AUDIO/FEATURE: Season of Change Closing With Rumble in Fort Wayne Debut for Austin Prock

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. — Audio, story and photo by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — When you think of the last name Prock in motorsports circles, the first name that likely comes to mind is renowned NHRA Funny Car crew chief Jimmy Prock, who spent years tuning the legendary “Prock Rockets” for 16-time champion John Force and now …

STARS: Four New Champions Crowned at Season-Ending Awards Banquet

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MORRIS, Ill. – official release — George Ballantine photo — On Nov. 22, it was time for the racers to put away their firesuits and for the mechanics to exchange work clothes for their best business casual attire as they attended the 2014 STARS Banquet at Chapin’s North in Morris, Ill. In the D’Arcy GMC STARS National Midgets, 19-year-old Austin …

STARS: Prock Storms to First National Midget Title

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MORRIS, Ill. — official release — STARS photo — Austin Prock’s championship season in the D’Arcy GMC STARS National Midget Series did not actually begin with this season’s opening race. The proverbial ball got rolling in the latter half of his 2013 campaign when he closed the STARS season by winning three out of the final four races. Coming into …

USAC Pavement Midgets: Austin Prock Grabs Win at Kalamazoo

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KALAMAZOO, Mich. – official release — Austin Prock won Saturday night’s 40-lap Honda USAC Pavement Midget Series race at Kalamazoo Speedway co-sanctioned by STARS. Prock took the lead from Nick Wagner on lap 26 and led the final 15 laps in his Tony Stewart Racing/JEG’s Beast/Mopar. Nick Baran finished second ahead of Tyler Trainor, Jim Anderson and Tyler Baran.