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August 13, 2013

14 year old wins 43rd Raintree at Mt. Lawn

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On lap 49 the engine on David McConnell’s ride let go entering the first turn causing him to spin and make contact with the wall. McConnell from Shirley climbed out of his car and was unhurt. During the lap 49 caution Bill Pierce of New Castle had his engine overheat causing him to leave the race.

Over the next 28 laps Dossey pressured Mefford for the top spot as the pair separated themselves from the rest of the field by 5 car lengths. Dossey finally on lap 78 jumped under Mefford in the middle of turn one and made the pass exiting the dogleg on the backstretch.

Dossey led the rest of the way for the win followed by Mefford, Marsh, Thompson, Jacob Wyman of Selma and Kent Carson of Richmond. Those six were the only cars running at the end. Pierce was credited with seventh followed by McConnell, Lane, O’Neal, Anderson and Lines.

In the Van Hoy Oil Series Hornets Nick Pollitt of New Castle picked up the first feature win of his career leading the final 9 laps of the 25 lap event.

In Indy FasKart action, Ben Smith of Crawfordsville picked up the win followed by David Reynolds of Indy, Angie Goodin of Indy, John Wilson of Westfield, Michael Goodin of Indy, Kenny Smith of Indy, Ryan Cherry of Indy, Dale Hendrickson of Anderson and Jason Reynolds of Indy to round out the top 10.

- Rushville Republican

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