USAC: Boat Cruises to First-Career National Midget Win in Jefferson County Debut

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FAIRBURY, Nebraska — In the USAC Midget National Championship’s return to the state of Nebraska after a nine-year hiatus, Chad Boat broke through in his 65th series start, leading the final 19 laps to take his first series victory in front of a standing-room-only crowd at Jefferson County Speedway. The Riverside Chevrolet Tuesday Night Thunder program was USAC’s first ever visit to the …

NCWTS: Rain, Rain Go Away; Mother Nature Forces NASCAR to Postpone Chicagoland Truck Race

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JOLIET, Ill — Report by Race Chaser Online Associate Editor Kyle Magda — NASCAR photo — For the second straight year, the American Ethanol e15 225 will be run on Saturday at Chicagoland Speedway. Heavy rain forced NASCAR officials to postpone the event until Saturday morning at 10:30 a.m. ET (9:30 a.m. CT) before Sprint Cup Series practice rolls off …

NCWTS: Trucks Back on Dirt; Erik Jones Leads First Eldora Practice

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ROSSBURG, Ohio — Report by Race Chaser Online Associate Editor Kyle Magda — Alex Goodlett/Getty Images North America photo — After heavy rains pummeled the half-mile Eldora Speedway within the last week, the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series took to track Wednesday morning. Saturday’s World of Outlaws event there didn’t end until 4:30 a.m. ET and the trucks brought in …

MIDGETS: Abreu Dominates 29th Chili Bowl; Earns First Golden Driller in Tulsa

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TULSA, Okla. — official series release – Buck Manson photo – Rico Abreu turned in a dominant performance to win the 29th annual 29th annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Midget Nationals presented by General Tire in River Spirit Center. It was the first Gold Driller for car owner Keith Kunz since 2002. “I just tried to stay as patient as …

NCWTS: Mingus to Return to Billy Boat Motorsports in 2015

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. – official team release – Will Schneekloth photo – Twenty-year-old Mason Mingus will follow up his rookie season in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) with a return to the No. 15 Chevrolet Silverado of Billy Boat Motorsports (BBM) for the 2015 season. He’ll enter the 23-race campaign with the continuing support of 811 and a new …

MIDGETS: Chili Bowl Drivers Announced For Race Of Champions Event

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TULSA, Okla. – official series release – Serena Dalhamer photo – A 20 lap shootout among some of the best to ever race the Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Midget Nationals presented by General Tire, the Vacuworx Invitational Race of Champions will see its seventh round during Warren Cat Qualifying Night, scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 13. The opening night of the …

AUDIO/FEATURE: Chad Boat Pushing Forward, Looking For Golden Driller After Making Progress In 2014

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PHOENIX, Ariz. and MOORESVILLE, N.C. – Audio and story by Race Chaser Online Mid-Atlantic Correspondent Marshall Gabell – Neil Cavanah photo – 2014 was not a season that NASCAR Xfinity Series driver Chad Boat expected to win races in. Rather, it was a learning curve for him and a chance to embark upon future goals and aspirations. In 14 races …

NNS: Billy Boat Motorsports Teams Up with Keen Parts for Daytona

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MOORESVILLE, N.C.  (February 13, 2014) – photo courtesy tireball.com – Billy Boat Motorsports (BBM) announced Tuesday a partnership with Keen Parts, through their www.corvetteparts.net brand, for the NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) season-opener at Daytona International Speedway on Saturday, February 22nd.  Keen Parts will serve as an Associate Sponsor for the No. 84 Chevrolet Camaro as 21-year-old driver Chad Boat makes his NNS debut. …