72 entries checked in on a chilly night where rain threatened all day long but those 72 entries put on one heck of a show!
In the Bailey Chassis Restrictors, Steven Doss picked up the heat win after starting on the pole while Ryder Eigenrauch improved 2 spots to take home 2nd and Max Crabdree started and finished 3rd. In the A, Eigenraugh would start on the pole but encountered som eunusual issues as both he and Doss collided sending Eigenrauch for a tumble before the green ever waved. Doss would go on to capture the Restrictor main event followed by Braden Pfeiffer, who climed 5 spots, Max Crabdree, Madison Kerley and Eigenrauch rounding out the top 5.
The Prairie Farms Non-Wing Outlaw division saw LeRoy Carley climbing one position to take his heat win and Joe B Miller also climbing one position to grab a heat win. In the A Main, you could throw a blanket over Tayler Hungate, Carley and Miller for the first half of the event. Carley threw a slider to take the lead around lap 13 and lead the remaining circuits while holding off Miller to take his first W of the year. Following Carley and Miller to the line were Chris Cobin, up 5 spots, Hungate and Cale Goodwin, up 4 spots.
The Williams Auto Body Sportsman class saw 15 entries check in for a night of racing. Lane Warner picked up 4 spots and a Heat 1 win, Heat 2 saw Gunner Shroyer take the checkers first after picking up 1 spot. The A main was all Lane Warner as he checked out to his first win of the year after starting on the pole. Gunner Shroyer again picked up one spot from his original starting position to finish 2nd after being relegated to the rear after an early yellow. Chas Walster brought home 3rd followed by LeRoy Carley, who picked up 11 positions, and Ryan Roy, who picked up 5 spots.
The Ike Family Dealerships Jr division saw Kade Mason pick up the heat win while throwing a chain coming to the line for the win. In the A Main, Mason once again saw chain trouble while running in the 2nd spot. Lily Walster went on to pick up the win after leading most of the race. Reece Palmisano came home in 2nd, Ethan Ellison in 3rd and Liam Maier and Noah Betts rounded out the top 5.
The Chemstream Race Fuels Mod Lite division had 8 entries check in and saw Matt Filkins pick up the heat win. In the A main, Filkins cruised to the win after starting outside front row. He was followed to the line by Mike LaBrot, who gained 2 spots, Jason Billingsley, who also gained 2 spots, Cliff Dun and Don Warren.
In the Maier’s tidy Bowl Dwarf division, Jeff Billingsley had one heck of a heat race and picked up 4 spots to take the win which would set him up for the pole of the A Main. Domenick Hutchinson had something to say this weekend though and picked up an impressive 5 spots to take home his first dwarf feature win. Following Hutchinson to the line was Billingsley, Audie Murphy, Austin Park and Andy Park.
Two heats of cars set the stage for the Driven Midwest Wing Outlaws where in heat 1, Lane Warner started on the pole and stayed there to take the win. Jake Palmisano would start 4th and jump to an early lead to take the win in heat 2. the A Main saw no surprise as 5th starter Joe B Miller was able to grab the lead about a quarter of the way through and hold on after a series of yellows and a lengthy red for Reece Saldana, who was injured in an accident. Following Miller to the line was Palmisano, Michael Brummitt, Cole Tinsley and Warner.
We all ask that you take a moment of your day and send your prayers up for Reece Saldana. His family has posted an update that his T4 and T5 vertebrae were broken in his accident. they are meeting with Physicians and Surgeons to determine the best course of action to get him back up and running as quickly as possible!
Next up, the Throw Back night! We’ll celebrate eras gone by with a guaranteed $500 to win Dwarf payout. To make it a little more fun, we ask that you all dress up in your favorite era. get the big hair going and wear the tie dye for the 80s or go all the way back and wear that slicked back hair, white tee and leather jacket for the 50s! Just have FUN!