USAC: Hamilton Family Shooting For Silver Crown History At Phoenix

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Davey Hamilton Sr. and Davey Hamilton Jr. will look to become just the fifth father-son duo to compete against each other in a USAC Silver Crown Series race on April 29 at Phoenix Int’l Raceway during the Phoenix Copper Cup.

SVRA: Quartet of Short Track Stars Join Stellar Lineup for Indianapolis Pro-Am

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SOUTHLAKE, Texas – official series release — Chris Jones/IndyCar photo — The Sportscar Vintage Racing Association announced Tuesday that four short track stars will again join a host of road racers to compete at Indianapolis Motor Speedway during the Brickyard Invitational, June 16-19. Davey Hamilton, Johnny Parsons Jr., Jimmy Kite and Donnie Beechler – all veterans of the Indianapolis 500 – …

USAC: Davey Hamilton Named Executive Director of USAC Racing

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SPEEDWAY, Ind. — official series release — Chris Jones/IndyCar photo — The United States Auto Club (USAC) announced today the appointment of Davey Hamilton in the newly-created role as Executive Director of USAC Racing. Hamilton will report to USAC President and CEO Kevin Miller, effective immediately. USAC’s business structure will now encompass three main business segments for reporting and management purposes; …

IndyCar: Davey Hamilton Named Managing Director of Kingdom Racing

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HOUSTON, TX – official team release – Donovan and Associates photo – Davey Hamilton has been named as the Managing Director of Kingdom Racing. “This is a great day for Kingdom Racing as Davey is one of the most respected and courageous people in motorsports. We are blessed to have him at the helm as Kingdom Racing reaches for new …

CLASSIC: Davey Hamilton Blisters Thursday Morning Test at Oswego Speedway

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OSWEGO, NY — official release — Photo By Donovan and Associates — In Thursday’s early morning hours, 1997 International Classic champion Davey Hamilton blistered Budweiser Classic Week testing with the new Nicotra Racing No. 6 Hawk Supermodified. Hamilton laid down the fastest lap of the week thus far with a circuit of 16.352 at 137 mph in the brand new Nicotra roadster, …

OSWEGO: Saturday Weather Forecast Improves, Supermodified and Speedway Kickoff a Go

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OSWEGO, NY – official release — Bill Taylor photo — Oswego Speedway and Supermodified fans rejoice. Saturday’s weather forecast for the Port City of Oswego has dramatically improved, showing all potential rains to be out of the area by late morning, giving a full green light for the 53rd annual Novelis Supermodified Kickoff on May 10 at the ‘Steel Palace.’ A full field …

INDYCAR: Villeneuve to Return to Indianapolis 500 for Schmidt-Peterson Motorsports

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INDIANAPOLIS (Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014) – INDYCAR photo – Former Indy car and Formula One champion Jacques Villeneuve will compete in the 98th Running of the Indianapolis 500 in a No. 5 car prepared by Schmidt Peterson Motorsports, his first participation in “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” since winning the event in 1995. Villeneuve’s entry in the 2014 Indianapolis 500 marks …

Oswego: Pat Lavery, Davey Hamilton to Lead Fastest International Classic Field in History on Sunday

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OSWEGO, NY (August 30, 2013) – For the second consecutive year, Oswego native Pat Lavery will lead the Budweiser International Classic field to green. Lavery laid down the fastest lap of the 32 drivers to take time on Friday night with a quick circuit of 16.223 seconds at 138.692 mph.  The pole position effort is the third of Lavery’s career …

AUDIO: Oswego Speedway Mr. Supermodified Preview

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August 1, 2013 – Every Saturday night in the twilight of Lake Ontario, the world’s fastest short-track race cars do battle at the Oswego Speedway.  This Saturday, the Supermodified competitors will be a little extra feisty as there will be $10,000 on the line for the one who can emerge victorious in the 27th Annual Mr. Supermodified race.  The Small …

Otto Sitterly Charges to Race of Champions 100-lap Supermodified Victory

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OSWEGO, NY (July 21, 2013) – It took until the final event of July, but there is now a repeat winner in the Novelis Supermodified division at Oswego Speedway. Otto Sitterly started Saturday’s Race of Champions 100-lap main event, the first Supermodified 100 run at the Speedway since 2005, from the 9th position but rode steady just inside the top …

Davey Hamilton Wins First Race Since Devastating 2001 IndyCar Crash

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OSWEGO, N.Y. – Davey Hamilton raced to his first main event win on Saturday, May 11 since the devastating 2001 IndyCar crash at Texas Motor Speedway severed his legs and led to 21 operations to reconstruct his feet and legs and approximately one year in a wheelchair. Doctors once believed amputation may have been the best option. But the resilient …