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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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$20,000 ON THE LINE AT SUNDAY’S “LEFFLER MEMORIAL” IN WAYNE CITY

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Wayne City, Illinois………In the late 1990s, Jason Leffler made tracks big and small his personal playground as he raced to three consecutive USAC National Midget titles. Though Leffler may have been small in stature, his legacy in the sport of midget racing remains that of a giant. One look at the one-eighth-mile dirt oval ...

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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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Super Weekend at Jacksonville Speedway Friday 10/13 & Saturday 10/14

Belleville, IL – This weekend, POWRi looks to the doubleheader Super Weekend at Jacksonville Speedway. Friday, October 13th kicks off the weekend, with Saturdays show dubbed the Ron Milton Race of Champions. Both nights will feature the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League and the POWRi Speedway Motors 600cc Outlaw Micro League. With tight margins in both Leagues, this weekend ...

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Fairbury American Legion Speedway Results – 10/7/17

Non-Winged Sprints | POWRi WAR Sprints Lucas Oil A Feature (35 Laps): 1. 12-Robert Ballou, [4]; 2. 17GP-Dave Darland, [9]; 3. 51B-Joe B. Miller, [2]; 4. 24-Landon Simon, [6]; 5. 99-Korey Weyant, [7]; 6. 6-Mario Clouser, [1]; 7. 56-Mitchell Davis, [10]; 8. 74-Josh Hodges, [19]; 9. 16-Anthony Nicholson, [18]; 10. 52F-Logan Faucon, [22]; 11. 14-Chad Wilson, [12]; 12. 38-Allen Hafford, [21]; ...

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Bayston Doubles Down, Takes Meents Memorial Win at Belle-Clair Speedway

Belleville, IL – Building on a solid victory from the previous night, Spencer Bayston capitalized on Logan Seavey’s misfortune to claim his second POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League victory of the weekend. Bayston’s Belle-Clair win was his ninth career, capturing the 13th Annual Charlene Meents Memorial presented by Priority Aviation Services LLC, co-sanctioned by the POWRi Lucas Oil West ...

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Bayston Added to Repeat Winner List for Knepper Memorial Victors

Belleville, IL – Lebanon, Indiana’s Spencer Bayston took the checkers with the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League for the 26th Annual Knepper Memorial at Belle-Clair Speedway, fending off teammate Tanner Thorson to claim the win. Bayston adds his name to the short list of repeat Knepper Memorial winners with his first Knepper victory coming in 2015 and now, tonight’s ...

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Knepper & Meents Memorial Weekend

Belleville, IL – With a handful of races left for the 2017 season, the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League and POWRi Speedway Motors 600cc Outlaw Micro League look to the two day show at Belle-Clair Speedway on September 29th and 30th. Set to honor two of the Metro Saint Louis region’s most recognized supporters of open wheel racing, Friday ...

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LOGAN SEAVEY SWEEPS THE HOCKETT/MCMILLIN MEMORIAL

Wheatland, MO (September 23, 2017) – Holding the broom high as he climbed atop the cage of his Daum Motorsports No. 5d, Logan Seavey made it a perfect weekend with the POWRi Lucas Oil War Sprints to win the 7th annual Hockett/McMillin Memorial at the Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Missouri. Taking off from the right of the front row, ...

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Hafertepe earns Hockett/McMillin winged sprint victory while Seavey completes sweep in wingless division

WHEATLAND, Missouri (September 24, 2017) – Sam Haferepe Jr. worried that he had driven too hard and burned up his tires as the laps in Saturday night’s 7th annual Jesse Hockett/Daniel McMillin Memorial dwindled.   But there was a good reason the Lucas Oil ASCS Winged Sprint Series championship leader was pushing his car to the limit at Lucas Oil ...

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SEAVEY SEEKS SWEEP WINS NIGHT 2 OF JHDM MEMORIAL

Wheatland, MO (September 22, 2017) – California native Logan Seavey remains undefeated in WAR competition after picking up his second consecutive POWRi Lucas Oil WAR Sprint League victory Friday night at Lucas Oil Speedway against a stunning sixty car field. Wyatt Burks, Danny Smith, Clinton Boyles, and Dustin Morgan rounded out the top five for the second night of the ...

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Swindell, Seavey double up with Hockett/McMillin Memorial feature wins at Lucas Oil Speedway

WHEATLAND, Missouri (September 23, 2017) – Sammy Swindell and Logan Seavey have put themselves in position to make the 7th annual Jesse Hockett/Daniel McMillin Memorial something special.   Swindell took advantage of a last-lap spin by Wayne Johnson to capture Friday’s middle leg of the three-night crown jewel on the Lucas Oil ASCS Winged Sprint Series at Lucas Oil Speedway. ...

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Swindell, Seavey pick up feature wins as Hockett/McMillin Memorial opens at Lucas Oil Speedway

By Lyndal Scranton – WHEATLAND, Missouri (September 22, 2017) – Sammy Swindell struck first as the three-night Jesse Hockett/Daniel McMillin Memorial got underway Thursday night at Lucas Oil Speedway. The veteran open-wheel icon grabbed the lead midway through the feature and went on to capture the Lucas Oil ASCS Winged Sprint Series victory. Swindell earned $3,000 and some valuable points ...

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A Look Back At The 2017 Lincoln Speedway Season

4 Champions To Be Crowned At January Banquet (Lincoln, IL) Lincoln Speedway, located in Lincoln, IL, had a highly successful 2017 season come to an end on September 1. The track, in its 14th season, completed 11 out of 12 scheduled events with great weather, much improved crowds, and top notch racing on the 1/4-mile. From Sprint cars to Hornets ...

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Christopher Bell Reigns Undefeated in POWRi National Midgets

Marion, IL – It’s quite fitting that for the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League’s inaugural appearance at Southern Illinois Raceway, NASCAR star Christopher Bell would claim victory. Winning the inaugural Mike Phillips Memorial, “the 66,” in 2011 with the POWRi Speedway Motors 600cc Outlaw Micro League was a catalyst in thrusting Bell into the open wheel ranks with Keith ...

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Bayston Victorious in 31st Annual Tom Knowles Memorial

Spoon River, IL – Spencer Bayston of Lebanon, Indiana notched another POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League victory to his resume, claiming the 31st Annual Tom Knowles Memorial at Spoon River Speedway.   Starting outside row two, Bayston quickly jumped to second in the opening laps and begun chasing down Tyler Thomas with Zeb Wise in tow.  After making it ...

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