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Let's Go Racing! Tomahawk Speedway OpensSubmitted: 05/24/2013
Story By Marisa Silvas

TOMAHAWK - If you're a racing fan... you'll be busy this weekend... all three area tracks are in action.

Dirt was flying tonight for the season opener at Tomahawk Speedway.

The first heat of the evening went to the pure stock class. Joe Johnson Sr. from Lac du Flambeau jumped out in front and kept the lead after a caution on the 7th lap to win the heat. Michael Brown of Tomahawk won the feature.

In the street stock class the 711 car took a quick lead and never looked back. Jason Jensen from Eagle River took first and was a half lap in front of the rest of the field and Tomahawks Keith Troutman took the feature.




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