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Fairbury Speedway steps up with big weekly purse for DIRTcar Late Models & DIRTcar UMP Modifieds!

With a new era at Fairbury American Legion Speedway in 2019 comes an exciting new weekly racing program sure to energize fans and racers alike. Matt Curl, who will be returning to his hometown track as owner and promoter after spending the 2018 season as the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series director, announced that the venerable quarter-mile oval’s ...

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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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BRISCOE AND T-MEZ SIGN ON FOR KNEPPER 55 IN Du QUOIN

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Du Quoin, Illinois………Chase Briscoe and Thomas Meseraull are among the latest drivers to enter the fourth annual “Junior Knepper 55,” as the entry list surges above 40 for the December 15 USAC Midget Special Event from the Southern Illinois Center in Du Quoin. Briscoe finished second in the 2017 “Knepper 55,” behind winner Christopher ...

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DARLAND AND DALY HIGHLIGHT FIRST KNEPPER 55 ENTRY LIST

Du Quoin, Illinois………The initial entry list for the fourth annual “Junior Knepper 55” USAC Midget Special Event has been released and, thus far, 33 cars have entered the Saturday, December 15 race from the Southern Illinois Center in Du Quoin. Among the entries are a pair of decorated USAC National Midget champions in Dave Darland and Kevin Olson. Darland, of ...

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Tony Stewart grabs USCS win at Bubba Raceway Park!

United Sprint Car Series Friday, 11-09-2018 @ Bubba Raceway Park – USCS Outlaw Thunder Tour presented by K&N Filters WingedvSprint Cars Heat 1 – Engler Machine & Tool (8 Laps) 1. 83 Ruel-Mark Ruel Jr[1] ; 2. 28 m-Conner Morrell[4] ; 3. 22G-Johnny Gilbertson[3] ; 4. 3a-AJ Maddox[6] ; 5. 36-Tim Perry[5] ; 6. 33-Joe Larkin[2] ; 7. 16B-Max Stambaugh[7] ...

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Annual Rumble in Fort Wayne Provides Unique Challenge to Drivers At Only 1/6 Mile in Size, Patience and Savvy is Valuable

ROSSBURG, OH (Nov. 3) – Unlike other sports, the auto racing ‘playing field’ is not restricted by standard measurements; opening the door to a wide variety of sizes, shapes and surfaces for the ‘players’. This results in exceptional challenges for race teams in their quest for victory. December 28 & 29 provides one of the most unique tests when a ...

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FREE CAR ENTRY OPEN TO KNEPPER 55 COMPETITORS! TICKETS ON SALE TOO!

Du Quoin, Illinois (November 2, 2018)………The Knepper family is once again sponsoring FREE entry for competitors to enter their midgets for the Saturday, December 15th “Junior Knepper 55” USAC Special Event at the Southern Illinois Center in Du Quoin, Illinois. After visiting https://usacracing.ticketspice.com/2018-knepper-car-entry, use the coupon code “KNEPPER” to enter your car for the race for no charge. The offer ...

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Lucas Oil Speedway unveils tentative 2019 schedule

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WHEATLAND, Missouri (November 2, 2018) – Lucas Oil Speedway fans can begin making plans – for the big, multi-day specials or their favorite weekly events – as the 2019 tentative schedule has been unveiled. General Manager Danny Lorton said the foundation of the schedule will remain similar to recent seasons, with a steady flow of special events spread throughout the ...

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Diamond Dozen: 12 memorable moments from 2018 Lucas Oil Speedway season

By Lyndal Scranton – WHEATLAND, Missouri (October 24, 2018) – Lucas Oil Speedway has wrapped up another season with many outstanding events in various styles of cars on the dirt track, the rugged trucks at the off road course and for the speedy boats at “Lake Lucas.” What were some of the events that fans will re-live during the offseason? ...

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Tony Stewart wins USCS Deep South Championship Race at Southern Raceway

Milton, FL – October 20, 2018 – Tony Stewart raced from sixth starting position past Sprint Car Hall of Famer Danny Smith on lap 16 and charged the final 14 laps into the www.RockAuto.com USCS Victory Lane in the USCS Deep South regional series Championship Race at Southern Raceway on Saturday night. Danny Smith followed Stewart across the line in ...

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2018 HARVEST CUP AT HAUBSTADT GOES TO C.J. LEARY

Haubstadt, IN – October 13, 2018 – C.J. Leary won the Harvest Cup signifying the conclusion of the racing season at Tri-State Speedway. It was also the final event in 2018 for both the Hoosier Tire Midwest Sprint Car Series and the Lucas Oil POWRi WAR Sprints. This year’s event was co-sanctioned by the two organizations. Leary quickly moved into ...

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4TH ANNUAL JUNIOR KNEPPER 55 SET FOR DEC. 15 IN Du QUOIN

Du Quoin, Illinois (October 8, 2018)………The fourth running of the “Junior Knepper 55” returns to the USAC Midget calendar on Saturday, December 15 indoors at the Southern Illinois Center in Du Quoin. Though the special event carries no points toward the season championship, it has quickly become one of the most coveted races to win. Boasting large car counts and ...

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WABASH CLASH BRINGS USAC SPRINTS TO TERRE HAUTE FRIDAY FOR MIDWEST FINALE

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Terre Haute, Indiana………The Midwest season finale for the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Cars can be a bittersweet symphony. So much good racing, yet so little time remains to witness it as the clock winds down on 2018. But, as it is with racing and stick and ball sports, when time runs short in a ...

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HARVEST CUP WILL CLOSE OUT THE 2018 RACING SEASON AT TRI-STATE

Haubstadt, IN – October 8, 2018 –  Tri-State Speedway will present the HARVEST CUP on Saturday October 13th.  This will be the final race of the season at the speedway.  This year the event will welcome racers representing four different organizations.  The 410 Hoosier Tire MSCS Sprint Car Series will share the spotlight with the POWRi Lucas Oil WAR Wildcard ...

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Landon Simon takes POWRi Lucas Oil WAR Sprint win at Jacksonville Speedway!

Non-Winged Sprints POWRi Lucas Oil WAR Wildcard Sprints with POWRi WAR Sprints A Feature 25 laps | 00:00:00 Pos Start Driver Hometown Car 1 2 Landon Simon Brownsburg, IN 24 2 3 Thomas Meseraull San Jose, CA 00 3 5 Dave Darland Lincoln, IN 36D 4 12 Mario Clouser Auburn, IL 6 5 4 Zach Daum Pocahontas, IL 5D 6 ...

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SHORT TRACK CHAMPIONSHIPS AT JACKSONVILLE FRI/SAT OCT 5/6

Plans are finalized for this weekend’s Short Track Championships at Jacksonville where two Midwest sprint car series’ titles will decided. Friday Oct 5th the POWRi lucas Oil WAR Sprints will determine its series champion in a night that also includes the Built Ford Tough MOWA Sprint Car Series delivered by Morrow Brothers. Street Stocks will round out the card racing ...

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