44 Races In 12 States For USAC National Sprint Cars

The AMSOIL USAC National Sprint Car Series will contest 44 races next season. (Jim Denhamer photo)

INDIANAPOLIS – Forty-four races in 12 different states make up next year’s USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car Series schedule.

For the 10th consecutive year, the tour begins in the Sunshine State for Winter Dirt Games X, three nights in a row at Bubba Raceway Park in Ocala, Fla., Feb. 14-16.

On March 30, the bulk of the season gets revved up at Lawrenceburg (Ind.) Speedway, with two more Hoosier state races following on April 12-13 at Bloomington Speedway and Tri-State Speedway in Haubstadt, respectively.

Rossburg, Ohio’s Eldora Speedway will #LetsRaceTwo once again in conjunction with the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series on May 10-11, while the following week, the series hits the road for a pair of doubleheaders with the USAC National Midgets, on May 17 at Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, Ill. and at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, Mo. for the Rivertown Showdown.

The 49th Tony Hulman Classic takes the green at Indiana’s Terre Haute Action Track on May 22. To close out the month of May, the series hits the road toward the Heartland for the I-80 Dirt Classic at I-80 Speedway in Greenwood, Neb.

June opens up one state south in Kansas City, Kan., at Lakeside Speedway on June 1.

The 13th edition of Eastern Storm takes over Pennsylvania, New York and New Jersey between June 11-16. Grandview Speedway in Bechtelsville, Pa. leads off the five-race series on June 11, followed by New Jersey’s Bridgeport Speedway on June 12, BAPS Motor Speedway in York Haven, Pa. on June 13, Port Royal Speedway in Pa. on June 15 and concludes at New York’s Weedsport Speedway on June 16.

The series draws June to a close with the Bill Gardner Sprintacular on June 22 at Lincoln Park Speedway in Putnamville, Ind.

The busiest month of the year arrives in July, with 10 races in a 23-night span. The inaugural Corn Belt Nationals debuts at Iowa’s Knoxville Raceway on July 5-6, with two-nights and two complete shows.

The final night of the Corn Belt Nationals will pay $20,000-to-win and $1,000 to start.

The hits keep on coming in July with the 32nd annual Indiana Sprint Week, which includes a distinct array of tracks with their own characteristics, ranging from relatively flat to high banks, from quarters to half-miles and from wide-sweeping turns to paperclip-shaped venues.

ISW also features an expanded schedule of eight races, equaling the schedule of 2003 and 2007 for the most in the history of ISW.

It all begins July 18 at Gas City I-69 Speedway, before heading to Plymouth Speedway on July 19, Kokomo Speedway on July 20 and Lawrenceburg Speedway on July 21.

After a two-day break, ISW reconvenes July 24 at the Terre Haute Action Track, then heads on to Lincoln Park Speedway in Putnamville on July 25, Bloomington Speedway on July 26 and Tri-State Speedway in Haubstadt in July 27.

Kokomo serves as the base for the series for four consecutive nights between August 21-24. The series’ lone non-points special event takes place on night one with #GYATK Night on Aug. 21. The following three nights, August 22-24, play host to the eighth installment of Sprint Car Smackdown.

The next six races in line close up shop on the Midwestern portion of the schedule with the Jim Hurtubise Classic at Indiana’s Terre Haute Action Track on Sept. 13, the Haubstadt Hustler at Indiana’s Tri-State Speedway on Sept. 14, the James Dean Classic at Gas City (Ind.) I-69 Speedway on Sept. 26, the 38th running of the 4-Crown Nationals at Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio on Sept. 28, the Fall Nationals at Lawrenceburg (Ind.) Speedway on Oct. 5 and a return to Terre Haute for the Wabash Clash on Oct. 11.

The west calls the National teams to California and Arizona along with the USAC/CRA and USAC Southwest Sprint Car tours to complete the 2019 campaign.

First up, it’s the 24th annual Oval Nationals at Perris (Calif.) Auto Speedway for three nights on Nov. 7-9.

The 52nd Western World Championships at San Tan Valley’s Arizona Speedway then takes over the role of host of the season finales Nov. 15-16, also carrying the USAC National Midgets on the event card.

To view the complete 2019 USAC sprint car schedule, advance to the next page.