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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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Bleess’ awesome autumn continues with Grant Junghans Memorial win; BShepp runner-up

On a history-making night at the 81 Speedway where crew members, fans and racers honored the late Grant Junghans and paid tribute to hall-of-fame promoter C. Ray Hall, a young driver from Chatfield, Minnesota, named Jacob Bleess forever etched his name into dirt modified racing lore. With the champagne still not dry on the Featherlite Fall Jamboree trophy he took ...

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World of Outlaws Champion Brad Sweet, Fellow Drivers Honored At 2019 Banquet

CROWNING PRESENTATION: World of Outlaws Champion Brad Sweet, Fellow Drivers Honored At 2019 Banquet Close to $600,000 awarded to the 13 full-time World of Outlaws Sprint Car drivers and teams CONCORD, NC – Nov. 11, 2019 – The 2019 World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series class of drivers traded their motley fire suits for classy jacket and ...

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Brad Sweet, Donny Schatz set to make history at Can-Am World Finals

AT A GLANCE: Brad Sweet, Donny Schatz set to make history at Can-Am World Finals Historically close points battle will be decided at The Dirt Track at Charlotte Nov. 7-9 CONCORD, NC – Nov. 5, 2019 – The World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series will make history at the Nov. 7-9 Can-Am World Finals at The Dirt ...

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David Gravel aiming for 50 wins with Midwest doubleheader on the horizon

AT A GLANCE: David Gravel aiming for 50 wins with Midwest doubleheader on the horizon Intense championship points battle moves to Lakeside Speedway, Lake Ozark Speedway KANSAS CITY, KS – Oct. 15, 2019 – David Gravel and Jason Johnson Racing have put together an impressive first year together – nine wins, 20 Quick Times and currently sit third in points. ...

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Falck still flawless, four others first in Summit USRA Nationals Friday night features

  WEBSTER CITY, Iowa (Sept. 27)–Kyle Falck scored his second feature win in as many nights Friday while four other racers found their way into Hamilton County Speedway’s victory lane during the second round of action at the 6th Annual Summit USRA Nationals presented by MyRacePass. Like he did on Thursday, Falck had the field covered for the entire 20-lap ...

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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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Carson Macedo and Kyle Larson Racing eye Knoxville Nationals victory

AT A GLANCE: EYEING KNOXVILLE UPSET Carson Macedo and crew chief Joe Gaerte leaning on experience for potential Knoxville Nationals victory KNOXVILLE, IA – Aug. 5 – Carson Macedo may be a rookie in the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series this year, but he is no rookie in the NOS Energy Drink Knoxville Nationals presented by ...

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MCCARTHY MAGNIFICENT IN FIRST-CAREER WIN AT VALLEY

GRAIN VALLEY, MO. (July 13, 2019) – Winning his first-career POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League feature on Saturday night at Valley Speedway, Ace McCarthy of Tahlequah, Okla. was undeniable in the 30-lap main event. Driving around his teammate, Jake Neuman, on the second circuit, McCarthy then fended off several attacks from young Holley Hollan as he held on for an ...

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MCINTOSH LIGHT AT SCALES; NEUMAN ASSUMES WIN AT VALLEY

GRAIN VALLEY, MO. (July 12, 2019) – No matter the story, no matter the driver, no matter the place, rules are rules. Unfortunately, on Friday night at Valley Speedway, 16-year old Cannon McIntosh was disqualified after initially winning his first-career POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League feature. Rolling across the scales on numerous occasions, the No. 08 consistently came across short ...

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More than $2 MILLION on the line the next two months at World of Outlaws events

SUMMER OF MONEY: Huge payouts mean more than $2 MILLION on the line the next two months at World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series events CONCORD, NC — July 12, 2019 — Brad Sweet’s yell projected an octave higher than previous victory chants after winning at the Jackson Motorplex. Not only did he claim the Jackson Nationals, ...

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OCRS Winged Sprints Make 1st Ever Visit To Springfield Raceway

Springfield, Mo.- Winged Sprint Car Action makes its way to The Racy”Quick-Quarter” of The Springfield Raceway Saturday Night as The Ameri-Flex ORCS ( OIL Capital Racing Series) will make its 1st ever first to The High-Bank Quarter-Mile Clay Oval. Series promoter Kerry Gorby and his staff are excited in coming to the Speedway Saturday Night as some Top Winged Sprint ...

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Lucas Oil MLRA Set for Exciting Four Race Weekend

Wheatland, Missouri (April 30, 2019) – The Lucas Oil MLRA will jump back into action this weekend, embarking on their first four race weekend of 2019. The extended weekend of action will come to life on Thursday night and feature a stretch of new and old venues reaching from West Central Iowa to the banks of the Mississippi River in ...

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Vaught Tops Field in MLRA’s Return to Caney Valley

Media Contact: Billy Rock Caney, KS (April 27, 2019) – Saturday night’s long awaited return of the Lucas Oil MLRA to the Caney Valley Speedway proved to be well worth the 23 year wait. For 2018 MLRA series runner-up Will Vaught, it marked his first ever visit to the ¼ mile speedway as he cashed in on the $3,000 pay ...

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Pearson Jr. Drops In–Grabs MLRA Win at Thunderbird

Media Contact: Billy Rock Muskogee, OK (April 26, 2019) – An unplanned visit to the Thunderbird Speedway paid off on Friday night for Earl Pearson Jr. as he captured the $3,000 to win Lucas Oil MLRA main event presented by Bravado Wireless. Following an early cancellation of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series event scheduled for the Tri-City Speedway ...

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Pierce Captures 3rd Career Slocum 50 at 34 Raceway

Media Contact: Billy Rock West Burlington, IA (April 20, 2019) – On a picture perfect night for racing at the 34 Raceway, Bobby Pierce used lapped traffic to his advantage to walk away with his 3rd career win in the ever popular “Slocum 50”. The packed grandstand witnessed a race that came down to the end that included three different ...

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Chris Madden Collects $10,000 in Schaeffer’s Oil Spring Nationals Payday at Senoia Raceway

By Chris Tilley, Series Publicist   SENOIA, GA (March 30, 2019)-Chris Madden of Gray Court, S.C. picked up his fourth-career Schaeffer’s Oil Spring Nationals Series presented by Sunoco Race Fuels victory Saturday Night March 30th at Senoia Raceway in Senoia, Ga. worth $10,000.   Madden grabbed the lead from Michael Page on lap 12 and lead the remaining 48 laps ...

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