Lonnie Wheatley, WINCHESTER, Ind. (May 3,
2019) – It has been more than three weeks since
Brady Bacon has successfully completed a full
night of racing due to foul weather all around.
It’s something that the Broken Arrow, OK,
native and two-time USAC Sprint Car champion
hopes to change this weekend. And winged
or non-winged, 410-ci or 360-ci are all options.
Bacon will go wingless on Friday night at
Gas City I-69 Speedway with World of Outlaws at
Haubstadt’s Tri-State Speedway on Saturday being
Plan A. Other Saturday possibilities
include both 410’s and 360’s at Ohio’s Fremont
Speedway or non-wing at Lawrenceburg Speedway
depending upon weather.
“We’re just ready to get some races in,”
Bacon says. “It’s been 21 days since I’ve
had a full night of racing.”
With last week’s originally scheduled
events at Lawrenceburg and Kokomo both falling
victim to rain, Bacon ventured to Jacksonville
Speedway in Illinois for Sunday’s World of
And after a strong qualifying effort
aboard the BBR No. 99, Bacon raced into the
feature event before the skies opened up and
washed out the balance of the event.
“We had a little bit of a stumble in the
engine in the heat race that cost us a couple of
positions, we probably should have been able to
lock into the Dash,” Bacon comments.
Looking for sunnier skies, or at least
less cloudy, Bacon looks to get back to victory
lane at some point this weekend.
2019 Quick Stats:
23 races, 2 wins, 11 top-fives, 15 top-tens.
Non-Wing Sprint Cars at Gas City (IN) I-69
Speedway on Friday and World of Outlaws Sprint
Cars at Tri-State Speedway on Saturday (pending
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