Kyle Larson won Thursday night’s 72nd “Turkey Night Grand Prix” at Perris (Calif.) Auto Speedway. The victory capped a stellar USAC campaign for the Elk Grove, Calif. youngster who piloted the Keith Kunz Motorsports/Curb-Agajanian Toyota TRD Bullet.
The “Night of Champions” USAC National Awards Dinner is scheduled for Friday night, December 7, at the Indiana Roof Ballroom in downtown Indianapolis, Ind. Champions of USAC’s 2012 racing series will be honored during the gala evening.
Kraig Kinser and his team had a couple of goals in 2012, as they brought the family-owned No. 11K back on the road with the World of Outlaws. One was to be consistent night in and night out, while the other was to run at the front of the field and contend for wins.
Darren Hagen, Shannon McQueen and David Prickett are all eyeing USAC driving championships this Thursday as the 72nd “Turkey Night Grand Prix” unfolds at Perris (Calif.) Auto Speedway. Car owners Keith Kunz Motorsports/Curb-Agajanian and McQueen/Eskesen/Rescino Racing are targeting 2012 USAC car owner titles as well.
Being the reigning champion of the non-wing sprint car portion of the Western World, Tracy Hines had very high expectation heading back to the desert for this year’s edition of the late-season classic, which shifted to Canyon Speedway Park in Peoria, Ariz., just outside of Phoenix.
In the past 78 years only two drivers have been able to win at least three “Turkey Night Grand Prix” victories. On November 22 three-time USAC National Drivers Champion Bryan Clauson could join that list!