DRAKE EDWARDS EARNS MAIDEN WMR VICTORY AT ADOBE MOUNTAIN
Glendale, Ariz. (February 12, 2022) – Western Midget Racing welcomed a fresh face to the winner’s circle on Saturday night from Adobe Mountain Speedway in Glendale, Ariz. as Surprise, Ariz.’s Drake Edwards led wire-to-wire for the 25-lap feature victory. Photo by Maxwell Patrick
Edwards split the heat race competition for the series presented by Masters Design and Construction with Peoria, Ariz.’s Cory Brown. Edwards shared the front row for the feature alongside Nathan High of Goodyear, Ariz.
Edwards charged ahead of the field while High, Brown, and 2021 WMR champion Blake Bower of Brentwood staged a torrid race for the second position. A caution flew on lap 10 for trouble involving Phoenix’s Dale Eliason, Jr. Bower had contact on the following restart which ended his race prematurely as well.
The incidents led to the clear sailing for Edwards, topping High by 1.8 seconds for his inaugural WMR triumph. Phoenix’s Lonnie Oliver surged late to finish third. Brown came back from an early race spin to finish fourth over Moorpark, California’s Todd Hawse.
Western Midget Racing continues its three-race opening swing in Arizona with a return visit to Glendale’s Adobe Mountain Speedway slated for March 12.
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February 12, 2022 – Adobe Mountain Speedway (Glendale, Ariz.) Results
HEAT 1 (8 laps) – 1. 29 Cory Brown; HEAT 2 (8 laps) – 1. 86D Drake Edwards
FEATURE (25 laps) – 1. 86D Drake Edwards, 2. 33AZ Nathan High, 3. 22 Lonnie Oliver, 4. 29 Cory Brown, 5. 31 Todd Hawse, 6. 57 Kyle Huttenhow, 7. 20 Kyle Hawse, 8. 55 Tyler Rodriguez, 9. 3AZ Chloe High, 10. 9 Blake Bower, 11. 74 Dale Eliason