To change things up a little for the upcoming racing season, Lincoln Speedway has changed it’s weekly racing program to Friday night for the 2010 racing season which allows the classes to be UMP sanctioned for national points. Weekly classes competing at the speedway will be UMP Modifieds, UMP Baum Chevrolet Pro Late Models, UMP Street Stocks, UMP 4 cylinder Wild Things and Mini-Sprints. Also making scheduled appearances will be the Kid Modz and the highly popular Sprint and Non-Wing Sprint cars.
Special events planned this year will be the third visit from the World of Outlaws Late Models on Friday May 7 for the 3rd Annual Land of Lincoln 50 (the purse has been increased from $7,000 to win to $10, 000 to win and the laps have been increased from 40 to 50). On Sunday July 4th, the UMP Summernationals Hell Tour will be in action at the always exciting, action packed1/4 mile oval. After two very exciting $2,000 to win features on April 17th, the UMP Monster Midwest Late Model Series will be making another appearance on July 25th.
For our open wheel fans, we welcome Illinois Sprint week on June 12th and the Monster Midwest Sprint series on June 27th. The 1010 season grand finale will feature the Monster Midwest Sprint Nationals four day show will be held October 7th through October 10th. Competing will be Sprints and Non-Wing Sprints in an awesome display of speed and side by side racing.
We would like to thank our devoted weekly fans who are always treated to a great night of entertainment in all racing divisions. More surprises are in store for the remainder of the 2010 season in addition to the Raminator Monster Truck who made an appearance on April 16.
Lincoln Speedway is located in central Illinois and is easily accessed from Interstate 55. For more information, please visit www.lincolnspeedway.org or call 217-735-1833 on race day or 217-737-7134 on off days.