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Rex Widmer is back driving IMCA sport at 34 Raceway’s dirt track

Rex Widmer of Keokuk has returned to racing after taking 30 years off to work for the railroad.

MIDDLETOWN — Rex Widmer just would like to race.

Immediately after a 30-yr hiatus in his racing profession, Widmer is back again driving the wheel of a activity modified racing car.

The 62-calendar year-previous experienced the time of his existence Sunday night time in his first physical appearance at the 3/8-mile oval grime monitor given that 1991.

Widmer completed fifth in the 14-lap IMCA sport modifieds characteristic race through Sunday’s Lucas Oil Late Model clearly show at 34 Raceway. 

For Widmer, there was no spot he would relatively be or something else he would somewhat be carrying out than racing.

He is scratching a 30-yr itch.

“I really like it. It’s superior than prescription drugs. It is better than alcohol. There is only a person thing improved than racing. It’s excellent,” Widmer mentioned. “I drove below from 1981-1991. In 1991 I experienced an superb job chance with the Burlington Northern Railroad. I couldn’t go it up and it conflicted with racing. I under no circumstances honestly imagined I would get again into it. I just lately retired and I’m single, so I assumed I’m likely to do what I want to do. I want to race once more.”

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