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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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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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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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Dennis Erb, Jr. Heads to Dirt Track at Charlotte Fresh Off National 100 Top Five

(CARPENTERSVILLE, ILLINOIS) Dennis Erb, Jr. and his #28 team ventured south to the historic East Alabama Motor Speedway in Phenix City, Alabama on November 2-3 for the 45th annual running of the ‘National 100.’ The storied unsanctioned race drew 27 entrants to EAMS to vie for the $15,000 winner’s check, along with bonus lap money. On Saturday evening during preliminary ...

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Chris Madden claims National 100 victory!

East Alabama Motor Speedway November 3rd, 2019 National 100 Feature: Chris Madden Tyler Erb Devin Moran Scott Bloomquist Dennis Erb Jr. Steven Roberts Clint Smith Kenny Collins Christian Hanger Richie Stephens Dalton Cook Matt Dooley Jody Knowles Rodney Martin Ryan Crane Jay Elliott Justin Sims Joseph Brown Cla Knight Will Harris Travis Pennington John Baker Mark Whitener Austin Horton Brandon ...

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Darrell Lanigan Leads the Way in Magnolia State Cotton Pickin’ Opener

Mega Event Draws to a Close on Saturday, September 28   Columbus, Mississippi (09/27/19) – Kentucky’s Darrell Lanigan cashed in first at the Country Pleasin’ Sausage Magnolia State Cotton Pickin’ 100 on Friday night at Magnolia Motor Speedway. The pilot of the GottaRace.com No. 29 Club 29 Race Car Super Late Model scored the $4,000 Super Late Model victory over ...

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90 DRIVERS ON FINAL BC39 ENTRY LIST

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media   Speedway, Indiana (September 2, 2019)………Ninety, count ’em, 90 drivers are on the final entry list for the Driven2SaveLives BC39 powered by NOS Energy Drink on September 4-5 at The Dirt Track at IMS in Speedway, Ind.   The 90 entered drivers marks the third largest field for a USAC NOS Energy Drink Midget ...

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Kelly Kovski Leads Illinois Boys into ARCA Menards Series Action at DuQuoin

In the 1960s, a small group of upstart drivers from Alabama earned a deserved reputation whenever they would pull into the dark, dusty short tracks of the south. Bobby and Donnie Allison, Charles “Red” Farmer, and later on Neil Bonnett would travel throughout the big money races and take away the lion’s share of the purse from the local racers. ...

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Nashville the Launching Point for Many ARCA Menards Series Careers; Bret Holmes and Joe Graf, Jr. Return to Site of Series Debut Looking for First Win of 2019 

For many drivers, they come to the ARCA Menards Series to gain experience as they attempt to move up the ladder to the upper levels of American stock car racing. A full-time career in racing in the NASCAR Gander Outdoor Truck Series, XFINITY Series, or the Monster Energy Cup Series often starts in ARCA. The drivers these days come younger ...

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Strong Field Entered for North/South Super Late Model Challenge 100 at Nashville Opener Saturday

Race Is Part Of ARCA Menards Series Doubleheader (Nashville, TN) ARCA/CRA Super Series Powered by JEGS, the CARS Super Late Model Tour and the Southern Super Series Presented by Sunoco will all three head to Fairgrounds Speedway Nashville this weekend for the North/South Super Late Model Challenge 100 Presented by Team Construction.  This will be the second time that the ...

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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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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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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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The ‘Big Cat’ earns All Star Florida finale victory at Volusia Speedway Park

BARBERVILLE, Fla. (2/7/2019) – The ‘Big Cat’ Brad Sweet was the man to beat on Thursday evening at Volusia Speedway Park, officially concluding the five-race Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 sweep through the Sunshine State with a $5,000 DIRTcar Nationals triumph. The victory, Sweet’s fourth-ever during All Star Circuit of Champions competition and ...

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Shane Stewart earns first Gator during All Star DIRTcar Nationals opener

BARBERVILLE, Fla. (February 6, 2019) – It took Bixby, Oklahoma’s Shane Stewart eight laps to track down race leader, Daryn Pittman, from the inside of row three, but once he found the back bumper of the Roth Motorsports entry, it was the end of the road for Daryn Pittman, as well as the rest of the field. Stewart, driver of ...

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Tony Stewart dominates final night of All Star action at Bubba Raceway Park

OCALA, Fla. (February 2, 2019) – Despite an early afternoon rain shower nearly terminating the third and final night of Winter Nationals competition featuring the Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1, the show went on and so did Tony Stewart, eventually dominating the entire program for a fourth-ever All Star main event win, as ...

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Tim Shaffer two-for-two during Winter Nationals action at Bubba Raceway Park

OCALA, Fla. (February 1, 2019) – For the second time in as many nights, the ‘Steel City Outlaw’ Tim Shaffer is a main event winner with the Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1, padding a recent stretch of Florida dominance that now includes back-to-back $5,000 top prizes. For Shaffer, the All Star victory was ...

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Tim Shaffer opens 2019 All Star season with exciting victory at Bubba Raceway Park

OCALA, Fla. (January 31, 2019) – Tim Shaffer’s effort on Thursday evening was relentless. Not only did the ‘Steel City Outlaw’ open the 2019 Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 season by scoring the Winter Nationals opener at Bubba Raceway Park, he was forced to battle, and hold back, three-time NASCAR Cup Series champion ...

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