Archive for July 2nd, 2011

Joe Krawiec Wins 3 in a Row at Bear Ridge

BRADFORD, VT………. “Flatfoot” Joe Krawiec of Bristol, CT came from a ninth starting spot to win his third consecutive USAC Dirt Midget Association feature at Bear Ridge Speedway Saturday night. Preferring to run the high line whenever traffic allowed, Krawiec finished 1.8 seconds ahead of Scott Holcomb of Granby, CT. Veteran Midget racer Jeff Horn of Hudson, MA was third.

USAC DIRT MIDGET ASSOCIATION RACE RESULTS: July 2, 2011 – Bradford, Vermont – Bear Ridge Speedway

FRIST HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Joe Krawiec (#4 Matczak), 2. 1R Jeff Horn (#1 Mossman), 3. Dana Shaw (#7 Olson), 4. Tim Gallant (#72 Tefft), 5. Jamie Spalding (#93 Tefft), 6. Ray Miller (#1 Miller). Time: 2:05.97.
SECOND HEAT: (8 laps) 1. David Rose, Jr. (#11 Rose), 2. Scott Viets (#11V Miller), 3. Dean Christenson (#2 Miller), 4. Scott Holcomb (#33 Holcomb), 5. Scott Holcomb (#33 Holcomb), 7. Greg Olson (#6 Olson), 8. Denny Zimmerman (#3 Matczak). Time: 2:06.99.
Also at the track: Vince Jacobs (#27 Tefft).
FEATURE: (25 laps) 1. Joe Krawiec, 2. Scott Holcomb, 3. Jeff Horn, 4. Ray Miller, 5. Dana Shaw, 6. David Rose, 7. Tim Gallant, 8. Denny Zimmerman, 9. Dean Christensen, 10. Jamie Spalding, 11. Vince Jacobs, 12. Scott Viets, 13. Greg Olson. NT

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NEMA Midgets Invade Thompson Speedway This Week

Thompson, CT — The NEMA Midgets will make their first appearance of the 2011 season this Thursday at the Thompson International Speedway. The “Mighty Midgets” always create a lot of excitement when they take to the sprawling 5/8ths mile oval at Thompson.

Veteran Russ Stoehr is the current NEMA points leader and will head the star-studded filed of Midget competitors in their 25-lap main event. An excellent field of these amazing race cars is expected and they will qualify for their feature event through heat races.

Joining Stoehr will be drives like Doug and Brian Cleveland, Erica Santos, Chris Leonard, Lee Bundy and many more. The Midgets have been part of the Thompson scene for over 60 years. These incredible cars have always been a crowd thriller and their July 7th race is expected to be another in a long line of great Midget races at the famed Connecticut race track.

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