15-year-old wins $10k in Legends race

 

 

FORT WORTH, Texas (July 19, 2010) – Tomball native Zachary Hausler represented Texas well at Charlotte Motor Speedway Saturday night as he raced his way to the Legends Million A-Feature and earned $10,000 for a 16th-place finish.
Hausler, 15, is the current TMS Summer Stampede and Pro division points leader and was one of 14 Texans out of the 144-driver Legends Million field. Hausler finished second in the fifth of 10 qualifying races and was the only Texan to make the 100-lap
feature, which consisted of just 30 cars.
In the Masters division, Texas natives Buddy Goudy (Benbrook), Gene Conley (Highland Village) and Scott Anderson (Austin) raced their way to the feature event among a total of 64 drivers entered. Goudy, who has more than two dozen Masters victories at TMS this season, topped the Texas contingent with a 16th-place finish while Conley and Anderson finished 20th and 22nd, respectively.

Plano’s T.J. Michael, the current points leader for the Young Lions/Semi-Pro division of the TMS Summer Stampede, was the only Texas native to make the Young Lions/Semi-Pro division feature and finished 26th. Michael was one of four Texans entered in the 87-car field and finished fourth in the first of four heats to earn his featurerace position.
Jeffrey Abbey (Commanche) and Clayton Green (Marble Falls) participated in Charlotte Motor Speedway’s Bandolero Triple Crown event, which featured Bandolero Outlaws, Bandits and Beginner Bandits divisions. Green finished second in the Bandolero Outlaws feature while Abbey finished seventh in the Bandolero Bandits feature.
Legends car racing is a “spec” series in which all cars are mechanically identical and are designed primarily to promote exciting racing and lower costs. The bodies are 5/8-scale replicas of American automobiles from the 1930s and ‘40s that are powered by 140-horsepower Yamaha motorcycle engines. Legends cars weigh 1,300 pounds, are 10½ feet in length and cost approximately $12,000.
Texas Motor Speedway’s Summer Stampede program will continue Thursday evening with its regular racing activity. For more information and season standings on the Texas Motor Speedway’s Thursday Night Summer Stampede program, please visit

 

 

 

 

 

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