By: Drew Hierwarter
With all of the major race series in the
“I was so excited, I’ve been thinking about this for a year — beating Tony Stewart.”, said Cicconi, who was still excited more than half an hour after the checkered flag. The 44 year old East Coast USAC star was followed across the finish line by Stewart, Jon Stanbrough, Mike Fedorcak, and Dave Darland in a race that saw only one caution flag on lap twelve.
The Saturday night feature capped two full nights of racing on the indoor track that included quarter midgets, and various classes of go-karts. Tony Stewart was the fast qualifier and won a preliminary feature on Friday night. Stewart, who now owns a NASCAR Sprint Cup team as well as a World of Outlaws, and USAC sprint car and midget teams, confirmed that this would be his only indoor race of the winter. In many previous years he has raced in the annual “Chili Bowl” indoor midget race in