A Beautiful Saturday for racing for the 3rd week of the season at The New Berlin Raceway and Entertainment Complex. It was also ladies night, where ladies of all ages enjoyed free admission and were treated to a full night of racing.
The Budweiser Outlaw Late Models returned for the 2nd time. It was tough night for some, as two teams were unable to compete with mechanical issues before qualifying, Fewless and Rodenhisler were unable to start. Will Raber, Monte Tolan and Andy Bozell all suffered significant damage in a heat race and were unable to compete the rest of the evening as well.. This left former track champion Ross Meeuwsen with a front row starting spot and despite a late race charge from Terry Senneker, Meeuwsen lead from green to checker for his first win of the season in the Outlaws.
The Enterprise Iron and Metal Sportsman feature a fantastic group of cars once again, and Weston Jewett piloted in the #51 to victory once again for his first win of the season.
The Kalamazoo Vapor 4-cyl Division was the first feature of the night and featured great racing and many 3 and 4 wide passes. Billy Krupp was able to make his was to the front. A Charging Seth Vanhorsen was within a couple of car lengths until mechanical failure left Krupp to lose his main challenger, and Krupp picks up his 2nd win of the season.
The Model Coverall Modifieds returned as well and 16 year old Ben Welch was looking to repeat his win. Not the case as 2 time track Champion Billy Szotko assumed the lead from Ryan Hamm and never looked back. Hamm came home 2nd, but Szotko bagged his first win of the season in the Modifieds
It was ladies night and the first lady driver to ever race at Berlin - Deborah Twork - spoke to the fans and gave the command to fire the engines for the first feature of the night. Deborah first raced all the way back in 1975 and was a great addition to ladies night!
Deborah Twork gets interviewed just before she gave the command to fire engines with her grandkids and nephews
COMING UP AT BERLIN RACEWAY:
Coming up next Saturday Night - May 17th at Berlin Raceway and Entertainment Complex it's Carload Night, where carloads up to 8 people are just $20 as well as spectator drags and the NASH-FM Parking Lot Party and Tailgate Competition! More details on the parking lot party can be found Here!
May 24th is the Memorial Weekend Celebration with FIREWORKS after the races! Plus $1 Beers and Hot Dogs and all Military, Veterans and Seniors get in free!
Be sure to keep up with all things Berlin Raceway throughout the season by logging on to www.berlinraceway.com.
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Ross Meeuwsen Picks Up First Outlaw Victory of 2014 at Berlin
Berlin Raceway press release
Berlin May 10 recap video