June 18, 2009
Fifty-Eight Karts Converge on Show-Me Speedway for Seasonís Second Race
A total of 58 entries hit the track at the Show Me Speedway in Downing on Saturday, June 13th.
The kids got a pair of shots on the oval, racing karts in two separate rookie divisions. The beginners race was won by Madisyn Rhodes followed by Casey Taylor and Tyson Paris. Coy Farley, Jace Morrow and Josie Farley also raced in the event. In the advanced rookie race it was Hayden Gordy holding off Tanner Alexander for the win. On the other end of the age spectrum, in the Masters class it was Loyd Fisher taking home the win ahead of Ron Taylor, David Kirkpatrick and Alan Adams.
Lucas Fisher took the checkered flag on the stock medium feature event, holding off Billy Tournear and Adam Baker. Rounding out the field were Joey Martens, Jesse Simmons, Tyler Hagar and Greg Tuggle.
The Junior I feature winner was Blake Wimmer. Austin Howes took second ahead of Dawson Beeler and Dylan Van Wyk. Also racing were Kyle Clark, Adriane Cole, Karissa Adams and Brayden Gaylord.
The Stock Lite race was won by Andrew Murray. Lucas Fischer was the runner-up ahead of Daniel Beeler, Jason Deckmeier, Ronnie Taylor, Jesse Simmons, Damian Beeler, Josh Miller and Kevin Bickle.
Brayden Gaylord piloted the #13 kart to the winnerís circle in the Junior I Heavy feature. Blake Wimmer was second while Joey Hagar took third and Amber Harrison was fourth. Josh Adams was fifth and Dave Hudson took sixth.
The Clone class had the largest field with 10 karts hitting the track. Robert Seiger took home top honors with Jarret Lovelace in second and Scott Goff in the third.
The Junior II feature saw Austin Versteegh hold off Tyler McGoldrick, Devon Beeler and Dakota Elliott for the victory.
The Junior II heavy class was a two-kart duel between Cole Elsea and Autumn Elliot with Elsea taking the checkered flag.
The racers are set to make a special appearance at the Scotland County Fair on Friday, June 26th before returning to Downing Saturday evening for a regularly scheduled race night.