Concordia USAC Midget Race Postponed to Thursday

Overnight storms and saturated grounds have forced postponement of tonight’s USAC NOS Energy Drink Midget National Championship 10th annual “Chad McDaniel Memorial” from the Concordia High Banks to Thursday night, July 11, in the series debut at the quarter-mile dirt oval in Kansas.

Thursday at Concordia, 600 Open Class Non-Wing Micro Sprints are also in action.  The drivers meeting takes place at 6:15pm (Central), followed by engine heat at 6:45pm and hot laps at 7pm.  Adult general admission tickets are $25 for ages 13 and older, 12 and under are free.  Pit passes are $30 for all ages.

Past winners of the “Chad McDaniel Memorial” include Brad Kuhn (2010), Scott Hatton (2012), Christopher Bell (2013 & 2017), Bryan Clauson (2014 & 2016) and Kevin Thomas, Jr. (2015 & 2018).

Logan Seavey (Sutter, California) won the “Mid-America Midget Week” opener Tuesday at Red Dirt Raceway for his second series victory of the year.  Jonathan Beason (Broken Arrow, Okla.) leads the ProSource Passing Master standings for “MAMW” with his charge from 17th to 5th at Red Dirt.  Tyler Courtney (Indianapolis, Ind.) continues to lead the USAC NOS Energy Drink Midget National Championship standings.

‘Mid-America Midget Week” began Tuesday at Red Dirt, then travels to Concordia on Thursday before two-straight nights at Fairbury, Nebraska’s Jefferson County Speedway on Friday-Saturday, July 12-13 for the “Midwest Midget Championship.”  The mini-series concludes this Sunday, July 14, at Sweet Springs Motorsports Complex in Sweet Springs, Missouri.

Leary Takes Over ISW Point Lead

With a pair of second-place finishes in each of the first two nights of racing at Gas City and Plymouth, C.J. Leary has taken over the top spot in the 32nd annual NOS Energy Drink Indiana Sprint Week standings.

Cottle Remains atop ProSource Passing Master Points

Despite missing the transfer in Friday night’s feature event at Plymouth Speedway, Shane Cottle remains atop the ProSource Passing Master standings with 17 points, all of which were collected in Thursday’s ISW opening night victory at Gas City I-69 Speedway.

Drevicki Doubles up at Big Diamond

For the second time this season at the Big Diamond Speedway, and the third time overall, defending Rapid Tire USAC East Coast Sprint Car Series Champion Steven Drevicki was able to grab the checkered flag and head to victory lane.

Carlson Wins Debut at New Hampshire

Seth Carlson of Stafford, CT, became the first winner of a USAC dirt midget race at the new dirt track on the grounds of New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

Courtney Gets Back on Track at Plymouth

The ups and downs of racing night-after-night can take a toll on driver and team alike.  It can also afford driver and team an opportunity to get back on the horse, so to speak, to find redemption in the face of adversity.

Cottle Stuns in Photo Finish at Gas City ISW Opener

No longer will Shane Cottle have to answer the question of when his day will come during NOS Energy Drink Indiana Sprint Week.

Fred Gormly, Silver Crown Owner Champ, Passes

Fred Gormly, whose team captured the 2016 USAC Silver Crown Champ Car Series title with driver Chris Windom, passed away Wednesday.  He was 75 years old.

Sunshine Scoops $10K in Eldora's 200th USAC Sprint Race

Throughout the past 199 USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car races held at Eldora Speedway, there are just a few who’ve displayed the kind of sustained dominance on the western Ohio half-mile that Tyler Courtney has shown over the past 10 months.

Grandview Kicks off USAC PA Midget Week July 30

The stars of USAC will return to the East, this time taking part in the NOS Energy Drink USAC National Midget Series that will open at the Grandview Speedway on Tuesday night, July 30.

USAC Western Midgets Clash at Petaluma

The battle for the USAC Western States Midget championship resumes this Saturday, July 20th, at Petaluma Speedway.