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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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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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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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THOMAS LEADS THE WAY ON OCALA PRACTICE NIGHT

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Ocala, Fla. (February 6, 2020)………Kevin Thomas, Jr., the owner of both the one-lap and eight-lap track records at Bubba Raceway Park in a USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget, led the way with the fastest practice lap in Thursday night’s open session leading into the season openers, February 7-8 at the 3/8-mile D-Shaped track ...

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POWRi Lucas Oil Border Tour Expands for 2020 Season

BELLEVILLE, ILL. (February 4, 2020) – After a successful inaugural campaign centered around Vado Speedway Park in 2019, the POWRi Lucas Oil Border Tour Non-Wing Sprint Series will branch out in 2020 with new venues and extra bonuses on the line.   “The racers have been asking for this for awhile and we’re glad to see Cocopah and Aztec come aboard,” ...

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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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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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Iowa Sprint League joins the POWRi Team

BELLEVILLE, IL. (Dec. 23, 2019) Fresh off an outstanding Inaugural season the Iowa Sprint League looks to continue their success, as they will now be joining the Performance Open Wheel Racing Incorporated sanctioning body. With POWRi as a sanctioning body the POWRi Lucas Oil Iowa Sprint Car League will primarily run throughout the Midwest focusing on Iowa, Missouri, and parts ...

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Central Missouri Speedway Unveils Full Throttle 2020 Race Schedule!

Central Missouri Speedway December 17, 2019 For Immediate Release (Warrensburg, Missouri) Central Missouri Speedway (CMS) is pleased to unveil its 2020 race schedule, which features 26 nights of racing from April through September. Events include 14 nights of “weekly championship racing” along with 12 nights of “special-events” racing! The 2020 season marks the Silver Anniversary of track operations for owners ...

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The VIROC Gets Revamped For 2020 Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals Presented by General Tire

Bryan Hulbert – TULSA, Okla. (December 4, 2019) Looking to shake things up with the Vacuworx Invitational Race of Champions (VIROC), the 2020 edition will get a new format and eligibility requirements. Contested during Tuesday night action at the Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire, in years past the requirements for eligibility rested on being a past ...

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Johnny Herrera cowboys up at Vado Speedway Park in POWRi Sprint Car competition

By Bryan Hulbert – With nearly an inch of rain dropping on the Vado Speedway Park surface prior to the Inaugural Turkey Bowl, wily veteran Johnny Herrera rode the ruts and flew threw traffic to grab the win in his first visit to the southern New Mexico oval. “I’m really glad my family was able to be here tonight. They ...

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Lucas Oil Speedway tentative 2020 schedule includes oval, off road and drag boat racing

WHEATLAND, Missouri (November 7, 2019) – Lucas Oil Speedway has released its 2020 tentative schedule and it includes something for everyone with motorsports events planned on three different venues at the complex – and even a professional bull ride.Along with the 13-week Weekly Racing Series, which General Manager Danny Lorton calls “the backbone of our schedule,” there’s at least one special ...

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Diamond Dozen: 12 memorable races during 2019 Lucas Oil Speedway season

WHEATLAND, Missouri (October 24, 2019) – One of the lasting memories of the 2019 season at Lucas Oil Speedway always will be the severe storm that blew into Wheatland late at night on May 20th, ripping apart the grandstands at the Off Road track and leaving damage throughout the complex. Two of the season’s major events – the 27th annual ...

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B-Mods battle for big bucks at Tri-City Speedway’s B-Mod Bash this weekend!

Pontoon Beach, IL (October 14th, 2019) The 5th Annual Willie’s Tires B-Mod Bash double header rolls off this Thursday, Friday & Saturday, October 17-19. The B-Modifieds will battle for a $3,000-to-win payout both Friday & Saturday. The event will kick off on Thursday, Oct 17th with open practice for all classes. There will be a complete program each night on Friday ...

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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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