FORT WAYNE, Ind. (June 26, 2016) – The Royal Purple King of the Wing National Sprintcar Series Mid-West finally had to be cancelled due to a heavy thunderstorm. Most of the afternoon was cloudy but dry.
Fifteen cars were on hand and practiced. Sierra Jackson fired the car only to find out her over heating problem in Winchester was a water pump issue which could not be fixed. As the 14 cars were qualifying the clouds grew darker and the winds picked up. Shortly after the heat race line ups were posted a torrential down pour accompanied by thunder and lightning forced the track promoter to cancel the event. Full Story
WINCHESTER, Ind. (June 25, 2016) —
The Royal Purple King of the
Wing National Sprintcar Series
took to the fast ½ mile oval
Saturday night. Only 10 drivers
dared to take on the 37 degree
turns at the 102-year-old track
located in Central Indiana.
Brian Gerster was quick
qualifier with a 13.308 second
lap running 135 mph. The invert
for the main event was 6th
placing the rookie driver Jason
Conn on the pole. Aaron Pierce,
who started inside 3rd row,
quickly moved to the outside on
the green flag and passed for
the lead in turn 1 just after
completing the first lap. Pierce
was lapping cars by lap 10.
Meanwhile Gerster stayed calm
made passes moving into the
TOLEDO, Ohio (June 24, 2016) – The Royal Purple King of the Wing National Sprintcar Series kicked off its mid-west tour Friday night at Toledo Ohio’s ½ mile track in spectacular fashion.
Derek Synder, starting 3rd was in a quick battle with pole sitter, David Baumgartner, as the field rounded turn 1 on the first lap. He completed the pass on the back stretch and held the lead trough lap 28. Bobby Santos, starting 3rd row outside, moved into the 3rd spot on lap 9. He kept pace with Synder as the 2 separated themselves from the rest of the
field. Full Story
TOLEDO, Ohio (June 10, 2016) – Ryan Gillenwater earned his first victory in the Auto Value Bumper to Bumper Super Sprints presented by Royal Purple pulling into the winner’s circle at the conclusion of the All American Coach/Hemelgarn Racing/Super Fitness Fastest Short Track Show in World at Toledo Speedway on Friday, June 10. Full Story