MIDWEST: Hull Parks It at Jacksonville; Wins First MOWA Sprint Car Main of 2016

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JACKSONVILLE, Ill. — Report by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — MOWA photo — Five-time defending Neal Tire MOWA Sprint Car Series champion Jerrod Hull raced from the outside pole into victory lane Friday night at Jacksonville Speedway, becoming the third different winner in as many races to kick off the series’ 2016 season. Hull crossed the line …

MOWA: Adam Jones Claims Illinois Speedweek Stop at Macon in Thrilling Finish

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MACON, Ill. – official track release — Mark Funderburk photo — Adam Jones held off all comers to win Saturday’s Neal Tire MOWA Sprint Car Series event at Macon Speedway during Illinois Speedweek. Cory Bruns looked to have the car to beat early during the 25-lap main event. He led through the opening nine laps, but he was slowed by …

MIDWEST: Abreu to Sit Out Remainder of MOWA’s Illinois Speedweek

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QUINCY, Ill. — Report by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Abreu Racing photo — Rico Abreu’s schedule has shifted slightly for the remainder of the racing weekend. Abreu announced Friday on his official Facebook page that after winning Thursday night’s opening round of the Neal Tire MOWA Sprint Car Series Illinois Speedweek, he will be taking the …

MOWA: Neal Tire Announced as Title Sponsor for Midwest Open Wheel Association Sprints

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – official release — Officials with the Midwest Open Wheel Ass’n have formed a partnership with Neal Tire and Auto Service that will make Neal Tire the title sponsor of the Midwest-based sprint car series for the 2015 season and beyond. Founded in 1925, Neal Tire has 25 retail locations in Illinois, Indiana and Kentucky and is also …

MOWA: Hull Claims Fourth-Straight Midwest Sprint Title In Style; Wins Jacksonville Finale

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JACKSONVILLE, Ill. — Report by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Patrick Davis/MOWA photo — Four-time has a pretty nice ring to it for Midwest Open Wheel Association veteran Jerrod Hull. Hull, from Sikeston, Missouri, wrapped up his fourth consecutive MOWA Sprint Car Series presented by Casey’s General Store championship in style on Saturday night at Jacksonville Speedway, …

MOWA: Abreu Rockets to Lincoln Speedway Sprint Victory

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LINCOLN, Ill. — staff report by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — MOWA photo — Rico Abreu took advantage of early race troubles by polesitter Christopher Bell and then held off a charging field in the closing laps to score his third MOWA Sprint Car Series presented by Casey’s General Store victory of the season on Friday night at …

MOWA: Chris Urish Scores Quincy Clash Checkers

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QUINCY, Ill – official release — Patrick Davis photo — Chris Urish has taken a liking to Quincy Raceways. Urish scored his second career MOWA Sprint Car Series victory Sunday night at the quarter-mile dirt track, which was also the location of his first series victory back in July. The 25-lap feature was led to the green by Jimmy Hurley and …

MOWA: Rico Abreu Snags Spoon River MOWA Spotlight

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CANTON, Ill. — official release — Patrick Davis photo — Rico Abreu won the sprint car portion of the Tom Knowles Memorial Saturday night at Spoon River Speedway. Abreu, who finished second in the POWRi midget feature on the same card, claimed the feature that was sanctioned by the Midwest Open Wheel Ass’n, beating Jimmy Hurley to the checkered flag. …

MOWA: Abreu Grabs Illinois Sprint Week Victory at Tri-City

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GRANITE CITY, Ill. — official release — Mark Funderburk photo — California open-wheel ace Rico Abreu came on strong at the end of the race and won Thursday night’s Illinois Sprint Week feature at Tri-City Speedway. Abreu took the lead late in the race and drove his No. 24 to victory in the Midwest Open Wheel Ass’n-sanctioned event at the …

MOWA: Opening Bell Rings for Christopher Bell During 2014 Illinois Speedweek Kickoff

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HIGHLAND, Ill. — official release — Mark Funderburk photo — Christopher Bell drove the Fox No. 53b to victory on the opening night of Illinois Sprint Week sanctioned by the Midwest Open Wheel Ass’n Wednesday night at Highland Speedway. Bell beat veteran sprint car racer Danny Lasoski to the checkered flag on the quarter-mile oval with Brady Bacon, Bret Tripplett …