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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TQ MIDGET TECH BULLETIN / SAFETY UPDATE

We have received several inquiries about injuries sustained both in Atlantic City and Allentown in the TQ Midget division. Driver safety has and always will be of the utmost importance to us.
After speaking with the New Jersey State Police, who were on site during the events in Atlantic City and have investigated all of the crashes with our safety team. We have had four very different accidents, with four very different causes. […]

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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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Tidaback Remains Hospitalized After Friday Crash In Atlantic City

During Friday qualifying for Saturday’s TQ Midget Gambler’s Classic at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, 2008 event champion Mike Tidaback was involved in a crash which resulted in serious injuries.
Tidaback was attended to at the track by the on-site Indoor Racing Series safety team, then transported to the AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center just blocks away.
As of Sunday afternoon Mike is currently in critical condition at that facility. As per a statement from his wife Renee, the Tidaback family requests […]

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Ryan Flores Wins His First Gambler’s Classic In Atlantic City; Cale Ross Claims Champ Kart Feature, Brett Bieber Wins Slingshot Main

Photo: Jim Smith
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ – Ryan Flores gained the lead with thirteen laps left in the sixteenth running of the Indoor Auto Racing Series Fueled By VP Racing Fuels TQ Midget Gambler’s Classic Saturday night inside Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall when leader Tim Buckwalter went spinning off turn two, and then held off Jimmy Blewett for the final thirteen laps of the race to claim his first Gambler’s Classic win.
“I want to apologize to Timmy,” Flores said in […]

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Blewett, Paules, Tidman & Timmy Catalano Are NAPA Know How Friday Night TQ Midget Masters In Boardwalk Hall; Flores Fastest In Time Trials; Karts, Slingshots Complete Qualifying; 16th Annual Gambler’s Classic Set For Sat. Night

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ – Jimmy Blewett, Howell, N.J., Earl Paules, Palmerton, Pa., Ryan Tidman, Holland, Pa., and Timmy Catalano, Ontario, N.Y., each punched their tickets into Saturday night’s Gambler’s Classic TQ Midget feature by winning their twenty-lap A-Main Qualifiers Friday at Boardwalk Hall in day one action of NAPA Know How Weekend in Atlantic City, N.J.
The winning quartet plus the top five drivers in accumulated Indoor Auto Racing Series Fueled By VP Race Fuels point standings, which […]

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Dirt Track Star Tim Buckwalter Is Fastest In Boardwalk Hall TQ Practice For NAPA Know How Weekend In Atlantic City; Drives Injured Timex Morgan’s Car To Quick Time Over 48 Others; Tickets Available For Fri., Sat. Races

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ – Dirt track ace Tim Buckwalter of Royersford, Pa., was fastest Thursday night in practice for this weekend’s TQ Midget Indoor Auto Races inside Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, N.J.
In so doing Buckwalter served notice to his rivals that he will be among the favorites for victory in in Saturday night’s Gambler’s Classic.
Buckwalter, a dirt track driver who is equally proficient with Midgets, SpeedSTRS, Micro Sprints and Stock Cars, stopped the clocks in 8.171 seconds, one […]

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Ryan Flores Hopes to Rebound for Round 3 of the Indoor Auto Racing Championship

Ryan Flores and crew celebrate his First Indoor Auto Racing Series Championship (Photo: Michael Fry)
By: J.J. Andrews

As a five-year-old Quarter Midget racer at Wall Stadium,  Ryan Flores hoped for racing success and would eventually relocate from Manasquan, NJ to North Carolina where he worked his way up the ladder, becoming a full-time tire changer for the Roger Penske NASCAR team of which Ryan Blaney will drive this year.

When he’s not performing pit stops at lightning fast speed, Flores heads […]

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INDOOR AUTO RACING ACTION SET FOR BOARDWALK HALL TWO NIGHTS, JANUARY 26-27

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ January 23, 2018 . . . The most prestigious Indoor Auto Race meet in the east, the Atlantic City NAPA Know How Indoor Race, is ready to roar inside Boardwalk Hall this Friday and Saturday January 26 and 27 with the most coveted prize of all, the Three Quarter (TQ) Midget Gambler’s Classic victory, at stake.
Only eight men have won the Gambler’s Classic since its first race in 2003. Anthony Sesely of Matawan, NJ and Erick Rudolph of Ransomville, NY. […]

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