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Speedway, Ind. —  The pre-entry list for the second running of the “Shamrock Classic” USAC National Midget season opener at Du Quoin’s Southern Illinois Center has reached 50! The Saturday, March 18th event on the one-sixth-mile, indoor dirt oval features many of the biggest names in U.S. open-wheel, dirt track racing, including two drivers who’ve attained the status of USAC …

USAC: Newman Returns to Silver Crown Field; Enters Rich Vogler Classic at LOR

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INDIANAPOLIS – Former USAC Silver Crown champion Ryan Newman will return to USAC competition this Thursday during the USAC Silver Crown Series Rich Vogler/USAC Hall of Fame Classic at Lucas Oil Raceway. Newman competed in last year’s race at Lucas Oil Raceway and finished third after starting on the front row. Newman’s USAC career at the track includes five victories …

USAC: Butler, Davis, Mears & Olson Are Fan Vote Hall of Fame Inductees For 2016

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USAC’s recent social media poll to complete the 2016 list of inductees into the USAC Hall of Fame has resulted in inductions for drivers Steve Butler, Rick Mears and Kevin Olson, as well as car owner and chief mechanic Willie Davis.

USAC: Clauson Survives Scare for First-Career Eldora Speedway Sprint Car Victory

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ROSSBURG, Ohio – official series release — Collin Markle/USAC photo — Bryan Clauson’s continually growing list of accomplishments got a little bit larger on Friday night, after the Noblesville, Indiana driver claimed his first career USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car feature victory at the famed Eldora Speedway during the Don Branson-Jud Larson Classic portion of the #LetsRaceTwo doubleheader weekend. Clauson made …

USAC: Eastern Midget Opener at Wake County Speedway Scratched Due to Inclement Weather

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RALIEGH, N.C — official series release — Friday night’s USAC Eastern Midget Series opener at Wake County Speedway has been cancelled due to heavy rains in the area. No new date has yet been assigned. The series is now set to open Saturday night at Carteret County Speedway in Swainsboro, N.C. CREDIT: USAC Racing

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 …