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Saturday’s Montpelier USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Race Postponed

Montpelier, Indiana………Saturated grounds have forced postponement of Saturday night, April 22nd’s USAC AMSOIL Sprint Car National Championship event at Indiana’s Montpelier Motor Speedway.

USAC officials and Montpelier Motor Speedway are discussing a reschedule date.

The series returns to action on Friday and Saturday, May 12-13 for #LetsRaceTwo in a twin-bill with the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series at Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio.
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USAC Sprints Take On New Territory this Weekend at Plymouth and Montpelier

Both of this upcoming weekend’s USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car stops take place on a pair of Hoosierland tracks that have been a witness to over a century and a half of auto racing history.

However, Plymouth Speedway and Montpelier Motor Speedway have only played host to a combined one lone USAC Sprint Car event. A new opportunity arises and a there’s new land to claim. It all lies ahead this Friday and Saturday when a new generation of USAC stars including Justin Grant, Chad Boespflug, and Chris Windom vie to take their piece of the pie.

First up is Plymouth Speedway this Friday night, April 21st where, in the past, the USAC National Midgets have made their home not only the pavement, but also on the dirt. But this will be the first foray for the USAC Sprint Car division at Plymouth on either surface.
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Montpelier USAC Speed2 Midwest Thunder Midget Race Results

USAC SPEED2 MIDWEST THUNDER MIDGET RACE RESULTS: April 15, 2017 – Montpelier, Indiana – Montpelier Motor Speedway

FEATURE: (30 Laps) 1. Alex Watson (#3w Watson), 2. Nick Corea (#38 Dori), 3. Corey Bedwell (#11 Bedwell), 4; Aaron Leffel (#11L Taylor), 5. Korbyn Hayslett (#1H Hayslett), 6. Ron Coleman (#44 Coleman), 7. Chris Whipple (#44w Whipple), 8. Thomas Bigelow (#2B Bigelow), 9. Jon Watson (#25 Watson), 10. Tom Hessel (#7T Hessel), 11. Stratton Briggs (#71 Briggs), 12. Chuck Taylor (#11T Taylor), 13. Mark Horning (#22H Horning), 14. Brett Fordyce (#4 Fordyce), 15. Bill Dunham (#84 Dunham), 16. Chris Bounds (#65 Bounds), 17. Nick Daugherty (#14 Coleman). NT

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Weather Takes 2 Speed2 Races

Rain Forces Gulf Coast Midget Opener
Stephenville, TX……..Rain forced cancellation of Saturday night’s USAC Speed2 Gulf Coast Midget Series opener. The series resumes April 26 at Boyd (Texas) Raceway.

Montpelier Falls to Weather
Montpelier, IN……..Adverse weather forced Saturday night’s USAC Speed2 Midwest Thunder Midget Series opener to be cancelled at Montpelier Motor Speedway. The series is now scheduled April 15 at Montpelier.

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Clauson Racking Up Circular Insanity Wins – Leads Midget Week Points

NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (June 3, 2016) – Bryan Clauson’s “Circular Insanity” Tour pursuit of 200 races has most definitely kicked into high gear.

After leading several laps and being around for the end of his third Indianapolis 500 on Sunday, Clauson has been on a tear with four consecutive Sprint Car wins and holds the points lead at the midway point of USAC’s Indiana Midget week with three consecutive runner-up finishes.

Racking up nine races over the past eight days, the pursuit of 200 races is now up to 65 with the win count climbing to 17.

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