Terre Haute Action Track

The Greatest Show on Dirt Set to Return to Terre Haute Action Track in 2018

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The Greatest Show on Dirt Set to Return to Terre Haute Action Track in 2018 Outlaws second visit to The Action Track since 2006 Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - November 9, 2017 - For just the second time in 12 years, the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series will return to the Terre Haute Action Track in 2018. The date is scheduled for Saturday, October 13, 2018. The UMP Modifieds will be the support class for the evening. The slightly banked ½ mile track located in Indiana most recently hosted The Greatest Show…

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WINDOM GUNS FOR TERRE HAUTE TRIPLE IN FRIDAY’S “TONY HULMAN CLASSIC”

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WINDOM GUNS FOR TERRE HAUTE TRIPLE IN FRIDAY'S "TONY HULMAN CLASSIC" Story By: Richie Murray/USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com The number three has already played a prominent role in the pre-race discussion of this year's "Tony Hulman Classic." While Robert Ballou makes preparations to capture an unprecedented third "Tony Hulman Classic" in a row, a past winner of the event has aspirations of his own three-in-a-row mark this Friday night, June 23, when the USAC AMSOIL Sprint Car National Championship returns to Indiana's Terre Haute Action Track. Chris Windom of Canton, Illinois has the opportunity to become the fifth…

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BALLOU GOES FOR HULMAN CLASSIC 3-PEAT FRIDAY AT TERRE HAUTE

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BALLOU GOES FOR HULMAN CLASSIC 3-PEAT FRIDAY AT TERRE HAUTE Story By: Richie Murray/USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com No driver has ever won three editions of the "Tony Hulman Classic" consecutively, but this Friday night, June 23 at western Indiana's Terre Haute Action Track, Robert Ballou has the opportunity to reverse 47-years of history. The Rocklin, California native won the 2015 and 2016 editions in equally dramatic fashion. Ballou caught Chris Windom with three laps remaining to capture the traditional rifle trophy in '15. With less than 10 to go in last season's "Hulman Classic," Ballou battled back-and-forth with…

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WINDOM WINS THE SUMAR, COMPLETES WEEKEND SWEEP

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WINDOM WINS THE SUMAR, COMPLETES WEEKEND SWEEP Story By:Richie Murray/USAC Media Photos By: David Nearpass & Dennis Krieger/USAC Racing Terre Haute, Indiana.........Chris Windom picked up right where he left off in a number of ways Sunday night at the Terre Haute Action Track. One night after celebrating a USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car score at Lawrenceburg (Ind.) Speedway, Windom was back in the familiar setting of victory lane at the 17th running of the "Sumar Classic." "It's pretty special getting the win last night and then to come out here with a brand-new team, I really don't know what to…

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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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NEW LOOK TEAM HAS GRANT EYING REDEMPTION IN SUNDAY AT TERRE HAUTE

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NEW LOOK TEAM HAS GRANT EYING REDEMPTION IN SUNDAY'S SUMAR CLASSIC AT TERRE HAUTE Story By: Richie Murray/USAC Media Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com Justin Grant remembers the heartbreak from the 2016 "Sumar Classic" all too clearly. After setting fast time in qualifying, Grant dominated the first 93 laps from the pole position and appeared to be on his way to his first career USAC Silver Crown victory. However, as he rode the rail on the bottom between turns three and four, one little mistake was all it took for a near-perfect afternoon to slip through his fingers as he missed…

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C.J. Leary Looks For Sumar Classic Repeat

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DEFENDING WINNER C.J. LEARY AIMS FOR REPEAT SUCCESS IN APRIL 2ND SUMAR CLASSIC AT TERRE HAUTE Story By; RICHIE MURRAY / USAC SERIES MEDIA Photos By: DAN DEMARCO / RACERSGUIDE.COM Indianapolis In.- March 25, 2017- In May of 1997, back when C.J. Leary was just a year old, the Leary family reached USAC Silver Crown victory lane for the first time. Chuck Leary, C.J.’s father, scored a prestigious win in the “Hoosier Hundred” at the Indiana State Fairgrounds for his first and only career USAC National triumph.  It may have just been a single victory, but oh, what a victory…

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BALLOU TAKES NUMBER TEN WITH “HULMAN/HURTUBISE CLASSIC” SCORE

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] BALLOU TAKES NUMBER TEN  WITH "HULMAN/HURTUBISE CLASSIC" SCORE Terre Haute, Indiana.......Despite many strong runs at the legendary Terre Haute Action Track, a USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car victory had eluded Robert Ballou at the Wabash Valley half-mile. After starting tenth on Friday night, he came on late and caught some good fortune to lead the final three laps and make his first win a big one, the combined "Tony Hulman/Jim Hurtubise Classic." Chris Windom got the jump from the pole, but Kevin Thomas, Jr. came from third to slide him into turn-two, while Dave Darland snuck along the…

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FANTASTIC FARNEY WINS FIRST CAREER IN TERRE HAUTE “DON SMITH CLASSIC”

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Aaron Farney of Brookston, Ind. won his first career USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car feature Wednesday night during "Indiana Sprint Week" at the Terre Haute (Ind.) Action Track. David Nearpass Photo   Terre Haute, Indiana.......Aaron Farney completed a dominant, wire-to-wire first career win in Wednesday night's "Don Smith Classic" at the Terre Haute Action Track. The 19-year-old from Brookston, Indiana ran the extreme high side of the vaunted half-mile and continually pulled away from the field, slicing through lapped traffic and capping it off with a spiritied fist pump at the finish line after a 5.193-second victory in…

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TERRE HAUTE AMSOIL USAC NATIONAL SPRINT RACE RESULTS

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] AMSOIL USAC NATIONAL SPRINT CAR RACE RESULTS: July 15, 2015 - Terre Haute, Indiana - Terre Haute Action Track - 28th "Indiana Sprint Week" - "Don Smith Classic"   QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Mitch Wissmiller, 1M, Wissmiller-21.361; 2. Jerry Coons Jr., 10E, Edison-21.453; 3. Jarett Andretti, 18, Andretti-21.466; 4. Dave Darland, 71p, Phillips/Curb-Agajanian-21.542; 5. Chad Boespflug, 66, Amati-21.597; 6. Kevin Thomas Jr., 17RW, Dutcher-21.685; 7. Justin Grant, 5, Baldwin-21.690; 8. Aaron Farney, 15F, Farney-21.713; 9. Robert Ballou, 12, Ballou-21.723; 10. Jon Stanbrough, 81, Stanbrough-21.734; 11. Chris Windom, 21x, Pollock-21.778; 12. Kyle Wissmiller, 3x, Simmons-21.809; 13. Bill Rose, 6, Rose-21.817; 14.…

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USAC AMSOIL SPRINT CAR NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP NEWS

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] TERRE HAUTE, LINCOLN PARK, BLOOMINGTON, HAUBSTADT NEXT; STOCKON, BACON EARN INDIANA SPRINT WEEK VICTORIES; KOKOMO INTERRUPTED TWICE BY RAIN, TO RESUME AUGUST 26   Four races this week will conclude the 2015 Indiana Sprint Week championship as USAC AMSOIL National Sprint participants visit the Terre Haute Action TrackWednesday, Lincoln Park Speedway in Putnamville Thursday, Bloomington Speedway Friday and Tri-State Speedway in Haubstadt Saturday. READ MORE USAC HONDA WESTERN MIDGET CHAMPIONSHIP  NEWS WESTERN MIDGETS INVADE PETALUMA SATURDAY     Cody Swanson of Norco, Calif. continues his pursuit of the 2015 Honda USAC Western Midget championship this Saturday as the…

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COCKRUM CLAMPS DOWN FOR “SUMAR CLASSIC” TRIUMPH

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Horizontal-Google-Banner-Series"] Shane Cockrum of Benton, Illinois celebrates his victory in the USAC Silver Crown Series' "Sumar Classic" at the Terre Haute (Ind.) Action Track on Thursday night.  Terre Haute, Indiana.......Shane Cockrum survived a late-race challenge and used a little luck to hold on for Thursday night's "Sumar Classic" win at the Terre Haute Action Track. After capturing his first Silver Crown Series win last fall at Du Quoin, Illinois, Cockrum led most of the night's 100-lap feature only to see his lead taken away in the late stages by C.J. Leary, but a timely caution and strong finish propelled…

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TERRE HAUTE USAC SILVER CROWN RACE RESULTS

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USAC SILVER CROWN CHAMPIONSHIP RACE RESULTS: July 2, 2015 - Terre Haute, Indiana - Terre Haute Action Track - "Sumar Classic"   QUALIFYING: 1. Kody Swanson, 63, DePalma-20.712; 2. Shane Cockrum, 71, Hardy-21.162; 3. Brady Bacon, 48, Martens-21.212; 4. Jerry Coons Jr., 20, Nolen-21.227; 5. C.J. Leary, 30, Leary/6R-21.351; 6. Shane Cottle, 81, Williams-21.466; 7. Justin Grant, 8, Carli-21.495; 8. Steve Buckwalter, 53, SET-21.650; 9. Kevin Thomas Jr., 17, RW-21.765; 10. Chris Windom, 99, RPM/Gormly-22.074; 11. Tracy Hines, 98, RPM/Gormly-22.075; 12. Aaron Pierce, 26, Pierce-22.208; 13. A.J. Fike, 3, RFMS-22.216; 14. Russ Gamester, 51, Gamester-22.224; 15. Tyler Courtney, 153, Capie-22.265;…

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The DIRT CHAMP CARS return for the 20th running of the SUMAR CLASSIC at Terre Haute’s famed ACTION TRACK this Thursday, July 2nd!

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3:00 pm          Pit Gates Open 4:00 pm          Tribute to Don Smith - Action Track Historical Marker Dedication 5:00 pm          Spectator Gates Open 6:00 pm          Hot Lap Session  (UMP Modifieds, USAC Silver Crown Cars) 7:30 pm          UMP Feature Race 8:15 pm          USAC Silver Crown Feature Tickets:     Adult Grandstand     $25                  Adult Infield              $15              …

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USAC SILVER CROWN CHAMPIONSHIP NEWS

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USAC SILVER CROWN CHAMPIONSHIP NEWS "SUMAR CLASSIC" THURSDAY AT TERRE HAUTE ACTION TRACK  Thursday's "Sumar Classic" USAC Silver Crown Championship race at the Terre Haute (Ind.) Action Track marks the 20th anniversary of the inaugural won in 1995 by Donnie Beechler. Thursday's race will feature a battle for series supremacy with six drivers in sight of the point lead entering the race. READ MORE USAC AMSOIL SPRINT CAR NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP NEWS "BILL GARDNER SPRINTACULAR" SATURDAY AT LINCOLN PARK Robert Ballou of Rocklin, Calif. continues his incredible 2015 AMSOIL USAC National Sprint Car season Saturday as the inaugural "Bill Gardner Sprintacular"…

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Lakeside to Host “Weld Racing Classic” April 26; “Hurtubise Classic” Added at Terre Haute September 18

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Two significant announcements were finalized today regarding the 2015 AMSOIL USAC National Sprint Car schedule, honoring two of the most storied names in the sport's history.   Jim Hurtubise, who will be posthumously inducted into USAC's Hall of Fame July 25, will be remembered once again at the Terre Haute (Ind.) Action Track on September 18 with the running of the "Jim Hurtubise Classic."   The April 26 "Weld Racing Spring Classic" marks a return for the AMSOIL USAC National Sprint Cars to fabled Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City, Kans. for the first time in 14 years. It's the final…

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