Lonnie Wheatley, BIXBY, Okla. (August 1,
2019) – Cannon McIntosh has been flirting with
Lucas Oil POWRi National Midget League victory
lane all season.
The 16-year-old and the Dave Mac
Motorsports Toyota-TRD Spike No. 08 team look to
seal the deal with a triumph at Federated Auto
Parts I-55 Raceway’s “Ironman Weekend” in
Pevely, MO, on Friday and Saturday.
“That track hasn’t liked me, we’ve been
there a couple of times but haven’t got to race
because of fuel or engine problems,” McIntosh
explains. “I’m racing it this weekend for
While McIntosh has flirted with POWRi
victory lane, he actually parked it in the lane
at Grain Valley on July 12 only to have it
stripped away at the scales.
“We were 15 pounds light,” McIntosh said
This past weekend, McIntosh was within one
position again with a runner-up finish at
Belle-Clair Speedway in Belleville, IL, on
“Belle-Clair was good, there was a cushion
up against the wall to lean on,” McIntosh
explains. “We just kept having cautions
every couple of laps so we never got a real
chance to chase Tyler (Thomas) down.”
Luck soured when action shifted to Macon
Speedway on Saturday night when the steering
column snapped just five laps into the feature.
With four top-fives to his credit in POWRi
National Midget League action thus far in 2019,
McIntosh has climbed to eighth in series points.
He looks to improve those numbers this weekend.
Along with Toyota-TRD, other marketing
partners making the 2019 Cannon McIntosh slate
of events possible includes Sanders and
Associates, Car and Fleet, Mobil 1, Speedway
Engine Development, Best Graphics, Fieldhouse
Gear, Precision Inspection, Panels by Smoke,
Walker Performance, Sanders Wheels, American
Discount Brake and Muffler, D&N Fabrication,
Darling Ingredients, PJ’s and Hinds Family.
Up Next: Lucas Oil
POWRi National Midget League at Federated Auto
Parts I-55 Raceway (Pevely, MO) on Friday and
Keep Track: Keep
track of Cannon McIntosh’s on-track action
including schedule and results at
Note: Cannon and
the Dave Mac Motorsports team will have Grady
Chandler stickers available for $5. All
proceeds go directly to the Chandler family as
he fights to recover.
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