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

Huge Discount Available Via Superticket (Indianapolis, IN) For the fourth 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 22-24.  The three night show features open wheel cars from the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car tour and the USAC ...

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Track Enterprises Racing Promotion Company Announces 2019 Grassroots Schedule

Track Enterprises Grassroots Racing Schedule Expands In 2019 Over 35 Special Events To Be Held At 21 Venues In 13 States (Macon, IL) Since 1985, Track Enterprises has been one of the top promotion companies in the sport of auto racing.  Starting out with just his hometown track, Macon Speedway, promoter Bob Sargent and the company have expanded throughout the ...

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FIELD OF 40+ GUNS FOR SATURDAY’S BETTENHAUSEN 100 AT SPRINGFIELD

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Springfield, Illinois (August 13, 2018)………A field of 40-plus USAC Silver Crown Champ Car drivers are expected to compete in this Saturday’s “Bettenhausen 100” at the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield. From top-to-bottom, the list includes seven Silver Crown championships, 13 “Bettenhausen 100” victories and 97 total Silver Crown wins, with 15 states represented. One ...

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DARLAND RIDES AGAIN AT SPRINGFIELD SATURDAY FOR KAZMARK

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media   Springfield, Illinois (Aug. 13, 2018)………Dave Darland, a three-time winner on the Springfield Mile, has teamed up with car owner Gene Kazmark to compete in this Saturday’s “Bettenhausen 100” USAC Silver Crown Champ Car Series race at the Illinois State Fairgrounds.   Darland leads all drivers in series history with 198 career starts entering ...

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Bettenhausen 100 To Feature A Couple Of Ironmen Next Weekend In Springfield, IL

DARLAND, GAMESTER SPRINGFIELD IRON MEN By Jay Hardin Track Enterprises Staff-Springfield, IL-(August 7, 2018)-Past USAC Silver Crown champion Dave Darland and USAC Midget champion Russ Gamester are well known for their exploits in open wheel competition.  Both are becoming known for their support of and longevity in the USAC Silver Crown Championship Series including participation in the prestigious one mile ...

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Cody Swanson wins the Hoosier 100!

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Indianapolis, Indiana………Al Unser and Kody Swanson.  Of course, Al Unser’s place in the history of the sport has long ago been cemented.  Kody Swanson’s legacy continues to grow with each race, each year. Following Thursday night’s 63rd running of the “Hoosier Hundred,” those two names will forever be linked as drivers who’ve mastered the 100-mile event at ...

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ENTRY LIST FOR FRIDAY’S “CARB NIGHT CLASSIC” RELEASED

  By: Richie Murray – USAC Media   Brownsburg, Indiana………Twenty-three USAC Silver Crown Champ Cars and drivers have entered for this Friday’s “Dave Steele Carb Night Classic” at Lucas Oil Raceway.   Past winners entered for round four of the Silver Crown season at the .686-mile paved oval include Kingsburg, California’s Tanner Swanson, a six-time winner at the track, and ...

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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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TWO-TIME WINNER SWINDELL, SILVER CROWN CHAMP SCHRADER RETURN TO HOOSIER HUNDRED THURSDAY

By: Jay Hardin – Track Enterprises Staff   Indianapolis, Indiana………Eleven rookies on this year’s Hoosier Hundred entry list have the opportunity of a lifetime to learn from two legendary drivers who competed in the big cars long before many of the rookies were even born.   If the return of 1991 & 1993 race winner Jeff Swindell wasn’t enough news, ...

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Retired NASCAR Star Enters Hoosier Hundred At Indiana State Fairgrounds

Two Time Hoosier Hundred Winner, 82 Silver Crown Camp Return to Indy Mile! By Jay Hardin Track Enterprises Staff May 19, 2018-Indianapolis, IN-Eleven rookies on this year’s Hoosier Hundred entry list have the opportunity of a life time to learn from two legendary drivers who competed in the big cars long before many of the rookies were even born!  If ...

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Indy Native/USAC Car Owner Nolen After 4th Indy Mile Win

  By Jay Hardin Track Enterprises Staff May 16, 2018-Indianapolis, IN-Growing up in Indianapolis in the 1950’s, USAC Silver Crown car owner Gene Nolen had plenty of opportunity to be infected with the racing bug.  The Indianapolis 500, the Hoosier Hundred at the Indiana State Fairgrounds and midget action at the old West 16th Street Speedway all served to give ...

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USAC’s “The Week Of Indy” Just A Few Weeks Away

Three Day Discount Again Available Via Superticket (Indianapolis, IN) For the third 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 23-25.  The three night show features open wheel cars from the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car tour and the ...

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Track Enterprises Releases 2018 Special Event Schedule

ARCA, USAC, WoO & UMP To Race At Many Top Venues (Macon, IL) Track Enterprises, a racing promotion company based in Macon, IL, has announced its 2018 special event schedule. The new slate includes the traditional stops for ARCA at the Illinois dirt miles, in addition to Lucas Oil Raceway in Indianapolis and a fourth year visit to Fairgrounds Speedway ...

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BALANCED PAVEMENT/DIRT MIX THE INGREDIENT FOR 2018 USAC SILVER CROWN SCHEDULE

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Indianapolis, Indiana………A helping of six pavement and five dirt races make up a balanced USAC Silver Crown Champ Car Series schedule for the 2018 season, which marks the series’ return to the state of Wisconsin for the first time since 2011. The Silver Crown cars will make their debut appearance on the half-mile, paved ...

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LARGEST Du QUOIN CAR COUNT IN OVER A DECADE EXPECTED FOR SUNDAY’S TED HORN 100!

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media The largest “Ted Horn 100” car count in over a decade is expected this Sunday, September 3, for the return of the USAC Silver Crown Champ Car Series presented by TRAXXAS racing to the “Magic Mile” at the Du Quoin State Fairgrounds. Thirty-eight cars have entered, making it the most expected entrants for the ...

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GRANT GETS IT; WINS BETTENHAUSEN 100 FOR FIRST SILVER CROWN WIN

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Springfield, Illinois………Justin Grant was fully aware of the situation at hand on the final restart of Saturday’s “Bettenhausen 100” at the Illinois State Fairgrounds. The Ione, California native had the nose of the white No. 63 driven by the two-time USAC Silver Crown champ and winner of the last two “Bettenhausen 100” races right ...

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Illini Windom Seeks History and Title in Bettenhausen

By Jay Hardin Track Enterprises Staff Springfield, IL August 6, 2017 –Chris Windom grew up near the Illinois River in Canton, about 70 miles from the state capitol home to the Illinois State Fair, the World’s Fastest One Mile Dirt Track and the famous Bettenhausen 100 championship race. The mile dirt track is the one closest to Windom’s hometown and ...

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Schrader with busy Memorial weekend plans

Kenny Schrader and Federated Team to Participate in “The Week of Indy” Racing Events Although Ken Schrader Racing Inc. won’t race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway this upcoming weekend, he and his Federated dirt track team might hit every other track in the state of Indiana this week. Starting on Wednesday night, May 24, Schrader the Federated team will participate ...

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