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A muddy good time in Hilda

Posted on July 21, 2015 by 40 Mile Commentator
Darren Yanke churns up the mud with his truck, the "Red Cadillac", much to the delight of the HIlda mud bog crowd last Saturday afternoon.

By Tim Kalinowski
A good crowd came out to Hilda on Saturday to support the hamlet’s annual Mud Bog event. This year saw 32 drivers competing to see who would be the fastest and the dirtiest at the end of the day. Awards were also given out for the crowds’ favourite runs and vehicles.
The weather cooperated fantastically with sunny skies and hot temperatures making sunscreen and hats an absolute must for the 500 or so spectators in attendence.
After the drivers got the jitters out of their system, and the kinks out of their vehicles, on a mostly tentative first run, they knuckled down to challenge the soupy sludge with vigour and energy through three more rounds. Throwing plumes of mud and water over 30 feet in the air in some instances, the wide variety of trucks and jeeps delighted the crowd and made for an extremely entertaining day in Hilda.
Pro Stock
1st Dominico Dagnone
2nd Cody Traxel
3rd Troy Seitz
4th Greg Chartier
Super Stock
1st Derek Yanke
2nd Stephen Cline
3rd Jerri Fletcher
4th Greg Chartier

1st Cody Gomke
2nd Colleen Harder
3rd Dylan Yanke
4th Bryce Bader

Super Modified
1st Gary Fletcher
2nd Logan Gouw
3rd Bruce Johnson
4th Shawn Gouw

1st Bruce Johnson
2nd Shawn Gouw
3rd Shane Tressman
4th Logan Gouw

1st Dustin Brewin
2nd Jason Cote
3rd Mike Galmup
4th Ron Gomke

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