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Shady Bowl puts one on the books as rain abates

DeGraff OH (5/28): Shady Bowl Speedway finally got a full program of racing in Saturday night after another rain out. Mother nature blessed the country oval with beautiful weather as fans and drivers joined in the celebration of Memorial Day. The track opened its arms to all members of our military both active and retired as they were admitted free to the grandstand for a night out. Taps was played to honor those who are no longer with us. All those at Shady Bowl Speedway thank them for their service. There was also a parade of race cars that circled the track with American flags on each car. The drivers and car owners who were in the parade put their cars on the track ran several laps, without a mention of the high fuel cost. It just goes to show the Bowl not only has some of the best pavement short track drivers in the country, but some of the best people also.

The Wooten Modified Automotive and Towing Modifieds 30 lap feature former saw former track champion Mike Carroll take command on lap one.

Carroll led the first ten counters before fast qualifier (13.754) Chris Parker took over the point. It was all Parker from that point on, as he dominated the balance of the race in his Francis Engines open wheeler. Logan McPherson got by Carroll to finish second, with Carroll finishing third, Daniel McPherson and Jerry Stapleton fifth. Buck Purtee won the dash, with Carroll taking the heat.