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Kyle Larson dominates Ohio Speedweek opener at Attica Raceway Park

Attica Raceway Park

By Brian Liskai   ATTICA, Ohio – There’s just something about Ohio Sprint Speedweek that Kyle Larson loves. The NASCAR Monster Energy Series driver dominated the second half of the 37th Annual Ohio Sprint Speedweek opener at Attica Raceway Park Friday, June 14 to score his 9th career Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions Presented by Mobil 1 ...

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Illinois Midget Speedweek Coming To Macon Speedway & Lincoln Speedway This Weekend

(Macon, IL) – The star power of POWRi Illinois Speedweek is evident each and every year with headliners swarming from around the world to the “Illini State” for a thrilling five-night stretch. This week’s sixth annual running is no different, featuring the trio of Logan Seavey, Tanner Thorson, and Michael Pickens all chasing a second Speedweek championship, among countless other ...

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FLEET OF YOUNG STARS PURSUE FIRST TASTE OF ILLINOIS SPEED WEEK

BELLEVILLE, ILL. (June 12, 2019) – We’ve seen it time and time again, the talented and budding teenage racer chalked full of potential and making waves on the national scene with a powerhouse organization. This week, a new batch of youngsters with dreams and aspirations of leading the next generation of midget racing will square up against the veterans and experienced ...

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FAYETTE COUNTY TO SERVE AS SPEED WEEK OPENER ON THURSDAY

BROWNSTOWN, ILL. (June 12, 2019) – Following the unfortunate rain out of the originally scheduled Illinois SPEED Week opener on Wednesday at Belle-Clair Speedway, the first of now four race switches to Fayette County Speedway in Brownstown, Ill. on Thursday, June 13th.   The youngest track on the Illinois SPEED Week schedule, Fayette County has only hosted a pair of SPEED ...

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TRIO OF FORMER CHAMPIONS AIMING FOR SECOND SPEEDWEEK TITLE

BELLEVILLE, ILL. (June 10, 2019) – The star power of POWRi Illinois Speedweek is evident each and every year with headliners swarming from around the world to the “Illini State” for a thrilling five-night stretch. This week’s sixth annual running is no different, featuring the trio of Logan Seavey, Tanner Thorson, and Michael Pickens all chasing a second Speedweek championship, among ...

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Vanapeldoorn Surprises, Takes Hornet Challenge

Macon Speedway

By BZ (Macon, IL) Erik Vanapeldoorn has shown up for big races at Macon Speedway before. He’s no stranger. In fact, he set the qualifying record last season. He’s won races in his orange 4-cylinder Hornet, just not the Hornet Challenge. After taking the Friday night opener at Lincoln Speedway and the $1,000 payday, Vanapeldoorn was placed in the middle ...

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Vanapeldoorn Wins Ed Cain Trucking Hornet Challenge

(Lincoln, IL) The DIRTcar Hornets were the headlining division this past Friday night, June 7, as the 4th annual Ed Cain Trucking Hornet Challenge was on the card.  20+ of the best Hornet drivers in the country were on hand in addition to strong fields of Modifieds, Pro Lates, Pro Modifieds, and the Nutech Seed DII Midgets.   Clinton, IL ...

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Five Nights of POWRi SPEED Week

The most electric week of the year for POWRi Racing is only one week away. Scheduled for five nights of racing at five different tracks, the sixth annual Illinois Speedweek runs from Wednesday, June 12 through Sunday, June 16 with appearances at Belle-Clair Speedway, Fayette County Speedway, Jacksonville Speedway, Macon Speedway and Lincoln Speedway.   Hosting the POWRi Lucas Oil ...

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Fans Get Their Money’s Worth On Crazy Macon Speedway Night 

Macon Speedway

By BZ (Macon, IL) The fan favorite night returned to Macon Speedway with the Five Night Buck where general admission was a mere $5. Thanks to that as well as a special kids bicycle giveaway, the stands were jam-packed full of spectators. A field of 100 cars among seven racing divisions once again is becoming the norm for the Saturday ...

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$5 Admission & Kids Bike Giveaway Saturday Night At Macon Speedway

Macon Speedway

(Macon, IL) Macon Speedway will be kicking off the month of June with a Five Buck night, this Saturday, June 1.  In addition to $5 grandstand admission, a number of great supporters have stepped up to donate bicycles for the kids bike giveaway.  The USAC/IMRA DII Midgets will join the weekly classes for on-track action. Upon arrival to the races, ...

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THORSON IS BACK AND READY FOR INDIANA MIDGET WEEK

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Speedway, Indiana (May 30, 2019)………Tanner Thorson, who suffered serious injuries in a highway crash on March 4, will return to the cockpit of a USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget in time for the start of the 15th annual edition of “Indiana Midget Week” June 4-9. Thorson will make his return to the Keith Kunz ...

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LARSON RETURNS FOR TWO ROUNDS OF INDIANA MIDGET WEEK

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Speedway, Indiana (May 30, 2019)………Kyle Larson, who ranks in a tie for second all-time in terms of “Indiana Midget Week” victories with five, returns to the USAC NOS Energy Drink Midget National Championship for rounds two and three of the 15th edition of IMW, Wednesday, June 5, at Gas City I-69 Speedway and on Thursday, ...

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Seavey Strikes in Lake Ozark Spectacular

Eldon, Missouri – In what started out as an all Jim Neuman Racing front row, with teammates Jake Neuman and Ace McCarthy sharing the top two positions, it would be Keith Kunz Curb-Agajanian Motorsports with Logan Seavey taking the checkers from the sixth starting position with the POWRi Lucas Oil National and West Midget Leagues.   At the drop of ...

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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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Lake Ozark Speedway Next For Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series

Bryan Hulbert – TULSA, Okla. (March 23, 2019) Looking at two nights of racing this Memorial Day Weekend, the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by the MAVTV Motorsports Network will be in action at Lake Ozark Speedway in Eldon, Mo. on Saturday, May 25 and Sunday, May 26. A combined $8,000 to win for anyone who can sweep ...

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