Story By: Dalton Bishop
Indianapolis- The 2017 USAC Sprint Car most improved driver Tyler Courtney has found a USAC Sprint Car ride for the 2018 season. Clauson-Marshall racing will now expand to Clauson-Marshall-Newman racing, Ryan Newman a NASCAR Driver and former USAC Champion will now add his financial help and his name to the team, with Tyler Courtney piloting the Sprint Car for the entire USAC Amsoil National Sprint Car trail in 2018.
Tyler Courtney comes off of a successful two-year run with TOPP Motorsports which the teamed up for six USAC National Sprint Car wins. This past season, Clauson-Marshall Racing was home Courtney’s first three USAC National Midget victories. CMR’s home is where Courtney’s heart lies in the Sprint Car as well.
“Its an opportunity I couldn’t pass up with the people who are going to be involved,” Courtney stated. “I talked to a lot of people they told me to go with my heart, my heart is staying right here with Clauson/Marshall/Newman Racing.”
The owner of CMR, Tim Clauson stated “Ever since Bryan and I won the 2012 USAC National Sprint Title, I have had the passion to get back to chasing another title.” Ryan Newman made a statement to all the USAC Sprint teams telling them “Bring It On”! Clauson/Marshall/Newman will make their debut February 15-16-17 with “Winter Dirt Games” at Bubba Raceway Park in Ocala, Florida with USAC Amsoil National Sprint Car trail.