Tribune staff reports


Hanover’s Cody Mahoney, driving the Seymour, Indiana Bowman Motorsports Super Late Model captured the biggest victory of his racing career Saturday night at Jackson County Fair’s Paul Crockett Memorial/Grand Champion Fair race.

Mahoney, a former Brownstown Speedway Late Model track champion, took home $2,500 for the victory.

A hard-charging Steve Barnett, of Franklin, in his Tony Stewart Racing entry came home second ahead of Bedford’s Greg Johnson, Fisher’s Joe Janowski and Jeremy Hines of Seymour.

In other Grand Champion Fair race action, Joe Godsey (Edinburgh) claimed the “Fast Max” Ump Modified feature win.

Godsey, in his Tony Stewart Racing modified, has won three out of the past four modified races at the Speedway.

Brownstown’s Jason Hehman had to battle a pair of Seymour drivers, Tyler Cain and Matt Boknecht, for the victory in “Woolston Automotive” Super Stock action.

Hehman is only the third winner in the Super Stock division for 2015, as either Cain or Boknecht had won every Super Stock feature this year prior to Saturday night.

Cain finished second and Boknecht came home third.

Jim Ruddick of Seymour, picked up the feature win in the “Tony Ogle Expedited Express” Pure Stocks.

Ruddick has recorded two wins at the track in 2015.

On July 30, the Indiana Late Model Series headlined the Jackson County Fair’s “Thursday Night Thunder” race event at Brownstown Speedway.

Current “P3 Graphix” Super Late Model point’s leader Chad Stapleton jumped in his Pro Late Model for this event and took home the victory.

Following Stapleton to his first ever ILMS win were Marty O’Neal, Jeremy Hines, Steve Barnett and Adam Bowman.

In other Thursday Thunder action, Devin Gilpin picked up his 9th “Fast Max” UMP Modified win at the track this season.

Only Gilpin and Joe Godsey have modified wins at the track for 2015.

Matt Boknecht recorded his 5th “Woolston Automotive” Super Stock win for 2015.

Greg Garrison claimed his third “Drainmaster Drain & Sewer Service” Hornet feature.

Brownstown Speedway is idle for this coming Saturday, but will return to racing action on Saturday night Aug. 15 for the running of the Hall of Fame Classic.

New members to the Brownstown Speedway Hall of Fame will be inducted during the night’s activities.