Mike Tidaback Remains Hospitalized In Critical Condition In Atlantic City

By EARL KRAUSE
Veteran TQ Midget driver Mike Tidaback remains in critical condition from a head injury, and related complications, received in a crash during the events at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City on January 26.
On the night of the crash, Tidaback was attended to at the track by the on-site Indoor Auto Racing Series safety team, then transported to the AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center in Atlantic City. He is currently a patient in the Trauma/Critical Care Unit at that […]

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Bonsignore Nurses Failing Motor To Finish Line To Win VP Racing Fuels Indoor Auto Racing Championship Title By 27 Points

By TED SCHMIDT
Before Newly crowned Indoor Auto Racing Series Fueled By VP Racing Fuels champion Justin Bonsignore could be proclaimed the winner of the 2018 points battle, he had to struggle with an ailing race car over the closing laps of Saturday night’s 40 lap Indoor Racing Series season finale.

Bonsignore’s No. 51 Lafler/ Orange was noticeably off the pace in the closing laps of Saturday’s 40-lap feature, but the Holtsville, Long Island, N.Y. driver managed to hang on.
 “Something definitely broke in the motor,” related […]

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Andy Jankowiak WinsIndoor Auto Racing Series TQ Midget Finale In Albany; Bonsignore Named 2018 Series Champion; Nick DelCampo Races To Slingshot Checkered; Cody Kline is Title Winner; Brown Beats Ross In Champ Kart Headliner

ALBANY, NY (Sat.) – Andy Jankowiak of Tonawanda, N.Y., passed Tim Buckwalter six laps into Saturday’s40-lap feature to win the Indoor Auto Racing Series feature at Times UnionCenter in downtown Albany, N.Y.
“This is the one I wanted to win,” Jankowiak said. “I’ve won ‘em before but this is the first I won in my own car. It was perfect. I couldn’t be happier. I did everything but win last night and to get it tonight is all I could […]

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INDOOR AUTO RACING CHAMPIONSHIPS FUELED BY VP RACING FUELS DECIDED TONIGHT IN ALBANY, NEW YORK!

ALBANY, NY — After five rounds of racing action, the 2018 Indoor Auto Racing Series Championships Fueled By VP Racing Fuels TQ Midget and Slingshot championships will be determined Saturday at the Times Union Center in Albany, New York.
After the results from Friday’s TQ feature was tabulated, Holtsville, NY’s Justin Bonsignore’s seventh-place finish enabled him to open a 55 point margin over 14th place finisher Erick Rudolph and a 67 point bulge over race runner-up Matt Janisch heading into […]

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Teenager Anthony Payne, From 24th, Avoids Wrecks, Wins First Ever TQ Midget Feature On Opening Night Of Albany Indoor Auto Racing Series, Steve Svanda Claims   Slingshot Co-Feature; Bonsignore Take Points Leads Into Saturday Season Finale; Five Slingshot Racers Still In Title Contention 

ALBANY, NY (Fri.) – Second generation driver Anthony Payne started 24thin Friday night’s Indoor Auto Racing Series Presented By VP Racing Fuels 40-lap feature and with his father Joey Payne, Sr. looking on, won his first career TQ Midget feature in a thrilling conclusion to a wild event.
Payne took the lead with nine laps left in the feature after Andy Jankowiak and Erick Rudolph tangled on a restart while running side by side heading into the first turn. […]

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TQ Midget, Slingshot, Champ Kart Drivers In Town For First Weekend Races At Times Union Center In Downtown Albany; Track Construction Complete, Justin Bonsignore, Erick Rudolph To Fight For Indoor Auto Racing Series Season Championship Over Two Days Of Racing

ALBANY, NY – The elaborate reconfiguration of the Times Union Center Arena from a comedian’s stage to a competitive car racing track took place over the course of Thursday, Feb. 8, and now is readiness for the green flag to drop Friday, Feb. 9 and Sat., Feb. 10.
The applause had barely died down from ventriloquist-comedian Jeff Dunham’s performance when four truckloads of concrete barriers were brought onto the arena floor, marking the course for the historic race meet.
A small […]

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Albany-Saratoga Speedway Dirt Modified Racer Marc Johnson To Drive TQ Midget At Times Union Arena This Weekend; Demetrious Drellos Is Slingshot Entrant; Champ Kart Class Added

ALBANY, NY – Marc Johnson, the 2016 Modified champion at Albany-Saratoga Speedway, has entered the Indoor Auto Racing Series Fueled By VP Racing Fuels TQ Midget competition this coming weekend, February 9-10, 2018 at the Times Union Center in downtown Albany, N.Y.
Johnson will be driving the highly regarded Sharpe-Shifter Motorsports No. 21 TQ Midget owned by Ken Sebring. The effort will be supported by BOSS Mechanical.
“It’s a great opportunity for me to race in front of a hometown crowd,” Johnson said. “I’ve never […]

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Tidaback Remains Critical After Atlantic City Crash; TQ Racer Brandon Azzalina, Kart Driver Cameron Carter Released From AC Hospital

ATLANTIC CITY, NY – Two of the three drivers who were injured over the January 26-27 weekend at the Indoor Auto Racing Series events in Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall have been released from the hospital. Driver Mike Tidaback, 50 of Brick, N.J., remains hospitalized.
“Mike Tidaback is in critical condition at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center Atlantic City Campus,” reports Jennifer Tornetta, director of Media Relations at the hospital. “His family has asked that we extend its thanks for the support and […]

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Albany Racers // Trailer Parking and Schedules

Racers competing at Albany –
Thank you for your TQ Midget or Slingshot entry into the first annual Indoor Auto Races at Albany’s Times Union Center. Please find the information you will need for trailer parking and unloading at the Center. It is much the same situation used successfully in Allentown.
If you forget to bring the below Trailer Parking and Unloading information with you it will also be available on our website, indoorautoracing.com. Please note that the Champ Karts have been […]

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Heading Into Indoor Auto Racing Championship Albany Finale, Justin Bonsignore Leads In Battle For TC Memorial Championship Cup

ALBANY, N.Y. – All signs indicate an exciting conclusion to the VP Racing Fuels Indoor Auto Racing Championship.
With three top-3 finishes at the Indoor events at Allentown, Pa., and Atlantic City, N.J., have enabled Justin Bonsignore to build a 28-point margin over, defending Series Champion, Erick Rudolph heading into Friday, February 9 and Saturday, February 10 — the two final rounds of competition, held in the Times Union Center in Albany, N.Y.
Bonsignore, of Holtsville, Long Island, N.Y., has his […]

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