Brad Kuhn wins NMDOTY title

Kuhn notches second straight NMDOTY title Irwindale,Calif, Nov. 23--For the second straight year Brad Kuhn has captured the Weld Racing National Midget Driver of the Year Championship. Kuhn finished ninth in the 66th annual Turkey Night...

Kuhn notches second straight NMDOTY title

Irwindale,Calif, Nov. 23--For the second straight year Brad Kuhn has captured the Weld Racing National Midget Driver of the Year Championship. Kuhn finished ninth in the 66th annual Turkey Night Grand Prix clinching the title

The Avon, Ind. native who posted twelve feature wins and captured the Badger Midget and POWRi Midget Series titles, finished 92 points ahead of runner-up Jerry Coons Jr. Coons also won twelve features and captured the USAC National Midget Car Series title. An all-time high 553 drivers scored points during the 215-race season.Danny Stratton, Brady Bacon, Josh Wise, Bobby Santos III, Brad Loyet, Jay Drake, Bryan Clauson and Mike Hess completed the top ten.

Chase Barber captured the Design 500 Racewear National Midget Rookie of the Year Award. In the National Midget Manufacturer of the Year Award, Esslinger Engineering claimed the engine manufacture award, while Stealth topped the point battle for chassis builders.

<pre> TOP TEN WELD RACING NATIONAL MIDGET DRIVERS 1. Brad Kuhn 1466 2. Jerry Coons Jr. 1374 3. Danny Stratton 1003 4. Brady Bacon 866 5. Josh Wise 849 6. Bobby Santos III 807 7. Brad Loyet 765 8. Jay Drake 758 9. Bryan Clauson 756 10. Mike Hess 732

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Series MIDGET , USAC
Drivers Brad Kuhn , Jay Drake , Josh Wise , Bobby Santos III , Bryan Clauson , Brad Loyet , Danny Stratton , Jerry Coons Jr.