Commemorative ‘James Dean Classic’ Gas City I-69 Speedway T-Shirt Celebrates Iconic Actor’s Love of Motorsport

GAS CITY, Ind., Sept. 18 — To commemorate the inaugural “James Dean Classic” at Gas City I-69 Speedway on Friday, Sept. 28, a collectible event T-shirt has been produced to celebrate the iconic actor’s love of speed and passion for motorsports. Designed and produced by Charlotte, N.C.-based SMI Properties — the producers of all event souvenirs for Speedway Motorsports, Inc. and its eight NASCAR-sanctioned motorsports facilities — the T-shirt showcases a photo of Dean next to the event and speedway [...]

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Scelzi Takes the Lead in Turn 4 on the Last Lap To Win BOSS Winged Sprint Feature Friday at Gas City I-69 Speedway

GAS CITY, Ind., Sept. 1 — After starting 14th and then rising to fourth, it was almost like Gio Scelzi turned on the afterburners for a four-lap shootout at the end of the 25-lap Buckeye Outlaw Sprint Car Series (BOSS) 410 winged sprint car feature Friday night at Gas City I-69 Speedway. The 16-year-old phenom from Fresno, Calif. passed two drivers on that restart and then powered by Caleb Armstrong on the inside in Turn 4 on the last [...]

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A “New Breed of Speed” Makes Debut Friday Night at Gas City I-69 Speedway

GAS CITY, Ind., Aug. 30  – A “new breed of speed” will make its debut this Friday night at Gas City I-69 Speedway as the winged Buckeye Outlaw Sprint Car Series (BOSS) pays a visit to the quarter-mile, semi-banked clay oval in the “King of the Wings” racing event. The last 410-winged sprint car race at Gas City was an All Star Circuit of Champions event September 17, 2004. Dale Blaney won the feature. Popular for its non-wing series for several [...]

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Gary Ott’s Feats of Spectacular Aerobatic Flying Featured During Race Program at Gas City I-69 Speedway Friday, August 17

GAS CITY, Ind., Aug. 8 – In what is expected to be one of the most breathtaking and entertaining intermissions ever at an American weekly dirt short track, Gary Ott of Marion, Ind. will perform a show of aerobatics above Gas City I-69 Speedway on Friday night, Aug. 17. Ott, who has more than 44 years of flying experience, will perform feats of spectacular flying including loops, rolls and other aerial maneuvers.  Presented by Wesleyan Health and Rehabilitation Center and Colonial [...]

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