Sprint Cars & Midgets

“Gold Crown” Midgets Now Labor Day Weekend! Sprints Add October Date at Kentucky Lake

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By Dick Jordan One new date and a rescheduled date for 2015 capture the headlines as USAC's 2015 racing schedules continue to sport new looks. Race organizers Kevin and Tammy Gundaker are excited about the 2015 "Gold Crown Midget Nationals" at their Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, Ill. Their excitement stems from the move from October to the Labor Day weekend after weather adversely influenced the events in recent years. This year's Honda USAC National Midget races will occur on Friday and Saturday September 4 and 5. Defending champion of the Gold Crown Midget Nationals is Christopher Bell, who claimed…

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2015 Debuts with Canyon’s “Winter Challenge” Openers

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by Dick Jordan The 4rd Annual "Winter Challenge" opens the next two weeks in Arizona as the 2015 USAC racing season gets under way with a flourish. The USAC West Coast and Southwest Sprint Cars will compete in five races at two Arizona dirt tracks to kick off the year. Races at Canyon Raceway Park in Peoria are slated this week (January 23-24-25) and Tucson's USA Raceway hosts the Jan. 30 and 31 events. E & K Construction of Phoenix has posted a $5,000 points fund to be distributed among the top five Winter Challenge Series point earners and the…

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ATQMRA to Race 16 events at Borger’s Speedway

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(SAYLORSBURG, PA 1-18-15) The American Three Quarter Midget Racing Association (ATQMRA) is about to embark on one of its most ambitious schedules in years thanks in part to inking 16 race dates at Borger’s Speedway. The plan to compete at the paved 1/7-mile oval located in Saylorsburg came after several in-depth discussions over the past few months between track promoter Brendan O’Connor and club officers with the main objective to pair the cars of the ATQMRA with the 600cc/TQ’s that run regularly at Borger’s. Thus in a mutual agreement it was decided to allow the two classes to race together,…

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MOWA Welcomes Vahlco Wheels as “Hard Luck Award” Sponsor

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By MOWA Media (media@ciltrak.com) Springfield, IL (January 8, 2015) – The Midwest Open Wheel Association (MOWA) is proud to announce Vahlco Wheels as the presenting sponsor of the “Hard Luck Award” in 2015 for the Neal Tire Sprint Car Series presented by Casey’s General Stores. MOWA officials will select the nightly recipient of the Vahlco Wheels Hard Luck Award and that racer will receive a new front Vahlco Wheel at each of the 25 series events in 2015. Taylor Weld of Vahlco Wheels states, “We are excited to work with Jeremy and be part of the Neal Tire Sprint Car…

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Rico Abreu Wins the Chili Bowl

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(Photo Credit: Mike Spivey) TULSA, Okla. (January 17, 2015) Saturday night at the Chili Bowl was one for the record books, as California's Rico Abreu raced to his first triumph in the finale of the 29th annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Midget Nationals presented by General Tire, delivering car owner, Keith Kunz, his first Golden Driller since 2002. "I just tried to stay as patient as I could. You know the race is a not a long race, but it is a long race. For a few laps I just kind of got after it just to see where we…

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Low Cost Fuel is Good for Fans and Racers Headed to A.C Indoor Racing Event

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THE LURE OF THRILLING AUTO RACING, PLUS CHEAP GAS EQUALS COMPELLING NAPA KNOW HOW INDOOR RACING WEEKEND, JAN. 30-31, IN ATLANTIC CITY’S BOARDWALK HALL ATLANTIC CITY, NJ January 15, 2015 . . . The drama and excitement of watching and competing in professional auto racing events, indoors, in the dead of winter, is stimulating in and of itself. This year, attendees traveling to NAPA KNOW HOW Racing Weekend inside Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall will have the added joy of filling up their gas tanks with gas in the range of $1.90 per gallon - more than a dollar a gallon cheaper than…

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Kyle Larson Unstoppable in Warren Cat Chili Bowl Opener

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TULSA, Okla. (January 13, 2015) From disaster to triumph, following a Heat Race crash, Kyle Larson raced to three feature victories during Tuesday's Warren Cat Qualifying Night. His third career Preliminary Night A-Feature victory, Larson won his C-Feature from sixth, the B-Feature from thirteenth, and finally the 25-lap A-Feature to lock himself into the championship event of the 29th annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Midget Nationals presented by General Tire. "No, not at all," commented Larson when asked if he thought he'd be sitting in Victory Lane. "I thought it'd be tough to get to the "A". I could get…

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World of Outlaws STP Sprint Cars Invading Tucson’s USA Raceway on March 7

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NAPA Wildcat Shootout presented by RideNow Powersports is lone Arizona event on 2015 schedule for 'The Greatest Show on Dirt' Updated to reflect the correct event date, March 7, in the first paragraph of the release. CONCORD, N.C. - Jan. 12, 2015 - The World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series returns Saturday, March 7, to USA Raceway in Tucson, Ariz., for the NAPA Wildcat Shootout presented by RideNow Powersports. The track has proved to be one of the most competitive with five different winners in five events the Outlaws have run there since 2006. Brad Sweet took the victory…

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Ohsweken Speedway 2015 Schedule Released

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by Tommy Goudge (January 13, 2015) - The 2015 racing schedule for Ohsweken Speedway was officially released on Tuesday. Racers will hit the track for the first time in 2015 with a Test & Tune Night scheduled for Friday, May 8, while the season concludes with the 11th annual Canadian Sprint Car Nationals on Saturday, September 19. The schedule features 22 events, beginning with the 20th annual Opening Night on Friday, May 15. All weekly racing events at the speedway will begin at 7:30p.m. again in 2015. Regular weekly racing events will include 20 lap features for the Corr/Pak Merchandising…

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Big Point Funds at Attica Raceway Park in 2015

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By Brian Liskai ATTICA, Ohio – To celebrate the 10th year of the current ownership of Attica Raceway Park and to reward the dedicated race teams who entertain throughout the summer, ARP Promoter John Bores is going to pay out some big bucks in 2015. The point fund will be $63,000 to be divided up among the four weekly divisions at Attica Raceway Park. “We wanted to do something special for our 10th season at Attica to show our appreciation to our race teams and fans that support us each week,” said Bores, who has been responsible for many, many…

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USAC’s Honda National Midget Series Expands to Pennsylvania in 2015

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: DICK JORDAN In 2015 the Honda National Midget Championship trail will include all of the major outdoor Midget events in the country, starting with the Kokomo Grand Prix in April and running through the famed Turkey Night Grand Prix on Thanksgiving Night in Perris, CA.   Rico Abreu is the defending champion of the series, while teammate Christopher Bell (the 2013 champion) is expected to be among primary challengers for the 2015 crown, along with Tracy Hines, who will continue his pursuit of the elusive USAC Triple Crown. Hines needs olny a National Midget title to…

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Reserved Seats for Attica WoO Show, Season Passes Available

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ATTICA, Ohio – The 2015 racing season is only 76 days away at Attica Raceway Park – March 27 opens “Ohio’s Finest Racing” speedplant 28th racing season. Fans can now purchase their reserved seats for the Friday, May 29th Kistler Engines Classic featuring the World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series. Tickets are $32 each (add $2 per ticket if using a credit card). The middle grandstands sections D, E, F and G – top six rows – are reserved seating (a seating chart is available at www.atticaracewaypark.com in the track info section). Also, season passes are available for all…

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It’s Pauch (Times Two) At Speedway Entertainment/Action Track USA Awards Banquet

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Macungie, PA - Bear Creek Mountain Resort in Macungie, Pa provided the setting on Saturday, January 10, as a crowd of 220 gathered to salute the 2014 champions of Speedway Entertainment's three Touring Divisions, along with the top point earners at the JeffreyHogueRealtor.com Action Track USA. The Pauch family of Frenchtown, NJ certainly enjoyed the festivities, as Billy Pauch Sr. was crowned USAC SpeedSTR National Champion while his son, Billy Jr., accepted the hardware and cash for his SpeedSTR point title at Action Track USA. The elder Pauch was also named as the SpeedSTR division's Driver of the Year. "At…

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Epic Racewear Signs On as Official Racewear of Oshweken Speedway

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by Tommy Goudge (January 8th, 2015) - Ohsweken Speedway officials are proud to announce their partnership with EPIC Racewear of Hanover, Ontario, which will see the company become the official race wear of Ohsweken Speedway, and award a brand new fire suit to each track champion. EPIC Racewear is a company fueled by the passion of racing, with operating standards where the customer is treated as everyone would like to be treated - fairly and honestly. Brothers Dan and Bob Bailey founded EPIC just one year ago, and have exploded into the racing community. Family ties, friendships, and a 40…

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Nascar Star Ryan Preece Enters Indoor Racing Action at Atlantic City

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RYAN PREECE FILES ENTRY FOR THREE QUARTER MIDGET RACES IN ATLANTIC CITY’S BOARDWALK HALL; NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED RACING STANDOUT SEEKS FIRST INDOOR VICTORY; CHAMP KART, SLINGSHOT FIELDS FILLED FOR NAPA KNOW HOW WEEKEND, JANUARY 30-31 ATLANTIC CITY, NJ January 8, 2015 . . . The entire equation of the NAPA Know How Racing Weekend inside Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall changed dramatically this past week with confirmation of the entry of Ryan Preece into the Three Quarter (TQ) Midget field. The two-day race program is set for Friday and Saturday, January 30-31, 2015 and is the latest event under the promotional endeavors…

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Renegade Sprints Releases 2015 Schedule With 35+ Races in Five States

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Contact: Shawn Miller Inside Line Promotions InsideLinePromotions@gmail.com | (541) 510-3663 Renegade Sprints Releases 2015 Schedule With 35+ Races in Five States Inside Line Promotions - FINDLAY, Ohio (Jan. 8, 2015) - The Renegade Sprints will usher in a new era in 2015. The 410ci sprint car series, which was formed last summer to create value for sponsors and promoters along with offering an affordable form of high-quality entertainment for the fans, is scheduled to compete in at least 36 events at 15 race tracks in five states this season. "We have a few dates that we are still working on,…

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Renegade Sprints Competing in Indiana in 2015 at Brownstown Speedway

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Contact: Shawn Miller Inside Line Promotions InsideLinePromotions@gmail.com | (541) 510-3663 Inside Line Promotions - FINDLAY, Ohio (Jan. 6, 2015) - The Renegade Sprints will be invading Indiana this year. Brownstown Speedway, a semi-banked, quarter-mile oval located in Brownstown, will host a Renegade Sprints event on Saturday, June 6. "We're mainly a stock car track, but I like to have a few (nonwing) sprint car races," Brownstown Speedway Promoter Jim Price said. "I got to talking with (Renegade Sprints President) Shane Helms and then did some research. It looked like it was really growing fast. I thought it'd be a good…

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Attica Raceway Park to Host Renegade Sprints in 2015

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Renegade Sprints Sanctioning Five Races at Attica Raceway Park in 2015 Inside Line Promotions - FINDLAY, Ohio (Jan. 2, 2015) - The Renegade Sprints is starting the new year with a big announcement about sprint car racing in Ohio. Attica Raceway Park has aligned with the 410ci sprint car series for the 2015 season. The Renegade Sprints will compete at the third-mile oval in Attica on April 3-4, June 19 and Sept. 4-5. "We've been taking our time seeing how things played out," Attica Raceway Park General Manager Rex LeJeune said. "Due to recent events in the last week or…

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Gettin’ Dirty…Asphalt Star Kris Graver Set For Full Season of SpeedSTR Competition

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Speedway Entertainment's USAC Championship SpeedSTR Division Rich Tobias, President/Owner 717-866-7450/ speede17@aol.com Media Contact: Barry Angstadt, Media Information Director 610-781-0408/ bwa39@comcast.net Kris Graver Switching Focus From Asphalt To Dirt MVS Champion Set For Full Season Of SpeedSTR Competition Myerstown, PA - Even though he's only 21 years-old, Lehighton's Kris Graver has been competing on the asphalt of Mahoning Valley Speedway for the past seven seasons. And the young charger has packed a tractor-trailer full of success into those seven campaigns... Graver has accumulated 37 feature wins and four track championships during his time behind the wheel at the ultra competitive quarter-mile…

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Renegade Sprints Sanctioning Five Races at Attica Raceway Park in 2015

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Contact: Shawn Miller Inside Line Promotions InsideLinePromotions@gmail.com | (541) 510-3663 Inside Line Promotions - FINDLAY, Ohio (Jan. 2, 2015) - The Renegade Sprints is starting the new year with a big announcement about sprint car racing in Ohio. Attica Raceway Park has aligned with the 410ci sprint car series for the 2015 season. The Renegade Sprints will compete at the third-mile oval in Attica on April 3-4, June 19 and Sept. 4-5. "We've been taking our time seeing how things played out," Attica Raceway Park General Manager Rex LeJeune said. "Due to recent events in the last week or so…

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5th Annual Jersey Rush Set for August 2015 at New Egypt Speedway

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PIONEER POLE BUILDINGS & NAPA AUTO PARTS PRESENT 5TH ANNUAL JERSEY RUSH AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY TUESDAY, AUGUST 25, 2015 The 5th Annual JERSEY RUSH presented by Pioneer Pole Buildings and NAPA Auto Parts will return to the New Egypt Speedway in New Egypt, NJ on Tuesday night, August 25 and will carry a rain date on Wednesday night, August 26. This very popular event will spotlight the 410 sprints and modifieds in a wildly popular double-header showcasing two premier divisions of dirt track racing. Past 410 sprint winners of the JERSEY RUSH include two time winner JJ Grasso (2011…

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“Silver” Lining for the Holiday Season

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"SILVER" LINING FOR THE HOLIDAY SEASON USAC's 2015 Silver Crown Championship Series kicks off May 1 with the Hemelgarn Racing/Super Fitness "Rollie Beale Classic" as the series returns to the half-mile paved Toledo (Ohio) Speedway with an event supported by long-time and Indianapolis 500 winning car owner Ron Hemelgarn. The 11-race slate winds from Ohio to Indiana, Illinois, Iowa and Kansas before heading back east through Ohio and into New York for the finale at the New York State Fairgrounds in Syracuse. All six 2014 race winners will return, including five-time race winner and champion Kody Swanson, his brother Tanner,…

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URC to Close Down Operation in December 2014

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After nine seasons as a corporate entity, the United Racing Company will cease operation in December 2014. Low car count, a diminishing number of shows, the rising cost of operating a 360 sprint car and less fan appeal make it difficult for promoters to see a positive financial impact when adding this division as an event at their race track. As a result, many race teams have turned to other options as well, like the forever popular 410 sprints with other teams going to the more affordable route of the 305 sprints, where they may compete locally to avoid the…

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2015 USAC National Schedules Announced

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Contact: DICK JORDAN USAC's preliminary 2015 National racing schedules were distributed at the annual Performance Racing Industry trade show in Indianapolis, Ind. and continue to be formulated for what promises to be a spectacular 60th season of USAC competiton. The Silver Crown, AMSOIL National Sprint Car and Honda National Midget schedules are projected to include more than 75 total events in 15 states, beginning with six "Winter Dirt Games" Sprint races in Florida. USAC's 2015 National calendar will conclude with the November 26 "Turkey Night Grand Prix" Midget race at Perris, Calif. The Honda USAC National Midget slate is currently…

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Clauson/TSR Split Up?!

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According to SprintCarMania.com, breaking news has Bryan Clauson leaving Tony Stewart Racing. The story stated that they have confirmed the split and Clauson will be taking a different path for the 2015 racing season.

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United Racing Club to be Part of the ‘Dirty Jersey 3’ at New Egypt Speedway

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The United Racing Club will join in on the fun during this years running of the $3,000 to win ‘Turnpike 25’ on Thursday June 11. Last years very successful ‘Turnpike 25’ was won by Davie Franek. Davie won over a field of 25 360 sprint cars that turned out to compete on the racy 7/16th-mile D-Shaped New Egypt Speedway. The United Racing Club will work closely with Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints official Dean Reynolds, who guided the 2014 version of the ‘Turnpike 25’. Anyone interested in scheduling races or sponsoring the United Racing Club in 2015 and beyond, may…

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National Champions Share Spotlight

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NATIONAL CHAMPIONS SHARE SPOTLIGHT AT FRIDAY'S 59th "NIGHT OF CHAMPIONS" CELEBRATION by Dick Jordan USAC National driving champions Kody Swanson, Brady Bacon and Rico Abreu shared the spotlight along with other 2014 USAC champions and special award recipients at Friday night's 59th USAC "Night of Champions" celebration at the Indiana Roof Ballroom in downtown Indianapolis, Ind. Swanson, of Kingsburg, Calif., Bacon, of Broken Arrow, Okla. and Abreu, of Rutherford, Calif., became first-time National champions. Swanson was the Silver Crown titlist, Bacon the AMSOIL Sprint Car king and Abreu the Honda Midget champ. Car owner National champions for 2014 included DePalma…

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Matt Janisch is 2014 ATQMRA champion

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AMERICAN THREE QUARTER MIDGET RACING ASSOCIATION Matt Janisch is 2014 ATQMRA champion By DINO OBERTO (NAZARETH) Consistent, fast and victorious can best sum up the championship winning season for Matt Janisch who captured this year’s driving title with the American Three Quarter Midget Racing Association (ATQMRA). From his season opening race win at Mahoning Valley Speedway followed with back-to-back scores at Borger’s Speedway which were winged and non-winged then another at Bethel Motorsports Park and finally finishing off by capturing the season finale at Wall Stadium Speedway during Turkey Derby, Janisch was in top form during each and every race.…

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2015 World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series Schedule Revealed

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Contact: Aaron Fiedler World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series PR 704-795-7223 | afiedler@dirtcar.com New Tracks, Expanded Events Highlight 2015 World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series Schedule Three tracks to welcome Greatest Show on Dirt for first time as Stockton, Cedar Lake, Williams Grove add race days to Outlaw weekends CONCORD, N.C. - Dec. 4, 2014 - The World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series revealed today its 2015 schedule featuring 92 events running from February to November at 59 tracks in 23 states and three Canadian provinces. This upcoming season the series will return after absences to Placerville…

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Swanson, Bacon, Abreu National Champs Feted Dec. 12

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DECEMBER 2, 2014 DICK JORDAN SWANSON, BACON, ABREU NATIONAL CHAMPS FETED DEC. 12; WESTERN CHAMPS CELEBRATE FEB. 7 IN PASO ROBLES USAC's 59th "Night of Champions" National Awards Dinner is scheduled for Friday night, December 12, at the Indiana Roof Ballroom in downtown Indianapolis, Ind. Champions of USAC's 2014 racing series will be honored during the gala evening. Kody Swanson of Kingsburg, Calif. won the USAC Silver Crown Championship while Brady Bacon of Broken Arrow, Okla. captured the AMSOIL National Sprint Car title. The Honda National Midget Championship went to Rico Abreu of Rutherford, Calif. The affair…

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Armstrong, Andretti, Thomas Named National “Rookies”

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DECEMBER 2, 2014 Contact: DICK JORDAN ARMSTRONG, ANDRETTI, THOMAS NAMED NATIONAL "ROOKIES;" MOST IMPROVED DRIVER OF 2014 IS SHANE COCKRUM; WESTERN ROOKIES ANNOUNCED! Caleb Armstrong, Jarett Andretti and Kevin Thomas Jr. have been selected to receive USAC National "Rookie of the Year" honors December 12 at the 59th USAC "Night of Champions" celebration in Indianapolis, Ind. Shane Cockrum will also be honored as the 2014 USAC "Most Improved Driver." The affair is again being held at the Indiana Roof Ballroom in downtown Indianapolis and distinctive awards will be presented to each driver during the evening's program. Armstrong,…

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Abreu, Gardner Grab USAC Championships

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DECEMBER 1, 2014 DICK JORDAN 14-248 ABREU, GARDNER GRAB USAC CHAMPIONSHIPS; BELL BECOMES 50th "TURKEY NIGHT" WINNER Rico Abreu withstood the challenges of teammate Christopher Bell and Tracy Hines to emerge as the 2014 Honda USAC National Midget Championship at the conclusion of Thursday night's series finale in Perris, Calif. Abreu, of Rutherford, Calif., finished fifth in the 74th "Turkey Night Grand Prix" at Perris Auto Speedway as Bell became the 50th different winner of the classic. Abreu's final margin in the standings was 10 points over Bell and 46 over Hines, who was eighth in Thursday's…

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USAC Honda National/Western Midget Car Series Race Results – November 27, 2014

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USAC HONDA NATIONAL/WESTERN MIDGET CAR SERIES RACE RESULTS: November 27, 2014 - Perris, California - Perris Auto Speedway - "74th Turkey Night Grand Prix" QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Tanner Thorson, 67, Kunz/Curb-Agajanian-17.359; 2. Christopher Bell, 71, Kunz/Curb-Agajanian-17.378; 3. Brad Sweet, 67z, Kahne-17.399; 4. Darren Hagen, 56, 5IVE-6IX-17.458; 5. Chad Boat, 15x, Boat-17.494; 6. Rico Abreu, 97, Kunz/Curb-Agajanian-17.517; 7. Zach Daum, 5D, Daum-17.532; 8. Tracy Hines, 24, Parker-17.563; 9. Damion Gardner, 4, Klatt-17.598; 10. Bryan Clauson, 63, Kunz/Curb-Agajanian-17.610; 11. Kevin Thomas, 56x, 5IVE-6IX-17.648; 12. Ronnie Gardner, 68, Six8-17.650; 13. Kyle Larson, 71k, Kunz/Curb-Agajanian-17.680; 14. Trey Marcham, 73, Ford-17.714; 15. Tyler Thomas, 91T, Thomas-17.730;…

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3 Way Title Fight Between Abreu, Bell, Hines

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NOVEMBER 24, 2014 DICK JORDAN 14-245 3-WAY TITLE FIGHT BETWEEN ABREU, BELL, HINES ON TAP THURSDAY IN "TURKEY NIGHT GRAND PRIX; HAGEN, BELL & HINES SHARE "WESTERN WORLD" SPOTLIGHT Only 36 points separate the top-three drivers in USAC's Honda National Midget Series entering Thursday night's 74th "Turkey Night Grand Prix" at Perris (Calif.) Auto Speedway. Combatants Rico Abreu, Christopher Bell and Tracy Hines all have significant objectives as they chase the championship going into the season finale. Ronnie Gardner of Norco, Calif. is set to celebrate his second consecutive Honda USAC Western Midget crown at Perris. Abreu,…

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Madera USAC Western HPD Midget Special Event Results

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HPD USAC WESTERN MIDGET "SPECIAL EVENT" RACE RESULTS: November 21, 2014 - Madera, California - Madera Speedway QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Cody Jessop, 00, Jessop-15.194; 2. Duke Love, 3L, Love-15.300, 3. Dylan Nobile, 40, Gerhardt-15.325; 4. Tom Paterson, 9, Paterson-15.576, 5. Tommy McCarthy, 09, Love-15.582; 6. Ashley Hazelton, 32a, Hazelton-15.878, 7. Ryan Delisle, 25, Mitchell-16.609. FIRST HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Nobile, 2. Jessop, 3. McCarthy. NT SECOND HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Love, 2. Paterson, 3. Hazelton, 4. Delisle. NT FEATURE: (30 laps) 1. Cody Jessop, 2. Dylan Nobile, 3. Duke Love, 4. Tom Paterson, 5. Tommy McCarthy, 6. Ashley Hazelotn, 7. Ryan…

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Peoria USAC Southwest/West Coast Sprint Results – November 21, 2014

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USAC HONDA NATIONAL/WESTERN MIDGET CAR SERIES RACE RESULTS: November 21, 2014 - Peoria, Arizona - Canyon Speedway Park - 47th Annual Sands Chevrolet "Western World Championships" QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Rico Abreu, 97, Kunz/Curb-Agajanian-13.775; 2. Zach Daum, 5D, Daum-13.817; 3. Bryan Clauson, 63, RKR/Curb-Agajanian-13.859; 4. Tracy Hines, 24, Parker-13.866; 5. Tanner Thorson, 67, Kunz/Curb-Agajanian-13.889; 6. Christopher Bell, 71, Kunz/Curb-Agajanian-13.910; 7. Tyler Thomas, 91T, Thomas-14.025; 8. Darren Hagen, 56, Hmiel-14.057; 9. Ronnie Gardner, 68, Johnson-14.084; 10. Trey Marcham, 73, Ford-14.162; 11. Shannon McQueen, 7, McQueen-14.208; 12. Brady Bacon, 51s, Fly-14.267; 13. Shane Golobic, 17, Nichols-14.279; 14. Casey Shuman, 32, Dunlap-14.309; 15. Mike Spencer,…

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USAC Honda National/Western Midget Car Series Race Results – November 21, 2014

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  USAC HONDA NATIONAL/WESTERN MIDGET CAR SERIES RACE RESULTS: November 21, 2014 - Peoria, Arizona - Canyon Speedway Park - 47th Annual Sands Chevrolet "Western World Championships" QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Rico Abreu, 97, Kunz/Curb-Agajanian-13.775; 2. Zach Daum, 5D, Daum-13.817; 3. Bryan Clauson, 63, RKR/Curb-Agajanian-13.859; 4. Tracy Hines, 24, Parker-13.866; 5. Tanner Thorson, 67, Kunz/Curb-Agajanian-13.889; 6. Christopher Bell, 71, Kunz/Curb-Agajanian-13.910; 7. Tyler Thomas, 91T, Thomas-14.025; 8. Darren Hagen, 56, Hmiel-14.057; 9. Ronnie Gardner, 68, Johnson-14.084; 10. Trey Marcham, 73, Ford-14.162; 11. Shannon McQueen, 7, McQueen-14.208; 12. Brady Bacon, 51s, Fly-14.267; 13. Shane Golobic, 17, Nichols-14.279; 14. Casey Shuman, 32, Dunlap-14.309; 15. Mike…

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74th “Turkey Night” at Perris Features Title Races

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NOVEMBER 21, 2014 DICK JORDAN 14-244 74TH "TURKEY NIGHT" AT PERRIS FEATURES TITLE RACES; PARNELLI JONES SERVES AS "GRAND MARSHAL" USAC championships will be on the line Thursday night when one of America's most traditional and revered motorsport events takes to Perris (Calif.) Auto Speedway. The Annual "Turkey Night Grand Prix" marks the 74th running of the race which debuted in Los Angeles back in 1934 and has been won by many of the sport's biggest names. Parnelli Jones, the 1963 Indianapolis 500 winner and two-time (1964 & 1966) Turkey Night champ, will serve as the "Grand…

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USAC Honda National/Western Midget Car Series Race Results

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USAC HONDA NATIONAL/WESTERN MIDGET CAR SERIES RACE RESULTS: November 20, 2014 - Peoria, Arizona - Canyon Speedway Park - 47th Annual Sands Chevrolet "Western World Championships" QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Darren Hagen, 56, Hmiel-13.489; 2. Rico Abreu, 97, Kunz/Curb-Agajanian-13.519; 3. Zach Daum, 5D, Daum-13.521; 4. Christopher Bell, 71, Kunz/Curb-Agajanian-13.609; 5. Tanner Thorson, 67, Kunz/Curb-Agajanian-13.695; 6. Ronnie Gardner, 68, Johnson-13.710; 7. Tracy Hines, 24, Parker-13.710; 8. Tyler Thomas, 91T, Thomas-13.728; 9. Brady Bacon, 51s, Fly-13.833; 10. Bryan Clauson, 63, RKR/Curb-Agajanian-13.894; 11. Trey Marcham, 73, Ford-13.923; 12. Mike Spencer, 57, Ecker-13.966; 13. Shane Golobic, 17, Nichols-13.980; 14. Casey Shuman, 32, Dunlap-14.083; 15. Shannon McQueen,…

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USAC Southwest & West Coast Sprint Car Results

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USAC SOUTHWEST & WEST COAST SPRINT CAR "Special Event" RACE RESULTS: November 20, 2014 - Peoria, Arizona - Canyon Speedway Park - 47th Annual Sands Chevrolet "Western World Championships" FIRST HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Mike Colegrove (#17M Colegrove), 2. Shon Deskins (#20 Deskins), 3. Ryan Bernal (#56 Phulps), 4. Tye Mihocko (#5 Mihocko), 5. Josh Shipley (#2 Bishop), 6. Mike Martin (#16 Martin), 7. Matt Lundy (#98 Lundy), 9. Mark Morin (#28 Morin). NT SECOND HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Tom Ogle (#48 Ogle), 2. Jake Swanson (#92 Sertich), 3. Mike Spencer (#7M Priestley), 4. Casey Buckman (#04G Cook), 5. Chris…

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At A Glance: Numbers Tell the Story of the 2014 Season

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Contact: Aaron Fiedler World of Outlaws STP Sprint Cars PR  704-795-7223 | afiedler@dirtcar.com At A Glance: Numbers Tell the Story of the 2014 Season A look at the final statistics of the 2014 World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series season CONCORD, N.C. - Nov. 19, 2014 - The 2014 World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series season drew to a close at World Finals. Daryn Pittman and Brian Brown scored the final two wins of the year as Donny Schatz wrapped up his sixth series championship. From the end of full-time Outlaws competition for two legends, Steve Kinser and…

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Bacon, Gardner Earn National, CRA Titles; Hines, Clauson Take Arizona “HALL OF FAME” Features

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BACON, GARDNER EARN NATIONAL, CRA TITLES; HINES, CLAUSON TAKE ARIZONA "HALL OF FAME" FEATURES FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NOVEMBER 17, 2014 DICK JORDAN 14-240 Brady Bacon and Damion Gardner completed 2014 USAC championship seasons last weekend. Bacon, of Broken Arrow, Okla., became USAC's second National Champion from the Sooner State by claiming the AMSOIL USAC National Sprint Car crown. Gardner earned his third AMSOIL USAC/CRA Sprint Car title by a comfortable margin. Bacon finished seventh in Friday night's 14th Hose Advantage "Hall of Fame" Classic" at Canyon Speedway Park in Peoria, Ariz. and closed out the season with a third-place finish…

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East Bay Expands Florida “Winter Dirt Games” to 6 Races

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  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NOVEMBER 11, 2014 DICK JORDAN EAST BAY EXPANDS FLORIDA "WINTER DIRT GAMES" TO 6 RACES It's destination Florida for race fans in February. That's nothing new except it has been expanded this year with a three-night AMSOIL USAC National Sprint car weekend at East Bay Raceway in Gibsonton February 26-28. An open practice night is on tap February 25. These three races are added to the already-announced February 19-21 races at Bubba Raceway Park in Ocala, creating more than $130,000 in prize money up for grabs for USAC participants to kick off the 2015 National campaign!…

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Donny Schatz and Tony Stewart Racing Honored at “Night of Champions”

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  Contact: Aaron Fiedler World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series PR 704-795-7223 | afiedler@dirtcar.com Donny Schatz and Tony Stewart Racing Honored at World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series ‘Night of Champions’ Brad Sweet named the 2014 Kevin Gobrecht Rookie of the Year Award Recipient CONCORD, N.C. - Nov. 10, 2014 - Through the ups and downs of an 88 race season, Donny Schatz and his No. 15 STP / Armor All Tony Stewart Racing team maintained the consistency and displayed the dominance necessary to score a sixth World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series championship. Schatz, who has…

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Brian Brown Gets First Outlaws Win as Schatz Cruises to Sixth Championship

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Contact: Aaron Fiedler World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series PR 704-795-7223 | afiedler@dirtcar.com Brian Brown Gets First Ever Outlaws Win as Schatz Cruises to Sixth Championship 20-time champion Steve Kinser completes his final World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series race as a full-time, touring driver CONCORD, N.C. - Nov. 8, 2014 - The 2014 World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series season went out with a bang on the final night of the Bad Boy Buggies World of Outlaws World Finals at The Dirt Track at Charlotte as the series saw a first-time winner in victory lane, crowned…

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USAC Amsoil National & CRS Sprint Car Series Result Nov. 8, 2014

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  USAC AMSOIL NATIONAL & CRA SPRINT CAR SERIES RACE RESULTS: November 8, 2014 - Perris, California - Perris Auto Speedway - 19th "Budweiser Oval Nationals" - Presented by All-Coast Construction QUALIFICATIONS: (Minus top-6 Friday points - no points) 1. Damion Gardner, 4x, Alexander-16.577; 2. Justin Grant, 40, Hery-16.619; 3. Darren Hagen, 17RW, Dutcher-16.687; 4. Nic Faas, 37F, Mitchell-16.813; 5. Jake Swanson, 92, Sertich-16.822; 6. Chase Stockon, 32, 32/TBI-16.828; 7. Austin Williams, 2, Jory-16.838; 8. Richard Vander Weerd, 10, Vander Weerd-16.855; 9. Christopher Bell, 51T, Roth-16.923; 10. Kevin Thomas, Jr., 73, Ford-16.954; 11. Geoff Ensign, 3F, Finkenbinder-16.967; 12. Ryan Bernal,…

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Canyon Hosts Southwest Finales Nov. 20-22

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NOVEMBER 10, 2014 DICK JORDAN 14-238 CANYON HOSTS SOUTHWEST FINALES NOV. 20-22; MITCHELL EARNS WEST COAST SPRINT TITLE; LEARY NOTCHES 1ST USAC WIN IN 360 NATIONALS AT PAS R.J. Johnson of Phoenix, Ariz. hopes to close out his 2014 USAC Southwest Sprint Car Championship on a high note November 20-22 in the 47th Annual Sands Chevrolet "Western World Championships" at Canyon Speedway Park in Peoria, Ariz. He has a comfortable 116-point lead over Josh Pelkey in the series standings entering the series finales. Matt Mitchell of Yorba Linda, Calif. and C.J. Leary of Greenfield, Ind. starred in…

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Hazelton Eyes Western HPD Dirt Title at Visalia

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  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NOVEMBER 10, 2014 DICK JORDAN 14-239 HAZELTON EYES WESTERN HPD DIRT TITLE AT VISALIA   Ashley Hazelton of Chatsworth, Calif. is focused on completing her 2014 championship drive as the USAC Western HPD Dirt Midgets compete in this weekend's season-closer at Plaza Park Raceway in Visalia, Calif. Hazelton has a huge 149-point lead over Marvin Mitchell as she looks to become USAC's sixth female driving champion. Previous female USAC champs were Sondi Eden (2004 Speedrome Midget), Christine Beavis (2006 International 4-Wheel Drive Rally), Jessica Clark (2011 Western Pavement and California South Ford Focus), Taylor Ferns (2011…

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Sprints Close with 14th “Hall of Fame Classic” at Peoria

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NOVEMBER 10, 2014 DICK JORDAN 14-237   SPRINTS CLOSE WITH 14TH "HALL OF FAME CLASSIC" AT PEORIA; BALLOU "SWEEPS" 19TH BUDWEISER "OVAL NATIONALS"             This weekend's 14th Hose Advantage "Hall of Fame Classic" at Canyon Speedway Park in Peoria, Ariz. concludes the 2014 USAC AMSOIL USAC National and USAC/CRA Sprint Car series seasons. Championships will be determined at the close of Saturday night's events at the 3/8-mile dirt oval.             Brady Bacon of Broken Arrow, Okla. (National) and Damion Gardner of Concord, Calif. (USAC/CRA) sit atop their respective point standings entering the two-night program. Bacon's lead over…

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Daryn Pittman Pulls Off World Finals Victory

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            Contact: Aaron Fiedler World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series PR 704-795-7223 | afiedler@dirtcar.com   Daryn Pittman Pulls Off World Finals Victory Claims his 14th World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series victory of the season after winning on night two of the Bad Boy Buggies World of Outlaws World Finals CONCORD, N.C. - Nov. 7, 2014 - In front of a packed house at Friday night's Bad Boy Buggies World of Outlaws World Finals at the Dirt Track at Charlotte, Rico Abreu tried to hold off an insurgent Daryn Pittman, but the past…

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