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 on the West Coast in November, the 47-race series will visit 23 venues in a dozen states.

New for 2016 are special non-points special events in South Dakota and Indiana. Two races at Badlands Motor Speedway in Brandon, S.D. Aug. 20-21 offering a $50,000 winner’s share will be followed by aWednesday night special event at the Kokomo (Ind.) Speedway which will kick-off the four-night Sprint Car Smackdown V.

The Jackson (Minn.) Motorplex joins the series this year for the first time in 28 years as the first of four consecutive races in the nation’s heartland. The June 22 race will be followed by a June 23 race at Eagle (Neb.) Raceway and a pair of races June 24 and 25 at Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City, Kans.

Also new to the calendar are races at Indiana’s Montpelier Motor Speedway on April 23 and at Brownstown Speedway on May 21. A two-day show at Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, Ill. on July 29-30 marks the first visit for the series to the track since a 2006 event won by Josh Wise.

Traditional returns are scheduled at Ocala Feb. 18-20, April 16 and Sept. 17 events co-sanctioned by MSCS at Tri-State Speedway in Haubstadt, Ind., the Mother of All Sprint Car Weekends May 6-7 at Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio, the 46th Tony Hulman Classic at Terre Haute, Ind. May 25, Eastern Storm in Pennsylvania and New Jersey June 7-8-9-11-12, the Bill Gardner Sprintacular at Putnamville, Ind. July 1, Indiana Sprint Week July 8-9-10-13-14-15-16, the Sprint Car Smackdown at Kokomo, Ind. Aug. 24-27, the Jim Hurtubise Classic at Terre Haute, Ind. Sept. 16, the 4-Crown Nationals at Rossburg, Ohio Sept. 24, the Fall Nationals Oct. 1 at Lawrenceburg, Ind., the Western World Championships at a yet-to-be-determined track in the southwest, and the Budweiser Oval Nationals at Perris, Calif. Nov. 10-11-12.

 

2016 USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car Series Schedule

Date – Location – Venue

Feb. 18 – Ocala, Fla. – Bubba Raceway Park

Feb. 19 – Ocala, Fla. – Bubba Raceway Park

Feb. 20 – Ocala, Fla. – Bubba Raceway Park

April 2 – Lawrenceburg, Ind. – Lawrenceburg Speedway

April 15 – Bloomington, Ind. – Bloomington Speedway

April 16 – Haubstadt, Ind. – Tri – State Speedway

April 23 – Montpelier, Ind. – Montpelier Motor Speedway

May 6 – Rossburg, Ohio – Eldora Speedway

May 7 – Rossburg, Ohio – Eldora Speedway

May 20 – Gas City, Ind. – Gas City I – 69 Speedway

May 21 – Brownstown, Ind. – Brownstown Speedway

May 25 – Terre Haute, Ind. – Terre Haute Action Track

June 7 – Bechtelsville, Pa. – Grandview Speedway

June 8 – Abbottstown, Pa. – Lincoln Speedway

June 9 – New Egypt, N.J. – New Egypt, NJ

June 11 – Port Royal, Pa. – Port Royal Speedway

June 12 – Newberrytown, Pa. – Susquehanna Speedway Park

June 22 – Jackson, Minn. – Jackson Motorplex

June 23 – Eagle, Neb. – Eagle Raceway

June 24 – Kansas City, Kan. – Lakeside Speedway

June 25 – Kansas City, Kan. – Lakeside Speedway

July 1 – Putnamville, Ind. – Lincoln Park Speedway

July 8 – Gas City, Ind. – Gas City I – 69 Speedway

July 9 – Kokomo, Ind. – Kokomo Speedway

July 10 – Lawrenceburg, Ind. – Lawrenceburg Speedway

July 13 – Terre Haute, Ind. – Terre Haute Action Track

July 14 – Putnamville, Ind. – Lincoln Park Speedway

July 15 – Bloomington, Ind. – Bloomington Speedway

July 16 – Haubstadt, Ind. – Tri – State Speedway

July 29 – Granite City, IL – Tri – City Speedway

July 30 – Granite City, IL – Tri – City Speedway

Aug. 20 – Brandon, S.D. – Badlands Motor Speedway

Aug. 21 – Brandon, S.D. – Badlands Motor Speedway

Aug. 24 – Kokomo, Ind. – Kokomo Speedway

Aug. 25 – Kokomo, Ind. – Kokomo Speedway

Aug. 26 – Kokomo, Ind. – Kokomo Speedway

Aug. 27 – Kokomo, Ind. – Kokomo Speedway

Sept. 16 – Terre Haute, Ind. – Terre Haute Action Track

Sept. 17 – Haubstadt, Ind. – Tri – State Speedway

Sept. 24 – Rossburg, Ohio – Eldora Speedway

Oct. 1 – Lawrenceburg, Ind. – Lawrenceburg Speedway

Nov. 3 – TBA

Nov. 4 – TBA

Nov. 5 – TBA

Nov. 10 – Perris, Calif. – Perris Auto Speedway

Nov. 11 – Perris, Calif. – Perris Auto Speedway

Nov. 12 – Perris, Calif. – Perris Auto Speedway

CREDIT: USAC Racing

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