USAC: National & CRA Stars Preparing For 21st Budweiser Oval Nationals

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The stars of the AMSOIL National and CRA sprint car series have their eyes on the largest prize of any USAC race this season – this weekend’s $25,000-to-win Budweiser Oval Nationals presented by All Coast Construction at Perris Auto Speedway.

USAC: Clauson Keeps On Rolling; Grabs Another Win on ‘Circular Insanity’ Tour at Perris

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PERRIS, Calif. – official series release — Bryan Clauson Racing photo — Bryan Clauson completed a sweep of USAC sprint car action on Saturday night at Perris Auto Speedway, winning the Sokola Classic AMSOIL USAC-CRA Sprint Car Series season opener at the half-mile dirt oval. Wheeling the Mike Martin owned Cancer Treatment Centers of America/Jonathan Byrd’s Racing machine, Clauson passed …

WEST: Stars Aligning for Perris Auto Speedway Opener; Hodges, Clauson & Darland to Head West

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PERRIS, Calif. – official track release — Doug Allen/PAS photo — Just when it looked like it couldn’t get any tougher for the local stars in the Sokola Shootout at Perris Auto Speedway’s 21st season opener on Saturday night, another out of town racer has cast his helmet into the ring in an effort to win the prestigious race. Young …

USAC Midgets: Happy Thanksgiving for Thorson; Young Gun Wins 75th Turkey Night Grand Prix

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PERRIS, Calif. — official series release — Doug Allen/PAS photo — Young Tanner Thorson bested his Keith Kunz Motorsports teammates to win the 75th annual Turkey Night Grand Prix on Thursday night at Perris Auto Speedway. Meanwhile, Tracy Hines closed out his full-time racing career by clinching the Honda USAC Midget National Championship by 18 points over Thorson, joining the …

NMDOTY: Abreu Leads Fight for Nat’l Midget Driver of the Year Award to Turkey Night Finale

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PERRIS, Calif. – official press release by Bryan Gapinski — USAC photo — Rico Abreu holds an eight-point lead over teammate Tanner Thorson in the 2015 and 17th annual National Midget Driver of the Year Championship heading into Thursday’s 75th running of the Turkey Night Grand Prix at Perris Auto Speedway. Darren Hagen trails Abreu by 55-points in third place. …

USAC Midgets: New Format Announced for Turkey Night Grand Prix; Heat Races Added to Card

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PERRIS, Calif. – official track release — Doug Allen photo — When the historic 75th running of the Turkey Night Grand Prix rolls into Perris Auto Speedway on Thanksgiving Night, fans will be treated to a format change that they had requested with more action on the night for the Honda USAC National and Western States Midgets. In addition to …

WEST: Perris Auto Speedway Sets 10-Race 2016 Sprint Car Slate

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PERRIS, Calif. – official track release — Perris Auto Speedway has released the sprint car portion of its 2016 racing schedule. The popular Riverside County clay oval has added one extra race for the upcoming season.  All dates include the AMSOIL USAC/CRA Sprint Car Series. Races will be held on March 5, April 16 (USAC/CRA and World of Outlaws), May 28, June 11, July 2, July …

USAC Sprints: Ballou Claims Perris Loot; Takes 11th Win of 2015 in Oval Nationals Opener

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PERRIS, Calif. — official series release — Carey Akin/USAC photo — Robert Ballou hit the homestretch for the AMSOIL Sprint Car National Championship at Perris Auto Speedway Thursday night and dealt the first blow to challengers Chase Stockon and Dave Darland, as he came out on top of a torrid three-way battle to win on the opening night of the …