Columbus Speedway Go-Karts hold awards banquet

Columbus Speedway Go-Kart Racing held its awards banquet on Feb. 26 at the Bartholomew County 4-H Fairgrounds. The 2021 division winners were Conner Smith (junior 1), Jacob Chadd (junior 2), Blake Robertson (junior 3), Calli Lucas (pred), Colton Lucas (flatheads and clone 380), P.J. Browder (clone 340), Landon Fletcher (clone 420), and Josh Cash (rwyb).

Also, the 2022 schedule has been released with events to be held at Tony Stewart Speedway located at the fairgrounds beginning on April 2:

April 2: First Points Race

April 9: Race

April 29: Second Points Race

May 7: Race

May 20: King of Columbus Warm-Up

May 21: King of Columbus

June 4: Third Points Race

June 27: Columbus Fair Race

July 16 : Fourth Points Race

July 23 – Fifth Points Race

Aug. 6: Sixth Points Race

Aug. 20: Rick Morgan Memorial Race

Sept. 3: Seventh Points Race

Sept. 23: Eighth Points Race

Sept. 30: Midwest Classic Warm-Up

Oct. 1: Midwest Dirt Classic

Oct. 15: Halloween 50

Oct. 22: Ninth Points Race

Oct. 29: Final Points Night

The Jennings County Kart Track, which holds events at the Jennings County 4-H Fairgrounds in North Vernon, has released its 2022 racing schedule:

March 26: Open practice

April 9: Season opener

April 15: First Points Race

April 30: $1000 to win 340 clone division

May 13: Second Points Race

May 21: Rescheduled from 2021 Fall Classic

June 10: Third Points Race

June 13: Jennings County Fair Race

June 25: $1000 to win clone 420 division

July 1: Fourth Points Race

July 2: TBA

July 16: $1000 small block open

July 30: TBA

Aug. 12: Fifth Points Race

Aug. 27: $1000 to win flathead, $500 to win adult champ

Sept. 9: Final Points Race

Sept. 10: $1000 rwyb division

Oct. 7: Points Race Makeup

Oct. 8: 2022 Fall Classic

Oct. 22: Fall Classic Makeup

All-Star Midgets announce 2022 schedule

The All-Star Circuit of Champions TQ Midgets have released their 2022 racing schedule. Tony Stewart is currently scheduled to race June 16 at the Shelby County Fairgrounds and June 28 at the Bartholomew County 4-H Fairgrounds.

April 10: Practice 1-4 p.m. Rush County Fairgrounds

May 14: Bartholomew County Fairgrounds

May 21: Shelby County Fairgrounds

June 11: Paragon Speedway

June 16: Shelby County Fairgrounds: Fair Race

June 18: Rush County Fairgrounds HARF Night

June 28: Bartholomew County Fairgrounds: Fair Race

July 1: Rush County Fairgrounds

July 2: Rush County Fairgrounds

July 4: Rush County Fairgrounds: Vintage Race and Double Features for TQs

July 8: Decatur County Fairgrounds: Fair Race

July 15: Circle City Raceway

July 16: Circle City Raceway

July 22: Gas City Speedway: Sprint Week

July 30: Shelby County Fairgrounds

Aug. 6: Paragon Speedway

Aug. 13: Bartholomew County Fairgrounds

Aug. 20: TBA

Aug. 27: Shelby County Fairgrounds

Sept. 3: Brad Gray Memorial, Rush County Fairgrounds HARF Night

Sept. 17: Bartholomew County Fairgrounds: Vintage Race

Lawrenceburg Speedway has unveiled its 2022 racing schedule. For up-to-date info, visit lawrenceburgspeedway.com.

March 26: Open Practice

April 2: Opening Night-USAC Sprint Cars, KOI Auto Parts Modifieds, Bessler’s U Pull and Hornets

April 9: Kelsey Chevrolet Sprints, KOI Auto Parts Modifieds, Impact Sports Pure Stocks, Bessler’s U Pull and Hornets

April 16: Kelsey Chevrolet Sprints, KOI Auto Parts Modifieds, Impact Sports Pure Stocks, Bessler’s U Pull and Hornets

April 23: Kelsey Chevrolet Sprints, KOI Auto Parts Modifieds, Impact Sports Pure Stocks, Bessler’s U Pull and Hornets

April 30: Kelsey Chevrolet Sprints, KOI Auto Parts Modifieds, Impact Sports Pure Stocks, Bessler’s U Pull and Hornets

May 7: Kelsey Chevrolet Sprints, KOI Auto Parts Modifieds, Impact Sports Pure Stocks, Bessler’s U Pull and Hornets

May 14: Kelsey Chevrolet Sprints, KOI Auto Parts Modifieds. Impact Sports Pure Stocks, Bessler’s U Pull and Hornets

May 30: World of Outlaws Winged Sprint Car Series and KOI Auto Parts Modifieds

June 4: USAC Midgets , Kelsey Chevrolet Sprints and KOI Auto Parts Modifieds

June 11: Kelsey Chevrolet Sprints, KOI Auto Parts Modifieds, Impact Sports Pure Stocks, Bessler’s U Pull and Hornets

June 18: BOSS Sprint Car Series, KOI Auto Parts Modifieds, Impact Sports Pure Stocks, Bessler’s U Pull and Hornets

July 2: Merrill Downey Memorial, KOI Auto Parts Modifieds and Late Models

July 9: Kelsey Chevrolet Sprints, KOI Auto Parts Modifieds, Impact Sports Pure Stocks, Bessler’s U Pull and Hornets

July 24: USAC Sprint Cars and KOI Auto Parts Modifieds

July 30: Night of Destruction School Bus Races, Monster Trucks, Mini-Van Derby, Roll Over Contest, Hornet Enduro and more

Aug. 6: Kelsey Chevrolet Sprints, KOI Auto Parts Modifieds, Impact Sports Pure Stocks, Bessler’s U Pull and Hornets

Aug. 20: Dick Gaines Memorial Kelsey Chevrolet Sprints, KOI Auto Parts Modifieds, Impact Sports Pure Stocks, Bessler’s U Pull and Hornets

Aug. 27: Bessler’s U Pull &Hornets, KOI Auto Parts Modifieds and School Bus Racing

Sept. 3: Kelsey Chevrolet Sprints, KOI Auto Parts Modifieds, Impact Sports Pure Stocks, Bessler’s U Pull and Hornets

Sept. 17: Night of Champions: Kelsey Chevrolet Sprints, KOI Auto Parts Modifieds, Impact Sports Pure Stocks, Bessler’s U Pull and Hornets

Oct. 1: USAC Sprint Cars Fall Nationals. Racing will feature: USAC Sprint Cars and KOI Auto Parts Modifieds

Brownstown to hold practice today

Brownstown Speedway will be holding a special practice session today for all divisions of racing.

Gates will open at noon, with practice slated to take place from 2-5 p.m. The pit admission is $15.

There will be another open practice session scheduled for March 12, a week before the season opener on March 19 with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series-sanctioned Indiana Icebreaker. For more information, visit brownstownspeedway.com.

James Essex writes a motorsports notebook for The Republic. Send comments to [email protected]