HINRICHS, GASE, CASSILL, DVORAK, EARN
MID-SEASON TITLES AT HAWKEYE DOWNS
BINDER, SHAFFAR EARN QUARTER-MILE VICTORIES
IA 062405)—Hawkeye Downs Speedway crowned six
mid-season champions on Friday night as Mark Zimmerman Ford presented the 2005
Binder of Clutier earned top honors in the Marines. com Hornets division,
taking the lead after a late caution in the 12 lap race. Point leader Rick
Gallo of Center Point finished second with Derrick Beadle of Hiawatha third.
Binder earned the winners’ hardware, Gallo also received the “Papa Johns
Mid-Season Championship Cup” for leading the points in that division.
Shaffar of State Center continued his conquest of the Barron Motor Supply Hobby
Stocks, winning his fifth race of the
season after a somewhat rocky start, Shaffar needed just about the entire race
to work his way through the pack, taking control with just one lap remaining
after battling Brandon Herb and Tim Dains for about three laps. The division
point leader, Brandon Herb of Marion,
crossed the Lint Millwright Start-Finish Line in second with Tim Dains in
third. Dains led much of the early portion of the fifteen lap event.
earned the Papa Johns “halfway hardware” for leading the points at mid-season.
Dvorak held off a very determined Bob Ahrendsen to claim the checkers in the
Barron Motor Supply IMCA Stock Car feature. Dvorak, of Cedar Rapids, used a
lapped car to his advantage late in the race to thwart a challenge from
Ahrendsen. Chad Siems of Mt. Auburn
posted a third place finish.
also took home the Papa Johns Cup for leading the points at mid-season.
to the half-mile, Landon Cassill chalked up his second win of the season in the
Budweiser Late Model Sportsmen 30 lap feature. Cassill started outside row one
and led the entire race leaving the rest of the field well behind. The Fairfax teenager finished
1.7 seconds ahead of current point leader Kevin Korsmo, of Atkins according to
Alliant Energy Timing and Scoring. Kevin Lee of Cedar Rapids crossed the stripe in third.
who has 7 feature wins this season, is leading the points at mid-season and
took home the Papa Johns Cup.
Miller Time Modified feature had an uncharacteristic number of Yellowbook
Yellow Flags but despite that, Bob Gase of Cedar Rapids was able to pick up his first trip
to Coca-Cola Victory Lane
of the season. Gase held off point leader Tim Plummer who tried passes both
high and low but couldn’t make the move stick.
Gase led the race earlier but lost the lead to Pat Flannagan on a
restart before retaking the point on lap 21 of the scheduled 30-lapper.
didn’t go home empty handed though as he collected the Papa Johns Cup for
leading the points in addition to finishing second in the race. Pat Flannagan recorded
a third place finish.
Hinrichs of Swisher scored his second win in a row in the Performance Concepts
Late Models taking the lead from JJ Meyer of Cedar Rapids with just six laps remaining.
Meyer had led the entire race to that point but he couldn’t hold off the faster
Hinrichs. Meyer held on to second, which is his best finish of the season. Jeff
King of Cedar Rapids
finished a strong third in the thirty lap event.
continues with all six divisions in action next Friday night, July 1 including
a special 80-lap “80th anniversary”
race for the late models. Several cars from the Madison Speedway are expected
to join the field for this event.
FEATURE (12 laps)
Binder, Clutier; 2. Rick Gallo, Center Point; 3. Derrick Beadle, Hiawatha;
4. Jeff Ballard, Marengo; 5. Samantha Blumer, Manchester; 6. Nathan Ballard, Marengo;
7. Johnny Williams, Atkins; 8. Brian Bries, Norway
SUPPLY IMCA HOBBY STOCKS
FEATURE (15 laps)
Center; 2. Brandon
Herb, Marion; 3. Tim Dains, Marion;
4. Rodney Grother, Cedar Rapids; 5. Ron Dighton, Cedar Rapids; 6.
Jeremy Meyer, Cedar Rapids;
Vozenilek, Fairfax; 8. Scott Siems, Cedar Rapids; 9. Kandi Floyd, Cedar
Rapids; 10. Roger
Lacoursiere, Cedar Rapids; 11. Deb Mefford, Cedar Rapids; DNS- Perry Thomsen, Cedar
Rapids; DNS- Shawn Blauer, Cedar Rapids
SUPPLY IMCA STOCK CARS
Dvorak, Cedar Rapids;
2. Bob Ahrendsen, Cedar Rapids; 3. Chad Siems, Mt. Auburn;
4. Doug Simon, Marion; 5. Cory Houdek, Marion; 6. Greg Hentrich,
Hiawatha; 7. Mark Bolton, Cedar
Rapids; 8. Wendy Carnahan, Cedar Rapids; 9. Kurt Bohnsack, Iowa
City; DNS- Randy Filling, Toddville; DNS- John Ness, Cedar Rapids
FEATURE (30 laps)
Cassill, Fairfax; 2. Kevin Korsmo, Atkins; 3. Kevin Lee, Cedar Rapids; 4. Dave McCalla, Cedar Rapids; 5.
Brian Franks, Central City; 6. Craig Bender, Cedar Rapids; 7. Mel Schappert,
8. Mark Hauder, Dubuque; 9. Kevin Franks, Cedar Rapids; 10.
Martin Ballard, Marengo; 11. Andy Duggan, Marion
MILLER TIME IMCA
FEATURE (30 laps)
Gase, Cedar Rapids;
2. Tim Plummer, Norway;
3. Pat Flannagan, Cedar Rapids;
Willet, Alburnett; 5. Larry Clausen, Cedar Rapids; 6.
Rodney Rocarek, Mt.
Vernon; 7. Jim
Hanson, Cedar Rapids;
8. Shawn Stinger, Palo; 9. Keith Siefken, Cedar Rapids; 10.
Scott Grady, Cedar Rapids;
11. Arlo Becker, Norway; 12. Scott Strauss, Cedar Rapids; 13. Griffin McGrath, Cedar Rapids
CONCEPTS LATE MODELS
FEATURE (30 laps)
1. Kyle Hinrichs, Swisher; 2. JJ Meyer, Cedar Rapids; 3. Jeff
King, Cedar Rapids;
4. Chris Sevey, Waterloo,
5. Denny Osborn, Janesville;
6. Landon Cassill, Fairfax; 7. Scott Wennermark, Ely; 8. Johnny Spaw, Cedar Rapids;
9. Lyle Wiliams, Center Point; 10. Brad Osborn,