USAC: Byrd Family Announces Inaugural Jonathan Byrd’s Indy Challenge for USAC Midget Teams

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INDIANAPOLIS – official series release — Seven USAC Midget races in 2016 form the nucleus of the inaugural Jonathan Byrd’s “Indy Challenge,” which affords unprecedented career opportunities to USAC participants and opens the avenue to compete at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Indianapolis brothers David and Jonathan Byrd have constructed a unique format for their challenge, which finds seven races in USAC’s …

USAC: Bernal Sweeps Through California; Wins Western Midget and CRA Sprint Car Mains in Chico

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CHICO, Calif. – official series release — Ryan Bernal recorded a rare clean sweep in USAC competition on Thursday night at Silver Dollar Speedway. Bernal won both the Honda USAC Western Midget Series feature and the AMSOIL USAC/CRA Sprint Car Series Gold Cup Race of Champions main event. In the midget feature, Bernal led the final 17 laps in his …

WOO: Outlaws Race Director Doug Lockwood to Join USAC West Coast Midget Program Beginning Aug. 24

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CONCORD, N.C. — official release — Tear Off Heaven photo — Current World of Outlaw Sprint Car Series Race Director Doug Lockwood announced Tuesday that he will go to work for USAC and Chris Kearns Presents, Inc. when he leaves the ‘Greatest Show on Dirt’ on August 24. “I have to thank the World of Outlaws for the opportunity they …

USAC Western Midgets: Gard Unbeatable at Silver Dollar

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CHICO, Calif. – official release — Brian Gard outran Trey Marcham in the closing laps to win Thursday’s Honda USAC Western Midget Series and BCRA Midget Series event at Silver Dollar Speedway. Marcham led the first 14 laps of the feature before giving way to Gard on lap 15. Once out front Gard would not be touched as he led …

USAC Western Midgets: Bell Claims Vermeil Classic Finale at Calistoga

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CALISTOGA, Calif. — official release — Michael Grosswendt photo — Christopher Bell claimed his second victory in as many days, winning Sunday’s Louie Vermeil Classic USAC Western Midget Series feature at Calistoga Speedway. Bell took the lead from Tanner Thorson on lap 26 and led the final five laps, beating Thorson to the checkered flag. Ronnie Gardner, Cody Swanson and Nick …