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Mahaffey wins MERS event at Shady Bowl Speedway

Don Mahaffey Jr. fought off the rest of the field to win the 75-lap Main Event Racing Series feature Saturday night at Shady Bowl Speedway.

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ABOVE: Don Mahaffey Jr of Dayton won the Hot Rodz Auto Sales 75 Main Event Series Race. FRONT PAGE PHOTO: Kevin Flynn of Springhills was the wiiner of the 25 lap Tuner main. (PHOTOS | SHADYBOWL)

The event was originally scheduled for Aug. 4, but was postponed because of rain.

Columbus driver Donnie Hill paced the MERS field during time trials with a 12.604 lap.

Mahaffey started from the pole in the feature. The race was slowed on the second lap when Craig Everage spun, eliminating him from the night’s action.

Mahaffey went on to dominate the action to get the win and the $2,000 first-place prize. Drew Charleson was second, Scott Drake took third, Bud Perry was fourth and Marcus Malcuit took fifth.

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