BC39 Returns to IMS

The BC 39 returns to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway tonight for the first of two evenings of midget racing. The event was a great success last year. 90 drivers, including Conor Daly, Kyle Larson, Christopher Bell, and Ricky Stenhouse, Jr., will compete.

Today’s schedule:

3 pm- Gates open

5pm – Hot laps- 12 groups

7:15- Heat races – 12 races , 10 laps each

Stoops Pursuit Race- 25 laps

Heat line-ups were set Tuesday night for tonight’s return of the BC39 midget race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Tonight’s heats will set the groups for tomorrow’s qualifying races. Drivers gain points for their finishing positions and for the number of positions gained during their heat.  For full details on tonight’s action, click this link to the IMS website.


Midgets and sprint cars used to be the roots of Indycar racing.  While most of these drivers gravitate to Nascar these days, it is still a fun time watching cars on dirt.