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A woman in her 20s died and a man suffered major injuries in a solo rollover crash Tuesday, Dec.26, 2017, off eastbound Highway 152, west of the Highway 59 interchange, California Highway Patrol reported.Merced Speedway 2017 Champions were honored at Half Dome Hall.From left to right are Jeff Bristow (Valley Sportsman Division), Chris Corder (Mini-Stock Division), Randy Brown (IMCA Modified Division), Kodie Dean (Hobby Stock Division) and Fred Ryland (IMCA Sport Mod Division.) RYLAND DRIVEN TO RACE THE BEST Brentwood’s Fred Ryland made the trek to Merced every race weekend to win the IMCA Sport Mod championship.“I wanted to race against the best drivers in California – the ones that race at Merced Speedway,” Ryland said. It was the first Merced Speedway championship for the six-time track champ. He hopes to travel for a national ranking again in the coming year.
“All of the drivers in the division grew up watching these cars when they were kids,” Bristow said. The big tires, the wings on top of the cars – those are things that make the cars fun and exciting.” Bristow will be back for another championship this coming season.His wife, Leona loves the cars as much as her husband does. It is unbelievable how people who shared interest in the cars came up to help us.” Jeff Bristow jumped to agree. offered me his ride, I would turn it down to drive my Valley Sportsman,” he added.“We saw a Valley Sportsman car on a trailer going down the road, and said lets get one,” Leona Bristow said. “I learned that car maintenance is the most important thing needed to be a top contender.” CORDER TOPS MINI STOCKS AGAIN Modesto’s Chris Corder regained his title as champion of the Mini-Stock division.After three straight championships, Corder finished second in the class last year, losing by a mere point to Merced’s Darren Miguel.