Mees Takes Lima

Paul Carruthers | June 30, 2007
Blue Springs Screamin’ Eagle’s Jared Mees won tonight’s Lima Half Mile at the Allen County Fairgrounds in Ohio, the Michiganite topping Harley-Davidson’s Kenny Coolbeth by 4.4 seconds.

Third place in tonight’s 25-lap main event went to Moroney’s Harley-Davidson’s Bryan Smith, who started the night off with the fastest qualifying lap, with KK/Las Vegas Harley-Davidson’s Geo Roeder and American Suzuki’s J.R. Schabel rounding out the top five.

With his second win in a row, Mees leads the championship point standings after three rounds, 62-57. American Suzuki’s Jake Johnson, eighth tonight, is third with 40 points.


1. Jared Mees (Harley-Davidson)

2. Kenny Coolbeth (Harley-Davidson)

3. Bryan Smith (Harley-Davidson)

4. Geo Roeder Jr. (Harley-Davidson)

5. J.R. Schnabel (Suzuki)

6. Kevin Varnes (Harley-Davidson)

7. Joe Kopp (Harley-Davidson)

8. Jake Johnson (Suzuki)

9. Johnny Murphree (Harley-Davidson)

10. Ricky Marshall (Harley-Davidson)

Paul Carruthers | Editor

Paul Carruthers took over as the editor of Cycle News in 1993 after serving as associate editor since starting his career at the publication in 1985. Carruthers has covered every facet of the sport in his near-28-year tenure at America's Daily Motorcycle News Source.