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Kyle Larson’s Celebrated Return Home
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Kyle Larson’s Celebrated Return Home

Kyle Larson’s Celebrated Return Home

PLACERVILLE, Calif. – Back in 2009, Gary Thomas received a text while announcing a weekly race program at Placerville Speedway.It was from blossoming racer Kyle Larson who happened to be making his pavement sprint car debut that evening elsewhere in the state.“The …
Turkey Night Grand Prix Roars Back Into Ventura
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Turkey Night Grand Prix Roars Back Into Ventura

Turkey Night Grand Prix Roars Back Into Ventura

VENTURA, Calif. – Following a year‘s absence, the USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget ARP Turkey Night Grand Prix returns for its 80th edition on Nov. 27.Star power is in abundance at this year‘s Turkey Night Grand Prix with recently crowned NASCAR Cup Series champion…
Grant Goes Fast For $20,000
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Grant Goes Fast For $20,000

Grant Goes Fast For $20,000

PLACERVILLE, Calif. — Justin Grant survived 100 laps and claimed one of the biggest victories of his open-wheel racing career Saturday night at Hangtown Speedway.Grant banked a whopping $20,000 for winning the second running of the Hangtown 100 for the USAC NOS Energy…
Larson Gets Back On Track At Placerville
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Larson Gets Back On Track At Placerville

Larson Gets Back On Track At Placerville

PLACERVILLE, Calif. — The Kyle Larson victory tour resumed on Friday night at Placerville Speedway.After finishing sixth in his return to NOS Energy Drink Midget National Championship competition on Thursday, Larson turned in a dominant drive to victory on night two…
Zeb Wise Finds Speed In Midget Return
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Zeb Wise Finds Speed In Midget Return

Zeb Wise Finds Speed In Midget Return

PLACERVILLE, Calif. – Zeb Wise spends most of his time on track these days aboard a winged sprint car, but he climbed back in a midget Thursday to kickoff a short stint with the USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget Series.The 19-year-old from Indiana earned his first…
Timms Becomes Youngest USAC National Midget Victor
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Timms Becomes Youngest USAC National Midget Victor

Timms Becomes Youngest USAC National Midget Victor

PLACERVILLE, Calif. – At 15 years, 3 months and 12 days old, Ryan Timms made history Thursday on night one of the Elk Grove Ford Hangtown 100 at California‘s Placerville Speedway by becoming the youngest feature winner in the history of the USAC NOS Energy Drink Midget…
Kofoid Reclaims Point Lead With Bakersfield Checkers
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Kofoid Reclaims Point Lead With Bakersfield Checkers

Kofoid Reclaims Point Lead With Bakersfield Checkers

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. – One year ago, Buddy Kofoid’s victory at Bakersfield Speedway required some late-race moves.On Tuesday night, Kofoid iced his latest Bakersfield win decisively at the third-mile clay oval for his fifth USAC NOS Energy Drink Midget Championship …
Kofoid Hopes For Repeat Success At Bakersfield
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Kofoid Hopes For Repeat Success At Bakersfield

Kofoid Hopes For Repeat Success At Bakersfield

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — In the early years of his racing career, Buddy Kofoid idolized Kyle Larson.In the 2020 November Classic for the USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midgets Series  at Bakersfield Speedway, the two competed as teammates for the first time on the Keith…
Daison Pursley Hospitalized Following Nasty Wreck
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Daison Pursley Hospitalized Following Nasty Wreck

Daison Pursley Hospitalized Following Nasty Wreck

SAN TAN VALLEY, Ariz. – Daison Pursley underwent C4-C5 fusion surgery at an Arizona hospital Sunday following a vicious wreck Saturday night during the USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget Series program at Arizona Speedway.Pursley was battling Buddy Kofoid for fourth…
Windom Wins, Grabs Point Lead
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Windom Wins, Grabs Point Lead

Windom Wins, Grabs Point Lead

SAN TAN VALLEY, Ariz. — Chris Windom grabbed the lead in the USAC NOS Energy Drink Midget standings with a dominant victory Saturday night at Arizona Speedway.The reigning USAC midget champion entered the night tied with Buddy Kofoid atop the standings but led all …
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