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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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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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