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UMRA TQ Midgets Raindate Set for August 3rd

GAS CITY, Ind., July 16 — The UMRA TQ Midget show that was rained out on May 18 has been rescheduled for Friday night, August 3rd at Gas City I-69 Speedway. They will join a racing card of non-wing sprint cars, USAC Midwest Thunder SpeeD2 Midgets, UMP Modifieds, Thunder Cars and FWD Compacts as part of the “Back-to-School Bash.” For details on each program, please see the track’s schedule on its Web site at GasCityI69Speedway.com. Fans can also follow it on [...]

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Mid-Season Showdown Results

    The results:   Non-Wing Sprint Heat 1 (8 laps): 1. Ted Hines, 2. Clinton Boyles, 3. Brandon Mattox, 4. Garrett Abrams, 5. Tyler Hewitt, 6. Aaron Davis, 7. Luke Harbison. Non-Wing Sprint Heat 2 (8 laps): 1. Braydan Willmington, 2. Evan Mosley, 3. Travis Hery, 4. Dallas Hewitt, 5. Jacob Gordon, 6. Bryar Schroeter, 7. David Gross. Non-Wing Sprint Heat 3 (8 laps): 1. Shane Cockrum, 2. Adam Byrkett, 3. Jamie Fredrickson, 4. Cole Ketcham, 5. Tony Main, 6. Parker Fredrickson. Non-Wing Sprint Feature [...]

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Cockrum Is Seventh Different Non-Wing Sprint Winner, Watters Wins Thunder Car Rumble And McKenzie and Clark Also Score at Gas City

GAS CITY, Ind., July 14 — Shane Cockrum of Benton, Ill. became the seventh different non-wing sprint car feature winner so far this season Friday night at Gas City I-69 Speedway during the Mid-Season Showdown, which had a “Christmas in July” theme. The Thunder Car Rumble ran true to its billing, as both the front and the rear of Jimmy Watters’ car were damaged but the Montpelier, Ind.-driver still became the fifth different winner in that division in 2018 [...]

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Summer Thunder Results

  The results: Non-Wing Sprint Heat 1 (8 laps): 1. Shane Cottle, 2. Clinton Boyles, 3. Adam Byrkett, 4. Landon Simon, 5. Kyle Robbins, 6. Aaron Davis, 7. Jack James. Non-Wing Sprint Heat 2 (8 laps): 1. Steve Irwin, 2. Braydan Willmington, 3. Daylan Chambers, 4. Kyle Simon, 5. Tyler Hewitt, 6. Evan Mosley, 7. Kayeleb Bolton. Non-Wing Sprint Heat 3 (8 laps): 1. Jay Waugh, 2. Jacob Gordon, 3. Jamie Fredrickson, 4. Travis Hery, 5. Parker Fredrickson, 6. Bryar Schroeter, 7. Luke [...]

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Willmington Impresses as He Makes His American And Non-Wing Sprint Car Debut Friday At Gas City I-69 Speedway

GAS CITY, Ind., July 9— Twenty-year-old Braydan Willmington of Marulan, New South Wales, Australia, is checking a lot of things off his bucket list this month. First, he took his first airplane flight that was longer than an hour when he made the 15-hour flight from Sydney, Australia, to Dallas-Fort Worth and then the three-hour flight from DFW to Indianapolis International Airport.  Visiting America was another checkmark. That started in earnest when he landed at IND on Saturday night, June 30, [...]

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Irwin Wins Sprint Feature at Gas City After Cottle and Boyles Tangle; Simon, Kirkman, Mallery and Cale Also Score

GAS CITY, Ind., July 7 — The pits and the grandstand were as packed as a boardwalk, and the action and some tempers were as hot as the sand at the seashore during the “Beach Theme Night/Summer Thunder” show Friday night at Gas City I-69 Speedway. Five divisions shared the card, and some unusual circumstances generated some new winners. One of them was Steve Irwin of Fenton, Mich., who won the 25-lap non-wing sprint car feature after an incident between [...]

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Outside Works for Leary in Last Turn on Last Lap To Become Fifth Different Sprint Car Winner Friday at Gas City; Lines and Gamblin Also Score

GAS CITY, Ind., June 30 — In what helped create one of the most exciting finishes in track history, C.J. Leary stayed committed to the top while his primary rivals stayed on the bottom in the 25-lap Jerry Gappens Sr. Memorial non-wing 410 sprint car feature Friday night at Gas City I-69 Speedway. At the last possible moment it turned out to be the winning decision, as the 22-year-old Greenfield, Ind.-based driver finally got enough of a bite to pass [...]

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Star Spangled Spectacular Results – Feat. Jerry Gappens Sr. Memorial Sprint Car Feature

The results:   Non-Wing Sprint Heat 1 (8 laps): 1.  Garrett Abrams, 2. Clinton Boyles, 3. Shane Cockrum, 4. Aaron Davis, 5. Evan Mosley, 6. Bryar Schroeter, 7. Parker Fredrickson. Non-Wing Sprint Heat 2 (8 laps): 1. Shane Cottle, 2. C.J. Leary, 3. Tyler Hewitt, 4. Adam Byrkett, 5. Critter Malone, 6. Jack James, 7. Adam Wilfong. Non-Wing Sprint Heat 3 (8 laps): 1. Matt Westfall, 2. Isaac Chapple, 3. Scotty Weir, 4. Travis Hery, 5. Jamie Fredrickson, 6. Dallas Hewitt, 7. Luke [...]

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$1,000 in Increased Purses For Thunder Cars and FWD Compacts This Friday Night

GAS CITY, Ind., June 27  — Big paydays await competitors in the Thunder Car and Front Wheel Drive (FWD) Compact divisions this Friday night at Gas City I-69 Speedway with an additional $1,000 added to the standard purses. For Thunder Car competitors, it is the final race opportunity for a driver or car to qualify for eligibility to compete in the $6,000 Thunder Car Rumble on July 13. In addition, One More Time Motorsports owners John and Sherrill Long have posted [...]

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Gas City I-69 Speedway to Host Big Fireworks Spectacular on June 29

GAS CITY, Ind. (June 21) – Gas City I-69 Speedway will kick off the area’s Fourth of July celebration with its “Star-Spangled Spectacular” on Friday night, June 29. The track will present a big fireworks show along with a full racing card of non-win sprint cars, UMP modifieds, thunder cars and FWD compacts. Gates open at 4:30 p.m., racing starts at 7:30 p.m., and the fireworks show will begin immediately following the racing program. The speedway offers state fair-style concession food, [...]

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