of Bud Light or Bud plus the ice to keep it all cold during that hot racing on the track. Now, that’s a party to make it great summer night in the Macon Speedway grandstands. With so many ladies in the crowd, it’s a fabulous night for guys to head to the track. Look for giveaways from Budweiser. There’s some really cool merchandise, from sunglasses to T-shirts, coozies and party beads.
At the track, keep an eye out for those ladies from Starship Billiards. They will be handing out coupons good for a free appetizer with the purchase of a meal. Also, take your Macon Speedway ticket stub or wristband to Starship Billiards from Sunday, July 13 to Saturday, July 19, for one hour of free pool.
Macon Speedway is located nine miles south of Decatur on U.S. 51, then 0.6 miles west on Andrews Street, then south to 205 N. Wiles. Macon Speedway hosts racing every Saturday night, plus many weeknight specials. For more information, follow Macon Speedway at (www.maconracing.com), Facebook (www.facebook.com/maconracing) and Twitter (@maconspeedway). It’s easy to join the Macon Speedway Text service. Fans can text MSFANS to 74574 to receive fan information. Drivers text MSDRIVERS to 74574 to receive driver information. Message and data rates may apply.