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Shane Butler Uses Last-Lap Pass to Win Riddle Memorial
Shane Butler grew up watching his father Stan race against sprint car legend Frank Riddle. Butler made a move on the final turn of the final lap of Saturday night's Safety-Kleen TBARA 40-lap Frank Riddle Memorial at Desoto Speedway that would have made Riddle proud, grabbing the lead less than 300 feet from the finish to take the win.  Full Story

 

 

Gerster Wins USSA Sprint Car Main, O'Gara Takes Mel Kenyon Midgets

Brian Gerster drove to a dominating win in the season finale for the USSA Sprint Car Series at Anderson Speedway on Saturday.

Gerster passed Pendleton’s Travis Welpott with an outside move down the back straight on lap five to grab the point on Community Hospital “Paint the Night Pink”.
 
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Anderson Speedway Set to Paint the Night Pink, Crown USSA Sprint and Midget Champions
The United States Speed Association’s two racing series, the Sprint Car Challenge Series Built by the UAW and the Mel Kenyon Midget Series will cap off the 2014 campaign right where it started, on the high banks of Anderson Speedway.

Saturday night’s Paint the Night Pink event is in support of the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer annual fund raiser. Full Story

 

 

Garrett Green Takes First Win at Desoto
In a little over two years of driving sprint cars 16 year-old Garrett Green has already achieved the honor of being the youngest driver to ever win rookie of the year honors at the Little 500 - the biggest asphalt sprint car race held in the country held each year in May in Anderson, Indiana.

After Saturday night, Green has something else he can add to his budding racing resume: sprint car winner. He drove like a seasoned veteran in beating some of the state's best sprint car drivers in winning the evening's 40-lap main event. Full Story

 

 

Travis Young Wins Mel Kenyon Midgets Feature at Indianapolis Speedrome
In a race at the Indianapolis Speedrome that featured all the late season drama a race fan can ask for, Travis Young picked up the win, while Jessica Bean and Colten Dooley closed the gap on Cole Fehr for the 2014 Mel Kenyon Midget Series Championship. Full Story

 

 

55th James/O'Connor Victory at Salem Speedway to Brian Gerster
Brian Gerster would not be denied a win in Saturday’s 55th annual Joe James/Pat O’Connor Memorial at Salem (IN) Speedway despite a failing car. The event was the final race on the 2014 Must See Racing Xtreme Sprint Series (MSRXSS) calendar. Full Story

 

 

Rumble Expands to Three Days
The “Rumble in Fort Wayne” indoor midget event, featuring top national drivers, will expand to three days for the 17th annual running on December 26-28.

Separate programs are scheduled for Friday, Saturday and Sunday on the 1/6-mile track inside the remodeled Memorial Coliseum Expo Center, with a matinee on the final day.  Full Story

 

 

Mel Kenyon Midget Series Returns to Indianapolis Speedrome on Sunday
With the dirt portion of the USSA Mel Kenyon Midget Series complete, Cole Fehr and his slim point margin will lead the rest of the field to the Ivy Tech Indianapolis Speedrome on Sunday October 5.  Full Story

 

 

Austin Prock Takes 2014 STARS Midget Title
Austin Prock’s championship season in the D’Arcy GMC STARS National Midgets did not actually begin with this season’s opening race.

The proverbial ball got rolling in the latter half of his 2013 campaign when he closed the STARS season by winning three out of the final four races. Coming into the 2014 season, Prock knew he had the car and the team to win the title, but had to show more consistency and finish races more often.  Full Story




PHOTO OF THE WEEK
Action from the Rory Price Memorial at Evergreen (WA)
Speedway on August 2.
(WILDLIGHT PHOTGRAPHY)
 


SEPTEMBER POWER RANKINGS 
Troy DeCaire at Winchester (IN) Speedway during the King of
the Wing action in July.  (PHOTO BY R&S RACING PHOTOS
)
1 Jo Jo Helberg, Rohnert Park, CA
  Strong season continues with wins at Madera (CA)  and
  Dixie (MI) with AVBBSS. Has eight wins and 13 podiums.
   
2 Troy DeCaire, Tampa, FL
  Scored Two more wins at Illiana (IN) and Berlin (MI) with
  AVBBSS and MSRXSS. 10 podiums on the season.
   
3 Joey Aguilar, Tampa, FL
  Florida driver continued domination of USCS with Atlanta
  victory; He has eight feature wins this season.
   
4 Aaron Pierce, Daleville, IN
  The hottest driver in August, winning three times, twice
  at Anderson (IN) and most recently with AVBBSS at
  Angola (IN).
   
5 Matt Hein, Roseburg, OR
  Driver to beat on the West Coast right now; two wins in
  August including Rory Price Memorial at Evergreen over
  field of 24 cars.
   
6 Jimmy McCune, Toledo, OH
  Mr. Podium has finished in top 3 in nearly every start this
  year; finished second in MSRXSS final points.
   
7 Shane Butler, Bushnell, FL
  Racked up win number three at Citrus County (FL); Has
  potential to win TBARA and Citrus County titles.
   
8 Bryan Warf, Meridian, ID
  Leads the West Coast with six wins and six podiums;
  Earned victories in Idaho and Oregon.
   
9 Brian Gerster, Fishers, IN
  Repeated as MSRXSS Champion with six fast times and
  three wins in nine points events.
   
10 Steve Irwin, Fenton, MI
  Won his first Spartan (MI) championship with four wins
  in seven starts.
   
 
2014 FEATURE WINNERS
Aaron Pierce (26) swept the MSRXSS races at
Anderson (IN) Speedway in August.
(PHOTO BY DAVID SINK)
  DRIVER/HOMETOWN SERIES WINS
1 Jo Jo Helberg
Rohnert Park, CA
KOW/MSRXSS/AVBBSS/Madera (CA) 8
  Joey Aguilar
Tampa, FL
TBARA/USCS/Showtime (FL) 8
3 Bryan Warf
Meridian, ID
NSRA-WWS/Meridian (ID) 6
4 Aaron Pierce
Daleville, IN
MSRXSS/AVBBSS/Citrus 5
  Troy DeCaire
Tampa, FL
KOW/MSRXSS/AVBBSS 5
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POINT STANDINGS 
       
After 9 of 9 Events   After 14 of 14 Events   After 6 of 9 Events   After 10 of 10 Events
P # DRIVER POINTS
1 50m Brian Gerster 756
2 88 Jimmy McCune 739
3 26x Aaron Pierce 715
4 22A Troy DeCaire 702
5 07L Ryan Litt 578
6 45 Ryan Gillenwater 532
7 07 Jacob Wilson 526
8 18 Jim Sheets 386
9 12 John Turnbull Jr. 325
10 26 Jeff Bloom 315
 
P # DRIVER POINTS
1 42 Jason Blonde 1,248
2 61 Kevin Feeney 1,141
3 60 Davey Hamilton Jr. 1,073
4 71H Jo Jo Helberg 1,042
5 44 Teddy Alberts 861
6 81 Troy DeCaire 750
7 11G Tom Geren 735
8 7 Joe Swanson 565
9 07L Ryan Litt 531
10 3A Mike Astraukas 510
 
P # DRIVER POINTS
1 18 Shane Butler 290
2 16 Ben Fritz 282
3 55 Tommy Nichols 243
4 23 Chris Gimmler 234
5 9 Matt Alfonso 229
6 85 Rex Hollinger 222
7 92 David Retzlaff 185
8 11 Joey Aguilar 165
9 88 Sport Allen 145
10 0 Dude Teate 138
 
P # DRIVER POINTS
1 98H Matt Hein 590
2 25 Sierra Jackson 581
3 23 Johnny Giesler 528
4 36 Ryan Burdett 451
5 12 Ron Larson 431
6 14 Matt Mansell 401
7 91 Bryan Warf 354
8 22 Richie Larson 311
9 76 Andy Alberding 272
10 98 Rick Brown 229
             
     
After 3 of 6 Events   After 3 of 4 Events    After 4 of 5 Events    After 3 of 3 Events
P # DRIVER POINTS
1 7H Jo Jo Helberg 190
2 22A Troy DeCaire 189
3 60 Davey Hamilton Jr. 156
4 42 Jason Blonde 140
5 60 Tim Skoglund 135
6 55 Shane Butler 132
7 40G Cody Gerhardt 127
8 38 Dave Baumgartner 125
9 1 Davey Hamilton 122
10 61 Kevin Feeney 119
 
P # DRIVER POINTS
1 10 Chris Neuenschwander 625
2 9 Jason Fuller 589
3 5 Kyle Hamilton 407
4 7 Caleb Armstrong 395
5 26 Aaron Pierce 386
6 4 Donnie Adams Jr. 377
7 18 Travis Welpott 375
8 39 Matt Goodnight 357
9 18 Jarett Andretti 338
10 0 Doug Dietsch 303
 
P # DRIVER POINTS
1 10m Morgan Turpen 622
2 10 Terry Gray 606
3 7 Johnny Bridges 605
4 21b Brandon McLain 575
5 100 Tom Paterson 572
6 36 Tim Perry 546
7 51 Jay Dunham 539
8 6 Bill Moore 530
9 67 Jack McLain 445
10 33 Joe Larkin 376
 
P # DRIVER POINTS
1 27 Kyle O'Gara 132
2 3 Kody Swanson 85
3 59 Bryan Nuckles 80
4 24 Tracy Hines 66
5 16 Grant Galloway 66
6 31 Derek Bischak 57
7 32 Nick Hamilton 52
8 38 Michael Fanelli 48
9 66 Bret Sanderson 45
10 41 Austin Prock 41
             
     
After 7 of 9 Events   After 7 of 7 Events   After 8 of 8 Events   After 7 of 8 Events
P # DRIVER POINTS
1 81 Herb Neumann Jr. 669
2 92 Dale Retzlaff 650
3 69 Ric Voisey 629
4 18 Shane Butler 616
5 76 Russell Jones 567
6 19 Keith Butler 549
7 63 Terry Taylor 521
8 7 Steven Bradley 446
9 56 Blake Rose 427
10 3 Garrett Green 340
P # DRIVER POINTS
1 0 Steve Irwin 1,497
2 0 Doug Dietsch 1,431
3 44 Anthony McCune 1,286
4 12 John Turnbull Jr. 1,260
5 00 Joey Irwin 1,125
6 31 Don Hamilton 1,058
7 36 Chance Rice 1,006
8 56 Mark Irwin 935
9 6k Jay Rohrback 349
10 17 Jim Heeney 343
P   DRIVER POINTS
1 91 Bryan Warf 538
2 6 Justin Segura 389
3 28 Colton Nelson 382
4 25J Sierra Jackson 254
5 98H Matt Hein 244
6 V23 Johnny Giesler 228
7 36 Ryan Burdett 202
8 22 Rick Brown 184
9 14 Matt Mansell 174
10 2 Richard Miranda 162
 
P   DRIVER POINTS
1 24 Jim Waters 569
2 43 Kyle Bergener 519
3 12 Monte Bengener 460
4 2 Mel Andrus 423
5 26 Nicholas Pepe 351
6 36 Ryan Burdett 314
7 24x Chuck Groat 176
8 36W Jim Wysong 175
9 65 TJ Thorne 165
10 24D Mike Daniels 56