Lonnie Wheatley, BIXBY, Okla. (August 15,
2019) – Following on the heels of an idle
weekend, Cannon McIntosh and the Dave Mac
Motorsports Toyota-TRD Spike No. 08 Midget team
are back in action with a slate of four races in
Illinois this weekend.
The weekend gets off to an early start on
Thursday night at Fairbury American Legion
Speedway, the first of three Lucas Oil POWRi
National Midget League events with Lincoln
Speedway and Macon Speedway to follow on Friday
and Saturday. McIntosh will round out the
weekend with a Sunday night card at Jacksonville
While it will be the 16-year-old’s first
outing at Fairbury, he has taken in one night of
POWRi competition at both Lincoln and Macon
while competing on several occasions at
McIntosh’s most recent action was at
Pevely, Missouri’s Federated Auto Parts I-55
Raceway on August 2-3. He raced to a
sixth-place finish in the Friday portion and
then finished eleventh in the finale after
leading much of the way.
“We just took a little too long to get
going,” McIntosh said of the sixth-place run on
McIntosh had that elusive first POWRi
National win in his sites the next night before
settling for an 11th-place finish.
“We led the first 20 laps or so, then we just
had a bad restart that cost us,” McIntosh
McIntosh has climbed up to seventh in
Lucas Oil POWRi National League points with a
position among the top five well within reach.
He’ll try to crack the top five as he vies for a
first career series win this weekend.
Along with Toyota-TRD, other marketing
partners making the 2019 Cannon McIntosh slate
of events possible includes Sanders and
Associates, Car and Fleet, Mobil 1, Speedway
Engine Development, Best Graphics, Fieldhouse
Gear, Precision Inspection, Panels by Smoke,
Walker Performance, Sanders Wheels, American
Discount Brake and Muffler, D&N Fabrication,
Darling Ingredients, PJ’s and Hinds Family.
Thursday – Lucas Oil POWRi National Midget
League at Fairbury (IL) American Legion
Friday – Lucas Oil POWRi National Midget
League at Lincoln (IL) Speedway.
Saturday – Lucas Oil POWRi National Midget
League at Macon (IL) Speedway.
Sunday – Midgets at Jacksonville (IL)
Keep Track: Keep
track of Cannon McIntosh’s on-track action
including schedule and results at
Note: Cannon and
the Dave Mac Motorsports team will have Grady
Chandler stickers available for $5. All
proceeds go directly to the Chandler family as
he fights to recover.
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