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Tue 18 Dec 2001
WM: FF: scra: 2002 Perris Auto Speedway racing schedule

WM: FF: scra: 2002 Perris Auto Speedway racing schedule

<pre> Perris Auto Speedway 2002 Schedule February 5th Practice February 9th OPENING DAY SCRA - DAY RACE February 16th Super Stocks, Street Stocks, Champ Trucks & Cruisers February 19th Practice February 23rd World of Outlaws &...

Thu 13 Dec 2001
Valvoline returns to sponsor USAC

Valvoline returns to sponsor USAC "Jimmy Caruthers Spirit Award"

Valvoline is returning in 2002 as the sponsor of the prestigious "Jimmy Caruthers Award" at the annual USAC National Awards Dinner. The award, which honors the spirit and determination of the late USAC Champion Jimmy Caruthers, will be...

Fri 07 Dec 2001
Leffler to pilot Team ASE Dodge Ram in 2002

Leffler to pilot Team ASE Dodge Ram in 2002

MOORESVILLE, NC (December 6, 2001) - Three-time United States Auto Club (USAC) Midget champion and former Winston Cup driver Jason Leffler has been named by Ultra Motorsports to pilot the No. 2 Team ASE/CARQUEST Dodge Ram in their quest for the...

WM: namars: National Midget Driver of the Year final standings

WM: namars: National Midget Driver of the Year final standings

Great Comeback Earns Hines Driver Of The Year Honor -- Awards Presenation Set For Chili Bowl SUN PRAIRIE, WI, December 2---The greatest point comeback in auto racing in 2001, belongs to Tracy Hines without a doubt. Hines was 32nd in the ...

Wed 05 Dec 2001
USAC names 2002 graphics supplier

USAC names 2002 graphics supplier

Freelance Lettering of Indianapolis, Ind. has been named the Official Graphics Supplier for the United States Auto Club. Providing a wide variety of graphics services, Freelance has maintained a high profile in recent years at ...

USAC names official uniform supplier

USAC names official uniform supplier

Tri-Star Racewear of Salisbury, N.C. is the new Official Uniform Supplier of the United States Auto Club. Manufacturers of custom driving suits and crew uniforms for the past 10 years, Tri-Star will produce new-look official...

USAC names official welders

USAC names official welders

Lincoln Electric - "The Welding Experts," with North American Regional Headquarters located in Cleveland, Ohio, has been named as the Offical Welders for USAC. Employing 7,000 worldwide, Lincoln Electric has manufacturing sites in...

Rookies of the year announced

Rookies of the year announced

Aaron Fike, Ed Carpenter and Bobby East are the latest drivers to earn USAC "Rookie of the Year" honors and will be honored for their respective 2001 accomplishments at the 46th Annual USAC National Awards Dinner January 18 at the Westin...

USAC sanctions new Ford Focus midget series

USAC sanctions new Ford Focus midget series

The United States Auto Club and Ford Motor Company have unveiled a new USAC-sanctioned Midget Car series for 2002 and beyond, incorporating a sealed Ford powerplant. The Ford Focus Midget Car Series will encompass some 20 events at...

Northwestern Ohio named

Northwestern Ohio named "training facility"

The University of Northwestern Ohio, located in Lima, has been designated the "Official High-Performance Training Facility" of the United States Auto Club. A co-educational, residential, private institution founded in 1920, UNO enrolls ...

Thu 29 Nov 2001
WS: WM: Irwindale - Turkey Night GP notes

WS: WM: Irwindale - Turkey Night GP notes

Past winners of the USAC Turkey Night Midget Grand Prix in attendance Thanksgiving evening were Tony Simon (1972 winner) Bubby Jones ('76), Chuck Gurney ('88-89) and Billy Boat ('95-96-97). The NASCAR Winston Cup make-up date of Friday, November...

WS: Irwindale, Las Vegas notes

WS: Irwindale, Las Vegas notes

Thursday night's 30-lap victory at the Irwindale (Calif.) Speedway solidified Tony Hunt of Fair Oaks, Calif. as the 2001 USAC Western Sprint Car Series Champion. Rain forced cancellation of Saturday night's scheduled series finale at the...

WS: WM: JRCS: TQ: Western series banquet report

WS: WM: JRCS: TQ: Western series banquet report

Champions of USAC's 2001 Western Racing Series were honored at the USAC Western Awards Banquet November 25 at Binion's Horseshoe Hotel and Casino in downtown Las Vegas, Nev. Tony Hunt of Fair Oaks, Calif., Danny Ebberts of Canyon Lake, Calif.

WM: Irwindale, Las Vegas notes

WM: Irwindale, Las Vegas notes

Dave Steele of Tampa, Fla. and Danny Ebberts of Canyon Lake, Calif. shared the spotlight as the WorldCom National and Western Midget Car series concluded its 2001 campaign this past week. Steele won Thursday night's 100-lap 61st...

Mon 26 Nov 2001
WS: Final top ten - Las Vegas cancelled

WS: Final top ten - Las Vegas cancelled

USAC WESTERN SPRINT CAR RACE RESULTS: November 24, 2001 -- Las Vegas, Nevada -- Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway RACES RAINED OUT AND CANCELLED TOP TEN: FINAL WESTERN SPRINT CAR ...

WS: WM: Triple Crown Finale canceled at Las Vegas

WS: WM: Triple Crown Finale canceled at Las Vegas

Las Vegas Motor Speedway and USAC officials announced the cancellation of the USAC Triple Crown Finale scheduled tonight at the Bullring at LVMS. The cancellation is a result of inclement weather conditions. Ticket refunds are available through...

WS: USCS: NSCA: Sprint Car Hall of Fame 2002 nominees

WS: USCS: NSCA: Sprint Car Hall of Fame 2002 nominees

Sprint Car Hall Of Fame Lists 2002 Nominees; Inductees To Be Announced Thursday In Indianapolis KNOXVILLE, IOWA (NOVEMBER 23, 2001) - The National Sprint Car Hall of Fame in Knoxville, Iowa, is pleased to announce the names of the 35 nominees...

WM: Final top ten - Las Vegas cancelled

WM: Final top ten - Las Vegas cancelled

WORLDCOM USAC NATIONAL/WESTERN MIDGET CAR RACE RESULTS: November 24, 2001 -- Las Vegas, Nevada - Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway RACES RAINED OUT AND CANCELLED TOP TEN: FINAL WORLDCOM NATIONAL MIDGET CAR STANDINGS 1-Darland-1,113 2-A.J.

Fri 23 Nov 2001
Teddy Beach Irwindale, Las Vegas preview

Teddy Beach Irwindale, Las Vegas preview

Teddy Beach And The Beach Boys Motorsports Team Head West For USAC's 61st Annual 100-Lap "Turkey Night Grand Prix," Chance At A Las Vegas Jackpot (Donnelsville, OH) - Just before the agonizing "off season" that racers dread so much, the Beach...

WS: Irwindale - Turkey Night sprint results

WS: Irwindale - Turkey Night sprint results

USAC WESTERN SPRINT CAR RACE RESULTS: November 22, 2001 -- Irwindale, California -- Irwindale Speedway - "Turkey Night Grand Prix" Program QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Tony Hunt, 77, Scott-16.515 2. Troy Cline, 11, Cline-16.602 3. Jeff Gardner, 51, ...

WS: WM: Las Vegas driver autograph session at Bullring

WS: WM: Las Vegas driver autograph session at Bullring

LAS VEGAS - Las Vegas Motor Speedway and USAC officials have scheduled an on-track autograph session during the USAC Triple Crown Finale presented by Binon's Horseshoe at the Bullring Saturday night. Race fans will have the opportunity to meet...

WM: Irwindale - Turkey Night midget results

WM: Irwindale - Turkey Night midget results

WORLDCOM USAC NATIONAL/WESTERN MIDGET CAR RACE RESULTS: November 22, 2001 -- Irwindale, California -- Irwindale Speedway - 61st:"Turkey Night Grand Prix" presented by K & N Filters QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Bobby East, 4, East-16.983 2. Dave Steele,...

WM: namars: TQ: DT: National Midget Driver of the Year update

WM: namars: TQ: DT: National Midget Driver of the Year update

"Fike Needs Top Finishes To Overhaul Hines For Driver Of The Year Honors, Turkey Nite Next" IRWINDALE, CA, November 20---For the third straight year the Turkey Nite Grand Prix presented by K & N Filters could be the deciding event in...

FF: Ford Racing/USAC create new midget series

FF: Ford Racing/USAC create new midget series

Dearborn, Mich., Nov. 21, 2001 -- Ford Racing and the United States Auto Club (USAC) today announced the formation of the Ford Focus Midget Car Series presented by the Southern California Ford Dealers. This new series will begin competition in ...

scra: USCS: National Sprint Car Poll Awards schedule

scra: USCS: National Sprint Car Poll Awards schedule

Museum Announces Schedule for Nov. 29 National Sprint Car Poll Awards The following is the tentative schedule of events for the free, casual 17th annual National Sprint Car Poll awards reception, to be hosted by the National Sprint Car Hall of...

Tue 20 Nov 2001
IRL: Billy Boat returns to Irwindale

IRL: Billy Boat returns to Irwindale

Boat seeks fourth different venue triumph Indy Racing League and Indianapolis 500 veteran Billy Boat of Phoenix, Ariz. returns to the USAC Midget Car wars Thursday night at Irwindale (CA) Speedway as he will compete in the 61st running of the ...

WS: Hunt extends sprint lead with Tucson victory

WS: Hunt extends sprint lead with Tucson victory

Tony Hunt of Fair Oaks, Calif. extended his lead in the USAC Western Sprint Car Series with his victory in Saturday afternoon's "Old Pueblo Classic" 40-lapper at Tucson (AZ) Raceway Park. He takes a 28-point lead over Jeff Gardner into this...

WS: Tucson race results 11-17-01

WS: Tucson race results 11-17-01

USAC WESTERN SPRINT CAR RACE RESULTS: November 17, 2001 -- Tucson, Arizona Tucson Raceway Park "Old Pueblo Classic" QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Tony Hunt, 77, Scott-14.158 2. Casey Mears, 3, Finkenbinder-14.261 3. Troy Cline, 11, Cline-14.296 4. Bud ...

WM: Tucson recap, Irwindale preview

WM: Tucson recap, Irwindale preview

Bobby East of Brownsburg, Ind. and Dave Darland of Lincoln, Ind. took center stage Saturday afternoon at Tucson (AZ) Raceway Park, East winning the 40-lap "Old Pueblo Classic" and Darland locking up the 2001 USAC WorldCom National Midget Car ...

WM: Tucson race results 11-17-01

WM: Tucson race results 11-17-01

WORLDCOM USAC NATIONAL/WESTERN MIDGET CAR RACE RESULTS: November 17, 2001 -- Tucson, Arizona -- Tucson Raceway Park "Old Pueblo Classic" QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Dave Darland, 9, Lewis-14.270 2. Bobby East, 4, East-14.319 3. John Starks, 51, Blue ...

Sat 17 Nov 2001
Nevada USAC racing history 1959 to 2001

Nevada USAC racing history 1959 to 2001

<pre> USAC Racing History In Nevada Date Location Track Type Race Distance Winner 1959 11/29 Las Vegas Las Vegas Park Stock Car 147 Miles Fred ...

WS: WM: Las Vegas November doubleheader preview

WS: WM: Las Vegas November doubleheader preview

Stewart Headlines Las Vegas Midget Entries Gardner Seeks Record-Setting Silver State Victory Tony Stewart is planning to return to the site of his initial USAC Silver Crown Championship victory November 24 as the United States Auto Club's ...

WS: WM: Irwindale Turkey Night preview

WS: WM: Irwindale Turkey Night preview

Traditional Thanksgiving Night Grand Prix: "Turkey Night" At Irwindale November 22 - 61ST Running Historic Race Irwindale, Calif. - - Few other annual races in the United States, or the world for that matter, have longer histories or more...

WM: Kahne and Turkey Night at Irwindale

WM: Kahne and Turkey Night at Irwindale

Kahne Eyes Continuing 2nd-to-1st Turkey Night "Tradition" USAC WorldCom National Midget Car Champion Kasey Kahne hopes to extend a recent streak of "Turkey Night Grand Prix" victory progression when the 61st annual classic unfolds next Thursday...

Wed 14 Nov 2001
Midget 'Driver of the Year' update 2001-11-13

Midget 'Driver of the Year' update 2001-11-13

SUN PRAIRIE, WI, November 13--- After 195 events over eleven months, Saturday's Old Pueblo Classic at the Tucson Raceway Park, in Tucson, AZ, could turn out to be the key race in the chase for the 2001 National Midget Driver of the Year Honors. ...

WS: Casey Mears enters Tucson race

WS: Casey Mears enters Tucson race

Veteran USAC, Indy-car and NASCAR driver Casey Mears of Bakersfield, Calif. will compete in Saturday afternoon's USAC Western Sprint Car race at Tucson (AZ) Raceway Park. Mears, the son of Indianapolis 500 veteran Roger Mears and nephew...