FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
JULY 13, 2009
Contact: DICK JORDAN
WINNERS FROM 7 STATES IN USAC’s .25 “BATTLE AT THE BRICKYARD”
Youths from seven different states prevailed in the inaugural USAC .25 Midget “Battle at the Brickyard” last week at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Ohio led the way with five champs, namely Garrett Ottman of Groveport (Junior Rookie), Mox Price of Payne (Junior Honda), Ross Rankine of Willard (Senior Honda), Frankie Nervo of Stow (Light 160) and Ryan Fleming of Xenia (Heavy B and Heavy AA).
Michigan boasts three titlists, including Logan Wennesheimer of Waterford (Junior Stock), Cannon Konzer of Holly (Heavy 160 and Heavy World Formula) and Dean Creech of Clawson (Half).
Miranda Beighler of Plainfield (Senior Rookie), Gage Walker of Fairland (Light World Formula) and Zachary Hampton of Clayton (Light B) also gave the Hoosier State of Indiana a trio of champs.
Florida, California, Illinois and New York also laid claim to titles with drivers Braden Nash of Winauma, Fla. (Junior Rookie), Brayden Trigueiro of Caruthers, Calif. (Senior Stock), Mike Gass of Worth, Ill. (Heavy Honda) and Brendon Bock of Franklin Square, N.Y. (Light AA).
Over 200 entrants competed in the shadow of the IMS Pagoda and all participants received commemorative medallions. Feature winners received distinctive USAC Feature Winner medallions and trophies were presented to the top three finishers in each class.
During the four-day event, numerous professional drivers made appearances, including Indianapolis 500 winner Al Unser, Jr., Daytona 500 winner Ryan Newman and a handful of USAC National champions.