Story by Kyle Larson
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CASSOPOLIS, Mich. (July 16, 2014) – The Auto Value Bumper to Bumper Super Sprints return to action on Saturday, July 19 at M-40 (MI) Speedway. This weekend’s event concludes a busy stretch that featured six races during the previous three weeks in the states of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Ohio.
Five-time series champion Jason Blonde continues to sit atop the point standings with a 76 point advantage over Kevin Feeney with six events remaining. Blonde has amassed six top-five finishes while Feeney has posted seven top-10s. Third in the standings is Davey Hamilton Jr. with Jo Jo Helberg and Tom Geren filling out the top five.
Drivers that have scored feature victories in 2014 include Jimmy McCune (Angola), Helberg (Kalamazoo and Dixie), Ryan Litt (Toledo), Troy DeCaire (M-40) and most recently Jerry Caryer (New Paris).
Turning in a dominant performance, Florida’s Troy DeCaire dominated the 30-lap feature at M-40 Speedway in Jones, Mich. on Saturday, June 14. DeCaire became the fourth different winner in the opening four events.
Following DeCaire across the finish line included former Hoosier Outlaw Sprint Series Champion Tim Cox with Chris Neuenschwander holding off Jo Jo Helberg for the final podium spot. Series point’s leader Jason Blonde rounded out the top-five finishers.
In addition to Winged Sprint Cars, Modifieds, Street Stocks and M-40 Stocks will be part of the racing program.
On Saturday, practice begins at 3:30 p.m. with qualifying set for 5 and the racing program starting at 7:07. Tickets for Adults are $15, Students (11-15) - $8 with Kids (10 and Under) – Free.