NEWS - The latest minicup racing info


This is where you will find the latest information about minicup racing.  You can think of it as an online newsletter to help you stay abreast of all the excitement nationwide.    Minicup.com will post all news here but we'll need your help.  If you have information that will help fellow minicup racers, please send us an e-mail so we can post it here.  Click here to e-mail World Wide Motorsports

BIG ANNOUNCEMENT FOR ARENA RACING USA

For years, Arena Racing USA has provided exciting indoor minicup racing to the tidewater area of Virginia but that will be changing.  Owner Ricky Dennis has partnered with Joe Gibbs Racing and others to expand into the Charlotte area - which will lead to great exposure in NASCAR's backyard.  Click here for the full press release.

MINICUPS IN STOCK CAR RACING MAGAZINE

The February 2006 issue of Stock Car Racing magazine has a great profile of MMRA which features minicups.  Pick up a copy at your local bookstore or newsstand. 

ULTRASHIELD INTRODUCES UPGRADED MINICUP SEAT

The growth of our sport continues to attract investment by manufacturers.  Most recently, Ultrashield race products has introduced an upgraded seat offering more support and protection for minicup racers.  This is great news for our racers and their families.  The seat is pictured below.  For more info, visit www.ultrashieldrace.com


 

MINICUPS FEATURED IN STOCK CAR RACING MAGAZINE

The October 2004 issue of Stock Car Racing magazine (with Jimmie Johnson on the cover) has a great article about minicups on pages 42-43.  All aspects of minicups, from outdoors to the Arena Racing USA program are covered along with some neat photos.  Pick up a copy at your local bookstore or newsstand. 

MMRA ANNOUNCES NEW SEALED ENGINE PROGRAM

Tech - or lack thereof has always been an issue in minicup racing.  MMRA has just announced a new sealed engine program to help ensure a level playing field.  Click here to visit their announcement page and FAQ section.

JOE HENDERSON - MINICUP RACER MOVING UP

Just two years ago, Joe Henderson was racing minicups at the MMRA Nationals Presented by the U.S. Air Force.  Now he has just signed a deal with Bobby Hamilton Racing, Kodak, and the Drive for Diversity program.  Congratulations Joe!  Click here for the press release.

MINICUPS INSIDE THE PENTAGON!?

Thanks to the folks from Race Against Drugs and Hoosier Tire, minicups were represented at the Red Ribbon Day Celebration in the inner courtyard of the Pentagon in Washington, DC.  Click here for some photos from this high security area. 

HOOSIER TIRES JOIN MINICUP RACING

Great news for all minicup racers - the largest race tire manufacturer in the world has developed a tire just for our sport.  Click here to read the official announcement from Hoosier Tire Company.    Click here to read an announcement from the MMRA about the new tire.

ANOTHER OPPORTUNITY FOR YOUNG DRIVERS

This is not minicup-specific but young minicup racers should check it out.  The Red Bull Driver Search program is working with 25 indoor go-kart facilities to identify racing talent in drivers aged 16-19.  This is strictly performance-based - i.e. if you have the talent, you can make it to the top without bringing money to the table.  Visit www.redbulldriversearch.com and look at the "Approach-2".  If there is a participating indoor karting center near you, see if you have what it takes to make the cut!

MMRA ANNOUNCES CHAMPIONSHIP RINGS

MMRA has raised the bar on minicup awards with a new championship ring program.  Click here to learn more.

WILL KIMMEL WINS VALVOLINE CUP

Faced with stiff competition from thousands of Legends, Allison Legacy, and Baby Grand racers, Will Kimmel triumphed in the scaled stock division of the Valvoline Cup Championship in his minicup car.  Kudos to Will for his achievement.  Click here to read a newspaper article about his year.

DALE JR AT ARENA RACING

Dale Earnhardt Jr. visited the Arena Racing USA event at the Scope Coliseum in Norfolk, VA on December 14th.  Click here for some photos from the event.

ARENA RACING ROCKS THE SCOPE

This deal is BIG - the biggest development since the suspended minicup debuted in 1995.  Click here for pictures and videos from the inaugural race. 

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