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Waynesfield lists 2022 race dates

Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022

WAYNESFIELD, Ohio – The 2022 season for Waynesfield Raceway Park will see at least five events.

It all kicks off Saturday, April 2 with winged 410 sprints, the Ohio Logistics National Racing Alliance (NRA) 360 sprints and the USAC D2 Thunder Midgets in action.

“The Field” will return to action on Sunday, May 1 with the FloRacing All Star Circuit of Champions followed by the MPD Racing Buckeye Outlaw Sprint Series (BOSS) non-wing sprints along with winged 410 sprints, 360 sprints and the USAC D2 Thunder Midgets on May 29.

The All Stars return to Waynesfield for Night #7 of the Ohio Sprint Speedway on Thursday, June 16 for the traditional Rick Ferkel Classic.

The 13th Annual Jack Hewitt Classic will hit the Waynesfield high-banks on Sunday, July 3 with the BOSS sprints and the Ti22 Performance FAST winged 410 sprints.

Waynesfield Promoter Shane Helms indicated more dates could be added and other classes such as the modifieds and 305 sprints could be added to the shows already planned.

“We will continue to work with other area tracks and series to make sure race teams have opportunities to compete for good purses and fans get to see great racing at Waynesfield.

Get the latest Waynesfield information online at https://waynesfieldmotorsportspark.com, on Facebook by liking Waynesfield Raceway Park or on Twitter by following @OfficialWRP.

 

 

MANY GREAT ATTRACTIONS READY FOR PPB MOTORSPORTS TRADE AND RACE CAR SHOW

OAKS, PA January 15, 2022 . . . With just a few days remaining before the doors open for the 36th edition of the Pioneer Pole Buildings Motorsports Trade and Race Car show set for the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, PA on January 21-22, there are many more great attractions being added.

Masks for show attendees are recommended but no vaccinations are required. Because of Covid-19 there will be no autograph alley in place but there will be many autograph and photo opportunities throughout both days of the show.

Nearly 200 race cars, representing all motorsports, will be on display through out the huge show display area. Many never before seen and vintage race cars will fill the building.

Of interest to many show attendees will be the appearance of former Philadelphia Eagles coach Dick Vermeil. He will be spending some time at the show appearing alongside of his father’s restored Sprint car, the Louis Vermeil Special seen in action on the West Coast.

Pocono Raceway, a big supporter of the show each year, will have a Kaulig Racing NASCAR Xfinity car included in their display. Unfortunately, due to the pandemic, there are no NASCAR Cup cars available for display.

Danny Bohn will be appearing with the North American Motor Car sponsored Camping World NASCAR Truck that he drove in a limited schedule during the 2021 season.

Bohn will be on hand both days of the show, Friday January 20th and Saturday, January 21st to sign autographs and meet fans. Team apparel will be available for sale along with other team merchandise.

Adding even more interest and excitement to the PPB Motorsports Show will be a Garden State Vintage Stock Club display that will feature Bohn's grandfather Parker and his legendary car owner Tom Skinner.

Skinner and Parker Bohn, both deceased, will have their outstanding careers and impact on the sport recalled at the event. In the GSVSCC booth will be the original No. 659 GMC six-cylinder powered coupe and later version No. 659 Chevy Vega that were designed, built and owned by Skinner and driven to victory at Wall Stadium by Bohn in the era of the 1960s and 70s. The coupe and Vega are now owned by GSVSCC member Doug Megill.

Georgetown, Del. Dirt Modified champion Ryan Watt of Boyertown, PA will be debuting his brand new Ronnie Robert’s No. 14W in the Bob Hilbert Sportswear booth. Right alongside of Ryan will be his son Logan with their Sportsman Modified car that will have Ryan at the wheel.

Aqua-Duck Water Transport is returning as sponsor of the always popular Ms. Motorsports Pageant which will be held on Friday evening this year in the larger D-Hall. Cash prizes will again go to the top three with the winner receiving $1500 and a poster deal. Applications are currently available on-line at the event web-site.

Show hours will run 2-9 p.m. on Friday and 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday. Tickets are available at the door beginning one hour before the show opens.

A limited amount of exhibit space remains. This information is available on line at motorsportstradeshow.com, by sending an email to Danny Sammons at danny@aarn.com or by calling the show office at 609-888-3618.

The Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks continues to be a great location in the center of the northeast motorsports world right in the suburbs of Philadelphia,” said Sammons. It’s easy in and easy out with plenty of Free parking surrounding the Expo Center.

 

 

Brad Sweet is North American 410 Sprint Car Poll “Driver of the Year” for Second Time; Tod Quiring/Carlton Reimers Named 2021 Recipients of “Thomas J. Schmeh Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Sport!”

Knoxville, IA, January 14, 2022 – For the second time in three seasons, Brad Sweet of Grass Valley, California was voted “Driver of the Year” by the North American 410 Sprint Car Poll voting panel of media members, promoters, sanctioning officials and manufacturers. Sweet was the World of Outlaws champion for the third year in a row, and racked up sixteen of his seventeen wins with the series. Included amongst his wins was the $25,000 Don Martin Memorial Silver Cup at Lernerville. Brad received ten of twenty first place ballots cast. 2020 “Driver of the Year,” Kyle Larson, received seven first place votes, and David Gravel, Donny Schatz and Brent Marks also received ballot votes in the top spot.

Those drivers ranked second through fifth, respectively, are 2021 Knoxville Nationals champion, Kyle Larson of Elk Grove, California, Bristol WoO winner David Gravel of Watertown, Connecticut, 11-time “Driver of the Year,” Donny Schatz of Fargo, North Dakota, and Williams Grove National Open winner Carson Macedo of Lemoore, California.

Rounding out the ‘top ten’ for the season, respectively, are All Star champion Tyler Courtney, Jackson Nationals and Chico Gold Cup winner Logan Schuchart, World Finals champion Brent Marks, Ironman 55 titlist Sheldon Haudenschild and eight-time winner Lance Dewease.

For the fourth time in its history, Kasey Kahne Racing will win 410 “Team of the Year” honors after their tremendous season. The win is the second for the #49 team.

Kyle Larson was also voted the “Wild Card Award” Award winner for the ninth time in his career for his exciting ‘410’ sprint car performances in 2021.

Ryan Timms is the “Rookie of the Year” in the 410 class after a successful campaign in sprint cars. The Oklahoma City teen was also “Rookie of the Year” in the 360 class.

Steve O’Neal of Port Royal Speedway earned “Promoter of the Year” honors for the sixth time in a row.

“Builder/Manufacturer of the Year” honors in the ‘410’ poll will go to Dan and Ron Musselman of Maxim Racing, Inc. for the second time (2019).

The “Media Member of the Year” Award goes to Brian Dunlap of DirtVision. It is his second award in the category (2018).

“Thomas J. Schmeh Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Sport”

Two deserving recipients will receive the 2021 “Thomas J. Schmeh Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Sport,” the highest honor in the North American Sprint Car Poll. The first is Tod Quiring. Tod is the owner of both the renovated Jackson Motorplex in Minnesota and the Huset’s Speedway in Brandon, South Dakota. The purchase of Huset’s came after a four-year layoff for the track.

Long-time World of Outlaws Series Director, Carlton Reimers, will also be honored. Reimers started his World of Outlaws tenure under the series founder, Ted Johnson. 2021 marked Carlton’s 30th year with “The Greatest Show on Dirt!”

Past recipients of the North American Sprint Car Poll’s “Outstanding Contribution to the Sport Award” are as follows: Kyle Larson, the late Bill Simpson, the late Greg Hodnett, Dave Pusateri, the late Bryan Clauson, Dave Darland, Sammy Swindell, Fred Rahmer, Johnny Gibson, the late Jerry Reigle, Steve Sinclair, Kasey Kahne, Tom Schmeh, the late Dick Jordan, the late Fred Brownfield, Doug Auld, the late Hank Gentzler, Tony Stewart, Emmett Hahn, Allan Holland, Dave Argabright, Ron Shuman, the late Kevin Gobrecht, Jack Hewitt, the late Jack Miller, Brad Doty, Art & Carol Malies, Dave Bowman, the late Ralph Capitani, the late Ted Johnson, Mark Kuchan, Steve Kinser, the late Don Martin, Steve Beitler, Lee Brewer, Jr., Mark Kinser, Frank Lewis, the late Earl Baltes, Casey & Beverly Luna, Elayne Hoff, Jean Lynch, the late J.W. Hunt, and Bert Emick.

The North American 410 Sprint Car Poll is an annual awards program of the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum. All awards will be distributed in 2021 at tracks throughout North America. The awards are annually announced at the Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Midget Nationals in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

2021 North American 410 Sprint Car Poll Top 20

Position. Name, Hometown, Points (First Place Votes)

Brad Sweet, Grass Valley, CA, 1520 (10)
Kyle Larson, Elk Grove, CA, 1114 (7)
David Gravel, Watertown, CT, 723 (1)
Donny Schatz, Fargo, ND, 518 (1)
Carson Macedo, Lemoore, CA, 478
Tyler Courtney, Indianapolis, IN, 453
Logan Schuchart, Hanover, PA, 354
Brent Marks, Myerstown, PA, 298 (1)
Sheldon Haudenschild, Wooster, OH, 291
Lance Dewease, Fayetteville, PA, 148
Dominic Scelzi, Fresno, CA, 145
Anthony Macri, Dillsburg, PA, 139
Brian Brown, Grain Valley, MO, 94

(tie) Danny Dietrich, Gettysburg, PA, 94
James McFadden, Alice Springs, NT, Aust., 89
Cory Eliason, Visalia, CA, 68
Justin Peck, Monrovia, IN, 64
Gio Scelzi, Fresno, CA, 45
Kerry Madsen, St. Mary’s, NSW, Aust., 42
Logan Wagner, Harrisonville, PA, 41
Bill Balog, Hartland, WI, 35

For more information on the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum and the special events happening here, visit www.SprintCarHoF.com and follow us on Facebook and Twitter!

National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum

One Sprint Capital Place

Knoxville, IA 50138

Phone: 641-842-6176

Fax: 641-842-6177

E-mail: Info@SprintCarHoF.com

Website: www.SprintCarHoF.com

 

 

THUNDER ON THE HILL RACING SERIESE 2022

NAPA AUTO PARTS, PIONEER POLE BUILDINGS, LEVAN MACHINE & TRUCK EQUIPMENT RETURN AS THUNDER ON THE HILL RACING SERIES SPONSORS FOR 2022, OPENER SET FOR SUNDAY, MAY 29

BECHTELSVILLE, PA January 14, 2022 . . . . . The thirty-third season of Thunder on the Hill will return to the Grandview Speedway in 2022 proudly supported by long time sponsors NAPA Auto Parts, the series lead sponsor and, associate series sponsors Pioneer Pole Buildings and Levan Machine & Truck Equipment.

The popular Thunder on the Hill Series opener is set for Sunday, May 29 featuring the Triple Roaring 20’s for Big Block/358 Modifieds sharing the program in a first time visit by the SpeedSTRs as part of the Thunder Series. Once again, Bob Greene and Pioneer Pole Buildings will post a $5,000 bonus to any driver that sweeps the triple 20’s and a $1,000 bonus to a driver who wins two of the triple 20’s.

The Thunder Series continues on Tuesday, June 14 with the Jesse Hockett Classic USAC Non-Wing Sprint National Tour plus the 358 Modifieds Tri-Track Series event.

Tuesday, June 28 will showcase the Red Robin PA 410 Sprint Speed Week Greg Hodnett Cup paying $10,000 to win joined by the 358 Modifieds. This event pays tribute to remembering Greg Hodnett, one of the respected sprint car drivers of all times and a former Thunder on the Hill Sprint Champion.

The Thunder Series returns to “the hill” on Tuesday, August 2 with the Balls to the Wall 50 lap (invert race) for 358 modifieds Tri-Track Series joined by the popular sportsman. This event offers a unique format for the modifieds. After a series of qualifying, the top twelve drivers will take part in a revenge redraw to determine the starting line-up. This invert race will offer a bonus to the top ten drivers on lap 30 and lap 40 earning an additional payoff of $1,500 to the leader, $400 for second, $200 for third, $100 for fourth with $50 going to fifth through tenth. The twist is, the yellow flag will slow the field on lap 30 and lap 40 and the top four cars will invert. All other drivers hold their positions. The event will go with double-file restarts up to lap 48.

With the base purse being $5,000 to win, leading laps 30 and 40 would earn an extra $3,000 making it an eye catching $8,000 to win. But wait, it gets better. If a driver does the sweep of leading lap 30, 40 and 50, with thanks to Pioneer Pole Buildings, an additional $5,000 will go to the winner making it a $13,000 payday. This will be a “Balls to the Wall” event that will guarantee $1,000 for tenth and $500 just to start the feature event.

What is the theory around the invert race? This format will add another level of excitement for race fans, especially in the closing laps of the 50 lap feature. The added payoff that can be earned by running in the top ten is a bonus. Another interesting aspect is, a driver leads lap 30 or lap 40 and late in the race he drops out with mechanical issue, he still earns $1,500 plus the money posted for the position he finished.

The idea of this event is really to spice up a special modified event. History has been, special events are usually driven by extended distances and increased payoff. This offers the same, plus the twist of an invert. This is not an event you would do weekly, just something different that will bring drivers up on their wheel and fans to edge of their seat.

Grandview Speedway and Thunder on the Hill is excited to be part of the return of the Tri-Track Series, working with both BAPS Motor Speedway and Big Diamond Raceway for six events in 2022. We look to expand this 358 Spec Motor Series going forward. In additional, all modified events that are part of the Thunder on the Hill Racing Series in 2022 will also be NASCAR point races.

We greatly appreciate the support from our sponsors who work by our side to make our events exciting for the fans and competitors.

NAPA Auto Parts has been part of the Thunder Series since the early 1990’s and has been a great partner in the growth of the Series. Participating NAPA Auto Parts Store locations include Birdsboro Auto Parts, Pottstown Auto Parts, Bud Friend Auto Parts in Emmaus, PA, Conshohocken Auto Parts, Horsham Auto Parts, Pennsburg Auto Parts, Pottstown Auto Parts, Quakertown Auto Parts, Walnutport Auto Parts and Weldon Auto Parts.

Pioneer Pole Buildings is the premier builder of post frame buildings in PA, NJ, DE, MD, WV, VA and NY. Founded in 1998, Pioneer Pole Buildings has established a solid reputation for providing customers with top-quality buildings at very affordable prices. They also place a high priority on creating a superior building experience for their customers, BEFORE …DURING … and AFTER construction. Thunder on the Hill welcomes the long time support from Bob Greene and PPB.

Back on board is Levan Machine & Truck Equipment, now in their sixth year of Thunder on the Hill support. Levan Machine & Truck Equipment is a full-service machine and truck shop located in Fleetwood, PA. Check out their full line of truck and trailer equipment, including snowplows, and salt spreaders. To learn about their capabilities, including CNC machining, complete driveline service, MIG,TIG, and stick welding check out their web site at www.levanmachine.com

2022 NAPA AUTO PARTS THUNDER ON THE HILL RACING SERIES

Associate Sponsors Pioneer Pole Buildings, Levan Machine & Truck Equipment

THUNDER ON THE HILL RACING SERIES – NAPA AUTO PARTS 7:30 PM

SUNDAY, MAY 29 TRIPLE ROARING 20’S FOR BIG BLOCK vs 358 MODIFIEDS* PLUS SPEEDSTRS

THUNDER ON THE HILL RACING SERIES -NAPA AUTO PARTS 7:30 PM

TUESDAY, JUNE 14 JESSE HOCKETT CLASSIS USAC NON-WING SPRINT NATIONAL TOUR PLUS 358 MODIFIEDS* TRI-TRACK SERIES

THUNDER ON THE HILL RACING SERIES-NAPA AUTO PARTS 7:30 PM

TUESDAY, JUNE 28 PA 410 SPRINT SPEED SPEEDWEEK $10,000 TO WIN HODNETT CUP & 358 MODIFIEDS*

THUNDER ON THE HILL RACING SERIES- NAPA AUTO PARTS 7:30 PM

TUESDAY, AUGUST 2 BALLS TO WALL 50 FOR 358 MODIFIEDS* (Invert Race) TRI-TRACK SERIES POSSIBLE $13,000 TO WIN. . . PLUS SPORTSMAN

* Indicates NASCAR Point Race

Grandview Speedway Contact Information Track Phone: 610-754-7688

GPS USERS: 43 Passmore Road, Bechtelsville, PA 19505

Located less than a mile off Route 100, 10 miles north of Pottstown, PA

Thunder on the Hill Racing Series Phone: 443-513-4456

Series Website: http://www.thunderonthehillracingseries.com

Track Website: http://www.grandviewspeedway.com

Twitter/Instagram: @TOTHRACING

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/thunderonthehill

 

 

KNOXVILLE RACEWAY INCREASES PURSE FOR 2022 KNOXVILLE CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES

MORE THAN $130,000 INCREASE ACROSS THREE CLASSES As the “Sprint Car Capital of the World” prepares for its 69th season of racing, Knoxville Raceway officials and the Marion County Fair Association have announced an increased purse structure for all Knoxville Championship Series events. The highest-paying, weekly track championship series will increase its purse by more than $100,000 in 2022.

Additionally, Weiler Night with the FloRacing All-Star Circuit of Champions on Saturday, July 30, will now pay $8,000 to the winner, an increase of $1,000 over the 2021 event. The August 7th Capitani Classic presented by Great Southern Bank will also increase from $8,000-to-win to a $9,000 payout in 2022.

“We’re aware of the rising costs for our weekly racers at Knoxville, mostly from factors that are beyond anyone’s control,” said John McCoy, Knoxville Raceway Race Director. “The Knoxville Raceway Race Committee and Marion County Fair Association wanted to do what we could to help alleviate that pressure from our weekly show competitors, who are the backbone of our racing program. Our goal was to raise the purse for our drivers without raising our weekly ticket costs for our fans. With everyone’s cooperation we were able to do just that.”

The weekly Knoxville Championship Series will now pay $5,000-to-win for all 13 410ci events this season and $625 to start. The 360ci class will pay $2,000 to win and $325 to-start. Pro Sprint feature events will pay $650 to win and $125 to start. This is an overall increase of more than $134,000 across all three classes.

For the first time, Knoxville Raceway will also award “perfect attendance” bonuses at the May 28th and August 27th events, as well as at the Capitani Classic presented by Great Southern Bank.

On top of the abundant purse structure, Knoxville Raceway will also distribute more than $166,000 in cash and $110,000 in prizes across the three classes in final 2022 championship point standings. The 410 track champion will again receive $20,000 in 2022, while the 360 class champion and Pro Sprint class champion will receive $8,000 and $1,000, respectively.

The 61st NOS Energy Drink Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey’s on August 10-13 will again offer the highest-paying purse in all of sprint car racing with more than $1 million paid out over the four-day event.

The 69th Knoxville Championship Series season will begin with the Pella Motors/Kraig Ford Season Opener on Saturday, April 16. The 410 class has 17 total points-paying events, while the 360 and Pro Sprint classes each have 15.

Tickets for the Knoxville Championship Series weekly races are available at the ticket office on the day of the event. Tickets for the NOS Energy Drink Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey’s and the June 18 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race are now available to purchase online or by calling the ticket office at 641-842-5431.

 

 

ERIC RUDOLPH RETURNS TO TQ RACING TO CONTEND FOR Atlantic City BOARDWALK HALL IN NAPA KNOW HOW CLASSIC JANUARY 28-29

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ. JANUARY 13, 2022 . . . The Indoor Auto Racing Series TQ Midget one-two punch of Ryan Flores and Andy Jankowiak may have dominated the 2022 opener in Allentown, PA on January 8, but as the Series heads for Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, NJ on January 28-29 for NAPA KNOW HOW weekend, they’ll have to contend with Erick Rudolph.

Rudolph, who was missing in action in Allentown, is a three time Atlantic City Boardwalk Hall Gamblers’ Classic winner (2012, 2015, 2017).  Each of Rudolph’s wins have come with the potent Mark Lafler-built and owned No. 22.

“Looking forward to being there, and grateful to be Mark’s driver for all these years,” Rudolph said.

“It will good to be back in Atlantic City where Mark and I have always had good runs.”

Rudolph said the No. 22 car is essentially the same one he raced to his last Indoor Auto Racing Series win in Atlantic City, in 2017. The upstate New Yorker said he always enjoys racing in Boardwalk Hall and is looking forward to his return after a one year Covid-19 cancellation last year.

When Rudolph and Lafler first teamed for the Indoor Auto Racing Series, it was essentially another step forward together for the driver and owner.

“I was interested in the Indoor Series because I had raced Midgets before I got into Stock Cars, starting when I was 13 years old. Midgets were my transition from go-karts to Stock Cars. I had known Mark from back when I ran Midgets,” Rudolph shared.

“So when I started driving his TQ Midgets indoors, it wasn’t something I was totally unfamiliar with. For the whole time I’ve run indoors, it has always been with Mark.”

Flores, a New Jersey native now living in North Carolina, won over Jankowiak in the Indoor series showdown opener in Allentown PA. Both are past NAPA KNOW HOW Gamblers Classic winners, Flores in 2018 and Jankowiak in 2019 and 2020.

“Indoor Auto Racing is a spectacle in itself, and when the racing is as tightly contested as it was in Allentown last week, the fans had to be leaving eager for more,” said Series promoter Len Sammons.

And they’ll get more in Atlantic City. Along with the great nightlife and famed restaurants that make the trip to south jersey special, the competition level in the TQ Midget division has never been higher.

Three-time Atlantic City winner (2013, 2014, 2015) Anthony Sesely flexed his muscle at the opener. The fan favorite from Matawan, NJ won the Dash and led the early laps of the feature before being involved in a mishap with Billy Pauch Jr. He rallied back to finish tenth.

Pauch, a winner in one of three Friday night Triple 20s in Allentown was making his first start in a Jason Simmons Racing No. 98. Because his sister is being married on Saturday night of AC weekend, he won’t be competing but the car will be a contender with a yet to be named top driving star behind the wheel.

Versatile Max McLaughlin of Mooresville, NC is also expected to be a contender in Atlantic City. In his first ever TQ start in Allentown driving for Frankie Caparra, McLaughlin struggled to find the set-up, but rallied on Saturday to qualify for the A-Main against a stout field of 43 competitors.

Few excited race fans more than the late Ted Christopher, a four-time Atlantic City winner. His nephew, Mike Christopher Jr. of Wolcott, CT made his TQ Midget debut in Allentown in a Trey Hoddick TQ Midget.

Mike Christopher has already made a name for himself at the Stafford Motor Speedway in SK Modified competition, a track with his uncle is the all-time winningest driver. He’d like nothing more to go back to victory lane in Atlantic City, where as a young boy he joined his uncle in post-race celebrations!

Scott Kreuetter, the senior team member of the Hoddick team, showed how much speed they have finishing a solid fifth in Allentown. Kyle Hutchinson, who now drives the Donny Preece No. 13 that TC made famous in Indoor Racing, is also expected to be in the hunt.

Another set of teammates, veteran Matt Janisch of Nazareth, PA and young gun Briggs Danner are expected to contend for a first Atlantic City win. Janisch charged through the field to finish third at Allentown. Danner, of Allentown, was in contention until a late race accident sent him to the rear of the field.

ATQMRA outdoor series champion Joey Bailey of Monroe Township, N.J. is expected to be a challenger at the front of the field as well in Lenny Boyd’s iconic yellow No.1.

Others to keep an eye on are three Catalano brothers from Ontario, N.Y. Older brother Tommy, a regular on the NASCAR Modified Tour, led the early laps of the Allentown feature.

Tim Buckwalter and Matt Roselli showed speed while winning the other two Triple 20 races in Allentown. Another PA driver, Pat Bealer, was named the Hard Charger of the race after advancing 18 spots in Saturday’s feature to finish sixth.

Racing at the NAPA KNOW HOW Weekend will again include triple 20 qualifiers for the headline TQ Midgets on Friday night followed the 40 lap Gambler’s Classic on Saturday.

The wild and crazy Slingshots and darty Champ Karts will make up the tripleheader programs which includes qualifying races for each division each day.

Good tickets for the Atlantic City races are on sale now in a range of prices through Ticketmaster, the Boardwalk Hall Box Office or the Area Auto Racing News office at 609-888-3618 weekdays from 10 am to 4 pm. Further information on the event including special hotel rates are available at indoorracing.com.

For everyone’s safety, fans will be required to wear a mask when they enter Boardwalk Hall and when they are walking around the building. They will not be required to wear a mask when in their seat or when they are eating or drinking.

 

 

Classic Qualifying Nights Announced Tickets On Sale, FAD and Brekkie Info

The 49th South West Conveyancing Grand Annual Sprintcar Classic is just over a week away and tickets are still available as we look forward to welcoming the 80 plus entrants who will vie for the $30,000.00 winners purse!

One of the most hotly debated parts of the Classic weekend since the three-night program was introduced has been who qualifies on which night.

The 2022 qualifying nights have now been determined and are as follows:

Friday Qualifiers:

Jamie Veal A1 Karl Hoffmans Q3 Darren Mollenoyux V3 Ian Madsen NS4 Lisa Walker S4 Lachlan McHugh NQ7 Tim Hutchins T7 Paul Solomon V7 Bobby Daly V8 Brock Hallett S13 Luke Thomas N15 Leigh Mugavin VA22 Cody Maroske Q27 Ross Jarred V27 Michael Tancredi V29 Warren Fergusson N32 Brenten Farrer V34 Eddie Lumbar N36 Ashley Cook VA36 Lachlan McDonough S38 Chris McInerney N40 Alex Orr N43 Tim Van Ginneken V44 Steven Lines V45 Adam King V48 Matthew Dumesny N57 Harrison Swan VA57 Jordyn Charge V60 Tate Frost T62 Kevin Reeves V63 Cody Elliott N72 Jake Smith V72 Matt Swan VA73 Mitch Smith V75 Robbie Paton V81 Rhys Baxter VA81 Jamie Heyen V89 Corey McCullagh V90 Matthew Reed V92 Peter Doukas V98 Carson Macedo N99

Saturday Qualifiers:

Domain Ramsay V2 Ben Morris S3 Cameron Waters V6 Robbie Farr N7 Luke Stirton N10 Steven Loader V10 Phil Micallef VA11 Brendan Quinn S14 Dennis Jones V17 James McFadden W17 Glen Sutherland S20 Jordyn Brazier NS21 Jock Goodyer T22 Ricky Maiolo S24 Jack Lee V25 Daniel Pestka S27 Andrew Hughes V28 Terry Rankin VA29 Michael Coad V30 Callum Walker Q33 Terry Kelly S37 Grant Anderson V37 Rusty Hickman V40 Marcus Dumesny N47 Jackson Delamont N48 Peter Milnes V51 Matt Egel S52 James Aranyosi V56 Troy Hose V57 Ryan Jones S63 Ryan Newton Q66 Brett Milburn V68 John Vogels V70 Marlin Carrigan-Walsh VA72 David Donegan VA75 Chris Campbell V78 Luke Dillon S81 Grant Stansfield VA88 Dayne Bentvelzen VA96 David Murcott S97

In some other exciting news, bookings are now being taken for the Classic Breakfast which has already attracted some big name guests!

Tickets are $30 and the Brekkie will be held at the Wannon Rooms, Warrnambool Greyhound Racing Club, with Ring Master Wade Aunger in charge of festivities. The Classic Breakfast is on Friday January 21, 2022, from 9.30am until 11.00am.

To book please call the Premier Speedway office during business hours on (03) 5565 1789 bookings will close at the close of business (5.00pm) Tuesday

The Traditional Fan Appreciation Day will still be held, but with a twist, as it will be conducted as an Open Pit on Saturday January 22, 2022 from 10am to 12 noon.

Public access will only be available via parking on the Warrnambool side and entering the Pit Area via the Laneway adjacent to the highway fence. This is to allow the movement of race transporters etc during this time.

Admission is Free, however QR Coding will be required upon entry.

The 2022 South West Conveyancing Grand Annual Sprintcar Classic is supported by KFC, Performance Racegear, Fitz Media Productions, The Lady Bay Resort, GJ Gardner Homes and KRE Race Engines and will be held from Friday January 21, 2022, through to Sunday January 23, 2022.

Tickets for the Classic are currently available via www.premierspeedway.com.au with three and single-night ticket options all still available.

 

 

Blake Hahn Named North American 360 Sprint Car Poll “Driver of the Year!”

Knoxville, IA, January 13, 2022 – Blake Hahn, of Sapulpa, Oklahoma was voted the 2021 “Driver of the Year” by the North American 360 Sprint Car Poll voting panel of media members, promoters, sanctioning officials and manufacturers assembled by the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum. It is a first-time honor for Hahn, who was champion of the American Sprint Car Series (ASCS) in 2021. Among Hahn’s seven wins with the series was the Short Track Nationals at I-30 Speedway in Little Rock in October. Hahn received eight of the fifteen first place votes cast. Others receiving first place votes included five-time 360 “Driver of the Year” Sam Hafertepe Jr. (2) of Sunnyvale, Texas, Skagit Dirt Cup winner Dominic Scelzi of Fresno, California, Selinsgrove champ Mark Smith of Sunbury, Pennsylvania, California’s Justin Sanders of Aromas, California, USCS titlist Danny Smith of Chillicothe, Ohio and Chase Randall of Waco, Texas. In addition, the Blake Hahn Racing #52 team earned “Team of the Year” honors in the poll.

Those drivers ranked second through fifth in the poll, respectively, are 13-time 2021 feature winner Scelzi, Jesse Hockett/Daniel McMillin Memorial and Devil’s Bowl Winternationals winner JJ Hickle, 11-time winner, Mark Smith and Sanders, who picked up 14 wins in 2021.

Rounding out the ‘top ten’ for the season are six-time winner Dylan Westbrook, ASCS Speedweek champ Ryan Timms, 360 National Prelim winner Sam Hafertepe Jr., USCS champ Danny Smith and four-time ASCS winner Matt Covington.

Ryan Timms of Oklahoma City was a unanimous choice for the North American 360 Sprint Car Poll “Rookie of the Year” title in his first full season of winged 360-cubic-inch sprint car competition.

Jack and Bonnie Elam of J&J Auto Racing (their 17th poll award) earned “Builder/Manufacturer of the Year” honors. In addition, ASCS’s Bryan Hulbert will receive the “Media Member of the Year” Award for the first time.

Terry Mattox (ASCS-Sooner) and Scott Russell (Sprint Car Challenge Tour/Placerville Speedway) will both receive “Promoter of the Year” honors. It will be Russell’s second award in that category.

Timms will also receive the “Wild Card Award” for 2021 for his exciting performances on the way to 20 wins in 360 sprint car racing.

The North American 360 Sprint Car Poll is an annual awards program of the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum Foundation, Inc., of Knoxville, Iowa. All awards will be distributed in 2021 at tracks throughout North America. The awards were announced at the Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Midget Nationals in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

360 Sprint Car Poll Top 20

Position. Name, Hometown, Points (First Place Votes)

Blake Hahn, Sapulpa, OK, 1136 (8)
Dominic Scelzi, Fresno, CA, 558 (1)
JJ Hickle, Quilcene, WA, 548
Mark Smith, Sunbury, PA, 402 (1)
Justin Sanders, Aromas, CA, 329 (1)
Dylan Westbrook, Scotland, ONT, Can., 321
Ryan Timms, Oklahoma City, OK, 246
Sam Hafertepe Jr., Sunnyvale, TX, 235 (2)
Danny Smith, Chillicothe, OH, 217 (1)
Matt Covington, Glenpool, OK, 198
Shane Golobic, Fremont, CA, 112
Chase Randall, Waco, TX, 100 (1)
Clint Garner, Sioux Falls, SD, 97
Jason Barney, Brewerton, NY, 90
Andy Forsberg, Auburn, CA, 67
Paulie Colagiovanni, Cicero, NY, 64
Scott Bogucki, McLaren Vale, SA, Aust., 63
Troy DeCaire, Wesley, Chapel, FL, 60
(tie) Channin Tankersley, Arlington, TX, 60
(tie) Jordan Thomas, Harding, PA, 60

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JMac returns for the Challenge

Last year’s winner of the Mainline DynoLog Dynamometers All Star Challenge James McFadden is returning to defend his title. The Monte Motorsport team locked a 360 engine in early to ensure they didn’t miss out and attempt to take out back to back wins and in doing so pick up a cool $15K for the effort. McFadden returned to Simpson after 10 years last year and had nothing but accolades for the venue and the event. The Monte Motorsport WA17 has been strong over the past few weeks travelling between SA, Victoria and QLD collecting wins along the way racing with the countries best. “It is an honour to have James return to compete with us; he is almost a local around the area and certainly a crowd favourite. We love stepping up the level of competition for our guys and watch them rise to the occasion; it brings out the best in them. We also increased the strength of our trophies after James seemed to dismantle it last year and it shouldn’t happen again whoever wins it.” said a smiling Mandy Searle. Make sure you don’t miss the action as this race is renowned for being one of the best in the country. Heytesbury Stockfeeds Simpson Speedway, Saturday night January 15th.

 

SPRINT CARS, SPRINT CARS AND MORE SPRINT CARS AT BRIDGEPORT MOTORSPORTS PARK
January 12, 2022

Bridgeport, NJ – Stock car racing has always been the headliner of New Jersey’s Bridgeport Speedway. In addition to Modifieds, 602 Crate Sportsman and Street Stocks, the Bridgeport Motorsports Park will feature more than twenty sprint car events throughout the 2022 season.

Doug and Brittany Rose have put together an action-packed schedule for the 2022 season and sprint cars – both winged and wingless will play a major role.

“From the time we were building the track, we knew we wanted Sprint Car races,” Doug Rose explains. “Our Northeast fans love their Modifieds and they love their Sprint Cars but we realize that in order to produce Sprint Car races, you have to have a track that is conducive to Sprint Car racing.” It didn’t take long for Rose to realize that his newly configured high banked four-tenth mile track would produce great racing.

The 2021 season saw Rose move ahead with his plan. “We got more aggressive with the Mid-Atlantic Sprint Series (MASS) and put together our “Invasion of the Posse” event. Our World of Outlaws show was basically a sell-out, the PA Posse event went very well and MASS put on great events week after week,” Rose continued. As the 2021 season came to an end, Rose approached Eddy and Erika Wagner of MASS, Ryan Stillwaggon of the United Racing Club (URC) and Curt Michael of USAC East Coast Wingless Sprints about promoting more events in 2022. “They were all great to work with. They made it easy for me to blend together a great schedule and then we landed our All-Star Circuit of Champions event,” Rose explained. “And that date fit perfectly in our schedule!”

“We are really excited to see what 2022 brings,” exclaimed MASS’s Eddy Wagner. “Doug and Brittany have been a pleasure to work with. They want Sprint Cars at Bridgeport and we really want to be there so it works out perfectly! Bridgeport is the central hub of all of our race teams so it’s good to call Bridgeport our home track.” Wagner continued, “We are trying some two day races there this season to really get the excitement going starting with the Ron Faison 305 Spring Nationals in April and we are really looking forward to that event.”

MASS made eight appearances on the High Banks last season with 2021 MASS Champion, Kevin Nagy dominating the win column with six wins with Wagner and Dave Grube each earning a single victory. In addition to seasoned veterans like Tim Tanner, Rick Stief, Dave Brown and others, there are several up-and-coming young drivers like Zach Bealer, Cody West and Buddy Schweibinz who brought another element of excitement to the 305 events.

In addition to the Ron Faison Spring Nationals in April, MASS will also be a part of the Street Stock National weekend in October. “I had an idea in my head of what I wanted to do,” Rose explains, “but October is so full of big Modified events that I had to start thinking about a Sprint Car dominant show. “I scoured the schedules trying to find the perfect date and not step on anyone else’s show.” After a few hiccups along the way and conversations with several other promoters, Rose reached out to URC and USAC EC and came up with a fourth 410 Sprint Car event – Sprintoberfest – a three day weekend of sprint car racing at the end of October that will feature 410 winged sprint cars as well as 360 winged and wingless sprints.” “This weekend is going to be huge,” Rose exclaims with pride! There are some teams that are exploring the possibility of competing in all three classes! “Saturday’s 410 race will pay $5,000 to win while Sunday’s race will pay $15,000 to win, $1,000 to start.)

URC will have four shows at the Bridgeport Motorsports Park during the 2022 season. URC president, Ryan Stillwaggon says, “Bridgeport has always been a favorite stop for URC over the years but the new high banks have teams and fans circling the dates!” “It’s always an exciting show and URC is excited for all four appearances on the high banks.”
Ryan Smith and Anthony Macri were winners in URC shows at Bridgeport last season.

The wingless warriors of the USAC East Coast Sprints will compete in four events on the 2022 Bridgeport schedule. “The new Bridgeport Motorsports Park provides fantastic non-wing sprint action, says USAC EC’s Curt Michael. “Our series racers love racing on the high banks. We are excited to have some of our biggest races at Bridgeport.”

2021 USAC EC action was dominated by 2021 Champion, Alex Bright and 2021 Rookie of the Year, Briggs Danner but the competition will be tough when the green flag waves on the new season as past champion, Steven Drevicki, Christopher Allen, Jr. and Ed Aiken take on the young bloods like Tommy Kunsman, Damon Paul and Colin White.

URC opens their season on March 26th with additional date in July, October and November. MASS will open their season on March 25th and then return for the Ron Faison Spring Nationals on April 2nd and 3rd. MASS will return for nine Saturday night races before the season culminates with a two-day event in October when MASS appears with the Street Stock Nationals. USAC EC will be part of the Spring Nationals on April 2nd and will appear three more times, including the November 5th season finale.

The 410 Sprint Cars first appear in the Invasion of the Posse on Tuesday, April 19th. ($7,500 to win, $700 to start) Pennsylvania’s finest will return to compete against the World of Outlaws on Tuesday, May 17th and again on Thursday, August 25th with the first Bridgeport appearance of the All-Star Circuit Champions. ($12,000 to win) USAC’s Eastern Storm returns to the High Banks on Wednesday, June 15th.

So sharpen your pencils and get out your calendars! The Bridgeport Motorsports Park is where you want to be this season!

 

 

Brady Bacon Named North American Non-Wing Sprint Car Poll “Driver of the Year” for 2021!

Knoxville, IA, January 12, 2022 – Brady Bacon of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma today was named the 2021 “Driver of the Year” by the North American Non-Wing Sprint Car Poll voting panel of media members, promoters, sanctioning officials and manufacturers for the second consecutive year and for the third time overall. The 2021 USAC National Sprint Car champion counted the won four times with the series and led it in top five and top ten finishes. Bacon earned seven of the eleven first-place ballots cast in the year-end poll. 2017 Non-wing “Driver of the Year,” Kevin Thomas Jr. of Cullman, Alabama, received three first place ballots, and Justin Grant of Ione, California one.

Those drivers ranked second through fifth, respectively, were Perris Oval Nationals winner Thomas, USAC leading feature winner (seven) Grant, 2019 Non-wing “Driver of the Year,” CJ Leary, and Western World Winner Logan Seavey. Rounding out the ‘top ten’ drivers are Tanner Thorson, Chris Windom, Jake Swanson, Damion Gardner and Kyle Cummins.

The Dynamics, Inc./Hoffman Racing #69 team with Brady Bacon at the wheel, earned the 2021 Non-Wing “Team of the Year” Award for the fourth time (2008, 2016, 2020).

Seavey was bestowed the “Wild Card Award” for his exciting non-Wing sprint car performances in 2021, while Allentown Pennsylvania’s Briggs Danner will receive the 2021 non-Wing sprint car “Rookie of the Year” Award.

Patrick Sullivan of USAC and Sprint Car & Midget will receive the North American Non-Wing Sprint Car Poll “Media Member of the Year” honors for the sixth time.

Don Kazarian of Perris Auto Speedway, and Matt Wood, promoter of USAC events at Huset’s Speedway in South Dakota and Placerville in California will share 2021’s “Promoter of the Year” Awards. Kazarian’s award will be his third.

Matt Hummel of FK Shocks will receive the “Builder/Manufacturer of the Year” honors.

The North American Non-Wing Sprint Car Poll is an annual awards program of the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum Foundation, Inc., of Knoxville, Iowa. Awards will be distributed in 2022 at tracks and other locations throughout North America. The awards are annually announced at the Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Midget Nationals held in Tulsa, Oklahoma on Wednesday.

2021 Non-Wing Sprint Car Poll Top 20

Position. Name, Hometown, Points (First Place Votes)

Brady Bacon, Broken Arrow, OK, 880 (7)
Kevin Thomas Jr., Cullman, AL, 720 (3)
Justin Grant, Ione, CA, 560 (1)
CJ Leary, Greenfield, IN, 257
Logan Seavey, Sutter, CA, 253
Tanner Thorson, Minden, NV, 220
Chris Windom, Canton, IL, 187
Jake Swanson, Hollister, CA, 175
Damion Gardner, Concord, CA, 161
Kyle Cummins, Princeton, IN, 106
Robert Ballou, Rocklin, CA, 56
Chase Stockon, Fort Branch, IN, 52
Brody Roa, Buena Park, CA, 43
Thomas Meseraull, San Jose, CA, 40
AJ Hopkins, Brownsburg, IN, 35
Alex Bright, Collegeville, PA, 28
Tyler Courtney, Indianapolis, IN, 23
(tie) Charles Davis Jr., Buckeye, AZ, 23
(tie) Jadon Rogers, Worthington, IN, 23
(tie) Austin Williams, Yorba Linda, CA, 23

For more information on the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum and the special events happening here, visit www.SprintCarHoF.com and follow us on Facebook and Twitter!

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Kerry Madsen Heads to Roth Motorsports for 2022 Season

PETERSEN MEDIA- With the team’s 2022 World of Outlaws plans set, Roth Motorsports is pleased to announce that Australian native, Kerry Madsen will pilot a second Roth Motorsports car in 2022. Madsen will team up with veteran Crew Chief, Paul Baines, and run a schedule made up of West Coast races as well as premier events across the country which includes one very special event freshly minted Hall of Fame Car Owner, Dennis Roth later this Summer at the Knoxville Raceway.

“I am really thankful for this opportunity that Dennis and Teresa Roth have presented me with,” Kerry Madsen said. “I had the opportunity to drive for them a few years ago, and I am looking forward to running a full season with the iconic team. I am looking forward to the schedule we put together which is made up of races on the West Coast, as well as hitting some premier events across the country.”

Teaming up with decorated Crew Chief Paul Baines, the team will help bring Toyota Racing Development, USA (TRD) Engines into 410ci Winged Sprint Car racing as they will have support from Speedway Engine Development, Inc., along with Toyota and TRD for the season ahead.

“We are excited to welcome Kerry Madsen and Paul Baines aboard for the 2022 racing season,” Team Owner Dennis Roth said. “I am also really excited for our partnership with Speedway Engine Development, Inc., Toyota, and TRD. We were fortunate to run some races with a TRD engine at the conclusion of 2021 and I am looking forward to continuing that relationship into a full season of action.”

For Madsen, he too is excited about the opportunity to help TRD tune and develop their engine package as they break into winged Sprint Car racing.

“I think it is awesome that TRD wants to get into 410ci Sprint Car Racing, and I am really excited to work them as well this year,” Madsen added. “I have heard great things so far and am eager to hit the track with Toyota and TRD power in our racecar.”

Following a successful 14 year run at Tarlton Motorsports, Paul Baines made the move to Roth Motorsports for 2022. No stranger to the team, Baines was part of a very successful Southern Iowa Speedweek with the team in 2021 that saw Kasey Kahne finish eighth in the Knoxville Nationals finale.

With the recent news of famed car owner Dennis Roth getting inducted into the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame, a date that Roth Motorsports will for sure have on their calendar is June 4th at Knoxville Raceway, the weekend of the induction ceremony.

The Roth Motorsports team would like to thank Roth Enterprises, HR Livestock Transportation, Jason, Tara, And Cole Roth Cattle Co., Roth Investments, Speedway Engines, Toyota, TRD, FK Rod Ends, Vahlco Wheels, Brown and Miller Racing Solutions, Kent Performance, Kaeding Performance, and Smith Titanium for their support.

BY THE NUMBERS: Starts-0, Wins-0, Top 5’s-0, Top-10’s-0

ON TAP: Roth Motorsports is TBD on when their 2022 season will kick off with Kerry Madsen.

STAY CONNECTED: Stay connected with Roth Motorsports by checking out their website, www.rothmotorsports83.com, following them on Twitter @RothMotorsports.

 

 

POWRi LOS RaceSaver Super Sprint Expands 2022 Season Schedule
Belleville, IL. (1/12/22) Emerging as a steady weekly racing division with outstanding open-wheel action while continuing to grow in entries, the POWRi RaceSaver Super Sprints at Lake Ozark Speedway will see more racing scheduled in the upcoming season with a hearty twenty-two events on the calendar.

Offering competitors a near-weekly season of racing, the POWRi RaceSaver Super Sprints will first tackle the speedy one-third mile oval for the POWRi 410 Wing Outlaw Showcase on Saturday, April 2nd followed by the LOS Season Championship Opening Weekend on Saturday, April 23rd.

Two-Day shows throughout the season will see the LOS RaceSaver Sprints running as a support class for notable touring series including the World of Outlaw Sprint Cars, All-Star Circuit of Champions, POWRi National & West Midgets, ASCS National Series, and POWRi WAR Sprint League among others.

Notable dates on the yearly agenda to includes a competitional visit from neighboring Oil Capital Racing Series in the 2nd Annual Prelude to the Stars on August 2-3 as well as the August 20th Prelude to the Nationals as a POWRi RaceSaver Super Sprint Special. Wrapping up the quest for a point’s title on Championship Night on Saturday, September 10th.

POWRi LOS RaceSaver Super Sprint 2022 Schedule:
4/2/22 | POWRi 410 Wing Outlaw Sprint League Showcase
4/23/22 | LOS Championship Opening Weekend
4/29/22 | LOS Frost Breaker Nationals
4/30/22 | LOS Frost Breaker Nationals
5/14/22 | USRA B-Mod Special | Weekly Racing
5/21/22 | Weekly Racing
6/4/22 | USRA B-Mod Special | Weekly Racing
6/10/22 | 4th Annual POWRi Non-Wing Nationals
6/11/22 | 4th Annual POWRi Non-Wing Nationals
6/18/22 | POWRi Pure Stock Special
6/25/22 | USRA B-Mod Special | Weekly Racing
7/2/22 | 2nd Annual Prelude to the Stars | w/ OCRS
7/3/22 | 2nd Annual Prelude to the Stars | w/ OCRS
7/16/22 | LOS Mod Mania | USRA B-Mod Special–POWRi Midwestern Mod Special
7/22/22 | 2nd Annual Beach Brawl
7/23/22 | 2nd Annual Beach Brawl
8/6/22 | Weekly Racing
8/13/22 | USRA B-Mod Special | Weekly Racing
8/20/22 | Prelude to the Nationals | RaceSaver Super Sprint Special
9/3/22 | Fall Sprint & Midget Nationals
9/4/22 | Fall Sprint & Midget Nationals
9/10/22 | Championship Night

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.

 

 

Twelve Inductees Announced as “Class of 2022” for National Sprint Car Hall of Fame!

Knoxville, IA, January 11, 2022 – The National Sprint Car Hall of Fame is pleased to announce the names of its eight inductees for 2022. Those that will be inducted into the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame on Saturday, June 4, during the 32nd annual ceremonies in Knoxville, Iowa, are:

Drivers

Bob Frey – Few sprint car drivers in the 1970’s and 1980’s had anything for Bob on the pavement. The five-time winner of the “Little 500” racked up wins from Sandusky to southern Florida on a regular basis. Driving the Ensign #37, the Durnwald #92 and finally Glen Niebel’s potent V6, Bob stormed to victory with USAC and several other series. Bob’s most impressive win in Anderson was probably in 1989, when he came from seven laps down to take it all.

Eric Gordon – Eric has an all-time record nine “Little 500” wins in his 22 career starts. His 30-year sprint car career was prolific and successful. He finished second in the USAC National Sprint Car standings in 1989, just his third year behind the wheel. His battles with fellow inductee Robbie Stanley were epic the next two years as he finished second those seasons as well. Among his many wins were 13 in USAC competition.

Terry Gray – Terry followed his father Elmer’s success into the sprint cars. By 1980, he won his first World of Outlaws event at his hometown Riverside Speedway. By the late 1980’s and early 1990’s, Terry was a consistent winner with the NCRA, USA and WoO series. In 1995, he was the first ASCS National champion, and he followed that with three more! In those four seasons, he amassed 43 wins. In 2001, he started what has been an outstanding driving career with the USCS series. He has amassed 13 championships to date, and is the all-time leading feature winner.

Tim Green – In less than twenty years behind the wheel of a sprint car, Tim amassed well over 200 feature wins. The Californian struck at venues across both the United States and Australia. Tim was a Knoxville Raceway champion twice, was the 1979 Western World champion at Manzanita, won three Skagit Dirt Cup events, and was a two-time NARC and Golden State titlist. His 1992 trip to Australia with owner bob Trostle netted 11 wins in 17 starts.

Tony Stewart – Tony was voted in the “Drivers” category, but could effectively have been nominated in several categories. He was the first driver to win the USAC Triple Crown in a single season, and has also recorded wins with the World of Outlaws, All Stars and several other series. As an owner, he has accumulated well over 300 wins with the World of Outlaws, nine WoO titles, 11 Knoxville Nationals wins and five King’s Royal wins. He also has 37 wins as an owner with the All Stars, and 71 with the USAC National Sprint Car Series. Among Tony’s purchases have been Eldora Speedway, one of the premier dirt tracks in the world, and he is credited with the salvation of the All Star Circuit of Champions with his purchase of that series in 2015.

Owners-Mechanics-Builders-Manufacturers-Car Builders

Ralph Heintzelman Sr. – A native of Beaver Springs, Pennsylvania, Ralph was arguably the biggest manufacturer/mechanic in Pennsylvania in the 1970’s. He was hired by Luke “Dick” Bogar to wrench for Jan Opperman. The result was a stunning 44-win season in 1972. The pair won a Selinsgrove track title the following year. When Jan left for USAC, Ralph kept going with driver, Lynn Paxton. The wins kept coming as did a championship at Port Royal, a win at the Florida Winter Nationals and at Port’s Tuscarora 50. Before a devastating garage fire in 1980, Ralph was building chassis that were going out and winning across the country.

Walter T. Ross – The iconic owner of the famous #56 in California would also later become president of the Northern Auto Racing Club (NARC). Born in Ireland, Walt grew up in New Jersey as a racing fan. He settled in California after military service and by 1958, had built a racecar that he drove successfully. He settled on owning sprint cars in the early 1970’s, and success followed for drivers like Mike Andreetta, Hank Butcher, Lem Tolliver and Aussie, Garry Rush. His most success would come in his time with “original outlaw” Gary Patterson. Track records and wins ensued. Others who graced the wheel of the #56 were Rendy Boldrini, Dave Bradway Jr. and LeRoy Van Connett to name just a few!

Dennis Roth – In 19”83” Dennis Roth would acquire the family owned “Beef Packers” meat processing plant and took it to great success. By 1993, he was a sprint car owner, and in 1994 a champion in the Rebel 360 Series. The next year, he was on the World of Outlaws tour. By 1998, he was a Knoxville Nationals champion with Danny Lasoski. His cars have won three Skagit Dirt Cups (Randy Hannagan, Kasey Kahne, Brandon Wimmer), and multiple King of the West championships. He won the Williams Grove National Open with David Gravel in 2014, and his many wins have come with the WoO, All Stars and assorted other series.

Promoters-Officials-Media Members-Event/Series Sponsors

John Gibson – From selling programs to becoming “The Voice of the World of Outlaws,” Johnny Gibson has worked more than 2,000 consecutive World of Outlaws races. That’s more than 25 years of events without missing a day since 1995. Behind the scenes, John has been an instrumental part of the growth of the World of Outlaws series for the last 25 years.

Jack Kromer – Jack has long been revered in the racing photography world. From taking shots in the stands in the 1970’s, he slowly developed his craft over the years. A devastating injury in the infield at Flemington Speedway in 1978, only slowed him for a time. Dick Berggren recognized his talent. Jack would score 26 covers on Open Wheel Magazine, the most by any photographer. He holds more than 30 first-place awards from the Eastern Motorsports Press Association and the American Auto Racing Writers and Broadcasters for racing imagery, and is a two-time winner of the Ace Lane Memorial Award, EMPA’s highest honor. In addition to Stock Car and Open Wheel, Jack has published photos in Area Auto Racing News, Program Dynamics Incorporated, Sprint Car & Midget and Popular Mechanics.

Robin Miller – Robin’s journalistic talents were known across racing genres. He spent early days in garages, and raced for several years in midgets. He’s best known for his stories and as a writer for the Indianapolis Star from 1968 to 2001. He also wrote and worked for Autoweek, Car and Driver, ESPN and Speed. Robin never forgot his first love: dirt car racing. He talked as much about Foyt, Rutherford, Andretti, Hurtubise, Bettenhausen, etc. in sprint cars as anything. His latest television works were for NBC at Indy.

Pre-1945

Walter “Slim” Rutherford – Slim was one of the leading builders and fabricators in the 1930’s and 1940’s. The Whiting, Indiana native had many innovations in his garage, and supplied cars and motors for many other drivers. He innovated such things as creating a cam shaft out of a train box car axle for his “Slim Rutherford Specials.” Rutherford won races across the Midwest and was the epitome of a “Big Car” racer and builder in his time.

According to National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum Foundation executive director Bob Baker, “This year’s inductee group is another testament to the hard work put in by our 72-member National Induction Committee! We are really looking forward to our 32nd induction banquet on the Marion County Fairgrounds in Knoxville, Iowa on Saturday, June 4!”

Tickets for the induction banquet will be available starting the first week in February.

For more information on the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum and the special events happening here, visit www.SprintCarHoF.com and follow us on Facebook and Twitter!

National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum
One Sprint Capital Place
Knoxville, IA 50138
Phone: 641-842-6176
Fax: 641-842-6177
E-mail: Info@SprintCarHoF.com
Website: www.SprintCarHoF.com

 

 

TICKETS ARE GOING FAST FOR INDOOR RACING SERIES ROUND 2 AT BOARDWALK HALL – FLORES, JANKOWIAK READY TO RESUME BATTLE IN NAPA KNOW HOW GAMBLERS CLASSIC IN ATLANTIC CITY

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ JANUARY 11. 2022 . . . After a spectacular battle for supremacy ended in Ryan Flores favor in the Indoor Auto Racing Series 2022 opener, Andy Jankowiak hopes to even the score in round two inside Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall on January 28 & 29 for the NAPA Know How Gambler’s Classic.

A huge crowd Saturday night inside Allentown’s PPL Center celebrated the return of the Indoor Auto Racing after an absence of nearly two years. Flores proved once again to be the master of Allentown winning for the fifth time in ten races held there.

Jankowiak, however, heads to Atlantic City with the winning odds in his favor. When the series last held an event in late January of 2020, it was Jankowiak in victory lane for the second straight year. Flores, however, won the 2018 AC Gambler’s Classic.

“Indoor Auto Racing is a spectacle in itself, and when the racing is as tightly contested as it was in Allentown last week, the fans had to be leaving eager for more,” said Indoor Auto Racing Series promoter Len Sammons.

“What was good to see in the Allentown opener beside the battle for the lead was the competitiveness of drivers new to the Series. Max McLaughlin, Mike Christopher, Jr., Frank Cozze and Doug Stearly had never driven a TQ Midget, but they each found speed during the weekend. Mike’s late uncle Teddy won four times in Boardwalk Hall in his career. Mike went to victory lane with him, he could win it all in his honor this year,” Sammons lauded.

Christopher had mechanical problems and failed to qualify for the Allentown feature as did Cozze. But after a rough start to the opening night weekend, McLaughlin and Stearly put their rides in the show but neither finished the feature.

McLaughlin was gaining confidence in a TQ owned by Frankie Caparra while Stearly likewise was getting the handle on a car owned by Ken Spring. They are both expected to make an even stronger showing when they roll the dice in Atlantic City in two weeks.

Stearly, who won the Atlantic City 2020 Champ Kart feature, was also quick in that division in Allentown. But after setting fast time was involved in a weekend ending crash while leading his heat race.

Good tickets for the Atlantic City races are going fast. They are available in a range of prices one-line through Ticketmaster or by calling the Area Auto Racing News office at 609-888-3618 weekdays from 10 am to 4 pm. Tickets are also available at the box office in advance or the day of each event.

New for 2022 is an expanded reserved seating option in Atlantic City. Upper reserved seating has been expanded to include all of sections 209 through 217. General admission seats will be still be available in sections 202-208 and 218-225 for those wishing to purchase those tickets or holding a pit pass.

“The upper level seats in the corner in Atlantic City offer some of the best views of the track, this change will allow people the option to secure their favorite seat in advance,” stated Len Sammons.

The Indoor Auto Racing Series 2022 series finale will again be in Syracuse at the Expo Center located on the grounds of the New York State Fairgrounds on Friday and Saturday, March 11-12, 2022.

“It was great to hear from so many dedicated racers and fans that so dearly missed last winter’s Indoor Racing Series because of the Covid restrictions that forced their cancelation,” said Sammons.

“The events have become much more than just a race, but a gathering of friends who share the same love of the sport and great competition and from all those we’ve heard from each are eager to get to winter Indoor Auto Racing.”

Corporate sponsorship packages to fit every budget and group sales information are available for all events. For information, email Danny Sammons at danny@aarn.com or call him at 609-888-3616.

Information including host hotels for each event is available at indoorautoracing.com.

The Indoor Auto Racing Series concludes in Syracuse, NY at the NY State Fairgrounds Exposition Center on Friday and Saturday, March 11 & 12.

Series information including links for purchasing tickets, hotel rooms and racer entry forms are available on the series website: www.indoorautoracing.com.

Sponsorship opportunities remain for all Indoor Auto Racing Series races. For more information, contact Danny Sammons at danny@aarn.com.

 

 

Linsey & Ando join the field

Steven Lines is the latest to join the field of stars for this coming Saturdays Mainline DynoLog Dynamometers All Star Challenge at Heystbury Stockfeed Simpson Speedway. “This is pretty cool news for us, I have been trying to talk Steve into running with us for years now but the timing has never been right and now thanks to Dave Challons the time is right now. Dave has a strong 360 engine and the old team with Steve, Graig Bennet and Dave back together the V45 Camden Neon Signs J&J will putting it all on the line.” Promoter Mandy Searle tells us. Lines has driven for the best teams in Australia over the years, Dave Challons, Halls Motorsport, Horrell Motorsport, Monte Motorsport and has had major victories thru these years – The Classic, Kings Challenge, Aussie title podiums, WSS Mains – the list goes on. It has been years since he has tackled the tight little bull ring at Simpson and is an added bonus to the prestigious event Grant Anderson has again teamed up with Brad Foster for the night running the B&B Retaining Walls, Ostrich Racing Engines J&J V11. Ando has been stepping in between his family owned V37 and the Foster owned V11 for the past few shows. Foster has been a one of the stalwarts of 360’s and always supplies a top team for this event. “What can I say – WOW, it is fantastic. The show just keeps getting bigger and bigger.” Searle said

 

Late Entries Bolsters Classic Line-Up

As announced last night the original Classic field of 75 was sure to increase with a number of verbal commitments having been made by some travelling teams. The names that have seen the entry list climb to 81 certainly add some spice to the 49th South West Conveyancing Grand Annual Sprintcar Classic.

The additions include Knoxville Raceway Track Champion Ian Madsen, two-time Classic Champion Steven Lines, Ryan Jones, Jack Lee, Jake Smith and Eddie Lumbar.

Luckless Tasmanian, Adam Garwood, has been forced to withdraw.

The step in the process is the all- important seeding to determine which cars will contest which night of qualifying. This will be updated in the coming days, so please keep an eye on the Premier Speedway Facebook page and Website for updates.

In some other exciting news, booking are now being taken for the Classic Breakfast which has already attracted some big name guests!

Tickets are $30 and the Brekkie will be held at the Wannon Rooms, Warrnambool Greyhound racing Club on Friday January 21, 2022 from 9.30am until 11.00am.

To book please call the Premier Speedway office during business hours on (03) 5565 1789.

The current entry list is:

A1 Jamie Veal
V2 Domain Ramsay
Q3 Karl Hoffmans
S3 Ben Morris
V3 Darren Mollenoyux
NS4 Ian Madsen
S4 Lisa Walker
V6 Cameron Waters
N7 Robbie Farr
NQ7 Lachlan McHugh
T7 Tim Hutchins
V7 Paul Solomon
V8 Bobby Daly
N10 Luke Stirton
V10 Steven Loader
VA11 Phil Micallef
S13 Brock Hallett
S14 Brendan Quinn
N15 Luke Thomas
V17 Dennis Jones
W17 James McFadden
S20 Glen Sutherland
NS21 Jordyn Brazier
T22 Jock Goodyer
VA22 Leigh Mugavin
S24 Ricky Maiolo
V25 Jack Lee
Q27 Cody Maroske
S27 Daniel Pestka
V27 Ross Jarred
V28 Andrew Hughes
V29 Michael Tancredi
VA29 Terry Rankin
V30 Michael Coad
N32 Warren Ferguson
Q33 Callum Walker
V34 Brenten Farrer
N36 Eddie Lumbar
VA36 Ashley Cook
S37 Terry Kelly
V37 Grant Anderson
S38 Lachlan McDonough
N40 Chris McInerney
V40 Rusty Hickman
N43 Alex Orr
V44 Tim Van Ginneken
V45 Steven Lines
N47 Marcus Dumesny
N48 Jackson Delamont
V48 Adam King
V51 Peter Milnes
S52 Matt Egel
V56 James Aranyosi
N57 Matt Dumesny
V57 Troy Hose
VA57 Harrison Swan
V60 Jordyn Charge
T62 Tate Frost
S63 Ryan Jones
V63 Kevin Reeves
Q66 Ryan Newton
V68 Brett Milburn
V70 John Vogels
N72 Coby Elliott
VA72 Marlin Carrigan-Walsh
V72 Jacob Smith
VA73 Matt Swan
V75 Mitch Smith
VA75 David Donegan
V78 Chris Campbell
S81 Luke Dillon
V81 Robbie Paton
VA81 Rhys Baxter
VA88 Grant Stansfield
V89 Jamie Heyen
V90 Corey McCullagh
V92 Matthew Reed
VA96 Dayn Bentvelzen
S97 David Murcott
V98 Peter Doukas
N99 Carson Macedo

The 2022 South West Conveyancing Grand Annual Sprintcar Classic is supported by KFC, Performance Racegear, Fitz Media Productions, The Lady Bay Resort, GJ Gardner Homes and KRE Race Engines and will be held from Friday January 21, 2022, through to Sunday January 23, 2022.

Tickets for the Classic are currently available via www.premierspeedway.com.au with three- and single-night ticket options available.

Copies of the 2022 Grand Annual Sprintcar Classic entry form are still available for download from the Premier Speedway website www.premierspeedway.com.au

 

 

National Sprint Car Hall of Fame Inductees, Auction and Polls Ahead at Chili Bowl!

Knoxville, IA, January 10, 2022 - The non-profit National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum Foundation is gearing up for a big week in Tulsa, Oklahoma, during the 36th Annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals, presented by General Tire, January 10-15, 2022. The museum’s week will be highlighted by the announcement of the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame’s “32nd Class” on Tuesday, January 11, and its museum-benefit auction on Thursday, January 13. In addition, its three divisions of North American Sprint Car Poll awards will be announced January 12-14.

The auction benefits the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum as well as The Parent Child Center of Tulsa, and will take place on Thursday, January 13, at 11:30 a.m. inside the Tulsa State Fairgrounds’ River Spirit Expo Center in the bleachers in turn four. We will again have a huge assortment of unique and autographed memorabilia including signed items from Kyle Larson, Tony Stewart, Christopher Bell and many others.

National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum executive director Bob Baker says, “We are very excited to be naming our National Sprint Car Hall of Fame ‘Class of 2022’ on Tuesday of Chili Bowl week. This will be our 32nd induction banquet Saturday, June 4, and it will be a special event for the new inductees and our many past inductees. We have to thank Emmett Hahn, a National Sprint Car Hall of Fame inductee himself, and his team for continuing to allow us to have a presence at their week-long indoor midget car racing event. We will also have a booth back in the trade show every day at the Chili Bowl, showcasing our Triple X/Moyle Racing Engines #14 Sprint Car that we are raffling off! Who knows? You may purchase your lucky ticket to win the car at this year’s Chili Bowl!”

Intermission announcements of the museum’s 2021 North American Sprint Car Poll awards will also be made each night of the Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals on the following schedule: Wednesday – Non-Wing, Thursday – 360’s, Friday – 410’s and Thomas J. Schmeh Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Sport.

For more information on the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum and the special events happening here, visit www.SprintCarHoF.com and follow us on Facebook and Twitter!

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Amazing Support from Teams As Classic Entry List Grows

The Premier Speedway Club is buoyed by the support of Sprintcar Teams from across the country, with strong entry numbers for the 2022 South West Conveyancing Grand Annual Sprintcar Classic having been received.

With 75 entries having officially been lodged with a number of teams having provided further commitment, while on the road after competing in Queensland in recent days.

The number of entries, coupled with those still expected to come in, will see the Classic run under its usual there night format, with cars seeded into qualifying nights, which will consist of qualifying, two heats and Main events, before the third night sees all cars contest one further heat before the Main events are conducted.

The current entry list is:

A1 Jamie Veal
V2 Domain Ramsay
Q3 Karl Hoffmans
S3 Ben Morris
V3 Darren Mollenoyux
S4 Lisa Walker
T6 Adam Garwood
V6 Cameron Waters
N7 Robbie Farr
NQ7 Lachlan McHugh
T7 Tim Hutchins
V7 Paul Solomon
V8 Bobby Daly
N10 Luke Stirton
V10 Steven Loader
VA11 Phil Micallef
S13 Brock Hallett
S14 Brendan Quinn
N15 Luke Thomas
V17 Dennis Jones
W17 James McFadden
S20 Glen Sutherland
NS21 Jordyn Brazier
T22 Jock Goodyer
VA22 Leigh Mugavin
S24 Ricky Maiolo
Q27 Cody Maroske
S27 Daniel Pestka
V27 Ross Jarred
V28 Andrew Hughes
V29 Michael Tancredi
VA29 Terry Rankin
V30 Michael Coad
N32 Warren Ferguson
Q33 Callum Walker
V34 Brenten Farrer
VA36 Ashley Cook
S37 Terry Kelly
V37 Grant Anderson
S38 Lachlan McDonough
N40 Chris McInerney
V40 Rusty Hickman
N43 Alex Orr
V44 Tim Van Ginneken
N47 Marcus Dumesny
N48 Jackson Delamont
V48 Adam King
V51 Peter Milnes
S52 Matt Egel
V56 James Aranyosi
N57 Matt Dumesny
V57 Troy Hose
VA57 Harrison Swan
V60 Jordyn Charge
T62 Tate Frost
V63 Kevin Reeves
Q66 Ryan Newton
V68 Brett Milburn
V70 John Vogels
N72 Coby Elliott
VA72 Marlin Carrigan-Walsh
VA73 Matt Swan
V75 Mitch Smith
VA75 David Donegan
V78 Chris Campbell
S81 Luke Dillon
V81 Robbie Paton
VA81 Rhys Baxter
VA88 Grant Stansfield
V89 Jamie Heyen
V90 Corey McCullagh
V92 Matthew Reed
VA96 Dayn Bentvelzen
S97 David Murcott
V98 Peter Doukas

The 2022 South West Conveyancing Grand Annual Sprintcar Classic is supported by KFC, Performance Racegear, Fitz Media Productions, The Lady Bay Resort, GJ Gardner Homes and KRE Race Engines and will be held from Friday January 21, 2022, through to Sunday January 23, 2022.

Tickets for the Classic are currently available via www.premierspeedway.com.au with three- and single-night ticket options available.

Copies of the 2022 Grand Annual Sprintcar Classic entry form is still available for download from the Premier Speedway website www.premierspeedway.com.au

 

 

Kaleb Johnson Climbing Sprint Car Ranks to Run 410 Division in 2022

Inside Line Promotions - SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Jan. 10, 2022) - Kaleb Johnson is pleased to announce a major move in his racing career regarding his plans for the 2022 season.

"I'm happy to share that we plan on competing in a 410 sprint car this year on a regular basis," he said. "We intend to be at all of the 410 races at Huset's Speedway and Jackson Motorplex. I'm really looking forward to it. This is something I've long anticipated."

Moving up to sprint car racing's top class is the culmination of years of racing for the 24-year-old, who began his career in a go-kart as a child.

"I've always hoped to race a 410 sprint car regularly since I was a kid," he said. "We were put in a good position to do this and I'm very fortunate to have this opportunity. It's pretty cool that we can do it 10 miles from home."

Johnson feels that he is prepared as much as possible for the next major step in his racing career and there's no better time to do it than the present.

"During our 360 racing, we've always tried to race against the best competition possible and to go to different tracks, preparing us for this moment," he said. "We know the level of competition at Huset's will be high and we're looking forward to it. As a racer, you always want to win. But I think a reasonable goal for us in our first year will be top-10 finishes."

Johnson will continue to compete in the 360 division at Knoxville Raceway, with the hope of improving on his sixth-place finish in the championship standings last year.

"We stepped up our qualifying at Knoxville last year and that helped us a lot," he said. "The main thing we need to do now to move up in points is finish every race. We had four DNFs there last year."

Johnson has an ambitious, albeit tentative, schedule planned for the 2022 racing season.

"I penciled out the schedule I'd like to run next season and came up with 52 races," he said. "That's a lot of races for a team like ours and it will depend on how our season goes regarding if we can make them all.

"We plan to open the season at Knoxville. We might also bring the 410 along the first couple of weeks there just to get some laps in with it. In addition to the races at Huset's, Jackson and Knoxville, we plan to race some World of Outlaws shows in the area as well as some Midwest Power Series races with the 360.

"We'll have three complete cars and four engines and are stocking up on extra parts, so we feel reasonably prepared."

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"It's exciting for me to have the support of the State Bank of Fairmont," Johnson said. "They've sponsored some pretty big-name drivers over the years and it's an honor for me to be included in that group."

Johnson would also like to thank Merle Johnson Farm Toys, Oddson Underground, GRP Motorsports, Innovative Design/Sletten Properties, Sea Foam, Snyder Tree Service, Guaranteed Rate-Mike Brudigan Home Loans, The Ron Weber Team, State Bank of Fairmont, Big Al's Diecast, Dave's Lawn Care & Landscaping, JF Capital, Last Deck, Hepfner Racing Products, Schaeffer's Oil, TL Racing and Cressman Sanitation for their continued support.

 

 

All Star $15K Challenge

The countdown has now seriously started for the prestigious All Star Challenge this coming Saturday night at Heytesbury Stockfeeds Simpson Speedway and with the extra money on the line for the winner all the 360 hard hitters have already put their hands up to compete. V40 Rusty Hickman comes into the show with confidence after winning the Col Beasley Classic and RD 1 of the Series at Horsham. Hickman was next level at Mildura and will be a tough competitor. V73 Charles Hunter currently sits at the top of the series points and always has strong results at Simpson. V60 Young gun Jordyn Charge has been another hard hitter with the All Stars recently. The McClure Racing VA9 Brad Warren looks stronger every time he sits in the Maxim seat and loves the Bungador Bullring. 2nd generation All Star racer D26 Todd Moule has been clocking up the laps over the past few months after completing a full season in the NT, slotting in their 410 over the Christmas period, even thou this kid is young he shows huge talent. ‘Smooch’ is back in the V34 Frijtek Maxim. Chief Racing V6 Cam Waters has stepped up another level this season. V7 Paul Solomon, VA91 Dan Scott, V43 Corey Sandow, V39 Brett Smith, V4 Phil Lock and all the 360 stars will be lining up for the show. A stout field of 38 cars have nominated for the show with current 360 Australian Champion putting his name in the hat early. Brett Milburn took out the title driving the A1 PJS Motorsport owned A+ Powder Coating Abron Equipment machine. Caruso Motorsport SA33 Mark and Brother Steven’s SA10 were both on the podium last weekend are keen for more strong results. V83 Chris Solomon is locked in. 2016 All Star Challenge winner and local favourite John Vogels is another to slot his 360 in for the weekend in the V70. Vogels took out the honours when it was $5K to win and would love to do it again now its $15K and possibly be the first two time winner. “With the injection of additional prize money we just hope we have attracted everyone’s attention. $15000 for 1st, $3,000 -2nd, $1800-3rd, $1500-4th, $1200-5th, $1000-6th back to 20th a total of $37,500” Searle says. It kicks off a week of major race meetings in the state with hopefully the Presidents Cup being held at Avalon, the Kings Challenge at Mt Gambier then finishing at Warrnambool for the Classic. Mainline DynoLog Dynamometers Annual All Star Challenge is held at Heytesbury Stockfeeds Simpson Speedway January 15 2022. Nomination Forms are available from www.sprintcarallstars.com.au and can be emailed to mandyallstars@bigpond.com or faxed to 03 93387476.

 

 

Lucas Oil POWRi West Midget League Solidifies 2022 Season Schedule
Belleville, IL. (1/9/22) Featuring premier midget racing across multiple state swings staying close to their Oklahoma roots, the Lucas Oil POWRi West Midget League presented by Realty Connect will travel to ten various venues of speed throughout the twenty-eight race-date 2022 season schedule.

Continuing with the traditions of previous seasons, the West Midget League will join forces with the Lucas Oil POWRi National Midgets throughout yearly competitions as well as increased promotions at select events with the newly created Xtreme Outlaw Midget Series.

Opening the season with four straight days of midget action with the Eighth Annual Turnpike Challenge. Starting at Port City Raceway for Practice on Wednesday, March 23rd followed by the first race night of the season on Thursday, March 24th. Then, the POWRi Leagues will conclude the Oklahoma sweep for two days at Oklahoma City’s I-44 Riverside Speedway on March 25th-26th.

Other highlighted dates on the schedule include the always popular “Thunder in the Valley Weekend” on July 16-18 hosted by Valley Speedway on Friday and Saturday, before wrapping up the weekend at Sweet Springs Motorsports Complex on Sunday.

With various dates throughout the season, fans will have ample opportunity to catch all their favorite stars. Encompassing seven racing dates at I-44 Riverside Speedway, four events at Port City Raceway, four shows at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55, three races each at Valley Speedway and Sweet Springs Motorsports Complex, a weekend stay at Creek County Speedway and Lake Ozark Speedway, as well as a single league showing at Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, MO for the 11th Annual Open Wheel Showdown and the season finale at Arrowhead Speedway.

Winding down the season with an Oklahoma POWRi statement, the Sooner SPEEDWeek, featuring the third annual Donnie Ray Crawford Sooner State 55 at Port City Raceway on Thursday, October 13th, the Meents Memorial at I-44 Riverside Speedway on October 14th-15th, and Arrowhead Speedway on Sunday, October 16th featuring the nation’s top open-wheel talents to wrap up the 2022 racing season for the Lucas Oil POWRi National & West Midget Leagues.

Tentative 2022 Lucas Oil POWRi West Midget League Schedule:
~Thursday, March 24 | Port City Speedway | Turnpike Challenge
~Friday, March 25 | I-44 Riverside Speedway | Turnpike Challenge
~Saturday, March 26 | I-44 Riverside Speedway | Turnpike Challenge
Saturday, April 9 | I-44 Riverside Speedway
~*Friday, April 15 | Federated Auto Parts I-55 Speedway
~*Saturday, April 16 | Federated Auto Parts I-55 Speedway
~Friday, May 13 | Valley Speedway | Mid-State Midget Nationals
~Saturday, May 14 | Lucas Oil Speedway | 11th Annual Open Wheel Showdown
Saturday, May 21 | Port City Raceway
Friday, June 3 | Creek County Speedway | Mickey Walker Classic
Saturday, June 4 | Creek County Speedway | Mickey Walker Classic
Saturday, July 9 | I-44 Riverside Speedway
~Friday, July 15 | Valley Speedway | Thunder in the Valley
~Saturday, July 16 | Valley Speedway | Thunder in the Valley
~Sunday, July 17 | Sweet Springs Motorsports Complex | Thunder in the Valley
~*Friday, August 5 | Federated Auto Parts I-55 Speedway | Ironman 55
~*Saturday, August 6 | Federated Auto Parts I-55 Speedway | Ironman 55
~Saturday, September 3 | Lake Ozark Speedway | Fall Sprint & Midget Nationals
~Sunday, September 4 | Lake Ozark Speedway | Fall Sprint & Midget Nationals
Friday, September 9 | Tulsa Speedway Park
Saturday, September 10 | Port City Raceway
Saturday, September 24 | I-44 Riverside Speedway
~Friday, September 30 | Sweet Springs Motorsports Complex | Fall Brawl
~Saturday, October 1 | Sweet Springs Motorsports Complex | Fall Brawl
~*Thursday, October 13 | Port City Raceway | Sooner SPEEDWeek | DRC Sooner State 55
~*Friday, October 14 | I-44 Riverside Speedway | Sooner SPEEDWeek | Meents Memorial
~*Saturday, October 15 | I-44 Riverside Speedway | Sooner SPEEDWeek | Meents Memorial
~*Sunday, October 16 | Arrowhead Speedway | Sooner SPEEDWeek

~Events In Conjunction with POWRi National Midget League.
*Events In Conjunction with Xtreme Outlaw Midget Series.

Schedule subject to alterations and cancelations with TBA events currently being finalized, future updates will be posted as confirmed.

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Lucas Oil POWRi National Midget League 2022 Schedule
Belleville, IL (1/7/22) The Lucas Oil POWRi National Midget League in the 2022 racing season will see a schedule of thirty-eight events spanning from March through October with highly anticipated visits to sixteen various racing venues.

Serving as the POWRi Season Opener the Lucas Oil POWRi National Midgets will link up with the Lucas Oil POWRi West Midgets for the Ninth Annual Turnpike Challenge. Starting with Port City Raceway for practice night on Wednesday, March 23rd, followed by the season kick-off on Thursday, March 24th. Then, the POWRi Midget Leagues will travel south to I-44 Riverside Speedway hosting two nights of action on Friday, March 25th, and Saturday, March 26th.

Continuing the season sweep of co-sanctioned racing with a fan-favorite yearly-doubleheader weekend, the Missouri Mid-State Nationals will kick off at Valley Speedway on Friday, May 13th, and wrap up the weekend of at the ‘Diamond of Dirt Tracks,’ on Saturday, May 14th for the Eleventh Annual Open Wheel Showdown at Lucas Oil Speedway.

POWRi Midget Leagues and the newly launched Xtreme Outlaw Midgets will see an increase in winnings as the joint-venture spans nine races at six separate speed venues in 2022; including the two-day weekend stays at Farmer City Speedway on April 1-2, Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 August 5-6 for the Iron-Man 55, and Davenport Speedway on August 26-27.

The Eleventh Annual POWRi Illinois SPEEDWeek will again see five nights of racing in the land of Lincoln displaying some of the best midget racing and attracting drivers from around the globe. Hosting the SPEEDWeek opener on Wednesday, June 22nd will see Charleston Speedway take center stage as the POWRi National Midget League will then head to Fayette County Speedway on Thursday, June 23rd for night two. Lincoln Speedway will serve as the mid-way stop on Friday, June 24th before the fast lap-times of Mighty Macon Speedway on Saturday, June 25th as the POWRi Illinois SPEEDWeek wraps up on Sunday, June 26th at ‘America’s Baddest Bullring’, Jacksonville Speedway.

What has grown into a mid-season proving weekend for contenders in the Lucas Oil POWRi National and West Midget Leagues championship battles, the Seventh Annual Thunder in the Valley will first visit Valley Speedway on Friday, July 15, and Saturday, July 16; before ultimately concluding the weekend at Sweet Springs Motorsports Complex on Sunday, July 17.

A fan-favorite and staple of the season, Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, Missouri, will host the Lucas Oil POWRi National Midget & West Midget Leagues with the Xtreme Midget Series alongside the World of Outlaws for the Iron-Man 55-weekend doubleheader on August 5th and 6th.

Sticking close to Show-Me State racing action, exciting weekend visits to Lake Ozark Speedway will book-end the middle stretch of the season with the Spring Sprint & Midget Nationals on May 27-28 and the Fall Sprint & Midget Nationals on September 3-4 as well as the Sweet Spring Motorsports Complex Fall Brawl on Friday, September 30 and Saturday, October 1.

Steeped in tradition the 2022 Lucas Oil POWRi National Midget League season schedule will continue with key honorary events including, the Camfield Memorial at Macon Speedway on Saturday, August 20th, as well as the Third Annual Donnie Ray Crawford Sooner State 55 at Port City Raceway on Thursday, October 13th, and the two-day Charlene Meents Memorial at I-44 Riverside Speedway on October 14-15, just before the League debut at Arrowhead Speedway on Sunday, October 16th to round out the season at the Sooner SPEEDWeek.

Lucas Oil POWRi National Midget League Tentative 2022 Season Schedule:
~Thursday, March 24 | Port City Speedway | Turnpike Challenge
~Friday, March 25 | I-44 Riverside Speedway | Turnpike Challenge
~Saturday, March 26 | I-44 Riverside Speedway | Turnpike Challenge
*Friday, April 1 | Farmer City Speedway | Farmer City, IL
*Saturday, April 2 | Farmer City Speedway | Farmer City, IL
~*Friday, April 15 | Federated Auto Parts I-55 Speedway
~*Saturday, April 16 | Federated Auto Parts I-55 Speedway
Friday, May 6 | Charleston Speedway | ILLIANA Showdown
Saturday, May 7 | Macon Speedway | ILLIANA Showdown
~Friday, May 13 | Valley Speedway | MO-Mid State Nationals
~Saturday, May 14 | Lucas Oil Speedway | 11th Annual Open Wheel Showdown
*Saturday, May 27 | Lake Ozark Speedway | Spring Sprint & Midget Nationals
*Sunday, May 28 | Lake Ozark Speedway | Spring Sprint & Midget Nationals
Wednesday, June 22 | Charleston Speedway | Illinois Speed Week
Thursday, June 23 | Fayette County Speedway | Illinois Speed Week
Friday, June 24 | Lincoln Speedway | Illinois Speed Week
Saturday, June 25 | Macon Speedway | Illinois Speed Week
*Sunday, June 26 | Jacksonville Speedway | Illinois Speed Week
~Friday, July 15 | Valley Speedway | Thunder in the Valley
~Saturday, July 16 | Valley Speedway | Thunder in the Valley
~Sunday, July 17 | Sweet Springs Motorsports Complex | Thunder in the Valley
Friday, July 29 | Jacksonville Speedway
Saturday, July 30 | Macon Speedway | Midget & Sprint Double Header
~*Friday, August 5 | I-55 Speedway | Iron Man 55
~*Saturday, August 6 | I-55 Speedway | Iron Man 55
Friday, August 19 | Charleston Speedway
Saturday, August 20 | Macon Speedway | Camfield Memorial
*Friday, August 26 | Davenport Speedway | Davenport, IA
*Saturday, August 27 | Davenport Speedway | Davenport, IA
~Friday, September 3 | Lake Ozark Speedway | Fall Sprint & Midget Nationals
~Saturday, September 4 | Lake Ozark Speedway | Fall Sprint & Midget Nationals
Saturday, September 17 | Fairbury American Legion Speedway
~Friday, September 30 | Sweet Springs Motorsports Complex | Sweet Springs, MO
~Friday, October 1 | Sweet Springs Motorsports Complex | Sweet Springs, MO
~*Thursday, October 13 | Port City Raceway | Sooner SPEEDWeek | DRC Sooner State 55
~*Friday, October 14 | I-44 Riverside Speedway | Sooner SPEEDWeek | Meents Memorial
~*Saturday, October 15 | I-44 Riverside Speedway | Sooner SPEEDWeek | Meents Memorial
~*Sunday, October 16 | Arrowhead Speedway | Sooner SPEEDWeek

~Events In Conjunction with POWRi West Midget League.
*Events In Conjunction with Xtreme Outlaw Midget Series.

Schedule subject to alterations and cancelations with TBA events being finalized, future updates will be posted as confirmed.

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.

 

 

River Cities to host IRA Sprints doubleheader July 15-16, 2022

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (January 8, 2022) – The Bumper to Bumper IRA Sprints are coming to River Cities Speedway to take on the Buffalo Wild Wings NOSA Sprints July 15-16, 2022 for the Buffalo Wild Wings King of the Wings.

River Cities will also host the World of Outlaws Late Models on July 15th.

“Trying to get this event in place has been a multi-year effort and we are looking forward to bringing in the IRA Sprints for the first time in nearly 20 years,” said River Cities Speedway partner Darren Evavold. “With the World of Outlaws Late Models being a part of the Friday program, both Late Model and Sprint Car fans will have a lot to be excited about that weekend.”

The River Cities Speedway and NOSA all-time wins leader, Mark Dobmeier, has tallied a few IRA wins in his career. Most recently, he has collected victories at Cedar Lake Speedway in New Richmond, Wisconsin in 2013 and at Dodge County Fairgrounds Speedway in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin in 2011.

“This is going to be absolutely fantastic,” said an excited Dobmeier about the Buffalo Wild Wings King of the Wings. “Any time we can get more high caliber cars to come around here is great. The IRA is a great series, has a lot of really good drivers and a really big following. We should have a big car count for this show.

“(IRA) is a very similar series to what NOSA is,” said Dobmeier. “Just like NOSA, they have good car counts at all of their races and about 10 teams that are extremely competitive no matter where they go, whether they run with IRA or with the Outlaws. It’ll be a good race and a little rivalry battle on top of it.”

The Buffalo Wild Wings King of the Wings will be the first time the Bullring has hosted the IRA Sprints since 2003 when six-time IRA champion Joe Roe visited RydellCars.com victory lane.

“(River Cities Speedway) has a wonderful reputation. We were treated really well when we were there years ago. It’s a long trip for our series but several of our top teams have committed to going and I think we can bring enough representation to do ourselves justice,” said Steve Sinclair, president of the Wisconsin-based 410 Sprint Car series. “I think it’ll be a pretty fair fight (between the IRA and NOSA drivers). The two groups are pretty similar. Obviously, NOSA has home track advantage but the last time we were there it was an IRA guy that was victorious so on my end we’ll hope for the same,” said Sinclair with a laugh.

Stay tuned to RiverCitiesSpeedway.com for more schedule updates.

 

 

2022 Season Schedule for Lake Ozark Speedway
Eldon, MO. (1/8/2022) Packed to the brim with an onslaught of family-fun weekend entertainment ranging from top-notch traveling racing series events and fan-favorite Monster Truck and Demo-Derby returns to the debuts of the LOS Bike Bash and LOS Music Fest plus the best weekly racers around enjoying quite a few added money events, Lake Ozark Speedway is proud to unveil the highly anticipated forty-event-date 2022 Season Schedule.

Slated to tackle the speedy one-third-mile oval in 2022 for Lake Ozark Speedway’s weekly points racing classes will be the POWRi RaceSaver Super Sprints, United States Racing Association B-Modifieds, POWRi Super Stocks, POWRi Pure Stocks, and the POWRi Midwestern Modifieds.

Highlighted by major events in 2022, Lake Ozark Speedway will host a diverse range of traveling racing series and leagues throughout the season by bringing the top-talents in the World of Outlaw NOS Energy Drink Sprint Cars, Tony Stewart’s Flo Racing All-Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1, the Lucas Oil POWRi 410 Outlaw Wing Sprint League, the newly formed Xtreme Outlaw Sprint Series (the latest series introduced by the World of Outlaws), the Lucas Oil POWRi Oil National & West Midget Leagues, Lucas Oil POWRi Wingless Auto Racing Sprint Car League, Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by MAVTV National and Regional Tours, Oil Capital Racing Series, Lucas Oil Midwest Late Model Racing Association, and the Lucas Oil POWRi Midwest Lightning Sprints.

Back by a resounding popular demand, the 2Xtreme Monster Truck Series presenting Monster Mayhem (10/1) returns late in the season and to get the adrenaline pumping as the LOS Beach Bash precedes the event to showcase the carnage of the Demolition Derby(9/24).

Adding anticipation and excitement of a different variety, Lake Ozark Speedway will host a pair of opportunities for visitors to enjoy live music concerts with multiple stages of entertainment at the Inaugural LOS Bike Bash(September 14-15) and the LOS Music Fest (October 6-8).

Lake Ozark Speedway Tentative 2022 Schedule:
4/2/2022 | POWRi 410 Outlaw Wing Series Season Opener
4/9/2022 | Jason Johnson Classic
4/16/2022 | OFF Easter Weekend
4/23/2022 |LOS Championship Opening Weekend
4/29/2022 | LOS Frost Breaker Nationals
4/30/2022 | LOS Frost Breaker Nationals
5/6/2022 | 2nd Annual Battle @ The Beach
5/7/2022 | 2nd Annual Battle @ The Beach
5/14/2022 | USRA B-Mod Special
5/21/2022 | Weekly Racing
5/27/2022 | Spring Sprint & Midget Nationals
5/28/2022 | Spring Sprint & Midget Nationals
6/4/2022 | USRA B-Mod Special
6/10/2022 | 4th Annual POWRi Non-Wing Nationals
6/11/2022 | 4th Annual POWRi Non-Wing Nationals
6/18/2022 | POWRi Pure Stock Special
6/25/2022 | USRA B-Mod Special
7/2/2022 | 2nd Annual Prelude to the Stars
7/3/2022 | 2nd Annual Prelude to the Stars
7/8/2022 | POWRi Super Stock Nationals
7/9/2022 | POWRi Super Stock Nationals
7/16/2022 | LOS Mod Mania: USRA B-Mod Special | POWRi Midwestern Mod Special
7/22/2022 | 2nd Annual Beach Brawl
7/23/2022 | 2nd Annual Beach Brawl
7/30/2022 | OFF Week
8/6/2022 | Weekly Racing
8/13/2022 | USRA B-Mod Special
8/20/2022 | Prelude to the Nationals | RaceSaver Special
8/27/2022 | OFF Week - LOZ Shootout
9/3/2022 | Fall Sprint & Midget Nationals
9/4/2022 | Fall Sprint & Midget Nationals
9/10/2022 | Championship Night
9/14/2022 | LOS Bike Bash | Concerts, Camping, Multiple Entertainment Stages
9/15/2022 | LOS Bike Bash | Concerts, Camping, Multiple Entertainment Stages
9/16/2022 | No Racing - Camping Open
9/17/2022 | No Racing - Camping Open
9/24/2022 | LOS Beach Bash | Demo-Derby
10/1/2022 | 2Xtreme Monster Truck Series
10/6/2022 | LOS Music Fest | Concerts, Camping, Multiple Entertainment Stages
10/7/2022 | LOS Music Fest | Concerts, Camping, Multiple Entertainment Stages
10/8/2022 | LOS Music Fest | Concerts, Camping, Multiple Entertainment Stages
10/15/2022 | OFF Week
10/22/2022 | TBA
10/29/2022 | TBA

TBA | Championship Banquet

Full class details for individual events can be found online at www.lakeozarkspeedway.com. Weekly racing includes; RaceSaver=POWRi RaceSaver Super Sprints | BM=USRA B-Modifieds | SS=POWRi Super Stocks | MM=POWRi Midwestern Modifieds | PS=POWRi Pure Stocks.

More details for individualized events will be released as the date approaches, continue to follow the website and social media for track updates and news. Tickets can be purchased under the “Get Tickets” tab in the schedule section of the Lake Ozark Speedway website. For more information on Lake Ozark Speedway such as points, driver profiles, and track data visit www.lakeozarkspeedway.net or @LakeOzarkSpeedway on all social media platforms.

 

 

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Named Official Hotel of Oswego Winged Super Challenge

Oswego Winged Super Challenge - OSWEGO, NY (January 8, 2022) – The Oswego Winged Super Challenge is pleased to announce the Holiday Inn Express & Suites of Oswego as the official hotel of the series in 2022.

Located at 140 E. 13th St. in Oswego, the Holiday Inn Express & Suites is in close proximity to all major travel routes including State Route 104 and State Route 481.

Providing a heated indoor pool area, fitness center, 24-hour business center and a free hot continental breakfast, the Holiday Inn Express & Suites is less than one mile from the famed Oswego Speedway, which will host the Oswego Winged Super Challenge on three occasions in 2022.

Welcoming drivers from across the Northeast, Midwest and Canada, the Oswego Winged Super Challenge and the Holiday Inn Express & Suites have partnered to offer a discounted racer’s rate for teams participating in the challenge series this season. Teams can visit www.hieoswego.com/racing to book rooms in preparation for the upcoming events.

A standout in Oswego, the Holiday Inn Express & Suites offers great local access to Oswego, while providing guests with all the comforts needed for a great getaway or working environment.

To learn more call the Holiday Inn Express & Suites of Oswego at (315) 207-0100.

Oswego Speedway’s Winged Super Challenge will feature the best cars and drivers in winged Supermodified racing at the Home of Supermodifieds with more than $140,000 in cash and contingencies on the line.

Counting toward the International Supermodified Association standings next season, the Oswego Winged Super Challenge will also see Oswego Speedway and Midwest Supermodified Series regulars take part in each event, which will be held on Saturday, June 4, Saturday, July 9 and Saturday, August 13.

Each event will sport a $41,000 purse with $6,000 going to the winner and will pay $1,200 to start.

On top of that, the Top 10 drivers that contend in all three events will share a $15,000 point fund, with $3,000 going to the overall Miller Electric Manufacturing/J&S Paving Oswego Winged Super Challenge champion.

“We’re proud to partner with the Holiday Inn Express & Suites as the official hotel of our series this season,” said Oswego Winged Super Challenge promoter, John Nicotra. “With drivers and teams coming from across the region and Canada, it will be great to have HIE working with us to provide racer’s rates this season.”

Each event will be highlighted by time trials, a Top 12 invert for heat races, with a feature re-draw. Oswego Speedway’s J&S Paving 350-Supermodifieds will join the winged Supermodifieds at all three events.

More event specific details will be announced in the coming weeks.

For more information visit Oswego Speedway online at www.oswegospeedway.com. Oswego Speedway can also be found on Facebook or followed on Twitter @OswegoSpeedway.

Oswego Winged Super Challenge Partners: Shea Concrete, Corr/Pak Merchandising, Middlesex Interiors, Tammy Ten Media, Cape Cod Aggregates, Hoosier Racing Tire, Miller Electric Manufacturing, J&S Paving, Billy Whittaker Cars & Trux, Lindsey Aggregates, PATCO Transportation, Indy Performance Products, Peaceful Living Home Sales, Burke’s Home Centers, D&S Landscaping of CNY, Radical Race Gear, Lighthouse Lanes, Oswego Valley Millwork, DCR Performance, Davis Bros. Inc., C’s Beverage, Orange Crate Brewing, Oswego Quality Carpet, Chris Nelson Insurance, A&P Automotive, J&A Mechanical, Paul’s Big M Supermarket, Vashaw’s Collision, Holiday Inn Express & Suites

Saturday, June 4
Oswego Winged Super Challenge #1 (50-laps)
ISMA/MSS Supermodifieds, J&S Paving 350 Supermodifieds, Pathfinder Bank Small Block Supers

Saturday, July 9
Oswego Winged Super Challenge #2 (50-laps)
ISMA/MSS Supermodifieds, J&S Paving 350 Supermodifieds

Saturday, August 13
Oswego Winged Super Challenge #3 (60-laps)
ISMA/MSS Supermodifieds, J&S Paving 350 Supermodifieds

Oswego Winged Super Challenge Purse (All 3 Events, $41,000)
1 - $6,000
2 - $3,500
3 - $3,000
4 - $2,500
5 - $2,000
6 - $1,800
7 - $1,600
8 - $1,400
9 through 24 - $1,200

$200 Fast Time: Billy Whittaker Cars & Trux
Feature Hard Charger: Hoosier Right Rear Tire
Miller Electric Manufacturing/J&S Paving Oswego Winged Super Challenge Point Fund ($15,000)
1 - $3,000
2 - $2,000
3 - $1,800
4 - $1,600
5 - $1,400
6 - $1,200
7 through 10 - $1,000

 

 

Inaugural POWRi 410 Wing Outlaw Sprint League 2022 Schedule
Belleville, IL. (1/8/22) Thirty-two POWRi 410 Wing Outlaw Sprint League events span the 2022 racing schedule for the premiere of the series, with visits to thirteen various outstanding factories of open-wheel excitement.

Basing the POWRi 410 Wing Outlaw Sprint League home-track of operations at Lake Ozark Speedway, the league will witness twelve events at “The Lake” spanning the 2022 racing season beginning with the Season Opener Showcase on Saturday, April 2.

Weekend events populate the yearly agenda as Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 will host a pair of two-day shows with I-30 Speedway, and the newly opened Arrowhead Speedway all welcoming the emerging series in 2022.

Singular showings at premier racing venues will see the POWRi Sprint League venture to Texarkana 67 Speedway on Friday, May 20, before heading to Texas Motor Speedway on Saturday, May 21 in Fort Worth Texas for the NASCAR All-Star racing weekend.

Highlighting the first year of competition will see the League also visit Lee County Speedway on July 7 for the Lee County Fair, Caney Valley Speedway on Saturday, July 7, as well as the historic Missouri State Fair Speedway for the Missouri State Fair on Sunday, August 21.

Competing in concurrence with the World of Outlaw NOS Energy Drink Series and the FloRacing All-Star Circuit of Champions at select events including trips to US-36 Raceway, 34 Raceway, I-70 Motorsports Park, Lake Ozark Speedway, and Federated Auto Parts Raceway. Events ran in conjunction with the WoO Sprints will be non-points.

In efforts to work with existing touring sanctioning bodies, the POWRi 410 Wing Outlaw Sprint League will closely mirror the World of Outlaw & All-Star rule books including qualifying, with minor changes.

Each stand-alone event will pay a minimum of $5000 to win with $500 to start the twenty-car feature field, non-qualifiers will receive $100. Two-day events will vary with the final day paying $5000 to win. Appearance pay will be available for selected shows for the top-ten in drivers in the current points standings, pit-pass pricing and bonus payouts are currently being finalized with multiple events offering higher payouts.

Payout: 1. $5,000, 2. $2,500, 3. $1,250, 4. $1,000, 5. $900, 6. $800, 7. $750, 8. $700, 9. $675, 10. $650, 11. $625, 12. $600, 13. $575, 14. $550, 15. $525, 16-20. $500.

POWRi 410 Wing Outlaw Sprint League 2022 Schedule:
4/2/2022 | Lake Ozark Speedway | Series Opener
*4/8/2022 | US-36 Raceway
*4/9/2022 | Lake Ozark Speedway
*4/15/2022 | Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55
*4/16/2022 | Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55
4/22/2022 | I-30 Speedway
4/23/2022 | I-30 Speedway
4/29/2022 | Lake Ozark Speedway | Frost Breaker Nationals
4/30/2022 | Lake Ozark Speedway | Frost Breaker Nationals
5/20/2022 | Texarkana 67 Speedway
5/21/2022 | Texas Motor Speedway | NASCAR All-Star Weekend
6/3/2022 | TBA
6/4/2022 | TBA
6/10/2022 | Lake Ozark Speedway | Non-Wing Nationals
6/11/2022 | Lake Ozark Speedway | Non-Wing Nationals
6/17/22 | Arrowhead Speedway
6/18/22 | Arrowhead Speedway
7/2/2022 | Lake Ozark Speedway | Prelude to the Stars
7/3/2022 | Lake Ozark Speedway | Prelude to the Stars
7/7/2022 | Lee County Speedway
*7/8/2022 | 34 Raceway
7/9/2022 | Caney Valley Speedway
~7/22/2022 | Lake Ozark Speedway | 2nd Annual All-Star Beach Brawl
~7/23/2022 | Lake Ozark Speedway | 2nd Annual All-Star Beach Brawl
~7/29/2022 | I-70 Motorsports Park
~7/29/2022 | I-70 Motorsports Park
~7/30/2022 | Knoxville Raceway
*8/5/2022 | Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 | Ironman 55
*8/6/2022 | Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 | Ironman 55
8/21/2022 | Missouri State Fair Speedway | Missouri State Fair
9/3/2022 | Lake Ozark Speedway | Fall Sprint & Midget Nationals
9/4/2022 | Lake Ozark Speedway | Fall Sprint & Midget Nationals
9/23/2022 | TBA
9/24/2022 | TBA
10/7/2022 | Arrowhead Speedway
10/8/2022 | Arrowhead Speedway

*In Conjunction with the World of Outlaw NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series
~In Conjunction with the FloRacing All-Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1

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.

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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
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Super Clean - "The Official Degreaser" of POWRi Racing
Toyota Racing Development - 'The Official Pace Vehicle of POWRi Racing"

 

 

POWRi Champion Bryant Weideman Invited to Chili Bowl Vacuworx Race of Champions

Belleville, IL. (1/6/22) Packing a portion of the honored pedigree for the Lucas Oil POWRi National Midget League Points Champion entails an automatic entry into the Vacuworx Race of Champions held annually during Chili Bowl Nationals in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Winning the League accolades in 2021, Bryant Weideman, of Colby Kansas, will become the youngest driver to compete in the special race during Monday’s Cummins Qualifying Night.

Chili Bowl officials have altered the scheduled fifteen drivers qualified to partake in the 14th Annual Vacuworx Race of Champions, extending the lineup by three additional entries. “We changed up the VIROC, and adjusted the qualification standards in 2020, we said then that we would adjust if we saw a need, and we are taking the opportunity to change up and add drivers that deserve to be in the Race of Champions,” explained Chili Bowl Director Matt Ward.

Additionally, 2020 NASCAR Champion Chase Elliott, Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Champion Tim McCreadie, and the five-time Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals Winner Sammy Swindell have been added to the already stacked with talent entry-list.

Complete list of drivers to be invited to compete in the VIROC include:
Bryant Weideman – POWRi National Midget League Champion
Blake Hahn – ASCS National Tour Champion
Brad Sweet – World of Outlaw Sprint Car Champion
Brady Bacon – USAC Sprint Car Champion
Buddy Kofoid – USAC National Midget Champion
Cannon McIntosh – 2021 Monday Night Winner
Chad Boat – 2018 VIROC Champion
Chase Elliott – 2020 NASCAR Champion
Christopher Bell – Chili Bowl Nationals Champion (2017, 2018, & 2019)
Daryn Pittman – 2017 Chili Bowl Nationals Runner-Up
Justin Grant – 2021 Friday Night Winner
Kyle Larson – Chili Bowl Nationals Champion (2020 & 2021)
Rico Abreu – 2020 VIROC Champion
Sammy Swindell – 5x Chili Bowl Nationals Champion
Spencer Bayston – 3rd 2018 Chili Bowl Nationals
Tanner Thorson – 3rd 2021 Chili Bowl Nationals
Tim McCreadie – 2021 Lucas Oil Late Model & Previous Chili Bowl Nationals Champion
Tyler Courtney – 2021 All-Star Circuit of Champions Champion

The starting lineup for Monday Cummins Qualifying Night’s 14th Annual Vacuworx Invitations Race Of Champions will be set by group qualifying after drivers draw for their qualifying position in groups of three-to-four. Drivers will get a pair of warmup laps, then three green flag las to set their best time. The top-eight fastest drivers will be inverted with the ninth fastest on back lined straight-up based on times. The VIROC feature event will be twenty-five laps of intense competition.

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.

 

 

GREEN FLAG SET TO DROP ON 2022 INDOOR AUTO RACING SERIES FUELED BY VP FRIDAY AND SUNDAY, JANUARY 7 & 8 IN ALLENTOWN, PA’S PPL CENTER; TRACK PREP NEAR COMPLETION AS 100+ ENTRIES SET FOR FIRST SERIES RACE IN TWO YEARS

ALLENTOWN, PA JANUARY 7, 2022. . . With over 100 TQ Midget, Champ Kart and Slingshot cars and teams ready to file into the PPL Center in downtown Allentown, PA Friday morning, January 7, the intensive track building work inside the arena is all but finalized.

The racing schedule calls for doors opening at 6:00 PM with racing getting underway at 7:30 PM on Friday. On Saturday, doors open and Fan Fest begins at 5 PM with racing starting at 7:00 PM sharp. The on-track Fan Fest is available at no extra charge to ticket holders who chose the option when making their purchase.

Good seats for the two days of racing are still available. To order online visit www.pplcenter.com. Tickets may also be purchased in person at the arena box office, which opens at 12 noon both days.

Over the last two days, concrete barriers have been trucked into the arena and carefully aligned to form the track perimeter. A skilled work crew then attached a catch fence atop the perimeter wall.

When that task was completed, the arena floor surface was swept clean, then treated with a cola syrup solution applied. The combination of syrup and rubber from race cars will create the traction that promotes the crowd-pleasing wheel to wheel racing on the unique Indoor Auto Racing Series.

Late entries received from Billy Pauch, Jr., a 16-time Dirt Modified feature in 2021, rising star Max McLaughlin who will be making his first TQ Midget start, and Doug Stearly, a past Indoor Auto Racing Series Champ Kart winner.

They will join five-time Indoor Auto Racing Series PPL Center winner Ryan Flores and the two-car Trey Hoddick owned team with past Indoor Series winner Scott Kreutter and highly regarded rookie Mike Christopher, Jr. driving.

A strong group of Lehigh Valley, PA local drivers are in the field, with Briggs Danner (Allentown), Matt Janisch (Nazareth), Kyle Lick (Lehighton), Earl Paules (Palmerton), Pat Bealer (Lehighton), and Tyler Lindsay (Slatington) among the standard bearers.

Not to be overshadowed are the Action Track USA Slingshots with 25 entries filed, and the Hoosier Racing Tire Champ Karts with 35 drivers ready to race.

Ironton Global and Ironton Telephone and Internet are the Allentown Indoor Auto Racing Series title sponsors. Ironton Global is the leading international provider of cloud-based communication services, headquartered in Coplay, PA.

The Allentown event, as well as 2022 Series events that follow in Atlantic City, NJ and Syracuse, NY are being presented by BELFOR Property Restoration Services, provider of professional 24/7 residential and commercial restoration services.

The Indoor Auto Racing Series has confirmed a deal to have the Ironton Global Allentown Indoor Race at the PPL Center broadcast live on Pay-Per-View through DirtTrackDigest.TV.

With drivers from nine states and Canada represented among the 100-plus entries in three divisions for the sixth edition of the event, those who cannot travel to Allentown, Pa. this weekend can now watch the action at home.

D TD-TV is offering Friday and Saturday night’s action as part of a package deal for $69.99. Friday’s event can be purchased for $34.99 and Saturday only for $39.99 by going directly to DirtTrackDigest.TV or a link available at indoorautoracing.com.

All of the drivers and teams will be racing for much more than posted event purses.

Twenty-five awards provided by eight sponsors will be worth in excess of over $4,000 and above the posted purses. Friday night’s top achievers will share well over $3,500 in bonus bucks.

Ironton Auto Body will award $1,000 to each of the three TQ Midget Qualifiers winners on Friday night. Aqua Duck Water Transport has posted $200 for the TQ Midget fast time winner. Mahoning Valley Speedway has posted $50 to the winners of the three Friday night TQ heat races.

Champ Kart and Slingshot competitors will also benefit Friday night with added money.

The Champ Kart fast timer will receive a $100 bonus from Dan Kapuscinski Motorsports Promotions. The three heat winners will each $50 courtesy of Pocono Raceway.

S&S Speedways has posted a Friday night fast time bonus of $100 and $50 to each of the three heat race winners.

Bonus awards for Saturday achievements are also plentiful and total $1,270.

Mahoning Valley Speedway will enrich the two B Main and three Heat winners $50 each while Bob Hilbert Sportswear will award the TQ Midget Dash winner $200.

Bonuses continue in each in features for the three divisions after the race through the courtesy of E. Schneider & Sons in Allentown, PA.

The firm is celebrating 120 years in business by posting $240 – double the number of years of the company’s existence – with the ‘Scrapper Of The Race Award’. The driver will be determined by their never-give-up wheelmanship, and hard charging style.

After this weekend's Allentown races, the series will head to Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall on January 28 & 29 for the NAPA KNOW HOW Gambler’s Classic and conclude in Syracuse, NY at the NY State Fairgrounds Exposition Center on Friday and Saturday, March 11 & 12.

Series information including links for purchasing tickets, hotel rooms and racer entry forms are available on the series website: www.indoorautoracing.com.

Sponsorship opportunities remain for all Indoor Auto Racing Series races. For more information, contact Danny Sammons at danny@aarn.com .

 

 

Huset's Speedway Increases Nightly Payout and Points Fund in 2022

Inside Line Promotions - BRANDON, S.D. (Jan. 7, 2022) - Huset's Speedway officials have found a way to make the 2022 season bigger and better.

The dirt oval will feature an updated 410ci winged sprint car payout structure. All Sunday night weekly events will pay $4,000 to win, $3,000 for second place, $2,500 for third and $500 to start the feature. Additionally, the season opener on May 8 and the Season Championship on Sept. 4 will pay $5,000 to win.

There will be 13 weekly full-points shows along with four World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series nights that will be show-up points only. The two-day Border Battle on June 17-18 at Jackson Motorplex in Jackson, Minn., will count toward the Huset's Speedway 410 championship. That makes a total of 19 races that encompass the Huset's Speedway 410 points fund, which pays $12,000 to win. A driver can miss one race and still be eligible for points fund money, which will be paid out at the banquet following the conclusion of the season.

The full 410 race program and point fund payouts are posted at http://www.HusetsSpeedway.com.

Also of note, Huset's Speedway officials are working on nightly contingency programs, including the $200 Nordica Warehouses Fast Time Award, heat race winners, the Hard Charger Award and the Clean Sweep Award.

The Wyffels Hybrids RaceSaver Sprint Car Series nightly payout has been increased to $700 to win and $150 to start for the 2022 season. There will be two shows that pay $1,000 to win on Monday, May 30, and on Sunday, Aug. 28.

The 2022 Huset's Speedway Wyffels Hybrids RaceSaver Sprint Car Series champion will be awarded $1,000. The points fund can be found at http://www.HusetsSpeedway.com. Additionally, the Wyffels Cup champion, who is the driver earning the most points between Huset's Speedway and Jackson Motorplex, will receive $1,000.

The 2022 season kicks off with the traditional Mother's Day Opener on Sunday, May 8, with the Cressman Sanitation Shootout.

HUSET'S SPEEDWAY MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://www.HusetsSpeedway.com

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/HusetsSpeedwaySD

Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/HusetsSpeedway

Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/HusetsSpeedwaySD

HUSET'S SPEEDWAY -

Huset's Speedway is a dirt oval located in Brandon, S.D. The track opened in 1954 and has undergone a large renovation within the last few years, making it a premier destination for both marquee racing events and weekly programs.

 

 

Sweet Scores Top Spot in 2021 Winged 410 Sprint Car Power Rankings!

Lonnie Wheatley, BROKEN ARROW, Okla. (January 7, 2022) – After surrendering the top spot in 2020, Brad Sweet recaptured the number one position in the 2021 edition of the Winged 410 Sprint Car Power Rankings.

After earning his first number one ranking in 2020, Sweet ceded the top position to Kyle Larson.  But the Grass Valley, CA, bounced bac to recapture the top ranking in 2021 on the strength of 17 overall wins in 2021 including 16 in World of Outlaws competition as he raced to a third consecutive series championship.

The battle for the top ranking was a close one throughout with Donny Schatz, Carson Macedo and David Gravel all in the mix throughout.

Schatz, who earned the top spot for six consecutive years from 2013 to 2018 (the Winged 410 Sprint Car Power Rankings began in 2013), ultimately finished off 2021 ranked second just 38 points off of Sweet’s lead pace.  While Schatz only posted five wins, he topped the charts in both top-fives (54) and top-tens (72).

Carson Macedo racked up a dozen wins along the way to post his top ranking of third just another 28 points back.  Macedo’s previous top ranking was tenth in both 2018 and 2019.

Gravel scored 14 feature wins to rank 14th, making it six consecutive years among the top five for the Connecticut racer.

Logan Schuchart finished among the top five for the third year in a row by rounding out the top five with Sheldon Haudenschild matching his previous best ranking of sixth that occurred in 2020.  Danny Dietrich extended his streak of top-ten rankings eighth in a row by finishing out the year in seventh with the Pennsylvania duo of Brent Marks and Anthony Macri in eighth and ninth, respectively.  All Star Circuit of Champions titlist Tyler Courtney rounded out the top ten as he broke into the top ten for the first time.

Sweet joined the trio of Brady Bacon (Non-Wing Sprint Cars), J.J. Hickle (Winged 360 Sprint Cars) and Buddy Kofoid (Midgets) as the top earners in the 2021 Open Wheel Power Rankings.

A look at this year’s Top 100 in Winged 410 Power Rankings is as follows:

Rank

Name

Hometown

Wins

Points

2020 Rank

2019 Rank

2018 Rank

2017 Rank

2016 Rank

2015 Rank

2014 Rank

2013 Rank

1

Brad Sweet

Grass Valley, CA

17

1,261

2

1

2

2

6

10

8

39

2

Donny Schatz

Fargo, ND

5

1,223

7

2

1

1

1

1

1

1

3

Carson Macedo

Lemoore, CA

12

1,195

11

10

10

22

109

57

126

259

4

David Gravel

Watertown, CT

14

1,136

4

3

3

3

5

21

9

34

5

Logan Schuchart

Hanover, PA

8

1,002

3

5

11

24

16

42

81

19

6

Sheldon Haudenschild

Wooster, OH

9

983

6

8

16

20

18

28

75

152

7

Danny Dietrich

Gettysburg, PA

6

925

8

7

6

7

9

4

10

12

8

Brent Marks

Myerstown, PA

13

889

9

28

32

39

13

13

18

11

9

Anthony Macri

Dillsburg, PA

11

866

10

26

42

99

NR

NR

NR

NR

10

Tyler Courtney

Indianapolis, IN

9

851

47

NR

NR

NR

236

299

273

241

11

Justin Peck

Monrovia, IN

7

836

58

42

115

146

NR

NR

NR

NR

12

Giovanni Scelzi

Fresno, CA

2

752

27

21

27

66

NR

NR

NR

NR

13

James McFadden

Warnambool, QLD

2

737

22

24

82

52

132

61

62

220

14

Rico Abreu

St. Helena, CA

2

697

14

16

22

19

17

24

22

35

15

Kerry Madsen

St. Marys, NSW

7

675

16

22

13

6

14

7

3

20

16

Cory Eliason

Visalia, CA

2

668

12

9

23

50

75

192

163

287

17

Lance Dewease

Fayetteville, PA

8

664

17

18

19

15

26

26

12

5

18

Aaron Reutzel

Clute, TX

5

600

5

4

7

71

103

131

NR

NR

19

Brian Brown

Grain Valley, MO

8

561

24

15

18

13

20

27

24

21

20

Freddie Rahmer

Salfordville, PA

6

549

13

12

15

18

44

86

108

NR

21

Kyle Larson

Elk Grove, CA

11

512

1

34

25

32

48

199

NR

40

22

Hunter Schuerenberg

Sikeston, MO

2

506

41

113

60

72

107

129

403

NR

23

Spencer Bayston

Lebanon, IN

4

453

57

88

49

58

191

NR

NR

NR

24

Zeb Wise

Angola, IN

3

415

31

178

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

25

Ian Madsen

Sydney, NSW

1

415

20

17

21

10

19

20

15

43

26

Bill Balog

North Pole, AK

5

414

30

30

37

16

23

33

31

17

27

Dominic Scelzi

Fresno, CA

8

405

34

36

53

89

100

74

138

118

28

Cap Henry

Bellevue, OH

2

364

21

31

33

82

42

35

111

44

29

Logan Wagner

Harrisonville, PA

3

360

35

29

76

114

148

124

125

NR

30

Paul McMahan

Elk Grove, CA

1

342

29

32

17

44

63

11

4

4

31

Austin McCarl

Altoona, IA

6

338

33

61

47

68

86

152

261

248

32

Chase Dietz

York, PA

3

334

43

60

172

166

156

162

NR

NR

33

Shane Golobic

Fremont, CA

1

321

129

41

38

91

62

80

112

133

34

Justin Henderson

Tea, SD

7

313

92

103

84

87

64

41

56

85

35

D.J. Foos

Fremont, OH

8

311

50

37

136

34

119

90

139

75

36

Cole Macedo

Lemoore, CA

7

302

105

271

NR

293

NR

NR

NR

NR

37

Dylan Cisney

Port Royal, PA

1

293

32

48

90

64

117

119

294

86

38

Brock Zearfoss

Jonestown, PA

0

283

18

14

26

21

49

87

267

260

39

Kraig Kinser

Bloomington, IN

0

280

62

39

57

27

22

73

34

38

40

Alan Krimes

Denver, PA

2

279

72-tie

45

66

49

27

39

23

15

41

Cole Duncan

Lockbourne, OH

6

253

26

40

31

17

28

36

28

52

42

Jacob Allen

Hanover, PA

0

253

25

51

35

254

89

305

443

187

43

Parker Price-Miller

Kokomo, IN

2

251

23

33

20

37

36

47

231

NR

44

Ryan Smith

Kunkletown, PA

2

244

42

23

28

23

34

38

46

95

45

Ayrton Gennetten

Versailles, MO

5

238

196

260

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

46

Tim Shaffer

Aliquippa, PA

4

231

36

13

4

8

29

30

30

9

47

D.J. Netto

Hanford, CA

2

229

117

50

68

62

61

105

131

213

48

A.J. Flick

Apollo, PA

3

215

38

43

72

84

74

78

124

NR

49

Tim Kaeding

San Jose, CA

2

209

40

35

50

38

31

22

50

7

50

T.J. Stutts

Liverpool, PA

1

207

49

56

55

53

135

207

NR

234

51

Cale Conley

Vienna, WV

2

203

28

62

65

121

NR

NR

NR

NR

52

Lucas Wolfe

Mechanicsburg, PA

1

201

45

27

12

11

12

12

26

81

53

Kasey Kahne

Enumclaw, WA

0

194

69

316

116

187

175

215

NR

NR

54

Devon Borden

Raymond, WA

2

193

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

55

Sam Hafertepe, Jr.

Sunnyvale, TX

1

192

126

300

262

400

376

261

193

98

56

Mike Wagner

Harrisonville, PA

1

190

56

99

94

102

125

92

79

74

57

Sye Lynch

Apollo, PA

8

189

81

84

135

196

209

441

351

NR

58

Bud Kaeding

Campbell, CA

0

188

135

46

52

43

40

54

58

205

59

Matt Campbell

Fawn Grove, PA

2

186

78

134

158

69

222

NR

NR

NR

60

Scotty Thiel

Sheboygan, WI

4

185

99

57

44

36

52

81

84

268

61

Travis Philo

Waterville, OH

1

184

72-tie

63

58

54

53

195

99

132

62

Brooke Tatnell

Sans Souci, NSW

2

182

150

87

59

40

111

91

130

194

63

Trey Jacobs

Shreve, OH

3

176

46

117

121

210

144

NR

NR

NR

64

Jeff Halligan

Ephrata, PA

1

171

66

181

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

65

Jake Blackhurst

Hanna City, IL

3

170

91

66

54

86

179

150

NR

440

66

Tyler Ross

Lincoln University, PA

3

167

114

NR

192

216

149

158

197

NR

67

Justin Sanders

Prunedale, CA

5

163

97

108

110

132

173

NR

404

NR

68

Brendan Mullen

Grand Forks, ND

5

158

111

210

208

316

NR

NR

NR

NR

69

Mark Dobmeier

Grand Forks, ND

5

156

241

44

43

29

24

29

17

18

70

Jade Hastings

Grand Forks, ND

4

153

59

89

85

109

147

151

245

NR

71

Brandon Rahmer

Salfordville, PA

0

152

63

104

106

108

145

187

254

NR

72

Lee Jacobs

Holmesville, OH

0

151

53

68

40

31

121

83

41

121

73

Austin Pierce

Grand Forks, ND

10

149

60

92

69

42

60

52

60

59

74

Craig Mintz

Gibsonburg, OH

0

148

76

126

51

144

83

67

45

41

75

Kyle Reinhardt

New Oxford, PA

1

147

55

73

NR

257

311

212

190

376

76

Kyle Moody

Lewisberry, PA

0

147

106

55

89

153

190

136

121

190

77

Greg Wilson

Benton Ridge, OH

2

146

61

47

71

59

58

19

37

46

78

Blane Heimbach

Selinsgrove, PA

0

146

88

100

131

103

87

169

57

27

79

Davey Heskin

St. Michael, MN

0

139

130

152

67

177

77

106

103

92

80

Nate Dussel

Bradner, OH

3

138

44

65

129

NR

NR

112

NR

NR

81

Daryn Pittman

Owasso, OK

1

137

15

6

5

5

2

9

2

2

82

Matt Juhl

Tea, SD

0

137

68

105

74

138

160

228

403

NR

83

Cory Haas

Dallastown, PA

1

133

NR

49

48

46

50

41

51

54

84

Brandon Matus

Wampum PA

3

130

138

118

145

200

95

63

54

80

85

Scott Neitzel

Beaver Dam, WI

3

129

83

101

112

67

65

72

74

70

86

Jack Sodeman, Jr.

North Jackson, OH

4

127

74

85

75

75

47

55

80

33

87

Wade Nygaard

Grand Forks, ND

1

126

101

67

46

56

66

44

93

56

88

Dean Jacobs

Wooster, OH

2

125

93

96

272

125

56

50

55

103

89

Gerard McIntyre, Jr.

New Oxford, PA

0

121

110

75

56

92

84

123

71

154

90

Carson McCarl

Altoona, IA

0

120

NR

NR

217

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

91

Stuart Brubaker

Fremont, OH

1

119

65

115

62

90

76

66

113

203

92

Byron Reed

Monclova, OH

1

119

80

78

70

35

30

32

35

47

93

Jim Siegel

New Oxford, PA

1

116

108

82

87

136

96

96

86

60

94

Buddy Kofoid

Penngrove, CA

2

115

52

25

104

107

268

NR

NR

NR

95

Sean Becker

Roseville, CA

1

112

167

224

177

98

70

82

64

96

96

Lynton Jeffrey

Prairie City, IA

1

112

87

110

107

111

102

71

91

129

97

Chad Trout

Dover, PA

1

112

89

54

63

116

338

NR

NR

NR

98

Broc Martin

Wooster, OH

6

108

131

121

111

79

85

173

102

100

99

Brandon Spithaler

Evans City, PA

2

108

54

141

146

147

133

138

122

82

100

Carl Bowser

Butler, PA

1

107

51

70

101

83

94

109

39

68

 

Features Completed: 438 (316 in 2020, 377 in 2019, 382 in 2018, 446 in 2017, 472 in 2016, 462 in 2015, 452 in 2014, 447 in 2013)

Number of Different Winners: 146 (97 in 2020, 123 in 2019, 121 in 2018, 141 in 2017, 146 in 2016, 156 in 2015, 148 in 2014, 147 in 2013)

Number of Drivers to Earn Points: 361 (331 in 2020, 344 in 2019, 376 in 2018, 406 in 2017, 439 in 2016, 451 in 2015, 470 in 2014, 468 in 2013)

Past Top Tens in Winged 410 Sprint Car Power Rankings:

2020 – 1. Kyle Larson (32) 1,431, 2. Brad Sweet (10) 1,070, 3. Logan Schuchart (7) 1,003, 4. David Gravel (9) 931, 5. Aaron Reutzel (13) 892, 6. Sheldon Haudenschild (7) 874, 7. Donny Schatz (5) 848, 8. Danny Dietrich (13) 781, 9. Bent Marks (4) 729, 10. Anthony Macri (9) 703.

2019 – 1. Brad Sweet (17) 1,251, 2. Donny Schatz (11) 1,184, 3. David Gravel (14) 1,171, 4. Aaron Reutzel (18) 985, 5. Logan Schuchart (8) 978, 6. Daryn Pittman (5) 940, 7. Danny Dietrich (15) 937, 8. Sheldon Haudenschild (2) 674, 9. Cory Eliason (4) 672, 10. Carson Macedo (4) 594.

2018 – 1. Donny Schatz (24) 1,398, 2. Brad Sweet (11) 1,192, 3. David Gravel (5) 883, 4. Tim Shaffer (9) 804, 5. Daryn Pittman (9) 772, 6. Danny Dietrich (10) 753, 7. Aaron Reutzel (11) 707, 8. Greg Hodnett (5) 685, 9. Shane Stewart (1) 682, 10. Carson Macedo (6) 665.

2017 – 1. Donny Schatz (23) 1,631, 2. Brad Sweet (5) 1,324, 3. David Gravel (20) 1,225, 4. Shane Stewart (8) 909, 5. Daryn Pittman (3) 892, 6. Kerry Madsen (8) 874, 7. Danny Dietrich (13) 842, 8. Tim Shaffer (9) 811, 9. Jason Johnson (5) 747, 10. Ian Madsen (7) 739.

2016 – 1. Donny Schatz (26) 1,516, 2. Daryn Pittman (9) 1,292, 3. Greg Hodnett (19) 1,283, 4. Shane Stewart (12) 1,172, 5. David Gravel (9) 1,172, 6. Brad Sweet (8) 1,114, 7. Joey Saldana (5) 966, 8. Dale Blaney (8) 877, 9. Danny Dietrich (9) 816, 10. Chad Kemenah (2) 784.

2015 – 1. Donny Schatz (31) 1,480, 2. Greg Hodnett (17) 1,089, 3. Shane Stewart (11) 1,033, 4. Danny Dietrich (16) 961, 5. Dale Blaney (16) 931, 6. Joey Saldana (3) 923, 7. Kerry Madsen (4) 920, 8. Danny Lasoski (14) 903, 9. Daryn Pittman (6) 876, 10. Brad Sweet (6) 874.

2014 – 1. Donny Schatz (26) 1,476, 2. Daryn Pittman (14) 1,219, 3. Kerry Madsen (7) 1,083, 4. Paul McMahan (5) 1,040, 5. Dale Blaney (21) 975, 6. Joey Saldana (8) 895, 7. Greg Hodnett (11) 871, 8. Brad Sweet (5) 783, 9. David Gravel (5) 715, 10. Danny Dietrich (10) 624.

2013 – 1. Donny Schatz (26) 1,089, 2. Daryn Pittman (8) 925, 3. Fred Rahmer (7) 764, 4. Paul McMahan (4) 728, 5. Lance Dewease (3) 673, 6. Greg Hodnett (8) 668, 7. Tim Kaeding (12) 624, 8. Dale Blaney (7) 591, 9. Tim Shaffer (3) 549, 10. Brian Montieth (9) 545.

The Open Wheel Power Rankings are determined by cumulative points based on a sliding scale dependent upon car count at Sprint Car and Midget events across all sanctions and non-sanctions throughout North America.

 

 

Twin State Auto Racing Club’s Auto/drag racing car show returns as club celebrates its 50th year.

by Jim Balentine Jr.

(Youngstown, Ohio) The longest active non profit racing club in the country, the Twin State Auto Racing Club based out of the Youngstown, Ohio area, celebrates its historic 50th anniversary with their successful auto/drag racing mall show. The show will be held at the Shenango Valley Mall, in Hermitage , Pa. from Friday March 18th through Sunday March 20th 2022. The cars will be pushed in after the mall closes at 8 pm on Thursday March 17th, and will exit the mall after business hours on Sunday March 20th.

The club’s annual car show, which began in April of 1973 had previously been held at the Southern Park Mall in Boardman , Ohio for the inaugural show, and from 1974 until 2010 was held at the Eastwood Mall in Niles, Ohio. The event showcases local stock and drag cars and local race tracks with their displays to promote their upcoming season. The fans will be able to get an up close look at the mounts that sling dirt or burn rubber on summer weekends, where the average fan does not have the ability to see the cars up close. The show will include an autograph night on Saturday as fans both young and old will be able to collect autographs of all the drivers in attendance and also will host their annual Promoter’s night where all the local tracks will be able to inform the public on their 2022 plans and to pass out schedules. Friday night the club will celebrate drivers night as all drivers from the past and present are welcome to discuss their career and plans for 2022.

The first show in April 1973 had 76 machines grace the interior of the Southern Park Mall, and was a first for the Ohio/ West. Pa. Area. 1973 president and current club Senior chairman emeritus Jim Balentine Sr. recalls the event. “the off season going into 1973 our club discussed this idea to put cars on display inside the mall to help promote Expo, Sharon, and Canfield Speedways..all within 30 minutes from the mall. My wife Sue and Sandy Cahalin grabbed phone books and began calling drivers from those tracks to see if they were interested...and we has 76 cars inside the mall...it was so crowded that on the Saturday of the show there were no more parking spaces left in the parking lot as the mall was filled to capacity and the local police had to monitor the entrances to the mall. We had no idea what we were doing as it was never done before..but we did something right!!!”

The show then moved to the larger Eastwood Mall in Niles, Ohio and from 1974 until the last one in 2010 continued to be a rousing success. Besides local entries, cars began coming as far away as Canton, Ohio and Butler, Pa to take advantage of the popular show. The show was, according to mall management, the second busiest time of the year beside Christmas, as race fans patronized the local shops inside the mall. In 2010 with a change in mall management, the show ceased in operation, and the club was without its popular show. In 2018, the Shenango Valley Mall was approached by the club to give rebirth to their show...and was well receive by fans, shoppers, and mall stores and management. For 2 years the mall show was immensely successful and was halted last year due to COVID-19.

Twin state PR director Jim Balentine Jr states, “When we returned to having a mall show the Shenango mall could not have been more gracious and supportive. The mall went out of their way to make that show successful last year with all kinds of help and were rewarded with a huge turnout of patrons visiting the mall which also helped improve mall revenue, which was a win-win for all parties involved!! We are excited to build off of each year with a bigger car count for 2022 for the mall!!!

For more information or to enter your car please contact OJ Tucker at 330-219-7733.

For more information on the Twin State Auto Racing Club you can visit their facebook page.

 

 

 

2022 SCHEDULE RELEASED FOR ACTION SPRINT TOUR FUELED BY PINTY'S
By Tommy Goudge

(January 7, 2021) – The Action Sprint Tour Fueled by Pinty's Crate Sprint Car series is ready for season five, and series officials are excited to announce a 17-race schedule for 2022. Each race will pay a minimum of $1,000 to the winner, and ten events will be broadcast live on GForceTV.

The schedule includes seven two-day events, which will cut down on travel for race teams and fans alike. The championship winner will again be rewarded with $5,000 and a Pinty’s VIP package for the 2023 Bristol Dirt Race, while 10th place in the championship standings will pay $1,000. Ten Action Sprint Tour events will also feature the Knights of Thunder 360 Sprint Car Series, giving fans a chance to see all the best Sprint Car teams in one place.

A new marquee event is one of several highlights on this year's AST schedule, as the inaugural Canadian Crate Nationals will be held at Ohsweken Speedway on Friday, September 16; the Friday night winner will choose between a $5,000 payday or a brand new fully-converted GM 602 crate engine, while the winner on Saturday night will receive whichever prize is not chosen on Friday. Teams and drivers from all over Ontario, Quebec, and the northeastern United States will be on hand for the new event. Several other AST dates are included on the Ohsweken agenda - including a pair of $2,000-to-win events - as the tour supports all three editions of the Canadian Sprint Car Nationals scheduled in 2022, plus the long-awaited dirt track debut of the NASCAR Pinty’s Series.

The Niagara Region will see plenty of AST racing this season; three races are scheduled at Humberstone Speedway, including a special Canada Day event on Thursday, June 30, and a return to The Fall Classic weekend on September 30 and October 1. Nearby Merrittville Speedway will also host three AST events in 2022, with races scheduled there on June 11, July 16, and August 27.

The tour will head to eastern Ontario for six events in 2022; Brockville Ontario Speedway will host the AST on August 20, followed by a visit to Cornwall Motor Speedway on August 21. Brockville will also host a weekend doubleheader on Friday, September 9, and Saturday, September 10. Meanwhile, Brighton Speedway’s Labour Day Classic weekend will feature the tour for a second consecutive year, with events scheduled for Saturday, September 3, and Sunday, September 4.

The 2022 Action Sprint Tour is made possible with the support of Pinty’s Delicious Foods. Make sure to visit the official website and social media pages of the Action Sprint Tour Fueled by Pinty's for news and updates.

2022 ACTION SPRINT TOUR FUELED BY PINTY'S
CRATE SPRINT CAR SERIES SCHEDULE
(* indicates live broadcast on GForceTV w/Knights of Thunder 360's)
Saturday, June 11 - Merrittville Speedway
Thursday, June 30 - Humberstone Speedway*
Friday, July 1 - Ohsweken Speedway* ($2,000-to-win)
Saturday, July 16 - Merrittville Speedway
Monday, August 15 - Ohsweken Speedway* ($2,000-to-win)
Tuesday, August 16 - Ohsweken Speedway*
Saturday, August 20 - Brockville Ontario Speedway
Sunday, August 21 - Cornwall Motor Speedway
Saturday, August 27 - Merrittville Speedway
Saturday, September 3 - Brighton Speedway*
Sunday, September 4 - Brighton Speedway*
Friday, September 9 - Brockville Ontario Speedway
Saturday, September 10 - Brockville Ontario Speedway
Friday, September 16 - Ohsweken Speedway* (Canadian Crate Nationals - $5,000-to-win)
Saturday, September 17 - Ohsweken Speedway*
Friday, September 30 - Humberstone Speedway*
Saturday, October 1 - Humberstone Speedway*
ACTION SPRINT TOUR MEDIA
Website: www.actionsprinttour.com
Facebook: ActionSprintTour
Twitter: @ActionSprints
Instagram: @actionsprinttour
YouTube: GForceTV

About the Action Sprint Tour fueled by Pinty’s: Founded in 2018, the Action Sprint Tour is a traveling Winged Crate Sprint Car Series based in Ontario, Canada. Action Sprint Tour cars are powered by GM 602 crate engines modified specifically to fit a Sprint Car chassis. Each points-paying event on the 2022 schedule will pay a minimum of $1,000-to-win and $150-to-start, and selected events will be broadcast live on GForceTV. The 2022 championship winner will be rewarded with $5,000 and a Pinty’s VIP package for the 2023 Bristol Dirt Race, while 10th place in the championship standings will pay $1,000. The 2022 Action Sprint Tour is made possible with the support of Pinty’s Delicious Foods. Visit www.actionsprinttour.com for more information.

 

 

Bacon Tops Non-Wing Sprint Car Rankings Again in 2021!

Lonnie Wheatley, BROKEN ARROW, Okla. (January 6, 2022) – Brady Bacon made it two years in a row by topping the Non-Wing Sprint Car Power Rankings once again in 2021.

Bacon became the third different driver to top the Non-Wing Sprint Car Power Rankings in consecutive years since its inception in 2013 along with Robert Ballou (2014 and 2015) and Kevin Thomas, Jr. (2016, 2017 and 2018).

Five of Bacon’s eight overall Non-Wing Sprint Car wins in 2021 came in USAC National Sprint Car competition as he raced to a fourth career Sprint Car championship.  Victories came at Lawrenceburg, Grandview and Bloomington along with preliminary wins at Perris Auto Speedway’s “Oval Nationals” and Arizona Speedway’s “Western World Championships”.

Finishing among the top-ten in Non-Wing Sprint Car Power Rankings for the ninth consecutive year, Bacon took the top spot by 91 points over Justin Grant.  With a Kokomo Smackdown triumph among his 10 wins on the season, Grant finished among the top-five for a fifth consecutive year.

2021 Oval Nationals champion Kevin Thomas, Jr., finished out the year ranked third, his sixth time among the top three including three times at the top rung of the ladder.

Jake Swanson put together his best season to date by ranking fourth with his first USAC Sprint Car win in Oval Nationals preliminary action among his eight feature wins for the year.

With a victory in the Inaugural USAC Sprint Car Nationals at Huset’s Speedway among his seven overall wins, C.J. Leary rounded out the top five to make it four years in a row among the top five including the top ranking in 2019.

Tanner Thorson ranked sixth with the balance of the top ten including Chris Windom, Logan Seavey, Robert Ballou and Jadon Rogers.

While Bacon has finished amongst the top ten during each of the nine years of the Non-Wing Sprint Car Power Rankings, Swanson, Thorson, Seavey and Rogers each broke into the top ten for the first time.

Separated into Non-Wing 410 and Non-Wing 360 Power Rankings through 2018, those were consolidated into a single Non-Wing Sprint Car Power Ranking for 2019 and beyond with all Non-Wing 410 and injected Non-Wing 360 events included in the Rankings.

A look at the 2021 Top 50 in Non-Wing Sprint Car Power Rankings is as follows:

Rank

Name

Hometown

Wins

Points

2020 Rank

2019 Rank

2018 Rank

2017 Rank

2016 Rank

2015 Rank

2014 Rank

2013 Rank

1

Brady Bacon

Broken Arrow, OK

8

863

1

5

7

10

2

5

8

10

2

Justin Grant

Ione, CA

10

772

3

2

5

2

16

11

5

14

3

Kevin Thomas, Jr.

Cullman, AL

11

771

6

3

1

1

1

3

15

6

4

Jake Swanson

Anaheim, CA

8

635

23

14

22

20

29

29

87

242

5

C.J. Leary

Greenfield, IN

7

614

4

1

4

6

10

8

14

23

6

Tanner Thorson

Minden, NV

5

556

39

NR

NR

NR

145

NR

NR

NR

7

Chris Windom

Canton, IL

2

500

2

6

2

3

3

12

18

8

8

Logan Seavey

Sutter, CA

8

474

16

38

31

75

NR

NR

NR

NR

9

Robert Ballou

Rocklin, CA

2

428

10

29

8

5

7

1

1

7

10

Jadon Rogers

Worthington, IN

8

389

15

31

85

112

158

163

NR

NR

11

Kyle Cummins

Princeton, IN

5

380

7

9

15

17

13

21

22

30

12

Chase Stockon

Fort Branch, IN

2

371

5

8

9

11

8

4

7

5

13

Shane Cottle

Kokomo, IN

1

307

9

20

19

12

9

10

10

12

14

A.J. Hopkins

Brownsburg, IN

8

266

11

23

16

19

33

46

51

33

15

Tye Mihocko

Peoria, AZ

7

258

29

110

161

NR

NR

NR

238

NR

16

Damion Gardner

Concord, CA

7

252

65

15

12

15

14

14

12

11

17

Thomas Meseraull

San Jose, CA

5

252

17

7

10

8

4

9

29

61

18

Brody Roa

Buena Park, CA

3

245

75

11

11

16

25

30

46

70

19

Shane Cockrum

Benton, IL

6

227

19

19

14

27

27

104

64

NR

20

Jason McDougal

Broken Arrow, OK

2

224

73

10

28

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

21

Wesley Smith

Nixa, MO

10

202

38

67

70

216

NR

NR

NR

NR

22

Alex Bright

Collegeville, PA

11

198

57

NR

NR

206

NR

NR

NR

NR

23

Charles Davis, Jr.

Buckeye, AZ

3

198

33

35

79

199

131

97

175

156

24

Austin Williams

Yorba Linda, CA

2

195

52

17

18

32

26

23

42

46

25

Scotty Weir

Marion, IN

3

192

21

18

48

35

50

36

19

13

26

Matt Westfall

Ludlow Falls, OH

2

182

13

13

21

45

38

NR

26

26

27

Mario Clouser

Chatham, IL

8

173

25

44

51

95

120

NR

NR

NR

28

Kory Schudy

Springfield, MO

7

154

56

65

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

29

Max Adams

Loomis, CA

5

142

18

30

25

57

56

NR

NR

247

30

Briggs Danner

Allentown, PA

9

140

114

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

31

Nick Bilbee

Indianapolis, IN

4

137

28

33

36

55

42

28

55

44

32

Chase Johnson

Penngrove, CA

4

125

60

58

225

90

145

NR

NR

NR

33

Isaac Chapple

Willow Branch, IN

5

123

45

26

20

51

106

84

NR

NR

34

Brayden Fox

Avon, IN

0

122

40

154

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

35

Cole Bodine

Rossville, IN

0

122

59

225

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

36

Chris Gansen

Verdemont Heights, CA

0

113

NR

86

83

107

124

NR

NR

NR

37

Stevie Sussex

Laveen, AZ

1

108

41

32

42

52

67

NR

80

220

38

R.J. Johnson

Phoenix, AZ

9

107

38

24

37

28

43

51

82

85

39

Tyler Courtney

Indianapolis, IN

2

102

12

4

3

4

17

37

56

34

40

Cody Williams

Yorba Linda, CA

0

101

153

79

38

46

74

65

NR

45

41

Brady Short

Bedford, IN

0

99

32

21

81

7

12

7

6

3

42

Xavier Doney

Odessa, MO

1

97

165

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

43

Justin Zimmerman

Athens, TX

4

92

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

44

Zach Daum

Pocahontas, IL

0

87

80

89

60

96

62

87

NR

NR

45

Critter Malone

Speedway, IN

1

86

49

82

192

170

71

123

NR

277

46

Davey Ray

Loves Park, IL

2

81

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

47

Tyler Kendall

Connerville, IN

1

78

NR

169

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

48

Paul Nienhiser

Chapin, IL

1

78

147

236

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

NR

49

Jake Scott

Morgantown, IN

1

77

42

122

63

77

57

61

134

120

50

Tommy Malcolm

Corona, CA

0

76

NR

52

75

89

114

154

NR

NR

 

Features Completed: 284 (153 in 2020, 243 in 2019, 197 in 2018, 225 in 2017, 206 in 2016, 218 in 2015, 224 in 2014, 235 in 2013)

Number of Different Winners: 93 (61 in 2020, 91 in 2019, 71 in 2018, 76 in 2017, 72 in 2016, 75 in 2015, 85 in 2014, 92 in 2013)

Number of Drivers to Earn Points: 294 (203 in 2020, 267 in 2019, 204 in 2018, 226 in 2017, 231 in 2016, 268 in 2015, 293 in 2013, 336 in 2013)

Note: Prior to 2019, Non-Wing Power Rankings were broken into 410-ci and 360-ci categories instead of combined into one overall ranking.

Past Top Tens in Non-Wing Sprint Car Power Rankings:

2020 – 1. Brady Bacon (11) 618, 2. Chris Windom (7) 557, 3. Justin Grant (7) 530, 4. C.J. Leary (4) 503, 5. Chase Stockon (3) 503, 6. Kevin Thomas, Jr. (3) 466, 7. Kyle Cummins (7) 383, 8. Dave Darland (1) 340, 9. Shane Cottle (3) 313, 10. Robert Ballou 312.

2019 – 1. C.J. Leary (4) 701, 2. Justin Grant (8) 697, 3. Kevin Thomas, Jr. (7) 689, 4. Tyler Courtney (9) 678, 5. Brady Bacon (8) 671, 6. Chris Windom (8) 632, 7. Thomas Meseraull (12) 492, 8. Chase Stockon (1) 486, 9. Kyle Cummins (14) 468, 10. Jason McDougal (1) 354.

2018 – 1. Kevin Thomas, Jr. (15) 917, 2. Chris Windom (9) 863, 3. Tyler Courtney (12) 785, 4. C.J. Leary (6) 664, 5. Justin Grant (10) 655, 6. Dave Darland (4) 642, 7. Brady Bacon (5) 578, 8. Robert Ballou (5) 553, 9. Chase Stockon (2) 529, 10. Thomas Meseraull (7) 384.

2017 – 1. Kevin Thomas, Jr. (18) 928, 2. Justin Grant (9) 682, 3. Chris Windom (10) 667, 4. Tyler Courtney (7) 616, 5. Robert Ballou (4) 599, 6. C.J. Leary (8) 479, 7. Brady Short (7) 465, 8. Thomas Meseraull (6) 454, 9. Chad Boespflug (2) 437, 10. Brady Bacon (3) 436.

2016 – 1. Kevin Thomas, Jr. (13) 782, 2. Brady Bacon (3) 742, 3. Chris Windom (5) 661, 4. Thomas Meseraull (8) 658, 5. Dave Darland (2) 632, 6. Chad Boespflug (6) 555, 7. Robert Ballou (4) 503, 8. Chase Stockon (3) 497, 9. Shane Cottle (4) 451, 10. C.J. Leary (3) 446.

2015 – 1. Robert Ballou (18) 959, 2. Dave Darland (6) 895, 3. Kevin Thomas, Jr. (6) 649, 4. Chase Stockon (5) 607, 5. Brady Bacon (9) 601, 6. Jon Stanbrough (2) 577, 7. Brady Short (16) 561, 8. C.J. Leary (4) 517, 9. Thomas Meseraull (9) 466, 10. Shane Cottle (5) 419.

2014 – 1. Robert Ballou (11) 822, 2. Dave Darland (11) 750, 3. Jon Stanbrough (8) 705, 4. Bryan Clauson (9) 671, 5. Justin Grant (8) 625, 6. Brady Short (12) 605, 7. Chase Stockon (4) 532, 8. Brady Bacon (4) 477, 9. Chad Boespflug (7) 438, 10. Shane Cottle (3) 410.

2013 – 1. Dave Darland (9) 631, 2. Bryan Clauson (11) 627, 3. Brady Short (10) 531, 4. Jon Stanbrough (3) 509, 5. Chase Stockon (3) 507, 6. Kevin Thomas, Jr. (10) 496, 7. Robert Ballou (5) 474, 8. Chris Windom (6) 414, 9. Chad Boespflug (6) 390, 10. Brady Bacon (2) 389.

The Open Wheel Power Rankings are determined by cumulative points based on a sliding scale dependent upon car count at Sprint Car and Midget events across all sanctions and non-sanctions throughout North America.

 

 

PERRIS AUTO SPEEDWAY 2022 SCHEDULE!

(Perris, CA, January 5, 2022) Perris Auto Speedway promoter Don Kazarian is pleased to release the track’s 2022 schedule. The season will be the 26th year of competition for the widely known racing facility.

The 2022 campaign will feature 27 exciting nights of racing action on the West Coast’s premier dirt track. Widely known for its long association with sprint cars, the open-wheel discipline leads the way with 10 dates this year. The Amsoil USAC/CRA and the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Cars will kick off the open-wheel portion of the schedule with the SoCal Showdown on March 26th. The PAS Senior and Young Gun Sprint Cars will partner up and race together at each USAC/CRA Sprint Car show through the month of October.

The sprint car schedule will include several special dates throughout the campaign. Included will be the SoCal Showdown, the Sokola Shootout on April 30th, the Salute to Indy on May 28th, the inaugural Bubby Jones/Ray Sheetz Memorial on June 25th, the California Racer’s Hall of Fame Night on August 20th, and the September 17th Glenn Howard Classic. The open-wheel season will close with the 26th Annual Heimark/Anheuser Busch Oval Nationals presented by All Coast Construction featuring the USAC/CRA and USAC National Sprint Cars on November 3rd, 4th, and 5th.

The wildly popular Night of Destruction presented by LKQ Pick Your Part will bookend the track’s 26th year beginning with the season-opening event on March 5th and the year’s finale on November 12th. All told there will be nine Nights of Destruction in 2022 and each will feature Figure 8 racing, Figure 8 Trailer races, Mini Stocks on the road course, Demo Cross, and the crazy Double Deckers. Included after two years off will be the annual Fireworks Spectacular/Night of Destruction on Saturday, July 2nd.

The 26th season of PASSCAR Stock Car racing will see eight nights of action in 2022. Headlined by the powerful and growing super stock class, PASSCAR nights will also feature street stocks, factory stocks, and for the first time, IMCA sport compacts

Fans will notice a change to PASSCAR nights in 2022. Except for the March 19th PASSCAR lid lifter and “Champions Night” on October 22nd, the IMCA modifieds will be making six of their eight appearances on the same card with the AMSOIL USAC/CRA, Sprint Cars from April through September.

Another addition to the schedule happens on September 17th. For the first time in several years, Lightning Sprint Cars will be back at The PAS. They will be joining the USAC/CRA Series and the IMCA modifieds that night. It will be the first-ever POWRi sanctioned Southwest Lightning Sprint Car Series race on the famous half-mile clay oval.

Last Sunday afternoon, Kazarian was a guest on “The Racer Radio Show” and he discussed the 2022 schedule with host Dave Stall. For those who missed the show, you can listen to the replay at the following link http://www.perrisautospeedway.com/radio22/RACERRADIO220102.mp3

Advance tickets for all PAS-promoted races will be available soon at www.tix.com. Tickets for the World of Outlaws USAC/CRA So Cal Showdown are on sale now at the following link https://mpv.tickets.com/?orgid=52711&agency=WRG_SNG_MPV&eventID=73567

Perris Auto Speedway 2022 Schedule

March 5th "OPENING NIGHT” LKQ Pick Your Part Presents

NIGHT OF DESTRUCTION I - DEMO CROSS, FIGURE 8'S,

TRAILER FIGURE 8'S, MINI STOCKS AND DOUBLE DECKERS

March 19th PASSCAR SERIES - SUPER STOCKS, STREET STOCKS, AMERICAN FACTORY STOCKS, IMCA SPORT COMPACTS AND

IMCA MODIFIEDS

March 26th NOS ENERGY DRINK WORLD OF OUTLAWS SPRINT CAR SERIES, AMSOIL USAC/CRA SPRINT CARS AND PAS SENIOR/YOUNG GUNS SPRINT CARS

April 2nd PASSCAR SERIES - SUPER STOCKS, STREET STOCKS, AMERICAN FACTORY STOCKS AND IMCA SPORT COMPACTS

April 23rd LKQ Pick Your Part Presents NIGHT OF DESTRUCTION II - DEMO CROSS, FIGURE 8'S, TRAILER FIGURE 8'S, MINI STOCKS AND DOUBLE DECKERS

April 30th "SOKOLA SHOOTOUT" AMSOIL USAC/CRA SPRINT CARS, PAS SENIOR/YOUNG GUNS SPRINT CARS AND IMCA MODIFIEDS

May 14th PASSCAR SERIES - SUPER STOCKS, STREET STOCKS, AMERICAN FACTORY STOCKS AND IMCA SPORT COMPACTS

May 21st LKQ Pick Your Part Presents NIGHT OF DESTRUCTION III DEMO CROSS, FIGURE 8’S, TRAILER FIGURE 8'S, MINI STOCKS AND DOUBLE DECKERS

May 28th "SALUTE TO INDY" AMSOIL USAC/CRA SPRINT CARS, PAS SENIOR/YOUNG GUNS SPRINT CARS AND IMCA MODIFIEDS

June 4th PASSCAR SERIES - SUPER STOCKS, STREET STOCKS,

AMERICAN FACTORY STOCKS AND IMCA SPORT COMPACTS

June 11th LKQ Pick Your Part Presents NIGHT OF DESTRUCTION IV DEMO CROSS, FIGURE 8'S, TRAILER FIGURE 8'S, MINI STOCKS AND DOUBLE DECKERS

June 25th “BUBBY JONES / RAY SHEETZ MEMORIAL” AMSOIL USAC/CRA SPRINT CARS, PAS SENIOR/YOUNG GUNS SPRINT CARS AND IMCA MODIFIEDS

July 2nd FIREWORKS SPECTACULAR LKQ Pick Your Part Presents

NIGHT OF DESTRUCTION V - DEMO CROSS, FIGURE 8'S, TRAILER FIGURE 8'S, MINI STOCKS AND DOUBLE DECKERS

August 13th LKQ Pick Your Part Presents NIGHT OF DESTRUCTION VI DEMO CROSS, FIGURE 8'S, TRAILER FIGURE 8'S, MINI STOCKS AND DOUBLE DECKERS

August 20th “CALIFORNIA RACERS HALL OF FAME NIGHT" AMSOIL USAC/CRA SPRINT CARS, PAS SENIOR/YOUNG GUNS SPRINT CARS AND IMCA MODIFIEDS

August 27th PASSCAR SERIES - SUPER STOCKS, STREET STOCKS, AMERICAN FACTORY STOCKS AND IMCA SPORT COMPACTS

September 3rd LKQ Pick Your Part Presents NIGHT OF DESTRUCTION VII DEMO CROSS, FIGURE 8'S, TRAILER FIGURE 8'S, MINI STOCKS AND DOUBLE DECKERS

September 10th PASSCAR SERIES - SUPER STOCKS, STREET STOCKS, AMERICAN FACTORY STOCKS AND IMCA SPORT COMPACTS

September 17th "GLENN HOWARD CLASSIC" AMSOIL USAC/CRA SPRINT CARS, PAS SENIOR/YOUNG GUNS SPRINT CARS, IMCA MODIFIEDS AND Lucas Oil POWRi SOUTHWEST LIGHTNING SPRINT CARS

September 24th PASSCAR SERIES - SUPER STOCKS, STREET STOCKS, AMERICAN FACTORY STOCKS AND IMCA SPORT COMPACTS

October 1st AMSOIL USAC/CRA SPRINT CARS, PAS SENIOR/YOUNG GUNS SPRINT CARS AND IMCA MODIFIEDS

October 15th LKQ Pick Your Part Presents NIGHT OF DESTRUCTION VIII DEMO CROSS, FIGURE 8'S, TRAILER FIGURE 8'S, MINI STOCKS AND DOUBLE DECKERS

October 22nd PASSCAR “CHAMPION’S NIGHT” SUPER STOCKS, STREET STOCKS, AMERICAN FACTORY STOCKS, PAS MODIFIEDS AND PAS SPORT COMPACTS

November 2nd 26TH ANNUAL HEIMARK / ANHEUSER BUSCH OVAL NATIONALS Presented by ALL COAST CONSTRUCTION - Practice Night

November 3rd 26TH ANNUAL HEIMARK / ANHEUSER BUSCH OVAL NATIONALS Presented by ALL COAST CONSTRUCTION AMSOIL USAC NATIONAL AND AMSOIL USAC/CRA SPRINT CARS

November 4th 26TH ANNUAL HEIMARK / ANHEUSER BUSCH OVAL NATIONALS Presented by ALL COAST CONSTRUCTION AMSOIL USAC NATIONAL AND AMSOIL USAC/CRA SPRINT CARS

November 5th 26TH ANNUAL HEIMARK / ANHEUSER BUSCH OVAL NATIONALS Presented by ALL COAST CONSTRUCTION AMSOIL USAC NATIONAL AND AMSOIL USAC/CRA SPRINT CARS

November 12th LKQ Pick Your Part Presents NIGHT OF DESTRUCTION IX DEMO CROSS, FIGURE 8'S, TRAILER FIGURE 8'S, MINI STOCKS AND DOUBLE DECKERS

THIS SCHEDULE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE.

Advance tickets for the long awaited return of the Outlaws to So Cal are available now at the following link https://mpv.tickets.com/?orgid=52711&agency=WRG_SNG_MPV&eventID=73567.

Fans can stay up to date on track and driver news on The PAS social media efforts at the links below.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Perris-Auto-Speedway/113876798686480?ref=hl

Twitter: Perris Auto Speedway on Twitter.

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/perrisautospeedway/

Website: http://perrisautospeedway.com/

Perris Auto Speedway wants to thank the following corporate partners. Ahern Equipment Rentals, All Coast Construction, Anderson Chevrolet, Battery Systems, Bud’s Tire Pro, Chris’ Hauling, City of Perris, Communication Innovations, Daytona Boat & RV Storage, Ed Moore Bullet Proof Driveshaft, Flowdynamics, HD Industries, Heimark/Anheuser Busch, Hoosier Tires, Inland Rigging, Living Water’s Hospice, LKQ Pick Your Part, Luke’s Transmission, Moose Racing, Pepsi-Cola, Performance Online, Pole Position, PrintItNow.com, Rainbow Bolt & Supply, Rugged Radios, Shaver Specialties, Square H, Sunoco Race Fuels, Trench Shoring, Upland Rock, Varner Construction and Vista Paint.

Video and DVD productions of all racing sprint cars events at Perris Auto Speedway are available from Loudpedal Productions. For more information on these productions you can contact them by calling (805) 844-3854, E-mailing mailto:trtruex@gmail.com or you can visit the website LoudPedal Productions.

DVDs of all the PASSCAR/IMCA racing and Nights of Destruction at The PAS are available from Fourvideos. For more information call (714) 225-9500.

mailto:perrisautospeedway1@gmail.com is the only authorized Internet address to issue official media news released from The Perris Auto Speedway or Oval Entertainment.

 

 

Doing it for Col
“Finally we get to return to one of our favourite race tracks, Timmis Speedway this Saturday night
for the Col Beasley Classic. Our opening round in October was canned due to Covid but everything is
falling into place for this weekend. We have ‘upped the ante’ this season paying $3000 to the
winner. Everyone remembers Col and he was a well-loved bloke around Mildura and a passionate
sprintcar competitor. He ran with us back in the day and we are really honoured to be able to hold
this 5th tribute night in his honour.” says Mandy Searle Series Promoter.
Current Series Champ Rusty Hickman won the prestigious Beasley show last year and is returning to
attempt back to back wins. Hickman is in the family owned V40 J&J always puts on a show for the
spectators running the fence at Mildura.
A strong contingent of local cars that call Timmis home have other plans for who will take the win.
V43 Corey Sandow, V6 Cam Waters, NT52 Jason Bolitho, SA51 Jay Brown & VA9 Brad Warren in the
McClure Racing Team are all hard chargers and have the ‘home track’ advantage. VA91 Dan Scott
now also bases his car in Mildura. Legend ‘Farmer’ Phil Lock returns also after being MIA (busy on
the farm) for the past couple of shows and its fantastic to have him back. Ben Morris is returning in
the SA3 J&J after destroying it at Mt Gambier over Speedweek; and after being forced to sit out on
the sidelines earlier this season with an injury we hope Lady Luck will be kinder for his return to
Mildura. All Star regular SA33 Mark Caruso is a welcome return to the Series and Caruso’s
experience at Timmis speaks for itself winning multiple podiums over the years. Charles Hunter
currently sits on top of the Championship leader board and after strong results with his 410 recently
the family owned V73 will be another to watch. V7 Paul ‘Cyclone’ Solomon is one of the many that
swapped the 360 for a 410 over Christmas and in doing so picked up more laps and confidence. V60
Jordyn Charge is making the trek to Mildura. The quiet and unassuming Charge took out the Series
win at Hamilton recently and has ability beyond his years. V39 Brett Smith, D26 Todd Moule, S96
Brendan Guerin are only a few more names to throw their hat in the ring to win the Beasley show.
“The Flocon Mildura Moonshine Masters was a popular invention last season replacing the old King
of the River mini-series and is continued and improved this season. This incorporates the 3 series
races at Mildura and pays $3000 to the winner. As we have a few shows at Mildura we have an
added incentive for teams to travel for each round. The driver with the highest points overall for
these 3 shows based on the A Main will pick up a $3000 bonus.” Searle said.
With a field of 25 cars the excitement has been building to run on the recently revamped B&S
Earthworks Timmis Speedway and with the drivers above you are guaranteed ‘thrill and minute’
racing.
On track action starts from 6.00pm. January 8that Timmis Speedway, Mildura for RD3 of the Mainline
DynoLog Dynamometers All Star Series.

 

THREE HEAT RACE WINS AND THREE A FEATURE STARTS FOR ASHTON TORGERSON IN TULSA

Medford, Ore. (January 5, 2022) – Torgerson Racing of Medford, Oregon enjoyed a successful 37th annual Tulsa Shootout over the weekend, winning three heat races and qualifying for three features during the world’s largest and most prestigious Micro Sprint race. Facing off against over 1,700 entries packing the Tulsa Expo Center, brothers Austin and Ashton Torgerson competed in quadruple duty in Winged Outlaw, Non-Wing Outlaw, Stock Non-Wing, and Winged A-Class in their Ten-J Chassis.

15-year-old Ashton Torgerson made a big impression on those in attendance and those watching around the world on FloRacing.com Torgerson scored heat race wins in Non-Wing Outlaw, Winged A-Class, and Winged Outlaw along with a second-place finish in Stock Non-Wing. The performances earned his qualifier bids in all four divisions. His qualifier performances on New Year’s Eve saw him score victory in Winged A-Class as part of three podium runs.

Ashton was relegated to the LCQ for Stock Non-Wing where he finished 12th. In the other three classes, however, the driver of the No. 02 Adams Performance powered machine participated in the championship A-Mains. He finished 12th in Winged A-Class and 15th in Non-Wing Outlaw. His best showing came in the 55-lap Winged Outlaw finale, where the 2021 Dixon Speedway champion advanced from 17th on the grid to finish 13th.

His 18-year-old brother Austin also raced quadruple duty all weekend. The 2021 Plaza Park Non-Wing champion earned a pair of heat race podiums in Non-Wing Outlaw and Winged Outlaw. The Winged Outlaw run earned him a spot in the qualifiers. He finished sixth in the qualifier and lined up third in the B-Main. Needing a top-two finish to advance into the LCQ, Austin Torgerson finished one spot short in third to wrap up his Tulsa Shootout.

Up next, Torgerson Racing plans to be competing at the Chili Bowl. Austin will be racing while Ashton is looking for a ride, fresh off a strong performance in the Shootout. Torgerson Racing will also compete at Adobe Mountain Speedway in Micro Sprint competition at the end of January. The 2022 season will be full seasons of Micro Sprint action at Dixon Speedway and Delta Speedway, with ASCS 360 Sprint Car competition on off weekends.

Sponsors and supporters of Torgerson Racing include Adams Performance, Ten-J Chassis, Brandon Coates, Tyler Silva, Cody Key, Davey Key, and Ryan Ruth. To learn more about Torgerson Racing, visit them at their website www.TorgersonRacing.com Torgerson Racing is also available on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

 

 

Ikenberry and Deuce-5 to team with J.J. Hickle for 2022 Season!

SD Media, Broken Arrow, OK (January 5, 2022) Brandon Ikenberry and his newly formed Deuce-5 Motorsports team have dubbed Washington sprintcar sensation J.J. Hickle as their pilot for the 2022 season. With a 55 tentative race schedule set to start in Mid-March to early April, the focus will be on the Knoxville Raceway 410 points championship.

Brandon Ikenberry has put together a stellar team that will use Schnee Chassis with Kistler Power. He has looked forward to this season for some time. His dream was to own his own sprintcar team and be competitive. And he has done just that, after covid times set him back a year he was able to field a car in a few races in the 2021 season. Using a few drivers, he was able to get quality laps and build on a solid run at the Knoxville Nationals where the team was able to finish 8th in the B main on Saturday night, barely missing out on locking into the A main on Friday night. Brandon has brought some marketing partners in to help with the team as well. Dirty Air has come on board to help with motors and some other things to ensure they have the power and components needed to run up front. One of the owners of Dirty Air has been around sprintcars his entire life and his passion has always been to help field a car at Knoxville Raceway. Certified Septic Services, out of Knoxville, IA, has come on board to as well to help get up and down the road logistically for the team. As always, the team is searching for new marketing partners to be a part of the team.

When scoping out drivers for the team, Brandon came across J.J. Hickle and was impressed with him immediately. J.J. has been driving sprintcars for some time now and just recently topped the charts in the Sprintcarmania.com 360 power rankings for his performance in 2021. He is from Quilcene, WA and started his path as driver at famed racetracks such as Grays Harbor and Skagit Speedway. Winning a championship at Greys harbor in 2012 and winning the 360 Nationals at Skagit in 2019. He was the ASCS Sprint Week champion in 2020. In 2021 his notable wins were The Hockett/Mcmillin Memorial, Fred Brownfield memorial and swept the Devils Bowl spring and Winter Nationals. When asked about this opportunity he said “I am really excited to work with Brandon and the Deuce-5 team. We both have passion for sprintcars and winning.” “I am very grateful and focused on being as prepared as possible for the Knoxville track Championship!” J.J. is also brining along a few people to help, most notably Windsor Construction Company. He would also like to let everyone know that he is available to drive up until the Duece-5 campaign begins.

The Deuce-5 Motorsports team is hard at it in the shop preparing cars to start the season in mid-March and get some laps in before the season opener at Knoxville Raceway in April. The team will venture away from Knoxville on occasion to hit some shows around the Midwest. None of this would be possible with all the help from Dirty Air, Certified Septic Service, Windsor Construction, Black Spot Design Lab, The lumber Lounge and Garage and a host of other people behind the scenes. We look forward to seeing you at the track in 2022!

 

 

DAVEY HAMILTON JR. PREPARES FOR A BUSY 2022

Davey Hamilton Jr. today announced that he will compete in no less than twenty-eight pavement sprint car events, including the 74th annual Pay Less Little 500 and 8th annual Pink Lady Classic, in 2022.

Hamilton’s hectic season will begin January 22 at the BG Products Southern Sprint Car Shootout Series opener at 417 Southern Speedway in Punta Gorda, Florida. The 24-year-old scored his first career SSSS victory at the same track on December 4 of last year driving the Morgan Motorsports Hurricane chassis.

The former King of the Wing champion and Little 500 polesitter sat out the entire 2020 season and half of 2001 to deal with personal issues. He made his return to competition last October 10 and scored an impressive fifth place finish in the USAC Silver Crown event at Toledo (Ohio) Speedway despite being inactive for well over a year.

The Toledo performance got him an invite to drive the Kirk Morgan owned machine at Citrus County Speedway in Inverness, Florida on November 13 and did not disappoint. He scored a runner-up finish in that event and backed it up with a win two weeks later. His impressive return got him the Morgan Motorsports ride permanently for the entire 2022 season.

“I am honestly just super thankful to be given the opportunity to sign with Morgan Motorsports and be a part of this program” explained Hamilton. “They have the right people and equipment to be running up front in every race, so for them to give me a chance and give me this drive, it will be a great fit for sure. With not competing in a sprint car in years and for us to have finished off the 2021 season with a win in our 2nd race together, says something and shows what we are here to do”.

“They have been working hard over the past few years, and to be able to bring them their first win, motivated us to put together a solid 2022 schedule and compete all over the country. 28 pavement sprint races is a really good amount and to add this to all of the other racing I am doing in 2022 it definitely is going to keep me busy.”

“I am hoping to be able to finalize my full schedule in the coming weeks and share it with everyone, but it is looking like it could be over 60 races, but to have at least the sprint car portion finalized is great. I need to give a huge thank you to the whole Morgan Motorsports group for giving me this opportunity and believing in me”.

“Thank you to our teams sponsors as well: Morgan Exteriors, Bath Planet, Thin Energy Complete, Classic Corvettes, Rentalex, T Carreno, United Speedworld, and Asphalt Paving Services of Florida” concluded Hamilton.

In addition to his hectic sprint car season, the driver who now calls Tampa, Florida home, will compete in USAC Silver Crown and Stadium Super Truck events as well as another series that will be announced soon. The remainder of his schedule will be announced in the coming weeks.

 

 

JJ Loss Impresses at 2022 Tulsa Shootout


PETERSEN MEDIA- Getting the 2022 season underway over the last week in Tulsa, OK, 14-year-old JJ Loss would impress at the Tulsa Shootout as one of his highlights included being one of just 18 participants to lock into four qualifier events.

Competing in four divisions at the Shootout, Loss would take part in Outlaw Winged and Non-Winged action, as well as A Class Winged and Non-Winged action.

Heat races would go well for the California driver as he kicked his Shootout off in style by earning a win in his Outlaw Class Non-Winged heat race after lining up on the pole.

Loss would continue to flex his muscle in the Expo Center as he would win his A Class Non-Winged Heat as well also from the pole before tallying a pair of fifth place finishes in both Winged heat races, each coming from fifth row starting positions.

Moving into all four qualifiers, Loss would continue to make noise and pass a ton of cars in front of on lookers. Lining up 10th in his Outlaw Non-Winged Qualifier, the youngster would make some swift moves as he worked his way forward to tally a fourth-place finish.

Lining up 11th in his Non-Winged ‘A’ Class Qualifier, conditions would be a little tricky to pass on, though he would pick up a couple of positions as he came away with a ninth-place finish.

Winged action saw Loss charge from seventh to finish fourth in the Outlaw class before a huge run in his ‘A’ Class event saw him advance from 13th to finish seventh.

Following qualifier action, Loss would move into ‘B’ Main action in all four divisions. Lining up sixth in his Outlaw Winged ‘B’, Loss would work his way up to a fifth-place finish and bring his week to an end in that division.

With three more chances to race into LCQ’s still to come, Loss would come up just short in ‘A’ Class Winged action as he went from fourth to third, before charging from seventh to fourth in ‘A’ Class Non-Winged action.

Lining up on the pole of his Outlaw Non-Winged ‘B’, Loss would lose his only position of the week as he finished second, however the finish was enough to keep his Shootout alive as he transferred to the LCQ.

Needing to finish in the Top-Eight of the LCQ to make the Outlaw Non-Winged ‘A’, Loss would have his elbows up as he took the green flag from the 10th starting position.

Going toe-to-toe with some of the country’s top drivers, Loss would fight hard for the eighth and final transfer spot into the feature event. Coming up just short, Loss would end his Shootout with a ninth-place finish in the LCQ.

Though coming up short on making a Saturday night feature event, Loss’ performance didn’t go unnoticed by many notables tuned into the race.

When asked about an unfamiliar young driver that impressed at the Shootout, Car Owner Tim Clauson was quick to name JJ Loss. “There have been quite a few (To impress), but a couple that have stood out by name would be JJ Loss, and Austin Torgerson,” Clauson said via Twitter.

With the Shootout officially over, Loss and his family are busy putting together a Micro schedule for the 2022 season that will see them compete in CA as well as in the Midwest. Loss is also hoping to partner with a Midget team in 2022 with hopes of running a few races as schedules allow.

JJ Loss would like to thank The California Graphics Company, Journey Transport, White Pine Paving, Ryan Wilson, CSI, Keizer Performance Wheels, Radical Race Gear, CR Graphics, and Seros Racing, Inc. for their continued support.

ON TAP: JJ Loss is currently putting together his 2022 schedule.

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STAY CONNECTED: Keep up with JJ Loss by following @JKLRacing67 on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, TikTok, and YouTube.

 

 

Scotty Thiel and Team 73 build partnership with Walker’s Game Ear, Stealth Cam, and Muddy Outdoors for 2022

By Fully Injected Motorsports:

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (January 4, 2022) – Transitioning into the new year in a big way, Sheboygan, Wisconsin’s Scotty Thiel is pleased to welcome Walker’s Game Ear, Stealth Cam, and Muddy Outdoors to Team 73 for the 2022 season, set to debut during All Star Circuit of Champions competition at Senoia Raceway in Senoia, Georgia, on Friday and Satur