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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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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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COURTNEY CLAIMS KOKOMO GP OPENER

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media   Kokomo, Indiana (April 5, 2019)………Tyler Courtney’s grip of the “Kokomo Grand Prix” seems to be as firm as the grip he currently holds on the USAC NOS Energy Drink Midget National Championship following Friday night’s victory at Kokomo Speedway, his second straight in the “GP” and his third in the first four races ...

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Sixteen year old Cannon McIntosh stuns USAC field with DuQuoin win!

McINTOSH MASTERS MINI MAGIC MILE FOR FIRST USAC WIN By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Du Quoin, Illinois (March 9, 2019)………Cannon McIntosh’s grace under fire was demonstrated literally and figuratively in a multitude of manners Saturday night in the fourth annual “Shamrock Classic” at the Southern Illinois Center. A fuel leak during hot laps ignited the Bixby, Oklahoma driver’s ride, giving ...

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NOS® ENERGY DRINK NAMED TITLE SPONSOR OF USAC NATIONAL MIDGETS BEGINNING IN 2019

Indianapolis, Indiana (December 6, 2018)………NOS Energy Drink has partnered with the United States Auto Club to become the title sponsor of the USAC Midget National Championship, beginning with the 2019 racing season. NOS Energy Drink and USAC have agreed multi-year deal that will position the high-performance energy drink as The Official Energy Drink of one of the most highly-competitive and ...

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BRISCOE AND T-MEZ SIGN ON FOR KNEPPER 55 IN Du QUOIN

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Du Quoin, Illinois………Chase Briscoe and Thomas Meseraull are among the latest drivers to enter the fourth annual “Junior Knepper 55,” as the entry list surges above 40 for the December 15 USAC Midget Special Event from the Southern Illinois Center in Du Quoin. Briscoe finished second in the 2017 “Knepper 55,” behind winner Christopher ...

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Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Unveils 2019 Schedule

BATAVIA, OHIO (October 29, 2018) – The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series is proud to announce the 2019 schedule, with a lineup featuring a record-breaking 65 feature events. The ambitious schedule is set to visit 37 different venues across 22 states, showcasing the talents of the nation’s top dirt late model drivers along the way. The 2019 tour will ...

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GRANT FINALLY REACHES “THE TOPP” AT SMACKDOWN VII

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Kokomo, Indiana………Fifty-nine races.  482 days.  That’s how long it had been since Justin Grant last reached USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car victory lane coming into Thursday night’s “Sprint Car Smackdown VII” finale at Kokomo Speedway. Likewise, it had been 43 races and 398 days since TOPP Motorsports last found victory lane themselves, incidentally enough ...

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TYLER THOMAS FINDS SMACKDOWN REDEMPTION AT KOKOMO

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Kokomo, Indiana………”Smackdown” can find a way to toy with one’s emotions from the highest of highs to the lowest of lows on occasion. Tyler Thomas has lived on both ends of the spectrum within the last calendar year, seeing near-certain victory slip from his grasp at the last moment in 2017. But the Collinsville, ...

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COURTNEY CHARGES TO SMACKDOWN NIGHT 1 VICTORY AT KOKOMO

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Kokomo, Indiana………Throughout the 2018 season, it almost seems as if Tyler Courtney owns a share of land down in the infield at the start/finish line. With eight USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car victories to his credit, his footprint has already been imprinted on several different victory lanes this year. However, the one victory lane ...

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WINDOM WAXES FIELD IN #GYATK NIGHT AT KOKOMO

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Kokomo, Indiana………Fresh off his win at the Springfield Mile, Chris Windom turned up the wick Wednesday, leading all 27 laps to win #GYATK Night at Kokomo Speedway, the kickoff to “Sprint Car Smackdown VII.” It was the Canton, Illinois native’s third career win during “Smackdown” week, following victories in 2012 and 2015. He came ...

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Thomas Meseraull claims Kokomo Speedway’s Indiana Sprint Week win!

USAC AMSOIL SPRINT CAR NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP RACE RESULTS: July 24, 2018 – Kokomo Speedway – Kokomo, Indiana – 31st NOS Energy Drink “Indiana Sprint Week” BELL HELMETS QUALIFYING: 1. Dave Darland, 36D, Goodnight/Curb-Agajanian-12.968; 2. Kevin Thomas, Jr., 69, Dynamics-12.971; 3. Chase Stockon, 32, 32 TBI-12.976; 4. Timmy Buckwalter, 7, LNB-12.989; 5. Tyler Thomas, 2E, Epperson-13.005; 6. Chris Windom, 5, Baldwin-13.029; ...

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