Seavey Proves To Be The Next Up And Coming Toyota Driver, Following In Christopher Bell’s Footsteps

Logan Seavey can thank the past success of the Toyota to NASCAR program. See, when Toyota got into NASCAR’s premiere series, they had always wanted to set up a feeder program for drivers to work a ladder system up to the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. Kyle Larson was originally part of it when he drove for Keith Kunz Motorsports in the USAC ranks but Chip Ganassi signed him away and immediately had him in a NASCAR XFINITY Series ride. William Byron and Erik Jones were next up. Byron, was…

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Tickets To USAC Midget Races At IMS Go On Sale Wednesday, Due To Demand Turn 3 Grandstands Will Be Open

Tickets for the Driven2SaveLives BC39 presented by NOS Energy Drink, the inaugural event at The Dirt Track at IMS, will go on sale to the general public Wednesday, July 18 at IMS.com. The United States Auto Club P1 Insurance Midget National Championship event will take place Wednesday, Sept. 5 and Thursday, Sept. 6 on the new quarter-mile clay oval located inside Turn 3 of the famous IMS asphalt oval. The event honors late USAC champion and three-time Indianapolis 500 starter Bryan Clauson and increases awareness of the Indiana Donor Network and its Driven2SaveLives campaign.

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From US Nationals Through The Brickyard 400, Indianapolis To Be Motorsports Capital Of The World

When the Brickyard 400 was moved from it’s July date to the early portions of September it garnered a lot of attention. But, I think motosports fans are really discounting just how much action that the Indianapolis area is going to be treated to. Now, with the most recent announcement for the Indianapolis Motor Speedway to host a two-day USAC Midget race on its property as well, the entire Circle City becomes the motorsports Capital of the World for nearly two straight weeks in September. 

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Stenhouse Jr. Says The NASCAR Garage Is “Fired Up” About New IMS Dirt Race, A Look At Who May Join Him In September

INDIANAPOLIS – It sounds as if the Driven2SaveLives BC 39 USAC Midget Series race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway is going to be among the largest midget races ever. Yes, the Chili Bowl holds that distinction and will likely remain that way past the Sept. 5-6 weekend, but this new race at IMS held during the Brickyard weekend will rival the annual dirt race in January in Tulsa. Ricky Stenhouse Jr. is in. He announced that on Tuesday. But, who else may join him?

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USAC Midget Race At IMS To Be Similar To Chili Bowl, All The Details You Need To Know

INDIANAPOLIS – The official unveiling of the inaugural Driven2SaveLives BC39 was made official on Tuesday afternoon as the historic event will take place as a two-day show at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway during the week of the Brickyard 400. The dates are Sept. 5 and Sept. 6. With that press conference, most of the details for the race are now known. At the moment, the event is planning on having all the way up to a “G-Main” which included cars 87th or higher in points. For those new to the “Main”…

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IMS To Host USAC Midget Race Honoring The Late Bryan Clauson During Brickyard 400 Week

INDIANAPOLIS – The Indianapolis Motor Speedway will add to its luster as the Racing Capital of the World with the construction of a quarter-mile dirt track inside its famous oval, hosting a United States Auto Club Midget National Championship event during Big Machine Vodka 400 at the Brickyard Powered by Florida Georgia Line race week in early September. Race week for the Big Machine Vodka 400 at the Brickyard powered by Florida Georgia Line will feature an even wider variety of thrilling action with the USAC P1 Insurance Midget National Championship…

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Byrd Racing Partners With Belardi Racing To Bring Chris Windom To Freedom 100 In May

INDIANAPOLIS – Belardi Auto Racing, in partnership with long-time Indy 500 entrant Jonathan Byrd’s Racing and sprint car mainstays Baldwin Brothers Racing, announced on Tuesday that 2017 USAC National Sprint Car Champion and 2016 USAC Silver Crown Champion, Chris Windom, will be participating in the 2018 Freedom 100 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Windom will be making his first Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires start, piloting the #33 Belardi Auto Racing with Byrd & Baldwin Dallara IL-15 at the famed oval. Expressing his enthusiasm, Windom said “I’m really excited for…

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Jeff Gordon, USAC’s Demise With CART Led Chili Bowl and 24 Hours of Daytona Entry Lists Flip Flopped

The calendar turned to 2018 last weekend and the month of January is full of fun racing events. This weekend is the Roar Before the 24 at the Daytona International Speedway. Next weekend is the Chili Bowl. After the Chili Bowl is the Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona. Both events are prestigious. But, as I scanned through the entry-lists for both, I was surprised to what my eyes saw. First off, the Chili Bowl is filled with past, present and future NASCAR drivers. Kyle Larson, Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Kasey Kahne,…

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RCR Merges With Dooling Hawyard Motorsports For USAC Sprints/Midgets Team In 2018

INDIANAPOLIS – Richard Childress Racing is getting back to the racing roots. While they partnered with Richard Petty Motorsports on the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series side, they’ve also partnered in two different USAC Series’. Both were announced this weekend from the annual PRI Show in Indianapolis. Dooling Hayward Motorsports has agreed to a partnership with Richard Childress Racing (RCR), one of NASCAR’s most storied organizations and winner of over 200 races and 17 championships, effective immediately. RCR is based in Welcome, North Carolina and is scheduled to field cars in…

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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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