Feb 09

Kerby Damery, late model driver, passes away

MACON, Ill. – Macon Speedway would like to offer its condolences following the passing for Kerby Damery. A Macon native, Damery was a long-time late model driver who knew his way around Macon Speedway. Damery, 49, died Sunday after a long fight with cancer. Macon Speedway promoter Bob Sargent and all the track employees would …

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Feb 05

Macon Speedway adds another division, July 3-4 POWRI doubleheader in 2015

  MACON, Ill. – Fasten your seat belts. Macon Speedway is ready to drop the green flag on its 70th season of racing by adding a new division to its regular racing and new dates for special touring shows.  The historic fifth-mile high-banked dirt oval will host two premier late model programs and also host …

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Feb 05

Born in USA Weekend with POWRi midgets, micros on July 3-4 at Macon Speedway

MACON, Ill. – There’s nothing more red, white and blue than dirt track racing, so Macon Speedway is proud to introduce the Born in the USA Weekend, when POWRi midgets and outlaw micros roll into Macon Speedway for a doubleheader of amazing open-wheel racing. The nation’s fastest rising dirt car series hits the historic fifth-mile …

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Feb 05

Track Enterprises schedule in 2015 features Nashville ARCA Racing Series event

MACON, Ill. – With dirt track races at the Midwest’s most prestigious facilities plus a new event on the asphalt five-eighths mile track at the Tennessee State Fairgrounds in Nashville, Tenn., Track Enterprises is excited to unveil a thrilling schedule for the 2015 racing season. For the second straight year, Track Enterprises promotes the ARCA Racing …

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Feb 05

Local racing loses great friend in Diane Bennett

MACON, Ill. – Diane Carol Bennett, longtime scorekeeper at Macon Speedway and a friend to dirt track racing for more than 30 years, passed away Wednesday. Her legacy will be missed. A lifelong area resident and the scorekeeper for more than 30 seasons at Macon Speedway, Track Enterprises and Farmer City Raceway, Diane was an …

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Dec 29

Drivers meeting for 2015 set for Saturday, Jan. 3

  MACON, Ill. – Another exciting season of dirt track racing is just around the high-banked corners at Macon Speedway, one the nation’s most respected race tracks, so it’s time for drivers to get up to speed on the rules package for the 2015 season. Macon Speedway will hold the drivers meeting on Jan. 3 …

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Oct 16

Annual Driver Awards Party, trophy presentation scheduled for Oct. 26 at Macon Speedway

MACON – It’s time to celebrate another fabulous racing season during the Driver Awards Party at Macon Speedway. Drivers and their families are invited for the annual get together at the track on Sunday, Oct. 26 from 4 to 7 p.m. We’ll have all the usual tasty treats, and it’s a great chance to hang …

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Oct 15

Diveley, Little share Midwest Big Ten Series late model championship

MACON, Ill. – Central Illinois has always been known for its talented late model drivers, and the 2014 racing season is no different. When the dirt settled after the final event in the 10-race Midwest Big Ten Series for late models, Ryan Little and Brian Diveley have been declared co-champs. Both drivers finished with 436 …

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Oct 10

Big Ten Late Models ready to roar at Lincoln Speedway Friday in premier tripleheader

MACON, Ill. – Midwest Big Ten Series Late Models are ready to roll in the season finale tonight (Friday, Oct. 10) at Lincoln Speedway, when the championship fight is combined with action from MOWA sprint cars and POWRi midgets for an amazing tripleheader during the final weekend of dirt tracking in Central Illinois. The rain …

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Oct 03

Big Ten Late Models, MOWA and POWRi form amazing tripleheader at Lincoln on Oct. 10

            MACON, Ill. – The Midwest Big Ten Series Late Model season finishes with a bang Friday, Oct. 10 at Lincoln (Ill.) Speedway, when the championship fight is combined with action from MOWA sprint cars and POWRi midgets for an amazing tripleheader during the final weekend of dirt tracking in Central Illinois. Ryan Little, of …

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