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New Venue New Food for Macon Speedway’s Awards Banquet

012316-2s-trophies-to-be-awarded-sDue to many requests we have located an indoor venue and have brought in an outside caterer for this season’s year end festivities! The 2016 Awards Banquet will be held Sunday October 30, 2016 at the Macon Community Center from 4-7pm. The dinner will consist of marinated chicken breasts, potato, vegetables, and dessert. This year’s festivities will cost $15 for Adults and Kid’s 12 and under $5, all tickets will be available at the door or can be purchased early by calling 217-764-3000. Please join us for a night of fun as awards for both Macon Speedway and the Midwest Big Ten Series will be given out. Please mark the date as we honor our 2016 Champions!

The Macon Community Center is located at 1039 Woodcock Rd in Macon Illinois. For more information regarding the awards party you can call the speedway office during normal business hours 8am-5pm Monday through Friday 217-764-3000.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.maconracing.com/2016/10/new-venue-new-food-for-macon-speedways-awards-banquet/

FREE Sun Drop This Saturday August 27th

Sun Drop logoThis Saturday Night thanks to American Bottling Company every fan in attendance will receive a free bottle of Sun Drop! Don’t forget it’s Kid’s Castle Learning Center Scout Night with the CEFCU Kid’s Club. There will be a Pine Wood Derby for the kids starting at 4pm. All Scouts and families in uniform will be admitted to the races for FREE!

Permanent link to this article: http://www.maconracing.com/2016/08/free-sun-drop-this-saturday-august-27th/

Jumping Cars, Steel Wall Crash, Fireworks, & Racing Coming To Macon Speedway

Eve of Destruction

Macon Speedway will be entertainment central for family fun this coming Saturday, August 13, as the second Eve of Destruction is held at the facility.  Final preparations are being put into place for car jumps, a steel wall crash, fireworks, racing and more.

Fans, both young and young at heart, will be treated to world renowned, Mr. Dizzy, who has appeared on the History Channel TV show, American Daredevils.  Mr. Dizzy is a five time world record holder for different stunts that he has been able to accomplish.  Mr. Dizzy will jump his car into a pyramid of vehicles and be part of a steel wall crash.  In addition to those two events, fireworks will close out the show that includes racing action in six of Macon Speedway’s divisions.  Competing during the night will be the Pro Late Models, Billingsley Towing Modifieds, UMP Street Stocks, Beach House Micros, UMP Hornets, and B-Mod’s.

Pit gates open Saturday at 4:00, grandstands at 5:00, registration closes at 6:00 when hotlaps begin, and racing will take the green at 7:00.  Adult admission is $15, while children 11 and under are free.

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.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.maconracing.com/2016/08/jumping-cars-steel-wall-crash-fireworks-racing-coming-to-macon-speedway/

Big Cooler Giveaway Saturday During Eve of Destruction

124530 Cooler Partial Wraps-01Macon Speedway is teaming up with Dynagraphics Wood Printing and Sun Drop to give away 5 custom coolers during Eve of Destruction II with FIREWORKS Saturday August 13. All you have to do is be at the races and signup to win! These one of a kind custom coolers will be loaded with tickets, Sun Drop and more! Be sure to bring the kids to see American Dare Devil Mr. Dizzy as he dazzles the crowd with car jumps and more!

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.maconracing.com/2016/08/big-cooler-giveaway-saturday-during-eve-of-destruction/

Advanced Disposal Employee BBQ & Fireworks

Advanced Disposal HorizontalMacon Speedway is excited to announce a fun night for Advanced Disposal this Saturday Night. Advanced Disposal and their employees will be on hand for 95Q Dynagraphics Firecracker 40’s this weekend. The covered pavilion will host a privet employee BBQ and Advanced Disposal will be on hand to show case their trucks and show fans the many employment opportunities available for immediate hiring!

Permanent link to this article: http://www.maconracing.com/2016/06/advanced-disposal-employee-bbq-fireworks/

Custom Cooler Giveaway & FIREWORKS Saturday Night At Macon Speedway!

Dynagraphic Wood Printing Dual Brand Logos - ColorDynagraphics Inc./Fast Impressions & Decatur’s Country Home 95Q have teamed up with Macon Speedway and Sundrop to giveaway 5 custom designed coolers! These custom coolers will be filled with a case of Sundrop, four tickets to Holiday World, Speedway Tickets, BBQ Items, and more. Each cooler is worth well over $100 and all you have to do is sign up to win this Saturday at the races!

Permanent link to this article: http://www.maconracing.com/2016/06/custom-cooler-giveaway-saturday-night-at-macon-speedway/

Macon Speedway B-Mod Purse Break Down

IMG_5734Due to the growing division of the B-Mod’s, Macon Speedway has released a new progressive payout for the class. The purpose of this formula is to reward the drivers when the car counts increase. This will give drivers an incentive to help self promote the B-Mod Division. The B-Mod’s are in year number two at Macon Speedway and we look forward to helping grow this economical, fun division. Please help spread the word of the increased payout that is now available starting June 4th!

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Memorial Day Special On Tap For Macon Speedway Monday

Memorial Day Weekend PicMemorial Day Special On Tap For Macon Speedway Monday

Seven divisions of racing action are set to end the holiday season on Memorial Day, May 30 at Macon Speedway.
In addition to Big Ten Pro Late Models, Modifieds, Street Stocks, and Hornets, the B-Mods, Beach House Micros, and D-II Midgets will be on hand.
NASCAR’s Ken Schrader and Kenny Wallace will also be running with the Billingsley Towing Modified division.
Pit gates open Monday at 2:30, grandstands at 4:00, pill draw ends at 4:50, hotlaps begin at 5:00, and racing is set for an early start time of 6:00.
For more info, check us out at maconracing.com.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.maconracing.com/2016/05/memorial-day-special-on-tap-for-macon-speedway-monday/


Over 30 bikes have been donated and will be given away this Saturday Night at Macon Speedway. It’s part of the doubleheader weekend at the 1/5-mile dirt oval.
Each kid that comes through the gate will receive a ticket and will be able to enter to win a bike of their choice. Bob Brady Auto Mall’s Raminator Monster Truck and the CEFCU Kid’s Club will also be on hand.
Pro Late Models, Modifieds, Street Stocks, Sportsman, and Hornets will also be in action.
Saturday pit gates will open at 4:00, grandstands at 5:00, pill draw ends at 5:50, Hotlaps begin at 6:00, and racing will begin at 6:30.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.maconracing.com/2016/05/mega-bike-giveaway-saturday-may-28-at-macon-speedway/

Sunday April, 10 Practice Canceled Due To Adverse Weather Conditions

Spring Fling  - Season Opener 2016Due to adverse weather conditions today’s practice has been CANCELED. We are gearing up for the season opening Spring Fling and it’s forecast of 70 degree temperatures this Saturday April 16!

Permanent link to this article: http://www.maconracing.com/2016/04/sunday-april-10-practice-canceled-due-to-adverse-weather-conditions/