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Saturday, June 25, 2016

Pro Sports

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...
USAC Sprints head to Action Track for 'Hulman Classic' Wednesday (05/24/16)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The historic Terre Haute Action Track is set to host one of its most tradition laden events this evening as the USAC AMSOIL Sprint Car National Series invades the 1/2 mile for the 46th running of the "Tony Hulman Classic."...
Hinchcliffe passes Newgarden on final run for Indy 500 pole (05/22/16)
MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- James Hinchcliffe completed his remarkable comeback Sunday by beating out American Josef Newgarden for this the Indianapolis 500 pole. The Canadian driver earned his first IndyCar pole with a four-lap average of 230.760 mph a year after a life-threatening leg injury forced him out of the race...
First time winners highlight large field at LPS (05/22/16)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor PUTNAMVILLE -- A deep orange, full moon rose over Lincoln Park Speedway on Saturday night and with it came several first time winners. After a two-week hiatus due to rain, the Putnamville oval roared back to life Saturday night with Jeff Bland Jr. ...
Pagenaud expands IndyCar lead with 3rd straight victory (05/15/16)
MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Simon Pagenaud turned up the heat in Indianapolis' record-breaking cold Saturday. The hottest driver in the IndyCar Series took the lead when teammate Helio Castroneves pitted with 20 laps to go, then beat Castroneves out of the pits one lap later to keep the lead and pulled away to take the GrandPrix of Indianapolis for his third consecutive victory...
Discount World of Outlaw tickets available for June 8 race at Lincoln Park Speedway (05/05/16)
PUTNAMVILLE, Ind. -- May 5, 2016 -- Discount General Admission tickets for the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series event at Lincoln Park Speedway in Putnamville, Ind., on Wednesday, June 8 are now available for purchase at O'Reilly Auto Parts stores. Each General Admission ticket purchased at an O'Reilly Auto Parts location will feature a special $5 discount. Tickets buyers will exchange their O'Reilly receipt for tickets at the Main Grandstand ticket booth on race day...