POWRi: Fairbury National Midget Event Rained Out

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MILLSTADT, Ill. – official release — Due to the excessive amount of rainfall overnight and continuing into Saturday morning, the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget Series event at Fairbury American Legion Speedway event in Fairbury, Ill., has been postponed. Officials from POWRi and the speedway are working together to reschedule the event. The POWRi Lucas Oil National Midgets will run …

POWRi: Gehrke Banks First Career POWRi National Midget Victory at Lincoln

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LINCOLN, Ill. — official release — Chett Gehrke won a hard fought battle with Zach Daum to take his first career POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget Series feature win at Lincoln Speedway. The event at Lincoln Speedway was co-sanctioned by POWRi and the Badger Midget Series. Polesitter Parker Price-Miller, the 2013 POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget Series Rookie of the …

POWRi: Rain Halts Action at Fayette County

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BROWNSTOWN, Ill. – Due to sudden rain showers, the POWRi event at Fayette County Speedway scheduled for Friday has been canceled. The POWRi Lucas Oil National Midgets and POWRi Speedway Motors 600cc Outlaw Micro Series will run their next event at Tri-State Speedway in Haubstadt, Ind., on Saturday. The event will be the final race of the 2014 Ford EcoBoost …

POWRi: Christopher Bell Nets Ford EcoBoost Challenge Win; Becomes First POWRi World Champion

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BROWNSTOWN, Ind. — official release — Christopher Bell took his seventh POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget Series victory of the season becoming the first POWRi Midget World Champion at the quarter-mile Brownstown Speedway, closing the Ford EcoBoost Challenge Weekend. “This trophy is a credit to all the guys that I got to work with. It really is a team effort,” …

POWRi Midgets: Daum Wins Belleville; Benson Clinches 600 Championship

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BELLEVILLE, Ill. (Sept. 28, 2013)-Championship leader Zach Daum won his sixth race of the season POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget Series and Nathan Benson clinched the championship in the POWRi Speedway Motors 600cc Outlaw Micro Series on Saturday in the features of the ninth annual Charlene Meents Memorial at Belle-Clair Speedway. Daum has four victories in the past seven features …

POWRi Lucas Oil Nat’l Midget Series: Danny Stratton Wins at Macon; Benson Wins Micros

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MACON, Ill. (Sept. 21, 2013)-Danny Stratton won a fiercely fought feature in the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget Series and Nathan Benson drove to his fourth victory of the season in the POWRi Speedway Motors 600cc Outlaw Micro Series on Saturday at one-fifth mile Macon Speedway. Stratton’s triumph in a 30-lap race that had four lead changes was the eighth …

POWRi Midgets: Zach Daum Eying Fourth Straight Victory

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Zach Daum will be going for a single-season record-tying fourth straight victory Friday in the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget Series in the Herb Barlow Memorial at Jacksonville (Ill.) Speedway. The quarter-mile track has been far from his favorite this season. The POWRi Midget championship leader finished a season-worst 16th in the opener on April 26 and second-worst 15th on …

Austin Brown Gets First 2013 Win In POWRi Midgets at US 36 Raceway

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CAMERON, Mo. (July 26, 2013)—Austin Brown led 23 of 30 laps en route to his first feature victory of the season and second of his career Friday in the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget Series at US 36 Raceway. The 23-year-old driver from Millstadt, Ill., was the leader for three restarts in the final seven laps and wasn’t challenged on …

Zach Daum Wins 2nd of Season, 3rd of Career in POWRi Midgets at Valley Speedway

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GRAIN VALLEY, Mo. (July 27, 2013)—Zach Daum finished six car lengths in front of championship rival Andrew Felker to take his second feature victory of the season Saturday in the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget Series at Valley Speedway. Daum led the final 20 laps in his Toyota-powered Eagle on the fast one-third mile track. The 22-year-old from Pocahontas, Ill., …

Terry Babb Takes 1st Victory in POWRi National Midgets at Tri-City Speedway

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PONTOON BEACH, Ill. (July 25, 2013)—Terry Babb of Decatur, Ill., drove to his first feature victory in the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget Series Thursday, leading the final 22 laps and finishing six car lengths in front of Zach Daum at Tri-City Speedway. The 47-year-old Babb is a veteran of Sprint car, USAC Silver Crown and dirt Late Model racing, …

AUDIO: USAC Open Wheel Rising Star Christopher Bell

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Norman, Oklahoma’s Christopher Bell is one of Open-Wheel racing’s fastest rising stars.  With a career path that has closely resembled that of Kyle Larson, the 18-year-old Bell is achieving results in 2013 that are turning heads across the racing landscape. RaceChaser Online Editor-In-Chief Tom Baker caught up with Christopher in the midst of getting ready for another busy racing weekend …