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2019 USAC NATIONAL MIDGET SEASON IN REVIEW

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media   Speedway, Indiana (December 5, 2019)………With the 64th USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget season in the books, we reflect on the most balanced season in recent times in terms of the variety of venues and the number of teams and drivers who stepped to the forefront to compete at an elite level throughout the ...

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2019 USAC AMSOIL NATIONAL SPRINT CAR YEAR IN REVIEW

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media   Speedway, Indiana (December 5, 2019)………In his eighth full season with the series, youthful C.J. Leary became USAC’s newest first-time champion as well as the third youngest USAC National Sprint Car driver champion behind only Bryan Clauson and Levi Jones, who were both just slightly younger at the same age of 23.   In ...

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All Star Circuit of Champions to headline 55 events in 11 states in 2020

BROWNSBURG, Ind. (December 5, 2019) – Tony Stewart’s Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 will hit the highway in less than two months, launching a 2020 campaign jam packed with high profile events, big money paydays, and of course, highly-competitive dirt ovals spread throughout much of the Northeast, Midwest, and Florida. To date, the ...

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The VIROC Gets Revamped For 2020 Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals Presented by General Tire

Bryan Hulbert – TULSA, Okla. (December 4, 2019) Looking to shake things up with the Vacuworx Invitational Race of Champions (VIROC), the 2020 edition will get a new format and eligibility requirements. Contested during Tuesday night action at the Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire, in years past the requirements for eligibility rested on being a past ...

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KEVIN THOMAS, JR. BACK IN THE #9K FOR 2020 USAC SPRINT SEASON

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Speedway, Indiana (December 4, 2019)………Kevin Thomas, Jr. will return to the KT Motorsports No. 9K for the full 2020 USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car campaign with sponsorship from McDonald’s and Dr. Pepper. Thomas, of Cullman, Ala., made his USAC National Sprint Car debut aboard the No. 9K in 2009, won his first career USAC ...

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2020 INDIANA MIDGET WEEK SLATE SET

Speedway, Indiana………Indiana Midget Week enters its 15th year in 2020 with a new look with the addition of Paragon Speedway as the opener to the star studded six-straight nights of USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget racing June 2-7.   On Tuesday, June 2, the tricky quarter mile of Paragon, located just a little less than an hour southwest of Indianapolis, ...

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2020 INDIANA SPRINT WEEK DATES REVEALED

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media   Speedway, Indiana (December 2, 2019)………The 33rd annual Indiana Sprint Week schedule will feature seven races in a nine-night span between July 24 and August 1 at seven familiar Hoosier-state venues on the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car trail.   The 2020 ISW schedule includes seven distinct tracks with a rich history and unique characteristics ...

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Morgan Turpen claims her 2nd USCS Mid-South Thunder Tour regional series Championship in 2019

  Atlanta, GA – November 29, 2019 – Two-time USCS Outlaw Thunder Tour presented by K&N Filters National Champion, Morgan Turpen from Cordova, Tennessee claimed her 2nd USCS Mid-South Thunder Tour regional series and 8th United Sprint Car Series title during the series’ 23rd and 2019 racing season. The veteran sprint car driver, who was the series ”Rookie of the ...

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Kyle Larson Takes ASCS Southwest Copper Classic Opener

Bryan Hulbert – QUEEN CREEK, Ariz. (November 30, 2019) Opening the 4th annual Copper Classic at Arizona Speedway on Saturday night, California’s Kyle Larson brought his momentum from the Midgets to the ASCS Southwest Region with his first career victory against the Arizona based tour in the Finley Farms/Chevrolet Accessories No. 57. Taking the green from sixth, Larson worked into ...

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LARSON LOGS 3RD TURKEY NIGHT GP WIN

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Ventura, California (November 29 2019)………Nearing halfway of Friday night’s 98-lap feature at California’s Ventura Raceway while running fifth, Kyle Larson nearly saw his Turkey Night Grand Prix end in shambles after biking hard into turn one. Somehow, someway, the Elk Grove, Calif. native regained his footing, kept his foot on the throttle and carried ...

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COLWELL FASTEST IN TURKEY NIGHT PRACTICE

Jesse Colwell (#71) was the fastest in Wednesday’s Turkey Night midget practice at California’s Ventura Raceway. (Rich Forman Photo)       By: Richie Murray – USAC Media   Ventura, California (November 27, 2019)………Jesse Colwell made his very first USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget start at Ventura Raceway one year ago.   One year later, he’s gotten his 79th Turkey ...

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First Run Of Entries Revealed For 34th Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals

Bryan Hulbert – TULSA, Okla. (November 25, 2019) With the first 101 entries confirmed, and we’re not talking Dalmatians, the entry list for the 34th annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire has been released. Taking place January 13-18 atop the clay of the Tulsa Expo Raceway in Tulsa, Okla. eight of the entries received thus far ...

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THIRD TIME’S A CHARM FOR LARSON AT BAKERSFIELD

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Bakersfield, California (November 23, 2019)………Kyle Larson became the first driver in 16 years to win back-to-back USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget features in the state of California on Saturday night at Bakersfield Speedway, picking off Michael Pickens for good on the 11th lap and commanding the final 20 laps to score his third series ...

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LARSON LOOTS $32,000 PAYDAY AT HANGTOWN 100

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Placerville, California (November 20, 2019)………Placerville Speedway is the home to some of Kyle Larson’s most cherished racing moments. It’s the place he made his first sprint car start.  It’s the place he won his first sprint car race.  It’s the place he describes as his “home track.” Now, he can chalk up another memorable ...

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