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When the USAC .25 Midget Nationals event concluded the entire area had to be cleared. The newly purchased wall was taken apart and packed in the Hoosier Semi.

The rains came just as the Briggs and Stratton Animal Exhibition races were winding down.

The trophy presentaion took place in the Indianpolis Motor Speedway Pavillion


Then it was tear-down time....

The wall was then in transport for the next .25 event at Hoosier's own - Newton Park!




The Hoosier Semi arrives with the track from Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Piece by piece, block by block, fencing sections...
it's all coming together for Newton Park!

Monday.... the track becomes reality


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On Tuesday... the track was moved and made a bit bigger! The Sounds guys were the next to get to work. All speakers are now ready to be placed and the PA system is working great! Supplies started to be transported from the Hoosier Offices to Newton Park.


Later in the afternoon, water was added to the wall blocks.


Victory Lane is all painted and decorated ready to celebrate the champions. Of course... it is all decked out in Hoosier Purple!


“A Race for Kids,” is the title of this Saturday’s inaugural “Little Hoosier 100” at Newton Park in Lakeville, Ind.

Designed as a showpiece family outing for USAC’s .25-midget participants, the event is USAC’s first at the facility located next to Hoosier Racing Tire and includes a myriad of activities for the racers and their families.

It all begins Friday, with registration, a media hospitality luncheon, a press conference and practice for all competing divisions. On track practice is slated from 1-5 pm.

Following the close of registration and practice at 5, a corn and sausage roast in also planned in the tents sponsored by the City of Lakeville and the Masonic Temple. Entertainment is also scheduled in the Newton Park concession area.

Registration re-opens at 8 am Saturday, followed by the mandatory drivers/handlers meeting at 9:05. Practice commences at 9:30.

Each division will have heat races and A-Mains, to be followed by championship ceremonies in the Victory Circle.

Live video streaming of racing both days will also be available on the internet at

Camping for this event is also available at the Potato Creek State Park at 574-656-8186 or the Beaver Ridge Family Campgrounds at 574-784-8532.

This weekend’s event salutes the rich tradition of one America’s most revered motorsports events, the “Hoosier Hundred,” the USAC K & N Silver Crown race which was won May 23 by Shane Hollingsworth of Indianapolis, Ind.


USAC Battalion
The weather is looking great for one of the biggest races of the year.....the Inaugural "Little Hoosier 100" to be held this weekend at Newton Park in Lakeville, IN. 

Shane Hollingsworth (a former Quarter Midget Driver) won the 56th running of the Hoosier 100 in May at the Indianapolis State Fairgrounds, this weekends activities will determine the Inaugural winners of the "Little Hoosier 100"

All trailers/teams need to enter on the very south end of Newton Park on Mangus Drive.  The spec fuel station (Lakeville BP) is located on the corner of US 31 and Mangus Drive.

Personal vehicles will not be permitted in the pit area.  All tow vehicles will need a window credential to enter the pit area.


We appreciate everyones cooperation and look forward to a great weekend!


Noon - 6pm        Trailer Parking

FRIDAY, JULY 31, 2009
11:00 am        Registration, east side of Newton Parks Concession building.
12:00 pm        Media Hospitality luncheon, in hospitality tent
12:30 pm        Press conference in the Registration and Press conference
                     room located on the East side of concession building.
1:00-5:00 pm        Practice on track begins, will rotate by division

(Junior/Senior Rookie , Junior/Senior Honda, Heavy Honda, Junior/Senior Stock, Light/Heavy Mod,
Light/Heavy WF, Light/Heavy B, Light/Heavy 160, Half, Light/Heavy AA)

5:00 pm    Registration Closes
Corn and Sausage Roast, located in the Newton Park Concession area.  (Look for purple tents, sponsored by the Masonic Temple & Eastern Star Building Committee).
7:00-10:00 pm        Entertainment TBA in Newton Park Concession area.

8:00 am            Registration Opens

9:00 am            Registration Closes

9:05am            Mandatory Drivers/Handlers Meeting

9:20am            Opening Ceremonies

9:30am            Practice

To Follow        Heat Races, A-Mains

Sign In Fees:        $40.00 per car (INCLUDES Fridays practice)

After all racing, Victory Circle on the Hoosier Podium.

-No Pets on Park Grounds
-No Glass on Park Grounds
-No Alcohol on Park Grounds
-No Smoking on Park Grounds
-No Open Flames

The Mandatory Spec Fuel (89 Octane) Can be purchased at:
D&S Lakeville BP
67015 US 31
Lakeville, IN 46536

Contact Information
James M Spink
United States Auto Club
Director - Developmental Series
p -317-247-5151 ext 220


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