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|Northwest Focus Midget Series Has Doubleheader Weekend Ahead; Deming Friday And Skagit Saturday
By Ben Deatherage
After a disappointing rain out at Grays Harbor Raceway last weekend things are going to be incredibly busy for the Northwest Focus Midget Series this upcoming weekend. The series will be back in action for two nights of racing beginning with Friday, May 5th at Deming Speedway, and a visit to Skagit Speedway on Saturday, the 6th.
The two shows will have track championship points on the table but Friday will be special because it will have points going towards the ten race Summer Challenge powered by Bardahl. The series has had just one race completed in the overall schedule, which was at Deming, and Nick Evans managed to claim the victory.
"We are excited for the upcoming doubleheader race weekend as are the teams," commented Northwest Focus Midget Series co-owner Carla Stewart, "this Friday will be the first of ten selected race dates for the series championship within the twenty-six race schedule. We are also very proud to be with Bardahl, a Seattle based grassroots business, to bring the Summer Challenge presented by Bardahl."
There have been fourteen Northwest Focus Midget Series races at Deming Speedway producing seven different winners. Michael Vollbrecht leads the win list with five, all of which were achieved in 2015, while Nick Evans has three. Eric Turner is the only other multi-feature winner, with too, and single race victors include Chance Crum, Jacob Brown, Jared Peterson, and Tristin Thomas.
Skagit Speedway has hosted ten Northwest Focus Midget Series events with four different drivers managing to obtain victories. Tristin Thomas has the most wins, with four, while Garrett Thomas has parked it in the winner's circle three times. Defending series and track champion Nick Evans has two triumphs at Skagit while the only single race winner is Kelsey Carpenter.
For all the latest news and info regarding the Northwest Focus Midget Series visit northwestfocusmidgets.com You can also get information via your favorite mobile device by checking out the Northwest Focus Midget Series page on Facebook or on Twitter @NW_focus. If you can't make it to the races you can LISTEN LIVE on the RBN RacinBoys Broadcast Network at http://www.racinboys.com/
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Past Northwest Focus Midget Series Winners At Deming Speedway:
2017- Nick Evans on April 14th
2016- Chance Crum on May 6th; Tristin Thomas on May 13th; Eric Turner on June 3rd; Nick Evans on July 29th; Jacob Brown on August 19th; Nick Evans on August 20th; Eric Turner on August 26th
2015- Michael Vollbrecht on April 17th; Jared Peterson on May 1st; Michael Vollbrecht on May 29th; Michael Vollbrecht on June 19th; Michael Vollbrecht on August 28th; Michael Vollbrecht on September 18th
Former Deming Speedway Midget Champions:
2012- Jared Peterson
2016- Chance Crum
Past Northwest Focus Midget Series Winners At Skagit Speedway:
2016- Tristin Thomas on May 7th, Tristin Thomas June 4th, Nick Evans on June 24th, Garrett Thomas on July 30th, Nick Evans on August 27th
2015- Garrett Thomas on May 2nd, Kelsey Carpenter on May 30th, Garrett Thomas on June 20th, Tristin Thomas on June 26th, Tristin Thomas on July 25th
Former Skagit Speedway Midget Champions:
2012- Jared Peterson
2015- Tristin Thomas
2016- Nick Evans
2017 Northwest Focus Midget Series Schedule:
Friday, April 14th-Deming Speedway-Deming, Washington-Nick Evans
Saturday, April 29th-Grays Harbor Raceway-Elma, Washington-Rained Out
Friday, May 5th-Deming Speedway-Deming, Washington (SUMMER CHALLENGE Round 1)
Saturday, May 6th-Skagit Speedway-Alger, Washington
Saturday, May 20th-Grays Harbor Raceway-Elma, Washington
Saturday, May 27th-Southern Oregon Speedway-White City, Oregon (SUMMER CHALLENGE Round 2)
Friday, June 2nd-Deming Speedway-Deming, Washington
Saturday, June 3rd-Skagit Speedway-Alger, Washington
Saturday, June 10th-Grays Harbor Raceway-Elma, Washington (SUMMER CHALLENGE Round 3)
Friday, June 16th-Deming Speedway-Deming, Washington
Thursday, June 22nd-Skagit Speedway-Alger, Washington
Friday, June 23rd-Skagit Speedway-Alger, Washington
Friday, June 30th-Grays Harbor Raceway-Elma, Washington
Saturday, July 1st-Grays Harbor Raceway-Elma, Washington
Friday, July 7th-Deming Speedway-Deming, Washington (SUMMER CHALLENGE Round 4)
Saturday, July 22nd-Sunset Speedway Park-Banks, Oregon (SUMMER CHALLENGE Round 5)-Design 500 Heroes Race
Friday, July 28th-Deming Speedway-Deming, Washington
Saturday, July 29th-Skagit Speedway-Alger, Washington (SUMMER CHALLENGE Round 6)
Saturday, August 5th-Grays Harbor Raceway-Elma, Washington
Friday, August 11th-Deming Speedway-Deming, Washington
Saturday, August 26th-Skagit Speedway-Alger, Washington (SUMMER CHALLENGE Round 7)
Friday, September 1st-Skagit Speedway-Alger, Washington
Sunday, September 3rd-Grays Harbor Raceway-Elma, Washington (SUMMER CHALLENGE Round 8)
Friday, September 8th-Deming Speedway-Deming, Washington
Friday, September 29th-Silver Dollar Speedway-Chico, California (SUMMER CHALLENGE Round 9)
Saturday, September 30th-Silver Dollar Speedway-Chico, California (SUMMER CHALLENGE Round 10)
Former Northwest Focus Midget Series Champions
2015- Tristan Thomas
2016- Nick Evans
Historical results and information can be found at http://www.nwsprintcarhistory.com
2017 Northwest Focus Midget Series Sponsors And Marketing Partners
Alger Bar & Grill
Dirt Co. Media House
Elma Auto Racing Hall of Fame
Highline Mfg. Inc.
Jorgenson Manufacturing Inc.
KINGS Race Products
Pacific Performance Coating
PCI Powder Coating Inc.
Purple Moon Promotions
ProFab Northwest LLC
RBN RacinBoys Broadcast Network
Robbie Price Racing
Scott Murdoch Motorsports
ShadowBrook Farms, Davidson Training
Triple X Race Co.
WQMA X Trade
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