Two Locals Named Ozarks Racing Legends
January 10, 2019
Two area racers were named Ozarks Area Racing Legends as part of the class of 2019. The two locals will have their names added to the ‘Legends’ portion of the monument. They were inducted during the 2019 Ozarks Area Racers Reunion on January 5, 2019. Pictured above, from left to right, are: Leslie Essary and Justin Wells. According to the Ozarks Area Racers Foundation, Essary is a veteran driver from Crane who was a mainstay on Ozarks’ dirt tracks for more than two decades. Justin Wells, a multi-time champion at the Monett Speedway and Aurora native remains competitive on a limited basis these days.