Source: Jefferson Motorsports
September 28, 2006 ( Yakima , WA ) “ Three-time NASCAR AutoZone
Elite Division North West Series Champion Jeff Jefferson is set to
tackle the famed Fall Classic this weekend at the Yakima Speedway
(WA). The Fall Classic is the end of the year event that attracts
cars from all over the region and the west coast to compete at
Jefferson 's home track.
Jeff Jefferson will be competing in the Ron Bemis owned Late Model
car sponsored by Magic Metals. "I can't thank Ron enough for the
opportunity to drive his car this weekend. The Classic is one of
those events that I grew up as a kid wanting to win and this could
very well be the opportunity to do that's, commented Jefferson .
"Magic Metals was able to put together a program to make it possible
for us to run this event and we really feel as though we're set up
Ron Bemis, a veteran driver in his own right, has had Jefferson
drive his car previously and they have developed a strong working
relationship. "I am honored to be able to work with a driver of Jeff
Jefferson's caliber. He truly represents all that is good in this
sport and like most people in the North West I would like to see big
things for him (Jefferson) in the future."
It has been a somewhat quiet year for the Washington driver that
began the year as a three-time defending NW Tour Champion. But when
Jefferson received the opportunity to showcase his talent, he made
the most of it. Winning the Montana 200 in Kalispell , Montana and
followed that up with another top-five finish at the Miller 200 at
South Sound Speedway in Tenino , Washington . In July, the 34 year
old competed in the NASCAR Grand National West Series race at
Evergreen Speedway in Monroe , Washington , finishing fourth.
"We are really trying to use this race to build some momentum for a
strong 2007," said Jefferson . "We are working on some very exciting
west coast opportunities for next year and while we may have only
run limitedly this year, we were able to run hard, win races and
represent the team and sponsors well."
We encourage you to come witness one of the most spectacular racing
events of the year this weekend at the Yakima Speedway in Yakima ,
Washington and cheer on Jeff Jefferson's efforts. Racing begins
Friday evening with the "Race of Champions" event.
For more information on Jeff Jefferson or Jefferson Motorsports call
Tony @ 800.336.2682 or visit www.AJBMotorsportsMarketing.com.
About the Sponsor:
Magic Metals is a precision metal fabrication company that operates
out of a 63,000 square foot facility in Union Gap, Washington.
Specializing in: design, sheet metal, laser cutting, machine shop
equipment, welding, finishing and delivery. For more information