SWS: Mesa Marin October Classic date change

Officials for Mesa Marin Raceway and the Featherlite Southwest Series, NASCAR Touring division have changed the date for the "October Classic" 150-lap event. Originally scheduled for Saturday, October 19, the race will now be contested on Sunday,...

Officials for Mesa Marin Raceway and the Featherlite Southwest Series, NASCAR Touring division have changed the date for the "October Classic" 150-lap event. Originally scheduled for Saturday, October 19, the race will now be contested on Sunday, October 20 with a 4:00pm start time.

The Featherlite Southwest Series will return to MMR for the third time in 2002 for race number 13 of the 14-race championship series. Darrell LaMoure of Phoenix, Ariz. collected his first career victory in last falls event and looks to repeat at the series oldest charter track.

Eddy McKean of Jerome, Idaho leads the points standings over M.K. Kanke by 120 points, with second year driver Burney Lamar in third. Jim Pettit II and Doug McCoun round out the top-five in the standings.

The schedule for October 20 will have haulers entering the pits at 6:00am, with registration taking place at 7:00am. Practice will get underway at 9:15am, with time trials commencing at 1:00pm

Mesa Marin Raceway has hosted more Featherlite Southwest Series races then any other track (52). Mike Chase has nine wins on the high-banked oval, and M.K. Kanke is the winningest active driver at MMR with four trips to victory lane.

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Series NASCAR
Drivers Burney Lamar , Darrell LaMoure , Doug McCoun , Jim Pettit II