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This Holiday Weekend 
TWO Big Nights of Racing!

This week at Crystal Motor is our annual celebration of the Memorial Day weekend. Weather permitting, race events will be run on both Saturday and Sunday nights. Saturday night is a full show plus the Hiram Lightening Sprints and the 'Relay For Life' fundraiser. Sunday night has the first showing of the Michigan Traditional Sprints joining the lineup with the Flinn Stocks have the night off. The track has plenty of primitive camping available. 

Pit gates open at 4:30 and the main grandstand gates open at 5PM. Racing begins at 7:30 both nights. On Saturday, adults are $12 and kids 5-11 are $5. Pit passes are $25. On Sunday night, adult prices to the grand stands will be $15 while the kids prices remain at $5 and the pit passes are still $25. More information can be obtained by calling the track office at 989.235.5200 The 2015 SCHEDULE IS HERE.

Because I was busy doing a bunch of other 'stuff,' I neglected to turn on the DVR. I apologize... but not all is lost. You can go back to our YouTube experiment and watch it right HERE
 
We will be live streaming the races tonight starting about 7:25 or so and you can watch on your pc HERE while I-Pad users can watch HERE The other link for I-pads or I-pods is here
 
Our "R Word" list has topped out at over 1200 people so far. Naturally, I was on the road when Ron called me so I was a bit slow getting it out. When the notification for this cancellation went out, I had over 43 bounce backs. If you had registered and didn't get a notice, PLEASE send me a new request. I deleted the bounce backs from my list. Let's get get the 'lost' home again! You can join our "R Word" list by sending an email or TEXTING to this email address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  If you are on the list and your email has changed, drop me a note!
 
There was a modification to the rules concerning transponders. While it was changed in the rules, I failed to post here it here. This rule was modified April 21st, 2015. It says: "18. Transponders must be mounted on the right side and the back of rear axle and in an orange transponder pouch. If your transponder falls off you may not be scored and you will be responsible for replacing the transponder.Any racer caught trying to modify or deliberately changing location of transponder will be disqualified."  Check with your tech inspector if you have questions.
 
The 2015 rules packages are here: LATE MODEL, IMCA, PRO STOCK, STREET STOCK, and the GENERAL CMS RULES. The 2015 SCHEDULE IS HERE.

You can reach me at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. as you have been able to reach me since this site started back in 1993. I have or can get you the honest answer far more often than you can get it on FaceBook. You may find this hard to believe but not everything you read on FB is true.


For those that intend to have minors entering the pits, here is the minor release form to have pre-filled out. PLEASE NOTE! "Legal" people say you need to do one of two things. Fill it out and have it notarized or fill it out but don't sign it until you are at the track so track officials can countersign it. Other forms will be posted here shortly.

 

July 21, 2012


History is an odd thing… and so is destiny.

Feature Winner Pro Trucks - July 21, 2012
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July 21, 2004, Kesha Griffin, 14 year old daughter of Pro Truck driver Bob Griffin, was killed in a tragic car accident. Every year since, Bob has run a self sponsored special where his family gives money to a division payout in honor of Kesha. She was a huge race fan and supporter of the Street Stocks in particular. In the seven special events prior to this year, Bob has managed to win several of these races, much to the approval of an appreciative fan base.

Last year on July 21st, another 14 year old race fan, Brandon Rummer, was killed while riding his bike. Bob added Brandon to his memorial of Kesha this year. He started fourth in the Engine Pro Pro Truck feature, a division that has been dominated in points by three other drivers: Ashlee Scott, Dave Peters, and Tim Wood.  With the drop of the green, Griffin quickly motored to the lead with only Gaven Parks within reach. He opened up a sizeable lead but that evaporated during a caution.

Once back to racing, Griffin pulled away with Parks riding shotgun on his tail while the rest of the field battled for position. With the
white flag in the air, Parks mounted one last charge but nothing was
to stop destiny as Griffin pocketed his second consecutive “The Sky is the Limit” race. Parks came home second, followed by Wood, Peters, Mike Seaman, Scott, Ryan Paradise, Tim Sooy, Chris DeCamp, and Don Prout. Griffin and Prout also won heats. The points leaders are Scott, Peters, and Wood.

Pro Trucks    
Pos Car No Driver Points
1 7S Ashlee Scott 599
2 55 Dave Peters 561
3 40 Tim Wood 556
4 62 Mike Seaman (R) 530
5 5 David Dancer 526
6 67D Chris DeCamp (R) 522
7 06 Ryan Paradise 504
8 66G Robert Griffin 499
9 53 Tim Sooy 488
10 37 Gaven Parks 433
10 35 Richard Melton 433
12 16 Garrett Wiles (R) 407
13 01 Don Prout 347
14 38 James McKeown 305
15 24D Kevin Deal 280
16 32 Robert Town (R) 250
17 73 Carl Thayer 228
18 12 Joe Nieman 191
19 13 Brad Roberts 164
20 5X Gary Dancer 151

Pro Trucks 7/21/2012

A Feature:1. Robert Griffin (Sumner, MI), 2. Gaven Parks (Elwell, MI), 3. Tim Wood (Edmore, MI), 4. Dave Peters (Alma, MI), 5. Mike Seaman (Ithaca, MI), 6. Ashlee Scott (Vestaburg, MI), 7. Ryan Paradise (St. Johns, MI), 8. Tim Sooy (Stanton, MI), 9. Chris DeCamp (Sumner, MI), 10. Don Prout, 11. Garrett Wiles (Hubbardston, MI), 12. David Dancer (Elwell, MI), 13. Richard Melton (Hubbardston, MI), 14. James McKeown (Stanton, MI), 15. Kyle Borgman (Muskegon, MI),

 

 

 

Heat 1:1. Robert Griffin (Sumner, MI), 2. Tim Wood (Edmore, MI), 3. Ryan Paradise (St. Johns, MI), 4. James McKeown (Stanton, MI), 5. Mike Seaman (Ithaca, MI), 6. Ashlee Scott (Vestaburg, MI), 7. Tim Sooy (Stanton, MI), 8. Kyle Borgman (Muskegon, MI),

 

 

 

Heat 2:1. Don Prout, 2. David Dancer (Elwell, MI), 3. Gaven Parks (Elwell, MI), 4. Dave Peters (Alma, MI), 5. Garrett Wiles (Hubbardston, MI), 6. Richard Melton (Hubbardston, MI), 7. Chris DeCamp (Sumner, MI),