Announcements and More

Catching Up and Getting Ready for 2015 

Test and Tune will be April 11th and 12th at the usual 1 PM to 5 PM times. We will continue to use the American Racer 970's and they should be in stock at the track by Tuesday. I would call the track at 989.235.5200 to make sure someone will be there to help you. Ron says he expects that the IMCA Mod tires will be in stock on or about March 20th. He will let me know if and when that is definite.

Opening night will be April 18th at 7:30 PM. Memorial Day Weekend racing will be May 23rd and 24th. The Fourth of July falls on a Saturday and in order to keep from hurting the regular Friday night tracks that surround us, CMS will only run the night of the Fourth. The Government doesn't plan on 'celebrating' on July 6th. The Labor Day Weekend will be September 5th and 6th and finally, the Great Lakes Nationals will be run on Saturday and Sunday, September 19th and 20th.


The 2015 rules packages are here: LATE MODEL, IMCA, PRO STOCK, STREET STOCK, and the GENERAL CMS RULES. The 2015 SCHEDULE IS HERE.

You can reach me at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. as you have been able to reach me since this site started back in 1993. I have or can get you the honest answer far more often than you can get it on FaceBook. You may find this hard to believe but not everything you read on FB is true.

Right about here, I need to apologize for my inattentiveness during the majority of the 2014 season. My wife began to have neurological (brain) issues early in February of 2014 and by the time things got sorted out, things had spiraled out of control and my attention was not on racing. Things haven't improved with her but they have at least stabilized. I will try to do better this season. Without my crew at the track picking up and carrying my load, things would have really been bad. I appreciate the work they did under some bad circumstances.

 


For those that intend to have minors entering the pits, here is the minor release form to have pre-filled out. PLEASE NOTE! "Legal" people say you need to do one of two things. Fill it out and have it notarized or fill it out but don't sign it until you are at the track so track officials can countersign it. Other forms will be posted here shortly.

 

May 18, 2013

The Kentucky Fried Chicken Late Model event got rolling with Matt Pickard leading the way with Tom Dusen, Carl Ries, Scott Phillips and Zack Olger battling in the top five.

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Pickard began to pull away and they approached the halfway point, Pickard was looking at lapped traffic when Dan DeLong scraped the wall as he came down the front stretch and came to a stop in the apex of the turn one wall. Once back underway, Pickard pulled away leaving Dusen and Ries battling for second, with Olger in fourth and Sam Epling breaking into the top five. Olger moved to third. With five to go, Pickard still held a solid lead and once again was looking to duck through lapped traffic. Just as the white flag was about to fall, a caution fell for a car in turn four that negated the huge lead that Pickard held and allowed Olger and Dusen to restart on his bumper. When the green fell, Pickard pulled out to a small lead but Olger stayed close. Pickard was able to hold the lead and secured the win over Olger, Dusen, Scott Baker, Dusen, Epling, Bill Beardslee, Kris Patterson, Jr., Ryan VanderVeen, Scott Philips, and Bill Trueblood, Jr. Trueblood took the B Main event with heats falling to Epling, Pickard, and Keith Gentz.

Late Models
Pos Car No Driver Points
1 13 Scott Baker 112
2 28 Sam Epling 108
3 0X Zack Olger 105
4 0P Kris Patterson, Jr. 104
5 10 Tom Dusen 98
6 27 Scott Nieman 97
7 20 Bill Beardslee 96
8 D20 Dan DeLong 92
9 2 Bry Sloan 87
10 8 Keith Gentz 86
11 66 Kurt Mesman 83
12 6R Carl Ries 81
13 9 Dean Huizenga 80
14 45B Brad Buskirk 68
15 23V Ryan VanderVeen 65
15 610 Blaine Hendrick 65
15 87K Joshua Knoll 65
18 11S Tim Stott 64
19 50 Scott Philips 56
20 115 Matt Pickard 52

Late Models 5/18/2013
A Feature:1. Matt Pickard (Grant, MI), 2. Zack Olger (St. Johns, MI), 3. Scott Baker (Ionia, MI), 4. Tom Dusen (Muskegon, MI), 5. Sam Epling (Perry, MI), 6. Bill Beardslee (Edmore, MI), 7. Kris Patterson, Jr. (St. Johns, MI), 8. Ryan VanderVeen (Six Lakes, MI), 9. Scott Philips (Marlette, MI), 10. Bill Trueblood, Jr. (Ionia, MI), 11. Kurt Mesman (Wyoming, MI), 12. Rachel Carpenter (Laingsburg, MI), 13. Scott Nieman (Ithaca, MI), 14. Carl Ries (Blanchard, MI), 15. Bry Sloan (Lowell, MI), 16. Keith Gentz (Grant, MI), 17. Dan DeLong (Ithaca, MI), 18. Jeff Kohn (Sheridan, MI),

B Feature Six:1. Bill Trueblood, Jr. (Ionia, MI), 2. Ryan VanderVeen (Six Lakes, MI), 3. Rachel Carpenter (Laingsburg, MI), 4. Blaine Hendrick (Sidney, MI), 5. Mike Fountain (Holt, MI), 6. Rob Taylor (Muskegon, MI), 7. James Neff (Mt. Pleasant, MI), 8. Brad Buskirk (Alma, MI), 9. Dean Huizenga (Belmont, MI), 10. Amanda Wing, 11. Tim Stott (Fruitport, MI), 12. Logan Love (Vestaburg, MI),

Heat 1:1. Sam Epling (Perry, MI), 2. Dan DeLong (Ithaca, MI), 3. Carl Ries (Blanchard, MI), 4. Jeff Kohn (Sheridan, MI), 5. Bry Sloan (Lowell, MI), 6. Rachel Carpenter (Laingsburg, MI), 7. Blaine Hendrick (Sidney, MI), 8. Ryan VanderVeen (Six Lakes, MI), 9. Amanda Wing,

Heat 2:1. Matt Pickard (Grant, MI), 2. Scott Baker (Ionia, MI), 3. Scott Philips (Marlette, MI), 4. Tom Dusen (Muskegon, MI), 5. Scott Nieman (Ithaca, MI), 6. Bill Trueblood, Jr. (Ionia, MI), 7. Brad Buskirk (Alma, MI), 8. Dean Huizenga (Belmont, MI), 9. Tim Stott (Fruitport, MI),

Heat 3:1. Keith Gentz (Grant, MI), 2. Zack Olger (St. Johns, MI), 3. Kris Patterson, Jr. (St. Johns, MI), 4. Bill Beardslee (Edmore, MI), 5. Kurt Mesman (Wyoming, MI), 6. Rob Taylor (Muskegon, MI), 7. James Neff (Mt. Pleasant, MI), 8. Mike Fountain (Holt, MI), 9. Logan Love (Vestaburg, MI),