Sprint Cars & Midgets

INCREASED PURSE FOR PERRIS OVAL NATIONALS ANNOUNCED

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  INCREASED PURSE FOR PERRIS OVAL NATIONALS ANNOUNCED Story By: Richie Murray/USAC Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Perris, California.........(October 2, 2018) Perris Auto Speedway promoter Don Kazarian has announced an increased purse for the west coast's premier sprint car race, the 23rd Annual Budweiser Oval Nationals Presented by All Coast Construction featuring both the USAC AMSOIL National and CRA Sprint Car Series. The race will take place on November 8th, 9th and 10th at the famous Riverside County half-mile clay oval. While first place prize money for the Saturday A-Main will remain at $25,000, second place has increased from $10,000 to…

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USAC MIDGETS ADDED TO WINTER DIRT GAMES TO OPEN 2019 USAC SEASON IN FLORIDA

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USAC MIDGETS ADDED TO WINTER DIRT GAMES TO OPEN 2019 USAC SEASON IN FLORIDA Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Ocala, Florida.........The season-opening kickoff to USAC's 2019 National calendar has expanded with the addition of USAC Midget National Championship racing to the February festivities at Bubba Raceway Park along with the annual appearance by the USAC AMSOIL Sprint Car National Championship. "Winter Dirt Games has annually been one of the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Cars' greatest traditions over the past decade," said Levi Jones, USAC Series Coordinator. "The addition of USAC National Midgets to the…

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USAC SPRINTS TREK TO MISSOURI & KANSAS FOR DOUBLEHEADER WEEKEND

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  USAC SPRINTS TREK TO MISSOURI & KANSAS FOR DOUBLEHEADER WEEKEND AT LAKE OZARK & LAKESIDE Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Speedway, Indiana.........Nearing the end of the season, a team has one of two directions to go. They can rise to the occasion or wither on the vine. This past weekend, we saw at least two drivers rise to the occasion when they needed it the most: Justin Grant and Kevin Thomas, Jr., who are hitting their respective strides as the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Cars move into the month of October where two…

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Lance Dewease Wins Emotional Williams Grove National Open Worth $56,000

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Lance Dewease Wins Emotional Williams Grove National Open Worth $56,000 Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com MECHANICSBURG, PA – September 29, 2018 – The all-time Williams Grove win leader, Lance Dewease, passed Brock Zearfoss on Lap 24 and never looked back to win his 15th World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Feature of his career. Dewease, full of emotion in Victory Lane, dedicated the $56,000 Champion Racing Oil National Open win to the late, great Greg Hodnett. Daryn Pittman came from eighth to second with Brian Montieth completing the podium at the famous Williams Grove Speedway. Zearfoss…

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MONEYMAN GRANT CASHES 10K ONCE AGAIN AT THE BURG

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MONEYMAN GRANT CASHES 10K ONCE AGAIN AT THE BURG Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Rich Forman/USAC Racing Lawrenceburg, Indiana.........Justin Grant's wait to win his second USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car feature of the season didn't take nearly as long as it took to get his first. Following his first series victory in nearly 16 months on Thursday, the Ione, Calif. native only had to endure two more nights to tally up his next triumph, Saturday's "Fall Nationals" at Lawrenceburg Speedway. The waiting may be the hardest part, but patience does reap its own rewards in the…

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THOMAS A REBEL WITH A CAUSE IN GAS CITY’S JAMES DEAN CLASSIC

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THOMAS A REBEL WITH A CAUSE IN GAS CITY'S JAMES DEAN CLASSIC Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Ryan Sellers & Rich Forman/USAC Racing Gas City, Indiana.........James Dean was a rebel, one not exactly keen on following the rules. At least that's how the 1950s movie star's iconic roles were portrayed on the silver screen. Friday night at Gas City I-69 Speedway's "James Dean Classic," Kevin Thomas, Jr. showed his rebellious side, not being content to follow in second. Instead, he strayed from the path and created his own way to glory for his sixth USAC AMSOIL…

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Scelzi Becomes Youngest World of Outlaws Winner in Series History on Night One of the Williams Grove National Open

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Gio Scelzi Becomes Youngest World of Outlaws Winner in Series History on Night One of the Williams Grove National Open Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com MECHANICSBURG, PA – September 28, 2018 – On an emotional night in Pennsylvania Posse country, it was neither the locals or Outlaws in Victory Lane, as California phenom Gio Scelzi passed two-time National Open Champion David Gravel to lead Lap 16 and never looked back to win his first career World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Victory on the opening night of the Champion Racing Oil Williams Grove National Open. Scelzi…

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GRANT FINALLY REACHES “THE TOPP” AT SMACKDOWN VII

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GRANT FINALLY REACHES "THE TOPP" AT SMACKDOWN VII Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Travis Branch/USAC Racing Kokomo, Indiana.........Fifty-nine races. 482 days. That's how long it had been since Justin Grant last reached USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car victory lane coming into Thursday night's "Sprint Car Smackdown VII" finale at Kokomo Speedway. Likewise, it had been 43 races and 398 days since TOPP Motorsports last found victory lane themselves, incidentally enough at the "Smackdown" finale in 2017 with driver Tyler Courtney. Fittingly, the conclusion of this 40-lap main event came down to Grant and Courtney, but it…

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USAC SPRINT TRIPLEHEADER HITS KOKOMO-GAS CITY-LAWRENCEBURG THIS WEEKEND

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USAC SPRINT TRIPLEHEADER HITS KOKOMO-GAS CITY-LAWRENCEBURG THIS WEEKEND Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Sure, Indiana Sprint Week has already passed us by just the same as the sun has set on the summertime. Entering Fall, why not an Indiana Sprint Weekend to keep the fires burning, and oh, how they have burned with spectacular action with a special breed of competitors laying the groundwork for an entertaining stretch as we wind down the clock on the Midwest racing calendar. This week's slate of USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car competition takes us to three Hoosierland…

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World of Outlaws to Conclude 40th Anniversary Season in Charlotte at World Finals

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World of Outlaws to Conclude 40th Anniversary Season in Charlotte at World Finals Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Dan DeMarco & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC – September 25, 2018 – The World of Outlaws’ 40th Anniversary Season has been an excellent, yet emotionally trying, year-long journey across the country. The Greatest Show on Dirt has lived up to its name on and off the track during the 2018 season. On track, the enthralling side-by-side action on a nightly basis has been unparalleled, and dirt track racing as a whole is riding a large uptick in general popularity. Off the…

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Brad Sweet Tames Lernerville for Exciting Commonwealth Clash Victory

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Brad Sweet Tames Lernerville for Exciting Commonwealth Clash Victory Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Tommy Hein/RacersGuide.com SARVER, PA – September 23, 2018 - Brad Sweet’s fantastic 2018 season continued Saturday night at Lernerville Speedway when he passed Donny Schatz on Lap 28 to become the fourth and final different leader of the 2018 Commonwealth Clash for his eighth win on the year. Schatz settled for second with former Lernerville track champion Tim Shaffer completing the podium. Daryn Pittman won the Sears Craftsman Dash to earn the pole for the 35-Lap Feature, alongside Tim Shaffer. Pittman jumped out to the early…

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LEARY LEAVES NOTHING ON THE TABLE IN ELDORA SILVER CROWN VICTORY

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LEARY LEAVES NOTHING ON THE TABLE IN ELDORA SILVER CROWN VICTORY Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Rich Forman/USAC Racing Rossburg, Ohio.........C.J. Leary felt he gave one away earlier Saturday night in the USAC Sprint Car portion of the 37th "4-Crown Nationals" at Eldora Speedway. When the time came for him to set foot in his USAC Silver Crown car for the season finale, he made it his life's mission to not let another golden opportunity slip through his fingers. "The top was so treacherous, I kept making little mistakes and throwing the right front into it,"…

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SWANSON REWRITES THE RECORD BOOKS ON WAY TO 4TH SILVER CROWN DRIVING TITLE

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SWANSON REWRITES THE RECORD BOOKS ON WAY TO 4TH SILVER CROWN DRIVING TITLE Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photo By: Rich Forman/USAC Racing Rossburg, Ohio.........Unprecedented is a word you don't hear that often in racing that much. After all, if you've been around for a while, you see records that may seem untouchable, or so many of us thought. When Kody Swanson and the DePalma Motorsports teamed up in 2013, they basically created their own record book, one of which Silver Crown participants will be chasing for years and years. Saturday night at Eldora Speedway, Swanson completed his…

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SUNSHINE STRIKES 10 WITH ELDORA SPRINT WIN

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SUNSHINE STRIKES 10 WITH ELDORA SPRINT WIN Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Rich Forman/USAC Racing Rossburg, Ohio.........To get to double-digits in the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car win column, you must win at Eldora Speedway. Maybe it's an omen, a harbinger or what have you, but history tells us as much. Courtney reiterated that fact Saturday night during the 37th running of the "4-Crown Nationals" presented by NKT.TV, marking just the tenth occasion a driver has reached at least 10 series wins in a season and the 10th of those select drivers in that club to…

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COURTNEY CHARGES TO MIDGET SCORE AT ELDORA

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COURTNEY CHARGES TO MIDGET SCORE AT ELDORA Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Ryan Sellers/USAC Racing Rossburg, Ohio.........Tyler Courtney picked up right where he left the "4-Crown Nationals" stage one year ago, following up a walk-off homer in the Silver Crown race last year with a dominating performance in the USAC P1 Insurance National Midget event Saturday night at Eldora Speedway. The Indianapolis, Ind. native set the tone early, recording quick time in time trials, winning his heat and then leading the final 16 laps to capture the victory worth $5000 in his Clauson-Marshall Racing/Driven 2 Save…

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Brent Marks Caps Emotional Evening with Thrilling Eldora Triumph

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Brent Marks Caps Emotional Evening with Thrilling Eldora Triumph Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photo By: Paul Arch ROSSBURG, OH - September 21, 2018 — On an emotional night at one of the most famous dirt tracks in the world, Brent Marks won a thrilling race, passing fellow Central Pennsylvania Outlaw Logan Schuchart for the lead on Lap 23 and holding off a furious charge from 13th-starting Dave Blaney, Schuchart and 23rd-starting Greg Wilson. It was Marks' third career World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series victory and first at the historic Eldora Speedway. Marks dedicated the win to Greg Hodnett,…

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SECOND ANNUAL TRENTON INDOOR DIRT NATIONALS MICRO ENTRIES TOP 100

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SECOND ANNUAL TRENTON INDOOR DIRT NATIONALS MICRO ENTRIES TOP 100; JUST 20 SPOTS OPEN; TICKETS ON SALE FOR NEWLY ADDED THURSDAY, DECEMBER 13 RACE NIGHT Story By: Ernie Saxton/East Coast Indoor Dirt Nationals Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com TRENTON, NJ September 21, 2018 . . . The phenomenon that is the Trenton Indoor Dirt Nationals just keeps on getting bigger with over 100 of the 600cc wingless Micro Sprint entries already confirmed for the expanded three days of racing. The second annual event, sponsored by Oliver Communications Group, Hoosier Racing Tires, and VP Racing Fuels will again be held at the…

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World of Outlaws to Make Second Appearance at Terre Haute in 12 Years

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World of Outlaws to Make Second Appearance at Terre Haute in 12 Years Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC – September 19, 2018 – The World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series will make its second appearance this decade at the famous Terre Haute Action Track in Terre Haute, IN on Saturday, October 13. The Greatest Show on Dirt will flex its muscles in the heart of non-wing country with the running of the Wabash Classic. The historic Terre Haute Action Track was on the 1980 World of Outlaws schedule, when Rickey Hood claimed the inaugural…

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McDougal TO MAKE SILVER CROWN DEBUT FOR DYSON AT ELDORA

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McDougal TO MAKE SILVER CROWN DEBUT FOR DYSON AT ELDORA Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Rossburg, Ohio.........Jason McDougal has been tabbed as the driver for the Chris Dyson Racing No. 9 when the USAC Silver Crown Champ Car Series arrives at Eldora Speedway September 21-22 for the 37th running of the "4-Crown Nationals" presented by NKT.TV. Dyson, a two-time American LeMans Series champ, has been a frequent competitor with USAC in 2018, serving a dual role as both a car owner and driver. In June, his USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car won the "Eastern Storm" finale at New…

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DUPREE DRIVES INTO VICTORY LANE AS LINEMAN IS CROWNED HAMMER SPORTSMAN CHAMPION AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY

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  DUPREE DRIVES INTO VICTORY LANE AS LINEMAN IS CROWNED HAMMER SPORTSMAN CHAMPION AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY Story By: Mike Wisniewski/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Harry Meeks & Ted Malinowski/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ (September 16, 2018) - At New Egypt Speedway's Championship Night presented by the United States Air Force, Will Dupree scored the win in the Hammer Sportsman feature as Bob Lineman Jr. was crowned the 2018 division champion. In the Crate Modified class, Joe Toth topped the field while Kyle Kania won the points title. Lee Nardelli took the checkered flag in the main event for the Larry's…

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Eliason Gets Second Career Outlaw Win at Calistoga

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Eliason Gets Second Career Outlaw Win at Calistoga Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photo By: Dave Biro/DB3 CALISTOGA, CA – September 15, 2018 – An opportune Yellow Flag allowed Cory Eliason to officially lead all 25 laps Saturday night at Calistoga Speedway for his second career World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series victory. Donny Schatz took the lead off of turn four coming to the White Flag, but the caution negated the pass, forcing Schatz to be relegated back to second, where he finished. Logan Schuchart finished third, his second podium in as many nights at Calistoga. Eliason won the…

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THOMAS EMERGES FROM THE WRECKAGE TO CELEBRATE 3RD HAUBSTADT HUSTLER WIN

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THOMAS EMERGES FROM THE WRECKAGE TO CELEBRATE 3RD HAUBSTADT HUSTLER WIN Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Neil Cavanaugh/USAC Racing Haubstadt, Indiana.........An unprecedented accomplishment deserves an unprecedented celebration in Kevin Thomas, Jr.'s book. Just moments after taking the checkered flag to become the first three-time winner of the "Haubstadt Hustler" at Tri-State Speedway, Thomas found himself sandwiched between a pile of racecars in turn one with heavy damage to the front end of his Dynamics, Inc./Mean Green - Jonathan Byrd/DRC/Speedway Chevy. If it had been one lap earlier, it would've been a devastating heartbreaker for the Cullman,…

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Daryn Pittman Scores 8th Win of 2018 in Dramatic Fashion at Calistoga

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Daryn Pittman Scores 8th Win of 2018 in Dramatic Fashion at Calistoga Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photo By: Dave Biro/DB3 CALISTOGA, CA – September 14, 2018 – Daryn Pittman held off Logan Schuchart by a car-length to win his 8th World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Feature of 2018 Friday night at Calistoga Speedway. Pittman led all 25 laps but shredded a right rear immediately after the checkered and limped his Kasey Kahne Racing No.9 to the scales and to Victory Lane. Schuchart settled for second, just 0.133 seconds behind Pittman, with Rico Abreu completing the podium. Daryn Pittman…

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Carson Macedo on top at Outlaw Speedway

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Carson Macedo on top at Outlaw Speedway Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com DUNDEE, N.Y. (September 14, 2018) - Lemoore, California’s Carson Macedo has certainly become fond of the state of New York, now with three Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 victories in the Empire State, his third of the year accomplished in fantastic fashion during action at Outlaw Speedway in Dundee on Friday evening. Macedo, driver of the familiar Gaerte/Norman No. 3G, earned his trip to victory lane with less than two circuits remaining, utilizing a slide job through turns three…

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BACON POURS IT ON IN HURTUBISE CLASSIC VICTORY

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BACON POURS IT ON IN HURTUBISE CLASSIC VICTORY Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Ryan Sellers/USAC Racing Terre Haute, Indiana.........It's certainly been a whirlwind week-plus of highs for Brady Bacon. Last Thursday, he picked up a victory worth $15,000 in the BC39 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. On Monday, he became a father for the third time with the birth of daughter, Linley. And Friday, he hit the jackpot once again, winning his second career "Jim Hurtubise Classic" USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car feature at the Terre Haute Action Track. "They say when it rains, it pours,…

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Brad Sweet Masters Lapped Traffic En Route to $20,000 Placerville Victory

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Brad Sweet Masters Lapped Traffic En Route to $20,000 Placerville Victory Story By: Anthony Corini/Woo Photo By: Tim Aylwin/WoO PLACERVILLE, CA – September 12, 2018 – Brad Sweet passed Rico Abreu on Lap 8, was masterful through heavy lapped traffic, and held off Sheldon Haudenschild in a Green-White-Checkered finish to win the 49er Gold Rush Classic Presented by Riebes NAPA Auto Parts at Placerville Speedway. The win was Sweet’s 7th of the season and worth $20,000. Haudenschild kept the fans on the edge of their seat and came home second with local Andy Forsberg, who scored $2000 for setting Quick…

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DELPHI DEMOLITION JOINS MASS AS CHAMPIONSHIP NIGHT SPONSOR FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14TH AT GRANDVIEW

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DELPHI DEMOLITION JOINS AS CHAMPIONSHIP NIGHT RACE SPONSOR FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14TH AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY; $500 TO WIN, $165 TO START --PLUS!-- $250 IN LAP MONEY! Story By: ERIKA PALMAI WAGNER/MASS Photos By: Ted Malinowski/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA - With the 2018 season winding down to a close with a heated points battle finally coming to an end this Friday, September 14th at Grandview Speedway, the Delaware Auto Exchange Mid-Atlantic Sprint Series has partnered with Sewell, NJ's Delphi Contracting & Demolition to raise the stakes on Championship Night! Delphi Contracting has upped the purse an extra $1000, making it $500 to win…

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Arctic Cat All Stars presented by Mobil 1 Heads To Outlaw and Selinsgrove

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Arctic Cat All Stars presented by Mobil 1 will visit Outlaw and Selinsgrove during two-day road trip Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com BROWNSBURG, Ind. (September 12, 2018) - Tony Stewart’s Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 will return to New York and Pennsylvania during their upcoming weekend schedule, first setting aim on an oval just south of the Finger Lakes in Central New York, followed by a return to Pennsylvania Posse Country. The weekend doubleheader will award a total winner’s share equaling $15,000 which includes a $10,000 payday for the winner of…

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USAC SPRINT DOUBLEHEADER WEEKEND SLIDES INTO TERRE HAUTE AND HAUBSTADT

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USAC SPRINT DOUBLEHEADER WEEKEND SLIDES INTO TERRE HAUTE AND HAUBSTADT Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dick Ayers/RacersGuide.com A USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car doubleheader weekend in the state of Indiana begins a stretch of five consecutive weekends of racing that could be the ascent for some and the downfall for others in the championship chase as we watch, with a keen eye, toward those drivers occupying the top-three of the standings. Entering the weekend's races Friday, Sept. 14 at the Terre Haute Action Track and Saturday, Sept. 15 at Tri-State Speedway in Haubstadt, Kevin Thomas, Jr.…

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Brad Sweet Gets His 6th of the Year in Front of Hometown Crowd at Silver Dollar Speedway

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Brad Sweet Gets His 6th of the Year in Front of Hometown Crowd at Silver Dollar Speedway Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photo By: Dave Biro/DB3 CHICO, CA – September 7, 2018 – Grass Valley, California native Brad Sweet passed Tim Kaeding on Lap 17 and powered around a Kaeding slide job in the Green-White-Checkered finish to win his sixth World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Feature of 2018. Tim Kaeding, aboard a second Sides Motorsports entry, settled for second and his brother Bud Kaeding completed the podium. Tim Kaeding, fresh off of a fifth-place finish at the Knoxville Nationals,…

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Freddie Rahmer earns Night Before The Tuscarora 50 win at Port Royal Speedway

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Freddie Rahmer earns Night Before The Tuscarora 50 win at Port Royal Speedway Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com PORT ROYAL, Pa. (September 7, 2018) - Snapping a Lance Dewease win streak of five consecutive Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 victories at the Juniata County Fairgrounds half-mile, Salfordville, Pennsylvania’s Freddie Rahmer is a main event winner at Port Royal Speedway, holding off a pair of Pennsylvania hotshoes for the Night Before The Tuscarora 50 presented by Tedd Reitz crown worth $5,000. Although dominate for much of the 30 turned 31-lap main event,…

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EAST COAST INDOOR DIRT NATIONALS EXPANDS TO THREE DAYS

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EAST COAST INDOOR DIRT NATIONALS EXPANDS TO THREE DAYS Story By: Ernie Saxton/East Coast Dirt Nationals Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com TRENTON, NJ September 7, 2018 . . . The second Annual East Coast Indoor Dirt Nationals has been expanded to a third night of racing to accommodate new racers interested in competing. The event featuring the 600cc wingless Micro Sprints will again be held at the CURE Insurance Arena in Trenton, N.J. with racing on Thursday, Friday and Saturday night December 13th - 15th. Racing will start at 7PM on Thursday and Friday, 5PM on Saturday. Entries will be split…

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360 Sprint Cars Join Short Track Super Series Modifieds Thursday, October 18 At Orange County Fair Speedway

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360 Sprint Cars Join Short Track Super Series Modifieds Thursday, October 18 At Orange County Fair Speedway Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY – The kickoff to Eastern States Weekend has gotten even more exciting. On Thursday, October 18, Orange County Fair Speedway will host the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco in the Behrent’s Performance Warehouse ‘Hard Clay Finale’ honoring Rich Eurich. This 50-lap big-block/small-block Modified event offers $10,000 to win and $1,000 to take the green flag. And there’s more! The Modifieds will now be joined by 360 Sprint…

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Donny Schatz Does It Again at Willamette Speedway

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Donny Schatz Does It Again at Willamette Speedway Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photo By: Dave Biro/DB3 LEBANON, OR – September 5, 2018 – Donny Schatz won for the second time in 48 hours, passing Logan Schuchart on Lap 14 to win his 19th World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Feature of 2018 Wednesday at Willamette Speedway in the Series lone visit to Oregon. Schuchart, who passed Schatz on Lap 4 and led 10 laps, settled for second with David Gravel completing the podium. Overcoming a mediocre Qualifying effort, Schatz was able to come from fourth to second in his…

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RYAN NEWMAN TO RACE VANCE/ARISTOCRAT CROWN CAR IN SATURDAY ‘S VOGLER CLASSIC

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RYAN NEWMAN TO RACE VANCE/ARISTOCRAT CROWN CAR IN SATURDAY 'S VOGLER CLASSIC Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photo By: Rich Forman/USAC Racing Brownsburg, Indiana.........Ryan Newman has been tabbed as the driver to wheel the Johnny Vance/Aristocrat Products No. 2 this Saturday, September 8, when the USAC Silver Crown Champ Car Series makes its second and final appearance of the season for the "Rich Vogler Classic" at Lucas Oil Raceway in Brownsburg, Ind. Newman, whose racing accolades include the 1999 USAC Silver Crown title, plus the 2008 Daytona 500 and 2013 Brickyard 400 crowns, has been a regular competitor…

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WISE WINS PURSUIT, BRIGHT HIGH POINT MAN IN BC39 OPENER

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WISE WINS PURSUIT, BRIGHT HIGH POINT MAN IN BC39 OPENER Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Speedway, Indiana.........Wednesday's opening night of the Driven2SaveLives "BC39" presented by NOS Energy Drink began a new era of racing at the Dirt Track at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, set inside turn three of the surrounding world-famous 2.5-mile paved oval. 15-year-old Zeb Wise captured the victory in the Stoops Pursuit, a 20-lap elimination race in which you would be eliminated if you were passed. Coming to the white flag, the Angola, Ind. native went on the offense, sliding by Alex Bright in turn four on…

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All Star Circuit of Champions to invade the ‘Speed Palace’ for historic Tuscarora 50 weekend

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All Star Circuit of Champions to invade the ‘Speed Palace’ for historic Tuscarora 50 weekend MAVTV Motorsports Network will be on hand to capture both days of Tuscarora weekend for future broadcast Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com BROWNSBURG, Ind. (September 5, 2018) - The Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 and the world-renown Pennsylvania Posse will face-off yet again in the heart of the Keystone State, but this time battling head-to-head for one of sprint car racing’s most sought-after prizes; the Tuscarora 50. Awarding a grand prize equaling $51,000 in 2018, the…

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HAMILTON JR. TO RACE FOR RPM/GORMLY IN SATURDAY’S VOGLER CLASSIC

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HAMILTON JR. TO RACE FOR RPM/GORMLY IN SATURDAY'S VOGLER CLASSIC Story By: Richie Murray/USAC Racing Photo By: Rich Forman/USAC Racing Brownsburg, Indiana.........Davey Hamilton, Jr. will make his USAC Silver Crown Champ Car season debut this Saturday, September 8, when the series returns to Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis for the "Rich Vogler Classic." The 21-year-old Boise, Idaho native will compete in a familiar car, the No. 98 for the RPM/Fred Gormly team, which captured the 2016 Silver Crown title with driver Chris Windom. Hamilton made four starts for the team during the 2017 season with a best finish of 5th…

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Donny Schatz Scores 18th Victory of 2018 at Grays Harbor

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Donny Schatz Scores 18th Victory of 2018 at Grays Harbor Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photo By: Dave Biro/WoO ELMA, WA – September 3, 2018 – Donny Schatz continued his recent dominance at Grays Harbor Raceway, leading all 30 laps en route to his 18th World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Victory of the 2018 season and fourth in his last five starts at Grays Harbor. Daryn Pittman threw everything he had at Schatz but settled for second with David Gravel surging late to complete the podium. Schatz won the Sears Craftsman Dash, earning the pole for the 30-lap affair…

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REUTZEL TUNES FOR PORT ROYAL TUSCARORA 50 WITH LABOR DAY SPRINTS WIN

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AARON REUTZEL TUNES FOR PORT ROYAL TUSCARORA 50 WITH LABOR DAY SPRINTS WIN Fedder and Boozel take stock cars Story By: Port Royal Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com PORT ROYAL, Pa. – Clute, Texas’ Aaron Reutzel tuned up for this weekend’s 51st annual Tuscarora 50 races at Port Royal Speedway on Monday afternoon to claim the 67th annual Foss Jewelers Labor Day Classic for 410 sprint cars at Port Royal Speedway. Reutzel and his No. 87 Mike Baughman owned team hit the road immediately following All Stars Circuit of Champions Sprints action in Ohio on Sunday night and arrived at…

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GAS CITY & KOKOMO THE HOT TICKET FOR USAC SPRINTS THIS FRI./SUN.

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GAS CITY & KOKOMO THE HOT TICKET FOR USAC SPRINTS THIS FRI./SUN. Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com An Indiana state double-dip for the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Cars is on tap this weekend with a pair of events on Friday, September 7, at Gas City I-69 Speedway and Sunday, September 9, at Kokomo Speedway. The Gas City trip marks the return of the series to the quarter-mile oval for the first time since July of 2017 when Greenfield, Indiana's C.J. Leary emerged with the victory in a wild one, passing Robert Ballou with five…

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SILVER CROWN STARS ARRIVE SATURDAY AT LOR FOR VOGLER CLASSIC

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SILVER CROWN STARS ARRIVE SATURDAY AT LOR FOR VOGLER CLASSIC Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photo By: David Nearpass/USAC Racing Brownsburg, Indiana.........The penultimate USAC Silver Crown Champ Car race on the 2018 calendar brings the series back to the blacktop for the final time this year on the tricky, paved .686-mile Lucas Oil Raceway, located west of Indianapolis Saturday, September 8, for the "Rich Vogler Classic." Over the last decade, the three dominant figures at the track in Silver Crown competition at LOR have been namely brothers Tanner Swanson, Kody Swanson and Bobby Santos. Tanner put on a…

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Cory Haas Wins Williams Grove Speedway Billy Kimmel Memorial

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Cory Haas Wins Williams Grove Speedway Billy Kimmel Memorial Scott Dellinger sweeps Super Sportsman Main Story By: Shaun Brouse/Williams Grove Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Cory Haas led every circuit to win the Sunday night Williams Grove Speedway Billy Kimmel Memorial 25-lap 410 Sprint Car feature. Brandon Rahmer and Cory Haas shared the front row for the start of the feature. Haas was in front in the first corner with fourth-place starter Lucas Wolfe moving into second. By the fourth lap, Haas had a 10-length advantage. Within the next two laps, Wolfe narrowed the lead down to three lengths. During…

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Tim Shaffer earns Pete Jacobs Memorial title worth $10,000 at Wayne County Speedway

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Tim Shaffer earns Pete Jacobs Memorial title worth $10,000 at Wayne County Speedway Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com ORRVILLE, Ohio (September 2, 2018) - An emotional victory for Demyan-Rudzik Racing crew chief, Cody Jacobs, the ‘Steel City Outlaw’ Tim Shaffer picked up right where he left off two days prior and earned his second Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 victory in three starts, this time earning the annual Pete Jacobs Memorial title at Wayne County Speedway worth $10,000. Dominating the feature field once taking command for the first time on lap…

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Larry Wight Wins Two Fulton Speedway Main Events And Modified Track Championship

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Larry Wight Wins Two Fulton Speedway Main Events And Modified Track Championship Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com FULTON, NY – Saturday at the Fulton Speedway Larry Wight had a race night that he, his race team or his fans won’t soon forget on the final points night of the 2018 season. In the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints Wight went from huge engine issues to start the night, to an engine change, winning the B-Main and finally winning one of the closet A-Mains in the history of ESS where the top-three were separated by 0.075 of…

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McDOUGAL WINS FIRST WITH LATE RACE PASS OF ROOMIE AT I-55

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McDOUGAL WINS FIRST WITH LATE RACE PASS OF ROOMIE AT I-55 Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Rich Forman/USAC Pevely, Missouri.........Back at the end of May, Jason McDougal moved from his Broken Arrow, Oklahoma home to the state of Indiana to further his racing career. Sight unseen, at the invitation of fellow racer Kevin Thomas, Jr., McDougal became roommates with Thomas and his wife Whitney at their home. Fast forward to Saturday night and the final restart with five laps remaining in the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car debut at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55. McDougal…

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Carson Macedo claims Dirt Classic Ohio finale at Attica Raceway Park

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Carson Macedo claims Dirt Classic Ohio finale at Attica Raceway Park Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com ATTICA, Ohio (September 1, 2018) - Close on so many occasions, Lemoore, California’s Carson Macedo finally earned his way to Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 victory lane at Attica Raceway Park, this team utilizing the pole position to score the 2018 Dirt Classic Ohio finale worth $5,000. For Macedo, the All Star triumph at the home of ‘Ohio’s Finest Racing’ bumped his career total to five with the Tony Stewart-owned organization, all of which taking…

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AJ FLICK OWNS PORT ROYAL SPRINTS IN FAIR OPENER

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AJ FLICK OWNS PORT ROYAL SPRINTS IN FAIR OPENER, TYLER BARE WINS RENNINGER RACE Derick Garman and Will Brunson get companion stock car wins 108 Cars Pack Port Royal Pits For Juniata County Fair Opener Story By: Port Royal Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com PORT ROYAL, Pa. – AJ Flick of Apollo became an official member of the Pennsylvania Posse on Saturday night at Port Royal Speedway, taking his first career Port Royal Speedway and Central Pennsylvania sprint car victory worth $3,600 in the 164th annual Juniata County Fair Opener. To get the win, Flick had to pass Joey Hershey…

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COURTNEY DELIVERS A STONE COLD PERFORMANCE IN GRANITE CITY

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COURTNEY DELIVERS A STONE COLD PERFORMANCE IN GRANITE CITY Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Rich Forman/USAC Racing Granite City, Illinois.........Tyler Courtney hasn't visited Tri-City Speedway that often throughout his racing career. In fact, Friday night marked just the fourth visit to the 3/8-mile dirt oval for the Indianapolis, Indiana driver. But, each time, it's been in a different type of car, from a micro, to a midget and to a winged sprint car. Yet, it doesn't seem to matter what type of track Courtney visits this year. If it has a victory lane, seemingly, Courtney knows…

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Tim Shaffer wins Dirt Classic Ohio opener at Attica Raceway Park

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Tim Shaffer wins Dirt Classic Ohio opener at Attica Raceway Park Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com ATTICA, Ohio (August 31, 2018) - Adding to an illustrious career resume that now includes 63 Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 victories, the ‘Steel City Outlaw’ Tim Shaffer opened the 2018 Dirt Classic Ohio at Attica Raceway Park with a victory, this time holding off Lemoore, California’s Carson Macedo and Republic, Ohio’s Cap Henry to do so. The $5,000 victory was Shaffer’s seventh at the Attica highbanks during All Star competition, taking the lead officially…

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