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Mon 23 Dec 2002
IRL: Jimmy Kite to race Chili Bowl for Lehmann

IRL: Jimmy Kite to race Chili Bowl for Lehmann

STOCKBRIDGE, Ga., Thursday, December 19, 2002 - Open wheel racing expert Jimmy Kite, 26, will add yet another highlight to his already impressive racing resume next month. Lehmann Racing and Kite announced today that the Georgia resident would ...

2003 USAC Silver Crown schedule

2003 USAC Silver Crown schedule

<pre> 2003 USAC Weld Racing Silver Crown Championship Series Schedule Date Location Track Distance 3/21-23 Phoenix, AZ Phoenix International Raceway 100 Miles 5/10...

2003 preliminary schedule announced

2003 preliminary schedule announced

12 races on preliminary 2003 USAC Silver Crown schedule. The 2003 USAC Weld Racing Silver Crown Championship Series opens with the March 21-23 "Copper World Indy 200" weekend at Phoenix (Ariz.) International Raceway and is scheduled to conclude...

Mon 09 Dec 2002
Earl's extends Fast Qualifier program

Earl's extends Fast Qualifier program

Earl's extends USAC FQ program through 2005. The highly successful Earl's Pro-Lite 350 Hose Fast Qualifier Championship is being extended through 2005 to continue to honor excellence in qualifying at United States Auto Club National and Western...

Northwestern Ohio extends contract through 2005

Northwestern Ohio extends contract through 2005

University of Northwestern Ohio extends USAC contract through 2005. The United States Auto Club announced today that the University of Northwestern Ohio, located in Lima, Ohio, has extended their existing contract for an additional 3 year period...

Simpson Performance Products signs two year contract

Simpson Performance Products signs two year contract

Simpson Performance Products named USAC's Official Uniform & Safety Products Supplier. Simpson Performance Products of New Braunsfel, Texas, the industry leader in Race Uniforms and Racing Safety Products, and the United States Auto Club of ...

Competition Trailers signs on as official trailer

Competition Trailers signs on as official trailer

Competition Trailers - The Official Trailers of USAC. The United States Auto Club is proud to announce that they have reached an agreement with Competition Trailers of Henderson, Texas to become the OFFICIAL TRAILER of USAC for the next five ...

47th Annual

47th Annual "Champions Night"

J.J. Yeley of Phoenix, Ariz. headlined recipients at the 47th Annual USAC "Champions Night" presented by the University of Northwestern Ohio Friday in Indianapolis, Ind., raking in nearly $58,000 in year-end bonuses as USAC participants split over...

Weld Racing returns as Silver Crown sponsor

Weld Racing returns as Silver Crown sponsor

Weld Racing returns as Silver Crown Series sponsor in '03. Weld Motorsports of Kansas City, Mo. and the United States Auto Club announced today that Weld Racing will return as the series entitlement sponsor for the 2003 USAC Weld Racing Silver...

Thu 05 Dec 2002
WS: Sprint Car Turkey Night at Irwindale report

WS: Sprint Car Turkey Night at Irwindale report

IRWINDALE, Calif.- Tony "Smoke" Stewart, the 2002 NASCAR Winston Cup champion, returned to his racing roots Thursday and smoked the field in a USAC Western States 360 Sprint Car Series "Casey Diemert Classic" 40-lap feature on the banked,...

WS: WM: Irwindale's Turkey Night fun facts

WS: WM: Irwindale's Turkey Night fun facts

IRWINDALE, Calif. - Ten past Thanksgiving Night Midget Grand Prix winners attended the 62nd running of the classic race this year. They were Danny Oakes (1945 winner), Parnelli Jones (1964 & 66), Tony Simon (1972), Bubby Jones (1976), Brent...

WM: Midget Turkey Night at Irwindale report

WM: Midget Turkey Night at Irwindale report

IRWINDALE, Calif., Nov. 28 - Michael Lewis earned the biggest victory of his five-year USAC Midget racing career Thanksgiving evening when he won the 100-lap Agajanian Promotions 62nd Lucas Oil Thanksgiving Night Midget Grand Prix. The banked ...

FF: Irwindale Thanksgiving Day race report

FF: Irwindale Thanksgiving Day race report

IRWINDALE, Calif., Nov. 28 - Todd Hunsaker started sixth and became the third and final race leader of the season-ending USAC Ford Focus Midget Series 20-lap main event during lap 19 with an inside pass entering the third turn. His winning move ...

Tue 03 Dec 2002
NASCAR drivers thankful for midget/sprint cars

NASCAR drivers thankful for midget/sprint cars

Who needs turkey when you've got racing? NASCAR drivers Jason Leffler, Kasey Kahne, Terry Cook and Winston Cup Champion Tony Stewart will all partake in the Thanksgiving Day shootout on November 28th at the annual "Turkey Night" at Irwindale ...

Earl's Pro-Lite 350 Fast Qualifier final points

Earl's Pro-Lite 350 Fast Qualifier final points

46-point final margin for Yeley. J.J. Yeley of Phoenix, Ariz. will receive a $20,000 cash bonus this Friday night as the winner of the 2002 Earl's Pro-Lite 350 Hose Fast Qualifier Championship. The presentation will be made by Robert Writesman,...

WS: Season finale nets Hendrix the 2002 title

WS: Season finale nets Hendrix the 2002 title

Western Sprint title is 3rd USAC title for Rick Hendrix. Stewart sweeps Irwindale & Las Vegas Sprint features. 2002 NASCAR Winston Cup Champion Tony Stewart of Rushville, Ind. recorded back-to-back 40-lap victories in the USAC Western Sprint Car...

WS: WM: Stewart sweeps Las Vegas, Darland takes Midget titleHeadline

WS: WM: Stewart sweeps Las Vegas, Darland takes Midget title

2002 NASCAR Winston Cup Champion Tony Stewart of Rushville, Ind. captured both ends of Saturday night's USAC Sprint/Midget Car "doubleheader" at the Las Vegas (Nev.) Motor Speedway "Bullring." It marked his first USAC Sprint/Midget sweep on ...

WS: Las Vegas: Season finale results, top ten standings

WS: Las Vegas: Season finale results, top ten standings

USAC WESTERN SPRINT CAR RACE RESULTS: November 30, 2002 Las Vegas, Nevada Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Tony Stewart, 20, Trigueiro-14.024 2. Kasey Kahne, 67, Zarounian-14.153 3. Tracy Hines, 27, Morales-14.159 4....

WM: Darland, Flock leave Vegas with Midget titles

WM: Darland, Flock leave Vegas with Midget titles

Lewis (Michael) wins 62nd "Turkey Night Grand Prix" Tony Stewart hits it big in Las Vegas. Darland, Flock emerge with midget car titles. Michael Lewis of Noblesville, Ind. and Tony Stewart of Rushville, Ind. captured USAC National/Western Midget...

WM: Las Vegas: Season finale results, top ten standings

WM: Las Vegas: Season finale results, top ten standings

USAC NATIONAL/WESTERN MIDGET CAR RACE RESULTS: November 30, 2002 Las Vegas, Nevada Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Ryan Scott, 36, Scott-14.032 2. Tony Stewart, 9x, Lewis-14.072 3. Dave Steele, 29, Tomassi-14.159 4. Jay...

FF: Hunsaker takes 2002 title

FF: Hunsaker takes 2002 title

Hunsaker takes Irwindale finale & USAC Ford Focus Title. Todd Hunsaker of Chino Hills, Calif. scored his sixth victory of the campaign Thursday night at Irwindale (Calif.) Speedway to lock up the 2002 USAC Ford Focus Midget Car driving ...

Sun 01 Dec 2002
WS: Irwindale III: Race results

WS: Irwindale III: Race results

USAC WESTERN SPRINT CAR RACE RESULTS: November 28, 2002 Irwindale, California Irwindale Speedway 62nd Lucas Oil "Turkey Night Grand Prix" Program QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Rick Hendrix, 97, Hendrix-16.860 2. Tony Stewart, 20, Trigueiro-16.871 3. Todd...

WM: Irwindale Turkey Night results

WM: Irwindale Turkey Night results

USAC NATIONAL/WESTERN MIDGET CAR RACE RESULTS: November 28, 2002 Irwindale, California Irwindale Speedway 62nd Lucas Oil "Turkey Night Grand Prix" QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Dave Steele, 29, Tomassi-16.718 2. Kasey Kahne, 9x, Lewis-16.730 3. Michael ...

FF: Irwindale VI: Irwindale season finale results

FF: Irwindale VI: Irwindale season finale results

USAC FORD FOCUS MIDGET CAR RACE RESULTS: November 28, 2002 Irwindale, California Irwindale Speedway 62nd Lucas Oil "Turkey Night Grand Prix" Program QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Todd Hunsaker, 6x, Hunsaker-14.249 2. Garrett Hansen, 24, Hansen-14.310 3....

Wed 27 Nov 2002
Twin 25's at Irwindale 2003 schedule

Twin 25's at Irwindale 2003 schedule

"Ford Twin 25's" for USAC Midgets scheduled for Irwindale Speedway - April 26, 2003. Event pays fantastic $50,000.00 bonus to double winner. Irwindale, Calif. - What became the world's richest-ever USAC Midget Race, last September's Ford Twin...

Veteran driver Pancho Carter Irwindale November 26th appearance

Veteran driver Pancho Carter Irwindale November 26th appearance

USAC veteran driver Pancho Carter and sons to meet and greet fans. Holiday Inn, Monrovia Tuesday, November 26 -- 5:30 - 7:30PM Irwindale, Calif. - - Second generation USAC veteran driver Duane Carter Jr., known to the racing world as "Pancho",...

Yeley has locked up Earl's Pro-Lite 350 Fast Qualifier

Yeley has locked up Earl's Pro-Lite 350 Fast Qualifier

J.J. Yeley of Phoenix, Ariz. has locked up the 2002 Earl's Pro-Lite 350 Hose Fast Qualifier Championship and the $20,000 cash bonus it provides. He has a 48-point lead over runner-up Tracy Hines entering the final four races of the series, but...

Cook, Stewart team up for Irwindale Turkey Night

Cook, Stewart team up for Irwindale Turkey Night

Cook, Stewart looking to repeat Turkey Night title run. SAN GABRIEL VALLEY, CA (Nov. 25, 2002) - NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series driver Terry Cook will transition from driver's seat to the top of the pit box as crew chief for Winston Cup Champion...

Leffler to compete in Midgets at LVMS

Leffler to compete in Midgets at LVMS

Leffler looks for a second win at LVMS' 3/8-mile oval. LAS VEGAS -- Jason Leffler has raced just about everything but a dragster at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Leffler has competed in the NASCAR Winston Cup Series, NASCAR Busch Series, NASCAR ...

WS: Tucson II: Race report

WS: Tucson II: Race report

Kasey Kahne takes Tucson's "Old Pueblo Classic". Western Sprint point race headed for Irwindale & Las Vegas. Kasey Kahne of Enumclaw Wash. captured Saturday night's 40-lap "Old Pueblo Classic" USAC Western Sprint Car race at Tucson (Ariz.)...

WM: FF: Tucson wrap up, Irwindale and Las Vegas next

WM: FF: Tucson wrap up, Irwindale and Las Vegas next

Hines wins at Tucson, eyes Thursday "Turkey" at Irwindale. USAC Sprint/Midget season concludes Saturday in Las Vegas. Tracy Hines of New Castle, Ind. was the winner of Saturday night's 40-lap "Old Pueblo Classic" at Tucson (Ariz.) Raceway Park...

FF: Indiana series to debut April 6, 2003

FF: Indiana series to debut April 6, 2003

USAC Indiana Ford Focus Midget Car Series debuts April 6. The Anderson (Ind.) Speedway will host the inaugural event in the Indiana USAC Ford Focus Midget Car Series April 6 as part of the 2003 "Glen Niebel Classic" at the 1/4-mile paved oval....

Mon 25 Nov 2002
WS: Tucson II: Race results

WS: Tucson II: Race results

USAC WESTERN SPRINT CAR RACE RESULTS: November 23, 2002 Tucson, Arizona Tucson Raceway Park "Old Pueblo Classic" QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Jason Leffler, 20, Trigueiro-14.429 2. Eric Butze, 09, Butze-14.490 3. Bud Kaeding, 4, Consani-14.596 4. Kasey...

WM: Tucson: Race results

WM: Tucson: Race results

USAC NATIONAL/WESTERN MIDGET CAR RACE RESULTS: November 23, 2002 Tucson, Arizona Tucson Raceway Park "Old Pueblo Classic" QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Tony Ave, 2, Steele-14.287 2. Ron Gregory, 22, Irvin-14.300 3. Cole Carter, 7, Carter-14.352 4. Jason...

Fri 22 Nov 2002
Third generation drivers to race finale at LVMS

Third generation drivers to race finale at LVMS

Las Vegas - Legendary open-wheel driver Pancho Carter's sons, Dane and Cole will compete at the USAC Midget Car Series at the Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Saturday, Nov. 30. Following in their father's and grandfathers' footsteps, ...

2003 Twin 25 event set for Irwindale

2003 Twin 25 event set for Irwindale

Exciting new Twin 25's race format coming to Irwindale in April - USAC's finest Midget drivers will compete for $50,000 bonus to win both 25-Lap features at Irwindale Speedway. Irwindale, Calif. - - The spectacular new "Twin 25's" racing format...