Belleville Midget Nationals less than six weeks away

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By Bryan Gapinski

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Belleville, Kan., June 28—The 38th annual Belleville Midget Nationals on July 31-Aug. 2 at the Belleville High Banks is now less than six weeks away! The United States Auto Club (USAC), along with The Belleville High Banks Race Committee will again serve as sanctioning organization .

The USAC Honda National Midget Dirt Series will again be the focal point of one of midget racing’s crown jewel events.  Action kicks off on Thursday July 30 for the midgets with the always exciting qualifications around the 1/2-mile high banked clay oval,  preliminary races and a 25-lap midget feature race. The USAC Silver Crown Series will hold a practice session during the evening, in preparation for Friday Nights events.

“3rd annual The Hustle on the High Banks” on Friday Night July 31, will feature a 50-lap feature for the USAC Silver Crown Cars. Last year’s winner Kody Swanson, currently lead the series points standing. The JayHusker Mini Sprint Series will compete on the track’s infield quarter-mile track.

Saturday Aug. 1 will feature last chance races for participants to make the 40-lap feature, midget racing’s most grueling event of the season. A check of $12,500 awaits the winner. The United Rebel Sprint Car Series again returns for the “3rd annual 305 Sprint Nationals”.
“The Fans of the High Banks” a group of race fans who follow and attend Belleville events went the extra mile this year and raised money through sponsorships and donations to increase the payoff for the midget events. Additional money has also been added to the bottom end.

General Admission tickets for all events are sold first-come first-served on race day at the ticket gate. Reserved seating tickets are available for the event. General admission available only if the event is not sold out, and available only on the day of the race at the track ticket office. Special children ticket pricing is being offered this year.

Tickets can be ordered by going to the tracks website, or logging onto The TicketForce website (direct link to Belleville events) : http://