POWRi: Belle-Clair Speedway hosts 12th Annual Meents Memorial

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Belleville, IL — Friday, September 30th and Saturday, October 1st, the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget Series and POWRi Speedway Motors 600cc Outlaw Micro Series will take to Belle-Clair Speedway for the final time of 2016. Saturday’s event is held in honor of former Midwest Auto Racing Association President, Charlene Meents.  During her years with MARA, Meents was instrumental in …

POWRi: Thomas Claims Meents Memorial; Hagen Clinches 2015 National Midget Title

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BELLEVILLE, Ill. – official series release — POWRi photo — Tyler Thomas claimed the 11th annual Charlene Meents Memorial at Belle-Clair Speedway after a hard fought battle with Zach Daum on Friday night, scoring his sixth career POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget Series victory. Meanwhile, Darren Hagen’s podium finish sealed the series championship. Earning his first-career pole, and in a brand …

POWRi: Zach Daum and Joe B. Miller Clean House En Route to Lincoln Speedway Victories

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LINCOLN, Ill. — official series release — POWRi photo — Zach Daum dominated the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget Series feature Friday night at Lincoln Speedway, showing that the two-time POWRi champion has recovered from the vicious Australian wreck that sidelined him for a majority of the season. Joe B. Miller led all 20 laps of the POWRi Speedway Motors …

POWRi: Thorson Holds Off Bell in Thrilling National Midget Prelude to the Ironman

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PEVELY, Mo. – official series release — POWRi photo — In the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget Series’ first appearance at Federated Auto Parts Raceway since 2008, Tanner Thorson survived a grueling battle with Keith Kunz/Curb-Agajanian Motorsports teammate Christopher Bell to win Friday’s Prelude to the Ironman. Thomas Messeraul led the field to green with Zach Daum to his outside. Daum …

POWRi: Bayston Masters Belle-Clair Battle for Second Career Lucas Oil National Midget Win

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BELLEVILLE, Ill. – official series release — POWRi photo — Spencer Bayston earned his second-career POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget Series feature victory on Sunday night, outlasting several cautions and a red flag period to become the winner of the 24th annual Arnie Knepper Memorial at Belle-Clair Speedway. Starting on the pole for the second night in a row, Darren Hagen …

POWRi: Darren Hagen Grabs Tri-City Loot; Wins Third Lucas Oil National Midget Race of 2015

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PONTOON BEACH, Ill. — official series release — POWRi photo — Darren Hagen utilized a late race caution and the longest way around the racing surface at Tri-City Speedway to capture his third POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget Series victory of 2015 Friday evening. Austin Brown started on the pole, sharing the front row with Zach Daum.  Daum was involved …

POWRi: The Race Around the Arch — POWRi Heads to Belle-Clair and Farmington

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MILLSTADT, Ill. — official series release — POWRi photo — The POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget Series and the POWRi Speedway Motors 600cc Outlaw Motor Series will head to Belle-Clair Speedway in Belleville, Illinois on Friday, May 8th for the Battle at Belle-Vegas II. The Battle at Belle-Vegas II will be a display of excellent racing with UMP Kettler & Son’s …

POWRi Midgets: Hagen Sweeps Night One of Missouri Mid-State Midget Nationals

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GRAIN VALLEY, MO. – official series release / photo – Darren Hagen of Riverside, California cleaned house at the ¼ mile Valley Speedway in Grain Valley, Missouri, winning his heat race and leading every lap of the 30 lap feature en route to his 13th career POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget Series feature victory and his first of 2015. Starting …

POWRi: Belle-Clair Speedway Set to Host Battle at Belle-Vegas I

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MILLSTADT, Ill. — official series release — As race season at tracks all across the Mid-West begin to heat up, the racing at Belle-Clair Speedway on Friday, April 10 will surely be an event fans will not want to miss. Belle-Clair Speedway’s “Battle at Belle-Vegas I” will treat fans to the UMP Kettler & Son’s Late Models, POWRi Lucas Oil …

POWRi: Christopher Bell Three-for-Three at Port City Raceway

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TULSA, Okla. — official series release — POWRi photo — Open-wheel star Christopher Bell, hailing from Norman, Okla., claimed the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget Series feature in the opening night of the Second Annual Turnpike Challenge in convincing fashion. A graduate of the PCR micro sprint ranks, Bell charged from the 10th starting position on the eighth-mile Port City …

POWRi: Christmas Comes Early; Saldana Claims Battle at the Center, Earns First Midget Win

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DUQUOIN, Ill. — Report by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — POWRi photo — Even though Christmas isn’t until Thursday, Joey Saldana was handed an early present Saturday night at the DuQuoin Southern Illinois Center. Saldana took the lead with five laps remaining following a crash in lap traffic that collected then-race leader Bryan Clauson and second-place running …

POWRi: Stenhouse to Compete in DuQuoin’s Battle at the Center

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DUQUOIN, Ill. — official series release — Tom Pennington/Getty Images North America photo — NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr. will return to his short-track, open-wheel roots Saturday to race in the fifth annual Great Clips Battle at the Center presented by K & N Filers on the one-sixth Mini-Magic Mile at the Southern Illinois Center on the grounds …