USAC: SHAMROCK CLASSIC ENTRY LIST HITS 50

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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: 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: Bacon Becomes Top Hoffman Driver in History With Montpelier Sprint Score

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MONTPELIER, Ind. — official series release — Travis Branch photo — Brady Bacon methodically maneuvered his way from sixth starting spot to win Saturday night’s USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car Series feature at Montpelier Motor Speedway. Baconearned ProSource Fast Qualifying honors in the early going, putting him outside of row three for the feature event. But it was Darland, from …

USAC: No. 1 is No. 1 in Bubba Raceway Park Sprint; Ballou Wins During Winter Dirt Games VII

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OCALA, Fla. — official series release — Chris Seelman photo — Putting the champion’s No. 1 on his Ballou Motorsports Maxim, reigning USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car Series kingpin Robert Ballou led all 30 laps to win Friday night’s Winter Dirt Games VII feature for the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car Series at Bubba Raceway Park. The Rocklin, Calif., driver started on …

USAC: Robert Ballou Garners Non-Winged Sprint Car Driver of the Year Honors for First Time

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KNOXVILLE, Iowa — official release — Chris Seelman photo — Robert Ballou was unanimously named the 2015 Driver of the Year by the North American Non-Winged Sprint Car Poll voting panel of media members, promoters, sanctioning officials and manufacturers for the first time. The AMSOIL USAC National Sprint Car Series champion earned all 16 first-place ballots cast in the year-end …

USAC: Mean Green Cleaning Products Back as Primary Sponsor of Hoffman Team in 2016

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LOVELAND, Ohio – official team release — Chris Seelman photo — Mean Green cleaner and degreaser will return as Hoffman Auto Racing’s primary sponsor for the 2016 racing season. “We are thrilled that Mean Green cleaner and degreaser has decided to return as our primary sponsor,”  said HAR president and team owner Richard Hoffman. “In 2015 we won seven USAC National Sprint Car races, …

USAC: Ambitious 47-Race Calendar Unveiled for 2016 AMSOIL USAC National Sprint Car Series

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INDIANAPOLIS – official series release — Chris Seelman photo — The most ambitious schedule of AMSOIL USAC National Sprint Car races in recent history has been released for 2016, including traditional events and new facilities spanning the American landscape. Opening with the exciting Winter Games VII at Bubba Raceway Park in Florida in February and concluding with the Oval Nationals …

MIDWEST: Eldora Speedway Offering $100,000 Bonus for Four Crown Nationals Sweep

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ROSSBURG, Ohio – official track release — Eldora Speedway has always awarded big money and the 35th Four-Crown Nationals are no different. The track announced Wednesday that a $100,000 bonus will be awarded to a driver who wins all four races in the historic event. For the first time since 2007, the Four Crown will have four races on Saturday, Sept. 24, …

USAC: Hines Completes Career Triple Crown; Wraps Up First National Midget Title at Perris

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PERRIS, Calif. — Report by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Photo courtesy Spike Chassis — While Tanner Thorson was celebrating the win in Thursday night’s 75th annual Turkey Night Grand Prix, Tracy Hines climbed from his car relieved at being able to celebrate his own piece of history at Perris Auto Speedway. The 43-year-old veteran from New …

USAC Sprints: Milestone Made; Bacon Delivers 100th USAC Win for Hoffman Auto Racing in Tucson

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TUCSON, Ariz. — official series release — Rich Forman/USAC photo — Brady Bacon capped Friday’s Western World Championships preliminary night at USA Raceway with his seventh win of the season in AMSOIL National Sprint Car competition. The Broken Arrow, Okla., driver took charge just past halfway and held off Bryan Clauson to win by .377 seconds, marking the 100th USAC …

By the Numbers: Inside Robert Ballou’s Opening Night Win at the Western World Championships

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TUCSON, Ariz. — Story by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Rich Forman photo — We know Robert Ballou has had a dream season in the AMSOIL USAC National Sprint Car Series. But just how good has it really been? For starters, last night’s win was his 13th feature victory of the season, tying him with NASCAR Sprint …

USAC Sprints: Ballou Comes From 14th to Win at Tucson, Keeps Dream Season Rolling in 2015

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TUCSON, Ariz. — official series release — Rich Forman photo — The dream season for Robert Ballou continued Thursday night at USA Raceway on the first night of the Western World Championships. Ballou drove from 14th to win his 13th AMSOIL USAC National Sprint Car Series feature of the season, tying J.J. Yeley’s incredible 2003 season for the second-most in history. “It’s …