Jesse Colwell: Fastest In Turkey Night Practice

Jesse Colwell made his very first USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget start at Ventura Raceway one year ago.

One year later, he’s gotten his 79th Turkey Night Grand Prix off to a hot start by recording the fastest time in Wednesday’s practice at the 1/5-mile southern California dirt oval in preparation for Thursday’s 98-lap event.

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Colwell, of Red Bluff, Calif., who finished 12th in the 2019 Turkey Night Grand Prix midget feature, set the fast time during the first of three practice sessions on Wednesday at a lap of 12.912 sec. in his Keith Kunz-Curb-Agajanian/IWX – TRD – Curb Records/Bullet by Spike/Speedway Toyota.

USAC Western States Midget point leader Robert Dalby (Anaheim, Calif.) was second in practice.  He leads the standings by 29 points entering Thursday’s finale.  Reigning USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget champ Logan Seavey (Sutter, Calif.) was third, 2012 and 2016 Turkey Night winner Kyle Larson (Elk Grove, Calif.) was fourth and Jason McDougal (Broken Arrow, Okla.) rounded out the top-five.

Check out the full results here!

Adams Rallies to Claim Winternationals Mod Finale

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The fifth and final night of the first week of the 2020 Winternationals kept the theme of high drama to the end well in play. With longer distance features for Street Stocks and Modifieds, story lines played out to the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat.

East Bay Binge Watch: Everything From Mod Week At East Bay

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As we go into the final day of Modified week at East Bay action, let's binge watch and catch up on everything we've seen so far this week. 

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Burrows Doubles Down with Second Winternationals Win

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Night number four of the 2020 Winternationals was a pivotal night for the racers in the Modified and Street Stocks divisions. When it was all said and done on Friday night, the top six in weekly points would be locked in with an automatic spot in the Saturday A-main.

Lee Brings Home East Bay Winternationals Win on Night #3

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The third night of the 2020 Winternationals saw the third different feature winner in the Modified ranks. Tennessee racer Lucas Lee held off all challengers in the 30-lap to record the victory.

Burrows Edges Hughes for Night Two East Bay Triumph

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For the second night in a row, drama prevailed in the running of the Modified A Main as the outcome wasn’t decided until the last lap. On the second night of the action, the winner would take the top prize by a half car length at the checkers.

Dixon Opens Winternationals Modified Week in Victory Lane

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A chilly night greeted the hardy fans who attended the opening night of the 44th annual Winternationals at East Bay Raceway Park. On tap was a 25-lap main event for UMP/EBRP Modifieds and a 20-lapper for the companion Street Stocks.

Watch Guide: Winternationals Modified Week at East Bay

The 44th Annual East Bay Winternationals returns January 21 - 25 LIVE on FloRacing.com. Modifieds will race for a top prize of $1,000 on the first two nights with the Street Stocks doing battle for $400 to win for the first three nights. The winner’s share jumps to $1,500 on the next two nights for the Modifieds while the Friday Street Stock winner claims $500. For the Saturday finale, the Modified winner will receive $5,000 with the Street Stock champion getting $1,000.

Sheppard Takes Loot in Wild West Shootout Finale

Brandon Sheppard of New Berlin, Ill., captured the biggest prize of the 14th annual Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout on Sunday at FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway, winning the $15,000 Shaw Trucking 50 finale along with a $10,000 bonus for his third victory of the miniseries.

2020 USAC West Coast Sprint Schedule Announced

USAC’s West Coast Sprint Car division is raring to go entering its 11th season in 2020.

Jimmie Johnson Named Daytona USAC.25 Grand Marshal

Seven-time NASCAR champion and two-time Daytona 500 winner, Jimmie Johnson, has been named the Honorary Grand Marshal for the USAC.25 Series' national race at Daytona International Speedway Feb 6-9, 2020.