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Mon 07 Dec 1998
Leffler Seals Another Championship

Leffler Seals Another Championship

LEFFLER MAKES IT ONE MORE FOR 1998 USAC star Jason Leffler added another championship to his 1998 season belt last week. Due to rain, the last event of the season at Las Vegas was washed-out; but the sun shone on Leffler as he walked away...

Wed 02 Dec 1998
USAC Rookies Named

USAC Rookies Named

KANE, HINES & LEWIS NAMED USAC "ROOKIES OF THE YEAR" Todd Kane of Powell, Ohio, Tracy Hines of New Castle, Ind. and Michael Lewis of Noblesville, Ind. have been named USAC National "Rookies of the Year" in their respective racing series...

Sat 28 Nov 1998
Las Vegas Series Finales Results

Las Vegas Series Finales Results

USAC NATIONAL/"WESTERN STATES" MIDGET RACE RESULTS: November 28, 1998 -- Las Vegas, Nevada - Las Vegas Motor Speedway RACES CANCELLED DUE TO RAIN FINAL NATIONAL MIDGET POINTS: 1-Jason Leffler-959; 2-Jay Drake-948; ...

Fri 27 Nov 1998

"Turkey Night" Midget Results

USAC NATIONAL/"WESTERN STATES" MIDGET RACE RESULTS: November 25-26, 1998 -- Bakersfield, California - Bakersfield Speedway - 58th "Turkey Night Grand Prix" QUALIFYING: (Round 1 -November 25) 1. Jay Drake, 97, Willoughby-13.074; 2. Kasey...

Bakersfield TQ Results 98-11-26

Bakersfield TQ Results 98-11-26

USAC TQ MIDGET RACE RESULTS: November 26, 1998 -- Bakersfield, California - Bakersfield Speedway ALSO AT THE TRACK: Brian Harris ( ...

Bakersfield TQ Midget Results 98-11-25 (Corrected)

Bakersfield TQ Midget Results 98-11-25 (Corrected)

USAC TQ MIDGET RACE RESULTS: November 25, 1998 -- Bakersfield, California - Bakersfield Speedway QUALIFYING: 1. Josh Lakatos, 83, Lakatos-14.557; 2. Ron Wade, 88, Wade-14.589; 3. Alex Harris, 1, Harris-14.709; 4. Gary Schroeder, ...

Thu 26 Nov 1998
Western States

Western States" Bakersfield Results 98-11-25

USAC NATIONAL/"WESTERN STATES" MIDGET RACE RESULTS: November 25-26, 1998 -- Bakersfield, California - Bakersfield Speedway - 58th "Turkey Night Grand Prix" QUALIFYING: (Round 1 -November 25) 1. Jay Drake, 97, Willoughby-13.074; 2. Kasey...

Bakersfield TQ Results 98-11-25

Bakersfield TQ Results 98-11-25

USAC TQ MIDGET RACE RESULTS: November 25, 1998 -- Bakersfield, California - Bakersfield Speedway QUALIFYING: 1. Josh Lakatos, 83, Lakatos-14.557; 2. Ron Wade, 88, Wade-14.589; 3. Alex Harris, 1, Harris-14.709; 4. Gary Schroeder, ...

Mon 23 Nov 1998
NationalWestern States Phoenix Report

NationalWestern States Phoenix Report

NATIONAL MIDGET & WESTERN STATES TQ, MIDGET & SPRINT SERIES LEFFLER WINS PHOENIX' REMAX "DUEL IN THE DESERT," EXTENDS POINT LEAD Jason Leffler of Long Beach, Calif. took a big step toward a second 1998 USAC National Championship ...

Sun 22 Nov 1998
Western States National race results

Western States National race results

USAC NATIONAL/"WESTERN STATES" MIDGET RACE RESULTS: November 21, 1998 -- Phoenix, Arizona - Manzanita Speedway - Remax "Duel in the Desert" QUALIFYING: 1. Jason Leffler, 9, Lewis-19.242; 2. Jay Drake, 97, Willoughby-19.401; 3. Dave ...

Thu 19 Nov 1998

"Rookie of the Race" Award

TURKEY NIGHT "ROOKIE OF THE RACE" AWARD HONORS DON BASILE A brand-new award - the Don Basile "Rookie of the Race" Award - has been instituted for the November 26 "Turkey Night Grand Prix" USAC Midget race at Bakersfield (Calif.) Speedway.

Mon 16 Nov 1998
Manzanita Preview

Manzanita Preview

NATIONAL MIDGET & WESTERN STATES MIDGET, TQ & SPRINT SERIES PHOENIX "DUEL IN THE DESERT" OPENS USAC'S FINAL 3-RACE CALENDAR; 4-WAY BATTLE LOOMS FOR NATIONAL MIDGET "ROOKIE OF THE YEAR" Saturday night's Remax "Duel in the Desert" will showcase...

Wed 11 Nov 1998
Manzanita Strickland Grand Marshal

Manzanita Strickland Grand Marshal

DAVE STRICKLAND NAMED MANZANITA MIDGET GRAND MARSHAL Dave Strickland, one of USAC's top Midget racers of the 1960s and 1970s, has been named Grand Marshal for the long-awaited return of the USAC National Midget Series to Manzanita ...

Sat 07 Nov 1998
Western States Hanford Rained Out

Western States Hanford Rained Out

USAC "WESTERN STATES"/REGIONAL REBEL SPRINT CAR RACE RESULTS: November 7, 1998 -- Hanford, California - Kings Speedway RACING PROGRAM RAINED OUT "WESTERN STATES" SPRINT POINTS: 1-Gardner-723; 2-Williams-697; 3-Haylett-470; ...

Wed 04 Nov 1998
Western States Sprint Hanford Preview

Western States Sprint Hanford Preview

WESTERN STATES SPRINT CAR SERIES GARDNER & FACCINTO IN "HOT SEATS" SATURDAY AT KINGS SPEEDWAY Jeff Gardner of Frenso, Calif. and Monte Faccinto of Hanford, Calif. will occupy "hot seats" for this Saturday night's USAC ...

Fri 30 Oct 1998
Jay Drake or Ricky Shelton Will Get IRL Test

Jay Drake or Ricky Shelton Will Get IRL Test

DRAKE OR SHELTON WILL JOIN ELLIOTT & NEWMAN IN PANTHER IRL TEST CAR AT TEXAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY DEC. 3-4 Jay Drake of Val Verde, Calif. and Ricky Shelton of Huntington Beach, Calif. will square off in late-November to determine the ...

Mon 26 Oct 1998
Nazareth Added to 1999 Schedule

Nazareth Added to 1999 Schedule

COORS LIGHT SILVER BULLET SERIES ADDS NAZARETH IN '99 NAZARETH, Pa. -- Nazareth Speedway and the United States Auto Club today announced a return to Nazareth for USAC's premier racing division, the Coors Light Silver Bullet Series ...

Weekly News 98-10-26

Weekly News 98-10-26

WESTERN STATES SERIES HENDRIX, HARRIS TAKE VENTURA FEATURE, EXTEND SERIES LEADS USAC "Western States" point leaders Rick Hendrix and Alex Harris, both of Simi Valley, Calif., bolstered their respective series point leads with feature ...

Weekly News 98-10-26

Weekly News 98-10-26

NATIONAL MIDGET SERIES NEWMAN "SESSIONS" STAR; LEFFLER'S LEAD SLIPS TO JUST 10 Ryan Newman of South Bend, Ind. captured Sunday afternoon's 25th "Sammy Sessions Memorial" USAC National Midget race at the Winchester (Ind.) Speedway, ...

Weekly News 98-10-26

Weekly News 98-10-26

STOOPS FREIGHTLINER SPRINT CAR SERIES STEELE WINS AT WINCHESTER; ELLIOTT LOCKS UP TITLE, IRL TEST Dave Steele of Tampa, Fla. and Tony Elliott of Kokomo, Ind. shared the podium following Sunday's 25th "Sammy Sessions Memorial" at ...

Sun 25 Oct 1998
Ventura TQ Midget Results 98-10-24

Ventura TQ Midget Results 98-10-24

USAC TQ MIDGET RACE RESULTS: October 24, 1998 -- Ventura, California - Ventura Raceway QUALIFYING: 1. Alex Harris, 1, Harris-13.146; 2. Gene Godepski, 24, Godepski-13.190; 3. Ron Wade, 88, Wade-13.219; 4. Jim Styer, 41, Styer-13.319; 5.

Ventura Western States  Results 98-10-24

Ventura Western States Results 98-10-24

USAC "WESTERN STATES" MIDGET RACE RESULTS: October 24, 1998 -- Ventura, California - Ventura Raceway QUALIFYING: 1. Rick Hendrix, 12, Hendrix/Porto-12.139; 2. Clay Klepper, 69, Hartman-12.219; 3. Bryan Stanfill, 25, Stanfill-12.225; ...

Winchester Results 98-10-25

Winchester Results 98-10-25

USAC NATIONAL MIDGET RACE RESULTS: October 25, 1998 - Winchester, Indiana - Winchester Speedway - 25th "Sammy Sessions Memorial" QUALIFYING: 1. Ronnie Johncox, 8, Johncox-14.825; 2. Ryan Newman, 39, Lewis-14.883; 3. Jay Drake, 97, ...

Winchester Results 98-10-25

Winchester Results 98-10-25

STOOPS FREIGHTLINER/USAC SPRINT CAR RACE RESULTS: October 25, 1998 - Winchester, Indiana - Winchester Speedway - 25th "Sammy Sessions Memorial" QUALIFYING: 1. Brian Tyler, 21, Booe-14.446; 2. Dave Steele, 2, Vance/Walker-14.621; 3. Tracy...

Sat 24 Oct 1998
Kevin Thomas Suspension

Kevin Thomas Suspension

KEVIN THOMAS SUSPENDED FROM USAC COMPETITION Kevin Thomas of Danville, Ind. has been suspended from competition by the United States Auto Club for violation of USAC competition rule 10.32 (conduct detrimental to racing). The suspension...

Mon 19 Oct 1998
Western States Weekly Report 98-10-19

Western States Weekly Report 98-10-19

OCTOBER 19, 1998 WESTERN STATES SERIES HENDRIX, HARRIS ROAD TO TITLES LEADS THROUGH VENTURA SATURDAY Simi Valley, Calif. drivers Rick Hendrix and Alex Harris continue their trek toward repeating as USAC "Western" series champions ...

Weekly Report 98-10-19

Weekly Report 98-10-19

OCTOBER 19, 1998 NATIONAL MIDGET SERIES LEFFLER, DRAKE BATTLE FOR MIDGET POINT LEAD AT WINCHESTER Jason Leffler of Long Beach, Calif., fresh from capturing the 1998 USAC Silver Crown Championship, looks to bolster his bid to repeat ...

Weekly Report 98-10-19

Weekly Report 98-10-19

OCTOBER 19, 1998 STOOPS FREIGHTLINER SPRINT CAR SERIES ELLIOTT, THOMAS SQUARE OFF AT WINCHESTER FOR STOOPS SPRINT TITLE Tony Elliott of Kokomo, Ind. and Kevin Thomas of Danville, Ind. enter Sunday's 25th "Sammy Sessions Memorial" USAC...

Weekly Report 98-10-19

Weekly Report 98-10-19

OCTOBER 19, 1998 SILVER CROWN CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES YELEY WINS GATEWAY FINALE; LEFFLER TAKES SILVER CROWN TITLE J.J. Yeley of Phoenix, Ariz. captured Saturday's "Shop 'N Save 100" USAC Silver Crown Championship Series finale at Gateway...

Sat 17 Oct 1998
Gateway Results

Gateway Results

Madison, IL - Results Saturday afternoon (October 17) from the running of the "Shop 'N Save 100" USAC Silver Crown Championship Race at Gateway International Raceway, with starting position in parentheses, driver, hometown, laps completed,...

Fri 16 Oct 1998
Gateway Silver Crown Qualifying

Gateway Silver Crown Qualifying

Madison, IL - Results Friday afternoon (October 16) from preliminraies and starting lineup for the October 17 running of the "Shop 'N Save 100" USAC Silver Crown Championship Race at Gateway International Raceway, with driver, hometown, ...

Thu 15 Oct 1998
Gateway Broadcast Time Change

Gateway Broadcast Time Change

We have just been informed of another time change for the broadcast of the "Shop 'n Save 100" Silver Crown event from Gateway International Raceway. The event will now be aired on ESPN2, Sunday, October 18, at 10:00 p.m. (EDT), not 8:30 p.m. as...

Mon 12 Oct 1998
Western States Notes 98-10-11

Western States Notes 98-10-11

WESTERN STATES SERIES LEFFLER, HARRIS, ELLIOTT ($11,000) & STYER SCORE "WESTERN" WINS Tony Elliott of Kokomo, Ind., enjoying the best year of his racing career, hit the proverbial jackpot Friday night, raking in $11,000 for his victory in the...

Getting Ready For Finale

Getting Ready For Finale

SACRAMENTO WINNER YELEY 11TH SILVER CROWN VICTOR OF 1998! TYLER BY 14 OVER LEFFLER GOING INTO SATURDAY'S GATEWAY FINALE J.J. Yeley of Phoenix, Ariz. became the 11th different winner in 12 USAC Silver Crown Championship races this season by ...

Gateway Fact Sheet

Gateway Fact Sheet

"SHOP 'N SAVE 100" QUICK FACTS WHAT: The "Shop 'n Save 100" Final event of the 13-race 1998 Silver Crown Championship Series WHERE: Gateway International Raceway, Madison, Ill. 1.25-mile semi-banked paved ...

Ventura TQ Midget Results 98-10-10

Ventura TQ Midget Results 98-10-10

USAC TQ MIDGET RACE RESULTS: October 10, 1998 -- Ventura, California - Ventura Raceway QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Randi Pankratz, 11, Porzio-13.293; 2. Alex Harris, 1, Harris-13.385; 3. Josh Lakatos, 83, Lakatos-13.462; 4. Brian Harris, ...

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