Justin Bussell in 11B leaves the competition in the dust during a modified division heat race last Sunday, June 9. Bussell finished first in the heat and went on to win the modified division. Drivers trailing Bussell are pictured from left, Brandon Clough, AJ Valim and Jim Beaman. — The Holyoke Enterprise | Johnson Publications
County track draws 73 cars for 8 divisions of racing
Phillips County Raceway brought 73 engines to Holyoke last Sunday, June 9, for its second race of the 2019 season.
Raceway organizer Joe Bellm said he was happy with the turnout and conditions, which were hot and dusty until temperatures dropped after sundown.
He said he was especially happy with car counts for the Rocky Mountain Midget Racing Association races, which included 18 vehicles in the 25-lap feature.
Besides midgets, dwarfs, POWRI wingless sprints, modifieds, stock cars, sport mods, hobby stocks and compacts all raced Sunday night.
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