Tom Botos

Midwest Racing Roundup
Indianapolis,IN       By Tom Botos        1-22-08
    Hello racefans! I am very  excited because this is an awesome time of year where many tracks have already released there 2009 Racing Season Schedules.The CRA Super Series schedule for Late Models has been released but as of January 22nd the Sportsman,Street Stock,and FWD Compact CRA schedules have not been posted in the CRA website  which is
     Brownstown (IN) Speedways first 2009 race will be Saturday March 21st which is the Indiana Icebreaker for the Lucas Oil Dirt Series Late Models paying 10,000 to win also running that night will be UMP SuperStocks,UMP Modfieds,and UMP Pure Stocks.For more information on this event go to
      Twin Cities Raceway Park in North Vernon,Indiana has released there 2009 schedule with there  first race will be on Saturday March 28th and running that night will be Sprints,UMP Superstocks,UMP Modifieds,UMP Pure Stocks,Hornets,and Cruisers.
      Gas City I-69 Speedway is still running Friday Nights  in 2009  with there opening night being Friday April 10th running Non Wing Sprints,UMP Modifieds,Street Stocks,and Thundercars.Gas City I 69 Speedway has several combined HARF and DARF Racing club nites where there members get half off the general admission ticket price! It was also announced that the Camaro bodies will now be allowed to run in the Street Stock division.For any information on Gas City I 69  Speedway go to
      Anderson(IN) Speedway opens Saturday March 28th with a 200 Lap Thundercar Enduro,also running  will be the FWD Hornets in Oval and Figure 8 action.The new Interntaional Outlaw Figure 8 Series has three  dates at Anderson Speedway and they will have 3 races at Plymouth (IN) Speedway as well in 2009.I am very excited about this series and I think we will see a rebirth of Outlaw Late Model Figure  8s in the state of Indiana.
       Salem (IN) Speedway opens Sunday April 5th with the ARCA REMAX Challenge Series 200 lap race and a 40 lap Superstock feature.Salem Speedway is an awesome track and I love to go there  every chance I get! I just hate having to pick and choose every week since i follow both dirt and asphalt cars and touring series.For more infp. on Salem Speedway go to
        Winchester (IN) Speedway opens Sunday April 19th with the Rich Vogler Classic for USAC Sprints,CRA Super Series Late models,CRA Street Stocks,and CRA Compacts.For more info. go to
        Sportsdrome Speedway in Jeffersonville,Indiana opens Saturday April 4th with Fan Appreciation Nite with $6 general admission with a Features Only program of Extreme Figure 8s,Oval Extreme,Dromer Figure 8s and Dromer Oval Divisions. Sportsdrome Speedway's website is
        Angola Motor Speedway in Angola,Indiana opens Saturday May 2nd with a Main Event Series Late Model 100 lapper. Open Wheel Modifieds race for 1,000 to win. The support classes will be Street Stocks, Mini Stocks,and FWD Compacts. The Angola  website is
         Baer Field Speedway in Ft. Wayne,Indiana opens Saturday May 16th with a new website online at and running on the 16th will be Late Models,Modifieds,Street Stocks,Mini Stocks,and FWD cars.Baer Field has announced they are running Late Models every Saturday night in 2009.   
Bloomington (IN) Speedway opens Friday April 10th with Sprints,UMP SuperStocks and UMP Modifieds.There brand new  website is at Gotta Go See  You At The Races!!
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