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Cumming 11-year-old races to first

August 12, 2013

FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — Local quarter midget racer, Harrison Halder won the Quarter Midgets of America Eastern Grand's Championship in Cumming, July 22-27.

QMA is a family oriented sport that involves racing in special prepared cars. The cars, rules and safety procedures are designed specifically for children ages 5-16.

Halder, age 11, and H3 Racing team participated in the largest quarter midget races of the year in three categories: Heavy Honda, Heavy 160 and Heavy World Formula.

Halder broke the track record in Heavy Honda.

Other teammates of the H3 racing team who participated were Hudson Halder and Holt Halder.

The parents, Neal and Kim, said they are "very proud of all three of boys in their achievements and determination" with only two-and-a-half years of racing experience.

This article was published in the Aug. 14 issue of the Forsyth Herald