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COURTNEY CONTINUES WINTER DIRT GAMES SUCCESS IN USAC MIDGET OPENER

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Ocala, Florida (February 8, 2019)………Tyler Courtney continued his winning ways in “Winter Dirt Games” at Bubba Raceway Park in Friday’s USAC NOS Energy Drink Midget National Championship season opener. The Indianapolis, Indiana driver was victorious in the final two races of last year’s USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car portion of “Winter Dirt Games” en ...

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CENTRAL ILLINOIS DIRT RACING REPORT

by Jeff Adams WINDOM LOOKS TO CHASE HISTORY IN 2019 Canton open wheel ace Chris Windom will try to become only the 7th driver to ever win the USAC “Triple Crown” this season as he has secured a full-time ride in the USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget Series in the 17BC car for Clauson-Marshall Racing in 2019. Windom begins ...

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2019 Florida – Georgia Speedweeks Schedule

Below is a list of dirt races scheduled for the 2019 Speedweeks! January 23 – East Bay Raceway Park – UMP Modifieds & Street Stocks January 24 – East Bay Raceway Park – UMP Modifieds & Street Stocks January 25 – East Bay Raceway Park – UMP Modifieds & Street Stocks January 25 – East Alabama Motor Speedway – National ...

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Justin Grant Unstoppable In Third Consecutive Vacuworx Qualifying Night Win

Bryan Hulbert – TULSA, Okla. (January 18, 2019) Wheeling his NOS Energy Drink No. 4a to the pole of Friday’s Vacuworx Qualifying Night, Justin Grant set a feverish pace for 25 non-stop laps to garner his third career preliminary night win in as many years at the Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire. “This one was a ...

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Christopher Bell Fends Off Late Race Challenge For John Christner Trucking Qualifying Night Triumph

Bryan Hulbert – TULSA, Okla. (January 17, 2019) Surviving a myriad of cautions in Thursday John Christner Trucking Qualifying Night, along with a late race challenge from Shane Golobic and C.J. Leary, two-time defending Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire Champion, Christopher Bell locked his iRacing No. 71w into his seventh Saturday A-Feature in as many years. ...

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Kyle Larson Motors To Warren CAT Qualifying Night Win at Chili Bowl

Bryan Hulbert – TULSA, Okla. (January 15, 2019) Winning in preliminary night competition for the fifth time at the Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire, California’s Kyle Larson grabbed the lead on Lap 6 of Tuesday’s Warren CAT Qualifying Night A-Feature then went unchallenged to punch his ticket into his eighth 55 Lap championship event. Chasing Zach ...

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Logan Seavey Perfect On Cummins Qualifying Night at Chili Bowl

Bryan Hulbert – TULSA, Okla. (January 14, 2019) Rolling into Chili Bowl Victory Lane for the first time in his career, California’s Logan Seavey was perfect in the first every Monday Qualifying Night presented by Cummins. Taking advantage of his Heat and Qualifier wins to position the Keith Kunz Motorsports No. 67 on the pole, Seavey led start to finish ...

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Bacon off to Fast Start in 2019 – Locks into Chili Bowl Championship Feature!

Lonnie Wheatley, TULSA, Okla. (January 15, 2019) – Brady Bacon is starting off the 2019 season on a strong note as he raced into Saturday night’s 33rd Annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals 55-lap championship by virtue of a runner-up finish in Monday’s opening night of preliminary action. On a rare occasion to race in front of scores of friends ...

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Gateway Dirt Nationals returns to St. Louis in 2019-2021

Dates are set for 2019-2021 event at the Dome at America’s Center St Louis, MO. — The Gateway Dirt Nationals is fresh off the completion of another successful event in Downtown St. Louis at the Dome at America’s Center. The energy and excitement around the event has remained strong now for over 3 years and in 2019 fans should expect ...

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Need To Know: 2019 Chili Bowl Format Explained

Bryan Hulbert – TULSA, Okla. (January 8, 2019) The countdown to the 33rd annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire is nearly complete. Taking place January 14-19, 2019, the melting pot of racing talent set to converge on the River Spirit Expo Center in Tulsa, Okla. stands at 355 entries from 33 states and five countries. For ...

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Casey Shuman Takes World of Outlaws Late Model Series Reins

CONCORD, NC — Jan. 7, 2019 — As the 2019 season is set to kick off in just one month, the World of Outlaws Late Model Series is excited to welcome racer, owner and promoter Casey Shuman as Series Director. Born and raised in Rattlesnake Bend, Arizona and now residing in Indianapolis, Indiana, Shuman raced non-winged sprints and midgets for ...

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POWRi Lucas Oil National Midgets Release Stacked 2019 Schedule

Belleville, IL – After a banner 2018 season, which concluded with first-time driver and owner champions, the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League, has set its sights on 2019. An action-packed schedule dotted with historic outings, traditional stops, and first-time events, 2019 is sure to be another thrilling year. Set to open the season with a bang, the Sixth Annual ...

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CALIFORNIA QUARTET SETS SIGHTS ON TOPPING RUMBLE VETERANS

Rico Abreu, Annie & Toni Breidinger and Kody Swanson Enter Dec. 28/29 Event FORT WAYNE, IN (Dec. 12) – With at least nine former Rumble in Fort Wayne feature winners already entered into this year’s 21st annual foray it would be expected that one of them would be the hands-on favorite to move into victory lane during one night of ...

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KNEPPER 55 LIVE ON SPEED SHIFT TV THIS SATURDAY

Du Quoin, Illinois………Speed Shift TV will have live coverage of the fourth annual “Junior Knepper 55” USAC Midget Special Event this Saturday, December 15 at the Southern Illinois Center in Du Quoin. Seventy-four drivers have pre-entered for the event on the 1/6-mile, indoor dirt oval located adjacent to the one mile dirt track at the Du Quoin State Fairgrounds. Among ...

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USAC CHAMPS COURTNEY & THORSON FILE FINAL ENTRIES FOR KNEPPER 55 AS FIELD SOARS PAST 70

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Du Quoin, Illinois………USAC National champions Tyler Courtney and Tanner Thorson are among the final set of entries for the “Junior Knepper 55” USAC Midget Special Event this Saturday, December 15 at the Southern Illinois Center in Du Quoin as the entry list soars to 74 drivers and teams for the fourth annual race. Courtney, ...

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REIGNING WINNER CHRISTOPHER BELL ENTERS AS KNEPPER 55 FIELD NEARS 70

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Du Quoin, Illinois (December 10, 2018)………Recent “Turkey Night Grand Prix” winner Christopher Bell has filed his entry to compete in the “Junior Knepper 55” USAC Midget Special Event this Saturday, December 15 at the Southern Illinois Center in Du Quoin as the entry list has exploded to 69 drivers and teams for the fourth ...

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$50 GRAND BONUS UP FOR GRABS AT 2019 SHAMROCK CLASSIC

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Du Quoin, Illinois………A hefty payday of $50,000 is up for grabs on March 9, 2019 when the USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midgets compete in the fourth annual “Shamrock Classic” at the Southern Illinois Center in Du Quoin. The Factory Canopies “Pot of Gold” Challenge will provide the top-four drivers in passing points throughout ...

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