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The season long chase for the championship at the Lebanon Midway Speedway will continue Friday Night July 16 with the Central Bank Racing Series Action featuring the factory stocks, modifieds, street stocks, pure stocks, sportsman and Midwest Modz.
After a very disappointing rain-out last Friday night the regular points show swings into action.
Factory Stock point leader Tyson Troutman of Houston holds an 18-point advantage over Springfield’s Ben Solberg while a dogfight for third place features Donnie Miller of Houston, Grovesprings’ Mark Davis and Marshfield’s Tim Jones in the top 5 with only 19 points separating those three drivers.
The wide-open excitement of the Modifieds will find Springfield veteran Wayne Graybeal sitting on top of the standings with a slim 34 point lead over two-time winner Tyler Brown of Stoutland.
Phillipsburg’s Micheal Stake has been coming on strong as of late and holds down third place only 20 points behind Brown. Halfway’s Tim Ballinger and Republic’s Shawn Strong complete a very tough top 5.
Lebanon’s Joe Francis has opened up a 80-point lead over Lynchburg’s Brandon Waters while Ava’s Jack Hamer is only 17 behind Waters. Lynchburg’s Billy Waters and Squires driver Rodney Yost complete a tight battle for fourth through fifth place.
Lebanon’s Kory Barker has a 100-marker advantage over Lebanon’s Adam Lowrance while Lowrance is in a battle with Robert McGinnis, Mansfield’s Joey Long and defending champion Les Hayes of Camdenton for the top 5 spots.
Defending Sportsman champion Ben Newell of Stoutland only leads veteran and father J.C. Newell of Decaturville by 24 markers while Clinton Betts of Stoutland is sneaking up in third place while Fair Grove’s Tim Ballinger and Lebanon’s Bennie Joiner complete the top 5.
Stoutland’s J.C. Newell, only 14 years old, has a giant lead in the MidWest Modz division while veteran Earl Muilenubrg of Sparta, Springfield’s Terry Williams, Joplin’s Bobby Gough and Nixa’s Jeremy Manes complete the top 5.
Gates open at 5 p.m. with hotlaps at 7:05 and racing at 8 p.m. sharp.
Admission for adults is only $10 while kids 11-15 is $5 and 10 and under are free.
Upcoming events Friday, July 23-Regular points show plus Kids Bike Races for 10 and under.
Wednesday, July 28-Round 1 of Hot Summer Night featuring Modifieds, Factory Stocks and Street Stocks with time trials and a double elimination king of the track tournament.
Thursday, July 29-Round 2 of Hot Summer night time trials and twin qualifying features for Modifieds, Factory Stocks and Street Stocks.
Friday July 30-Final night of Hot Summer Night with qualifying heats and features for Modifieds, Factory Stocks and Street Stocks along with point races for other classes.