Kody Swanson has established himself as perhaps the greatest USAC Silver Crown racer of all-time, holding records with 29 wins and five championships.  He’s also made his name in the asphalt Non-Wing Sprint Car ranks, with three wins in the Little 500 in the last five years while scoring wins at other tracks across the […]

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Short-track open-wheel ace Kody Swanson will make a much-anticipated debut this weekend in the Shore Lunch 150 at Iowa Speedway as he makes his first national stock car appearance. Swanson, 32, from Kingsburg, California, will drive the No. 22 Ford for Chad Bryant Racing. Over the last decade, Swanson has become the dominant force in […]

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WHITELAND, Ind. — Legendary USAC Silver Crown and sprint car owner H. Eugene (Gene) Nolen, owner of Nolen Racing, passed away this afternoon, Wednesday, April 8.   Nolen, 77, of Greenwood, Ind., had been fighting kidney failure and pulmonary fibrosis for about a year, and recently developed pneumonia. He had tested negative for COVID-19. He […]

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The first round of the Speed51 “Short Track Madness” tournament saw its share of upsets, but just how many were there?   Out of the 32 matchups in the first round, the lower seed won nearly half of them, with 13 coming from drivers who were a double-digit seed. Compare that to the NCAA Tournament […]

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Pinellas Park, Florida – Kody Swanson captured Thursday nights inaugural “Dave Steele World Non-Wing Sprint Car Championship 125” at Showtime Speedway and officially ended the sprint car portion of 2020 Florida Speedweeks. Swanson’s win came aboard the Doran Enterprises #77 V-6 powered entry.   Swanson set quick time earlier in the day with a lap […]

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Brownsburg, Indiana - In a championship race that Kody Swanson has led since day one, it seems inconceivable the number of peaks and valleys he and Nolen Racing have endured and overcome throughout the season. Six days earlier at Du Quoin, the team had not one, but two engines go south on them in practice […]

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Salem, IN -- Time and time again, it seems that whenever Kody Swanson comes face-to-face with adversity, it's a near guarantee that adversity has no fighting chance. Twas the case Saturday night in round seven of the USAC Silver Crown Champ Car Series season at Salem Speedway where the Kingsburg, Calif. native had to jump […]

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Oregon, WI -- There was a moment captured during practice of Friday's Bytec "Dairyland 100" that perfectly encapsulated the character of Kody Swanson and his will to do what it takes to win.   With his helmet still strapped on, the four-time USAC Silver Crown Champ Car Series titlist quickly exited his parked car in […]

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Kody Swanson’s domination in the Little 500 continued last night with his third Little 500 win in four years at Anderson Speedway (IN).  The Kingsburg, California native started on the pole and led 299 of the 500 laps in the Gene Nolen owned No. 4.   Through the ups and downs of the Little 500, […]

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It appeared to be all Kody Swanson early in the Dave Steele Carb Night Classic at Lucas Oil Raceway (IN) as the four-time USAC Silver Crown champion was untouchable for the first half of the 100-lap race.  However, his quest for an all-time series leading 27th win went up in smoke after a restart just […]

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