The Rich Vogler Classic Silver Crown Race

Thursday evening I attended the annual Rich Vogler Classic Silver Crown race that is annually raced on the Thursday evening before the Brickyard 400. The race is a 100 lap affair that is over all too quickly. It is a step back in time and it is a treat to watch these classic dirt cars and their talented drivers perform on the oval track at Lucas Oil Raceway Park. What I mean by a step back in time is this basic race car has retained its classic open wheel dirt…

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Bobby Santos Holds Off Tanner Swanson For Silver Crown Triumph at Lucas Oil Raceway

BROWNSBURG, Ind – It’s not surprising that it was a Swanson vs. Santos battle for the win on Thursday night at Lucas Oil Raceway. After all, since 2011, either one of the Swanson brothers or Santos have won the USAC Silver Crown trips to the .686-mile Brownsburg oval. Back in May, Kody Swanson held off Bobby Santos and Tanner Swanson for the win in the Carb Night Classic. 

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CJ Leary Leading Indiana Sprint Week Points Standings Heading Into 4 Races In 4 Nights Starting Tonight in Terre Haute

INDIANAPOLIS – After a one night hiatus, the Indiana Sprint Week will return to action tonight at Terre Haute, starting a stretch of four races in four nights that will see the ISW champion crowned on Saturday night. So far, it looks like CJ Leary has the inside track at his first ISW crown, as the Indiana native has won the last two races of the prestigious event. Leary, won at Lawrenceburg on Sunday night and Gas City on Monday en route to a 13 points lead over second place Thomas Meseraull…

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With NASCAR Seats Set Be Filled Soon, IndyCar Could Really Benefit From The Way It’s Trending

It’s no secret, NASCAR is boasting with pride from the way this youth movement is playing out. They have a great group of young drivers coming through the ranks and ready to transition from one regime to another. With all that being said, and how this offseason is going to play out there, the Verizon IndyCar Series can really reap the benefits of this. Yes, you read that right. An open wheel series benefiting from NASCAR’s youth movement?

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USAC “Week of Indy” Going to Be Big Spectacle

INDIANAPOLIS – NASCAR has Daytona Speedweeks in February. There’s not just a ton of races at the Daytona International Speedway down there in late winter, but there’s also short track racing at New Smyrna, Ocala and other places around Central Florida as well. Well, the week of the Indianapolis 500 is becoming its own “speedweeks.” Obviously there’s the ‘500 on Sunday, but there’s also five other support races around the Indy area as well. One of those five is at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in the Freedom 100 Indy Lights race.…

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Hoosier Hundred Entry-List Biggest In Over a Decade

INDIANAPOLIS – While there won’t be any bumping this year for the Indianapolis 500, the Hoosier Hundred at the Indiana State Fairgrounds on Thursday night won’t have any problem with that. Nearly 40 drivers are entered on the preliminary entry-list, 39 to be exact. That’s the largest since over decade when the last time that many cars showed up on the “Indy Mile” was in 2005. 

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Can Anyone Stop Swanson In Hoosier Hundred? Chris Windom May

INDIANAPOLIS – The annual Hoosier Hundred will take place at the Indiana State Fairgrounds on Thursday night, as it will be another classic USAC Silver Crown Race. The biggest storyline though will be, can anyone stop Kody Swanson. Swanson, 29, has won the last three straight years and is looking for a fourth straight win in the 63rd running of the event. The only time this feat has happened was when Al Unser won four straight from 1970-1973. Swanson, can join him on that rare honor Thursday night. 

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