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USAC MIDGETS: Canyon Speedway Park

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1. Tracy Hines
2. Christopher Bell
3. Tanner Thorson

It’s All Hines In Western World Midgets

Tracy Hines won Thursday's Western World Championships USAC midget feature at Canyon Speedway Park. (TWC photo)

Six nights after Tracy Hines ended a dry spell in the USAC National sprint car ranks, he broke an ever longer slump atop the same Canyon Speedway Park clay by topping the opening night of Honda USAC National Midget action during the 47th annual Sands Chevrolet Western World Championships

Bernal Holds Off Clauson’s Charge

Ryan Bernal (center) won Thursday's Western World Championships sprint car feature at Canyon Speedway Park. He's joined on the podium by Bryan Clauson (left) and Casey Shuman. (TWC photo)

Ryan Bernal held off a furious charge from Bryan Clauson to win the 30-lap USAC Southwest vs. USAC West Coast sprint car feature Thursday night as the 47th annual Sands Chevrolet Western World Championships kicked off at Canyon Speedway Park

Lasoski Tabbed To Drive Big Game No. 2

Danny Lasoski will drive for Big Games Motorsports in 2015. (DB3 Imaging photo)

Big Game Motorsports hired Danny Lasoski to drive the Big Game Treestands No. 2 sprint car on Wednesday.

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.

Crawford County Added To Outlaw Schedule

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The rumble of 410-winged sprint cars will return to Crawford County Speedway in Iowa, for the first time in quite a while in 2015, as the track welcomes the World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series. The inaugural World of Outlaws event at Crawford County Speedway is scheduled for Friday, June 12.

PHOTOS: Final Showdown At Susquehanna

Sprint cars slide through a corner during sprint car action Saturday at Susquehanna Speedway Park. (Dan DeMarco Photo)

Enjoy photos from The Final Showdown sprint car event held Saturday at Susquahanna Speedway Park in Newberrytown, Pa.,

Johnson Passes Review, Keeps ASCS Title

Jason Johnson secured his fifth Lucas Oil ASCS Sprint Car Dirt Series championship Saturday at Cocopah Speedway in Arizona. (Keenan Wright Photo)

After the legality of the spec heads utilized by Jason Johnson during Saturday’s Lucas Oil ASCS season finale at Cocopah Speedway was brought into question by formal protest, a review by Brodix – the primary manufacturer of the ASCS Spec Cylinder Head – revealed the heads to be within the rules set forth by the American Sprint Car Series, and have deemed Johnson the 2014 Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series National Champion.

Abreu Closing In On USAC Midget Crown

Rico Abreu is just 26 points ahead of Christopher Bell in the Honda USAC National Midget Series standings heading into Thursday's Turkey Night Grand Prix at Perris (Calif.) Auto Speedway. (Tom Parker Photo)

Honda USAC National Midget Series point leader Rico Abreu will try to lock up the series championship this week as the 47th annual Sands Chevrolet Western World Championships unfold at Canyon Raceway Park.

New Title Sponsor For URC Sprints

Curt Michael (5g) on his way to victory during Saturday's Rislone URC Sprint Series event at Grandview Speedway. (Rich Kepner Photo)

Pioneer Pole Buildings will assume the role of title sponsor for the URC Sprint Series during the 2015 season, replacing Rislone in that role.

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