AMSOIL USAC Sprint Cars

TMEZ TO THE FRONT IN ISW OPENER

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HAVE CAR, TMEZ WILL TRAVEL TO THE FRONT; WINS ISW OPENER AT KOKOMO Story By: Richie Murray/USAC Media Photos By: Dick Ayers/RacersGuide.com Kokomo, Indiana.........It doesn't seem to matter to Thomas Meseraull one iota which car he's in this season. More than likely, he's going to put it in a position to win. Thus far in 2017, the San Jose, California driver had already taken the Rick Pollock #21x, SC Racing #9x, SC Racing #00 and the Heffner Racing #27 to top-five finishes with the series. It took two USAC starts for Meseraull to reach victory lane for Heffner at Lincoln Speedway's…

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Thomas Jr. Tops Williams Grove USAC Field

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KEVIN THOMAS JR TURNS BACK CHRIS WINDOM TO WIN USAC SPRINT CAR RETURN TO WILLIAMS GROVE SPEEDWAY Story By: SHAWN BROUSE / WILLIAMS GROVE SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: PAUL ARCH & HARRY MEEKS / RACERSGUIDE.COM MECHANICSBURG, PA –June 16, 2017-  Kevin Thomas Jr. took the lead back from Chris Windom and then took his inside line away over the second half of the USAC Sprint Car Feature Thursday night at Williams Grove Speedway.From there, Thomas cruised to victory in the first USAC Sprint car race completed at the Grove since 1996. It was the opening night of the Grove’s USAC…

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MESERAULL Storms To Lincoln USAC Victory

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MESERAULL SCORES CAREER FIFTH IN AMSOIL USAC WINGLESS FEATURE AT LINCOLN SPEEDWAY; Story By: BILL MEYER / LINCOLN SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: PAUL ARCH & DAN DEMARCO / RACERSGUIDE.COM ABBOTTSTOWN, PA – June 15, 2017 – What a difference a night makes. One night after crashing on the final lap at Grandview Speedway, San Jose, California’s Thomas Meseraull claimed the $6,000 top prize in race #2 of the Amsoil USAC wingless sprint car Eastern Storm tour at Lincoln Speedway Wednesday night. It was Meseraull’s second overall win of the year and fifth USAC win of his career. Meseraull drove around polesitter and…

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BRADY BACON SIZZLES ON HOT THUNDER ON THE HILL NIGHT

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NAPA AUTO PARTS NIGHT ON THE HILL;  DUANE HOWARD TOPS GRANDVIEW MODS; EASTERN STORM ROLLS ONTO LINCOLN SPEEDWAY WEDNESDAY NIGHT, JUNE 14 Story By: BOB MILLER / TOTH SERIE MEDIA Photos By: DAN DEMARCO & PAUL ARCH / RACERSGUIDE.COM BECHTELSVILLE, PA - JUNE 14, 2017 – It was a hot NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series night at Grandview Speedway and a packed house witnessed Broken Arrow, Oklahoma’s Brady Bacon collecting the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car Series win, claiming the $6,000 to win Jesse Hockett Classic.    Oley, PA’s Duane Howard claimed the win in the 30…

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Eastern Storm Warnings

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EASTERN STORM HEADING TO PENNSYLVANIA IN 11TH ANNUAL AMSOIL USAC NON-WING SPRINT TOUR Press Release By: BOB MILLER / TOTH SERIES MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM Bechtelsville Pa.- June 5, 2017- Here they come.   The USAC Amsoil Non-Wing sprint cars are heading east for the eleventh annual Eastern Storm that will kick off at the Grandview Speedway on Tuesday night, June 13 with the 40 lap $6,000 to win Jesse Hockett Classic.  This event is part of the NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series.   These non-win heroes of the United States Auto Club invade the…

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Grant Leads The All At Plymouth

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GRANT BREATHES EASY WITH VICTORY IN USAC SPRINTS’ FIRST PILGRIMAGE TO PLYMOUTH Story By: RICHIE MURRAY / USAC SERIES MEDIA Photos By: RYAN SELLERS / RACERSGUIDE.COM Plymouth, Indiana- April 22, 2017- Early on in Justin Grant’s sprint car racing career, a fellow competitor told him that he wouldn’t last more than eight laps without consciously remembering to breathe while he was racing. Justin heeded that advice, and a handful of years later, the Ione, California native is finding the greatest success of his driving career.  He could breathe easy after all was said and done Friday night after holding off…

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Justin Grant Looks To Stay Hot At Terre Haute

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JUSTIN GRANT ON THE BRINK OF HISTORY THIS SUNDAY AT TERRE HAUTE Story By: RICHIE MURRAY / USAC SERIES MEDIA Photos By: TOMMY HEIN / RACERSGUIDE.COM Indianapolis Ind.- March 31, 2017- Whether one uses the eye test, the victory lane photos or the point standings to determine how well Justin Grant’s 2017 season has begun, the fact of the matter is that his performance thus far has already rewritten the record books. Simply put, Grant has gotten off to one of the finest starts any driver has had in the history of the United States Auto Club.  So fine, in…

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DOUBLE-D’ DANNY DIETRICH ENTERS USAC NON-WING EASTERN STORM

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USAC EASTERN STORM SERIES OPENS AT GRANDVIEW ON TUESDAY, JUNE 13 Story By: BOB MILLER / TOTH EASTERN STORM MEDIA Photos By: DAN DEMARCO / RACERSGUIDE.COM BECHTELSVILLE, PA - MARCH 20, 2017 – 410 Sprint Car ace, Danny Dietrich has thrown his name into the hat of local competitors that will ‘Chase the Storm’ when the USAC National Wingless Sprint Car Championship Eastern Storm rolls into town for a week of ultra-exciting racing action, beginning on Tuesday, June 13 at Grandview Speedway. Dietrich will strap into the Tom Buch-owned/APEX/DKW Transport No. 13 machine for action at Grandview Speedway (June 13),…

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Grant Guns Down The Field At Bubba’s

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GRANT THE TOP GUN ON NIGHT ONE OF WINTER DIRT GAMES VIII Story By: RICHIE MURRAY – USAC MEDIA Photos By: DICK AYERS / RACERSGUIDE.COM Ocala, Florida.- February 25, 2017- Justin Grant’s most recent visit to Bubba Raceway Park prior to Friday night’s USAC AMSOIL Sprint Car National Championship 2017 season-opener ended in heartbreak. One year later, despite late-race contact that nearly spelled disaster for the Ione, California native, the 26-year-old Grant swiftly exorcised those demons to capture night one of “Winter Dirt Games VIII.” Since joining forces last August, Grant and the Sam McGhee Motorsports team have been stellar…

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USAC Sprint Series Ready To Fire Up 2017 Season

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A Look Ahead at the 2017 USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car Season Story By:  RICHIE MURRAY /USAC SERIES MEDIA Photos By: RACERSGUIDE.COM PHOTO STAFF Indianapolis Ind.- February 15, 2017- The offseason provides a welcome rest. A time for rejuvenation and a chance to catch a breath after a long, arduous season journey. Yet, the dawn of a new season marks a beginning full of hopes, dreams and glory that lie ahead on this dirt road from coast-to-coast. A chance to start anew and reemerge from the doldrums of winter and focus the mind, body and soul on getting back behind…

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LUCKY NUMBER THIRTEEN FOR BALLOU ON WESTERN WORLD OPENING NIGHT

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] LUCKY NUMBER THIRTEEN FOR BALLOU ON WESTERN WORLD OPENING NIGHT Tucson, Arizona.......The dream season for Robert Ballou continued on Thursday night at USA Raceway on the first night of the "Western World Championships." His drive on this night from 14th to win was his biggest charge of the year en route to a win, making it 13 AMSOIL National Sprint Car victories on the season to tie J.J. Yeley's incredible 2003 season for the second-most in history. "It's definitely been a fun season. I have to thank the people who got me going: my parents and then when they…

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STOCKON’S FIRST KOKOMO WIN CAPS SMACKDOWN NIGHT 2

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] STOCKON'S FIRST KOKOMO WIN CAPS SMACKDOWN NIGHT 2   Kokomo, Indiana.......It was an excited victory lane on Friday night at Kokomo Speedway as Chase Stockon held off Dave Darland to win the night's "Sprint Car Smackdown IV" preliminary 30-lapper, scoring his first career win at the Hoosier speedway. The Elizabethtown, Indiana driver made it two wins on the season in the season aboard the Superior Tank & Trailer - Crescent Electric Supply #32 DRC/Fisher. Wednesday's winner Chris Windom took the lead at the outset over polesitter Tracy Hines, but Stockon cut inside Hines for second on lap two. Justin…

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DARLAND SUPERIOR IN AMSOIL SPEEDWAY WIN; 100TH CAREER USAC NATIONAL VICTORY!!!

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Superior, Wisconsin.......Dave Darland outlasted the competition and defeated a challenging AMSOIL Speedway on Friday night for his third AMSOIL National Sprint Car win of the season and record 56th of his career, but most importantly his 100th career win across all three National divisons of the United States Auto Club. He became the fourth driver to reach that milestone, joining A.J. Foyt, Rich Vogler, and Mel Kenyon. The initial start was called off after Justin Grant got a big jump, but as they slowed for the yellow, Kevin Thomas, Jr. rode a wheel and flipped down the backstretch, collecting Jarett…

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AMSOIL USAC SPRINT CAR NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP RACE RESULTS: August 7, 2015 – Superior, Wisconsin – AMSOIL Speedway

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AMSOIL USAC SPRINT CAR NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP RACE RESULTS: August 7, 2015 - Superior, Wisconsin - AMSOIL Speedway QUALIFYING: 1. Robert Ballou, 12, Ballou-14.943; 2. Dave Darland, 71P, Phillips/Curb-Agajanian-14.947; 3. Jon Stanbrough, 81, Stanbrough-14.987; 4. C.J. Leary, 30, Leary-15.038; 5. Brady Bacon, 69, Dynamics-15.098; 6. Chad Boespflug, 66, Amati-15.105; 7. Justin Grant, 5, Baldwin-15.149; 8. Kevin Thomas, Jr., 17RW, Dutcher-15.215; 9. Tracy Hines, 4, THR-15.267; 10. Chase Stockon, 32, 32/TBI-15.317; 11. Chris Windom, 21x, Pollock-15.350; 12. Aaron Farney, 15F, Farney-15.435; 13. Todd Lehr, 16, Lehr-15.546; 14. Steve Irwin, 0x, Flying Zero-15.565; 15. Jarett Andretti, 18, Andretti Autosport Short Track-15.631; 16. Joe…

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June 2-7 “Eastern Invasion” Next For Sprint; Rain Halts “Tony Hulman Classic”

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The 2015 "Eastern Invasion" is next up for participants in the AMSOIL USAC National Sprint Car Series. The five-race series debuts June 2 at Grandview Speedway in Bechtelsville and continues June 3 at Lincoln Speedway in New Oxford, Pa., June 4 at New Egypt (N.J.) Speedway, June 6 at Port Royal (Pa.) Speedway and June 7 at Susquehanna Speedway Park in Newberrytown, Pa.   Last Wednesday night's 45th "Tony Hulman Classic" at the Terre Haute (Ind.) Action Track was rained out and the traditional event will now occupy one of the existing remaining Terre Haute dates. That announcement is expected…

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410 SPRINT CAR DOUBLEHEADER FEATURING THE WORLD OF OUTLAWS & USAC/CRA SPRINTS COMES TO PERRIS SATURDAY NIGHT

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It's finally here: the biggest night of the year for Southern California Sprint Car Racing!  It's the World of Outlaws and the AMSOIL USAC/CRA 410 Non-Wing Sprints on a 410 "Super Doubleheader" all in one night of racing.  Along with these epic divisions will be the very popular PAS Senior Sprint Cars, making it a night of over 75 sprint cars on site.  It all adds up to one huge night of open wheel racing. The World of Outlaws has had stellar car counts this year and Perris will be no exception.  With 35 cars at Calistoga just a few…

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TheCushion.Com SET FOR LIVE STREAM OF AMSOIL USAC SPRINT CAR TRIPLEHEADER WEEKEND

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TheCushion.Com SET FOR LIVE STREAM OF AMSOIL USAC SPRINT CAR TRIPLEHEADER WEEKEND With the AMSOIL USAC National Sprint Car schedule ramping up this month, TheCushion.com has reached an agreement to LIVE stream all three races of a triple header weekend April 24-26th. "We were fortunate to broadcast the series'opening event in Florida, and we are really excited to bring fans from around the world three more action packed USAC National Sprint Car races,"T2 Digital Co Founder, and CEO Ian Marvuglio said. "We are very excited, and thankful, for the opportunity that the Eagle Raceway, Junction Motor Speedway, and Lakeside Speedway…

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JARRETT LOGS FIRST USAC WIN IN LAWRENCEBURG UPSET

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Lawrenceburg, Indiana...Youth prevailed on Saturday night at Lawrenceburg Speedway as Kokomo, Indiana's Logan Jarrett led all 30 laps to score a big AMSOIL National Sprint Car upset! The 20-year old survived a trio of late-race cautions after racing out to a huge lead over the first twenty laps, winning by 2.173-seconds in the J&J Trucking - Doak Trucking #29 DRC/Claxton. "Man, I've never felt anything like it. I've grown up at sprint car races and watched my dad race and kept getting better and better - it's just an incredible feeling to win a USAC race. I knew I had…

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WESTERN HPDs AT BLYTHE SATURDAY; NOBILE OPENS 2015 WITH 30-LAP VICORY AT LAKE HAVASU

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The USAC Western HPD Midgets, fresh off their series-opening race at Lake Havasu City, Ariz. last Saturday, travel to Lucas Oil I-10 Speedway for round two this Saturday in Blythe, Calif.   Dylan Nobile of Clovis, Calif. captured Saturday's 30-lap season-opener at Havasu 95 Speedway, leading the final seven laps after passing Michael Fanelli on lap 24.   Bryant Dawson of Phoenix, Ariz., winner of the 2014 outing at Blythe, took second Saturday ahead of Fanelli, Cody Jessop and Annie Breidinger.   Nobile leads Dawson by just four points in the new Western HPD standings entering Saturday'srace.   2015 USAC…

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SPRINTS RESUME APRIL 4 AT LAWRENCEBURG; STOCKON TAKES “WINTER DIRT GAMES VI” TITLE; THOMAS, BALLOU & RAIN PREVAIL AT EAST BAY

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The AMSOIL USAC Sprint Car National Championship resumes April 4 at Lawrenceburg (Ind.) Speedway following cancellation of last Saturday night's race at East Bay Raceway Park in Gibsonton, Fla. due to rain. Chase Stockon of Elizabethtown, Ind., with a pair of seconds, a pair of fifths and a ninth, emerged as the series point leader and "Winter Dirt Games VI" champion after the five races held in Florida the past two weeks. He leads Kevin Thomas Jr. and Robert Ballou by 14 and 18 points respectively entering the race at Lawrenceburg Thomas, of Cullman, Ala., led all 30 laps to…

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“SOKOLA SHOOTOUT” USAC/CRA DEBUT AT PERRIS SATURDAY

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Damion Gardner of Concord, Calif. opens defense of his AMSOIL USAC/CRA Sprint Car title this Saturday in the "Sokola Shootout" at the Perris (Calif.) Auto Speedway. Gardner leads the all-time USAC/CRA winners' list with 57 career victories and will aim for a third consecutive championship this year. Saturday's events also include the PAS Senior Sprints and Young Gun Sprints with racing expected to begin at 7 pm. The "Sokola Shootout" has been a popular event on the West Coast since March 17, 2001 when "The Cowboy" Tony Jones won the inaugural race at Manzanita Speedway. Originally called the "Sokola Classic"…

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4TH “SIN CITY SHOWDOWN” SPRINT AT LVMS THURSDAY

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This Thursday night's 4th "Sin City Showdown" figures to be just that as USAC's West Coast and Southwest Sprint Car veterans convene at the Las Vegas (Nev.) Motor Speedway Dirt Track for the opening point-paying rounds of each 2015 series and the first "Grudge Series" event. The World of Outlaws Sprint Cars and IMCA Modifieds share Thursday's bill. Matt Mitchell of Yorba Linda, Calif. (West Coast) and R.J. Johnson of Phoenix, Ariz. (Southwest) are the defending series champions entering the Las Vegas event. Last year's Las Vegas race produced a surprise winner - Austin Liggett, while pre-race favorites Bud Kaeding…

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RAINS FORCE SATURDAY EAST BAY CANCELLATION; STOCKON EMERGES AS TOP “WINTER DIRT GAMES VI” POINT SCORER

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(Gibsonton, Florida)...Chase Stockon has been proclaimed "Winter Dirt Games VI" Champion after rains forced cancellation of Saturday night's sixth and final series race at East Bay Raceway Park in Gibsonton, Fla.   Stockon posted a pair of seconds, a pair of fifths and a ninth in the five races held at Bubba Raceway Park in Ocala and East Bay Raceway Park in Gibsonton to edge Kevin Thomas Jr. and Robert Ballou by 14 and 18 points respectively in the standings.   A steady rain in the Tampa area today, expected to continue tonight, has created extremely wet conditions at the…

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BALLOU AVOIDS DISASTER FOR EAST BAY “WINTER DIRT GAMES” WIN

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(Gibsonton, Florida)...Robert Ballou narrowly avoided disaster on the final lap of Friday's 30-lapper at East Bay Raceway Park to take his second victory of the young season in the penultimate race of "Winter Dirt Games VI." The Rocklin, California driver appeared to be in smooth sailing after a restart with four laps to go, but he rapped the wall just past the flag stand after taking the white-flag as second-running Dave Darland dove to the bottom for the lead. Ballou crossed over and took it back, notching a .296-second victory in the MPHG Promotions - Blakesley Auto #12 Maxim/Ott. "I…

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THOMAS TACKLES EAST BAY FOR FIRST WIN OF 2015

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(Gibsonton, Florida)...Kevin Thomas, Jr. had not visited USAC AMSOIL NationalSprint Car victory lane since September of 2013, but he broke that winless streak on Thursday night with the 30-lap "Winter Dirt Games VI" feature win at East Bay Raceway Park. The Cullman, Alabama native made it his ninth-career win leading all but the opening half-lap and a brief moment before a yellow flag on lap 17.   With two events remaining in "Winter Dirt Games" at East Bay Raceway Park on Friday, Feb. 27 and Saturday, Feb. 28, Thomas will go into the next races looking to give himself a…

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EAST BAY “SWEEP” NEXT TARGET FOR AMSOIL SPRINT STARS; BALLOU, BACON, DARLAND (#23) POST OCALA VICTORIES

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Rounds four, five and six of the 2015 AMSOIL USAC Sprint Car National Championship unfold this week at East Bay Raceway Park in Gibsonton, Fla. with races Thursday, Friday and Saturday at the 1/3-mile dirt oval.   The final three events in the "Winter Dirt Games VI" mark USAC's first appearance at East Bay since Damion Gardner's two-race "sweep" in 2010. A "sweep" of this year's three races will be worth a $5,000 "Triple Crown Challenge" bonus posted by the East Bay race organizers. A driver who can win two of the three would earn a $500 bonus.   Early…

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Ocala Sprint Timetable Moved Back One Day

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  "Winter Dirt Games VI" is moving back one day as a result of the cold temperatures and rain moving into Florida today and tomorrow. This week's AMSOIL USAC Sprint Car National Championship schedule at Bubba Raceway Park in Ocala, Florida now opens with an open practice Thursday night, followed by racing Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Times remain the same for Friday and Saturday, while warmups on Sunday night will begin at 6 pm.   Defending AMSOIL USAC Sprint Car National Champion Brady Bacon leads the series into the 2015 openers, which will be followed the next week by races…

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