Windom, Boespflug Win USAC Sprints Races Last Weekend in Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS – If the first five races are any indicator on how this year’s USAC Sprint car season is going to go, it could be a wild, tight battle until we crown a champion at Perris Auto Speedway in November. We’ve had four different winners in the first five races with a points battle for the ages. Just two points separate the top two in the standings and 39 markers between the top three. This past weekend, there was a USAC Sprints doubleheader in Indiana, with a showdown at Bloomington Speedway…

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Chris Windom Perfect in USAC Races This Weekend, Wins Silver Crown Race at Terre Haute

Terre Haute, IN – Chris Windom was victorious in the USAC Sprint car race at Lawrenceburg Speedway on Saturday night. Then, he backed that win up with a victory in the USAC Silver Crown Series on Sunday at the Terre Haute Action Track. It was Windom’s 16th career USAC victory and his first in the 17th annual Sumar Classic. “It’s pretty special getting the win last night and then to come out here with a brand-new team, I really don’t know what to say.  I met a lot of these guys…

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Chris Windom Victorious In USAC Sprints Race at Lawrenceburg Speedway

Lawrenceburg, IN – Chris Windom has been close to winning at the Lawrenceburg Speedway, but hasn’t ever crossed that track off on his win list. The Illinois native, has finished second at the 3/8-mile southern Indiana dirt track five different times. But, Saturday night, Windom finally got over the hump. Window, led all 30 laps in the USAC Sprint Car feature en route to his first win at Lawrenceburg and 15th career USAC victory. “I’ve been fast here a lot over the years,” Windom recalls to USACracing.com. “I know I’ve…

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37 Silver Crown Cars Entered for 57th Annual Bettenhausen 100

INDIANAPOLIS – The USAC Silver Crown Series is heading to Springfield, Ill. this weekend for the 57th annual Bettenhausen 100. The race has been a long running event on the Silver Crown schedule, as 37 drivers will take to the one-mile dirt track at the Illinois State Fairgrounds this weekend for this year’s event. Since 1934, only one driver has ever won three consecutive Silver Crown races in Springfield, but Kody Swanson is hoping he can join Chuck Gurney in doing so. Gurney, won all three years from 1989-1991, but…

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Silver Crown Title to be Decided Between Swanson/Windom

INDIANAPOLIS – After Kody Swanson’s 15th career USAC Silver Crown victory on Saturday night in Salem, his second in-a-row and third of the season, he extended his points lead to just 13 markers with only three races to go in the season. But, dirt tracks will settle the score to who will be the USAC Silver Crown champion this year, as Chris Windom is in striking distance and lurking. Windom, has just one lone victory in 2016, as it came on dirt at Williams Grove Speedway on June 10. But, he’s gotten to where…

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Swanson Extends Points Lead With Silver Crown Victory in Salem on Saturday

INDIANAPOLIS – For the first time since 1988, the USAC Silver Crown Series took to the high banked Salem oval this past weekend, as Kody Swanson parked his No. 63 entry in victory lane on Saturday night. It was fitting too, as it was the first USAC race since Bryan Clauson was tragically killed in Belleville the weekend prior as Clauson was known for driving the No. 63 USAC Midget. Well, it was the No. 63 Silver Crown car powered by Swanson who ended up in victory lane, as the California native won…

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Tanner Swanson Wins at Gateway, Windom Takes Over Silver Crown Points Lead

The USAC Silver Crown Series heads for their annual return trip to Lucas Oil Raceway next month as it’s the next event on the schedule. But, when they head to the .686-mile Indianapolis area track, there will be a new points leader. Chris Windom inherited the Silver Crown points lead at Gateway last weekend, as he led 25 laps and finished second in last Saturday’s Vatterott College “Silver Crown Showdown” at Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Illinois. He overtook the previous points leader Kody Swanson, as Swanson suffered a stuck…

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