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Junior Knepper 55 This Saturday !!!

by Don Martin Du Quoin, Illinois will be the place to be Saturday afternoon. The Southern Illinois Center will host a USAC non-points midget event on the exciting 1/6 dirt oval December 15th. This race typically draws drivers from all over the country and this year is no exception. Over 70 cars have entered the event including defending Champion Christopher ...

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REIGNING WINNER CHRISTOPHER BELL ENTERS AS KNEPPER 55 FIELD NEARS 70

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Du Quoin, Illinois (December 10, 2018)………Recent “Turkey Night Grand Prix” winner Christopher Bell has filed his entry to compete in the “Junior Knepper 55” USAC Midget Special Event this Saturday, December 15 at the Southern Illinois Center in Du Quoin as the entry list has exploded to 69 drivers and teams for the fourth ...

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$50 GRAND BONUS UP FOR GRABS AT 2019 SHAMROCK CLASSIC

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Du Quoin, Illinois………A hefty payday of $50,000 is up for grabs on March 9, 2019 when the USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midgets compete in the fourth annual “Shamrock Classic” at the Southern Illinois Center in Du Quoin. The Factory Canopies “Pot of Gold” Challenge will provide the top-four drivers in passing points throughout ...

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DRIVEN2SAVELIVES BC39 RETURNING SEPT. 4-5, 2019 TO THE DIRT TRACK AT IMS

From IMS Media Indianapolis, Indiana (December 6, 2018)………The Driven2SaveLives BC39 race, which debuted in September 2018 as an overwhelming success with drivers, teams and fans, will return for its second running Wednesday, Sept. 4 and Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019 at The Dirt Track at IMS. The United States Auto Club (USAC) National Midget Championship event once again will kick off ...

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FLOSPORTS ANNOUNCES MULTI-YEAR DEAL WITH USAC ON FLORACING.COM

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AUSTIN, Texas – December 6, 2018 – Today, FloSports, the innovator in live digital sports and original content, announced a multiyear partnership with the United States Auto Club (USAC Racing) to provide live and on-demand coverage of more than 80 races per year exclusively on FloRacing.com. Through this new agreement, which takes effect Jan. 1, 2019, FloRacing will broadcast all ...

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NOS® ENERGY DRINK NAMED TITLE SPONSOR OF USAC NATIONAL MIDGETS BEGINNING IN 2019

Indianapolis, Indiana (December 6, 2018)………NOS Energy Drink has partnered with the United States Auto Club to become the title sponsor of the USAC Midget National Championship, beginning with the 2019 racing season. NOS Energy Drink and USAC have agreed multi-year deal that will position the high-performance energy drink as The Official Energy Drink of one of the most highly-competitive and ...

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GRANT ENTERS KNEPPER 55 AS ENTRY LIST NEARS 50

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Du Quoin, Illinois………The entry list for the “Junior Knepper 55” has ballooned to near 50 entries as USAC Triple Threat Justin Grant has signed on to drive in the fourth annual event on December 15 at the Southern Illinois Center in Du Quoin. The Ione, Calif. driver will pilot the RAMS Racing No. 4A ...

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BRISCOE AND T-MEZ SIGN ON FOR KNEPPER 55 IN Du QUOIN

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Du Quoin, Illinois………Chase Briscoe and Thomas Meseraull are among the latest drivers to enter the fourth annual “Junior Knepper 55,” as the entry list surges above 40 for the December 15 USAC Midget Special Event from the Southern Illinois Center in Du Quoin. Briscoe finished second in the 2017 “Knepper 55,” behind winner Christopher ...

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DARLAND AND DALY HIGHLIGHT FIRST KNEPPER 55 ENTRY LIST

Du Quoin, Illinois………The initial entry list for the fourth annual “Junior Knepper 55” USAC Midget Special Event has been released and, thus far, 33 cars have entered the Saturday, December 15 race from the Southern Illinois Center in Du Quoin. Among the entries are a pair of decorated USAC National Midget champions in Dave Darland and Kevin Olson. Darland, of ...

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BELL TOLLS TWICE IN A ROW AT TURKEY NIGHT G.P.

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Ventura, California………Christopher Bell struck history Thursday night at Ventura Raceway, becoming just the third 3-time “Turkey Night Grand Prix” winning driver in the 78-year history of the famed race. For the second consecutive Thanksgiving night, however, Bell had to fend off a familiar foe who was on a quest to reach the same exclusive ...

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THOMAS REPEATS $25K OVAL NATIONALS WIN; COURTNEY WINS USAC SPRINT TITLE ON TIEBREAKER

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Perris, California………It was the best of times. It was the worst of times. That about sums of the rollercoaster of emotions Kevin Thomas, Jr. and Tyler Courtney endured at the conclusion of Saturday night’s Budweiser “Oval Nationals” presented by All Coast Construction at Perris Auto Speedway. Kevin Thomas, Jr. notched his second-straight “Oval Nationals” ...

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GRANT STRIKES TWICE FOR OVAL NATIONALS NIGHT TWO VICTORY

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Perris, California……… When it comes to the first two nights of the 23rd annual Budweiser “Oval Nationals” presented by All Coast Construction at Perris Auto Speedway, it seems you just can’t keep Justin Grant and Tyler Courtney away from each other in late-race situations. It also appears that down the stretch of the season, ...

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RESILIENT GRANT GRABS OVAL NATIONALS OPENER AT PERRIS

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Perris, California………For better or worse, Justin Grant and TOPP Motorsports have learned how to be resilient this year. They’ve successfully overcome their season-long, mountainous valley of struggles that kept them winless through their first 33 USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car starts of 2018. And, on Thursday night, the pair overcame humble beginnings that forced ...

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FREE CAR ENTRY OPEN TO KNEPPER 55 COMPETITORS! TICKETS ON SALE TOO!

Du Quoin, Illinois (November 2, 2018)………The Knepper family is once again sponsoring FREE entry for competitors to enter their midgets for the Saturday, December 15th “Junior Knepper 55” USAC Special Event at the Southern Illinois Center in Du Quoin, Illinois. After visiting https://usacracing.ticketspice.com/2018-knepper-car-entry, use the coupon code “KNEPPER” to enter your car for the race for no charge. The offer ...

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Tyler Thomas takes Jason Leffler Memorial win at Wayne County Speedway!

TYLER THOMAS TALLIES FIRST USAC MIDGET WIN AT LEFFLER MEMORIAL By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Wayne City, Illinois………For much of the past decade, Tyler Thomas has been patiently waiting for his turn at USAC glory. There were the heartaches and the struggles, but the fire never waned inside the Collinsville, Oklahoma driver. Sunday night, his turn finally arrived as ...

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LEFFLER MEMORIAL RETURNS SUNDAY TO WAYNE CITY

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Wayne City, Illinois………The USAC P1 Insurance National Midgets will race in the memory of four-time USAC National champion Jason Leffler this Sunday, October 21, at Wayne County Speedway in Wayne City, Illinois, for the fifth running of the “Jason Leffler Memorial.” The event positions itself as the final Midwest series’ race this season before ...

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THE TERRE HAUTE ACTION TRACK; A LEGENDARY PLACE FOR LEGENDARY RACERS

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Terre Haute, Indiana………The Terre Haute Action Track is complete with legends. But, perhaps even more so, it’s those drivers who make the Terre Haute Action Track a legend itself. After all, the drivers who’ve won on the Terre Haute half-mile make up the top-16 on the list of all-time USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car ...

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4TH ANNUAL JUNIOR KNEPPER 55 SET FOR DEC. 15 IN Du QUOIN

Du Quoin, Illinois (October 8, 2018)………The fourth running of the “Junior Knepper 55” returns to the USAC Midget calendar on Saturday, December 15 indoors at the Southern Illinois Center in Du Quoin. Though the special event carries no points toward the season championship, it has quickly become one of the most coveted races to win. Boasting large car counts and ...

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