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Bluegrass Speedway 2009 Championship Celebration Set for November 14

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Auto Racing

By The Staff

BARDSTOWN - With the racing portion of the 2009 racing season completed, Bluegrass Speedway track promoters David and Anita Ferrell will officially wrap up the 2009 racing campaign with their 10th Annual Championship Awards Banquet on Saturday evening November 14 at Samuels Hall, located next door to Bluegrass Speedway at the Nelson County Fairgrounds.

The November 14 Championship Awards Banquet will see the top ten point netters in the four weekly divisions honored for their efforts in 2009, with the top six drivers in each division receiving money, trophies, and gift certificates, while those drivers that finished seventh through tenth in each division receiving a plaque and gift certificates. Also, the Super Late Model and Modified division rookies of the year and runner-ups will also receive awards. Along with this, some drivers that were signed up with the Contingency Connection program will also receive post-season awards and recognition from various bonus CC programs.

The top ten drivers in each division (plus the Super Late Model and Modified rookies of the year and runner-ups), along with one guest, will be admitted free to the banquet for the evening. For all other guests, admission will be $10 for adults, with children ages 12 and under admitted for $5. The dress of the awards presentation and dinner is casual and interested parties need to RSVP by no later than November 12 at (859) 854-6922 or (859) 516-3723 and ask for Anita.

Activities for the celebration of the best of the best at Bluegrass Speedway for 2009 will see the Samuels Hall doors open at 5:00 p.m, with dinner being served at 6:00 p.m, followed by the awards presentation and celebration of champions beginning at 7:15 p.m.

Bluegrass Speedway has also been proud to be one of only 60 tracks in the nation to have the prestigious Contingency Connection national contingency program for our racers in 2009. The Contingency Connection will have over $50,000 in national contingency postings up for grabs.

Bluegrass Speedway last raced on September 26 and feature event winners for that event were Rick Combs of Bethel, OH in 44 Auto Mart Super Late Models, Benji Lee of Loretto, KY in Modifieds, Logan Whitis of Hustonville, KY in WBRT 1320-AM Sportsman, and Brad Leake of Bardstown, KY in Street Stocks.

The 2009 Track Champions at Bluegrass Speedway are David Webb of Nicholasville, KY in 44 Auto Mart Super Late Models, Benji Lee of Loretto, KY in Modifieds, Pat Hagan of New Haven, KY in WBRT 1320-AM Sportsman, and Johnny Cecil of Bardstown, KY in Street Stocks. Daniel Hatcher of Campbellsville, KY is the 2009 Norman Copley Super Late Model Rookie of the Year and Sam Huffer of Elizabethtown, KY is the 2009 Modified division Rookie of the Year.

Bluegrass Speedway is located at 2221 New Haven Road at the intersection of Kentucky Highway 31-E and exit 21 of the Martha Layne Collins (Bluegrass) Parkway. For more information about all racing activities for the 2009 racing season, visit the track’s page on the internet at www.bluegrass-speedway.com or by phone at (502) 349-1241 on raceday.

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Bluegrass Speedway FINAL 2009 Top Ten Track Point Standings

44 Auto Mart Super Late Models:

1. David Webb (Nicholasville, KY)- 212

2. Jeff Watson (Campbellsville, KY)- 189

3. Jason Keltner (Campbellsville, KY)- 162

4. Justin Rattliff (Campbellsville, KY)- 140

5. Dustin Linville (Bryantsville, KY)- 128

6. Michael Chilton (Salvisa, KY)- 127

7. Tim Tungate (Campbellsville, KY)- 124

8. Mike Marlar (Winfield, TN)- 122

9. Johnny Wheeler (Campbellsville, KY)- 119

10. Mike Jewell (Scottsburg, IN)- 111

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Open Wheel Modifieds:

1. Benji Lee (Raywick, KY)- 260

2. Michael England (Glasgow, KY)- 217

3. Dion Benningfield (Lebanon, KY)- 204

4. Jason Wheatley (Loretto, KY)- 178

5. Rocky Wilson (Hodgenville, KY)- 162

6. Josh Lucas (Bardstown, KY)- 141

7. Adam Cole (Campbellsville, KY)- 138

8. Randy Turpin (Lebanon, KY)- 118

Brad Schlosser (Leitchfield, KY)- 118

10. Randall Basham (Vine Grove, KY)- 110

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WBRT 1320-AM Sportsman:

1. Pat Hagan (New Haven, KY)- 277

2. Avral Thompson (Loretto, KY)- 219

3. Robbie Settles (Bardstown, KY)- 162

4. Roger Cecil (Bardstown, KY)- 146

5. Rob Jones (Bardstown, KY)- 145

6. Jimmy Bryan (New Haven, KY)- 139

7. Barry Chesser (Bloomfield, KY)- 137

8. Sam Mull (Jeffersonville, IN)- 115

9. Elton Martin (Magnolia, KY)- 103

10. Joe Dunbar (Lawrenceburg, KY)- 96

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Street Stocks:

1. Johnny Cecil (Bardstown, KY)- 233

2. Timmy Glazer (Bardstown, KY)- 225

3. Brad Leake (Bardstown, KY)- 216

4. Shane Lafollette (Hodgenville, KY)- 207

5. Jason Bartley (Bardstown, KY)- 158

6. Terry Bartley (Bardstown, KY)- 147

7. Scott Thompson (Bardstown, KY)- 144

Joe Walker (Bardstown, KY)- 144

9. Willie Edelen (Bardstown, KY)- 126

10. Mike Cozzin, Jr. (Borden, IN)- 102

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Norman Copley Super Late Model Rookie of the Year:

1. Daniel Hatcher (Campbellsville, KY)- 51

2. Aaron Matthews (MUnfordsville, KY)- 31

3. Robbie Bennett (Harrodsburg, KY)- 16

4. Dillan White (Hopkinsville, KY)- 14

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Modified Rookie of the Year:

Sam Huffer (Elizabethtown, KY)- 107

Gary Parks (Elizabethtown, KY)- 54

Jeremy Hisel (Elizabethtown, KY)- 51

Joe David Humphrey (Lebanon, KY)- 44

5. Jason Priddy (Weasetown, KY)- 34

Matt Watkins (Lawrenceburg, KY)- 10

Richard Musick (Nicholasville, KY)- 6

Josh Brock (Corbin, KY)- 5