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Thu 02 Dec 1999
Irwindale Speedway - Year 1

Irwindale Speedway - Year 1

If all inaugural years are unforgettable, Irwindale Speedway's opening year had to be judged as absolutely indelible. Breaking new ground in the concept, design, and operation of paved oval short tracks, this special Speedway set about to change...

Fri 29 Oct 1999
Irwindale November Schedule

Irwindale November Schedule

Irwindale Speedway has a 100-lapper for nascar super late models on tap saturday night (oct 30) - The "villa roma 100". It should be a great Race for a nice chunk of cash ($3,000 to win!). Also on the card: grand American Modifieds make their...

Sun 05 Sep 1999
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Nick "Nokie" Fornoro Gets 100th Win

OSWEGO, N.Y., Sept. 4 - Trying his best to impress car owners and sponsors of the Pep Boys Indy Racing League (IRL) series and achieve his dream of running in the Indy 500, Nick "Nokie" Fornoro of Reeders, Pa., recorded his 100th career...

Wed 01 Sep 1999
IRL: Sarah Fisher Completes IRL Test

IRL: Sarah Fisher Completes IRL Test

DAYTON, OH (September 2, 1999) - Teenage racing phenom Sarah Fisher has become the youngest driver to successfully complete a rookie test in an Indy Racing League (IRL) car. Fisher, an 18 year old native of Commercial Point, Ohio, completed the...

Sat 21 Aug 1999
namars: Bloomington Results

namars: Bloomington Results

DARLAND CLAIMS NAMARS MIDGET VICTORY AT BLOOMINGTON ELLIOTT SPRINT CAR RACE WINNER BLOOMINGTON, IN (August 20, 1999) - After winning the sprint main event on the opening night of the Indiana Five Crown series, Dave Darland capped the third ...

namars: Bloomington Five Crown Report 8/20

namars: Bloomington Five Crown Report 8/20

DARLAND CLAIMS NAMARS MIDGET VICTORY AT BLOOMINGTON ELLIOTT SPRINT CAR RACE WINNER BLOOMINGTON, IN (August 20, 1999) - After winning the sprint main event on the opening night of the Indiana Five Crown series, Dave Darland capped the third...

Fri 20 Aug 1999
namars: Gas City, IN Results

namars: Gas City, IN Results

Gas City IN, 5 Crown, Thursday 8/19, 39 sprints and 65 midgets on hand. Midget results: Heat 1 (start): 7H Tracy Hines (2); 31 Don Lehman (1), 4R Ronnie Burk (4) Heat 2: 16 Mike Mann (6), 5C Roy Carothers (4), 86C Shane Cottell (5) Heat...

Wed 18 Aug 1999
IRL: Sarah Fisher Gets IRL Test

IRL: Sarah Fisher Gets IRL Test

August 18, 1999 Midget Racing Star Sarah Fisher To Test Indy Racing League Car DAYTON, OH: McClellan Motorsports is arranging a driving test for teenage racing phenom Sarah Fisher. Fisher, an 18 year old native of Commercial Point, Ohio,...

namars: Five Crown Nationals, First Race

namars: Five Crown Nationals, First Race

NAMARS FIVE CROWN NATIONALS OPENER GOES TO JAY DRAKE NORTH VERNON, IN, August 17, 1999 - Californian Jay Drake left a field of 49 midgets in the dust of the Muscatuk basin...

Mon 16 Aug 1999
namars: Indiana 5 Crown Series Preview

namars: Indiana 5 Crown Series Preview

BLOOMINGTON, IN (August 15, 1999) - Bloomington Speedway approaches the end of the 1999 racing season with a renovation of one of the track's most popular events. The Indiana Five Crown series pairs the NAMARS midgets with open competition ...

Tue 10 Aug 1999
Bloomington Speedway Points

Bloomington Speedway Points

HUMPHREY TAKES LEAD IN MOD POINTS UMRA TQ MIDGETS ON OVAL FRIDAY BLOOMINGTON, IN (August 10, 1999) - With four victories in Bloomington's UMP Modified division, including the last two events, Bloomington's Ray Humphrey has returned to the top...

Mon 26 Jul 1999
Owosso Speedway Results 1999-07-24

Owosso Speedway Results 1999-07-24

Sarah Fisher too fast for ARCA Midgeteers For Immediate Release, By Don Radebaugh Ovid, Michigan - At 18 years young, Sarah Fisher continues to show the ARCA Midget drivers how to get the job...

Tue 20 Jul 1999
Flat Rock Speedway 1999-07-17

Flat Rock Speedway 1999-07-17

A large field of 35 Auto Value Midget Series and 22 Penzoil Winged Sprint cars filled the pits Saturday night at Flat Rock Speedway along with the local Street Stock and Figure 8 divisions. We'll never find out if the sprints and midgets would...

Toledo Speedway 1999-07-16

Toledo Speedway 1999-07-16

Pennzoil Winged Sprints: Fast Qualifier: Bill Tyler, 14.13 Heats: Rusty Ryan, Adam Grim Feature: Grim, Tyler, Phil Thomas, Hank Lower, Denny England, Scott Hull, Benny Rapp, Mike Blake, Chris Michael, Ryan Lap Leaders: Grim ...

Sun 18 Jul 1999
Flat Rock Results 1999-07-17

Flat Rock Results 1999-07-17

Sarah McCune Sails in Flat Rock ARCA Midgets by Don Radebaugh Flat Rock, Michigan, - Sarah McCune sailed into victory lane Saturday night at Flat Rock Speedway in the Perry Younce Memorial leading flag to flag...

ARCA Midget Toledo Results 1999-07-16

ARCA Midget Toledo Results 1999-07-16

In Toledo ARCA Midgets, it's all AJ By Don Radebaugh Toledo, Ohio, - Indianapolis, Indiana's AJ Davis, with the aid of a caution flag, chased down Sarah McCune with less than ten laps to go Friday night at Toledo Speedway, made his winning pass...

Thu 15 Jul 1999
Kalamazoo Midget Results

Kalamazoo Midget Results

Fisher First Again in ARCA Midgets Kalamazoo, MI, By Don Radebaugh - There were 47 hopeful ARCA, UMARA and NAMARS midgeteers that showed up Wednesday night at Kalamazoo Speedway. Unfortunately for 46, so did 18-year-old Sarah Fisher who...

Sun 04 Jul 1999
Springport Midget Race Story

Springport Midget Race Story

Sarah Fisher Sails in ARCA Midgets Springport, MI, 7-1-99 - Sarah Fisher made it two for two in the ARCA Auto Value Midget Series after winning the 30 lap main event Thursday night at Springport Speedway. The young talented second ...

Mon 28 Jun 1999
UMARA: ARCA Grundy County Midget Results 1999-06-26

UMARA: ARCA Grundy County Midget Results 1999-06-26

Gibson Goes at Grundy County Morris, IL, 6-26-99 - Defending ARCA Auto Value Midget Series champion Gene Lee Gibson padded his point lead Saturday night at Grundy County Speedway in Morris, Illinois with a convincing victory in ...

Mon 14 Jun 1999
Lafe Roush Passes

Lafe Roush Passes

Lafe Roush, Jr., 75, died at his residence on June 12, 1999, of natural causes, according to his family. Roush was a carpenter for 30 years with the Allison Division in...

Thu 13 May 1999
Indiana Hot Bed of Racing Next Two Weeks

Indiana Hot Bed of Racing Next Two Weeks

One of the rites of Spring is opening day at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. On Sunday, May 30, the Speedway will host the 83rd running of the Indianapolis 500. Each May, race fans from around the globe congregate in Indianapolis to see the ...

Sat 08 May 1999
ARCA Midget Schedule Announced

ARCA Midget Schedule Announced

ARCA Midgets; 20 Years and Still Counting 3-1-99 The ARCA Auto Value Midget Series, with new impetus from Auto Value Parts Stores as title sponsor, is ready to embark upon its 20th season of competition in...

Tue 20 Apr 1999
Placerville Weekend Preview 99-04-21

Placerville Weekend Preview 99-04-21

Placerville Speedway Hosts Five Division Program This Saturday Night Midget Lites, Mini-Sprints,Dwarf Cars, Pro Stocks and Pure Stocks featured PLACERVILLE, CA (4-24-99)- The 1999 Thunder in the Foothills championship racing season will...