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.

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: Bell Rings for Fifth Time in 2015 at Battle of Belle-Vegas III

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BELLEVILLE, Ill. – official series release — POWRi photo — Christopher Bell earned his fifth POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget Series victory of 2015 on Sunday night. Involved in an incident early on, Bell came from the back to claim the 30-lap midget portion of the Battle at Belle-Vegas III on the high-banked fifth-mile Belle-Clair Speedway. Starting on the pole …

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: 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: Belle-Clair Speedway to Reopen in 2015 Under POWRi Management

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MILLSTADT, Ill. – official series release — Belle-Clair Speedway will re-open in 2015 after reaching a multi-year agreement with Performance Open Wheel Racing Inc. (POWRi). Because Belle Clair Promotions LLC elected to terminate their partnership with Belle-Clair Speedway, POWRi will take over the promotion of the Belleville, Ill., track starting in 2015. POWRi will sanction the open wheel divisions while …

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 …