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  1. Tanner Thorson Reaches Pinnacle Of Career With Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Win

    Tanner Thorson Reaches Pinnacle Of Career With Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Win

    Jan 16, 2022

    Tanner Thorson reached the pinnacle of his racing career Saturday evening at the SageNet Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The 25-year-old Nevada native drove the race of his life to win the 36th Annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals.
  2. Christopher Bell Ties A Sammy Swindell Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Record

    Christopher Bell Ties A Sammy Swindell Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Record

    Jan 14, 2022

    Christopher Bell exited his No. 71W Midget on Thursday evening and yelled five words to the crowd gathered at the SageNet Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma:
  3. USAC Midgets Bring Unpredictability To Wayne County

    USAC Midgets Bring Unpredictability To Wayne County

    Oct 6, 2021

    Wayne City, IL -- Seven years.  Seven races.  Seven different winners. That’s the kind of unpredictability USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget racing annually brings to the 1/8-mile bullring of Wayne County Speedway in Wayne City, Illinois.
  4. Rankings: Top 10 Dirt Drivers In September

    Rankings: Top 10 Dirt Drivers In September

    Oct 5, 2021

    From the World 100s and 4-Crown Nationals at Eldora Speedway to the Tuscarora 50 at Port Royal Speedway and Fonda 200 at Fonda Speedway, September was a big month of racing for dirt racers in America.
  5. Tanner Thorson Thrives After Close Call At Huset's

    Tanner Thorson Thrives After Close Call At Huset's

    Sep 11, 2021

    Brandon, S.D. -- Following a bitterly disappointing end to his run in the midget feature less than 30 minutes before strapping in to go again in the sprint car, Tanner Thorson lived up to the adage, “the best revenge is living well” during Friday’s USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car feature on the opening night of the inaugural USAC Nationals.
  6. Double The Fun For Some At USAC Nationals

    Double The Fun For Some At USAC Nationals

    Sep 10, 2021

    Many of the country's top open-wheel stars will be able to have double the fun this weekend during the inaugural USAC Nationals at Huset's Speedway. The event will feature two nights of preliminary racing on Friday and Saturday, leading into $20,000-to-win races for both the USAC National Sprint Cars and USAC National Midgets on Sunday.
  7. Tanner Thorson's Way: Delivering On Promises And Checkered Flags

    Tanner Thorson's Way: Delivering On Promises And Checkered Flags

    Apr 16, 2021

    Widely considered one of the sharpest young minds on dirt, to say nothing of his talents behind the wheel, Thorson knows exactly what he needs out of a race car but requires a certain autonomy to execute those decisions.
  8. Storylines: T-Town Midget Showdown

    Storylines: T-Town Midget Showdown

    Apr 7, 2021

    The 2021 USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget season is young, just two races old, but an interesting array of storylines have emerged at the forefront for this Friday and Saturday’s two-night Werco Manufacturing T-Town Showdown presented by the Rayce Rudeen Foundation, which arrives at Port City Raceway in Tulsa, Oklahoma on April 9-10, with an open practice set for Thursday, April 8.
  9. Thorson To Contend For USAC Sprint Car Title With Reinbold-Underwood

    Thorson To Contend For USAC Sprint Car Title With Reinbold-Underwood

    Mar 25, 2021

    Tanner Thorson will contest the full USAC AMSOIL Sprint Car National Championship tour in 2021 for Reinbold-Underwood Motorsports where they’ll return to action on Saturday, April 3, at Indiana’s Lawrenceburg Speedway.
  10. 30 Favorites To Watch At The Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Midget Nationals

    30 Favorites To Watch At The Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Midget Nationals

    Jan 11, 2021

    With more than 300+ entries competing in the 35th annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Midget Nationals, the list of contenders is incredibly long.
  11. Super Teams Lead Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Charge

    Super Teams Lead Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Charge

    Jan 10, 2021

    With more than 300+ entries at the Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Midget Nationals, the trailers come in all shapes and sizes.
  12. First 100 Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Entries Released

    First 100 Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Entries Released

    Dec 9, 2020

    The first 100 entries for the 2021 Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals have been released. Already a who's who of racing stars, key entries include 5-time champion Sammy Swindell, World of Outlaws superstar David Gravel, reigning World of Outlaws champion Brad Sweet, USAC Silver Crown champion Justin Grant, and USAC Sprint Car champion Brady Bacon.
  13. Thorson Closes USAC Season with Victory

    Thorson Closes USAC Season with Victory

    Nov 22, 2020

    From Ocala, Fla. to Merced, Calif., the 2020 USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget season concluded in the same manner it began – with Tanner Thorson’s presence in victory lane.
  14. Thorson Surges Late at Western World

    Thorson Surges Late at Western World

    Nov 14, 2020

    For the final push to victory on the green-white-checkered finish of Friday night’s USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget feature at Arizona Speedway, most eyes were affixed on the front two of Logan Seavey and Buddy Kofoid as the pair streamed into turn one. Watch full coverage.
  15. Thorson Throttles to Leffler Memorial WIn

    Thorson Throttles to Leffler Memorial WIn

    Oct 10, 2020

    The third race of Tanner Thorson’s tenure with Tom Malloy’s midget team turned out to be the charm as the Minden, Nev. native hunted down race-long leader Chris Windom with 11 laps remaining to capture the victory in Friday night’s Jason Leffler Memorial USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget feature at Wayne County Speedway in Wayne City, Ill.