Bacon Makes Late Race Pass To Win Inaugural Driven2SaveLives BC39 At The Indianapolis Motor Speedway

INDIANAPOLIS – Mother nature tried her best to ruin a good thing but the racing powers won out. Afternoon rain delayed the USAC National Midget Championship events by over four hours on Thursday night but shortly after 8 p.m. ET, hot laps would begin on the new .25-mile dirt track inside of Turn 3 of the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway.  Due to a nearing midnight curfew, IMS and USAC officials decided to run through hot laps for each of the eight groups then run all eight heat races after. Instead of…

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Sarah Fisher Takes Hot Laps Around Newly Constructed IMS Dirt Track, Some Key Information Revealed On Wednesday

INDIANAPOLIS – Sarah Fisher got to be the Guinea Pig on Wednesday afternoon as she piloted one of her USAC Midgets around the newly constructed dirt track inside of the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway oval. Fisher, put on a show for members of the local media in her No. 67 Midget in taking several hot laps around the .25-mile track inside of Turn 3 of the world’s most famous speedway. Once she was done with the ceremonial laps, Fisher spoke to reporters on how fun the track was to drive and…

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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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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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USAC Midgets Take to Kokomo Speedway for 74th and 75th Time in Weekend Doubleheader

INDIANAPOLIS – For the past six decades, the USAC Midgets have been coming to the Kokomo Speedway. The 1/4-mile dirt track just north of Indianapolis is the only venue from USAC’s initial National Midget season of 1956 that remains on the series’ calendar to this day. On Friday, the 74th ever Midget race at Kokomo will occur, with Saturday being the 75th event. It’s a doubleheader weekend at the Kokomo Speedway as this weekend is the first two races where the national midgets have been outdoors.

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6 NASCAR Drivers On Record Setting 2017 Chili Bowl Entry-List

The Chili Bowl Nationals are a mere few weeks away, as the event has released the 2017 entry-list. Among it, is a record setting 358 entries up from 349 a year ago. But, among those 358 USAC Midgets entered, there’s six NASCAR drivers vying for this year’s Golden Driller in the Tulsa Expo Center. NASCAR regulars J.J. Yeley, Justin Allgaier, Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Kyle Larson, Christopher Bell, and two-time winner Rico Abreu will take part in the 31st running of the event from Jan. Abreu, is the two-time defending champion…

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Mother Nature Wins Pennsylvania Midget Week

Unfortunately, mother nature was crowned as the champion of the “Pennsylvania Midget Week” on Wednesday night, as three of the four races at dirt tracks around the Keystone State this week were washed out due to rain. On Wednesday night, rain began to fall at Lincoln Speedway just six laps into the 30 Lap feature, as track officials could never get the track dried enough to return to action. The race joins rainouts at Susquehanna Speedway and Path Valley Speedway Park on Sunday and Monday night, respectively. So, four races, three…

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Tanner Thorson Makes Last Lap Pass to Win Midget Thriller in Pennsylvania

Call it a “spin and win” for Tanner Thorson, as the Nevada native spun while leading Tuesday night’s USAC Midget race at Lanco’s Clyde Martin Memorial Speedway in Newmanstown, Pennsylvania and ended up still winning the 30 Lap feature despite going to the back after the mistake. Thorson, started second and took the lead from pole sitter Alex Bright on the opening lap. But, on Lap 4, Thorson spun entering Turn 1 bringing out the first caution of the night. He would restart 19th with just over 20 laps-to-go. That…

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4 Race Pennsylvania Swing to Shape USAC Midget Championship

INDIANAPOLIS – Spencer Bayston currently leads the USAC Midgets points standings by just 35 markers over second place Brady Bacon. He’s only 39 points ahead of Chad Boat in third, who just won three of the last four Midget races a week ago. Tanner Thorson is 74 points out in fifth. With the standings tightened up and there only being 10 races to go in the 2016 season, four of which races are going to shape the championship contenders from the pretenders next week. Beginning on Sunday, Aug 14, the Midget drivers begin…

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