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.

Reutzel Opens All Star Points Season With Win


Although it has been over three months since the Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 last hosted competition, two-time and defending Series champion, Aaron Reutzel, left zero doubt to those in attendance at Park Jefferson International Speedway in Jefferson, South Dakota, that the extended gap in the All Star schedule affected his focus and ability, ultimately ending his evening $6,600 richer, as well as the Series point leader. Including action that did not accumulate championship points in early February, the victory was Reutzel’s third of the 2020 season against the All Stars and the 28th of his career.

Jameson Rejoins Rattliff for Eldora Stream

Jason Jameson of Lawrenceburg, Ind., quickly landed a ride for the June 4-6 Dirt Late Model Stream Invitational at Eldora Speedway, reuniting with former car owner James Rattliff just hours after learning he was one of the 44 drivers invited to participate in the Rossburg, Ohio, track’s spectator-free weekend that is topped by a 67-lap, $50,000-to-win feature.

Stream Invitee Has One Big Problem: No Race Car

Jason Jameson was pleased when he learned Friday afternoon that his name appeared on the list of 44 drivers invited to compete in the spectator-free Dirt Late Model Stream Invitational June 4-6 at Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio.

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Eldora Dirt Late Model Stream Statistical Roster

How have Eldora Speedway's 44 Dirt Late Model Stream invitees fared in the legendary track's crown jewel events?  Andy Savary offers career statistical breakdowns of the numerical roster.

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Eldora Schedules Dirt Late Model Stream Invitational June 4-6

Live dirt track racing returns to the legendary Eldora Speedway next weekend with the Dirt Late Model Stream Invitational – the first live racing event at Eldora since the lockdown resulting from the coronavirus. Set for exclusive live broadcast on FloRacing, the leading destination for grassroots racing, the highly-anticipated race is scheduled for Thursday, June 4 through Saturday, June 6 and will feature the nomadic stars of DIRTcar, the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series, the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, and Eldora’s local and regional stars. For the first time in Eldora’s history, the race will take place without fans present, adhering to guidelines set forth by local and state officials in Ohio. This special event will replace the 26th running of the Dirt Late Model Dream, one of the legendary half-mile dirt oval’s marquee events which has been rescheduled and will now take place in 2021.

All Stars Add Devil's Bowl June 10

Bumping the overall tally from eight to nine, the 2020 edition of Cometic Gasket Thunder Through The Plains presented by Hercules Tires featuring the Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 will now consist of nine events over an 11-day span, as Devil’s Bowl Speedway in Mesquite, Texas, will host the winged warriors on Wednesday evening, June 10. Although not new to All Star Circuit of Champions competition like many of the facilities on the Thunder Through The Plains schedule, it has been over 30 years since the Series last left tracks at Devil’s Bowl Speedway, hosting a doubleheader on March 9-10, 1990.

Meet Your 2020 Full-Time All Stars


With the 2020 Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 championship point season commencing this weekend, a stout contingent of some of the nation’s finest open wheel competitors are expected to assemble and tour full-time with America’s Series, kicking things off, officially, with a two-day stay at Park Jefferson International Speedway in Jefferson, South Dakota, on Friday and Saturday, May 29-30.

Hedgecock Dominates Sexton Memorial for $10,052

Anybody aiming to win a Late Model feature at 411 Motor Speedway has to outrun home-track standout Cory Hedgecock. No one could do it at Monday night’s Scott Sexton Memorial.

I-55 Hosts USAC Sprints on June 7

Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, Mo. has been added to the USAC AMSOIL Sprint Car National Championship schedule for Sunday night, June 7, making it a doubleheader weekend for the series with a visit to 34 Raceway in West Burlington, Iowa the night before on Saturday night, June 6.