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Erickson wins 100-lapper in comeback fashion at the LoanMart
By Ronald Montez / The Madera Tribune
In the 100-lap race of the LoanMart Late Model Series, winning driver Matt Erickson delivered a simple
yet powerful message to the fans and fellow competitors: never give up hope, no matter what the
Despite trailing for all but three laps on Saturday night (July 25), Erickson kept at it and stayed in a close
enough distance to position himself for a comeback win in Race No. 5 of the $10,000.00 to win LoanMart
Open Late Model Series 100-lap (split 50's) main event.
"At the halfway break, I thought I wasn't even going to come close to winning," said Erickson, who was in
third place after 46 laps. "I was going to settle for a top-five finish. We worked on the car and made a
couple of adjustments, it actually woke the car up."
It was the first race of the season for the defending Open Late Model champ, who had to sit out the first
four events for disciplinary actions stemming from last year's series finale.
Back racing on the "Fastest 1/3 Mile in the West", Erickson gave the loyal Speedway fans a memorable
finish as he passed fellow competitor and runner-up Bryan Herzog in the closing moments of the 100-lap
The veteran driver Herzog was aiming for his third straight win after posting victories on June 20 and
"I think we have the same amount of laps on this track," said Erickson. "I've lost count on how many I've
ran but he's been racing here probably his whole life and I've been here since 2007. We know how this
track works. He's what they call a bottom feeder because he likes to stay on the bottom (part of the
racetrack). I'll move around and go to the high-side or I'll go wherever and do Click here for more...
AN ENDURO OVERHAUL, the Madera Enduro Extreme Series is
Madera, CA (7.13.15) - Enduro racing has always meant low cost, fun racing for most everyone that has
ever been involved with this type of competition. The Enduros came from a place where a car could be
built in a week or two using wrecking yard parts then raced against 50 other cars or more in one off
special events that filled grandstands with action seeking fansClick here for more
Drivers show moxie in Gerhardt Classic at the LoanMart Madera
Speedway By Ronald Montez The Madera Tribune
Crashes, controversy and classic finishes is the best way to sum up the Gerhardt Classic at the LoanMart
From the vintage cars to the winged sprints, drivers in all the divisions certainly gave fans a pleasing
show on Saturday night (July 11).
It was an open wheel event that had a little bit of everything including the 100-lap three-wide start BCRA
Midgets race, Round No. 4 of the Pacific Region King of the Wing Sprint Series, Race No. 4 of the $1,000
to win Twisted Tea Modifieds, USAC HPD Midgets, NCMA Sprints, 360 Super Modifieds, Vintage BCRA
Midgets, Vintage HardTops and the Vintage Open Super Modifieds that was presented by Hoosier Tire.
Although Nick Chivello (BCRA Midgets), DJ Hamilton (Winged Sprints), Victor Machado (Twisted Tea's),
Dylan Nobile (USAC HPD Midgets), Eric Humphries Click here ofr more...
Fireworks, drivers delight fans at the LoanMart
Madera Speedway By Ronald Montez The Madera Tribune
Those words not only described the Grade A fireworks show that was displayed for the fans at the
LoanMart Madera Speedway - the same could be said for the drivers on the evening.
With the oval asphalt's infield sky illuminated by the dazzling fireworks show - combined with a five-main
spectacular, the crowd celebrated Independence Day - short track racing-style - on Saturday night.
In the Jeff Doran Grass Roots Racer Classic, victories by Robert Slagle (Enduros), "Racing" Jason Aguirre
(Late Models), John Bowersox (MST), Tim Curtis (Toyota Sedans), and Josh Whitfield (Hobby Stocks)
were as equally impressive as the Fourth of July fireworks exhibition click here for more...