«

»

Print this Post

Pair Of Memorial Day Weekend Races On Tap For Macon Speedway

Monster Truck, Bike Giveaway, Super Late Models & More

(Macon, IL) The tradition continues this coming weekend at Macon Speedway with two races scheduled for Memorial Day Weekend.  Saturday, May 27, is Bob Brady Night featuring the Raminator Monster Truck crushing cars, the Mega Bike Giveaway, and six divisions of racing action.  Wrapping up the holiday weekend will be the Monday, May 29 special featuring the return of the UMP Super Late Models for the Big Ten Series with the Miller Lite Twin 50’s.  For families throughout Central Illinois, the fun will be non-stop at Mighty Macon.

The annual trip by the Raminator Monster Truck, as always will be presented by Bob Brady Auto Mall.  On display at the entrance to the track for most of the afternoon photo opportunities, the truck will make its way onto the 1/5-mile oval to put on a car-crushing display that will put smiles on the faces of youngsters in the stands.  The truck will also be on display at the Bob Brady Auto Mall lot on Saturday from 11-2, performing another car crush.

Saturday’s action will also feature the Bob Brady Auto Mall Mega Bike Giveaway, with nearly 40 bikes already donated to give away.  On track racing will include the UMP Pro Late Models, Billingsley Elite Wash Modifieds, B-Mods, Sportsman, Midwest Big Ten Street Stocks, and Hornets.

Then on Monday, May 29, the UMP Super Late Models will be making their first visit of the season, as the Midwest Big Ten Series is part of the Miller Lite Twin 50’s.  Running in the other 50-lap event will be the Billingsley Elite Wash UMP Modifieds.  In addition to the strong competitors that compete on a weekly basis, NASCAR’s Ken Schrader and Kenny Wallace will be joining the field racing for the top prize.  UMP B-Mods, Street Stocks, Hornets, and the Beach House Micros are also on the schedule.

Heading into the doubleheader weekend, New Berlin, IL driver, Tommy Sheppard, Jr. leads the standings in the track’s Pro Late Model division.  In the Billingsley Elite Wash Modifieds, it’s a tight race between a father/son combo with the son, Austin Lynn, leading by two points over his father, Brian.  In the B-Mod class, last year’s undefeated champion, Tim Hancock, of Mt. Olive, leads by just two points over Tom Riech.  The Sportsman class has seen Argenta, IL driver Danny Smith winning both races to hold the advantage.  Decatur, IL’s Brian Dasenbrock is up by two markers on Shawn Ziemer in the Street Stock division.  Rounding things out in the weekly Macon classes, Decatur, IL’s Dustin Reed is up six points on Lincoln, IL’s Cook Crawford.

The Midwest Big Ten Super Late Model class, which is coming to town Monday, has had two races so far this season with solid fields at both.  At the Quincy Raceway opener on May 7, talented St. Charles, MO driver, Gordy Gundaker, claimed the victory over a field of 20+.  At the second event on May 12 at Belle-Clair Speedway, Michael Kloos, of Trenton, IL took the victory.  Kloos, with finishes of second and first, currently leads the Big Ten standings.  Lincoln Speedway and Highland Speedway events scheduled for last weekend were canceled due to rain.  No reschedule dates have been announced at this point.

Rounding out the divisions that will be in attendance this weekend will be the Beach House Micros.  The 600cc winged machines have run one race this season at the track, a POWRi sanctioned event on May 13.  This Monday’s appearance will be unsanctioned but should draw a solid field of cars.

On Saturday, May 27, pits will open at 4:00, grandstands at 5:00, pill draw will end when the drivers meeting begins at 5:50, hotlaps will begin at 6:00, and racing will take the green at 7:00.  Grandstand admission is $12, while children 11 and under are free.

On Monday, May 29, times will be an hour earlier with pits at 3:00, stands at 4:00, pill draw ending with drivers meeting beginning at 4:50, hotlaps will begin at 5:00, and racing will see the green at 6:00.  Grandstand admission will be $15 for adults and free for kids 11 and under.

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. Macon Speedway is a proud member of the Contingency Connection’s $100,000 Racer Rewards Program.

CURRENT STANDINGS (TOP 10’s)

Midwest Big Ten UMP Super Late Models

Pos Driver Points Gap
1 Michael Kloos 118 0
2 Rusty Griffaw 106 12
3 Greg Kimmons 98 20
4 Matt Shannon 86 32
5 Mark Voigt 82 36
6 Jason Suhre 78 40
7 Dewayne Kiefer 74 44
8 Mike Hammerle 70 48
9 Gordy Gundaker 60 58
10 Rickey Frankel 56 62


UMP Pro Late Models

Pos Car Driver Points Gap
1 T6 Tommy Sheppard Jr 220 0
2 32M Cody Maguire 198 22
3 52R Jeff Reed, Jr 194 26
4 24 Matt Taylor 176 44
5 38J Jake Little 174 46
6 10A Shawn Vaughn 174 46
7 33H Roben Huffman 144 76
8 67R Rudy Zaragoza 144 76
9 84 Myles Moos 142 78
10 A10 Bob Sidener 128 92


Billingsley Elite Wash UMP Modifieds

Pos Car Driver Points Gap
1 72A Austin Lynn 172 0
2 14 Brian Lynn 170 2
3 10 Curt Rhodes 154 18
4 98 Danny Smith 146 26
5 14C Alan Crowder 120 52
6 7 Blake Thompson 118 54
7 71 Jeff Graham 100 72
8 3 Wade Glover 96 76
9 99 Tim Luttrell 96 76
10 517 Rick Hamilton 72 100


UMP B-Mods

Pos Car Driver Points Gap
1 0 Tim Hancock 158 0
2 57R Tom Riech 156 2
3 18 Jerry Thompson 150 8
4 00s Cody Stillwell 148 10
5 55 Tim Riech 122 36
6 42 Clint Young 110 48
7 28 Justin Durbin 94 64
8 74 Amanda Adams 92 66
9 43 Jared Thomas 92 66
10 14 Tommy Gaither 90 68


UMP Sportsman

Pos Car Driver Points Gap
1 98 Danny Smith 120 0
2 41 Scott Landers 110 10
3 11 Rick Roedel 110 10
4 22 Timmy Dick 108 12
5 12M Terry Myers 100 20
6 112 Scott Williams 58 62
7 56 Brandon Pralle 52 68
8 44 Bill Berghaus 50 70
9 47 James Landis 48 72


UMP Street Stocks

Pos Car Driver Points Gap
1 08 Brian Dasenbrock 208 0
2 23Z Shawn Ziemer 206 2
3 55S Jason Scrimpsher 188 20
4 J24 Jeremy Nichols 178 30
5 5 Terry Reed 172 36
6 22X Darrell Dick 170 38
7 1 Fredie Thomas 126 82
8 28L Garrett Lewis 122 86
9 711W Walt Layne 94 114
10 X Jeff Gill 88 120


UMP Hornets

Pos Car Driver Points Gap
1 1R Dustin Reed 212 0
2 64CK Cook Crawford 206 6
3 87 Ryan Cantrell 188 24
4 39M Marty Sullivan 154 58
5 40 Adam Webb 120 92
6 87K Kasey Cantrell 112 100
7 911 Brad Rexroad 112 100
8 J4 Bradley Dasenbrock 100 112
9 63 Paul Peters 98 114
10 21 Mike Eskew 58 154

Permanent link to this article: http://www.maconracing.com/2017/05/pair-of-memorial-day-weekend-races-on-tap-for-macon-speedway/