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Quarter Midgets

Gasseling Family Of Potter Off To The Races With Midget Sprint Cars

They are called Quarter Midgets, which means they are just a scaled-down Midget Sprint car, according to Tim Gasseling of Potter. Fourteen years ago, Tim raced dirt track and he was looking to get his boys into something besides four wheelers.

After checking out the internet, Tim and Cassie decided "Quarter Midgets was the route we would go." And their boys took to the Quarter Midgets like champions.   

Landon, 12, started racing when he was 7, but Keegan, now 8, took a practice race when he was 4 ½ years old, but began racing when he was 5 years old. The age categories for Quart...