Sprint Cars & Midgets

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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DRIVERS EAGER FOR NEW HISTORIC NASHVILLE EVENT

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AT A GLANCE: DRIVERS EAGER FOR NEW HISTORIC NASHVILLE EVENT Music City Outlaw Nationals to be full of high-octane entertainment Story By: Nick Graziano/WoO Photos By: Harry Meeks & Richard Jester/RacersGuide.com The riffs of guitars and harmonics of pianos are ingrained in Nashville’s history, and soon so will the thunderous roars of World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series. The Series will make its Nashville debut on Friday, May 31, and Saturday, June 1, for the inaugural Music City Outlaws Nationals at the quarter-mile Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway. The doubleheader race marks the first time the World of Outlaws…

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Smith Earns Three Top 10s During Holiday Weekend

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Smith Earns Three Top 10s During Holiday Weekend Story By: Mandee Pauch/MPR Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Mandee Pauch Relations – May 29, 2019 –Ryan Smith and the Heffner Racing team had a busy holiday weekend where they collected three solid top-ten finishes with the No.72 machine. The holiday weekend kicked off Friday evening at Williams Grove Speedway. Smith timed sixth, which lined him up on the outside of the front row of the heat. Smith crossed the line in second. “We rolled off sixth in the feature and passed a few cars on the start and that was really it…

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Curb Recording Artist Tim Dugger to Perform At Music City Outlaw Nationals May 31-June 1 at Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway

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Curb Recording Artist Tim Dugger to Perform At Music City Outlaw Nationals May 31-June 1 at Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway Story By: Nick Graziano/WoO NASHVILLE, TN — May 26, 2019 — Curb Recording artist Tim Dugger is not only a huge talent in the music industry, he’s an even bigger race fan. For Dugger, his worlds will come together May 31-June 1 with the Music City Outlaw Nationals featuring the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series at Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway. Dugger, who has a passion for country music and songwriting, will perform in a post-race concert on Friday,…

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NASCAR’s Kyle Larson claims World of Outlaws win at Lawrenceburg Speedway after intense battle with Christopher Bell

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NASCAR’s Kyle Larson claims World of Outlaws win at Lawrenceburg Speedway after intense battle with Christopher Bell Story By: Nick Graziano/WoO Photo By: Tim Aylwin/WoO Kyle Larson versus Christopher Bell. It’s a tale that’s been told many times, in many ways. But Larson’s World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series victory Monday night at Lawrenceburg Speedway may be the most enticing tale of them, yet. And controversial. Or as Larson put it, “It was a heck of a race.” The stage was set at the DIRTVision Fast Pass Dash draw. Larson drew the second-place starting spot. Bell drew…

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BIASI DOMINATES BRIDGEPORT FOR USAC EAST COAST WIN

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BIASI DOMINATES BRIDGEPORT FOR USAC EAST COAST WIN Story By: Nick Fillman/USAC EC Photos By: Jim Brown/RacersGuide.com Swedesboro, New Jersey (May 26, 2019)………Joey Biasi of Mary D, Pennsylvania wrapped up a dominant weekend by cruising to a convincing win in the Rapid Tire USAC East Coast Sprint Cars feature event at the Design for Vision, Sunglass Central 3/8ths mile oval at the Bridgeport Speedway. Biasi started out the weekend by collecting a second place on Friday at the Trail-ways Speedway, and a win at the Path Valley speedway in wingless Super Sportsman Sprint car competition and wrapped up the weekend…

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Aaron Reutzel goes two-for-two in the Buckeye State; Earns first-ever Fremont Speedway victory

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Aaron Reutzel goes two-for-two in the Buckeye State; Earns first-ever Fremont Speedway victory Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC FREMONT, Ohio (5/26/2019) - Despite a late arriving shower’s attempt to ruin the evening by creating a near-three hour rain delay just after heat race competition was complete, Fremont Speedway and Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 officials persevered and proved Mother Nature wrong, giving Fremont, Ohio, fans their first taste of All Star competition in nearly three and a half years. The delay was well worth the wait for the enthusiastic fans, as Clute, Texas’ Aaron…

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LOGAN WAGNER CAPTURES SPRINT CAR WEIKERT MEMORIAL, MASON ZEIGLER AND RICK ECKERT CLAIM LATE MODEL PORTION

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LOGAN WAGNER CAPTURES SPRINT CAR WEIKERT MEMORIAL, MASON ZEIGLER AND RICK ECKERT CLAIM LATE MODEL PORTIONDanny Dietrich and Eckert Claim the Bull Trophies As Top Drivers for Both Nights Story By- Justin Snyder/Port Royal Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com PORT ROYAL, Pa- Logan Wagner felt like he let one get away from him. After leading 23 laps on night one of the Bob Weikert Memorial Saturday night, Wagner got passed by Danny Dietrich following a late restart and finished second. He could’ve wallowed and blamed the broken left rear shock that made his car hard to handle and he could’ve…

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Logan Schuchart fends off a hard charging James McFadden to win at Charlotte

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Logan Schuchart fends off a hard charging James McFadden to win at Charlotte Story By: Nick Graziano/WoO Photo By: Chris Owens/WoO Inches before Logan Schuchart claimed his third World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series win of the season, he could feel defeat breathing down his neck. To it, he said, not today. Even with few options to stop it. Life was close to leaving his right rear tire – a used tire from last year. It seemed inevitable. He claimed the lead with the assist of several drivers blowing a tire during the second night of the…

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DANNY DIETRICH PARKS THE WEIKERT #29 IN VICTORY LANE DURING NIGHT 1 OF THE THE BOB WEIKERT MEMORIAL

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DANNY DIETRICH PARKS THE WEIKERT #29 IN VICTORY LANE DURING NIGHT 1 OF THE THE BOB WEIKERT MEMORIALStory By: Justin Snyder/Port Royal Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com PORT ROYAL, Pa- On a weekend where honoring legendary car owner Bob Weikert was the main attraction at Port Royal Speedway, it was only fitting that a famed Red, White and Blue Weikert’s Livestock #29 would be sitting in victory lane to close out the night. “I think old Bob is probably up there smiling tonight,” said Todd Weikert, son of the National Sprint Car Hall of Famer owner. “He lived for seeing…

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HAMILTON HUSTLES TO BIG PAYDAY AT DAVE STEELE CARB NIGHT CLASSIC

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HAMILTON HUSTLES TO BIG PAYDAY AT DAVE STEELE CARB NIGHT CLASSIC Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Rich Forman/USAC Brownsburg, Indiana (May 24, 2019)………One year ago, it was a May to forget for Kyle Hamilton. It seemed as if everywhere he turned, bad luck was staring back at him square in the eyes. One year later, the May tide has turned in his favor. After putting his car on the front row for the "Little 500" the day before, Hamilton followed up on Friday night with his first career USAC Silver Crown Champ Car Series victory in…

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Aaron Reutzel gets All Stars back on track with $5,000 victory at Attica Raceway Park

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Aaron Reutzel gets All Stars back on track with $5,000 victory at Attica Raceway Park Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC ATTICA, Ohio (May 24, 2019) - It has been nearly six weeks since the Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 last made a competitive lap, but despite the frustrating stretch of poor weather resulting in a long gap in the schedule, Clute, Texas’ Aaron Reutzel never missed a beat, quickly resuming his role as defending All Star champion and current point leader by earning a first-ever Attica Raceway Park victory on Friday night for a…

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Giovanni Scelzi beats NASCAR’s Kyle Larson to win first night of the United Rentals Patriot Nationals in Charlotte

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Giovanni Scelzi beats NASCAR’s Kyle Larson to win first night of the United Rentals Patriot Nationals in Charlotte Story By: Nick Graziano/WoO Photo By: Chris Owens/WoO A gasp echoed over the field of 24 thunderous Sprint Cars raging around the 4/10-mile Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Goliath fell. David won. Seventeen-year-old Giovanni Scelzi did the unthinkable. He passed a dominate Kyle Larson in the closing laps of night one of the United Rentals Patriot Nationals at The Dirt Track at Charlotte Friday night. In doing so, he claimed his second World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series…

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Rahmer Wires Sprints For Williams Grove Paxton Tribute, Halligan Takes 358s

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Rahmer Wires Sprints For Williams Grove Paxton Tribute, Halligan Takes 358s Story By: Shaun Brouse/Williams Grove Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Mechanicsburg, PA – Freddie Rahmer wired the field for the win in Friday night’s Lynn Paxton Tribute race for 410 sprints at Williams Grove Speedway. Rahmer collected $4,771 for the victory, the seventh of his young career at the oval. In the 358 sprint feature, Jeff Halligan took the lead from Rodney Westhafer late to pick up his second career speedway win. Rahmer drove to his win from the pole of the main that honored former three-time track champion…

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NASHVILLE FAIRGROUNDS SPEEDWAY GETS DIRTY FOR THE MUSIC CITY OUTLAW NATIONALS

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NASHVILLE FAIRGROUNDS SPEEDWAY GETS DIRTY FOR THE MUSIC CITY OUTLAW NATIONALS Story By: Nick Graziano/WoO Photos By: Dan DeMarco & Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com Putting dirt on top of asphalt is nothing new for the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series; the practice dates back decades prior to the formation of the series. Bringing The Greatest Show on Dirt to the historic Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway on the other hand, is brand new. The planning process began in 2018, long before the first dump truck full of Tennessee clay was dropped onto the quarter-mile bullring at the historic venue. While…

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HOOSIER HUNDRED’S SUNSET BELONGS TO SUNSHINE

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HOOSIER HUNDRED'S SUNSET BELONGS TO SUNSHINE Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photo By: Dallas Breeze/USAC Indianapolis, Indiana (May 23, 2019)………Bravery, machismo, bravado, call it what you will. On a late restart with seven laps remaining, Tyler Courtney used every ounce of it in his figurative tank to rip around near-race-long leader Kevin Thomas, Jr. to win a bittersweet "Hoosier Hundred" Thursday night, in the final running of the event at the Indiana State Fairgrounds. Courtney, the Indianapolis, Ind. native whose parents were part of the promotion team for the 2005 Hoosier Hundred, kept pace with Thomas, following him…

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John Rich’s Redneck Riviera Welcomes World of Outlaws Race Fans to Downtown Nashville During Music City Outlaw Nationals

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John Rich’s Redneck Riviera Welcomes World of Outlaws Race Fans to Downtown Nashville During Music City Outlaw Nationals Story By: Nick Graziano/WoO Photos By: Harry Meeks & Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com NASHVILLE, TN — May 23, 2019 — Music and racing have a long history together that will be amped up during the Music City Outlaw Nationals May 31-June 1 in Nashville. While the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Cars make their inaugural appearance at the Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway, the party will no doubt spread across the city. Nowhere will it be bigger than John Rich’s Redneck Riviera, which will…

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USAC AMSOIL SPRINT CAR NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP EASTERN STORM OPENS AT GRANDVIEW TUESDAY NIGHT, JUNE 11, $10,000 TO WIN JESSE HOCKETT CLASSIC

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THERE’S A STORM HEADING EAST. . . . . . . . . .. USAC AMSOIL SPRINT CAR NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP EASTERN STORM OPENS AT GRANDVIEW TUESDAY NIGHT, JUNE 11, $10,000 TO WIN JESSE HOCKETT CLASSIC Story By: Bob Miller/TOTH Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA . . . . .Rain and bad weather has not been a friend to local short track racing of late, but all race fans welcome and look forward to this storm, the thirteenth annual EASTERN STORM for the USAC AMSOIL Non-Wing Sprint Cars, and it’s coming to the Grandview Speedway on Tuesday night, June 11…

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Ryan Smith Battles Outlaw Swing

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Ryan Smith Battles Outlaw Swing Story By: Mandee Pauch/MPR Photos By: Dan DeMarco & Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com Mandee Pauch Relations – May 22, 2019 – Ryan Smith and Heffner Racing had a busy weekend with the World of Outlaws in town. It was an up and down challenge for the No.72 team but they didn’t let it slow them down. The World of Outlaw Sprint Cars made the trip to the northeast this past week where they opened up Wednesday evening at Lincoln Speedway. “We started third in the heat race and had a shot at second,” noted Smith. “I was…

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DAVE STEELE CARB NIGHT CLASSIC ENTRY LIST RELEASED

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DAVE STEELE CARB NIGHT CLASSIC ENTRY LIST RELEASED Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: David Nearpass/USAC Brownsburg, Indiana (May 22, 2019)………Six past USAC Silver Crown winners at Lucas Oil Raceway are ready to roll this Friday, May 24, in the "Dave Steele Carb Night Classic" at the .686-mile paved oval in Brownsburg, Ind. Those six drivers make up a total of 15 Silver Crown wins at LOR, led by Tanner Swanson of Kingsburg, Calif. who owns five victories between 2013 and 2016, including the May race in three-straight years between 2014 and 2016. With another victory, he…

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Memorial Day weekend triple-header on deck for All Star Circuit of Champions

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Memorial Day weekend triple-header on deck for All Star Circuit of Champions Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com BROWNSBURG, Ind. (May 22, 2019) - Memorial Day weekend in the Buckeye State will be action-packed, to say the least, as Tony Stewart’s Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 is set to invade three tracks over the course of three days, each awarding a $5,000 top prize for a $15,000 possibility. Considering Mother Nature has intervened during all prior attempts to invade Ohio in 2019, the Memorial Day weekend triple-header will be the first…

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Danny Dietrich wins World of Outlaws debut at 3/8-mile Bridgeport Speedway

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Danny Dietrich wins World of Outlaws debut at 3/8-mile Bridgeport Speedway Story By: Nick Graziano/WoO Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com Sweat masked Danny Dietrich’s face. His breathing adjusted to the need for an extra pocket of air. His boisterous posture tired, but a smile stayed. The Gettysburg, Pa. native wore the appearance of a lonely diver seconds after surviving a shark attack. And in his own way, he did. Dietrich won his fifth World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series victory Tuesday night in the Series’ debut at the 3/8-mile Bridgeport Speedway. To claim it, he fended off attacks…

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Brad Sweet, KKR look to build momentum during Memorial Day weekend for summer stretch

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Brad Sweet, KKR look to build momentum during Memorial Day weekend for summer stretch Story By: Nick Graziano/WoO Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC – Kasey Kahne Racing is heading home. And just in time. The World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series is gearing up for a busy Memorial Day weekend. The inaugural doubleheader United Rentals Patriot Nationals at The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway will be on Friday, May 24, and Saturday, May 25, and the Memorial Day Spectacular presented by KOI Auto Parts at Lawrenceburg Speedway on Monday, May 27. The trip back to…

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Lance Dewease out duels Donny Schatz for the Morgan Cup at Williams Grove Speedway

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Lance Dewease out duels Donny Schatz for the Morgan Cup at Williams Grove Speedway Story By: Nick Graziano/WoO Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com The battle for the Morgan Cup at Williams Grove Speedway Saturday night turned into the title match of the century between the World of Outlaws and PA Posse. One the front row of the 30-lap World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series Feature, representing the World of Outlaws was 10-time Series champion Donny Schatz and next to him, on the pole, representing the PA Posse was Lance Dewease – whose won more races than anyone at…

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DREVICKI GRABS SECOND USAC EAST COAST SPRINT WIN OF SEASON AT BIG DIAMOND

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DREVICKI GRABS SECOND USAC EAST COAST SPRINT WIN OF SEASON AT BIG DIAMOND Story By: Jenna Shotz/USAC EC Photo By: Steve Koletar After fighting off an evening thunderstorm, a stellar field of 31 Rapid Tire USAC East Coast 360 Sprint Cars jammed the pit area at the Big Diamond Speedway for a fantastic night of open wheel racing. Following the top eight redraw, Timmy Buckwalter in his new Gallagher 5g ride, and sprint car rookie Tyler Brehm would share the front row of the talented 20 car feature field and lead them to green. Buckwalter would quickly jump out to…

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WINDOM FIRST TO REPEAT IN USAC SPRINT WIN AT TRI-CITY

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WINDOM FIRST TO REPEAT IN USAC SPRINT WIN AT TRI-CITY Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photo By: David Nearpass/USAC Granite City, Illinois (May 17, 2019)………In a season with so much parity, the first winner of 2019 became the first repeat winner of the season as Chris Windom outdueled Carson Short in a wild Brandt "River Town Showdown" USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car feature Friday night at Tri-City Speedway. In a race of attrition and heart-stopping sliders, Windom and Short were the class of the field in the end with each going after the other's jugular in a see-saw…

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COURTNEY CHALKS UP HISTORY IN TRI-CITY MIDGET WIN

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COURTNEY CHALKS UP HISTORY IN TRI-CITY MIDGET WIN Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photo By: David Nearpass/USAC Granite City, Illinois (May 17, 2019)………Tyler Courtney's early-season USAC NOS Energy Drink Midget National Championship prowess has been paramount, and with his fourth win in the first six races of the season, he became the first driver to ever accomplish the feat following his victory in Friday night's Brandt "River Town Showdown" opener at Tri-City Speedway. Additionally, Courtney backed up his USAC Sprint Car win from a year ago by winning his first USAC NOS Energy Drink Midget National Championship feature…

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David Gravel rides low line to Morgan Cup first round win

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David Gravel rides low line to Morgan Cup first round win Story By: Nick Graziano/WoO Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com MECHANICSBURG, PA – May 17, 2019 – A simple point of the finger by Jason Sides gave David Gravel the assistance he needed to go on and win his third World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series race this season. Gravel lost the lead to Daryn Pittman at the start of the 25-lap Williams Grove Speedway Feature and 10 laps later lost second to Pennsylvanian Danny Dietrich. It looked like Gravel may have to settle for his second third-place…

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EAST COAST SPRINT DOUBLEHEADER WEEKEND HITS BIG DIAMOND, GRANDVIEW

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EAST COAST SPRINT DOUBLEHEADER WEEKEND HITS BIG DIAMOND, GRANDVIEW Story By: Jenna Shotz/USAC EC Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com Speedway, Indiana (May 16, 2019)………The USAC Rapid Tire East Coast Sprint Cars' Pennsylvania doubleheader weekend begins Friday, May 17, with the first of three visits this season to Big Diamond Speedway, then follow up it a night later with their lone visit of the season to Grandview Speedway on Saturday, May 18. Ringoes, New Jersey's Ryan Godown and Mary D, Pennsylvania's Joey Biasi captured the two Big Diamond visits a year ago in Pottsville, Pa. Saturday marks the first-ever visit for the…

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TONY HULMAN CLASSIC PREVIEW – MAY 22

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TONY HULMAN CLASSIC PREVIEW - MAY 22 Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Tommy Hein/RacersGuide.com Terre Haute, Indiana (May 16, 2019)………No single race has a longer tenure on the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car schedule than the "Tony Hulman Classic" at western Indiana's Terre Haute Action Track. The grand event arrives at its 49th annual edition on Wednesday, May 22, at the legendary half-mile dirt oval at the Wabash Valley Fairgrounds with five former winners gunning to grab the coveted rifle awarded to the race winner. Tyler Courtney is the defending winner of the "Hulman Classic," leading…

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Jason Johnson Racing grant 8-year-old’s wish to join a race team

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Jason Johnson Racing grant 8-year-old’s wish to join a race team Story By: Nick Graziano/WoO Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com & Finishline Productions ABBOTTSTOWN, PA – Eight-year-old Ayden Gora experienced his first World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series victory at Lincoln Speedway Wednesday night. Race fans lined the grandstand fence, clapping and cheering in unison. Photographers flooded the front stretch, searching for the best angled shot of Gora, grinning wide, with the checkered flag in hand in front of the No. 41 Jason Johnson Racing car. And his parents stood off to the side, grinning just as wide. It was…

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Lance Dewease out duels World of Outlaws for PA Posse victory at Lincoln Speedway

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Lance Dewease out duels World of Outlaws for PA Posse victory at Lincoln Speedway Story By: Nick Graziano/WoO Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com ABBOTTSTOWN, PA – Thousands of fans lined the straightaway fence at Lincoln Speedway Wednesday night, testing the limit of how close they can get to pushing themselves through. A faint cheer could be heard from the end of the line when the No. 69K of Lance Dewease came into sight, rounding the corner of turn four. The cheers and screams became a tidal wave down the front stretch as Dewease slowly rolled into Victory for the Gettysburg Clash…

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Nearly $330,000 at Stake During Nine-Day Span for World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Cars May 24 through June 1

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SEEING GREEN: Nearly $330,000 at Stake During Nine-Day Span for World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Cars May 24 through June 1 Story By: Nick Graziano/WoO Photos By: Tommy Hein/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC – In just over a week’s span the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series will make history hosting two new doubleheader events in May and paying out close to $330,000 over nine days. The stretch begins at The Dirt Track at Charlotte with the World of Outlaws in the inaugural Patriot Nationals doubleheader Friday, May 24, and Saturday, May 25, and a purse of…

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TRI-CITY USAC AMSOIL SPRINT CAR RIVER TOWN SHOWDOWN PREVIEW

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TRI-CITY USAC AMSOIL SPRINT CAR RIVER TOWN SHOWDOWN PREVIEW Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Cameron Neveu/USAC Granite City, Illinois (May 13, 2019)………Tyler Courtney's 18 wins have come at numerous racetracks in his USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car career, 13 to be precise. After a few bumps in the road in the early going of the season, the defending series champ got off the relative schneid last Friday with his first series win of 2019, just in time to hit another venue he's already conquered in his still-young career, Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, Ill., this Friday and Saturday,…

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Brent Marks looks for season rejuvenation during Northeast swing

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Brent Marks looks for season rejuvenation during Northeast swing Story By: Nick Graziano/WoO Photos By: Dan DeMarco & Tommy Hein/RacersGuide.com ABBOTTSTOWN, PA – Brent Marks’ 2019 World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series season hasn’t gone as planned. But the Pennsylvanian is aiming to change that beginning Wednesday night at Lincoln Speedway in the Gettysburg Clash presented by Drydene. Coming off a career season last year, winning three races, Marks has started the first 14 races of the 2019 season with one top-10, and failed to qualify for two Features. “It hasn’t been very good,” Marks said, about his season. “But…

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WORLD OF OUTLAWS COMES TO DESIGN FOR VISION/SUNGLASS CENTRAL 3/8 MILE AT BRIDGEPORT

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WORLD OF OUTLAWS COMES TO DESIGN FOR VISION/SUNGLASS CENTRAL 3/8 MILE AT BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: Tommy Hein/RacersGuide.com The World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series will come to Bridgeport's Design for Vision/Sunglass Central Speedway on Tuesday, May 21st for their only appearance in the Garden State during the 2019 season. Since 1978, the World of Outlaws have traveled throughout the United States, thrilling Sprint Car fans throughout the country. Almost six million dollars in purses and prize money is up for grabs for the competitors this season - a season that began…

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Daryn Pittman, David Gravel & Carson Macedo Lead New-Look World of Outlaws into Weedsport

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Daryn Pittman, David Gravel & Carson Macedo Lead New-Look World of Outlaws into Weedsport Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Jeff Clemons & Tommy Hein/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (May 13, 2019) – When the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series rolls into Weedsport Speedway this Sunday, May 19, fans may need to double-check their programs and scoring apps. Several team shake-ups in the off-season have led to seat swapping in 2019 and positive results for all involved. Of those making changes, Daryn Pittman has led the way in the early season, riding third in the standings as…

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JEFF MILLER PICKS UP FIRST EVER WEIKERTS LIVESTOCK 410 FEATURE ON RAINY NIGHT

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JEFF MILLER PICKS UP FIRST EVER WEIKERTS LIVESTOCK 410 FEATURE ON RAINY NIGHTStory By Justin Snyder/Port Royal Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com PORT ROYAL, PA- They say the first one is the sweetest! Jeff Miller held off a hard charging Lucas Wolfe and Mother Nature to pick up his first career Weikert’s Livestock 410 Sprint Car victory in his rookie season Saturday night at ‘The Speed Palace’. “I started racing go-carts when I was five and this is what I always wanted to do. I can’t believe it happened this early,” said an excited Miller in victory lane. With rains…

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CONVINCING COURTNEY CRUSHES ELDORA FIELD

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CONVINCING COURTNEY CRUSHES ELDORA FIELD Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Ryan Sellers/USAC Racing Rossburg, Ohio (May 11, 2019)………Over the past two seasons, Tyler Courtney has experienced the feeling of winning in all three of USAC's National divisions at Eldora Speedway. Perhaps none of those performances were as impressive as the one the Indianapolis, Ind. driver turned in during Friday's night one of the USAC AMSOIL Sprint Car National Championship portion of #LetsRaceTwo. Courtney didn't bat an eye having to start from the inside of row four, charging to the front of the field in rapid-fire succession…

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Donny Schatz claims second win of 2019 at Eldora Speedway

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Donny Schatz claims second win of 2019 at Eldora Speedway Story By: Nick Graziano/WoO Photo By: DB3 ROSSBURG, OH – May 10, 2019 – Donny Schatz said he has nothing to prove to anyone. But after leading every lap and winning the caution free 30-lap World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series Feature at Eldora Speedway Friday night, he proved he’s still a dominating threat. “I’m not done,” a jubilated Schatz said after winning his second race of the season – 285th Series win overall. Schatz, in his Tony Stewart Racing car, swept the May #LetsRaceTwo doubleheader at…

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AMSOIL USAC EASTERN STORM QUICKLY APPROACHES, THUNDER SERIES OPENS AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY TUESDAY NIGHT, JUNE 11

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AMSOIL USAC EASTERN STORM QUICKLY APPROACHES, THUNDER SERIES OPENS AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY TUESDAY NIGHT, JUNE 11 Story By: Bob Miller/TOTH Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA (MAY 11, 2019) – The stars of the Amsoil USAC Non-Wing Sprint National Tour only come east one time per year and it all kicks off on Tuesday night, June 11 at the Grandview Speedway in Bechtelsville, PA. The 13th Annual USAC Eastern Storm will invade “the hill” as the first event of the NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series with the hefty $10,000 to win Jesse Hockett Classic. This eye…

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