POWRi: National & West Midgets Head to Pevely For Two-Day Ironman Weekend

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The POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget Series and POWRi Lucas Oil West Midget Series will head to the Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, Mo. on Aug. 5-6 for the Prelude to the Ironman and the Ironman 55.

MIDWEST: Petrozelle Pairs With Cornell Racing Stables For New Midget Opportunity

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Curt Cornell and the legendary Cornell Racing Stables team have partnered with southeastern sprint car hotshoe Johnny Petrozelle III to compete in select POWRi and USAC National Midget events through the remainder of the season

POWRi: Felker Shooting for Home Glory in Open Wheel Showdown at Lucas Oil

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WHEATLAND, Mo. – official track release — ASCS photo — Andrew Felker hopes this is the year he gets to finally celebrate in front of a large continent of friends and family at his “home” track. “We’ve had quick cars there, but haven’t been able to get the monkey off our back and finish it off,” said Felker of his …

MIDGETS: Three-Year RPM Limit Rule Agreed Upon Between Nat’l Midget Sanctions

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INDIANAPOLIS – official series release — TeeJay Crawford photo — Officials of the United States Auto Club, POWRi and ARDC Midget Series have jointly announced a rule which will unify engine platform-specific RPM limits in all sanctioned races, effective May 29. This commitment to RPM limits constitutes a three-year commitment and any uniform limit modifications will be determined through on-going …

POWRi: Clauson Scores 30th Career Lucas Oil National Midget Win at Jacksonville

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JACKSONVILLE, Ill. – official series release — POWRi photo — Bryan Clauson used the bottom of Jacksonville Speedway’s high-banked quarter-mile to overtake Tyler Thomas en route to his 30th career Lucas Oil POWRi National Midget Series victory Friday night. In other action, Frank Galusha was able to keep Nathan Benson at bay in the final laps to claim his first …

POWRi: Matt Sherrell Takes First Career National Victory; Claims Turnpike Challenge Opener in Tulsa

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TULSA, Okla. – official series release — POWRi photo — Matt Sherrell inherited the lead late after starting from the inside of row five and made POWRi history, claiming night one of the Lucas Oil POWRi National Midget Series Turnpike Challenge. Sherrell is the only driver other than Christopher Bell to claim a Turnpike Challenge victory. Rookie Chase Hill shared …

POWRi: 2016 Lucas Oil National Midget Slate Kicks Off With Third Annual Turnpike Challenge

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TULSA, Okla. — official series release — Mike Spivey/PCR photo — The Lucas Oil POWRi National Midget Series will kick off the season at Port City Raceway for the third annual Turnpike Challenge this weekend. Open practice will take place Thursday night, March 31, with racing taking place on Friday, April 1 and Saturday, April 2.  The eighth-mile oval will …

POWRi/USAC: Entry List for Third Annual Jason Leffler Memorial Race Continues to Grow

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MILLSTADT, Ill. – official series release — Neil Cavanah photo — The pre-entry list for the third annual Jason Leffler Memorial sponsored by Great Clips continues to grow as the Honda USAC National Midget Series and POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget Series prepare for the $20,000-to-win event. Set for Friday at Wayne County Speedway in Wayne City, Ill., the Jason …

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 …