Busy race weekend slotted for Midwest Sprint Car Series
Times Staff Report The Midwest Sprint Car Series will be sanctioning the 12th running of the "Hoosier Sprint Nationals" at Tri-State Speedway on Saturday. This race is one that everyone interested in non-wing sprint car racing deserves an opportunity to attend or participate in. The feature will pay $5,000 to the winner...
Racing community saddened by passing of Bryan Clauson
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The racing community was shocked and saddened by the passing Sunday evening of 27-year-old Bryan Clauson, who succumbed to injuries suffered in a midget racing crash Saturday night during the "Belleville Midget Nationals" in Kansas...
Noblesville's Bryan Clauson succumbs to injuries suffered in Saturday night crash
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The racing community was shocked and saddened by the passing of 27-year-old Bryan Clauson, who succumbed to injuries suffered in a midget racing crash Saturday night during the "Belleville Midget Nationals" in Kansas...
AJ Hopkins claims $3,000 payday with MSCS win at Lincoln Park
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor PUTNAMVILLE -- The Midwest Sprint Car Series visited Lincoln Park Speedway for the final time as 28 sprint cars unloaded in pursuit of the $3,000 top prize at the Putnamville oval. A.J. Hopkins has had his share of bad luck this season with early year motor problems, but on Saturday night his power plant was top notch in scoring an impressive win in the 30-lap A-main...
Thomas Jr. claims 29th running of 'Putnamville Clash' sprint car race
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor PUTNAMVILLE -- Kevin Thomas Jr. (KT) is hitting his stride as the 2016 racing season heads into the home stretch. He's had plenty of success in the past at Lincoln Park Speedway, including a victory in last year's edition of the "Putnamville Clash."...
Newgent scores first career feature UMP Super Stock victory
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor PUTNAMVILLE -- A heat index reaching into the triple digits wasn't enough to derail an evening of racing at Lincoln Park Speedway on Saturday evening. Greencastle's Johnathon Newgent made the most of the opportunity as he piloted his No. 21n UMP Super Stock to victory lane for the first win of his career...
Brady Short blasts away from 'Indiana Sprint Week' field at Lincoln Park
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor PUTNAMVILLE -- Brady Short might have missed the first three dates on the "Indiana Sprint Week" circuit, but he'll likely make his presence felt during the second half of the tour. Short turned an 11th-place starting position in the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car race into a dominating victory at Lincoln Park Speedway Thursday evening. ...
Tyler Courtney leads USAC 'Indiana Sprint Week' standings into Action Track
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The 2016 edition of the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car Series "Indiana Sprint Week" heads into the second half of the seven-race series with Wednesday's running of the "Don Smith Classic" at the Terre Haute Action Track. The sprint cars head to Lincoln Park Speedway in Putnamville on Thursday before finishing at Bloomington and Tri-State Speedway over the weekend...
Ralph Groomer claims 'Slick Griffin Memorial' race at Lincoln Park Speedway
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor PUTNAMVILLE -- The Groomer Family served up a fitting party at Lincoln Park Speedway on Saturday night. The fourth running of the 'Slick Griffin Memorial' race for UMP Super Stocks opened the evening as Ralph Groomer carved a late race pass into a popular victory lane fest. Derek Groomer followed minutes later with a dominating win in the UMP Modified Division...
Meseraull and Ballou pick up sprint car wins at 'Bill Gardner Sprintacular' event at Lincoln Park Speedway
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor PUTNAMVILLE -- The second running of the 'Bill Gardner Sprintacular' managed to avoid the rain and provide a stellar weekend of racing at Lincoln Park Speedway. Robert Ballou of Rocklin, Calif. started the Independence Day weekend with a victory in the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car Series, leading wire-to-wire to edge Chad Boespflug and Dave Darland. ...
Night two of the 'Bill Gardner Sprintacular' at LPS tonight
Times Staff Report The Hoosier Tire Midwest Sprint Car Series is booked for two big nights of holiday weekend racing activity. The non-wing sprint car drivers racing with the organization will be running at two different tracks on successive nights. ...
Former Northview standout acquired by White Sox
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Former Northview High School and Indiana State baseball standout Brady Shoemaker is returning to the organization that drafted him. The Chicago White Sox acquired the minor league veteran from the Miami Marlins organization where Shoemaker had played at both Double-A Jacksonville and Triple-A New Orleans this season. ...