Pair of podium finishes with Lucas Oil MLRA at Sycamore Speedway
On Friday evening, Brian Shirley trekked north to Sycamore Speedway (Maple Park, Ill.) to compete in the doubleheader weekend with the Lucas Oil Midwest LateModel Racing Association (MLRA). (Mike Ruefer photos)
In a field of 23 cars, Shirley outran Kolby Vandenbergh in his heat race to pick up the win. With $5,000 on the line in the feature, Brian gained one spot in the 40-lapper to finish second. He trailed Chad Simpson to the checkers with Jason Feger to round out the podium.
For the second round of the Harvest Hustle on Saturday, Brian’s second-place finish in his heat positioned him on the third for the $7,000-to-win finale. Inching forward two spots in the 50-lap affair, Shirley raced to a third-place finish.