USAC-M/USAC-S:"Terre Haute National Open"

USAC-M/USAC-S:"Terre Haute National Open"

Post by Motorsport News Internationa » Sat, 06 Mar 1999 04:00:00

$90,000 "TERRE HAUTE NATIONAL OPEN" JUNE 17-19 GIVES USAC TOP NON-WINGED
SPRINT, MIDGET RACES IN 1999

        Hot on the heels of the announcement of the 16th Street Speedway's
"Summer Sizzle '99" comes the announcement of the Inaugural Clabber Girl
Baking Powder "Terre Haute National Open," a $90,000 Sprint Car event to
be held at the Terre Haute (Ind.) Action Track June 17-19.
        The addition of this program gives the United States Auto Club the
world's richest-ever non-winged Sprint Car and Midget Car events in the
same season!
        Race organizer Gerry Olsen of OW Motorsports has arranged for the
largest non-winged Sprint Car purse in history for the three-night program
of Stoops Freightliner/USAC Sprint Car racing at the 1/2-mile dirt oval
and co-sanction by the Sprint Car Racing Association (SCRA) of California
will ensure fans of witnessing the finest in non-winged Sprint car talent
on one of the nation's most spectacular short tracks.
        Combined with the four-night "Summer Sizzle '99" MCI WorldCom
Midget Car program at 16th Street, nearly a quarter of a million dollars
will be distributed to participants in these two events alone!
        The "Terre Haute National Open" begins on Thursday night, June 17
and continues on Friday night, June 18 and Saturday night, June 19. A
feature event caps each night's complete racing program and the Saturday
night race winner will earn $17,000!
        Ticket prices for the Terre Haute races range from $5 for kids
6-12 to $22 for ***s on the final day. Children 12 and under are free!
Gates are scheduled to open on Thursday and Friday at 3:30 p.m., with
racing at 7:30. Gates open on Saturday at 3 and racing again begins at
7:30.
        The summer of '99 is sure to be one to remember. Be sure to make
your plans to attend these two outstanding motorsports events. Tickets at
Terre Haute can be ordered at (888) 333-7060 and tickets at 16th Street
are available at (317) 955-5000.

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