In order to qualify for the Pop Warner Nationals, the Shrewsbury Midgets
had to win at several levels.
Swanson, who crashed and rolled his car during the USAC Sprint car race, started from the pole in the 100-lap Midget
race that included a NASCAR-filled field with Stewart, Mears, Jason Leffler and Truck Series driver Bobby East.
Mears, Stewart and NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series driver Bobby East were in the same Midget
B-main race to qualify for the feature.
Mears, a driver in the Nextel Cup Series, will be entered in the USAC Sprint and Midget
Dave Steele has already won several midget
races this year, including the 2002 Cooper World Classic, and we will watch his career closely.
Prolong is sponsoring the $50,000 Bonus Prize for the race team that wins both Midget
race features, to which the regular USAC purse will be added.
The Vipers defeated the Long Beach Ice Dogs Midget
AAA team (18-and-under) 6-1 on Sept.
The 18-and-under Midget
division figures to come down to a tight race between the Bruins (11-1) and Sabres (6-4-3).
The latest delight to join the mouldy crew is a 1971 MG Midget
Strong candidates to make the team include forward Viktor Kozhevinikov, who played for the Vipers last season; defenseman Kevin Lapp and forward Anthony Kendryna, products of the Ice Station's Express travel program; and Cody Dinwiddie, a recent Canyon High of Canyon Country grad who played for the school's Ice Station High School Hockey club team and also played elite-level Tier-1 Midget
hockey for the Simi Valley-based Ventura Mariners.
NOT since the demise of the original MG Midget
have the company had a small, truly affordable sports-car to sell to young, aspirational lovers of the famous British company.
The North Los Angeles County facility will field Tier 1 18-and-under and 16-and-under Midget