Another All-Villemure Final Round in Eleventh Annual Event at US 131

Andy Villemure of Holland got another one over his dad in the Pro class and James Whelpley of Marion dominated the Street category in Sunday’s 11th annual Fall Bug Run at US 131.

Villemure, has now defeated his dad not once, but twice this year. Dad Villemure, Remy missed second gear during the finals at the Summer Bug Run and then second gear finally broke for him during the Fall Bug Run as son Andy was able to take the win once again.

The Volks-fest also featured an VW car show and swap meet.

The Top 20 Car Show winners are Paul Whalen of Wyoming, Jerry Neidlinger of Vicksburg, Justin Olmsted of Newaygo, Jeff Andrews of Jackson, Jerry Hoogeveen of Holland, Jay Brown of Battle Creek, Dave B and Roy Cartson of Plainwell, Jeremy Sturgeon of Zeeland, Richard Deming of Grand Rapids, Mike Lucas of Grand Rapids, Susie Lucas of Allegan, Kyle Shepherd of Fort Wayne, IN, Michael Julien of Rockford, Garry McNew of Kokomo, IN, Mike Dontge of Shelbyville, Shawn Jones of Muskegon, Stefanie Anderson and Scott Wilson of Oakwood, IL, Dan Zink of Webberville, Dane Waswick of Plainwell and Tyler Hayes of Montrose who also won People’s Choice with his 1970 Beetle.  All photos will be added to our US 131 Bug Run Facebook page.

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           MARTIN, Mich. – Results from October 8, 11th annual Fall Bug Run at US 131 Motorsports Park:


Semifinals — James Whelpley, .018, 9.133 on a 9.000, 61.73 mph, def. M. Brown, 1.006, 9.011 breakout on a 9.320, 79.41 mph; J Ream, bye.

FINAL – Whelpley, .028, 9.057 on a 9.000, 68.93 mph, def. Ream, .089, 10.467 on a 10.450, 64.84 mph.



Semifinals – Remy Villemure, .278, 7.609 on a 7.670, 93.15 mph, def. D. Fenton, .274, 7.424 breakout on an 8.000, 82.48 mph; Andy Villemure, bye.

FINAL – Andy Villemure, .220, 8.085 on an 8.000, 81.37 mph, def. Remy Villemure, .153, 7.712 on a 7.470, 86.86 mph.