Tag: Carson Short

Checkered Past

Checkered Past: Stunners

Today we examine the word “upset.” Very versatile, it can be a verb as in “upset the apple cart” or an adjective like “upset stomach” to describe a queasy belly. It was likely an American who first attached the term “upset victory” to Cassius Clay in 1964 or the New York Jets of 1969 or

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Sprint Car Recaps

FIRST TIMER: Carson Short stands tall at Haubstadt for first win

Carson Short held up the checkered flag as high as he could. Confetti rained around him. The crowd of 2,000 people sounded like 20,000 with their empathic cheers echoing around the speedway. If you asked Short, he just won the Knoxville Nationals. Or at least that’s what it felt like to the Marion, IL driver.

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Sprint Car Results

6/19/20 – Tri-State Speedway

NOS Energy Drink Feature (30 Laps) – 1. 21-Carson Short [1][$6,000]; 2. 17-Sheldon Haudenschild [2][$3,000]; 3. 41-David Gravel [6][$2,300]; 4. 2-Carson Macedo [5][$2,000]; 5. 49-Brad Sweet [4][$1,850]; 6. 5S-Chase Stockon [3][$1,750]; 7. 55-Hunter Schuerenburg [14][$1,550]; 8. 83-Daryn Pittman [23][$1,350]; 9. 2M-Kerry Madsen [9][$1,250]; 10. 24-Rico Abreu [7][$1,100]; 11. 15-Donny Schatz [13][$1,000]; 12. 39-Sammy Swindell [12][$950];

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