DALLAS CHANDLER TOPS SUNLINE HORNETS DURING 39th ANNUAL
MILLER 100

By Brad Grupe

(Cedar Rapids, IA  08/13/2011)—ASA Midwest Tour Super Late Model driver Jonathon Eilen scored redemption for last years’  late race crash  by winning this years’ 39th running of the Miller 100 at Hawkeye Downs Speedway on Friday night. Eilen, who leading last year’s race,  suffered season ending injuries in the crash  that occurred with just a handful of laps remaining.

Full details of Eilen’s win and the 39th running of the Miller 100 as well as details on the ASA Midwest Truck Tour and ASA Midwest Sportsman Tour features can be found at www.asamidwesttour.com.

The Hawkeye Downs Sunline Hornets were also in action Friday night in support of the Miller 100 with 20 cars signed in to battle the Hawkeye Downs quarter-mile.

Aaron Jarvis led the early action from the pole but caution waved on lap four after several cars including Brad Chandler, tangled in turn two. Jarvis continued to lead until a lap nine incident between Jarvis and Todd Ness sent Jarvis to the rear.

Dallas Chandler inherited the lead on the restart and was never seriously challenged the rest of the way in the 20-lap feature. Ness scored second with Bryce Bailey, Derek Parrott, and Jamie Witham filling out the top of the order.

HEAT 1- 1. Kurt Bohnsack, Iowa City; 2.Derek Parrott, Marion; 3.Aaron Jarvis, Center Point; 4.Jamie Witham, Cedar Rapids; 5.Prestin Witham, Cedar Rapids; 6.Parker Anderson, Marion; 7.James Stevens, Cedar Rapids

HEAT 2- 1. Brad Chandler, Cedar Rapids; 2.Jeff Dvorak, Lisbon; 3.Bryce Bailey, Cedar Rapids; 4.John Ness, Cedar Rapids; 5.Kevin Bailey, Cedar Rapids; 6.Jose DeJesus, Cedar Rapids; 7. Joe Bean, Cedar Rapids

HEAT 3. – 1. Todd Ness, Cedar Rapids; 2.Dallas Chandler, Cedar Rapids; 3.Casey Bilden, Cedar Rapids; 4.Jasen Freeman,Cedar Rapids; 5.Hallie Hanson, Cedar Rapids; 6.Dakota Dains, Marion

FEATURE (20 laps)- 1. Dallas Chandler 2.Todd Ness 3.Bryce Bailey; 4.Parrott 5.Jamie Witham 6.Dvorak 7.DeJesus 8.John Ness 9.Freeman 10.Hanson 11.Kevin Bailey 12.Jarvis 13.Prestin Witham 14.Dains 15.Anderson 16.Bohnsack 17.Bean 18.Stevens 19.Bilden 20.Brad Chandler