Jessica Bean Tops the Charts at Mel Kenyon Midget Series Final US 24 Speedway Dirt Race


(Lebanon, IN)  On a dry slick race track, Jessica Bean conquered the track and her competitors to grab the Mel Kenyon Midget Series win at US 24 Speedway September 7.


Bean started the 30-lap feature from the inside of the 4th row, took advantage of four yellows and used a tidy and smooth driving style, dived under early leader Spencer Bayston in turns three and four to take the lead on lap 12.


Cordy Horn, notched the third spot with a mishap free run, while Clayton Gaines rebounded from a 2nd lap spin to finish second.  Travis Young locked in third late in the race overcoming two spins on the slick track.  Kent Kriegbaum claimed the fifth position.


The Mel Kenyon Midget Series returns to pavement action on the high banks of Anderson Speedway on Saturday September 14.


Official Results, Mel Kenyon Midget Series September 7, US 24 Speedway:

1 Jessica Bean, 2 Clayton Gaines, 3 Cordy Horn, 4 Travis Young,  5 Kent Kriegbaum, 6 Cole Fehr, 7 Spencer Bayston, 8 Amanda Davies, 9 Don Pettit


Mel Kenyon Midget Series Point Standings following the September 7, US 24 Speedway event:  1 Spencer Bayston 2932, 2 Travis Young 2750,   3 Cordy Horn 2730, 4 Clayton Gaines 2559, 5 Kent Kriegbaum 2551, 6 Cole Fehr 2466, 7 Jessica Bean 2242, 8 Amanda Davies 2238, , 9 Grant Simpson 1588, 10 Don Pettit 842, 11 Dameron Taylor 832, 12 Scotty Simpson 380, 13 Billy Lewis 181, 14 Megan Wood 181, 15 Anthony McCune 178