Macon, IL – If there’s one thing Brandon Sheppard’s perfected in 14+ years of racing Dirt Late Models, it’s how to be patient in long races.   On Thursday night at Macon Speedway, he put every bit of that patience to good use, passing DIRTcar Summer Nationals points leader Brian Shirley in traffic for the […]

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MACON, IL — Gordy Gundaker goes back-to-back in the Herald & Review 100 at Macon Speedway after getting around Bobby Pierce on a last lap pass to win his second career Summer Nationals “Hell Tour” event. The St. Charles, Missouri racer won it on the bottom in 2018 and does it again in a thrilling […]

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MACON, IL – July 4, 2019 – Mike Harrison goes back-to-back with the DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals, passing point leader Tyler Nicely for the lead in heavy lapped traffic to claim the $1,500 pay day at Macon Speedway on Thursday night.   Bartonville, Illinois driver Allen Weisser set the front row with Nicely. […]

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Batavia, OH — Ongoing rain in the days leading up to the events at Tri-City Speedway and Macon Speedway in Southern Illinois has forced the cancellation of this weekend’s Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series events.   The Hoker Trucking Best in the Business 50 at Tri-City Speedway will now take place on Thursday, July […]

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DUNN, NC (April 23, 2019) – The Big River Steel / GETSCO Dunn Benson Motorsports Team and driver Devin Moran will be headed to the state of Illinois this weekend for two Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series sanctioned events. The weekend doubleheader will wrap up the month of April that will kick off on Friday, […]

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Shreveport, Louisiana – After enjoying an off weekend, Earl Pearson Jr. is eager to return to competition this weekend – April 26-27 – with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) in his Black Diamond Racecars House Car/ Lucas Oil No. 1 Drive4Etch.com/ Clements Racing Engine Super Late Model. Pearson Jr. has climbed into […]

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[button link=”https://speed51.com/join-today/” size=”xl” color=”red” shape=”round”]Click Here to Become a Member[/button] Click the Button Below to Watch the Race [button link=”https://speed51.com/player-summer-thunder-macon-speedway-il-9-1-18/” size=”xl” color=”green” shape=”round”]Click Here to Watch On-Demand[/button]   With seven divisions of racing in action at the tight bullring of Macon Speedway, fans witnessed plenty of exciting action Saturday night.   Race fans can now watch all […]

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Even when the tracks may not be the biggest, short track racing has a way of bringing out big tempers, big moments, and big crashes. This weekend saw a little bit of all of that, all over the country.   To get you caught up on the biggest stories that took place, Speed51.com presents you […]

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(Macon, IL) – The San Francisco Giants used “Even Year Magic” to win the World Series in Major League Baseball during the even years of 2010, 2012 & 2014. Bobby Pierce has his own even year magic going during the Lucas Oil Late Model Series visit to Macon Speedway. When the checkered flag hit the […]

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With the short track racing calendar hitting its stride this weekend, it’s time to let our fans know what we think are the 10 must-see short track racing events on the schedule. We’ve assembled a list of events that should have fans of all short track racing disciplines heading to a race track somewhere across […]

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