BELLEVILLE, Ill. – The POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League will visit various racing facilities in Arkansas, Illinois, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, Texas and Wisconsin during the upcoming racing season.
Serving as the POWRi Season Opener on March 19-20, the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midgets will invade Wichita Falls, Texas, at Monarch Speedway.
Remaining a staple to early season racing action the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midgets will link up with the POWRi Lucas Oil West Midgets with the eighth annual Turnpike Challenge. Starting with Creek County Speedway on March 25, the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League will spar with the West Midget League for night one of four of Sonner State racing. I-44 Riverside Speedway will host two nights in a row on March 26-27, with Port City Raceway rounding out the Turnpike Challenge on March 28.
The stars of the National and West Leagues will head to I-30 Speedway in Little Rock, Ark., for the Little Rock Nationals on April 16-17. Next will be the Missouri Mid-State Midget Nationals at Valley Speedway in Grain Valley, Mo., on April 23, followed by the Open Wheel Showdown at Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Mo., on April 24.
Charleston Speedway will be back again next year as the venue will host the ILLI-ANA Showdown on May 21-22 alongside the POWRi Lucas Oil WAR Sprint Car League.
The 10th annual POWRi Illinois SPEED Week will again host five nights of racing beginning at Charleston Speedway on June 16. Lincoln Speedway on June 17, Jacksonville Speedway on June 18, Macon Speedway on June 19 and Fayette County Speedway on June 20 will round out the week-long event.
“We’ve put together an action-packed 2021 race season with more in development to add to the excitement for the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League that includes a handful of historic midget jewels and traditional POWRi outings,” said league director Jason McCord.
Angell Park Speedway in Sun Prairie, Wis., will host the Pepsi Nationals on July 3-4. Valley Speedway will then step up to host the Thunder in the Valley on July 16-17.
A pair of mid-season racing weekend visits to Lake Ozark Speedway will see the POWRi Lucas Oil National and West Midgets Leagues continue to join forces for the Sprint and Midget Nationals. The first event will happen on May 29-30, followed by a second weekend of racing on Aug. 20-21.
Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 will host the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League alongside the World of Outlaws for the Ironman 55 weekend doubleheader on Aug. 6-7.
The Camfield Memorial at Macon Speedway on Aug. 21, the Herb Barlow Memorial at Jacksonville Speedway on Sept. 10, the Tom Knowles Memorial at Spoon River Speedway on Sept. 11, the Ron Milton Race of Champions at Jacksonville Speedway on Oct. 1, the Second Annual Donnie Ray Crawford Sooner State 55 at Port City Raceway on Oct. 14 and the two-day Charlene Meents Memorial at I-44 Riverside Speedway on Oct. 15-16 all return to the schedule.
Rounding out the season with a two-day event, Caney Valley Speedway will host the POWRi Season Championship on Nov. 5-6 as both the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League and the POWRi Lucas Oil West Midget League competitors wrap up the year.
2021 POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League Schedule
March 19-20 – Monarch Speedway – Wichita Falls, Texas
March 25 – Creek County Speedway – Sapulpa, Okla.
March 25-27 – I-44 Riverside Speedway – Oklahoma City, Okla.
March 28 – Port City Speedway – Tulsa, Okla.
April 16-17 – I-30 Speedway – Little Rock, Ark.
April 23 – Valley Speedway – Grain Valley, Mo.
April 24 – Lucas Oil Speedway – Wheatland, Mo.
May 8 – Macon Speedway – Macon, Ill.
May 21-22 – Charleston Speedway – Charleston, Ill.
May 29-30 – Lake Ozark Speedway – Eldon, Mo.
June 16 – Charleston Speedway – Charleston, Ill.
June 17 – Lincoln Speedway – Lincoln, Ill.
June 18 – Jacksonville Speedway – Jacksonville, Ill.
June 19 – Macon Speedway – Macon, Ill.
June 20 – Fayette County Speedway – Brownstown, Ill.
July 3-4 – Angell Park Speedway – Sun Prairie, Wis.
July 16-17 – Valley Speedway – Grain Valley, Mo.
July 18 – TBA
July 31 – Macon Speedway – Macon, Ill.
Aug. 6-7 – Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 – Pevely, Mo.
Aug. 20 – Charleston Speedway – Charleston, Ill.
Aug. 21 – Macon Speedway – Macon, Ill.
Sept. 4-5 – Lake Ozark Speedway – Eldon, Mo.
Sept. 10 – Jacksonville Speedway – Jacksonville, Ill.
Sept. 11 – Spoon River Speedway – Lewistown, Ill.
Oct. 1-2 – Jacksonville Speedway – Jacksonville, Ill.
Oct. 14 – Port City Speedway – Tulsa, Okla.
Oct. 15-16 – I-44 Riverside Speedway – Oklahoma City, Okla.
Nov. 5-6 – Caney Valley Speedway – Caney, Kan.