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LEFFLER MEMORIAL RETURNS SUNDAY TO WAYNE CITY

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Wayne City, Illinois………The USAC P1 Insurance National Midgets will race in the memory of four-time USAC National champion Jason Leffler this Sunday, October 21, at Wayne County Speedway in Wayne City, Illinois, for the fifth running of the “Jason Leffler Memorial.” The event positions itself as the final Midwest series’ race this season before ...

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Brad Sweet Continues Career Year with Terre Haute Triumph

TERRE HAUTE, IN – October 13, 2018 – Brad Sweet’s added another page to his unforgettable 2018 season with a flag-to-flag victory at the historic Terre Haute Action Track, his ninth World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series victory of the year. Donny Schatz charged from 12th to second, getting by Tim Shaffer, who completed the podium, on the Green-White-Checkered ...

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THE TERRE HAUTE ACTION TRACK; A LEGENDARY PLACE FOR LEGENDARY RACERS

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Terre Haute, Indiana………The Terre Haute Action Track is complete with legends. But, perhaps even more so, it’s those drivers who make the Terre Haute Action Track a legend itself. After all, the drivers who’ve won on the Terre Haute half-mile make up the top-16 on the list of all-time USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car ...

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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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LAKE OZARK AND LAKESIDE USAC SPRINT RACES RAINED OUT

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Ongoing precipitation and a forecast for substantial additional rainfall has forced the cancellation of both of this weekend’s USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car races, Friday, October 5 at Lake Ozark Speedway in Eldon, Mo. and the Saturday, October 6 event at Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City, Kans. The series now continues Friday, October 12, with the “Wabash Clash” at Indiana’s ...

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THOMAS A REBEL WITH A CAUSE IN GAS CITY’S JAMES DEAN CLASSIC

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media   Gas City, Indiana………James Dean was a rebel, one not exactly keen on following the rules.  At least that’s how the 1950s movie star’s iconic roles were portrayed on the silver screen.   Friday night at Gas City I-69 Speedway’s “James Dean Classic,” Kevin Thomas, Jr. showed his rebellious side, not being content to ...

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GRANT FINALLY REACHES “THE TOPP” AT SMACKDOWN VII

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Kokomo, Indiana………Fifty-nine races.  482 days.  That’s how long it had been since Justin Grant last reached USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car victory lane coming into Thursday night’s “Sprint Car Smackdown VII” finale at Kokomo Speedway. Likewise, it had been 43 races and 398 days since TOPP Motorsports last found victory lane themselves, incidentally enough ...

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THOMAS EMERGES FROM THE WRECKAGE TO CELEBRATE 3RD HAUBSTADT HUSTLER WIN

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Haubstadt, Indiana………An unprecedented accomplishment deserves an unprecedented celebration in Kevin Thomas, Jr.’s book. Just moments after taking the checkered flag to become the first three-time winner of the “Haubstadt Hustler” at Tri-State Speedway, Thomas found himself sandwiched between a pile of racecars in turn one with heavy damage to the front end of his ...

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BACON POURS IT ON IN HURTUBISE CLASSIC VICTORY

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media   Terre Haute, Indiana………It’s certainly been a whirlwind week-plus of highs for Brady Bacon.   Last Thursday, he picked up a victory worth $15,000 in the BC39 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.  On Monday, he became a father for the third time with the birth of daughter, Linley.  And Friday, he hit the jackpot ...

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USAC SPRINT DOUBLEHEADER WEEKEND SLIDES INTO TERRE HAUTE AND HAUBSTADT

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media A USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car doubleheader weekend in the state of Indiana begins a stretch of five consecutive weekends of racing that could be the ascent for some and the downfall for others in the championship chase as we watch, with a keen eye, toward those drivers occupying the top-three of the standings. ...

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HAUBSTADT HUSTLER NEXT – $10,000 TO WIN FOR SPRINT CARS

Haubstadt, IN – September 10, 2018 – The Hoosier Tire Midwest Sprint Car Series is in preparation for the HAUBSTADT HUSTLER to be held at Tri-State Speedway. This race will match the series with that of the United States Auto Club. It will be one of the largest paying sprint car events of the season. The 11th annual HAUBSTADT HUSTLER ...

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BACON BANKS $15,000 BC39 VICTORY AT IMS

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Speedway, Indiana………Brady Bacon has won quite a few big races thus far in his racing career, but Thursday night, he put himself into a stratosphere unclaimed by any other: feature winner on the dirt track at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The Broken Arrow, Okla. native made his winning move in traffic with just eight ...

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WISE WINS PURSUIT, BRIGHT HIGH POINT MAN IN BC39 OPENER

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Speedway, Indiana………Wednesday’s opening night of the Driven2SaveLives “BC39” presented by NOS Energy Drink began a new era of racing at the Dirt Track at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, set inside turn three of the surrounding world-famous 2.5-mile paved oval. 15-year-old Zeb Wise captured the victory in the Stoops Pursuit, a 20-lap elimination race in which ...

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SATURDAY’S RICH VOGLER CLASSIC SILVER CROWN ENTRY LIST REVEALED 

(Brownsburg, Indiana) A field of 24 cars is expected for this Saturday’s, September 8, USAC Silver Crown “Rich Vogler Classic” at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis with former race winners and champions across the board. Past LOR Silver Crown winners Kody Swanson, Tanner Swanson, Bobby Santos, Ryan Newman, Russ Gamester and David Byrne are entered along with past champs K. ...

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BALLOU TAKES THE CHALLENGE AT TRI-STATE

Haubstadt, IN – September 2, 2018 – Robert Ballou was ready for the Labor Day Weekend Challenge at Tri-State Speedway Sunday night. He claimed his second victory of the season in racing with the Hoosier Tire Midwest Sprint Car Series. Ballou started ootside pole, grabbed the lead, and found the fastest line around the quarter mile oval. The green light ...

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Spoon River Speedway Results – 9/2/18

9/2/18 DIRTCAR MODIFIED RESULTS HEAT # 1 FEATURE 1 Justin Haley 1 Mike Chasteen Jr 2 Brent Mullins 2 David Stremme 3 Joe Rokos 3 Mark Anderson 4 Mike Brooks 4 Brandon Roberts HEAT # 2 5 Ray Bollinger 6 Joe Rokos 1 Ray Bollinger 7 Donovan Lodge 2 Dave Wietholder 8 McKay Wenger 3 Logan Rogers 9 Todd Bates ...

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