Greensburg Daily News, Greensburg, IN

News

November 8, 2013

Speidels honored as MTQRL champions after fifth season

(Continued)

Matt Hedrick, in his first full season of competition, claimed eighth place driving his mother Emily’s #33 Intat Precision/Hedrick’s Mowing & Landscaping/Unlimited Electric/POC Industries/J & D Catering/PKG Motorsports Beast Honda. Hedrick ended the season on a high note by scoring his first feature win on October 12th at the Brownstown Speedway. Along with his win Hedrick had five more top ten feature finishes and two Perfect North Slopes heat wins.

Ninth place in the season standings went to sophomore driver Tristan Maggart driving his parents Glen & Chris Maggart’s #08 Crossroad Carriers/ASC Graphics/Indiana Insurance Solutions Beast Honda. Maggart started eleven of twelve features finishing in the top ten on four occasions.

Rounding out the top ten was Dustin Wheeldon driving his own #35 Mann Racing/HD Appliance/Geist Chiropractic/Steve Wheeldon Electric Kleine Honda. Although he ran a limited schedule Wheeldon finished the year with three top five and five top ten feature finishes, two semi feature and two Perfect North Slopes heat wins.

Drivers presented awards for their eleventh through fifteenth finish in the season standings included Robbie Roland, Rick Robinson, Chris Mann, Aaron Percell and Chad Hankins. Eleventh through fifteenth owners were Doug Roland, Rick Robinson, Danny Percell, Chad Hankins and Wayne May/J Parks.

Aaron Percell was honored as the 2013 Tony Stewart Racing Rookie of the Year receiving a plaque and a check for $250. Second and third place rookie drivers Dalton Miller and Rex Griffin were also recognized and presented checks of $150 and $100 respectively.

Brett Hankins won the Jackson Oil & Solvents Duel for Fuel Championship over Tate Martz and Nick Speidel. Hankins was presented a plaque and all three drivers received $50 gift certificates from Jackson Oil & Solvents. Jackson Oil also presented $50 gift certificates, distributed via a random drawing, to car owners Kevin Arnold, Steve Arnold, John Doyle and Matt Hedrick.

Text Only
News
  • nws-gb072914 Casa logo CASA sought for "Jennifer" and "Erica" In order to illustrate and bring awareness to the need for Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) volunteers in our local community, Advocates for Children will be regularly highlighting one case which is currently on our waiting list. Identifying i

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • nws-gb072914-Self defense pic Smith Martial Arts to hold women’s self-defense class GREENSBURG – It’s an unfortunate fact that women need to know how to protect themselves in today’s society.While it is a comforting thought to believe that someone will help if a woman should find herself in a dangerous situation, there may not alway

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • nws-gb072914-back to school photo 300 students get backpacks, encouragement at Back to School Bash GREENSBURG — With face painting, free hair cuts and backpacks, about 300 local students received some proper primping to help them get over the disappointment that school will begin again next week.About 30 businesses and organizations participated

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • nws-gb072914-devin parson ride pic 2 Ride carries memory of slain boy GREENSBURG – Threatening skies early Saturday morning didn’t dampen or put a damper on the droves that turned out to take part in this year’s annual Devin Lee Parsons “Never Be Forgotten” Memorial Motorcycle Ride.Approximately 55 motorcycles left the

    July 29, 2014 2 Photos

  • nws-gb072914-ymca 100 gala pic03 Local YMCA celebrates 100th anniversary with Gala GREENSBURG — A summer of centennial revelry culminated Saturday night at the Decatur County Family YMCA with the Celebration 100 Gala.Attendees from around the community joined the Y Board of Directors in reminiscing about the local YMCA’s century-lo

    July 29, 2014 3 Photos

  • Family Clothes Closet summer opening approaches WESTPORT – Since 2008, the Family Clothes Closet has opened twice a year to assist local families by providing free clothing for the whole family.Through the combined effort of 24 area churches, five local organizations and many individuals, entire f

    July 29, 2014

  • nws-gb072914-auditor selection pic Chadwell selected as new county auditor GREENSBURG – A group of 16 Republican precinct committee members selected current Decatur County Clerk Janet Chadwell for the vacant County Auditor office during a special caucus at party headquarters Saturday morning.Chadwell, who previously served

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • No confirmation of Philly papal visit PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Whether Pope Francis will visit Philadelphia during a major gathering of the world’s Roman Catholics remained a matter of speculation Friday after the archdiocese said a report he would attend should not be considered confirmation

    July 26, 2014

  • Islamic State destroys Jonah's Tomb in Mosul BAGHDAD (AP) — As Iraq selected a new president, Islamic militants blew up a revered Muslim shrine in Mosul traditionally said to be the burial place of the Prophet Jonah, several residents of the city told The Associated Press.The militants first or

    July 26, 2014

  • Police search Gary for tiger on the loose GARY, Ind. (AP) — Gary police searched the northwest Indiana city for a tiger after receiving several reports of a big cat on the loose.The reports began shortly before midnight Thursday and alleged sightings continued into Friday morning. Officers i

    July 26, 2014