Rumble in Fort Wayne Indoor Midget Races
Of course all of this talk about racing and race car parts will leave anybody anxious to jump into a car when spring thaws the tracks. However, you don't have to wait that long. For more than a decade the Rumble Series has brought indoor Open Wheel racing to venues around Indiana. However for the past several years, the Fort Wayne Expo Center has been home to one of the most entertaining racing events in the Midwest.
During the years, there have been many types of race cars including full Midgets, TQ Midgets, Outlaw Winged Midgets, Karts, Quarter Midgets and others. For the past 13 years, the event has been promoted by Tony Barhorst who explained that the number of cars has averaged about 200. The track at Ft. Wayne is big enough to provide real racing action, which brings the fans and drivers out in droves.
Barhorst is always trying to improve the level of competition. "One thing we recently did was to change the left-side weight rule. Some cars were being specifically built to run indoors and we wanted to keep like outdoor cars. That way, the field is better leveled."
So there you have it. Indiana is a hot bed of racing activity, which most of us all knew anyway. However, there's something for everyone from auctions to big trade shows to indoor Midget racing. Next time you think it's too cold for any racing activity go check out a show or two in the Hoosier state.