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THORSON TRIUMPHS IN FRENZIED IMW ROUND AT PUTNAMVILLE

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Putnamville, Indiana (June 6, 2019)………There are comeback stories.  And then there’s the Tanner Thorson comeback story from Thursday night’s third round of “Indiana Midget Week” from Lincoln Park Speedway. With the wounds and scars still readily evident on his body after sustaining a broken left arm and right foot, a cracked sternum, broken ribs ...

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GRANT GETS REDEMPTION IN GAS CITY INDIANA MIDGET WEEK RD. 2

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Gas City, Indiana (June 5, 2019)………Less than 24 hours after what he termed was a “toolbox issue” that put him behind eight ball just prior to Tuesday’s “Indiana Midget Week” opening night feature, Justin Grant found the ultimate redemption by scoring his first USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget victory of the season in ...

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SEAVEY SEIZES MONTPELIER INDIANA MIDGET WEEK OPENER

  By: Richie Murray – USAC Media   Montpelier, Indiana (June 4, 2019)………He had to wait until the month of June, but Logan Seavey returned to the championship form he used to win last year’s USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget title when he arrived at Montpelier Motor Speedway Tuesday night for the “Indiana Midget Week” opener.   It became ...

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THORSON IS BACK AND READY FOR INDIANA MIDGET WEEK

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Speedway, Indiana (May 30, 2019)………Tanner Thorson, who suffered serious injuries in a highway crash on March 4, will return to the cockpit of a USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget in time for the start of the 15th annual edition of “Indiana Midget Week” June 4-9. Thorson will make his return to the Keith Kunz ...

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LARSON RETURNS FOR TWO ROUNDS OF INDIANA MIDGET WEEK

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Speedway, Indiana (May 30, 2019)………Kyle Larson, who ranks in a tie for second all-time in terms of “Indiana Midget Week” victories with five, returns to the USAC NOS Energy Drink Midget National Championship for rounds two and three of the 15th edition of IMW, Wednesday, June 5, at Gas City I-69 Speedway and on Thursday, ...

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HAMILTON HUSTLES TO BIG PAYDAY AT DAVE STEELE CARB NIGHT CLASSIC

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Brownsburg, Indiana (May 24, 2019)………One year ago, it was a May to forget for Kyle Hamilton.  It seemed as if everywhere he turned, bad luck was staring back at him square in the eyes. One year later, the May tide has turned in his favor.  After putting his car on the front row for ...

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HOOSIER HUNDRED’S SUNSET BELONGS TO SUNSHINE

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Indianapolis, Indiana (May 23, 2019)………Bravery, machismo, bravado, call it what you will.  On a late restart with seven laps remaining, Tyler Courtney used every ounce of it in his figurative tank to rip around near-race-long leader Kevin Thomas, Jr. to win a bittersweet “Hoosier Hundred” Thursday night, in the final running of the event ...

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STOCKON FINALLY HOLDS THE RIFLE; WINS TONY HULMAN CLASSIC

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Terre Haute, Indiana (May 22, 2019)………Chase Stockon had tamed the Terre Haute Action Track multiple times in his USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car career with a “Jim Hurtubise Classic” win in 2012 and a “Don Smith Classic” victory in 2016 to his credit. But the one that eluded him happened to be the longest-continually ...

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DAVE STEELE CARB NIGHT CLASSIC ENTRY LIST RELEASED

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media   Brownsburg, Indiana (May 22, 2019)………Six past USAC Silver Crown winners at Lucas Oil Raceway are ready to roll this Friday, May 24, in the “Dave Steele Carb Night Classic” at the .686-mile paved oval in Brownsburg, Ind.   Those six drivers make up a total of 15 Silver Crown wins at LOR, led ...

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RIVER TOWN SHOWDOWN RESCHEDULED FOR AUG. 30

  Granite City, Ill. (May 21, 2019)………The Brandt “River Town Showdown,” featuring a USAC doubleheader with the AMSOIL National Sprint Cars, NOS Energy Drink National Midgets in addition to the B-Mods, has been rescheduled for Friday, August 30, at Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, Ill.  It will now be the start of a big racing weekend in Southern Illinois with Du ...

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HOOSIER HUNDRED ENTRY LIST REVEALED

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media   Indianapolis, Indiana (May 18, 2019)………The entry list for the 64th running of the “Hoosier Hundred” brings 42 USAC Silver Crown cars and drivers to the Indiana State Fairgrounds on Thursday, May 23, for the final edition of the race at the legendary one-mile dirt oval.   The event features four past “Hoosier Hundred” winners ...

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TONY HULMAN CLASSIC PREVIEW – MAY 22

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Terre Haute, Indiana (May 19, 2019)………No single race has a longer tenure on the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car schedule than the “Tony Hulman Classic” at western Indiana’s Terre Haute Action Track. The grand event arrives at its 49th annual edition on Wednesday, May 22, at the legendary half-mile dirt oval at the Wabash ...

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TRI-CITY USAC SPRINTS FALL TO RAIN

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Granite City, Illinois (May 18, 2019)………For the second consecutive Saturday, rain captured the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car feature, this time in Saturday’s Brandt “River Town Showdown” at Tri-City Speedway. A subsequent makeup date for the event will be announced soon. Tyler Courtney’s impressive qualifying feats continued Saturday at Tri-City, sweeping Fatheadz Eyewear Quick time ...

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MOTHER NATURE TAKES RIVER TOWN SHOWDOWN USAC MIDGET EVENT AT TRI-CITY

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Granite City, Illinois (May 18, 2019)………Rain fell just as cars were pushed off for the start of the semi-feature, forcing cancellation of Saturday’s Brandt “River Town Showdown” program for the USAC NOS Energy Drink Midget National Championship at Tri-City Speedway.  A subsequent makeup date for the event will be announced soon. Tyler Courtney swept ...

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