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Turkey Night GP Rookie Class Aims To Contend
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Turkey Night GP Rookie Class Aims To Contend

Turkey Night GP Rookie Class Aims To Contend

VENTURA, Calif. – Each year, the Turkey Night Grand Prix presents a massively talented crop of drivers from top to bottom, and this year, there‘s 22 of them with varying degrees of experience and racing backgrounds.Among them are the rookies who arrive to stake their…
Kofoid Makes A Championship Statement
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Kofoid Makes A Championship Statement

Kofoid Makes A Championship Statement

MERCED, Calif. – In crunch time, you‘ve got to deliver the goods if you want to reap the awards.Buddy Kofoid brought the hammer and nail to California‘s Merced Speedway on Wednesday night and, ultimately, arrived one step closer to sealing up the USAC NOS Energy Drink…
KENNEDY: Turkey Night Facts & Figures
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KENNEDY: Turkey Night Facts & Figures

KENNEDY: Turkey Night Facts & Figures

LOS ANGELES — As we head into Saturday’s 80th running of the Turkey Night Grand Prix, we gathered some interesting facts that serve as an appetizer for the most historic and tradition-laden midget auto race in existence.The event that is sanctioned by the USAC…
Justin Grant Stays Hot At Merced
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Justin Grant Stays Hot At Merced

Justin Grant Stays Hot At Merced

MERCED, Calif. – Throughout November, Justin Grant has repeatedly shown how to win in the west.Traveling south, east and north the first 31 races on the USAC NOS Energy Drink Midget National Championship schedule this season, the California driver managed just one …
Indiana Sprint Week Expands To Eight Events
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Indiana Sprint Week Expands To Eight Events

Indiana Sprint Week Expands To Eight Events

SPEEDWAY, Ind. – The 35th edition of Indiana Sprint Week has expanded to eight events over a nine-night span between July 22-30, featuring seven familiar Hoosier-state venues and a first-time host on the annual USAC AMSOIL Sprint Car National Championship summer tour…
USAC Midgets Go For Golden State Double
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USAC Midgets Go For Golden State Double

USAC Midgets Go For Golden State Double

MERCED, Calif. – For Thomas Meseraull and Tanner Thorson, Merced Speedway was a home away from home one year ago.While he is a Californian, Meseraull made his first visit to the quarter-mile clay oval last year and won the penultimate round of the 2020 USAC NOS Energy…
CALI NOTES: Natives Rule Hangtown
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CALI NOTES: Natives Rule Hangtown

CALI NOTES: Natives Rule Hangtown

PLACERVILLE, Calif. – After an Oklahoman invaded and stole the opening night, the Californians conquered the remainder of the Hangtown 100 at Placerville Speedway this past weekend.Night one saw Ryan Timms continue his rapid rise through the dirt racing ranks with …
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…
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