Sprint Cars & Midgets

Aaron Reutzel scores seventh All Star victory of 2019 with wire-to-wire performance at Plymouth

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Aaron Reutzel scores seventh All Star victory of 2019 with wire-to-wire performance at Plymouth Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photo By: TJ Slideways PLYMOUTH, Ind. (August 18, 2019) - After a frustrating outing one night prior that ultimately resulted in a ‘DNF’ finish, Clute, Texas’ Aaron Reutzel redeemed himself completely during his Saturday night stay at Plymouth Speedway in Plymouth, Indiana, and secured his seventh Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 victory of the 2019 season; his first since Utica-Rome Speedway in mid-July. A convincing victory to say the least, Reutzel led every lap of…

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Cory Eliason gets by Dale Blaney to score All Star victory at I-96 Speedway

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Cory Eliason gets by Dale Blaney to score All Star victory at I-96 Speedway Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC LAKE ODESSA, Mich (August 17, 2019) - Utilizing finesse, patience, and other's misfortune, Visalia, California's Cory Eliason earned his second Ollie's Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 victory of the 2019 season on Friday night at I-96 Speedway in Lake Odessa, Michigan. The $5,000 triumph, his first since scoring a monster payday at Virginia Motor Speedway at the beginning of the points schedule, was accomplished from the outside of row three, eventually taking command on lap 19…

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LEARY, SEAVEY, SCHUERENBERG FORM SMACKDOWN TRIO FOR REINBOLD/UNDERWOOD

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LEARY, SEAVEY, SCHUERENBERG FORM SMACKDOWN TRIO FOR REINBOLD/UNDERWOOD Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photo By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Kokomo, Indiana (August 16, 2019)………C.J. Leary, Logan Seavey and Hunter Schuerenberg will make up a three-driver lineup for Reinbold/Underwood Motorsports during the upcoming Sprint Car Smackdown VIII at Indiana's Kokomo Speedway August 22-23-24. The Arizona-based team has led the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car driver and owner points since May with Leary (Greenfield, Ind.) as the sole pilot of the No. 19AZ, picking up a February victory in Ocala, Fla. as well as multiple mini-series titles at Eastern Storm and NOS…

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McDOUGAL TAKES THE WHEEL FOR DYSON AT SPRINGFIELD

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McDOUGAL TAKES THE WHEEL FOR DYSON AT SPRINGFIELD Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photo By: Kasi Chapman Springfield, Illinois (August 15, 2019)………Jason McDougal will be in the seat of the Chris Dyson Racing No. 9 for this Saturday's USAC Silver Crown Champ Car Series Bettenhausen 100 at the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield on August 17. McDougal (Broken Arrow, Okla.) has made just two previous starts in his Silver Crown career and was spectacular in both. His debut came in the Fall of 2018 aboard Dyson's machine in the 4-Crown Nationals at Eldora Speedway where he started 7th…

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KTJ AIMS TO RUN UP FRONT AT SPRINGFIELD AND END RUNNER-UP STREAK

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KTJ AIMS TO RUN UP FRONT AT SPRINGFIELD AND END RUNNER-UP STREAK Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photo By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Springfield, Illinois (August 14, 2019)………No driver has finished as consistently well on the dirt tracks of the USAC Silver Crown Champ Car Series over the past calendar year than has Kevin Thomas, Jr., as he prepares for this Saturday's 58th running of the Bettenhausen 100 presented by BRANDT at the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield. There's been a consistent theme in each of the Cullman, Alabama native's last four starts: a 2nd at Springfield, a 2nd at…

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ALL STAR 410 SPRINTS & NASCAR MODIFIEDS STORM THE HILL THURSDAY NIGHT, AUGUST 22 AS THUNDER ON THE HILL CONTINUES AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY

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ALL STAR 410 SPRINTS & NASCAR MODIFIEDS STORM THE HILL THURSDAY NIGHT, AUGUST 22 AS THUNDER ON THE HILL CONTINUES AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY Story By: Bob Miller/TOTH Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA – On Thursday, August 22 the Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Car series returns to Grandview Speedway to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series. Presented by Levan Machine and Truck Equipment, the Hodnett Cup combines the 410 Sprint Cars in their final 2019 Grandview Speedway appearance – and the NASCAR 358 Modifieds, in an…

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BC39 FIELD SOARS PAST 50 WITH BACON, BELL, LARSON AND OTHER TOP STARS ENTERED

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BC39 FIELD SOARS PAST 50 WITH BACON, BELL, LARSON AND OTHER TOP STARS ENTERED Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Speedway, Indiana (August 14, 2019)………Defending BC39 winner Brady Bacon, along with USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget champions Christopher Bell, Jerry Coons, Jr. Dave Darland, Logan Seavey and Tanner Thorson, as well as NASCAR Monster Energy Cup winner Kyle Larson and a host of others, are among the latest drivers entered for the second running of the Driven2SaveLives BC39 powered by NOS Energy Drink, as the field has now grown to 55 cars for the…

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SIX PAST WINNERS HEADLINE BETTENHAUSEN 100 ENTRY LIST

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SIX PAST WINNERS HEADLINE BETTENHAUSEN 100 ENTRY LIST Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Springfield, Illinois (August 13, 2019)………The field for this Saturday afternoon's 58th running of the Bettenhausen 100 presented by Brandt at the Illinois State Fairgrounds is chock full of past winners on the legendary Springfield Mile. Brian Tyler (Mt. Pleasant, NC) leads all drivers in the lineup with four Bettenhausen 100 victories in 2004-05-08-11. A.J. Fike (Galesburg, Ill.) won back-to-back Bettenhausen 100 races in 2012-13 just as Kody Swanson (Kingsburg, Calif.) did in 2014-15. Russ Gamester (Peru, Ind.) prepares for his 26th…

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Drivers look to ride Knoxville momentum into North Dakota weekend

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Drivers look to ride Knoxville momentum into North Dakota weekendKnoxville Nationals top-three David Gravel, Logan Schuchart and Daryn Pittman eye strong performance at River Cities and Red River Valley Story By: Nick Graziano/WoO Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com GRAND FORKS, ND – Aug. 13, 2019 – There are several ways to leave the Knoxville Nationals after preparing for it all season long, according to Daryn Pittman. One way is to leave wanting a month off and to never see a race car again. The other – the way Pittman, Logan Schuchart and David Gravel feel – is to move onto the…

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KLATT’S DUAL-THREAT HAS TEAM 2ND IN OWNER POINTS

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KLATT'S DUAL-THREAT HAS TEAM 2ND IN OWNER POINTS Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Springfield, Illinois (August 12, 2019)………Within the realm of USAC racing, there are two separate categories in which a National championship season can be claimed: driver and owner. In most cases, the champion driver corresponds with the champion owner, such as it is at the moment with driver Kody Swanson and his Nolen Racing No. 20 leading the way in both standings. However, while Swanson holds a commanding 71-point lead on the driver side of things, lurking closely behind Nolen in the…

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SPRINGFIELD WINNER WINDOM HOPES BETTENHAUSEN 100 JUMP STARTS SEASON

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SPRINGFIELD WINNER WINDOM HOPES BETTENHAUSEN 100 JUMP STARTS SEASON Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photo By: Gene Crucean Springfield, Illinois (August 12, 2019)………The ups and downs involved in auto racing are undeniable. Defending Bettenhausen 100 winner Chris Windom has certainly had his share of obstacles this season as he prepares for this Saturday's 58th running of the "Bettenhausen 100" at the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield. It's been a rocky road thus far that's included crashes and mechanical gremlins among final results that don't indicate how fast they've actually been before misfortune arose. Last Saturday at Salem Speedway,…

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Gravel earns first Nationals title in his first year with Jason Johnson Racing

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DID IT: David Gravel wins first Knoxville NationalsGravel earns first Nationals title in his first year with Jason Johnson Racing Story By: Nick Graziano/WoO Photo By: Frank Smith KNOXVILLE, IA – Aug. 10 – Jason Johnson just wanted to win. “And we F’ing did it,” said a jubilant David Gravel, standing in Victory Lane with his Jason Johnson Racing team as the Knoxville Nationals champion for the first time in his career Saturday night at Knoxville Raceway. “It just feels amazing,” Gravel said. “I don’t know what else to say. It feels really surreal. It doesn’t feel real at all.”…

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SWANSON SCORES 4TH STRAIGHT JOE JAMES/PAT O’CONNOR MEMORIAL

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SWANSON SCORES 4TH STRAIGHT JOE JAMES/PAT O'CONNOR MEMORIAL Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dallas Breeze & Rich Forman/USAC Salem, Indiana (August 10, 2019)………Time and time again, it seems that whenever Kody Swanson comes face-to-face with adversity, it's a near guarantee that adversity has no fighting chance. Twas the case Saturday night in round seven of the USAC Silver Crown Champ Car Series season at Salem Speedway where the Kingsburg, Calif. native had to jump into his backup car early after engine issues befell his primary Nolen Racing ride during practice. Swanson jumped into the secondary car,…

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AARON REUTZEL TO DEFEND GRANDVIEW TRACK RECORD WHEN ALL STAR SPRINTS CHASE THE HODNETT CUP THURSDAY NIGHT, AUGUST 22

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AARON REUTZEL TO DEFEND GRANDVIEW TRACK RECORD WHEN ALL STAR SPRINTS CHASE THE HODNETT CUP THURSDAY NIGHT, AUGUST 22 Story By: Bob Miller/TOTH Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA AUGUST 10, 2019 Defending All Star Champion and current point leader Aaron Reutzel of Clute, TX will be in the field on Thursday night, August 22 when the NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series returns to the Grandview Speedway. Reutzel holds the one lap track record at Grandview with a time of 11.243 established in August of 2018. That same night, Reutzel went on to the win the…

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Kerry Madsen wins Hard Knox race to transfer to Knoxville Nationals

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HARD FOUGHT RELIEF: Kerry Madsen wins Hard Knox race to transfer to Knoxville NationalsLogan Schuchart, Shane Stewart and Dominic Scelzi transfer with Madsen into the final four spots of the Knoxville Nationals Feature Story By: Nick Graziano/WoO Photo By: Frank Smith KNOXVILLE, IA – Aug. 9, 2019 – A demon was exorcised from Kerry Madsen Friday night. His relaxed body posture and ability to smile wide proved it. The stress of not being locked in the NOS Energy Drink Knoxville Nationals that possessed him was gone. He won Knoxville Raceway’s Friday night “Hard Knox” race, leading all 25 laps, locking…

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Gravel gets back-to-back wins at Knoxville Raceway and is locked into the Knoxville Nationals

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BEST SHOT: David Gravel wins second Qualifying race for Knoxville NationalsGravel gets back-to-back wins at Knoxville Raceway and is locked into the Knoxville Nationals Story By: Nick Graziano/WoO Photo By: DB3 KNOXVILLE, IA – Aug. 8, 2019 – Knoxville Raceway has been on David Gravel’s mind for a while. Particularly the 59th annual NOS Energy Drink Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey’s General Stores. Before even making a lap in his new No. 41 Jason Johnson Racing ride at the beginning of the 2019 World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series season, Gravel couldn’t help but mention his excitement…

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RACE PREVIEW: JOE JAMES/PAT O’CONNOR MEMORIAL

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RACE PREVIEW: JOE JAMES/PAT O'CONNOR MEMORIAL Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photo By: Cameron Neveu Salem, Indiana (August 8, 2019)………The fifth appearance for the USAC Silver Crown Champ Car Series at Salem Speedway arrives this Saturday night, August 10, on the 33-degree banked paved oval that began its association with USAC in the year of the club's inception in 1956. The Silver Crown cars made their debut at Salem in 1988 with Bob Frey capturing the victory aboard a yellow No. 20. More than three decades later, the same scheme remains at the forefront of the series, where…

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Starks wins the first Qualifying race for the NOS Energy Drink Knoxville Nationals

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BIG BREAK: Trey Starks grabs important first Knoxville winStarks wins the first Qualifying race for the NOS Energy Drink Knoxville Nationals Story By: Nick Graziano/WoO Photo By: DB3 KNOXVILLE, IA – Aug. 7, 2019 – Dozens of people surrounded him. Four women dawning silver crowns and white sashes stood directly behind him like statues. To his right, the 2019 360 Knoxville Nationals winner James McFadden. To his left, the 2017 World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series Rookie of the Year Sheldon Haudenschild. With the microphone up to his mouth Trey Starks admitted with a chuckle, “I don’t…

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ENTRY LIST RELEASED FOR JOE JAMES/PAT O’CONNOR MEMORIAL

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ENTRY LIST RELEASED FOR JOE JAMES/PAT O'CONNOR MEMORIAL Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photo By: Sean Cavanah Salem, Indiana (August 7, 2019)………Three past former winners are a part of the lineup for this Saturday's USAC Silver Crown Champ Car Series' Discover Scott County Joe James/Pat O'Connor Memorial presented by the Kentuckiana Ford Dealers at Indiana's Salem Speedway on August 10. Kody Swanson (Kingsburg, Calif.) has captured each of the last three runnings of the James/O'Connor and is gunning to join Pancho Carter (1974-77) as the second driver to win the event in four consecutive years. Brian Gerster (Fishers,…

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FK Rod Ends bonus adds $10K to Jason Johnson Classic purse

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INSTANT CLASSIC: FK Rod Ends bonus adds $10K to Jason Johnson Classic purse The event honoring the late Jason Johnson at Lake Ozark Speedway is set for Oct. 19 Story By: Nick Graziano/WoO Photo By: Richard Jester ELDON, MO – Aug. 7, 2019 – The World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series’ return on Oct. 19 to Lake Ozark Speedway will see close to a $10,000 increase to the overall purse for the Jason Johnson Classic. FK Rod Ends is adding a $410 bonus to every position in the Feature – bringing the winner’s purse to $10,410 and…

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Wayne Johnson Prevails In Sage Fruit Ultimate Challenge With The Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series

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Wayne Johnson Prevails In Sage Fruit Ultimate Challenge With The Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series Story By: Bryan Hulbert/ASCS OSKALOOSA, Iowa. (August 6, 2019) Notching his 54th career victory with the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by the MAVTV Motorsports Network, Oklahoma's Wayne Johnson topped Tuesday's Sage Fruit Ultimate Challenge at the Southern Iowa Speedway. "First of all, I know a lot of you have heard about my little buddy, Grady Chandler. This race is for him. That Polish Victory Lap was for him…Get well buddy, we're praying for you," stated Johnson in Victory Lane. Taking his…

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LIGUORI GETS DRIVE FOR JOE JAMES/PAT O’CONNOR MEMORIAL

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LIGUORI GETS DRIVE FOR JOE JAMES/PAT O'CONNOR MEMORIAL Story By: Richie Murray/USAC Photo By: Rich Forman Salem, Indiana (August 5, 2019)………Joe Liguori has been tabbed as the driver of the Williams & Wright Racing No. 32 for this Saturday's Discover Scott County "Joe James/Pat O'Connor Memorial" presented by the Kentuckiana Ford Dealers USAC Silver Crown event at Salem Speedway on August 10. Liguori, of Tampa, Fla., has made 22 Silver Crown starts in his career, one of which came on the .555-mile Salem high banks during the 2016 season where he started and finished 8th. His two best career Silver…

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Haudenschild earns $20k and Ironman title with dominating performance at Federated Auto Parts Raceway

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INVINCIBLE IRONMAN: Sheldon Haudenschild blows away competition at Ironman 55 Haudenschild earns $20k and Ironman title with dominating performance at Federated Auto Parts Raceway Story By: Nick Graziano/WoO Photo By: DB3 PEVELY, MO – Aug. 3, 2019 – Ironman; a title earned, not given. Earned with the display of great strength. Earned with the display of great endurance. And earned with the display of great will power. Sheldon Haudenschild displayed all three traits during Saturday's World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series Ironman 55 event at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55. On the 70-degree night with 90%…

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VIRAL SENSATION TO WINNING SENSATION: SEAVEY SCORES AT LANCO

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VIRAL SENSATION TO WINNING SENSATION: SEAVEY SCORES AT LANCO Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com Newmanstown, Pennsylvania (August 3, 2019)………In Logan Seavey's last visit to Lanco's Clyde Martin Memorial Speedway, he was the star of the show, putting four wheels on the fence to escape unscathed around a stopped car. The viral video, the Sports Center top play, the T-shirts and all the notoriety followed. However, the Sutter, Calif. native still had a score to settle. Overshadowed by the fence climb was the fact that he finished third. Seavey was cool with all the accolades,…

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James McFadden Wins The 29th Annual My Place Hotels ASCS 360 Knoxville Nationals

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James McFadden Wins The 29th Annual My Place Hotels ASCS 360 Knoxville Nationals Story By: Bryan Hulbert/ASCS Photo By: Ken Barry KNOXVILLE, Iowa (August 3, 2019) Becoming the 16th different winner of the My Place Hotels ASCS 360 Knoxville Nationals presented by Great Southern Bank, and first from Australia, James McFadden added $15,000 to his pocket on Saturday night in the Wicked Energy Gum No. 9m. McFadden's second SawBlade.com A-Feature triumph with the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by the MAVTV Motorsports Network, the 2019 My Place Hotels ASCS 360 Knoxville Nationals presented by Great Southern Bank winner…

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AJ FLICK WINS $12,000 IN LIVING LEGENDS DREAM RACE FOR THE SPRINT CARS AND DYLAN YODER TOPS LATE MODELS

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AJ FLICK WINS $12,000 IN LIVING LEGENDS DREAM RACE FOR THE SPRINT CARS AND DYLAN YODER TOPS LATE MODELS Story By: Justin Snyder/Port Royal Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.comPORT ROYAL, PA – AJ Flick came out on top of a spectacular battle with Jared Esh to win the Living Legends Dream Race for the Weikert’s Livestock Sprint Cars Saturday night at Port Royal Speedway. Flick, of Apollo, Pa., earned the $10,000 base pay, plus $2,000 for winning his semi-feature as well. Over $55,000 in purse money was handed out to the Sprint cars -the largest in Pennsylvania for an unsanctioned…

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WISE MAKES ALL THE RIGHT MOVES AT LINDA’S

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WISE MAKES ALL THE RIGHT MOVES AT LINDA'S Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Michael Fry & Lee Greenawalt Jonestown, Pennsylvania (August 2, 2019)………In six Pennsylvania Midget Week starts over the past two seasons, Zeb Wise has accumulated three victories and a runner-up finish. In fact, all three of his USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget wins have come in the Keystone State. Just two days earlier, the 16-year-old Angola, Ind. driver won a furious battle with Kyle Larson. The night prior, he was fast qualifier and led late in the going. Friday night, in the series'…

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McFadden Harvest Iowa Corn Growers Qualifying Night Victory At Knoxville Raceway

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McFadden Harvest Iowa Corn Growers Qualifying Night Victory At Knoxville Raceway Story By: Bryan Hulbert/ASCS Photo By: Ken Berry KNOXVILLE, Iowa (August 2, 2019) Becoming the 150th different winner with the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by the MAVTV Motorsports Network, Warrnambool's James McFadden utilized a restart on Lap 16 to rocket past Davey Heskin and Brian Brown for Friday's Iowa Corn Growers Qualifying Night victory in the 29th My Place Hotels ASCS 360 Knoxville Nationals presented by Great Southern Bank. "We stuck to the bottom there and tried to roll it as good as we could," stated…

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BOAT FINDS THE PATH TO FIRST VICTORY OF THE SEASON

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BOAT FINDS THE PATH TO FIRST VICTORY OF THE SEASON Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Chad Warner & Michael Fry Spring Run, Pennsylvania (August 1, 2019)………Chad Boat may have been Arizonian-born and bred, but his Pennsylvania Midget prowess of late has made the Keystone State sort of another adopted state when the USAC NOS Energy Drink Midget National Championship arrives in the late summer. Thursday night at Path Valley Speedway Park, Boat, who now actually resides in Mooresville, North Carolina, endured a lap-after-lap attack from Zeb Wise for much of the middle of the 30-lapper to…

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Ryan Giles Smooth To Victory On Dingus Lounge Qualifying Night

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Ryan Giles Smooth To Victory On Dingus Lounge Qualifying Night Story By: Bryan Hulbert/ASCS KNOXVILLE, Iowa (August 1, 2019) The My Place Hotels ASCS 360 Knoxville Nationals presented by Great Southern Bank got underway Thursday with Iowa's Ryan Giles leading start to finish to win Dingus Lounge Qualifying Night. Giles ninth career victory at the famed Knoxville Raceway, the win is his first SawBlade.com A-Feature win against the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by the MAVTV Motorsports Network. Overall, Giles is the 12th Iowan and the 149th different winner with the National Tour. "I have to give a…

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WISE OUTDUELS LARSON DOWN TO THE WIRE AT KUTZTOWN

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WISE OUTDUELS LARSON DOWN TO THE WIRE AT KUTZTOWN Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Harry Meeks & Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Kutztown, Pennsylvania (July 31, 2019)………Zeb Wise is becoming accustomed to logging his most memorable USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget moments in the state of Pennsylvania. After bagging his first career series win after a two-month layoff due to injury and becoming the youngest winner in series history to boot, last August at Lanco, Wise might've one-upped himself in his second act in Wednesday's series debut at Action Track USA for round two of Pennsylvania Midget Week.…

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Crew Chief Prutzman Leans on Experience to Help Guide Sweet’s Championship Run

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ROAD ‘MORE’ TRAVELED: Crew Chief Prutzman Leans on Experience to Help Guide Sweet’s Championship RunEric Prutzman talks being a World of Outlaws crew chief and reflects on his path to the position Story By: Nick Graziano/WoO Photo By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com PEVELY, MO — July 31, 2019 — An imaginary orbital belt of numbers and equations can be seen circling Eric Prutzman’s head on any given race day. He’s always searching. Always thinking. In his emotionless gaze at the NAPA Auto Parts No. 49 car or the night’s race track, it’s not hard to predict what he’s thinking about, either. “At…

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WINDOM PREVAILS IN LAST LAP DUEL AT GRANDVIEW

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WINDOM PREVAILS IN LAST LAP DUEL AT GRANDVIEW Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com Bechtelsville, Pennsylvania (July 30, 2019)………It took 102 starts for Chris Windom to reach USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget victory lane for the first time in his career this past June. It took just six more for the Canton, Illinois native to get there for the second time Tuesday night in the Pennsylvania Midget Week opener at Grandview Speedway. There, he fought Clauson/Marshall Racing teammate Tyler Courtney for the win on the final lap, losing the lead via a Courtney slider…

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CHRIS WINDOM SHINES AT KEN BRENN USAC MIDGET MASTERS; JEFF STRUNK GRABS GRANDVIEW CAREER WIN NUMBER 200, 14TH THUNDER VICTORY

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CHRIS WINDOM SHINES AT KEN BRENN USAC MIDGET MASTERS; JEFF STRUNK GRABS GRANDVIEW CAREER WIN NUMBER 200, 14TH THUNDER VICTORY Story By: Bob Miller/TOTH Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA (July 30, 2019) – It was a thrilling night of racing Tuesday night at Grandview Speedway for the return of the USAC Midgets – teamed up with the NASCAR 358 Modifeds -- as part of the NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series. The Ken Brenn USAC Midget Masters event was won by Chris Windom, while Jeff Strunk picked up his second consecutive Thunder Modified win and fourteenth…

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Logan Schuchart looks to defend Ironman title

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Logan Schuchart looks to defend Ironman titleIronman World of Outlaws doubleheader at Federated Auto Parts Raceway set for Aug. 2-3 Story By: Nick Graziano/WoO Photos By: Dan DeMarco & Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com PEVELY, MO – July 29, 2019 – Holding the dumbbell high above his head, Logan Schuchart signified the biggest win of his career at the Ironman 55 event last year. When the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series returns to Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 Aug. 2-3 for the Ironman doubleheader, Schuchart will, again, have the opportunity for another career achievement. He currently has four…

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NOS Energy Drink Boosts Stockton Dirt Track Race to $20,000-to-win Event

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NOS Energy Drink Boosts Stockton Dirt Track Race to $20,000-to-win Event Story By: Nick Graziano/WoO Photos By: Pete MacDonald & Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com STOCKTON, CA – July 29,2019 – When the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series returns to the Stockton Dirt Track on Friday, Sept. 13, there will be a new boost of energy behind the race. NOS Energy Drink is partnering with the event, rewarding the Feature winner with an additional $10,000, making it the $20,000-to-win NOS Energy Drink Showdown – now one of the biggest paying races of the year. NOS Energy Drink already has…

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Tony Stewart outruns Rico Abreu and Christopher Bell to score inaugural Rayce Rudeen Foundation Race victory at 34 Raceway

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Tony Stewart outruns Rico Abreu and Christopher Bell to score inaugural Rayce Rudeen Foundation Race victory at 34 Raceway Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photo By: Brendon Bauman WEST BURLINGTON, Iowa (July 28, 2019) - It took Tony Stewart nearly six months to earn his second Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 victory of the 2019 season, but the victory was well worth the wait, scoring the inaugural Rayce Rudeen Foundation Race win at 34 Raceway in West Burlington, Iowa, worth $26,000. Forced to outrun some of the best in the business, Smoke took command…

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KYLE LARSON EYES WIN IN USAC’S KEN BRENN MIDGET MASTERS TUESDAY NIGHT, JULY 30 AT GRANDVIEW, MODIFIEDS MAKE-UP DOUBLEHEADER

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KYLE LARSON EYES WIN IN USAC’S KEN BRENN MIDGET MASTERS TUESDAY NIGHT, JULY 30 AT GRANDVIEW, MODIFIEDS MAKE-UP DOUBLEHEADER Story By: Bob Miller/TOTH BECHTELSVILLE, PA JULY 28, 2019 . . . . . . . . . . .The NOS Energy Drink USAC Midgets invade Grandview Speedway Tuesday night, July 30 and NASCAR star Kyle Larson will be in the field. Larson won two previous Thunder on the Hill sprint features so he is very familiar with the one-third mile high banked oval. Larson is a sixteen time USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget feature winner and the Elk Grove,…

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Gio Scelzi dominates All Star visit to Knoxville Raceway and becomes youngest 410 winner in track history

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Gio Scelzi dominates All Star visit to Knoxville Raceway and becomes youngest 410 winner in track history Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photo By: Kens Racing Pix KNOXVILLE, Iowa (July 27, 2019) - Fresno, California’s Gio Scelzi put on a head-turning performance Saturday night at the famed Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa, ending his visit not only as an Ollie's Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 main event winner, the first of his career, but also permanently etching his name in Knoxville Raceway history books as the youngest 410c.i. sprint car winner in the track’s 118-year…

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LEARY LANDS TITLE OF INDIANA SPRINT WEEK CHAMP

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LEARY LANDS TITLE OF INDIANA SPRINT WEEK CHAMP Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photo By: Ryan Sellers Haubstadt, Indiana (July 27, 2019)………C.J. Leary's 2019 NOS Energy Drink Indiana Sprint Week championship run was indicative of how his entire USAC AMSOIL National Sprint campaign has unfolded thus far. An ancient proverb states "Go forth, win races, and the points will follow." Leary is proving that to be untrue - about as untrue as the statement that the quote above is actually an ancient proverb. Winning Indiana Sprint Week is one of the marquees, one of those items that will…

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CUMMINS COLLECTS TRI-STATE FINALE; LEARY THE ISW CHAMP

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CUMMINS COLLECTS TRI-STATE FINALE; LEARY THE ISW CHAMP Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: David Nearpass & Ryan Sellers Haubstadt, Indiana (July 27, 2019)………In a year's time, Kyle Cummins and crew have come along way. In last year's NOS Energy Sprint Week, the Princeton, Ind. driver qualified for only four of the seven features and finished in the top-ten just once. In 2019, the storyline was redemption with Cummins qualifying for all eight features, finishing in the top-ten in seven and in contention night-after-night, finishing with a flourish after a victory Thursday at Lincoln Park, a near…

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Donny Schatz earns 20th Williams Grove victory, $20K payday

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20/20 at the Grove: Donny Schatz earns 20th Williams Grove victory, $20K paydaySchatz leads Outlaws top-five to claim his seventh win of the season Story By: Nick Graziano/WoO Photos By: Dan DeMarco & Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com MECHANICSBURG, PA – July 27, 2019 – Closing in on 300 wins in his World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series career, the feeling of celebrating in Victory Lane is never lost on Donny Schatz. However, it was starting to feel that way at Williams Grove Speedway. The 19-time winner at the speedway had not found victory there since May of 2015. He…

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McFadden goes back-to-back to score $10,000 at Jackson Motorplex

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McFadden goes back-to-back to score $10,000 at Jackson Motorplex Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photo By: Phil Idhe JACKSON, Minn. (July 27, 2019) - For the second time in as many days, and for the fourth time in his career, Brisbane, Australia’s James McFadden is an Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 main event winner, this time using a late-race surge to power under race leader, Josh Baughman, during the closing laps of Friday’s visit to Jackson Motorplex in Jackson, Minnesota. Starting fourth on the feature grid, McFadden’s drive to the front was not only…

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KEVIN THOMAS, JR.’S LAST LAP HEROCS GET IT DONE AT BLOOMINGTON

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KEVIN THOMAS, JR.'S LAST LAP HEROCS GET IT DONE AT BLOOMINGTON Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Rich Forman & Ryan Sellers/USAC Bloomington, Indiana (July 26, 2019)………Kevin Thomas, Jr. led three different times for a total of 13 laps in Friday's Sheldon Kinser Memorial, round seven of NOS Energy Drink Indiana Sprint Week from Bloomington Speedway, but it was one final lap that decided his fate. After swapping the lead multiple times down the stretch, on the final lap, the Cullman, Ala. native rocketed around the outside of Jason McDougal in turns one and two, locked up…

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Pennsylvania-native Shaffer holds off late race attack by David Gravel to claim second World of Outlaws win this year

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NEW GROOVE: Tim Shaffer wins at Williams Grove SpeedwayPennsylvania-native Shaffer holds off late race attack by David Gravel to claim second World of Outlaws win this year Story By: Nick Graziano/WoO Photos By: Dan DeMarco & Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com Crew members from the Roth Motorsports team jumped into Tim Shaffer’s trailer and scurried to the sweat drenched driver. With his arms out and a smile just as wide, Shaffer embraced the two crew members and thanked them for helping him get back on track. The Aliquippa, Pa.-native had just left Victory Lane at Williams Grove Speedway for the second time in…

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James McFadden opens four-day All Star trek with victory at Plymouth Dirt Track

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James McFadden opens four-day All Star trek with victory at Plymouth Dirt Track Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC PLYMOUTH, Wis. (July 26, 2019) - Snapping an All Star winless streak that dates back to May of 2015, Brisbane, Australia’s James McFadden helped the Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1, as well as the Bumper-to-Bumper IRA Outlaw Sprint Series, kick off their four-day trip through the Midwest by finding victory lane, doing so at the always-exciting Plymouth Dirt Track in Plymouth, Wisconsin, on Thursday night, July 25. Although in charge for the majority of the 30-lap…

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CUMMINS LIGHTS OUT AT PUTNAMVILLE ISW ROUND 6

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CUMMINS LIGHTS OUT AT PUTNAMVILLE ISW ROUND 6 Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Ryan Sellers & David Nearpass Putnamville, Indiana (July 25, 2019)………On a night when the lights went out around Lincoln Park Speedway, Kyle Cummins was "lights out" in his NOS Energy Drink Indiana Sprint Week round six performance Thursday at the 5/16-mile dirt oval in Putnamville, Ind. Kyle Cummins led from start to finish, wiring all 30 laps from the pole to win his third career Indiana Sprint Week feature and fourth in the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car division, returning to victory lane…

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SUNSHINE SWEEPS TERRE HAUTE ISW ROUND 5

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SUNSHINE SWEEPS TERRE HAUTE ISW ROUND 5 Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Chad Warner & David Nearpass Terre Haute, Indiana (July 24, 2019)………Tyler Courtney's roller coaster ride of a week can just about be summed up by his eventful 30-lap adventure during Wednesday's NOS Energy Drink Indiana Sprint Week round five at the Terre Haute Action Track. During his pursuit of race leader Justin Grant on a restart with 14 laps remaining, Courtney drove around the outside of Grant and held a slight advantage heading into turn three. Grant fought back on the inside where the…

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PENNSYLVANIA MIDGET WEEK PREVIEW 2019

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PENNSYLVANIA MIDGET WEEK PREVIEW 2019 Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Speedway, Indiana (July 24, 2019)………USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget racing returns to the east July 30-August 3 for the fifth edition of Pennsylvania Midget Week at five different venues in five-straight nights. The series begins Tuesday, July 30, at Grandview Speedway for the first series visit to the 1/3-mile track in Bechtelsville since Russ Gamester's win in 1989. Wednesday, July 31, marks the debut by the series at Action Track USA in Kutztown. Thursday, Aug. 1, marks a return to Path Valley Speedway…

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All Stars will invade four tracks in four days during Midwest road trip

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All Stars will invade four tracks in four days during Midwest road trip MAVTV to capture action from Jackson Motorplex, Knoxville and 34 Raceway Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC BROWNSBURG, Ind. (July 24, 2019) - After taking a break in the schedule to allow teams the opportunity to participate in the historic Kings Royal at Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio, Tony Stewart’s Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 will return to competition during the coming weekend, set to invade four tracks in four days while chasing a total winner’s share equalling $46,000. The big money…

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