The Fredericksons May be a Low-Buck Team But They’re Hard-Core Racers

GAS CITY, Ind., May 22 — Fans who saw Parker Frederickson’s sprint car barrel-roll through Turns 3 and 4 at Gas City I-69 Speedway on opening night, Friday, April 20, wouldn’t have been surprised if it would have taken him several weeks to make repairs and return to action. If those fans knew Frederickson Racing is what’s known as a low-buck team (meaning it doesn’t have many monetary resources), they wouldn’t be surprised if Frederickson would be sidelined for a [...]

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Record $6,000 Purse Posted; Fun Fan Engagement Set For July 13 ‘Thunder Car Rumble’ at Gas City I-69 Speedway

GAS CITY, Ind., May 17 – Gas City I-69 Speedway officials announced today a record $6,000-plus purse—the largest ever posted for thunder cars in the state of Indiana—for the July 13 “Thunder Car Rumble” as part of the speedway’s “Mid-Summer Showdown.” The new event is the brainchild of three competitors and made possible with funding support from local businesses and patrons. The race will pay $700 to win and $125 to start. A normal weekly thunder car purse is $1,425, [...]

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Gas City I-69 Speedway Adds Seven More Dates for UMP Modifieds

  GAS CITY, Ind., May 14 – Officials of Gas City I-69 Speedway announced today that the popular UMP modifieds have been added to seven additional event nights this season at the quarter-mile, semi-banked clay oval. The new dates include this Friday night, May 18; June 8; June 15; July 6; Aug. 3; Aug. 31 and Sept. 7. “The UMP modified teams are supporting the track with excellent car counts each week,” said promoter Jerry Gappens. “More importantly, they are producing excellent [...]

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Boyles Becomes Fourth Different Winner In As Many Sprint Car Features So Far This Year At Gas City I-69 Speedway

  GAS CITY, Ind., May 12 — On Friday night Clinton Boyles of Greenwood, Mo., became the fourth different sprint car feature winner in as many events so far this year at Gas City I-69 Speedway in a jam-packed “MAYhem” program that featured five divisions but was still over before 11 p.m. Boyles started second in the 25-lap non-wing sprint car feature in a DRC chassis owned by Paul Hazen of Columbia City, Ind. that uses a Kercher Racing Engines-prepared powerplant. [...]

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