Sanction: Midwest Big 10 Series (Miller Lite Twin 50s) - $1,500
Information provided by: Track reports (last updated June 19, 7:51 am)
Wenger tops Diveley for victory at Macon
Miller Lite Twin 50s
- McKay Wenger
- Matt Taylor
- Brian Diveley
- Jeremy Conaway
- Chuck Mitchell
- Guy Taylor
- Greg Kimmons
- Joseph Hughes
- Bo Brockway
- Dick Taylor
What won the race: Winning a battle with reigning series champ Brian Diveley, McKay Wenger of Fairbury, Ill., regained the lead for good with four laps remaining for a $1,500 Midwest Big 10 Series victory at Macon Speedway.
Key notes: Wenger won for the second time in five Big 10 races. ... Wenger battled the first 30 laps in a position-swapping battle with Chuck Mitchell and Matt Taylor. ... Brian Diveley used the low groove to take the point from Wenger in the second half of the 50-lapper. ... Four cautions slowed the feature that had four lead changes. ... Crate Late Models competed, too, with Guy Taylor the top-finishing Crate driver in sixth. ... Macon veteran Dick Taylor, 71, finished 10th; he won five Lite Beer Twin 50 events, most recently in 1995. ... The top points driver in Big 10 points will get a provisional starting spot in Macon's Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series and UMP DIRTcar Summernationals events.
Winner's sponsors: Wenger's Pierce Race Car is sponsored by Central Illinois Buildings and Creative Kitchens & Bath.
Points chase: Entering the weekend, Brian Diveley had 186 points to lead Greg Kimmons (172) and McKay Wenger (168).
Car count: 13
Next series race: June 21, Jacksonville Speedway (Jacksonville, IL) $5,000
Editor's note: Results and race details are unofficial.