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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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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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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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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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Dennis Erb, Jr. Lands in Top Five with Outlaws in New York; Visits Granite City Next

(CARPENTERSVILLE, ILLINOIS) Dennis Erb, Jr. and his #28 team were back on the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series tour from September 19-21 in a trio of $10,000 to win shootouts in the states of New York and Pennsylvania. On Thursday night at Stateline Speedway in Busti, New York, Dennis laid down the tenth fastest lap overall during ...

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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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Little Wins Feature, Series; Ewing Claims Championship

Macon Speedway

By BZ   (Macon, IL) For the final race of the 2019 season for the Decatur Building Trades Pro Late Models, the fans were entertained with back-and-forth motion for the lead by front row mates Dakota Ewing and Jake Little. Ewing, who had busted out early to the lead started to get slowed by the top side of the track ...

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September 22 Bettenhausen 100 At Springfield Mile Canceled

(Springfield, IL) For the second time, the Bettenhausen 100 presented by BRANDT, has been canceled due to weather. The USAC Silver Crown Series and the DIRTcar Modifieds were scheduled to race Sunday afternoon, September 22. After consulting with USAC, a number of team owners and drivers, weather forecasters, and with the rain the Springfield area received on Saturday, many felt ...

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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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AEmods Complete Season with Indiana-Illinois Double Header Next

Lake Odessa, MI (Wednesday, September 18, 2019) – The American Ethanol Modified Tour Presented by Allstar Performance (AEmods) is gearing up for their final weekend of racing for the 2019 season, Friday and Saturday, September 20th and 21st, a pair of huge first time appearances are sending the season out in fascinating style.   Friday, the AEmods join forces with ...

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Veteran Swindell Can Join Legends List At Springfield Race On Sunday

Swindell Can Join Legends List at Springfield Sunday By Jay Hardin Track Enterprises Staff Springfield, IL (September 18, 2019)-Germantown, Tennessee veteran race car driver Jeff Swindell has achieved many milestones in his long and storied career.  From countless sprint car victories, to two Hoosier Hundred wins, to even serving as a member of A.J. Foyt’s pit crew, Jeff has put ...

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STLRacing.com Dirt Late Model Rankings

  by Don Martin                                                                           8.26.2019 Below are the STLRacing.com Top 25 Dirt Late Model Rankings after the Lucas Oil Knoxville Dirt Late Model Nationals.   Jimmy Owens coming from the 8th row to win the 100 lap race holding off Brandon Sheppard to win the event back to back.   The win was worth $40,000 to the Newport, Tennessee driver. ...

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Macon IL Speedway Saturday Night Preview (2 Nights Left This Season)

Macon Speedway

Macon Speedway Down To Last Two Nights In 2019 Saturday Night’s Hall Of Fame Night Action To Feature 7 Divisions (Macon, IL) The 2019 Macon Speedway season is down to its final two nights and this Saturday, September 21 will see seven divisions on track during its Hall of Fame Night, presented by Decatur Building Trades.  Highlighting the evening will ...

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38 ENTRIES FOR SUNDAY’S BETTENHAUSEN 100

  By: Richie Murray – USAC Media   Springfield, Illinois (September 17, 2019)………The entry list for Sunday’s 58th running of the Bettenhausen 100 presented by Brandt has been revealed with 38 USAC Silver Crown Champ Car drivers and teams ready to take on the legendary Springfield mile at the Illinois State Fairgrounds.   Five past Bettenhausen 100 winners are entered for ...

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THRILLING WORLD OF OUTLAWS ACTION AT JACKSONVILLE SPEEDWAY SET FOR SEPT. 25

JACKSONVILLE, IL – Sept. 17, 2019 – The winged warriors of the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series will make their third appearance on Wednesday, Sept. 25, at Jacksonville Speedway for a high-octane show. Drivers thrilled fans with blistering laps and daring moves in the Spring before the race was rained out and rescheduled for September. Fans are ...

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BETTENHAUSEN 100 REFIRES ON THE DIRT SUNDAY IN SPRINGFIELD

  By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Springfield, Illinois (September 16, 2019)………The glorious roar of the USAC Silver Crown Champ Car Series returns to the iconic Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield this Sunday, September 22, for the 58th running of the Bettenhausen 100 presented by Brandt, honoring the great racing family based out of Tinley Park, Ill.  The DIRTcar Modifieds ...

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Wagoner, Burks, Carter, and Wyett Cash In at the Pepsi Lee County Speedway

by Brian Neal Donnellson, IA (Saturday, September 14, 2019) – After three weeks since the 2019 regular season points ended, the Pepsi Lee County Speedway in Donnellson, Iowa returned to action on a rare Saturday in September. As HAPPS CNC Performance Engines, Mohrfeld Electric, and Henniges Automotive helped to bring the action in the Iowa Sprint League Non Wing Sprints, ...

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