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Axsom Aces USAC Midwest Midget Championship finale

Axsom Aces USAC Midwest Midget Championship finale...

7/18/2021
By Lonnie Wheatley (Fairbury, NE) -- Emerson Axsom picked a fine time to find his way back into USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget Series victory lane. After all, a $10,000 winner’s share awaited the winner of Saturday night’s Fourth Annual Riverside Chevrolet Midwest Midget Championship presented by Westin Packaged Meats and Schmidt’s Sanitation feature event winner atop the 1/5-mile Jefferson County Speedway clay oval that put the wraps on “Mid-America Midget Week”. PHOTO CREDIT: Lonnie...more
Seeding to set lineup for Saturday night at Jeffer

Seeding to set lineup for Saturday night at Jeffer...

7/17/2021
By Richie Murray, USAC Media (Fairbury, NE) -- This Saturday night’s $10,000-to-win USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget event at Jefferson County Speedway in Fairbury, Nebraska will feature a unique format to seed the field based on Friday night’s finishing order. The Midwest Midget Championship at the 1/5-mile dirt oval, the Mid-America Midget Week finale, begins on Friday, July 16, and will utilize the traditional format of single-car qualifying, followed by heat races, semi-feature and a...more
Thorson Scores Again in USAC Midgets at Jefferson

Thorson Scores Again in USAC Midgets at Jefferson...

7/17/2021
By Lonnie Wheatley (Fairbury, NE) -- Tanner Thorson made it two USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget Series feature wins in as many nights by wiring the field in Friday night’s 30-lap Fourth Annual Riverside Chevrolet Midwest Midget Championship presented by Westin Packaged Meats and Schmidt’s Sanitation feature event atop the 1/5-mile Jefferson County Speedway clay oval. Leading the field to the green flag from the pole position, Thorson gunned into the lead at the outset and kept Kevin...more
Back-to-Back: Kofoid is USAC's Indiana Midget Week

Back-to-Back: Kofoid is USAC's Indiana Midget Week...

6/13/2022
By Richie Murray, USAC Media (Speedway, IN) -- Buddy Kofoid stormed out of the gates and never relented throughout the 18th edition of USAC Indiana Midget Week in 2022, earning victories in the first two events to become the mini-series’ third back-to-back champion. The Penngrove, Calif. native’s consecutive IMW titles joined him with Shane Cottle (2005-06) and Rico Abreu (2014-15) in accomplishing the feat, and Kofoid’s triumphs in the first two features of the week made him just the second...more
Chad McDaniel Memorial postponed until Thursday

Chad McDaniel Memorial postponed until Thursday

7/10/2019
By USAC (Concordia, KS) -- The grounds at Concordia took a beating from the storm last night. We'll give it a day to dry out and hit the high banks on Thursday with the NOS Energy Drink National midgets for night
Seavey takes 'Tuesday Night Thunder' at Red Dirt R

Seavey takes 'Tuesday Night Thunder' at Red Dirt R...

7/10/2019
By Lonnie Wheatley (Meeker, OK) -- In a NOS Energy Drink USAC National Midget feature event that offered up more twists and turns than the country highways and byways leading to Red Dirt Raceway, Sutter, California’s Logan Seavey emerged to take “Tuesday Night Thunder” honors atop the ¼-mile red clay oval. With three and four-wide battles the norm throughout the 30-lapper, the reigning series champion railed the topside of the track to take the lead away from Jerry Coons, Jr., on the 24th...more
Windom breaks through in USAC National Midgets at

Windom breaks through in USAC National Midgets at...

6/9/2019
By Richie Murray, USAC Media (Lawrenceburg, IN) -- All throughout "Indiana Midget Week," Chris Windom was confident that he had a car to win. Yet, when it came time to start the first four feature events this week, the Canton, Ill. driver found himself seemingly light years away from his destination. PHOTO CREDIT: Dallas Breeze Photo Through the first four nights, no driver had passed more cars than Windom (42), an astonishing 24 more than his nearest competition. But that's what happens...more
Courtney shines in Bloomington Indiana Midget Week

Courtney shines in Bloomington Indiana Midget Week...

6/8/2019
By Richie Murray, USAC Media (Bloomington, IN) -- On Friday morning, the engine that Tyler Courtney would use later that night was in the process of being rebuilt. On Friday night, that same engine helped power the Indianapolis, Ind. driver to victory in round four of "Indiana Midget Week" at Bloomington Speedway. PHOTO CREDIT: David Nearpass photo It had been a trying week for Clauson/Marshall Racing throughout the first three races of IMW. Courtney had gone through one engine and had a...more
Thorson victorious in Indiana Midget Week round at

Thorson victorious in Indiana Midget Week round at...

6/7/2019
By Richie Murray, USAC Media (Putnamville, IN) -- There are comeback stories. And then there's the Tanner Thorson comeback story from Thursday night's third round of "Indiana Midget Week" from Lincoln Park Speedway. With the wounds and scars still readily evident on his body after sustaining a broken left arm and right foot, a cracked sternum, broken ribs and a punctured lung following a multi-car incident on Highway 99 in Modesto, Calif. in March of this year, the Minden, Nevada native...more
Grant gets redemption at Gas City Indiana Midget W

Grant gets redemption at Gas City Indiana Midget W...

6/6/2019
By Richie Murray, USAC Media (Gas City, IN) -- Less than 24 hours after what he termed was a "toolbox issue" that put him behind eight ball just prior to Tuesday's "Indiana Midget Week" opening night feature, Justin Grant found the ultimate redemption by scoring his first USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget victory of the season in round two of the series Wednesday at Gas City I-69 Speedway. PHOTO CREDIT: David Nearpass photo One way of looking at the six-night stretch of consecutive races...more
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