Midwest Racing Roundup By Tom Botos 5-22-11
Fans I am sure you have heard already but William Mefford a Late
Model driver from both anderson Speedway and Mt. Lawn Speedway
was fatally injured this past Saturday Night at Anderson
Speedway.The Late Model feature was halted after lap 21 as Kevin
Claborn was declared the feature winner. William ahd won the
previous Late Model feature the week before this one. My
sympathies and condolences go out to the entire Mefford Family
and friends. Rest in piece William serving god on the golden
brick surfaced track in heaven. I am sure you and Darwin
Blankenship are having spirited battles up there as we speak.
Thank you both very much for entertaining us race fans for so
Congratulations to Brian Campbell for winning the CRA Super
Super Series Late Model Feature Sunday Afternoon at Baer Field
(IN) Speedway. Brian Hopkins from New Castle,IN. won the CRA
Street Stock feature while Brian Nester won the OReilly USA
Modified Feature event. Rick James won the Vore's CRA Compact
Feature as well Sunday afternoon.
Neil Marcum of Morristown,Indiana won his first ever Late Model
Feature this past Saturday Night at Mt. Lawn (IN) Speedway.David
McConnell won his first Thundercar Feature this season at Mt.
Lawn Speedway. Doug Sorrell won his first ever career feature in
the Mt. Lawn Hornet Divsion. Tony Smith won the Rookie Hornet
This Wednesday May 25th will see the Must See Racing Xtreme
Sprints along with WMDH Thundercars at Anderson Speedway
celebrating Little 500 Week. Friday Night will see
qualifications for The Little 500 along with Families Forever
Night featuring WMDH Thundercars along with FWD Oval and Figure
8 Divisions. Saturday Night will feature the 63rd Running of the
Payless Little 500 at Anderson Speedway.
Mt. Lawn Speedway hosts May 5-0 Nite with 50 lap features for
both Late models and Thundercars. The Hornets,Rookie Hornets and
Indy Faskarts will support the program this Saturday May 28th at
Mt. Lawn Speedway.
The CRA Super Series moves to Columbus (OH) Speedway on Monday
May 30th your Memorial Day Weekend. The JEGS All Star Tour Crate
Late Models will tackle Columbus Motor Speedway on Saturday
Night May 28th.The CRA Sportsman and CRA Street Stocks will wage
war at Angola (IN) Speedway on Sunday May 29th along with Figure
8 Trailer Races,Modifieds and Mini Stocks.The CRA sure has a
busy schedule this upcoming weekend!
Montpelier Motor Speedway hosts a regular show of UMP
Modifieds,Super Streets Thundercars and Modlites. Montpelier has
had five rainouts thus far this season please wish them luck in
getting there shows completed.
Gas City (IN) Speedway hosts a regular show of Non Winged
Sprints,Modifieds,Thundercars and Street Stocks this Friday May
27th. Thats all I have for this week fans. If you have any
news,notes or comments please email me at
Gotta go see ya at the Races!