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NOS ENERGY DRINK INDIANA SPRINT WEEK PREVIEW

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media   Speedway, Indiana (July 16, 2018)………Seven races in seven nights represents more than just a stretch of Summer races on the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car calendar.  It represents a moment in the season when the worlds of the top sprint car drivers in America and the largest crowds of the year collide in ...

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48TH “TONY HULMAN CLASSIC” KICKS OFF BIG WEEK OF USAC RACING

  By: Richie Murray – USAC Media   Terre Haute, Indiana………Kevin Thomas, Jr. has seemingly had the Midas touch in USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car competition over the past two years.  No driver has accumulated more victories than the Cullman, Alabama driver over that stretch and he arrives at this Wednesday night’s 48th running of the “Tony Hulman Classic” as the reigning ...

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USAC SPRINTS COME DOWN TO THE RIVER FOR SHOWDOWN AT GRANITE CITY & PEVELY

  By: Richie Murray – USAC Media   Two-hundred and fourteen years following Lewis and Clark’s departure from the eastern edge of the Mississippi River where they began their expedition of the newly-acquired land to the west, a new crop of adventurers is eager to make their mark on their march to the Arch.   Names such as Thomas, Windom, ...

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IT’S A TRI-STATE TRIUMPH FOR THOMAS AT THE SPRING SHOWDOWN

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Haubstadt, Indiana………Recently, it seems when the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Cars come to Tri-State Speedway, Kevin Thomas, Jr. finds himself in the mix at the front. On two occasions last year, he was involved in last lap battles on the quarter-mile paperclip – one of which went his way and one that did not. ...

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Sheppard Notches Third Lucas Oil Win of 2018

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM EAST ALABAMA MOTOR SPEEDWAY! PHENIX CITY, AL (March 24, 2018) – Brandon Sheppard piloted the Mark Richards Racing, Rocket Chassis House Car to his third Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series win of the season on Saturday night. Sheppard held off a hard-charging Scott Bloomquist en route to Victory Lane in the 21st Annual ...

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Three Days. Three States. Three Big Events.

BATAVIA, OH (March 19, 2018) – The stars of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will tackle three states in three days this week – battling in three action-packed events along the way.   For the first time since 2014, Volunteer Speedway will host the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, on Thursday, March 22. The 16th Annual Spring ...

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Milestone Season Has $4.7 Million Up for Grabs

BATAVIA, OH (March 16, 2018) – The unique brand, provided by the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, has led to more racing, bigger fields, closer competition, higher purses, and the ultimate fan and driver experience. In 2018, the series will boast a record-breaking $4.7 million dollars in cash and other prizes – spanning over 61 A-Main events, at 37 ...

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Talented Group of Early Entries for the North/South Super Late Model Challenge 100 in Nashville

ARCA/CRA Super Series / CARS Response Energy Super Late Model Tour/ Southern Super Series (Nashville, TN) ARCA/CRA Super Series Powered by JEGS, the CARS Response Energy Super Late Model Tour and the Southern Super Series Presented by Sunoco have released the entries to date for the North/South Super Late Model Challenge 100 Presented by Team Construction, which will take place ...

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INFLUX OF TALENTED DRIVERS, TEAMS MARK THE START OF 2018 USAC MIDGET SEASON

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Du Quoin, Illinois………Unprecedented is a word not to be used lightly, but with a new title sponsor and a plethora of new teams and talented drivers joining the fray, the 2018 USAC P1 Insurance National Midget season is shaping up to be something that these eyes haven’t seen. At press time, an impressive 19 ...

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48 DRIVER FIELD SET FOR SATURDAY’S “SHAMROCK CLASSIC” IN Du QUOIN

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media   Du Quoin, Illinois………The field for the “Shamrock Classic” is set with 48 USAC P1 Insurance National Midget teams set to do battle this Saturday, March 10 at the Southern Illinois Center in Du Quoin.   The state of Indiana leads the way with 11 driver representatives while seven apiece come from Oklahoma and ...

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Tony Stewart claims USCS Winter Heat final at Magnolia Motor Speedway

Columbus, MS – March 3, 2018 – Tony Stewart from Columbus, Indiana raced to a career-second United Sprint Car Series Outlaw Thunder Tour presented by K&N Filters main event win at Magnolia Motor Speedway in the USCS Winter Heat Round #6 finale on Saturday night. Stewart charged from his K&N Filters Pole Award starting position into the lead on lap-one ...

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Rico Abreu Returns To Victory Lane With Hard Rock Casino Qualifying Night Triumph

Bryan Hulbert – TULSA, Okla. (January 10, 2018) After 15 ½ weeks out of a Racecar following a hard crash at the Four Crown Nationals, California’s Rico Abreu was the class of the field in Wednesday’s Hard Rock Casino Qualifying Night A-Feature. Securing a spot in his sixth career Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire championship A-Feature ...

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Entries For 32nd Chili Bowl Nationals Moves North Of 200 Ahead Of Entry Deadline

Bryan Hulbert – TULSA, Okla. (December 12, 2017) Construction of the Tulsa Expo Raceway is underway with the first loads of clay hitting the floor of the River Spirit Expo Center on Wednesday, December 12, 2017. As the quarter-mile oval take shape, the list of drivers seeking the conquer the 32nd Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire, ...

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THOMAS TAKES OVAL NATIONALS; WINDOM IS USAC NATIONAL SPRINT CHAMP

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Perris, California………Kevin Thomas, Jr. unloaded his racecar from his hauler last Wednesday night as the man to beat when practice began for the Budweiser “Oval Nationals” presented by All Coast Construction. When the time came to roll his car back into the hauler following Saturday night’s 40-lap main event, the Cullman, Alabama was a ...

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ROA RACKS WIN #1 ON “OVAL NATIONALS” NIGHT 2

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Perris, California………Following his career-best third-place finish the previous night, Brody Roa stated that, just a year and a half ago, he would’ve been laughing had you told him he was going to be on the podium at the “Oval Nationals.” One night later, the question had to be asked. Who’s laughing now? “I’m still ...

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$20,000 ON THE LINE AT SUNDAY’S “LEFFLER MEMORIAL” IN WAYNE CITY

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Wayne City, Illinois………In the late 1990s, Jason Leffler made tracks big and small his personal playground as he raced to three consecutive USAC National Midget titles. Though Leffler may have been small in stature, his legacy in the sport of midget racing remains that of a giant. One look at the one-eighth-mile dirt oval ...

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Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series 2018 Slate Announced!

BATAVIA, OH (October 18, 2017) – As the 2017 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series season finale takes place this weekend, the tour announced today, an aggressive 2018 slate, which includes 58 feature events at 37 different venues across 22 states. The 2018 schedule begins with the February 2nd-3rd “Super Bowl of Racing” at Golden Isles Speedway. Portsmouth Raceway Park ...

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