Kutztown, Pennsylvania………Tyler Courtney and Clauson-Marshall Racing turned around a little bit of misfortune from earlier in the night into good fortune in Wednesday night’s Eastern Midget Week opener at Kutztown, Pa.’s Action Track USA.   Following Courtney's first qualifying lap, a coil went south, preventing him from recording a second lap.  However, that first lap […]

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Fairbury, Nebraska………Chris Windom withstood Buddy Kofoid’s repeated, relentless challenges down the stretch, including during a hellacious final four lap trophy dash to the finish, to capture his third USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget feature victory of the season in Friday night’s Riverside Chevrolet-Buick-Cadillac Midwest Midget Championship presented by Westin Meats & Schmidt’s Sanitation at […]

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History is a big part of racing, and the history of short track racing runs deep.  At certain points during the year, Speed51 will use our new "Throwback Thursday" segment to look back on some of the biggest stories from years past.  During each edition of Throwback Thursday, we will revisit stories previously published on […]

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Ocala, Fla. - Kevin Thomas, Jr., the owner of both the one-lap and eight-lap track records at Bubba Raceway Park in a USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget, led the way with the fastest practice lap in Thursday night’s open session leading into the season openers, February 7-8 at the 3/8-mile D-Shaped track in Ocala, […]

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The NASCAR Cup Series season may have ended one month ago, but the offseason has been anything but a vacation for Kyle Larson. The California-born driver went back dirt racing on the west coast and quickly became the driver to beat in the Midget scene.   Larson won three straight USAC National Midget races to […]

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Speedway, Indiana - Before he had even laid eyes on The Dirt Track at IMS, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway had already occupied a special place within the heart of Zeb Wise.   He’d been triumphant in a quarter midget at the Battle at the Brickyard and also became the first ever winner on The Dirt […]

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Kutztown, Pennsylvania - Zeb Wise is becoming accustomed to logging his most memorable USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget moments in the state of Pennsylvania.   After bagging his first career series win after a two-month layoff due to injury and becoming the youngest winner in series history to boot, last August at Lanco, Wise […]

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Speedway, Indiana (July 23, 2019).........Kyle Larson, a 16-time USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget winner, will compete in the first three events of the 5th annual Pennsylvania Midget Week, beginning at Grandview Speedway in Bechtelsville, Pa. on Tuesday, July 30. Larson will also compete the two following nights in a midget on Wednesday, July 31, […]

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Fairbury, Nebraska - Only one driver has reached the six-win mark in a single USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget season faster than Tyler Courtney has this season.  That was none other than Rich Vogler who reached six in his 13th race in 1978 and in his 14th race in 1988.   If there’s a […]

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Bloomington, IN - On Friday morning, the engine that Tyler Courtney would use later that night was in the process of being rebuilt.  On Friday night, that same engine helped power the Indianapolis, Ind. driver to victory in round four of “Indiana Midget Week” at Bloomington Speedway.   It had been a trying week for […]

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