USAC: Larson Tops Indiana Midget Week Opener; Passes Thorson for Montpelier Win

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Kyle Larson doesn’t get the chance to jump behind the wheel of a USAC midget as often as he once did due to his NASCAR commitments, but on Tuesday night in the 12th annual Indiana Midget Week opener at Montpelier Motor Speedway, Larson looked as if he never left the open wheel ranks.

USAC: Bacon Becomes Top Hoffman Driver in History With Montpelier Sprint Score

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MONTPELIER, Ind. — official series release — Travis Branch photo — Brady Bacon methodically maneuvered his way from sixth starting spot to win Saturday night’s USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car Series feature at Montpelier Motor Speedway. Baconearned ProSource Fast Qualifying honors in the early going, putting him outside of row three for the feature event. But it was Darland, from …

USAC: Watson Seeking Second Title; Montpelier Kicks Off Inaugural Midwest Thunder Midget Slate

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INDIANAPOLIS — official series release — USAC photo — Montpelier (Ind.) Motor Speedway will host USAC’s inaugural Midwest Thunder Midget Series race on Saturday, and 2015 USAC Midwest HPD Midget Champion Alex Watson tops the list of drivers hoping to get a head start on securing the season title. Watson, of Columbus, Ohio, posted consistent finishes on his way to …

AUDIO/FEATURE: Racing in the Bloodline for Young Austin Nemire

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March 25, 2014 — Audio and story by Jacob Seelman for Speed77 Radio and Race Chaser Online — photo courtesy Kenny Nemire — TOLEDO, OH — Austin Nemire knew from the beginning he was going to end up behind the wheel of a race car at some point. It wasn’t a question. His great-grandfather was a racer back in the …