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HOOSIER STATE DIRT / PAVEMENT DOUBLEHEADER AWAITS SILVER CROWN DRIVERS THURS.-FRI.

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media What makes the USAC Silver Crown Champ Car Series so fascinating is its diversity. The 11-race schedule alternates throughout the season at venues ranging from dirt tracks located on the nation’s state fairgrounds with classic covered grandstands to paved surfaces that offer luxury suites and skyboxes. On the track, a Silver Crown series title ...

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Remarkable Car Set to Make History Thursday at Hoosier Hundred

By Jay Hardin Track Enterprises Staff   (Indianapolis May 20, 2017)-Much is and has been written about racing drivers and their exploits over the last century plus.  However, journalists and historians alike sometimes overlook the other tangibles that help winning drivers get into victory lane.  In horse racing it is the mount that gets the lion’s share of the publicity ...

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I-55 USAC SPRINT RIVER TOWN SHOWDOWN RAINED OUT 

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Due to heavy rainfall throughout the night and continued precipitation this morning, the Saturday, May 20 USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car “River Town Showdown” at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, Missouri has been cancelled. Advance tickets purchased for the “River Town Showdown” at both Tri-City and I-55 will be refunded. The series returns to action this Wednesday ...

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TRI-CITY USAC SPRINT/MIDGET DOUBLEHEADER CANCELLED DUE TO FORECASTED RAIN

Due to forecasted rains throughout the evening tonight and early afternoon Friday, the May 19 USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car and Midget doubleheader at Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, Illinois has been cancelled. Night two of the “River Town Showdown” featuring the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Cars this Saturday night, May 20, at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 in ...

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RIVER TOWN SHOWDOWN BORDER WAR BRINGS USAC TO ILLINOIS AND MISSOURI

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media In 1804, Lewis and Clark departed from the eastern edge of the Mississippi River to begin their expedition of the newly-acquired land to the west. Two-hundred and thirteen years later, names like Justin Grant, Chad Boespflug, Chris Windom and Robert Ballou depart their homelands to explore uncharted and long-lost lands with the USAC AMSOIL ...

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Will History Repeat on May 25th’s Hoosier Hundred?

By Jay Hardin Track Enterprises Staff   (Indianapolis, IN April 19, 2017)-Five times since 1953 the Hoosier Hundred has been contested in a year ending in the number seven.  In four of those events a first-time winner crossed the finish line, while in the other a repeat victor had to battle a rookie fast qualifier and a unique engine in ...

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BACON BRINGS HIS BROOM, SWEEPS KOKOMO GRAND PRIX

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Kokomo, Indiana………The month of April has quickly become the “sweeps” period for USAC’s national series as Brady Bacon became the second driver in as many weeks to complete an undefeated weekend by capturing both nights of the “Kokomo Grand Prix” at Indiana’s Kokomo Speedway. One week after Chris Windom claimed victories in consecutive nights ...

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BACON BACK IN KOKOMO VICTORY LANE; TAKES GRAND PRIX NIGHT 1

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Kokomo, Indiana………Brady Bacon entered Saturday night’s USAC Midget National Championship feature as the only driver in the field to have previously won a race in the series at Indiana’s Kokomo Speedway. After 30 laps were complete, the story remained the same as Bacon outdueled Spencer Bayston in the waning laps to take his fourth ...

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SILVER CROWN ROOKIES EAGER TO IMPRESS IN SUNDAY’S SUMAR CLASSIC AT TERRE HAUTE

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By: Richie Murray – USAC Media As a new season embarks, a new crop of rookies has emerged to take on the task of racing in the USAC Silver Crown Championship in 2017. In this Sunday’s season-opening “Sumar Classic” at Indiana’s Terre Haute Action Track, twelve rookies have entered to compete on the legendary half-mile dirt oval. To be designated ...

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DARLAND, GRANT AND COURTNEY FILE ENTRIES FOR SUNDAY’S SUMAR CLASSIC AT TERRE HAUTE

Terre Haute Action Track

A trio of USAC’s most popular stars are the latest to file their entries for this Sunday’s “Sumar Classic” USAC Silver Crown season opener at western Indiana’s Terre Haute Action Track. The addition of Dave Darland, Justin Grant and Tyler Courtney to the April 2nd race brings the field to 35 entries in what is expected to be the largest ...

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DAVE STEELE, TWO-TIME USAC SILVER CROWN CHAMP, PASSES AWAY AFTER FLORIDA SPRINT CRASH

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Dave Steele, a two-time USAC Silver Crown champion and one of the United States Auto Club’s most accomplished drivers during the 1990s and 2000s, died Saturday night, March 25 after a crash on the opening lap of a Southern Sprint Car Shootout Series-sanctioned event at Bradenton, Florida’s Desoto Speedway. He was 42 years old. ...

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DEFENDING WINNER C.J. LEARY AIMS FOR REPEAT SUCCESS IN APRIL 2ND SUMAR CLASSIC AT TERRE HAUTE

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media In May of 1997, back when C.J. Leary was just a year old, the Leary family reached USAC Silver Crown victory lane for the first time. Chuck Leary, C.J.’s father, scored a prestigious win in the “Hoosier Hundred” at the Indiana State Fairgrounds for his first and only career USAC National triumph. It may ...

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UMP Modifieds Getting Ready For First Of Seven Terre Haute Events

April 2nd Event Part Of Silver Crown Sumar Classic The 1/2-mile at Wabash Valley Fairgrounds in Terre Haute, IN is about to come alive with the roar of racing engines.  The season opening Sumar Classic is coming up on Sunday, April 2nd.  In addition to an outstanding field of USAC Silver Crown Champ Cars, the Scott’s Custom Colors UMP Modifieds ...

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LARGEST SUMAR CLASSIC FIELD IN TWO DECADES EXPECTED AT TERRE HAUTE APRIL 2ND!

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The largest car count for the “Sumar Classic” in nearly two decades is expected for the USAC Silver Crown season opener Sunday, April 2 at western Indiana’s Terre Haute Action Track. Thirty-three drivers and cars are on the list of expected competitors for this year’s 100-lap showdown on the famed half-mile dirt oval. The list includes some of the most ...

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Hagar Progresses Throughout Shamrock Classic With New Team

  Inside Line Promotions – DU QUOIN, Ill. (March 21, 2017) – Derek Hagar is satisfied with the improvement the Hagar Proctor Racing team showed during its debut last Saturday at the Southern Illinois Center for the USAC National Midget Series Shamrock Classic. “It was up and down,” he said. “We had a new car, new motor and new team. ...

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Justin Grant takes USAC Midget win at DuQuoin!

Du Quoin, Illinois………Thus far, USAC’s 2017 season has already become the year of Justin Grant. The record books were rewritten in Saturday night’s “Shamrock Classic” USAC Midget National Championship season-opener at the Southern Illinois Center as Grant became the first driver in the 62-year history of the organization to record season-opening feature victories in both the National Sprint and National ...

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