Sep 05

Open wheel weekend highlighted by POWRi double features, doubleheader with USAC

MACON, Ill. – It’s an open wheel weekend for dirt track racing fans with some of the nation’s best dirt trackers heading to Central Illinois for major events in POWRi midgets and USAC Silver Crown cars. POWRi fans are already buzzing about the program at legendary Macon Speedway Saturday, Sept. 6, when the series holds …

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Sep 03

Double features in both division highlight POWRi’s last appearance at Macon Speedway for 2014

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MACON, Ill. —  POWRi is scheduled to visit legendary Macon Speedway for the final time of the season on Saturday.  After efforts to run double features were thwarted by rain on two separate occasions, both the midgets and micros will run their April 26th make-up feature events in addition to a full regular show on Saturday night. For …

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Sep 02

Fans attending Dana Godfrey Memorial may purchase Bettenhausen tickets for $15

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MACON, Ill. – Fans who purchase tickets to the Dana Godfrey Memorial at Macon Speedway Saturday night highlighted by double features with the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget Series may also buy tickets for half price to the USAC Tony Bettenhausen 100 for Silver Crown cars at the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield Sunday. Tickets …

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Sep 02

Fike attempts to defend home turf again in Bettenhausen 100 at Springfield Sunday

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – A.J. Fike of Galesburg, Ill., goes for a rare three-peat when the USAC Tony Bettenhausen 100 for Silver Crown cars roars into action on Sunday, Sept. 7, in a complete show on the Springfield Mile at the Illinois State Fairgrounds. The Bettenhausen 100 will include practice, time trials and the 100-lap race …

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Sep 02

POWRi double features highlight Dana Godfrey Memorial Saturday at Macon Speedway

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MACON, Ill. – The POWRI Lucas Oil National Midget Series saved the best for last. In the final appearance of the season for the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget Series and Speedway Motors Outlaw Micros, both divisions will run double features Saturday at Macon Speedway. Originally built as a midget track in 1946, the legendary …

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Sep 01

Schrader wins Oldani Memorial for UMP modifieds at DuQuoin Mile Sunday

Du QUOIN, Ill. — Ken Schrader jumped to the lead on the seventh lap and held off a hard-charging Joe Walsh for the victory in the Bill Oldani Memorial for UMP Modifieds at the DuQuoin State Fairgrounds Monday. Schrader, who started outside front row, took the lead after Walsh spun in turn three. The polesitter, …

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Sep 01

ARCA Southern Illinois 100 ready to race as scheduled at DuQuoin Mile Monday

DuQUOIN, Ill. — The cars have hit the track for practice prior to the ARCA Southern Illinois 100 at the DuQuoin State Fairgrounds. With the rain dissipating in Southern Illinois, the program is on schedule, and the track looks fabulous for a great day of racing. The breeze in the grandstands makes it even more …

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Aug 31

USAC Silver Crown racing ready to go as scheduled at DuQuoin State Fair Sunday

DuQUOIN, Ill. – Get ready for some racing Sunday, because track preparations are underway for the USAC Ted Horn 100 for USAC Silver Crown cars at picturesque DuQuoin State Farigrounds. The 100-miler on the DuQuoin Mile is the opener of a doubleheader and part of the dirt track Labor Day tradition. We are racing in …

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Aug 30

Reed punches ticket to win Big Ten Series Street Stocks race, title at Macon Speedway

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  Terry Reed is all smiles after winning taking the Big Ten Street Stocks championship. MACON—Terry Reed should buy a lottery ticket. Everything went perfect for the driver leading the Big Ten Street Stock Series as he would claim the championship to the 10-race series, and the Decatur driver would win the $500 top prize …

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Aug 30

Street Stocks fight for titles, cash plus Bud Light Ladies Night at Macon Speedway Saturday

  MACON, Ill. – Griz FM 98.1 Fan Appreciation Night features the State Street Stocks Championship and the Big Ten Series Street Stocks Championship, but the fun doesn’t stop here at legendary Macon Speedway Saturday. With general admission for ladies only $6 on Bud Light Ladies Night and the gals racing from Pop’s Place plus …

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