TIM COX SNARES WINGED SPRINT WIN AT HAWKEYE DOWNS
Clausen, Hinrichs, Korsmo, Ahrendsen, Grother, and Ballard
Tim Cox of Park City, IL set fast time in HOSS qualifying with a lap of 15.583 seconds, just a tick off the track record of 15.539. The current record is held by Kevin Feeney, who wasn’t on hand to defend the record Friday night. Cox also won his heat race.
In the thirty lap HOSS Feature Michael Tarlton of Albion, IN seemed to have things well in control as the laps ticked off although Sondi Eaton, Crawfordsville, IN did try to mount a challenge a couple of times. With just one lap to go the complexion of the race changed quickly as fast-qualifier Tim Cox went from third to first on the final half-lap of the race. Tarlton and the other leaders encountered lapped traffic on that lap and Cox found a hole and shot around Tarlton for the win. Tarlton finished second while Jason Fuller of Bremen, IN finished in third.
racing as part of the Papa Johns Cup I-Wireless Stock Car Championships there
were a couple new visitors to
Larry Clausen held off Tim Plummer for his first win of the season in the Miller Time Modifieds. Clausen had a big lead erased near the halfway point of the 30 lap feature when a spinning car brought out a YellowBook yellow flag. When green flag racing resumed, Clausen started to pull away again but Plummer reeled him in several laps later. Plummer couldn’t wrestle the position away however and settled for second. Brian Allen finished third.
Performance Concepts Late Model feature saw Kyle Hinrichs of Swisher pick up
his first career win in the division. The sixteen year old started on the point
for the 25 –lap feature and he maintained a quite comfortable margin throughout
the race. He finished 2.6 seconds ahead of the second place car of
Kevin Korsmo got it done again in the Budweiser Sportsmen feature working his way into command of the race from the fourth row. The win was the seventh of the season for Korsmo. Andy Duggan applied some pressure in the closing laps after also leading the race earlier but as the leaders passed the Lint Millwright Start-Finish Line Korsmo posted a .240 margin of victory. Brian Franks finished in third.
was also racing on the quarter-mile on Friday night and again a season first winner
prevailed at the line in the Barron Motor Supply IMCA Stock Cars. Bob Ahrendsen
bolted into the lead on a lap 5 restart and then held off Brad Dvorak to lay
claim to his first win of the 2005 season. Doug Simon got around Dvorak with
just one lap remaining to take second with Dvorak finishing third.
Barron Motor Supply IMCA Hobby Stock action, Rodney Grother of
Jeff Ballard notched the win in the Marines.com Hornets division, leading nearly the whole way. He held off Nathan Ballard to collect his first win of the season. Creston Williams finished in third. Rick Gallo and Derrick Beadle finished fourth and fifth, respectively.
Heading into the June 24 Zimmerman Ford Mid-Season Championships there have collectively been 32 different feature winners to date.
H.O.S.S. WINGED OUTLAW SPRINTS
Fast Time- 15.583 Tim Cox,
Heat #1- Tim Cox
Heat #2- Patrick Stewart,
Heat#3- Hank Lower,
FEATURE (30 laps)
PERFORMANCE CONCEPTS LATE MODELS
FEATURE (25 laps)
BUDWEISER LATE MODEL SPORTSMEN
FEATURE (25 laps)
MILLER TIME MODIFIEDS
FEATURE (30 laps)
BARRON MOTOR SUPPLY IMCA STOCK CARS
FEATURE (20 laps)
BARRON MOTOR SUPPLY IMCA HOBBY STOCKS
FEATURE (15 laps)
1. Jeff Ballard, Marengo; 2. Nathan Ballard, Marengo; 3. Creston
Williams, Atkins; 4. Rick Gallo,