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Courtney soars in USAC Midget at Tri-City Speedway

Courtney soars in USAC Midget at Tri-City Speedway

5/18/2019
By Richie Muarray, USAC Media (Granite City, IL) -- Tyler Courtney's early-season USAC NOS Energy Drink Midget National Championship prowess has been paramount, and with his fourth win in the first six races of the season, he became the first driver to ever accomplish the feat following his victory in Friday night's Brandt "River Town Showdown" opener at Tri-City Speedway. PHOTO CREDIT: David Nearpass Additionally, Courtney backed up his USAC Sprint Car win from a year ago by winning his first...more
Chase Elliott in USAC Midget at Bubba this weekend

Chase Elliott in USAC Midget at Bubba this weekend

2/2/2021
By Richie Murray, USAC Media (Speedway, IN) -- For Chase Elliott, the interest to jump into a midget was practically immediate as soon as he began applying his attention toward it, coinciding with his rise up the NASCAR ranks where he ultimately became a first-time Cup champion in 2020. Elliott, of Dawsonville, Ga., was recently named the driver of the CB Industries No. 84 for the season opening USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget events this weekend on Feb. 5-6 at Bubba Raceway Park in...more
McIntosh Joins Dave Mac for 2021 USAC Season

McIntosh Joins Dave Mac for 2021 USAC Season

1/22/2021
By Richie Murray (speedway, IN) -- Cannon McIntosh, the fifth-place finishing driver in USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget points for 2020, will return to the family-owned Dave Mac Motorsports team for the 2021 season as announced via social media video on the team's Twitter page Thursday afternoon. PHOTO CREDIT: DB3 Images McIntosh earned two victories in his one and only year with Keith Kunz/Curb-Agajanian Motorsports during 2020 at Missouri's Sweet Springs Motorsports Complex and...more
2021 schedule for USAC National Midgets released

2021 schedule for USAC National Midgets released

12/11/2020
By Richie Murray, USAC Media (Speedway, IN) -- USAC's 2021 NOS Energy Drink Midget National Championship season will consist of 43 events at dirt ovals from Florida to Pennsylvania, from Indiana to Oklahoma, and from Arizona to California, and several places in between. The 43 events are the most for the series since 49 were on the slate back in 1988. A slew of brand-new events highlights the schedule, which begins with a two-night Winter Dirt Games showdown at Bubba Raceway Park in Ocala,...more
USAC's Closest Finishes of 2020

USAC's Closest Finishes of 2020

12/2/2020
By Richie Murray, USAC Media (Speedway, IN) -- Cannon McIntosh earned the closest feature finish of the 2020 USAC National season in a compiled list that fully encompasses all 60 events run this past year. McIntosh's last lap, last corner victory over Chris Windom had a difference of just 0.056 sec. between the two at the finish line of the September 4 USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget feature at Missouri's Sweet Springs Motorsports Complex. PHOTO CREDIT: Lonnie Wheatley In fact, midget...more
Windom claims USAC Midgets title after closest bat

Windom claims USAC Midgets title after closest bat...

11/27/2020
By Richie Murray, USAC Media (Speedway, IN) -- A USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget season unlike any other wound up as the closest championship race in series history - one single point between champion Chris Windom and runner-up Tyler Courtney in the final tally for 2020. A season that began with a two-and-a-half month absence from the racetrack between March and May due to the COVID-19 pandemic, finished with Windom (Canton, Ill.) completing his career Triple Crown with USAC's three...more
Grant headlines Midwest Midget Championship

Grant headlines Midwest Midget Championship

7/15/2018
By Richie Murray, USAC Media (Fairbury, NE) -- Justin Grant busted his way into the win column Saturday night in the Inaugural Riverside Chevrolet "Midwest Midget Championship" presented by Westin Meats and Schmidt's Sanitation at Jefferson County Speedway to become the eighth different winner in the first nine races of the USAC P1 Insurance National Midget season. It's admittedly been an up-and-down 2018 racing season for Justin Grant. PHOTO CREDIT: Rich Forman One year ago, the Ione,...more
Night one of USAC Midgets at Jefferson County rain

Night one of USAC Midgets at Jefferson County rain...

7/13/2018
By USAC Media (Fairbury, NE) -- Continuous rains that began to fall just before hot laps put an end to night one of the Inaugural Riverside Chevrolet "Midwest Midget Championship" presented by Westin Meats & Schmidt's Sanitation at Jefferson County Speedway. Racing will continue Saturday, July 14 at Jefferson County Speedway with the USAC P1 Insurance National Midgets. The standard format will be utilized for the event, concluding with a 40-lap feature event. Those in attendance at the track...more
USAC Midwest Midget Championship this weekend at J

USAC Midwest Midget Championship this weekend at J...

7/13/2018
By Lonnie Wheatley (Fairbury, NE) -- The inaugural USAC Midwest Midget Championship continues this weekend This Friday and Saturday, July 13-14, the USAC National Midget series will take to the 1/5-mile Jefferson County Speedway clay oval in Fairbury, NE, for the Riverside Chevrolet Midwest Midget Championship presented by Westin Packaged Meats and Schmidt’s Sanitation. PHOTO CREDIT: TeeJay Crawford Along with the USAC National Midgets, the JayHusker Non-Wing Micro Sprints will be in action on...more
Hendricks Excited for USAC Mid-America Midget Week

Hendricks Excited for USAC Mid-America Midget Week

7/9/2018
Inside Line Promotions – STILLWATER, Okla. (July 9, 2018) – It’s been nearly a month and a half since Zane Hendricks last competed, which is both a blessing and a curse. The break allowed the Tucker-Boat Motorsports team to rebuild following a rough outing throughout Indiana Midget Week in late May and early June. However, it also has kept Hendricks from staying fresh behind the wheel. “The thing that’s been the most challenging part of this year is racing five or six times and then have a...more
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