Midwest Dirt
Monday, 24 February 2020


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Speedway, Indiana (February 24, 2020)………The USAC Midwest Thunder SpeeD2 Midget series has announced an expansive 25-race schedule for the 2020 season, featuring events at 12 different venues across the states of Indiana, Ohio and Illinois.

The docket begins this weekend, Friday and Saturday, February 28-29, indoors at the Southern Illinois Center in Du Quoin for the Midwest Winter Nationals with two full nights of racing featuring both the MTM and the Engler IMRA SpeeD2 Midgets competing together in a non-points special event.

On April 17, MTM is in action at Indiana’s Bloomington Speedway alongside the USAC AMSOIL Sprint Car National Championship as will be the case as well on July 4 at Lincoln Park Speedway in Putnamville, Ind.  Two trips are planned for the series at Bloomington as well with a return on June 26.

MTM makes its debut at Indiana’s Paragon Speedway on May 1 and August 14.  Additional debuts take the series to U.S. 24 Speedway in Logansport, Ind. on May 23 and June 11 as well as Circus City Speedway in Peru, Ind. on August 15 and October 3.

The series will make visits to traditional venues Gas City (Ind.) I-69 Speedway on May 22, June 19, July 10, August 8, September 11 and October 2 as well as Kokomo (Ind.) Speedway on May 24 and October 16.

A return to the Land of Lincoln in Illinois arrives on May 2 at Wayne County Speedway in Wayne City, Ill. while the state of Ohio welcomes the Midwest Thunder series on five occasions, beginning May 8 at Limaland Motorsports Park in Lima, with three events at Waynesfield Raceway Park set for June 14, July 2 and August 22.  Atomic Speedway in Waverly, Ohio is scheduled for September 5.

Furthermore, 12 MTM events will also be USAC Midwest Regional Midget events.  USAC SpeeD2 licensed competitors will be eligible for bonuses and will earn points toward the USAC Midwest Thunder SpeeD2 Midwest Thunder Midget Championship in those particular events on April 17 at Bloomington, May 1 at Paragon, May 2 at Wayne County (non-points), May 22 at Gas City, May 24 at Kokomo, June 26 at Bloomington, July 4 at Lincoln Park, August 14 at Paragon, August 15 at Circus City, October 2 at Gas City, October 3 at Circus City and October 16 at Kokomo.



Feb 28: Southern Illinois Center (Du Quoin, IL) (SE) (I)

Feb 29: Southern Illinois Center (Du Quoin, IL) (SE) (I)

Apr 17: Bloomington Speedway (Bloomington, IN) (R)

May 1: Paragon Speedway (Paragon, IN) (R)

May 2: Wayne County Speedway (Wayne City, IL) (R) (SE)

May 8: Limaland Motorsports Park (Lima, OH)

May 22: Gas City I-69 Speedway (Gas City, IN) (R)

May 23: U.S. 24 Speedway (Logansport, IN)

May 24: Kokomo Speedway (Kokomo, IN) (R)

Jun 14: Waynesfield Raceway Park (Waynesfield, OH)

Jun 19: Gas City I-69 Speedway (Gas City, IN)

Jun 26: Bloomington Speedway (Bloomington, IN) (R)

Jul 2: Waynesfield Raceway Park (Waynesfield, OH)

Jul 4: Lincoln Park Speedway (Putnamville, IN) (R)

Jul 10: Gas City I-69 Speedway (Gas City, IN)

Jul 11: U.S. 24 Speedway (Logansport, IN)

Aug 8: Gas City I-69 Speedway (Gas City, IN)

Aug 14: Paragon Speedway (Paragon, IN) (R)

Aug 15: Circus City Speedway (Peru, IN) (R)

Aug 22: Waynesfield Raceway Park (Waynesfield, OH)

Sep 5: Atomic Speedway (Waverly, OH)

Sep 11: Gas City I-69 Speedway (Gas City, IN)

Oct 2: Gas City I-69 Speedway (Gas City, IN) (R)

Oct 3: Circus City Speedway (Peru, IN) (R)

Oct 16: Kokomo Speedway (Kokomo, IN) (R)

(SE) represents a non-points special event

(I) represents an event co-sanctioned with the USAC IMRA SpeeD2 Midgets

(R) represents an event co-sanctioned with the USAC Midwest Regional Midgets