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Thu 29 Dec 2005
Darland looks for Ft. Wayne Rumble repeat

Darland looks for Ft. Wayne Rumble repeat

DARLAND LOOKING TO REPEAT AT FT. WAYNE IN RUMBLE RACES INDIANAPOLIS -- USAC Triple Crown champion Dave Darland will look to repeat his "Rumble in Ft. Wayne" victory after all. Darland, who shared the two-night honors with Tony Stewart in the...

USAC events 2006 air dates announced

USAC events 2006 air dates announced

TWENTY USAC THUNDER RACES SCHEDULED ON THE OUTDOOR CHANNEL IN 2006 Outdoor Channel will telecast 12 Silver Crown races and eight other events during season INDIANAPOLIS -- Twenty USAC events, including a dozen Silver Crown Series races, will...

Weirich, Neely purchase new cars

Weirich, Neely purchase new cars

WEIRICH, NEELY PURCHASE NEW GENERATION SILVER CROWN CARS FROM STEALTH INDIANAPOLIS -- Stealth Motorsports of Brownsburg, Ind. has announced the purchase of two more new generation Silver Crown cars for the 2006 season. RW Motorsports and...

Tue 27 Dec 2005
Robert Mayson joins USAC/CRA staff

Robert Mayson joins USAC/CRA staff

ROBERT MAYSON NAMED USAC/CRA PUBLICITY COORDINATOR Robert Mayson of Lakewood, Calif. has been named Publicity Coordinator for USAC's CRA Sprint Car Series. Mayson, a 41-year-old whose involvement in the sport of ...

Tue 20 Dec 2005
Paternoster names Furling as 2006 driver

Paternoster names Furling as 2006 driver

PATERNOSTER TABS OSWEGO SUPERMODIFIED STAR FURLONG AS 2006 SILVER CROWN PILOT INDIANAPOLIS -- Long-time USAC Silver Crown Series supporter and owner Jim Paternoster of Oswego, N.Y. announced yesterday he has tabbed Supermodified specialist Greg...

Thu 15 Dec 2005
Fort Wayne pre-race notes, news

Fort Wayne pre-race notes, news

STEWART RETURNING TO FORT WAYNE DEC. 29-30; KIMBRELL RETURNS TO CLOSE OUT USAC'S 1ST 50 YEARS NASCAR Nextel Cup Champion Tony Stewart will return to USAC competition Dec. 29-30 for race organizer Tony Barhorst's "Rumble in...

Mon 12 Dec 2005
2005 National, Western banquet dates announced

2005 National, Western banquet dates announced

YEAR-END NATIONAL, WESTERN BANQUETS SET FOR JANUARY INDIANAPOLIS -- Championship-winning car owners and drivers, Rookies of the Year and other special award recipients will be among those honored for their achievements and support during both of...

Sat 10 Dec 2005
Memories of Raymond R. Nichels

Memories of Raymond R. Nichels

Ray R. Nichels 1922-2005 Nichels Engineering In 1938, at the age of 15, Ray Nichels, went on the road as a midget car crew chief, racing at tracks across America. From 1938-1948, the drivers of the Ray Nichels prepared midgets (campaigned by his...

Fri 09 Dec 2005
Ray Nichels passed away

Ray Nichels passed away

Ray Nichels -- 1922-2005 We are saddened to report the passing of our friend, Ray Nichels, one of the preeminent race car mechanics and car builders of the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s, on Friday, November 25, 2005. Raymond "Ray" Nichels, age 83,...

PDM Racing to assist Pierce Racing in 2006

PDM Racing to assist Pierce Racing in 2006

PDM RACING TO ASSIST PIERCE RACING WITH 2006 PAVEMENT SILVER CROWN CAR INDIANAPOLIS -- Officials with PDM Racing have reached an agreement with Sam Pierce Racing to run the 2006 USAC Silver Crown Series with driver, Aaron Pierce. "We are very...

Thu 08 Dec 2005
FF: Tangerine Midget Tournament to revived

FF: Tangerine Midget Tournament to revived

"TANGERINE TOURNAMENT" RETURNS TO FLORIDA 7 USAC FORD FOCUS DATES SET AT 4 TRACKS The United States Auto Club, fresh from its successful December 1-2 "Mopar-PRI Sprint & Midget Classic" at Orlando Speedworld, has announced it is ...

Steele, Darland to campaign 9 Racing in 2006

Steele, Darland to campaign 9 Racing in 2006

Dave Steele & Dave Darland To Campaign 9 Racing Toyota-Powered Midgets For 2006 Racing Season LAGUNA BEACH, CA Dave Steele, reigning 2-time USAC Silver Crown Champion, has committed to driving the Toyota-powered 9 Racing Midget on all...

Wed 07 Dec 2005
Reutimann Motorsports to compete in 2006

Reutimann Motorsports to compete in 2006

ZEPHYRHILLS' REUTIMANN MOTORSPORTS ANNOUNCES SILVER CROWN COMMITMENT FOR 2006 INDIANAPOLIS -- Reutimann Motorsports Inc. of Zephyrhills, Fla., one of Florida's premier Sprint car teams, has announced its intentions to run the new generation...

National Sprint Car HoF honors USAC drivers, personnel

National Sprint Car HoF honors USAC drivers, personnel

JONES NAMED NON-WINGED SPRINT DRIVER OF THE YEAR; OTHER USAC PERSONNEL RECOGNIZED INDIANAPOLIS -- USAC National Sprint Car Series champion Levi Jones of Olney, Ill. was voted the 2005 Non-Winged Sprint Car "Driver of the Year" last week at the...

Rumble in Fort Wayne preview

Rumble in Fort Wayne preview

USAC GEARING UP FOR FORT WAYNE "RUMBLE" STEELE, WISE, SCOTT TAKE "MOPAR-PRI SPRINT-MIDGET" FEATURES USAC's 50th year of racing concludes December 29-30 with the "Rumble in Fort Wayne" indoor races at the Memorial Coliseum Expo...

Michael Lewis Orlando notes

Michael Lewis Orlando notes

Michael Lewis Collects Top-Ten Finishes In Orlando ORLANDO,Fla (December 05, 2005) - - Noblesville, Indiana's Michael Lewis wasn't sure what to expect in this past Friday's "Mopar-PRI Sprint & Midget Classic". A new race and a new track meant...

Sun 04 Dec 2005
Michael Lewis Orlando qualifying notes

Michael Lewis Orlando qualifying notes

Michael Lewis Qualifies Solidly For USAC Midget & Sprint Events In Orlando ORLANDO, Fla. (12-02-2005) - - Noblesville, Indiana native Michael Lewis qualified solidly for both the Sprint and Midget series in preparation for Friday night's First...

Orlando special event qualifying results

Orlando special event qualifying results

USAC MIDGET CAR SPECIAL EVENT RACE RESULTS: December 1-2, 2005 Orlando, Florida Orlando Speedworld Speedway "Mopar-PRI Sprint & Midget Classic" QUALIFICATIONS: (Held Dec. 1) 1. Tracy Hines, 11, Wilke-Pak - 13.157 2. Josh Wise, 20, Stewart - ...

Orlando special event qualifying results

Orlando special event qualifying results

USAC SPRINT CAR SPECIAL EVENT RACE RESULTS: December 1-2, 2005 Orlando, Florida Orlando Speedworld Speedway "Mopar-PRI Sprint & Midget Classic" QUALIFICATIONS: (Held Dec. 1) 1. Bryan Clauson, 7c, C & A - 13.362 2. Tracy Hines, 69, Dynamics - ...

FF: Orlando feature results 2005-12-02

FF: Orlando feature results 2005-12-02

USAC FORD FOCUS SPECIAL EVENT RACE RESULTS: December 1-2, 2005 -- Orlando, Florida -- Orlando Speedworld Speedway -- "Mopar-PRI Sprint & Midget Classic" FEATURE: (20 laps) 1. Chase Scott 2. Michael Sboro 3. Aron Oakley 4. Ryan Smith 5. Casey ...

FF: Orlando special event results 2005-12-01

FF: Orlando special event results 2005-12-01

USAC FORD FOCUS SPECIAL EVENT RACE RESULTS: December 1-2, 2005 Orlando, Florida Orlando Speedworld Speedway "Mopar-PRI Sprint & Midget Classic" QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Chase Scott, 4, Real Race Cars - 14.050 2. Ryan Smith, 55, S & S - 14.086 3....

Orlando special event results 2005-12-02

Orlando special event results 2005-12-02

USAC SPRINT CAR SPECIAL EVENT RACE RESULTS: December 1-2, 2005 Orlando, Florida Orlando Speedworld Speedway "Mopar-PRI Sprint & Midget Classic" LAST CHANCE RACE: (12 laps) 1. Santos 2. Coons 3. Dodson 4. Fike 5. Hessert 6. Berryman 7. Scott 8.

Orlando special event results 2005-12-02

Orlando special event results 2005-12-02

USAC MIDGET CAR SPECIAL EVENT RACE RESULTS: December 1-2, 2005 Orlando, Florida Orlando Speedworld Speedway "Mopar-PRI Sprint & Midget Classic" LAST CHANCE RACE: (12 laps) 1. Hessert 2. Byrne 3. Nicholas 4. Gough 5. Pierovich 6. Loyet 7.

Fri 02 Dec 2005
FF: Regional Midget Series 2006 schedule announced

FF: Regional Midget Series 2006 schedule announced

2006 REGIONAL MIDGET SERIES ANNOUNCED 16 WEDNESDAYS, 3 FRIDAYS AT ANDERSON, NEW CASTLE New venues highlight the 2006 USAC Regional Midget Series schedule announced today by the United States Auto Club and Don Kenyon, who will serve...

FF: CP: Final race recap, 2005 standings

FF: CP: Final race recap, 2005 standings

HARRIS WRAPS UP CALIFORNIA PAVEMENT FOCUS TITLE AS MOON SHINES AT IRWINDALE INDIANAPOLIS -- In one of the tightest battles in the four-year history of USAC Ford Focus Midget racing, Alex Harris of Simi Valley, Calif. triumphed by 15 points over...

2005 National Rookies of the Year named

2005 National Rookies of the Year named

RIVERSIDE, CALIF. NATIVES WISE, HAGEN SWEEP USAC NATIONAL ROOKIE HONORS INDIANAPOLIS -- Drivers Josh Wise and Darren Hagen, both of Riverside, Calif., were announced today as USAC's National Rookies of the Year for their performances during the...

Mon 28 Nov 2005
Irwindale: Michael Lewis Turkey Night report

Irwindale: Michael Lewis Turkey Night report

Handling Doesn't Stop Lewis At Irwindale On Turkey Night IRWINDALE, Ca (November 28, 2005) - - Handling woes weren't going to stop United States Auto Club (USAC) ace Michael Lewis from trying to achieve fame at Irwindale Speedway in this past...

Action fills Turkey Night at Irwindale

Action fills Turkey Night at Irwindale

The 65th annual Turkey Night Midget Grand Prix took place tonight on the 1/2-mile Irwindale Speedway oval, marking the 50th consecutive time this seminal event has been promoted by the Agajanian family. The trio of races included a 30-lap Ford...

WS: Championship decided at season finale

WS: Championship decided at season finale

STEELE TAKES 30-LAP IRWINDALE SPRINT SWANSON LOCKS UP WESTERN SPRINT TITLE Dave Steele of Tampa, Fla. captured Thursday night's 40-lap Valvoline USAC Western Sprint Car Series finale, leading the final four laps after passing fast...

WS: Irwindale Turkey Night results

WS: Irwindale Turkey Night results

USAC WESTERN SPRINT CAR SERIES RACE RESULTS: November 24, 2005 Irwindale, California Irwindale Speedway QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Kody Swanson, 75, Swanson - 16.691 2. Jim Waters, 24, Ault - 16.902 3. Michael Lewis, 40, Western Speed - 16.935 4. Cody...

WM: Season finale notes, final standings

WM: Season finale notes, final standings

LEFFLER WINS 65TH "TURKEY NIGHT GRAND PRIX" RODELA OVERTAKES FLOCK FOR WESTERN MIDGET TITLE Jason Leffler of Long Beach, Calif., who admitted having trouble finding a ride for Thursday night's 65th "Turkey Night Grand Prix" at the...

WM: Irwindale Turkey Night results

WM: Irwindale Turkey Night results

USAC NATIONAL/WESTERN MIDGET CAR SERIES RACE RESULTS: November 24, 2005 Irwindale, California Irwindale Speedway 65th "Turkey Night Grand Prix" QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Jason Leffler, 32L, Braun - 17.160 2. Tracy Hines, 11, Wilke-Pak - 17.210 3. Dave...

FF: CP: Billy Lewis Irwindale Turkey Night notes

FF: CP: Billy Lewis Irwindale Turkey Night notes

Billy Lewis Shines In Focus Event; Overcomes A Week of Tragedy IRWINADALE, Ca (November 28, 2005) - - Billy Lewis, the younger brother of USAC superstar Michael Lewis shined in front of a thundering crowd Thursday night at Irwindale Speedway in...

FF: CP: Irwindale Turkey Night results

FF: CP: Irwindale Turkey Night results

USAC CALIFORNIA FORD FOCUS (Pavement) MIDGET CAR SERIES RACE RESULTS: November 24, 2005 Irwindale, California Irwindale Speedway QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Casey Riggs, 37, Riggs - 14.448 2. Ricky Ehrgott, 9x, Ehrgott - 14.481 3. Alison MacLeod, 4,...

Earl's Fast Qualifier final 2005 standings

Earl's Fast Qualifier final 2005 standings

LEWIS, SWANSON, RODELA, HARRIS CONCLUDE 2005 EARL'S QUALIFYING CHAMPIONSHIPS Michael Lewis of Noblesville, Ind., Kody Swanson of Kingsburg, Calif., Jerome Rodela of El Monte, Calif. and Alex Harris of Simi Valley, Calif. are the...

Orlando Speedworld special event preview

Orlando Speedworld special event preview

INAUGURAL "MOPAR-PRI SPRINT & MIDGET CLASSIC" SET FOR ORLANDO SPEEDWORLD THURSDAY & FRIDAY; ONE USAC DRIVER COULD WALK AWAY WITH $70,000-PLUS! Dave Steele of Tampa, Fla. is expected to be among favorites for victory in his home...