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Spoon River Speedway Results 8/19/17

8/19/17 DIRTCAR PRO LATE MODEL RESULTS HEAT # 1 FEATURE 1 Myles Moos 1 Austin May (1) 2 Austin May 2 Mavrick Piller(5) 3 Josh Jackson 3 David Marlow(7) 4 David Marlow 4 Sean Dray (9) HEAT # 2 5 Jacob Denney(10) 6 Melissa Hansmeyer (8) 1 Allen Weisser 7 Josh Jackson(3) 2 Mavrick Piller 8 Myles Moos (6) 3 Chris Osborne 9 Allen ...

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GRANT GETS IT; WINS BETTENHAUSEN 100 FOR FIRST SILVER CROWN WIN

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Springfield, Illinois………Justin Grant was fully aware of the situation at hand on the final restart of Saturday’s “Bettenhausen 100” at the Illinois State Fairgrounds. The Ione, California native had the nose of the white No. 63 driven by the two-time USAC Silver Crown champ and winner of the last two “Bettenhausen 100” races right ...

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SILVER CROWN START KINGS MAKE WAY TO SPRINGFIELD FOR SATURDAY’S BETTENHAUSEN 100

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media In the long, storied history of the USAC Silver Crown Champ Cars, three drivers have made more starts than any other: Brian Tyler, Russ Gamester and Dave Darland. All three intend to extend their record at this Saturday’s “Bettenhausen 100” at the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield. Tyler, Gamester and Darland stand above all ...

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Second Generation Winners At Illinois State Fair Races

Kimmel Looking to Add to Second Generation Winners at Illinois State Fair By Jay Hardin Track Enterprises Staff Springfield, IL August 16, 2017-Sellersburg, Indiana’s Will Kimmel hasn’t reached his 30th birthday yet he is celebrating his 10th season in the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menard’s. Will continues to attempt to become a ‘generational’ winner in the ARCA racing series, ...

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Illini Windom Seeks History and Title in Bettenhausen

By Jay Hardin Track Enterprises Staff Springfield, IL August 6, 2017 –Chris Windom grew up near the Illinois River in Canton, about 70 miles from the state capitol home to the Illinois State Fair, the World’s Fastest One Mile Dirt Track and the famous Bettenhausen 100 championship race. The mile dirt track is the one closest to Windom’s hometown and ...

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BAYSTON BLAZES THE HIGH BANKS FOR FIRST BELLEVILLE VICTORY

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Belleville, Kansas………All year long, the focus for Spencer Bayston and the Keith Kunz/Curb-Agajanian Motorsports team has been to win Belleville. After running second to Chad Boat in the 2016 Saturday night finale, then again to Boat in this weekend’s Friday prelim, the target was clear. It included pulling out all the stops, including a ...

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THREE IN A ROW! BOAT WINS OPENER AT BELLEVILLE

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Belleville, Kansas………Every once in a while, a team discovers the perfect combination: the right driver, the right car, the right setup and the right track, all at the right time. Friday night, Chad Boat and the Tucker/Boat Motorsports crew were all in unison as they pulled down a tried and true, war-tested machine from ...

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BELL CAPITALIZES TO WIN HIS 2ND “CHAD McDANIEL MEMORIAL” IN BELOIT

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Beloit, Kansas………Rarely do we have the opportunity to accurately measure the accomplishments of racers in the midst of their careers to those who came before them. After all, that’s what record books are for. But, when you join a name such as A.J. Foyt in any record book, it’s certainly something worth mentioning. Bell ...

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Popular Illinois State Fair Racing Just Weeks Away

Illinois State Fair

Springfield Mile Features USAC, ARCA, & Sportsman The 2017 Illinois State Fair in Springfield opens its doors in just a week and a half, which means that race fans everywhere are putting together their travel plans for the historic races at the Springfield Mile. The racing action takes center stage each and every year on the final weekend of the ...

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Thorson Thorough for Tuesday Night Thunder USAC Midget Win

The Wheatley Chronicles – Volume V, No. 35 Lonnie Wheatley, FAIRBURY, Neb. (August 1, 2017) – The reigning USAC Midget National champion had been denied victory lane in series competition thus far in 2017. Tanner Thorson fixed that on Tuesday night by racing to victory lane in the 40-lap “Riverside Chevrolet Tuesday Night Thunder at Jefferson County Speedway presented by ...

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Lucas Oil Raceway Indianapolis Comes Alive Thursday And Friday For Racing Doubleheader

Lucas Oil Raceway Indianapolis Set To Begin Race Big Race Weekend Thursday USAC, ARCA, CRA, and Hall of Fame Ceremonies Scheduled (Indianapolis, IN) Stars from all across the country, in several types of racecars, will converge on Lucas Oil Raceway this coming Thursday and Friday, July 20-21 for a double header of racing. Open wheel Thursday night thunder will feature ...

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LEARY REIGNS FOR 2ND STRAIGHT NIGHT AT GAS CITY

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Gas City, Indiana………’Once you win one, the floodgates will open and you’ll begin to win a bunch of them.” That’s the sentiment C.J. Leary had heard time and time again over the past few seasons, much to his chagrin, as he came within a whisker of breaking through on several occasions. “I’ve heard it ...

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30TH INDIANA SPRINT WEEK TO VISIT TERRE HAUTE ACTION TRACK WEDNESDAY

Terre Haute Action Track

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Indiana Sprint Week.  Those words alone invoke powerful emotions of passion that reaches from each of USAC’s Sprint Car superheroes all the way to the common race fan.  It makes no difference who you are.  When Sprint Week looms, it consumes every waking hour.  This Wednesday, July 12, fans in Terre Haute, Indiana will ...

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Macon IL Speedway Saturday July 8 Preview/Updated Standings

Macon Speedway

Buy One Ticket, Get One Free Promotion Saturday At Macon Speedway 6 Divisions Plus Hall Of Fame Reunion And Kid’s Boxcar Races Fill Program (Macon, IL) After one of the biggest Herald & Review 100’s in recent memory Thursday night, Macon Speedway officials have little time to get prepared for another action packed night at the 1/5-mile speedplant in Macon, ...

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COURTNEY CONQUERS INAUGURAL ILLINOIS MIDGET NATIONALS

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Springfield, Illinois……Throughout the 2017 USAC Midget National Championship season, Tyler Courtney has proven himself as the streak-stopper. After leading each of the previous three races at Kokomo, Ind., Macon, Ill. and Lincoln, Ill. for a total of 32 laps, Courtney had put together a string of three-straight third-place finishes. Though some would accept that ...

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BELL GOES 2 FOR 2 ON ILLINOIS MIDGET SWING WITH LINCOLN MIDGET SCORE

Lincoln, Illinois………It had been three years since a driver had won consecutive USAC Midget National Championship features at two different Illinois tracks. That driver was Christopher Bell, who captured a pair of victories at Tri-City Speedway (Granite City) and Belle-Clair Speedway (Belleville) during the 2013 and 2014 seasons. It was a rare case of déjà vu Sunday night in the ...

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Macon IL Speedway July 1 Final Results

Macon Speedway

Bell Finds Victory Lane in USAC Return to Macon (Macon, IL) Christopher Bell has spun plenty of laps at Macon Speedway racing in the POWRi National Midget Series but Saturday night was his first run in the USAC National Midget Series. With his NASCAR schedule free and clear, Bell came to Macon and left with the 30-lap feature. The race ...

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Terre Haute Action Track Loses Another Due To Rainfall

Terre Haute Action Track

Up Next: Indiana Sprint Week On Wednesday, July 12 (Terre Haute, IN) The first ever clash between the World Of Outlaw Craftsman Late Models and the Summer National Late Models, scheduled for Friday, June 30 at the Terre Haute Action Track, has been canceled due to rain. For the Action Track, it’s the fourth rainout in a row, after a ...

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