lap 15 of the first 20 lap feature Landon Cassill and Kyle Hinrichs got tangled
up while fighting for the lead bringing out a caution. That sent Johnny Spaw
into the lead and as the field passed the cone Fleck, who had been running in
fifth, pulled alongside. On the restart Fleck was able to power around Spaw and
Finishing behind the second car of Spaw were Brad Osborn, Jeff King, and Denny Osborn.
second 20-lap Performance Concepts Late Models feature saw Fleck and Spaw end
up at the front of the pack again. Spaw quickly took an eight car length lead
at the drop of the green but Scott Wennermark reeled Spaw in with a dozen laps
Fleck nosed under Spaw in turn two with four laps to go and then survived a restart to bring home his third victory of the season. Spaw finished second, followed by Wennermark, Jeff King and Landon Cassill.
The fledgling Marines.com Hornets class grew by a couple more cars Friday night and it’s evident from the action that this is going to be an exciting group to watch as they pick up even more cars.
Zrostlick of Eldridge took the checkers in an entertaining 12-lap feature event
for the four-cylinder front wheel drive cars. Jeff Ballard held a brief early
lead before Zrostlick, who has previously raced at “the
Terry Shaffar of State Center recovered nicely from a pair of blown engines the first two weeks of the season, winning the Barron Motor Supply IMCA Hobby Stock feature. Shaffar took the wire-to-wire win in impressive fashion finishing well ahead of Brandon Herb. Scott Siems crossed the stripe in third while Roland Bohnsack and Ron Dighton finished fourth and fifth.
Cory Houdek started on the pole of the 20 lap Barron Motor Supply IMCA Stock Car feature and led nearly every lap before posting the win. Houdek lost the lead briefly to Bob Ahrendsen near the mid-point of the race but powered back into the lead on the next lap. Doug Simon and Chad Siems were able to slip around Ahrendsen to finish in second and third, Ahrendsen held on to fourth with Logan Hale fifth. The win was Houdeks first career win in this class.
Another solid field of Miller Time IMCA Miller Time Modifieds took to the track for a 30-lap feature that saw defending champion Tim Plummer pick up his second win of the season. Jim Hanson started on the pole and took a big lead early on. By lap seven Rodney Rocarek and Plummer had caught Hanson and just a couple laps later Plummer slipped around Rocarek and Plummer to take the lead for good. A couple YellowBook Yellow Flags kept the field bunched but as the final laps ticked off Plummer amassed over a second and a half margin on the field.
finished second, and was followed to the
Lint Millwright Finish Line by Larry Clausen, Bob Gase and
Brothers Kevin and Brian Franks started in the front row of the first 20-lap Budweiser late Model Sportsmen feature Friday night. Brian took control of the race in the early going but by the halfway point Martin Ballard had reeled Franks in. The pair split lapped traffic on the 13th circuit and Ballard, running the high line, gained a slight advantage and took the lead on the next lap. According to Alliant Energy Electronic Scoring Ballard recorded a 1.025 second victory over Landon Cassill who snuck into the fray in the closing laps. Brian Franks was third, Andy Duggan fourth, and Kevin Korsmo fifth.
The second Sportsmen feature saw Kevin Korsmo use the cone rule to perfection after Mel Schappert tagged the wall in turn two bringing out a yellow on lap three. Korsmo elected to take the outside on the restart and he motored around last weeks’ feature winner Craig Bender to take command of the race. A couple more cautions put a couple challengers alongside Korsmo but he was able to power away on each restart.
Brian Franks had another strong finish, crossing the flagstand in second. Division rookie Dave McCalla finished in third followed by Landon Cassill and Andy Duggan.
Racing resumes Friday night May 20 with all six divisions in action.
Feature Results-May 13, 2005
Feature (12 laps)
Barron Motor Supply IMCA Hobby Stocks
Feature (15 laps)
Barron Motor Supply IMCA Stock Cars
Feature (20 laps)
Miller Time IMCA Asphalt Modifieds
Feature (30 laps)
Performance Concepts Late Models
Feature #1 (20laps)
Feature #2 (20laps)
Budweiser Late Model Sportsmen
Feature #1 (20 laps)
Feature #2 (20 laps)