USAC Honda National Midget News – May 31, 2015

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Plymouth, IN……..Saturday night’s second night of “Midget Maynia” at Plymouth Speedway has been cancelled due to heavy rains. The Honda USAC National Midget series now prepares for “Indiana Midget Week” which debuts June 10 at Gas City, Ind.

UPCOMING EVENT INFO

 

DATE: Wednesday, June 10, 2015

SERIES:
Honda USAC National Midget Championship

EVENT: “Indiana Midget Week” featuring the USAC Honda National Midgets

 

TRACK: Kokomo Speedway (Kokomo, IN)

SCHEDULED STARTING TIMES:

TRACK ADDRESS: 5871 E 500 S, Gas City, IN 46933

TRACK WEBSITE: www.gascityi69speedway.com

DATE: Thursday, June 11, 2015

SERIES: Honda USAC National Midget Championship

 

TRACK: Lincoln Park Speedway (Putnamville, IN)


EVENT:
“Indiana Midget Week” / Dixie Chopper Night featuring USAC National Midgets, Sprints & Modifieds

TRACK ADDRESS:
1051 W US Hwy 40
Putnamville, IN 46135

Located half way between Terre Haute and Indianapolis on the north side of US Hwy 40 just a couple of minutes west of U.S.231.

TRACK PHONE: (765) 653-3485

DATE: Friday, June 12, 2015

SERIES: Honda USAC National Midget Championship

TRACK: Bloomington Speedway (Bloomington, IN)

EVENT: “Indiana Midget Week” featuring USAC National Midgets, 410 Sprint Cars & RaceSaver Sprints

SCHEDULED STARTING TIMES:
Pit gates open at 4:30pm
Grandstand opens at 5:30pm
Hot Laps 6:30pm
Racing begins at 7:30pm

TICKETS:
Adult General Admission $20
Pits $30

TRACK ADDRESS: 5185 S. Fairfax Road Bloomington, IN 47401

TRACK PHONE: (812) 824-7400

TRACK WEBSITE: www.bloomingtonspeedway.com

DATE: Saturday, June 13, 2015

SERIES: Honda USAC National Midget Championship

 

TRACK: Lawrenceburg Speedway (Lawrenceburg, IN)

 

EVENT: “Indiana Midget Week” featuring USAC National Midgets, Lawrenceburg Chevrolet Sprints & Budweiser UMP Modifieds  

 

SCHEDULED STARTING TIMES:

Pit Gate-3:00pm

Front Gate-5:00pm

Hot Laps-6:00pm

Opening Ceremonies-7:00pm 

 

TICKETS: 

Adults: $25

Kids 7-12: $7

6 & Under: FREE

Pit Pass: $30 (all ages) 

 

TRACK ADDRESS: 351 E. Eads Parkway, Lawrenceburg Indiana, 47025

 

TRACK PHONE: (812) 539-4700

 

DATE: Sunday, June 14, 2015

SERIES: Honda USAC National Midget Championship

 

TRACK: Kokomo Speedway (Kokomo, IN)

 

EVENT: “Indiana Midget Week” featuring USAC National Midgets, Sprint Cars & Street Stocks  

 

SCHEDULED STARTING TIMES: 

 Grandstands Open: 2PM

Pit Gates Open: 2PM

 

TICKETS:  

Adult General Admission: $20

Pits: $30 

 

TRACK ADDRESS: 2455 Davis Rd., Kokomo, IN 46901

 

TRACK PHONE: (765) 459-3877

 

TRACK WEBSITE: www.kokomospeedway.net

2015 HONDA USAC NATIONAL MIDGET CHAMPIONSHIP
SCHEDULE & RESULTS
DATE
LOCATION
TRACK
WINNER
April 10
Kokomo, IN
Kokomo Speedway
Rained Out
April 11
Kokomo, IN
Kokomo Speedway
Darren Hagen
May 29
Plymouth, IN
Plymouth Speedway
Kevin Thomas, Jr.
May 30
Plymouth, IN
Plymouth Speedway
Rained Out
June 10
@ Gas City, IN
Gas City I-69 Speedway
June 11
@ Putnamville, IN
Lincoln Park Speedway
June 12
@ Bloomington, IN
Bloomington Speedway
June 13
@ Lawrenceburg, IN
Lawrenceburg Speedway
June 14
@ Kokomo, IN
Kokomo Speedway
June 26
TBA
TBA
June 27
TBA
TBA
July 28
Beloit, KS
Solomon Valley Raceway
July 30
Belleville, KS
Belleville High Banks
Aug. 1
Belleville, KS
Belleville High Banks
Aug. 18
*** Spring Run, PA
Path Valley Speedway Park
Aug. 19
*** New Oxford, PA
Lincoln Speedway
Aug. 20
*** Newberrytown, PA
Susquehanna Speedway Park
Sept. 4
Granite City, IL
Tri-City Speedway
Sept. 5
Granite City, IL
Tri-City Speedway
Sept. 26
Rossburg, OH
Eldora Speedway
Nov. 26
### Perris, CA
Perris Auto Speedway
@=Indiana Midget Week
***=Co-Sanctioned by ARDC
###=Co-Sanctioned by Honda USAC Western Midget Series
2015 HONDA USAC NATIONAL MIDGET
POINT STANDINGS
DRIVER POINTS
RANK
DRIVER
POINTS
1
Tracy Hines
(New Castle, IN)
131
2
Darren Hagen
(Riverside, CA)
128
3
Tanner Thorson
(Minden, NV)
125
4
Dave Darland
(Lincoln, IN)
109
5
Kevin Thomas, Jr.
(Cullman, AL)
97
6
Tyler Thomas
(Collinsville, OK)
93
7
Jerry Coons, Jr.
(Tucson, AZ)
90
8
Spencer Bayston
(Lebanon, IN)
80
9
Steve Buckwalter

(Royersford, PA)
79
10
 Gage Walker
(Indianapolis, IN)
66

2015 HONDA USAC NATIONAL MIDGET

FEATURE WINNERS

 

Darren Hagen – 1 (Kokomo Speedway on April 11)

Kevin Thomas, Jr. – 1 (Plymouth Speedway on May 29)

2015 HONDA USAC NATIONAL MIDGET STATISTICS

 

FEATURE WINS:
1. Darren Hagen – 1
Kevin Thomas, Jr. – 1

FEATURE LAP LEADERS:
1. Darren Hagen – 24
2. Kevin Thomas, Jr. – 19
3. Tyler Courtney – 11
4. Davey Ray – 6

TOP-FIVE FEATURE FINISHES:
1. Darren Hagen – 2
Tracy Hines – 2
Tanner Thorson – 2
4. Steve Buckwalter – 1
Dave Darland – 1
Davey Ray – 1
Kevin Thomas, Jr. – 1

TOP-TEN FEATURE FINISHES:
1. Jerry Coons, Jr. – 2
Tyler Courtney – 2
Dave Darland – 2
Darren Hagen – 2
Tracy Hines – 2
Tyler Thomas – 2
Tanner Thorson – 2
8. Spencer Bayston – 1
Steve Buckwalter – 1
Andrew Felker – 1
Davey Ray – 1
Nathan Smee – 1
Kevin Thomas, Jr. – 1

PROSOURCE FAST QUALIFYING TIMES:

1. Tracy Hines – 1
Kevin Thomas, Jr. – 1

HEAT RACE WINS:
1. Darren Hagen – 2
2. Garrett Aitken – 1
Steve Buckwalter – 1
Andrew Felker – 1
Nathan Smee – 1
Kevin Thomas, Jr. – 1

SEMI WINS:
1. Justin Peck – 1

2015 HONDA USAC NATIONAL MIDGET

“HARD CHARGER OF THE RACE”

 

April 11: Kokomo Speedway – Tanner Thorson (8 positions)
May 29: Plymouth Speedway – Darren Hagen (10 positions)

ALL-TIME USAC NATIONAL MIDGET CHAMPIONS

 

1956:  Shorty Templeman                     

1957Shorty Templeman                     

1958Shorty Templeman                     

1959Gene Hartley                       

1960Jimmy Davies                        

1961Jimmy Davies                        

1962Jimmy Davies                        

1963Bob Wente                         

1964Mel Kenyon                        

1965Mike McGreevy                      

1966Mike McGreevy                      

1967Mel Kenyon                        

1968Mel Kenyon                        

1969Bob Tattersall                    

1970Jimmy Caruthers                     

1971Danny Caruthers                     

1972Pancho Carter                        

1973Larry Rice                          

1974Mel Kenyon                        

1975Sleepy Tripp                         

1976Sleepy Tripp                         

1977Mel Kenyon                        

1978Rich Vogler                        

1979Steve Lotshaw                       

1980Rich Vogler                        

1981Mel Kenyon                        

1982Kevin Olson                                  

1983Rich Vogler                        

1984Tom Bigelow                       

1985Mel Kenyon                        

1986:  Rich Vogler                        

1987Kevin Olson

1988Rich Vogler

1989Russ Gamester

1990Jeff Gordon

1991Mike Streicher

1992Stevie Reeves

1993Stevie Reeves

1994Tony Stewart

1995Tony Stewart

1996Kenny Irwin Jr.

1997Jason Leffler

1998Jason Leffler

1999Jason Leffler

2000Kasey Kahne

2001Dave Darland

2002Dave Darland

2003J.J. Yeley

2004Bobby East

2005Josh Wise

2006Jerry Coons Jr.

2007Jerry Coons Jr.

2008Cole Whitt

2009Brad Kuhn

2010Bryan Clauson

2010D

 

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