American Racing Drivers Club (ARDC. Midgets)…Jeff Champagne of Westfield, MA won last Saturday night’s 20-lap ARDC Midget race at Lincoln Speedway during the Steve Smith Tribute race. Jeff won driving the Joe Thomas owned #19. Instead of heat races there were 2 timed warm up sessions, followed by two 10 lap features. The second feature inverted the finish of the first feature. Champagne would sweep the night setting fast time, winning the first feature, and winning the second feature after the invert. The crowd would get to witness his excitement as he flipped his mount in turn 2 while celebrating the win, forcing him to walk to victory lane.
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In addition to the feature, Champagne also took home the Hilltop Farm Market Twin Feature “Bandit” Bonus, the Ideal Auto Group Fast Time, and Triple-T-Camp Hard Charger awards. Zach Curtis took home a Triple-T-Camp Hard Charger award for the other feature. Wayne Koehler and Shawn Jackson took home Saturday Night’s Product Special Awards from Benic Enterprises, Pancho’s Racing Products, and Blud Lubricants
Feature Line up: 1. Jeff Champagne 2. Mike Bittinger 3. Michael Markey 4. Eric Heydenreich 5. Shawn Jackson 6. Zach Curtis 7. Shannon Mausteller 8. Randy Mausteller 9. JR Booth 10. Wayne Koehler 11. John Heydenreich
Feature Finish: 1. Jeff Champagne (19) 2. Michael Markey (29) 3. Eric Heydenreich (11) 4. Zach Curtis (75) 5. Shannon Mausteller (21S) 6. Mike Bittinger (7) 7. John Heydenreich (21R) 8. Shawn Jackson (7J) 9. JR Booth (5A) 10. Wayne Koehler (91Z). DNS: Randy Mausteller