Bacon Takes USAC Sprint Car Points Lead into Weekend Double
Lonnie Wheatley, WINCHESTER, Ind. (September 9, 2020) – A USAC Sprint Car weekend doubleheader awaits Brady Bacon and the Fatheadz Eyewear No. 69 Sprint Car team.
And seeking a third career series championship, “The Macho Man” takes the series points lead into the weekend that includes events at Bloomington Speedway on Friday night and then Putnamville’s Lincoln Park Speedway on Saturday night.
Bacon propelled himself to the top of the point charts with three top-five finishes in as many nights during the recent Kokomo Sprint Car Smackdown.
Friday marks Bacon’s first visit to Bloomington this season after the Sprintweek card fell victim to inclement weather.
Bacon picked up one of his ten wins on the season at Putnamville with a USAC Sprint Car score on July 4. Saturday card will feature twin features with the completion of the Sprintweek card that was suspended by rain. Bacon won his heat race on that night and will start among the top ten in the makeup feature along with another full slate again.
Bacon comes off a weekend of double-duty at Missouri’s Lake Ozark Speedway that netted his tenth overall feature win of the 2020 campaign.
Bacon picked up the WAR Non-Wing Sprint Car feature win on Saturday night aboard the Longworth Equipment No. 410 entry and looked to be a lock to win the Sunday feature only to be derailed by a faulty fuel pump.
Bacon also broke out the Fatheadz Eyewear No. 69 winged 360-ci Sprint Car for the first time since Knoxville’s 360 Nationals and posted strong finishes of sixth in the Saturday night prelim and then a podium finish of third in Sunday night’s LOS 360 Nationals finale.
All the while, Bacon was also crowned the 2020 Kokomo Speedway Sprint Car champion.
Bacon looks to move one step closer to another championship this weekend with the USAC Sprint Car title in his sights.
Brady Bacon Racing is bolstered by the support of partners including Hoffman Auto Racing, Fatheadz Eyewear, Champion Oil, Gene Franckowiak, Drivewfx.com, Elliott’s Custom Trailers, ATC Trailers, Tel-Star Technologies, Dragonfly Aviation, Lykins Oil, Triple X Race Co., Hoosier Tire, XYZ Machine, Heath Clips Lawn Care, FK Indy, Engler Machine and Tool, FK Rod Ends, Specialty Rigging, Keizer Wheels, Purple Heart Foundation, Brown and Miller Racing Solutions, Smiley’s Racing Products, R&R Enterprises, DMI, ProGlide Coatings, Chalk Stixx, Wilwood Engineering, Lajoie Seats, Smith Precision Products, Allstar Performance, Simpson Racing Products, MyRacePass, Schroth Racing, Saldana Racing Products, KSE Racing Products, King Racing Products and Schoenfeld Headers.
2020 Quick Stats: 56 races, 10 wins, 26 top-fives, 34 top-tens.
Up Next: USAC Sprint Cars at Bloomington (IN) on Friday and then Lincoln Park Speedway (Putnamville, IN) on Saturday.
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