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BACON BANKS LARRY RICE CLASSIC AT BLOOMINGTON

  By: Richie Murray – USAC Media   Bloomington, Indiana (April 12, 2019)………Following a sluggish start to the season in Ocala, Fla. in the first three races of the year, Brady Bacon made doubly sure he saw the checkered flag in Friday night’s “Larry Rice Classic” USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car feature at Bloomington Speedway.   After results of 7th, ...

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SILVER CROWN HITS THE DIRT IN SUMAR CLASSIC SUNDAY AT TERRE HAUTE

  By: Richie Murray – USAC Media   Terre Haute, Indiana (April 8, 2019)………The 19th running of the Fatheadz Eyewear “Sumar Classic” brings about a myriad of traditions.  None of which are better than the sight and sound of the big cars on the dirt, where they’ll play for the first time in 2019 this Sunday, April 14, at the Terre ...

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THOMAS’ LAST LAP REDEMPTION PAYS OFF WITH KOKOMO GP WIN

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Kokomo, Indiana (April 6, 2019)………After an incident on the final lap of the Kokomo Speedway Sprint Car race that preceded Saturday night’s USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget feature, perhaps it was fate that we would see Kevin Thomas, Jr. and Justin Grant meet again in some form or fashion on the second night ...

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COURTNEY CLAIMS KOKOMO GP OPENER

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media   Kokomo, Indiana (April 5, 2019)………Tyler Courtney’s grip of the “Kokomo Grand Prix” seems to be as firm as the grip he currently holds on the USAC NOS Energy Drink Midget National Championship following Friday night’s victory at Kokomo Speedway, his second straight in the “GP” and his third in the first four races ...

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FINAL HOOSIER HUNDRED AT THE INDY MILE TO BE HELD MAY 23

  Indianapolis, Indiana (April 2, 2019)………The Indiana State Fairgrounds & Event Center has announced that the Indiana State Fairgrounds one-mile dirt track will be converted from a dirt surface to an all-weather track made of crushed limestone to be utilized for year-round harness training and parking for the Indiana State Fair.   The ultimate impact is that the conversion of ...

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SWANSON PERSEVERES IN MEMPHIS 100 WIN

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Millington, Tennessee (March 23, 2019)………It takes a master of a craft for an individual to adapt to anything thrown at them. Kody Swanson has encountered countless tests throughout the offseason – in the weeks leading up to the first race and on both days of race weekend – yet he managed to ace them ...

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USAC’s “The Week Of Indy” Just Over Two Months Away

Huge Discount Available Via Superticket (Indianapolis, IN) For the fourth straight year, USAC and Track Enterprises have combined forces for “The Week Of Indy”, three big events leading up to the Indy 500.  This year’s events will be Wednesday-Friday, May 22-24.  The three night show features open wheel cars from the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car tour and the USAC ...

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MEMPHIS 100 ENTRY LIST REVEALED

  By: Richie Murray – USAC Media   Millington, Tennessee (March 19, 2019)………A strong field consisting of drivers from 10 states and two countries make up the field for this weekend’s USAC Silver Crown season-opening “Memphis 100” at Memphis International Raceway on Friday and Saturday, March 22-23.   Two past Silver Crown champions in Kody Swanson and Chris Windom will ...

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Sixteen year old Cannon McIntosh stuns USAC field with DuQuoin win!

McINTOSH MASTERS MINI MAGIC MILE FOR FIRST USAC WIN By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Du Quoin, Illinois (March 9, 2019)………Cannon McIntosh’s grace under fire was demonstrated literally and figuratively in a multitude of manners Saturday night in the fourth annual “Shamrock Classic” at the Southern Illinois Center. A fuel leak during hot laps ignited the Bixby, Oklahoma driver’s ride, giving ...

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CAN STREAK OF FIRST-TIME WINNERS CONTINUE AT SHAMROCK CLASSIC?

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Du Quoin, Illinois (March 7, 2019)………If there’s anything we’ve learned about the “Shamrock Classic” since its introduction to the USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget schedule in 2016, it’s proven three-years-running that it has a knack for producing first-time series winners. That trend could very well continue this Saturday when the series takes on ...

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THORSON REMAINS HOSPITALIZED FOLLOWING SURGERIES

Speedway, Indiana (March 7, 2019)………USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget star Tanner Thorson remains in the hospital following a multi-car incident on Highway 99 in Modesto, Calif. Monday morning, March 4. On Wednesday, the 2016 USAC National Midget champion underwent a second surgery, this time to repair his broken right foot, following Monday’s surgery on his broken left arm.  He ...

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COURTNEY COULD MAKE USAC HISTORY IN SHAMROCK CLASSIC

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Du Quoin, Illinois (March 6, 2019)………No driver in the history of the USAC NOS Energy Drink Midget National Championship has won three points races in a row to start a season.  That could change this Saturday when Tyler Courtney attempts to go for the tri-fecta in the fourth annual “Shamrock Classic” at the Southern ...

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FINAL SHAMROCK CLASSIC ENTRY LISTS RELEASED

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media   Du Quoin, Illinois (March 5, 2019)………The final entry lists have been set for Saturday’s “Shamrock Classic” with 58 USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget and 48 Micro Sprint drivers set to go at the Southern Illinois Center in Du Quoin, Ill. on March 9.   The midget field includes two past “Shamrock Classic” ...

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$50 GRAND BONUS UP FOR GRABS AT SHAMROCK CLASSIC

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media   Du Quoin, Illinois (March 5, 2019)………Who’s going all-in this Saturday night when a hefty payday of $50,000 is up for grabs in the USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget Factory Canopies “Shamrock Classic” at the Southern Illinois Center in Du Quoin?   The Factory Canopies “Pot of Gold” Challenge will provide the top-four ...

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What races do you have on your schedule in March and April  !!!!  

by Don Martin Spring is just around the corner and many folks are starting to get the racing itch.    I have put a March and April schedule together to highlight some of the bigger shows that are coming up in the Midwest. No better way to start by escaping the artic by going indoors to DuQuoin, Illinois for the USAC ...

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USAC CHAMPS SEAVEY, SUNSHINE, WINDOM ENTER SHAMROCK AS CAR COUNT NEARS 60

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media   Du Quoin, Illinois (March 4, 2019)………Three more USAC National champs – Logan Seavey, Tyler Courtney and Chris Windom, have entered the fray for this Saturday’s Factory Canopies “Shamrock Classic” USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget Series race on March 9 at the Southern Illinois Center in Du Quoin, where the car count has exploded ...

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USAC CHAMPS AMONG FIRST ENTRIES FOR SHAMROCK CLASSIC

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media   Du Quoin, Illinois (February 19, 2019)………Four USAC National champions are among the early entries for the fourth annual “Shamrock Classic” USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget event on Saturday, March 9, at the Southern Illinois Center in Du Quoin.   One-third of the list of USAC Triple Crown title-holders who own championships in ...

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LEARY LOGS FIRST WIN FOR NEW TEAM IN WINTER DIRT GAMES X FINALE

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Ocala, Florida (February 16, 2019)………The first weekend with a new race team is normally a period when driver and team get accustomed to one another and learn on-the-fly how to win races together. There were very few bumps in the road for C.J. Leary and Reinbold/Underwood Motorsports throughout “Winter Dirt Games X,” which culminated ...

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