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Cody McCarver to appear at Car Show and Timbuktu.

Macon Speedway is proud to have PLC Records recording artist Cody McCarver appear at The Chevrolet Hall of Fame Museum/ Macon Speedway Car Show on rt 36 in Decatur, March 23, 2013. Cody will be there from 3pm until 4pm to meet the fans of Macon Speedway in support of the NDRL and Paducah International Raceway “Let’s Get Dirty 75” on March 29th 2013.


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Then at 9pm until 12am after the car show, come out to Timbuktu on rt36 in Decatur and see Cody and his band perform songs like  “Let’s Get Dirty”(From the Motion Picture-L.A.Dirt),”Red Flag”,”White Trash with Money” and many more. check the music out click here


Cody loves Dirt Racing and even sponsors a late model in Georgia.

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If you haven’t heard or seen singer, songwriter, musician, actor,
Cody McCarver lately, well, you just haven’t been looking! The
consummate entertainer, McCarver has just released his new CD
“I Just Might Live Forever” and has made his acting debut in
Lionsgate Films new DVD release “Cole Younger and the Black
Born and raised in Dunlap TN, just outside of Chattanooga,
Cody’s musical career began at age 9 playing piano in a small
church. Cody taught himself to play multiple instruments and at
age 17 his career in Country Music began.
After 12 years in the multi-platinum selling band Confederate
Railroad, performing an average of a 100 shows a year, Cody
stepped out on his own in 2009. He went to Capitol Studios in
Hollywood CA and recorded his first solo CD, simply titled CODY
McCARVER. The self-titled CD was produced by Casaba Petocz,
(John Michael Montgomery, Metallica, Ben Folds) and mixed by
Grammy Award winning engineer, Chris Lord Alge,(Green Day,
Tim McGraw, Hoobastank and more). Little did he know that his
first single, RED FLAG, would garner him a Top 25 single and a
#1 video for 12 consecutive weeks on CMT Pure and Music Row
Magazines’ Independent Artist of the year.
Cody’s next single “Through Gods Eyes” would be the first Top
20 Single by an Independent Artist on any chart, and again for a
second straight year, was named Music Rows Independent Artist
of the year. Through Gods Eyes led Cody to be a National
Celebrity Spokesperson for Big Brothers and Big Sisters of

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(Macon, IL) – Macon Speedway is excited to announce another Late Model loyalty promotion. Lincoln Speedway, Lincoln, IL and Jacksonville Speedway, Jacksonville, IL have teamed up with Macon Speedway to present this year’s “Midwest Big Ten Series”. The three tracks will host ten big race events on all three tracks.

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Each of the ten races will include larger winnings to the winner of the feature. At the end of the season the points each driver has accumulated in those 10 races will be totaled and there will be $5,000 distributed throughout the top ten Late Models with the top point fund winner taking home another $2,000!
Macon Speedway wants to show our appreciation to our loyal Late Model drivers by announcing these huge racer promotions. “Macon Speedway recognizes what outstanding drivers we have on a regular basis and we want to thank them for being so loyal to our racing facility. Macon Speedway acknowledges tha

t without our drivers we could not succeed and we truly value each and every driver”, said owner Bob Sargent.
Our 6th Annual Spring Fling/Opening Night on April 6 will kick off an exciting season of racing at Macon Speedway, Macon, IL,. The 2013 schedule showcases a variety of traditional fan favorite special events plus two NASCAR Nights of Stars when NASCAR drivers are available for autographs and actuall


y compete with local favorites.
Fans won’t want to miss any of the action at Macon Speedway with a full summer of hot weekly racing action every Saturday night combined with an exciting mix of special events – both new and traditional.
Macon Speedway is located 9 miles south of Decatur, IL on US 51 then .6 miles west on Andrews Street, then south on Wiles. For information, call 217-764-3000 (track), 217-764-3220 (information hotline), or contact us via email at Also visit


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Presented by National Dirt Racing League and 95Q
The Chevrolet Hall of Fame Museum and Macon Speedway, have partnered up to bring you an amazing car show to kick off the 2013 racing season. The car show will take place at The Chevrolet Hall Of Fame Museum on Rt. 36 East in Decatur, IL on Saturday, March 23 starting at 11 a.m. and lasting until 4 p.m. Come and see all the same cars that race at Macon Speedway each and every Saturday night throughout the summer and check out the two-seater, Macon Speedway show car. Join us as we check out all the cars that will be kicking off the season at Macon Speedway at the Sixth Annual Spring Fling Season Opener on April 6.
We will also be giving away FREE CONCERT TICKETS to CODY MCCARVER!

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The National Dirt Racing League will be presenting Cody McCarver in concert on March 29 at Paducah International Speedway, Paducah, KY, and Macon Speedway will be giving out FREE tickets at the Car Show. Cody will be performing his NEW single “LET’S GET DIRTY”, along with a full concert at the $20,000 to Win Late Model Show at PIR, March 29th.
Macon Speedway’s season opener will feature UMP Modifieds, Sportsman, Street Stocks, Outlaw & Stock Hornets, and POWRi Mini Sprints. Pit gates open at 4 p.m., grandstands at 5 p.m. and the 2013 season will kick off at 7 p.m. The winter is heading out, and the temperature is warming up, so bring your friends and family out to the track to help us kick off 2013!
Everyone is welcome to join in the fun, so don’t miss the shows!
Macon Speedway is located 9 miles south of Decatur, IL on US 51 then .6 miles west on Andrews Street, then south on Wiles. For information, call 217-764-3000 (track), or contact Macon Speedway via email at Also visit or for additional information.

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Macon Speedway to offer Season Pass for the 2013 Race Season

February 6, 2013-Macon, IL- As the 2013 race season draws near, it will begin the 67th consecutive year of racing at Macon Speedway. Macon Speedway is one of the longest operating race facilities in the country. The owners of Macon Speedway are very proud of this distinction and would like to thank all the drivers and fans for making this happen year after year.
maconseasonAs a way to say thank you to those fans, Macon Speedway will be implementing a Season Pass for the 2013 season. Track Co-Owner Bob Sargent says “Macon Speedway has some of the most loyal and dedicated race fans in all of dirt racing”. Macon Speedway is pleased to be able to offer these passes at such a value.
These Season Passes will be bundled in three packages so that the fans can choose which package will best suit their racing experience at Macon Speedway for the 2013 season. The Season Pass will be valid at each and every race event held during the 2013 race season.
The Season Pass Packages are as follows:
1) 2013 Season Pass–$299
2) 2013 Season Pass and Reserved Seat–$349
3) 2013 Season Pass, Reserved Seat with Hamburger
and Soda–$399

These passes are a great value and we hope the fans of Macon Speedway enjoy the 2013 Race Season!
For more information or to purchase your Season Pass contact Track Enterprises at (217) 764-3200. Also like Macon Speedway on Facebook @ and watch for Upcoming Specials or check out the website

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