MACON, Ill. – There’s only one way to put the finishing touches on an amazing Sprint Week. Let’s get up close and personal with the MOWA Sprint Car Series Satutrday night at Macon Speedway, presented by DynaGraphics and ILMO. After some incredible racing at the Terre Haute (Ind.) Action Track with the World of Outlaws and USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Cars, we are racing tonight with the wild dirt slinging action heads to the famed fifth-mile high banked dirt oval ate Macon Speedway for MOWA’s only appearance here this season.
DynaGraphics and ILMO will provide giveaways and Scouts will participate in the program during Scout Night, MOWA takes center stage. The MOWA Sprint Car Series presented by Casey General Stores races in four states and brings the winged sprint cars to roar around the legendary oval in a display of speed, power and fearless driving by the open wheel stars. Jerrod Hull, of Sikeston, Mo., leads the MOWA points standings with 1,265, ahead of Joey Moughan, of Springfield, Ill., with 1,141. A.J. Bruns, of Lincoln, Ill., is third, followed by Chris Urish, of Elkhart, Ill., in fourth and Korey Weyant, of Springfield, Ill., in fifth.
Racing is just part of the excitement. It’s Scout Night, as the Scouts will get the opportunity to participate in the flag ceremony during the national anthem and get a picture with a race car. Scouts and Scout leaders in uniform receive free admission, and Scout parents and their adult children may buy tickets for $10.
Special Olympics athletes and their families also receive free admission.
DynaGraphics will also hold a contest for a $500 voucher good toward any product in its lineup, including a vehicle wrap. The Decatur-based company specializing in signs, printing and wraps will show off its products, and a lucky contestant will win a prize package valued at $500 from a giveaway during the racing program. The voucher will be good toward any wrap, sign, graphics project or printing by DynaGraphics, 3220 N. Woodford St., Decatur.
ILMO Products will distribute coupons to the first 1,000 fans for a free pair of OSHA approved sunglasses. ILMO is a single-source provider of industrial, medical and laboratory gases in bulk, micro-bulk, cryogenic and cylinder solutions. ILMO offers bulk and residential propane, welding and safety equipment, industrial supplies and accessories, and welder rental and repair services. Based in Jacksonville, ILMO also has 10 locations, including Decatur, Springfield, Litchfield and Mattoon.
Also, Macon Speedway has secured more free gifts from sponsors, and there will be plenty of free prizes awarded to fans during the program.
Billingsley Towing Modifieds, Street Stocks, Outlaw Hornets, Stock Hornets, B-Mods and the Illinois Lightning Sprint Series will also race. Gates open at 5 p.m. with racing at 7. CEFCU Kid’s Club will also meet for the final time this season.
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 can text MSDRIVERS to 74574 to receive driver information. Message and data rates may apply. Updates are also available by calling Macon Speedway at 217-764-3000. Macon Speedway is located nine miles south of Decatur on U.S. 51, then 0.6 miles west on Andrews Street and south to 205 N. Wiles.