USAC Midgets - Preliminary 2012 MOPAR National Midget Schedule Released
Indianapolis, Dec. 9, 2011: Twenty-four preliminary dates have been released for USAC’s 2012 Mopar National Midget Series, with “traditional events” spanning the calendar.
Ace Speedway in Altamahaw, N.C., which hosted USAC Ford Focus events in 2011, joins the Mopar National Midget calendar in 2012, offering series openers in late-March, while the series concludes with the 72nd running of the “Turkey Night Grand Prix” at Toyota Speedway at Irwindale, Calif. in November.
In between, highlights include the “Hut Hundred” at Haubstadt, Ind., the “Night Before the 500” in Indianapolis, Ind., Indiana Midget Week, the “4-Crown Nationals” at Rossburg, Ohio and the “Gold Crown Nationals” at Pontoon Beach, Ill.
New to the calendar is the two-night “Plymouth Palooza” at Plymouth (Ind.) Speedway in July with the first night’s events on the track’s 1/3-mile paved oval and the following night’s races on a newly-constructed dirt oval inside the paved oval.
2012 USAC MOPAR NATIONAL MIDGET SCHEDULE
March 30 Altamahaw, NC/Ace Speedway
March 31 Altamahaw, NC/Ace Speedway
May 4 Dodge City, KS/Dodge City Raceway Park
May 5 Dodge City, KS/Dodge City Raceway Park
May 26 Indianapolis, IN/Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis
June 2 Haubstadt, IN/Tri-State Speedway
June 13 @Gas City, IN/Gas City I-69 Speedway
June 14 @Putnamville, IN/Lincoln Park Speedway
June 15 @Bloomington, IN/Bloomington Speedway
June 16 @Lawrenceburg, IN/Lawrenceburg Speedway
June 17 @Kokomo, IN/Kokomo Speedway
June 22 Newton, IA/Iowa Speedway
June 29 Toledo, OH/Toledo Speedway
June 30 Morris, IL/Grundy County Speedway
July 6 Plymouth, IN/Plymouth Speedway
July 7 Plymouth, IN/Plymouth Speedway
July 8 Sun Prairie, WI/Angell Park Speedway
July 27 Indianapolis, IN/Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis
August 19 Sun Prairie, WI/Angell Park Speedway
September 22 Rossburg, OH/Eldora Speedway
October 4 Pontoon Beach, IL/Tri-City Speedway
October 5 Pontoon Beach, IL/Tri-City Speedway
October 6 Pontoon Beach, IL/Tri-City Speedway
November 22 Irwindale, CA/Toyota Speedway at Irwindale