MIDWEST: Stewart Gets Up To Speed With Hoffman Auto Racing

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Any lingering doubts of Tony Stewart’s adaptability, versatility and desire to return to winning form behind the wheel of every short track car he straps into were erased this week, as the retired three-time NASCAR Cup Series champion completed a very successful test session with Hoffman Auto Racing.

SPRINTS: Stewart To Drive Hoffman Sprint Car During 69th Little 500

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Tony Stewart’s short track racing schedule for the year gained a crown jewel in it on Wednesday, as Hoffman Auto Racing announced that the three-time Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion will pilot the No. 69 Mean Green/Lykins Energy Solutions sprint car in the 69th annual Pay Less Little 500.

AUDIO: Coons Leads the Way in Tuesday Little 500 Practice at Anderson

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ANDERSON, Ind. — Audio and story by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Chris Seelman photo — Former USAC Triple Crown champion Jerry Coons Jr. took the Gene Nolen-owned No. 3 to the top of the practice charts on Tuesday at Anderson Speedway, leading the way in a three-hour open session that allowed 32 teams a first look …

MIDWEST: Gerster Files First Official Entry for 2016 Pay Less Little 500 at Anderson

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ANDERSON, Ind. — official track release — Anderson Speedway photo — Brian Gerster has filed the first official entry for the 68th Annual Pay Less Little 500 presented by UAW-GM on Saturday, May 28 at Anderson Speedway. Gerster, of Fishers, Ind., will pilot the Davis-Gerster Racing No. 27 in the prestigious event. He finished third in 2012, marking the best result in his seven …

MIDWEST: Hoffman Auto Racing Returns to Little 500 in 2016; Signs Kody Swanson to Drive

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LOVELAND, Ohio — official team release — HAR photo — Hoffman Auto Racing, one of the most successful teams in USAC history, announced Wednesday they will attempt to capture Little 500 glory this year with Kody Swanson. “I have always wanted to win this race and when the opportunity presented itself to have Kody Swanson in the car, we decided to give …

USAC: Plane Crash Claims Life of Two-Time National Sprint Car Champion Tony Elliott

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WARSAW, Ind. — Report by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Chris Seelman photo — Two-time AMSOIL USAC National Sprint Car Series champion Tony Elliott was one of four people killed in a small plane crash Friday on the shore of Lake Hartwell, just off the Georgia/South Carolina state line and about 20 miles outside of Clemson University. He …