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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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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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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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USAC’s “The Week Of Indy” Just Over Two Months Away

Huge Discount Available Via Superticket   For the second straight year, USAC and Track Enterprises have combined forces for “The Week Of Indy”, three big events leading up to the Indy 500.  This year’s events will be Wednesday-Friday, May 24-26.  The three night show features open wheel cars from the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car tour and the USAC Silver ...

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SHAMROCK CLASSIC KICKS OFF 2017 USAC NATIONAL MIDGET SEASON SATURDAY IN Du QUOIN

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media One of the deepest USAC National Midget fields in years is set to hit the track for the first time in 2017 this Saturday, March 18th for the second-running of the “Shamrock Classic” at Du Quoin’s Southern Illinois Center. Fifty drivers have already pre-entered for the $3900-to-win USAC Midget National Championship season opener that ...

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Clauson-Marshall Racing Poised to Chase Down USAC Midget Crown

Lonnie Wheatley, NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (March 13, 2017) – The race cars are prepped and ready to hit the track.  And so are the three drivers as Clauson-Marshall Racing is set to pursue the 2017 USAC National Midget championship. The potent three-car team features Tyler Courtney, Shane Golobic and Justin Grant, each of whom goes after a first USAC National title.  ...

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SHAMROCK CLASSIC ENTRY LIST HITS 50!

The pre-entry list for the second running of the “Shamrock Classic” USAC National Midget season opener at Du Quoin’s Southern Illinois Center has reached 50! The Saturday, March 18th event on the one-sixth-mile, indoor dirt oval features many of the biggest names in U.S. open-wheel, dirt track racing, including two drivers who’ve attained the status of USAC Triple Crown champion ...

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DARLAND, BOAT AND BRIGHT ENTER THE RING FOR MARCH 18TH “SHAMROCK CLASSIC” IN Du QUOIN

Du Quoin, Illinois………USAC Triple Crown champ Dave Darland, “Belleville Midget Nationals” winner Chad Boat and Chili Bowl Prelim Night winner Alex Bright have entered the fray for the USAC National Midget season-opening “Shamrock Classic” at the Southern Illinois Center in Du Quoin on Saturday, March 18. Darland is one of just six drivers to have claimed titles in USAC’s National ...

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USAC CHAMPS THORSON, BELL & COONS ENTER MARCH 18 SHAMROCK CLASSIC IN Du QUOIN

Du Quoin, Illinois………USAC National Midget champions Tanner Thorson, Christopher Bell and Jerry Coons, Jr. are among the latest headline drivers to file entries to compete in the USAC National Midget season-opening “Shamrock Classic” at the Southern Illinois Center in Du Quoin on Saturday, March 18, 2017. Thorson, the defending USAC National Midget champ, leads the five-car Keith Kunz/Curb-Agajanian stable into ...

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FREE ENTRY AND TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE FOR Du QUOIN’S “SHAMROCK CLASSIC” ON MARCH 18

Free entry is available for all “Shamrock Classic” competitors courtesy of R.E. Griesemer at https://usacracing.ticketspice.com/shamrock-classic-at-du-quoin-entry. Use the code regriesemer. The deadline for pre-entry is Monday, March 13. Entries filed after March 13 are $40. The kickoff to the start of the 2017 USAC Midget National Championship season brings the series indoors to the Southern Illinois Center in Du Quoin for ...

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SCHUERENBERG ESCAPES TO VICTORY LANE IN WINTER DIRT GAMES VIII FINALE

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Ocala, Florida………A seventh-place starting position and a 360 degree spin at the midway point was not enough to deter Hunter Schuerenberg on the path to a “Winter Dirt Games VIII” victory Saturday night at Bubba Raceway Park. The 27-year-old Sikeston, Missouri native steadily moved his way toward the front of the field throughout the ...

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GRANT THE TOP GUN ON NIGHT ONE OF WINTER DIRT GAMES VIII

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Ocala, Florida………Justin Grant’s most recent visit to Bubba Raceway Park prior to Friday night’s USAC AMSOIL Sprint Car National Championship 2017 season-opener ended in heartbreak. One year later, despite late-race contact that nearly spelled disaster for the Ione, California native, the 26-year-old Grant swiftly exorcised those demons to capture night one of “Winter Dirt ...

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Tyler Courtney takes Junior Knepper 55 win at DuQuoin!

USAC MIDGET CAR SERIES “SPECIAL EVENT” RACE RESULTS: December 17, 2016 – DuQuoin, Illinois – Southern Illinois Center – “Junior Knepper 55” FIRST HEAT: (10 laps) 1. Shane Golobic (#17w Clauson/Marshall), 2. Tyler Courtney (#7BC Clauson/Marshall), 3. Justin Peck (#7k Irwin) 4. Cory Kruseman (#21k Kruseman), 5. Riley Kreisel (#93k DKR Motorsports), 6. Ryan Bernal (#87 Saldana), 7. Chris Urish ...

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SATURDAY’S “JUNIOR KNEPPER 55” IN Du QUOIN IS USAC INDOOR RACE #169

This Saturday’s “Junior Knepper 55” at the Southern Illinois Center in Du Quoin, Ill. will mark the 169th time that USAC Midget racing has occurred in an indoor arena. Beginning with Gene Hartley’s victory in the inaugural USAC race ever held on Jan. 8, 1956 in Fort Wayne, Ind., 29 different arenas have hosted USAC Indoor Midget racing. USAC’s winningest ...

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