Rain Brings Early End To River Town Showdown


GRANITE CITY, Ill. – Rain brought an abrupt end to night two of the┬áthe Brandt River Town Showdown featuring the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car Series and USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget Championship Saturday at Tri-City Speedway.

A subsequent makeup date for the event will be announced soon.

Tyler Courtney’s impressive qualifying feats continued Saturday at Tri-City, sweeping Fatheadz Eyewear Quick time in both the sprint car and the midget classes for the second-straight night.

Robert Ballou, Kevin Thomas, Jr. and Brady Bacon captured heat race wins in the sprint car class, while Chad Boat, Cannon McIntosh and Bacon claimed heat race victories in the midgets.