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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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Eight Inductees Announced as “Class of 2019” for National Sprint Car Hall of Fame!

Knoxville, IA, January 16, 2019 – The National Sprint Car Hall of Fame is pleased to announce the names of its eight inductees for 2019.  Those that will be inducted into the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame on Saturday, June 2, during the thirtieth annual ceremonies in Knoxville, Iowa, are: Drivers Richard Griffin – “The Gas Man” from Silver ...

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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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New World of Outlaws Sprint Car Driver Lineup Sets Sights on DIRTcar Nationals

CONCORD, NC – January 11, 2019 – The combination of sunshine, high-speed, wheel-to-wheel racing and the mere fact fans likely haven’t seen Sprint Cars since the World Finals last fall at Charlotte, make the DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park one of the most anticipated annual Sprint Car events. After a number of off-season driver changes, the excitement for Florida ...

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POWRi Speedway Motors Micros Release 2019 Schedule Featuring 27 Events

Belleville, IL – The 2019 schedule has been set for the POWRi Speedway Motors 600cc Outlaw Micro League, featuring 27 events. The POWRi micros will tackle three new venues throughout 2019, the first coming at the opening night of the Sixth Annual Turnpike Challenge. Featured alongside the POWRi Lucas Oil National and West Midget Leagues, the POWRi micros will head ...

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Worth Among Half-Dozen First Time Winners In 34th Lucas Oil Tulsa Shootout

(Bryan Hulbert – TULSA, Okla. (January 5, 2019) Seven Golden Drillers claimed, and six by first-time winners, the 34th Lucas Oil Tulsa Shootout wrapped up Saturday night with California’s Ben Worth leading the charge of first-time winners with his victory in the night’s 55-lap Outlaw A-Feature. Chasing Frank Flud the first five laps, the Driven Midwest No. 81 suddenly stalled ...

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34th Lucas Oil Tulsa Shootout Off And Running

Bryan Hulbert – TULSA, Okla. (January 2, 2019) With 42 of a scheduled 275 events in the books, the 34th Lucas Oil Tulsa Shootout got underway Wednesday night with Outlaw Non-Wing and Restricted taking to the Tulsa Expo Raceway clay. The 42 Heat Race winners made the trip to Tulsa from 11 states with Oklahoma drivers taking 17 wins. Indiana ...

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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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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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Junior Knepper 55 This Saturday !!!

by Don Martin Du Quoin, Illinois will be the place to be Saturday afternoon. The Southern Illinois Center will host a USAC non-points midget event on the exciting 1/6 dirt oval December 15th. This race typically draws drivers from all over the country and this year is no exception. Over 70 cars have entered the event including defending Champion Christopher ...

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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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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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GRANT ENTERS KNEPPER 55 AS ENTRY LIST NEARS 50

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Du Quoin, Illinois………The entry list for the “Junior Knepper 55” has ballooned to near 50 entries as USAC Triple Threat Justin Grant has signed on to drive in the fourth annual event on December 15 at the Southern Illinois Center in Du Quoin. The Ione, Calif. driver will pilot the RAMS Racing No. 4A ...

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Sullivan Family Purchases the COMP Cams Super Dirt Series

Conway, Arkansas (12/04/18) – When the COMP Cams Super Dirt Series presented by Lucas Oil kicks off their 2019 campaign in March, it will be operating under new ownership. Racing world veterans Chris Sullivan and Jack Sullivan have purchased the tour, effective immediately. The sale comes as series founder Chris Ellis is forced to step away from the series due ...

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Belle-Clair Speedway & Quincy Raceway on 2019 Lucas Oil MLRA Schedule

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Media Contact: Billy Rock Wheatland, Missouri (December 1, 2018) – Following the conclusion of one of the most exciting racing seasons in recently history, the Lucas Oil MLRA series is once again full speed ahead for 2019. Series Director Ernie Leftwich and his staff have been hard at work in recent weeks putting the finishing touches on a diverse and ...

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