Ice racers back after two-week absence
LAPORTE -- Following two weeks of cancellations due to the frigid temperatures, the Garfield Lake Ice Racers were back on track Sunday afternoon on Garfield Lake in Laporte.
A total of 34 cars filled the pits with 20 cars in the B class and 14 in the A class. A large crowd gathered on the east side of the track to enjoy the races and concessions.
Winners on Sunday in the A class were Kalin Honer with two heat wins and a feature win, and John Hadrava with one heat win and a feature win. Also winning a heat race was Ryan Julin in the A class.
In the B class, Reid Watson picked up a feature win, as did Chris Roller. Six different drivers won heat races in the B class, including Roller, Matt Harvey, Nathan Doughty, Brandon Bahr, Rob Martinson and Dennis Clark.
Races will resume next Sunday at noon. Admission is free to the public.
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