The Salt Lake Tribune (Salt Lake City, Utah) September 6 1948 page18

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The Salt Lake Tribune (Salt Lake City, Utah) September 6 1948 page18 - Eric Monti ... . 69-72-71—213 Werner Named...
Eric Monti ... . 69-72-71—213 Werner Named Midget King Salt Lake's TnWget racing drivers, 14 of them, turned out at the Hippodrome speedway Sunday night to race In a benefit eight- race program, the proceeds ol which went to the family of Pat Tcstorl, veteran local driver who wns fatally Injured last Sundny when his car turned' over. Th; 2500 (fins in attendance were treated to eight good rnces and sat In on the crowning oJ Jurt Werner as the 1948 midget racing champion of the state o! Utah. Werner had led In point totals all season and the championship award came as a fitting climax to a brilliant year of daredevil driving, Paul Sorcn won the main event after a tight battle with Harold Adalr over the 25-lap route, Soren also took the second heat to share the honors with Adair, who took two firsts, the second somimaln and the third heat, Billy Williams copped the weekly trophy dash. Wallace Bell won the first heat, Earl Williams took first place in the first semi and Bob watson won the special slx-lappcr. The show wound up the midget racing season for 1948. Promoter Vlnco Walton expects to continue with motorcycle racing as •s the weather holds out. long

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