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Kunz enters Darland & Clarke for Belleville

From Byran Gapinski

Belleville, Kan., Aug. 1—Former Belleville Midget Nationals Car Owner Champion Keith Kunz Motorsports has filed two enteries for the 33rd annual Speedway Motors Belleville Midget Nationals on Aug. 6-7 at the Belleville High Banks. Enteries for the NCRA sanctioned event now total thirty-one cars. Several other teams have contacted the race office and are scheduled to compete, despite not filing a pre-race entry.

Kunz will field a pair of Bullet Chassis’s powered by Toyota. Dave Darland who won the event in 1999 and 2002 will pilot the No. 71 entry. Henry Clarke who surprised the field last year by leading the first half of Saturday’s feature will drive the second car. Caleb Armstrong who in his first appearance at the High banks last year finished third in the preliminary night feature and 16th in Saturday’s Championship feature has also filed an entry for the event.

General Admission tickets for all events are sold first-come first-served on race day at the ticket gate. Reserved Seating tickets are available. General admission available only if the event is not sold out, and available only on the day of the race at the track ticket office (bottom 3 rows only). For tickets, contact: Jensik Insurance, 1309 18th St., Belleville, KS 66935, Phone: 785-527-2713, Fax: 785-527-2125. Office Hours: Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (CST).

BELLEVILLE MIDGET NATIONALS ENTRY LIST

CAR# DRIVER/HOMETOWN CAR OWNER/CHASSIS/ENGINE

2 Terry Goodwin/Laveen, AZ Misty Goodwin/Spike/Fontana

2R Levi Roberts/Bloomfield, CO Bryan Clauson/Spike/Ford-Esslinger

3 Darren Hagen/Riverside, CA RFMS Racing/Spike/Ford-Esslinger

3T Julee Jamison/Highlands Ranch, CO Bryan Jamison/Stealth/Ford-Esslinger

4 Bobby East/Brownsburg, IN Terry Klatt/Beast/Ford-Esslinger

4x Chad Frewaldt/Kansas City, KS Chad Frewaldt/Bullet/Chevrolet

5D Zach Daum/Pocahontas, IL Dan Daum/Beast/Ford-Esslinger

05 Brad Loyet/Sunset Hills, MO Loyet Motorsports/Spike/Ford-Esslinger

06 Mario Clouser/Auburn, IL MCW Motorsports/Beast/Mopar

7a Caleb Armstrong/New Castle, IN C & A Motorsports/Spike/Ford-Esslinger

8 Kevin Swindell/Germantown, TN Murray Erickson/Spike/Ford-Esslinger

8e Murray Erickson/Odessa,TX Murray Erickson/Spike/Mopar

11 Jerry Coons Jr./Tucson, AZ Wilke-PAK/Spike/Toyota

11c Chett Gehrke/Broken Arrow, OK Skip Mattison/Stealth/Fontana

11h Garrett Hood/Concordia, KS Hood Racing/Stealth/Fontana

11x TBA Wilke-PAK/Spike/Toyota

12 Gary Taylor/Snohomish, WA ABC Motorsports/Spike/Ford-Esslinger

12 Josh Pelkey/Peoria, AZ ABC Motorsports/Spike/Ford-Esslinger

14 Tony Rossi/Brighton, CO Tony Rossi/Spike/Mopar

17 Brad Kuhn/Avon, IN RWB Motorsports/Beast/Fontana

19 Patrick Stasa/Kingman, KS Stasa Racing/SBR/Gaerte

22 Brian Postle/Keensburg, CO Brian Postle/Stealth/Ford-Esslinger

26 Shane Golobic/Fremont, CA Doug Bock/Spike/Ford-Esslinger

30 Chad Boat/Phoenix, AZ Billy Boat/Spike/VDS-Ford-Esslinger

39 Bryan Clauson/Noblesville, IN Corey Tucker/Spike/Ford-Esslinger

49 Brad Sweet/Grass Valley, CA Kahne-Curb/Spike/Mopar

67 Henry Clarke/Villa Park,CA Keith Kunz/Bullet/Toyota

71 Dave Darland/Lincoln, IN Keith Kunz/Bullet/Toyota

85 Matt Johnson/Oklahoma City, OK Central Motorsports/Spike/Mopar

91 Jeff Stasa/Kingman, KS Stasa Racing/Beast/Gaerte