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August 6, 2013

Mefford, Hughes and Dossey Mt. Lawn victors

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Sorrell’s car stopped a very short distance from the water and he was able to pull back up the hill under his own power and continue in the race. Sutton finished second followed by Chris Jennings of Richmond, Nick Pollitt of New Castle, Terry Neal of New Castle, Sorrell, Joe Jennings of Richmond, Adam Lee of New Castle, Rayce Sare of Greenfield, Mullis, Mark Jennings and John Massengale of New Castle. Hughes set fast time in time trials at 19.149. New Castle’s Josh Neal of Neal Seal Coating joined the Tungate’s and Long John Silvers in sponsoring the dash with Chris Jennings picking up an extra $100 dollars for the win. Pollitt and Joe Jennings won the heats.

Jack Dossey Jr. of Indianapolis won for the second time in a row in the Legends feature. Kyle Donahue of St Louis Mo. grabbed the lead of the race at the drop of the green flag and led the first 13 laps. Dossey put a bump and run move on Donahue in the short turn on lap 14 to take the lead. Donahue returned the favor on lap 16 and took the lead. Dossey got around Donahue on the next lap by pulling alongside Donahue entering the short turn and then diving under him exiting the turn.

On lap 18 Kevin Donahue of St Louis and Jack Dossey III tangled entering turn on sending Donahue spinning and Dossey hard into the concrete wall. Donahue also ended up in the wall just in front of Dossey. After a few scary moments both driver climbed out of the cars unhurt with Dossey’s mount showing a lot of damage. Kyle Donahue finished second followed by Gerad Miller of Dayton Oh and Jarrett Alexander of Brownsburg to round out the top five. Heats went to the Dossey boys with Dossey setting fast time at 17.628.

Glenn Payne of Lincoln High School in Cambridge City beat Noah McBride of Shenandoah High School in the pedal car races.

Next week is the 44th running of the Raintree 100 for the Van Hoy Oil series Late Models. Also on the program will be the Van Hoy Oil Hornets and Indy FasKarts.

- Rushville Republican

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