USAC Sprints: Landon Simon Unveils Special Paint Scheme for Indiana Sprint Week

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INDIANAPOLIS — official team release — LSR photo — Landon Simon Racing and Mt. Baker Vapor have announced that Simon will run a special paint scheme for USAC’s 28th annual Indiana Sprint Week — kicking off tonight at Gas City I-69 Speedway. For the second straight season, the design will resemble a WWII P51 Mustang plane and act as a …

USAC Sprints: Coons Conquers Lincoln Park for Second Straight Year; Wins Bill Gardner Sprintacular

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PUTNAMVILLE, Ind. — official series release — USAC photo — Jerry Coons Jr. returned to right where he spent Independence Day last year — victory lane at Lincoln Park Speedway. The former AMSOIL USAC National Sprint Car Series champion scored his 17th career victory, driving the Edison Motorsports No. 10e Spike-Chevy to victory in the inaugural Bill Gardner Sprintacular. “It’s always a …

USAC: Bell Makes It Back-To-Back Bloomington Midget Week Wins

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Bloomington, Ind. — official series release — USAC photo — Christopher Bell duplicated his Bloomington Speedway “Indiana Midget Week” win from 2014 on Friday night, as the Norman, Oklahoma knocked off his first Honda National Midget victory of the season. The 2013 National Midget champion flipped in Wednesday night’s IMW opener before rebounding to second on Thursday night, but he …

USAC Sprints: Eastern Storm Opener at Grandview Speedway Rained Out

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BECHTELSVILLE, Pa. – official release — Tuesday’s USAC AMSOIL Sprint Car event at Grandview Speedway in Bechtelsville, Penn. has been canceled due to heavy rain. The event was to be the opener for the annual five-race Eastern Storm, and the program also included the ARDC Midget Series on the card as well. The opener now shifts to Wednesday night, June 3 when the USAC Sprint Cars …

USAC Sprints: Bacon Keeps Meseraull at Bay for Gas City Victory

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GAS CITY, Ind. — official series release — Brady Bacon Racing photo — Brady Bacon held on in a frenetic 30-lapper Friday at Gas City I-69 Speedway, edging past a last-lap Thomas Meseraull slide job through the final set of corners to take his third AMSOIL National Sprint Car victory of the season. Meseraull cut under fellow front-row starter Jon Stanbrough off …

USAC: Added Incentives Posted for HPD Midgets During Tony Stewart Classic

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INDIANAPOLIS – official series release — USAC HPD Midget competitors are the latest to receive additional incentive to compete in the July 25 Tony Stewart Classic at the Lincoln Tech Indianapolis Speedrome. Participants in USAC’s Midwest, Eastern and Western HPD series will find cash bonuses awaiting them in the form of top-three finishing awards at the 100-lap Midget race at …

USAC Sprints: Bacon Battles Back for Spring Showdown Triumph at Tri-State

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HAUBSTADT, Ind. — official series release — Lonnie Wheatley/USAC photo — After nearly having Saturday’s 30-lap Spring Showdown wrestled away from him inside the final ten laps, Brady Bacon fought back to re-take the lead from Robert Ballou and take the victory at Tri-State Speedway. The defending AMSOIL USAC Sprint Car National Champion took his second win of the season in …

USAC/MSCS: Bryan Clauson Comes Home for Bloomington Score and 32nd USAC Sprint Win

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BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — official series release — Travis Branch photo — Bryan Clauson came back to Bloomington Speedway, one of his early-career regular stops, to take his first AMSOIL Sprint Car victory of the season on Friday night in an event co-sanctioned by the Midwest Sprint Car Series. The Noblesville, Ind. driver made it 32 career wins in the series, …

USAC Silver Crown: Hamilton Making Move Back to Dirt; Plans Silver Crown Assault in 2015

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DANVILLE, Ind. — official team release — Kyle Hamilton Racing photo — 22-year-old open wheel standout Kyle Hamilton plans to run in the USAC Silver Crown Series for the 2015 season. The Purdue University student is looking to make his mark on one of the world’s most prestigious short track racing series with 6R Racing. Hamilton has multiple wins in …

USAC Midgets: Opening Night of Kokomo Midget Grand Prix Washed Out

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KOKOMO, Ind. — official series release — Extremely wet grounds and flooding have forced a cancellation of Friday’s opening night of the 2015 Kokomo Midget Grand Prix Honda USAC National Midget event at Kokomo (Ind.) Speedway. Favorable forecasts are prevalent for Saturday’s scheduled race at the quarter-mile dirt oval and that event remains on the calendar. The Kokomo Midget Grand Prix serves as the …

USAC: King of the Wing/Auto Value Super Sprint Openers Pushed Back One Week Due to Weather

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INDIANAPOLIS — official series release — Weather forecasts for extremely wet conditions in the Southeastern United States this weekend have forced United States Auto Club officials and race organizers at Five Flags Speedway in Pensacola, Fla. and Mobile International Raceway in Irvington, Ala. to postpone the 2015 King of the Wing/Auto Value Sprint Car openers until next week, April 17-18. The Friday night, April …

USAC/CRA: Last Lap Pass; Bacon Leads One Lap En Route to Copper on Dirt Prelim Win

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TUCSON, Ariz. and CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Report by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — They say you only have to lead one lap in motorsports — the last one — and Friday night at USA Raceway, that’s exactly what Brady Bacon did. Bacon slid by Josh Hodges on the final lap of Friday’s 30-lap Copper on Dirt main …