Bayer Gives Salem Foes Headache


SALEM, Ind. — Brian Bayer won Thursday’s Firecracker 200 for the Lucas Oil Grat American Stocks at Salem Speedway Feuled by the Hoosier Lottery.

Bayer held off Chuck Barnes after 200 laps of the high-banked half-mile oval with David Bayens, Brett Hudson and Todd Kempf completing the top five.

Mike Kestler won the pure stock race and Austin Baum topped the 35-lap race for front-wheel-drive stocks.