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  • BaconCavanahOct21

    Bacon wins Jason Leffler Memorial

    October 22, 2016

    By Richie Murray, USAC PR (Wayne City, IL) –. Wayne County Speedway in southern Illinois is a place that’s become near and dear to Brady Bacon and the FMR Racing team. Nearly exactly one year to the day of Bacon and FMR’s initial series start, the duo reached its greatest height yet Friday night – […]

  • ClausonCarOct20

    Jason Leffler Memorial tonight at Wayne City

    October 21, 2016

    By Richie Murray (Wayne City, IL) — One year ago at the “Jason Leffler Memorial,” we were fortunate enough to witness a classic Bryan Clauson performance. On the gas, smooth and steady, never flinching a muscle, Bryan was able to fend off a relentless Rico Abreu during the final 12 circuits of an intense 40-lap […]

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    Rain forces Jason Leffler Memorial postponement until Friday

    October 20, 2016

    By USAC PR (Wayne City, IL) — Thursday night’s 4th “Jason Leffler Memorial” USAC National Midget race at Wayne City, Ill. has been postponed to Friday due to heavy rains and wet grounds. The race, co-sanctioned by POWRi, retains the same timetable (pits open at noon, front gates open at 5, hot laps start at […]

  • AbreuNearpassJune5

    Star Power ready to shine at Jason Leffler Memorial

    October 19, 2016

    By Richie Murray (Wayne City, IL) — The swan song of USAC racing in the Midwest this season comes to Wayne County Speedway in Wayne City, Illinois this Thursday night, October 20th for the 4th annual “Jason Leffler Memorial.” Nestled alongside a cornfield in the heart of southern Illinois, the one-eighth mile dirt track comes […]

  • LarsonBranchOct17

    $20,000 awaits Jason Leffler Memorial winner

    October 18, 2016

    By USAC PR (Wayne City, IL) — The logjam at the top of the USAC National Midget standings is sure to create added excitement at this Thursday night’s “Jason Leffler Memorial” race at Wayne County Speedway in Wayne City, Ill., not to mention the $20,000 winner’s share of the purse, which will provide the biggest […]

  • BoesfolugCacanahOct15

    Windom outlasts Boespflug in Jim Hurtibise Classic at Terre Haute

    October 17, 2016

    By Richie Murray, USAC PR (Terre Haute, IN) — Over the last three-months, the red-hot Chris Windom has been on a tear. However, the Canton, Illinois veteran driver may have saved his best performance of the year for Saturday night’s “Jim Hurtubise Classic” USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car feature at the famed Terre Haute Action […]

  • BallouTWCsept8

    Robert Ballou recovery fund set up

    October 11, 2016

    By USAC (Indianapolis, IN) — A recovery fund has been set up to help with medical costs for 2015 USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car champion Robert Ballou of Rocklin, California. Robert was injured in a severe accident on September 3, 2016 during the “Louie Vermeil Classic” USAC/CRA AMSOIL Sprint Car feature at Calistoga (Calif.) Speedway. […]

  • USACCRAallenOct9

    USAC/CRA Sprint Cars stage tuneup for Oval Nationals this Friday at Perris

    October 11, 2016

    By Scott Daloisio (Perris, CA) –  This Saturday night, October 15th, the Amsoil USAC/CRA Sprint Cars will have their final tune up at Perris Auto Speedway for November’s prestigious 21st Annual Budweiser Oval Nationals Presented by All Coast Construction. The PAS Senior and Young Gun Sprint Cars will also be on Saturday’s program at the “Southern […]

  • ThorsonFormanOct8

    Thorson sweeps Gold Crown Midget Nationals

    October 9, 2016

    By Richie Murray, USAC PR (Granite City, IL) — For the second consecutive year, the “Gold Crown Midget Nationals” became the “Tanner Thorson Show” at Tri-City Speedway. The 20-year-old Minden, Nevada native held off hard-charging teammate Carson Macedo after a late-race restart to win his fifth “Gold Crown” feature in a row dating back to […]

  • ThrosonUSACoct7

    Thorson victorious again at Gold Crown Nationals

    October 8, 2016

    By USAC PR (Granite City, IL) — Throughout history, certain tandems have become synonymous with each other: Lewis and Clark, Lennon and McCartney, Calvin and Hobbes, Milk and Cookies, etc. After his USAC Midget National Championship feature victory Friday night, a new duo to add to the list may very well be Tanner Thorson and […]

  • ThrosonSTLracingOct7

    Tanner Thorson takes Gold Crown Night 1

    October 7, 2016

    By Richie Murray, USAC Media (Pontoon Beach, FL) — While it may not become as famous as Danny Sullivan’s “Spin and Win” at the 1985 Indianapolis 500, Minden, Nevada’s Tanner Thorson’s “Half Spin and Win” performance on Thursday’s opening night of the 2016 “Gold Crown Midget Nationals” at Tri-City Speedway will surely go down as […]

  • ThorsonNearpasOct4

    Gold Crown Midget Nationals this weekend at Tri-City

    October 5, 2016

    By USAC PR (Sweet Springs, MO) — A mere 30 points separate the top-four in a heated USAC National Midget Championship race that rides into Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, Illinois this weekend for three straight nights of the prestigious “Gold Crown Midget Nationals.” The three-night spectacular in Granite City features three complete points-paying events […]

  • HodgesSellersOct1

    Josh Hodges earns first-ever USAC National Sprint Series prize

    October 2, 2016

    By Richie Murray, USAC Media (Lawrenceburg, IN) — In a season that’s seen a new crop of youngsters step up to the forefront of USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car competition, Josh Hodges became the latest to establish himself as a first-time series winner, taking the lead with 13 laps to go, then running away from […]

  • AbreauSellersSept24

    Abreu, Grant, Windom, Madsen top 4-Crown Nationals

    September 25, 2016

    By Richie Murray, USAC Media (Rossburg, OH) — Rico Abreu arrived at Eldora Speedway Saturday evening via an airplane ride alongside Tony Stewart after competing in the afternoon’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race in New Hampshire. As soon as the St. Helena, California driver hit the western Ohio half-mile for the first time on […]