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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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Ricky Weiss: A Rookie of the Year Reflection

A Rookie No More Weiss conquers his first World of Outlaws season in record fashion   CONCORD, NC – Nov. 23, 2019 – Now that he’s had a few weeks to let it sink in, 2019 Rookie of the Year Ricky Weiss has done a bit of reflecting back on the remarkable first season he completed aboard the World of ...

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World of Outlaws Champion Brad Sweet, Fellow Drivers Honored At 2019 Banquet

CROWNING PRESENTATION: World of Outlaws Champion Brad Sweet, Fellow Drivers Honored At 2019 Banquet Close to $600,000 awarded to the 13 full-time World of Outlaws Sprint Car drivers and teams CONCORD, NC – Nov. 11, 2019 – The 2019 World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series class of drivers traded their motley fire suits for classy jacket and ...

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Brad Sweet, Donny Schatz set to make history at Can-Am World Finals

AT A GLANCE: Brad Sweet, Donny Schatz set to make history at Can-Am World Finals Historically close points battle will be decided at The Dirt Track at Charlotte Nov. 7-9 CONCORD, NC – Nov. 5, 2019 – The World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series will make history at the Nov. 7-9 Can-Am World Finals at The Dirt ...

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Hudson O’Neal Looks for New Opportunity for 2020 Racing Season

(MARTINSVILLE, INDIANA) Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series regular and 2017 Rookie of the Year Hudson Oneal announced today that he is looking for a new opportunity for the 2020 racing season after he was informed on Monday that SSI Motorsports would be stepping away from the sport and not fielding a race team next season. Hudson, who started in ...

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Sheppard Secures Third Dirt Track World Championship at Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (October 19, 2019) – Brandon Sheppard captured the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series-sanctioned 39th Annual Rhino Ag Dirt Track World Championship – Presented by Optima Batteries on Saturday night at Portsmouth Raceway Park. He earned $100,000 for his third career DTWC victory and also marked his 25th victory of 2019. Sheppard was one of four different race leaders ...

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LATE-RACE HEROICS NET COURTNEY LEFFLER MEMORIAL WIN

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Wayne City, Illinois (October 17, 2019)………Big track or small track, Tyler Courtney has seemingly excelled at venues of all dimensions throughout the 2019 USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget season. Thursday night at the smallest track on the campaign, the 1/8-mile Wayne County Speedway in Wayne City, Illinois, Courtney delivered his second-straight late-race heroic ...

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David Gravel aiming for 50 wins with Midwest doubleheader on the horizon

AT A GLANCE: David Gravel aiming for 50 wins with Midwest doubleheader on the horizon Intense championship points battle moves to Lakeside Speedway, Lake Ozark Speedway KANSAS CITY, KS – Oct. 15, 2019 – David Gravel and Jason Johnson Racing have put together an impressive first year together – nine wins, 20 Quick Times and currently sit third in points. ...

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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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COURTNEY CLAIMS THRONE IN 4-CROWN MIDGET MAIN

  By: Richie Murray – USAC Media   Rossburg, Ohio (September 28, 2019)………Tyler Courtney had all the right moves in Saturday night’s 4-Crown Nationals presented by NKT.tv USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget feature, but when you’re amidst a high-speed game of chess on the banks of Eldora Speedway, you’ve got to have all the right moves at just the ...

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COURTNEY CONNECTS ON RECORD 4TH STRAIGHT ELDORA SPRINT WIN

  By: Richie Murray – USAC Media   Rossburg, Ohio (September 28, 2019)………Tyler Courtney reached unprecedented territory following Saturday night’s 4-Crown Nationals presented by NKT.tv USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car feature.   Not even the likes of three-in-row winners Jud Larson, Bubby Jones, Jack Hewitt or Steve Butler can claim four consecutive USAC National Sprint Car victories at Eldora Speedway. ...

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BACON BOLTS TO ELDORA SILVER CROWN TRIUMPH

  By: Richie Murray – USAC Media   Rossburg, Ohio (September 28, 2019)………Entering Saturday’s USAC Silver Crown season finale at Eldora Speedway, the formula was simple.  A 4th place finish or better by Brady Bacon was what he needed to secure Klatt Enterprises’ first series owner title.   Bacon defied all notions of running “just good enough.”  His intentions were fully ...

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KTJ WINS 4-CROWN POLE IN DYSON DEBUT

  By: Richie Murray – USAC Media   Rossburg, Ohio (September 27, 2019)………So far, so good.  Kevin Thomas, Jr.’s debut in the Chris Dyson Racing USAC Silver Crown car went as smoothly as he could have planned for by winning the pole for Saturday night’s season finale 4-Crown Nationals presented by NKT.tv at Eldora Speedway.   Thomas drew the final ...

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