Brady Bacon (#6) & Justin Grant (#91) go facet-by-facet at Selinsgrove (Pa.) Speedway all through the 2020 USAC Silver Crown time.
(Steve Koletar Picture)

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media

Speedway, Indiana (December 8, 2020)………USAC Silver Crown’s 51st year of competitors characteristics a plan that is composed of 12 events – 6 on the dirt, five on the pavement, and 1 function nevertheless to be announced for the 2021 campaign.

A person-hundred-ninety-4 preceding USAC primary events have been contested at Indiana’s Winchester Speedway, but never ever just before has a USAC Silver Crown “Champ Car” graced the paved 50 percent-mile superior banking companies, save for four small distance AAA “Big Car” situations through the 1946 year. However, the sequence will make its first appearance on the Silver Crown plan in 2021, launching the new season on Sunday afternoon, May perhaps 9. Winchester previous hosted a USAC race a ten years before in 2011, a Sprint race received by Tracy Hines.

The moment assumed to be shed to historical past just a limited although ago, the Hoosier Hundred will return after again in 2021 for its 66th edition on the one particular-mile dust oval at the Indiana Condition Fairgrounds on Thursday night time, May perhaps 27, an function which is origins date again to 1953.

The Hoosier Hundred commences a unusual back again-to-back again weekend of filth and pavement occasions on consecutive nights, with the pursuing evening’s Dave Steele Carb Night Classic hitting the asphalt of Lucas Oil Raceway in Brownsburg, Ind., just down the street from the Indy Mile on Friday, Might 28.

A chaotic stretch in June with 3 functions in an 8-working day span commences at one more one particular of America’s most famed dust tracks, Williams Grove Speedway in Mechanicsburg, Pa., for the initially time in two years on Friday evening, June 18. Next, it is off to the pavement of Wisconsin’s Madison International Speedway in Oregon, Wisconsin on Friday, June 25, adopted up by a still to be announced party at a however to be identified venue.

An August trifecta of Silver Crown showdowns will get its start off on Sunday evening, August 8, at Pennsylvania’s Selinsgrove Speedway, for the next installment of the Monthly bill Holland Basic, a single 12 months just after the series debuted on the 50 %-mile grime oval. It is the initial time ever that multiple Pennsylvania tracks are set to host Silver Crown functions in the similar year. It’s been because 1983, when Nazareth hosted a pair of situations, that extra than one particular Silver Crown race was held in Pa. in a period.

From there, the series moves westbound to Brownsburg, Indiana’s Lucas Oil Raceway for the inaugural Hoosier Basic on Saturday night, August 14. The function also is composed of Dash Vehicles on Friday night time whilst Midgets will contest the .686-mile paved oval along with Silver Crown on Saturday night time. Any driver/group that can earn all three of the Hoosier Basic races that weekend will just take dwelling $100,000 as element of the Fatheadz $100K Obstacle. If a driver and team can get two of the three activities, they will accumulate $50,000.

Champ Car racing dates back to 1934 at the a single-mile dirt oval at the Illinois Condition Fairgrounds, and the Bettenhausen 100 on the historic Springfield Mile will return to its common mid-August slot on Saturday afternoon, August 21, for the only daytime filth race of the 2021 season.

The sequence hits the scenic and racy “Magic Mile” of the Du Quoin Condition Fairgrounds in southern Illinois for the Ted Horn 100 on Saturday evening, September 4, less than the lights on the 2nd of the two miles in the “Land of Lincoln.”

The grime is the term as soon as all over again for the 39th operating of the 4-Crown Nationals at Rossburg, Ohio’s Eldora Speedway, beginning with qualifying on Friday evening, September 24, and the 50-lap aspect on Saturday evening, September 25.

Twice before has Ohio’s Toledo Speedway hosted the USAC Silver Crown collection finale, in the two 2010 and 2011. That is as soon as once again on the docket in 2021 with the rocket-quick paved fifty percent-mile and the Rollie Beale Typical serving as the championship decider.


Sunday, Could 9: Winchester Speedway – Winchester, IN

Thursday, May possibly 27: Indiana State Fairgrounds – Indianapolis, IN – “Hoosier Hundred”

Friday, Might 28: Lucas Oil Raceway – Brownsburg, IN – “Dave Steele Carb Evening Classic”

Friday, June 18: Williams Grove Speedway – Mechanicsburg, PA

Friday, June 25: Madison Worldwide Speedway – Oregon, WI – “Dairyland 100”

Saturday, June 26: TBA – TBA

Sunday, August 8: Selinsgrove Speedway – Selinsgrove, PA – “Bill Holland Classic”

Saturday, August 14: Lucas Oil Raceway – Brownsburg, IN – “Hoosier Classic”

Saturday, August 21: Illinois Point out Fairgrounds – Springfield, IL – Bettenhausen 100

Saturday, September 4: Du Quoin Condition Fairgrounds – Du Quoin, IL – “Ted Horn 100”

Friday & Saturday, September 24-25: Eldora Speedway – Rossburg, OH – “4-Crown Nationals”

Sunday, Oct 10: Toledo Speedway – Toledo, OH – “Rollie Beale Classic”

Print Friendly, PDF & Email