The owners championship is still a question mark as the Northeastern Midget Association brings the 2009 season to a finish at Thompson Speedway’s rescheduled World Series this weekend. Defending champion Tim Bertrand (47) takes a 26-point edge on Mike Jarret (4) into Sunday’s 25-lap feature.
NEMA has a long relationship with the World Series that was rained out last weekend. Championship battles ending at the traditional season-ending event are hardly unique. It will be NEMA’s only visit to Thompson this season.
Bertrand’s driver Randy Cabral already has his second straight championship in hand. Jarret’s driver Nokie Fornoro is assured of second place in the final standings. Both are seasoned-hands on the ultra-quick five=eighth mile, totaling 11 victories between them.
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