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- USMTS locked and loaded for Louisiana twin bill
SHREVEPORT, Louisiana (April 16)—With six battles behind them and a bar set almost too high to see with the naked eye, the fire-breathing outlaws of the Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey's invade a pair of Cajun country clay ovals April 23-24 with plans to move the bar out of sight. The Ark-La-Tex Speedway in Vivian, Louisiana, hosts the 9th Annual Cajun Clash on Friday, April 23, and the series makes its maiden voyage to Revolution Park in Monroe, Louisiana, on Saturday, April 24, for two nights of pure power and a pair of incredible edge-of-your-seat blockbusters paying $10,000 to win each night. More than $100,000 in prize money is on the line during the two-night stretch for the best of the best in dirt modified racing. ARK-LA-TEX SPEEDWAY - VIVIAN, LOUISIANA 9TH ANNUAL CAJUN CLASH FRIDAY, APRIL 23 Zack VanderBeek notched his first win at the Ark-La-Tex Speedway last September in the 16th trip for the USMTS to Gene Boyter's popular venue. It was his 50th career win. Cade Dillard's three wins here in his home state leads all drivers while two-time winners Chris Henigan and 2018 USMTS National Champion Johnny Scott are the only other racers with multiple titles. Jake Gallardo's only USMTS triumph came here five years ago and Kelly Shryock's 2014 victory was his 184th and final triumph with the USMTS. Hunter Marriott, Ryan Gustin, Stormy Scott, Rodney Sanders and Jason Hughes have also won here. Duke Whiseant's only USMTS victory happened in the series debut at the Ark-La-Tex Speedway on June 5, 2008. In addition to the USMTS touring titans, fans will also witness wheel-to-wheel action in the Limited Mod, Factory Stock, Crate Late Model and Pro-Mod classes. The pits will open at 2 p.m. and grandstands open at 5 with racing at 7:30. An open practice from 6 to 8:30 p.m. is slated for Thursday, April 22. The Ark-La-Tex Speedway is a 3/8-mile high-banked red clay oval located 0.6 mile south of SR 2 on SR 1, then 0.7 mile west on Airport Rd., then 2.2 miles south on Boyter Lane Rd. (ESR). The physical address is 13119 Boyter Ln, Vivian, LA 71082. For more information visit arklatexspeedway.com. REVOLUTION PARK - MONROE, LOUISIANA INAUGURAL USMTS EVENT SATURDAY, APRIL 24 After bringing in 300 truckloads carrying 1,500 tons of dirt in just four days nearly a year ago, Dylan Scott's Dirt On The Rev (Revolution Park) was given new life as a state-of-the-art dirt track after struggling to find success as an asphalt racetrack since its construction in 2008. The 30-year-old country music sensation-turned-racetrack-promoter, Scott operates the 3/8-mile oval from near his hometown of Bastrop, Louisiana, and welcomes the Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey's for the first time to Dirt On The Rev. The pits are slated to open at 2 p.m. and grandstand gates swing open at 4 with the first green flag to be unfurled at 6:30. CrateRacin' USA Late Models, Limited Modifieds and Factory Stocks will round out the four-division racing card. Dirt On The Rev is a 3/8-mile semi-banked dirt oval located off I-20 east to exit 120, then 0.6 mile south on Garrett Rd., then 2.4 miles east to Frontage Rd., then east. The physical address is 8850 Frontage Rd, Monroe, LA 71202. For more information call (381) 245-7665 or visit facebook.com/dirtontherev. If you can't be there in person, you don't have to miss a single lap. Catch both nights streaming live at racindirt.tv. Taking dirt to a new level: The 2021 campaign for the Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey's features 36 nights of racing with the winners of those main events set to take home over $300,000 in earnings from more than $1 million in prize money earmarked for those shows. Twenty-six of the 36 race nights will pay at least $10,000 to win while the other 10 carry a $5,000 top prize. As if that weren't enough, more than $230,000 is committed to the top ten finishers in the 2021 points standings with a record $70,000 reserved for the 2021 USMTS National Champion. Visit usmts.com for schedules, points, photos, souvenirs, videos and more. Follow our social media channels on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube. 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USMTS CONTINGENCY SPONSORS: AFCO Racing Products, Allstar Performance, BigDeal Car Care, Brown & Miller Racing Solutions, Bryke Racing, BSB Manufacturing, Champ Pans, Deatherage Opticians, Edelbrock, Forty9 Designs, Hooker Harness, Integra Racing Shocks and Springs, Keyser Manufacturing, Maxima Racing Oils, Penske Racing Shocks, QA1, RacerWebsite.com, Real Racing Wheels, Simpson Performance Products, Swift Springs, Sybesma Graphics, Tire Demon, Wehrs Machine & Racing Products, Wilwood Racing. USMTS RACETRACKS: 34 Raceway, 81 Speedway, Ark-La-Tex Speedway, Arrowhead Speedway, Big O Speedway, Casino Speedway, Cedar Lake Speedway, Dallas County Speedway, Deer Creek Speedway, Fayette County Speedway, Hamilton County Speedway, Humboldt Speedway, Lakeside Speedway, Lucas Oil Speedway, Mason City Motor Speedway, Mississippi Thunder Speedway, Ogilvie Raceway, Park Jefferson Speedway, Rapid Speedway, Revolution Park, RPM Speedway, Superbowl Speedway, Tri-State Speedway, Upper Iowa Speedway.
- KEYSTONE INVASION TRAIL LEADS USAC SPRINTS TO PATH VALLEY APRIL 25
Spring Run, Pennsylvania (April 15, 2021)………Finally! The USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Cars will have their opportunity to tussle on the high banked, quarter-mile, Appalachian Mountain backdropped Path Valley Speedway Park in Spring Run, Pa. The Sunday night, April 25, show will conclude a tantalizing stretch of seven races in 10 nights for the series, and the Path Valley date will, itself, conclude the four-race Keystone Invasion mini-series throughout Pennsylvania, which tours through Grandview Speedway on April 22, Big Diamond Speedway on April 23 and BAPS Motor Speedway on April 24 prior to the curtain closer at Path Valley. Just once has Path Valley appeared on the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car calendar, when it was part of Eastern Storm in 2013, and was ultimately rained out. However, three USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget events have been held there, in 2015-17-19. Many fans may harken back to CRA's nationwide tour which took the wingless sprint cars to Path Valley in 1992, a race won by Frankie Kerr. In the field that night were USAC luminaries and race winners such as Tony Elliott (3rd), Rusty McClure (7th) and Jack Hewitt (10), just to name a few. With no previous USAC Sprint Car experiences to base off of, it is a necessity to note that several of the expected Keystone Invasion entries do have a bit of past midget encounters at Path Valley, meaning a couple handfuls of these pilots won't enter the bullring completely "green" to this particular test. Tanner Thorson (Minden, Nev.) is the leading Rookie of the Year candidate in the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car division. He's led a total of 31 laps in three starts with the midgets at PV. He was the fastest qualifier in 2015 and, that same year, he led the first 13 laps of the feature before being passed by Rico Abreu on a mid-race restart. While battling for 2nd, Thorson and Kevin Thomas Jr. made contact, sending Thorson spinning to a stop, eventually returning and finishing 9th. In 2017, Thorson was in position again to win at Path Valley, pacing the field for 18 laps and was leading when contact between he and Tyler Courtney in turn four coming to the checkered flag sent Thorson spinning out of the lead and from the brink of victory. An ultimately better result came about for Thorson in 2019 with a 4th place finish. Chris Windom (Canton, Ill.) finished 2nd in his Path Valley debut Midget run in 2019 while Justin Grant (Ione, Calif.) has made one previous Path Valley Midget appearance, winning his heat, then finishing 15th in the 2017 feature. The result was not indicative of his performance, however, as he was running 4th on the final lap when he flipped while getting caught up in the aforementioned late-race skirmish between Thorson and Courtney. With five laps remaining in the 2017 Midget show, Brady Bacon led a single lap before trouble ensued with his car slowing atop the fourth turn cushion. Bacon restarted after taking his car to the work area and returned to finish 9th. Kevin Thomas Jr. (Cullman, Ala.) has made two USAC Midget starts at Path Valley, winning his heat race and finishing 3rd in 2015, then took 14th in the latest round there in 2019. Timmy Buckwalter (Douglassville, Pa.) has had a fair amount of success in his three Midget experiences at Path Valley. The 2012 ARDC Midget champ and 2018 co-USAC National Sprint Car Rookie of the Year captured the semi and a 6th place result in 2017, and a 9th in 2019. In his USAC Midget experiences at Path Valley, Steven Drevicki (Reading, Pa.), the three-time USAC East Coast Sprint Car champion, captured a semi-feature victory and a 10th place finish in 2015. In 2019, the back-to-back ARDC titlist in 2014-15 recorded a 16th place result. First-time Path Valley visitors include USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car champions, Rocklin, California's Robert Ballou (2015) and Greenfield, Indiana's C.J. Leary (2019). The USAC National Sprint Car division's all-time ironman in terms of consecutive feature starts, Chase Stockon (Fort Branch, Ind.), will be teamed with top USAC Rookie contenders Paul Nienhiser (Chapin, Ill.) and Carson Garrett (Littleton, Colo.). Ten-time USAC National Sprint Car winner - one of which came in Pennsylvania (Lincoln Speedway) - Thomas Meseraull will be on hand for a full Keystone Invasion run in Tim Hogue's No. 39, along with 2017 USAC West Coast Sprint Car champion Jake Swanson (Anaheim, Calif.), 2020 USAC National Most Improved Driver Brandon Mattox and Eldora USAC Sprint Car winner Matt Westfall (Pleasant Hill, Ohio). The Wingless Super Sportsman king of Path Valley, Carmen Perigo (Stoystown, Pa.) will be joined by fellow Pennsylvanians and USAC East Coast Sprint Car winners Joey Biasi (Mary D, Pa.) and Briggs Danner (Allentown, Pa.), as well as Quaker State native Brandon Spithaler (Evans City, Pa.) and New Jersey's Craig Pellegrini (Buena, N.J.). The fourth and final round of Keystone Invasion at Path Valley will also feature the Wingless Super Sportsman. Pits open at noon Eastern, front gates at 2pm and hot laps at 5pm. General admission tickets are $25 and kids age 10 & under are free. Pit passes are $35.
- Tony Stewart secures $12,000 in final corner at Virginia Motor Speedway
JAMAICA, Va. (April 15, 2021) - Just as Monrovia, Indiana's Justin Peck was about to secure a second consecutive FloRacing All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 victory, a mere 100 yards from Virginia Motor Speedway's flagstand, disaster struck in the form of a flat right rear tire forcing the Attica Spring Nationals champion to surrender the point to three-time NASCAR Cup Series champion, and now six-time All Star main event winner, Tony Stewart. The victory, Stewart's first with "America's Series" in 2021 and his first at the Virginia speedplant, earned the Columbus, Indiana-native a $12,000 payday; his first Series triumph since his $26,000 Rayce Rudeen Foundation Race score at 34 Raceway in 2019. Stewart, who started eighth on the feature grid by way of heat race victory, and an eventual eighth-place dash finish, not only took advantage of Peck's misfortune by being in the right place at the right time, but the pilot of the Tony Stewart/Curb-Agajanian Racing No. 14 sprint car also survived a 30-lap battle with tire wear, as an abrasive racing surface made navigating Virginia Motor Speedway's high-paced oval plenty risky. Adding to the drama, the final lap of the race was conducted in green-checkered fashion, as a caution on the final circuit forced the field to restack for a final lunge toward the finish. Kerry Madsen, who started 12th, followed Stewart by Peck to secure the runner-up spot just before the flagstand. Peck ultimately limped across the line to finish third, blown tire still intact, followed by Chase Dietz and Paul McMahan, who each advanced 12 positions over the 30-lap contest. "We weren't the fastest car by any means. We kinda figured out early that it was going to be a tricky surface and ultimately a challenge for tires. I just tried to run my car straighter than those guys ahead of me," Tony Stewart said, who now owns All Star victories at six different facilities. "We could see that (Justin Peck's) tire was getting pretty worn. I could see the cords so I told myself if he can run the car that hard and make it work, good for him. Being second while trying to save tires was going to be a good night for us." Although Stewart and Peck were the focal point for the final lap dash, Cory Eliason was the man in charge for much of the main event and led the first 25 circuits before a cut right rear tire forced the Rudeen Racing entry to go to the work area. As aforementioned, the top spot was inherited by Peck, who had battled his way to second from sixth around the likes of Antony Macri and Ian Madsen, just to name a few. Before Eliason's misfortune, and on several occasions, Peck pressured Eliason's back bumper, making a few attempts to dive below Eliason's No. 26 in turns three and four. "I got to second and that is when I knew I was as good as Cory (Eliason). I thought maybe I could get a run on him, but then he had that tire go down so we really didn't get the opportunity to really race for the lead" Justin Peck explained, who remains in control of the current All Star Circuit of Champions title chase. "My team really had me hooked up tonight. That allowed me to do what I needed to do." The All Star Circuit of Champions will continue their Mid-Atlantic takeover with three consecutive stops in Pennsylvania, kicking things off with the Tommy Hinnershitz Classic at the world-famous Williams Grove Speedway in Mechanicsburg on Friday, April 16. Action will continue on Saturday, April 17, with the $10,000-to-win Keith Kauffman Classic at Port Royal Speedway, followed by the Johnny Grum Classic at Bedford Speedway on Sunday, April 18. For those who can not witness the All Star Circuit of Champions live and in person, FloRacing.com, the official media partner and broadcast provider of the All Stars, has you covered. To access live and on-demand racing action from the All Star Circuit of Champions, visit FloRacing.com and become an annual PRO subscriber. Race fans can see all the USAC and dirt late-model action they want in addition to Eldora Speedway's slate of races and those of the All Star Circuit of Champions. The subscription unlocks access to premium content across the entire FloSports network. Watch the events across all screens by downloading the FloSports app on iOS, Android, Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire and Chromecast. Contingency Awards/Results: Virginia Motor Speedway - Thursday, April 15, 2021 Event: Thursday Night Thriller Entries: 27 C&R Racing Hot Laps: Brent Marks - 15.414 Dixie Vodka Fast Qualifier: Danny Dietrich - 15.299 Ford Performance Heat #1 Winner: Tony Stewart All Pro Aluminum Cylinder Heads Heat #2 Winner: Bill Balog Hunt Brothers Pizza Heat #3 Winner: Justin Peck Kear's Speed Shop Dash presented by Elliott's Custom Trailers and Carts Winner: Cory Eliason Classic Ink USA Screenprinting & Embroidery B-Main Winner: CJ Leary Rayce Rudeen Foundation First Non-Transfer: T.J. Michael FloRacing A-Main Winner: Tony Stewart Hercules Tire A-Main Hard Charger: Kyle Reinhardt (+15) Qualifying Group (A) 1. 48-Danny Dietrich, 15.299; 2. 26-Cory Eliason, 15.338; 3. 11-Ian Madsen, 15.390; 4. 39M-Anthony Macri, 15.425; 5. 10-Zeb Wise, 15.436; 6. 5-Brent Marks, 15.445; 7. 55v-CJ Leary, 15.476; 8. 17B-Bill Balog, 15.479; 9. 7BC-Tyler Courtney, 15.609; 10. 14-Tony Stewart, 15.612; 11. O7-Lucas Wolfe, 15.665; 12. 13-Justin Peck, 15.722; 13. 55-Hunter Schuerenberg, 15.782; 14. 1X-Chad Trout, 15.815; 15. 39-Chase Dietz, 15.830; 16. 35H-Zach Hampton, 15.846; 17. 23-Paul McMahan, 15.857; 18. 24-Kerry Madsen, 15.877; 19. 15B-Lynton Jeffrey, 15.907; 20. 95-Hunter Mackison, 16.034; 21. 8M-TJ Michael, 16.107; 22. 35-Tyler Esh, 16.119; 23. 91-Kyle Reinhardt, 16.145; 24. 91f-Tony Fiore, 16.309; 25. 4-Cap Henry, 16.351; 26. 1080-Jordan Mackison, 22.054; 27. 24R-Rico Abreu, NT Heat #1 (8 Laps) - Top 6 Transfer 1. 14-Tony Stewart ; 2. 48-Danny Dietrich ; 3. 39M-Anthony Macri ; 4. 55-Hunter Schuerenberg ; 5. 35H-Zach Hampton ; 6. 4-Cap Henry ; 7. 55V-CJ Leary ; 8. 15B-Lynton Jeffrey ; 9. 35-Tyler Esh  Heat #2 - Group (A) (8 Laps) - Top 6 Transfer 1. 17B-Bill Balog ; 2. 26-Cory Eliason ; 3. O7-Lucas Wolfe ; 4. 10-Zeb Wise ; 5. 1X-Chad Trout ; 6. 23-Paul McMahan ; 7. 91-Kyle Reinhardt ; 8. 1080-Jordan Mackison ; 9. 95-Hunter Mackison  Heat #3 - Group (A) (8 Laps) - Top 6 Transfer 1. 13-Justin Peck ; 2. 7BC-Tyler Courtney ; 3. 11-Ian Madsen ; 4. 24-Kerry Madsen ; 5. 5-Brent Marks ; 6. 39-Chase Dietz ; 7. 24R-Rico Abreu ; 8. 91F-Tony Fiore ; 9. 8M-TJ Michael  Dash #1 (6 Laps) 1. 26-Cory Eliason ; 2. 11-Ian Madsen ; 3. 39M-Anthony Macri ; 4. 48-Danny Dietrich ; 5. 17B-Bill Balog ; 6. 13-Justin Peck ; 7. 10-Zeb Wise ; 8. 14-Tony Stewart  B-Main (10 Laps) - Top 6 Transfer 1. 55V-CJ Leary ; 2. 15B-Lynton Jeffrey ; 3. 91-Kyle Reinhardt ; 4. 24R-Rico Abreu ; 5. 91F-Tony Fiore ; 6. 35-Tyler Esh ; 7. 8M-TJ Michael ; 8. 95-Hunter Mackison ; 9. 1080-Jordan Mackison  A-Main (30 Laps) 1. 14-Tony Stewart ; 2. 24-Kerry Madsen ; 3. 13-Justin Peck ; 4. 39-Chase Dietz ; 5. 23-Paul McMahan ; 6. 91-Kyle Reinhardt ; 7. 4-Cap Henry ; 8. 10-Zeb Wise ; 9. 7BC-Tyler Courtney ; 10. 5-Brent Marks ; 11. O7-Lucas Wolfe ; 12. 1X-Chad Trout ; 13. 35-Tyler Esh ; 14. 35H-Zach Hampton ; 15. 55-Hunter Schuerenberg ; 16. 24R-Rico Abreu ; 17. 11-Ian Madsen ; 18. 55V-CJ Leary ; 19. 26-Cory Eliason ; 20. 39M-Anthony Macri ; 21. 48-Danny Dietrich ; 22. 17B-Bill Balog ; 23. 15B-Lynton Jeffrey ; 24. 91F-Tony Fiore  Lap Leaders: Cory Eliason (1-25), Justin Peck (26-29), Tony Stewart (30) 2021 All Star Circuit of Champions Winners: 1. Screven Motor Speedway, Georgia (January 29, 2021): Donny Schatz 2. Screven Motor Speedway, Georgia (January 30, 2021): Aaron Reutzel 3. East Bay Raceway Park, Florida (February 2, 2021): Donny Schatz (2) 4. Volusia Speedway Park, Florida (February 3, 2021): Logan Schuchart 5. Volusia Speedway Park, Florida (February 4, 2021): Carson Macedo 6. Attica Raceway Park, Ohio (April 3, 2021): Justin Peck 7. Virginia Motor Speedway, Virginia (April 15, 2021): Tony Stewart 2021 All Star Circuit of Champions Driver Standings (as of 4/15/21): 1. Justin Peck - 294 2. Zeb Wise - 280 3. Brent Marks - 272 4. Tyler Courtney - 268 5. Hunter Schuerenberg - 264 6. Cory Eliason - 252 7. Ian Madsen - 250 8. Cap Henry - 250 9. Lucas Wolfe - 234 10. Kyle Reinhardt - 228 About the All Star Circuit of Champions: All Star Enterprises, LLC, wholly owned by Tony Stewart, d/b/a the All Star Circuit of Champions, is a winged sprint car series. The All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Car Series is one of the oldest traveling 410 sprint car organizations and is a staple of grassroots, open-wheel racing. Formed in 1970 by Bud Miller, the series has largely been considered the first 'outlaw' Sprint Car organization of the modern era. Motorsports entrepreneur Tony Stewart agreed to terms with Guy Webb to become the sole owner of the original winged sprint car tour in January of 2015. 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- T-JACK IS BACK: Jackson Wins 4th Career Street Stock Race in FALS Thriller
Kilgore, Hackney collide in closing laps, Bellomy Hard Charger in 24th-7th drive DIRTcar eSports' all-time winningest Dirt Street Stock driver is back. Tyler Jackson, of Rockford, IL, put it in Fairbury Speedway Victory Lane Wednesday night, winning the fourth race of the Chevy Performance Street Stock League for his fourth career victory with the League in a very rough-and-tumble Feature event. "I'm not gonna lie, it took a little longer than I would have liked it to in race #4," Jackson told DIRTcar eSports announcer Chase Raudman in the DIRTVision post-race interview. "But the competition level is a lot higher than it was last year. It was a great race - I'm still catching my breath." While Jackson started inside Row 2, just ahead of him was last week's Feature winner and Street Stock bigwig, Carl Kilgore. He and his #021 took off from the pole and appeared to have the car to beat until Jackson's car came in and took the lead just slightly past the halfway point. The two played cat-and-mouse around the virtual quarter-mile before a dramatic ride to the finish presented itself on a restart with just three laps remaining. Jackson took the inside lane for the restart and threw a big slide job on Kilgore in Turns 1-2. Kilgore, of Greenville, MS, turned it back underneath him and returned the favor in Turns 3-4, but only slightly. Jackson kept his foot in the accelerator on the very top side and retained the spot as they crossed the stripe. "That's what won me the race," Jackson said. "I knew I had to get a good start with him." Two more slide jobs by Kilgore on the following lap were unsuccessful in stealing Jackson's spot. But as he prepared for what was likely going to be a third, Kilgore received a rear bumper full of former Extreme Savage teammate, Keith Hackney. Hackney's and Kilgore's bumpers met at the entrance to Turn 1, sending Kilgore around, collecting several other cars. Jackson (left) and Kilgore (right) battling for the lead (Joe Grabianowski Photo) "I got into him a little bit. I apologize for that, majorly. I didn't want to have second that way, by no means," Hackney said after the race. As Hackney, of Calhoun, GA, drove away with the spot, several other wrecks unfolded around the track, and Kilgore was left with a 17th-place finish. Hackney was later penalized to the tail of the lead lap (21st) by League admins in post-race examination for the incident. This moved Nathan Lemons up into second and Jamie Massey into third, marking the best finishes of their DIRTcar eSports careers. The Chevy Performance Street Stock League action continues next Wednesday night, April 21, at the Cedar Lake Speedway. Catch all the action live and FREE on DIRTVision presented by Drydene. Feature (25 Laps) - 1. 25-Tyler Jackson (3); 2. 225-Nathan Lemons (6); 3. 2-Jamie Massey (9); 4. 54-Larry Barber Jr. (7); 5. 26-Sean Stevens (13); 6. 003-Thorne Zimmerman (15); 7. 002-Clifford Bellomy (24); 8. 029-Lane Phillips (17); 9. 546-Randy Axner (16); 10. 260-Sage Luther (10); 11. 717-Bobby Rafferty (12); 12. 48-Kyle Vaughn (19); 13. 23-Brayden McMahan (18); 14. 29-Joshua Divine (23); 15. 21-Jim Reavis (14); 16. 021-Carl Kilgore (1); 17. 18-Justin Henson (21); 18. 04-Joshua Dennison (20); 19. 111-Jaron Valley (8); 20. 121-Eddie Farness (5); 21. 69-Keith Hackney (4); 22. 53-Aidan Skraha (22); 23. 077-Holden English (2); DQ. 005-Devin Ramsey (11) Hard Charger: 002-Clifford Bellomy (+17)
- CHAMP DEFENDS TURF: Tucker Wins in Back-to-Back Seasons with Pro Late Models at Charlotte
Houser leads most laps, finishes fifth, Matjoulis rebounds with second podium Forty laps in Wednesday's DIRTcar eSports Tour Feature at The Dirt Track at Charlotte. Kendal Tucker only needed one to steal the show. In one of the most exciting finishes in DIRTcar eSports history, Tucker, the defending Tour champion and Pro Late Model race winner at Charlotte from Season 2, pulled a rabbit out of his hat in the closing laps of Wednesday's Drydene Pro Late Model Feature and beat Alex Bergeron and Tyler Schell to the line to win his third career Tour Feature. "That was a wild one right there, to say the least," Tucker said. Dylan Houser, of Ocala, FL, led the majority of the race on iRacing's new dirt tire model - a total of 33 under his belt by race's end - and maintained the lead as he came to three-to-go with Bergeron and Tucker right on his heels. Tucker, of Mt. Airy, NC, took the most advantage of Houser's scrubbing of the outside Turn 2 wall by throwing a wicked slide job as the three dove into Turn 3. He clipped the infield tractor tire, somehow stayed with it, and raced side-by-side with Bergeron for the lead as they crossed for two-to-go. Houser jumped underneath each of them and slid his way back to the lead while Bergeron and Tucker crossed it back underneath him on the backstretch. Lead in-hand as they took the white flag, Bergeron rolled high coming out of Turn 2. Houser drifted up into him and made contact as Tucker re-entered the picture underneath them both, also banging off Houser as they entered Turn 3. A final slide job from Tucker in Turns 3-4 on them both sealed the deal as he crossed the stripe and collected $250 for the epic victory from the 10th starting spot. "No matter how far back I start, it definitely makes it a lot harder," Tucker said. "But with these longer-distance races, it kinda bails you out if you can keep the car clean coming up through the field." With all of the insanity between Tucker, Houser and Bergeron in the final three circuits, Tyler Schell and Blake Matjoulis had been on a mission to capitalize. Which, they did, taking advantage of further contact between Houser and Bergeron to grab third and fourth at the line. Tucker (front) coming to the checkered with the ensuing melee for 2nd-5th behind him (Joe Grabianowski Photo) Bergeron had also made significant contact with the outside Turn 4 wall coming to the checkers. It was later determined that he scrubbed the wall through the entire corner and was therefore penalized two spots post-race for wall-riding. This awarded Schell and Matjoulis the final two podium spots and a career-best finish for Schell. The DIRTcar eSports Tour action continues next Wednesday night, April 21, with the Hoosier Racing Tire Big Block Modifieds at Lernerville Speedway. Catch all the action live and FREE on DIRTVision presented by Drydene. Feature (40 Laps) - 1. 00-Kendal Tucker (10); 2. 85-Tyler Schell (16); 3. 127-Blake Matjoulis (7); 4. 12-Alex Bergeron (5); 5. 2-Dylan Houser (2); 6. 115-Boddie Parker (23); 7. 1-Jesse Enterkin (21); 8. 80-Dylan Wilson (3); 9. 17-Brett Rowles (15); 10. 48-Dylan Yeager (1); 11. 71-Keven Hebert (12); 12. 41-Logan Rumsey (18); 13. 09-Tanner Tomasi (8); 14. 717-Bobby Rafferty (20); 15. 37-Randall Carter (17); 16. 033-Richard Murtaugh (13); 17. 4-Huey Quillen (24); 18. 8-Tyler Jackson (9); 19. 13-Damian Kiefer (4); 20. 000-Kevin Dedmon (11); 21. 101-Brent Evans (22); 22. 331-Dustin Hall (14); 23. 33-Evan Seay (6); 24. 5-Nathan Waddell (19)
- SAFETY FIRST: DIRTcar, World of Outlaws aiming to improve dirt track responder safety across the country
The Short Track Incident Response Program provides the same level of safety training given to crews with Formula 1, IndyCar and more The world watched in silence and fear as Formula 1 driver Romain Grosjean and his car disappeared in a hellish dome of fire after a crash during the Bahrain Grand Prix last year. While the imagery froze onlookers, track and safety officials rushed to Grosjean's aid. Their response was praised and hailed as a factor in Grosjean's survival. It's the same kind of training and response you'll see from World of Outlaws and DIRTcar officials at every dirt racing event. And it's the same kind of training and response Series officials hope to see from safety workers at every track they go to. The World of Outlaws and DIRTcar have partnered with ESI Equipment Inc. and the International Council of Motorsports Sciences to make racetrack and safety officials aware of the SFI accredited Short Track Incident Response Program in an effort to have those officials properly trained in how to handle any kind of race car accident. "Back in the day, there are racetracks, you'd call them and you would ask them if they had an ambulance on site. They'd say, 'Yes,'" World of Outlaws and DIRTcar Safety Director Tyler Bachman said. "They did not lie to you. The ambulance was there. But it hadn't been moved in seven years. So, we've come from that five years ago to always having an ambulance there. Now, we're trying to get the people in those ambulances to understand the cars. "Someone on the safety crew may have never sat in a Late Model before. They might not realize there is so much sheet metal around it. Or a Big Block, they might not realize the driver sits in the middle of the car. Most of the time, if the car went for a wild ride, flipped, or hit the wall, there's a good chance the sheet metal has folded and made for a not an easy way to get out." The program tackles everything from putting out various types of fires to helping extricate a patient from a race car and different methods of properly flipping race cars over so the driver doesn't sustain any further injuries. Sprint Car, Late Model and Big Block chassis are on site of each course - and they're always looking for more used chassis to be donated, wrecked or not - so participants can see what it's like to sit in the cars, practice getting patients out of the cars and practice where they'll need to cut the chassis if the driver can't get out on their own power. In a recent class with 25 participants from the Buffalo Township Volunteer Fire Company - who serve as safety workers at Lernerville Speedway - they got to be strapped into a car, flipped over, and taught the variety of different style safety harnesses drivers where and how to undo them. Some drivers may wear a Simpson Hybrid, while others may wear a HANS device. And different models between those brands have different ways of being disconnected. "So, a safety person, if you haven't raced you probably don't know how to take that off," Bachman said. "If you look at a Simpson Hybrid Pro, which a lot of our guys have, you might not know you have to pull the strings (to get it off). You could look at it for 20 minutes and not realize how to get it off. Just stuff like that. It's really a big awareness. "Doing stuff in the fire service with vehicle rescue and car crashes… race car rescues are a lot different. You can't just open a door. They don't have a door. Fuels are different, too. With the Sprint Cars, you have methanol. You may run up to the car and not even know it is on fire. So that's a big thing too." Every official with the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Cars, World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model, Super DIRTcar Series and DIRTcar took the course last year, and are certified by SFI - a non-profit organization established to issue and administer standards for the quality assurance of specialty performance and racing equipment. The crew from the Buffalo Township Volunteer Fire Company is the latest affiliation with the Series to take the course. The goal is to have three to five courses a year, Bachman said, for tracks across the country. He'd like to eventually see every track the series race at go through the program. "I thought it was very comprehensive and really opened my eyes to how intricate extricating a driver can be," World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Director Carlton Reimers said after participating in the program last year. "I mean, who would have thought that a Sawzall with a special tipped blade was faster at cutting through a frame than the Jaws of Life. That's only in certain situations, of course, but I would have never known. I hope we do more of this training in the future." There are various versions of ESI's Race Track Safety Services to accommodate a variety of series like Formula 1, IndyCar and NHRA. While the techniques may differ from series to series and track to track with each having its own idiosyncrasies, the level of training is the same throughout them all. "The information is consistent throughout whatever series we're doing," said John Evans, president of ESI Equipment Inc. and facilitator of the programs. "It's like, why should a Formula 1 driver get something different than a dirt driver? Technically, they shouldn't. You're not going to get any different treatment on the street depending on what kind of car you drive. Whether you're in an Audi or a Volkswagen, if you crash on the street, you're going to get the same level of care no matter who is coming in that ambulance. "That's kind of where our thought process is. Why should it be different? It shouldn't be different. We should all have that same knowledge and skills and technical information that make us all good responders on the track." In a similar program for Formula 1 safety workers, the class convinced the doctors who tail the field on the first lap to carry high-flow fire extinguishers with them. That type of extinguisher was what they used to help clear a path for Grosjean to get out of the fire, according to Evans. "That's the kind of information and training that we are providing," he said. "Not only in an FIA Formula 1 situation, put to people who are responding on dirt tracks." He knows how important that is firsthand. One guy in his group faced an incident where a Sprint Car was upside down and on fire with the driver still inside. The fire department on site didn't have the proper training or equipment to give the safety worker a clear path to the driver. He tried 16 times to get to the driver, Evans said. Fortunately, the driver survived but suffered 95% burns on his body. Those are the kinds of situations Evans knows need to be corrected at every level of racing. The Short Track Incident Response Program has been around for only a few years now but has become one of the most popular classes, according to Evans. More than 200 people have gone through the course, so far. Before teaming up with the World of Outlaws and DIRTcar, the majority of trainees came from the program being put on during PRI in Indianapolis. That's where Bachman first found out about the course and realized it was something the series needed to be a part of. Bachman has worked with the World of Outlaws and DIRTcar for nine years and has worked in the fire service since 2007. While he's been through courses and experienced several accidents throughout his career, he said the Short Track Incident Response Program was still eye-opening. "Any class you take, from a structure fire to a car wreck class, you learn something every time," he said. "I learned a new technique on how to get [drivers] out. There're new boards out called med boards. We just saw them when we were down there (in Volusia for the class) and loved how they work to get a driver out of the car. So, we actually ordered one for each Series." The same sentiment was shared by those who participated in the Buffalo Township Volunteer Fire Company class. "A couple of the guys said to me going into this, 'Ah, it's going to just be another fire class. It's just going to be another race car rescue class.' Well, at the end of it, they all said they learned some new technique," Bachman said. "They hadn't realized you could do that, or they didn't realize they could roll over a car that way. Most people who are doing this are volunteer firemen, or paid firemen, or doctors. If there're one or two things every time that they go, 'Wow, I never realized that or, Wow, that's a lot quicker,' I think this class is incredible and I wish every racetrack would do it." Another class is being scheduled during the World Finals at The Dirt Track at Charlotte in November, then, next year, Bachman would like to see the expansion of several classes in each region of the country. "I think the more people that take this in our sport, in the World of Outlaws and DIRTcar racing, it will benefit our drivers that travel with us," he said. The course is available for track owners, local rescue crews, and any other motorsports affiliated company that might benefit from it. To request a Short Track Incident Response Program at your facility, or attend a scheduled class, contact: USA: ESI Race Track Safety Services; 1-800-574-8228 | email@example.com Canada: CMRT; firstname.lastname@example.org | 905-914-0261 | 514-434-6911 For the full World of Outlaws Sprint Car and Late Model schedules, CLICK HERE. For the full Super DIRTcar Series schedule, CLICK HERE. And for the full schedule of DIRTcar events, CLICK HERE. If you can't make it to the track, you can watch all the action live on DIRTVision with the annual Platinum FAST PASS subscription for $299/year or the monthly FAST PASS subscription for $39/month.
- USAC SPRINTS TAP BAPS FOR PENULTIMATE KEYSTONE INVASION ROUND ON APRIL 24
York Haven, Pennsylvania (April 15, 2021)………Several of USAC's eastern tours of the past decade have included a foray to BAPS Motor Speedway, the 3/8-mile dirt oval located just a stone's throw from the Susquehanna River in York Haven, Pa. However, for the last two years, due to weather and COVID, the roar of the engines for USAC at BAPS has remained silent. That's all in the distant past at this point with the series' sixth ever appearance at the track coming up on Saturday night, April 24, the penultimate round of the inaugural Keystone Invasion. The BAPS showdown is preceded by USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car dates at Grandview Speedway on Thursday, April 22, Big Diamond Speedway on Friday, April 23, and followed by the conclusion of four-straight events in Pennsylvania on Sunday, April 25, at Path Valley Speedway Park. Robert Ballou (Rocklin, Calif.) is the lone multi-time USAC National Sprint Car winner at BAPS, recording victories in both 2015 and 2018, his most recent victory with the series. The 2015 USAC champion has alternated 1st and 5th place finishes in his four total outings at BAPS, with a 5th in both 2013 and 2016. He set quick time en route to victory in 2015. His time of 9:37.32 for 30 laps remains the USAC National Sprint Car track record for that distance at BAPS. Chris Windom (Canton, Ill.) has finished inside the top-two in two of his three most recent BAPS USAC Sprint starts. The USAC career Triple Crown champion recorded a victory at BAPS in 2016 and finished 2nd in 2018. He sandwiched between those two runs with a fast qualifying time and 9th place result in 2017, equaling his 9th place result back in 2015. Justin Grant (Ione, Calif.) notched his one victory at BAPS in last-lap, last corner thrilling fashion during a 2017 USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget feature. His USAC Sprint starts at the track have been solid, but a victory has remained elusive thus far, with three top-ten finishes: 7th in 2015, 3rd in 2017 and 9th in 2018. Thomas Meseraull (San Jose, Calif.) has been excellent at BAPS with a 4th in 2016 and a 2nd in 2017 as his bests. His eight-lap heat race time of 2:27.93 from 2016 is the standard for that distance for USAC Sprints at BAPS. Likewise, for Kevin Thomas Jr. and Chase Stockon, who've both finished in the runner-up position at BAPS, just at Meseraull has, but have come up just short of a victory so far. Thomas (Cullman, Ala.) has finished inside the top-10 in all four of his BAPS starts with a 2nd in 2013, 4th in 2018, 5th in 2017 and 10th in 2015, in addition to a fast qualifying time in 2018. Stockon (Fort Branch, Ind.) has started all five BAPS USAC Sprint Car features. His 2nd place run in 2016 was his best, but he's also added a 3rd in 2015, a 7th in 2018 and an 8th in 2017 to his BAPS resume. Three-time USAC National Sprint Car champ Brady Bacon (Broken Arrow, Okla.) notched a 3rd at BAPS in 2016, 4th in 2017, 8th in 2018 and 10th in 2013. Fellow USAC Sprint champ, from 2019, C.J. Leary (Greenfield, Ind.) earned a best placing of 6th at BAPS in 2016. Matt Westfall (Pleasant Hill, Ohio) owns two USAC Sprint starts at BAPS: 16th in 2016 and 14th in 2018. Pennsylvanians have held their own at BAPS with Timmy Buckwalter (Douglassville, Pa.), the 2018 co-Rookie of the Year for the USAC National Sprint Cars, finished 5th in the feature that same year. USAC National Sprint Car and Silver Crown veteran Carmen Perigo (Stoystown, Pa.) has made two BAPS starts: 16th in 2016 and 20th in 2018. USAC East Coast Sprint Car winner Joey Biasi (Mary D, Pa.) took 22nd in 2013 and 18th in 2018. Leading USAC National Sprint Car Rookie Tanner Thorson (Minden, Nev.) led 11 laps and finished 2nd in a wild scramble to the finish during a USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget feature in 2017 but hasn't yet made a USAC Sprint Car start at BAPS. Three-time USAC East Coast Sprint Car champ Steven Drevicki (Reading, Pa.) has been a frontrunner at BAPS in ARDC Midget competition. Jake Swanson (Anaheim, Calif.), seventh in USAC National Sprint Car points, will make his debut in the east along with series Rookie of the Year contenders Paul Nienhiser (Chapin, Ill.) and Carson Garrett (Littleton, Colo.), plus 2020 USAC National Most Improved Driver Brandon Mattox (Terre Haute, Ind.), Pennsylvania standouts Briggs Danner (Allentown, Pa.), Brandon Spithaler (Evans City, Pa.), New Jersey's Craig Pellegrini (Buena, N.J.) and more! Round number three of Keystone Invasion at BAPS will also feature the BAPS Super Sportsman and Superior Homes Extreme Stocks. Pits open at 3pm ET, grandstands at 4pm and cars on track at 6pm. Adult general admission tickets are $25, seniors are $20, students 13-17 are $10, kids 12 and under are free. Pit passes are $35 apiece. The entire event from BAPS will be streamed with flag-to-flag coverage live, exclusively on FloRacing at https://bit.ly/3dgONXz. USAC NATIONAL SPRINT CAR FEATURE WINS AT BAPS MOTOR SPEEDWAY: 2-Robert Ballou 1-Shane Cottle, Tyler Courtney & Chris Windom USAC NATIONAL SPRINT CAR FEATURE WINNERS AT BAPS MOTOR SPEEDWAY: 2013: Shane Cottle (6/9) 2015: Robert Ballou (6/7) 2016: Chris Windom (6/12) 2017: Tyler Courtney (6/18) 2018: Robert Ballou (6/17) TRACK RECORDS FOR USAC NATIONAL SPRINT CARS AT BAPS MOTOR SPEEDWAY: 1 Lap - 6/12/2016 - Bryan Clauson - 16.753 - 85.955 mph 8 Laps - 6/12/2016 - Thomas Meseraull - 2:27.93 - 77.875 mph 12 Laps - 6/17/2018 - Tony DiMattia - 3:52.20 - 74.419 mph 30 Laps - 6/17/2018 - Robert Ballou - 9:37.32 - 74.829 mph BAPS MOTOR SPEEDWAY USAC NATIONAL SPRINT CAR FEATURE RESULTS: 2013 FEATURE: (30 laps) 1. Shane Cottle, 2. Kevin Thomas, Jr., 3. Tracy Hines, 4. Bryan Clauson, 5. Robert Ballou, 6. Dave Darland, 7. Levi Jones, 8. Brent Marks, 9. Daron Clayton, 10. Brady Bacon, 11. Chris Windom, 12. Hunter Schuerenberg, 13. Dalten Gabbard, 14. Mark Bitner, 15. Billy Pauch, Jr., 16. Chase Stockon, 17. Tyler Courtney, 18. Kyle Moody, 19. Dan Mazy, 20. Tim Glatfelter, 21. Michael Hamer, 22. Joey Biasi, 23. Mark Smith. NT 2015 FEATURE: (40 laps) 1. Robert Ballou, 2. Jon Stanbrough, 3. Chase Stockon, 4. Dave Darland, 5. Shane Cottle, 6. Chad Boespflug, 7. Justin Grant, 8. Jarett Andretti, 9. Chris Windom, 10. Kevin Thomas Jr., 11. Aaron Farney, 12. Brady Bacon, 13. Landon Simon, 14. Tracy Hines, 15. Brett Arndt, 16. J.R. Berry, 17. Logan Jarrett, 18. Trevor Kobylarz, 19. C.J. Leary, 20. Kyle Cummins, 21. Casey Shuman, 22. Richard Vander Weerd. NT 2016 FEATURE: (30 laps) 1. Chris Windom, 2. Chase Stockon, 3. Brady Bacon, 4. Thomas Meseraull, 5. Robert Ballou, 6. C.J. Leary, 7. Max McGhee, 8. Dave Darland, 9. Shane Golobic, 10. Jerry Coons, Jr., 11. Mark Smith, 12. Aaron Farney, 13. Tom Harris, 14. Isaac Chapple, 15. Kyle Moody, 16. Carmen Perigo, 17. Dustin Smith, 18. Landon Simon, 19. Bret Mellenberndt, 20. Chad Boespflug, 21. Bryan Clauson, 22. Harris Kohen. NT 2017 FEATURE: (30 laps) 1. Tyler Courtney, 2. Thomas Meseraull, 3. Justin Grant, 4. Brady Bacon, 5. Kevin Thomas, Jr., 6. Chad Boespflug, 7. Aaron Farney, 8. Chase Stockon, 9. Chris Windom, 10. Shane Golobic, 11. Jarett Andretti, 12. C.J. Leary, 13. Dave Darland, 14. Alex Bright, 15. Kyle Moody, 16. Matt Westfall, 17. Jerry Coons, Jr., 18. Kyle Robbins, 19. Tony DiMattia, 20. Gary Rooke, 21. Isaac Chapple, 22. Trevor Kobylarz. NT 2018 FEATURE: (30 laps, starting positions in parentheses) 1. Robert Ballou (4), 2. Chris Windom (5), 3. Tyler Courtney (9), 4. Kevin Thomas, Jr. (6), 5. Timmy Buckwalter (7), 6. Dave Darland (1), 7. Chase Stockon (12), 8. Brady Bacon (10), 9. Justin Grant (16), 10. Jarett Andretti (3), 11. Chad Boespflug (8), 12. Thomas Meseraull (17), 13. C.J. Leary (13), 14. Matt Westfall (14), 15. Zach Daum (11), 16. Tony DiMattia (15), 17. Isaac Chapple (2), 18. Joey Biasi (20), 19. Kyle Moody (21), 20. Carmen Perigo (18), 21. Dan Shetler (22), 22. Jerry Coons, Jr. (19). 9:37.32 (New Track Record)
- Mid-State Midget Nationals and Open Wheel Showdown Next for POWRi Leagues
Belleville, IL. (04/15/2021) All eyes of the POWRi world turn to Missouri as back-to-back premier Show-Me-State events approach. First on Friday, April 23rd the Lucas Oil POWRi National and West Midget Leagues, as well as the Lucas Oil POWRi WAR Sprint League, head to Valley Speedway for the Mid-State Midget Nationals, then the next night Saturday, April 24th the POWRi Leagues will travel to Lucas Oil Speedway for the Annual Open Wheel Showdown. Friday, April 23rd will feature the side-by-side, elbows-up racing Valley Speedway, in Grain Valley, Missouri has become known for, as the Lucas Oil POWRi WAR Sprint League accompanies the Lucas Oil POWRi National and West Midgets Leagues into town for the fan-favorite Mid-State Midget Nationals. Lucas Oil Speedway will then take center stage on Saturday, April 24th as The Diamond of the Dirt Tracks welcomes the Tenth Annual Impact Signs, Awnings, and Wraps Open-Wheel Showdown. Exciting racing action in Wheatland Missouri will feature the Lucas Oil POWRi National and West Midget Leagues, the Lucas Oil POWRi Wingless Auto Racing Sprint League, as well as an ASCS Sooner and Warrior regional battle. Friday, April 23rd at Valley Speedway Details: Pits Open - All Day Driver Registration - 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM Drivers Meeting - 5:30 PM Engine Warming: 6:00 Hot Laps - 6:30 PM Racing to Follow Saturday, April 24th at Lucas Oil Speedway Details: Pits Open - All Day Driver Registration - 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM Drivers Meeting - 5:30 PM Engine Warming: 6:00 Hot Laps - 6:30 PM Racing to Follow Can't make it out to the track and don't want to miss any of the action in the racing program? Subscribe today at MAVTV Plus to catch all the action LIVE and ON-DEMAND. From both live and archived race events to automotive restoration shows, www.mavtvplus.com provides nothing but the best motorsports content. Full speedway details such as points, driver profiles, and track data can be found online at www.valleyspeedway.com and www.lucasoilspeedway.com or on all social media platforms. Other news, notes, and information on the American Sprint Car Series, from the National Tour to any of the nine Regional Tours that make up ASCS Nation in 2021, log onto www.ascsracing.com, follow on Facebook, on Instagram, and Twitter (@LucasOilASCS). Follow along for more information on POWRi and items such as race recaps, updates, full results, and press releases online at www.powri.com, or on Twitter & Instagram at @POWRi_Racing and Facebook at POWRi. POWRi League rules, contingencies, forms, and payouts can be found under the info tab at the top of the POWRi website. Photo by Jeff Taylor POWRi RACING OFFICIAL SPONSORS Auto Meter - "The Official Instrumentation" of POWRi Racing Bell Helmet - "The Official Helmet" of POWRi Racing Engler Machine & Tool - "The Official Injection" of POWRi Racing Hoosier Tire - "The Official Race Tire" of POWRi Racing Lucas Oil Products - "The Official Oil" of POWRi Racing MAVTV - "The Official Television Network" of POWRi Racing Mesilla Valley Transportation - " The Official Carrier" of POWRi Racing MPI - "The Official Steering Wheel of POWRi Racing" Racing Electronics - "The Official Communication Systems" of POWRi Racing Rod End Supply - "The Official Rod End" of POWRi Racing Speed Sport News - "The Official Race Coverage" of POWRi Racing Super Clean - "The Official Degreaser" of POWRi Racing Toyota Racing Development - 'The Official Pace Vehicle of POWRi Racing" Advanced Racing Suspensions, AFCO, BOSS Factory Racing, Driven Midwest, 4 Left Turns, Esslinger Engineering, Factor 1 Racing, Faith Flat Out Ministries, Hinchman, Indy Performance Composites, Indy Race Parts, KSE Racing Products, Lightning Wings, Millennium Components, Purpose Wreckers, Rock Auto, Schoenfeld Headers, Schure Built Suspension, Speedway Engine Development Inc., Spike Chassis, Stanton Race Engines, The Engine Heater, Total Power
- Stewart Stays Smooth in Route to Victory at Virginia Motor Speedway
Tony Stewart used his vast experience keeping cars straight and smooth to put himself in prime position for victory Thursday night at Virginia Motor Speedway with the Floracing All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1.
- Opening Night 45th Annual Wrisco Industries Winternationals - Presented by Lucas Oil Tonight on MAVTV
Batavia, OH (April 15, 2021) - Slipping, sliding, and slide-jobs, that was the name of the game on the opening night of the 45th Annual Wrisco Industries Winternationals - Presented by Lucas Oil from East Bay Raceway Park. All of that action will air tonight at 9 PM EST, with a re-airing at 12 AM EST. A competitive battle for the lead existed all throughout the race. The podium finishers had these things to say in Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Victory Lane: "I was hopeful that the track would get slow enough where that our gamble [on tire choice] would pay off"; "It was definitely a technical racetrack tonight"; "It was a like a sheet of ice out there, the steering wheel doesn't work like it does at most other places." The broadcast will include driver interviews, in-car cameras, and various technical segments. The entire 2021 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series TV schedule can be found on the series website at: www.lucasdirt.com/events/tv-schedule. 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- BIG DIAMOND SHINES FOR ROUND #2 OF USAC SPRINT KEYSTONE INVASION APRIL 23
Pottsville, Pennsylvania (April 15, 2021)………It's been nearly a decade since the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Cars have paid a visit to Big Diamond Speedway in Pottsville, Pennsylvania, but a new era begins as the hiatus comes to an end on Friday night, April 23, for the second round of Keystone Invasion. The four-race Pennsylvania mini-series begins Thursday, April 22, at Grandview Speedway, before heading to Big Diamond for the first time since 2012 and concludes the weekend with stops at BAPS Motor Speedway on Saturday, April 24, and Path Valley Speedway Park on Sunday, April 25. Chris Windom (Canton, Ill.) enters on a two-race winning streak at Big Diamond, albeit with the most recent victory occurring nine years prior. However, Big Diamond has been a special venue for the USAC career Triple Crown champ who won his very first career USAC National Sprint Car feature at the 3/8-mile dirt oval in 2010, then backed it up in the revisit there in 2012 with another triumph. In five Big Diamond starts, Windom hasn't finished outside the top-ten with 9th place runs in 2007 and 2008 to go along with a 10th in 2008. Series point leader and three-time USAC National Sprint Car champ Brady Bacon (Broken Arrow, Okla.) has two Big Diamond starts to his credit, both of which were top-ten runs, anchored by a 9th in 2008 and a 10th in 2007. Robert Ballou has had many fine days in sprint car racing, earning the 2015 Eastern Storm crown as well as the 2015 USAC National Sprint Car championship. However, Big Diamond has not treated the Rocklin, Calif. driver kindly in his four previous appearances, finishing a best of 15th in 2007 and 2008, a 16th in 2009 and a 21st in 2012. Thomas Meseraull (San Jose, Calif.) won his heat race and finished 13th in his lone venture to Big Diamond back in 2008. Meseraull will be competing throughout the duration of Keystone Invasion aboard the Tim Hogue No. 39. Chase Stockon (Fort Branch, Ind.) debuted at Big Diamond during his first foray to the east in 2010, turning in a heat race victory and an 11th place result in that night's feature. In the ensuing visit to Big Diamond in 2012, it was a proud night for Stockon who achieved his first career USAC "podium" finish with a 3rd place result behind Windom and Tracy Hines. C.J. Leary's (Greenfield, Ind.) Rookie Year with the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Cars brought him to Big Diamond in 2012 where he finished 13th. Kevin Thomas Jr. (Cullman, Ala.) finished that same night with a 22nd place result. Joey Biasi (Mary D, Pa.) collected a 19th that evening as well. Biasi captured a USAC East Coast Sprint Car win at Big Diamond in 2018. As you see, USAC hasn't been completely absent from Big Diamond in recent years with the club's Rapid Tire East Coast Sprint Cars presented by Capitol Trailers making eight appearances between 2018-20. Among them are Keystone Invasion competitors Steven Drevicki and Timmy Buckwalter, who have each won once there. Drevicki (Reading, Pa.) has won a total of three USAC East Coast Sprint Car races at Big Diamond in 2019-20, while Buckwalter (Douglassville, Pa.) snagged a win of his own there in 2019. USAC East Coast Sprint regulars Ryan Godown, Alex Bright and Kenny Miller III have all won at Big Diamond with the series in recent years as well. Carmen Perigo (Stoystown, Pa.) has four top-five finishes with the USAC East Coast Sprint Cars over the past two seasons with a 3rd and 4th in 2019 and a 3rd and 5th in 2020. Likewise, Craig Pellegrini (Buena, N.J.) has made two USAC EC Big Diamond starts with a best of 17th in 2019. Kyle Lick (Lehighton, Pa.) earned a solid 6th with the East Coast series there in 2018. Briggs Danner (Allentown, Pa.) debuted with the East Coast Series at Big Diamond late in 2020, but had some misfortune, ending his night early following the heat race. Making their Big Diamond debuts are some of the series' heaviest hitters who reside in the top-ten of the standings, including 2020 USAC Silver Crown champ Justin Grant (Ione, Calif.), leading USAC National Sprint Car Rookie of the Year contender and 2016 USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget champion, Tanner Thorson (Minden, Nev.), plus 2017 USAC West Coast Sprint Car champion Jake Swanson (Anaheim, Calif.). They'll be joined by USAC National Sprint Car feature winner Matt Westfall (Pleasant Hill, Ohio), 2020 USAC National Most Improved Driver Brandon Mattox (Terre Haute, Ind.), top series Rookies Paul Nienhiser (Chapin, Ill.), Carson Garrett (Littleton, Colo.), a USAC National Sprint Car feature starter, twice over, Brandon Spithaler (Evans City, Pa.), and many more! The event will also feature Modifieds and Roadrunners at the event. Pits open at 5pm Eastern with grandstands opening at 5:30pm and hot laps at 7pm. Adult admission tickets are $30, children 11-12 are $10, kids 10 and under are free and active military with valid ID are free. The entire event from Big Diamond will be streamed live on FloRacing at https://bit.ly/3dgONXz. USAC NATIONAL SPRINT CAR WINS AT BIG DIAMOND SPEEDWAY: 2-Cole Whitt & Chris Windom 1-Ricky Stenhouse Jr. USAC NATIONAL SPRINT CAR WINNERS AT BIG DIAMOND SPEEDWAY: 2007: Ricky Stenhouse Jr. (6/7) 2008: Cole Whitt (6/5) 2009: Cole Whitt (6/4) 2010: Chris Windom (6/4) 2012: Chris Windom (6/8) TRACK RECORDS FOR USAC NATIONAL SPRINT CARS AT BIG DIAMOND SPEEDWAY: 1 Lap - 6/8/2012 - Levi Jones - 15.237 - 88.600 mph 8 Laps - 6/8/2012 - Tracy Hines - 2:07.640 - 84.613 mph 30 Laps - 6/8/2012 - Chris Windom - 8:36.250 - 78.450 mph BIG DIAMOND SPEEDWAY USAC NATIONAL SPRINT CAR FEATURE RESULTS: 2007 FEATURE: (30 laps) 1. Ricky Stenhouse Jr., 2. Levi Jones, 3. Daron Clayton, 4. Damion Gardner, 5. Darren Hagen, 6. Dave Darland, 7. Dustin Morgan, 8. Jerry Coons Jr., 9. Chris Windom, 10. Brady Bacon, 11. Jesse Hockett, 12. Lucas Wolfe, 13. Kevin Swindell, 14. Jimmy Light, 15. Robert Ballou, 16. Bob Ream Jr., 17. Mat Neely, 18. Billy Pauch, 19. Brad Sweet, 20. Brady Short, 21. J.J. Yeley, 22. Neil Shepherd. NT 2008 FEATURE: (30 laps) 1. Cole Whitt, 2. Levi Jones, 3. Dave Darland, 4. Damion Gardner, 5. Jerry Coons Jr., 6. Darren Hagen, 7. Brad Sweet, 8. Bob Ream, 9. Brady Bacon, 10. Chris Windom, 11. Jon Stanbrough, 12. Brad Kuhn, 13. Thomas Meseraull, 14. Brady Short, 15. Robert Ballou, 16. Dustin Morgan, 17. Chad Boat, 18. Shane Golobic, 19. Shane Cottle, 20. Tracy Hines, 21. Jesse Hockett, 22. Billy Pauch. NT 2009 FEATURE: (30 laps) 1. Cole Whitt, 2. Dave Darland, 3. Levi Jones, 4. Damion Gardner, 5. Darren Hagen, 6. Jesse Hockett, 7.; Bryan Clauson, 8. Chad Boat, 9. Chris Windom, 10. Brad Sweet, 11. Bud Kaeding, 12. Jerry Coons Jr., 13. Scotty Weir, 14. Kevin Swindell, 15. Henry Clarke, 16. Robert Ballou, 17. Mark Bitner, 18. Ryan Smith, 19. Billy Pauch, 20. Tracy Hines, 21. Chad Trout, 22. Steve Petry. NT 2010 FEATURE: (40 laps) 1. Chris Windom, 2. Levi Jones, 3. Tracy Hines, 4. Ricky Williams, 5. Bryan Clauson, 6. Damion Gardner, 7. Henry Clarke, 8. Jerry Coons Jr., 9. Mark Bitner, 10. Kyle Robbins, 11. Chase Stockon, 12. Kyle Moody, 13. J.R. Berry, 14. J.C. Bland, 15. Dave Darland, 16. Johnny Mackison, 17. Steve Petry, 18. Landon Simon, 19. Casey Shuman, 20. Beau Binder, 21. Shane Hmiel. NT 2012 FEATURE: (30 laps) 1. Chris Windom, 2. Tracy Hines, 3. Chase Stockon, 4. Damion Gardner, 5. Levi Jones, 6. Bryan Clauson, 7. Jon Stanbrough, 8. Darren Hagen, 9. Jerry Coons, Jr., 10. Dave Darland, 11. Bobby East, 12. Coleman Gulick, 13. C.J. Leary, 14. Hunter Schuerenberg, 15. Jonathan Hendrick, 16. Mark Smith, 17. Billy Pauch, Jr., 18. Mark Bitner, 19. Joey Biasi, 20. Mike Gular, 21. Robert Ballou, 22. Kevin Thomas, Jr. 8:36.25
- Five Star Chrysler Dodge Jeep of Warner Robins Shoot-Out Series 'Round One' this Saturday, April 17
West Georgia Speedway opened a new era in it's history on Saturday night April 3rd and the new promoters were overwhelmed by the support for the new effort. Mayes Massey and Doug Stevens were left without a track to promote at the end of 2020 when the lease on Senoia Raceway was not renewed due to the track being sold. They struck a deal to lease the Whitesburg oval and opened to a record crowd and a night filled with great racing. "Our family is overwhelmed by the support we were shown this evening," said Massey. "It has been a tough few months, first losing dad (Bill Massey passed away in December) and then being left without a track to promote at the start of the year and then all the work going into getting West Georgia ready to open. It was just a blessing to see all the support." Track owner Sammy Duke sat in his truck a top turn four for almost the entire night enjoying something he had never seen since he built and opened the track. "I have never seen this many people here," Duke said. "I knew these boys were going to do something special here." Acworth's Cass Fowler provided something special for the race fans to enjoy as he battled with Newnan's Corey Payton in the Summit Racing Equipment Late Model Sportsman feature. Payton led the way until lap 14 when he was slowed by lapped traffic. Fowler closed the gap and then snuck past down the back stretch. Payton charged back to the inside of turn three where the drivers collided briefly, but kept on racing. The bumping and banging also allowed Daniel Brewer of Powder Springs to get involved in the battle for the win. Racing throughout the field and especially on the wild, double-file restarts, drivers were racing three and sometimes four wide on the newly designed racing surface. Doug Stevens removed the inside guardrail last month to create a wider race track. That plan worked out as planned on Saturday night as drivers were able to race almost anywhere on the track. Fowler held off Payton and Brewer over the final four laps to nab the first checkered flagof the Red Clay Revival. Newnan's Shane Payton had a solid run to finish in fourth followed by Rob Johnson of Kennesaw in fifth. The 'Whitesburg Warrior' Blant Duke shot past poelsitter Kyler Haygood at the drop of the green in the Crate Late Model main event. Duke, who probably has more laps on West Georgia Speedway than anyone else, never looked back running flag to flag for the victory. Winston's Michael Page started fifth and fought his way into the second place position, but could not track down Duke. Whitesburg's Austin Horton, LaGrange's Jake Traylor and Marty Massey of Winston rounded out the top five. Another Whitesburg driver, Derrick Matthews dominated the West Georgia Tire Bomber feature. Matthews nearly lapped the field on his way to the win. He was also racing on American Racer Tires and claimed the $250 bonus from the tire company for choosing to run their tires. Shane Gulledge of Carrollton was not running the correct tires in the Sanders Logging Hobby division and it cost him a victory. Gulledge was stripped of his win when he came through tech and lead inspector Kip Stanfill recognized the wrong tires. The win was handed over to James Swanger. Other winners on opening night were Temple's David Brackett in the Massey Towing Mini Stocks and Rick Ricks of Marietta in the Hot Shots. West Georgia Speedway is located at 1936 Sammy Duke Road in Whitesburg, GA. Access from GA Hwy 16. For additional information, visit the track website at wgsracing.com or call the speedway hotline at 404-234-6785. WEBSITE - www.wgsracing.com FACEBOOK PAGE (stop by and like us to stay up to speed) - West GA Speedway TWITTER - @SpeedwayWest
- GRANDVIEW LAUNCHES USAC SPRINT CAR KEYSTONE INVASION APRIL 22
Bechtelsville, Pennsylvania (April 15, 2021)………It's so good, we have to go twice! The first of two trips out east, and two visits for the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Cars to Bechtelsville, Pennsylvania's Grandview Speedway this season, arrives Thursday night, April 22, as the opener for the inaugural Keystone Invasion, featuring four races in four nights at Grandview, Big Diamond Speedway (April 23), BAPS Motor Speedway (April 24) and Path Valley Speedway Park (April 25). The biggest storyline coming into Grandview's 40-lapper is Brady Bacon's prowess of the 1/3-mile dirt oval, which has seen him win three consecutive USAC National Sprint Car races at the track. The three-time series champ from Broken Arrow, Okla. won in 2017-18-19, with last season's run being "COVID-ed" out. Bacon has not finished outside of the top-ten in any of his seven Grandview USAC Sprint starts, with 5th place results in 2007 & 2014, an 8th in 2016 and a 9th in 2013. Chase Stockon (Fort Branch, Ind.) reigned as the king at Grandview by winning in 2014. He also topped time trials as the fastest qualifier in both 2017 and 2019. He also finished 10th in 2010 and 5th in 2013 and has rolled sevens in each of his last three Grandview starts with a 7th place finish in 2017-18-19. Chris Windom (Canton, Ill.) has snagged a USAC National victory at Grandview in his career, but that came in a midget in 2019. Windom has been banging on the door year-after-year for a first Sprint Car victory at Grandview and hasn't finished outside the top-seven there since 2008! He finished as the runner-up in both 2008 & 2011 and has taken 3rd in four consecutive tries at Grandview in 2016-17-18-19. The career USAC Triple Crown champ was 4th in both 2010 & 2012 and 7th in both 2013-14. Kevin Thomas Jr. (Cullman, Ala.) has been a frequent frontrunner at Grandview with four consecutive top-five finishes in his last four starts, including a 2nd in 2016, 4th in 2017, 2nd again in 2018 and 5th in 2019. The 2021 season opening winner in Ocala, Fla. also finished 3rd in 2012 and 9th in 2014 at Grandview, and his qualifying time there of 13.360 sec. from 2012 still stands as the all-time USAC National Sprint Car one-lap track record. He was 6th in the midget race at Grandview in 2019. Robert Ballou (Rocklin, Calif.) enters Grandview with a string of five-straight top-8 finishes, including three 6th place finishes in that span in 2016-17-19, and 8th place results in 2014 & 2018. In 10 Grandview USAC Sprint Car starts, the 2015 series champion finished inside the top-ten in eight of them, finishing 6th in the series' debut at the track in 2007, 9th in 2012 and his personal best, a 3rd in 2011. Justin Grant (Ione, Calif.) has earned two career USAC National Sprint Car top-fives at Grandview, with bests of 4th in 2014 and 5th in 2017. The 2020 USAC Silver Crown champ was 8th in his most recent Grandview appearance in 2019 and 10th in 2018. C.J. Leary (Greenfield, Ind.) owns just two top-ten/top-five finishes at Grandview, but they were both impressive performances. The 2019 USAC National Sprint Car champ finished 2nd behind Bacon at Grandview in both 2017 and 2019. His most recent trip to the east was highly successful, scoring the Eastern Storm title in 2019. Thomas Meseraull (San Jose, Calif.) will compete in the four Keystone Invasion races in the Tim Hogue owned No. 39, a familiar ride during Eastern Storm for drivers such as Dave Darland, Jerry Coons Jr., Richard Vander Weerd and others in recent years. Meseraull finished a best of 4th at Grandview in 2016 and 9th in 2018. Matt Westfall (Pleasant Hill, Ohio) has made three starts in USAC National Sprint Car competition at Grandview over the past decade. His first has been his best thus far, finishing 10th in 2013. In his two most recent appearances, he was 11th in 2017 and 12th in 2018. Tanner Thorson (Minden, Nev.) does have Grandview experience in his USAC career, winning his heat race and finishing 4th there with the NOS Energy Drink National Midgets in 2019. He's the leading Rookie in the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car standings, and his Reinbold-Underwood Motorsports car finished 2nd in its most recent go at Grandview with driver C.J. Leary in 2019. Steven Drevicki (Reading, Pa.) enters as the dominator of the East Coast Regional Sprint Car racing scene in recent years, capturing the championship for the Rapid Tire USAC East Coast Sprint Cars presented by Capitol Custom Trailers in three consecutive seasons between 2018-2020, earning 12 victories along the way. The 2014-15 ARDC Midget champion raced with the USAC National Sprint Cars at Grandview in 2019 where he was 13th and, with the National Midgets there in 2019, was 17th. Timmy Buckwalter (Douglassville, Pa.) got off to a hot start with the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Cars at Ocala, Fla. this past February, recording fast time during Fatheadz Qualifying on both nights. At Grandview, Buckwalter was victorious with the USAC East Coast Sprint Cars in May 2019. That same season, during Eastern Storm, he took 21st after flipping wildly down the main straightaway during the feature. Fellow Pennsylvanians Joey Biasi, Kyle Lick and Carmen Perigo have all been regulars with the USAC National Sprint Cars at Grandview. Biasi (Mary D, Pa.) has made six starts between 2012-19, finishing 15th in 2012, 2014 and 2019. Lick (Lehighton, Pa.) was the 20th place finisher in both 2018 and 2019. Wingless Sportsman Sprint superstar Perigo (Stoystown, Pa.) has twice made starts, finishing a best of 18th in 2019. Add those to a number of drivers eying first-time Grandview USAC National Sprint Car feature starts, including 2021 Bridgeport (N.J.) Speedway USAC East Coast Sprint Car winner Briggs Danner (Allentown, Pa.), 2017 USAC West Coast Sprint Car champion Jake Swanson (Anaheim, Calif.), 2020 USAC National Most Improved Driver Brandon Mattox (Terre Haute, Ind.), USAC National Sprint Car Rookie of the Year contenders Paul Nienhiser (Chapin, Ill.) and Carson Garrett (Littleton, Colo.), Eastern Storm veteran Craig Pellegrini (Buena, N.J.) and two-time USAC National Sprint Car feature starter Brandon Spithaler and more. On Thursday, 358 Modifieds will also be on the event card. Gates open at 5pm Eastern with the drivers meeting at 6pm and cars on track at 6:30pm. Adult admission tickets are $30, children 6 to 11 are $10 and children 5 and under will be admitted free. Pit passes are $40. Advance tickets are available by calling (443) 513-4456. Please speak clearly and provide your first and last name and the number of tickets you need. Tickets may be paid for and picked up at the WILL CALL window on race night. Advance ticket holders may enter the grandstands at 4:30pm. Advance tickets orders can be processed up to the day before the race. Advance tickets will NOT be available on race day. Bring exact change when purchasing your advance tickets, general admission tickets and Pit Passes. The Grandview Keystone Invasion event will be streamed live on FloRacing at https://bit.ly/3dgONXz. USAC NATIONAL SPRINT CAR WINS AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY: 3-Brady Bacon 2-Bryan Clauson & Levi Jones 1-Daron Clayton, Bobby East, Jesse Hockett & Chase Stockon USAC NATIONAL SPRINT CAR WINNERS AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY: 2007: Levi Jones (6/6) 2009: Jesse Hockett (6/2) 2010: Levi Jones (6/1) 2011: Bobby East (5/31) 2012: Bryan Clauson (6/5) 2013: Daron Clayton (6/5) 2014: Chase Stockon (6/3) 2016: Bryan Clauson (6/7) 2017: Brady Bacon (6/13) 2018: Brady Bacon (6/14) 2019: Brady Bacon (6/11) TRACK RECORDS FOR USAC NATIONAL SPRINT CARS AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY: 1 Lap - 6/5/2012 - Kevin Thomas Jr. - 13.360 - 89.731 mph 8 Laps - 6/13/2017 - Isaac Chapple - 1:52.46 - 85.278 mph 10 Laps - 6/6/2007 - Mat Neely - 2:27.30 - 81.458 mph 12 Laps - 6/11/2019 - Jason McDougal - 3:01.48 - 79.268 mph GRANDVIEW USAC NATIONAL SPRINT CAR FEATURE RESULTS: 2007 FEATURE: (30 laps) 1. Levi Jones, 2. Brady Short, 3. Billy Pauch, 4. Damion Gardner, 5. Brady Bacon, 6. Robert Ballou, 7. Ricky Stenhouse Jr., 8. Dave Darland, 9. Darren Hagen, 10. Jesse Hockett, 11. Jerry Coons Jr., 12. Josh Weller, 13. Jimmy Light, 14. Mike Martin, 15. Mat Neely, 16. Lucas Wolfe, 17. Bob Ream Jr., 18. Daron Clayton, 19. Chris Windom, 20. Kevin Swindell, 21. Brad Sweet, 22. John Heydenreich. NT 2008 FEATURE: (50 laps) 1. Jesse Hockett, 2. Chris Windom, 3. Bryan Clauson, 4. Tracy Hines, 5. Jerry Coons Jr., 6. Dave Darland, 7. Levi Jones, 8. Chad Boat, 9. Damion Gardner, 10. Cole Whitt, 11. Brad Sweet, 12. Henry Clarke, 13. Billy Pauch, 14. Darren Hagen, 15. Robert Ballou, 16. Scotty Weir, 17. Bud Kaeding, 18. Josh Weller, 19. Kevin Swindell, 20. Steve Petry. NT 2010 FEATURE: (40 laps) 1. Levi Jones, 2. Bryan Clauson, 3. Damion Gardner, 4. Chris Windom, 5. Dave Darland, 6. Tracy Hines, 7. Henry Clarke, 8. Ricky Williams, 9. Bill Rose, 10. Chase Stockon, 11. Mark Bitner, 12. J.R. Berry, 13. Kyle Moody, 14. Johnny Mackison, 15. Shane Hmiel, 16. Kyle Robbins, 17. Jerry Coons Jr., 18. Josh Weller, 19. J.C. Bland, 20. Jeff Geiges, 21. Landon Simon, 22. Jonathan Swanson, 23. Steve Petry. NT 2011 FEATURE: (40 laps) 1. Bobby East, 2. Chris Windom, 3. Robert Ballou, 4. Casey Shuman, 5. Dave Darland, 6, Jon Stanbrough, 7, Levi Jones, 8. Mark Bitner, 9. Tracy Hines, 10. Damion Gardner, 11. Bryan Clauson, 12. Travis Rilat, 13. Keith Bloom Jr., 14. Justin Grant, 15. Kevin Thomas Jr., 16. Kyle Moody, 17. Daron Clayton, 18. Kyle Robbins, 19. Brent Marks, 20. Hunter Schuerenberg, 21. Wes McIntyre, 22. Coleman Gulick. NT 2012 FEATURE: (40 laps) 1. Bryan Clauson, 2. Levi Jones, 3. Kevin Thomas, Jr., 4. Chris Windom, 5. Jerry Coons, Jr., 6. Darren Hagen, 7. Dave Darland, 8. Hunter Schuerenberg, 9. Robert Ballou, 10. Jon Stanbrough, 11. Tracy Hines, 12. Bobby East, 13. Chase Stockon, 14. Mark Smith, 15. Joey Biasi, 16. Kyle Moody, 17. Mike Gular, 18. Damion Gardner, 19. Jonathan Hendrick, 20. C.J. Leary, 21. Mark Bitner, 22. Coleman Gulick. NT 2013 FEATURE: (40 laps) 1. Daron Clayton, 2. Bryan Clauson, 3. Levi Jones, 4. Hunter Schuerenberg, 5. Chase Stockon, 6. Shane Cottle, 7. Chris Windom, 8. Dave Darland, 9. Brady Bacon, 10. Matt Westfall, 11. Tracy Hines, 12. Mark Smith, 13. Tyler Courtney, 14. Nick Drake, 15. Mark Bitner, 16. Joey Biasi, 17. C.J. Leary, 18. Trevor Utt, 19. Kevin Thomas, Jr., 20. Brent Marks, 21. Landon Simon, 22. Robert Ballou, 23. Billy Pauch, Jr. NT 2014 FEATURE: (40 laps) 1. Chase Stockon, 2. Jon Stanbrough, 3. Dave Darland, 4. Justin Grant, 5. Brady Bacon, 6. Tracy Hines, 7. Chris Windom, 8. Robert Ballou, 9. Kevin Thomas, Jr., 10. Hunter Schuerenberg, 11. Shane Cockrum, 12. Bryan Clauson, 13. C.J. Leary, 14. Mark Smith, 15. Joey Biasi, 16. Mark Bitner, 17. Trevor Kobylarz, 18. Dalten Gabbard, 19. Jarett Andretti, 20. Daron Clayton, 21. Chad Boespflug, 22. Landon Simon. NT 2016 FEATURE: (40 laps) 1. Bryan Clauson, 2. Kevin Thomas, Jr., 3. Chris Windom, 4. Thomas Meseraull, 5. Jarett Andretti, 6. Robert Ballou, 7. Max McGhee, 8. Brady Bacon, 9. Tony DiMattia, 10. Dave Darland, 11. Shane Golobic, 12. Chad Boespflug, 13. C.J. Leary, 14. Chase Stockon, 15. Aaron Farney, 16. Jerry Coons, Jr., 17. Landon Simon, 18. Mark Smith, 19. Bret Mellenberndt, 20. Isaac Chapple, 21. Shane Cottle, 22. Joey Biasi. NT 2017 FEATURE: (40 laps) 1. Brady Bacon, 2. C.J. Leary, 3. Chris Windom, 4. Kevin Thomas, Jr., 5. Justin Grant, 6. Robert Ballou, 7. Chase Stockon, 8. Jerry Coons, Jr., 9. Tyler Courtney, 10. Jarett Andretti, 11. Matt Westfall, 12. Aaron Farney, 13. Thomas Meseraull, 14. Alex Bright, 15. Kyle Robbins, 16. Dave Darland, 17. Chad Boespflug, 18. Isaac Chapple, 19. Tony DiMattia, 20. Trevor Kobylarz, 21. Chandler Leiby, 22. Joey Biasi. NT 2018 FEATURE: (40 laps - starting positions in parentheses) 1. Brady Bacon (1), 2. Kevin Thomas, Jr. (3), 3. Chris Windom (4), 4. Tyler Courtney (12), 5. Jarett Andretti (6), 6. Chad Boespflug (2), 7. Chase Stockon (7), 8. Robert Ballou (10), 9. Thomas Meseraull (8), 10. Justin Grant (9), 11. Dave Darland (16), 12. Matt Westfall (18), 13. C.J. Leary (11), 14. Isaac Chapple (21), 15. Tony DiMattia (5), 16. Zach Daum (13), 17. Timmy Buckwalter (14), 18. Jerry Coons, Jr. (15), 19. Joey Biasi (17), 20. Kyle Lick (22), 21. Trevor Kobylarz (20), 22. Carmen Perigo (19). NT 2019 FEATURE: (40 laps - starting positions in parentheses) 1. Brady Bacon (2), 2. C.J. Leary (5), 3. Chris Windom (9), 4. Tyler Courtney (3), 5. Kevin Thomas, Jr. (4), 6. Robert Ballou (8), 7. Chase Stockon (6), 8. Justin Grant (1), 9. Jason McDougal (11), 10. Chad Boespflug (15), 11. Ryan Godown (18), 12. Carson Short (14), 13. Steven Drevicki (7), 14. Dave Darland (13), 15. Joey Biasi (16), 16. Bill Balog (20), 17. Isaac Chapple (22), 18. Carmen Perigo (12), 19. Trevor Kobylarz (17), 20. Kyle Lick (21), 21. Timmy Buckwalter (10), 22. Dustin Christie (19). NT
- Times Adjusted For Saturday's Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series Event At Park Jefferson
Times for Saturday, April 17 at Park Jefferson International Speedway have been adjusted to help get fans and teams in and out as quickly as possible. All times are CDT. Open: 2:00 P.M. Draw: 3:00 P.M.-3:30 P.M. Driver's Meeting: 3:35 P.M. Hot Laps: 4:30 P.M. Racing: 5:00 P.M. The Saturday showdown will also include IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Cars, Stock Cars, and Modifieds. Admission is $20 for adults, with kids five and under free into the grandstands. Pits are $35. Park Jefferson International Speedway is located at 48426 332nd St. in Jefferson, S.D. For more information, go to http://www.parkjeff.com. Saturday is $3,000 to win, $400 to start. Mufflers are not required. The 2021 season is the 30th year of competition for the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by the MAVTV Motorsports Network. For the first time, the series can be seen live on two platforms, with Racinboys.com and FloRacing.com featuring National Tour events in tandem. Both are subscription-based sites. FloRacing.com is $20 per month, billed annually at $150 per year. Racinboys.com is $29.99 per month. For other news, notes, and information on the American Sprint Car Series, from the National Tour to any of the Regional Tours that make up ASCS Nation in 2021, log onto http://www.ascsracing.com, follow on Facebook, on Instagram, and Twitter (@LucasOilASCS).
- Times Adjusted For Saturday’s Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series Event At Park Jefferson
Times for Saturday, April 17 at Park Jefferson International Speedway have been adjusted to help get fans and teams in and out as quickly as possible. All times are CDT.
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