Bryan Clauson remembered at Chili Bowl

TULSA, Okla. (AP) Reminders of the late Bryan Clauson were everywhere at the Chili Bowl Nationals. There was Justin Grant, driving the team's No. 39 car to victory in the Friday night feature - the same No. 39 that Clauson drove to victory in the very same race a year earlier and just months before he died of injuries from a crash in Belleville, Kansas. There were the decals...
Via Associated Press
January 14, 2017  |  Discuss

Dale Coyne Racing to honor Bryan Clauson at Pocono

LONG POND, Pa. (AP) Dale Coyne Racing announced Tuesday that Conor Daly will drive the No. 88 in Sunday's IndyCar race at Pocono Raceway to honor the memory of Bryan Clauson. Clauson, who died Aug. 8 from injuries sustained in an open-wheel accident in Kansas, finished 23rd in the Indianapolis 500 in May in the No. 88 for Jonathan Byrd's Racing. ''Honored to carry the initials...
Via Associated Press
August 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Bryan Clauson was organ donor, helped save five lives

The racing community continues to grieve following the untimely death of eight-time USAC champion Bryan Clauson, but his family can take solace in knowing how he helped save lives. Clauson died Sunday night following a crash in Saturday’s Belleville Midget Nationals, but in many ways his spirit lives on. The 27-year-old was an organ donor, ultimately helping save five lives, according...
August 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Bryan Clauson helped save five lives through being an organ donor

Bryan Clauson, the 27-year-old racing driver who passed away on Sunday, helped save five lives by being an organ donor, his family revealed on Wednesday.Clauson was airlifted to Bryan Medical Center West in Lincoln, Nebraska, following a crash in the 39th annual Belleville Nationals at the Belleville High Banks Speedway Fairgrounds in Belleville, Kansas on Saturday night.Clauson’s...
Via FOX Sports
August 10, 2016

Race car driver Bryan Clauson tragically passes away

In a sad turn of events, race car driver Bryan Clauson passed away Sunday night due to injuries he sustained during Saturday’s Belleville Midget Nationals in Kansas, his family announced Monday morning. Clauson, 27, had just taken the lead on Saturday when he and his car scaled a guard rail in between turns three and four, causing him to flip before he was struck by driver Ryan...
Via The Comeback
August 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Bryan Clauson dies due to injuries sustained in dirt-racing crash

Open-wheel driver Bryan Clauson has died, USAC and Indianapolis Motor Speedway officials announced Monday morning.The Indiana native had a horrifying crash Saturday night in the Belleville (Kan.) Midget Nationals USAC midget race. Clauson was airlifted to a hospital in Lincoln, Nebraska, following the incident.At an 8 a.m. news conference at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, officials...
Via FOX Sports
August 08, 2016

INDYCAR News and Notes — Jan. 18, 2016

1. Pagenaud looks forward to Grand Prix of Boston 2. Clauson finishes close second in 30th Chili Bowl 3. Indy 500 veteran Harkey dies at age 85 4. Nuptials for Plowman in Florida 1. Pagenaud looks forward to Grand Prix of Boston: Simon Pagenaud had his first encounter with a pair of Boston sporting venues over the weekend – the track layout for the upcoming Grand Prix of Boston...
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January 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Abreu's late pass leads to second straight Chili Bowl win

TULSA, Okla. (AP) Rico Abreu passed Bryan Clauson late in the race for his second straight Chili Bowl victory Saturday night. The 4-foot-4, 23-year-old former USAC Midget car champion passed Clausen with 10 laps remaining to win the prestigious dirt track race. Abreu announced plans to race full time on the NASCAR Truck Series this season Friday. He was fifth in the K&N East...
Via Associated Press
January 17, 2016  |  Discuss

VICS: Conor Daly, Bryan Clauson to Drive for Dale Coyne Racing in 2016

Dale Coyne Racing announced on Friday, December 11 that Conor Daly will run all 16 Verizon IndyCar Series events behind the wheel of the No. 18 Honda in 2016. “It’s an amazing thing to think that I actually get to prepare for races before the weekend,” the 23-year-old said. “I haven’t actually competed in a full season of racing since 2013. There was a really scary time...
Via On Pit Road
December 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Bryan Clauson dominates Belleville Midget Nationals

Bryan Clauson scored a wire-to-wire victory winning the 38th annual Belleville Midget Nationals, Saturday Night at the Belleville High Banks. The victory for Clauson was his third, joining Jerry Coons Jr. as the only three-time winner of the event sanctioned by the USAC Honda National Dirt Midget Series. Clauson jumped into the lead at the start of the outside front row, leading...
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August 02, 2015  |  Discuss

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