Macon IL Speedway Ready To Get Back At It Saturday

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Macon Speedway Drivers Ready To Race For Second Time In 2020

(Macon, IL) While Mother Nature washed Macon Speedway out last weekend, drivers are ready to take back to the track this Saturday night, June 27 for a full seven division show. Last weekend would’ve been a treat had rain not arrived with strong fields of cars pitside.

A field of 20 BillingsleyRewards.com Modifieds were on hand last weekend before the rains came. That matched the full field the track saw on opening night as well, when Jacob Steinkoenig, of Highland, IL took the victory. The class looks like it will provide some great entertainment all season long.

The DIRTcar Pro Late Model class has handful of drivers that will compete hard for victories every week. Springfield, IL’s Jake Little won on opening night but the battle with Dakota Ewing, Chris Dick, Jose Parga, and Colby Sheppard was fun to watch. More of that is expected this week with maybe a couple more to throw in as well. A $100 bonus will be on the line for the overall top qualifier, courtesy of R33D Racecars.

Opening night was a tough one for the DIRTcar Pro Mod drivers as numerous cautions led to shortening the feature laps. That said, those who finished in the top half of the field are highly talented drivers who will keep things interesting all year long. Billy Knebel leads the standings heading into Saturday, after winning on opening night. It should also be noted he finished second in the A-Mod race with the same car.

2019 was a story of Dennis Vander Meersh and Scott Landers in the DIRTcar Sportsman class. Opening night was no different. Both had good numbers at pill draw which put them up front in their heat. Vander Meersh won with Landers taking second. The same happened in the feature, which reminded many of last year. The two will be the ones to shoot for this Saturday.

Bobby Beiler leads the field of Archers Alley Street Stocks into Saturday’s action after his win on opening night. Beiler did it in convincing style after starting at the tail of the field. Veteran Guy Taylor finished second that night in the Bub Russell car. Russell, unfortunately, passed away in the offseason and Taylor was tabbed to carry on his dream with the new ride. The Street Stocks arguably put on some of the most exciting action week after week.

Last year’s DIRTcar Hornet champion, Brady Reed, of Decatur, IL, looks like the one to beat again, as he leads the points going into Saturday. Reed won on opening night, with a pretty solid 15 car field on hand.

The Micros By Bailey Chassis are led by Micro veteran Jeremy Camp of Sullivan, IL. Anytime you see the #23 show up at Macon, you know he is one to beat. Tyler Robbins, Paul Day, Larry Drake, and Molly Day are top five in the standings heading into the event.

It was announced this week that Macon Speedway will also be back in action on Saturday, July 4, celebrating the holiday with racing and fireworks. Midgets will be in action for the first time this year, a tuneup for the POWRi shows coming up in August. The DIRTcar Pro Late Models and BillingsleyRewards.com Modifieds will be running in the 95Q/Dynagraphics Firecracker 40’s, while the Archers Alley Street Stocks and Hornets will also be on the card.

This Saturday’s event is sponsored by Air King and will have pits opening at 3:00, grandstands at 5:00, pill draw ends at 5:50, hotlaps begin at 6:00, and racing will take the green at 7:00. Grandstand admission will be $15 with kids 11 and under free.

About Macon Speedway:

For more information, follow Macon Speedway online at www.maconracing.com, on Facebook (www.facebook.com/maconracing) and Twitter (@maconspeedway). It’s easy to join the Macon Speedway text service. Fans can text MSFANS to 74574 to receive fan information. Drivers text MSDRIVERS to 74574 to receive driver information. Message and data rates apply. Updates are also available by calling Macon Speedway at 217-764-3000.

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 $150,000 Racer Rewards Program.

CURRENT STANDINGS (Top 10’s)

 

BillingsleyRewards.com Modifieds

 

Pos

#

First Name

Last Name

City

State

Points

Gap

1

24S

Jacob

Steinkoenig

Highland

IL

60

0

2

52

Billy

Knebel

Pocahontas

IL

58

2

3

77

Guy

Taylor

Springfield

IL

56

4

4

33

Jeremy

Nichols

Lovington

IL

54

6

5

21M

Willy

Myers

Collinsville

IL

52

8

6

27X

Kyle

Helmick

Smithton

IL

50

10

7

T6

Tommy

Sheppard

New Berlin

IL

48

12

8

18

Jarrett

Stryker

Millstadt

IL

46

14

9

7

Blake

Thompson

Troy

IL

44

16

10

28S

Joe

Strawkas

Buffalo

IL

42

18


DIRTcar Pro Late Models

 

Pos

#

First Name

Last Name

City

State

Points

Gap

1

38J

Jake

Little

Springfield

IL

60

0

2

25

Dakota

Ewing

Warrensburg

IL

58

2

3

22

Chris

Dick

Deland

IL

56

4

4

6P

Jose

Parga

New Berlin

IL

54

6

5

27

Colby

Sheppard

Williamsville

IL

52

8

6

7W

Dustin

Wiltermood

Windsor

IL

50

10

7

93J

JR

Wiltermood

Windsor

IL

48

12

8

33B

Storm

Beiler

Decatur

IL

46

14

9

14B

Brady

Lynch

Hillsboro

IL

44

16

10

10

Blake

Damery

Blue Mound

IL

0

60


DIRTcar Pro Modifieds

 

Pos

#

First Name

Last Name

City

State

Points

Gap

1

52

Billy

Knebel

Pocahontas

IL

60

0

2

85

Nick

Justice

Decatur

IL

58

2

3

27X

Kyle

Helmick

Smithton

IL

56

4

4

15C

Kevin

Crowder

Argenta

IL

54

6

5

27

Dalton

Ewing

Decatur

IL

52

8

6

43

Billy

Justice

Cerro Gordo

IL

50

10

7

55

Tim

Riech

Petersburg

IL

48

12

8

78

Maxx

Emerson

Taylorville

IL

46

14

9

7B

Brian

Burns

Bethany

IL

44

16

10

14E

Evan

Lynch

Hillsboro

IL

42

18


DIRTcar Sportsman

 

Pos

#

First Name

Last Name

City

State

Points

Gap

1

25

Dennis

Vander Meersch

Springfield

IL

60

0

2

41

Scott

Landers

Taylorville

IL

58

2

3

20R

Tyler

Roth

Fairbury

IL

56

4

4

11

Rick

Roedel

Shelbyville

IL

54

6

5

4

Matt

Reed

Decatur

IL

52

8

6

44

John

Lewis

Cerro Gordo

IL

50

10

7

84L

Jim

Farley III

Springfield

IL

48

12

8

07

Phil

Moreland

Assumption

IL

46

14


Archers Alley Street Stocks

 

Pos

#

First Name

Last Name

City

State

Points

Gap

1

B26

Bobby

Beiler

Blue Mound

IL

60

0

2

28

Guy

Taylor

Springfield

IL

58

2

3

16

Nick

Macklin

Argenta

IL

56

4

4

21

Jaret

Duff

Maroa

IL

54

6

5

67

Rudy

Zaragoza

Jacksonville

IL

52

8

6

08

Brian

Dasenbrock

Decatur

IL

50

10

7

31H

Jake

Hearty

Belleville

IL

48

12

8

21R

Dustin

Reed

Decatur

IL

46

14

9

22X

Darrell

Dick

Monticello

IL

44

16

10

3J

Jonathon

Hall

Harristown

IL

42

18


DIRTcar Hornets

 

Pos

#

First Name

Last Name

City

State

Points

Gap

1

32B

Brady

Reed

Decatur

IL

60

0

2

357

Billy

Mason

Brownstown

IL

58

2

3

26A

Michael

McKay

Springfield

IL

56

4

4

31

Jacob

Shanks

Decatur

IL

54

6

5

44

Bill

Basso

Athens

IL

52

8

6

64CK

Cook

Crawford

Lincoln

IL

50

10

7

98

Ken

Reed

Decatur

IL

48

12

8

35

Alex

Higgs

Moweaqua

IL

46

14

9

63

Paul

Peters

Pana

IL

44

16

10

3H

Allan

Harris

Chatham

IL

42

18


Micros By Bailey Chassis

 

Pos

#

First Name

Last Name

City

State

Points

Gap

1

23

Jeremy

Camp

Sullivan

IL

60

0

2

35

Tyler

Robbins

Collinsville

IL

58

2

3

84

Paul

Day

Atwood

IL

56

4

4

97D

Larry

Drake

Terre Haute

IN

54

6

5

17

Molly

Day

Allerton

IL

52

8

6

10

Jacob

Tipton

Decatur

IL

50

10

7

8B

John

Barnard

Sherman

IL

48

12

8

6

Kyle

Touchette

Collinsville

IL

46

14

9

2F

Mike

Frantz

44

16

10

2

Cody

Swisher

Atwood

IL

42

18