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Saturday, 6 June 2009

LIGUORI WINS FOCUS 25-LAPPER AT GRUNDY COUNTY

LIGUORI WINS FOCUS 25-LAPPER AT GRUNDY COUNTY

Morris, IL…….Joe Liguori of Tampa, Fla. led the final 20 laps of Saturday night’s 25-lap USAC Midwest/UMARA Ford Focus feature at Grundy County Speedway after passing Tyler Cottongim on lap six. Cottongim finished second behind Liguori’s C & R Racing Beast. Michael May, fast qualifier Jimmy Simpson and Tanner Whitten rounded out the “top-five” behind point leader Liguori.


 


USAC MIDWEST/UMARA FORD FOCUS MIDGET CAR SERIES RACE RESULTS: May 30, 2009 – Morris, Illinois – Grundy County Speedway


 


QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Jimmy Simpson, 38, Simpson-15.531; 2. Joe Liguori, 22, Givens-15.629; 3. Tyler Cottongim, 28, Cottongim-15.666; 4. Michael May, 75, May-15.783; 5. Tanner Whitten, 85, Whitten-16.210; 6. Sara Hyslop, 5, Hyslop-16.352; 7. Bob Adams, 09, Adams-16.808; 8. Kent Kriegbaum., 12, Kriegbaum-17.222; 9. Tyler Trainor, 25, Trainor-18.691.


 


HEAT RACE: (10 laps) 1. May, 2. Cottongim, 3. Liguori, 4. Whitten, 5. Simpson, 6. Hylsop, 7. Adams, 8. Trainor, 9. Kriegbaum. NT


 


FEATURE: (25 laps) 1. Joe Liguori, 2. Tyler Cottongim, 3. Michael May, 4. Jimmy Simpson, 5. Tanner Whitten, 6. Tyler Trainor, 7. Bob Adams, 8. Kent Kriegbaum, 9. Hyslop. NT


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FEATURE LAP LEADERS: Laps 1-5 Cottongim, Laps 6-25 Liguori.


NEW USAC MIDWEST FORD FOCUS MIDGET POINTS: 1-Liguori-400; 2-Cottongim-384; 3-Simpson-367; 4-May-257; 5-Kriegbaum-193; 6-Chris Lamb-160; 7-Trainor-125; 8-Coleman Gullick-119; 9-Scott Hunter-109; 10-Whitten-109.


NEW USAC/UMARA FORD FOCUS MIDGET POINTS: 1-Liguori-140; 2-Cottongim-133; 3-Simpson-130; 4-May-128; 5-Whitten-109; 6-Trainor-91; 7-Kriegbaum-84; 8-Hyslop-40; 9-Adams-39.


NEXT USAC MIDWEST FORD FOCUS MIDGET RACE: June 5 – Anderson (IN) Speedway


NEXT USAC/UMARA FORD FOCUS MIDGET RACE: June 6 – Morris, IL – Grundy County Speedway – “Salute to Mel Kenyon”