USAC: Swansons Sweep Week of Indy; Tanner Bests Kody to Win Carb Night Classic

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One night after Kody Swanson picked up his third-consecutive Hoosier Hundred victory at the Indiana State Fairgrounds, Tanner Swanson held off his younger brother in Friday night’s Carb Night Classic to win for the fifth time at Lucas Oil Raceway, tying Mike Bliss as the winningest Silver Crown driver in the history of the five-eighths-mile track.

USAC: Swanson Earns Slice of Silver Crown Lore; WIns Third-Straight Hoosier Hundred

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Two-time and defending USAC Silver Crown champion Kody Swanson has been the beacon of excellence in the division over the past three years, but on Saturday night, he added yet another mark on his ever-growing resume by winning his third-straight Hoosier Hundred at the Indiana State Fairgrounds.

USAC: Swanson Kicks Off Quest for Third-Straight Silver Crown Title at Terre Haute on Sunday

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INDIANAPOLIS — official series release — USAC photo — Kody Swanson hopes to become the first driver in history to claim three consecutive USAC Silver Crown championships when he kicks off the 2016 series season on Sunday, April 3 at the Terre Haute (Ind.) Action Track. The 100-lap Sumar Classic, held at the half-mile dirt oval located at the Wabash …

USAC: Tradition Returns to Silver Crown Calendar in 2016; Slate Includes Williams Grove and Salem

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INDIANAPOLIS – official series release — File photo — A pair of tracks from USAC Silver Crown racing’s rich past makes their return to an 11-race USAC Silver Crown Series schedule for 2016 that features six races on the dirt and five races on the hard top. On June 10, in the midst of an off-night for the USAC AMSOIL …

USAC: Silver Crown Cars Return to Salem; Headline 57th James/O’Connor Memorial in 2016

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SALEM, Ind. – official track release — USAC photo — The United States Auto Club is set to return to Salem Speedway Fueled by the Hoosier Lottery for the first time in six years in 2016, as the USAC Silver Crown Series takes center stage for the 57th annual Joe James/Pat O’Connor Memorial on Saturday, Aug. 13. “We are certainly excited to have …

USAC Silver Crown: Doubling Down; Cockrum Goes Back to Back in Ted Horn 100 at DuQuoin

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DUQUOIN, Ill. – official series release — Shane Cockrum backed up his Ted Horn 100 win from last year on the DuQuoin State Fairgrounds dirt mile with a convincing victory on Sunday night in the USAC Silver Crown Championship. The local Benton, Ill., driver again pleased the partisan crowd as he led the final 33 laps on his way to …

USAC Silver Crown: Strong Illinois Contingent Looking for Victory in Tony Bettenhausen 100

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INDIANAPOLIS — official series release — TeeJay Crawford photo — Illinois will be well represented in the August 22 Tony Bettenhausen 100 at the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield. The event is round eight of the 2015 USAC Silver Crown Championship Series. Continuing a tradition dating all the way back to 1934, the annual auto racing spectacular unfolds on the one-mile dirt …

USAC Silver Crown: Windom Gets Redemption; Wins Belleville’s Hustle on the High Banks

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BELLEVILLE, Kan. — official series release — TeeJay Crawford photo — After a heartbreaking defeat in last year’s Hustle on the High Banks at the Belleville High Banks, Chris Windom sealed the deal Friday night with a wire-to-wire win in the 50-lapper for the USAC Silver Crown Series. The Canton, Ill., driver made it his second career victory in dominant …

USAC Silver Crown: New Look, Timetable On Tap for Annual Before the 500 at LOR

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INDIANAPOLIS — official series release — Tracy Hines Racing photo — The 2015 Day Before the 500 will sport a new look and feel this year as Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis, located in nearby Brownsburg, Ind., hosts one of America’s most traditional motorsports events May 23. The USAC Silver Crown cars will make their debut in the event, which switches …

USAC Silver Crown: Hamilton Heads to Toledo With High Confidence to Kick Off 2015 Silver Crown Season

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DANVILLE, Ind. — official team release by Zach Tasker — Toledo Speedway photo — On Friday May 1, the open wheeled warriors of the USAC Silver Crown Series will do battle at the Toledo Speedway in Ohio for the Hemelgarn Racing/Super Fitness Rollie Beale Classic, and Danville, Ind. native Kyle Hamilton is relishing the chance to compete on the half-mile paved …

USAC Silver Crown: Hamilton Making Move Back to Dirt; Plans Silver Crown Assault in 2015

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DANVILLE, Ind. — official team release — Kyle Hamilton Racing photo — 22-year-old open wheel standout Kyle Hamilton plans to run in the USAC Silver Crown Series for the 2015 season. The Purdue University student is looking to make his mark on one of the world’s most prestigious short track racing series with 6R Racing. Hamilton has multiple wins in …