LAS VEGAS, NV. – The 2009 Champion of the Northern Provincial Pipelines Late Model Series wraps up his racing season at Las Vegas Motor Speedway this Saturday night. Darrell Midgley will drive the NPP/Lucas Oil sponsored #81 Dodge at the 21st annual Las Vegas Super Late Model show. “This is only the second time I’ve run in Vegas,” says the Sidney, BC driver, “the last time we raced here (2002) we blew up the motor big time.” After a complete season running dirt tracks in Alberta, this will be Midgley’s third consecutive race on the pavement. Midgley finished second in Penticton, BC the end of September and placed fourth at Shasta Speedway in Anderson, California back on October 4th. “I’m very pleased with how well we’ve run the last two races. The big test will be this weekend.” The veteran pavement racer will be taking advantage of several practice sessions at the speedway before the Saturday night race. “We are here (Las Vegas) the entire week,” indicates Midgley, “I would sure like to wrap up my year with a strong finish on the pavement.”

21st annual Las Vegas Super L/M Invitational
Practice: Wednesday, November 4th (4pm – 11pm)
Practice: Thursday, November 5th (4pm – 11pm)
Qualifying: Friday, November 6th (5:30pm)
Race: Saturday, November 7th (5:00pm)

UPDATE: Darrell Midgley qualified 16th out of 26 cars Friday night running 16.073 (-0.407). The Sidney, BC driver finished 2nd in his Friday night Heat race. In the Saturday night 150 lap Late Model Feature Midgley finished 8th but was DQ’d for failing to report to post race inspection.