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HELLO NEUMAN!! 

by Don Martin Over the last few years I have gotten the chance to spend some time and get to know this fine young man, Jake Neuman. The son of a hard working farmer and a mother with a strong racing background give this 22 year old the fire to be one of the best young and upcoming midget racers ...

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POWRi WEST RACERS & OKLAHOMA NATIVES SHINE IN TURNPIKE CHALLENGE HOMECOMIING

BELLEVILLE, ILL. (March 9, 2020) – With over half of their schedule (15 of 27 races) aligning with the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League in co-sanctioned events, each and every showdown for the POWRi Lucas Oil West Midget League is crucial in not only the championship chase, but valued experience against the nation’s best. Starting each year at home, the ...

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Turnpike Challenge to Open 2020 with Electrifying Oklahoma Swing

BELLEVILLE, ILL. (March 4, 2020) – Quickly morphing into a marquee event on the POWRi calendar, the Turnpike Challenge has experienced a meteoric rise to national prominence since debuting in 2014. A thrilling four-race swing throughout the “Sooner State,” the 2020 TPC is only three weeks away from kick starting a new campaign for the POWRi Lucas Oil National / West ...

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POWRi Lucas Oil Border Tour Expands for 2020 Season

BELLEVILLE, ILL. (February 4, 2020) – After a successful inaugural campaign centered around Vado Speedway Park in 2019, the POWRi Lucas Oil Border Tour Non-Wing Sprint Series will branch out in 2020 with new venues and extra bonuses on the line.   “The racers have been asking for this for awhile and we’re glad to see Cocopah and Aztec come aboard,” ...

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POWRi Lucas Oil National Midgets Unveil 2020 Schedule

Belleville, IL – The POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League campaign rolls out a 39-event schedule, tackling 2020 with the tour invading Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Wisconsin. An action-packed 2020 includes a handful of first-time events, historic midget jewels, and traditional POWRi outings. As has been tradition for the past several years, the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midgets ...

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POWRi Creates Quarter Midget League

POWRi is proud to announce the addition of another new league in 2020. In an effort to serve an ever-growing need within the quarter midget community, POWRi has created the POWRi Quarter Midget Racing League. “We are very excited to grow our organization in a unique way,” commented POWRi League owner Kenny Brown. “The direction we are heading with the ...

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Iowa Sprint League joins the POWRi Team

BELLEVILLE, IL. (Dec. 23, 2019) Fresh off an outstanding Inaugural season the Iowa Sprint League looks to continue their success, as they will now be joining the Performance Open Wheel Racing Incorporated sanctioning body. With POWRi as a sanctioning body the POWRi Lucas Oil Iowa Sprint Car League will primarily run throughout the Midwest focusing on Iowa, Missouri, and parts ...

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Johnny Herrera cowboys up at Vado Speedway Park in POWRi Sprint Car competition

By Bryan Hulbert – With nearly an inch of rain dropping on the Vado Speedway Park surface prior to the Inaugural Turkey Bowl, wily veteran Johnny Herrera rode the ruts and flew threw traffic to grab the win in his first visit to the southern New Mexico oval. “I’m really glad my family was able to be here tonight. They ...

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Logan Seavey takes Meents Memorial win at Belle-Clair Speedway! Joe B. Miller takes Outlaw Micro win!

BELLEVILLE, ILL. (October 13, 2019) – For Logan Seavey, the 2019 POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League season has been one for the ages. After all, his victory on Sunday night at Belle-Clair Speedway sealed the deal on a year-long pursuit of breaking one of POWRi’s most noteworthy records. With his 12th win aboard the Keith Kunz Motorsports, Mobil 1, Bullet/Toyota ...

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NEUMAN SURVIVES MARION MAYHEM, WINS AGAIN WITH TEAM RIPPER

MARION, ILL. (October 12, 2019) – Saturday’s Southern Illinois Shootout was a wild one from start-to-finish for the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League. Encountering the 1/8th-mile Southern Illinois Raceway for the first and only time this season, drivers faced a rough and rowdy surface with character aplenty. Four different leaders stood at the front, some slipped back and some stormed ...

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BELLE-CLAIR SWITCHED FROM FRIDAY TO SUNDAY NIGHT, SIR STILL SATURDAY

BELLEVILLE, ILL. (October 9, 2019) – With a significant forecast of impending rain set to hit the area, track and series officials have made the call to switch the POWRi National Midgets and POWRi Outlaw Micros “Charlene Meents Memorial” at Belle-Clair Speedway from the originally scheduled Friday date and pushed it back to now race on Sunday evening. Saturday’s program ...

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SEAVEY SNOOKERS RICO LATE AT JACKSONVILLE, TIES RECORD WITH 11TH WIN OF 2019

JACKSONVILLE, ILL. (October 5, 2019) – Logan Seavey thought he saw the window for a win shutting when Rico Abreu slid by on the 12th circuit in Friday’s POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget feature at Jacksonville Speedway. However, a late rally brought Seavey right back to Abreu’s bumper before a perfect diamond maneuver off turn two sealed the race’s fate when ...

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Hahn and Windom capture Hockett-McMillin Memorial final-night feature wins at Lucas Oil Speedway

WHEATLAND, Missouri (September 22, 2019) – The long wait was worth it for Blake Hahn and Chris Windom on Saturday night as the duo came away winners at the 9th annual Jesse Hockett-Daniel McMillin Memorial at Lucas Oil Speedway. “I want to thank the fans for hanging it out for this awesome, long race,” Hahn said after earning the ASCS ...

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Baughman, Bacon earn Night 2 wins in Hockett-McMillin Memorial at Lucas Oil Speedway

WHEATLAND, Missouri (September 20, 2019) – The stage is set for the grand finale of the 9th annual Jesse Hockett-Daniel McMillin Memorial at Lucas Oil Speedway after Josh Baughman earned the ASCS Winged Sprint victory and Brady Bacon captured the POWRi WAR Sprint win.   The open-wheel crown jewel event concludes on Saturday with a $10,000-to-win ASCS feature and the ...

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BACON BAGS LATE-RACE WIN ON NIGHT TWO AT HOCKETT/MCMILLIN MEMORIAL

By Brian Walker – WHEATLAND, MO. (September 20, 2019) – Fans at Lucas Oil Speedway played witness to an instant classic in Friday’s Rockwell Security preliminary program. The 25-lap POWRi Lucas Oil WAR Sprint League feature offered a handful of lead changes, side-by-side racing through the pack, and a race-deciding move in the closing laps. Ultimately, it was Brady Bacon ...

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DAUM DRIVES TO VICTORY IN HOCKETT/MCMILLIN OPENER

WHEATLAND, MO. (September 19, 2019) – The ninth annual Jesse Hockett / Daniel McMillin Memorial opened with a bang in Thursday’s Mesilla Valley Transportation preliminary as Zach Daum of Pocahontas, Ill. glided to the race lead on lap 17 and held on for his sixth-career POWRi Lucas Oil WAR Sprint League victory.   Opening with the unique addition of group ...

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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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Seavey Wins Midget Feature at Macon

Macon Speedway

By BZ (Macon, IL) The POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget Series filled the pits at Macon Speedway for the first time this season. After being scheduled three other times with rain dominating those weekends, a delightful Saturday afternoon with nothing but sunshine and late summer temperatures allowed the final scheduled visit to be completed. Logan Seavey from California got into ...

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