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Cale Coons (Stan Kalwasinski photo)

Cale Coons Claims Badger Midget Opener

KANKAKEE, Ill. — Second-generation midget racer Cale Coons won Friday night’s Advanced Fastening Supply Badger Midget Auto Racing Ass’n season opener at Kankakee County Speedway.

Driving Joe Dooling’s familiar No. 63 machine, the son of Jerry Coons Jr. started 12th in the 25-lap main event and steadily worked his way to the front to claim the victory.

Daniel Robinson finished second, with R.J. Corson, Kyle Stark and Parker Jones completing the top five.

The finish:

Feature (25 Laps): 1. 63-Cale Coons[12]; 2. 6B-Daniel Robinson[6]; 3. 15C-RJ Corson[4]; 4. 2-Kyle Stark[9]; 5. 57-Parker Jones[16]; 6. 7X-Patrick Bruns[5]; 7. 7-Brian Peterson[13]; 8. 19E-Daltyn England[18]; 9. 21K-Abby Hohlbein[15]; 10. 53M-Miles Doherty[8]; 11. (DNF) 40J-Jace Sparks[20]; 12. (DNF) 9S-Mike Stroik[17]; 13. (DNF) 51R-Greg Ross[1]; 14. (DNF) 18-Tyler Roth[10]; 15. (DNF) 55P-Page Perrine[22]; 16. (DNF) 5M-Michael Magic[2]; 17. (DNF) 5X-Adam Taylor[7]; 18. (DNF) 11K-Charles Kunz[23]; 19. (DNF) 29-Harrison Kleven[19]; 20. (DNF) 98-Jordan Nelson[11]; 21. (DNS) 40JR-Dave Collins Jr; 22. (DNS) 17-Nick Kilian; 23. (DNS) 57M-Mark McMahill