Sprint Cars & Midgets

Dale Blaney holds off Scelzi and Larson for Cometic Gasket Ohio Sprint Speedweek presented by Indy Metal Finishing victory at Muskingum County Speedway

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Dale Blaney holds off Scelzi and Larson for Cometic Gasket Ohio Sprint Speedweek presented by Indy Metal Finishing victory at Muskingum County Speedway Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photo By: Riegel Racing Photo DRESDEN, Ohio (June 16, 2019) - Although it took nearly three years for Hartford, Ohio’s Dale Blaney to find Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 victory lane before his triumph at Stateline Speedway on June 8, it took only eight days to do it again, this time earning night three of Cometic Gasket Ohio Sprint Speedweek presented by Indy Metal Finishing at…

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LEARY CAPTURES 2019 EASTERN STORM CHAMPIONSHIP

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LEARY CAPTURES 2019 EASTERN STORM CHAMPIONSHIP Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Speedway, Indiana (June 16, 2019)………More often than not, Eastern Storm has proven to be a harbinger of even more success. In eight of the first 12 editions of Eastern Storm, the driver who claimed the annual mini-series in June translated that success to become a USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car champion later that same year. Levi Jones (2007-10-11), Bryan Clauson (2012-13), Brady Bacon (2014), Robert Ballou (2015) and Chris Windom (2017) have previously found the correlation between Eastern Storm and…

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Brad Sweet wins second night of World of Outlaws doubleheader weekend at Knoxville Raceway

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LATE NIGHT BASH: Sweet wins at KnoxvilleBrad Sweet wins second night of World of Outlaws doubleheader weekend at Knoxville Raceway Story By: Nick Graziano/WoO Photo By: DB3 When the checkered flags waved over a victorious Brad Sweet at Knoxville Raceway Saturday night the time was close to 1 a.m. Central Time, due to Mother Nature’s evening splash of rain. Exhaustion had no presence on Sweet’s face, though. Sweat and a big grin, yes. Maybe even a hint of relief. But no fatigue. For the Grass Valley, Calif.-native, his fourth win of the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car…

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COURTNEY RULES PORT ROYAL EASTERN STORM ROUND

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COURTNEY RULES PORT ROYAL EASTERN STORM ROUND Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Port Royal, Pennsylvania (June 15, 2019)………For Tyler Courtney, the date of June 15th and the location of Port Royal Speedway means more than just another stop on the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car tour. For Port Royal was the half-mile dirt oval where his mentor, Bryan Clauson, recorded his record sixth and final "Eastern Storm" win in 2016. Saturday night also marked what would've been Clauson's 30th birthday. Courtney, the defending series champ, was bound and determined to make his own personal…

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BACON THE LAST MAN STANDING IN DRAMA-FILLED WILLIAMS GROVE 100

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BACON THE LAST MAN STANDING IN DRAMA-FILLED WILLIAMS GROVE 100 Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Harry Meeks & Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania (June 14, 2019)………For Brady Bacon, it was the best of times. For Steve Buckwalter and Chris Windom, in particular, it was the worst of times. That about sums up the Helter Skelter roller coaster ride of emotions among the top-three drivers during the final laps of Friday's "Williams Grove 100" USAC Silver Crown race at Williams Grove Speedway. For Bacon, the times couldn't have gotten any better as he avoided the misfortune in front…

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Kyle Larson opens Cometic Gasket Ohio Sprint Speedweek presented by Indy Metal Finishing with convincing victory at Attica Raceway Park

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Kyle Larson opens Cometic Gasket Ohio Sprint Speedweek presented by Indy Metal Finishing with convincing victory at Attica Raceway Park Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photo By: Riegel Racing Photo ATTICA, Ohio (June 14, 2019) - Ohio Sprint Speedweek has certainly been kind to Elk Grove, California’s Kyle Larson, as each of his Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 victories have occurred during Cometic Gasket Ohio Sprint Speedweek presented by Indy Metal Finishing, including the 2019 opener at Attica Raceway Park. Larson, pilot of the Chevrolet Accessories/Finley Farms/Priority Aviation/Howard Johnson of Lima/No. 57sprint car, dominated…

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Brian Brown dominates World of Outlaws field to win at Knoxville Raceway

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BIG GUN: Brown remains undefeated at KnoxvilleBrian Brown dominates World of Outlaws field to win at Knoxville Raceway Story By: Nick Graziano/WoO Photo By: DB3 There was gravitas in Brian Brown’s yell. After slapping the top wing of his Casey’s General Stores/FVP No. 21 Sprint Car, he held his right fist in the air and stared out to the crowd with the expression of an alpha predator after claiming his territory. Brown won his first World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series race of 2019 at Knoxville Raceway Friday night, and his fourth win in four starts, this…

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WILLIAMS GROVE 100 STORYLINES

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WILLIAMS GROVE 100 STORYLINES Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photo By: Cameron Neveu/USAC Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania (June 13, 2019)………Scanning the headlines to bring you the notable things to look for in this weekend's USAC Silver Crown event at Williams Grove Speedway in Mechanicsburg, Pa. on Friday, June 14. KLATT ATTACK: The Klatt Enterprises No. 6 has been spectacularly strong in its two most recent outings at Williams Grove, earning a second-place run with Bryan Clauson in 2016 followed up by another runner-up performance in 2017 after leading 83 laps with driver Damion Gardner. The car's current dirt pilot, Brady…

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WHO OWNS THE HALF MILE ADVANTAGE COMING INTO WILLIAMS GROVE?

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WHO OWNS THE HALF MILE ADVANTAGE COMING INTO WILLIAMS GROVE? Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photo By: Cameron Neveu/USAC Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania (June 13, 2019)………Of the 426 total USAC Silver Crown races contested since the series' inception in 1971, less than 20% of them have come on dirt half-mile tracks. Of the 83 previous half-mile dirt tracks run by Silver Crown, less than 5% of them have occurred at Williams Grove, host of this Friday's fifth visit by the series that reaches one of the most storied tracks in the history of auto racing. The Silver Crown schedule is…

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McDOUGAL CROSSES BRIDGEPORT OFF EASTERN STORM CHECKLIST

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McDOUGAL CROSSES BRIDGEPORT OFF EASTERN STORM CHECKLIST Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com Swedesboro, New Jersey (June 12, 2019)………To earn his first career USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car victory last September in Pevely, Mo., Jason McDougal played the role of the chaser on a late-race restart. To gain his second career series win Wednesday night in round two of the 13th annual "Eastern Storm" at Bridgeport Speedway, the roles were reversed as the Broken Arrow, Okla. native had to hold off the competition on a green-white-checker restart. Initially, McDougal was heralded as a quick study…

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PENNSYLVANIA 410 SPRINT SPEEDWEEK SERIES RETURNS TO GRANDVIEW AS NAPA AUTO PARTS THUNDER ON THE HILL SERIES CONTINUES TUESDAY NIGHT, JULY 2

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PENNSYLVANIA 410 SPRINT SPEEDWEEK SERIES RETURNS TO GRANDVIEW AS NAPA AUTO PARTS THUNDER ON THE HILL SERIES CONTINUES TUESDAY NIGHT, JULY 2 Story By: Bob Miller/TOTH Photos By: Dan DeMarco & George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA JUNE 12, 2019 . . . . . . . . . . .The Pennsylvania 410 Sprint SpeedWeek Series will return to the Grandview Speedway as the NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series continues on Tuesday night, July 2. Joining the 410 Sprints will be the popular 358 NASCAR Modifieds making this show one of the biggest of the season. In celebration…

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Shark Racing highlights what preparing two Sprint Cars is like, whether they have a week or a day

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HARD DAYS WORK: The trials and tribulations of preparing a World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint CarShark Racing highlights what preparing two Sprint Cars is like, whether they have a week or a day Story By: Nick Graziano/WoO Photos By: Dan DeMarco & Ted Malinowski/RacersGuide.com Elevated in an atmosphere of drifting confetti, an exultant Logan Schuchart stood atop his winged chariot throwing his arms in the air. From below his Drydene cladded crew members cheered with the same energy and enthusiasm. The Shark Racing team had won their fourth World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series race…

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37th Cometic Gasket Ohio Sprint Speedweek presented by Indy Metal Finishing blasts off Friday at Attica Raceway Park

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37th Cometic Gasket Ohio Sprint Speedweek presented by Indy Metal Finishing blasts off Friday at Attica Raceway Park $11,000 Speedweek point fund up for grabs, $4,000 to the champion Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photos By: Tommy Hein/RacersGuide.com BROWNSBURG, Ind. (June 12, 2019) - Arguably the most demanding schedule in all of sprint car racing, the 37th edition of Cometic Gasket Ohio Sprint Speedweek presented by Indy Metal Finishing is set to hit high gear on Friday evening, June 14, kicking-off nine straight days of Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 competition throughout much of…

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BACON GETS $10K GRANDVIEW TRIFECTA IN EASTERN STORM OPENER

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BACON GETS $10K GRANDVIEW TRIFECTA IN EASTERN STORM OPENER Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com Bechtelsville, Pennsylvania (June 11, 2019)………In each of the last two years, Brady Bacon had to pull some late-race heroics out of his pocket in the final laps of the "Jesse Hockett Classic" / "Eastern Storm" opener at Grandview Speedway. This one Tuesday night was anything but a nail-biter as the Broken Arrow, Oklahoma driver led all 40 laps in dominant fashion to collect $10,000 and become the first driver in Eastern Storm history to win three races at a single…

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Ian and Kerry Madsen look to take advantage of Knoxville experience

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Brothers Ian and Kerry Madsen look to take advantage of Knoxville experience Story By: Nick Graziano/WoO Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com Aussies Ian and Kerry Madsen are heading home. Not to Australia. Their other home – Knoxville, Iowa. When the Madsen brothers moved to America, they landed in the Marion County city of 7,000 people. Their reason? “It’s kind of the center of the Sprint Car Universe,” said Kerry Madsen, the elder of the two brothers. The core of that universe is Knoxville Raceway – a half-mile track that’s turned heroes of the Sprint Car world into legends. And the World…

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WILLIAMS GROVE USAC SILVER CROWN PREVIEW

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WILLIAMS GROVE USAC SILVER CROWN PREVIEW Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania (June 11, 2019)………Two of the classics in all of American motorsports meet up when the USAC Silver Crown Champ Cars take on the half-mile Williams Grove Speedway this Friday, June 14. The "Williams Grove 100" marks the fifth Silver Crown event held at the half-mile dirt oval in Mechanicsburg, Pa. Previous Silver Crown races at The Grove have included Sheldon Kinser (1980), Eddie Leavitt (1981), Chris Windom (2016) and Kody Swanson (2017). Windom and Swanson return for the first Silver Crown…

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USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Cars Return to Weedsport on Sunday for ‘Eastern Storm’ Finale

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USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Cars Return to Weedsport on Sunday for ‘Eastern Storm’ Finale Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (June 11, 2019) – The USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car Championship returns to Weedsport Speedway this Sunday, June 16 for the final round of the prestigious ‘Eastern Storm’ tour, which will see the cars and stars of the USAC National Sprint Car trail contend in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York across a six-day span. The final round of the tour will see the USAC National Sprint Cars paired with the Stirling Lubricants/Champion Racing Oil…

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Danny Dietrich scores first All Star victory of 2019 during Weedsport Speedway visit

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Danny Dietrich scores first All Star victory of 2019 during Weedsport Speedway visit Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photos By: Dan DeMarco & Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, N.Y. (June 9, 2019) - Gettysburg, Pennsylvania’s Danny Dietrich has certainly been on a roll in 2019, and now he can add an Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 victory at Weedsport Speedway to his list of 2019 accomplishments. Dietrich, driver of the Gary Kauffman Racing/Weikert’s Livestock/Sandoe’s Fruit Market/Pace Performance/Big Cove Whitetail Trophy Hunts/Drop Of Ink Tattoo/Sweeney Cars/Self Made/No. 48 sprint car, put fans on their feet Sunday night…

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HARD CHARGING WINDOM WINS PROSOURCE PASSING MASTER AWARD

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HARD CHARGING WINDOM WINS PROSOURCE PASSING MASTER AWARD Story By: Richie Murray/USAC Photo By: Rich Forman/USAC Speedway, Indiana (June 9, 2019)………Following Saturday's victory in the 15th annual "Indiana Midget Week" finale at Lawrenceburg Speedway, Chris Windom lamented the fact that they had put themselves behind the eight ball early on in each of the first four races of the series, forcing them to fight from the back of the pack every night. However, passing cars can pay plenty of dividends, and Windom did plenty of that over the past five nights to capture the $300 ProSource Passing Master bonus. No…

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SEAVEY CROWNED INDIANA MIDGET WEEK CHAMP

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SEAVEY CROWNED INDIANA MIDGET WEEK CHAMP Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Graphic By: Rich Forman/USAC Speedway, Indiana (June 9, 2019)………Last November, Logan Seavey added a USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget championship to his resume. Now, just a little over six months later, the Sutter, Calif. has gained an "Indiana Midget Week" title for 2019. Seavey began his "Indiana Midget Week" with a flourish, leading the final 24 laps to win the opener on Tuesday at Montpelier Motor Speedway, which put him in the driver's seat for the title right out of the box. Wednesday's round at Gas…

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Brad Sweet overcomes mistake to win big at Granite City Speedway

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BOUND AND DETERMINED: Sweet wins, takes points leadBrad Sweet overcomes mistake to win big at Granite City Speedway Story By: Nick Graziano/WoO Photo By: DB3 A rapid of blood forced its way through hearts of thousands. Beats per minute spiked to the redline. Leader Brad Sweet hit the cushion exiting turn four at Granite City Speedway Saturday night, launching his NAPA Auto Parts No. 49 car several inches off the track. With David Gravel breathing down his neck, he was about to lose a jackpot of a night. Not only was he en route to claiming another World of Outlaws…

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WINDOM BREAKS THROUGH FOR FIRST MIDGET WIN AT THE BURG

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WINDOM BREAKS THROUGH FOR FIRST MIDGET WIN AT THE BURG Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dallas Breeze/USAC Lawrenceburg, Indiana (June 8, 2019)………All throughout "Indiana Midget Week," Chris Windom was confident that he had a car to win. Yet, when it came time to start the first four feature events this week, the Canton, Ill. driver found himself seemingly light years away from his destination. Through the first four nights, no driver had passed more cars than Windom (42), an astonishing 24 more than his nearest competition. But that's what happens when you start 11th, 23rd, 14th…

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Dale Blaney goes wire-to-wire for first All Star victory since 2016

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Dale Blaney goes wire-to-wire for first All Star victory since 2016 Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photo By: Trent Gower BUSTI, N.Y. (June 8, 2019) - For the first time in nearly three years, Hartford, Ohio’s Dale Blaney is back in Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 victory lane, adding Stateline Speedway in Busti, New York, to a win list that now includes 135 Series victories. Piloting the Sam McGhee Motorsports-owned No. 11, Blaney was under immense pressure during his 30-lap trip to Stateline Speedway victory lane, first forced to deal with NASCAR Hall of…

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LOGAN WAGNER EARNS $7,000 FOR SWEEP OF TWIN 20 SPRINT CAR FEATURES

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LOGAN WAGNER EARNS $7,000 FOR SWEEP OF TWIN 20 SPRINT CAR FEATURESDevin Adams holds off Jonathan Jones for 305 sprint car win and Pete Leister wins xtreme stocks Story By: Justin Snyder/Port Royal Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com PORT ROYAL, PA – Logan Wagner is in complete control of the Weikert’s Livestock sprint cars at Port Royal Speedway. The defending track champion and current point leader made a huge statement Saturday night by winning both 20-lap sprint car features. He dominated the first feature earning $3,000 for his third win of the season in the John and Pee Wee Zemaitis…

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EASTERN STORM PREVIEW 2019

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EASTERN STORM PREVIEW 2019 Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: RacersGuide.com Staff Speedway, Indiana (June 8, 2019)………Three past Eastern Storm champions are headed eastbound June 11-16 for one of the most-highly anticipated events on the USAC calendar with five USAC AMSOIL Sprint Car National Championship races in a six-day span at five different tracks in three states - Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York. The series begins Tuesday, June 11, at Grandview Speedway in Bechtelsville and honors the memory of the 2009 Grandview Eastern Storm winner who lost his life tragically in the Spring of 2010 with…

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COURTNEY CONNECTS IN BLOOMINGTON IMW VICTORY

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COURTNEY CONNECTS IN BLOOMINGTON IMW VICTORY Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Rich Forman & David Nearpass/USAC Bloomington, Indiana (June 7, 2019)………On Friday morning, the engine that Tyler Courtney would use later that night was in the process of being rebuilt. On Friday night, that same engine helped power the Indianapolis, Ind. driver to victory in round four of "Indiana Midget Week" at Bloomington Speedway. It had been a trying week for Clauson/Marshall Racing throughout the first three races of IMW. Courtney had gone through one engine and had a minor issue on another. Teammate Chris Windom…

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Schuchart dominates in North Dakota

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KING SHARK: Schuchart dominates in North DakotaLogan Schuchart holds off Kasey Kahne Racing teammates for River Cities Speedway victory Story By: Nick Graziano/WoO Photo By: DB3 With his grinning shark teeth painted helmet in one hand and the checkered flag in the other in Victory Lane at River Cities Speedway Friday night, Logan Schuchart accomplished more than just another win. He did what no World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series driver has done since 2014 – win more races than 10-time Series champion Donny Schatz a third of the way through the season. By claiming his fourth…

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Brock Zearfoss tames Outlaw Speedway for first-ever All Star triumph

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Brock Zearfoss tames Outlaw Speedway for first-ever All Star triumph Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photo By: Trent Gower DUNDEE, N.Y. (June 7, 2019) - Brock Zearfoss has been a man on a mission thus far in 2019, and now his mission his complete. For the first time in his career, Brock Zearfoss is an Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 main event winner, leading all 30 circuits on Friday night at Outlaw Speedway in Dundee, N.Y., to secure a $5,000 payday. Despite maintaining command the entire distance, the top spot on the podium was…

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Rahmer & Eckert Win Second Of Season At Williams Grove Friday

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Rahmer & Eckert Win Second Of Season At Williams Grove Friday Story By: Shaun Brouse/Williams Grove Speedway Photos By: Dan Demarco/RacersGuide.com Mechanicsburg, PA – Freddie Rahmer scored his second win of the season Friday night at Williams Grove Speedway, earning $4,080 for the sprint car win that was the eighth of his career at the speedway. In the Tri-Track Late Model Challenge Series for super lates, York’s Rick Eckert scored his second oval win of the season as well, making a clean sweep of his events by setting fast time, winning his heat and then the main event. Chad Trout…

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Cory Eliason Wins Greg Hodnett Foundation Race At BAPS Motor Speedway

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Cory Eliason Wins Greg Hodnett Foundation Race At BAPS Motor Speedway Story By: BAPS Motor Speedway Photos By: Harry Meeks & Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com YORK HAVEN, Pa.: Cory Eliason knows how difficult it is to come to central Pennsylvania and win in the 410 Sprint Car division. It’s not only the stiff competition, the tracks are also different. There are few, if any, tracks in California — Eliason’s home state — that can prepare you for the surfaces in this region. And yet, Eliason’s made the proper adjustments. That was evident Thursday night at racy BAPS Motor Speedway. Eliason invaded and…

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ANATOMY OF A COMEBACK: THE RETURN OF TANNER THORSON

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ANATOMY OF A COMEBACK: THE RETURN OF TANNER THORSON Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: David Nearpass & Rich Forman/USAC Speedway, Indiana (June 7, 2019)………The Accident: It was Monday morning, March 4, 2019. USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget champion Tanner Thorson had wrapped up competing with the World of Outlaws at the Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway days earlier and was driving the Tri-C Motorsports hauler back to the team's Sacramento, Calif. shop. Thorson wouldn't get a chance to complete the mission, the result of a fiery multi-car incident on Highway 99 in Modesto,…

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THORSON TRIUMPHS IN FRENZIED IMW ROUND AT PUTNAMVILLE

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THORSON TRIUMPHS IN FRENZIED IMW ROUND AT PUTNAMVILLE Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photo By: Rich Forman/USAC Putnamville, Indiana (June 6, 2019)………There are comeback stories. And then there's the Tanner Thorson comeback story from Thursday night's third round of "Indiana Midget Week" from Lincoln Park Speedway. With the wounds and scars still readily evident on his body after sustaining a broken left arm and right foot, a cracked sternum, broken ribs and a punctured lung following a multi-car incident on Highway 99 in Modesto, Calif. in March of this year, the Minden, Nevada native delivered a performance that…

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GRANT GETS REDEMPTION IN GAS CITY INDIANA MIDGET WEEK RD. 2

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GRANT GETS REDEMPTION IN GAS CITY INDIANA MIDGET WEEK RD. 2 Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: David Nearpass/USAC Gas City, Indiana (June 5, 2019)………Less than 24 hours after what he termed was a "toolbox issue" that put him behind eight ball just prior to Tuesday's "Indiana Midget Week" opening night feature, Justin Grant found the ultimate redemption by scoring his first USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget victory of the season in round two of the series Wednesday at Gas City I-69 Speedway. One way of looking at the six-night stretch of consecutive races that is…

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EASTERN MUSEUM OF MOTOR RACING TO BE PART OF USAC EASTERN STORM $10,000 TO WIN OPENER AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY TUESDAY, JUNE 11

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NAPA AUTO PARTS PRESENTS THUNDER ON THE HILL 30TH ANNIVERSARY SEASON. . . . . . EASTERN MUSEUM OF MOTOR RACING TO BE PART OF USAC EASTERN STORM $10,000 TO WIN OPENER AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY TUESDAY, JUNE 11 Story By: Bob Miller/TOTH Photos By: Dan DeMarco & George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA JUNE 5, 2019 . . . . . . It’s a great night for the Eastern Museum of Motor Racing (EMMR) to visit the Grandview Speedway and it all happens on Tuesday night, June 11 when the AMSOIL USAC Eastern Storm invades the Grandview Speedway for the opening night…

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CARSON SHORT ROLLS WITH DYSON FOR EASTERN STORM

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CARSON SHORT ROLLS WITH DYSON FOR EASTERN STORM Story By: Chris Dyson Racing Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Poughkeepsie, New York (June 5, 2019)………Southern Illinois hotshoe Carson Short will drive the blue and white #20 CD Racing Thetford / ProtectAll Maxim Speedway Chevy in next week's five-race Eastern Storm series for the USAC AMSOIL Sprint Car National Championship. In only his second year as a full-time touring sprint car driver, 23-year-old Short has already won three sprint features this season. "Carson was parked next to us for several days during the Florida race series earlier this year," said Sean Michael, who…

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All Stars will invade New York for three events in three days

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All Stars will invade New York for three events in three days Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com BROWNSBURG, Ind. (June 5, 2019) - Activating an action-packed month complete with 14 events in 30 days, Tony Stewart’s Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 will visit the Empire State during the coming weekend, set to invade three tracks in three days across much of southern New York. Action will kick-off, officially, on Friday night, June 7, with an appearance at the always-exciting Outlaw Speedway in Dundee. The ‘New’ Stateline Speedway in Busti, New…

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SEAVEY SEIZES MONTPELIER INDIANA MIDGET WEEK OPENER

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SEAVEY SEIZES MONTPELIER INDIANA MIDGET WEEK OPENER Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Rich Forman & David Nearpass/USAC Racing Montpelier, Indiana (June 4, 2019)………He had to wait until the month of June, but Logan Seavey returned to the championship form he used to win last year's USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget title when he arrived at Montpelier Motor Speedway Tuesday night for the "Indiana Midget Week" opener. It became readily apparent following an incident during his heat race that forced him to restart from the tail. From there, he carved his way through the field to…

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Larson wins epic Illinois showdown

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CRAZY TRAIN: Larson wins epic Illinois showdown Kyle Larson out duels Kasey Kahne Racing teammates to claim first ever World of Outlaws back-to-back victories Story By: Nick Graziano/WoO Photo By: DB3 Your heart tried to explode. If you stopped to think you’d realize you weren’t breathing. But there was no time for that. Every lap, every corner, the potential for a new leader. A new reason to not blink. James McFadden? Brad Sweet? Kyle Larson? Your mind spun with the question of who will win, unable to find a clear answer as the three drivers dueled with the intensity of…

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NAPA AUTO PARTS THUNDER ON THE HILL RACING SERIES TO OPEN TUESDAY NIGHT, JUNE 11. . . . . . .

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NAPA AUTO PARTS THUNDER ON THE HILL RACING SERIES TO OPEN TUESDAY NIGHT, JUNE 11. . . . . . . USAC DRIVERS BALLOU, CHAPPLE, BUCKWALTER & BIASI PART OF LOW, DOWN & DIRTY PRE-RACE ACTIVITIES AT GRANDVIEW USAC EASTERN STORM OPENER Story By: Bob Miller/TOTH Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA JUNE 4, 2019 . . . . . . . The 13th Annual USAC Eastern Storm will bring the best in the business of non-wing sprint car racing to Grandview Speedway on Tuesday night, June 11 when the NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series kicks…

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Schatz in winning state-of-mind

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Schatz in winning state-of-mindDonny Schatz, TSR working to turn consistent good runs into wins during summer stretch Story By: Nick Graziano/WoO Photos By: Harry Meeks & Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com With a third of the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series’ 2019 season complete, 10-time Series champion Donny Schatz has already set himself up for another championship run. Three wins. Nine podiums. Fifteen top-five and 21 top-10 finishes – the most of all drivers. And currently sits atop the points standings by 48 points over Brad Sweet. To most drivers, that would be an A-plus start to the season.…

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DARLAND AND HOGUE TEAM UP FOR EASTERN STORM RUN

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DARLAND AND HOGUE TEAM UP FOR EASTERN STORM RUN Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco & Kirsten Snyder/RacersGuide.com Speedway, Indiana (June 3, 2019)………USAC's winningest AMSOIL National Sprint Car driver Dave Darland has teamed up with Woodbury, New Jersey car owner Tim Hogue to compete on the upcoming five-race Eastern Storm tour June 11-16 through Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York. Darland's lone Eastern Storm win came in 2013 at Pennsylvania's Port Royal Speedway, the same year in which he posted his best career points finish in the series, taking the runner-up spot just one marker…

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CUMMINS GAINS INDIANA MIDGET WEEK RIDE WITH YELEY

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CUMMINS GAINS INDIANA MIDGET WEEK RIDE WITH YELEY Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Speedway, Indiana (June 3, 2019)………Kyle Cummins, a veteran of 117 career USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car starts and three victories, will attempt to make his first career USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget start this week during the 15th annual "Indiana Midget Week" mini-series June 4-9. Cummins, of Princeton, Ind., will take the wheel of Jack Yeley's Ohsweken Speedway-sponsored car in at least five of the six events during IMW, which begins Tuesday, June 4 at Montpelier Motor Speedway, then carries on to Gas City…

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Shane Stewart beats Brent Marks for Music City Outlaw Nationals win in thrilling show

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Stewart wins big in Nashville Shane Stewart beats Brent Marks for Music City Outlaw Nationals win in thrilling show Story By: Nick Graziano/WoO Photo By: DB3 Among the music halls and concert venues of Nashville, there was no bigger stage than the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series’ Music City Outlaw Nationals at the Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway Saturday night. Thousands of buoyant fans filled the grandstand. Spotlights gleamed off the brown clay quarter-mile oval surface. The prize, a guitar shaped trophy, $25,000 in winnings and the pride of making history; becoming an inaugural Music City Outlaw Nationals…

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Schatz wins first night of Music City Outlaw Nationals

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Schatz wins first night of Music City Outlaw Nationals Schatz makes late race pass on Bill Balog to be first World of Outlaws winner in Nashville Story By: Nick Graziano/WoO Photos By: DB3 NASHVILLE, TN – Ballads of broken hearts and dirt roads are ingrained in Nashville’s history. On Friday night, a new hit was written during the inaugural World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series Music City Outlaw Nationals at the historic Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway. It’s intro, an impassioned announcer filling ear drums with a four-wide call. It’s verse, thunderous 900-hp Sprint Cars shaking a packed grandstand…

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Dietrich Robs Cisney Of First Williams Grove Win In Final Turn, Nouse Gets 358s

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Dietrich Robs Cisney Of First Williams Grove Win In Final Turn, Nouse Gets 358s Story By: Shaun Brouse/Williams Grove Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Mechanicsburg, PA – Dylan Cisney came within yards of winning the first Williams Grove Speedway 410 sprint car feature of his career on Friday night but finishing just yards ahead of him, or .066 seconds, was Danny Dietrich. Dietrich pulled off a last turn, last lap swoop for the lead that robbed Cisney of the glory until another day although Cisney appeared ready for the limelight for the first 24 and three-quarter laps. Elsewhere, Kevin Nouse…

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2017 CHAMP GOLOBIC TAKES ON INDIANA MIDGET WEEK

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2017 CHAMP GOLOBIC TAKES ON INDIANA MIDGET WEEK Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photo By: Rich Forman Speedway, Indiana (May 31, 2019)………Shane Golobic, who raced to an "Indiana Midget Week" title in 2017, will compete in all six races on the upcoming IMW mini-series June 4-9. Golobic will pilot the Matt Wood Racing No. 17w sponsored by the "Hangtown 100," the high-dollar paying, two-night USAC NOS Energy National and Western States Midget event on November 19-20 at California's Placerville Speedway. Golobic, of Fremont, Calif., won the Indiana Midget Week title two years ago on the strength of consistency,…

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A-Verdi Storage Containers Presents Tony Stewart, All-Star Circuit of Champions at Weedsport on Sunday, June 9

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A-Verdi Storage Containers Presents Tony Stewart, All-Star Circuit of Champions at Weedsport on Sunday, June 9 Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (May 31, 2019) – Weedsport Speedway returns to action on Sunday, June 9 featuring Tony Stewart and the All-Star Circuit of Champions 410 Sprint Car Series in the All-Star Showcase presented by A-Verdi Storage Containers. The cars and stars of the ASCoC will be paired with Round #2 of the Stirling Lubricants/Champion Racing Oil Modified Series, making for a thrilling one-two punch of 410 Sprint Cars and Big Block Modifieds. The All-Star Circuit…

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THORSON IS BACK AND READY FOR INDIANA MIDGET WEEK

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THORSON IS BACK AND READY FOR INDIANA MIDGET WEEK Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Travis Branch/USAC Speedway, Indiana (May 30, 2019)………Tanner Thorson, who suffered serious injuries in a highway crash on March 4, will return to the cockpit of a USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget in time for the start of the 15th annual edition of "Indiana Midget Week" June 4-9. Thorson will make his return to the Keith Kunz Motorsports/Curb-Agajanian team for the upcoming six-race mini-series aboard the Walker Filtration-sponsored No. 98. The team reunites after a successful run that resulted in 12 USAC…

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LARSON RETURNS FOR TWO ROUNDS OF INDIANA MIDGET WEEK

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LARSON RETURNS FOR TWO ROUNDS OF INDIANA MIDGET WEEK Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Gene Crucean/USAC Speedway, Indiana (May 30, 2019)………Kyle Larson, who ranks in a tie for second all-time in terms of "Indiana Midget Week" victories with five, returns to the USAC NOS Energy Drink Midget National Championship for rounds two and three of the 15th edition of IMW, Wednesday, June 5, at Gas City I-69 Speedway and on Thursday, June 6, at Lincoln Park Speedway in Putnamville, Ind. Elk Grove's Larson, a five-time Monster Energy Cup Series winner and recent victor of the Monster…

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INDIANA MIDGET WEEK READY TO ROCK JUNE 4-9

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INDIANA MIDGET WEEK READY TO ROCK JUNE 4-9 Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photo By: Adam Mollenkopf Speedway, Indiana (May 29, 2019)………The 15th edition of "Indiana Midget Week" is nearly upon us, beginning Tuesday, June 4, and kickstarting an exhilarating week of racing that features the USAC NOS Energy Drink Midget National Championship as well as Sprint Cars for six-straight nights on six of the baddest bullrings in the Hoosier State. It all begins Tuesday, June 4, at Montpelier Motor Speedway in Montpelier, Ind. The ¼-mile dirt oval joined the IMW slate in 2016, and over the last…

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