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MP’s Cook crowned champion at 34 Raceway

Aug 27, 2013
Photo by: Dana Royer Kids get the “go” to gather up the candy at 34 Raceway Saturday, Aug. 24 for the Candy Dash. Nearly 7,000 pieces of candy were spread on the track for the event.

WEST BURLINGTON – 2013 34 Raceway season champions were crowned Saturday night, Aug. 24, for all seven classes on Denny Woodworth Attorney at Law and JL Scrap Metals Fan Appreciation Night.

Dan the Man had the fans, adults and kids, compete in some games, and a dump truck unloaded nearly 7,000 pieces of candy on the front stretch for the kid’s candy dash courtesy of Krieger Racing, Ron Wooldridge Trucking, Krieger Farms, Tony & Joanna Scott, Jim & JoAnn Costello, Roederer's Pit Stop, Rich Adams, Nick Breuer, The Flying Farmer Andy Huston, Glenn Birky and High 5 Racing adding to the fun.

When the night of racing was completed, seven champions were crowned: Mark Burgtorf of Quincy, Ill. (UMP Late Models); Mitch Morris of Eldridge (IMCA Modifieds); John Schulz of West Burlington (305 sprints); Jason Cook of Mt. Pleasant (IMCA Stock Cars); Bobby Anders of Quincy, Ill. (IMCA Sport Mods), Wayne Noble of Wapello (four cylinders); and Evan Epperson of Muscatine (Mod Lites).

Coming up this week will be two nights of racing action when the USAC Non-Wing 410 Sprints come to 34 Raceway on Friday night, Aug. 30.

Also on the card will be the 305 sprints and the IMCA Sport Mods. Pit gates open at 3 p.m., grandstands at 5 p.m. and qualifying to start at 7 p.m.

Saturday, Aug. 31 brings the Midwest Power and Performance & Power Clash for Cash event with Quad, Pit Bikes and Side By Sides in their first ever stand-alone event at 34 Raceway.


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