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HELLO NEUMAN!! 

by Don Martin Over the last few years I have gotten the chance to spend some time and get to know this fine young man, Jake Neuman. The son of a hard working farmer and a mother with a strong racing background give this 22 year old the fire to be one of the best young and upcoming midget racers ...

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POWRi WEST RACERS & OKLAHOMA NATIVES SHINE IN TURNPIKE CHALLENGE HOMECOMIING

BELLEVILLE, ILL. (March 9, 2020) – With over half of their schedule (15 of 27 races) aligning with the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League in co-sanctioned events, each and every showdown for the POWRi Lucas Oil West Midget League is crucial in not only the championship chase, but valued experience against the nation’s best. Starting each year at home, the ...

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Bacon set for Shamrock Classic Double Duty this Weekend

  Lonnie Wheatley, WINCHESTER, Ind. (March 5, 2020) – This weekend’s “Shamrock Classic” at Du Quoin’s Southern Illinois Center offers up a busy weekend of racing action for Brady Bacon. Bacon will take the wheel of Kelly Hinck’s No. 21h Micro Sprint on Friday and Saturday while doubling up in USAC Midget action aboard Hinck’s entry on Saturday. “The Macho ...

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Turnpike Challenge to Open 2020 with Electrifying Oklahoma Swing

BELLEVILLE, ILL. (March 4, 2020) – Quickly morphing into a marquee event on the POWRi calendar, the Turnpike Challenge has experienced a meteoric rise to national prominence since debuting in 2014. A thrilling four-race swing throughout the “Sooner State,” the 2020 TPC is only three weeks away from kick starting a new campaign for the POWRi Lucas Oil National / West ...

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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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USAC’s Indoor History Goes Back to the Beginning

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Du Quoin, Illinois (February 26, 2020)………Indoor racing has always had its place within the USAC racing scene.  In fact, racing under a roof is where it all began with Gene Hartley’s National Midget victory in 1956 at Fort Wayne, Indiana’s Memorial Coliseum. As we enter USAC’s next indoor race on Saturday, March 7, at the ...

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Bandoleros Make Return to Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway

Nashville, TN (Tuesday, February 18, 2020) – Officials at Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway confirmed the return of the Bandolero division for the 2020 season.  The INEX Bandoleros are governed by the same organization as INEX U.S. Legends Cars International.   Music City USA’s Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway has a rich history with the INEX Bandoleros, hosting the National Event during the 2005 ...

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Belle-Clair Speedway releases 2020 schedule!

2020 Schedule Belle-Clair Speedway Date Event Classes Sun, April 5th Test – N -Tune All Classes Welcome Fri, April 10th Closed Dueces Wild @ Tri-City Speedway Tue, April 14th Test – N -Tune All Classes Welcome Fri, April 17th “Shamrock 40” Late Models, Modifieds, Pro-Mods, Pure Stocks, Pro 4 & Micros Fri, April 24th Closed Lucas Oil Late Models @ ...

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Jack Hewitt Night Set For May 9 At Macon Speedway

(Macon, IL) The 2020 schedule is going to be an exciting one for Macon Speedway, as it’s the 75th season of racing at the 1/5-mile high banked dirt oval.  One new addition to the schedule is “Jack Hewitt Night”, set for Saturday, May 9 as the open wheel cars of POWRi make their first appearance of the season. Hewitt is ...

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Non-Wing Sprints To Join ARCA At Lucas Oil Raceway in July

(Brownsburg, IN) When the ARCA Menards Series makes its 2020 return to Lucas Oil Raceway Indianapolis, fans will be treated to some open wheel racing in addition to the stock cars, making for a great doubleheader.   The Friday, July 3 event will see a return of Sprint Cars, of the non-wing variety, running rules similar to those that are ...

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POWRi Lucas Oil National Midgets Unveil 2020 Schedule

Belleville, IL – The POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League campaign rolls out a 39-event schedule, tackling 2020 with the tour invading Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Wisconsin. An action-packed 2020 includes a handful of first-time events, historic midget jewels, and traditional POWRi outings. As has been tradition for the past several years, the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midgets ...

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POWRi Creates Quarter Midget League

POWRi is proud to announce the addition of another new league in 2020. In an effort to serve an ever-growing need within the quarter midget community, POWRi has created the POWRi Quarter Midget Racing League. “We are very excited to grow our organization in a unique way,” commented POWRi League owner Kenny Brown. “The direction we are heading with the ...

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Kyle Larson takes Midget win at the Gateway Dirt Nationals

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM THE GATEWAY DIRT NATIONALS! December 21st, 2019 Midgets A-Feature PLACE START DRIVER POINTS 1. 5. Kyle Larson (1K) Elk Grove, Ca. 2. 7. Chris Windom (17BC) St Louis, Mo. 3. 13. Tyler Courtney (7BC) Fishers, In. 4. 17. Tanner Thorson (19) Caron City, Nv. 5. 20. Ricky Stenhouse Jr (17JR) Mooresville, Nc. 6. 1. ...

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Kyle Larson takes Friday’s Gateway Dirt Nationals Midget win!

Midgets A-Feature PLACE START DRIVER POINTS 1. 2. Kyle Larson (1K) Elk Grove, Ca. 2. 6. Cannon McIntosh (08) Bixby, Ok. 3. 1. Michael Pickens (1NZ) Auckland, Nl. 4. 4. Tanner Thorson (19) Caron City, Nv. 5. 14. Cole Bodine (39BC) Rossville, In. 6. 15. Dillon Welch (81) Indianapolis, In. 7. 12. Gio Scelzi (84S) Fresno, Ca. 8. 8. Jonathan ...

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T-Mez wins Gateway Dirt Nationals opening night

December 19th, 2019 Midgets Heat 1 PLACE START DRIVER POINTS 1. 1. Thomas Meseraull (7X) San Jose, Ca. 2. 2. Logan Seavey (39) Sutter, Ca. 3. 3. Karter Sarff (08K) Mason City, Il. 4. 6. Sam Johnson (72) O’fallon, Mo. 5. 4. Christopher Bell (84) Norman, Ok. 6. 7. Daniel Robinson (57) Ewing, Il. 7. 8. Austin Brown (17B) Belleville, ...

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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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Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals Early Entry Deadline Approaching Fast

Bryan Hulbert – TULSA, Okla. (December 5, 2019) With the number of entries for the 34th annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire sitting at 151 with drivers currently coming from 30 states and four countries, that number is expected to climb quickly over the coming week as the deadline for early entry is set to expire ...

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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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