INDIANA SPRINT WEEK INCENTIVES MOUNT;
HINCHMAN CHECKERED FLAG AWARD ANNOUNCED
In addition to seven nights of racing totaling more than $150,000 in basic purse money, participants in the upcoming AMSOIL USAC National Sprint Car “Indiana Sprint Week” will compete for bonus incentives, some of which have been announced today.
The new Hinchman Checkered Flag Award, posted by Hinchman Racing Uniforms in Indianapolis, Ind. will result in the race winner at each event receiving the official feature-race flag, signed by all drivers competing in the event. Each winner receives a non-transferable gift certificate toward any item Hinchman sells.
The Indiana Sprint Week Champion will receive a Hinchman Driving Suit valued at $1,220.
Each fast qualifier and hard work award will also carry a $100 bonus each from Buck and Betty Rice of ProSource of Grand Saline, Tex., long-time USAC supporters.
Additional incentive awards are being secured and will be announced in a future release.
AMSOIL USAC National Sprint competitors will “tune-up” for “Indiana Sprint Week” in this Friday night’s race at Lincoln Park Speedway in Putnamville, Ind. Lincoln Park will host round five of ISW, on Thursday night, July 17. Other ISW venues are Gas City (Ind.) I-69 Speedway on Friday, July 11, Kokomo Speedway on Saturday, July 12 and Lawrenceburg Speedway on Sunday night, July 13, followed by the Terre Haute Action Track on Wednesday night, July 16, Putnamville, Bloomington Speedway on Friday night, July 18 and Tri-State Speedway in Haubstadt on Saturday night, July 19.
This will be the 27th edition of “Indiana Sprint Week” and Bryan Clauson is the defending champion. Previous champions expected to compete this year are Chris Windom (2011), Dave Darland (1998, 2001 and 2007) and Jon Stanborugh (2006 and 2010). Darland leads all drivers with 17 career ISW victories, while Stanbrough has 15.