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Made-for-TV drama at Madera Speedway

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When it was all said and done, both Andrew Murray and Chris Gerchman were victorious in races that were clearly made for TV drama.

In an NBC Sports televised event on Saturday at the Madera Speedway, Gerchman and Murray each claimed main wins in their respective divisions in the Lucas Oil Summertime Horsepower Nationals presented byAuto Chaser Magazine/Lucas Oil Modified Tour. Broadcast date and time are to be announced later.

The speedway also hosted race No. 4 of the $1,000 to win Coors Light Open Late Model Series 100 laps (split 50s), Sports Mods, Hobby Stocks, MSTs, Toyota Sedans and 4-Bangers.

In the Lucas Oil Modified Racing series presented by 1-800-Loan-Mart, Gerchman won the 75-lap race after battling it out with Guy Young, Jim Mardis and Austin Barnes...


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