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Sunday, 10 May 2009

COTTONGIM TAKES ANDERSON FOCUS FEATURE

COTTONGIM TAKES ANDERSON FOCUS FEATURE

Anderson, IN…….Tyler Cottongim of Avon, Ind. won Friday night’s 30-lap USAC Midwest Ford Focus feature at the Anderson Speedway. He took the lead on lap six after Taylor Ferns got tangled up with a car she was lapping. Cottongim then led the final 25 laps in his O’Kelly’s Restaurant Equipment/Detro Trailer Sales Stealth to beat Joe Liguori, Jimmy Simpson, Coleman Gullick and Chris Lamb. Former National Ford Focus Champ Robbie Ray was forced out in a tangle on lap eight.


 


USAC MIDWEST FORD FOCUS MIDGET CAR SERIES RACE RESULTS: May 8, 2009 – Anderson, Indiana – Anderson Speedway


 


QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Joe Liguori, 22, Givens-12.485; 2. Tyler Cottongim, 28, Cottongim-12.537; 3. Jimmy Simpson, 38, Simpson-12.546; 4. Taylor Ferns, 55x, Ferns-12.548; 5. Coleman Gullick, 14x, Gullick-12.631; 6. Jordan Pennington, 55, Pennington-12.682; 7. Scott Hunter, 14, Brown-12.791; 8. Chris Lamb, 19L, Lamb-12.792; 9. Michael May, 75, May-12.817; 10. Bryce Burden, 17, Brown-12.916; 11. Robbie Ray, 1, Steele-12.954; 12. Tyler Trainor, 25, Trainor-13.316; 13. Nick Richards, 23, Richards-13.416; 14. Kent Kriegbaum, 12, Kriegbaum-13.910.


 


FIRST HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Hunter, 2. Simpson, 3. Gullick, 4. Liguori, 5. Ray, 6. May, 7. Richards. NT


 


SECOND HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Ferns, 2. Cottongim, 3. Pennington, 4. Burden, 5. Lamb, 6. Trainor, 7. Kriegbaum. NT


 


FEATURE: (30 laps) 1. Tyler Cottongim, 2. Joe Liguori, 3. Jimmy Simpson, 4. Coleman Gullick, 5. Chris Lamb, 6. Michael May, 7. Nick Richards, 8. Bryce Burden, 9. Robbie Ray, 10. Scott Hunter, 11. Tyler Trainor, 12. Taylor Ferns, 13. Kent Kriegbaum, 14. Jordan Pennington. NT


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FEATURE LAP LEADERS: Laps 1-5 Ferns, Laps 6-30 Cottongim.


NEW USAC MIDWEST FORD FOCUS MIDGET POINTS: 1-Liguori-188; 2-Cottongim-181; 3-Simpson-177; 4-Hunter-109; 5-Lamb-97; 6-Burden-91; 7-May-87; 8-K.Kriegbaum-66; 9-Ronnie Wuerdeman-65; 10-Steven Intravaia-64.


 


NEXT USAC MIDWEST FORD FOCUS MIDGET RACE: May 21 – New Castle, IN – Mount Lawn Speedway