USAC Midwest Midget Championship at Jefferson County
Speedway in Two Weeks!
Lonnie Wheatley, FAIRBURY, Neb. (June 27, 2019) –
highlight of the Midget racing summer is rapidly
approaching with the Riverside Chevrolet Midwest Midget
Championship presented by Westin Packaged Meats and
Schmidt’s Sanitation featuring the NOS Energy Drink USAC
National Midget series atop the 1/5-mile Jefferson
County Speedway on July 12-13.
The fourth consecutive year of USAC Midget competition
at Jefferson County Speedway will also include the Great
Plains Flat Track Motorcycle Series on Friday and the
JayHusker Non-Wing Micro Sprints on Saturday to round
out the Jefferson County Fair weekend.
A festive atmosphere will be in place as always
including a free concert at the beer garden after each
night of racing action.
The Midwest Midget Championship at Jefferson County
Speedway is the center point of USAC’s Midwest Midget
Week that kicks off at Meeker, Oklahoma’s Red Dirt
Raceway with “Tuesday Night Thunder” on July 9 before
moving on to Kansas’ Concordia High Banks the next night
for the “Chad McDaniel Memorial” and then wrapping up at
Missouri’s Sweet Springs Motorsports Complex on Sunday
night, July 14.
Ione, CA, native Justin Grant is the reigning champion
of the USAC Midwest Midget Championship after wiring the
field in last year’s 40-lapper at Jefferson County
Speedway. Nevada’s Tanner Thorson
battled past Oklahoma’s Tyler Thomas to win the 2017
event at Jefferson County Speedway with Arizona’s Chad
Boat outlasting Thomas to win the inaugural event atop
the 1/5-mile clay oval in 2016.
General admission tickets to the event are just
$20 for adults each night with high school students and
younger just $5. All access pit passes are
available for $35. There are also 150 reserved
seats available in two-day packages for $50.
There are 30 reserved camping spots at the K&M
Campground only a few hundred feet away from the
racetrack, available in three-night packages for $100.
Reserved seats and reserved camping spots are
Other camping and area
information is available at
Gates will open each night at 4:00 p.m. with
qualifying at 6:30 p.m. and then racing at 7:00 p.m.
Along with title sponsor Riverside Chevrolet and
presenting sponsors Westin Packaged Meats and Schmidt’s
Sanitation, other sponsors that are making the “Midwest
Midget Championship” possible include
Napa Auto Parts,
Pollman Appliance, Chappell Roofing, Ole' Red 99.5, Side
Trek Bar and Grill, Z-4 Trucking, Criner's Corner,
Vaughn Contracting, Starr Plumbing, Fairbury Chamber of
Commerce, Jefferson County Visitors Committee,
Budweiser, Hepfner Racing Products, Rod End Supply,
Keizer Wheels, EMI, Mud-X, Speedway Motors, Outlaw
The 1/5-mile Jefferson
County Speedway is located at the Jefferson County
Fairgrounds in Fairbury, NE, at
56885 Pwf Rd, Fairbury,
More information regarding the event is available
or by calling Cody Brewer at 405-823-8095.