USAC Midgets: Indiana Midget Week Kicks Off June 10 at Gas City; Hines Assumes Points Lead

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GAS CITY, Ind. — official series release — Tracy Hines Racing photo —

The Honda USAC National Midget Series resumes June 10 as the 2015 edition of Indiana Midget Week gets underway at Gas City (Ind.) I-69 Speedway.

Tracy Hines of New Castle, Ind. is the new series point leader as he continues his pursuit of the final leg of a USAC Triple Crown Championship. He takes a three-point lead over Darren Hagen into the June 10 IMW opener.

Hines finished third in the most recent series event on May 29, the 30-lap Midget Maynia feature at Plymouth (Ind.) Speedway, won by Kevin Thomas Jr.  Thomas, of Cullman, Ala., earned his initial series victory in the Kunz Motorsports/Curb-Agajanian Toyota TRD Bullet/Speedway Toyota after passing Tyler Courtney on lap 12 and leading the rest of the way.

Teammate Tanner Thorson took second ahead of Hines, Dave Darland and Hagen.

Thorson’s finish left him in third in the new series standings, just six points behind Hines.

CREDIT: USAC Racing

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