(Macon, IL) The 42nd annual Herald & Review 100, scheduled for Thursday, July 7 at Macon Speedway, has been postponed to Thursday, September 1 due to torrential rains that hit the area. The popular event is part of the DIRTcar Summer Nationals tour.
The new September 1 date will feature the 100-lap race for the DIRTcar Super Late Models as well as the $1,500 to win race for the BillingsleyRewards.com Modifieds. Macon Speedway was originally scheduled to have that weekend off with racing at the Du Quoin State Fair on Saturday and Sunday.
Macon Speedway still has another race on schedule this week with a full program of seven divisions this Saturday night, July 9. It will be 1st Responders Night, featuring free grandstand admission for first responders with ID proof. Any firemen, law enforcement officers, paramedics, and EMTs will able to attend for no cost.
The night will also have the Bruce Dulgar Classic for the 51 Bistro Big Ten Street Stocks, paying extra money throughout the field. At intermission, kids will have the opportunity to go on the racetrack and take a ride in a race car.
This Saturday’s event will have pits opening at 4:00, grandstands at 5:00, hotlaps at 6:00, and racing at 7:00 PM. Grandstand admission will be $15, while kids 11 and under are free.
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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. Macon Speedway is a proud member of the Contingency Connection’s $100,000 Racer Rewards Program.