Courtney Best at Bloomington

On Friday morning, the engine that Tyler Courtney would use later that night was in the process of being rebuilt.  On Friday night, that same engine helped power the Indianapolis, Ind. driver to victory in round four of “Indiana Midget Week” at Bloomington Speedway.

It had been a trying week for Clauson/Marshall Racing throughout the first three races of IMW.  Courtney had gone through one engine and had a minor issue on another.  Teammate Chris Windom went through two and another teammate, Andrew Layser, had to step into a backup as well.

Still, when the deck seemed stacked against them amidst trying circumstances, the team was able to persevere as Courtney drove to his fifth USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget victory of the year with only ten races in the books.  In fact, his quick start already has him halfway to the double-digit win mark, something that hasn’t been achieved in the series since Rich Vogler’s magical 16-win season in 1988…

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