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July 31st, 2016 - Benedum Lands Runner-up Finish at Tyler County Speedway
1Running in the unsanctioned Bud Weigle Memorial, Mike Benedum headed to Tyler County Speedway (Middlebourne, West Virginia) on Saturday to compete in the J&R Excavating Super Late Models presented by Midcap Land and Timber. In a field of 18 cars, Mike landed a runner-up finish in the feature behind Sweet-Bloomquist Race Cars teammate Jared Hawkins with Steve Weigle, Keith Barbara, and Matt Cosner rounding out the top five.

1Sunday night brought 21 Super Late Models to Brushcreek Motorsports Complex (Peebles, Ohio) for the Short Track Auto Racing Series (STARS) sanctioned event. Earning the 2nd-starting spot for the $3,000-to-win feature, Benedum fell back to a 12th place outing after making the wrong tire choice. (Tyler Carr Photo)

Full results from these events are available at www.TylerCountySpeedwayOnline.com and www.ShortTrackAuto.com.

July 16th, 2016 - Mike Benedum Heads to Oakshade to Close out Hell Tour
1Competing in the final two nights of the UMP DIRTcar Summernationals Hell Tour, Mike Benedum headed to Oakshade Raceway (Wauseon, Ohio) on Friday for the two-day special event. In a stacked field of fifty Super Late Models, Benedum fell one spot short of a transfer position in his heat with a 5th place outing. Storming to a consolation win, Mike was set start 17th for the opening night A-Main. With $5,000 on the line, Mike Benedum improved three spots posting a 14th place finish.

On Saturday night for the $10,000-to-win Birthday Race, Mike transferred into the B-Main for one last shot at the feature after placing 5th in his heat. Sending the top two into the 60-lap A-Main, Benedum logged a 5th place finish bringing an early end to his night.

Full results from these events are available at www.TheHellTour.com.

July 3rd, 2016 - Benedum Competes in Lucas Oil Action Over 4th of July Weekend
1On Saturday night Mike Benedum kicked off his 4th of July weekend by traveling to Portsmouth Raceway Park (Portsmouth, Ohio) for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) sanctioned Independence 60. Placing 2nd in his 10-lap heat behind Rod Conley, Mike earned an 8th place starting spot for the $12,000-to-win A-Main. Slipping out of the top ten Benedum logged a 14th place outing.

The following night brought LOLMDS followers to Muskingum County Speedway (Zanesville, Ohio) for the Lumi-Lite Candle 60. Sending the top four out of the heats, Mike posted a 4th place finish edging his way into the feature. After getting spun-out early in the race, Benedum stormed through the field from the tail to pick up a solid 10th place finish in the 60-lapper.

Full results from these events are available at www.LucasDirt.com.