Archive for November 19th, 2017

VMRS Announces 2018 Schedule

Jack Bateman disclosed a tentative 16-race schedule at Sunday’s VMRS winter meeting at Stafford Motor Speedway.

The series will be entering its 15th year of operation.

In 2018 the series returns to Monadnock Speedway for three events, three events at New London Waterford – Speedbowl, two at Thompson Motorsports Park to include the annual Icebreaker (one day show), two at Stafford Motor Speedway, two at Lee USA Speedway, the Oktoberfest race possibly a one-day event.

Single race dates are slated at Speedway 51, New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Beech Ridge Motor Speedway, and Wiscasset, ME.

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Bacon a Blur en Route to Bakersfield Midget Triumph

Bakersfield, California………With one of the busiest racing schedules of any driver in the United States, Brady Bacon annually competes in excess of 100 events a year on tracks from coast-to-coast.

In Saturday night’s “November Classic,” it might’ve appeared the Broken Arrow, Oklahoma native had been an experienced master of Bakersfield Speedway.  But, wouldn’t you know it?  Saturday night was the first time Bacon had even laid eyes on the track.

Bacon, originally lining up seventh on the grid, worked the outside line to climb to the lead on lap seven.  It was a lead he would never relinquish as he picked up his third USAC National Midget victory of the year in his FMR Racing/Brown & Miller Racing Solutions – Black Watch Farms/Beast/Toyota in the National series’ first stop at Bakersfield in 17 years. 

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McCune Caps Off Must See Racing Season with Another Win

NEWTON, N.C. — Jimmy McCune ended the 2017 Must See Racing Sprint Car Series season exactly the way he started it: standing in victory lane and celebrating with a big trophy.

McCune completed a near-perfect weekend at Hickory Motor Speedway on Saturday during the MSR Championships, following up his Friday qualifying race win by redrawing the pole and then dominating the season-ending 50-lap feature.

The No. 88 Abe’s Auto Parts & Sales/B&B Machinery Movers/Rev-X Oil sprinter was out front for all but three circuits around the historic .363-mile oval, as McCune weathered a mid-race challenge from Brian Gerster to capture his record-extending and series-leading eighth win of the season.

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