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One of open-wheel’s crown jewels returns to Lucas Oil Speedway for 3-day Hockett-McMillin Memorial

WHEATLAND, Missouri (September 16, 2019) – One of the biggest weeks of the year for dirt sprint-car racing has arrived, with the 9th annual Jesse Hockett/Daniel McMillin Memorial set for a Thursday-through-Saturday run at Lucas Oil Speedway. The three-night open-wheel major features the Lucas Oil ASCS Winged Sprint Cars and POWRi WAR Sprints. Full programs for all the ASCS Winged ...

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Wagoner, Burks, Carter, and Wyett Cash In at the Pepsi Lee County Speedway

by Brian Neal Donnellson, IA (Saturday, September 14, 2019) – After three weeks since the 2019 regular season points ended, the Pepsi Lee County Speedway in Donnellson, Iowa returned to action on a rare Saturday in September. As HAPPS CNC Performance Engines, Mohrfeld Electric, and Henniges Automotive helped to bring the action in the Iowa Sprint League Non Wing Sprints, ...

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GRANT GAINS THE UPPER HAND AT HURTUBISE CLASSIC

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Terre Haute, Indiana (September 13, 2019)………Justin Grant remembers going a long way in his first visit to the Terre Haute Action Track in 2010. Friday night, the Ione, Calif. native showed he’s come a long way in another aspect since his humbling introduction to the famed western Indiana half-mile nearly a decade earlier, winning ...

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SEAVEY STAMPS NEW CHAPTER IN MAGICAL SEASON WITH JACKSONVILLE WIN

JACKSONVILLE, ILL. (September 6, 2019) – When you’re hot, you’re hot; and Logan Seavey has simply been on fire in 2019. The Sutter, Calif. native made it eight victories in 14 starts with the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midgets on Friday night at Jacksonville Speedway. Storming from seventh-to-first, Seavey did so while outlasting a stout field and dangerously dancing on the ...

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Hafertepe Conquers ASCS Field In Lake Ozark Speedway 360 Nationals Finale

Bryan Hulbert – ELDON, Mo. (September 1, 2019) Leaving only four drivers on the lead lap Sunday night, Sam Hafertepe’s run in the 10th annual Lake Ozark Speedway 360 Nationals presented by Champion Racing Oil could only be described as utter domination, with Hafertepe leading 40 non-stop laps for his eighth SawBlade.com A-Feature score of the season. Pocketing $5,000 and ...

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DAVIS DOMINATES IN FIRST WAR WIN AT JACKSONVILLE

JACKSONVILLE, ILL. (September 1, 2019) – Perfection was the word of the night on Sunday for Auburn, Ill. native Mitchell Davis, who topped every facet of the evening en route to a convincing win at Jacksonville Speedway for his first-career POWRi Lucas Oil WAR Sprint League victory. Earning LRB, Inc. #HighPointMan honors with a fourth-to-first heat race, Davis kept the momentum ...

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TRI-CITY USAC DOUBLEHEADER CANCELLED

Granite City, Illinois (August 30, 2019)………Friday’s USAC doubleheader featuring USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Cars and NOS Energy Drink National Midgets has been cancelled. Officials with Track Enterprises, USAC and Tri City Speedway have agreed due to the predicted forecast throughout the afternoon and evening it would be in the best interest of the drivers, teams along with the race fans ...

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Larry Phillips Memorial for MLRA Series set for Saturday at Lucas Oil Speedway

WHEATLAND, Missouri (August 27, 2019) – After crowning season champions in the Big Adventure RV Weekly Racing Series, Lucas Oil Speedway charges into a stretch of special events over the next two months. First up is Saturday’s Lucas Oil MLRA Larry Phillips Memorial Presented by Rugged Radios. The region’s top Late Model drivers will chase a $5,075 winner’s check in ...

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USAC DOUBLEHEADER HISTORY COMES ALIVE FRIDAY AT TRI-CITY

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media   Granite City, Illinois (August 27, 2019)………The USAC doubleheader.  An opportunity for a racer to showcase his or her versatile skills in multiple disciplines on one track in a single night.  The chance for a rare breed to accomplish what so few individuals have done before them by succeeding and winning in both.   ...

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USAC MIDGETS ROCK GRANITE CITY THIS FRIDAY

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media   Granite City, Illinois (August 26, 2019)………USAC’s NOS Energy Drink National Midget division has a history with Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, Ill. that goes back nearly six decades, dating to Danny Frye’s win in 1961 to Tyler Courtney’s triumph in May of this year.   Yes, the names have changed since then, the ...

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SEAVEY SINGS A WINNING TUNE AT SMACKDOWN NIGHT TWO

  By: Richie Murray – USAC Media   Kokomo, Indiana (August 23, 2019)………One night after claiming a victory in Sprint Car Smackdown’s annual karaoke contest, Logan Seavey was singing a different tune Friday night on the track at Kokomo Speedway, ending it on a high note in victory lane following his first career USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car triumph.   ...

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One of the Biggest Nights in St. Francois County Raceway’s history this Saturday, August 24th with the Bull Ring Round Up!

Saturday, August 24 the annual Bull Ring Round Up comes to life. The huge night of racing is headlined by: Bull Ring Round Up $3,000-To-Win 410 c.i. Winged Sprint Cars $2,000-To-Win American Modified Series (UMP DIRTcar sanctioned) $1,500-To-Win Late Models (UMP DIRTcar sanctioned) $1,000-To-Win B-Mods Pit Gate Opens 4 p.m. Grandstand Gate Opens at 4 p.m. Pill Draw 4:30 p.m. ...

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Boles Scores First Career IMCA Modified Win at the Pepsi Lee County Speedway

by Brian Neal Donnellson, IA (Friday, August 16, 2019) – After taking a scheduled week off the Pepsi Lee County Speedway in Donnellson, Iowa returned to action on Friday, August 16th. The Sprint Invaders would make their final visit of the 2019 racing season to the track, with Roberts Tire Center and Big Country 103.1 helping to bring the action. ...

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Sheppard wins at Williams Grove!

SWEET SIXTEEN: SHEPPARD DOMINATES IN HOMECOMING VISIT TO WILLIAMS GROVE   MECHANICSBURG, PA – Aug. 16, 2019 – A sweet song of redemption rang through the Rocket 1 Racing pit area on Friday night at Williams Grove Speedway.   Brandon Sheppard and the Rocket1 warriors have dominated the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series this season, but the ...

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David Gravel On Top of Sprint Car World with Triumph at 59th Annual NOS Energy Drink Knoxville Nationals Presented by Casey’s General Stores!

by Bill Wright   KNOXVILLE, Iowa (August 10, 2019) – In 2017, Connecticut’s David Gravel scored a perfect 500 score at the Knoxville Nationals and was the odds-on favorite heading into Saturday.  That race ended for him with mechanical woes.  Two years later, the Watertown, Connecticut, driver is the 59th Annual NOS Energy Drink Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey’s General ...

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Sprint Cars & Modifieds Heading For Terre Haute Sunday

Terre Haute Action Track

(Terre Haute, IN) After another outstanding Indiana Sprint Week, featuring the Dorsett Automotive Don Smith Classic, the wingless Sprint cars are heading back to the Terre Haute Action Track on Sunday, August 11 for the Mountain Dew Family Day.  In addition to the MSCS Sprint Cars, the DIRTcar Modifieds will also be in action. Sunday will mark the second appearance ...

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7 Divisions Of Racing Set For Big Night At Lincoln IL Speedway Friday

Sprint Cars & Vintage Racing Headlines 7 Division Show Friday At Lincoln Speedway Bonus Lap Money On The Line For Five Classes (Lincoln, IL) Friday night, August 9, will be action packed at Lincoln Speedway, as seven different classes of racing will be on track at the All American Night Of Speed.  Headlining the show will be the 305 Sprint ...

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DOUBLE-X SPEEDWAY – Race Results 8-4-19

Double-X Speedway California, MO August 4, 2019 By: Dean Reichel For Immediate Release—   The final night of the 2019 season of Sunday Night Thunder at Double-X Speedway saw a large field of Winged Sprint Cars on hand to try and take the $2000 winners share, brought to them by Central Missouri Security Services, LLC.  Twenty two cars and drivers ...

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