USAC Midgets: Inaugural Tony Stewart Classic Set for Thursday at Indianapolis Speedrome

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INDIANAPOLIS – official series release — A $5,000 winner’s share of the purse and a $10,000 cash bonus posted by Shepherd Insurance will make this Saturday night’s inaugural Tony Stewart Midget Classic at the Lincoln Tech Indianapolis Speedrome a signature event as part of the activities surrounding this weekend’s Crown Royal Presents the Jeff Kyle 400 at the Brickyard at …

USAC Sprints: Brady Bacon Scores Home Victory for Hoffman Auto Racing at Lawrenceburg

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LAWRENCEBURG, Ind. — official series release — Brady Bacon Racing photo — Brady Bacon benefited from some Hoffman Auto Racing home cooking on Sunday night as he captured his first Indiana Sprint Week feature win and the 90th win in the history of the famous Cincinnati-based team at nearby Lawrenceburg Speedway. He tracked down early leader Aaron Farney and held …

USAC Sprints: Indiana Sprint Week Go at Kokomo Interrupted by Rain Shower, To Conclude Monday Night

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KOKOMO, Ind. — official series release — Saturday night’s Indiana Sprint Week AMSOIL USAC National Sprint race at Kokomo Speedway was interrupted by rain during the semi, and as a result, the event has been postponed to Monday night, July 13. Warmups begin Monday at 7 pm and racing will resume with the semi and the feature event. Justin Grant …

USAC Sprints: Landon Simon Unveils Special Paint Scheme for Indiana Sprint Week

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INDIANAPOLIS — official team release — LSR photo — Landon Simon Racing and Mt. Baker Vapor have announced that Simon will run a special paint scheme for USAC’s 28th annual Indiana Sprint Week — kicking off tonight at Gas City I-69 Speedway. For the second straight season, the design will resemble a WWII P51 Mustang plane and act as a …

USAC: Electricity in the Air This Week at Indy; Fifth Annual evGrandPrix Set to Roll

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INDIANAPOLIS — official series release — evGrandPrix photo — The innovative International Intercollegiate evGrandPrix unfolds this week at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the result of a joint venture with USAC and Purdue University as the event enters its fifth year. Featuring electric-powered go-karts, the event annually includes vehicles constructed by colleges around the world competing in an educational contest during …

USAC: Southwest Sprints Back in Action May 2 at Canyon; R.J. Johnson Continues to Top Standings

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PEORIA, Ariz. — official series release — R.J. Johnson enjoys a 37-point lead in his quest for a third consecutive USAC Southwest Sprint Car title after scoring his 21st USAC feature victory in the state of Arizona last Saturday night at Arizona Speedway in Queen Creek. The series resumes May 2 at Canyon Speedway Park in Peoria. Johnson won Saturday night’s 30-lap Spring Fling …

USAC/MSCS: Bryan Clauson Comes Home for Bloomington Score and 32nd USAC Sprint Win

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BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — official series release — Travis Branch photo — Bryan Clauson came back to Bloomington Speedway, one of his early-career regular stops, to take his first AMSOIL Sprint Car victory of the season on Friday night in an event co-sanctioned by the Midwest Sprint Car Series. The Noblesville, Ind. driver made it 32 career wins in the series, …

USAC Silver Crown: Hamilton Making Move Back to Dirt; Plans Silver Crown Assault in 2015

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DANVILLE, Ind. — official team release — Kyle Hamilton Racing photo — 22-year-old open wheel standout Kyle Hamilton plans to run in the USAC Silver Crown Series for the 2015 season. The Purdue University student is looking to make his mark on one of the world’s most prestigious short track racing series with 6R Racing. Hamilton has multiple wins in …

USAC Midgets: Opening Night of Kokomo Midget Grand Prix Washed Out

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KOKOMO, Ind. — official series release — Extremely wet grounds and flooding have forced a cancellation of Friday’s opening night of the 2015 Kokomo Midget Grand Prix Honda USAC National Midget event at Kokomo (Ind.) Speedway. Favorable forecasts are prevalent for Saturday’s scheduled race at the quarter-mile dirt oval and that event remains on the calendar. The Kokomo Midget Grand Prix serves as the …

USAC: King of the Wing/Auto Value Super Sprint Openers Pushed Back One Week Due to Weather

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INDIANAPOLIS — official series release — Weather forecasts for extremely wet conditions in the Southeastern United States this weekend have forced United States Auto Club officials and race organizers at Five Flags Speedway in Pensacola, Fla. and Mobile International Raceway in Irvington, Ala. to postpone the 2015 King of the Wing/Auto Value Sprint Car openers until next week, April 17-18. The Friday night, April …

AUDIO/RECAP: Two-Day Double; Matt Lundstrom Powers to Second-Straight USAC HPD Midget Victory at Hickory

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NEWTON, N.C. — Audio, recap and photo by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman – Matt Lundstrom took his momentum south from Ace Speedway on Friday and cleaned house during the USAC HPD Eastern Midget Series stop on Saturday night at the “Birthplace of NASCAR Stars”, Hickory Motor Speedway. Lundstrom started Saturday’s feature from the outside of the front …

USAC QMS: Winners Crowned Over the Weekend in USAC Quarter Midget Action in Tucson

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TUCSON, Ariz. — Report by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — USAC photo — Ten different winners in 13 classes were crowned during the opening weekend of the season for the USAC Honda Quarter Midget National Championship at the Tucson Quarter Midget Association track in Arizona. Three drivers managed to double up on A-main victories over the course …