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Pierce Earns Thrilling Victory at Angola
Aaron Piece earned a thrilling victory at Angola (IN) Motorsport Speedway in round 13 for the Auto Value Bumper to Bumper Super Sprints on Sunday, August 31 in the Jerry Carmen Memorial.

Pierce competed the race-winning pass on Jimmy McCune with 14 laps remaining in the 50-lap event and then drove to his first series victory of the season.  Full Story

 

 

O'Gara Scores Mel Kenyon Midgets Victory at Indianapolis Speedrome
The Indianapolis Speedrome was the site of an epic midget racing shootout featuring Kyle O’Gara and Travis Young. For 41 laps of Sunday NIght’s 50 lap Mel Kenyon Midget Series feature race O’Gara and Young battled – 1st to pass early leader Cole Fehr then to finally settle the issue on lap 41.  Full Story

 

 

Aaron Pierce Wins MoFab Labor Day 200
Aaron Pierce turned in a dominating performance to win the longest winged sprint feature ever at Anderson Speedway on Saturday, August 30.

Pierce took the lead from Ryan Gillenwater on lap 43 of the MoFab Labor Day 200 presented by Hoosier Park & Casino for the Must See Racing winged sprint series.  Full Story

 

 

Larry Brazil Jr. Tops TBARA Field at New Smyrna
The Tampa Bay Area Racing Association (TBARA) featured 17 competitors at New Smyrna (FL) Speedway on Saturday, August 30 for a late summer scorcher.

Larry J Brazil Jr. started from the pole and led all 30 laps to pick up the win. Following the race winner to the stripe were Ben Fritz, Shane Butler, Jason Kimball and Sport Allen.   Full Story

 

 

Hein Wins Rain-Shortened Rory Price Memorial
Matt Hein earned a $5,000 payday after being declared the winner of the the 2014 Rory Price Memorial on Saturday, August 30 at Evergreen (WA) Speedway.  Full Story

 

 

Hamilton Continues Grundy County Domination in STARS Lockard Memorial
The only word to describe Kyle Hamilton’s performance at Grundy County Speedway in the month of August is “dominant.” Hamilton, the 22-year-old native of Danville, Indiana, took his third consecutive D’Arcy GMC STARS National Midget feature win at the 1/3-mile paved oval in Morris, Ill. on Saturday night, August 30.

Hamilton’s eighth career STARS win also lifted him into a three-way tie for first place on the all-time series win list with Jim Anderson and Austin Prock.  Full Story

 

 

Huggler and Bean Score Mel Kenyon Midgets Victories at Anderson
Logan Huggler dominated the Mel Kenyon Midget Series to record his first career feature win on Saturday, August 30 at Anderson Speedway.

While Huggler was pulling away from the field, there was a five -car battle for the second spot.  Full Story

 

 

Aguilar Battles to Win in USCS Road to Atlanta Finale at AMS
The hotter the summer has gotten, the hotter Joey Aguilar has been on the race track.

Aguilar blasted away from the K&N Filters Pole Position and masterfully diced through lapped traffic en route to his third United Sprint Car Series presented by K&N Filters victory of the season during Friday night’s 2nd annual Wind Creek Casino/Hotel Wetumpka Sprint Car Shootout 50-lap A-main at Atlanta Motor Speedway.  Full Story

 

 

Fourth Season Victory for Irwin Secures Spartan Championship
Scoring his third consecutive victory and fourth of the season, Steve Irwin concluded the Sawyers Chevrolet Wingless Sprint season at Spartan (MI) Spartan with earning the feature victory and claiming the 2014 championship on Friday, August 29. Full Story

 

 

Mel Kenyon Midget Series Tops Off Labor Day Weekend at Indianapolis Speedrome
The Mel Kenyon Midget Series will end a busy Labor Day weekend of racing on Sunday, August 31 at the Indianapolis Speedrome. The USSA midgets will be making their second appearance of the year at the famed short track on Indy’s eastside. USSA officials expect a stellar field of cars for the event.  Full Story

 

 

Labor Day Weekend Tradition Continues with Winged Sprints at Angola
The Auto Value Bumper to Bumper Super Sprints (AVBBSS) are back in action on Sunday, August 31 at the 3/8-mile oval of Angola (IN) Motorsport Speedway. The Jerry Carmen Memorial will feature a 50-lap feature event. This is the second and final visit to Angola during the 2014 season.  Full Story

 

 

Inaugural MoFab Labor Day 200 on Saturday at Anderson Speedway
Anderson Speedway will host the inaugural MoFab Labor Day 200 presented by Hoosier Park Racing & Casino featuring the Must See Racing Xtreme Sprint Series (MSRXSS) on Saturday, August 30.

The Winged Sprint Cars of the MSR Xtreme Sprint Series will return to Anderson Speedway for the third and final appearance of the 2014 season. Florida’s Troy DeCaire earned the May victory with Daleville’s Aaron Pierce winning the August event at the quarter-mile oval.  Full Story




PHOTO OF THE WEEK
Four wide salute during the 54th Annual Daffodil Cup at
Western Speedway on August 15.
(WILDLIGHT PHOTGRAPHY)
 


AUGUST POWER RANKINGS 
Joey Aguilar swept the USCS weekend at Anderson (SC)
Motor Speedway in July.  (PHOTO BY USCS
)
1 Jo Jo Helberg, Rohnert Park, CA
  Dominant in July with Five Wins in Seven Starts;
  Victories with MSRXSS, AVBBSS and KOW.
   
2 Troy DeCaire, Tampa, FL
  Strong July, Eight starts and never finished outside the
  top four in three different series, racked up two wins and
  one Fast Time.
   
3 Joey Aguilar, Tampa, FL
  Florida driver made the trek to South Carolina for USCS
  Weekend and won both nights; Seven Wins this year.
   
4 Jimmy McCune, Toledo, OH
  Continued impressive season with July victory at
  Kalamazoo with MSRXSS. Battling Brian Gerster for the
  MSRXSS Championship.
   
5 Bryan Warf, Meridian, ID
  Two more wins in July brings his season total to six; Won
  Meridian (ID) weekly show and NSRA/WWS event.
   
6 Brian Gerster, Fishers, IN
  Has two wins and five fast times in nine starts; Leads
  the MSRXSS point standings.
   
7 Shane Butler, Bushnell, FL
  Won second race of year at Citrus (FL) non-wing division.
  Collected seven podiums in the Sunshine State.
   
8 Matt Hein, Roseburg, OR
  Impressive this month out West with two wins and three
  fast time with NSRA/WWS.
   
9 Mickey Kempgens, Tampa, FL
  Picked up another win in July at Citrus increasing his
  total to three.
   
10 Jacob Wilson, Crawfordsville, IN
  Won second Little 500 in May, focusing on USAC
  Silver Crown and also making starts with MSRXSS and
  AVSS.
   
 
2014 FEATURE WINNERS
Shane Butler won at Desoto (FL) Speedway on August 16.
(PHOTO COURTESY OF DESOTO SPEEDWAY)
  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
5 Troy DeCaire
Tampa, FL
KOW/MSRXSS/AVBBSS 4
  Steve Irwin
Fenton, MI
Spartan 4
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POINT STANDINGS 
       
After 9 of 9 Events   After 12 of 14 Events   After 5 of 13 Events   After 8 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 1,038
2 61 Kevin Feeney 944
3 60 Davey Hamilton Jr. 927
4 71H Jo Jo Helberg 826
5 11G Tom Geren 709
6 44 Teddy Alberts 690
7 22A Troy DeCaire 676
8 7 Joe Swanson 565
9 3A  Mike Astraukas 451
10 10 Ron Koehler 421
 
P # DRIVER POINTS
1 18 Shane Butler 240
2 16 Ben Fritz 229
3 55 Tommy Nichols 209
4 23 Chris Gimmler 198
5 85 Rex Hollinger 197
6 9 Matt Alfonso 185
7 11 Joey Aguilar 164
8 92 David Retzlaff 144
9 0 Dude Teate 138
10 88 Sport Allen 99
 
P # DRIVER POINTS
1 98H Matt Hein 469
2 25 Sierra Jackson 457
3 23 Johnny Giesler 434
4 36 Ryan Burdett 351
5 12 Ron Larson 350
6 14 Matt Mansell 315
7 76 Andy Alberding 272
8 91 Bryan Warf 245
9 22 Richie Larson 238
10 98 Rick Brown 168
             
     
After 3 of 6 Events   After 3 of 4 Events    After 4 of 5 Events    After 3 of 5 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 6 of 9 Events   After 6 of 7 Events   After 7 of 8 Events   After 5 of 8 Events
P # DRIVER POINTS
1 81 Herb Neumann Jr. 571
2 92 Dale Retzlaff 558
3 19 Keith Butler 548
4 69 Ric Voisey 541
5 19 Shane Butler 516
6 75 Russell Jones 477
7 4 Steven Bradely 446
8 63 Terry Taylor 435
9 56 Blake Rose 333
10 5 Mickey Kempgens 323
P # DRIVER POINTS
1 0 Steve Irwin 1,285
2 0 Doug Dietsch 1,236
3 44 Anthony McCune 1,103
4 12 John Turnbull Jr. 1,071
5 36 Chance Rice 1,006
6 00 Joe Irwin 975
7 31 Don Hamilton 928
8 56 Mark Irwin 800
9 6k Jay Rohrback 349
10 17 Jim Heeney 343
P   DRIVER POINTS
1 91 Bryan Warf 422
2 6 Justin Segura 315
3 28 Colton Nelson 313
4 7 Richard Miranda 162
5 25J Sierra Jackson 131
6 V23 Johnny Giesler 131
7 76 Andy Alberding 124
8 98H Matt Hein 114
9 36 Ryan Burdett 96
10 14 Matt Mansell 83
 
P   DRIVER POINTS
1 24 Jim Waters 405
2 43 Kyle Bergener 381
3 2 Mel Andrus 361
4 12 Monte Bengener 332
5 26 Nicholas 292
6 24X Chuck Groat 172
7 36 Ryan Burdett 167
8 65 TJ Thorne 104
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