Mar 06

Macon Speedway preparing track for two practice days leading up to opener on April 18

MACON, Ill. – With the 2015 season fast approaching, speedway officials have released the two dates scheduled for practice. The first one will be Sunday, March 29 and the second on Saturday, April 4. Both days gates open at 11am with track time scheduled for 12pm-4pm. Pit admission is $20 for Adults and $10 for …

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Mar 04

Big Ten Series Street Stocks ready to roar after thrilling season a year ago

MACON, Ill. — After a thrilling season a year ago when Terry Reed held off Bobby Beiler for the Big Ten Series Street Stocks championship, Macon Speedway hosts five nights in the 10-race series in the 2015 season. A highly competitive series with a large car count last season, the street stocks are expected to …

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Mar 04

Macon Speedway excited to unveil Big Ten Series Pro Late Models in 2015

BIG TEN 2015 Pro Late Model schedule

MACON, Ill — With the emergence of such quality race cars in the area and determined drivers prepared to put on a great show, the Big Ten Series will unveil the Pro Late Model Series in 2015. The crate late models with race a 10-event series with the champion earning $1,000 from the $3,000 point …

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Mar 04

Big Ten Series Super Late Models back after one-of-a-kind season last summer

BIG TEN 2015 Late Model schedule

MACON, Ill. — The Big Ten Series Super Late Models are back for 2015 after such a tight points battle last season, when Brian Diveley of Springfield and Ryan Little of Pleasant Plains were declared co-champs after tying for the points lead. A driver’s top eight finishes from the 10 races will be compiled to …

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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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