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Gas City I-69 Speedway, Gas City, IN — April 21, 2021

Are you tired of the lack of entertainment options? Local racing fans have had to rely strictly on television to get their speed fix. Here is some good news, one of the top-notch racing facilities in the Midwest is inviting fans for their opening in May.

Gas City I-69 Speedway has announced its 2021 schedule for a full season of racing from May through October.

Something for Everyone

From sprint cars, modifieds, street stocks, and hornets to monster trucks, tractors, and everything in between, a jam-packed, 21-event schedule is set for Gas City I-69 Speedway’s 2021 season.

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The exciting open-wheel racing of the United States Auto Club (USAC) will invade Gas City three nights this season, featuring two USAC AMSOIL national sprint car series and two USAC NOS Energy Drink national midget series events. Gas City’s USAC Indiana Midget Week date is scheduled for Friday night, June 11. USAC Indiana Sprint Week returns to Gas City for its opener on Friday night, July 23.

For the second consecutive year, the USAC AMSOIL national sprint car series and USAC NOS Energy Drink national midget series will combine for a big doubleheader on Thursday night, Sept. 23 for the fourth annual James Dean Classic.

Other sanctioned sprint car races include the popular Buckeye Outlaw Sprint Series (BOSS) sprint cars on Friday, May 14, featuring $2,000 to win and $300 to start in non-wing sprint action. Tony Stewart’s Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All-Star Circuit of Champions winged sprint cars make a stop on Saturday night, May 22.

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2021 Schedule of Events

Saturday, April 24 – OPEN TEST AND TUNE – (11 am – 4 pm – open to all classes of race cars; rain date is April 25, 1–5 pm)

Friday, May 7 – SEASON OPENER – Non-wing sprint cars, USAC Midget Cup Series (open midgets, SpeeD2 midgets, and 1,000cc mini-sprints), modifieds, street stocks, hornets.

Friday, May 14 – WHO’S THE BOSS? – Buckeye Outlaw Sprint Series (BOSS) non-wing sprint cars ($2,000 to win, $300 to start), modifieds, street stocks, hornets.

Saturday, May 22 – ALL-STAR SHOOTOUT – Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions winged sprint cars, All-Star TQ midgets.

Friday, May 28 – MEMORIAL DAY TRIBUTE – Non-wing sprint cars, modifieds, street stocks, hornets.

Friday, June 4 – MONKEY WRENCH MANIA – Non-wing sprint cars, modifieds, street stocks, hornets, USAC SpeeD2 Midwest Thunder midgets.

Friday, June 11 – USAC MIDGET WEEK – USAC NOS Energy Drink national midgets, non-wing sprint cars.

Friday, June 18 – FOURTH ANNUAL JACK AND JIGGS CLASSIC – Non-wing sprint cars, modifieds, street stocks, hornets.

Friday, June 25 – FOURTH ANNUAL JERRY GAPPENS SR. MEMORIAL – Non-wing sprint cars, USAC SpeeD2 Midwest Thunder midgets, modifieds, street stocks, hornets.

Friday, July 9 – BEACH NIGHT BASH – Non-wing sprint cars, USAC Midget Cup Series (open midgets, SpeeD2 midgets, and 1,000cc mini-sprints), modifieds, street stocks, hornets, “faster pastor” school bus race.

Friday, July 16 – MID-SEASON CHAMPIONSHIP (double points) – Non-wing sprint cars, modifieds, street stocks, hornets, Midwest Oldtimers Vintage Race Club.

Friday, July 23 – USAC SPRINT WEEK – USAC AMSOIL national sprint cars, 600cc non-wing micro-sprints.

Friday, July 30 – SUMMER THUNDER – Crate late models ($1,000 to win), modifieds ($1,000 to win, $150 to start), USAC SpeeD2 Midwest Thunder midgets, street stocks, hornets.

Friday, Aug. 6 – AUGUST JAM – Non-wing sprint cars, modifieds, street stocks, hornets, USAC SpeeD2 Midwest Thunder midgets, music/dance competition.

Saturday, Aug. 14 – NIGHT OF DESTRUCTION – Monster trucks, school bus race, demo derby, rollover contest, hornets race, and more.

Friday, Aug. 20 – DOUBLE DOWN – Non-wing sprint cars (twin 21-lap features, $20,000 purse, $2,000 to win, $225 to start each feature), modifieds, street stocks, hornets.

Saturday, Aug. 21 – DRIVE A RACE CAR! – Kenny Wallace Dirt Racing Experience. Driving school and ride alongs.  For info: www.Dirtracewithkenny.com.

Friday, Sept. 3 – LABOR DAY CLASSIC – Non-wing sprint cars, modifieds, street stocks, hornets, USAC SpeeD2 Midwest Thunder midgets.

Friday, Sept. 10 – SEASON CHAMPIONSHIP – Non-wing sprint cars, modifieds, street stocks, hornets, American Vintage Sprint Car Assn. (AVSCA) sprints.

Saturday, Sept. 18 – SECOND ANNUAL GAS CITY POWER PULL – Truck and tractor pull.

Thursday, Sept. 23 – FOURTH ANNUAL JAMES DEAN CLASSIC – USAC AMSOIL national sprint cars, USAC NOS Energy Drink national midgets.

THIRD ANNUAL FALL FESTIVAL OF SPEED/NON-WING NATIONALS

Friday, Oct. 22 – Non-wing sprint cars (purse TBA), IRA AutoMeter Wisconsin wingLESS sprints, USAC Midget Cup Series (open midgets, SpeeD2 midgets and 1,000cc mini-sprints), 600cc non-wing micro-sprints.

Saturday, Oct. 23 – Non-wing sprint cars (purse TBA), IRA AutoMeter Wisconsin wingLESS sprints, modifieds, street stocks, hornets.

Generally, pit gates open at 3 pm, grandstands at 5 pm, hot laps are at 6:30 pm and racing is at 7:30 pm.

About Gas City I-69 Speedway

Gas City I-69 Speedway is a ¼-mile, semi-banked clay oval that produces exciting racing. The track facility has front stretch grandstands (general admission seating), pit area seating (pit pass required); full-service concession stand, Beer Garden, Souvenir/Gift Shop, kids playground, and clean, family-friendly restrooms.

The speedway is located between Indianapolis and Ft. Wayne Indiana, right off Interstate 69 in beautiful Gas City. Take Exit 259 off I-69, head west. The track is approximately ¾-mile on the right on US 35/State Rd. 22. Track Address: 5871 East, 500 South, Gas City, IN.

For more race day information click on the Track Website.

Michigan Drivers Competing at Gas City I-69 Speedway

  • Mark Aldrich, Addison, Mich.
  • Chad Blonde, Litchfield, Mich.
  • Jason Blonde, Litchfield, Mich.
  • Quentin Blonde, Litchfield, Mich.
  • Zac Broughman, Cement City, Mich.
  • Ricky Ferkel, Mt. Pleasant, Mich.
  • Dan McCarron, Dundee, Mich.
  • Ryan Ruhl, Coldwater, Mich.
  • Thomas Schinderle, Detroit, Mich.
  • Mike Schumacher, Constantine, Mich.
  • Eric Smith, Lakeview, Mich.
  • Dustin Shriver, Niles, Mich.
  • Alec Siples, Bloomfield, Mich.
  • Jay Steinebach, Hudsonville, Mich.
  • Joshua Turner, Osseo, Mich.
  • Garrett Rons, Livonia, Mich.
  • David VanGuilder, Marshall, Mich.
  • Tim Wilber, Quincy, Mich.
  • Tim Bennett, Battle Creek, Mich.
  • Jeremy Wilber, Coldwater, Mich.
  • Bill Dunham, Bellevue, Mich.
  • Darin Naida, Adrian, Mich.
  • Jon Trudeau, Grass Lake, Mich.
  • Michael Archer, Jackson, Mich.
  • Cody Bauer, Farwell, Mich.