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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....