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All Stars set for Ohio doubleheader on April 26 & 27

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All Stars set for Ohio doubleheader on April 26 & 27 Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com BROWNSBURG, Ind. (April 24, 2019) - Although forced to wait an extra week due to Mother Nature, Tony Stewart’s Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 will continue their 2019 campaign with a full weekend of action in the Buckeye State, set to invade two, very familiar ovals for back-to-back $5,000 top prizes on Friday and Saturday, April 26 & 27. Certainly a tough month for the traveling All Stars, the Attica and Wayne County visits…

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Ryan Smith Earns Top Five at Lincoln Speedway

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Ryan Smith Earns Top Five at Lincoln Speedway Story By: Mandee Pauch/MPR Photo By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Mandee Pauch Relations – April 23, 2019 – Ryan Smith scored his sixth top-five finish of the young season this past Saturday night at Lincoln Speedway for the Weldon Sterner Memorial. “The theme for the evening was five,” added Smith. The evening kicked off with Smith timing fifth fastest in warm ups then went out and continued his streak, timing fifth fastest once again during time trials. Smith started on the pole of his heat race and ran away with the victory, locking him…

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TALENTED TOLEDO SILVER CROWN LINEUP READY TO FIRE SATURDAY

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TALENTED TOLEDO SILVER CROWN LINEUP READY TO FIRE SATURDAY Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photo By: Rich Forman/USAC Toledo, Ohio (April 22, 2019)………A significant field in what is lined up to be the largest car count for a pavement USAC Silver Crown Champ Car Series race in several years, is headed for Ohio's Toledo Speedway this Saturday night, April 27, for the Hemelgarn Racing/Super Fitness "Rollie Beale Classic." Among the 26 pre-entered drivers are a pair of Silver Crown champs, including 2016 titlist Chris Windom of Canton, Ill. and four-time series king Kody Swanson from Kingsburg, Calif., the…

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THE 69K WINS $6,900 WITH WELDON STERNER MEMORIAL VICTORY; Halligan Earns Second Win of 2019; Chaney’s Patience Earns Him First Win of 2019

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THE 69K WINS $6,900 WITH WELDON STERNER MEMORIAL VICTORY; Halligan Earns Second Win of 2019; Chaney’s Patience Earns Him First Win of 2019 Story By: Emily Winslow/Lincoln Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Abbottstown, PA (April 20, 2019) – Fayetteville driver, Lance Dewease started the night with the second quickest time in time trials. Following the PA Speedweek format, Dewease started fourth in his heat. Heat winners and the quickest car in each heat from time trials each earned a spot in the redraw. Dewease drew the fourth starting spot, lining him up behind Adam Wilt, Dan Shetler and Chase Dietz…

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USAC AMSOIL SPRINT CAR NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP HEADS EAST, EASTERN STORM OPENS AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY WITH $10,000 TO WIN JESSE HOCKETT CLASSIC

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IT ONLY HAPPENS ONE TIME A YEAR. . . . . USAC AMSOIL SPRINT CAR NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP HEADS EAST, EASTERN STORM OPENS AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY WITH $10,000 TO WIN JESSE HOCKETT CLASSIC Story By: Bob Miller/TOTH Photos By: Dan DeMarco & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com For the thirteenth consecutive year, the USAC AMSOIL Non Wing Sprint Car National Championship returns East with stops at the Grandview Speedway, Bridgeport Speedway, BAPS Motor Speedway, Port Royal and Weedsport Speedway’s. The five race swing, in keeping with tradition will open with the NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill signature event at the Grandview Speedway.…

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ORDER ADVANCE TICKETS NOW FOR 30TH THUNDER SERIES OPENER, TUESDAY, JUNE 11, $10,000 TO WIN USAC NON-WING SPRINTS PLUS MODIFIEDS

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NAPA AUTO PARTS THUNDER ON THE HILL CONTINUES. . . . . .ORDER ADVANCE TICKETS NOW FOR 30TH THUNDER SERIES OPENER, TUESDAY, JUNE 11, $10,000 TO WIN USAC NON-WING SPRINTS PLUS MODIFIEDS Story By: Bob Miller/TOTH Photos By: Dan DeMarco & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA (April 18, 2019) – The NAPA Auto Parts 30th Anniversary Thunder on the Hill season opener is set for Tuesday night, June 11 at the Grandview Speedway. The series that just doesn’t quit will return to the hill on Tuesday night, June 11 with the Jesse Hockett $10,000 to win USAC Non-Wing National Sprint Series…

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WINDOM AND GOACHER FORM FORMIDABLE COMBO AT LAWRENCEBURG

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WINDOM AND GOACHER FORM FORMIDABLE COMBO AT LAWRENCEBURG Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Cameron Neveu & Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Lawrenceburg, Indiana (April 18, 2019)………Chris Windom was just shy of 20 months old when Goacher Racing reached its peak finish in USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car competition at Lawrenceburg Speedway. That August day in 1992 showed some familiar names that are still on the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car radar to this very day, including cars entered by Dynamics, Inc., Paul Hazen and driver/owner Bill Rose, just to name a few, along with drivers Jeff Walker, Eric Gordon,…

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Chris Allen Jr. Rim-Rides To Delaware Score

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Chris Allen Jr. Rim-Rides To Delaware Score Story By: Jenna Shotz/USAC EC DELMAR, Del. – Chris Allen Jr. scored his first USAC East Coast Sprint Car Series victory on Wednesday night at the half-mile Delaware Int’l Speedway. Bill Unglert had the early lead, holding off Allen’s advances until lap seven. Once Allen found a comfortable lane on the top groove, he rocketed past Unglert and secured the lead coming out of turn two. Until a caution on lap 17, Allen held a four-second lead on the rest of field while he worked his way through lapped traffic. There was a…

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WEDNESDAY BRINGS EAST COAST SPRINTS TO DELAWARE

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WEDNESDAY BRINGS EAST COAST SPRINTS TO DELAWARE Story By: Jenna Shotz/USAC EC Delmar, Delaware (April 16, 2019)………Reigning USAC Rapid Tire East Coast Sprint Car champion Steven Drevicki, fresh off his victory in last week's opener, leads the series into this Wednesday night's April 17 race at Delaware International Speedway in Delmar. Drevicki was victorious in the series' lone visit to Delaware in 2018, leading all 25 laps to score the win and leads the standings coming into this week's race, the first of two trips to the half-mile dirt oval this year, with the season also concluding at Delaware on…

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Ageless Sammy Swindell Continues Adding Chapters to His Sprint Car Career

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Night 1 of the Texas Nationals Ageless Sammy Swindell Continues Adding Chapters to His Sprint Car Career Story By: Nick Graziano/WoO ELDON, MO – There’s no stopping 63-year-old Sammy Swindell. While several race car drivers are retiring in their 40s or 50s, Swindell continues to climb behind the wheel of 900hp Sprint Cars without hesitation. “It’s all I’ve ever done,” Swindell said. The Germantown, Tenn. native is an original outlaw. He ran in the World of Outlaws NOS® Energy Drink Sprint Car Series’ inaugural 1978 season, and since then amassed three Series championships, 394 Series wins and has broken several…

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USAC SPRINTS SPRING BACK TO ACTION SATURDAY AT THE BURG

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USAC SPRINTS SPRING BACK TO ACTION SATURDAY AT THE BURG Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Neil Cavanaugh/USAC Lawrenceburg, Indiana (April 15, 2019)………Springtime at Lawrenceburg Speedway has been an annual tradition for the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Cars over the years. This Saturday, April 20, marks "take two" following Mother Nature's interruption of racing a few weeks back at the 3/8-mile high bank dirt oval. Eighteen such Springtime events have been held over the past three-and-a-half decades, since 1984. Four expected entrants for Saturday's upcoming race have enjoyed an early-season USAC Sprint Car win in recent times…

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DREVICKI WIRES LINCOLN IN EAST COAST SPRINT OPENER

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DREVICKI WIRES LINCOLN IN EAST COAST SPRINT OPENER Story By: Jenna Shotz/USAC EC ABBOTSTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA (April 14th, 2019)………The 2018 USAC East Coast Points Champion, Steven Drevicki, started off his 2019 campaign in the best way possible. Drevicki, from Reading, Pennsylvania combined his knowledge of Lincoln Speedway and his expertise in a wingless sprint car and came up with a near flawless night of racing. Heat #1 went to Carlisle, PA's Chandler Leiby. Late in the race, Leiby felt the heat from Eddie Strada, who came from the sixth starting spot. Leiby ran a consistent and clean line, holding off Strada…

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Dewease uses late-race pass to earn 2019 Keith Kauffman Classic victory at Port Royal Speedway

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Lance Dewease uses late-race pass to earn 2019 Keith Kauffman Classic victory at Port Royal Speedway Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com PORT ROYAL, Pa. (April 13, 2019) - If there is one thing for certain in the world of sprint car competition, one can never count out Lance Dewease at Port Royal Speedway, especially when the Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 are in town. With a little bit of luck in the form of a late-race caution, Dewease, driver of the familiar Schannauer Plumbing and Heating/Hess Iron/Kreitz Oval Track Parts/No.…

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Shark Racing takes a bite out of the record books at Devil’s Bowl

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LOGAN'S RUNShark Racing takes a bite out of the record books at Devil's Bowl Story By: Nick Graziano/WoO Photo By: DB3 MESQUITE, TX – April 12, 2019 – Logan Schuchart totaled two wins in the 2018 World of Outlaws NOS® Energy Drink Sprint Car Series season. He now has two wins in just 12 races this year. He wrote his name into the record books Friday night, claiming his first win at the historic Devil’s Bowl Speedway – the site of the inaugural World of Outlaws race in 1978 – and his 10th Series win overall. “I’ve watched old videos…

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BACON BANKS LARRY RICE CLASSIC AT BLOOMINGTON

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BACON BANKS LARRY RICE CLASSIC AT BLOOMINGTON Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: David Nearpass/USAC Bloomington, Indiana (April 12, 2019)………Following a sluggish start to the season in Ocala, Fla. in the first three races of the year, Brady Bacon made doubly sure he saw the checkered flag in Friday night's "Larry Rice Classic" USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car feature at Bloomington Speedway. After results of 7th, 15th and 11th back in February amidst his return to the famed Hoffman Auto Racing/Dynamics, Inc. No. 69, the Broken Arrow, Oklahoma native was anxious to get off the schneid, so…

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Cory Eliason opens 2019 All Star championship points season with $10,000 victory at Virginia Motor Speedway

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Cory Eliason opens 2019 All Star championship points season with $10,000 victory at Virginia Motor Speedway Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photo By: Rick Rarer JAMAICA, Va. (April 12, 2019) - Earning a first-ever Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 victory is certainly special, but to accomplish that feat in front of a packed-house during the first night of championship points makes the trip to victory lane all the sweeter. Not to mention, the triumph was worth $10,000. The first of four nights of competition through the Mid-Atlantic, Tony Stewart’s All Star Circuit of Champions…

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SUMAR CLASSIC ENTRY LIST REVEALS 5 PAST WINNERS

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SUMAR CLASSIC ENTRY LIST REVEALS 5 PAST WINNERS Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Terre Haute, Indiana (April 11, 2019)………Five past winners of the Fatheadz Eyewear "Sumar Classic" are ready to roll in this Sunday's 19th edition of the event at the Terre Haute Action Track. The USAC Silver Crown season opener from the half-mile dirt oval on April 14 features 27 drivers and cars, including the reigning winner from Ione, California, Justin Grant (2018), Chris Windom of Canton, Ill. (2017), Greenfield, Indiana's C.J. Leary (2016), Shane Cockrum of Benton, Ill. (2015) and Kingsburg, California's Kody Swanson (2014). Swanson…

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LEARY MAKES RETURN TO HOME OF SUMAR BREAKTHROUGH

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LEARY MAKES RETURN TO HOME OF SUMAR BREAKTHROUGH Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Terre Haute, Indiana (April 11, 2019)………The old adage 'Good things come to those who wait' is a noble thought. But, in motorsports, the saying can be an endeavor that can be arduous and, at times, fruitless. C.J. Leary's time finally arrived at the "Sumar Classic" in Terre Haute back in 2016 where he made his long-awaited debut in USAC National victory lane in his fourth year on the National tour, his second in Silver Crown. In the process, he made history by joining his father…

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KTJ TRI-STATE DOMINANCE COULD NET RECORD SATURDAY

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KTJ TRI-STATE DOMINANCE COULD NET RECORD SATURDAY Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photo By: Dave Olson/USAC Haubstadt, Indiana………Kevin Thomas, Jr. has a lot going for him right now. He's established rides for every race on the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car, NOS Energy Drink National Midget and Silver Crown schedules. He's also riding a wave of momentum earned last weekend, triumphing with one of the most stirring final laps we've seen in recent times. Least we mention that he has a track in Tri-State Speedway on his forecast this Saturday night, April 13, in which he owns five…

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SUMAR EXPERIENCES RUNS THE GAMUT FOR GRANT

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SUMAR EXPERIENCES RUNS THE GAMUT FOR GRANT Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photo By: Kasi Chapman/USAC Terre Haute, Indiana (April 10, 2019)………Justin Grant has seen it all at the Terre Haute Action Track, host of this Sunday's 19th running of the Fatheadz Eyewear "Sumar Classic" for the USAC Silver Crown Champ Car Series. He's been quick time and he's led an astounding number of laps. He's even flipped out of the ballpark in turn one. However, until last Spring's "Sumar Classic" Silver Crown 100-lapper, he had not reached victory lane in USAC National competition at the famed half-mile…

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USAC EAST COAST SPRINTS DEBUT SATURDAY AT LINCOLN

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USAC EAST COAST SPRINTS DEBUT SATURDAY AT LINCOLN Story By: Richie Murray/USAC Racing Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Abbottstown, Pennsylvania (April 9, 2019)………Following a washed out opener last weekend at Williams Grove, the USAC Rapid Tire East Coast Sprint Cars are ready to fire off this Saturday night, April 13 at Lincoln Speedway. The event marks the first appearance for the East Coast Sprint Cars at the 3/8-mile dirt oval and the first for USAC Sprint Cars of any kind since the AMSOIL National Series visited in 2017, a race won by Thomas Meseraull for Heffner Racing. Steven Drevicki of Reading,…

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DARLAND RETURNS TO BLOOMINGTON FRIDAY WITH EPPERSON

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DARLAND RETURNS TO BLOOMINGTON FRIDAY WITH EPPERSON Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Bloomington, Indiana (April 9, 2019)……It was one year ago when Bloomington Speedway was a witness to more remarkable feats accomplished by the incomparable Dave Darland. In one fell swoop on that April night in 2018, the National Sprint Car Hall of Famer from Lincoln, Ind. became the first driver in USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car history to reach both the 700 start mark and 60 career feature victories. Now it's impressive enough to notch the feat at all during a career, but it was fitting that…

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SILVER CROWN HITS THE DIRT IN SUMAR CLASSIC SUNDAY AT TERRE HAUTE

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SILVER CROWN HITS THE DIRT IN SUMAR CLASSIC SUNDAY AT TERRE HAUTE Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photo By: Rich Forman/USAC Racing Terre Haute, Indiana (April 8, 2019)………The 19th running of the Fatheadz Eyewear "Sumar Classic" brings about a myriad of traditions. None of which are better than the sight and sound of the big cars on the dirt, where they'll play for the first time in 2019 this Sunday, April 14, at the Terre Haute (Ind.) Action Track for the USAC Silver Crown dirt track season opener. Justin Grant won the "Sumar" a year ago, giving Hemelgarn…

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All Stars will begin point season with four-race weekend through Virginia and Pennsylvania

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All Stars will begin point season with four-race weekend through Virginia and Pennsylvania Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photos By: Tommy Hein/RacersGuide.com BROWNSBURG, Ind. (April 8, 2019) - Tony Stewart’s Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 will kick off the 2019 championship point season in a big way, set to headline four events in four days throughout two states with three of the events spread across the competitive region of Central Pennsylvania. The traveling All Stars, complete with 15 full-time teams vying for the season-ending point fund, will battle for a total winner’s share equalling…

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NEW BLOOMINGTON SET TO OPEN THIS FRIDAY WITH USAC SPRINTS

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NEW BLOOMINGTON SET TO OPEN THIS FRIDAY WITH USAC SPRINTS Story By: Richie Murray/USAC Racing Bloomington, Indiana (April 8, 2019)………Bloomington Speedway's new era begins this Friday night, April 12, with the "Larry Rice Classic" featuring the USAC AMSOIL Sprint Car National Championship. Facility improvements over the offseason to the track, whose racing tradition dates back to 1923, have given a facelift to the southern Indiana quarter-mile dirt oval under the management team led by Bloomington native / USAC Silver Crown manager A.J. Bowlen and the United States Auto Club. This Friday's season debut will be the first of three USAC…

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Danny Dietrich Captures 410 Sprint Car Opener At BAPS Motor Speedway

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Danny Dietrich Captures 410 Sprint Car Opener At BAPS Motor Speedway Story By BAPS Motor Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com YORK HAVEN, Pa.: Danny Dietrich has taken strides in the offseason to become a smarter and improved Sprint Car driver.     His dedication has paid off. Not only has he become a more tactical driver,  it's led to more early-season wins.             That was the case Sunday at BAPS Motor Speedway. Dietrich lost the lead to Brock Zearfoss, stayed focused, and retook the top spot to capture his 12th career win at the York Haven speedway.             “I kind of had a new focus…

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David Gravel claims 41st World of Outlaws victory in Jason Johnson Racing’s #41 car

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David Gravel claims 41st World of Outlaws victory in Jason Johnson Racing’s #41 car Story By: Nick Graziano/WoO Photo By: DB3 QUEEN CREEK, AZ – April 6, 2019 – David Gravel’s first win of the season last month with his new Jason Johnson Racing team was sentimental for several reasons. His second win, Saturday night at Arizona Speedway, was no different. Not only did he win on his sister Victoria’s birthday, he claimed his 41st career World of Outlaws NOS® Energy Drink Sprint Car Series win in the #41 car – the number chosen by the late Jason Johnson to…

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THOMAS’ LAST LAP REDEMPTION PAYS OFF WITH KOKOMO GP WIN

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THOMAS' LAST LAP REDEMPTION PAYS OFF WITH KOKOMO GP WIN Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: David Nearpass & Adam Mollenkopf Kokomo, Indiana (April 6, 2019)………After an incident on the final lap of the Kokomo Speedway Sprint Car race that preceded Saturday night's USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget feature, perhaps it was fate that we would see Kevin Thomas, Jr. and Justin Grant meet again in some form or fashion on the second night of the "Kokomo Grand Prix." Justin Grant got the best of Thomas in the sprint tilt, picking up the victory following a…

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HEIMBACH, FERREE AND DUKE PICK UP FEATURE WINS IN NON-STOP FEATURE NIGHT

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HEIMBACH, FERREE AND DUKE PICK UP FEATURE WINS IN NON-STOP FEATURE NIGHT Story By: Justin Snyder/Port Royal Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com PORT ROYAL, Pa - Blane Heimbach is a veteran behind the wheel of a Sprint Car. When asked about next weekend’s Keith Kauffman Tribute Race hosted by the All Star Circuit of Champions, Heimbach remarked how it made him feel old as he remembered fondly trading sliders and competing with the all time leading feature winner at the Port Royal Speedway. If Saturday night’s results are of indication of what’s to come, Heimbach still has plenty left in…

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‘Big Cat’ Brad Sweet claims Wildcat Shootout at USA Raceway

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‘Big Cat’ Brad Sweet claims Wildcat Shootout at USA Raceway Story By: Nick Graziano/WoO Photo By: DB3 TUCSON, AZ – April 5, 2019 – With five laps to go in the World of Outlaws NOS® Energy Drink Sprint Car Series Wildcat Shootout at USA Raceway Friday night, Brad Sweet’s victory was far from certain. Sweet had command of the race, having stolen the lead from Ian Madsen just before a Lap 19 caution. However, Madsen did not let the blue Kasey Kahne Racing car of Sweet out of his sight. With lap traffic in Sweet’s windshield, Madsen used it to…

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COURTNEY CLAIMS KOKOMO GP OPENER

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COURTNEY CLAIMS KOKOMO GP OPENER Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photo By: David Nearpass/USAC Racing Kokomo, Indiana (April 5, 2019)………Tyler Courtney's grip of the "Kokomo Grand Prix" seems to be as firm as the grip he currently holds on the USAC NOS Energy Drink Midget National Championship following Friday night's victory at Kokomo Speedway, his second straight in the "GP" and his third in the first four races on the 2019 series' trail. The Indianapolis, Indiana driver raced to the lead just prior to the halfway point, utilizing the bottom of the racetrack to track down early race…

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Heffner Racing Collects Top-Ten Results in Central P.A.

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Heffner Racing Collects Top-Ten Results in Central P.A. Story By: Mandee Pauch/MPR Photo By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Mandee Pauch Relations – April 2, 2019 – Ryan Smith and the Heffner Racing team capped their weekend with two top-ten finishes this past weekend in Central Pennsylvania. The weekend began on Friday at Williams Grove Speedway in Mechanicsburg, PA. Smith rolled off on the inside of the fifth row and maneuvered his way through to a fifth-place finish in the heat race, placing him 13thfor the main event. “I was battling for sixth when it was about the time the track transitioned from…

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USAC EAST COAST SPRINTS DEBUT AT THE GROVE THIS FRIDAY

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USAC EAST COAST SPRINTS DEBUT AT THE GROVE THIS FRIDAY Story By: Richie Murray/USAC Photo By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania (April 2, 2019)………The Rapid Tire USAC East Coast Sprint Car Series will make its debut at the historic Williams Grove Speedway in Mechanicsburg, Pa. this Friday night, April 5. The venue has played host to USAC Sprint Car racing since the club's inception in 1956. Now, as the series gears up for the first event of its second season, the half-mile dirt track is ready to rock for the first of 14 races on the East Coast Sprint calendar in…

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USAC MIDGET LEADER COURTNEY EYES KOKOMO G.P. REPEAT

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USAC MIDGET LEADER COURTNEY EYES KOKOMO G.P. REPEAT Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photo By: Jim Murdoch/RacersGuide.com Kokomo, Indiana (April 1, 2019)………Tyler Courtney arrives at this weekend's "Kokomo Grand Prix" ahead of the curve in terms of points and recent success at the ¼-mile Kokomo Speedway dirt oval. He comes into the April 5-6 events atop the USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget standings and is the reigning winner of the "Kokomo G.P." Last year, just one month after missing the feature in the 2018 season-opener at the Southern Illinois Center in Du Quoin, Ill., Courtney was champing…

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Texan Reutzel Dominates Every Phase of Perris SoCal Showdown

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Texan Reutzel Dominates Every Phase of Perris SoCal Showdown Story By: Nick Graziano/WoO Photo By: Dave Biro PERRIS, CA – MARCH 30, 2019 – Aaron Reutzel wrote an eloquent ending to the eventful and riveting story of the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series’ California swing, ending it Saturday night in similar fashion to how it began. Last year’s Rookie of the Year Ian Madsen opened the swing in early March at Thunderbowl Raceway — where Reutzel won his first ever World of Outlaws race last year during the swing — winning everything he could: fastest in…

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RYAN TAYLOR GOES FLAG TO FLAG FOR 6TH CAREER SPRINT CAR PORT ROYAL VICTORY, RINE AND HART PICK UP LATE MODEL VICTORIES

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RYAN TAYLOR GOES FLAG TO FLAG FOR 6TH CAREER SPRINT CAR PORT ROYAL VICTORY, RINE AND HART PICK UP LATE MODEL VICTORIESStory By: Justin Snyder/Port Royal Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com PORT ROYAL, PA: March 30, 2019- Ryan Taylor is a multiple time winner at the Port Royal Speedway. With 5 career wins at ‘The Speed Palace’, Taylor knows his way to victory lane on the front stretch. However, he hadn’t been to victory lane at the track since capturing the biggest victory of his career in the 2013 Dream Race worth $11,580. That all changed on Saturday when Taylor…

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Gravel rides low groove to victory for Jason Johnson Racing’s first World of Outlaws win since Johnson’s death

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Gravel rides low groove to victory for Jason Johnson Racing’s first World of Outlaws win since Johnson’s death Story By: Nick Graziano/WoO Photo By: Dave Biro HANFORD, CA – MARCH 29, 2019 – Nothing was going to stop David Gravel from jumping out of his car. Out of breath with a wide grin on his face, he high-fived and hugged his crew members while en route to a bath of confetti when he stood on the back of his car and pointed to the sky. Not only was he celebrating his first win of the season at Keller Auto Speedway,…

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Dietrich Wires For Grove Sprints Win, Eckert Holds Off Covert For ULMS Lates

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Dietrich Wires For Grove Sprints Win, Eckert Holds Off Covert For ULMS Lates Story By: Shaun Brouse/Williams Grove Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Mechanicsburg, PA –Danny Dietrich wired the field to win the 25-lap sprint car feature at Williams Grove Speedway on Friday night, outracing Steve Buckwalter and Cory Hass for his 20th career oval victory, worth $4,080. In the $3,000, 30-lap ULMS Late Models main event, York’s Rick Eckert scored his seventh career speedway feature win by driving by Mason Ziegler late in the event. Dietrich took his win from the pole but saw his pace halted and slowed…

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Tony Stewart Looking Forward to Racing at Virginia Motor Speedway Thursday April 11 for Thursday Night Thunder

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Tony Stewart Looking Forward to Racing at Virginia Motor Speedway Thursday April 11 for Thursday Night Thunder Story By: Dave Seay/Virginia Motor Speedway Photos By: Jim Murdoch/RacersGuide.com Jamaica, VA – When the Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint car series rolls into Virginia Motor Speedway for the April 11 Thursday Night Thunder there will plenty of star power that will be racing with the 900-horsepower winged monsters of dirt. Leading the list of talented drivers will be former NASCAR Cup Champion Tony Stewart, the owner of the 410 sprint car series. Also expected to compete are former…

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BRING ON THE BURG: USAC SPRINTS MAKE MIDWEST DEBUT SATURDAY

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BRING ON THE BURG: USAC SPRINTS MAKE MIDWEST DEBUT SATURDAY Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Tommy Hein/RacersGuide.com Lawrenceburg, Indiana (March 26, 2019)………The USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car Midwest season opener is always a time to celebrate as the roar of 410-cubic inch engines finally come back to life following the winter doldrums. This year is no exception as the series returns this Saturday, March 30, to Indiana's Lawrenceburg Speedway, host of 61 previous series events dating back to its debut on the schedule in 1983. The most recent of those 61 was won by Ione, California's…

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30TH ANNIVERSARY THUNDER SEASON ROARS IN LIKE A LION WITH $10,000 TO WIN USAC JESSE HOCKETT CLASSIC AT GRANDVIEW, TUESDAY, JUNE 11

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THUNDER ON THE HILL CONTINUES. . . . . . 30TH ANNIVERSARY THUNDER SEASON ROARS IN LIKE A LION WITH $10,000 TO WIN USAC JESSE HOCKETT CLASSIC AT GRANDVIEW, TUESDAY, JUNE 11 Story By: Bob Miller/TOTH Photos By: Dan DeMarco & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA (March 25, 2019) – With the start of Spring, the sound of race cars has enveloped the northeast. Just like the season, the NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series roars in like a lion, kicking off the 30th Anniversary season with the most ferocious of racing events on Tuesday, June 11 at…

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Pittman Still Leading Standings with Two Races Left on California Spring Break

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ON TOP OF THE WORLD Pittman Still Leading Standings with Two Races Left on California Spring Break Story By: Nick Graziano/WoO Photos By: Tommy Hein/RacersGuide.com HANFORD, CA – Fresno, Calif.-based Roth Motorsports went into the World of Outlaws NOS® Energy Drink Sprint Car Series’ month-long California swing with the points lead for the first time in its historic career and may leave with it. The team’s new driver, 2013 Series champion Daryn Pittman, currently holds the points lead going into the final two races of the swing — Friday, March 29, at Keller Auto Speedway and Saturday, March 30, at…

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ALAN KRIMES BACK IN VICTORY LANE AFTER TWO YEAR DROUGHT

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ALAN KRIMES BACK IN VICTORY LANE AFTER TWO YEAR DROUGHT; Troy Wagaman Backs Up 2018 Championship with 358 Season Opener Win Story By: Emily Winslow/Lincoln Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco & Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com Abbottstown, PA (March 23, 2019) – After being shut out of victory lane for over two years Alan Krimes said it felt like forever since he’d been there. Krimes found himself in victory lane for the first time since September 3, 2016 on Saturday night. Krimes shared the front row with pole-sitter, Cole Young. Krimes got out in front of Young when the green flag dropped with…

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SWANSON PERSEVERES IN MEMPHIS 100 WIN

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SWANSON PERSEVERES IN MEMPHIS 100 WIN Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Rich Forman/USAC Racing Millington, Tennessee (March 23, 2019)………It takes a master of a craft for an individual to adapt to anything thrown at them. Kody Swanson has encountered countless tests throughout the offseason - in the weeks leading up to the first race and on both days of race weekend - yet he managed to ace them all, culminating in Saturday's "Memphis 100" USAC Silver Crown Champ Car Series victory at Memphis International Raceway. At the conclusion of 2018, Swanson migrated to Nolen Racing after…

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DYLAN CISNEY PICKS UP OPENING DAY VICTORY

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DYLAN CISNEY PICKS UP OPENING DAY VICTORY Story By Todd Heintzelman/Port Royal Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com PORT ROYAL, PA – Dylan Cisney raced by Anthony Macri off the fourth corner on the final lap stealing the Opening Day Sprint car win Saturday afternoon at Port Royal Speedway. In other action, Jason Covert won the United Late Model Series (ULMS) feature with a late-race pass and Andrew Yoder dominated the Mason Dixon Shootout Series for the limited late models. The win for Port Royal’s own Cisney was worth $4,000. It was his first win since 2014. “I lost so many…

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LEARY HEADS TO MEMPHIS TO BEGIN TRIPLE CROWN PURSUIT

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LEARY HEADS TO MEMPHIS TO BEGIN TRIPLE CROWN PURSUIT Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photo By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Millington, Tennessee (March 21, 2019)………Thus far in 2019, C.J. Leary has already established himself as a prime contender in USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget and AMSOIL National Sprint Car competition with a bright showing in Ocala, Fla., scoring a pair of top-five runs in the midget and a victory in the sprint car. Now, with the addition of a pavement car to the DMW Motorsports Silver Crown stable, the Greenfield, Ind. driver now has an opportunity to realize a…

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DYSON RACES UNCOMMON ROAD TO SILVER CROWN

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DYSON RACES UNCOMMON ROAD TO SILVER CROWN Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photo By: Adam Mallenkompf/USAC Millington, Tennessee (March 20, 2019)………Chris Dyson's road to becoming a regular on the USAC Silver Crown circuit is quite unique. Born into road racing heritage as the son of Sports Car racer and owner Rob Dyson, Chris eventually found his way to the top, capturing a pair of American Le Mans Series titles - the LMP675 driver's title in 2003 and the LMP1 championship in 2011. All these years later, the versatile Pleasant Valley, New York racer finds himself behind the wheel…

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SWANSON BEGINS NEW ERA AT MEMPHIS 100

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SWANSON BEGINS NEW ERA AT MEMPHIS 100 Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photo By: Dave Olson/USAC Millington, Tennessee (March 20, 2019)………After finishing off the most successful run between a driver and team in the history of the USAC Silver Crown Champ Car Series with DePalma Motorsports, Kody Swanson is preparing for this coming season nearly from scratch, with a new team, new cars, new engines and a new home with Nolen Racing, beginning with this weekend's "Memphis 100" at Tennessee's Memphis International Raceway on March 22-23. The Kingsburg, Calif. native joined the Greenwood, Ind. based organization following the…

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MEMPHIS 100 ENTRY LIST REVEALED

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MEMPHIS 100 ENTRY LIST REVEALED Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photo By: Rich Forman/USAC Racing Millington, Tennessee (March 19, 2019)………A strong field consisting of drivers from 10 states and two countries make up the field for this weekend's USAC Silver Crown season-opening "Memphis 100" at Memphis International Raceway on Friday and Saturday, March 22-23. Two past Silver Crown champions in Kody Swanson and Chris Windom will make their debut appearances at Memphis, while both are making their debuts with new teams. Kingsburg, California's Swanson, the winningest driver in series' history, has won four of the last five titles…

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Smith Rallies Two Top-Five Finishes

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Smith Rallies Two Top-Five Finishes Story By: Mandee Pauch/MPR Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Mandee Pauch Relations – May 19, 2018 – Heffner Racing Enterprises driver, Ryan Smith, registered two top-five finishes this past weekend in Central Pennsylvania. Smith opened the weekend Saturday afternoon at Lincoln Speedway. Smith maneuvered his way through the heat race to grab third-place, placing him into the redraw for the main event. Smith rolled off on the outside of the third row for the 25-lap feature. “We had a shot,” Smith said. “It was pretty good racing for the lead. It was all around the wall,…

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