Bloomington Speedway has played
host to some of the best dirt racers in the business, in
the back woods of Kinser country this 1/4 mile oval not
only boast one of the best surfaces in Indiana it also
usually has a packed grandstand. The MMSA will visit
Bloomington Speedway four times in 2017 two of those
dates back to back for the second annual Lightning
Sprint Nationals brought to you by Hoosier Speed and
Another great historical venue,
built in 1952 and known for some of the best dirt late
model shows. A wide two groove Brownstown Speedway is
hard to beat, covered grandstands and some of the best
cheeseburgers on the MMSA tour.
Lincoln Park Speedway
Another prestige stop on the
MMSA schedule, the tacky surface is measured at
5/16th of a mile but plenty of room for action packed
racing, this central Indiana track has earned its rank
as one of the best since its conception in 1969.
Salem Thunder Valley
The MMSA tour will go back to
its roots and back to Salem's Thunder Valley Speedway in
2017. The MMSA last visited TV in 2008. This 1/5th mile
will prove to be daunting as our racers take off the
wings for three great events.
Another historically stop for
the MMSA tour, this paper clip shaped track
explains what Indiana Sprint Car racing is all about.
Many open wheel heroes have cut their teeth on this
slick 3/8th mile facility. Not many things have changed
at Paragon over the past 35 years, that means they are
doing something right!
Tri State Speedway "The
Prestige and Professionalism are
the only words that describe Haubstadt's Tri State
Speedway. With the best promotional and track prep team
known in the business the Helfrich family has owned and
operated this track since 1957.
The engineered surface provides
some great traction, mixed with wide turns provide some
excellent wheel to wheel action.
North Vernon Twin
The "NEW" Twin Cities Speedway
was purchased over the off season with an eager track
owner and a well established track promoter, Twin Cities
will return to greatness in 2017. Tim Keithy who once
pulled Brownstown's Speedway from the ashes has joined
this new team in building the new Twin Cites. Many
improvements have occurred during the off season
including new clay, new pit offices and many
improvements in safety.
Monroe County Fair
1/5 mile slightly banked oval,
tight quarters provides a challenge for even the most
talented drivers. Grass roots racing at its best!
Scottsburg Fair Grounds
A wide flat facility, and a 1st
for the MMSA Tour. This non USAC winged events should be
a great show for the fair crowd!
We have fielded some calls over
the past few days, and we want to clarify some things.
Success of our group is partly due to the enforcement of
our rules, and mostly due to the great group of racers
We will continue to strive to
keep the MMSA the premiere support series in Indiana.
We do want to remind that racing
with the MMSA is a privilege not a right.
We welcome all , however compliance to the MMSA rules
and procedures set forth is non-negotiable!
We have something great here and
we have no desire to change it.
The basis of an economical racing group relies on the
enforcement of the rules and procedures.
Here are some topics that have
been recently discussed.
A) You do not
have to be a USAC member to race in USAC co-sanctioned
You simply don't receive USAC
B) If you don't
want to race for USAC points and you want to run
American Racer tires on USAC nights that is also
approved. You simply won't occur USAC points.
However you still get MMSA
sealing is for your benefit! It not only helps you get
out of the track faster after the races it also keeps
you from in most cases getting your engine torn down at
D) It is at the
Competition Directors discretion if an engine needs to
be torn down to be inspected.
Competition director will target engines for further
inspection if they have not been sealed and finish in
the top three, three or more times. This includes races
from 2016. That is correct we do profile.
F) If your
engine is sealed and you are protested by another racer
your engine will be torn down. You have the option to
have have it done at the track or be escorted to Watson
Racing in Greenwood, Indiana.
Other mutually agreed upon
locations will be allowed. If your engine is found legal
you will receive the $500 protest fee. If your engine is
sealed and you are found illegal penalization will occur
depending on severity, your membership may be revoked.
If you refuse inspection your membership can be
G) If your
engine has been sealed and the Competition Director
deems it necessary for your engine to be torn down and
resealed. This will be handled under the same terms of a
protest. The racer if found legal will be paid $500. If
the engine is deemed illegal the same penalties will
apply from above.
sealing is free, you just need to bring your own head
gasket. Engine sealing can be done at anytime.
I) Normal tech
will usually include but not limited too, bore and
stroke check, head runner inspection, transmission
check. Safety inspections, seat belts ect.
normal tech you may be asked to remove, spark plugs,
injection, and engine covers, this includes valve
covers. This includes sealed engines.
K) Any and all
on track calls are made by the hosting track. MMSA
officials may penalize but will not overturn on track
We kick of 2017 at the
Legendary Brownstown Speedway! Thanks for being part of
the Premiere Support Series!