MACON, Ill. – With Heinkel’s products a fan favorite in the concession stands for decades, Macon Speedway is excited to unveil the food specials and fun activities during Heinkel’s Three Dog Night Saturday. While the racing program features the addition of Pro Late Models running for a points fund and UMP national points, the night loaded up on fun in the grandstands with $1 hot dogs, a hot dog eating contest and free merchandise, including variety meat packs from Heinkel’s. Women also receive half-price admission as the gals from Decatur bars competing in the Bud Light Ladies Night Championship presented by Y103.
Macon Speedway added Pro Late Models to the action including a $500 to win feature. The field will also be competing in a two-night point fund combined with the action at Lincoln (Ill.) Speedway Friday. The point fund winner takes home an extra $400, with second place getting $200, third grabbing $150, fourth taking $100 and fifth and sixth heading home with an extras $75 apiece. Billingsley Towing Modifieds, Street Stocks, Sportsman, Outlaw Hornets, Stock Hornets and the Illinois Lightning Sprint Series will also race. Grandstands open at 5 p.m. with racing at 7.
In the Bud Light Ladies Night Championship presented by Y103, the winning driver earns a prize package and a trophy goes to the bar she represents. The racers represent four bars:
Rocco — Jenny Cramer and Dana Damery
Starship Billiards – Dawn Reynolds and Holly Vinson
Woody’s – Laurel Phipps and Brianna Livingston
Pop’s Place – Christine Vogel and Michelle Perry.
Heinkel’s is a Decatur tradition. The wieners and sausages helped Heinkel’s earn the title of Illinois-Indiana grand champion of meat processors in 2013. The company’s smoked turkey legs are favorites at county fairs, theme parks and NASCAR events, so they were added to the Macon Speedway concessions this season. Two meat variety packs will also be given away. The assortment will include bacon, polish sausage, grand champion wieners, Andouille and fresh rope sausage. One of the variety packs goes to the hot dog eating champion and another one goes to a lucky fan. Be on the lookout for free T-shirts and camo hats, because hunters should also think about Heinkel’s during deer season. Last fall, Heinkel’s introduced the newest product to their Venison line-up, Jalapeno & Cheddar Venison Wieners.
For more information, follow Macon Speedway at (www.maconracing.com), 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 can text MSDRIVERS to 74574 to receive driver information. Message and data rates may 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.