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SUNNY SIDE UP; COURTNEY CAPTURES NIGHT 2 OF “SMACKDOWN” AT KOKOMO

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SUNNY SIDE UP; COURTNEY CAPTURES NIGHT 2 OF "SMACKDOWN" AT KOKOMO Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Rich Forman & Ryan Sellers/USAC Kokomo, Indiana.........Sprint Car racing is chock full of ups and downs. Sometimes you're in victory lane and sometimes you end up on your head. Tyler Courtney experienced both of these extremes Friday at Kokomo Speedway, recovering from a hard flip during qualifying before returning to action after several other teams pitched in to make repairs. With a lap 10 pass of Hunter Schuerenberg, Courtney persevered to win "Sprint Car Smackdown VI" Night 2 at the…

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LEARY LAYS SMACKDOWN AT KOKOMO

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LEARY LOGS SMACKDOWN NIGHT 1 VICTORY AT KOKOMO! Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Ryan Sellers & Travis Branch/USAC Racing Kokomo, Indiana.........Nearly one year to the day since his breakthrough USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car victory in late August of last year, C.J. Leary once again found "Sprint Car Smackdown" gold on the very same spot after capturing Thursday's "Sprint Car Smackdown VI" opener at Kokomo Speedway. In 2016, "Smackdown" weekend was owned by Leary and Kevin Thomas, Jr., who alternated victories throughout the three nights. The trend continued Thursday night when it became Leary's turn to…

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Arctic Cat All Stars Hit The Road This Weekend

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Tony Stewart’s Arctic Cat All Stars ready for weekend road trip to Indiana and Wisconsin Press Release By: TYLER ALTMEYER / ALL STAR SERIES MEDIA Photos By: DAN DEMARCO / RACERSGUIDE.COM INDIANAPOLIS, IN -May 19, 2017 - After a two-week hiatus, one of which the result of wet weather and unseasonably cold temperatures in Western Pennsylvania, Tony Stewart’s Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions will return to competition this Friday through Sunday, this time visiting an area just north of Series headquarters in Indianapolis, followed by a two-night stay in The Badger State. “America’s Series” will invade three dirt…

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BACON BRINGS HIS BROOM, SWEEPS KOKOMO GRAND PRIX

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BACON BRINGS HIS BROOM, SWEEPS KOKOMO GRAND PRIX Story By: Richie Murray/USAC Media Photos By: Bill Miller & Travis Branch/USAC Racing Kokomo, Indiana - The month of April has quickly become the "sweeps" period for USAC's national series as Brady Bacon became the second driver in as many weeks to complete an undefeated weekend by capturing both nights of the "Kokomo Grand Prix" at Indiana's Kokomo Speedway. One week after Chris Windom claimed victories in consecutive nights at Lawrenceburg (Ind.) Speedway and the Terre Haute (Ind.) Action Track in USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car and Silver Crown action, respectively, it was…

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Kokomo Grand Prix Makes Event Schedule Change

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KOKOMO GRAND PRIX SHIFTS TO SATURDAY/SUNDAY SCHEDULE Press Release By: RICHIE MURRAY / USAC SERIES MEDIA Photos By: DICK AYERS / RACERSGUIDE.COM Indianapolis Ind.- April 6, 2017- This weekend’s “Kokomo Grand Prix” featuring the USAC Midget National Championship at Indiana’s Kokomo Speedway has been shifted to Saturday and Sunday, April 8-9. A forecast calling for chilling temperatures on the originally-scheduled Friday date prompted the move to Saturday and Sunday, which will feature complete shows for both the midgets and Kokomo Sprint Cars. A deep field is anticipated for “Kokomo Grand Prix,” including Justin Grant who, just last month, captured his…

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Historic Kokomo Next For USAC Midgets

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USAC Midgets Set To Take On Historic Kokomo  Story By: RICHIE MURRAY / USAC SERIES MEDIA Photos By: DICK AYERS / RACERSGUIDE.COM INDIANAPOLIS IND.- April 5, 2017- The USAC National Midget Series and Kokomo Speedway is a union that dates back to a bygone era of no cages and short-sleeve t-shirts serving as firesuits. Over the past six decades, the track has delivered the goods when it comes to USAC midget racing on the quarter-mile dirt oval located a little over an hour north of Indianapolis. It’s the only venue, in fact, from USAC’s initial National Midget season of 1956 that remains…

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Ford Performance presents the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions at Kokomo

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Ford Performance presents the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions at Kokomo Speedway; Advance tickets now available Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photos By: Paul Arch/RacersGuide.com INDIANAPOLIS, IN (March 21, 2017) - For the first and only time in 2017, Tony Stewart’s Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions will return to the famed Kokomo Speedway in Kokomo, Indiana, set to battle head-to-head with some of the nation’s most talented open wheel competitors, one of which will be three-time NASCAR Cup champion and owner of the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions - Tony Stewart. This will be Stewart’s…

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DARLAND REIGNS SUPREME, WINS 3RD STRAIGHT “SPRINT CAR SMACKDOWN” AT KOKOMO

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] DARLAND REIGNS SUPREME, WINS 3RD STRAIGHT "SPRINT CAR SMACKDOWN" AT KOKOMO Kokomo, Indiana...For the third straight year, "The People's Champ" Dave Darland parked the Phillips/Curb-Agajanian - Trench Shoring #71P DRC/Foxco in victory lane at Kokomo Speedway after a dominant performance to win "Sprint Car Smackdown IV." The all-time wins leader in AMSOIL National Sprint Car history took the lead on lap seven and ran away with his 57th career triumph at his home track. "I love this track, I love these fans, and I really love winning the Smackdown. It doesn't get any better than this. My Phillips…

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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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PRIZES AND CASH BONUSES CONTINUE TO MOUNT FOR “SPRINT CAR SMACKDOWN IV”

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] PRIZES AND CASH BONUSES CONTINUE TO MOUNT FOR "SPRINT CAR SMACKDOWN IV" As has been the case in each of the three previous editions, this week's "Sprint Car Smackdown IV" at Kokomo Speedway will be bolstered by a long list of prizes and cash bonuses on top of an already-stout purse, concluding with Saturday's $10,000-to-win 40-lap event. Along with awards for nearly every event on the agenda for the weekend, laps are still filling up at $100 each to pay the top-five on each of the 100 feature laps over the weekend. Again this year, the competition stretches…

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KOKOMO AMSOIL USAC NATIONAL SPRINT RAIN INTERRUPTION

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AMSOIL USAC NATIONAL SPRINT CAR RACE RESULTS: July 11, 2015 - Kokomo, Indiana - Kokomo Speedway - 28th "Indiana Sprint Week" [xyz-ihs snippet="Horizontal-Google-Banner-Series"] QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Justin Grant, 40, Hery-12.805; 2. Tyler Courtney, 23E, Eberhardt-12.933; 3. Brady Bacon, 69, Dynamics-12.946; 4. Chad Boespflug 66, Amati-12.973; 5. Thomas Meseraull, 18X, Keen-13.021; 6. Shane Cottle, 57, Hazen-13.024; 7. Max McGhee, 17, McGhee-13.035; 8. Kevin Thomas, Jr., 17RW, Dutcher-13.056; 9. Scotty Weir, 11, Walker-13.111; 10. Chris Windom, 21X, Pollock-13.144; 11. Dave Darland, 71P, Phillips/Curb-Agajanian-13.151; 12. Logan Jarrett, 29, Jarrett-13.165; 13. Landon Simon, 24, LSR-13.211; 14. Jon Stanbrough, 81, Stanbrough-13.250 ;15. Tracy Hines, 4, THR-13.276;…

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Joey Saldana Breaks Through at Kokomo, Scores First Win of 2015

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Joey Saldana Breaks Through at Kokomo, Scores First Win of 2015 Holds off Donny Schatz and NASCAR star Kyle Larson in his home state of Indiana KOKOMO, Ind. - June 3, 2015 - It had been nearly nine months since Joey Saldana last stood in victory lane with the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series, so it made it all that much sweeter that he was finally able to park his car in victory lane in front of friends and family at Kokomo Speedway on Wednesday night. "I've got a great supporting cast with me. My family… my wife Shannon…

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At A Glance: Three Races, Three States, Three Different Winners

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At A Glance: Three Races, Three States, Three Different Winners World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series takes on Kokomo Speedway, the NAPA Auto Parts Outlaw Showdown at I-80 Speedway and the O’Reilly Auto Parts presents the Outlaws at Lakeside Speedway CONCORD, N.C. - June 2, 2015 - The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series takes on three different race tracks in three different states in the week ahead as last year's events saw three different winners. First up is the high-banked, quarter-mile Kokomo Speedway in Indiana on Wednesday. In a rain postponed event, reigning series champion Donny Schatz battled past…

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Midget Eye May Dates at Plymouth; Hagen win “KOKOMO Grand Prix;” Rain Takes Opener

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The Honda USAC National Midget Series is off until May 29-30 races at Plymouth (Ind.) , but something will be drastically different from the last USAC Midget appearance there. The track surface is now dirt! Darren Hagen, who leads the new 2015 standings, won the last race at Plymouth in 2012 when it was paved. Hagen won Saturday night's "Kokomo Grand Prix" at Kokomo (Ind.) Speedway, leading the final 24 laps of the 30-lap race after passing Davey Ray on lap seven. Hagen piloted the Kenny Brown Racing Lucas Oil/Great Clips Boss/Esslinger toSaturday night's win after rains and wet grounds…

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Midgets Eye May Dates at Plymouth; Hagen Wins “KOKOMO Gran Prix”; Rain Takes Opener

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The Honda USAC National Midget Series is off until May 29-30 races at Plymouth (Ind.) , but something will be drastically different from the last USAC Midget appearance there. The track surface is now dirt!   Darren Hagen, who leads the new 2015 standings, won the last race at Plymouth in 2012 when it was paved.   Hagen won Saturday night's "Kokomo Grand Prix" at Kokomo (Ind.) Speedway, leading the final 24 laps of the 30-lap race after passing Davey Ray on lap seven.   Hagen piloted the Kenny Brown Racing Lucas Oil/Great Clips Boss/Esslinger to Saturday night's win after…

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Hagen Opens Midget Season with “KOKOMO Grand Prix” Triumph

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  Darren Hagen of Riverside, California celebrates his 25th career Honda USAC National Midget feature victory Saturday night at Kokomo, (Ind.) Speedway. (TeeJay Crawford Photo)   Kokomo, Indiana...Darren Hagen opened the Honda National Midget Championship season with a strong night in his first USAC start aboard the Kenny Brown Racing - Great Clips #17 Boss/Esslinger as he marched to the "Kokomo Grand Prix" victory on Saturday night. The Riverside, California native notched his 25th-career win to put himself in a tie for 16th on the all-time win list with Parnelli Jones and Dave Strickland. Davey Ray grabbed the lead with…

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KOKOMO Honda USAC National Midget Race Results

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  HONDA USAC NATIONAL MIDGET RACE RESULTS: April 11, 2015 - Kokomo, Indiana - Kokomo Speedway - "Kokomo Grand Prix"   QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Kevin Thomas Jr., 67k, Kunz/Curb-Agajanian-13.175; 2. Andrew Felker, 11a, Felker-13.288; 3. Darren Hagen, 17, Brown-13.309; 4. Spencer Bayston, 39, Tucker/BCI/Curb-Agajanian-13.397; 5. Davey Ray, 33, RAYPRO-13.464; 6. Zach Daum, 5D, Daum-13.527; 7. Tracy Hines, 24, Parker-13.662; 8. Steve Buckwalter, 25, Buckwalter-13.707; 9. Justin Peck, 5x, Peck-13.719; 10. Alex Bright, 56, 5IVE-6IX-13.737; 11. Tanner Thorson, 67, Kunz/Curb-Agajanian-13.766; 12. Justin Grant, 38, Gardner-13.766; 13. Jerry Coons Jr., 27, Heffner-13.767; 14. Dave Darland, 63, RKR/Curb-Agajanian-13.804; 15. Colten Cottle, 5c, Cottle-13.833; 16.…

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This Weekend’s Kokomo Midget “Grand Prix” Kicks Off 2015 USAC Nationals Midget Season

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Rico Abreu captivated race fans and participants alike with his 2014 Honda USAC National Midget championship. He swept last year's "Kokomo Midget Grand Prix" at the Kokomo (Ind.) Speedway. This year's series openers at the Kokomo oval unfoldthis Friday and Saturday. The 18-slate National campaign kicks off with what promises to be a spectacular two-night program of races at one of America's premier short-track dirt ovals. Bryan Clauson also scored a 2014 Midget win at Kokomo and this year's competition is again expected to start an extremely competitive title chase. Kokomo's rich USAC Midget history spans 76 races dating back…

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Kokomo Midget “Grand Prix” this Weekend

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Rico Abreu captivated race fans and participants alike with his 2014 Honda USAC National Midget championship. He swept last year's "Kokomo Midget Grand Prix" at the Kokomo (Ind.) Speedway. This year's series openers at the Kokomo oval unfold this Friday and Saturday. The 18-slate National campaign kicks off with what promises to be a spectacular two-night program of races at one of America's premier short-track dirt ovals. Bryan Clauson also scored a 2014 Midget win at Kokomo and this year's competition is again expected to start an extremely competitive title chase. Kokomo's rich USAC Midget history spans 76 races dating…

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