Bonus Contingencies Added for Indiana Midget Week

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Longtime USAC supporters ProSource and B & W Auto Mart have added bonus awards to USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget competitors during the 16th annual edition of Indiana Midget Week June 16-21.

Each night, the ProSource Hard Work Award will present $100 to the slowest qualifier who transfers to the feature event. 

At the end of the week, the driver who advances the most total positions from his or her feature starting spot throughout the entirety of Indiana Midget Week will receive $400 as the ProSource Passing Master.  Provisional starters each night are ineligible to receive points toward the passing master total.

Additionally, another $100 each night will go to the Hard Charger courtesy of B & W Auto Mart out of Bloomington, Ind. – the driver who advances the most positions from his or her starting spot during the night’s feature event.  Provisional starters are ineligible to receive the nightly $100 bonus.

Fast Qualifying time each night will be sponsored by Fatheadz Eyewear, who’ll pay $100 to the driver clocking in the fastest in time trials.  Simpson Race Products, Competition Suspension Inc., AutoMeter and Indy Race Parts proudly sponsor each of the four heat races while Indy Metal Finishing is the title sponsor of the semi-feature.

KSE Racing Products supports the Hard Charger, Wilwood Brakes the 13th place finisher each night, and Saldana Racing Products as the sponsor of the first non-transfer and the “sweep,” if a driver can set fast time in qualifying, win his or her heat, then capture the victory in the feature event all in one night.

NOS Energy Drink is the title sponsor of the USAC Midget National Championship.  Hoosier Racing Tire is the “Official Tire of the United States Auto Club.  FloRacing is the official video partner of the United States Auto Club.

Added to their Indiana Midget Week support, ProSource has put up a $2,500 year-end reward to the driver who passes the most total cars during the feature events throughout USAC’s 2020 Silver Crown, National Sprint and National Midget season.

USAC would like to thank VP Racing Fuels – the official fuel of USAC; Racing Electronics – the official communications provider of USAC and iRacing – the official motorsport simulation of USAC; Elliott’s Custom Trailers & Carts – the official trailer of USAC. and Honda Generators – the official generator of USAC.

First up is the 3/8-mile of Paragon Speedway, located just a little less than an hour southwest of Indianapolis, which will make its debut on the Indiana Midget Week schedule by hosting its first USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget race since 1985 and its first USAC-sanctioned race of any kind since 1998.

Following the opener at Paragon, on Wednesday, June 17, the series travels northbound to the quarter-mile Gas City I-69 Speedway, whose origins with the IMW series date to the inaugural year in 2005.  Next, on Thursday, June 18 and Friday, June 19, Lincoln Park Speedway in Putnamville joins the IMW docket for the 11th straight year, and for the first time, on back-to-back nights.

The 3/8-mile Lawrenceburg Speedway, which hosted the very first IMW event in 2005, serves as the penultimate race of the mini-series on Saturday, June 20.  The 2020 IMW finale at Kokomo Speedway comes to the quarter mile venue on Sunday, June 21, which first hosted USAC Midget racing in USAC’s inaugural season of 1956.

Tickets are now on sale at www.usactickets.com for the June 16-21 Indiana Midget Week featuring the USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midgets and local sprint car racing as part of the festivities.

All USAC events held during June in Indiana will follow state guidelines, limiting seating capacity to 50 percent at all venues.  These tickets are expected to sell fast and will only be available online at www.usactickets.com while they last.

There, you will be provided the option to upgrade to a pit pass.  You will also have the option to purchase tickets for the full week of Indiana Midget Week events.

On the screen, there will also be a space to reserve children’s tickets.  All children’s ticket prices will be based on each track’s policies.  Children’s tickets will count toward the capacity level and we can keep track of all the numbers to stay within the 50 percent capacity guideline.

There’s also an option to order an Indiana Midget Week shirt that you can pick up at one of the Indiana Midget Week events you are attending.

All nights of the IMW, along with all USAC National events in 2020, will be live on FloRacing.

Fields at each venue will be capped at 48 USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midgets and 45 Sprint Cars.  Limited spots remain.  Competitor entry for Indiana Midget Week is now open for the events not filled yet, including for Sprint Cars as well at https://usacracing.ticketspice.com/2020-midget-week-entry-for-competitors.  There, you may also purchase pit passes when entering a car.

 

2020 INDIANA MIDGET WEEK SCHEDULE:

Tue., June 16: Paragon Speedway – Paragon, Indiana

Wed., June 17: Gas City I-69 Speedway – Gas City, Indiana

Thu., June 18: Lincoln Park Speedway – Putnamville, Indiana

Fri., June 19: Lincoln Park Speedway – Putnamville, Indiana

Sat., June 20: Lawrenceburg Speedway – Lawrenceburg, Indiana

Sun., June 21: Kokomo Speedway – Kokomo, Indiana

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