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Meseraull Tops Sprint Car Feature In ‘Open-Wheel Madness’ Show Friday At Gas City I-69 Speedway

GAS CITY, Ind., May 18 — Thomas Meseraull of Waveland, Ind. captured the headlining 25-lap non-wing sprint car feature Friday night at Gas City I-69 Speedway’s “Open-Wheel Madness” show. It was a bit like heaven on earth for open-wheel fans, as with four classes the program offered the most diverse night of open-wheel racing in Indiana. Anton Hernandez of Arlington, Texas won the first IMCA Racing Xcaliber Graphics Indiana RaceSaver 305 winged sprint car feature ever held at the [...]

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Open Wheel Madness Results | May 17

The results: Non-Wing Sprint Heat 1 (8 laps; 4 transferred): 1. Tim Creech, 2. Tyler Hewitt, 3. Cody White, 4. Dallas Hewitt, 5. Adam Byrkett, 6. Evan Mosley, 7. Luke Hall, 8. Shawn Swim. Non-Wing Sprint Heat 2 (8 laps; 4 transferred): 1. Michael Koontz, 2. Matt Westfall, 3. Dave Darland, 4. Koby Barksdale, 5. Shawn Westerfeld, 6. Kyle Simon, 7. Landon Simon, 8. Kevin Blue. Non-Wing Sprint Heat 3 (8 laps; 4 transferred): 1. Shane Cottle, 2. Thomas Meseraull, [...]

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Boyles Tops Sprint Car Feature To Highlight Gas City I-69 Speedway Opener During ‘Spring Fever’ Show Friday Night

GAS CITY, Ind., May 4 — After a long winter and a rainout last week, Gas City I-69 Speedway drivers and fans got some relief for their spring fever as the track opened its 2019 season Friday night. Despite a persistent mist in the air, a large crowd of race-hungry fans was on hand for the six-class program at the quarter-mile dirt oval and saw defending track champion Clinton Boyles win a torrid 25-lap, non-stop, non-wing sprint car feature. Derek [...]

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Spring Fever Results | May 3

The results: Non-Wing Sprint Heat 1 (8 laps; 4 transferred): 1. Isaac Chapple, 2. Kevin Thomas Jr., 3. Matt Westfall, 4. Tim Creech, 5. Thomas Meseraull, 6. Koby Barksdale, 7. Tyler Kendall, 8. Dustin Smith, 9. Luke Harbison. Non-Wing Sprint Heat 2 (8 laps; 4 transferred): 1. Justin Grant, 2. Brady Bacon, 3. Paul Dues, 4. Tyler Hewitt, 5. Braden Clark, 6. Cody White, 7. Bryar Schroeter, 8. Parker Fredrickson, 9. Shane O’Banion. Non-Wing Sprint Heat 3 (8 laps; 4 [...]

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Gas City I-69 Speedway Announces NCAA Tournament Bracket Challenge With Winner Receiving a Free Season Pass

GAS CITY, Ind., March 20 – Racing and basketball are synonymous with the Hoosier state, and Gas City I-69 Speedway is getting into the spirit with an NCAA Tournament Bracket Challenge. The winner of the challenge will receive a free 2019 season pass to the track, with second and third place receiving a free pit pass for opening night. The Bracket Challenge is open to all fans, drivers, and teams.  The NCAA Tournament Bracket Challenge is set up through the [...]

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Gas City I-69 Speedway Officials Tweak Jam-Packed Schedule Slightly In Preparation for Season Opener April 26

GAS CITY, Ind., March 18 – Officials of Gas City I-69 Speedway have released a revised schedule of events that reflects division name changes, slight date adjustments for some classes, the addition of two Hoosier Auto Racing Fans (HARF) nights and a visit from the Midwest Oldtimers Vintage Race Car Club (MOVRCC). The former thunder car division is now known as the street stocks division, and its rules have been made more inclusive so cars from other tracks in Indiana [...]

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Diversified, 25-Event 2019 Schedule Set for Gas City I-69 Speedway

GAS CITY, Ind., Feb. 2 – From sprint cars to monster trucks and everything in between, a diversified, 25-event schedule featuring 16 different classes of race cars and 14 sanctioning bodies is set for Gas City I-69 Speedway in 2019. The season begins Friday night, April 26 and concludes Sunday afternoon, Oct. 6. Anchoring the schedule will be the 410-cubic-inch, non-wing sprint cars and UMP modifieds, which will compete regularly on the quarter-mile, semi-banked clay oval. The non-wing sprints have 17 [...]

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Gas City I-69 Speedway’s Gappens Honored As HARF Promoter of the Year

BROWNSBURG, Ind., Jan. 28 – Gas City I-69 Speedway Promoter Jerry Gappens was honored as the 2018 HARF/Heimel Auction’s Promoter of the Year by Hoosier Auto Racing Fans (HARF) Sunday during the club’s 67th annual awards banquet at the American Legion Post 331. Gas City I-69 Speedway was nearly dormant for four seasons before Gappens leased the famed quarter-mile clay oval from owner Jack Himelick last January. Gappens brought vitality and a major resurgence to the area’s sports scene by [...]

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Gas City I-69 Speedway Salutes Its Top Racers

MARION, Ind., Jan. 14 —Over 200 people braved a snowstorm Saturday night to gather at Eventfully Yours Event Center here to celebrate Gas City I-69 Speedway’s 2018 season. The top-10 finishers in each of five weekly divisions, the Rookies of the Year, and special award winners were honored during an evening that featured recurring comments thanking promoter Jerry Gappens for bringing new vitality and regular weekly shows to the quarter-mile dirt oval. The track was only holding occasional events [...]

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Big or Small, Solms Can Drive Them All; He Nabs 2018 Gas City FWD Compact Title

GAS CITY, Ind., Jan. 8 — Eric Solms of Fairmont, Ind., owner-operator at TFS Trucking, proved he can drive a smaller vehicle well too, as he won the 2018 front-wheel-drive (FWD) compact championship for 2018 at Gas City I-69 Speedway with his Silver Bullet No. 88.  Alyssa Clark of Columbia City, Ind. won the feature on July 13 and finished second in the championship over Gage Allen of Warren, Ind. and two drivers based in Columbia City, Ind. — Randy Brommer [...]

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