Weekend Warm-Up: July 20th – 23rd
It’s a pretty light week of racing for the DPM Drivers. Several racers have off weekends, while others race three and four nights. The All Stars invade Pennsylvania for three consecutive days. The WAR sprints are in Illinois. Finally, there are always local sprints or midgets at a track near you! Let’s find out where your drive will be.
Spencer Bayston is back in the Swindell SpeedLab No.39 for three nights of All Star competition at Eriez Speedway, Pittsburg PA Motor Speedway, and Tri-City Raceway Park.
Cole Ketcham is back on track at Lawrenceburg Speedway this Saturday night, hoping that motor issues are behind them.
Carson Macedo is also in competition with the All Stars in Pennsylvania at Eriez Speedway, Pittsburg PA Motor Speedway, and Tri-City Raceway Park. Macedo placed 10th with the World of Outlaws at Lernerville Speedway last night.
Brandon Morin will be running a super stock this weekend at Lincoln Park Speedway. After his race shop burned to the ground, losing everything in his non-wing operation, Morin’s uncle is letting him try his hand at a super stock.
Hunter Schuerenberg is ready to get back in his winged 410 sprinter after a less than thrilling Indiana Sprint Week. He’ll also be with the All Stars at Eriez Speedway, Pittsburg PA Motor Speedway, and Tri-City Raceway Park.
Tyler Shoemaker takes his No. 1t to WAR racing events at Champaign County Fairground Friday, and Spoon River Speedway Saturday. Friday’s race will be available via paper per view.
Kody Swanson is back on pavement at Lucas Oil Raceway in Brownsburg, Indiana, this Thursday, as the USAC Silver Crown Champ Cars return to the 5/8-mile. Swanson will be in the familiar DePalma No.63.
Kevin Thomas Jr. wrapped up Indiana Sprint Week with the title and plans to race locally in the Mike Gass Racing No.17 at Lincoln Park Speedway and Kokomo Speedway.
Ryan Bernal, Michael Faccinto, Mitchell Faccinto, Collin Markle, and Tucker Klaasmeyer are all taking the weekend off.
Stay tuned each week for information on your favorite DPM Driver and their weekend whereabouts. As always, follow us on Twitter, @dubpubmedia, for up-to-date race schedules, results, and information.
Weekend Warm-Up: July 10th – 15th
If you can’t find a racetrack to go to this week, you aren’t looking hard enough. The ASCS Northwest region kicked off Oregon Speedweek this past Monday and ends at Cottage Grove Speedway on Saturday. The POWRi Midgets are in Grain Valley, Missouri, for back-to-back nights at Valley Speedway, alongside the WAR non-wing sprint car series. The second half of USAC’s Indiana Sprint Week continues tonight at Terre Haute Action Track. The World of Outlaws prepare to head to Eldora Speedway for three nights of racing, leading up to Saturday’s Kings Royal event. Finally, there are always local sprints or midgets at a track near you! Let’s find out where your drive will be.
Spencer Bayston heads to Valley Speedway in Grain Valley, Missouri for two nights of POWRi midget racing. Bayston recently posted a 4th place finish with the POWRi series at the Pepsi Nationals this past Sunday.
Ryan Bernal is looking to rebound during the second half of USAC’s Indiana Sprint Week. With a best showing of an 11th place finish at Kokomo Speedway, Bernal is ready to kick off the second portion of the week tonight at Terre Haute Action Track.
Michael Faccinto is back in the seat after being sidelined with a concussion after a recent wreck. Faccinto makes his return to the No.39 at Petaluma Speedway with the BCRA midgets Saturday, July 15th.
Mitchell Faccinto is halfway through Oregon Speedweek, and has had strong finishes both nights. Faccinto placed 2nd at Yreka and 3rd at Coos Bay. The No.37 machine heads to Willamette Speedway tonight, Banks Sunset Speedway Park tomorrow, and finishes up the weekend with two nights at Cottage Grove Speedway.
Cole Ketcham will make a late weekend decision on where he will be racing this weekend. Stay tuned to social media for an update.
Tucker Klaasmeyer is pulling double duty at Valley Speedway Friday and Saturday. Klaasmeyer will be racing his No.27 midget with the POWRi series both nights, along with his No. 27 non-wing sprint car during the WAR series portion of the weekend.
Carson Macedo is gearing up for a big weekend as the Joe Gaerte Racing No.3G heads to Eldora Speedway for three nights of racing, leading up to the finale during Saturday’s $50,000-to-win King’s Royal event.
Collin Markle jumps into Oregon Speedweek with the ASCS Northwest regions tonight at Williamette Speedway and will run the remainder of the week.
Hunter Schuerenberg is another driver looking for better results in the ever-competitive battle for USAC Sprint Week honors. Schuerenberg has been battling brake issues during the first portion of the week. He’ll once again be aboard the Pace Brothers Racing No.44 for the remainder of Sprint Week.
Tyler Shoemaker jumps back in his family owned winged sprinter for two nights of MOWA sprint car action in Illinois. Shoemaker can be found at Lincoln Speedway Friday, July 14th and Fairbury American Legion Speedway Saturday, July 15th.
Kody Swanson has also had a rough start to Sprint Week, however, the Epperson Painting No.2e has made every A-main event. Swanson is back at it tonight at Terre Haute Action Track looking for better finishes the remainder of the week.
Kevin Thomas Jr. has had an up and down start to USAC’s Sprint Week. A top ten at Kokomo Speedway, placing 7th, was not the finish the driver is accustomed to. Thomas bounced back at Lawrenceburg Speedway with a 3rd place podium finish. Gas City I-69 Speedway was another disappointing night with a 14th place finish after being hit by the eventual race winner. Thomas is still currently holding the 5th place spot in Sprint Week points standings. He is back at it tonight at Terre Haute Action Track where he dominated the 2013 Sprint Week race.
Stay tuned each week for information on your favorite DPM Driver and their weekend whereabouts. As always, follow us on Twitter, @dubpubmedia, for up-to-date race schedules, results, and information.
Weekend Warm-Up: July 7th – 9th
Fourth of July weekend brought three DPM wins to the score board. Kevin Thomas Jr. scored win number nine at Lincoln Park Speedway. Mitchell Faccinto visited victory lane at Stockton Dirt Track with the Sprint Car Challenge Tour series. Finally, Ryan Bernal captured his first winged sprint car victory of the season at Petaluma Speedway. USAC Indiana Sprint Week is upon us. Oregon Speedweek kicks off Monday, July 10th. POWRi midgets are in action in Wisconsin, while the All Stars are in Hartford, Ohio for a $5,000-to-win event at Sharon Speedway. Finally, there are always local sprints or midgets at a track near you! Let’s find out where your drive will be.
Spencer Bayston has a light weekend in comparison to past weeks. Bayston will be in the Keith Kunz/ Toyota Racing/ Curb-Agajanian No.97 at Angell Park Speedway in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin Sunday, July 9th.
Ryan Bernal returns to the Midwest for USAC National action as they kick off Indiana Sprint Week at Gas City I-69 Speedway. Bernal will pilot the Michael Dutcher Motorsports No.17GP for the remainder of the weekend at Kokomo Speedway and Lawrenceburg Speedway. Bernal will have new merchandise available for purchase at his trailer.
Michael Faccinto is taking the weekend off to heal from an accident at Placerville Speedway that occurred over the holiday weekend.
Mitchell Faccinto gears up for Oregon SpeedIweek with the ASCS North West Region. The series starts out in California at Siskiyou Speedway, makes appearances at Coos Bay Speedway, Willamette Speedway, Banks Sunset Speedway Park, and the two-day finale at Cottage Grove Speedway.
Cole Ketcham is headed to Gas City I-69 Speedway and Kokomo Speedway for the first two nights of USAC’s Indiana Sprint week. The remainder of Sprint week is to be decided on a day-by-day basis.
Tucker Klaasmeyer is ready to get back behind the wheel of his Toyota Racing/ BOSS Chassis No.27 after a rainout sidelined him last weekend. Klaasmeyer will be with the POWRi midgets in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin at Angell Park Speedway on Sunday, July 9th.
Carson Macedo prepares for some winged and non-wing sprint car action this weekend. Saturday, you can find him at Knoxville Raceway in the No.3G. Sunday July 9th, Macedo heads to Lawrenceburg Speedway to catch up with the USAC National sprint cars in the Krockenberger No.21K.
Collin Markle is back behind the wheel of his No.5 machine after a two-week hiatus. Markle plans to run a portion of Oregon Speedweek starting July 12th at Willamette Speedway.
Brandon Morin has plans to stay close to home this weekend after the birth of his little girl. You can find Morin and team at Paragon Speedway Saturday night July, 8th.
Hunter Schuerenberg will pilot the Pace Brothers No.44 entry for the entirety of USAC’s Indiana Sprint Week. Schuerenberg will be at Gas City Friday, Kokomo Saturday, and Lawrenceburg Sunday. Hunter will have new merchandise available for purchase all week.
Tyler Shoemaker has no racing schedule this weekend.
Kody Swanson is also one of four DPM Drivers who plans to run the entire Indiana Sprint Week with the USAC National sprint cars. Swanson will be aboard the Tony Epperson No.2e to start the weekend in Gas City, Indiana. Swanson will have merchandise available for purchase.
Kevin Thomas Jr. has reassembled his own team and will be running his long-time No.9k for the duration of Indiana Sprint Week. Thomas will be in action at Gas City I-69 Speedway, Kokomo Speedway, and Lawrenceburg Speedway. Thomas will have new merchandise available for purchase at the USAC trailer and at his trailer in the pit area.
Stay tuned each week for information on your favorite DPM Driver and their weekend whereabouts. As always, follow us on Twitter, @dubpubmedia, for up-to-date race schedules, results, and information.
Weekend Warm-Up: June 30th – July 4th
What could be a five day weekend is fast approaching. Many of the DPM Drivers are geared up for three and four days of racing competition. USAC National Sprints and Midgets are in action over the weekend. The USAC Sprints roll into Lincoln Park Speedway for the annual fireworks show while the USAC Midgets heads West to Illinois. If you’re interested in winged competition, the All Stars are in action at Kokomo Speedway in the Midwest, and the Sprint Car Challenge Tour is set for two nights out West. The Midwest Sprint Car Series is slated for back-to-back events at Lincoln Park Speedway on Saturday and then they travel south to Tri-State Speedway Sunday. Finally, there are always local sprints or midgets at a track near you! Let’s find out where your drive will be.
Spencer Bayston kicks his holiday weekend off in the Swindell SpeedLab No.39 Friday, June 30th at Kokomo Speedway with the All Star Circuit of Champions. Bayston, who ran a majority of the All Star Speedweek, recently finished 2nd with the All Stars during the Speedweek finale at Atomic Speedway. Three nights of USAC National Midget competition is up next, as Bayston heads to Macon Speedway, Lincoln Speedway, and Illinois State Fairgrounds to finish off the weekend.
Ryan Bernal makes a rare Midwest appearance in the Michael Dutcher Motorsports No.17GP for back-to-back events at Lincoln Park Speedway in Putnamville, Indiana. Bernal is also scheduled to drive the MDM NO.17GP for the duration of USAC Indiana Sprint Week. The California native heads home to pilot the Mike Phulps Motorsports entry for two nights of Sprint Car Challenge Tour action at the Stockton Dirt Track and Petaluma Speedway.
Michael Faccinto is headed to Placerville Speedway for some BCRA Midget action MF Motorsports No.35F. The elder Faccinto brother scored a 3rd podium finish in his most recent attempt with the BCRA Midgets.
Mitchell Faccinto prepares for rounds 8 and 9 with the Sprint Car Challenge Tour as they invade Stockton Dirt Track on Sunday and Petaluma Speedway on Monday. Faccinto has had a top five showing at the last three SCCT events, one of them being a win at Stockton.
Cole Ketcham returns to the track after two longs months off with motor issues. The No.41K is back on track to shake down his new machine at Paragon Speedway Saturday night. Ketcham then returns to Kokomo Speedway on Monday.
Tucker Klaasmeyer is ready to double dip at Belle-Claire Speedway. Klaasmeyer will be in competition with the POWRi Midgets and the WAR non-wing sprint cars. After taking last weekend off, Klaasmeyer is excited to get back behind the wheel of his BOSS Chassis/ Toyota Racing TRD No.27 machine. Klaasmeyer recently posted a victory with POWRi West at I-44 Speedway.
Carson Macedo is ready for four consecutive days of winged car racing, starting off with the All Stars at Kokomo Speedway on Friday. The Joe Gaerte Racing No.3G entry then heads to Wilmot Raceway to take on the IRA Sprints. Macedo jumps in the No.11N for a pair of races at Atomic Speedway and Waynesfield Raceway Park.
Collin Markle has no racing schedule this weekend.
Brandon Morin kicks off his July 4th weekend with a trip to Bloomington Speedway. Morin and his No.98 entry then prepare for back-to-back nights of Midwest Sprint Car competition at Lincoln Park Speedway and Tri-State Speedway. On a personal note, Brandon and his girlfriend Haley are expecting a baby girl any day now!
Jodie Robinson is making a double appearance at Placerville this weekend as she climbs aboard her NVS Motorsports No.1R for weekly 360 competition. Robinson will be at Placerville July 1st and July 4th.
Hunter Schuerenberg returns to All Star Circuit of Champions action this Friday, June 30th as the series invades Kokomo Speedway. Schuerenberg has tentative plans for the remainder of the weekend to be released at a later date.
Tyler Shoemaker has no racing schedule this weekend.
Kody Swanson is working on finalizing race plans for the holiday weekend and will be updated soon.
Kevin Thomas Jr. is set for four days of July 4th weekend racing competition. Thomas returns to action with the USAC National Sprint Cars at Lincoln Park Speedway Friday, June 30th. The Alabama native then prepares for two days with the MSCS Sprint Cars who are once again back at LPS in Putnamville, Indiana Saturday night. Sunday evening you can find him at Tri-State Speedway, and as always Kokomo Speedway on Monday to round out the weekend.
Weekend Warm-Up: June 19th – 25th
Are you ready for racing every night this week? The Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions Ohio Speedweek continues this week. The Sprint Car Challenge Tour heads to wine country as they invade Calistoga Speedway. The USAC National Sprint Cars gear up for the rescheduled “Tony Hulman Classic” at Terre Haute Action Track. The “Sprint Spectacular” hosted by Brownstown Speedway for the Midwest Sprint Car Series takes place Saturday night in Brownstown, Indiana. Finally, there are always local sprints or midgets at a track near you! Let’s find out where your drive will be.
Spencer Bayston stretches his wings in the Swindell SpeedLab No.39 as the team takes on a portion of Ohio Speedweek with the All Stars. Weather has played a factor in several of the events earlier in the week. Bayston will be back in action for Muskingum County Speedway, Limaland Motorsports Park, and Atomic Speedway to finish out the week.
Ryan Bernal is ready for round seven of the Sprint Car Challenge Tour as the series heads to Calistoga Speedway. Bernal will be aboard the Mike Phulps Motorsports No.56 machine.
Michael Faccinto is off this weekend.
Mitchell Faccinto is also headed to wine country to take on Calistoga Speedway and the Sprint Car Challenge Tour Series. Faccinto finished third during his last showing with SCCT and is looking to put his TSG Recycling, Western Metal Company, I.H. Greenberg N0.37 in victory lane this weekend.
Tucker Klaasmeyer is off this weekend.
Carson Macedo is running the entire Ohio Speedweek with the All Stars in the Joe Gaerte Racing, Gaerte Engines, XYZ Machining, Allstar Performance No.3G entry. Macedo and team have fought weather during the first half of Speedweek, but were able to score a second place podium finish last night at Sharon Speedway.
Collin Markle is off this weekend.
Brandon Morin will be at Bloomington Speedway Friday in his Dotties Cinnamon Rolls, MidWest Satellite, Wilkes Printing INC. No.98. Morin will also be in action with the MSCS sprint cars Saturday at Brownstown Speedway for the “Sprint Spectacular.”
Jodie Robinson is off this weekend.
Hunter Schuerenberg is slated to join the All Stars for the Ohio Speedweek finale at Atomic Speedway on Saturday, June 24th.
Tyler Shoemaker is off this weekend.
Kody Swanson plans to head to Lincoln Park Speedway in the Tony Epperson No.2e on Saturday. The plans for Friday are still up in the air due to impeding weather in the area.
Kevin Thomas Jr. will be back in action with the USAC National Sprint Cars Friday at Terre Haute Action Track for the “Tony Hulman Classic” aboard the KT Motorsports, Abreu Vineyards, Pace Performance Coating No.44. Thomas then jumps in the Mike Gass Racing No.17 for MSCS competition at Brownstown Speedway.
Weekend Warm-Up: June 13th – 18th
DPM Drivers had 7 wins, 15 podium finishes, 19 top five’s and 28 top ten’s in 31 combined races last week. Another loaded week of racing has already ensued with the USAC National Sprint Cars invading Pennsylvania for the “Eastern Storm.” The Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions kick off Ohio Speed week for 10 jammed packed nights of racing. The USAC Silver Crown Champ Cars return to Williams Grove Speedway, also accompanied by the USAC/ARDC Midgets. West Coasters can take in some winged car competition when the Sprint Car Challenge Tour visits Antioch Speedway for the final time this season. Finally, there is always local sprints or midgets at a track near you! Let’s find out where your drive will be.
Spencer Bayston starts off his weekend in his Keith Kunz/Toyota Racing/Curb Records No.97 at Williams Grove Speedway for two nights of racing. This is a USAC/ARDC event. Bayston then switches gears and heads to Ohio’s Eldora Speedway in the Swindell SpeedLab No. 39 to compete with the All Stars. Bayston is one of the DPM Drivers who captured a win last weekend during the final night of USAC’s Indiana Midget Week finale at Kokomo Speedway.
Ryan Bernal rejoins forces with Mike Phulps Motorsports after winning his third consecutive USAC West Coat 360 main event last weekend in the Josh Ford Motorsports No.73 entry.
The No. 56 team will be in competition with the Sprint Car Challenge Tour and hoping to also contend for a win.
Michael Faccinto jumps starts his weekend with midget competition in the No.19 at Kern County Raceway. Saturday, Faccinto heads to Keller Auto Speedway for USAC West Coast 360 competition.
Mitchell Faccinto returns to Sprint Car Challenge Tour action at Antioch Speedway in his Stan Greenberg No.37 machine. Faccinto has a recent 6th place finish at the speedway with the King of the West/ Northern Auto Racing Club series.
Tucker Klaasmeyer takes a weekend off from midget racing to run the $10,000-to-win “High Banks Hustle” at Southern Illinois Speedway. Klaasmeyer will aboard the Flud No. 81TK. There are already over 125 confirmed entries for the event.
Carson Macedo gears up for Ohio Speedweek in the Joe Gaerte Racing No. 3G. Fresh off an All Star win a Lincoln Speedway in Illinois, Macedo is ready to kick off the weekend at Attica Raceway Park. Macedo will also be in contention at Eldora Speedway on Saturday, and Waynesfield Raceway Park on Sunday. The racing action will spill over into next week as well. For Macedo’s full schedule visit CarsonMacedoRacing.com
Collin Markle is once again back at Ocean Speedway in Watsonville California with their local Taco Bravo series. Markle had a 15th place finish during his last visit to the speedway and is looking to improve those results.
Brandon Morin will stay local this weekend as he and his team head to Bloomington Speedway. Morin’s most recent visit to Bloomington didn’t fare well with a 13th place finished. The team continues to improve each weekend, with Morin scoring his first win two weekends ago.
Hunter Schuerenberg had originally planned to take on the USAC National Sprint Cars during the “Eastern Storm” trip to Pennsylvania, but due to lack of crew members, the No.2 will be parked for the week. Schuerenberg, however, will be in action at Williams Grove Speedway in the Nolen Racing No.120 to compete with the USAC Silver Crown Champ Cars.
Tyler Shoemaker has the weekend off from racing.
Kody Swanson had also planned to compete with the USAC National Sprint Cars in Pennsylvania, but will now only be in action with the USAC Silver Crown Champ Cars at Williams Grove Speedway on Friday. Swanson will be back aboard the DePalma No.63 and looking for his first win of the season in a crown car on dirt. Swanson has one win on pavement in Silver Crown competition and three wins in non-wing sprint car action.
Kevin Thomas Jr. has already kicked off his week with 4th and 3rd place finishes during the first two nights of USAC’s “Eastern Storm.” Thomas will take his KT Motorsports/ Abreu Vineyards/ Pace Performance Coatings No.44 to Williams Grove Speedway Thursday night, an off-night Friday night, Port Royal Speedway Saturday, and finishing off the weekend at Susquehanna.
Weekend Warm-Up: June 6th – 11th
Five DPM Drivers scored wins last weekend and with another full week of racing on tap there is plenty of time to repeat those numbers. The USAC National Midgets gear up for Indiana Midget Week. The local tracks are also running non-wing sprint cars as a support class to coincide with each night of USAC’s Midget Week. The All Stars make a visit to the Illinois, as they roll into Lincoln and Macon Speedways. The Midwest Sprint Car Series will be at Tri-State Speedway in Haubstadt, Indiana, while other local action takes place around the state. Our West Coast following can take in the USAC West Coast 360s at Santa Maria Raceway Friday evening or
Keller Auto Speedway for some local King of Kings 360 competition. The King of the West/ Northern Auto Racing Club series take over Tulare’s Thunderbowl Raceway on Saturday for 410 racing excitement. Let’s find out where your driver will be.
Spencer Bayston is ready to compete for the USAC Indiana Midget Week title. The Keith Kunz/ Curb Agajanian/ Toyota Racing No.97 slated for six nights of racing competition that kicked off at last night’s opener at Montpelier Motor Speedway. A 10th place finish is not what Bayston was looking for. He hopes to improve tomorrow as they head to Gas City’s I-69 Speedway. Bayston was the victor at Gas City during the 2016 Indiana Midget Week race. You can also find Bayston Thursday at Lincoln Park Speedway, Friday at Bloomington Speedway, Saturday at Lawrenceburg Speedway, and closing out the weekend Sunday at Kokomo Speedway.
Ryan Bernal is once again back in the Josh Ford Motorsports/ Naturipe No.73. He’ll be in action with the USAC West Coast 360s at Santa Maria Raceway Friday, June 9th. Plans for Saturday have not yet been finalized.
Mitchell Faccinto is looking for back-to-back wins at Keller Auto Speedway, after his last visit ended in victory lane. Faccinto will compete with the local King of King’s 360s on Friday night. The Western Metal Company No. 37 will also be in competition Saturday at the Thunderbowl Raceway for King of the West/ Northern Auto Racing Club series action.
Tucker Klaasmeyer will be make a late week decision on where he will race. You can possible see him in some winged 360 competition.
Carson Macedo is fresh off a win at Fremont Speedway in the Joe Gaerte Racing No.3G and is excited to get back to racing with the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions this Friday and Saturday at Lincoln Speedway and Macon Speedway. First, however, he’ll jump in the Krockenberger No.21k non-wing sprinter and head to Lincoln Park Speedway in Putnamville, Indiana for some local sprint car competition.
Collin Markle is looking for better results this weekend as he heads to Keller Auto Speedway in Hanford, California. Markle has had great speed and good race cars, despite what the results show.
Brandon Morin is ready for three nights of non-wing sprint car action starting off at Lincoln Park Speedway this Thursday, June 8th as the local sprint cars play the supporting role to the USAC Midgets. Saturday, you can find Morin at Chandler Motor Speedway. The Midwest Sprint Car Series thunders into Haubstadt, Indiana’s Tri-State Speedway Sunday night where Morin is looking to improve one spot better than his recent second place finish at the dirt oval.
Hunter Schuerenberg put the wing back on and is ready to take on the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions. On tap first is Lincoln Speedway in Lincoln, Illinois. Saturday night takes the Roofbolt Express/ SMM/ Eddie Gilstrap Motors No.20N to Macon Speedway for more All Star competition.
Tyler Shoemaker is looking to finally make his winged sprint car debut after several setbacks, including weather. Shoemaker will visit Lincoln and Macon Speedway’s with the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions Friday and Saturday nights.
Kody Swanson returns to the seat of the K&L Racing No.21K for two nights of BOSS Sprint Car series events. Friday night the No.21K, fresh off a win at Waynesfield Raceway Park, will compete at Limaland Raceway. Portsmouth Raceway Park is on tap for Saturday night.
Kevin Thomas Jr. will be tentatively following the USAC Midget Week Schedule and racing the sprint car portion of the event.
Weekend Warm-Up: May 31st – June 4th
Looks like beautiful weather ahead for a jam-packed weekend of racing. All 12 DPM Drivers are scheduled for racing action this weekend! POWRi Illinois Speed Week is upon us. The WAR series is also running in conjunction with the POWRI midgets. USAC National Sprint Cars head to the heartland, making their return to Knoxville Raceway for the first time in six years. The All Stars invade Pennsylvania, while the World of Outlaws steer north to Minnesota for the 39th Annual AGCO Jackson Nationals.
Spencer Bayston takes the weekend off from winged sprint cars and jumps back in his Keith Kunz/Toyota Racing/ Curb Records No. 97 to take on the POWRi midgets for nights one, two, and three of Illinois Speed Week. Bayston kicks off the weekend at the Dirt Oval at Route 66 tonight. Thursday, you can find Bayston in Fairbury American Legion Speedway and Friday at Jacksonville Speedway.
Ryan Bernal is back in the Josh Ford Motorsports/ Naturipe No.73 at Ventura Raceway where he will compete with the USAC West Coast 360 series Saturday, June 3rd.
Mitchell Faccinto will be back in action with the King of the West/ North Auto Racing Club series at Antioch Speedway in his Stan Greenberg owned/Western Metal Company/ TSG Recycling No. 37. Faccinto is coming off a win at Stockton Dirt Track where he scored his second victory of the season.
Cole Ketcham is hoping to be back on track this weekend after being sidelined for over month with motor troubles. The team will make a late week decisions on where to compete.
Tucker Klaasmeyer is geared up for five straight nights of POWRi midget competition. Klaasmeyer Racing took last weekend off to regroup after being plagued with engine troubles and mechanical issues. The team is back on track and ready for a solid run. Klaasmeyer can be found tonight at the Dirt Oval at Route 66, Thursday at Fairbury American Legion Speedway, Friday at Jacksonville Speedway, Saturday at Macon Speedway, and Sunday at Lincoln Fairgrounds. Can’t remember all that? Klaasmeyer has a new website with his current schedule and results. Find everything you need at tuckerklaasmeyerracing.com.
Carson Macedo and Joe Gaerte Racing will make a late week decision on whether to head to Pennsylvania with the All Stars or stay in Ohio for local competition. The All Stars are slated for Lernerville Speedway Friday night, and Mercer Raceway Park Saturday night. Local Ohio competition would include Attica Raceway Park and Fremont Speedway, Friday and Saturday respectively.
Collin Markle heads to Ocean Speedway in Watsonville, California for local racing action presented by Taco Bravo. Markle’s B&B Well Drilling/Yowserz Yogurt/ Fast Credit Union No. 5 showed good speed during his last visit to the speedway.
Brandon Morin and the Morin Racing team head to Bloomington Speedway for local Friday night competition. Saturday Morin can be found at Paragon Speedway. Fun Fact; Brandon and his girlfriend, Haley, are expecting a sweet baby girl in the next few weeks.
Hunter Schuerenberg returns to non-wing competition at Knoxville Raceway with the USAC National sprint cars Saturday, June 3rd. Schuerenberg has recently been in action with the World of Outlaws and the All Star Circuit of Champions.
Tyler Shoemaker prepares for WAR competition with two nights of racing on tap for him and his LB2 Plumbing/ Advance Upholstery/ Dyer’s Rods No.1t. Shoemaker starts the weekend off at Fairbury American Legion Speedway and then heads to Jacksonville Speedway Saturday night.
Kody Swanson bagged a win at Lucas Oil Raceway with the USAC Silver Crown cars on pavement, after a busy “Week of Indy.”. Tentatively, Swanson is slated for local Bloomington Speedway competition Friday, June 2nd in the Tony Epperson No.2e. Saturday is also tentative in the K&L Racing No.21k at Waynesfield Raceway Park.
Kevin Thomas Jr. is back in USAC National competition this weekend in his Pace Brothers Racing No.44 machine. I80 Speedway is on tap for Friday. Saturday holds high expectations, as the National Sprints invade Knoxville Raceway for a much-anticipated event. Thomas recently picked up his third win of the season, second in non-wing competition, at Bloomington Speedway where he came from deep in the field, to claim victory at the Josh Burton Memorial.
Weekend Warm-Up: May 24th- 29th
More bad weather means more cancelled races, and even more unhappy drivers. This week, and the entire weekend is full of racing opportunities. “Week of Indy,” as so many people call it, was supposed to be kicked off at today’s Tony Hullman Classic at Terre Haute Action Track, but has been postponed due to weather. DPM Driver’s Brandon Morin, Kevin Thomas Jr., and Carson Macedo were all scheduled to race the USAC event. The USAC Silver Crown cars are headed to the Indy Mile, Thursday, May 25th, and will also be in action at Lucas Oil Raceway in Brownsburg, Indiana May 26th for the “Carb Night Classic.” Friday night you can take in some sprint car competition on pavement, during Anderson Speedway’s “Little 500.” If dirt tracks are more your style, head south to Bloomington Speedway for the Josh Burton Memorial, or north to Attica Raceway Park with the All Star Circuit of Champions. The MSCS sprint cars headline at Lincoln Park Speedway Saturday, May 28th. The 101st running of the Indianapolis 500 is Sunday. When you’re done at the IMS head up to Kokomo, Indiana for the BC Indiana Double. As a bonus, racing carries over into the start of a new week, as the World of Outlaws head to Lawrenceburg Speedway Monday night. Hopefully mother nature decides to start cooperating because this is a huge week for racing. Let’s find out where your driver will be.
Spencer Bayston is geared up for a weekend full of winged sprint car racing. Friday, May 26th the Swindell SpeedLab No.39 will be in action at Attica Raceway Park with the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions. Bayston’s first winged sprint car and All Star victory was at Attica on April 15th, 2017.
Ryan Bernal returns to the Phulps Motorsports No.56 this weekend. The team will be showing off a new paint scheme as they prepare for the Sprint Car Challenge Tour at Stockton Dirt Track Saturday May 27th.
Mitchell Faccinto is also headed to Stockton, California for round 5 of the Sprint Car Challenge Tour in his Stan Greenberg owned No.37. Faccinto competed with the World of Outlaws during his last trip to the Stockton Dirt Track.
Carson Macedo, as mentioned earlier, was set to race with the USAC National Sprint Cars today at Terre Haute in the Krockenberger No.21k, but that race was postponed due to weather. Macedo is slated to race Attica Raceway Park, Friday, May 26th with the All Stars, Fremont Speedway, Saturday, May 27th with the FAST series, Mansfield Motor Speedway, Sunday, May 28th with the All Stars, and Lawrenceburg Speedway, Monday, May 29th with the World of Outlaws.
Brandon Morin is ready for back-to-back nights with the Midwest Sprint Car Series in his No.98 machine. Friday night you can find Morin Racing at Lincoln Park Speedway in Putnamville, Indiana and Saturday night at Tri-State Speedway in Haubstadt, Indiana.
Hunter Schuerenberg jumps back in the Nolen Racing No. 20 for USAC Silver Crown competition at “The Indy Mile” Thursday, May 25th for the famed “Hoosier Hundred”. Schuerenberg will then head to Lawrenceburg Speedway on Monday, May 29th to take on the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Cars in his Roofbolt Express No.20N.
Tyler Shoemaker takes on the MOWA sprint cars Friday at Jacksonville Speedway and Saturday at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55. This will be Shoemakers first winged sprint car races of the season.
Kody Swanson has a busy week ahead as he looks to make history. Swanson has the opportunity to tie Al Unser as one of only two drivers to win the “Hoosier Hundred” four consecutive times. The “Carb Night Classic” also brings much anticipated excitement as Swanson tries to dethrone his brother, Tanner Swanson, who was last year’s winner. It doesn’t stop there! Swanson switches gears to pilot the Nolen Racing No.4 during the “Little 500” at Anderson Speedway, Saturday May 27th. For his third different car of the weekend, Swanson will pilot the K&L Racing No. 21k at Mansfield Motor Speedway, Sunday, May 28th.
Kevin Thomas Jr. was also scheduled to run the Tony Hullman Classic, but was postponed. You can find Thomas in the Pace Brothers No.44 Friday, May 26th at the Josh Burton Memorial hosted at Bloomington Speedway. Saturday, May 27th he will take on the MSCS sprint cars at Lincoln Park Speedway. Thomas scored his first non-wing win of the season there earlier in the year. Sunday only means one thing for Thomas, and that’s action at Kokomo Speedway for BC’s Indiana Double.
Cole Ketcham, Tucker Klaasmeyer, and Collin Markle all have the weekend off.
Weekend Warm-Up: May 19th-20th
After a full weekend of racing last week, drivers are anxious for a repeat this weekend. Weather is still playing a factor for the USAC National Sprint Cars and National Midgets. Rain is threatening to spoil what could be an otherwise phenomenal weekend of midget and sprint car racing on the same surface at Tri-City Speedway. Kokomo Speedway is hosting the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions on Friday. West Coast drivers gear up for The Faria Memorial at their ever favorite Thunderbowl Raceway. POWRi Midgets are headed to Fayette County Speedway, and local racing action is also in play. Let’s have a look at where your driver is this weekend.
Spencer Bayston is headed to Tri-City Speedway for USAC National Midget competition as he looks to gain on points leader Brady Bacon. Threats of bad weather at the Tri-State Speedway may lead Bayston to Kokomo Speedway with the All Stars in his Swindell SpeedLab No.39 as an alternative. Saturday night action takes place at Brownstown, Illinois’s Fayette County Speedway where the POWRi Midgets will hold court. Bayston had a second-place finish during his last run with POWRi and looks to improve one spot.
Ryan Bernal is back behind the wheel of the Josh Ford Motorsports No.73 as the team heads to Ocean Speedway in Watsonville, California Friday night. Saturday, they take the wing off and head to Tulare’s Thunderbowl Raceway for the USAC West Coast 360 portion of the evening. Bernal is still actively looking for a ride until his current team is ready to return to the track. All leads and inquiries can be directed to him personally or DPM.
Mitchell Faccinto prepares for King of the West/ Northern Auto Racing Club competition at Thunderbowl Raceway for The Faria Memorial honoring Chris and Brian Faria. Faccinto is aiming to improve his previous top ten finish at the Thunderbowl and hopefully bring home another win. The Stan Greenberg owned No.37 found themselves in victory lane this past Friday night at Keller Auto Speedway.
Tucker Klaasmeyer is set to head to Brownstown Illinois in the Dale Klaasmeyer owned/ BOSS Chassis/ Toyota Racing No.27 for POWRi Midget competition. After a tough couple of races, Klaasmeyer scored a top five at Jacksonville Speedway last weekend. He was having a strong run at Macon Speedway when he had motor troubles in the feature. Klaasmeyer is ready to bounce back this weekend at Fayette County Speedway.
Carson Macedo is jumping from East Coast to West Coast this weekend. Friday night you can find him the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions at Kokomo Speedway in the Gaerte Racing No. 3G. Macedo scored his first win for Joe Gaerte Racing at Bloomington Speedway last Friday. He will then hop on the big bird and head to California for Saturday’s Faria Memorial at Thunderbowl Raceway to pilot the Tarlton Motorsports No.21x.
Collin Markle makes his sprint car season debut at Ocean Speedway on Friday to race with the local Taco Bravo track series. Markle looks to run approximately 20 races this season in his family owned B&B Well Drilling/Yowserz Yogurt/Fast Credit Union/Farmer’s Fury Winery/Markle Construction No.5
Brandon Morin takes on the local sprint cars at Bloomington Speedway Friday night and then heads to Lincoln Park Speedway Saturday night. Morin scored a pair of podium finishes over the weekend with a 2nd place finish at Chandler Speedway and a 3rd place finish with the MSCS sprint cars at Tri-State Speedway. Morin returns to USAC National action Wednesday at Terre Action Track on May 24th.
Hunter Schuerenberg will be headed to Kokomo Speedway in his Roofbolt Express/ SMM/ Eddie Gilstrap Motors No. 20N Friday night to compete with the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions. USAC non-wing competition at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 is on the slate for Saturday, but with impeding weather the alternative plan might be to head to Wilmot Speedway for some more winged racing.
Kody Swanson has not finalized plans for the weekend. Stay tuned to social media for more information.
Kevin Thomas Jr. is set for two nights of USAC National racing at Tri-City Speedway and Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 in the Pace Brothers Racing No 44. Over the weekend Thomas scored his career best finish at Eldora Speedway with a 3rd place podium finish. Thomas is currently 7th in driver points after missing the first three USAC National races at the beginning of the year.
Weekend Warm-Up: May 12th-14th
Mother Nature was still vastly unfriendly last weekend, with most drivers only getting to race one night of the weekend. This weekend is looking better, but threat of the dreaded “R” work still looms in certain places. Let see what we have on tap for the weekend of May 12th through May 14th.
Spencer Bayston will start his weekend out in the Keith Kunz/Curb Records/ Toyota Racing No. 97 at Jacksonville Speedway in Illinois with the POWRI Midgets. Bayston previously ran 2nd in the winged sprint car at Jacksonville back in March. He will switch gears on Saturday night and climb aboard the Swindell SpeedLab No.39 and head to Tri-State Speedway in Haubstadt, Indiana. This will be Bayston’s first time back in the No.39 since his win at Attica Raceway Park in April.
Mitchell Faccinto returns to Keller Auto Speedway on Friday night in the 37. TSG Recycling/ Western Metal Company/ I.H. Greenberg No. 37. Faccinto grabbed a top five at Keller Auto Speedway the previous weekend with a season best 4th place finish. The No.37 rolls into Placerville Speedway Saturday night to take on the King of the West Sprint car series. Faccinto’s most recent finish with KWS came at Tulare’s Thunderbowl Raceway where he finished 7th.
Tucker Klaasmeyer is set for two nights of POWRi racing with his Dale Klaasmeyer owned/ BOSS Chassis/ Toyota Racing No.27. The POWRi midgets head to Jacksonville Speedway on Friday and Macon Speedway on Saturday. Klaasmeyer had a tough go in Missouri at Valley Speedway and Lucas Oil Speedway the previous weekend. Klaasmeyer is looking for better finishes this weekend in Illinois.
Carson Macedo is back in the Midwest once again and ready to climb aboard the Joe Gaerte Racing/ XYZ Machining No.3G. The No.3G team is making a decision later in the week between Eldora Speedway on Friday and Saturday, with the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car series or the MOWA Sprint cars at Bloomington Speedway on Friday. Stay tuned to social media for that final decision.
Brandon Morin and the Morin Racing/Midwest Satellite/ Crowe Equipment Inc. No. 98 heads to Southern Indiana for two nights of non-wing sprint car action. Friday the No.98 is set to hit the track at Chandler Motor Speedway. The Morin Racing team will then head to Tri-State Speedway in Haubstadt, Indiana for a final night of MSCS competition. Morin had a good run going during the co-sanctioned USAC/MSCS event earlier in the year before getting collected in a late race caution.
Hunter Schuerenberg heads north for two nights of racing competition at the famed Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio. The Roofbolt Express/ SMM/ Eddie Gilstrap Motors No. 20 aims to take on the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint cars for the second time this season. After a disappointing showing, due to mechanical issues, at Plymouth Speedway, Schuerenberg is ready to get back behind the wheel and race with the best in the business.
Tyler Shoemaker makes his 2017 season debut this weekend at with the MOWA sprint cars at Tri-State Speedway in Haubstadt, Indiana. The Tyler Shoemaker Racing/ LB2 Plumbing/ J&J Performance Powder Coating No.1t is ready to go after several weekends of rain outs. Shoemaker recently added a new sponsor that will be aboard the car this weekend. Welcome Flingers Pizza Pub.
Kody Swanson will once again be back in the K&L Racing/ Rosewood Machine & Tool/ The Bridge Restaurant No.21k. The team is tentatively set to head to Attica Raceway Park Friday night for NRA competition, and possibly, Fremont Speedway Saturday night with the BOSS series. Stay tuned to social media for final race plans.
Kevin Thomas Jr. is back in the Pace Brothers Racing/ Pace Performance Coating/ DC Dyno No.44 and headed to Eldora Speedway for the USAC #LetsRaceTwo event. USAC non-wing sprint cars are in action Friday and Saturday in Rossburg, Ohio. Thomas piloted the Josh Hodges No.74x last weekend at Kokomo Speedway, finishing on the podium in third place.
Weekend Warm-Up: May 5th-7th
Mother nature captured most racing activity last weekend but with high hopes DPM’s drivers will be back on dirt this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.
Spencer Bayston is headed to Missouri for two nights of midget racing with the POWRi series. Friday night the Keith Kunz Motorsports No.97 rolls into Valley Speedway, in Grain Valley, Missouri. The Lebanon, Indiana driver can then be found Saturday at Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Missouri. Bayston was scheduled to race with the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series today in West Memphis, Arkansas. That race has been moved to October 18th due to weather.
Tucker Klaasmeyer will also be in competition this weekend with the POWRi Midgets. Klaasmeyer will take his Toyota Racing/BOSS Chassis/KBR Performance machine and head to Valley Speedway and Lucas Oil Speedway for the Open Wheel Showdown in the “Show Me” state. After a strong run at I44 Speedway in Oklahoma, Klaasmeyer took a nasty tumble at the Kokomo Grand Prix in April and is ready for redemption in Missouri.
Mitchell Faccinto will pilot the Western Metal Company No.37 this Friday at Keller Auto Speedway in Hanford, California with the King of Kings 360 sprint cars. Faccinto, coming off of a strong showing at the Peter Murphy Classic, and scoring a top ten at Petaluma Speedway last weekend, is looking to improve a few positions to secure his first win of the season.
Brandon Morin is set for local racing action with the non-wing sprint cars at Bloomington Speedway on Friday. Weather permitting, Moring Racing will make the trek to Montpelier Motor Speedway on Saturday to race with the Midwest Sprint Car Series (MSCS). Morin earned his first top ten of the season two weekends ago at Charleston Speedway in Charleston, Illinois.
Kevin Thomas Jr. will be jumping in the Hodges No.74x for three nights of racing this weekend. Friday – Bloomington Speedway, Saturday – Lawrenceburg Speedway, and Sunday at his ever-favorite Kokomo Speedway. Thomas Jr. scored his first non-wing win of the season at Lincoln Park Speedway back in April.
Carson Macedo is back behind the wheel of the famous all black Tarlton Motorsports No.21x machine as they head to Silver Dollar Speedway in Chico, California. They’ll take on the King of the West sprint cars, as Macedo looks to add a win to his growing stats column. Macedo finished second at the Peter Murphy Classic two weeks ago.
Hunter Schuerenberg plans to take the SMM/Roofbolt Express/Eddie Gilstrap No.20 to Fremont Speedway in Ohio. After a rough couple of runs, and a best 7th place finish, Schuerenberg is looking for a strong finish in the winged sprint car. Schuerenberg will be pulling double duty the following weekend at the “Let’s Race Two” event at Eldora Speedway.
Kody Swanson finished second on pavement with the USAC Silver Crown series last weekend at Phoenix International Raceway. He switches gears and heads back to dirt this weekend. Plans are still being finalized. Follow us on Twitter for future details.
Cole Ketcham looks to get back behind the wheel of his family owned No.41k next weekend, May 12th and 13th. Ketcham has been sidelined for the past several weeks after hurting an engine at Kokomo Speedway back in April.
Tyler Shoemaker planned to make his 2017 winged sprint car debut in April, however weather did not cooperate. You can find him next weekend at Tri-State Speedway in Haubstadt, Indiana with the MOWA sprint cars.
Ryan Bernal is currently benched as his team takes time off to regroup. He is actively in search of a replacement ride in the meantime. You can direct any information on an open seat to Ryan Bernal or DPM.