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Thorson Continues Keith Kunz Motorsports Stronghold

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Belleville, IL- With his POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget Series victory at Belle-Clair Speedway, Tanner Thorson of Minden, Nevada continued the Keith Kunz Motorsports stranglehold on the National Midget scene. Thorson’s victory at Belle-Clair was his sixth triumph of the 2016 season. Starting in the fourth position for the 30 lap main event, Thorson fell in line third at the ...

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POWRi SPEED Week Wraps Up At Lincoln IL Speedway

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Thorson Recovers from Flat Tire at Lincoln Speedway To Claim Win & Championship Lincoln, IL– Tanner Thorson of Minden, Nevada recovered from a late race flat tire on a rubber-down Lincoln Speedway to win the Illinois SPEED Week finale with the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget Series. By virtue of the win, Thorson also secured the POWRi Illinois SPEED Week ...

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100+ Competitors Race On POWRi Night At Macon Speedway

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The POWRi open wheelers made their third trip of the season to Might Macon Speedway in Macon, IL, this past Saturday night. This one was a little more special, though, as it was part of the POWRi Illinois Midget SPEEDWEEK presented by Sport City Honda of Jacksonville. In addition to the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midgets, the POWRi Speedway Motors ...

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POWRi Illinois Midget Week Underway And Heading To Central Illinois

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Sunday Finale To Be Held At Lincoln IL Speedway The 2016 edition of the highly popular Illinois Midget SPEEDWEEK, sanctioned by POWRi, is officially underway, after completing the Belle-Clair Speedway event last night. In what can be a grueling week for drivers and teams, fans love seeing some of the best open wheelers in the country converge in Illinois. Everything ...

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Tanner Thorson Takes Night One of Illinois SPEED Week

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CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM BELLE-CLAIR SPEEDWAY! Belleville, IL- Minden, Nevada native Tanner Thorson claimed the opening night of Illinois SPEED Week for the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget Series at Belle-Clair Speedway. Swooping in and stealing the lead on lap nine and never looking back, Thorson chose the long way around and put his Keith Kunz/Curb-Agajanian Motorsports entry ...

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Tyler Vantoll Claims DII Midget win on the Opening Night of Illinois SPEED Week

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CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM BELLE-CLAIR SPEEDWAY! Belleville, IL – Tyler Vantoll of Belleville, Illinois swept the opening night of Illinois SPEED Week in the POWRi Lucas Oil ILLINI Division II Midget Series at Belle-Clair Speedway, snagging the heat race win and dominating every lap of the feature. Vantoll’s victory at Belle-Clair has been a long time coming as ...

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Andrew Peters Wires Outlaw Micro Sprint Feature on Night One of Illinois SPEED Week

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CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM BELLE-CLAIR SPEEDWAY! Belleville, IL– Andrew Peters of Converse, Indiana wired the field to capture his first POWRi Speedway Motors 600cc Outlaw Micro Series feature victory of 2016 on the opening night of Illinois SPEED Week at Belle-Clair Speedway. Starting on the pole of the 20 lap main, Peters barely edged Nathan Benson for the ...

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Illinois Midget Week Coming To Macon Speedway June 11

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Belleville, IL – The 4th Annual Illinois SPEED Week is shaping up to be one of the largest events for 2016 with a world-wide driver presence set to tackle five straight days of racing. All five nights will feature POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget Series action, paired with both the POWRi Speedway Motors 600cc Outlaw Micro Series and the POWRi/ILLINI ...

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Illinois Midget SPEED Week Coming To Lincoln Speedway June 12

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Belleville, IL – The 4th Annual Illinois SPEED Week is shaping up to be one of the largest events for 2016 with a world-wide driver presence set to tackle five straight days of racing. All five nights will feature POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget Series action, paired with both the POWRi Speedway Motors 600cc Outlaw Micro Series and the POWRi/ILLINI ...

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Spencer Bayston Takes Macon POWRi Checkered Flag

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(Macon, IL) Spencer Bayston won his heat race from the second row and got a front row outside starting spot and held the lead for the majority of the 30-lap feature and was essentially unchallenged. Decatur’s Terry Babb finished third in his heat race and was placed fourth in the starting lineup. He would finish fourth but was running a ...

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Bayston Breaks Through with New Team

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Macon, IL- Spencer Bayston of Lebanon, Indiana finally broke through to claim his first POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget Series victory in 2016 and his first with new team, Keith Kunz Curb-Agajanian Motorsports. After three third place finishes in a row, including both nights of the Missouri Mid-State Midget Nationals and Friday night’s show at Fayette County Speedway, Bayston took ...

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Fayette County Produces Two First Time Winners in First Completed Event Since 2012

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Brownstown, IL- In the first time that POWRi has ran a race at Fayette County Speedway since 2012, the high-banked ¼ mile produced two first time winners. Carson Macedo took the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget Series win, while veteran Shelby Bosie earned his first-career POWRi Speedway Motors 600cc Outlaw Micro Series victory. Macedo would start outside the front row, ...

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Lucas Oil National Midgets Resume This Friday at Fayette County Along with Speedway Motors Micros

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Belleville, IL – This Friday, May 20th the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget Series and POWRi Speedway Motors 600cc Outlaw Micro Series will make the annual trip to Fayette County Speedway in Brownstown, Illinois. Known as a driver favorite in the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget Series and the POWRi Speedway Motors 600cc Outlaw Micro Series, the high-banked quarter mile ...

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Lucas Oil POWRi National Midgets Coming To Macon Speedway Saturday

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It’s a big weekend of open wheel racing in Central Illinois as the Lucas Oil POWRi National Midgets and Speedway Motors POWRi Micros fly in to Macon Speedway on Saturday night, May 21, following the huge Arctic Cat All Star Circuit Of Champions show on Friday night at Lincoln Speedway. Joining POWRi at Macon this Saturday will be the UMP ...

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Thorson, Hanks and Dahm prevail at Lucas Oil Speedway Open Wheel Showdown

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Wheatland, Missouri (May 8, 2016) – Tanner Thorson celebrated his 20th birthday with the best possible present – a victory in the Lucas Oil POWRi Midget feature Saturday night at Lucas Oil Speedway. Thorson, of Minden, Nevada, completed a sweep of the Missouri Mid-State Midget Nationals after capturing the POWRi feature win a night earlier at Valley Speedway. The POWRi ...

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POWRi/ILLINI D-II Midgets Start Off Month of May at Lincoln

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Belleville, IL – After a successful month of April for the Lucas Oil POWRi ILLINI Division II Midget Series, the series sets its sights on a stacked month of May. Friday, May 6th the D II will be at Lincoln Speedway for the Mother’s Day Special before heading to Sycamore Speedway on Saturday, May 7th. Friday, May 13th the D ...

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