KING FERRY, NY - November 10, 2018 - In racing as in life, in time all good things come to an end. After three seasons together, Buzz Chew Racing and Mike Mahaney have agreed to part ways. “I can’t thank Buzz Chew enough for everything he has put into the team over the last three years,” Mahaney said.
Mike Mahaney Masters Brockville Ontario Speedway for Second Career Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprint Win
It’s been a tough year to date for King Ferry, N.Y., driver Mike Mahaney. He and his Doug Emery Motorsports team had yet to register a win and only mustered three top five finishes this season with a best of third. On Saturday night he finally broke through for his second career Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprint (ESS) A-Main win.
Timing in life is everything, including racing. Mike Mahaney got a well-timed caution on Friday night during the Afton Motorsports Park season opener. The caution erased a full straightaway advantage for defending track champion, Andy Bachetti, while placing Mahaney on his rear bumper. Mahaney made sure to make the most of the chance. At the green Bachetti didn't get a great start allowing Mahaney to stay with him. As they raced into turn one, Bachetti went high with Mahaney filling the whole on the bottom. Some contact was made with Mahaney exiting turn two as the leader. "I got to second with five to go and Andy Bachetti was well over a straightaway in front of me," stated Mahaney. "I...