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Generation Next Tour takes the green flag at Columbus Speedway (Photo courtesy of Motion X Images).COLUMBUS, OH (April 4-5, 2009) -- Round One of USAC's Generation Next Tour was held this weekend by the Buckeye Quarter Midget Club located on the grounds of Columbus Motor Speedway. It was the first race on the freshly paved track which provided for lots of great racing the entire weekend. As evidenced by the many smiles, the excitement on the track was enjoyed by all those in attendance.    

More than 110 cars were on hand competing in 14 different classes during the two-day event.

When the final checkered flag waved Sunday afternoon, 14 young drivers were crowned as champions. 

Drivers taking top honors in each class included:

Jr. Rookie-----------Hayden Wren
 Sr. Rookie-----------Kat Matthews
Jr. Honda------------
Mox Price      
 Sr. Honda------------Ross Rankine
  Heavy Honda
----------Kyle Compton 
     Jr. Stock---------
---Jeff Dunfee III 
Lt. World Formula----Gage Walker
   Heavy World Formula--Josh Daugherty
 Lt. AA---------------Ross Rankine
Heavy AA-------------Zach Miller
    Sr. Stock
------------Cooper Clouse  
     Lt. Mod--------------Nathan McCauley 

Lt. 160--------------Gage Walker

      Heavy 160------------Justen Garmenn   

    Half-----------------Adam Holbein   

All drivers were competing on Hoosier quarter midget tires. Both the Jr. Honda and Lt. World Formula winners were actually on used tires from the inaugural Eastern District race held on March 20-22, at the Ambassador Racing School in Tampa, FL.

Hoosier Racing Tire Corp. would like to congratulate the class winners and thank everyone who attended and helped coordinate the race. 

The next stop on the Generation Next Tour will be on May 16-17, at the Miami Valley Quarter Midget Racing Association in Xenia, OH.

For more information about the Generation Next Tour visit www.usacracing.com.  


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