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Wartburg Speedway

Marlar gets $7,500 haul from Mack Trucks 50

July 4, 2009, 11:04 am
By Chris Tilley
CT Marketing
Mike Marlar (157) battles Billy Ogle Jr. (201). (dt52photos.com)
Mike Marlar (157) battles Billy Ogle Jr. (201). (dt52photos.com)

WARTBURG, Tenn. (July 3) — Mike Marlar of Winfield, Tenn., overtook Billy Ogle Jr. of Knoxville, Tenn., on the 14th lap at Wartburg Speedway and raced to victory in the Mack Trucks 50. Marlar earned $7,500 in the unsanctioned event slowed by eight cautions at the third-mile east Tennessee oval. | Slideshow

Ogle settled for second followed by Joe Armes of Petros, Tenn., Anthony White of Clinton, Tenn., and Justin Rattliff of Campbellsville, Ky.

Notes: Marlar's Rocket Chassis has an Estes Racing Engine and sponsorship from Doors N More, Marlar & Sons Auto Dismantling, Stephens Trucking and Wayne Bowen Racing Supply. ... Marlar picked up a $3,000 victory earlier this season at Wartburg. ... The event drew 23 drivers from three states. ... Gar Dickson scratched from the feature. ... The next Wartburg special is a $2,000-to-win Crate Late Model event on the NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series, set for July 17.

Mack Trucks 50: (1) Mike Marlar, (2) Billy Ogle Jr., (3) Joe Armes, (4) Anthony White, (5) Justin Rattliff, (6) Skip Arp, (7) Derek Ellis, (8) Tommy Kerr, (9) Shon Flanary, (10) Dan Tipton, (11) Stacy Boles, (12) Victor Lee, (13) Jeff Smith, (14) J.J. Templeton, (15) Steve Smith, (16) Jamie Perry, (17) Matthew Langley, (18) Ricky Arms, (19) Rick Rogers, (20) Perry Delaney, (21) Randy Weaver, (22) Tim Huddleston. Fast qualifier (among 23 cars): Marlar, 12.488 seconds. Heat race winners: Marlar, Armes, Ogle.

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