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Sep 28

Gee heads to the front, wins Outlaw Hornet World Championship in season finale

 

MACON, Ill. – Thad Gee of Bloomington powered his way to the title in the World Hornet Championship for Outlaw Hornets Saturday night at Macon Speedway in the season finale. Gee earned $300 for the win and took home the giant trophy.

In Stock Hornets, Jonathan Drake of Decatur won the title after scoring his first victory in four years. He also took home the giant trophy.

Tim Bedinger hadn’t won a Sportsman feature in nine years, but the Taylorville driver took the checkered flag. Dave Crawley Jr., of Decatur, started up front and stayed there all 20 laps to win the Billingsley Towing Modified feature.

Greg Osman, of Macon, took advaetnage of the top side of the track to grab the lead from Bobby Beiler, Terry Reed and Nick Justice to take the victory in Street Stocks. Brett Page won the B-Mods, a growing class that saw several drives from outside the area travel to Macon Speedway for some great racing in a division that’s expected to grow in car count next season.

Austin Archdale won the Illinois Lightning Sprint Series feature, when the car raced with wings this week after running a non-wing feature here two weeks ago.

On the final night of the track’s 69th season of racing, Macon Speedway crowned champions.

Guy Taylor, of Springfield, already wrapped up the Billingsley Towing Modfieds title heading into the night. The veteran needed the cushion after he was unable to finish the feature. Nick Macklin won the Sportsman track championship

Beiler , of Blue Mound, came from the back of the pack to earn a top five and clinch the track championship in Street Stocks.

John Bright Jr., of Decatur, won the Outlaw Hornet championship while Marty Sullivan, of Mount Zion, claimed the title in Stock Hornets.

 

MACON SPEEDWAY RESULTS

SPORTSMAN – 1. Tim Bedinger (Taylorville), 2. Nick Macklin , 3. Phil Moreland, 4. Jeremy Nichols, 5. Tyler Roth, 6. zZach Rhodes, . Doug Nevill, 8. Tom Graham, 9. James Bedinger, 10. Timmy Dick, 11. Stefan Bedinger, 12. Anthony Craven.

STREET STOCKS – 1. Greg Osman (Macon), 2. Terry Reed, 3. Nick Justice, 4. Bobby Eskew, 5. Bobby Beiler, 6. Jeffery Reed Jr., 7. Luke Force, 8. Jeremiah Hoadley, 9. Kyle Waters, 10. Roy Magee, 11. Dustin Reed, 12. Toby Kreher, 13. Thomas Riech, 14. Tharen Reno, 15. Ben Medaris, 16. Jake Weatherford, 17. Brian Dasenbrock, 18. Ronnie Burns.

BILLINGSLEY TOWING MODIFIEDS – 1. David Crawley Jr. (Decatur), 2. Ethan Schnapp, 3. Curt Rhodes, 4. Danny Smith, 5. Zack Bunning, 6. Jeff Graham, 7. Curtis Hartung, 8. Lance Johnson, 9. Dave Eckel, 10. Clint Martin, 11. Randy Spaugh, 12. Guy Taylor, 13. Nick Macklin.

OUTLAW HORNETS – 1. Thad Gee (Bloomington), 2. Mike Eskew, 3. Cook Crawford, 4. Joe McChristy, 5. Steven Stine, 6. Victor Overlin, 7. John Bright Jr., 8. Austin Wickline, 9. Zack Bunning, 10. Gary Tooker, 11. Stephanie Eskew, 12. Vernon Croslow, 13. Dillon Justice, 14. Tom Eskew, 15. Josh Robb, 16. Michael Gossett, 17. Larry Hawk, 18. John Goveia, 19. Jerad Matherly.

B-MODS – 1. Brett Page, 2. Jim Lafferty, 3. Ethan Schnapp, 4. Wade Glover, 5. Scott Kuhn, 6. Terry Reed, 7. Justin Durbin, 8. Eric Brackett, 9. Jeffery Reed Jr., 10. Brad Bedinger, 11. Chris Bolyard, 12. Bruce Boylard, 13. Thomas Riech, 14. Mitch Ringler.

STOCK HORNETS – 1. Jonathan Drake (Decatur), 2. Benjamin McChristy, 3. Luke Wright, 4. Marty Sullivan, 5. Garrett Lewis, 6. Torry Lyons, 7. Brian Offer, 8. William Deavers, 9. Tom Miller, 10. Mike McChristy, 11. Matthew Reed, 12. Dean Holt, 13. Roger Reed, 14. Kenneth Reed, 15. Nick Matherly.

ILLINOIS LIGHTNING SPRINT SERIES – 1. Austin Archdale, 2, Andy Baugh, 3. Brad Funk, 4. Larry Erstin, 5. Beau Bennett.

 

 

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Sep 27

One lucky fan takes wild ride in action packed Macon Speedway season finale Saturday

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MACON, Ill. – On the season finale for Macon Speedway Saturday night, drivers go for championships and trophies while the fans get a chance to go home with a prize – or maybe the experience of a lifetime. It’s a crazy night at the legendary fifth-mile high banked dirt oval as we complete another fabulous season.

During the Hornet World Championship presented by DynaGraphics/ILMO Saturday, Macon Speedway will hold a free raffle where one lucky fan will win a ride in the two-seat Late Model. Bring the camera. It just might be you. Thanks to our generous sponsors, there will also be plenty of gift certificates and prizes handed out. Macon Speedway will hold racing in seven classes in the final night of racing in 2014 after adding the highly competitive B-Mods to the lineup.

B-Mods have also been added to the racing lineup. Like Pro Late Models, B-Mods will become a more regular division next season after running at Macon Speedway for the first time this season. The division continues to grow in Central Illinois, and the car count is expected to jump next season. So get ready for some exciting, door-to-door racing in a class that’s friendly on a driver’s wallet.

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DynaGraphics will also hold a contest for a $500 voucher good toward any product in its lineup, including a vehicle wrap. The Decatur-based company specializing in signs, printing and wraps will show off its products, and a lucky contestant will win a prize package valued at $500 from a giveaway during the racing program. The voucher will be good toward any wrap, sign, graphics project or printing by DynaGraphics, 3220 N. Woodford St., Decatur.

ILMO Products will distribute coupons to the first 1,000 ticket holders for a free pair of OSHA approved sunglasses. ILMO is a single-source provider of industrial, medical and laboratory gases in bulk, micro-bulk, cryogenic and cylinder solutions. ILMO offers bulk and residential propane, welding and safety equipment, industrial supplies and accessories, and welder rental and repair services. Based in Jacksonville, ILMO also has 10 locations, including Decatur, Springfield, Litchfield and Mattoon.

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After Mother Nature didn’t cooperate last weekend, Macon Speedway offers another invitation to Scouts and Special Olympics. Scouts and Scout leaders in uniform receive free admission, and Scout parents and their adult children may buy tickets for $10. Special Olympics athletes and their families receive free admission. Just wear your Special Olympics T-shirt.

The Outlaw Hornets will race in a $300 to win feature plus the chance to take home the Outlaws championship trophy – a definite keepsake for any racer. This is the same style of trophy the guys get when winning on the state fair miles. The Stock Hornets will also run for the Championship trophy as the class gets some of the spotlight at the famed fifth-mile high banked dirt oval on the final night of another spectacular season. The full lineup is Billingsley Towing Modifieds, Street Stocks, Sportsman, Outlaw Hornets, Stock Hornets, B-Mods and the Illinois Lightning Sprint Series will also race. Gates open at 5 p.m. with racing at 7.

For more information, follow Macon Speedway at (www.maconracing.com), 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 can text MSDRIVERS to 74574 to receive driver information. Message and data rates may 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.

 

 

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Sep 25

B-Mods added to season finale at Macon Speedway before getting more action in 2015

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MACON, Ill. – As the season comes to a close Saturday at legendary Macon Speedway, B-Mods have been added to the racing lineup. Introduced to the action for the first time here this season, the class has grown in car count and interest among drivers. B-Mods will become a more regular part of the lineup next season after getting six nights on the schedule in 2014. So bring your B-mod to the fast fifth-mile high banked oval for some fun, competitive racing before a big crowd, then get ready to come back in 2015 for more of the same.

B-Mods are just part of the fun Saturday with the Hornet World Championships presented by DynaGraphics and ILMO. Macon Speedway wants to reward the fans and drivers for their loyalty this season. There will be plenty of gift certificates, merchandise and free giveaways, and two free contests have folks buzzing. Macon Speedway will give one lucky fan a ride in the two-seat late model during intermission. Bring your camera. It’s a once in a lifetime experience.

DynaGraphics will also hold a contest for a $500 voucher good toward any product in its lineup, including a vehicle wrap. The Decatur-based company specializing in signs, printing and wraps will show off its products, and a contestant will win a prize package valued at $500 from a giveaway during the racing program. The voucher will be good toward any wrap, sign, graphics project or printing by DynaGraphics, 3220 N. Woodford St., Decatur. Imagine that wrap on your truck, ATV or even that race hauler.

ILMO Products will distribute coupons to the first 1,000 ticket holders for a free pair of OSHA approved sunglasses. ILMO is a single-source provider of industrial, medical and laboratory gases in bulk, micro-bulk, cryogenic and cylinder solutions. ILMO offers bulk and residential propane, welding and safety equipment, industrial supplies and accessories, and welder rental and repair services. Based in Jacksonville, ILMO also has 10 locations, including Decatur, Springfield, Litchfield and Mattoon.

It’s easy to win. Just keep your ticket stub, and Macon Speedway will read off the numbers on the PA system. The winners will get anything from that ride in the two-seater to free merchandise and gift certificates. Thanks to our generous sponsors, there will also be plenty of gift certificates and prizes handed out. Keep your heads up. Those T-shirts and goodies will be flying into the crowd.

After Mother Nature didn’t cooperate last weekend, Macon Speedway offers another invitation to Scouts and Special Olympics. Scouts and Scout leaders in uniform receive free admission, and Scout parents and their adult children may buy tickets for $10. Special Olympics athletes and their families receive free admission. Just wear your Special Olympics T-shirt.

The Outlaw Hornets will race in a $300 to win feature plus the chance to take home the Outlaws championship trophy. This is the same style of trophy the guys get when winning on the state fair miles. The Stock Hornets will also run for the Championship trophy as the class gets some of the spotlight. The full lineup is Billingsley Towing Modifieds, Street Stocks, Sportsman, Outlaw Hornets, Stock Hornets, B-Mods and the Illinois Lightning Sprint Series will also race. Gates open at 5 p.m. with racing at 7.

For more information, follow Macon Speedway at (www.maconracing.com), 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 can text MSDRIVERS to 74574 to receive driver information. Message and data rates may 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.

 

 

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Sep 24

Champion Terry Reed sits atop tight Midwest Big Ten Street Stocks final points standings

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MACON, Ill. – Terry Reed, of Decatur, celebrated the final Big Ten Street Stocks night with a win that clinched the championship and the $1,000 prize that goes to the driver who compiled the most points among eight finishes in the exciting 10-race series that competed at four different tracks this summer.

While the street stocks division became one of the most competitive and thrilling classes during the 2014 season, promoters are already putting together next season’s schedule. So drivers will want to clear their calendars to prepare for next season’s run to the title.

Bobby Beiler, of Blue Mound, led for a portion of the season and took the title hunt to the final race of the season before ending up in second place, followed by Thomas Riech, of Springfield, in third and Kyle Waters, of Oreana, in fourth. Gene Reed, of Blue Mound, tied for fifth with Macon’s Greg Osman, who overcame mechanical issues early in the season to climb the standings.

The $3,000 points fund pays out through the top 10. A complete listing of points can be found at Maconracing.com. The top 15 drivers are listed below with point totals after compiling the best eight finishes among the 10 races.

1. Terry Reed 464

2. Bobby Beiler 444

3. Thomas Riech 396

4. Kyle Waters 382

5. (tie) Gene Reed 364

Greg Osman 364

7. Brian Dasenbrock 316

8. Luke Force 312

9. Roy Magee 302

10. (tie) Bobby Eskew 244

Steve Ewing 244

12. Ronnie Burns 226

13. Jeremiah Hoadley 224

14. Nick Justice 144

15. Zach Perryman 138

 

 

 

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Sep 24

Win ride in the Macon Speedway two-seat late model during season finale Saturday

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                MACON, Ill. – It’s the big question all summer long. How can I get in a ride in the two-seater? The Macon Speedway two-seat late model is generally reserved for sponsor rides, but it’s been made ready for one lucky fan to take a ride during intermission Saturday. While the Hornet World Championships presented by DynaGraphics and ILMO take center stage on the Macon Speedway season finale, one fan can claim the prize. It’s easy. Just keep your ticket stub, and Macon Speedway will read off the numbers on the PA system. The winner will get strapped into the unique two-seater for a blast around the legendary fifth-mile high banked oval. Bring your camera. It’s a once in a lifetime experience.

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The racing will be heated as drivers try to stake their claim in the points standings in seven divisions racing in the final night of the season, but there’s so much more to entertain the fans. Thanks to our generous sponsors, there will also be plenty of gift certificates and prizes handed out. Keep your heads up. Those T-shirts and goodies will be flying into the crowd.

DynaGraphics will also hold a contest for a $500 voucher good toward any product in its lineup, including a vehicle wrap. The Decatur-based company specializing in signs, printing and wraps will show off its products, and a lucky contestant will win a prize package valued at $500 from a giveaway during the racing program. The voucher will be good toward any wrap, sign, graphics project or printing by DynaGraphics, 3220 N. Woodford St., Decatur. Imagine a wrap on your truck, boat, ATV or even your race trailer.

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ILMO Products will distribute coupons to the first 1,000 ticket holders for a free pair of OSHA approved sunglasses. They’re great for just about any worksite outdoors. ILMO is a single-source provider of industrial, medical and laboratory gases in bulk, micro-bulk, cryogenic and cylinder solutions. ILMO offers bulk and residential propane, welding and safety equipment, industrial supplies and accessories, and welder rental and repair services. Based in Jacksonville, ILMO also has 10 locations, including Decatur, Springfield, Litchfield and Mattoon.

Il Mo logo

After Mother Nature didn’t cooperate last weekend, Macon Speedway offers another invitation to Scouts and Special Olympics. Scouts and Scout leaders in uniform receive free admission, and Scout parents and their adult children may buy tickets for $10. Special Olympics athletes and their families receive free admission. Just wear your Special Olympics T-shirt.

The Outlaw Hornets will race in a $300 to win feature plus the chance to take home the Outlaws championship trophy – a definite keepsake for any racer. This is the same style of trophy the guys get when winning on the state fair miles. The Stock Hornets will also run for the Championship trophy as the class gets some of the spotlight at the famed fifth-mile high banked dirt oval on the final night of another spectacular season. The full lineup is Billingsley Towing Modifieds, Street Stocks, Sportsman, Outlaw Hornets, Stock Hornets, B-Mods and the Illinois Lightning Sprint Series will also race. Gates open at 5 p.m. with racing at 7.

For more information, follow Macon Speedway at (www.maconracing.com), 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 can text MSDRIVERS to 74574 to receive driver information. Message and data rates may 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.

 

 

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Sep 23

DynaGraphics, ILMO present Hornet World Championship on season finale Saturday

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                MACON, Ill. – On the season finale for Macon Speedway Saturday night, drivers go for championships and trophies while the fans get a chance to go home with a prize – or maybe the experience of a lifetime. During the Hornet World Championship presented by DynaGraphics/ILMO Saturday, Macon Speedway will hold a free raffle where one lucky fan will win a ride in the two-seat Late Model. Bring the camera. It just might be you. Thanks to our generous sponsors, there will also be plenty of gift certificates and prizes handed out. Macon Speedway will hold racing in seven classes in the final night of racing in 2014 after adding the highly competitive B-Mods to the lineup.

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DynaGraphics will also hold a contest for a $500 voucher good toward any product in its lineup, including a vehicle wrap. The Decatur-based company specializing in signs, printing and wraps will show off its products, and a lucky contestant will win a prize package valued at $500 from a giveaway during the racing program. The voucher will be good toward any wrap, sign, graphics project or printing by DynaGraphics, 3220 N. Woodford St., Decatur.

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ILMO Products will distribute coupons to the first 1,000 ticket holders for a free pair of OSHA approved sunglasses. ILMO is a single-source provider of industrial, medical and laboratory gases in bulk, micro-bulk, cryogenic and cylinder solutions. ILMO offers bulk and residential propane, welding and safety equipment, industrial supplies and accessories, and welder rental and repair services. Based in Jacksonville, ILMO also has 10 locations, including Decatur, Springfield, Litchfield and Mattoon.

Il Mo logo

After Mother Nature didn’t cooperate last weekend, Macon Speedway offers another invitation to Scouts and Special Olympics. Scouts and Scout leaders in uniform receive free admission, and Scout parents and their adult children may buy tickets for $10. Special Olympics athletes and their families receive free admission. Just wear your Special Olympics T-shirt.

The Outlaw Hornets will race in a $300 to win feature plus the chance to take home the Outlaws championship trophy – a definite keepsake for any racer. This is the same style of trophy the guys get when winning on the state fair miles. The Stock Hornets will also run for the Championship trophy as the class gets some of the spotlight at the famed fifth-mile high banked dirt oval on the final night of another spectacular season. The full lineup is Billingsley Towing Modifieds, Street Stocks, Sportsman, Outlaw Hornets, Stock Hornets, B-Mods and the Illinois Lightning Sprint Series will also race. Gates open at 5 p.m. with racing at 7.

For more information, follow Macon Speedway at (www.maconracing.com), 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 can text MSDRIVERS to 74574 to receive driver information. Message and data rates may 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.

 

 

Permanent link to this article: http://www.maconracing.com/2014/09/dynagraphics-ilmo-present-hornet-world-championship-on-season-finale-saturday/

Sep 23

B-Mods added to racing lineup on exciting season finale at Macon Speedway Saturday night

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MACON, Ill. – After introducing the class at Macon Speedway this season, the legendary race track will add B-Mods to the racing lineup on the season finale Saturday with the World Hornet Championship presented by DynaGraphics and ILMO. B-Mods will race at Macon Speedway for the sixth time this season, and the class has grown steadily during its inaugural campaign on the fifth-mile high banked oval. The B-Mods division is a fast-growing group of cars designed as a cost containment series, allowing drivers to compete in thrilling racing on a limited budget while also providing the door-to-door action that entertains the fans.

The addition of B-Mods to the lineup boosts the program to seven classes of competition on the final night of the season as drivers go for championships and a strong finish in the final standings. On the season finale for Macon Speedway Saturday night, drivers go for championships and trophies while the fans get a chance to go home with a prize – or maybe the experience of a lifetime. Macon Speedway will hold a free raffle where one lucky fan will win a ride on the two-seat Late Model. There will also be plenty of gift certificates and prizes handed out.

DynaGraphics will also hold a contest for a $500 voucher good toward any product in its lineup, including a vehicle wrap. ILMO Products will distribute coupons to the first 1,000 ticket holders for a free pair of OSHA approved sunglasses.

After Mother Nature didn’t cooperate last weekend, Macon Speedway offers another invitation to Scouts and Special Olympics. Scouts and Scout leaders in uniform receive free admission, and Scout parents and their adult children may buy tickets for $10. Special Olympics athletes and their families receive free admission. Just wear your Special Olympics T-shirt.

The Outlaw Hornets will race in a $300 to win feature plus the chance to take home the Outlaws championship trophy – a definite keepsake for any racer. This is the same style of trophy the guys get when winning on the state fair miles. The Stock Hornets will also run for the Championship trophy as the class gets some of the spotlight at the famed fifth-mile high banked dirt oval on the final night of another spectacular season. Billingsley Towing Modifieds, Street Stocks, Sportsman and the Illinois Lightning Sprint Series will also race. Gates open at 5 p.m. with racing at 7.

For more information, follow Macon Speedway at (www.maconracing.com), 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 can text MSDRIVERS to 74574 to receive driver information. Message and data rates may 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 on Wiles.

 

 

 

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Sep 20

Late afternoon thunderstorm rains out program at Macon Speedway Saturday night

MACON — After a late afternoon thunderstorm left the Macon Speedway dirt oval saturated, the MOWA Sprints presented by DynaGraphics and ILMO have been rained out Saturday.

The season finale is set for Saturday, Sept. 27.

For more information, follow Macon Speedway at (www.maconracing.com), 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 can text MSDRIVERS to 74574 to receive driver information. Message and data rates may 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.

 

 

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Sep 20

MOWA caps amazing Sprint Week as part of wild night at Macon Speedway Saturday

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MACON, Ill. – There’s only one way to put the finishing touches on an amazing Sprint Week. Let’s get up close and personal with the MOWA Sprint Car Series Satutrday night at Macon Speedway, presented by DynaGraphics and ILMO. After some incredible racing at the Terre Haute (Ind.) Action Track with the World of Outlaws and USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Cars, we are racing tonight with the wild dirt slinging action heads to the famed fifth-mile high banked dirt oval ate Macon Speedway for MOWA’s only appearance here this season.

DynaGraphics and ILMO will provide giveaways and Scouts will participate in the program during Scout Night, MOWA takes center stage. The MOWA Sprint Car Series presented by Casey General Stores races in four states and brings the winged sprint cars to roar around the legendary oval in a display of speed, power and fearless driving by the open wheel stars. Jerrod Hull, of Sikeston, Mo., leads the MOWA points standings with 1,265, ahead of Joey Moughan, of Springfield, Ill., with 1,141. A.J. Bruns, of Lincoln, Ill., is third, followed by Chris Urish, of Elkhart, Ill., in fourth and Korey Weyant, of Springfield, Ill., in fifth.

Racing is just part of the excitement. It’s Scout Night, as the Scouts will get the opportunity to participate in the flag ceremony during the national anthem and get a picture with a race car. Scouts and Scout leaders in uniform receive free admission, and Scout parents and their adult children may buy tickets for $10.

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Special Olympics athletes and their families also receive free admission.

DynaGraphics will also hold a contest for a $500 voucher good toward any product in its lineup, including a vehicle wrap. The Decatur-based company specializing in signs, printing and wraps will show off its products, and a lucky contestant will win a prize package valued at $500 from a giveaway during the racing program. The voucher will be good toward any wrap, sign, graphics project or printing by DynaGraphics, 3220 N. Woodford St., Decatur.

ILMO Products will distribute coupons to the first 1,000 fans for a free pair of OSHA approved sunglasses. ILMO is a single-source provider of industrial, medical and laboratory gases in bulk, micro-bulk, cryogenic and cylinder solutions. ILMO offers bulk and residential propane, welding and safety equipment, industrial supplies and accessories, and welder rental and repair services. Based in Jacksonville, ILMO also has 10 locations, including Decatur, Springfield, Litchfield and Mattoon.

Also, Macon Speedway has secured more free gifts from sponsors, and there will be plenty of free prizes awarded to fans during the program.

Billingsley Towing Modifieds, Street Stocks, Outlaw Hornets, Stock Hornets, B-Mods and the Illinois Lightning Sprint Series will also race. Gates open at 5 p.m. with racing at 7. CEFCU Kid’s Club will also meet for the final time this season.

For more information, follow Macon Speedway at (www.maconracing.com), 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 can text MSDRIVERS to 74574 to receive driver information. Message and data rates may 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.

 

 

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Sep 18

Special Olympics athletes, families are special guests at Macon Speedway Saturday night

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MACON, Ill. – Macon Speedway is pleased to announce Special Olympic athletes and their families are special guests at the legendary speedway Saturday, and they will be be admitted free of charge. During the program, we will recognize the Special Olympics athletes. Wear your T-shirt and let everyone know you’re a Special Olympian.

It’s also a special night at Macon Speedway, because the MOWA Sprints presented by DynaGraphics and ILMO bring full body sprint cars to the fast fifth-mile high banked oval. The MOWA Sprint Car Series presented by Casey General Stores races in four states and brings the winged sprint cars to roar around the legendary oval in a display of speed, power and fearless driving by the open wheel stars.

Racing is just part of the excitement. It’s also Scout Night, as the Scouts will get the opportunity to participate in the flag ceremony during the national anthem and get a picture with a race car. Scouts and Scout leaders in uniform receive free admission, and Scout parents and their adult children may buy tickets for $10.

DynaGraphics will also hold a contest for a $500 voucher good toward any product in its lineup, including a vehicle wrap. The Decatur-based company specializing in signs, printing and wraps will show off its products, and a lucky contestant will win a prize package valued at $500 from a giveaway during the racing program. The voucher will be good toward any wrap, sign, graphics project or printing by DynaGraphics.

ILMO Products will distribute coupons to the first 1,000 ticket holders for a free pair of OSHA approved sunglasses. ILMO is a single-source provider of industrial, medical and laboratory gases in bulk, micro-bulk, cryogenic and cylinder solutions.

Billingsley Towing Modifieds, Street Stocks, Outlaw Hornets, Stock Hornets, B-Mods and the Illinois Lightning Sprint Series will also race. Gates open at 5 p.m. with racing at 7. CEFCU Kid’s Club will also meet for the final time this season.

For more information, follow Macon Speedway at (www.maconracing.com), 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 can text MSDRIVERS to 74574 to receive driver information. Message and data rates may 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.

 

 

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