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T-MEZ BACK WITH AMATI FOR “KNEPPER 55” SATURDAY AT Du QUOIN

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Du Quoin, Illinois………Thomas Meseraull has been tabbed as the driver of the Amati Racing No. 66 for this Saturday’s “Junior Knepper 55” USAC Midget Special Event at the Southern Illinois Center in Du Quoin. Meseraull and Amati have paired up in the past for four USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car feature victories in 2015 ...

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Track Enterprises Releases 2018 Special Event Schedule

ARCA, USAC, WoO & UMP To Race At Many Top Venues (Macon, IL) Track Enterprises, a racing promotion company based in Macon, IL, has announced its 2018 special event schedule. The new slate includes the traditional stops for ARCA at the Illinois dirt miles, in addition to Lucas Oil Raceway in Indianapolis and a fourth year visit to Fairgrounds Speedway ...

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JASON DIETSCH TRAILER SALES JOINS RUMBLE IN FORT WAYNE

Edgerton, OH Business to Become Presenting Sponsor FT. WAYNE (IN) Dec. 12 – Jason Dietsch Trailer Sales, located in Edgerton, OH, has joined with this year’s 20th annual running of the Rumble in Fort Wayne to be the presenting sponsor. Featuring multiple divisions of racing, including full-sized Midgets, the Rumble will be contested December 29 and 30 on a 1/7 ...

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56 ENTRIES FILED FOR JUNIOR KNEPPER 55 AT Du QUOIN!

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Du Quoin, Illinois………Dillon Welch, Parker Price-Miller and Chris R. Andrews have filed their entries Sunday on the final night of the free entry period for the third running of the “Junior Knepper 55.” The list for the Saturday, December 16 race at the Southern Illinois Center now boasts a field of 56 USAC Midgets ...

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STENHOUSE, BELL, COURTNEY, GRANT ENTER AS “KNEPPER 55” LIST EXCEEDS 50!

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Du Quoin, Illinois………Clauson Marshall Racing, Keith Kunz/Curb-Agajanian Motorsports and Tucker/Boat Motorsports have all filed their entries for the Saturday, December 16 “Junior Knepper 55” USAC Midget “Special Event” indoors at the Southern Illinois Center in Du Quoin. CMR has entered six cars for the event, including the driver who won the very first “Knepper ...

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NEW TITLE SPONSOR, NEW VENUES RING IN RECHARGED USAC NATIONAL MIDGET SERIES IN 2018

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Indianapolis, Indiana………A brand new title sponsor and a pair of new venues amongst a slate of popular series mainstays bring an invigorated USAC National Midget scene in 2018 with 23 events, 21 venues and nine states occupying the USAC P1 Insurance Midget National Championship schedule. The series has partnered with an innovative technology launching ...

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KNEPPER 55 MIDGET FIELD NEARS 40; WEASE, BEAUCHAMP & PECK ENTER

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Du Quoin, Illinois………A “Turkey Night Grand Prix” winner, an Indiana Sprint Week feature winner and an All Star Circuit of Champions feature winner are among the latest of 38 entries, thus far, for the Saturday, December 16th “Junior Knepper 55” USAC Midget special event at the Southern Illinois Center. Billy Wease, the 2006 “Turkey ...

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Tony Stewart headlines entries for the Rumble in Fort Wayne!

FORT WAYNE, IN – Former NASCAR racer Tony Stewart will compete in the 2017 Rumble in Fort Wayne indoor midget racing event later this month. The Rumble will be held Dec. 29 and 30 at the Memorial Coliseum in Fort Wayne, IN. Nearly 40 drivers will compete on a 1/7th-mile concrete oval inside the Memorial Coliseum Expo Center during the ...

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POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League Releases 38 – Event 2018 Schedule

Belleville, IL – The POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League has released a schedule showcasing 38 -events throughout 2018 with the season kicking off in February at Bubba Raceway Park and ending in November at Kennedale Speedway for the Season Championship. Starting 2018, the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League will head to Ocala, Florida for the season opener at ...

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BRISCOE & COTTLE HEADLINE EARLY “KNEPPER 55” USAC MIDGET ENTRIES

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Du Quoin, Illinois………Racing champions Chase Briscoe and Shane Cottle are among the 30, thus far, early entries for the Saturday, December 16th “Junior Knepper 55” USAC Midget special event at the Southern Illinois Center. Briscoe, of Mitchell, Indiana, is the 2016 ARCA champ and recently wrapped up NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Rookie of ...

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BELL OUTDUELS LARSON IN “TURKEY NIGHT” THRILLER AT VENTURA

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Ventura, California………Thanksgiving is the day each year when we take a little extra time to realize how fortunate we are. For those in attendance at Thursday’s “Turkey Night Grand Prix,” the realization quickly came to how thankful we are to have witnessed Christopher Bell and Kyle Larson duking it out against each other for ...

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BACON FEASTS AT VENTURA FOR USAC WEST COAST SPRINT WIN

Ventura, California………Brady Bacon captured Wednesday’s USAC West Coast/VRA Sprint Car feature on night one of the 77th “Turkey Night Grand Prix” at Ventura Raceway. The two-time USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car champ from Broken Arrow, Oklahoma zipped around Troy Rutherford on the fifth lap of the 20-lap points-free “Special Event” feature and cruised to a commanding two-and-a-half second victory ahead ...

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Major events again highlight Lucas Oil Speedway tentative 2018 schedule

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WHEATLAND, Missouri (November 3, 2017) – Lucas Oil Speedway’s tentative 2018 schedule was announced on Friday with major events again set for all three of the venue’s racing facilities. “We’re excited about what’s in store for our fans and drivers in 2018 with a schedule that again has variety,” Lucas Oil Speedway General Manager Dan Robinson said. “The foundation is ...

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POWRi Lucas Oil National Midgets Slated to Kick Off 2018 in Florida

Belleville, IL – For the first time ever, the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League will enter into the sunshine state, kicking off the 2018 season at Bubba Raceway Park in Ocala, Florida. Set for Friday, February 9th and Saturday, February 10th, the Inaugural Toyota Sunshine State Midget Challenge will headline sanctioned national dirt midget racing in Florida for the ...

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JUNIOR KNEPPER 55 TICKETS NOW ON SALE!

Du Quoin, Illinois………Tickets are now on sale for the final USAC event of the 2017 season when the Midgets invade the Southern Illinois Center for the third annual “Junior Knepper 55” on Saturday December 16. Tickets for the race on the indoor dirt oval are on sale now at http://www.usactickets.com/. Adult general admission tickets are available for just $18 – ...

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Thorson’s 16th Career Win Comes at Jacksonville Ron Milton Race of Champions

Jacksonville, IL – Leading all 30 laps and holding off a late race charge from Rookie Zeb Wise, Tanner Thorson found victory lane for the 16th time with the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League. Thorson’s Ron Milton Race of Champions win at Jacksonville Speedway is his fourth of 2017. Enduring several cautions throughout the 30-lap feature event, Tanner Thorson ...

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Bayston Takes Career #16 at Jacksonville

Jacksonville, IL – For the fifth time in 2017 and the 16th of his career, Spencer Bayston bagged another victory with the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League. Bayston’s victory came in the first night of a doubleheader weekend at Jacksonville Speedway. Starting outside the front row, Bayston took command at the drop of the green flag off turn two. ...

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JEEP VAN WORMER AND NICK HOFFMAN WIN ALLSTAR PERFORMANCE FALL NATIONALS

Feature Races Postponed To Sunday Produce A Memorable Matinee ROSSBURG, Ohio (October 8, 2017) – It may have been 16 hours later than scheduled, but Jeep Van Wormer (Pinconning, Michigan) and Nick Hoffman (Mooresville, North Carolina) scored the $5,000 victories in the rain-delayed championship events in the Allstar Performance Fall Nationals Sunday at Eldora Speedway. The UMP Late Model feature ...

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