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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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Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series Returns to Action Memorial Day Weekend in Illinois May 23-26

A busy weekend awaits the Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series with four consecutive nights of action-packed racing. The tour will visit Tri-City Speedway, Farmer City Raceway, Fairbury Speedway, and Fayette County Speedway Thursday, May 23rd – Sunday, May 26th.   The Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series will visit Tri-City Speedway in Pontoon Beach, IL on Thursday May 23rd. ...

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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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Hudson O’Neal Rules 34 Raceway

WEST BURLINGTON, IOWA (May 16, 2019) – Hudson O’Neal passed Jonathan Davenport on lap 48 and went on to score his second win of the season on Thursday night at 34 Raceway. O’Neal battled with his father Don for several laps after the 18-year-old charged from the 10th starting position. Then, a single file restart with three laps to go ...

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TONY HULMAN CLASSIC PREVIEW – MAY 22

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Terre Haute, Indiana (May 16, 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 Valley ...

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Dennis Erb, Jr. Vaults to Top Five in Farmer City 74; Three Race Weekend Ahead!

(CARPENTERSVILLE, ILLINOIS) Dennis Erb, Jr., of Carpentersville, Illinois, was one of the 52 entrants that pulled through the pit gate at Farmer City Raceway in Farmer City, Illinois on Friday night, May 10 for the annual running of the ‘Farmer City 74.’ The Schaeffer’s Oil MARS Racing Series presided over the single-day throwdown at the 1/4-mile bullring and a $10,000 ...

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USAC DOUBLEHEADER SHIFTS TO TWO-STRAIGHT NIGHTS IN GRANITE CITY 

Speedway, Indiana (May 9, 2019) The upcoming two-night Brandt River Town Showdown will have a different look on Friday and Saturday, May 17-18, with consecutive nights of USAC doubleheaders, which will both now take place at Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, Ill., featuring the AMSOIL Sprint Car and NOS Energy Drink Midget National Championships. Due to the extreme flooding in ...

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World Wide Technology Raceway adds new partners to its 2019 Track Invasion Tour for promoting NASCAR, INDYCAR

May 1, 2019, St. Louis Region – World Wide Technology Raceway – the home of NASCAR, INDYCAR and NHRA in the St. Louis-Metro East region – has added new partners to its 2019 Track Invasion Tour. The Track Invasion Tour aggressively promotes WWT Raceway’s NASCAR and INDYCAR events at short tracks in the facility’s region. The promotion traditionally launches each ...

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HOLY TOLEDO! SWANSON WINS 4TH ROLLIE BEALE CLASSIC

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Toledo, Ohio (April 28, 2019)………Mother Nature may have delayed Sunday’s USAC Silver Crown race at Toledo Speedway by one day, but it still couldn’t keep Kody Swanson out of victory lane as he wired all 100 laps to score his fourth career Hemelgarn Racing/Super Fitness “Rollie Beale Classic” victory, his record-extending 26th overall Silver ...

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Talented Drivers Set for Lucas Late Model Rookie Chase

BATAVIA, OHIO (April 24, 2019) – A talented group of young drivers have declared their intent to compete for the 2019 Eibach Springs Rookie of the Year on the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series tour. “We’re really looking forward to this year’s Eibach Springs Rookie of the Year battle,” said Series Director, Rick Schwallie. “This great group of rising ...

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Davenport Becomes First Repeat Winner at Hagerstown

HAGERSTOWN, MD (April 13, 2019) – Jonathan Davenport became the first repeat winner in Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series-sanctioned events at Hagerstown Speedway on Saturday night.   Heading into tonight’s event at the Dirt Capitol, the series had made 11 appearances and there had been 11 different winners. The defending National Champion led the entire race on his way ...

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BACON BANKS LARRY RICE CLASSIC AT BLOOMINGTON

  By: Richie Murray – USAC Media   Bloomington, Indiana (April 12, 2019)………Following a sluggish start to the season in Ocala, Fla. in the first three races of the year, Brady Bacon made doubly sure he saw the checkered flag in Friday night’s “Larry Rice Classic” USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car feature at Bloomington Speedway.   After results of 7th, ...

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SILVER CROWN HITS THE DIRT IN SUMAR CLASSIC SUNDAY AT TERRE HAUTE

  By: Richie Murray – USAC Media   Terre Haute, Indiana (April 8, 2019)………The 19th running of the Fatheadz Eyewear “Sumar Classic” brings about a myriad of traditions.  None of which are better than the sight and sound of the big cars on the dirt, where they’ll play for the first time in 2019 this Sunday, April 14, at the Terre ...

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THOMAS’ LAST LAP REDEMPTION PAYS OFF WITH KOKOMO GP WIN

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Kokomo, Indiana (April 6, 2019)………After an incident on the final lap of the Kokomo Speedway Sprint Car race that preceded Saturday night’s USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget feature, perhaps it was fate that we would see Kevin Thomas, Jr. and Justin Grant meet again in some form or fashion on the second night ...

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