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Thorson Thrills with 15th to 1st Charge at Shamrock Classic

  By: Richie Murray – USAC Media   Du Quoin, Ill. (March 7, 2020)………As Tanner Thorson recollected over his first three starts of the 2020 USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget season, one of his first thoughts was, “we should be three for three.”   Instead, the 2016 series champ has had to settle for winning two out of three ...

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Indoor Racing Routinely Produces First-Time USAC Midget Winners

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media   Du Quoin, Illinois (February 27, 2020)………What’s the deal with indoor races producing new winners in the USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget ranks over the last six-and-a-half decades?   Is it based mainly on the fact that the tracks are usually on the smallish side, which produces tight racing where the variables for ...

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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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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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2020 INDIANA MIDGET WEEK SLATE SET

Speedway, Indiana………Indiana Midget Week enters its 15th year in 2020 with a new look with the addition of Paragon Speedway as the opener to the star studded six-straight nights of USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget racing June 2-7.   On Tuesday, June 2, the tricky quarter mile of Paragon, located just a little less than an hour southwest of Indianapolis, ...

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2020 INDIANA SPRINT WEEK DATES REVEALED

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media   Speedway, Indiana (December 2, 2019)………The 33rd annual Indiana Sprint Week schedule will feature seven races in a nine-night span between July 24 and August 1 at seven familiar Hoosier-state venues on the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car trail.   The 2020 ISW schedule includes seven distinct tracks with a rich history and unique characteristics ...

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THORSON TABBED FOR DYSON’S RIDE AT Du QUOIN

  By: Richie Murray – USAC Media   Du Quoin, Illinois (August 28, 2019)………Tanner Thorson, the 2016 USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget champion, has been named the driver of the Chris Dyson Racing No. 9 for this Sunday’s USAC Silver Crown Champ Car Series Ted Horn 100 at the Du Quoin (Ill.) State Fairgrounds on September 1.   Thorson ...

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USAC MIDGETS ROCK GRANITE CITY THIS FRIDAY

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media   Granite City, Illinois (August 26, 2019)………USAC’s NOS Energy Drink National Midget division has a history with Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, Ill. that goes back nearly six decades, dating to Danny Frye’s win in 1961 to Tyler Courtney’s triumph in May of this year.   Yes, the names have changed since then, the ...

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SUNSHINE SWEEPS TERRE HAUTE ISW ROUND 5

  By: Richie Murray – USAC Media   Terre Haute, Indiana (July 24, 2019)………Tyler Courtney’s roller coaster ride of a week can just about be summed up by his eventful 30-lap adventure during Wednesday’s NOS Energy Drink Indiana Sprint Week round five at the Terre Haute Action Track.   During his pursuit of race leader Justin Grant on a restart ...

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Terre Haute IN Action Track Set For USAC Indiana Sprint Week

Terre Haute Action Track

Dorsett Automotive To Present Wednesday’s Don Smith Classic Indiana Sprint Week Brings USAC & Modifieds To Town (Terre Haute, IN) NOS Energy Drink Indiana Sprint Week is halfway complete and that means the stars of the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Cars are heading to Western Indiana and the Terre Haute Action Track.  On Wednesday, July 24, the gates swing open ...

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THORSON TRIUMPHS IN FRENZIED IMW ROUND AT PUTNAMVILLE

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Putnamville, Indiana (June 6, 2019)………There are comeback stories.  And then there’s the Tanner Thorson comeback story from Thursday night’s third round of “Indiana Midget Week” from Lincoln Park Speedway. With the wounds and scars still readily evident on his body after sustaining a broken left arm and right foot, a cracked sternum, broken ribs ...

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GRANT GETS REDEMPTION IN GAS CITY INDIANA MIDGET WEEK RD. 2

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Gas City, Indiana (June 5, 2019)………Less than 24 hours after what he termed was a “toolbox issue” that put him behind eight ball just prior to Tuesday’s “Indiana Midget Week” opening night feature, Justin Grant found the ultimate redemption by scoring his first USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget victory of the season in ...

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THORSON IS BACK AND READY FOR INDIANA MIDGET WEEK

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Speedway, Indiana (May 30, 2019)………Tanner Thorson, who suffered serious injuries in a highway crash on March 4, will return to the cockpit of a USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget in time for the start of the 15th annual edition of “Indiana Midget Week” June 4-9. Thorson will make his return to the Keith Kunz ...

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LARSON RETURNS FOR TWO ROUNDS OF INDIANA MIDGET WEEK

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Speedway, Indiana (May 30, 2019)………Kyle Larson, who ranks in a tie for second all-time in terms of “Indiana Midget Week” victories with five, returns to the USAC NOS Energy Drink Midget National Championship for rounds two and three of the 15th edition of IMW, Wednesday, June 5, at Gas City I-69 Speedway and on Thursday, ...

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RACING SUNDAY ON MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND –  THE CLASSIC CONTINUES!

  Haubstadt, IN – May 22, 2019 –  As usual Tri-State Speedway will present a special racing event on Sunday of Memorial Day Weekend. The event, known as the Memorial Weekend Classic, has become a tradition at the ¼ mile dirt track.  Tri-State Speedway has long been recognized as the Class Track.  The racing program that night will feature the ...

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MOTHER NATURE TAKES RIVER TOWN SHOWDOWN USAC MIDGET EVENT AT TRI-CITY

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Granite City, Illinois (May 18, 2019)………Rain fell just as cars were pushed off for the start of the semi-feature, forcing cancellation of Saturday’s Brandt “River Town Showdown” program for the USAC NOS Energy Drink Midget National Championship at Tri-City Speedway.  A subsequent makeup date for the event will be announced soon. Tyler Courtney swept ...

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2019 MSCS Series Schedule

THE MSCS SCHEDULE FOR 2019 Haubstadt, IN – Jan. 4, 2019 – The Midwest Sprint Car Series has released the schedule for the upcoming 2019 season. Twenty sanctioned events at six different speedways have been scheduled for drivers to participate in. The series will be venturing into its 19th season of presenting ever exciting 410 non-wing sprint car competition. Upon ...

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