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38 ENTRIES FOR SUNDAY’S BETTENHAUSEN 100

  By: Richie Murray – USAC Media   Springfield, Illinois (September 17, 2019)………The entry list for Sunday’s 58th running of the Bettenhausen 100 presented by Brandt has been revealed with 38 USAC Silver Crown Champ Car drivers and teams ready to take on the legendary Springfield mile at the Illinois State Fairgrounds.   Five past Bettenhausen 100 winners are entered for ...

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BETTENHAUSEN 100 REFIRES ON THE DIRT SUNDAY IN SPRINGFIELD

  By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Springfield, Illinois (September 16, 2019)………The glorious roar of the USAC Silver Crown Champ Car Series returns to the iconic Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield this Sunday, September 22, for the 58th running of the Bettenhausen 100 presented by Brandt, honoring the great racing family based out of Tinley Park, Ill.  The DIRTcar Modifieds ...

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THORSON TABBED FOR DYSON’S RIDE AT Du QUOIN

  By: Richie Murray – USAC Media   Du Quoin, Illinois (August 28, 2019)………Tanner Thorson, the 2016 USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget champion, has been named the driver of the Chris Dyson Racing No. 9 for this Sunday’s USAC Silver Crown Champ Car Series Ted Horn 100 at the Du Quoin (Ill.) State Fairgrounds on September 1.   Thorson ...

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Ken Schrader to Make 14th Career ARCA Menards Series Appearance at DuQuoin in Saturday Night’s Southern Illinois 100

Four-time Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series winner and 18-time ARCA Menards Series winner Ken Schrader will make his first appearance with the ARCA Menards Series since last June when he straps in for the Southern Illinois 100 at DuQuoin on Saturday night. Schrader will pilot his familiar No. 52 Federated Auto Parts Ford in what will be his 83rd career ...

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SIX PAST WINNERS HEADLINE BETTENHAUSEN 100 ENTRY LIST

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media   Springfield, Illinois (August 13, 2019)………The field for this Saturday afternoon’s 58thrunning of the Bettenhausen 100 presented by Brandt at the Illinois State Fairgrounds is chock full of past winners on the legendary Springfield Mile. Brian Tyler (Mt. Pleasant, NC) leads all drivers in the lineup with four Bettenhausen 100 victories in 2004-05-08-11.  A.J. ...

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Illinois State Fair Race Weekend Fast Approaching (August 17/18)

Traditional USAC, ARCA, Sportsman Races Highlight Last Weekend of Illinois State Fair (Springfield, IL) —Track Enterprises is proud to partner with the United States Auto Club, the Automobile Racing Club of America and UMP DIRTcar Racing to continue a tradition at the Illinois State Fair that dates back to 1905.  One hundred plus years of motorsports continues during the last ...

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HAMILTON HUSTLES TO BIG PAYDAY AT DAVE STEELE CARB NIGHT CLASSIC

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Brownsburg, Indiana (May 24, 2019)………One year ago, it was a May to forget for Kyle Hamilton.  It seemed as if everywhere he turned, bad luck was staring back at him square in the eyes. One year later, the May tide has turned in his favor.  After putting his car on the front row for ...

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HOOSIER HUNDRED’S SUNSET BELONGS TO SUNSHINE

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Indianapolis, Indiana (May 23, 2019)………Bravery, machismo, bravado, call it what you will.  On a late restart with seven laps remaining, Tyler Courtney used every ounce of it in his figurative tank to rip around near-race-long leader Kevin Thomas, Jr. to win a bittersweet “Hoosier Hundred” Thursday night, in the final running of the event ...

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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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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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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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FINAL HOOSIER HUNDRED AT THE INDY MILE TO BE HELD MAY 23

  Indianapolis, Indiana (April 2, 2019)………The Indiana State Fairgrounds & Event Center has announced that the Indiana State Fairgrounds one-mile dirt track will be converted from a dirt surface to an all-weather track made of crushed limestone to be utilized for year-round harness training and parking for the Indiana State Fair.   The ultimate impact is that the conversion of ...

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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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