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Wild ‘N Wacky Legends Win to Chris Bakaj

news020429a.jpgWaterford, CT — Chris Bakaj notched the 20-lap Legends feature on Wednesday evening. Starting mid-pack, he grabbed the lead from Max Zachem with 11-laps remaing, going on to win by several car lengths.Other feature winners were Jon Porter (Super X Car), Craig Miner (X Cars) and, Richard “Bubby” Brouwer (X Modifieds).

“The car was on a rail tonight, no doubt about it,” said Bakaj of his third Wednesday night Legends win of the season. “It was a little slick up on the outside, but I managed to get by Max up there early, and that was the key. Max is a tough competitor and never easy to go by.”

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Encouraging Words

Words have tremendous power. What we say can change the direction of someone’s life. Have you ever stopped to consider how what you are about to say will affect those who hear it? It would make a tremendous difference in the lives of others if we all stopped for a moment and thought about the words that are going to came out of our mouth. Greetings in the name of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.

Whenever we race in a live television event the warning is given at the drivers meeting. Watch what you say in the interviews. Don’t make a fool of yourself or anyone else by saying something before you think. We all know it and we have the best intentions, but it happens anyway. I am sure you have heard it said, “put your mind in gear before you put your mouth in motion.”

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ISMA Travels to Doubleheader at Mansfield

With just two weeks off since the Sandusky Hy-Miler Nationals, the Wirtgen-ISMA super series group prepares for their second doubleheader weekend with a similar format. At Mansfield Motorsports Park, the only difference is that the Saturday night show is 75 laps, unlike the Hy-Miler 100.

Mansfield has been one place that Chris Perley has almost ruled the past couple years, winning four out of the last five events held at this beautiful Ohio oval. The Rowley driver and defending ISMA champion, has certainly been on a roll coming off a sweep at Sandusky and certainly will be favored to roll into and out of Mansfield with two more wins. But, Lou Cicconi had something to say about a similar circumstance last season as he stole the Friday night show from Perley. And, there are a lot of other drivers, like Perley’s closest opponents of late Dave McKnight and Mike Lichty that could put a crimp in a sweep. Add to the mix one young Ohio driver who has been a tear of his own, Dave Shullick Jr.

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