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Grant Gets USAC National Midget Win #1 At Shamrock Classic

Thus far, USAC’s 2017 season has already become the year of Justin Grant. The record books were rewritten in Saturday night’s “Shamrock Classic” USAC Midget National Championship season-opener at the Southern Illinois Center as Grant became the first driver in the 62-year history of the organization to record season-opening feature victories in both the National ...
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POWRi Lands 10-Race TV Deal On MAVTV

POWRi Racing has secured a 10-race television deal with the MAVTV Motorsports Network this year. Sean Buckley of Jackslash Media will be overseeing production of the events. Notable events that will be broadcasted include the upcoming show for the POWRi/WAR Lucas Oil Sprint Car Series on Saturday, Feb. 18 for the 360 Wildcat Winter Sprints ...
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Courtney Dominates The Junior Knepper 55

Six years ago, Tyler Courtney was a newcomer to the midget racing scene when he made his debut at the first full midget race ever held at the Southern Illinois Center. Saturday, on the very same ground, Courtney became a winner at the place where it all began, on the one-sixth-mile dirt bullring indoors at ...
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USAC TracSafe Initiative Aimed At Quicker Safety Response

A USAC initiative aimed at driver safety was introduced during the Performance Racing Industry Trade Show at the Indiana Convention Center Thursday. The TraceSAFE system will launch in early 2017 and will be implemented in the three USAC National Championship Series: Silver Crown, AMSOIL National Sprint Cars and National Midgets. USAC will supply the TracSAFE ...
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Clauson’s Team Will Continue Racing

The legacy of Bryan Clauson Racing will continue under a new name thanks to Bryan Clauson’s father, Tim Clauson, and team co-owner Richard Marshall. The team will now be known as Clauson-Marshall Racing banner and will make its debut during the upcoming USAC National Midget Series Jason Leffler Memorial at Wayne County Speedway in Wayne ...
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Faccinto Stuns The Midget World In Vermiel Classic At Calistoga

Michael Faccinto worked his way around Tanner Thorson with just three laps remaining to win Sunday night’s “Louie Vermiel Classic” USAC Western States Midget feature at Calistoga Speedway. Faccinto, of Hanford, California, started on the outside of the front row and eventually worked his way to the lead around pole sitter Ronnie Gardner on the ...
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