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Friends and Neighbors: Racing has always run in the blood of Kimball 8-year old


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Bransyn Kiefer, 8, of Kimball, won the coveted Wally late last month at the Julesburg track. He won this track champion trophy Sept. 5.

Eight-year-old Bransyn Kiefer, already a champion drag racer, won the Junior Dragster Challenge Aug. 29 at the Julesburg (Colo.) racetrack. The prize? A coveted Wally – an named in honor of the late National Hot Rod Association founder Wally Parks.

"I only had four in my group, and there is this one girl is hard to beat, but I beat her," Bransyn said.

The Wally is the trophy everyone wants to win, according to Wade Kiefer, Bransyn's father. Wade said he raced eight years before winning a Wally.

"The big races that I race go for the Wally every time, but at our local track, Julesburg, the...

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