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Sunday, 14 June 2009

WHITTEN GRABS HISTORIC 500TH USAC FORD FOCUS RACE AT GRUNDY COUNTY

WHITTEN GRABS HISTORIC 500TH USAC FORD FOCUS RACE AT GRUNDY COUNTY

Morris, IL…….Tanner Whitten of Congerville, Ill. made his first USAC feature victory a memorable one Saturday night at Grundy County Speedway. Whitten led all 20 laps ton win the historic 500th USAC Ford Focus feature event, beating series point leader Joe Liguori, Tyler Cottongim, Tyler Trainor and Jimmy Simpson in the Midwest/UMARA event.



USAC MIDWEST/UMARA FORD FOCUS MIDGET CAR SERIES RACE RESULTS: June 13, 2009 – Morris, Illinois – Grundy County Speedway


 


QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Joe Liguori, 22, Givens-15.446; 2. Jimmy Simpson, 38, Simpson-15.467; 3. Zach Kanizer, 06, Kanizer-15.544; 4. Tyler Cottongim, 28, Cottongim-15.707; 5. Tyler Trainor, 25, Trainor-15.726; .6. Tanner Whitten, 85, Whitten-15.798; 7. Kent Kriegbaum, 12, Kriegbaum-16.839.


 


FIRST HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Whitten, 2. Cottongim, 3. Trainor, 4. Liguori, 5. Kanizer, 6. Simpson, 7. Kriegbaum. NT


 


FEATURE: (20 laps) 1. Tanner Whitten, 2. Joe Liguori, 3. Tyler Cottongim, 4. Tyler Trainor, 5. Jimmy Simpson, 6. Zach Kanizer, 7. Kent Kriegbaum. NT


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FEATURE LAP LEADERS: Laps 1-20 Whitten.


 


NEW USAC MIDWEST FORD FOCUS MIDGET POINTS: 1-Liguori-677; 2-Cottongim-639; 3-Simpson-616; 4-Kriegbaum-366; 5-Michael May-306; 6-Trainor-296; 7-Whitten-240; 8-Chris Lamb-160; 9-Kanizer-156; 10-Adam Wilsdon-120.


 


NEW USAC UMARA FORD FOCUS POINTS: 1-Liguori-346; 2-Simpson-322; 3-Cottongim-318; 4-Trainor-262; 5-Whitten-240; 6-Kriegbaum-210; 7-Michael May-128; 8-Kanizer-98; 9-Bob Adams-88; 10-Adam Wilsdon-59.


 


NEXT USAC MIDWEST FORD FOCUS MIDGET RACE: June 19 – Anderson (IN) Speedway
NEXT USAC/UMARA FORD FOCUS MIDGET RACE: June 20 – Morris, IL – Grundy County Speedway