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Lincoln Speedway, located in Lincoln, Illinois on the Logan County Fairgrounds, is a 1/4 mile dirt race track that opened in 2004. In 2007 Lincoln Speedway hosted events for World of Outlaws Late Model Series and UMP Summernationals as well as their local racing series'. 2008 will see more of the same from both sanctioning bodies, as well as full-time sanctioning from United Midwestern Promoters. In 2008, Lincoln Speedway acquired their very own 2-seat Late Model, and offer rides in it after the racing program is finished. Lincoln Speedway's season opening race for 2011 is Friday, April 8, and the speedway will also hold a NASCAR Night on Tuesday, June 14 for the first time ever. Lincoln Speedway will also be racing every Friday night this year with sanctioning from United Midwestern Promoters.
There is a Lincoln Speedway located in Abbottstown, Pa. It was created and funded by Hillen “Hilly” Rife, Sr., who is an influence figure in the growth of NASCAR, and three other men. It was built by Maitland Brothers Construction, which was the first major construction job of this world wide construction company. Rife was named as the promoter of the race track. The first race was in July of 1953. Over 60 years later, the track continues to operate today. They race 410s, 358s, Legends, Thunder Cars, and Late Models.