With 3 of 7 races under his belt, 4 time ARCA Midwest Tour Champion Ty Majeski sits just inside the top 10 in points. Because of contact with two competitors in two separate races, Majeski precariously finds himself out of contention for the championship. There has been much controversy surrounding the circumstances of his 11th, 9th and 7th place finishes. The first incident, during the first of 7 races, involved southern racer Jeff Choquette. Racing hard for position, There was contact between the 9 of Choquette and the 91 of Majeski. Choquette was quoted in saying, “He’s not someone you can just let by. Spotter said he was outside and I as trying to crowd him as much as I could to keep my line. I got the short end of the stick. Damage isn’t too bad. Mostly cosmetic but we can race tomorrow.” Majeski was subsequently sent to the back for his involvement. Majeski’s quote; “I got the outside on Jeff, and pinned him behind the lap car. I could tell he wanted to clear me. If I had a run, I was going to clear him over the next few corners. He just tried to get out and kept coming up and up and up and pretty soon I ran out of room and put him into the wall. I hate it for him but it’s the first night, it’s a long week and it’s unfortunate that we had a car get torn up.”
In a separate incident during the 3rd super late model race, Ty was leading and a faster Harrison Burton was approaching. Burton caught Majeski, made contact and Majeski spun. Burton was put to the back for his involvement. Burton was quoted as saying “I don’t race like that, I’d never, ever mean to spin someone out. If he’s mad, I don’t really know what to say about that. Obviously a frustrated Majeski had his take on the incident. Stemming from a history of Burton’s mother’s twitter activity, Majeski was quoted saying. “I thought it was pretty clear. Not really sure exactly what happened, I’m sure if we check his mom’s Twitter, we’ll find out the truth. Its part of it. I know he was trying, and I’m sure somehow it was my fault.”
An uncharacteristically frustrated Majeski is preparing for tonight’s 50 lap feature. “You have good and bad races,” Says Majeski’ “It’s all part of it. All we can do is keep digging like always. The week isn’t over and there is plenty of opportunity for us to bring home the checkers.”
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the Super Late Model class continues their speed week schedule
2-13-18, 2-14-18, 2-15-18, and the 100 lap feature is on 2-17-18
Feature races start at 6:30 central each night.