Mason, Coffman Drive 30s To Wins At Boyd's Speedway

Sunday, July 13, 2014
Robbie Mason
Robbie Mason
- photo by Ronnie Barnett

Robbie Mason and Jerry Coffman, neighbors separated by a few miles between Hixson and Soddy Daisy, brought a pair of #30s to Victory Lane Saturday night at Boyd’s Speedway.

The Tennessee Roofing Contractors, S&H Erectors, New Salem Alignment” sponsored teams won the Steel-head Late Model feature and the special Crate Late Model Mid Season Championship race.

Booger Brooks of Chattanooga won his second consecutive A-Hobby feature, while Eric Hughes of Cleveland took the B-Hobby feature. Birchwood’s Koty Campbell won again in the Pony class.

Next Friday night, the USCS Outlaw Sprint Cars come for their one and only yearly visit to Boyd’s Speedway with their high-flyin, wheelie poppin’ action. Crate LM’s, A & B-Hobby will also be in action Friday.

Gates open at 5 p.m. and racing begins at 7 p.m.

Jerry Coffman
Jerry Coffman
- Photo2 by Ronnie Barnett

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