Lonnie Wheatley, MEEKER, Okla. (June 26, 2019) –
It’s almost time for “Tuesday Night Thunder” at
Red Dirt Raceway!
The NOS Energy Drink USAC National Midget series
takes to the ¼-mile Red Dirt Raceway near
Meeker, OK, for a second consecutive year on
Tuesday night, July 9.
The mighty Midgets will be joined on the Tuesday
night card by the NOW600 Non-Wing Micro Sprints.
NASCAR Xfinity series title contender
Christopher Bell fought off reigning series
champion Logan Seavey to top last year’s edition
of “Tuesday Night Thunder” as the USAC National
Midget series returned to the Sooner State for
the first time in more than 40 years.
After settling for runner-up honors at Red Dirt
Raceway last year, Keith Kunz Motorsports rep
Seavey enters the event this time second in
points with a 63-point deficit to
Clauson-Marshall Racing rival Tyler Courtney.
Kevin Thomas, Jr., and Chris Windom are
deadlocked for third with Zeb Wise filling out
the current top five.
Along with the stout USAC contingent, a number
of top Oklahoma contenders are expected to
defend their home turf including two-time USAC
Sprint Car champion and Broken Arrow native
Brady Bacon, Collinsville’s Tyler Thomas and
16-year-old Cannon McIntosh of Bixby.
General admission for the July 9 USAC National
Midget “Tuesday Night Thunder” event is just $25
with high school students and younger just $5.
There is also $5 off admission for anyone
wearing a Red Dirt Raceway tee-shirt or that has
a “Red Dirt Raceway – Meeker, OK” koozie.
All access pit passes will be available
Red Dirt Raceway features a tailgate area as
well available for the first 25 cars for just
$100 per car load (fit as many as you can) with
one 54 quart cooler and one grill permitted.
Camping without hookups is available onsite.
Gates for “Tuesday Night Thunder” open at 5:00
p.m. with qualifying getting under way at 7:00
p.m. and then racing to follow at 7:30 p.m.
Sponsors making “Tuesday Night Thunder” at Red
Dirt Raceway possible include Patriot Dodge of
Chandler, Hepfner Racing Products, Rod End
Supply, Keizer Wheels, EMi, Mud-X, Speedway
Motors, and Outlaw Wings.
Meeker, Oklahoma’s Red
Dirt Raceway is located 4.5 miles north of US 62
on SR 18 (990871 South Highway 18,
Meeker, Oklahoma 74855).
For more information, contact the track
at 405-318-0198 or check online at