Three season ago, 23 drivers took the green with Brady Short taking the victory over Jerry Coons, Jr. Unfortunately, two tries to run the 2016 MSCS event were rained out as well as last year’s attempt. The Terre Haute Action Track is located at the Wabash County Fairgrounds, in Terre Haute, IN. The two drivers went into a slow motion spin, nearly saving their cars.
The AMA All-Star National Flat Track Series motorcycles will pace the 1/2-mile for an exciting event. Justin Grant leads the standings by 45 over Chris Windom. Early favorite, Marty O’Neal spun early in the event, relegating him to the tail and shaking up the top five.
Several different classes of bikes will make this an action packed night. Windom has been outstanding at the Action Track, as of late, and will be one of the favorites this Saturday night. was very strong at the Hurtubise Classic in September, before losing a right rear tire. Tyler Cain was the man to beat, though, leading convincingly as drivers sliced and diced behind him.
The Summit National Modifieds will also be in town at the Friday, June 29 event. Typically, the Wednesday grandstand attraction is the Don Smith Classic, however, USAC has bumped Sprint Week back a couple of weeks. The division has seen great racing with solid car counts all season long. Tyler Neal, Justin Shawn, and Austin Burns rounded out the top five.
This year, the rumble at the fair will be coming from the Pro Late Models and the Scott’s Custom Colors UMP Modifieds. Historically, the biggest event of the year, at Terre Haute, is the Don Smith Classic, held during USAC Indiana Sprint week. Pit gates open Saturday at with the Free Open Pit Party running from -. An outstanding field of Scott’s Custom Colors DIRTcar Modifieds were pitside, itching to race at the track after a long hiatus.
2018 Terre Haute Action Track Schedule Sunday, April 29-Sumar Classic w/ USAC Silver Crown & Scott’s Custom Colors UMP Modifieds Wednesday, May 23-“Week Of Indy” Tony Hulman Classic w/ USAC Sprints & Scott’s Custom Colors UMP Modifieds Saturday, June 9-AMA All-Star National Flat Track Series Motorcycles Friday, June 29-World Of Outlaw Craftsman Late Models vs. By the 12th lap, Windom had worked his way to third with a turn two slider on Aaron Farney, then set forth on a mission to run down Thomas and Ballou running one-two. Terre Haute Action Track Results (8-6-17) Indiana Late Model Series Feature Finish1) 5C Tyler Cain 2) 32 Chad Stapleton 3) 20 Tyler Neal 4) 2 Justin Shaw 5) 22 Austin Burns 6) K1 Remington Gill 7) 9 Geraid Gault 8) 39 Randy Shuman 9) 02 Patrick Cobb 10) 92C Kenny Carmichael 11) 19 Marty O’Neal 12) 11M Josh Mc Daniel 13) 11 Tyler Collins 14) 92 Kenny Carmichael, Sr.