Macon IL Speedway Set For Twin 50’s On Memorial Day Monday

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Macon
 Speedway Begins Busy Racing Week With Memorial Day Event
Miller Lite Twin 50’s On Tap Monday Evening

(Macon, IL) After a rare Saturday night off, Macon Speedway is ready for a busy week which will feature three different days of racing.  It all begins on Memorial Day Monday, May 27, as the Midwest Big Ten Super Late Models and Neal Tire & Auto Pro Mods are featured in the Miller Lite Twin 50’s.

The Midwest Big Ten Super Late Models will be making their first visit of 2019 to the 1/5-mile high banked dirt oval.  The series opened up at Lincoln Speedway last Friday night with their second event the following night at Highland Speedway.  At Lincoln Speedway, Mike Chasteen, Jr. took the victory, while Daryn Klein took the trophy at Highland.  A Sunday event at Spoon River Speedway was canceled due to rain.

Monday’s Super Late Model event at Macon will pay $1,500 to the winner with a $100 bonus to the top finishing Pro Late competitor.  Typically, a good number of track regulars in the Decatur Building Trades Pro Late Model division run with the Supers.

The second 50-lapper will take place in the Neal Tire & Auto Pro Mods.  The division standings are currently led by Decatur, IL driver, Nick Justice, who has accumulated four top five finishes in as many starts.  Perennial favorite, Tim Hancock, is second in points and has won three out of the four features.  Hancock had one dnf, which dropped him a spot in the standings.  Billy Nail, Rob Timmons, and Tim Riech have also had solid starts and round out the top five in points.  The event will pay $700 to the winner.

New Berlin, IL driver Tommy Sheppard, Jr. leads the way in the BillingsleyRewards.com Modifieds as he has claimed two wins in four starts.  Springfield, IL’s Guy Taylor is second in the standings, garnering three top fives in four races but also had some mechanical issues a week ago which hurt his point total.  Rodney Standerfer is fourth in points but has been solid, winning a feature and claiming two second place finishes.  Jared Thomas and Alan Crowder also find themselves in the top five in points.  NASCAR’s Kenny Wallace and Ken Schrader will join Macon’s field of stars on Monday for the event.

It’s been all about the Brothers’ Reed so far this year in the Archer’s Alley Street Stocks.  Gene Reed leads the standing by four points over his brother Terry.  Terry has won two of the features, Gene has claimed one, and Darrell Dick took the other main event.  Larry Russell, Jr. is third in points, Dick fourth, and young rookie, Jonathon Hall fifth.

Decatur, IL’s Brady Reed has been the man to beat in the DIRTcar Hornet class at the track.  The division has had strong fields of cars this year with Reed winning two out of the four features.  Carter Dart is second in the points, while Billy Mason, Cook Crawford, and Michael Abbott are in the top five.

Rounding out Monday’s action will be the Micros presented by Bailey Chassis.  This year, the class is competing for points for the season ending awards banquet.  Riverton, IL’s Aaron Andruskevitch leads the points, winning both features so far.  Aiden Purduie, Tyler Day, Molly Day, and Tyler Rust are in the top five.

Monday’s events will run an hour ahead of normal starting times with pits opening at 3:00, grandstands at 4:00, hotlaps at 5:00, and racing will take the green at 6:00.  General admission will be $15 for adults and free for kids 11 and under.

The Memorial Day Special is the first of three events for the track this week with additional action on Thursday and Saturday.  Thursday will feature the 95Q Up On The Wheel Modified 100 with MOWA Sprint Cars and Pro Lates, while Saturday will feature Kids Bike Giveaway, $5 admission, and several divisions.  For more information, visit www.maconracing.com.

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 date 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)

 

Neal Tire & Auto Pro Mods

 

Pos

#

First Name

Last Name

City

State

Points

Gap

1

36

Nick

Justice

Decatur

IL

218

0

2

0

Tim

Hancock

Mount Olive

IL

208

10

3

B21

Billy

Nail

Decatur

IL

184

34

4

5

Rob

Timmons

Centralia

IL

162

56

5

55

Tim

Riech

Petersburg

IL

152

66

6

14N

Nathan

Lynch

Hillsboro

IL

136

82

7

1X

Chad

Evans

Mattoon

IL

134

84

8

14B

Brady

Lynch

Hillsboro

IL

134

84

9

116

Kevin

Rench

Hillsboro

IL

134

84

10

11

Roy

Magee

Springfield

IL

134

84


BillingsleyRewards.com Modifieds

 

Pos

#

First Name

Last Name

City

State

Points

Gap

1

T6

Tommy

Sheppard

New Berlin

IL

236

0

2

77

Guy

Taylor

Springfield

IL

212

24

3

43

Jared

Thomas

Edinburg

IL

210

26

4

28

Rodney

Standerfer

Summerfield

IL

196

40

5

87C

Alan

Crowder

Elwin

IL

184

52

6

0

Tim

Hancock

Mount Olive

IL

180

56

7

96

Michael

Rauch

Decatur

IL

146

90

8

10

Curt

Rhodes

Taylorville

IL

132

104

9

11

Zach

Rhodes

Taylorville

IL

112

124

10

313

Jordan

Warren

Medora

IL

98

138


Archer’s 
Alley Street Stocks

 

Pos

#

First Name

Last Name

City

State

Points

Gap

1

1

Gene

Reed

Hammond

IL

222

0

2

T5

Terry

Reed

Cerro Gordo

IL

218

4

3

X7

Larry

Russell

Decatur

IL

200

22

4

22X

Darrell

Dick

Monticello

IL

174

48

5

3J

Jonathon

Hall

Harristown

IL

170

52

6

41

Fredie

Thomas

Macon

IL

168

54

7

2Z

Andy

Zahnd

White Heath

IL

140

82

8

17

Joshua

Beal

Springfield

IL

140

82

9

08

Brian

Dasenbrock

Decatur

IL

130

92

10

199

Tommy

Pickering

Cerro Gordo

IL

126

96


DIRTcar Hornets

 

Pos

#

First Name

Last Name

City

State

Points

Gap

1

32B

Brady

Reed

Decatur

IL

236

0

2

D7

Carter

Dart

Springfield

IL

206

30

3

357

Billy

Mason

Brownstown

IL

200

36

4

64CK

Cook

Crawford

Lincoln

IL

164

72

5

69M

Michael

Abbott

Taylorville

IL

164

72

6

39M

Marty

Sullivan

Decatur

IL

146

90

7

26A

Michael

McKay

Springfield

IL

120

116

8

98

Ken

Reed

Decatur

IL

112

124

9

14J

Chris

Wright

Vandalia

IL

100

136

10

04

Steve

Stine

Stonington

IL

100

136


Micros By Bailey Chassis

 

Pos

#

First Name

Last Name

City

State

Points

Gap

1

21

Aaron

Andruskevitch

Riverton

IL

120

0

2

37

Aiden

Purdue

Clinton

IL

116

4

3

84

Tyler

Day

Atwood

IL

106

14

4

17

Molly

Day

Atwood

IL

104

16

5

2R

Tyler

Rust

Evansville

IN

100

20

6

10

Jacob

Tipton

Decatur

IL

90

30

7

5B

Chad

Baldwin

Lincoln

IL

86

34

8

44

Trevin

Littleton

Jacksonville

IL

72

48

9

55S

Daryn

Stark

Springfield

IL

72

48

10

8B

John

Barnard

Sherman

IL

66

54