MIDWEST: Gaines Targeting Kenyon Midget Title; Anderson Opener Up First

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Rising dirt track racer and University of Northwestern Ohio student Clayton Gaines is set to ignite his 2017 season in a big way when he returns to the quarter-mile Anderson Speedway bullring in Indiana for the USSA Mel Kenyon Midget Series season-opener on April 15.

AUDIO/FEATURE: Five in Five; A Q&A With 2015 Mel Kenyon Midget Series Champion Kyle O’Gara

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Audio and story by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — United States Speed Association photo — Kyle O’Gara is capping off a strong 2015 season with his third appearance at the Rumble in Fort Wayne inside Allen County’s War Memorial Coliseum and Expo Center. The 20-year-old Hoosier native won the Mel Kenyon Midget Series points …

USSA: Mel Kenyon Midget Series Slate Set for 2016; New Sanction for Anderson’s Little 500

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LEBANON, Ind. – official series release — The first battle for the championship in the USSA Mel Kenyon Midget Series will take place at Anderson Speedway on April 2, 2016. Anderson will be joined on the USSA 2016 Racing Schedule by the Lincoln Tech Indianapolis Speedrome, Columbus Motor Speedway, Sportsdrome Speedway and US 24 Speedway. The season consists of 19 races between …

KENYON MIDGETS: Clayton Gaines Grabs Last-Lap Stunner at Anderson; Breaks O’Gara’s Winning Streak

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ANDERSON, Ind. – Recap and photo by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman – 17-year-old Clayton Gaines led only one lap all night during the 30-lap Mel Kenyon Midget Series feature at Anderson Speedway. The good news? It was the last one. Gaines looked like a 30-year veteran in the final tenth of a mile in rolling up the …

AUDIO/FEATURE: Learning Year for Anthony McCune Highlighted By Must See Sprint Starts, Rumble Debut

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. and SYLVANIA, Ohio — Audio, photo and story by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Young open wheel shoe Anthony McCune has come from a racing lineage into his own over the course of the 2014 season. McCune, the nephew of Must See Racing Xtreme Sprint Series (MSRXSS) driver Jimmy McCune, has raced a variety …

AUDIO/FEATURE: Breakthrough Rumble victory marks milestone; enhances learning curve for Justin Peck

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January 8, 2014 — Audio and story by Jacob Seelman for Speed77 Radio and Race Chaser Online — Cover photo by Rowana Ray — MONROVIA, IN — Most 15-year-olds have their hopes set simply on graduating high school and their time spent cramming for exams and projects. Not many can say they are part of one of the most elite …