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Macon Speedway Freedom Fest Doubleheader This Weekend

Fireworks, Music, And Racing To Thrill Fans

7.3.15 Flyer                Millstadt, IL – The POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget Series and Speedway Motors 600cc Outlaw Micro Series are set to make their fourth and fifth appearance at the “Mighty” Macon Speedway in Macon, Illinois on July 3rd and July 4th for the Macon Speedway Freedom Fest. The last POWRi appearance at Macon Speedway was on June 6th for the third night of Illinois SPEED Week, with Christopher Bell and Matt Howard taking division wins.  The weekend will be filled with racing, fireworks, and music  entertainment.

Friday, July 3rd will feature POWRi Lucas Oil National Midgets, POWRi Speedway Motors 600cc Outlaw Micros, Street Stocks, and non-wing micros, with fireworks on display after the feature events. Saturday, July 4th will include Brian Shartzer and his Garth Brooks Tribute band before the races at 4:00, with POWRi Lucas Oil National Midgets, POWRi Speedway Motors 600cc Outlaw Micros, UMP Modifieds, and non-wing micros, taking the center state in the evening.

Riverside, California driver Darren Hagen currently leads the Midget standings by 410 points over Carl Junction, Missouri competitor Andrew Felker.  Austin Brown, Kyle Schuett, and Christopher Bell complete the top five in the national standings.  Concordia, Missouri driver Nathan Benson is leading the Micro standings, entering Freedom Fest.  Ayrton Gennetten, Joe B Miller, Aaron Andruskevitch, and Matt Howard are top five competitors.  Macon Speedway Street Stock point leader Terry Reed and Billingsley Towing Modified competitor, Rodney Standerfer, will look to continue their early season success at this weekend’s events.

Each night will be run as a completely separate show, with preliminary events and features both nights.  Friday night will be regular payout for both midgets and micros, with Saturday’s midget feature paying $3000 to WIN.  Pit gates each day will open at 3:00, grandstands at 4:00, hotlaps at 6:00, and racing action will take the green at 7:00.  Admission prices are $15 for adults, while children 11 and under are free.

For more information, follow Macon Speedway online at www.maconracing.com, on 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 date rates 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. Macon Speedway hosts racing every Saturday night, plus many weeknight specials.

CURRENT MACON SPEEDWAY POINTS

POWRi Lucas Oil National Midgets (Top 10)
1)
Darren Hagen-Riverside, CA 2860 2)Andrew Felker-Carl Junction, MO 2450 3)Austin Brown-Millstadt, IL 2220 4)Kyle Schuett-Philo, IL 2180 5)Christopher Bell-Norman, OK 2010 6)Spencer Bayston-Lebanon, IN 1800 7)Tyler Thomas-Collinsville, OK 1760 8)Tanner Thornson-Minden, NV 1660 9)Tucker Klaasmeyer-Paola, KS 1620 10)Jake Neuman 1550-New Berlin, IL

POWRi Speedway Motors Outlaw Micros (Top 10)
1)
Nathan Benson-Concordia, MO 1580 2)Ayrton Gennetten-Versailles, MO 1430 3)Joe B Miller-Millersville, MT 1390 4)Aaron Andruskevitch-Riverton, IL 1210 5)Matt Howard-Lawrence, KS 1170 6)Shelby Bosie-Sherman, IL 1090 7)Chris Cochran-Shawnee, OK 1030 8)Nick Howard-Lawrence, KS 1020 9)Joey Wirth-Waterloo, IL 1000 10)Frank Galusha-Lincoln, NE 990

UMP Pro Late Models (Top 10)
1)
Tommy Sheppard, Jr.-Berlin, IL 320 2)Guy Taylor-Springfield, IL 294 3)Kevin Crowder-Argenta, IL 268 4)Bobby Beiler-Blue Mound, IL 232 5)Victor Overlin-Decatur, IL 218 6)Braden Johnson-Stonington, IL 204 7)Roben Huffman-Clinton, IL 198 8)Dakota Ewing-Decatur, IL 190 9)Matt Taylor-Springfield, IL 184 10)Shawn Ziemer-Boody, IL 166

Billingsley Towing UMP Modifieds (Top 10)
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Rodney Standerfer-Germantown, IL 450 2)Jeff Graham-Stonington, IL 432 3)Clark Robertson-Shelbyville, IL 368 4)Curt Rhodes-Decatur, IL 346 5)Randy Spaugh-Decatur, IL 338 6)Joe Strawkas-Buffalo, IL 310 7)Rick Hamilton-Decatur, IL 304  8)David Crawley, Jr.-Decatur, IL 288  9)TD Burger-Saunemin, IL 280 10)Ethan Schnapp-Springfield, IL 260

UMP Street Stocks (Top 10)
1)Terry Reed-Decatur, Il 448 2)Kyle Waters-Oreana, IL 420 3)Brian Dasenbrock-Decatur, IL 412 4)Jason Scrimpsher-Decatur, IL 362 5)Greg Osman-Macon, IL 360  6)Jeffery Reed, Jr.-Blue Mound, IL 340 7)Tharen Reno-Springfield, IL 302 8)Bobby Beiler-Blue Mound, IL 286 9)Nick Justice-Harristown, IL 266   10)Dustin Reed-Decatur, IL 216

UMP Hornets (Top 10)
1)Adam Webb-Decatur, IL 458 2)John Bright, Jr.-Decatur, IL 418 3)Thad Gee-Bloomington, IL 344 4)Steven Stine-Stonington, IL 338 5)Michael Gossett-Decatur, IL 318 6)Matthew Reed-Blue Mound, IL 306 7)Cook Crawford-Lincoln, IL 274 8)Marty Sullivan-Decatur, IL 264 9)Austin Wickline-Harristown, IL 260 10)Brad Rexroad-Hammond, IL 240

UMP Sportsman (Top 10)
1)Timmy Dick-Monticello, IL 120 2)Jeremy Nichols-Shelbyville, IL 116 5)Tom Graham-Stonington, IL 104 4)Tim Bedinger-Taylorville, IL 104 5)Ty Nation-Taylorville, IL 94 6)Phil Moreland-Assumption, IL 94 7)Doug Nevill-Springfield, IL 56 8)Dennis Vandermeersch-Springfield, IL 56 9)Danny Smith-Argenta, IL 54 10)Dave Eckel-Lovington, IL 48

UMP B-Mods (Top 10)
1)James Farley, III-Springfield, IL 204 2)Thomas Riech-Springfield, IL 198 3)Wade Glover-Brighton, IL 172 4)Ryan Timmons-Centralia, IL 156 5)Tim Bedinger-Taylorville, Il 154 6)Eric Brackett-Brighton, IL 142 7)Dave Eckel-Lovington, IL 142 8)Roy MaGee, II-Springfield, IL 134 9)Steve Phillips-Neoga, IL 112 10)Chris Bolyard-Girard, IL 60

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