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Wednesday, 27 May 2009

SIMPSON TAKES ILLIANA FORD FOCUS FEATURE

SIMPSON TAKES ILLIANA FORD FOCUS FEATURE

Schererville, IN…….Jimmy Simpson of Indianapolis, Ind. led all 30 laps on his way to his first USAC Midwest/UMARA Ford Focus feature victory Wednesday night at Illiana Motor Speedway. Trailing his Fat Tommy’s Restaurant Beast were series point leader Joe Liguori, Michael May, fast qualifier Tyler Cottongim and Tanner Whitten.


 


USAC MIDWEST/UMARA FORD FOCUS MIDGET CAR SERIES RACE RESULTS: May 27, 2009 – Schererville, Indiana – Illiana Motor Speedway


 


QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Tyler Cottongim, 28, Cottongim-16.093; 2. Joe Liguori, 22, Givens-16.093; 3. Michael May, 75, May-16.324; 4. Jimmy Simpson, 38, Simpson-16.442; 5. Tanner Whitten. 85, Whitten-16.758. 6. Tyler Trainor, 25, Trainor-17.700; 7. Kent Kriegbaum, 12, Kriegbaum-18.064.


 


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


 


FEATURE: (30 laps) 1. Jimmy Simpson, 2. Joe Liguori, 3. Michael May, 4. Tyler Cottongim, 5. Tanner Whitten, 6. Kent Kriegbaum, 7. Tyler Trainor. NT


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FEATURE LAP LEADERS: Laps 1-30 Simpson.


 


NEW USAC MIDWEST FORD FOCUS MIDGET POINTS: 1-Liguori-329; 2-Cottongim-316; 3-Simpson-306; 4-May-192; 5-Chris Lamb-160; 6-Kriegbaum-154; 7-Coleman Gullick-119; 8-Scott Hunter-109; 9-Bryce Burden-91; 10-Paul Crafton-82.


NEW USAC UMARA FORD FOCUS MIDGET POINTS: 1-Simpson-69; 2-Liguori-69; 3-Cottongim-65; 4-May-63; 5-Whitten-54; 6-Trainor-46; 7-Kriegbaum-45.


 


NEXT USAC MIDWEST/UMARA FORD FOCUS MIDGET RACE: May 30 – Morris, IL – Grundy County Speedway