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Wild night for Speedway’s Mother’s Day Special

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webmaster | 05/13/13

Five-dollar tickets and a Mother’s Day prize package valued at $500 brought extra fans to the LoanMart Madera Speedway Saturday night, and all in attendance were treated to a night full of wild racing that at one point had a driver playing villain to cheers and jeers from the crowd.

Donnie Large Jr., in the popular local Toyota Sedans class, purposely caused race leader Kyle Fortney to spin out as the two entered turn four of the final lap in the 30-lap main event.

With the checkered flag out and Fortney’s for the taking, Large Jr. — who had battled from second nearly all race to try and take the lead — accelerated and slammed into Fortney’s rear.

Candee McIntosh, in third at the time, was caught in the resulting spill and spun out as well...


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