Burnout event means business

Big crowds, enthusiasm for inaugural competition, car show

SPINNING TIRES at the Jake Forsman Memorial Burnout Competition were his parents Al and Bonnie Forsman last Saturday morning in front of the Ely city hall. Photo by Ruthanne Fenske.

by Tom Coombe -

The engines were revved up.
Cars spun, made noise, created a bit of smoke and laid patches of black rubber in front of City Hall.
It was legal, people came out in droves to cheer and applaud, and Ely’s downtown was abuzz with activity...
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