USAC: Josh Hodges Stars in Final Race of Canyon Speedway Park’s Winter Challenge Series

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PEORIA, Ariz. — official press release by Lonnie Wheatley — TWC photo — Josh Hodges and Hunter Marriott brought the curtains down on Canyon Speedway Park’s Winter Challenge with impressive drives to victory lane in Saturday night’s fifth and final round of the series. While Hodges earned his second USAC Southwest vs. USAC West Coast non-winged sprint car feature victory …

WEST: Justin Grant Scores Maiden West Coast USAC 360 Win at Tucson’s USA Raceway

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TUCSON, Ariz. – official series release — Wide Open Racing Media photo — Justin Grant opened the USAC Southwest Sprint Car Series and USAC West Coast Sprint Car Series portion of the Western World Championships on Thursday night at USA Raceway with his first-career win with the two collaborating series. The Ione, Calif., driver capitalized on the misfortune of early …

WOO: Outlaws Race Director Doug Lockwood to Join USAC West Coast Midget Program Beginning Aug. 24

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CONCORD, N.C. — official release — Tear Off Heaven photo — Current World of Outlaw Sprint Car Series Race Director Doug Lockwood announced Tuesday that he will go to work for USAC and Chris Kearns Presents, Inc. when he leaves the ‘Greatest Show on Dirt’ on August 24. “I have to thank the World of Outlaws for the opportunity they …

USAC West: Mitchell Survives Carnage for Curfew-Shortened Peter Murphy Classic Win

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TULARE, Calif. — official series release — Matt Mitchell of Yorba Linda, Calif. won Saturday night’s shortened 23-lap Peter Murphy Classic for the USAC West Coast Sprint Car Series at Thunderbowl Raceway in his Campbell Brothers Storage/Pit Boss Jacks Maxim/Priestley. Mitchell passed Ryan Bernal on lap 16 and led the rest of the way to beat Richard Vander Weerd, Danny …

USAC: Stevie Sussex Claims Sin City Showdown in Las Vegas

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LAS VEGAS — Report by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Stevie Sussex snagged the top spot from race-long leader Hunter Schuerenberg on lap 22 of Thursday night’s Sin City Showdown at the Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway and never looked back, going on to claim the victory in the co-sanctioned season-opener for the USAC West Coast Sprint …

USAC: Rain Washes Out Final Two Days of Winter Challenge; Darland Crowned Champ

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TUCSON, Ariz. — official series release — Dave Darland is the 2015 USAC Winter Challenge Champion following the cancellations of Friday and Saturday’s races at USA Raceway in Tucson, Ariz. because of rain. Darland coupled a pair of second-place finishes and a third in last week’s trio of USAC West Coast/Southwest Sprint Car “special events” at Peoria, Ariz. to gain a 10-point margin …

USAC Sprints: Bernal Tops Western World Sprint Car Opener in Peoria

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PEORIA, Ariz. — official release — TWC/Canyon Speedway Park photo — Hollister, California’s Ryan Bernal kicked off his pursuit of top honors during the 47th Annual Sands Chevrolet Western World Championships by besting Thursday night’s 37-car USAC Southwest vs. USAC West Coast Sprint Car field at Canyon Speedway Park. Bernal outdueled pole starter Gary Taylor for the point in the early …

USAC: Western Sprint Show in Tulare a Washout

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April 26, 2014 — official release — TULARE, Calif. – Rain has forced the cancellation of tonight’s USAC West Coast and Western Classic sprint-car race at Thunderbowl Raceway. Both divisions will now prepare for Watsonville’s Ocean Speedway on May 16, followed by Tulare’s Chris & Brian Faria Memorial the following night. A makeup date has not been announced for tonight’s …