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Clarification on dirt-racing event to be held in St. Louis at Edward Jones Dome: Gateway Motorsports Park is not affiliated with the Gateway Dirt Nationals

December 6, 2016, St. Louis Region – Chris Blair, Gateway Motorsports Park’s Executive Vice President & General Manager, issued a statement today regarding the December 15-17 VP Racing Fuels Gateway Dirt Nationals at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis. “As a clarification, Gateway Motorsports Park — the home of NHRA, NASCAR and INDYCAR in the St. Louis region — ...

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Stenhouse Added to Clauson-Marshall Chili Bowl Stable

Lonnie Wheatley, NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (December 2, 2016) – The stable of Chili Bowl drivers for the newly-formed Clauson-Marshall Racing team is halfway in place. And it comes as little surprise that Olive Branch, MS, native Ricky Stenhouse, Jr., is the latest addition to the Clauson-Marshall Racing team that already includes World of Outlaws champion Donny Schatz and Tyler Courtney. The ...

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LARSON CARVES UP TURKEY NIGHT WIN #2; THORSON TASTES FIRST USAC NATIONAL MIDGET TITLE

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Ventura, California………On the rare occasion that Kyle Larson gets the chance to take the wheel of a midget these days, he certainly makes each opportunity count. On Thursday night in the centerpiece of the USAC National and Western States Midget calendar, Larson cooked up one of his patented performances, holding off a furious late-race ...

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BRADY BACON FASTEST IN WEDNESDAY’S “TURKEY NIGHT” MIDGET PRACTICE

Ventura, California………Brady Bacon recorded the fastest overall time of the 53 drivers on hand in Wednesday night’s USAC National & Western States Midget practice at Ventura Raceway. The Broken Arrow, Oklahoma driver was the fastest in two of the three sessions held on the one-fifth-mile oval in preparation for Thursday night’s 76th running of the “Turkey Night Grand Prix.” His ...

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Smith Grades 2016 Season a B+, Earns Chili Bowl Ride From NASCAR Driver

  Inside Line Promotions – KUNKLETOWN, Pa. (Nov. 23, 2016) – While his win total wasn’t what Ryan Smith had hoped for in 2016, he said this season was “one of the most consistent years” he has produced. On the heels of the solid year Smith is excited to announce his opportunity to drive a midget at the 31st annual ...

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USAC MIDGET “JUNIOR KNEPPER 55” SET FOR Du QUOIN’S SOUTHERN ILLINOIS CENTER ON DEC. 17

USAC Midget racing returns indoors to the Southern Illinois Center in Du Quoin, Illinois for the second annual “Junior Knepper 55” on Saturday, December 17, 2016. The non-points-paying special event will feature a star-studded field of midget racers from coast-to-coast as well as stars from across the racing landscape taking part in the race that will take place on the ...

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CLAUSON AND STENHOUSE RACE ON IN BRYAN’S MEMORY THURSDAY AT WAYNE CITY

BY: RICHIE MURRAY – USAC MEDIA One year ago at the “Jason Leffler Memorial,” we were fortunate enough to witness a classic Bryan Clauson performance. On the gas, smooth and steady, never flinching a muscle, Bryan was able to fend off a relentless Rico Abreu during the final 12 circuits of an intense 40-lap feature to take the victory on ...

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THURSDAY’S “LEFFLER MEMORIAL” PACKS STAR POWER FROM ACROSS THE RACING LANDSCAPE

BY: RICHIE MURRAY – USAC MEDIA The swan song of USAC racing in the Midwest this season comes to Wayne County Speedway in Wayne City, Illinois this Thursday night, October 20th for the 4th annual “Jason Leffler Memorial.” Nestled alongside a cornfield in the heart of southern Illinois, the one-eighth mile dirt track comes alive just once a year for ...

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Disqualified Drivers Withdraw Lawsuit; Case Dismissed By Federal Court

Drivers can return to competition with payment of fines and reinstatement of suspended DIRTcar membership CONCORD, N.C. – Oct. 18, 2016 – U.S. District Judge Mae A. D’Agostino today issued a stipulation of dismissal in the case of plaintiffs Scott Bloomquist, Gregg Satterlee, Jimmy Owens, and Ricky Thornton vs World Racing Group and subsidiary DIRTcar Racing, Eldora Speedway, and its ...

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$20,000 AWAITS THURSDAY’S “LEFFLER MEMORIAL” WINNER; FANS INVOLVED IN $50,000 CASH BONUS!

USAC

The logjam at the top of the USAC National Midget standings is sure to create added excitement at this Thursday night’s “Jason Leffler Memorial” race at Wayne County Speedway in Wayne City, Ill., not to mention the $20,000 winner’s share of the purse, which will provide the biggest payday for a midget feature winner in the USA all year! Co-sanctioned ...

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Terre Haute Action Track Set For Saturday Night Season Finale

Terre Haute Action Track

USAC National Sprints & UMP Modifieds Set For Hurtubise Classic   It has been nearly three months since the Terre Haute IN Action Track has come alive with the roar of engines.  Race fans in the midwest will get a chance to see the 1/2-mile back in action this Saturday, October 15 for the Hurtubise Classic.  On track will be ...

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National Championships, Track Titles And Prestige On The Line This Weekend At Eldora

Eldora Speedway

Hoffman and Ruhlman Among the Modifieds’ Leading Contenders By: Eldora Speedway ROSSBURG, Ohio (September 28, 2016) – When the best DIRTcar UMP Modified drivers in the country descend on Eldora Speedway this weekend, the battle for supremacy amongst America’s blue collar racers will be decided as Quincy, Illinois’ Michael Long tries to stave off multi-time champion Mike Harrison, Highland, Illinois, ...

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Bryan Clauson Racing – “Race On”

Lonnie Wheatley, NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (September 27, 2016) – Race on.  It’s what Bryan Clauson would relate to his father Tim when faced with some of the darker moments in the sport.  It’s what racers do, they continue to race on. With that in mind, it comes as little surprise that Bryan Clauson Racing will continue on under the watch of ...

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RICO ROMPS IN ELDORA 4-CROWN MIDGET ROUT

Rossburg, Ohio………Rico Abreu arrived at Eldora Speedway Saturday evening via an airplane ride alongside Tony Stewart after competing in the afternoon’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race in New Hampshire. As soon as the St. Helena, California driver hit the western Ohio half-mile for the first time on Saturday, it almost seemed as if Abreu was still on-board a jet ...

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Herrera, Daum prevail as Hockett/McMillin Memorial opens at Lucas Oil Speedway

Wheatland, Missouri (September 23, 2016) – Johnny Herrera made a late-race pass and held off veteran Sammy Swindell to prevail in the main event on Night One of the Jesse Hockett/Daniel McMillin Memorial at Lucas Oil Speedway. Herrera, of Albuquerque, N.M., earned $3,000 for his fifth Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series National Tour victory of the season as the ...

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Taylor Takes Big Ten Series Finale At Macon Speedway

Macon Speedway

(Macon, IL) Ten races. Three tracks. One division. The Pro Late Model class at Macon Speedway has been through plenty in 2016 between races at Lincoln Speedway, Jacksonville Speedway and Macon Speedway and Matt Taylor has been there to finish first or close to the top nearly every race. In the finale of the ten-race circuit, Taylor took away the ...

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NASCAR legend Bobby Allison coming to Lucas Oil Speedway, promoting roadway safety

Wheatland, Missouri (September 14, 2016) – A racing legend is coming to Lucas Oil Speedway during the 6th annual ASCS Jesse Hockett/Daniel McMillin Memorial to promote safe driving. Bobby Allison, the 1983 NASCAR Winston Cup Series champion and a three-time Daytona 500 winner will be at Lucas Oil Speedway on Sept. 23 – the middle night of the three-night open-wheel ...

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