RAINS FORCE “GOLD CROWN” NIGHT 1 CANCELLATION
Persistent rains in the St. Louis area have conspired to force cancellation of Thursday night’s opening round of the 2014 “Gold Crown Midget Nationals” at Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, Ill.
The 6th Annual event will resume Friday night with a complete program of racing on the 3/8-mile dirt oval. Saturday night’s finale will culminate with a 50-lap feature offering $10,000-to-win.
Pits gates will open at noon on Friday & Saturday
National Weather Service data indicates that the weather system is expected to leave the area later tonight and the forecast is optimistic for racing… Read More
Live Pay-Per-View broadcast of the all 2 nights of the Gold Crown Midget Nationals will be available on The Cushion (thecushion.com). Our Live broadcasts include the full night of racing – from Hot Laps thru to Victory Lane interviews each night.
Launched in 2013, TheCushion.com strives to become Open Wheel racing’s destination website for On-Demand Video, and Live Pay-Per-View race broadcasts. In 2014, the website will produce over 30 live broadcasts, and our Video-On-Demand library will grow to over 400 race videos.
Gold Crown PPV Pricing:
Oct 3: $24.99 (USAC Midgets and MOWA Sprints)
Oct 4: $27.99 (USAC Midgets and MOWA Sprints)
Tri City Speedway, Granite City, IL
Race Results for 9/26/2014
UMP Late Models – A-Main (31 Cars)
Finish Car No Driver Hometown
1 6K Michael Kloos (L) Trenton, IL
2 82 Billy Laycock (L) Marine, IL
3 11D Brian Diveley Springfield, IL
4 1s Rick Salter HIghland, IL
5 00 Randy Korte (L) Highland, IL
6 92W Scott Weber (L) Festus, MO
7 17 Jim
Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, Ill. hosts the next event for the 2014 Honda USAC National Midgets and the series championship could hang in the balance. It’s the 6th running of the “Gold Crown Midget Nationals” October 2-3-4.
The three-night extravaganza (Thursday-Saturday) will showcase the nation’s top Midget drivers battling for enhanced prize money, including Saturday night’s $10,000 first-place payout.
Rico Abreu of Rutherford, Calif. has been the driver to beat all year and has a 79-point lead over teammate and defending National champion Christopher Bell but more than 200 points are available at the Gold Crown.
Abreu, one of… Read More