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Belle-Clair Speedway Meents Memorial, Friday, October 2nd

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Millstadt, IL – Friday, October 2nd, the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget Series and POWRi Speedway Motors 600cc Outlaw Micro Series will take to Belle-Clair Speedway for the 11th Annual Charlene Meents Memorial.  The final visit of the 2015 season at Belle-Clair Speedway for both POWRi divisions, the Meents Memorial is one of the most highly anticipated events since its inception in 2005, for both POWRi and Belle-Clair Speedway.
The event is held in honor of former Midwest Auto Racing Association President, Charlene Meents.  During her years with MARA, Meents was instrumental in keeping midget racing alive in the Midwest, especially the St. Louis area.  She also played an important role in maintaining MARA’s presence in some of the country’s largest and most notable races, including the Belleville Nationals and the Chili Bowl Nationals. Though she passed away in August 2003, Meents is remembered by many as the friendly face who welcomed them to each MARA event.  Along with her friends and family, the Charlene Meents Memorial keeps her racing legacy alive.
Just as Meents contributed much to midget racing, several additional sponsors have contributed to the Charlene Meents Memorial.  A big thank you to all of the following people and businesses:
Lap Sponsors:
1 – The Lynch family and in memory of Chad McDaniel ($50)
2 – Brian Thompson Roofing
3 – In memory of Charlene Meents from Roger Branson, Jr.
4 – Four in the Fluff Motorsports Marketing & Promotions – $87
5 – West Evans Motorsports
6 – Brian Thompson Roofing
7 – Bill Willis
8 – In Memory of Donnie Ray Crawford from Borchers Racing
9 – In Memory of Howard Lehmann from Jeff Flesher
10 – West Evans Motorsports
11 – Frank Daigh
12 – Frank Daigh
13 – Jeff & Jill Davis – Quick Racing Products
14 – JJ & Lisa Ercse, Lakewood, CA
15 – Kevin Crowder
16 – Frank Daigh
17 – Frank Daigh
18 – JJ & Lisa Ercse, Lakewood, CA
19 – Lakeland Square Laundry
20 – In Memory of Frank Anderson from FAS Motorsports – $100
21 – Angela Gilbert
22 – Mike and Stacy Gustaf – $50
23 – Horsepower, Inc.
24 – Horsepower, Inc.
25 – In Memory of Terry Myers – $50
26 – In Memory of Howard Lehmann from Joyce Lehmann – $50
27 – 618 Shocks
28 – 618 Shocks
29 – The Lynch family
30 – In Memory of Morty – $100
Shirt Sponsors:
Hoosier Tire Midwest
Siner Transport
RaceBumpers.com
Horsepower, Inc.
Priority Aviaton
Spike Chassis
Ty Hulsey Racing
B-main Sponsor – Horsepower, Inc.
Heat race 1 – McQueen Racing
Heat race 2 – McQueen Racing
Heat race 3 – In Memory of Morty
Heat race 4 – In Memory of Morty
Heat race 5 – Brian Thompson Roofing
Hard Charger A-main – $100 – In Memory of Morty
Heat race high points – $100 – In Memory of Morty
Hard Luck – $100 – In Memory of Morty
1st non-transfer B-main – $100 – In Memory of Morty
Last place in the B-main – $100 – In Memory of Morty
A-main Sponsor
11th – $50 Ty Hulsey Racing
21st – $50 Ty Hulsey Racing
Extra money – will be added on the back of the A
Priority Aviation
Spike Chassis
4 Left Turns
Gift certificates – Rod End Supply
Previous winners:
2005 -Matt Sandy
2006 – Mike Hess
2007 – Brad Loyet
2008 – Brett Anderson
2009 – Brad Loyet
2010 – Brad Loyet
2011 – Brett Anderson
2012 – Austin Brown
2013 – Zach Daum
2014 – Bryan Clauson
For more information, visit www.powri.com.