USAC Sets Dates For Winter Dirt Games XII

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Chase Stockon (32) races under Chris Windom during Saturday's USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car Series event at Bubba Raceway Park. (Max Dolder Photo)
Chase Stockon (32) races under Chris Windom during USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car Series competition at Bubba Raceway Park. (Max Dolder Photo)

OCALA, Fla. – The 12th edition of Winter Dirt Games, featuring the USAC NOS Energy Drink Midget National Championship and USAC AMSOIL Sprint Car National Championship, will take place over two weekends at Bubba Raceway Park in early February.

Winter Dirt Games XII festivities begin on Thursday, Feb. 4, with a practice night for the USAC NOS Energy Drink Midget National Championship, followed by two-straight nights of complete shows for the series at the three-eighths-mile D-shaped dirt track on on Feb. 5-6, with the finale on Feb. 6 paying $5,000 to the winner.

On-track action returns a few nights later at Bubba Raceway Park with USAC AMSOIL Sprint Car National Championship practice night on Feb. 10, followed by three nights in a row of racing on Feb. 11-13, with the finale on Feb. 13 paying $10,000-to-win.

The USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midgets made their debut at Bubba Raceway Park in 2019 with Tyler Courtney sweeping both nights of feature events. Tanner Thorson and Chris Windom each scored midget victories there in 2020. Meanwhile, Brady Bacon swept the final two nights of the 2020 sprint car portion of Winter Dirt Games with a pair of superb performances.

Twenty-six USAC National Sprint Car events have been held at Bubba Raceway Park since 2011. Bacon and Bryan Clauson are the winningest USAC Sprint Car drivers at Bubba Raceway Park with four victories apiece. Damion Gardner has won three times while Grant, Tracy Hines, Courtney and Robert Ballou have each scored a pair of victories. Windom, Leary, Darren Hagen, Dave Darland, Thomas Meseraull, Chase Stockon and Hunter Schuerenberg have all won once.