2017 Press

BAYSTON TAKES CAREER #16 AT JACKSONVILLE

October 13th, 2017. Credit: POWRi

JACKSONVILLE, IL - "JACKSONVILLE (OCT. 13, 2017) – For the fifth time in 2017 and the 16th of his career, Spencer Bayston bagged another victory with the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League. Bayston’s victory came in the first night of a doubleheader weekend at Jacksonville Speedway....."

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BAYSTON DOUBLES DOWN, TAKES MEENTS MEMORIAL WIN

October 1st, 2017. Credit: POWRi

BELLEVILLE, IL - "BELLEVILLE (OCT. 1, 2017) – Building on a solid victory from the previous night, Spencer Bayston capitalized on Logan Seavey’s misfortune to claim his second POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League victory of the weekend. Bayston’s Belle-Clair win was his ninth career, capturing the 13th Annual Charlene Meents Memorial presented by Priority Aviation Services LLC, co-sanctioned by the POWRi Lucas Oil West Midget League...."

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BAYSTON ADDED TO REPEAT WINNER LIST FOR KNEPPER MEMORIAL VICTORS

September 30th, 2017. Credit: POWRi

BELLEVILLE, IL - "BELLEVILLE (SEP. 30, 2017) – Lebanon, Indiana’s Spencer Bayston took the checkers with the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League for the 26th Annual Knepper Memorial at Belle-Clair Speedway, fending off teammate Tanner Thorson to claim the win. Bayston adds his name to the short list of repeat Knepper Memorial winners with his first Knepper victory coming in 2015 and now, tonight’s victory..."

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BAYSTON CLAIMS FOUR CROWN VICTORY AT ELDORA

September 25th, 2017. Credit: DPM

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - "INDIANAPOLIS (Sep. 25, 2017) – Keith Kunz Motorsports standout, Spencer Bayston became the first driver in seventeen years to win both the Belleville Midget Nationals and the 4-Crown Midget feature in the same season; a stat that was held by now NASCAR driver Kasey Kahne. “I’ve had an incredible year so far, and I’m very thankful to be racing for a team like Keith Kunz..."

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BAYSTON ADDS ANOTHER CROWN JEWEL WITH MIDGET WIN AT ELDORA

September 24th, 2017. Credit: USAC

ROSSBURG, OH - "Rossburg, Ohio………Spencer Bayston’s banner year reached a new zenith Saturday night at Eldora Speedway after wiring all 25 laps to win the USAC Midget National Championship portion of the 36th “4-Crown Nationals” presented by NKT.TV. A day following his 19th birthday, the Lebanon, Indiana resident celebrated in grand style by becoming the first driver to win the “Belleville Midget Nationals” and the Midget feature at the “4-Crown” in the same season since Kasey Kahne in 2000."

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BAYSTON BLAZES THE HIGH BANKS FOR FIRST BELLEVILLE VICTORY

August 6, 2017. Credit: USAC

BELLEVILLE, KS - "Belleville, Kansas………All year long, the focus for Spencer Bayston and the Keith Kunz/Curb-Agajanian Motorsports team has been to win Belleville. After running second to Chad Boat in the 2016 Saturday night finale, then again to Boat in this weekend’s Friday prelim, the target was clear. It included pulling out all the stops, including a new, specially-built chassis designed to take on the Belleville High Banks."

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BAYSTON BAGS A WIN AT VALLEY SPEEDWAY

July 18, 2017. Credit: DPM

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - "Spencer Bayston, of Lebanon, Indiana, scores a win on the final night of the Inaugural “Thunder in the Valley” event with the POWRi midgets. Bayston was the high point guy and led every lap from the fall of the green flag to the waving of the checker..."

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BAYSTON BREAKS DRY SPELL IN NIGHT TWO OF INAUGURAL THUNDER IN THE VALLEY

July 15, 2017. Credit: POWRi

GRAIN VALLEY, MO - "Spencer Bayston of Lebanon, Indiana outlasted teammate Tanner Thorson to capture his sixth career POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League victory in the ..."

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KEVIN SWINDELL AND SPENCER BAYSTON SCORE ALL STAR OHIO SPEEDWEEK WIN AT MUSKINGUM

JUNE 28, 2017. Credit: Inside Line Promotions

CHILLICOTHE, OH- "The duo of Kevin Swindell and Spencer Bayston put together a great comeback story last week during the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions Ohio Speedweek..."

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BAYSTON TAKES WILLIAMS GROVE’S “TRIPLE CROWN SHOWDOWN” MIDGET OPENER

JUNE 15, 2017. Credit: Michael Fry

WILLIAMS GROVE, PA- "Spencer Bayston of Lebanon, Ind. led the final 16 laps to win Thursday night’s 20-lap USAC Regional Midget race presented by ARDC at Williams Grove Speedway. The race was part of the track’s USAC “Triple Crown Showdown.”...."

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BAYSTON THE VICTOR IN INDIANA MIDGET WEEK FINALE AT KOKOMO

JUNE 12, 2017. Credit: Brendon Bauman

KOKOMO, IN- "Spencer Bayston exorcised the demons that had plagued his relationship with lady luck since his first Indiana Midget Week triumph one year ago to capture his second career USAC National Midget victory Sunday night at Kokomo Speedway...."

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BAYSTON BAGS CAREER BEST LATE MODEL FINISH WITH BSR

April 25, 2017. Credit: SPEED51.COM

MOORESVILLE, NC- "Spencer Bayston was back behind the wheel of the Bond Suss Racing (BSR) JBL Toyota Racing No. 55 for the second time this season Saturday night at Southern National Motorsports Park (SNMP). The team originally planned to race at Orange County Speedway for the CARS Tour event, but an unfavorable forecast forced the race to be postponed. Wanting to race, the BSR team went to work and turned the car around for..."

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BAYSTON CAPTURES FIRST SPRINT CAR WIN

April 17, 2017. Credit: DPM

INDIANAPOLIS- "The Lebanon, Indiana native, and former USAC National Midget Rookie of the Year, Spencer Bayston would find himself in victory lane for the first time in a winged sprint car. Coming off a strong third place showing the previous night, Bayston would wheel the Kevin Swindell owned/Premier Truck Group/John Christner Trucking/ Swindell SpeedLab No.39 to victory lane ...

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SWINDELL/BAYSTON CAPTURE FIRST FEATURE WIN TOGETHER DURING ALLSTAR SHOW

April 18, 2017. Credit: Inside Line Promotions

ATTICA, OH- " It was only a few months ago when Kevin Swindell was scrambling to piece together his winged sprint car program. A partnership with Spencer Bayston at the end of the 2016 season yielded strong results and the team entered this year with lofty expectations. However, not many...

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BAYSTON BREAKS THROUGH

April 15, 2017. Credit: MRN

NORTH CAROLINA- "For Lebenon, Indiana’s Spencer Bayston, it took just 15 winged sprint car starts to park himself in Victory Lane, earning the HD Supply Spring Nationals finale victory worth $5,000 over a stout Arctic Cat All Star field at Attica Raceway Park. Bayston, pilot of the Kevin Swindell-owned/Swindell Speed Lab/No. 39, outperformed 46 other Arctic Cat..."

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Bayston Bags Three Top Ten’s

April 11, 2017. Credit: DPM

INDIANAPOLIS- "Spencer Bayston claimed three top ten finishes, in two different divisions, over the course of three nights of racing. A 2nd place finish in the Swindell Speedlab No. 39, alongside 2nd and 6th place finishes in the Keith Kunz Motorsports No.97 entry, made for a successful weekend for the driver from Lebanon, Indiana. Friday night, Bayston would play bridesmaid..."

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US DRIVERS BOOST MIDGET GRAND PRIX FIELD

FEBRUARY 2nd, 2017. Credit: STUFF - Sports

NEW ZEALAND - "Ruapuna Speedway hosts the 39th running of the New Zealand Midget Car Grand Prix this Saturday night. The event has been boosted by the entry of top American driver Spencer Bayston. His countryman Tyler Thomas, along with former national champion Brad Mosen, withdrew from the event at late notice. Bayston, from Indiana..."

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2016 Press

THORSON AND BAYSTON: ONE FINAL SHOWDOWN TO DETERMINE THE 2016 USAC NATIONAL MIDGET TITLE

November 22nd, 2016. Credit: USAC

Indianapolis, IN - "Nine points separate two men from reaching the pinnacle of their sport. Two men who’ve endured a season that’s seen its ups and its downs, but a season that can be redeemed and rewarded with one more successful performance in an event that simply oozes with history - the 76th running of the “Turkey Night Grand Prix” at California’s Ventura Raceway."

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BAYSTON BAGS SAINT FRANCOIS COUNTY RACEWAY

June 25, 2016. Credit: POWRi

Farmington, MO - "Spencer Bayston of Lebanon, Indiana wired the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget Series feature event at Saint Francois County Raceway. Piloting a Keith Kunz/Curb-Agajanian Motorsports Toyota-powered Bullet, Bayston trounced teammate Tanner Thorson on the opening lap and placed distance between eventual second place finisher, Zach Daum. Daum would never seriously close on Bayston until a caution with two to go."

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BAYSTON BUSTS THROUGH FOR FIRST USAC MIDGET WIN AT GAS CITY

June 2, 2016. Credit: USAC

Gas City, IN - "Flawless is the only word to describe Spencer Bayston’s performance Wednesday night in the second round of the 12th annual “Indiana Midget Week” at Gas City I-69 Speedway. The Lebanon, Indiana driver quickly shot to the lead from the pole position at the drop of the green flag and ran 30 straight laps without turning a wheel wrong to earn his first career USAC National Midget victory."

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BAYSTON BREAKS THROUGH WITH NEW TEAM

May 22, 2016. Credit: POWRi

Macon, IL - "Spencer Bayston of Lebanon, Indiana finally broke through to claim his first POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget Series victory in 2016 and his first with new team, Keith Kunz Curb-Agajanian Motorsports. After three third place finishes in a row, including both nights of the Missouri Mid-State Midget Nationals and Friday night’s show at Fayette County Speedway, Bayston took the checkers leading every circuit of the 30 lap main event at Macon Speedway."

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