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Sat 22 Dec 2007
2007 Rookies of the year announced

2007 Rookies of the year announced

EDWARDS, STEWART FIELDED ENTRIES FOR NATIONAL "ROOKIES OF THE YEAR" DODSON & STENHOUSE; PENNINGTON, JOSETT, SWANSON, INTRAVAIA & ROBERTSON ALSO GARNER 2007 ROOKIE HONORS Cameron Dodson of Greenfield, Ind. and Ricky Stenhouse Jr.

Thu 13 Dec 2007
Hoffman Racing re-signs Jerry Coons Jr

Hoffman Racing re-signs Jerry Coons Jr

8 TIME USAC NATIONAL SPRINT CAR CHAMPIONS-HOFFMAN AUTO RACING ANNOUNCES SPRINT CAR DRIVER FOR 2008 Loveland, OH (Dec 11, 2007) -- Hoffman Auto Racing(HAR), the winningest Team in the history of USAC National Sprint Car Racing with 8 ...

Dick Jordan wins Sprint Car award

Dick Jordan wins Sprint Car award

DICK JORDAN OF THE UNITED STATES AUTO CLUB (USAC) NAMED 2007 RECIPIENT OF "OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO THE SPORT AWARD" BY NORTH AMERICAN SPRINT CAR POLL KNOXVILLE, IOWA (December 10, 2007) - Dick Jordan, vice-president of News...

Toyota partners with RW Motorsports

Toyota partners with RW Motorsports

TOYOTA PARTNERS WITH RW MOTORSPORTS FOR 2008 SILVER CROWN COMPETITION TORRANCE, Calif. (December 8, 2007) --Toyota announced that RW Motorsports, based in Fairmount, IN, will be the first team to utilize Toyota 360 V8 engines in the 2008...

Mon 10 Dec 2007
BITD: GM celebrates 2007 championships

BITD: GM celebrates 2007 championships

General Motors Scores 21 Racing Championships in 2007 GM Race Teams Complete Successful Season with Drivers and Manufacturers Championships in Stock Car, Road Racing, Drag Racing, Open Wheel and Off-Road Competition DETROIT - General Motors ...

Sun 09 Dec 2007
USAC National Midget Car Series 2008 schedule

USAC National Midget Car Series 2008 schedule

<pre> 2008 USAC SCHEDULE NATIONAL MIDGET CAR SERIES Date Location Track Type Track D/N Distance 2/15-16 +Phoenix, AZ Manzanita Speedway 1/2 D ...

Tue 04 Dec 2007
USAC appoints new president and senior VP

USAC appoints new president and senior VP

KEVIN MILLER NAMED USAC PRESIDENT; JASON SMITH NAMED SENIOR VP OF RACING OPERATIONS INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana, Dec. 4 -- The United States Auto Club (USAC) announced today that its Board of Directors has appointed Kevin Miller as CEO and ...

Kevin Thomas 2007 season review

Kevin Thomas 2007 season review

Kevin Thomas Jr. Ends Impressive Rookie Season -- Looks Forward to 2008 Tampa, FL -- Kevin Thomas Jr. finished 6th in the 2007 Hoosier Midwest Sprint Car Series points standings -- his first year of competition in the series. Also, Kevin made...

Sun 02 Dec 2007
2007 Earl's Fast Qualifier champions

2007 Earl's Fast Qualifier champions

FOYT, STEWART, KLATT, KAISER & PIEROVICH CLAIM 2007 EARL'S FAST QUALIFIER CHAMPIONSHIPS The 2007 United States Auto Club points racing season concluded with the November 22 "tripleheader" at Irwindale (Calif.) Speedway and five...

Evel Knievel dies at 69, sponsored Indy entry

Evel Knievel dies at 69, sponsored Indy entry

LEGENDARY DAREDEVIL KNIEVEL HAD INDY 500 CONNECTION INDIANAPOLIS, Friday, Nov. 30, 2007 -- Legendary daredevil Evel Knievel, who died Nov. 30 at age 69, sponsored the entry driven by popular veteran Gary Bettenhausen in the 1977 Indianapolis ...

Wed 28 Nov 2007
WS: Irwindale race notes, champion crowned

WS: Irwindale race notes, champion crowned

SANTOS GIVES TOYOTA A VICTORY IN ITS USAC SPRINT DEBUT; "ROOKIE" KAPLAN WRAPS UP WESTERN SPRINT TITLE Bobby Santos III of Franklin, Mass. gave Toyota a victory in its USAC Sprint car debut, winning the 40-lap Lucas Oil Western...

WM: Kasey kahne Turkey Night summary

WM: Kasey kahne Turkey Night summary

KAHNE DRIVES NO. 67 SEYMOUR PAINT CAR TO SECOND PLACE FINISH IN 67TH ANNUAL TURKEY NIGHT GRAND PRIX (Cornelius, N.C. November 27, 2007) -- Kasey Kahne's offseason was delayed by a week as he made the trek out west to compete in the 67th running...

WM: Turkey Night GP report, champions crowned

WM: Turkey Night GP report, champions crowned

DARLAND TAKES 67TH "TURKEY NIGHT GRAND PRIX;" COONS, RODRIGUEZ CLOSE OUT 2007 CHAMPIONSHIPS "The car was absolutely perfect from start to finish," said Dave Darland of Lincoln, Ind. in victory lane Thursday night after winning...

FF: CP: Irwindale wrap-up, champion crowned

FF: CP: Irwindale wrap-up, champion crowned

FAAS GRABS 40-LAP IRWINDALE FOCUS FEATURE; SKOGLUND REPEATS AS USAC CALIFORNIA PAVEMENT CHAMPION Nic Faas of Yorba Linda, Calif. led the final 25 laps of Thursday night's 40-lap USAC Ford Focus feature at Irwindale ...

Mon 26 Nov 2007
WS: WM: FF: Western series awards banquet summary

WS: WM: FF: Western series awards banquet summary

USAC's 2007 WESTERN CHAMPIONS HONORED AT BANQUET IN ARCADIA, CALIFORNIA The United States Auto Club's 2007 racing series champions were toasted Saturday night at the annual Western Awards Banquet at the Embassy Suites Hotel in...

WS: Irwindale results 2007-11-22

WS: Irwindale results 2007-11-22

LUCAS OIL USAC WESTERN SPRINT CAR SERIES RACE RESULTS: November 22, 2007 -- Irwindale, California -- Irwindale Speedway QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Nick Green, 114, Green - 16.690 2. Ryan Kaplan, 21, Kaplan - 16.910 3. Bobby Santos III, 40, Western Speed...

WM: Irwindale Turkey Night GP results

WM: Irwindale Turkey Night GP results

USAC NATIONAL/WESTERN MIDGET CAR SERIES RACE RESULTS: November 22, 2007 -- Irwindale, California -- Irwindale Speedway -- 67th "Turkey Night Grand Prix" QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Kody Swanson, 19. Nine Racing - 16.940 2. Bobby Santos III, 45, Western...

Fri 23 Nov 2007
Pedregon Racing Turkey Night preview

Pedregon Racing Turkey Night preview

USAC STARS TONY HUNT AND JOSH WISE TO COMPETE IN CRUZ PEDREGON'S MIDGETS AT TURKEY NIGHT INDIANAPOLIS (November 21, 2007) -- Cruz Pedregon's USAC midget racing team has their sights set on Victory Lane at Thursday night's, "Turkey Night Grand...

Toyota to expand engine program

Toyota to expand engine program

TOYOTA TO DEBUT 360 SILVER CROWN/SPRINTCAR ENGINE AT 67th ANNUAL TURKEY NIGHT GRAND PRIX TORRANCE, Calif. (Nov. 20, 2007) - Toyota announced today that it will expand its USAC involvement to include engines developed for Sprint Car and Silver...

Tony Stewart Racing Turkey Night preview

Tony Stewart Racing Turkey Night preview

Turkey Night Triumph Tony Stewart Racing's Jones, Hines and Stenhouse, Jr., Prepare for Thanksgiving USAC Midget Series Finale at Irwindale Speedway INDIANAPOLIS (Nov. 20, 2007) -- Tony Stewart Racing's (TSR) USAC driving trio of Levi Jones,...

FF: CP: Irwindale results 2007-11-22

FF: CP: Irwindale results 2007-11-22

USAC CALIFORNIA PAVEMENT FORD FOCUS RACE RESULTS: November 22, 2007 -- Irwindale, California -- Irwindale Speedway QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Nic Faas, 17, Faas - 14.355 2. Tim Skoglund, 40, Western Speed - 14.440 3. Tom Dyer, 33, Maier - 14.460 4....

Tue 20 Nov 2007
FF: CP/CD: Irwindale finale preview

FF: CP/CD: Irwindale finale preview

PAVEMENT, DIRT CHAMPS SQUARE OFF IN IRWINDALE FOCUS FINALE THURSDAY California Pavement Ford Focus Champion Tim Skoglund of Fresno, Calif. and California Dirt Ford Focus Champion Nic Faas of Huntington Beach, Calif. will square off...

FF: C/V: 2007 champion - Tanner Swanson

FF: C/V: 2007 champion - Tanner Swanson

TANNER SWANSON CROWNED CAROLINA FOCUS CHAMPION Tanner Swanson of Kingsburg, Calif. who became the youngest driver in USAC history to win a Sprint car feature last June at Tracy, Calif., has emerged as the champion of the 2007...

Kahne returns For Turkey Night

Kahne returns For Turkey Night

KASEY KAHNE RETURNS FOR "TURKEY NIGHT GRAND PRIX" NASCAR Nextel Cup regular Kasey Kahne hasn't competed in a USAC National Midget race in more than four years but he's among entered drivers for next Thursday night's 67th...

CRA: Perris results 2007-11-17

CRA: Perris results 2007-11-17

LUCAS OIL USAC/CRA SPRINT CAR SERIES RACE RESULTS: November 17, 2007 -- Perris, California -- Perris Auto Speedway -- "Kindoll Classic" QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Michael Trimble, 21t, Kruseman - 16.774 2. Mike Spencer, 50, Chaffin - 16.807 3. Tony...

Tue 13 Nov 2007
TSR Manzanita summary, Jones wins title

TSR Manzanita summary, Jones wins title

Levi Jones Captures Second USAC National Sprint Series Championship PHOENIX (Nov. 10, 2007) -- Tony Stewart Racing (TSR) driver Levi Jones clinched his second USAC National Sprint Car Series championship by virtue of his fourth-place finish...

WM: PIR recap, Irwindale Turkey Night preview

WM: PIR recap, Irwindale Turkey Night preview

MIDGETS WRAP UP 2007 "TURKEY NIGHT" AT IRWINDALE; STEELE VICTORIOUS IN USAC RETURN AT P.I.R. Jerry Coons Jr. and Johnny Rodriguez are headed for second USAC driving championships Nov. 22 when the National and Western...

Nat'l Sprint champion, CRA Perris finale preview

Nat'l Sprint champion, CRA Perris finale preview

SATURDAY'S "KINDOLL CLASSIC" CLOSES CURTAIN ON 2007 CRA SLATE; COONS "SWEEPS" MANZY'S "WESTERN WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS;" LEVI JONES, TONY STEWART RACING CLAIM NATIONAL TITLES Tony Jones of Norco, Calif. is headed for his first ...

Phoenix: Race recap, Kaeding wins title

Phoenix: Race recap, Kaeding wins title

KAEDING EMERGES WITH 2ND K & N SILVER CROWN TITLE; DODSON WINS "COPPER WORLD" SILVER CROWN FINALE Bud Kaeding of Campbell, Calif. will be toasted as USAC's K & N Silver Crown driving champion for the second straight year when...

Mon 12 Nov 2007
FF: RegM/KM/IN: Regional banquet summary

FF: RegM/KM/IN: Regional banquet summary

USAC'S REGIONAL CHAMPIONS TOASTED AT DK PROMOTIONS BANQUET IN INDIANAPOLIS (Avon, IN) Competitors, USAC Officials, friends and family gathered Saturday at Celebrations Banquet Facility on Indianapolis' westside to honor the ...

Manzanita results 2007-11-10

Manzanita results 2007-11-10

LUCAS OIL USAC NATIONAL & USAC/CRA SPRINT CAR SERIES RACE RESULTS: November 10, 2007 -- Phoenix, Arizona -- Manzanita Speedway -- 40th Checker Auto Parts/Budweiser/Parker Store "Western World Championships" "C" MAIN: (20 laps) 1. Dustin Morgan (...

Sat 10 Nov 2007
Manzanita results 2007-11-09

Manzanita results 2007-11-09

LUCAS OIL USAC NATIONAL & USAC/CRA SPRINT CAR SERIES RACE RESULTS: November 9, 2007 -- Phoenix, Arizona -- Manzanita Speedway -- 40th Checker Auto Parts/Budweiser/Parker Store "Western World Championships" QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Bud Kaeding, 29,...

Fri 09 Nov 2007
WM: Phoenix results 2007-11-08

WM: Phoenix results 2007-11-08

USAC NATIONAL/WESTERN MIDGET CAR SERIES RACE RESULTS: November 8, 2007 -- Phoenix, Arizona -- Phoenix International Raceway --32nd "Copper World Classic" Presented by FASTSIGNS Southwest QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Josh Wise, 75, Pedregon - 26.176 2.

Phoenix: Edwards/RET race report

Phoenix: Edwards/RET race report

Carl Edwards/ R.E. Technologies Racing Sweeps Arizona Silver Crown Races, Winning the 2007 Copper World Classic PHOENIX, Ariz. -- The Carl Edwards/ R.E. Technologies Racing team ended the 2007 K&N USAC Silver Crown Series season the way the...

Phoenix: Race results

Phoenix: Race results

K & N USAC SILVER CROWN CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES RACE RESULTS: November 8, 2007 -- Phoenix, Arizona -- Phoenix International Raceway -- 32nd "Copper World Classic" Presented by FASTSIGNS Southwest QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Jerry Coons Jr., 27, RW -...

Tim Kaeding November events preview

Tim Kaeding November events preview

'TK' Looks to Repeat as Cotton Classic Champion HANFORD, CA (November 8) -- With a week to put the disappointment of a 30-cent part costing him a $30,000 payday in the Budweiser Oval Nationals behind him, Tim Kaeding will return to Kings...