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  • BernalShawJan24

    Bernal nips Darland at Canyon Winter Challenge

    January 25, 2015

    By Lonnie Wheatley (Peoria, AZ) — The term “narrowest of margins” doesn’t do it justice. “It” being the finish of Saturday night’s 30-lap USAC Southwest vs. USAC West Coast Sprint Car feature event, as Hollister, California’s Ryan Bernal edged Dave Darland at the line by just .005 seconds for the $2,000 winner’s share in Round […]

  • BaconRomingerJan23

    Bacon Best in Winter Challenge Opener

    January 24, 2015

    By Lonnie Wheatley (Peoria, A) — This year’s edition of the E&K Winter Challenge opened in much the same fashion as last year’s Winter Challenge with Broken Arrow, OK, native Brady Bacon parked in USAC Southwest vs. USAC West Coast Sprint Car victory lane at Canyon Speedway Park at the end of the night. This […]

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    Gold Crown Nationals moved to Labor Day Weekend

    January 20, 2015

    By USAC PR (Indianapolis, IN) — One new date and a rescheduled date for 2015 capture the headlines as USAC’s 2015 racing schedules continue to sport new looks. PHOTO CREDIT: John Vass Race organizers Kevin and Tammy Gundaker are excited about the 2015 “Gold Crown Midget Nationals” at their Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, Ill. […]

  • BellFormanJun13

    USAC National Midget slate expands in 2015

    January 13, 2015

    By Dick Jordan, USAC PR (Indianapolis, IN) — In 2015 the Honda National Midget Championship trail will include all o f the major outdoor Midget events in the country, starting with the Kokomo Grand Prix in April and running through the famed Turkey Night Grand Prix on Thanksgiving Night in Perris, CA. Rico Abreu is […]

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    USAC Silver Crown campaign fires off May 1 at Toledo

    December 30, 2014

    USAC’s 2015 Silver Crown Championship Series kicks off May 1 with the Hemelgarn Racing/Super Fitness “Rollie Beale Classic” as the series returns to the half-mile paved Toledo (Ohio) Speedway with an event supported by long-time and Indianapolis 500 winning car owner Ron Hemelgarn. The 11-race slate winds from Ohio to Indiana, Illinois, Iowa and Kansas […]

  • Lakeside

    Lakeside on USAC National Sprint Car schedule

    December 21, 2014

    By USAC PR (Indianapolis, IN) — USAC’s preliminary 2015 National racing schedules were distributed at the annual Performance Racing Industry trade show in Indianapolis, Ind. and continue to be formulated for what promises to be a spectacular 60th season of USAC competiton. The Silver Crown, AMSOIL National Sprint Car and Honda National Midget schedules are […]

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    Youth take center stage at .24 ‘Showcase of Champions’

    December 14, 2014

    By USAC PR (Indianapolis, IN) — Champions of USAC’s 2014 Honda .25 Midget series were toasted Saturday night in downtown Indianapolis, Ind. as the “Showcase of Champions” unfolded at the NCAA Hall of Champions. Butch Lamb served as the emcee for the affair, which offered pre and post-banquet amusement with the Hall of Champions’ array […]

  • USACChampionsDec12

    Swanson, Bacon, Abreu share USAC spotlight

    December 13, 2014

    By USAC PR (Indianapolis, IN) — USAC National driving champions Kody Swanson, Brady Bacon and Rico Abreu shared the spotlight along with other 2014 USAC champions and special award recipients at Friday night’s 59th USAC “Night of Champions” celebration at the Indiana Roof Ballroom in downtown Indianapolis, Ind. Swanson, of Kingsburg, Calif., Bacon, of Broken […]

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    USAC, Loudpedal reveal 2015 video plan

    December 13, 2014

    By USAC PR (Indianapolis, IN) — United States Auto Club and Loudpedal Productions, based in Southern California, have announced an association which will involves all video assets of USAC and provides unprecedented access to USAC’s current and historical video archives beginning in 2015. A new distribution portal will be provided in February of 2015 which […]

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    Swanson, Bacon, Abreu honored at USAC’s 59th ‘Night of Champions’ Dec. 12

    December 4, 2014

    By USAC PR (Indianapolis, IN) — USAC’s 59th “Night of Champions” National Awards Dinner is scheduled for Friday night, December 12, at the Indiana Roof Ballroom in downtown Indianapolis, Ind. Champions of USAC’s 2014 racing series will be honored during the gala evening. Kody Swanson of Kingsburg, Calif. won the USAC Silver Crown Championship while […]

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    USAC Rookies of the Year

    December 3, 2014

    By USAC PR (Indianapolis, IN) –  Caleb Armstrong, Jarett Andretti and Kevin Thomas Jr. have been selected to receive USAC National “Rookie of the Year” honors December 12 at the 59th USAC “Night of Champions” celebration in Indianapolis, Ind. Shane Cockrum will also be honored as the 2014 USAC “Most Improved Driver.” The affair is […]

  • AbreuUSACSep16

    Abreu celebrates USAC National Midget Series Championship

    December 2, 2014

    By USAC PR (Indianapolis, IN) — Rico Abreu withstood the challenges of teammate Christopher Bell and Tracy Hines to emerge as the 2014 Honda USAC National Midget Championship at the conclusion of Thursday night’s series finale in Perris, Calif. Abreu, of Rutherford, Calif., finished fifth in the 74th “Turkey Night Grand Prix” at Perris Auto […]

  • BellTurkeyNightLayneLafondNov28

    Bell wins Turkey Night Grand Prix

    November 28, 2014

    By USAC PR (Perris, CA) — Keith Kunz/Curb-Agajanian Motorsports had much to celebrate on Thursday night after a dominant season ended with Christopher Bell winning the 74th “Turkey Night Grand Prix” and Rico Abreu clinched his first Honda Midget Series National Championship. Ronnie Gardner closed out his second-straight Honda Western Midget title. PHOTO CREDIT: Christopher […]

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    Turkey Night Grand Prix on Pay Per View at TheCushion.Com

    November 26, 2014

        By Peterson Media (Perris, CA) — The T2 Digital team is excited to announce that they have reached an agreement with the Perris Auto Speedway to stream the 2014 Turkey Night Grand Prix LIVE on TheCushion.Com this Thanksgiving. “We are extremely pleased that we were able to reach a deal with the PAS,” […]