Macon & DuQuoin Races Fill This Weekend’s Plate

This coming Saturday, September 5, the ladies will a break on admission prices, with another $6 show.  Five divisions of racing are on tap including the return of the Pro Late Models and the Big Ten Street Stock Series. Rounding out this weekend’s show will be the UMP B-Mods, and UMP Hornets.

Pit gates open Saturday at 4:00, grandstands at 5:00, hotlaps begin at 6:00 when the pill draw ends, and racing will begin at 7:00.  Grandstand admission is $12 but $6 for ladies due to the Bud Light Ladies Night promotion.    Children 11 and under are free.

Racefans will then head south on Sunday and Monday, for the end of the DuQuoin State Fair in DuQuoin, IL.  Sunday, September 6 racing will feature the USAC Silver Crown Cars in addition to UMP Modifieds.  Grandstands open at 4:00 with practice starting at 5:00, qualifying at 6:30, and racing at 7:00.

On Monday, September 7, the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards will be in action for the Southern Illinois 100 plus the Modifieds in their feature event, paying $2,000 to win.  Grandstands will open at 8:30 AM, hotlaps begin at 9:00, qualifying at 11:15, and racing will take the green at 12:00.

$5 off discount tickets are still available by calling the DuQuoin State Fairgrounds box office at 618-542-1535.  Tickets will also be sold at the door on raceday.

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