Racing Back In Taylorville IL This Wednesday Night

The 2023 Christian County Agricultural Fair opens Tuesday July 18 and runs through July 22, but it’s Wednesday, July 19 that racing fans have marked on their schedules as three divisions of racing return.  The Taylorville, IL fair put racing back on the schedule in 2014, much to the delight of racers and fans in the area.  The event is promoted by Track Enterprises of Macon, IL.

This year’s Christian County Fair Triple Header will again feature Sportsman, Street Stocks, and Hornets.  While all races will be UMP sanctioned, the Street Stock event is also part of the Big Ten Series. The Sportsman and Street Stock events will be paying $500 to win, while the Hornets will be racing for a $200 top prize.

The event continues to be strong each year with last year’s crowd better than most in addition to competitive fields of cars. The 2022 edition saw 20+ Street Stocks, 15 Sportsman, and 10 Hornets on track. Jeremy Nichols won the Sportsman and Street Stock features, while Allan Harris took the Hornet victory.

Pits open at 4:00 on Wednesday, July 19, grandstands at 5:00, competitor pill draw ends when the drivers meeting begins at 6:00, hotlaps at 6:20, with racing action taking the green at 7:00.

Macon Speedway rules will apply for all classes of racing.  For more information, visit or  For further details call 217-764-3200.

Track Enterprises PR