Stacked Schedule For POWRi National Midgets

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The POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League has announced a stacked 2019 schedule. (Brendon Bauman Photo)

BELLEVILLE, Ill. – The POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget league has announced its schedule of events, which includes 44 races at 19 different tracks.

The sixth annual Turnpike Challenge will open the season with four-straight nights of racing. Beginning at Creek County Speedway on March 21, the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget league will spar with the POWRi Lucas Oil West Midget League. I-44 Riverside Speedway is set to the tour on March 22-23, with Port City Raceway rounding out the Turnpike Challenge.

The inaugural Kansas Midget Nationals will take place at Humboldt Speedway on April 5-6. It will be the first time the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League has visited the Kansas track.

The Missouri Mid-State Midget Nationals will kick off the month of May at Valley Speedway on May 3 and round out the weekend with the annual appearance at the title-sponsor owned Lucas Oil Speedway on May 4.

The eighth annual POWRi Illinois SPEED Week will again feature five nights of racing. Belle-Clair Speedway will anchor POWRi Illinois SPEED Week on June 12 as the opening act. The League will then head to Fayette County Speedway for night two on June 13 and then to Jacksonville Speedway on June 14 before Macon Speedway on June 15. POWRi Illinois SPEED Week will conclude on June 16 at Lincoln Speedway.

Next on the schedule is Valley Speedway and the third annual Thunder in the Valley on July 12-13. New for next year, the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League will head to Sweet Springs Motorsports Complex on July 14 to round out the weekend.

The League will run alongside the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series on April 28 at Jacksonville Speedway. The first of three visits, Jacksonville Speedway will host a night of POWRi Illinois SPEED Week, as well as the annual Herb Barlow Memorial near the end of the season.

Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 will host the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League alongside the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Seriesin April, and again for the Iron Man weekend doubleheader on Aug. 2-3.

Fairbury American Legion Speedway will host the series on July 6 before the tour heads to Wisconsin’s Angell Park Speedway on July 7 for the 38th annual Pepsi Nationals.

The traditional events continue on the schedule, with the Camfield Memorial at Macon Speedway scheduled for Aug. 17, the Knepper Memorial at Belle-Clair Speedway slated for April 26 and the Charlene Meents Memorial on Oct. 11.

The POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League will partake in the LOS Sprint Car Nationals at Lake Ozark Speedway during Labor Day weekend.

Rounding out the season, Creek County Speedway will host the Season Championship/Fall Fling for both the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League and the POWRi Lucas Oil West Midget League.

2019 POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League Schedule

March 21 – Creek County Speedway – Sapulpa, Okla.

March 22-23 – I-44 Riverside Speedway – Oklahoma City, Okla.

March 24 – Port City Raceway – Tulsa, Okla.

April 5-6 – Humboldt Speedway – Humboldt, Kan.

April 26 – Belle-Clair Speedway – Belleville, Ill.

April 27 – Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 – Pevely, Mo.

April 28 – Jacksonville Speedway – Jacksonville, Ill.

May 3 – Valley Speedway – Grain Valley, Mo.

May 4 – Lucas Oil Speedway – Wheatland, Mo.

May 10 – Belle-Clair Speedway – Belleville, Ill.

May 11 – Macon Speedway – Macon, Ill.

May 24-25 – Sweet Springs Motorsports Complex – Sweet Springs, Mo.

May 26 – Lake Ozark Speedway – Eldon, Mo.

June 12 – Belle-Clair Speedway – Belleville, Ill.

June 13 – Fayette County Speedway – Brownstown, Ill.

June 14 – Jacksonville Speedway – Jacksonville, Ill.

June 15 – Macon Speedway – Macon, Ill.

June 16 – Lincoln Speedway – Lincoln, Ill.

June 30 – Lincoln Speedway – Lincoln, Ill.

July 6 – Fairbury American Legion Speedway – Fairbury, Ill.

July 7 – Angell Park Speedway – Sun Prairie, Wis.

July 12-13 – Valley Speedway – Grain Valley, Mo.

July 14 – Sweet Springs Motorsports Complex – Sweet Springs, Mo.

Aug. 2-3 – Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 – Pevely, Mo.

Aug. 15 – Fairbury American Legion Speedway – Fairbury, Ill.

Aug. 16 – Lincoln Speedway – Lincoln, Ill.

Aug. 17 – Macon Speedway – Macon, Ill.

Aug. 31-Sept. 1 – Lake Ozark Speedway – Eldon, Mo.

Sept. 6 – Jacksonville Speedway – Jacksonville, Ill.

Sept. 7 – Spoon River Speedway – Lewistown, Ill.

Sept. 20 – Belle-Clair Speedway – Belleville, Ill.

Sept. 21 – Macon Speedway – Macon, Ill.

Oct. 11 – Belle-Clair Speedway – Belleville, Ill.

Oct. 12 – Southern Illinois Raceway – Marion, Ill.

Oct. 25-26 – Creek County Speedway – Sapulpa, Okla.

Nov. 29-30 – Vado Speedway Park – Vado, N.M.