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5/6/18, 7:51 AM   #11
Re: USAC The Week of Indy May 23,24,25
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Times:
Pits - 3:00
Grandstands - 4:00
Hot Laps - 6:30
Qualifying - 7:15
Racing - 8:00

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5/8/18, 12:01 AM   #12
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USAC's "The Week Of Indy" Just A Few Weeks Away
Three Day Discount Again Available Via Superticket

(Indianapolis, IN) For the third straight year, USAC Racing​ and Track Enterprises​ have combined forces for "The Week Of Indy", three big events leading up to the Indy 500. This year's events will be Wednesday-Friday, May 23-25. The three night show features open wheel cars from the USAC AMSOIL INC.​ National Sprint Car tour and the USAC Silver Crown Champ Cars. The events will be held at the Terre Haute Action Track​, the Indiana State Fairgrounds & Event Center​, and Lucas Oil Raceway​. The superticket, which gives fans a 25% discount if they attend all three events, has also returned.

USAC's "The Week Of Indy" begins at the Terre Haute Action Track on Wednesday, May 23. The Tony Hulman Classic will feature the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car tour and the Scott's Custom Colors & Auto Body​ DIRTcar Racing​ Modifieds. Last year's sprint car event was postponed until October, due to unseasonable conditions in May. Kevin Thomas, Jr. won the combined Tony Hulman/Don Smith Classic event in 2017.

Terre Haute pits are scheduled to open at 3:00, grandstands at 4:00, hotlaps at 6:30, and racing action is scheduled to begin at 8:00. General admission tickets for the Tony Hulman Classic will be sold at the gate for $25 on raceday. Infield tickets are also available for $15, while children 11 and under are free.

On Thursday, May 24, fans will make the short trek to the east and the Indiana State Fairgrounds for the 63rd running of the Hoosier Hundred. The 100-mile race features the USAC Silver Crown Champ Car Series and the DIRTcar Modifieds, which return to this year’s schedule. The Hoosier Hundred has a rich history and is arguably Track Enterprises biggest one-day show of the year.

Hoosier Hundred pit gates will open at 12:00, grandstands at 3:00, hotlaps start at 5:00, racing begins for the Modifieds at 7:00, with the Hoosier 100 scheduled for an 8:00 green flag. Reserved seating is available for the Hoosier Hundred by calling the Track Enterprises office, the Indiana State Fairgrounds, or through Ticketmaster. Reserved seats for adults are being sold for $25 presale or $30 at the gate. Infield tickets will be available for $15 for adults and $5 for kids 11 and under.

The final event of the Track Enterprises promotion is on Friday, May 25 at Lucas Oil Raceway. For the third time, the USAC Silver Crown Series will be running at the Brownsburg, IN complex on Friday in an event that will be known as the Carb Night Classic. This year, the event also takes on the name of Dave Steele, a champion open wheeler, who passed away in a Florida racing crash last year. The Dave Steele Carb Night Classic will also feature action from the Pro Mazda and USF2000 classes, which return after a year away from Lucas Oil Raceway.

Lucas Oil Raceway pits will open at 12:00, grandstands at 2:45, with on track activity beginning at 3:00. Qualifying for the Silver Crown cars will be around 5:00 while their feature will be run at 8:15. Pro Mazda and USF2000 will run their feature events, starting at 6:00. General admission tickets will be available at the gate for $25 on raceday.

A great deal is available for those who don't want to miss a single lap of "The Week Of Indy". A Superticket is being sold for a savings of 25% off of the regular three day prices. For just $60, a savings of $20, a fan will receive general admission at Terre Haute and Lucas Oil Raceway as well as a reserved seat for the Hoosier Hundred. To purchase a Superticket, visit https://usacracing.ticketspice.com/2018-week-of-indy or call 217-764-3200.

For more information on any of the events, visit www.trackenterprises.com, www.usacracing.com, or call the Track Enterprises office at 217-764-3200.

About Track Enterprises:

Track Enterprises is a racing promotion company that oversees popular events that feature top touring series like the ARCA Racing Series, USAC Racing, Dirtcar UMP, POWRi Racing, Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, CRA, Southern Super Series, and more. The company also oversees all racing promotions at Macon Speedway, Lincoln Speedway, and the Terre Haute Action Track.

For more information on the upcoming racing schedule, visit www.trackenterprises.com, like the Facebook page at www.facebook.com/TrackEnterprises, or call the office at 217-764-3200.

 
5/8/18, 12:08 AM   #13
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Wednesday, May 23
47th Annual Tony Hulman Classic

Divisions:
USAC Racing AMSOIL INC. National Sprint Cars
Scott's Custom Colors & Auto Body DIRTcar UMP Modifieds

Times (ALL TIMES EASTERN):
Pits - 3:00
Grandstands - 4:00
Hot Laps - 6:30
Qualifying - 7:15
Racing - 8:00

Prices:
Grandstands - $25
Infield - $15
Kids 11 & Under FREE
(Tickets Available At Gate On Raceday)

Pit Prices:
$30 For USAC/UMP Members
$35 For Non-Members

Hotels:
Drury Inn Terre Haute
Pear Tree Inn Terre Haute
(Ask For Action Track Discount Rate)

 
5/8/18, 12:11 AM   #14
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Thursday May 24
64th Annual Hoosier 100

Divisions Racing:
USAC Racing Silver Crown Champ Car Series
DIRTcar UMP Modifieds

Times (ALL TIMES EASTERN):
Pit gates will open at 12:00,
Grandstands at 3:00
Hot Laps start at 5:00,
racing begins for the Modifieds at 7:00,
Hoosier 100 scheduled for an 8:00 green flag.

Prices:
Reserved seats for adults are being sold for $25 presale or $30 at the gate.

Infield tickets will be available for $15 for adults and $5 for kids 11 and under.

Reserved seating is available for the Hoosier Hundred by calling the Track Enterprises office, the Indiana State Fairgrounds, or through Ticketmaster

 
5/8/18, 12:20 AM   #15
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USAC Championship Leader Swanson Looking for 4th Consecutive Hoosier Hundred

By Jay Hardin, Track Enterprises Staff

May 4, 2018-Indianapolis, IN-Kingsburg, California’s Kody Swanson is atop the 2018 USAC Silver Crown standings and enters the enters the prestigious Hoosier Hundred at the Indiana State Fairgrounds with an opportunity to tie a record once thought to be as hard to reach as any in auto racing. In September of 1973, Al Unser and the Vel’s Parnelli Jones Racing team captured its fourth consecutive victory in the annual race at the Indy Mile – the only occasion of a driver winning four straight events at one of the three traditional dirt miles the USAC Silver Crown Champ Cars annually compete on.

During the USAC Week of Indy on Thursday night, May 24, Swanson and the DePalma Motorsports team have an opportunity to join that exclusive club exemplified by brilliant dominance, especially in this modern era in which the equipment and speed throughout the field are so equal. In fact, Kody has accomplished the three-peat feat in the very same car during his wins in 2014, 2015 and 2016.

The legendary “Arizona Cowboy” Jimmy Bryan won three consecutive Hoosier Hundred events in 1954, 1955 and 1956 driving the famed Dean Van Lines Kuzma dirt car for another legend, chief mechanic Clint Brawner. All four of Unser’s Hoosier wins were in the same Grant King car owned by Vel Miletch and Parnelli Jones with two coming in Johnny Lightning livery for chief wrench George Bignotti and the other two in the Viceroy colors.

Swanson’s three victories on the flat, tricky one-mile dirt track were near copies of each other. Swanson let others lead in 2014 before taking the top spot and leading the last 23 circuits; he was perhaps less patient in 2015 taking the lead for the last 33 circuits before pulling into victory lane. He also led the last 33 circuits in 2016 after starting third. The majority of Swanson’s success has come at the wheel of a car with familiar livery. Swanson’s chief mechanic is the legendary Bob Hampshire who won three Hoosier Hundred races and two national championships with Jack Hewitt at the wheel of the red and white number 63, a scheme currently piloted by Swanson.

Swanson, Bryan and Unser are among a select group of fourteen drivers who have won 100-mile championship dirt car races on the three remaining active one mile dirt tracks in the United States, Indianapolis, Springfield and DuQuoin. While Bryan (55 & 56) and Unser (1970) swept the three in the same season, Swanson accomplished the feat over a four year period. He first won at DuQuoin in 2010, placed the Indiana mile on the list in May of 2014 and completed the tri-fecta by winning at Springfield in August of the same year.

Swanson won the most recent event on the pavement at Toledo, while Bobby Santons won the season opener at Phoenix and Justin Grant captured the Sumar Classic at Terre Haute. Practice for the 2018 Hoosier Hundred is slated for 5 p.m. EDT, with qualifications at approximately 6:30 and the 2018 Hoosier Hundred beginning around 8 p.m.

About Track Enterprises:

Track Enterprises is a racing promotion company that oversees popular events that feature top touring series like the ARCA Racing Series, USAC Racing, Dirtcar UMP, POWRi Racing, Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, CRA, Southern Super Series, and more. The company also oversees all racing promotions at Macon Speedway, Lincoln Speedway, and the Terre Haute Action Track.

For more information on the upcoming racing schedule, visit www.trackenterprises.com, like the Facebook page at www.facebook.com/TrackEnterprises, or call the office at 217-764-3200.



 
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5/15/18, 12:27 AM   #16
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Just a hair under a week away from one of the biggest weeks of open wheel racing in Indiana with The Week of Indy! More information at trackenterprises.com
 
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5/16/18, 10:15 AM   #17
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JUST IN CASE…BACK UP PLANS SET FOR HOOSIER HUNDRED AND CARB NIGHT CLASSIC

Brownsburg, Indiana………The extended forecasts for two of the USAC Silver Crown Champ Car Series’ marquee events – the “Hoosier Hundred” and the “Carb Night Classic” - appear to be excellent, but USAC and Track Enterprises have made an agreement to secure rain dates with each of the venues just in case Mother Nature interferes.

The 63rd running of the “Hoosier Hundred” at the Indiana State Fairgrounds in Indianapolis is slated for Thursday, May 24. However, if weather were to be uncooperative, the race would reboot on Sunday night, July 1 at the Indy Mile.

Friday, May 25th’s “Carb Night Classic” at Lucas Oil Raceway in Brownsburg, Ind. holds down the spot as the final race of a busy USAC week leading up to the Indianapolis 500. That situation would not be altered if weather happened to intervene. The race at the .686-mile paved oval would push off the following day, Saturday, May 26, for a daytime 100-lap event starting at noon.

The May 24 “Hoosier Hundred” presented by TBA Oil & Warehouse begins with the pits opening at noon, grandstands opening at 3pm, practice at 5pm and racing at 7pm. The 100-mile main event is scheduled for an 8pm start.

The May 25 “Dave Steele Carb Night Classic” gets underway at Lucas Oil Raceway with pits opening at noon while the grandstands open at 2:45pm. Practice begins at 3pm, with qualifying set for 5pm. Main events for the Pro Mazda and USF2000 series begin at 6pm. The Silver Crown main event is slated for an 8:15pm start.

Tickets can be obtained by calling Track Enterprises at 217-764-3200 or at the gate on raceday. A three-day special Superticket for the full Week of Indy including the “Tony Hulman Classic” at the Terre Haute Action Track featuring the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Cars on Wednesday, May 23, the “Hoosier Hundred” at the Indiana State Fairgrounds on Thursday, May 24 and the “Carb Night Classic” at Lucas Oil Raceway on Friday, May 25 is also available at https://usacracing.ticketspice.com/2018-week-of-indy.

The “Hulman Classic,” “Hoosier Hundred” and the “Dave Steele Carb Night Classic” will all be streamed LIVE on http://www.SpeedShiftTV.com/. A day following each of the races, you can watch it again, on-demand, at http://www.Loudpedal.TV./



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5/16/18, 7:52 PM   #18
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A guy I work with was wondering if he could upgrade his reserved seat for a pit pass at the Hoosier Hundred?
 
5/17/18, 3:59 PM   #19
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​Indy Native/USAC Car Owner Nolen After 4th Indy Mile Win

By Jay Hardin
Track Enterprises Staff

May 16, 2018-Indianapolis, IN-Growing up in Indianapolis in the 1950’s, USAC Silver Crown car owner Gene Nolen had plenty of opportunity to be infected with the racing bug. The Indianapolis 500, the Hoosier Hundred at the Indiana State Fairgrounds and midget action at the old West 16th Street Speedway all served to give the 1961 Indianapolis Tech graduate a taste of the racing life.

Nine years after forming his own plastic injection molding company Nolen bought a midget race car and placed Wisconsin driver Paul Huntington behind the wheel. For the last 29 seasons Nolen has fielded one or more cars in the top tier USAC Silver Crown Series. The Whiteland, Indiana based team has won numerous events including the Little 500 at Anderson and employed a hall of fame stable of drivers including Tony Stewart, Johnny Parsons Jr., Jim Keeker and Tony Elliot.

Nolen nearly retired after the 2014 season, decided to return to the series and at times put three cars on track in USAC’s top division. This season the Hoosier son returns armed with two USAC national champions in his stable and a chance to capture his fourth win as a car owner in the Hoosier Hundred on the Indy Mile.

Gene’s first entry appeared in the first night time Hoosier Hundred at the fairgrounds in 1989 with Rocky Hodges at the wheel qualifying 17th and finishing in the same spot. It would take another ten years before a Nolen entry found victory lane on the Indy mile. Ironically, the late Tony Elliot would lead the last 20 miles in Gene’s familiar number 20 on the way to victory. Elliot repeated again in 2001 in similar fashion leading the last 17 miles. The third Hoosier Hundred win for a Nolen owned entry came with fellow Indianapolis native and second generation driver Shane Hollingsworth who captured a very emotional win on the home track.

Should Nolen win a fourth race he will probably break one of his own streaks. Each Hoosier Hundred win for the Indiana car owner has come with an Indiana driver at the wheel. This year Nolen has 2008 USAC Silver Crown champ Jerry Coons Jr. of Arizona behind the wheel of the yellow 20, Coons is also a two-time Hoosier Hundred winner. The other member of the Nolen stable is 2016 USAC Silver Crown champ Chris Windom who broke through and gained his first mile dirt track win at DuQuoin in 2016.

The Hoosier Hundred is the second of three events in USAC’s “Week of Indy” featuring the Hulman Classic at Terre Haute Wednesday May 23, the Hoosier Hundred at the fairgrounds May 24, and the Carb Day Classic at Raceway Park on May 25.

A great deal is available for those who don't want to miss a single lap of "The Week Of Indy". A Superticket is being sold for a savings of 25% off of the regular three day prices. For just $60, a savings of $20, a fan will receive general admission at Terre Haute and Lucas Oil Raceway as well as a reserved seat for the Hoosier Hundred. To purchase a Superticket, visit https://usacracing.ticketspice.com/2018-week-of-indy or call 217-764-3200.

For more information on any of the events, visit www.trackenterprises.com, www.usacracing.com, or call the Track Enterprises office at 217-764-3200.

About Track Enterprises:

Track Enterprises is a racing promotion company that oversees popular events that feature top touring series like the ARCA Racing Series, USAC Racing, Dirtcar UMP, POWRi Racing, Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, CRA, Southern Super Series, and more. The company also oversees all racing promotions at Macon Speedway, Lincoln Speedway, and the Terre Haute Action Track.

For more information on the upcoming racing schedule, visit www.trackenterprises.com, like the Facebook page at www.facebook.com/TrackEnterprises, or call the office at 217-764-3200.

 
5/17/18, 4:19 PM   #20
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Brent have him give the office a call, 217-764-3200, first chance he gets. Thanks.
 
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