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It’s Raceday In Lincoln! Join Us For the SPEEDWEEK Sunday Finale!

It is race day! An action packed evening of great open wheel and stock car racing is on tap as Sport City of Jacksonville, Inc POWRi Speed Week comes to Lincoln Speedway. The Mighty Midgets, Micros, and DII Midgets join our DIRTcar UMP Modifieds with Kenny Wallace (Official Page), Brian Lynn, Ray Bollinger, Dave Crawley, Jr. and all the Lincoln Modified stars in the finale for SPEEDWEEK.   Divisions Racing: Lucas Oil POWRi National Midgets Speedway Motors POWRi 600cc Winged Outlaw Micros POWRi/Illini DII Midgets presented by Nutech Seed DIRTcar UMP Modifieds   Times: Pits 2:30 Stands 4:00 MOD Pill Draw Ends 4:50 Hot Laps 5:00 MOD Group Qualifying 5:40 Racing 6:00   Pricing: General …

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POWRi Illinois Midget Week Underway And Heading To Central Illinois

Sunday Finale To Be Held At Lincoln IL Speedway The 2016 edition of the highly popular Illinois Midget SPEEDWEEK, sanctioned by POWRi, is officially underway, after completing the Belle-Clair Speedway event last night.  In what can be a grueling week for drivers and teams, fans love seeing some of the best open wheelers in the country converge in Illinois.  Everything will wrap up on Sunday evening, June 12, at the Lincoln Speedway finale, in Lincoln, IL. In opening night action at Belle-Clair Speedway, in Belleville, IL, 32 POWRi Lucas Oil National Midgets, 55 POWRi Speedway Motors Micros, and 20 POWRi/Illini D-II Midgets were on track for a great kickoff to the week.  In 2015, the …

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Illinois Midget Week Coming To Lincoln Speedway June 12

Belleville, IL – The 4th Annual Illinois SPEED Week is shaping up to be one of the largest events for 2016 with a world-wide driver presence set to tackle five straight days of racing. All five nights will feature POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget Series action, paired with both the POWRi Speedway Motors 600cc Outlaw Micro Series and the POWRi/ILLINI Lucas Oil Division II Midget Series. The grueling weeks kicks off on Wednesday, June 8th at the high-banked Belle-Clair Speedway. Thursday, teams will head north to Quincy Raceways, before Friday’s show at Jacksonville Speedway. Saturday, the divisions will invade Macon Speedway and for the fifth and final night, Illinois SPEED Week will conclude at Lincoln …

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Lynn, Daugherty, & Baugh Take Lincoln Victories On All-Star Sprint Night

While Sheldon Haudenschild took the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit Of Champions victory on Friday night, the other three Lincoln Speedway divisions put on a great show for the large crowd in the house. In the UMP Pro Late Model class, Cory Daugherty started up front and built a sizable advantage early on against a strong 16-car field.  With less than five to go, however, things really started to heat up and brought fans to the edges of their seats.  As Daugherty was closing on some slower traffic, the rest of the top five was closing on him.  With just a couple laps to go, the lead battle was hot with defending division champion, Nick …

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Sheldon Haudenschild Earns First Ever Arctic Cat All Star Win at Lincoln Speedway

(Photo: Sheldon Haudenschild with team in Lincoln (Ill.) Speedway victory lane – Jason Brown Photo Credit) Sheldon Haudenschild Earns First Ever Arctic Cat All Star Win at Lincoln Speedway; Weekend action resumes at Wilmot Raceway LINCOLN, Illinois (May 20, 2016) – For the second time in as many starts, Wooster, Ohio’s Sheldon Haudenschild earned a trip to Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions victory lane, this time during a first ever appearance at the Lincoln Speedway in Lincoln, Illinois. Haudenschild took advantage of a lap-17 restart to earn his position at the front of the field, driving around pole sitter Parker Price-Miller on a rubbered-up racing surface to clinch a second consecutive, $5,000, Arctic Cat …

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IT IS RACE DAY!

The 900+ horsepower methanol burning, fire breathing 410 winged sprint cars of the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Championscomes to town. NASCAR star Kenny Wallace (Official Page) will join theMidwest Technical Institute – MTI DIRTcar UMP Modifieds to try and take down the white hot Ray Bollinger and a stout field of regulars. UMP Pro Late Models and Nutech Seed POWRi Illini DII Midgets are in action as well. Classes Racing: Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions 410 Winged Sprint Cars Midwest Technical Institute UMP Modifieds UMP Pro Late Models Nutech Seed POWRi Illini II Midgets Pits open at 3 PM Stands 4 PM Sprint Car Hot Laps 5:45 PM Local Pill Draw …

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NASCAR’s Wallace Working To Stop Bollinger’s Streak At Lincoln Speedway

(Wallace/Bollinger Photo Courtesy Of Rocky Ragusa) Modifieds Part Of All Star Sprint Show Friday Night Lincoln IL Speedway is the site for the Tony Stewart owned Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions on Friday, May 20.  Fans, though, will not be overlooking the highly popular Midwest Technical Institute UMP Modified division, which will be racing as well.  Many will be watching to see if Kewanee, IL driver, Ray Bollinger, can keep his unbeaten streak alive.  Others will have their eyes glued to NASCAR personality, Kenny Wallace, as he tries to end Bollinger’s streak at three. Bollinger, a veteran driver who pilots a bright yellow #77, has had plenty of Lincoln Speedway success in the …

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Tony Stewart’s Arctic Cat All Star Circuit Of Champions Set For Lincoln Speedway

Series Making Only Illinois Appearance This Friday Night Lincoln Speedway in Lincoln, IL, is preparing for its biggest winged sprint car show, possibly ever, this coming Friday night, May 20.  The date marks the only Illinois visit in 2016 for the Tony Stewart owned Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champion sprint cars.  It will be a great night for all racing fans, as the UMP Pro Late Models, UMP Midwest Technical Institute Modifieds, and POWRi/Illini D-II Midgets Presented By Nutech Seed will also be in action.                 Coming into Friday’s event at Lincoln, veteran open wheel star, Dale Blaney, of Hartford, Ohio leads the standings, claiming wins at Attica Raceway Park and Port Royal …

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