An unprecedented career opportunity awaits USAC's 2011 Mopar .25 Midget "Battle at the Brickyard" Honda Light 160 winner as a result of a marketing agreement between USAC and Nine Racing of Laguna Beach, Calif.
The Nine Racing team will award the winner of the Honda Light 160 class at USAC's 2011 Mopar .25 Midget "Battle at the Brickyard" a unique opportunity. That winner will receive a "complimentary" test session in a Nine Racing Ford Focus pavement midget, scheduled to take place at the Bryant Heating & Cooling Indianapolis Speedrome.
Winners of 133 USAC National feature events, the Steve Lewis Nine Racing midget team has fostered the careers of some of USAC's greatest stars. Among its drivers since 1979 are USAC Champions Tony Stewart, Kasey Kahne, Mike Bliss, Kenny Irwin Jr., J.J. Yeley, Dave Darland, Dave Steele, Jimmy Sills, Jason Leffler, Stevie Reeves, Kevin Olson, Michael Lewis, Tracy Hines, Jay Drake, Bobby East, Chuck Gurney, Kody Swanson and Darren Hagen.
"What a great opportunity for one of our young racers," says USAC Developmental Racing Series Director James Spink. "The Nine Racing history of success is well documented and this opportunity to test a Ford Focus midget for the driver that wins at the "Battle at the Brickyard" will be a big career boost! We sincerely appreciate Nine Racing's acknowledgement of the talent level in our Mopar .25 Midget series and I expect the racing at Indianapolis Motor Speedway to be as fierce as ever."