POWRi Illinois SPEED Week Up Next For Macon & Lincoln Speedways
(Macon, IL) With the Fifth Annual Illinois SPEED Week on the horizon, fans and teams are hoping that Mother Nature plays nicely after a wet start to 2017 throughout the Midwest. Set to be bigger than ever, the Fifth Annual Illinois SPEED Week will host racing from the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League, POWRi Lucas Oil Division II Midget League, and the POWRi Speedway Motors 600cc Outlaw Micro League. The POWRi show will be heading to Macon Speedway this coming Saturday, June 3 and then to Lincoln Speedway on Sunday, June 4 for the SPEED Week Championship Finale.
New to the Illinois SPEED Week schedule, the Dirt Oval at Route 66 in Joliet, Illinois will be featured as the opener on Wednesday, May 31st. Thursday, June 1st the three divisions will make a short drive south to Fairbury American Legion Speedway in Fairbury, Illinois. Friday, June 2nd all three divisions will make the trek to Jacksonville Speedway.
The final two events on the SPEED Week schedule take place at Track Enterprises operated facilities of Macon Speedway and Lincoln Speedway. Saturday, June 3rd the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League, POWRi Speedway Motors 600cc Outlaw Micro League, and the POWRi Lucas Oil Division II Midgets will be pacing the Mighty Macon Speedway. The UMP Pro Late Models and Street Stocks will also be in action. The fifth and final night of Illinois SPEED Week will be held at Lincoln Speedway on Sunday, June 4th featuring the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League, POWRi Lucas Oil Division II Midget League, and the POWRi Speedway Motors 600cc Outlaw Micro League plus UMP Pro Late Models and Modifieds.
At Macon Speedway on Saturday, June 3, pits open at 3:00, stands at 4:00, hotlaps at 6:00, and racing at 7:00. On Sunday, June 4 at Lincoln Speedway, pits will open at 2:00, stands at 3:00, hotlaps at 5:00, and racing will begin at 6:00. Grandstand admission will be just $15 each night.
For further information, visit www.powri.com, “Like” POWRi on Facebook and follow @POWRi_Racing on Twitter.
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.
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. Lincoln Speedway is a proud member of the Contingency Connection’s $100,000 Racer Rewards Program.
CURRENT STANDINGS (TOP 10’s)
POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League
POWRi Speedway Motors 600 Outlaw Micro League
|2||51B||Joe B Miller||920||40|
POWRi Lucas Oil Division II Midget League
Macon Speedway Pro Late Models
|2||52R||Jeff Reed, Jr||252||2|
|3||T6||Tommy Sheppard Jr||220||34|
Macon Speedway Street Stocks
Lincoln Speedway Pro Late Models
|9||2K||Kyle Van Dorn||84||26|
Lincoln Speedway Modifieds
Lincoln Speedway POWRi DII Midgets By Nutech