Sprint Cars & Midgets

SpeedSTR’s Set For This Saturday’s All Pro Tour Opener at Mahoning Valley Speedway

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Kris Graver, Earl Paules, Rick Kirkendall, Wayne Weaver, Kyle Lick, and a host of other SpeedSTRs will do battle on the ultra-competitive Mahoning Valley's asphalt bullring!  The All Star Slingshots will also make their first pavement start of the young season...it's a "can't miss" event in Lehighton this Saturday! **Drellos Makes Successful Return To Slingshots; Wins At Accord on Tuesday, April 14     by Brett Deyo   Demetrios Drellos of Queensbury, N.Y., was the 20-lap Slingshot winner. Drellos was moonlighting in a Slingshot before making the move into the 358-Modified division this season at N.Y.’s Lebanon Valley Speedway. He…

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Mahoning Valley Speedway Press Release: USAC All Pro SpeedSTR’s, ATQMRA, All Star Slingshots Join Stock Car Clan This Saturday Night at Mahoning Valley Speedway

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(LEHIGHTON, Pa. 4-21-15) Many consider stock car racing at Mahoning Valley Speedway to be one of the best places to watch paved short track action thanks to the continuous, side-by-side competition. This coming Saturday night, April 25, Mahoning Valley Speedway fans will get an added dose of that adrenalin rush as the track welcomes the return of the USAC All Pro SpeedSTR’s along with the ATQMRA TQ Midgets and the All Star Slingshots. Last year the SpeedSTR’s made their Mahoning debut, running two events that saw 2014 Modified track champion Kris Graver annex wins in each event. Both features where…

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CRA Back to the Pas May 2; Vander Weerd Takes Perris “So-Cal Showdown”

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          Richard Vander Weerd of Visalia, California picked up Saturday night's AMSOIL USAC/CRA Sprint Car feature at Perris (Calif.) Auto Speedway. Former AMSOIL USAC/CRA Sprint Car Champions Damion Gardner and Mike Spencer continue their battle for the 2015 championship May 2 when the series returns to Perris (Calif.) Auto Speedway. The two are separated by just five points after taking second and third respectively in last Saturday night's "So-Cal Showdown" at the PAS. Richard Vander Weerd of Visalia, Calif. remained unbeaten at Perris Saturday on "Power of Purple Night." Wheeling the Vander Weerd Construction/Battery Worx Maxim/Shark,…

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Midwest HPDs at Columbus, Western HPDs at Ventura; Pankratz Scores Bakersfield Victory

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Randi Pankratz won Saturday night's USAC HPD Western Midget race at Bakersfield, (Calif.) Speedway. USAC HPD Midget competition unfolds this Saturday in Columbus, Ohio and Ventura, Calif. as Midwest and Western series participants compete. The Midwest opener is at Columbus Motor Speedway and the Western event is at Ventura Raceway. Austin Nemire, last year's Midwest champion, won all four features contested at the Columbus oval. Saturday's race at Ventura is the first for USAC's HPD Midgets at CMS in four years. Randi Pankratz of Atascadero, Calif. led all but the first lap to win Saturday night's USAC Western HPD Midget…

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Southwest Sprints Ready for May 2 at Canyon; Johnson Again #1 in Arizona Speedway 30-Lapper

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R.J. Johnson enjoys a 37-point lead in his quest for a third consecutive USAC Southwest Sprint Car title after scoring his 21st USAC feature victory in the state of Arizona last Saturday night at Arizona Speedway in Queen Creek. The series resumes May 2 at Canyon Speedway Park in Peoria.   Johnson won Saturday night's 30-lap "Spring Fling" at Arizona Speedway after a battle with Stevie Sussex, who led 17 of the 30 laps. Johnson led the final nine to beat Mike Martin, Matt Rossi, Shon Deskins and Charles Davis Jr. for the win.   A dozen of Johnson's Arizona…

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Midwest HPDs at Columbus, Westerm HPDs at Ventura; Pankratz Scores Bakerfield Victory

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USAC HPD Midget competition unfolds this Saturday in Columbus, Ohio and Ventura, Calif. as Midwest and Western series participants compete. The Midwest opener is at Columbus Motor Speedway and the Western event is at Ventura Raceway.   Austin Nemire, last year's Midwest champion, won all four features contested at the Columbus oval.Saturday's race at Ventura is the first for USAC's HPD Midgets at CMS in four years.   Randi Pankratz of Atascadero, Calif. led all but the first lap to win Saturday night's USAC Western HPD Midget dirt opener at Bakersfield Speedway. She passed Tom Paterson on lap two and…

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Eagle, McCool, Lakeside Heartland Tour This Week; Clauson, Bacon Split Sprint Wins at Bloomington, Haubstadt

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The AMSOIL USAC National Sprint Car Series invades America's heartland this week for a trio of events expected to weigh heavily on the 2015 championship.   Friday night's "Rumble at the Bullring" unfolds at Eagle (Neb.) Raceway while Saturday's race is at Junction Motor Speedway in McCool Junction, Neb. Sunday night's "Weld Racing Spring Classic" is at Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City, Kans. All three races carry additional WAR sanction.   Chase Stockon of Elizabethtown, Ind. leads the standings after a third and a fifth in races last week at Bloomington and Haubstadt, Ind. He has a 15-point lead over…

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Regional KOTWs Open at Madera May 2; Santos #1 in Pensacola Opener; Rain Cancels Mobile

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  USAC's King of the Wing Sprint Cars open their Western Regional calendar May 2 at Madera (Calif.) Speedway. The King of the Wing/Auto Value slate resumes in June following last week's opener at Pensacola, Fla.   Bobby Santos of Franklin, Mass. is the early leader in the King of the Wing and Auto Value Bumper-to-Bumper Sprint standings after wheeling his DJ Racing/Simpson Hurricane/VDS Chevy to victory in Fridaynight's 40-lapper at Five Flags Speedway in Pensacola, Fla. He led the last 12 laps after a competitive first 28 laps saw three different lap leaders.   Santos led the opening 10…

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New Egypt and Accord Speedways Add Wingless Crate Sprints to 2015 Schedules Introduce New Alternative to Saving Big Bucks in Sprint Car Racing

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By Dominick Peck and Brooklyn Kennedy  It’s no joke when it comes to the high cost of a sprint car in today’s economy. The Northeast Wingless 602 Crate Sprint series is debuting this year at Accord Speedway in Accord, N.Y. and New Egypt Speedway in New Egypt, N.J. It offers a competitive class at a reasonable price compared to other forms of sprint car racing. It also adds a wingless sprint division to the northeast, a market that hasn’t been tapped thus far. A new turn-key 602 sprint will leave you with a bill of around $13,000 as compared to…

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Southwest Sprints Ready for May 2 at Canyon; Johnson Again #1 in Arizona Speedway 30-Lapper

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R.J. Johnson enjoys a 37-point lead in his quest for a third consecutive USAC Southwest Sprint Car title after scoring his 21st USAC feature victory in the state of Arizona last Saturday night at Arizona Speedway in Queen Creek. The series resumesMay 2 at Canyon Speedway Park in Peoria. Johnson won Saturday night's 30-lap "Spring Fling" at Arizona Speedway after a battle with Stevie Sussex, who led 17 of the 30 laps. Johnson led the final nine to beat Mike Martin, Matt Rossi, Shon Deskins and Charles Davis Jr. for the win. A dozen of Johnson's Arizona victories have come…

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OHSWEKEN SPEEDWAY PR: CASE IH/O’NEIL’S FARM EQUIPMENT RETURNS AS OFFICIAL TRACK MAINTENANCE EQUIPMENT PROVIDER

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OHSWEKEN SPEEDWAY PR: CASE IH/O'NEIL'S FARM EQUIPMENT RETURNS AS OFFICIAL TRACK MAINTENANCE EQUIPMENT PROVIDER by Tommy Goudge (April 20, 2015) - Ohsweken, Ontario - Ohsweken Speedway officials are proud to announce the return of Case IH/O'Neil's Farm Equipment as the official track maintenance equipment provider in 2015. O'Neil's takes pride in being a family-owned business serving their community since 1918. A lot of things have changed over the years, but the principles of their dealership have stayed the same - They believe in serving their customers with honesty and integrity. Their roots were founded in the agriculture business, selling and…

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A Tale of Two Ends: McMahan Scores His First Win of the Season With his win at Perris, the CJB Motorsports driver is the ninth different winner of the season

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A Tale of Two Ends: McMahan Scores His First Win of the Season With his win at Perris, the CJB Motorsports driver is the ninth different winner of the season PERRIS, Calif. - April 18, 2015 - Saturday night's SoCal Showdown at Perris Auto Speedway was a tale of two ends - the scramble at the beginning and the pass at the end. After a three lap scrum to start the feature, Kerry Madsen battled past Donny Schatz to take over the lead. It was then Joey Saldana who fought his way past Madsen. Ultimately though, the night belonged to…

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Parker Price Miller earns first UNOH All Star win at Wayne County

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Parker Price Miller earns first UNOH All Star win at Wayne County By Brian Liskai ORRVILLE, Ohio (Saturday, April 18, 2015) – Just a week ago Parker Price Miller, 16, would record his first ever 410 sprint win. The 16-year-old would make it two in a row and would claim his first ever University of Northwestern Ohio All Star Circuit of Champions victory at the Wayne County Speedway Saturday, April 18th. The UNOH All Stars have held two point races to open this season and both have been claimed by drivers recording their first ever series wins. Ryan Smith claimed…

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Pensacola USAC King Of The Wing Sprint Results

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USAC KING OF THE WING & AUTO VALUE SPRINT CAR RACE RESULTS: April 17, 2015 - Pensacola, Florida - Five Flags Speedway   QUALIFYING: 1. Aaron Pierce, 26, Pierce-13.352; 2. Kyle Edwards, 11, Wilshe-13.487; 3. Troy Decaire, 91, Puglio-13.608; 4. Sierra Jackson, 25, Jackson-13.638; 5. Dave Baumgartner, 38, Baumgartner-13.736; 6. Bobby Santos, 22A, DJ Racing-13.782; 7. Jacob Wilson, 07, WBR-13.810; 8. Shane Butler, 15, Thompson-14.036; 9. Ron Larson, 12, Larson-14.106; 10. Mickey Kempgens, 5k, Kenny-14.114; 11. Davey Hamilton Jr., 5, HGR-14.180; 12. Robert Beck, 38B, Beck-14.479; 13. Robert Stout, 23, HGR-14.718; 14. Tommy Nichols, 55, Nichols-14.771; 15. Richie Larson, 22,…

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Stratton Picks Win in ARDC Opener at Linda’s

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Danny Stratton achieved a lot of "firsts' with his win on Friday night in the season opener for the American Racing Drivers Club (ARDC) at Linda's Speedway.  The Batz family hosted what was the ARDC season opener as well as the inaugural event of ARDC's short track series and Stratton made sure that his name would be part of those milestones when he captured the win in the twenty-five lap main event.   While Stratton captured the glory it was Bruce Buckwalter Jr. who captivated the attention up until lap twelve of the feature event.   Buckwalter set fast time…

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Ryan Stillwaggon Earns First Career Sprint Car Victory with TSRS at Bridgeport

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Ryan Stillwaggon, of Burlington, NJ, earned his first career sprint car victory Friday Night with the Tri-State Racesaver Series at Bridgeport Speedway. Stillwaggon held off a hard charging Bob DeVault in a thrilling twenty lap feature event at the newly resurfaced South Jersey five-eighths mile.  Adam Carberry, who was a close contender for the win as well settled for third, Mike Haggenbottom, who pitted early in the race, restarted twenty-second and came through the field and finished 4th, and Eddie Wagner round out the top five finishing fifth. Three heat race events were presented for the field of twenty-two 305 Sprints…

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Shane Stewart Scores Second Win of the Season

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HANFORD, Calif. - April 17, 2015 - Shane Stewart scored his second World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series victory of the season in dominant fashion Friday night at Keller Auto Speedway at Kings Fairgrounds. The Larson Marks Racing driver battled past Bud Kaeding to start the feature and through early cautions and lapped traffic, Stewart never looked back. "It was such a really slow paced race, it's so hard to judge how fast you need to push yourself," Stewart said in victory lane. "It was just a really, really tricky track. These races are so hard to win and to…

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Clauson Returns to Bloomington for AMSOIL Sprint Car Score

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Bloomington, Indiana...Bryan Clauson came back to Bloomington Speedway, oneof his early-career regular stops, to take his first AMSOIL Sprint Car victory of the season on Friday night in an event co-sanctioned by the Midwest Sprint Car Series. The Noblesville, Indiana driver made it 32 career wins in the series, tying him for 11th all-time with Rollie Beale. The victory came back aboard the Bryan Clauson Racing entry after two years driving for Tony Stewart/Curb-Agajanian Racing. It did not come easily, as the 25-year old nearly gave it away on the final lap as he slipped over the banking in turn-two…

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Bloomington AMSOIL USAC National Sprint Race Results

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AMSOIL USAC NATIONAL SPRINT CAR RACE RESULTS: April 17, 2015 - Bloomington, Indiana - Bloomington Speedway   QUALIFYING: 1. Brady Bacon, 69, Dynamics-11.056; 2. Kevin Thomas, Jr., 17RW, Dutcher-11.083; 3. Bryan Clauson, 7, Clauson-11.145; 4. C.J. Leary, 30, Leary-11.152; 5. Shane Cottle, 57, Hazen-11.161; 6. Chase Briscoe, 5B, Briscoe-11.202; 7. Jon Stanbrough, 81, JSR-11.232; 8. Brandon Mattox, 28, Mattox-11.257; 9. Carson Short, 21, Short-11.265; 10. Tracy Hines, 4, THR-11.275; 11. Aaron Farney, 15F, Farney-11,277; 12. Daron Clayton, 2E, Epperson-11.281; 13. Logan Jarrett, 29, Jarrett-11.287; 14. Chad Boespflug, 5, Baldwin-11.287; 15. Chase Stockon, 32, 32/TBI-11.293; 16. Brady Short, 11P, Pottorff-11.345; 17.…

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DREVICKI PREPARES TO DEFEND TITLE

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DREVICKI PREPARES TO DEFEND TITLE 2014 American Racing Drivers Club Champion (ARDC), Steven Drevicki expected to begin the defense of his title at the beginning of April.  But Mother Nature had other ideas. A heavy shower over Jonestown, PA late on Friday afternoon April 3rd, forced the cancellation of the night's scheduled events at Linda's Speedway and that included the 2015 season opener for ARDC.   The season opener for ARDC has now been postponed until Friday night, April 17th when the wingless midgets will give it another go at Linda's and then move on to Path Valley the next day for race number…

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HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES FOR 2015 FINALIZED; CARUTHERS, KENYON, KINSER & RICE LATEST HONOREES

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HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES FOR 2015 FINALIZED; CARUTHERS, KENYON, KINSER & RICE LATEST HONOREES     USAC's recent social media poll to complete the 2015 list of inductees into the USAC Hall of Fame has resulted in inductions for drivers Jimmy Caruthers, Sheldon Kinser and Larry Rice and car owner Don Kenyon.   The four inductees received the most votes from a select list of 16 candidates and will join eight previously-announced inductees in the ceremony which accompanies the July 25 "Tony Stewart Classic" Midget race at the Lincoln Tech Indianapolis Speedrome in the racing capital.   Previously-announced 2015 inductees…

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At A Glance: Jason Sides on the Move with Scott Gerkin

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At A Glance: Jason Sides on the Move with Scott Gerkin The Bartlett, Tenn.-native is knocking on the door of a win as the series moves to Keller Auto Speedway and Perris Auto Speedway CONCORD, N.C. - April 15, 2015 - The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series wraps up its spring California swing this weekend at Keller Auto Speedway in Hanford, Calif. and Perris (Calif.) Auto Speedway. One driver who is experiencing a renaissance as the season gets into full swing is Jason Sides. The Bartlett, Tenn.-native moved into 2015 after a disappointing run the previous season. Sides, a…

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TheCushion.Com SET FOR LIVE STREAM OF AMSOIL USAC SPRINT CAR TRIPLEHEADER WEEKEND

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TheCushion.Com SET FOR LIVE STREAM OF AMSOIL USAC SPRINT CAR TRIPLEHEADER WEEKEND With the AMSOIL USAC National Sprint Car schedule ramping up this month, TheCushion.com has reached an agreement to LIVE stream all three races of a triple header weekend April 24-26th. "We were fortunate to broadcast the series'opening event in Florida, and we are really excited to bring fans from around the world three more action packed USAC National Sprint Car races,"T2 Digital Co Founder, and CEO Ian Marvuglio said. "We are very excited, and thankful, for the opportunity that the Eagle Raceway, Junction Motor Speedway, and Lakeside Speedway…

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BLOOMINGTON & HAUBSTADT HOST SPRINTS FRIDAY & SATURDAY

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Chase Stockon continues his drive to a USAC National Championship this weekend as the AMSOIL USAC National Sprint Cars visit a pair of Indiana tracks. Fridaynight's race is at Bloomington Speedway and Saturday's "Spring Showdown" is at Tri-State Speedway in Haubstadt. Stockon has a half-dozen "top-10" finishes in the first six races to forge an 11-point lead over runner-up Robert Ballou entering this week's activity. Despite a pair of seconds, Stockon continues to seek his first 2015 victory. Ballou scored a pair of wins in Florida and leads third-ranking driver Dave Darland by 13 points in the latest standings. Darland,…

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CRA’S “POWER OF PURPLE NIGHT” AT PERRIS SATURDAY NIGHT

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Perris (Calif.) Auto Speedway hosts "Power of Purple Night" Saturday as the AMSOIL USAC/CRA Sprint Cars take to the half-mile dirt oval. Drivers with eight series championships will continue their battle for the 2015 point lead in Saturday's fourth round of the championship. Point leader Mike Spencer has five titles and runner-up Damion Gardner has three. Together they have won seven in a row! Gardner has a victory, a third and a fourth so far this year while Spencer's three outings have produced a pair of thirds and a fifth. Gardner and Spencer lead the all-time list of Perris USAC/CRA…

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Western HPDs at Bakersfield Saturday; Paterson Wins Madera 30-Lapper

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Dylan Nobile holds serve in USAC's Western HPD Midget series, which resumesthis Saturday at the Bakersfield (Calif.) Speedway. Nobile has a 46-point lead over sisters Toni and Annie Breidinger. None of the three point leaders have ever won at Bakersfield. Cory Elliott won three of the six races held the last two years at the 1/3-mile dirt track. Cody Jessop, currently fourth in the standings, finished third in last year's Bakersfield feature. Tom Paterson of San Martin, Calif. topped the podium after his 30-lap USAC HPD Western Midget victory Saturday night at Madera (Calif.) Speedway. Paterson passed Toni Breidinger on…

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Midget Eye May Dates at Plymouth; Hagen win “KOKOMO Grand Prix;” Rain Takes Opener

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The Honda USAC National Midget Series is off until May 29-30 races at Plymouth (Ind.) , but something will be drastically different from the last USAC Midget appearance there. The track surface is now dirt! Darren Hagen, who leads the new 2015 standings, won the last race at Plymouth in 2012 when it was paved. Hagen won Saturday night's "Kokomo Grand Prix" at Kokomo (Ind.) Speedway, leading the final 24 laps of the 30-lap race after passing Davey Ray on lap seven. Hagen piloted the Kenny Brown Racing Lucas Oil/Great Clips Boss/Esslinger toSaturday night's win after rains and wet grounds…

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King of the Wing & Super Sprints Back to Pensacola, Mobile this Weekend

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USAC's "King of the Wing" and Auto Value Bumper-to-Bumper Sprint Car championships debut this week after rains forced postponement of the openers last week in Florida and Alabama. Five Flags Speedway in Pensacola hosts Friday night's race and Saturday night's race is at Mobile International Speedway in Irvington, Ala. The 11-race KOTW series openers mark the first USAC appearance in Pensacola since Jimmy Knight's Midget victory 58 years ago and the first USAC appearance in Alabama since 1975. In addition to the King of the Wing and Auto Value championships, this weekend's races also impact the Southern Regional championship. UPCOMING…

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Western HPDs at Bakersfield Saturday; Paterson Wins Madera 30-Lapper

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Dylan Nobile holds serve in USAC's Western HPD Midget series, which resumes this Saturday at the Bakersfield (Calif.) Speedway. Nobile has a 46-point lead over sisters Toni and Annie Breidinger.   None of the three point leaders have ever won at Bakersfield. Cory Elliott won three of the six races held the last two years at the 1/3-mile dirt track.   Cody Jessop, currently fourth in the standings, finished third in last year's Bakersfield feature.   Tom Paterson of San Martin, Calif. topped the podium after his 30-lap USAC HPD Western Midget victory Saturday night at Madera (Calif.) Speedway. Paterson…

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CRA’s “Power of Purple Night” at Perris Saturday

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Perris (Calif.) Auto Speedway hosts "Power of Purple Night" Saturday as the AMSOIL USAC/CRA Sprint Cars take to the half-mile dirt oval.   Drivers with eight series championships will continue their battle for the 2015 point lead in Saturday'sfourth round of the championship. Point leader Mike Spencer has five titles and runner-up Damion Gardner has three. Together they have won seven in a row!   Gardner has a victory, a third and a fourth so far this year while Spencer's three outings have produced a pair of thirds and a fifth.   Gardner and Spencer lead the all-time list of…

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KOTW, Auto Value Back at Pensacola, Mobile this Weekend

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USAC's "King of the Wing" and Auto Value Bumper-to-Bumper Sprint Car championships debut this week after rains forced postponement of the openers last week in Florida and Alabama.   Five Flags Speedway in Pensacola hosts Friday night's race and Saturday night's race is at Mobile International Speedway in Irvington, Ala.   The 11-race KOTW series openers mark the first USAC appearance in Pensacola since Jimmy Knight's Midget victory 58 years ago and the first USAC appearance in Alabama since 1975.   In addition to the King of the Wing and Auto Value championships, this weekend's races also impact the Southern…

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Southwest Sprints at Queen Creek Saturday; Vander Weerd Tops at Santa Maria; Johnson Gets #20 at YUMA

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R.J. Johnson leads the USAC Southwest Sprint Cars to the 3rd Annual "Spring Fling" at Arizona Speedway in Queen Creek, Ariz. Saturday night. He has a nine-point lead over Stevie Sussex after winning last Saturday night's 30-lap race at Yuma, Ariz.   Johnson, of Phoenix, Ariz., recorded a record 20th USAC feature victory in Arizona with Saturdaynight's 30-lap USAC Southwest Sprint Car victory at Cocopah Speedway in Yuma. Wheeling the Michaels entry, he passed Shon Deskins on lap five and led the rest of the way to beat Matt Rossi, Deskins, Mike Colegrove and Josh Pelkey.   Richard Vander Weerd…

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Bloomington, Haubstadt Host Sprints Friday, Saturday

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Chase Stockon continues his drive to a USAC National Championship this weekend as the AMSOIL USAC National Sprint Cars visit a pair of Indiana tracks. Friday night's race is at Bloomington Speedway and Saturday's "Spring Showdown" is at Tri-State Speedway in Haubstadt.   Stockon has a half-dozen "top-10" finishes in the first six races to forge an 11-point lead over runner-up Robert Ballou entering this week's activity. Despite a pair of seconds, Stockon continues to seek his first 2015 victory. Ballou scored a pair of wins in Florida and leads third-ranking driver Dave Darland by 13 points in the latest standings.…

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Midgets Eye May Dates at Plymouth; Hagen Wins “KOKOMO Gran Prix”; Rain Takes Opener

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The Honda USAC National Midget Series is off until May 29-30 races at Plymouth (Ind.) , but something will be drastically different from the last USAC Midget appearance there. The track surface is now dirt!   Darren Hagen, who leads the new 2015 standings, won the last race at Plymouth in 2012 when it was paved.   Hagen won Saturday night's "Kokomo Grand Prix" at Kokomo (Ind.) Speedway, leading the final 24 laps of the 30-lap race after passing Davey Ray on lap seven.   Hagen piloted the Kenny Brown Racing Lucas Oil/Great Clips Boss/Esslinger to Saturday night's win after…

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Southwest Sprints at Queen Creek Saturday; Vander Weerd Tops at Santa Maria; Johnson Gets #20 at YUMA

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R.J. Johnson leads the USAC Southwest Sprint Cars to Arizona Speedway in Queen Creek, Ariz. Saturday night for the 3rd Annual "Spring Fling." He has a nine-point lead over Stevie Sussex after winning last Saturday night's 30-lap race at Yuma, Ariz. Johnson, of Phoenix, Ariz., recorded a record 20th USAC feature victory in Arizona withSaturday night's 30-lap USAC Southwest Sprint Car victory at Cocopah Speedway in Yuma. Wheeling the Michaels entry, he passed Shon Deskins on lap five and led the rest of the way to beat Matt Rossi, Deskins, Mike Colegrove and Josh Pelkey. Richard Vander Weerd of Visalia,…

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Schatz Overcomes Illness, Battles Past Dollansky to Score Calistoga Win

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Schatz Overcomes Illness, Battles Past Dollansky to Score Calistoga Win It is the fifth World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series win of the season for the Tony Stewart/Curb-Agajanian Racing driver CALISTOGA, Calif. - April 12, 2015 - Donny Schatz powered past two formidable foes in Sunday night's Wine Country Outlaw Showdown at Calistoga Speedway - illness and Craig Dollansky. "I was a little nervous there," Schatz said in victory lane. "These guys carried this whole race team tonight. I don't know what I did last night - either I've got the flu coming on again or something but I feel…

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Wayne Johnson wins thriller in NSL opener at 34 Raceway

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Wayne Johnson wins thriller in NSL opener at 34 Raceway Dana Royer(34 Raceway) and Bill Wright (NSL)   WEST BURLINGTON, IA (4-11-2015) – The National Sprint League (NSL) held its inaugural race at 34 Raceway Saturday night, April 11 with a large crowd and 40 of some the best in 410 sprint car racing on hand. Saturday was also the first night of action for the IMCA Sport Mods and the IMRA Midgets and the 4 cylinders were also in action. Picking up wins were Wayne Johnson, Knoxville, Ia (NSL Sprints),  Joey Gower, Quincy, Il. (IMCA Sport Mods), Patrick Bruns,…

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YUMA USAC Southwest Sprint Car Race Results

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USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT CAR RACE RESULTS: April 11, 2015 - Yuma, AZ - Cocopah Speedway   FIRST HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Mike Martin (#16 Martin), 2. Mike Colegrove (#17M Colegrove), 3. R.J. Johnson (#77M Michaels), 4. Dennis Gile (#13 Gile), 5. Matt Rossi (#02 Rossi), 6. Dustin Burkhart (#22AZ Burkhart), 7. Katherine Aragon (#42 Aragon), 8. Tom Lee (#53 Lee). NT   SECOND HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Charles Davis Jr. (#50 Massey), 2. Stevie Sussex (#21AZ Burkhart), 3. Brian Hosford (#22B Weber), 4. Andy Reinbold (#19 Underwood), 5. Shon Deskins (#20 Deskins), 6. Josh Pelkey (#12 Allen), 7. Bruce St.…

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Brad Sweet Powers to Emotional Calistoga Speedway Victory

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CALISTOGA, Calif. - April 11, 2015 - Brad Sweet, Joey Saldana and Rico Abreu put on a show in front of a packed Calistoga Speedway Saturday night, trading the lead and battling for the win on the opening night of the Wine Country Outlaw Showdown. Ultimately, it was Sweet who powered his No. 49 Razorback Tools car to the front and scored his second World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series victory of the season. "I don't know if we dominated," Sweet said in victory lane. "But we drove our butts off and worked hard. We've been struggling, having a little…

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Hagen Opens Midget Season with “KOKOMO Grand Prix” Triumph

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  Darren Hagen of Riverside, California celebrates his 25th career Honda USAC National Midget feature victory Saturday night at Kokomo, (Ind.) Speedway. (TeeJay Crawford Photo)   Kokomo, Indiana...Darren Hagen opened the Honda National Midget Championship season with a strong night in his first USAC start aboard the Kenny Brown Racing - Great Clips #17 Boss/Esslinger as he marched to the "Kokomo Grand Prix" victory on Saturday night. The Riverside, California native notched his 25th-career win to put himself in a tie for 16th on the all-time win list with Parnelli Jones and Dave Strickland. Davey Ray grabbed the lead with…

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Madera USAC HPD Western Midget Race Results

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USAC HPD WESTERN MIDGET RACE RESULTS: April 11, 2015 - Madera, California - Madera Speedway   QUALIFYING:1. Cody Jessop, 00, Jessop-15.261; 2. Tom Paterson, 9, Paterson-15.320; 3. Annie Breidinger, 75, Breidinger-15.496; 4. Toni Breidinger, 80, Breidinger-15.511; 5. Dylan Nobile, 40, Nobile-15.526; 6. Jesse Love, 44, Love-15.798; 7. Ashley Hazelton, 5, Hazelton-16.062; 8. Ethan Lesser, 73, Lesser-16.550.   RESTRICTED HEAT: (6 laps - no points) 1. Love, 2. Lesser. NT   HEAT RACE: (8 laps) 1. Jessop, 2. Paterson, 3. A.Breidinger, 4. Nobile, 5. Hazelton, 6. T. Breidinger. NT   FEATURE: (30 laps) 1. Tom Paterson, 2. Cody Jessop, 3. Dylan…

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Santa Maria USAC West Coast Sprint Race Results

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USAC WEST COAST SPRINT CAR RACE RESULTS: April 11, 2015 - Santa Maria, California - Santa Maria Raceway   QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Richard Vander Weerd, 10, Vander Weerd-14.367; 2. Danny Faria Jr., 17V, Bowman-14.566; 3. Kevin Barnes, 36B, Barnes-14.680; 4. Trey Marcham, 73, Ford-14.851; 5. Tristan Guardino, 81, Watt-14.983; 6. D.J. Johnson, 33, Johnson-15.005; 7. Jace Vander Weerd, 88, Vander Weerd-15.069; 8. Landon Hurst, 179, Hurst-15.205; 9. Tye Mihocko, 5, Mihocko-15.223; 10. Shannon McQueen, 87, Van Meter-15.230; 11. Luke Boles, 56, Boles-15.289; 12. Jeff Sibley, 42N, Sibley-15.381; 13. Bill Jones, 91, Jones-15.631; 14. Jordan Linson, 10J, Linson-17.445; 15. James Herrera, 16J,…

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KOKOMO Honda USAC National Midget Race Results

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  HONDA USAC NATIONAL MIDGET RACE RESULTS: April 11, 2015 - Kokomo, Indiana - Kokomo Speedway - "Kokomo Grand Prix"   QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Kevin Thomas Jr., 67k, Kunz/Curb-Agajanian-13.175; 2. Andrew Felker, 11a, Felker-13.288; 3. Darren Hagen, 17, Brown-13.309; 4. Spencer Bayston, 39, Tucker/BCI/Curb-Agajanian-13.397; 5. Davey Ray, 33, RAYPRO-13.464; 6. Zach Daum, 5D, Daum-13.527; 7. Tracy Hines, 24, Parker-13.662; 8. Steve Buckwalter, 25, Buckwalter-13.707; 9. Justin Peck, 5x, Peck-13.719; 10. Alex Bright, 56, 5IVE-6IX-13.737; 11. Tanner Thorson, 67, Kunz/Curb-Agajanian-13.766; 12. Justin Grant, 38, Gardner-13.766; 13. Jerry Coons Jr., 27, Heffner-13.767; 14. Dave Darland, 63, RKR/Curb-Agajanian-13.804; 15. Colten Cottle, 5c, Cottle-13.833; 16.…

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Irey takes back-up car to first Attica late model win

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Attica, Ohio (Friday, April 10, 2015) – Matt Irey thought he might be done racing for awhile after blowing his good engine on opening night last week at Attica Raceway Park. But, the Mansfield, Ohio driver retrieved his back-up car he had loaned to a fellow racer and held off several spirited challenges to score his first career UMP late model victory on Bazell Race Fuels Night.   “This is actually my back-up car. I was letting Dave Hornikel drive it last week and in the heat race last week I blew my new motor so I put everything on…

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Jason Meyers, Cody Darrah Fill-In at Calistoga Speedway

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CALISTOGA, Calif. - April 10, 2015 - As the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series rolls into Calistoga (Calif.) Speedway for the Wine Country Outlaw Showdown this weekend, two former series regulars, Jason Meyers and Cody Darrah, will join the field, filling in for injured drivers Jason Johnson and Daryn Pittman. Meyers, a two-time World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series champion and only series champion from California, will fill in for Johnson through the series' final four races in the Golden State. "This is certainly not the circumstance I would have liked to be able to get back in the…

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LOUDPEDAL.TV CREATES NEW VIDEO SITE DEDICATED TO USAC RACING

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LOUDPEDAL.TV CREATES NEW VIDEO SITE DEDICATED TO USAC RACING The United States Auto Club and Loudpedal Productions have teamed up with the creation of a new on-demand website dedicated to the coverage of USAC events from coast-to-coast. Loudpedal.TV, which launches this month, will feature a plethora of content showcasing every thrilling lap, interviews with the stars, the crashes, and a peek behind the scenes at weekly USAC races from all across the nation on the site's "National" and "West Coast" channels as well as historical content from USAC's vast video archives on its "Classic" channel. For the price of $9.99…

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Defending champion Hull leads MOWA to Jacksonville opener

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Defending champion Hull leads MOWA to Jacksonville opener JACKSONVILLE, Ill. – When the 2015 season begins on Friday night at Jacksonville Speedway, Jerrod Hull will feel right at home as he begins his quest for a 4th consecutive Neal Tire MOWA Sprint Car Series presented by Casey's General Stores Championship. He’s been winning races at Jacksonville long before the series formed in 2011, so his car set ups and experience already helped fill his racing notebook. As MOWA heads into its fifth season, Hull is the only driver to win the MOWA series title, and maybe he becomes Mr. Five…

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FRIDAY’S KOKOMO MIDGET RAINED OUT; SATURDAY “ON”

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FRIDAY'S KOKOMO MIDGET RAINED OUT; SATURDAY "ON" Extremely wet grounds and flooding have forced a cancellation of Friday's opening night of the 2015 Kokomo Midget Grand Prix Honda USAC National Midget event at Kokomo (Ind.) Speedway. Favorable forecasts are prevalent for Saturday's scheduled race at the quarter-mile dirt oval and that event remains on the calendar. The Kokomo Midget Grand Prix serves as the opening event on USAC's 2015 Honda National Midget calendar, which encompasses 14 different tracks in a half-dozen states. The series will also appear at Kokomo as part of the "Indiana Midget Week" in mid-June.

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Attica Group Qualifying and Scales Procedures Detailed

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ATTICA, Ohio – When racing resumes at Attica Raceway Park on Friday, April 10 on Bazell Race Fuels Night the UMP late models and 305 sprints will use the group qualifying format (listed at www.atticaracewaypark.com) which is listed above the line-up boards at the pit tower. Attica’s weekly weight rule and scales procedures will be as follows: -The top 3 finishers in the A-main in the 410 sprints, UMP late models and 305 sprints must go to the scales. The weight rule requirements and information is on the track’s website in the rules section under each division and will be…

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Racing Roars Back to Fremont Speedway Saturday

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FREMONT, Ohio – The roar of racing engines returns to Fremont Speedway as “The Track That Action Built” kicks off it’s 65th season of racing Saturday, April 11 on Tank’s Meats of Elmore Night.   To encourage the next generation of race fans to come out and see and feel the fun and excitement of dirt track racing, Fremont Speedway will allow any college student with a valid student ID to get in for only $10. Also, Fremont Speedway will continue its “Fan Zone” promotion where one fan’s ticket will be drawn from random and that person’s ticket will be…

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