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Sheppard, Peterson & Estey Bank Wild West Shootout Finales

  Aaron Clay, SAN TAN VALLEY, Ariz. (January 19, 2020) – There’s a common saying that nearly everyone has heard at least once before; “the cream always rises to the top”.  No words can more accurately describe how Sunday night’s Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts finale unfolded.  Skeeter Estey of Kelly Lake, Minn., took care ...

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Rico Abreu Is Five For Five On Hard Rock Casino Tulsa Qualifying Night

Bryan Hulbert – TULSA, Okla. (January 15, 2020) Chasing early, then having to hold off numerous charges over the course of late-race restarts, California’s Rico Abreu captured his fifth consecutive Hard Rock Casino Tulsa preliminary night victory during the Wednesday portion of the 34th annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire. Asked about winning his preliminary night ...

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Five First Time Winner Highlight 35th Annual Lucas Oil Tulsa Shootout

Bryan Hulbert – TULSA, Okla. (January 4, 2020) Wrapping up the 35th annual Lucas Oil Tulsa Shootout with 55 laps in the Outlaw A-Feature, three different leaders and a first-time winner capped off a run of five first time winners on Saturday night. Thomas Kunzman to the early lead with Jonathan Beason in second, Kunzmen rolled to a half-second advantage ...

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Gateway Dirt Nationals kick off today!!!

  by Don Martin The 4th Annual Arizona Sport Shirts Gateway Dirt Nationals kick off today.   The event will take place at The Dome at America’s Center located downtown St. Louis, Missouri.   Cars will take to the track today 3 pm central time.   There are over 200 cars on the property ready to hit the 1/5mile dirt oval today.   There ...

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2020 USAC NATIONAL SPRINT SCHEDULE RELEASED

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media   Speedway, Indiana (December 11, 2019)………Forty-six events at 23 different venues across 14 states dot the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car calendar for the 2020 season with many of the familiar favorites joining a bevy of racetracks making their return to the schedule.   For the 11th consecutive season, the series begins the campaign with ...

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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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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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GIO CASHES IN ON NIGHT #1 OF HANGTOWN 100

  By: Richie Murray – USAC Media   Placerville, California (November 19, 2019)………It was easy to see the strides Gio Scelzi had made in his recent outings aboard a USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget.   Just last weekend, the Fresno, Calif. native broke into the top-10 for the first time with the series in his fifth start, a ninth-place ...

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BACON IS WESTERN WORLD MIDGET KING

  By: Richie Murray – USAC Media   San Tan Valley, Arizona (November 16, 2019)………Regardless of the type of car or the venue, Brady Bacon has a knack for winning at the Western World Championships.   Entering Saturday night’s 52nd Western World finale at Arizona Speedway, the Broken Arrow, Okla. native had previously earned four final night victories in a 360 ...

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Mason Daniel joining World of Outlaws full-time in 2020 with mentor Danny Lasoski

THE DUDE AND THE KID: Mason Daniel joining World of Outlaws full-time in 2020 with mentor Danny Lasoski Daniel, 19, will field his own team with Lasoski at the helm in his World of Outlaws rookie season CONCORD, NC – Nov. 14, 2019 – Do you remember what you were doing at 19 years old? Maybe early stages of college. ...

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JASON LEFFLER MEMORIAL RACE PREVIEW

Wayne City, Illinois (October 14, 2019)………Four past winners are in this year’s lineup for the sixth running of the USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget Jason Leffler Memorial this Thursday night, October 17, at Wayne County Speedway in Wayne City, Illinois.   Tyler Thomas (Collinsville, Okla.) enters as the reigning race winner at 1/8-mile dirt bullring in southern Illinois.  He ...

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LAST DANCE FOR USAC SPRINTS IN THE MIDWEST AT TERRE HAUTE

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Terre Haute, Indiana (October 9, 2019)………The last dance.  The last chance.  One more time for USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car racing in the Midwest before heading westward bound comes to Indiana’s Terre Haute Action Track this Friday night, October 11.  It’s the first of two nights of racing at the track as the World ...

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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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