Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Racer Marfia Takes Midget Chili Bowl.(Sports)


Rio Rancho's Michael Marfia, 13, got the checkered flag in the senior novice main event at the recent indoor Quarter Midget Chili Bowl in Tulsa, Okla.

Marfia was one of the drivers representing New Mexico's Roadrunner Quarter Midgets car racing club in Tulsa, says club spokeswoman Annette Ortega.

Ten-year-old Colton Treharn of Peralta also took first place in the senior Honda "D" main division on the slick indoor track.

Other participating Roadrunners included Aztec 8-year-old Alex Kennedy, who was third in the junior novice main event, and Albuquerque's Derrik Ortega, 9, who finished fourth in the light 160 Honda "C" main event. …

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