MACON, Ill. – Fasten your seat belts. Macon Speedway is ready to drop the green flag on its 70th season of racing next Saturday Night April 18. With two test and tunes in the books the speedway is excited to swing open the gates on what’s sure to be an epic year.
The historic dirt track will open the season with the 8th Annual Spring Fling and the CEFCU Kid’s Club featuring Pro Late Models, Billingsley Towing Modifieds, Street Stock Big Ten Series, Sportsman, Outlaw Hornets and the Quick Car Series. Gates open at 5pm with racing starting at 7pm. General admission, Adults $12 with Children 11 and under FREE. The 70th Anniversary and the season opener Saturday, April 18th is sure to be a ground pounding good time for the whole family.
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.
2015 Macon Speedway schedule
April 18 – 8th annual Spring Fling/Driver-Sponsor Appreciation Night with photos/autographs/CEFCU Kid’s Club/Quick CAR
April 25 – POWRi midgets and micros/Full weekly racing
April 30 – St. Louis U-Pic-A-Part 100/Lucas Oil Late Models
May 2 – Bud Light Ladies Night/Cinco de Mayo Fiesta Night
May 9 – Teacher Appreciation Night, presented by The Teacher’s Lounge/Mother Dear-plus Crazy Chics in Cars
May 16 – DynaGraphics Fast Impressions Night/POWRi midgets and micros
May 23 – Bob Brady Dodge Raminator Night/CEFCU Kid’s Club/Scout Night/Pinewood Derby 1 p.m.
May 25 – Memorial Day racing special
May 30 – Casey’s General Stores Night/Armed Forces Night
June 6 – IHOP Night/Faster Pastor/POWRi midgets and micros
June 13 – Coziahr Harley-Davidson/Mueller Distributing Miller Lite Beer Twin 50’s/LM 50 laps & Mod 50 laps
June 20 – Heinkel’s Three Dog Night/Bud Light Ladies Night
June 27 – Dynagraphics/95Q Firecracker 40’s/Late Model and Modified/Fireworks/Kid’s Club
July 3 – POWRi midgets and micros
July 4 – POWRi midgets and micros/Skeff Distributing Christmas in July Toy Drive
July 9 – Herald & Review 100/UMP Summernationals
July 11 – Miles Chevrolet Fireman’s Ball/Sportsman Topless 40/Bud Light Ladies Night
July 18 – Kid’s Castle Night/Hall of Fame Driver Reunion/CEFCU Kid’s Club
July 25 – MOWA Sprint Week
Aug. 1 – Taylorville Night/CEFCU Kid’s Club
Aug. 8 – No stock car racing/Go Karts
Aug. 15 – Shrine 50/Pro Late Models/Evening of Destruction/Fireworks
Aug. 22 – POWRi midgets and micros
Aug. 29 – 11th annaual Illinois State Street Stocks Championships/Griz FM 98.1 Fan Appreciation Night
Sept. 5 – Bud Light Ladies Night
Sept. 12 – Full weekly racing
Sept. 19 – Hornet World Championship/CEFCU Kid’s Club
Sept. 26 – Bud Light Ladies Night (championship)