Category archives for: Other Midgets

NEMA Signs Deal With Hoosier Tire


Northeastern Midget Ass’n President Mike Scrivani has signed an exclusive three-year agreement with Hoosier Tire East.

NEMA Hands Out Postseason Honors


Champions were honored and achievements recognized during the annual awards banquet for the Northeastern Midget Ass’n Saturday night.

Kissing Aggie Trophy Remains A Tradition

Dave Darland kisses Aggie’s hat after winning his second Turkey Night Grand Prix last Thanksgiving.  J.C. Agajanian Jr. on the left and Perris Auto Speedway promoter Don Kazarian on the right look on at the yearly winner’s tradition.  (Doug Allen photo)

It has been a long-honored tradition for the winner of the world’s most famous auto race, the Indianapolis 500, to have his photo taken while kissing the famous yard of bricks at the start-finish line at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Two years ago when the world’s most famous Midget race, the Turkey Night Grand Prix, made its much-heralded return to the dirt at Perris Auto Speedway, race winner Kyle Larson began a new tradition when he kissed J.C. Agajanian’s bronzed hat on top of the massive Aggie trophy.

UMSS Sets Award Banquet Date


The Upper Midwest Sprintcar Series has set the date for their annual awards banquet to celebrate and honor the top drivers from the 2014 winged, traditional and micro sprint series.

McCabe Elected BMARA President


The members of the Badger Midget Auto Racing Ass’n (BMARA) elected their 2015 officers during the Tuesday night, Nov. 11 general membership meeting.

Rumble In Fort Wayne Will Crown Champion

Billy Wease, right, racing side-by-side with teammate Brian Gerster during the 2013 “Rumble in Fort Wayne,” should be a strong contender for the new points championship. He has won four times on the 1/6-mile indoor track, second only to Tony Stewart’s nine victories. The 17th annual indoor classic is Dec. 26-28. (Larry Kellogg photo)

Drivers and car owners will compete for a newly created $1,000 bonus as overall champion of the Rumble in Fort Wayne midget division, event organizer Tony Barhorst announced on Tuesday.

Kyle Larson Returning To His Dirt Roots

Kyle Larson will return to dirt track racing during the NASCAR off-season. (Frank Smith Photo)

Kyle Larson will return to his dirt roots following the conclusion of the NASCAR season by entering three major dirt track events.

Bayston, Stewart Top POWRi Rookies

Spencer Bayston won POWRi's Rookie of the Year honors. (POWRi photo)

Spencer Bayston, driving the Bryan Clauson Racing, Inc. Esslinger-powered Spike Chassis earned the prestigious 2014 POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget Series Rookie of the Year while Austin Stewart won the 2014 POWRi Speedway Motors 600cc Outlaw Micro Series Rookie of the Year title, piloting a family-owned Suzuki-powered Pace Chassis.

Bell Takes Top Honors At Badger Banquet

Christopher Bell

Christopher Bell and car owner Kunz/Curb-Agajanian headlined the list of honorees at the annual Badger Midget Auto Racing Ass’n awards banquet Saturday night at the Angell Park Pavilion.

New Car Rules For Chili Bowl Revealed

Kevin Swindell (39) battles Kyle Larson during the 2014 Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Midget Nationals at Tulsa (Okla.) Expo Raceway. Swindell is among the latest batch of entries for the 2015 event. (Frank Smith Photo)

As teams ready for the 29th annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire, officials with the indoor midget racing have have released new guidelines pertaining to car appearance for the 2015 event.

National Sprint Car Hall of Fame


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