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Monday, May 30, 2016

Pro Sports

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...
Almanza claims 'Bomber Spring Fling' race at Lincoln Park (04/24/16)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor PUTNAMVILLE -- A lightning quick track was the setting for Saturday's battle for the checkered flag over four classes of action at Lincoln Park Speedway. Shane Cockrum won the sprint car A-main by barely a car length over Brady Short. Jake Humphrey was the UMP Modified winner with Josh Boller winning his second UMP Super Stock feature of the season. Jordan Almanza parlayed a bit of good fortune into a $500 victory in the "Bomber Spring Fling."...
Shane Cottle wins the sprint car feature on opening night at Lincoln Park Speedway (04/17/16)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor PUTNAMVILLE -- Lincoln Park Speedway raised the curtain on the 2016 racing season Saturday night with an outstanding field of 105 cars over four classes. Shane Cottle piloted the Paul Hazen No. 57 sprinter to victory lane to capture the "Bill Gardner Memorial" 30-lap feature for sprint cars. ...
CJ Leary claims first career USAC win at 'Sumar Classic' (04/04/16)
TERRE HAUTE -- They say good things come to those who wait. Those words never rang more true than in Sunday's "Sumar Classic" at the Terre Haute (Ind.) Action Track as C.J. Leary's turn finally came, breaking through for his long-awaited first career USAC National feature victory in the 2016 Silver Crown season opener, joining his father Chuck, who won the 1997 "Hoosier Hundred" at the Indiana State Fairgrounds, to become the first father-son duo to win races in the 46-year history of the Silver Crown Series.. ...