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Monday, July 25, 2016

Pro Sports

Newgent scores first career feature UMP Super Stock victory (07/24/16)
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 (07/15/16)
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 (07/12/16)
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 (07/10/16)
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 (07/04/16)
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 (07/01/16)
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 (07/01/16)
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. ...
Tyler Thomas puts Burton Family back in victory lane (06/26/16)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor PUTNAMVILLE -- Lincoln Park Speedway provided a night of "firsts" on Saturday evening with several different drivers making emotional trips to Victory Lane at the Putnamville oval. Tyler Thomas strapped into the Burton Masonry No. 04 for the second time and took the checkered flag despite dogged efforts from Jeff Bland Jr. and Brady Short...
Shane Cockrum claims Sprint Mid-Season Championship and a $2,000 payday (06/14/16)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor PUTNAMVILLE -- Fans at Lincoln Park Speedway tried to keep their cool in the steamy conditions Saturday night in Putnamville as the 5/16th oval track hosted the Sprint Car mid-season championship race. Shane Cockrum ripped around the cushion on his way to his second feature win of the season at Lincoln Park Speedway. Cockrum got past Jeff Bland on the top side of turn three with 10 circuits remaining and stayed there to claim the $2,000 payday...
Double Exposure: Greg Wilson looks to apply winged and non-wing experience at Lincoln Park Speedway (06/07/16)
PUTNAMVILLE, Ind. -- June 6, 2016-- Only one driver competing full-time with the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series this season has raced both a winged and non-wing sprint car at Lincoln Park Speedway in Putnamville, Ind. That driver is rookie contender Greg Wilson...
World of Outlaws Tour comes blazing into Lincoln Park Speedway (06/05/16)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Winged sprint car racing used to be a weekly occurrence at Lincoln Park Speedway, but the non-wings have been king of Indiana for more than a decade. However, Wednesday night will see a return of the winged warriors as the World of Outlaw Series returns to the Putnamville oval for the first time since 1988. ...
'Indiana Midget Week' headed to Lincoln Park Speedway (05/31/16)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor As the summer temperatures heat up so does the area dirt track racing scene with a hectic two-week start to the summer. As the dust finally settles following the USAC swing across the mid-state with races at Terre Haute, the Indiana State Fairgrounds and Lucas Oil Raceway, the 12th annual "Indiana Midget Week" series presented by Jonathan Byrd's Hospitality & Restaurant Group takes center stage this week...