Mid-Michigan Sunday summary

LEDFORD, BAILEY SCORE WINS AT MID-MICHIGAN MOTORPLEX'S NHRA LUCAS OIL EVENT STANTON, Mich. -- The NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event at Mid-Michigan Motorplex is in the books. The two-day race kicked off on Saturday and ...

LEDFORD, BAILEY SCORE WINS AT MID-MICHIGAN MOTORPLEX'S NHRA LUCAS OIL EVENT

STANTON, Mich. -- The NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event at Mid-Michigan Motorplex is in the books. The two-day race kicked off on Saturday and wrapped up with eliminations today. Stanton resident and former Motorplex track manager Jeff Ledford scored the win in Top Dragster and Robert Bailey earned the win in Comp Eliminator.

Ledford beat out Jeff Brown of Marysville, Ohio, for his first win in the category. He ran 7.482 second at 166.66 mph to Brown's 7.346-second, 185.91 mph pass.

Bailey was runner-up at the division's season opener in Norwalk, Ohio. The Wabash, Ind., racer wheeled his dragster to a 6.736-second, 193.84 mph pass to take the win over Douglas Stewart of Edwardsburg, Mich. Stewart ran 8.374 seconds at 164.50 mph.

In Super Stock, Richard Doane, Dayton, Ohio, wheeled his '87 Camaro to the win over Jimmy Ronzello, Rockwood, Mich., in his '98 Mustang. Stock Eliminator racer Ben Wentzel Sr., Freeland, Mich., made his way to the winner's circle, driving his '67 Camaro around the '82 Escort of Steve Polhill, London, Ont. Indianapolis's Troy Galbraith earned the win in Super Comp over Jonathan Martin of Milan, Ind., while Joe Bauman, Chesanny, Mich., beat out Mark Sanders, Harrison, Ohio, in the Super Gas final. Super Street competitor Steve Mesik, Plainwell, Mich., drove his '67 Nova to the win over Paul Richardson, Woodburn, Ind., and his '87 Firenza. In Top Sportsman, Don Peden, Edinburg, Ill., in his '07 Cobalt earned the win over Johnstown, Ohio's Bill Yates Sr. in his '04 Cavalier.

-credit: nhra

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