USAC Speed2 Visits Land of Tar Heels and Lincoln

This weekend’s USAC Speed2 Midget slate includes an Eastern doubleheader in the Tar Heel State Friday at Wake County Speedway (Raleigh, N.C.) and Orange County Speedway (Rougemont, N.C.) on Saturday while IMRA makes a return trip to the Land of Lincoln and Spoon River Speedway in Canton, Ill on Saturday.

Eastern Midgets arrive at Wake County this Friday, April 26, for the first of two trips there this season.  Mooresville, North Carolina’s Sam Hatfield captured the season opener in mid-April at Dillon Motor Speedway and leads the series standings coming in.  Chris Lamb was victorious in last season’s lone appearance at Wake County.  On Saturday, April 27, the Eastern Midget make their first and only visit to Orange County Speedway in 2019.Lamb was the winner at the Eastern O.C. a season ago.

Andy Baugh of Mason City, Ill. opened defense of his IMRA title by leading all 20 laps of last Saturday night’s feature at Spoon River.  He leads the standings once again coming into this Saturday night’s Spoon River return ahead of Aaron Leffel, Adam Taylor, Mitchell Davis and Tyler Roth.

Friday’s Eastern race at Wake County also features Flat Head Fords, Late Models, Modified 4’s, Legends, Bombers and Mini Stocks.  The gates open at 6pm (Eastern) with practice starting at 7pm and racing at 8pm.   Adult general admission tickets are $15, seniors military and students are $12, children age 6-12 are $5 and kids 5 and under are FREE!

Saturday’s Eastern race at Orange County features Midgets, Late Models, Limited Sportsman, Chargers, Pure Stocks, Modified 4’s and Vintage Sportsman.  Adult general admission tickets are $10, $8 for discount tickets (Seniors 65+, students with ID and military with ID) and $1 for children 10 and under.  Pit passes are $35 apiece.

USAC EASTERN SPEED2 MIDGET POINT STANDINGS:1-Sam Hatfield-75, 2-Nolan Allison-68, 3-Alex Murray-68, 4-Neal Allison-63, 5-Jessica Bean-61, 6-Eric Lewis-61, 7-Connor Gross-52, 8-Preston Lattomus-49, 9-Daytona Spicola-46, 10-Bronzi Lawson-43.

USAC IMRA SPEED2 MIDGET POINTS:1-Andy Baugh-78, 2-Aaron Leffel-74, 3-Adam Taylor-69, 4-Mitchell Davis-67, 5-Tyler Roth-62, 6-Daltyn England-59, 7-Patrick Ryan-57, 8-Dave Baugh-54, 9-Mark Billings-52, 10-John Heitzman-47.

USAC Stat Book: AMSOIL National Sprint Cars

Brady Bacon rose to the top of the charts in the USAC AMSOIL Sprint Car National Championship in terms of wins with back-to-back scores earlier in the month at Knoxville, Iowa, his third and fourth of the year.  No other driver has more than two: Chris Windom (Canton, Ill.) and Tyler Courtney (Indianapolis, Ind.).  C.J. Leary (Greenfield, Ind.) remains the point leader on the back of tremendous consistency coming into a stretch of nine races in 11 nights, beginning Wednesday, July 17, at Eldora, then eight nights of NOS Energy Drink Indiana Midget Week July 18-27.

Indiana Sprint Week Start Times Shifted

The opening weekend of the 32nd annual NOS Energy Drink Indiana Sprint Week tour will have a cooler start with this Thursday through Sunday’s event times pushed back to later in the evening.

USAC Sprints Tackle Eldora Wednesday for $10 Grand

The kickoff to one of the busiest stretches in the history of USAC’s AMSOIL National Sprint Car division begins this Wednesday, July 17, on the high banks of “The Big E,” Eldora Speedway for #LetsRaceTwo #TakeTwo in which the winner will take home $10,000!

Atko Takes Dramatic First ARX Victory at Gateway

Australian driver Chris Atkinson won the second round of Americas Rallycross (ARX) 2019 for Subaru Motorsports USA by making a last corner overtake for the race lead at the World Wide Technology Raceway in Madison, Illinois.

It's Sweet, Sweet Springs Victory for Carrick

Most times, it seems the only thing predictable in USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget racing is unpredictability.  And sometimes when you think you know what’s about to transpire, that’s when everything turns on its head.  At times, literally.

Carlson Bears Down for DMA Win at Bear Ridge

Seth Carlson of Brimfield MA, scored the win Saturday night at Bear Ridge Speedway in Bradford, VT. This is Carlson’s second win of the season piloting the #2 Seals-it sponsored, Skip Matczak owned dirt midget.

Baugh Back to Winning Ways at Spoon River

Andy Baugh returned to his winning ways in Saturday night’s USAC Engler IMRA Speed2 Midget event at Spoon River Speedway.

The Demon Strikes at Perris

After temperatures reached triple digits, fast qualifier “The Demon” Damion Gardner (Concord, CA) raced to victory at Perris Auto Speedway.

Watson's Last Lap Pass Nets Montpelier Victory

Past USAC champion Alex Watson used a last lap pass to get by two-time and defending series champ Aaron Leffel and win Saturday’s USAC Midwest Thunder Speed2 Midget feature at Indiana’s Montpelier Motor Speedway.

Smith Scores Second WSO Win at 81

Danny Smith raced to victory for the second time in his last three USAC Wingless Sprints Oklahoma starts, winning Saturday night’s series visit to 81 Speedway in Park City, Kansas.