By Ken de la Bastide
(April 28, 2014) -
With a victory in the Mel Kenyon Midget
Series race sight, Jessica Bean lost her
patience in lapped traffic and spun coming
off the fourth corner with eight laps
Bean’s misfortune gave Travis Young, his
seventh career victory, leading the final
eight laps with Cordy Horn and Cole Fehr
battling for the win.
On the final lap Fehr was able to slip pass
Horn for second with rookies Colton Dooley
coming home in fourth and Logan Huggler
rounding out the top five. Bean finished
Dooley led the first nine laps holding off
Bean, Amanda Davies, Young and Horn. Bean
grabbed the lead on the tenth circuit with
an inside pass of
Dooley coming off the fourth corner and
pulled away from the rest of the field.
Alexandria driver Clayton Gaines finished
12th after hitting the turn four outside
wall on lap six, suffering a flat right
“She (Bean) had a good lead,” Young said
from the winner’s circle. “I was just trying
to hold off the guys behind me.
“Then I had an opportunity for the win,” he
said. “I had a couple of hard chargers back
Horn led all ten laps of the first heat race
for the win with Fehr, Young, Gaines and
Kent Kriegbaum rounding out the top five.
Dameron Taylor led the entire distance in
the second heat race but behind him there
was plenty of action.
Bean passed Amada Davies with an inside pass
entering turn three to claim the second
Dooley, in his first ever start in a Kenyon
Midget used the high groove to pass Don
Petit on lap four entering turn one and got
inside of Davies entering turn three on lap
nine to grab the third spot. Davies and
Petit rounded out the top five.