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Seavey takes Indiana Midget Week opener at Montpel

Seavey takes Indiana Midget Week opener at Montpel...

6/5/2019
By Richie Murray, USAC Media (Montpelier, IN) -- He had to wait until the month of June, but Logan Seavey returned to the championship form he used to win last year's USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget title when he arrived at Montpelier Motor Speedway Tuesday night for the "Indiana Midget Week" opener. PHOTO CREDIT: Rich Forman It became readily apparent following an incident during his heat race that forced him to restart from the tail. From there, he carved his way through the field to...more
Larson Returns for Two Rounds of Indiana Midget We

Larson Returns for Two Rounds of Indiana Midget We...

6/2/2019
Speedway, Indiana .........Kyle Larson, who ranks in a tie for second all-time in terms of "Indiana Midget Week" victories with five, returns to the USAC NOS Energy Drink Midget National Championship for rounds two and three of the 15th edition of IMW, Wednesday, June 5, at Gas City I-69 Speedway and on Thursday, June 6, at Lincoln Park Speedway in Putnamville, Ind. Elk Grove's Larson, a five-time Monster Energy Cup Series winner and recent victor of the Monster Energy All-Star race at...more
Courtney tops Night 2 USAC Midgets at Jefferson Co

Courtney tops Night 2 USAC Midgets at Jefferson Co...

7/14/2019
By Lonnie Wheatley (Fairbury, NE) -- Current NOS Energy Drink USAC National Midget Series points leader Tyler Courtney finished off Jefferson County Speedway’s Riverside Chevrolet Midwest Midget Championship presented by Westin Packaged Meats and Schmidt’s Sanitation by storming to victory lane in Saturday night’s 40-lap feature event atop the 1/5-mile clay oval. Courtney took advantage of a Kevin Thomas, Jr, miscue on a lap five restart to take command after starting from the pole position...more
McDougal Masters USAC Midwest Midget Championship

McDougal Masters USAC Midwest Midget Championship...

7/13/2019
By Lonnie Wheatley (Fairbury, NE) -- The opening night of Jefferson County Speedway’s Riverside Chevrolet Midwest Midget Championship presented by Westin Packaged Meats and Schmidt’s Sanitation offered up a first-time NOS Energy Drink USAC National Midget series feature winner with Jason McDougal topping Friday night’s 30-lap feature atop the 1/5-mile clay oval. PHOTO CREDIT: Lonnie Wheatley McDougal assumed the point when early leader Tanner Thorson ran afoul of lapped traffic on the 19th...more
2020 USAC NATIONAL MIDGET SCHEDULE IS LARGEST SINC

2020 USAC NATIONAL MIDGET SCHEDULE IS LARGEST SINC...

12/22/2019
Speedway, Indiana .........USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midgets will embark on their largest schedule of events in over three decades when the series hits the trail for the start of their 65th season on Feb. 7-8 at Bubba Raceway Park in Ocala, Fla., the opening night of Winter Dirt Games XI. The series schedule has grown to 39 events for the 2020 campaign, the most events on the slate since 1988. It's a schedule which includes a mix of first-time venues and returns to tracks after lengthy...more
USAC National Midget Series swing through Mid-Amer

USAC National Midget Series swing through Mid-Amer...

6/25/2020
USAC Media (Speedway, IN) -- The USAC NOS Energy Drink Midget National Championship will make its annual mid-summer, mid-America swing with four races in a five-night span beginning with a July 17-18 doubleheader at Nebraska's Jefferson County Speedway, for the first time ever on July 19 at Caney Valley Speedway in Kansas, and concluding with Tuesday Night Thunder July 21 at Oklahoma's Red Dirt Raceway. The busy week of midget racing gets underway with a double-dip of USAC NOS Energy Drink...more
Courtney Comes Back with Authority to Win at Jeffe

Courtney Comes Back with Authority to Win at Jeffe...

7/19/2020
By Richie Murray, USAC Media (Fairbury, NE) -- After 21st and 22nd place finishes in his two most recent USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget outings, Tyler Courtney simply wasn't going to be stopped Saturday night at Jefferson County Speedway. Literally, he was unable to stop as he drove through victory lane without the aid of brakes. PHOTO CREDIT: Rich Forman A late caution following a 35-lap green flag run around the 1/5-mile dirt oval, however, nearly thwarted the team's resilient effort...more
Windom outlasts Kofoid at Jefferson County

Windom outlasts Kofoid at Jefferson County

7/18/2020
By Richie Murray, USAC Media (Fairbury, NE) -- Chris Windom withstood Buddy Kofoid's repeated, relentless challenges down the stretch, including during a hellacious final four lap trophy dash to the finish, to capture his third USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget feature victory of the season in Friday night's Riverside Chevrolet-Buick-Cadillac Midwest Midget Championship presented by Westin Meats & Schmidt's Sanitation at Fairbury, Nebraska's Jefferson County Speedway. PHOTO CREDIT: Danny...more
USAC Midwest Midget Championship preview

USAC Midwest Midget Championship preview

7/14/2020
By Richie Murray, USAC Media (Fairbury, NE) -- Mid-summer, mid-America. That's the state of mind for the USAC NOS Energy Drink Midget National Championship which takes the show on the road for a succession of racing events through Nebraska, Kansas and Oklahoma July 17-21. PHOTO CREDIT: Danny Clum photo Officially one-third of the way through the 2020 season, the action picks back up following a near one month layoff since the last round, the Indiana Midget Week finale at Kokomo Speedway, a...more
Thorson thunders to victory at Jefferson County

Thorson thunders to victory at Jefferson County

8/2/2017
By Richie Murray, USAC Media (Fairbury, NE) -- Patience is a virtue, so they say and, indeed, good things come to those who wait. Tanner Thorson was the epitome of each proverbial phrase at Jefferson County Speedway's 2nd Annual Riverside Chevrolet "Tuesday Night Thunder" presented by Westin Packaged Meats and Schmidt's Sanitation. The reigning series champ out of Minden, Nevada, relentlessly hassled Tyler Thomas for the race lead throughout the first half of the 40-lap main event. On the 25th...more
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