Monthly Archive: March 2017

Test & Tunes On Tap Next Two Weekends

Macon Speedway Test & Tune
Saturday, April 1 (12:00-4:00)

Lincoln Speedway Test & Tune

Sunday, April 2 (12:00-4:00)

Macon Speedway Test & Tune
Saturday, April 8 (12:00-4:00)

Lincoln Speedway Test & Tune
Sunday, April 9 (12:00-4:00)

Macon Season Opener
Saturday, April 15th
info at www.maconracing.com

Lincoln Speedway Season Opener
Friday, April 21st
info at www.lincolnspeedwayil.com

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Today’s Test & Tune Is On As Scheduled

Test and Tune is ON today at Macon Speedway! Pit gates open at 11:00 AM and hotlaps will be on track from 12:00-4:00. All divisions welcome.
 
See you at the track!

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Racecar Show A Success/Test & Tune This Weekend

Test & Tune Days Up Next For Macon & Lincoln Speedway

The Hickory Point Mall, in Forsyth, Illinois was packed this past weekend with drivers, teams, and racefans.  They were all there to check out the racecars on display in addition to picking up schedules for racetracks like Macon, Lincoln, and Terre Haute, in addition to all of the special events promoted by Track Enterprises.  Now that the mall show is in the record books, officials are in preparation mode for preseason test and tunes as well as the season openers.

                Six test and tune play days are scheduled for the 2017 season, with the first two scheduled for this weekend.  Not originally on the schedule, test and tunes were added for Saturday, March 25 at Lincoln Speedway and Sunday, March 26 at Macon Speedway.  The regularly scheduled tests of April 1st and 8th at Macon and April 2nd and 9th at Lincoln are still on as planned.  Each of the six days will have pit gates opening at 11:00 AM with on track activity from 12:00-4:00.

For Macon Speedway, the 72nd season of racing at the 1/5-mile will begin on Saturday, April 15.  Six divisions of racing are planned with UMP Pro Late Models, UMP Billingsley Towing Modifieds, UMP B-Mods, UMP Sportsman, UMP Street Stocks, and UMP Hornets.  There will be a prerace autograph session on the track, the opener for CEFCU Kids Club, and the Easter Bunny will be greeting kids with holiday treats.

Lincoln Speedway’s opener for their 14th season of racing at the 1/4-mile will be the following Friday, April 21 with five divisions of racing including UMP Pro Late Models, UMP Modifieds, UMP Street Stocks, UMP Hornets, and POWRi DII Midgets presented by Nutech Seed.  It will be College Students Night at the races, providing free admission to current college students with valid ID.  It will also be the date of the first ever event for the Midwest Street Stock Championship series.  The Street Stocks will be racing for $800 to win that night.

About Lincoln Speedway:

For more information on the track, follow Lincoln Speedway online at www.lincolnspeedwayil.com, on Facebook (www.facebook.com/LincolnILSpeedway), and Twitter (@LincolnILSpdwy).  Updates are also available by calling the Track Enterprises office at 217-764-3200.

Lincoln Speedway is located at the Logan County Fairgrounds, in Lincoln, IL.  The physical address is 1408 Short 11th St., Lincoln, IL 62656.  Lincoln Speedway races a number of UMP classes as well as specials on a near bi-weekly schedule of Friday and Sunday evenings.

About Macon Speedway:

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.

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Macon & Lincoln Speedway Car Show This Weekend At Hickory Point Mall

(Macon, IL 03-16-17) Drivers and teams throughout central Illinois are ready to show off their newly painted rides this coming weekend at Hickory Point Mall in Forsyth, IL.  After a near 20 year hiatus, the show returned to the mall last March.  The Macon and Lincoln Speedway event is scheduled for this Friday-Sunday, March 17-19.

The show will be three days long with cars entering on Thursday, March 16 at 9:00 PM and exiting on Sunday, March 19 at 5:00 PM.  Track Enterprises will also have a booth set up, handing out info including pocket schedules for their special events in addition to Macon, Lincoln, and the Terre Haute Action Track.  UMP Memberships will be on sale in addition to a signup box for a chance to win Macon Speedway and Lincoln Speedway season opener tickets.

The show is a great benefit to those who like to display their newly prepared rides before receiving battle scars from on track action.  It’s also an additional benefit to sponsors, putting them in front of thousands of sets of eyes over the course of the show.  Those who entered the show are asked to arrive by 8:30 on Thursday night to prepare for entry into the mall and to bring material for under the car in case of a possible leak.

Hickory Point Mall opened in 1978 and is located in Forsyth, IL, the northside of the greater Decatur area.  It features Bergner’s, Kohl’s, Ross, Von Maur, and Hobby Lobby in addition to a large number of specialty shops.

For information during the winter on the 2017 season, follow Macon Speedway online at www.maconracing.com, Lincoln Speedway online at www.lincolnspeedwayil.com, and Track Enterprises at www.trackenterprises.com.  You can also call the office at 217-764-3200.

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Additional Test & Tune Dates Added For Lincoln & Macon Speedways

Due to the early demand of on track time, officials at Track Enterprises have announced two additional test and tunes before the start of the 2017 racing season.  The newly added dates are Saturday, March 25th at Lincoln Speedway and Sunday, March 26th at Macon Speedway.

The two new dates are in addition to the four already scheduled between the two facilities.  Drivers will be able get track time from 12:00-4:00 PM on each of the six days, with pits opening at 11:00 AM.  The three Lincoln dates are March 25, April 2, and April 9, while the three Macon dates are March 26, April 1, and April 8.  Pit cost is $20 for adults and $10 for kids 11 and under.  Grandstand admission is free on practice days.

The unofficial start to the season will be the racecar show at Hickory Point Mall, coming up next weekend, Friday, March 17-Sunday, March 19.  Cars will enter the mall on Thursday night at mall closing and be on display all weekend before exiting the mall at 5:00 on Sunday.  There is no cost to enter the show and a few spots still remain.

The Macon Speedway season opener is set for Saturday, April 15 with a six division show on the docket.  In addition to racing for UMP Pro Late Models, Billingsley Towing UMP Modifieds, UMP B-Mods, UMP Sportsman, UMP Street Stocks, and UMP Hornets, opening night will have a special pre-race on track autograph session and a CEFCU Kid’s Club Night.

For Lincoln Speedway, the season opener is on Friday, April 21 with an action packed card, including UMP Pro Late Models, UMP Modifieds, UMP Street Stocks in the Midwest Street Stock Championship Series opener, UMP Hornets, and POWRi DII Midgets presented by Nutech Seed.

About Lincoln Speedway:

For more information on the track, follow Lincoln Speedway online at www.lincolnspeedwayil.com, on Facebook (www.facebook.com/LincolnILSpeedway), and Twitter (@LincolnILSpdwy).  Updates are also available by calling the Track Enterprises office at 217-764-3200.

Lincoln Speedway is located at the Logan County Fairgrounds, in Lincoln, IL.  The physical address is 1408 Short 11th St., Lincoln, IL 62656.  Lincoln Speedway races a number of UMP classes as well as specials on a near bi-weekly schedule of Friday and Sunday evenings.

About Macon Speedway:

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.

Early Season Dates To Remember

March 17-19-Hickory Point Mall Racecar Show

March 25-Lincoln Speedway Test & Tune (12:00-4:00)

March 26-Macon Speedway Test & Tune (12:00-4:00)

April 1-Macon Speedway Test & Tune (12:00-4:00)

April 2-Lincoln Speedway Test & Tune (12:00-4:00)

April 8-Macon Speedway Test & Tune (12:00-4:00)

April 9-Lincoln Speedway Test & Tune (12:00-4:00)

April 15-Macon Speedway Season Opener

April 21-Lincoln Speedway Season Opener

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