Kofoid Wins Second Consecutive USAC Midget Title

MERCED, Calif. — Buddy Kofoid clinched his second consecutive USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget Series championship with a second-place finish in Tuesday night’s feature at Merced Speedway. The title is the ninth for a Toyota-powered driver in the last 10 years. With two races remaining on the 2023 schedule, the 20-year-old Penngrove, Calif. native, has registered 12 USAC wins this season. He’s the first driver in more than 30 years to register double-digit wins. “I’m so busy with racing in general and here in USAC, that it’s hard to think about it because you still have work to do,” Kofoid said. “For Team Toyota, Buddy becomes our first multi-time USAC champion and our ninth USAC champion in the last 10 years.

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