Newman To Race In Silver Crown Event At Lucas Oil Raceway On Saturday

INDIANAPOLIS – Ryan Newman will pull double duty again this weekend in Indianapolis. The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series driver will race in Sunday’s 25th Running of the Brickyard 400 (2:30 p.m. ET/NBCSN/IMS Radio Network/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) as well as Saturday night’s Rich Vogler Classic at the Lucas Oil Raceway over in Clermont. Newman, will drive for Richard Childress Racing at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the Johnny Vance/Aristocrat Products No. 2 this Saturday night in the USAC Silver Crown Champ Car Series race. It will be his second race of…

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McMillen, Gray Earn 1st U.S. Nationals Victories, Todd Repeats

CLERMONT, Ind – The 2018 edition of the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals once again didn’t disappoint. In the top three divisions, Top Fuel, Funny Car and Pro Stock, we saw two of the three crown first time winners in the prestigious event and the other a repeat champion. In Top Fuel competition, Terry McMillen had a dream elimination day as the No. 13 qualifier marched all the way to the final round of action. He had just 18 combined final round appearance in his first 137 races of his career. Plus,…

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Tony Schumacher Eyeing 11th US Nationals Victory

CLERMONT, Ind – There’s no secret, whenever Tony Schumacher decided to hang up his helmet, he’s going to be ranked right up there as one of the best there ever was in NHRA’s history. Schumacher, has eight Top Fuel championships, most ever. His 84 career wins in 497 races, also among the best ever. In 2016, he won his 10th Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals, that too is most ever. Now, with a Countdown for the Championship spot already clinched, the 48 year old is looking for one thing and one thing…

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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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Hometown Hero Drew Skillman Victorious In Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals

Brownsburg, Ind – Drew Skillman had two things he wanted to accomplish this weekend in the 64th annual Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals. First, he wanted to beat the legend Greg Anderson, something he’s never done before. Then, he wanted to win the event itself, especially with it being his hometown race. Well, Skillman was two-for-two on Monday as he not only defeated Anderson, but he did so in the final round this afternoon for his first U.S. Nationals triumph. 

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Steve Torrence Wins Traxxas Top Fuel Nitro Shootout, Also Top Fuel US Nationals

Brownsburg, Ind – What a weekend it was for Steve Torrence. After a storied career was nearly cut short from a rare disease, he bounced back and started to regain form before leaving an accomplished team to start his own. This season, he’s seeing it all come back around in full circle. Now, he can hang is hat on a dream weekend in the biggest event of the season. 

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Beckman Nets $100k Traxxas Funny Car Nitro Shootout Victory

Brownsburg, Ind – Two of the most recent drivers with the most success in the Traxxas Funny Car Nitro Shootout made it to the final round to face off against one another on Sunday afternoon in the 2017 edition of the annual all-star event. Jack Beckman vs. Robert Hight. Beckman, beat both Don Schumacher Racing teammates Tommy Johnson Jr. and Ron Capps in the first two rounds to make it to the finals on his part of the bracket. Hight, knocked out J.R. Todd and his boss John Force en route…

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Steve Torrence Tops Tony Schumacher With $100k Traxxas Nitro Top Fuel Shootout Victory

Brownsburg, Ind – It’s been four years since Steve Torrence last made it to the final round of the Traxxas Nitro Top Fuel Shootout. Torrence, was runner-up to Spencer Massey in 2012 and runner-up again to Shawn Langdon in 2013. But, he hasn’t made it back since. Until Saturday. Torrence, missed the annual all-star event at Lucas Oil Raceway all together in 2014, but this season he beat Clay Millican in the first round, then Doug Kalitta in the semifinals, advancing to the final round against Tony Schumacher. 

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Kody Swanson Holds Off Brother Tanner Swanson En Route to Silver Crown Win at LOR

BROWNSBURG, Ind – Maybe we should just rename the annual USAC Silver Crown race during the Brickyard 400 race weekend at the Lucas Oil Raceway the “Swanson 100.” Entering this year’s race, brothers Kody and Tanner Swanson have finished 1-2 in four of the last five Silver Crown races at the .686-mile oval. Tonight, they made it five-for-six, as Kody held off Tanner on a late race restart en route to his second career win at LOR and 14th of his career tying Dave Darland and Chuck Gurney for fifth…

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Tanner Swanson Eyeing Lucas Oil Raceway Silver Crown Wins Record

INDIANAPOLIS – The USAC Silver Crown Series returns to action on Thursday for the “Rich Vogler/USAC Hall of Fame Classic” at Lucas Oil Raceway in Brownsburg, Indiana. One driver though has extra motivation to win this week’s 100 Lap feature, as Tanner Swanson is hoping to set a new record at the .686-mile oval just west of Indianapolis. A win on Thursday night would give Swanson six career Silver Crown victories at LOR which would move him into first place all by himself on the all-time wins mark in the…

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