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We Have Cancelled for Tonight!

 

The Races On The Web Flinn Stock division was taken by Benjamin Nott while the Kentucky Fried Chicken Late Model event was postponed until Sunday evening due to a massive pile up in the second lap that involved 15 of the 18 cars in the event. The make up feature will be the first event of the night.  Chad Raby dominated the Port City Racecar Pro Stock feature while the Engine Pro Pro Truck feature went to Andrew Fidler. Myron DeYoung picked up another All-Star Performance IMCA Modified feature with the final feature of the night was the Street Stock feature being taken by Melvin Allen.

Racing action continues Sunday night with 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 grandstands opening at 5PM. 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.

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.

 

Great Lakes Nationals

 Crystal, MI - Saturday night at Crystal Motor Speedway was the 2011 season finale with the running of the 19th annual Great Lakes Nationals presented by Engine Pro and sponsored by Victor Reinz Gaskets. The event saw 176 drivers and near standing room only crowd brave the chilly evening air to watch the event that would crown the 2011 Engine Pro IMCA Modified champion and see the winner of the event walk away with a cool $3000 winners check.

In IMCA Modified action and the premier race of the night, Myron DeYoung held off a charging Joey Fowler and Chad Maurer take home the giant trophy and the big money. They were followed by Jimmy Hale, Jr., Brody Bowser, Mike Shanteau, Dan Minikey Jr., Robert Hutson, Rusty Zeigler, and Melvin Allen. Bowser and Hale won the B Main features while Tim Lytle, Maurer, DeYoung, and Jerry Hunt grabbed heat wins. The season championship was taken home by AJ Ward for the second consecutive year.



Taylor Wiles grabbed top honors in the Races On The Web Flinn Stock division over Alex Richards, Tristan Winter, Andrew Kaake, Zach Rummer, Tyler McGhan, Jason Playter, Cody Everingham, Paris Richards, and Garrett Wiles. Garrett Wiles brought home a heat win.

The Kentucky Fried Chicken sponsored Late Models went green to checker in a 40 lap shootout with Dona Marcoullier besting Rick Stout, Carl Ries, Rob Taylor, Bob Finlay, Roger Wing, Dean Huizenga, Brad Metzer, Ryan VanderVeen, and Matt Pickard. Pickard also added the B Main to his season’s list of achievements with heat gold going to Keith Gentz, Marcoullier, and Justin Robinson.

Chaney Newland had already secured the Port City Pro Stock title and after a 30 lap fight with Larry Kosloski and Ryan Kent, he ended his season with another feature win. Jacob Headley, Mike Husted, Blake Hollenbeck, Doug McKeown, Sr., Josh Loomis, Derrick Dennis, and Derek Poland finished out the top ten. Kosloski and Mike Husted claimed heat wins.

David Verhaar got out front early and was long gone as he pocketed the Engine Pro Pro Truck feature win over Carl Thayer, Jason Parkhurst, Dave Peters, Robert Griffin, Richard Melton, Tim Wood, David Dancer, Allen Welch, and Ashlee Scott. Verhaar and Scott took heat gold.

A giant field of 30 Smokers Club of Mt. Pleasant Street Stocks was an absolute battle that ended with Mick Latsch besting Mike VanderMark, Jr., Joseph Pomeroy, Dan Hersey, Brook Brasington, Brian Williams, James Prochazka, Chuck Smith, Brooke Ann Brasington, and Matt Kammers. Brasington worked her way into the A Main by winning the B feature with heat victories scored by Latsch, Josh Sternberg, and Smith.

This event marked the end of another successful season at Crystal Motor Speedway. The management of CMS wishes to thank all the drivers, fans, and sponsors for another great season. The next event of note for drivers and fans is the yearly banquet to honor achievements which will be held January 7th. As the event draws a bit closer, ticket information will be mailed to registered drivers and will also be posted on the track website at crystalmotorspeedway.com. Further information may be obtained by calling the track office at 989.235.5200 or visiting the website.