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Late Model Digest 34-15

Published by jimcarsonlmd, 2022-08-13 14:46:00

Description: Late Model Digest volume 34 # 15, covering pavement Late Model racing and racers from the last week of July and the first week of August in 2022. Featured events include the Summer Sizzler at New Paris IN, the Motor Mountain Masters in Jennerstown PA, the midweek ARCA Midwest Tour show at Kaukauna WI, 200-lap specials in the Northwest at Stateline ID and Tenino WA, and the annual CARS Tour Throwback extravaganza at Hickory NC.

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Bozell wins at Spartan, Plymouth • Hall edges Sawalich at Hickory • $10,000 wins for Shotko at Jennerstown, Shaw at White Mountain, Emond in Saskatoon

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Race Coverage… 40 12 Upper Midwest Triumphs for Toby’s top pair in Super Late Model tours, plus Big 8 champ, Grundy, CWRA, Slinger and more 18 Pennsylvania Shotko beats rain and New Englanders 19 Indiana Cook family’s different POV at Angola 20 CRA Cup stars and Canadian celebrate 22 Outlaw Late Models Big bucks at Plymouth and New Paris, plus Spartan and Rosebrugh tribute 30 CARS LMSC Michele Martin/Horsepower Project Hall vs Sawalich and Throwback thrills 29 32 Pro Late Models Montgomery’s dominator, plus repeats in CARS and CPLMS tours 34 ACT White Mountain scaled by Shaw, Wall 36 New England Pro Stocks Two for Kuhn and spot for Sanborn 38 California Familiar results at Madera, Stockton 40 Northwest Younger drivers win in pair of 200s 43 CanadaJessica McAnelly/Jessie’s Fast Photos Saskatchewan money, plus new APC Regular Features… and ECI winners and Outlaw veteran 4 Coming off the Corners 38 5 Pit Notes 6 Track Report: Roseville, Monadnock, Wake County, Barberton, Thunder Road, LaCrosse, Delaware 10 Race Coverage: ARCA, NASCAR Pinty’s, Bowman-Gray, Dominion 25 Scoreboard 29 Catchin’ Up with ... Daniel Webster Joe Shivak 29 Meet ... Kimberly Rouse 47 Business Guide Cover images from Norm Marx (Seekonk) 50 Checkered Flag and Oriana Lovell/OL Photos (Oxford) 52 Flashback on the Back Page: Gary Jones

Coming off the Corners by Jim Carson Racing community pulls together after crashes Accidents happen in short-track car was driving so good,” Kummer Speedway (the South Bend bullring was that fast. By the time I even unhooked racing. That’s a risk that racers posted on social media. “Something recently put up for sale, but racing goes my seat belts he was at my window yel- know is a part of the sport. broke on my car and so we were both on as normal there). ling, ‘We gotta get you out,’ and he did The drivers know what they’re get- sent straight into the wall. It knocked Sauer’s name unfortunately went that along with others. … One more ting into when they strap on their hel- the breath out of me and I couldn’t on a hospital wristband, after his throt- thing: I lost it when I was laying in the mets. They can usually breathe a little breathe for what felt like forever. I have tle stuck in hot laps. Since his own Out- hospital bed in the emergency room bit easier because of the safety measures a bruised liver, bruised main artery law Late Model was on the mend, he waiting on tests to come, and I saw and innovations created and/or man- around my heart, fractures in the lum- was racing a car out of the stable of GT Chris Terry (Adam’s dad) was standing dated in the past two or three decades, bar part of my spine, pulled muscles in Products and Duco Performance boss beside my bed. That’s something I’ll but injuries are still possible, and they’re my hip and glute area, bruised ribs, in- Adam Terry. And as you can see from never forget.” difficult to watch and/or report. flammation and bruising on the spine the photo, that car looks like it was Numerous racers, crew members Things going wrong are even more and pinched nerves down my right side. placed diagonally in a junkyard car and fans were with Sauer in spirit and difficult to take when you know the It sounds like a lot but it could have crusher. Sauer stayed two nights in the through their messages if they couldn’t drivers who suffer the injuries. August 6 been so much worse. My hybrid did its hospital due to concerns about muscles be with him in person. That number still was an especially scary day at the job and I have zero neck pain, shoulder around the spinal cord, but somehow he grows, and they’re also pleased and quarter-mile in Plymouth, Ind., and the pain or upper back pain. I will be back escaped with no broken bones or more amazed how safe the Terry-built car half-mile just west of Greenville, S.C. in a fast race car.” serious injuries. turned out to be during that impact. Near my home stomping ground, To the north a few states, another “I don’t remember much of it be- Those sentiments mean the world to Greenville mainstays Trey Gibson and high-profile racer also found himself in sides thinking to myself in a split second short-track racers. Tasha Kummer – who happen to be an ambulance ride after a scary practice that this ain’t gonna end well,” Sauer “It means a lot knowing so many nephew and aunt – were in the same incident. Kevin Sauer has made a name posted. “I did not know Rich Boal was people care,” Kummer said. crash in the second twin Late Model for himself in the short-track scene for 3-31”/2T”uTbuebAeluAmluimnuinmumDrDivreivsehsahftasfts Stock Car feature. Gibson was just a lit- several reasons, including the fact that 3” Tube Steel Driveshafts tle sore and had a headache. Kummer his cars often feature paint schemes of took a harder hit, and she was forced to popular cartoon characters such as Buzz take at least a week off from her day job Lightyear. And Kevin and his brother as a hairdresser. Vern Sauer own/promote Plymouth Motor Speedway and South Bend Motor “What makes it even worse is my 2-1/2” Tube Steel Driveshafts Lightweight Lightweight Harmonic Balancers Quick Change * All Steel Gears .875 Wide * All Aluminum Only 2.9 Lbs. * Aluminum With Steel Sleeve Plymouth Motor Speedway N1597 US41 This was what was left of Kevin Sauer’s ride after a practice crash in Adam Terry’s Menominee, Mi 49858 Outlaw Late Model. Phone: (800) 221-1851 4 • • August 12, 2022 Email: [email protected]

CARS Tour caCARS, the Carolina Pro Late Model Series and the In the 200-lap feature, each lap led will be worth Jegs CRA All-Stars Tour, has been cancelled and will $25. The event is the final leg of the Virginia Triple JRM team owner to compete not be rescheduled in 2022. Crown; the driver with the best average finish in the three events will earn $7,000. again at North Wilkesboro Virginia NASCAR Hall of Fame driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. The race day schedule calls for a driver autograph has confirmed that he will race a Late Model Stock Car Everyone to feel heat at session from 12:45-2:30 p.m. and heats starting at 3 in the Aug. 31 CARS Solid Rock Carriers Tour event at Martinsville in September p.m. After the feature, the Campbell Family Founda- North Wilkesboro Speedway. The CARS LMSC event tion will host a fireworks show. General admission will be held on the final night of scheduled pavement This year’s ValleyStar Credit Union 300, the richest tickets will be $30, with children 12 and under ad- racing action at the historic oval before a temporary and most prestigious race for Late Model Stock Cars in mitted free with a paying adult. dirt surface will be installed for October races. the mid-Atlantic states, will pay $32,000 to the race winner. The 2022 edition is scheduled for Sept. 24. SRL The team owner at JR Motorsports will pilot a #3 entry with SunDrop sponsorship. Earnhardt Jr. drove a Single-car qualifying is set for Sept. 23, and the Fire cancels race at Acres LMSC with SunDrop on the hood in a 1993 event at fastest time will be worth a $5,000 bonus. Time trials Due to fires in the Willow Creek area near Eureka, North Wilkesboro as part of his 12-race schedule that will determine the starting lineups for the four 25-lap Calif., the Aug. 13 Spears SRL Southwest Tour event at season when he was 18 years old. heat races; every driver on the entry list will be in one Redwood Acres Raceway has been cancelled. of the qualifiers. “It’s a special place. I never thought I’d get a The racetrack and fairgrounds area will be used as chance to race around here again,” Earnhardt said. “To “This year’s format heightens the challenge, as an emergency fire camp for the California Department put this program together with SunDrop … I wouldn’t every racer will compete in a heat race,” track pres- of Forestry and Fire Protection. RAR management want it any other way. They were with my dad for ident Clay Campbell said. “Martinsville Speedway re- hopes to be able to reopen for racing Aug. 27, when the years and one of my first sponsors.” mains one of the fiercest racetracks that challenges the track’s next Late Model race is scheduled. best in motorsports, so we look forward to this year’s Earnhardt will run the Racetrack Revival show as ValleyStar Credit Union 300 raising the heat of compe- Obituaries a teammate to Carson Kvapil, who currently leads the tition once again in the nation’s biggest, richest and • John Kieper, a former driver and car owner in CARS points. most prestigious NASCAR Late Model Stock Car Late Models and the then-NASCAR Winston West race.” Series, died July 30 in Portland, Ore. The West Coast • The Pro Late Model event Aug. 20 at North Wil- Stock Car Hall of Famer was 90. kesboro, which was scheduled to be co-sanctioned by • Scott Shreve, a crew member for Rich Boal at South Bend Motor Speedway, died Aug. 7 in South Bend, Ind. He was 52. JR Motorsports archives Scott Baker Dale Earnhardt Jr. is shown from a Late Model Stock Car race in 1993 at North Wilkesboro, N.C. The LMSC and John Kieper, who won one Winston West race as a NASCAR Xfinity Series team owner is scheduled to carry the SunDrop colors while racing a team car to CARS Solid driver and several more as a car owner for drivers such Rock Carriers Tour points leader Carson Kvapil Aug. 31 as part of the track’s Racetrack Revival. as Derrike Cope, passed away July 30. August 12, 2022 • • 5

Arizona Tucson Speedway July 30 Super Late Model: 1. Dylan Jones; 2. Bill Engle; 3. Jen Hall; 4. Kami York; 5. John Lashley; flagged winner Stephen Blankenship was disqualified in tech California Patriot Media Dylan Zampa swept Pro Late Model features at All American Speedway, giving the Kulwicki Driver Development Program finalist 11 All American Speedway wins in 13 points races at the quarter-mile in Roseville, Calif. Aug. 6 Pro Late Model Twin I: 1. Dylan Zampa; 2. Thomas Martin; 3. Jeremy Doss; 4. Kenna Mitchell; 5. Aidan Idaho Illinois Aug. 6 LLM: 1. Mitch Haver; 2. Austin Nason; 3. Jake Daniels Gille; 4. Max Kahler; 5. Dennis Smith Jr. Aug. 6 Pro LM Twin II: 1. Dylan Zampa; 2. Jeremy Doss; Magic Valley Speedway Grundy County Speedway 3. Kenna Mitchell; 4. Thomas Martin; 5. Aidan Daniels Aug. 6 Late Model Twin I: 1. Trevor Cristiani; 2. Kyle Tell- July 29 Late Model: 1. Stan Zolodz IV; 2. Ricky Baker; 3. Indiana Aug. 6 Junior: 1. Vito Cancilla; 2. Colten Nelson; 3. Trey strom; 3. John Newhouse; 4. Jonathon Gomez; 5. Jeff Hil- D.J. Weltmeyer; 4. Larry Schuler; 5. Scott Koerner Daniels; 4. Bella Thomsen; 5. Driver unidentified lock Angola Motorsport Speedway Aug. 6 Late Model Twin II: 1. John Newhouse; 2. Kyle Rockford Speedway July 30 Late Model Sportsman: 1. Hunter Jack; 2. Tanner Madera Speedway Tellstrom; 3. Jonathon Gomez; 4. Jeff Hillock; 5. Dan Low- July 30 Limited Late Model: 1. Josh Thiering; 2. Jake Jack; 3. Austin May; 4. Tommy Cook; 5. Nash Engdahl Aug. 6 Club Late Model: 1. Tyler Herzog; 2. Rick Thomp- ther Gille; 3. Trevor Robinson; 4. Jon Reynolds Jr.; 5. Jayden son; 3. Olivia Manke; 4. Mike Hensley; 5. Bobby Hurst Daughlberg Colorado Colorado National Speedway July 30 Late Model Sportsman Twin I: 1. Tommy Roe; 2. Eric Bowers; 3. Dan Alamaa; 4. Rick Smith; 5. Eric Meisner July 30 LMS Twin II: 1. Michael Hannah; 2. Dan Alamaa; 3. Eric Bowers; 4. Rick Smith; 5. Eric Meisner Connecticut New London-Waterford Speedbowl July 30 Late Model Sportsman: 1. Andrew Molleur; 2. Ray Christian III; 3. Jordan Hadley; 4. Jason Palmer; 5. Douglas Curry Aug. 6 LMS: 1. Jason Palmer; 2. Ray Christian III; 3. Charles Bailey; 4. Andrew Molleur; 5. Jason Williams Stafford Motor Speedway July 29 Late Model Sportsman: 1. Darrell Keane; 2. Kevin Gambacorta; 3. Adam Gray; 4. Andrew Molleur; 5. Tom Fearn Aug. 5 LMS: 1. Tom Fearn; 2. Adam Gray; 3. Kevin Gam- bacorta; 4. Darrell Keane; 5. Wayne Coury Jr. Georgia Chris Goodaker Stan Zolodz won a feature for the first time since 2020 at Grundy County Speedway in Morris, Ill. (More from Grundy, Page 15) Crisp Motorsports Park July 30 Pro Late Model: 1. Giovanni Ruggiero; 2. Cody Hall; 3. Lanie Buice; 4. Stuart Dutton; 5. Cale Hall July 30 Outlaw Stock: 1. Wil Griffis; 2. Spencer Bragg; 3. Cameron Henderson; 4. Maddison Bragg; 5. Cody Brinson 6 • • August 12, 2022

New Paris Speedway July 30 Limited Late Model: 1. Burg Schisler; 2. Billy Rumbaugh; 3. Tony Chapman; 4. John Reames; 5. Austin Meads Plymouth Motor Speedway Aug. 5 Outlaw Late Model: 1. Michael Thayer; 2. Steve Stacy; 3. Andrew DeVreese; 4. Wade Berger; 5. Charlie Hanna Aug. 5 Late Model Sportsman: 1. Matt Maurer; 2. Isaac Ross; 3. Brandon Smith; 4. Nick Pressler; 5. Austin Maynard South Bend Motor Speedway Aug. 6 Outlaw Late Model: 1. Rich Boal; 2. Charlie Hanna; 3. Jim Newman; 4. Hunter Smith; 5. Driver unidenti- fied Maine Chip Cormie Cole Littlewood won for the fifth time this year in Late Model Sportsman action at Monadnock Speedway in Winchester, N.H., and Speedway 95 edged ahead of his brother Justin atop the track points. July 30 Late Model Sportsman: 1. Brenton Parritt; 2. Todd Lawrence; 3. Robert Seger; 4. Ryan Modery; 5. Steve Chris Garrett; 3. Jordan Brinkert; 4. Matthew Sullivan; 5. Montana Perry; 4. Typer Papin; 5. Jason Rarick Kimball Jesse VanAvery Mission Valley Super Oval North Carolina Wiscasset Speedway Aug. 6 LMS: 1. Josh Trammell; 2. Chris Garrett; 3. Jesse Aug. 6 Pro Late Model: 1. Jeff Smith; 2. J.D. Undem; 3. July 30 Pro Stock: 1. Kevin Douglass; 2. Logan Melcher; VanAvery; 4. Simmie Hicks II; 5. Jesse VanAvery Jr. Shawn Dumont; 4. Jon Davisson; 5. Jake Booher Bowman-Gray Stadium 3. Kelly Moore; 4. Nick Hinkley; 5. Steven Chicoine Aug. 6 Limited Late Model Twin I: 1. Riley Neal; 2. Ster- Aug. 6 Late Model Sportsman: 1. Ryan St. Clair; 2. Frank Kalamazoo Speedway New Hampshire ling Plemmons; 3. Wesley Thompson; 4. Jacob Creed; 5. Moulton; 3. Jet Decker; 4. Brett Osmond; 5. Chris Burgess July 29 Late Model Sportsman: 1. Jeff Ganus; 2. Dylan Zack Clifton Stovall; 3. Luke Krick; 4. Billy Shannon; 5. Kenny Head Claremont Motorsports Park Aug. 6 LLM Twin II: 1. Zack Clifton; 2. Tommy Neal; 3. Massachusetts Aug. 5 Late Model Sportsman: 1. Ricky Bly; 2. Ben Po- Chase Robertson; 4. Wesley Thompson; 5. Justin Taylor Norway Speedway land; 3. Camdyn Curtis; 4. Cody Schoolcraft; 5. Craig Smith Seekonk Speedway July 29 Late Model: 1. Jason Wells; 2. Justin Mondeik; 3. Hickory Motor Speedway Aug. 6 Pro Stock: 1. David Darling; 2. Mike Brightman; 3. Braison Bennett; 4. Gregg Haese; 5. Scott Stanchina Monadnock Speedway Aug. 6 Limited Late Model: 1. Michael Bumgarner; 2. Tom Scully Jr.; 4. Rick Martin; 5. Bobby Pelland Aug. 6 Late Model Sportsman: 1. Cole Littlewood; 2. Jus- Zack Wells; 3. Kevin Dill; 4. Reilly Doyle; 5. Billy Smith Aug. 6 Late Model Sportsman: 1. Gerry DeGasparre Jr.; Springport Mid-Michigan Speedway tin Littlewood; 3. Ryan Currier; 4. George Frost Jr.; 5. Ryan 2. Jeramee Lillie; 3. Charlie Rose; 4. Vinny Arrenegado; 5. July 30 Late Model Sportsman: 1. John Trudell; 2. Jerry Bell Wake County Speedway Richie Murray Pierman; 3. Lane Head; 4. Matt Stanton; 5. J.D. Hancock Aug. 5 Limited Late Model Twin I: 1. Clay Jones; 2. Dan- Aug. 6 LMS: 1. John Trudell; 2. Jerry Pierman; 3. Lane Riverside Speedway iel Vuncannon; 3. Ethan Johnson; 4. Mason Ford; 5. Bran- Michigan Head; 4. Matt Stanton; 5. J.D. Hancock Aug. 6 Late Model Sportsman: 1. Stephen Donahue; 2. don Hobbs Corey Mason; 3. Mike Bailey; 4. Jason Kenison; 5. Nick Gil- Aug. 5 LLM Twin II: 1. Ethan Johnson; 2. Clay Jones; 3. Berlin Raceway Minnesota cris Daniel Vuncannon; 4. Tyler Matthews; 5. Mason Ford Aug. 6 Limited Late Model Twin I: 1. Tom Thomas; 2. Tyler Rycenga; 3. Tim DeVos; 4. Denny Anderson; 5. Nick Elko Speedway New York continued on page 8 Delongpre July 30 Limited Late Model Twin I: 1. Owin Giles; 2. Jake Aug. 6 LLM Twin II: 1. Tyler Rycenga; 2. Tim DeVos; 3. Ryan; 3. Bryan Wrolstad; 4. Teddy Kottschade; 5. Chad Evans Mills Raceway Park Nick Delongpre; 4. Tim Sweeney; 5. Billy Eppink Walen Aug. 6 Late Model: 1. Chuck Meyer; 2. Rylee Gill; 3. Coel July 30 LLM Twin II: 1. Hunter Covell Paine; 2. Adam Flat Rock Speedway Bendzick; 3. Jacob Goede; 4. Jared Duda; 5. Jeremy Wolff Aug. 5 Outlaw Late Model: 1. Eric Lee; 2. Connor Zbo- zien; 3. Chris Benson; 4. Paul Pelletier; 5. Dennis Strickland Galesburg Speedway July 30 Late Model Sportsman: 1. Josh Trammell; 2. Sherri Stearns Photography & Graphic Design Andy Marquis/Honey Badger Photography Michael Bumgarner scored his second Limited Late Model win of the year at Hickory, Clay Jones scored his fifth Limited Late Model checkered flag of the year at Wake N.C. County, N.C. August 12, 2022 • • 7

Ohio Billy McKinney Virginia Gary Whipkey made a 50-lap special his third Outlaw Late Model victory of 2022 at Barberton Speedway Barberton, Ohio. Langley Speedway July 30 Outlaw Late Model: 1. Gary Whipkey; 2. Jesse Aug. 6 Late Model Stock Car Twin I: 1. Brenden Queen; 2. Adams; 3. Roger Smith; 4. Jeff Taylor; 5. Alex Stavarz Justin S. Carroll; 3. Greg Edwards; 4. Casey Wyatt; 5. Mark Aug. 6 OLM: 1. Roger Smith; 2. Jeff Taylor; 3. Alex Sta- Wertz varz; 4. Mike Mazzagatti; 5. Dwain Willis Aug. 6 LMSC Twin II: 1. Brenden Queen; 2. Danny Ed- wards Jr.; 3. Justin S. Carroll; 4. Greg Edwards; 5. Ryan Mat- Midvale Speedway thews Aug. 6 Outlaw Late Model: 1. Jonathan Reitter; 2. George Riddle; 3. Bob Page; 4. Cody Jaberg; 5. Bob Schneider Jr. Motor Mile Speedway July 30 Late Model Stock Car Twin I: 1. Mike Looney; 2. Shadybowl Speedway Kyle Dudley; 3. Zeke Shell; 4. Bryan Reedy; 5. Cory Dunn Aug. 6 Late Model: 1. Josh Smith; 2. Josh Sage; 3. Logan July 30 LMSC Twin II: 1. Kyle Dudley; 2. Cory Dunn; 3. McPherson; 4. Don Mahaffey Jr.; 5. Brad Coons Derrick Lancaster; 4. Mike Looney; 5. Bryan Reedy July 30 Limited Twin I: 1. Karl Budzevski; 2. Charles Pennsylvania Smith; 3. Richard Caldwell; 4. Jamie Sweeney; 5. Justin Loan Jennerstown Speedway July 30 Limited Twin II: 1. Karl Budzevski; 2. Jacob July 30 Late Model: 1. Albert Francis; 2. Jarred Barclay; Porter; 3. Richard Caldwell; 4. Charles Smith; 5. Brian Sut- 3. Barry Awtey; 4. Bryan Shipp; 5. Mike Hemminger phin South Carolina Wisconsin Anderson Motor Speedway Dells Raceway Park Aug. 5 Limited Late Model: 1. Ralph Carnes; 2. R.A. July 30 Limited Late Model: 1. Kevin Kulka; 2. Mahlon Brown; 3. Justin Sorrow; 4. Archie Adams Jr.; 5. Chad Bishop Borntreger; 3. Kendrick Kreyer; 4. Mike Lichtfeld; 5. Nick Nolden Florence Motor Speedway Aug. 6 LLM: 1. Jesse Bernhagen; 2. Nick Nolden; 3. Mike Aug. 6 Late Model Stock Car Twin I: 1. Kade Brown; 2. Lichtfeld; 4. Kendrick Kreyer; 5. Brady Bill Bryant Barnhill; 3. Jeremy McDowell; 4. Casey Kelley; 5. Matt Cox Jefferson Speedway Aug. 6 LMSC Twin II: 1. Ryan Glenski; 2. Kade Brown; 3. July 30 LLM: 1. Dale Nottestad; 2. Jason Erickson; 3. Jeremy McDowell; 4. Matt Cox; 5. Casey Kelley Ryan Goldade; 4. Dylan Schuyler; 5. Seth Reamer Greenville-Pickens Speedway Aug. 6 Late Model Stock Car Twin I: 1. Taylor Satterfield; 2. Austin Somero; 3. Magnum Tate; 4. Anthony Adams; 5. Trey Gibson Aug. 6 LMSC Twin II: 1. Magnum Tate; 2. Taylor Satter- field; 3. Austin Somero; 4. Riley Gentry; 5. Anthony Adams Tennessee Veterans Motorplex at the Rim July 30 Limited Late Model: 1. Johnathan Dishman; 2. Michael Pannell; 3. Joshua Pierce; 4. Jackson McLerran; 5. Jim Jordan Vermont Alan Ward/Big Al’s Photos Marcel J. Gravel (86) uses the high line to pass Scott Dragon (0) and Chip Grenier (9) at Thunder Road International Speedbowl in Thunder Road International Speedbowl Barre, Vt. Gravel scored his first win of the year at his home track, a few weeks after winning in ACT action at Oxford, Maine. Aug. 4 Late Model Sportsman: 1. Marcel J. Gravel; 2. Phil Scott; 3. Tyler Cahoon; 4. Chip Grenier; 5. Scott Dragon 8 • • August 12, 2022

LaCrosse Fairgrounds Speedway Ontario Mary Schill-Forte Designs July 30 Late Model: 1. Steve Carlson; 2. Steve Bachman; Midwest short-track 3. Dan Fredrickson; 4. Jerimy Wagner; 5. Nick Clements Delaware Speedway legend Steve Carlson Aug. 5 Pro Late Model: 1. Ray Morneau; 2. Connor Pri- won for the first time Madison International Speedway tiko; 3. Jake Hooker; 4. Matt Robblee; 5. Darrell Lake this season at LaCrosse Aug. 5 Limited Late Model: 1. Zack Riddle; 2. Bobby Wil- Fairgrounds Speedway berg; 3. Stephen Scheel; 4. Jerimy Wagner; 5. Steve Licht- Flamboro Speedway in West Salem, Wis. feld Aug. 6 Pro Late Model: 1. Ty Cavallin; 2. Kevin Albers; 3. Connor Pritiko; 4. Rick Burbridge; 5. Trevor Thompson August 12, 2022 • • 9 Wisconsin International Raceway July 28 Super Late Model: 1. Dalton Zehr; 2. Grant Gries- Full Throttle Motor Speedway bach; 3. Jeff Vanoudenhoven; 4. Lowell Bennett; 5. Andy July 30 Limited Late Model: 1. Lucas Dillman; 2. Norm Monday Stoddard; 3. Scott Entwistle; 4. Miranda Gill; 5. Erick Hincks July 28 Limited: 1. Travis Rodewald; 2. Nate Van Wychen; July 30 Junior Late Model: 1. Del Freiburger; 2. Brandon 3. Brady Baldry; 4. Bryan Monday; 5. Chase Randerson McGee; 3. Peyton Lewis; 4. Wyatt Sprung; 5. Emma-Allie July 28 Quarter-Mile Outlaw Twin I: 1. Henry Neerdaels; Vale 2. Dan VanDaalwyk; 3. Kevin Hebbe; 4. Rick Spoo; 5. Bran- don Reichenberger Grand Bend Speedway July 28 QM Twin II: 1. Pete McVey; 2. Wayne Posselt; 3. July 31 Junior: 1. Kara Martin; 2. Grayson Masson; 3. Kevin Hebbe; 4. Rick Spor; 5. Bob Duchow Alyssa Brunette; 4. Callum Lawton; 5. Eric Lawton Aug. 4 Super: 1. Jeff VanOudenhoven; 2. Sawyer Effertz; Aug. 6 Junior: 1. Will Quarrie; 2. Kara Martin; 3. Driver 3. Andy Monday; 4. Dalton Zehr; 5. Brent Strelka unidentified; 4. Grayson Masson; 5. Judah Buesink Aug. 4 Limited: 1. Brent Strelka; 2. Chase Randerson; 3. Nate Van Wychen; 4. J.J. Vanderloop; 5. Travis Rodewald Peterborough Speedway Aug. 4 QM: 1. Brandon Reichenberger; 2. Dan Van Aug. 6 Limited Late Model: 1. Bob Cousineau; 2. Dan Daalwyk; 3. Kevin Hebbe; 4. Rick Spor; 5. Bob Duchow McHattie; 3. James Townsend; 4. Jacob Mercer; 5. Steve Powell British Columbia Sunset Speedway Penticton Speedway Aug. 6 Pro Late Model: 1. Jordan Howse; 2. Danny Bene- July 30 Late Model: 1. Matt Stephenson; 2. Trevor Seib- dick; 3. Travis Hallyburton; 4. Josh Stade; 5. Dwayne Baker ert; 3. Steve Lengert; 4. Sarah Cornett-Ching; 5. Dave Ha- worth July 31 Late Model: 1. Matt Stephenson; 2. Sarah Cor- nett-Ching; 3. Jeff Cameron; 4. Dave Haworth; 5. Steve Len- gert Westshore Motorsports Park Aug. 5 Late Model Twin I: 1. Spencer Carlson; 2. Rory Smith; 3. Kyle Cottam; 4. Rhett Smith; 5. Jason Frost Aug. 5 Late Model Twin II: 1. Spencer Carlson; 2. Rory Smith; 3. Rhett Smith; 4. Mark Stuart; 5. Kevin Knight New Brunswick Speedway 660 Aug. 6 Pro Stock: 1. Ryan Messer; 2. Dave O’Blenis; 3. John Rankin; 4. Hudson Weston; 5. Clark Moore Aug. 6 Late Model Sportsman: 1. Drew Greenlaw; 2. Rich- ard Atkinson; 3. Caleb Urquhart; 4. Courtney O’Blenis; 5. Brody Seveck team photo Ray Morneau won for the second time in four weeks in Pro Late Model competition at Delaware Speedway near London, Ontario.

ARCA Menards Series Matthew Manor Ranger and Tagliani wound up battle Alex Guenette won for the first time in the NASCAR Pinty’s Series at Three Rivers, for the point for most of the evening IRP magic returns Quebec, in his second season back in Canada’s national circuit. Guenette spent parts until Tagliani escaped on the final re- BROWNSBURG, Ind. (July 29) — Chan- of 2013-18 racing Late Models in the States, placing second once in Florida Speed- start with eight laps left. - Davey Segal dler Smith took the lead from Sammy weeks Pro Late Model points. Smith on a restart just before halfway at Twin I: 1. D.J. Kennington; 2. Andrew Ranger; 3. Lucas Oil Indianapolis Raceway Park, Van Alst; 10. Morgan Baird; 11. Toni Breidinger; 12. Jason veteran Alex Tagliani took victories in Marc-Antoine Camirand; 4. Kyle Steckly; 5. Treyten Lapce- then remained out front for the rest of Kitzmiller; 13. D.L. Wilson; 14. Jeff MacZink; 15. Scott Mel- the Leland Industries Twin 125s at Su- vich; 6. Dexter Stacey; 7. Alex Tagliani; 8. Louis-Philippe Du- the race for his third straight win at IRP ton; 16. Brad Smith; 17. Alex Clubb; 18. Amber Balcaen; 19. therland Automotive Speedway. moulin; 9. Brett Taylor; 10. Jean-Philippe Bergeron; 11. dating back to 2019. Tim Monroe; 20. Dallas Frueh; 21. Zachary Tinkle. Matthew Shirley; 12. Mark Dilley; 13. Jamie Krzysik; 14. Andrew Ranger had the lead for Gary Klutt; 15. Raphael Lessard; 16. Brandon Watson; 17. The unrelated Smiths drove for Ven- NASCAR Pinty’s Series most of the first race. After an accident Glenn Styres; 18. Shantel Kalika; 19. Bryan Cathcart; 20. turini Motorsports and Kyle Busch Mo- took out three of the top five and forced Wallace Stacey; 21. Kevin Lacroix; 22. Donald Theetge; 23. torsports. The next three finishers were Western swing ends an overtime finish, Kennington slipped T.J. Rinomato. on three more separate teams. - Adam with twin features past Ranger on the last restart and Fenwick scored his third career win at this track Twin II: 1. Alex Tagliani; 2. Andrew Ranger; 3. Louis- SASKATOON, Saskatchewan (July 27) and first in 10 years. Philippe Dumoulin; 4. Raphael Lessard; 5. Brandon Watson; Reese’s 200: 1. Chandler Smith; 2. Sammy Smith; — Series iron man D.J. Kennington and 6. D.J. Kennington; 7. Kevin Lacroix; 8. Jean-Philippe Berge- 3. Taylor Gray; 4. Daniel Dye; 5. Connor Mosack; 6. Jesse Kennington was black-flagged for ron; 9. Mark Dilley; 10. Donald Theetge; 11. Shantel Kalika; Love IV; 7. Nick Sanchez; 8. Rajah Caruth; 9. Dylan Smith; jumping the start of the second race. 12. Kyle Steckly; 13. Glenn Styres; 14. Matthew Shirley; 15. 10. Greg Van Alst; 11. Tom Hessert III; 12. Dylan Fetcho; 13. Brett Taylor; 16. Bryan Cathcart; 17. Treyten Lapcevich; 18. Bryce Haugeberg; 14. Colton Collins; 15. Zachary Tinkle; 16. Wallace Stacey; 19. Jamie Krzysik; 20. Marc-Antoine Cami- Brad Smith; 17. Toni Breidinger; 18. Mandy Chick; 19. D.L. rand; 21. Gary Klutt; 22. Dexter Stacey. Wilson; 20. Christian Rose; 21. Amber Balcaen; 22. Chris Martin Jr.; 23. Alex Club; 24. Tim Monroe. NASCAR Pinty’s Series ARCA Menards Series Guenette wins G3PR TROIS-RIVIERES, Quebec (Aug. 6) — Sanchez turns tables While Marc-Antoine Camirand and on Heim near end polesitter Kevin Lacroix swapped the lead for much of the Trois-Rivieres BROOKLYN, Mich. (Aug. 6) — Nick street-course race, plenty of craziness Sanchez fended off late challenges from late allowed Alex Guenette to score his Corey Heim and Daniel Dye at Michi- first win in the series. Guenette snatched gan International Speedway. This was the lead from Camirand near the end. - the third win of the season for Sanchez Davey Segal and Rev Racing. Les 60 Tours Rousseau Metal at Trois- Heim started from the pole and led Rivieres: 1. Alex Guenette; 2. D.J. Kennington; 3. Marc- until pitting a second time during the Antoine Camirand; 4. Alex Tagliani; 5. Treyten Lapcevich; 6. first break at lap 30. He restarted at the Sam Fellows; 7. Louis-Philippe Montour; 8. Larry Jackson; 9. back and roared to the lead past Sanchez Ray Courtemanche Jr.; 10. T.J. Rinomato; 11. Gary Klutt; 12. on lap 63, but Sanchez regained control Brandon Watson; 13. Jean-Philippe Bergeron; 14. Louis-Phi- after the final caution with 14 to go. - lippe Dumoulin; 15. Andrew Ranger; 16. Jean-Francois Du- Adam Fenwick moulin; 17. Mark Dilley; 18. Mathieu Kingsbury; 19. Kevin Lacroix; 20. Dexter Stacey; 21. Simon Dion-Viens; 22. Glenn Henry Ford Health 200: 1. Nick Sanchez; 2. Styres; 23. Wallace Stacey; 24. Dominic St. Cyr; 25. Serge Corey Heim; 3. Daniel Dye; 4. Sammy Smith; 5. Gus Dean; Bourdeau; 26. Jacques Villeneuve. 6. Rajah Caruth; 7. Bret Holmes; 8. Cody Coughlin; 9. Greg 10 • • August 12, 2022

New Hampshire only one century grind per year for the class. - Win- victory totals with Late Model Stock Car feature wins ston-Salem Journal at Dominion Raceway. These twin-72-lap races high- Familiar Ring: Bly wins Lee lighted Blake Morris Memorial Night, honoring the LEE, N.H. (July 30) — Ricky Bly grabbed his second Colors Edge Sportsman 100 presented by McDowell son of multi-time NASCAR grassroots champion straight win in the NHSTRA miniseries after taking the Heating & Air: 1. Amber Lynn Boger; 2. Riley Neal; 3. Justin Taylor; 4. Philip Morris. point from Jesse Bousquet after 11 of 50 laps at Lee Spencer Martin; 5. Michael Adams; 6. Tommy Neal; 7. Sterling Plemmons; 8. USA Speedway. Casey Kepley Jr.; 9. Kirk Sheets; 10. Braden Mills; 11. Chase Robertson; 12. Blake Riggs set fast time and drove from sixth to the Shupe; 13. Mitch Gales; 14. Zack Ore; 15. Zack Clifton; 16. Chase Lewis; 17. Jacob front in 10 laps in the first race. Sellers, who was a Fast qualifier Ben Poland swapped second place Creed; 18. Connor Branch; 19. Kyle Southern; 20. Wesley Thompson; 21. Austin lackluster sixth in the opener, went past Parker Eatmon with Bousquet twice before securing that spot. - Speed- Taylor; 22. Terry Thompson. and G.R. Waldrop to lead for good in two laps in the hive nightcap, which came with an eight-car inversion. Quebec NHSTRA Race for the Ring #2: 1. Ricky Bly; 2. Ben Poland; 3. Cole Former track champion Doug Barnes Jr. finished Littlewood; 4. Justin Littlewood; 5. Jesse Bousquet; 6. Craig Smith; 7. Skeeter Lessard, Larue win in 150s on the podium twice. - team reports Bearce; 8. Travis Cass; 9. Matthew Winter; 10. Dan Sweeney. VALLEE-JONCTION, Quebec (July 30) — Visiting NAS- CAR Pinty’s Series racer Raphael Lessard and young- LMSC Twin I: 1. Layne Riggs; 2. Doug Barnes Jr.; 3. Michael Hardin; 4. Pro Stock Twin I: 1. Casey Call; 2. Brandon Barker; 3. Jeremy Davis; 4. ster William Larue split 150-lap Late Model Sportsman Davey Callihan; 5. Mini Tyrrell; 6. Peyton Sellers; 7. Parker Eatmon; 8. G.R. Wal- Jimmy Renfrew Jr.; 5. Ryan Green; 6. Wayne Helliwell Jr.; 7. Bobby Baillargeon; features at Autodrome Chaudiere. drop; 9. Justin Martz; 10. Logan Clark; 11. Cameron Burke; 12. Aaron Donnelly; 8. Bill Helliwell; 9. Jeremy Harclerode; 10. Bobby Frappier; 11. Isaac Bevin; 12. 13. Cole Bruce; 14. Trent Barnes; 15. John Goin; 16. Cole Knupp; 17. Colby Stottle- Gary Smith; 13. Frankie Eldredge. Larue enjoyed the best average finish over the myer; 18. Michael Rogers; 19. Dustin Storm; 20. Chandler Sherman; 21. Mason weekend, one point ahead of Maxime Gauvreau and Bailey; 22. Meagan Creech; 23. J.D. Eversole. Pro Stock Twin II: 1. Ryan Green; 2. Gary Smith; 3. Bill Helliwell; 4. two ahead of fast qualifier Dany Trepanier. - OnRoule Jimmy Renfrew Jr.; 5. Brandon Barker; 6. Bobby Baillargeon; 7. Wayne Helliwell LMSC Twin II: 1. Peyton Sellers; 2. Davey Callihan; 3. Doug Barnes Jr.; 4. Jr.; 8. Jeremy Davis; 9. Casey Call; 10. Jeremy Harclerode; 11. Bobby Frappier; Super 6 #4 (July 30): 1. Raphael Lessard; 2. Maxime Gauvreau; 3. Layne Riggs; 5. John Goin; 6. Aaron Donnelly; 7. Justin Martz; 8. Michael Hardin; 12. Frankie Eldredge; 13. Isaac Bevin. Jeff Cote; 4. William Larue; 5. Dany Trepanier; 6. Louis-Philippe Lauzier; 7. Pier- 9. Chandler Sherman; 10. Cameron Burke; 11. Cole Bruce; 12. G.R. Waldrop; 13. Luc Labbe; 8. Daniel Verner; 9. Patrick Hamel; 10. Zachary Fauteux; 11. Sebastien Michael Rogers; 14. Mason Bailey; 15. Parker Eatmon; 16. Logan Clark; 17. Mini North Carolina Couture; 12. Steven Boissonneault; 13. Marc Begin; 14. Carl Poulin; 15. Simon Tyrrell; 18. J.D. Eversole. Roussin; 16. Jacques Poulin; 17. Dave Trevors; 18. Michael Lavoie. Records set by young lady Virginia Racer Limited: 1. J.D. Eversole; 2. Eddie Slagle; 3. Mike at Bowman-Gray Stadium Michel Lessard 150 (July 31): 1. William Larue; 2. Dany Trepa- Gange; 4. Andrew Lang; 5. Alex Brock; 6. Kyle Nester; 7. Richard Storm; 8. Nick nier; 3. Pier-Luc Labbe; 4. Maxime Gauvreau; 5. Louis-Philippe Lauzier; 6. Marc Leitz; 9. Ryan Pritt; 10. Pete Sullivan; 11. Austin Dettor; 12. David Blankenship; WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (July 30) — Amber Lynn Boger Begin; 7. Jeff Cote; 8. Sebastien Couture; 9. Patrick Hamel; 10. Simon Roussin; 11. 13. Mike Ganoe Jr.; 14. Keith Carpenter; 15. Barry Moore; 16. Jason Pittman. nudged her way past Tommy Neal for the lead just Zachary Fauteux; 12. Raphael Lessard; 13. Mathieu Kingsbury; 14. Carl Poulin; past the halfway point in Bowman-Gray Stadium’s 15. Jacques Poulin. third and final 100-lap feature of the year for the Lim- ited Late Model division which BGS calls Sportsman. Virginia Fast qualifier Lynn took more than 50 laps to get Morris Memorial means past veteran Neal, but then had the point the rest of the points for top NASCAR pair way. She fended off two late restart challenges from Michael Adams. THORNBURG, Va. (July 30) — Layne Riggs and Pey- ton Sellers, who have distanced themselves ahead of The victory made Lynn the winningest female the pack in pursuit of the NASCAR Advance Auto driver ever at the historic quarter-mile. This was also Parts Weekly Series national title, added to their 2022 the first time that one driver had won multiple 100s in the same season, although through 2014 the track held Crystal Curry Kevin Freer/KMF Photography Amber Lynn Boger won for the fifth time this season and Layne Riggs (99) and Peyton Sellers won 72-lap Late Model Stock Car races at Dominion Raceway near Spotsylvania, second in a 100-lap feature in the Limited Late Model/ Va., at the Blake Morris Memorial event held in memory of the son of multi-time NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Sportsman class at Bowman-Gray Stadium in Winston- Weekly Series national champion Philip Morris. Sellers won his second NASCAR national grassroots title in 2021, Salem, N.C. while Riggs finished early August as this year’s NAAPWS points leader. August 12, 2022 • • 11

ARCA Midwest • Wisconsin International Raceway More feast than famine for #91 at WIR From series reports KAUKAUNA, Wis. (Aug. 2) — Ty Majeski won the Doug Hornickel/ Gandrud Auto Group 250 at Wisconsin International Ty Majeski (91) and Casey Johnson (5) race past Gabe Sommers on a late restart in the Gandrud Auto Parts 250. Raceway in 2019-20, two of his easily-series-best 30 Majeski scored the Tuesday victory for the third time in the last four years. ARCA Midwest Tour victories. But for much of this year’s midweek special at the D-shaped half-mile, Ma- that quick, but they did. The car was really good, and work out.” jeski’s fortunes looked more like what happened in the we will come back next year just a little bit stronger.” Gandrud Auto Group 250: 1. Ty Majeski; 2. Casey Johnson; 3. Gabe 2021 edition, when tire and mechanical problems forced him out before halfway. Johnson followed Majeski past Sommers, then he Sommers; 4. Luke Fenhaus; 5. Levon VanDerGeest; 6. Stephen Nasse; 7. Jeremy had one more good chance after early leader Bobby Lepak; 8. Jonathan Eilen; 9. Justin Mondeik; 10. Connor Mosack; 11. Matt Ken- Two lingering issues hampered the #91 effort dur- Kendall spun with eight laps left. Johnson got to the seth; 12. Grant Griesbach; 13. Bobby Kendall; 14. Blake Brown; 15. Dean Corne- ing the day and evening, but Majeski overcame those rear bumper of the #91 Lefthander, sponsored by iRac- lius; 16. Barrett Polhemus; 17. Tristan Swanson; 18. Harley Jankowski; 19. R.J. to capture another win in the race once known as the ing, Incredible Bank, Ken’s Sports, Frog Racing, CRC Braun; 20. Andrew Morrissey; 21. Erik Jones; 22. Johnny Sauter; 23. John Dixieland 250. The five-time series champion, taking a Industries and Wehrs Machine & Racing Products, but DeAngelis Jr.; 24. Bariton Bennett; 25. Jeff Vanoudenhoven; 26. Trevor Vander- break from his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series he couldn’t make a move for the lead. molen; 27. Cameron Clifford; 28. Derek Kraus; 29. Ryan Farrell; 30. Carson Hoce- duties, beat fellow former Midwest Tour titlist Casey var; 31. Sawyer Effertz. Johnson by a car length at the finish line. “If we ran the same line, I could just be a hair faster, but we all know that you can’t pass when you Lap leaders: Effertz 1-19, Kendall 20-44, Johnson 45-100, Sauter 101-190, “We had quite the evening … glad it all worked are running the same line to the guy in front of you,” Sommers 191-225, Majeski 226-250 • Cautions: 6 • Fast qualifier: Kraus, out,” said Majeski, from Seymour, Wis. “In qualifying Johnson said. “We were trying to work the groove to 18.981 seconds we got stuck in first gear, and Toby (Nuttleman, his see if I could find something a little bit and it didn’t crew chief) pried it out with a crowbar to get it back in gear. We qualified and came back in and changed our transmission before the race.” Majeski was the sixth and final leader on the night. Johnny Sauter was out front for a race-high 90 laps, but he pulled off the track with a mechanical issue with 60 circuits remaining. Gabe Sommers inherited the lead until a restart with 25 to go, when Majeski got by him and drove to his latest landmark Super Late Model win. “I don’t know if it was a good thing or bad thing,” Sommers said about that caution. “The tires just really came in near the end. I didn’t think they would come Doug Hornickel/ Stan Kalwasinski NASCAR standout Matt Kenseth spins with Grant Griesbach (17) at the D-shaped half-mile in Kaukauna, Wis. Five-time ARCA Midwest Tour champion Ty Majeski (right) gives some advice to Wisconsin International Raceway newcomer Connor Mosack. Mosack, a North Carolina-based star who has time in ARCA Menards Series cars and a victory in Trans Am TA2 road course action, drove a car at WIR that was prepared by Toby Nuttleman, who is Majeski’s longtime crew chief. Points leader Johnson settles for second in event he won in 2017 • Sauter finishes car at 3 a.m. previous night, leads 90 laps before faltering • More on second-year SLM driver VanDerGeest and Nasse’s visit in Nuts & Bolts, Page 17 12 • • August 12, 2022

TUNDRA • Marshfield Motor Speedway Mondeik marches in Marshfield main From series reports Monday in the second row. Stenjem appeared to slip a bit and got sideways coming back to the stripe. Mon- MARSHFIELD, Wis. (July 30) — Justin Mondeik has deik capitalized and ran away from the pack in his been one of the busiest Super Late Model racers in the Toby Nuttleman-built machine, sponsored by Merrill upper Midwest in recent years. He has also been one of Manufacturing, Metsa Machines, Power House Lawn the most successful, with track championships at State & Leisure, Aqua Finance, Agra Industries, Schaeffer’s Park Speedway and Golden Sands Speedway, and nine Oil, Breaman-Merrill Ford, Advanced Engine Con- overall wins in 2022 heading into the TUNDRA Super cepts, Wehrs Machine, KRC Power Steering, PFC and Late Model Series event at Marshfield Motor Speed- FRS Shocks. way. The win also allowed Mondeik to extend his TUN- This Marshfield show reminded the 25-year-old DRA points lead. Stenjem dropped to fourth behind Mondeik of his days as a fan and an entry-level divi- Beale and Mark Eswein in the race and lost some sion competitor. And the victory, in the Bev Aschen- ground atop the standings; he left in a dead heat for brenner Memorial presented by Incredible Bank and second with the Beale Racing team. A&A Lock Service, was one of his most prized. Bev Aschenbrenner Memorial presented by Incredible “When we started in four-cylinders, we weren’t Bank and A&A Lock Service: 1. Justin Mondeik; 2. John Beale; 3. Mark any good,” said Mondeik, from Gleason, Wis. “Bev Eswein; 4. Riley Stenjem; 5. Andy Monday; 6. Colin Reffner; 7. Barrett Polhemus; and the whole Aschenbrenner family would come over 8. Kolton Guralski; 9. Travis Volm; 10. Jordan Thiel; 11. Brock Heinrich; 12. Max after every race and were so genuine and friendly with Kahler; 13. Darek Gress; 14. Jared deBoer; 15. James Swan; 16. Curt Tillman; 17. us. This is a really big win for us.” Mark Mackesy; 18. Braden Berge; 19. Tyler Radavich; 20. Corey Jankowski; 21. Darren Jackson; 22. Jeff Holmgren Jr.; 23. Wyatt Brooks; 24. Jesse Oudenhoven; Mondeik, who was second in this event last year, 25. Terry Schoppenhorst. slipped past Andy Monday on lap 15 of 60 at the half- mile. Near the end he survived a late restart alongside Lap leaders: Guralski 1-3, Monday 4-14, Mondeik 15-60 • Cautions: 4 • Fast 2021 Aschenbrenner race winner and series champion qualifier: Beale, 18.181 seconds • Heat race winners: Stenjem, Thiel • Dash: Riley Stenjem, then outlasted a last-ditch charge from Mondeik fast qualifier John Beale. SWilde Photo Justin Mondeik celebrates a victory in the Bev Aschen- “I definitely didn’t want to see that caution at the brenner Memorial presented by Incredible Bank and end, but I felt like we were able to save a little bit while A&A Lock Service. we were out front,” Mondeik said. “Riley’s always tough for sure, but I knew we had a really good piece tonight.” That late yellow waved with 13 laps left after a spin by Tyler Radavich. Mondeik chose the inside groove for the restart next to Stenjem, while Beale and SWilde Photo T.J. Harron Photography Justin Mondeik (44) moves past TUNDRA Super Late Model Series rookie Kole Guralski en route to the lead at Former track champion John Beale topped time trials and Marshfield Motor Speedway. Mondeik collected his third career TUNDRA triumph and first since 2020. finished second, adding to his list of accolades at the half-mile in Marshfield, Wis. Latest triumph for TobyCar • Rookies Polhemus and Guralski place seventh and eighth • Sixteen on lead lap • Jankowski starts race in series for 12th straight year • Aug. 6 race at State Park rained out, rescheduled for Sept. 11 August 12, 2022 • • 13

Big 8 • Madison International Speedway Reunion with Miller in MIS victory lane From track and staff reports son to get me prepared. This is some- Roy Ophime Photography thing to do now that baseball season’s Five-time Big 8 Limited Late Model Series champion Jeremy Miller led the last 16 laps OREGON, Wis. (July 29) — Racers Re- over and my kids aren’t traveling with of the main event at Madison International Speedway. union Night at Madison International their teams; now I get to go play.” Speedway brought back a number of former drivers, many of whom spent Following his 16- and 14-year-old time in Late Model divisions, and they sons had led him to visit fields in five were introduced to the crowd during states this spring and summer. Other prerace ceremonies. The most important than those three outings in his Late returning driver came in a firesuit, and Model, his racetrack trips were limited he left with the checkered flag. to a couple of times as a crew member for Barrett Polhemus, who is running for Jeremy Miller took top honors in the Casey Johnson’s team in TUNDRA and 48-lap headliner, a part of the Big 8 Lim- other Super Late Model events. ited Late Model Series schedule. This was Miller’s fifth career series victory at “This kid wants to race as much as the half-mile and 18th overall, but he possible,” he said about Texas native hadn’t been to Madison in 2022 until Polhemus. “When Casey’s also racing, July 22 … and who was looking at retir- I’ll come and give the kid a hand. He’s ing from driving after his Big 8 cham- not tearing nothing up.” pionship in 2018. Nothing was torn up on his familiar “My only times out this year had #5 Pathfinder chassis, which had been twice at Rockford, for one of my Zanker power and support from Colony sponsors who was sponsoring the night Brands, Montgomery Ward, Loves Park there,” Miller said about Kar Korner, Motorsports and Mitch Garfield Fabrica- “and the week before this one at Madi- tion. There was a close call after the first caution, as Miller had just cleared Mi- Roy Ophime Photography chael Bilderback for second before the ing. Will Rece (77) passes Stephen Scheel en route to a second-place performance on yellow; Bilderback and Jeff Holmgren Jr. “The car was perfect all night. We Racers Reunion Night. collided on the restart racing for third and both incurred some damage. redid everything (over the winter) and hung a new body on it,” said Miller, That first yellow was likely Miller’s who had more than a second on Rece at break. Will Rece had taken the lead a the finish line. “We tightened some third of the way through the race dis- things out after the heat races, which tance and was extending his edge before was definitely the right call.” that caution, for a car spinning just ahead of the leader. Two restarts later Miller has two more Limited starts Rece and Miller pulled away from the planned this year: in late August at the pack, and Miller showed more speed in Milwaukee Mile and then Oktoberfest at pulling off the pass with 18 laps remain- LaCrosse Fairgrounds Speedway. He’s also working on a new Pro Late Model, which he’d like to take to the crate-en- gine features over All American 400 and Snowball Derby weekends. Roy Ophime Photography Racers Reunion: 1. Jeremy Miller; 2. Will Rece; 3. Bobby Wilberg (28) and fellow multi-time Madison champion Jeremy Miller (5) race with Randy Sargent in heat race action from Jon Reynolds Jr.; 4. Dale Nottestad; 5. Shaun Scheel; 6. the half-mile in Oregon, Wis. Jerry Mueller; 7. Michael Bilderback; 8. Franc Beldowski; 9. Stephen Scheel; 10. Owin Giles; 11. Bobby Wilberg; 12. Brent Edmunds; 13. Mitch Haver; 14. John Beinlich; 15. Dusty Mann; 16. Mark Simonson; 17. McKayla Adams; 18. Paul Dygon; 19. Hanna Raley; 20. Jeff Holmgren Jr.; 21. Tyler Hromadka; 22. Randy Sargent. Lap leaders: Edmunds 1-3, Beldowski 4-16, Rece 17-30, Miller 31-48 • Cautions: 2 • Fast qualifier: Miller, 18.577 seconds • Heat race winners: Edmunds, Mueller, Shaun Scheel Runner-up Rece trims a few markers off points leader Nottestad’s edge • Former track champion Wilberg places 11th • Runaway track points leader Riddle skips Big 8 event, wins weekly show Aug. 5; results in Track Report, Page 9 14 • • August 12, 2022

Welch Memorial • Grundy County Speedway Inversions favor pair of Welch winners From track and team reports MORRIS, Ill. (Aug. 5) — Two multi-time race winners Chris Goodaker Photography T-1 Racing this season at Grundy County Speedway added to Ricky Baker took the overall victory in the Frank Welch Jim Weber outdueled Anthony Danta for the win in the their 2022 totals in one of the 3/8-mile fairgrounds Memorial and led the first 25-lapper from start to finish. nightcap at Morris, Ill. oval’s highlighted summer specials. Each triumphed in one half of the twin-25-lap features on Frank Welch Shocks, Schaeffer’s Oil and engine builder Power- Griffith Jr.; 10. James Gregait; 11. Larry Schuler; 12. Blake Brown; 13. Tony Brutti; Memorial Night, honoring a longtime area racer and source, earned the overall victory with the best aver- 14. Joe Vinachi; 15. Steve Seligman; 16. Dean Patterson; 17. Dennis Lyp; 18. Matt track official. age finish of the day. Weber, whose Senneker Chester. Performance entry has updates from T-1 Racing and Neither Baker, from Plainfield, Ill., nor Weber, support from TriCor Commercial Carpentry, left in sec- Lap leader: Baker 1-25 • Cautions: 0 • Fast qualifier: Gentile, 14.812 sec- from Homer Glen, were near the top in time trials, but ond place in track points behind D.J. Weltmeyer, who onds the inversion played into their hands. Fast qualifier finished second and fourth in the twin features. Dave Gentile Jr.’s inversion moved Baker up from sev- Twin II: 1. Jim Weber; 2. Anthony Danta; 3. Ricky Baker; 4. D.J. Weltmeyer; enth to the front row, and he drove away from Weber Twin I: 1. Ricky Baker; 2. D.J. Weltmeyer; 3. Dave Gentile Jr.; 4. Eddie Hoff- 5. Stan Zolodz; 6. Eddie Hoffman; 7. Blake Brown; 8. Wes Griffith Jr.; 9. James in the caution-free feature. man; 5. Stan Zolodz; 6. Jim Weber; 7. Anthony Danta; 8. Scott Koerner; 9. Wes Gregait; 10. Dean Patterson; 11. Tony Brutti; 12. Dave Gentile Jr.; 13. Joe Vinachi; 14. Dennis Lyp; 15. Matt Chester; 16. Scott Koerner; 17. Steve Seligmann; 18. Weber dropped back from second to sixth in the Larry Schuler. first few laps of the early-evening race and didn’t re- cover in the daylight, but the inversion was his best Lap leaders: Danta 1-16, Weber 17-25 • Cautions: 1 friend later in the night. Baker’s seven-car draw put Weber and fellow veteran Anthony Danta on the front row, Danta jumped out early but Weber cleared him with nine laps remaining. The victories were the third of the season for each driver. Baker, in a Pathfinder chassis with backing from Rod Baker Ford, Harmonic Design Wraps, FRS CWRA • Golden Sands Speedway Short runs help Paine in GSS opener From staff and series reports from the #71 (Mark Eswein), so I had to reached fourth place in the race won by was in it,” he said, “so it has a good make a move quick. Over the last couple seven-time CWRA race winner Jesse track record. We’re on bump stops, so PLOVER, Wis. (Aug. 5) — The two of laps I just kept my car as low as I Bernhagen. His car, built by and ac- the car just kinda stays down on the Central Wisconsin Racing Association could; I didn’t want any other cars to try quired from Johnny Sauter a few years bumps here like it’s a go-kart.” features at Golden Sands Speedway to get underneath me.” ago, uses a Wegner 6.0 engine which has were quite different. One process that more power than many of the series reg- Paine’s results pushed him past played out was in favor of Paul Paine, The inversion between races put ulars, and the added weight hurts him Weinfurter into second place in the who won with CWRA for the second Paine, sponsored by his own concrete more on long runs. CWRA standings. He’s not likely to time since joining the tour in 2019. company and Justice Brothers Car Care, catch Eswein, who was the runner-up in deep in the field. Without anything to “This car won (at Wisconsin Inter- both GSS races. The first 35-lapper was slowed sev- stack up the competitors, his #27 only national Raceway in 2014) when Johnny eral times for minor incidents, while the Twin I: 1. Paul Paine; 2. Mark Eswein; 3. Jeff Wein- nightcap went green to checkered. William Prutz/ furter; 4. Eugene Gregorich Jr.; 5. Corey Jankowski; 6. Der- Paine, who started in the sixth row, Paul Paine (27) battles Corey Jankowski (31) and Eugene Gregorich Jr. (41) in CWRA rick Van Dreel; 7. Kirby Kurth; 8. Jesse Bernhagen; 9. Mike needed the intermittent pace. The final Stars to Legends Tour action at Plover, Wis. Paine won the first 35-lap feature. Sievers; 10. Collin Tomlinson; 11. Rob Christenson; 12. Mike caution allowed him to line up next to Cox; 13. Darek Gress; 14. Monte Gress; 15. Greg Matthews; three-time series champion Jeff Wein- 16. Tyler Sauter. furter and pull away with eight laps re- maining. Lap leaders: Jankowski 1-3, Gregorich 4-14, Weinfurter 15-27, Paine 28-35 • Cautions: 4 • Fast qualifier: Eswein, “It was tough getting through there. 13.658 seconds We were all bundled up,” said Paine, from Mound, Minn. “Thank goodness Twin II: 1. Jesse Bernhagen; 2. Mark Eswein; 3. Mike for some cautions; that’s how I was able Sievers; 4. Paul Paine; 5. Kirby Kurth; 6. Jeff Weinfurter; 7. to do it. On that restart I had pressure Eugene Gregorich Jr.; 8. Derrick Van Dreel; 9. Corey Jan- kowski; 10. Monte Gress; 11. Greg Matthews; 12. Collin Tom- linson; 13. Mike Cox; 14. Rob Christenson. Lap leaders: Sievers 1-9, Bernhagen 10-35 • Cautions: 0 August 12, 2022 • • 15

Slinger Super Speedway Traveler drops in for hometown victory From track and team reports swapped second place with new track points leader and former division champion SLINGER, Wis. (July 31) — A special at- Ryan Gutknecht during the middle stages. traction at Obermeyer’s 41 Auto Body Hot Once Bernhagen had the runner-up spot for Rod Night at Slinger Super Speedway was good, he closed to within a quarter of a sec- the presence of a number of antique and ond. more-modern muscle cars on display out- side the historic quarter-mile oval during “I kept messing up and hitting the the day. Those street rods weren’t the only apron,” said Egan, also supported by his machines which hadn’t been to Slinger all employer Bonafide Security Solutions, year which wound up in the spotlight. Bryant & Stratton College, Zeller Transpor- tation, Milner Builders, TD Graphics, Truck Nick Egan, who has spent this spring & Auto Elegance, DeAngelis Construction, and summer traveling with the Jegs CRA Progress Manufacturing, Will Enterprises All-Stars Tour, brought his car to the bull- chassis builder Reed Racing Enterprises. “I ring for the evening’s oval action, as a favor knew Jesse was coming because I could see to his supporters at Obermeyer’s. He him getting bigger in the mirror, and I knew wound up with a trophy at his home track we had a couple of laps left and I just had to after leading most of the 50-lap Limited hold on.” Late Model headliner. Gutknecht, who had a four-race win- Hometown driver Egan started fifth ning streak earlier this summer, was OK and quickly climbed to second behind age- with third place this time. Jeff Holtz, who less veteran Jerry Eckhardt. A lap-10 cau- entered with the top spot in the standings tion allowed Egan to choose the outside of the division Slinger now calls Pro Late lane for the restart, and he powered his #13 Models, had dropped out earlier in the race. around the high side and never looked back. Hot Rod Night presented by Obermeyer’s Ron Erstad Jr. 41 Auto Body: 1. Nick Egan; 2. Jesse Bernhagen; 3. Ryan Nick Egan and his family enjoyed the victory stage after a 50-lap Limited Late “We ended up getting a little bit lucky Gutknecht; 4. Zach Prunty; 5. Tom Berens; 6. Tyler Schley; 7. Model triumph at Slinger, Wis. with some lane choices there, and we got Jerry Eckhardt; 8. Jacob Vanoskey; 9. Billy Braun; 10. Tyler Hro- out to the lead and were then just trying to madka; 11. Jeremy Bentz; 12. Mitch Haver; 13. Nick Lemberger; save what we had,” Egan said. “We prob- 14. Mitch DelCamp; 15. Jeff Holtz; 16. Brad Hetzel. DQ-14: Del ably have the smallest motor in the field to- Schuler. night, and I was just happy to race clean.” Lap leaders: Eckhardt 1-10, Egan 11-50 • Cautions: 5 • Fast Jesse Bernhagen, another racer who qualifier: Berens, 12.198 seconds • Heat race winners: Hro- visits Slinger only occasionally now, madka, Hetzel Prunty’s runaway in 602 car continues From track reports Plenty of action took place behind the #42 in the final few moments. Schulz and Rob Braun SLINGER, Wis. (July 31) — Dennis Prunty’s swapped second, and Travis Dassow and Alex march to a championship in the first-year UMA Hartwig traded the fourth spot after lap 31. Das- 602 Outlaw Late Model Tour took him and the sow was piloting a car owned by Chris Ratajczyk other regulars to his home bullring, Slinger Super as a teammate to Prunty. Speedway. As many expected, the multi-time Super Late Model track champion had the fastest Hot Rod Night presented by Obermeyer’s 41 Auto team photo wedge-bodied hot rod on Obermeyer’s Hot Rod Body: 1. Dennis Prunty; 2. Rob Braun; 3. Steven Schulz; 4. Travis Das- Dennis Prunty drove this car to his fourth win in five UMA 602 Out- Night. sow; 5. Alex Hartwig; 6. Bryce Miller; 7. Bill Prietzel; 8. Tom Carlson; 9. law Late Model Tour races. Greg Bowers; 10. Ethan Rose; 11. Brian Johnson; 12. Brian Ulrich; 13. Prunty, from Lomira, Wis., took the lead from Kevin Kulka; 14. Clayton Storey. Steven Schulz at the halfway point of the 35-lap feature. By the end - and after a welcome long Lap leaders: Schulz 1-17, Prunty 18-35 • Cautions: 5 • Red flag: 1 • green-flag run - Prunty had a 2.6-second lead Fast qualifier: Braun, 12.168 seconds • Heat race winners: Johnson, Das- over the rest of the field. sow 16 • • August 12, 2022

nuts&bolts: Around the Upper Midwest … from staff, track and team reports Personal best: Wisconsin Inter- Doug Hornickel/ Levon VanDerGeest (23) battles Jonathan Eilen (77) and Jeremy Lepak en route to a fifth-place finish at Wisconsin International national Raceway is unlike any other fa- Raceway, his best in the ARCA Midwest Tour. cility in the upper Midwest, given the half-mile’s D shape. WIR can be rough Alan Kulwicki Memorial, was rained might not go well. Forward, Ken’s BS Sauce, Gene’s Auto, on newcomers, as it was on 2021 ARCA out, but some prerace festivities did take Noah Gajewski grabbed top honors Lisa’s Auto and Labor Temple Club. Midwest Tour rookie Levon VanDer- place. Tops on that list was the induc- Much comes from the family pro- Geest. tion of several area racing mainstays to July 29 at Golden Sands Speedway. That nounced “guy-yef-ski.” Although Slinger’s Wall of Fame, including active third-mile oval gave Super Late Models former track champion and active driver One more trip did wonders for the standout Prunty who won the UMA 602 the next week off, as did State Park M.G. Gajewski is a distant cousin, his 18-year-old from Merrill, Wis. VanDer- Outlaw Late Model Tour feature the pre- Speedway, so the 17-year-old from Mar- dad drove some Late Model races and Geest came home fifth in the Gandrud vious week. athon, Wis., kept his celebration going his sister and uncles on both sides all Auto Parts 250, his best-ever result in 16 longer. were short-trackers. career series appearances. That’s a dra- Others in the class include the late matic improvement over his DNF from racers Al Schill Jr. and Rich Somers, plus “It’s definitely nice to enjoy the first Busch Light Night: 1. Noah Gajewski; 2. Dave last year, and he wasn’t much of a factor driver and team owner “Joe Cool” DeS- one for an extra week,” Gajewski said. Neitzke; 3. Wyatt Brooks; 4. Monte Gress; 5. Barrett Polhe- before his A-arm broke. tefano, photographer Dave Olson, and “We waited for the first moment to just mus; 6. Kendrick Kreyer; 7. M.G. Gajewski; 8. Derrick Van Paul Forgach who sponsors many racers break away, because we had the best car Dreel; 9. Darek Gress; 10. Darren Jackson; 11. Frank Nitzke; “Last year Kaukauna was one of the through his PMF Landscape Supply out there. We had 15 cars, which is 12. Travis Volm; 13. Braden Berge; 14. Curt Tillman; 15. worst tracks to get the hang of it,” he company. pretty good for a weekly race here.” Kirby Kurth. said. “We definitely went into it with a lot more confidence, having an extra Welcome mats at MIS: An This is Gajewski’s second season in Also: Former WIR-based Late year of experience behind the wheel of a Super Late Model races, but in 2021 he Super Late Model. Having the con- upcoming Midwest Tour race is the was basically driving a Limited car Model driver Tom Gee Jr. scored his first fidence to race everyone hard definitely Howie Lettow Classic scheduled for against higher-powered and more up- victory in the Midwest Truck Series as a was a big part of it. And I don’t know if Aug. 26 at Madison International Speed- dated machines. His current #10 isn’t support race to the Gandrud 250. I realized how much of an endurance way. The half-mile in Oregon, Wis., the newest, as it’s one of the few Howe race it was last year. This time we plans to have a new fan area, although chassis still in action in the region, but it Active Late Model racers trying wanted to lay back and let everything not likely in time for its Limited Late came from multi-time Sands and SPS their hands in the trucks included Jeff fall back into place over the course of Model season finale Aug. 19. race winner Neil Knobloch. Holtz in second, James Swan in third, the race.” Brad Mueller in fifth, Brandon Reichen- A total of 100 infield parking passes There’s plenty of knowledge on the berger in sixth, Kody Hubred in 10th, VanDerGeest, sponsored by Central will be available to fans in the Busch side of Gajewski, whose sponsors in- Bryce Miller in 11th and Chris Blawat in Sawdust, Friendship House, Zilisch As- Light Tailgate Zone for the Lettow trib- clude Central Wisconsin Vending, 16th. phalt, Ciao Restaurant, ABG Masonry, ute. The charge will be $50 per vehicle in Arrow Top Bar, Charlie’s Bar, Best Foot VP Fuels, Tiry’s Race Engines, Images addition to admission tickets. by Kelly, Wehrs Machine, Al-Kul Radi- ators, Norman Electric, Custom Meats, “We had something like this at the Breber Music, and area CarQuest, Ad- track I ran 20 years ago in Missouri. We vance Auto Parts and Culver’s locations, called it the Wild Side,” track co-owner was one of several drivers piloting Left- Gregg McKarns said. “It was a lot of fun hander chassis out of the Toby Race Pro- and is an element we have been trying ducts shop, as did race winner Ty to add here. We feel this offers a great Majeski. His crew chief is Chris Wein- view of the racing for the fans.” kauf, who struggled in his own right in many trips to WIR; he did place fourth From the family: Many Wis- Stan Kalwasinski in the Dixieland 250 in 2016, driving for Stephen Nasse drove Steve Apel’s Super Late Model to a sixth-place finish in the Gan- Levon’s dad Jay VanDerGeest. consin racers still compete two or three drud Auto Group 250. times a week, as there are usually tracks Friendly #51: Stephen Nasse’s operating four out of seven nights in the summer. Someone who claims his first four previous races in Wisconsin were feature win might not have too much all at the Slinger Nationals. His first time to enjoy it, and the next time out time out at another Badger State facility came at WIR, where he placed sixth which was easily the highest of any first-time visitors to the track. Nasse, from Pinellas Park, Fla., drove a car fielded by multi-time Slinger Super Speedway champion Steve Apel. Apel has a good record at WIR, with three wins in Thursday night visits, plus a TUNDRA trophy from 2017. Slinger honors: The latest Super Late Model race at Slinger, the August 12, 2022 • • 17

Motor Mountain Masters • Jennerstown Speedway Mountain climbed without misfortune From track, staff and team reports JENNERSTOWN, Pa. (Aug. 6) — At or Benji Huzsek/BDH Photography near the top of the list of promising Evan Shotko shows off the red jacket and big check in a makeshift victory lane ceremony, held in the tech building because of a young stars in pavement Late Model downpour that ended the 150-lap race after 88 circuits. racing who are making waves in several parts of the country is Evan Shotko. The gig, I guess,” Shotko said. “I do think 19-year-old has shown speed in places we had the car to beat, but it’s racing ranging from Berlin Raceway near his and anything could’ve happened. I’m home in Coopersville, Mich., to bull- rings in Cordele, Ga., and Pinellas Park, continued on page 46 Fla. That speed had been evident in three previous trips to Jennerstown Speedway, but so has the misfortune. In the 2020-21 editions of the Motor Moun- tain Masters Pro Late Model show, plus one 2020 visit with the Jegs CRA All- Stars Tour, Shotko had yet to be on the track at the checkered flag. That changed in a big way in this fifth Masters, with title sponsorship from Arsenberger Trucking and Keen Parts. Shotko was in charge for the en- tire way, officially losing the lead briefly at the start and after one early restart. The race ended prematurely, as rain hit after 88 of a scheduled 150 laps. Shotko certainly didn’t mind having to receive his oversized $10,000 check under cover of the tech building, be- cause that took away 62 laps of potential pitfalls. “It seems like there’s always a big one here. We kinda got caught in the big one a couple of years ago. It’s part of the Benji Huzsek/BDH Photography Benji Huzsek/BDH Photography Eddie MacDonald (17) battles multi-time track champion Barry Awtey (75) and 2021 Fast qualifier Chris Davidson is presented a Traeger grill from a representative of Motor Mountain Masters winner Derek Griffith. MacDonald placed second in this Kingston Supply. Davidson, a visitor from near Houston, finished fifth in the Pro Late year’s Jennerstown Speedway special for the second straight August. Model main event. Hard chargers: Renfrew (12th to sixth), Wiltrout (18th to eighth), Re (19th to 12th) • Top local finisher: Barclay in seventh • 2021 event winner Griffith drops out of third with mechanical issue on lap 80 • Casagrande unable to start 18 • • August 12, 2022

Cook Memorial • Angola Motorsport Speedway Special win for Barcus and two families From track and staff reports FREMONT, Ind. (Aug. 6) — Five of the Tommy Cook previous eight editions of the Al Cook Jr. Brandon Barcus and some friends enjoy victory lane at the ninth annual Al Cook Jr. Memorial 88 presented by Everage Auto. Memorial Late Model Sportsman race at Angola Motorsport Speedway were front for many of the 88 laps in this race. former Super Late Model from Van- 3. Tanner Jack; 4. Tony Dager; 5. Brent Jack; 6. Hunter Jack; won by Tommy Cook, the honoree’s Then when a three-wide moment just Doorn Racing Development. 7. Billy Hutson; 8. Jason Timmerman; 9. Nash Engdahl; 10. younger brother and multi-time area behind Tommy, Jason Timmerman and K.C. Spillers; 11. Clarity Patton; 12. Tommy Cook; 13. Ricky track champion. Tommy and others in Barcus went awry and Tony Dager rode “I think they’re a little upset that I Payton; 14. Paige Rogers; 15. Mike Loshe; 16. Kole Elkins; the family help organize the event, and off the backstretch, it forced a red flag keep beating ‘em with their old car,” 17. Jeremy Wallen; 18. John Gearhart; 19. Randy Cook; 20. the sentiment of Al’s loss to cancer nine with 22 laps left. Barcus jumped ahead said Barcus, whose sponsors include Chad Richardson; 21. Dan Foulk; 22. George Anspaugh. years ago settles over the 3/8-mile oval. on the restart and took control, and that Shepherd’s Chevrolet-Buick-GMC, Pro control was made a bit easier when Motor Engines, Current Mechanical, Lap leaders: Timmerman 1-18, T.Cook 19-66, Barcus 67- The Cook family remained proud of Cook had a right rear tire chunk on him Power Clean Industrial Services, Corn- 88 • Cautions: 3 • Fast qualifier (of 23 drivers): H.Jack, this year’s winner Brandon Barcus, for near the end. well Tools and Noble Hawk Golf Links. 14.865 seconds similar reasons. Some of Al Jr.’s strong “This was new for me last year. It had a seasons in short-track racing came in “Jason and Tommy were running lot of speed, but it was tough to find the Denise Jack cars owned by Brandon’s father Tony pretty hard battling back and forth, and balance. This year we’ve figured out all Hunter Jack topped time trials and placed Barcus. The 27-year-old winner has his I just kinda sat there and waited,” said these new adjustments.” sixth at the bullring near Angola, Ind. own memories of the man identified Barcus, who started 11th. “My spotter with #88. was telling me to save tires. I’m like, This was just the third time out this ‘Dude, I’m at three-quarter throttle. I season for Barcus, who is a traveling “Al Cook was very special to me,” can pass these guys whenever I want. pipe welder and is rarely home four Barcus said. “He was really close to the When I took the lead my spotter kept days a week so shop time is at a pre- family, and when I started to race he telling me I was ahead by six car mium. He did win a regular 50-lapper at took me under his wing. He taught me lengths. I wanted to maintain that gap Angola earlier this summer. He has vis- how to be smooth. He was probably the and not drive away any further.” ited other area tracks for some Vore’s smoothest guy I’ve ever seen behind the Welding CRA Late Model Sportsman wheel.” Barcus drove away and beat Austin and Vore’s Compact Touring Series May to the stripe by a few car lengths. events, but his only likely 2022 racing The Cook brother in the #8 was out Behind them came Tanner Jack, whose road trip will be in the Compact race on father Brent and brother Hunter Jack Winchester 400 weekend. Denise Jack wound up fifth and sixth behind the re- Shopmates Austin May (right) and Tanner surgent Dager. Barcus knows the Jacks Al Cook Jr. Memorial 88 presented by Jack placed second and third in the big- well; his current #50 was Hunter’s 1. Brandon Barcus; 2. Austin May; gest Late Model Sportsman race of the year at Angola Motorsport Speedway. Winner Barcus’ spotter Martin, an occasional CRA driver, has spotted in several Indy 500s, most recently for Kanaan this year • Fast qualifier Hunter Jack inverts 10 • Hard charger: Spillers • Fitzwater unable to start August 12, 2022 • • 19

ARCA/CRA • Lucas Oil Indianapolis Raceway Park Cup standouts do battle at Indianapolis From series and team reports cially on the restarts, but I was able to make the high groove work and we got the win,” said Jones, who BROWNSBURG, Ind. (July 30) — Former Jegs CRA drove a Hamke chassis sponsored by Dicks Auto Parts. All-Stars Tour champion Erik Jones out dueled fellow “We knew we had to really step up our game to beat NASCAR Cup Series competitor William Byron to those guys. William’s a great driver and their whole grab the win at the track once known as Indianapolis team does a great job, but today we were able to step Raceway Park. Jones, driving a Wimmer Motorsports up and get it done. I’m looking forward to what we entry, put a pause on Byron’s amazing streak of Super can do in the future with this team.” Late Model success with Donnie Wilson’s team in the 100-lap ARCA/CRA Super Series headliner sponsored Jones had won in his most recent start at IRP, com- by Fireball Whiskey. ing in 2016 in this flagship series of the Champion Rac- ing Association. Byron placed ninth in that event, his “That was a lot of fun,” said Jones, from Byron, only previous time here in a Late Model; he was sec- Mich. “This is such a great place to race. There are so ond here in an ARCA Menards Series race in 2015. many different grooves that you can use to make your car work.” Third-place Campbell crossed the stripe just over a second behind Byron. Campbell is the most successful One of the two NASCAR stars were out front for driver at IRP in the modern era of Late Model action; the entire distance. Byron started second and Jones he has four wins here in this series, most recently in fourth, following fast qualifier Brian Campbell’s five- 2017-18, and also won four times here in crate-engine car inversion draw. Byron jumped ahead of Quinnton Late Model circuits. Bear at the start, but then Jones took control with an outside pass for the lead on lap 32. Circle City 100 presented by Fireball Whiskey: 1. Erik Jones; 2. William Byron; 3. Brian Campbell; 4. Sammy Smith; 5. Carson Hocevar; They raced hard for the top spot for a few mo- 6. Chase Burda; 7. Eddie Van Meter; 8. Scotty Tomasik; 9. Billy Van Meter; 10. ments, then resumed their fierce fight after restarts on Tommy St. John; 11. Logan Bearden; 12. Blake Rowe; 13. Jake Garcia; 14. Rick laps 73 and 78. Each time Byron looked like he could Turner; 15. Dan Holtz; 16. Cassten Everidge; 17. Quinnton Bear; 18. Tyler Tanner. use the bottom groove to make the pass, but the high- side momentum was enough to keep Jones out front. Lap leaders: Byron 1-31, Jones 32-100 • Cautions: 4 • Red flag: 1 • Fast qualifier: Campbell, 21.434 seconds “William definitely put the pressure on us, espe- Wimmer Motorsports Erik Jones celebrates an ARCA/CRA Super Series vic- tory at Lucas Oil Indianapolis Raceway Park. Chad McGunegill/Racing America VanDoorn Racing Development Erik Jones leads William Byron in a battle of NASCAR Cup Series stars dropping in on a Super Late Model event Carson Hocevar finished fifth, after several pit stops for over the NASCAR weekend at nearby Indianapolis Motor Speedway. adjustments from the TK Racing crew. He qualified sev- enth but finished 21st in the previous night’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race. Jones’ charitable foundation, shown on quarter panels of winning car, supports literacy, animal welfare and cancer fights • Smith, in Wilson team car, places fourth after making up lost lap due to loose oil line fitting • on lead lap 20 • • August 12, 2022

Jegs CRA • Anderson Speedway Naugle packs trophy for Maritime return From series reports ANDERSON, Ind. (Aug. 6) — In his first Champion Racing Association two races in the United States this sea- Nicholas Naugle receives the trophy from outlandishly-dressed representatives of event sponsor Uranus Fudge Factory on the victory son, Nicholas Naugle made good show- stage at Anderson, Ind. ings, especially since the racetracks he visited - at Nashville, Tenn., and Birch final pass came against part-time CRA His closest call came just before the Robinson and third-place Dylan Run, Mich. - were a bit larger than those driver Brett Robinson just after the final winning pass. Stroup’s car lost power Bates, who earned a Hoosier Perform- in his home area, Canada’s Maritime restart of the evening. The remaining and stacked up three others behind him, ance bonus as the hard charger, each provinces. His latest American attempt distance went caution-free, and Naugle forcing a red flag for cleanup, and earned their best finishes in the series. came at a quarter-mile bullring, and beat Robinson to the finish line by al- Naugle didn’t dodge the melee by Bates got past Ethan Stadniczuk in the Naugle handled that as if the track had most two seconds. much. final few laps to reach the podium. been one of his familiar stomping grounds. “I thought our day may have been Fudge Packer 100 presented by Uranus over on the restart after the lightning Fudge Factory: 1. Nicholas Naugle; 2. Brett Robinson; The 22-year-old from Dartmouth, delay, when we got some air when we 3. Dylan Bates; 4. Ethan Stadniczuk; 5. Jimmy Tucker; 6. Nova Scotia, won the annual Jegs CRA made some contact with the #47 Nick Egan; 7. Joey Strode; 8. J.P. Crabtree; 9. Brandon Var- All-Stars Tour visit to Anderson Speed- (Stroup),” said Naugle, whose Van- ney; 10. Dakota Stroup; 11. Hunter Wright; 12. James way. His triumph was his first in the Doorn Racing Development chassis is Krueger; 13. Zach Johnson; 14. Kevin Cremonesi; 15. Mike States and second of his career in the sponsored by Brycon Construction and Sargent. crate-engine series. Mobil 1, “but it didn’t hurt the car. We were in a position to race the #5 (Robin- Lap leaders: Robinson 1-8, Stadniczuk 9-20, Robinson “This is great to get our first series son) and get by and get the win.” 21-57, Naugle 58-100 • Cautions: 4 • Red flags: 2 • Fast win here,” Naugle said. “We knew we qualifier (of 16 drivers): Stroup, 12.361 seconds had a fast car today. We were fastest in practice and didn’t qualify as well as we wanted, but we were patient and worked our way to the front, and things just worked out for us to be able to race for the win today.” It took Naugle 58 laps to climb from sixth on the grid – one spot out of fast qualifier Dakota Stroup’s inversion draw – and reach the lead for good. His Champion Racing Association John Crist Racing Brett Robinson finished second in his first appearance since 2019 in the Jegs CRA All- Dylan Bates climbed from 10th on the grid to finish third at Anderson Speedway. Stars Tour presented by Chevrolet Performance. Only driver credited with prior series victory in field: Stadniczuk, at split event this summer at Flat Rock • Hard charger: Bates, 10th to third • Five finish on lead lap • House unable to start for second time in series this season August 12, 2022 • • 21

Grand Slam • Plymouth Motor Speedway Bozell stops Roahrig’s Slam streak … From staff, team and track reports PLYMOUTH, Ind. (July 30) — When Tyler Roahrig Ron Verash zipped into the lead with about 30 laps remaining in Phil Bozell is interviewed after winning the third round of the Outlaw Late Model Grand Slam at Plymouth, Ind. the third round of Plymouth Motor Speedway’s Out- law Late Model Grand Slam, the foregone conclusion running in front of me,” Bozell said. “For example, practice, they’ve been antsy to be in the shop and ask- was that this 75-lap race would end up the same as the Brandon Short was not good on the bottom, then he ing what they can do next.” first two Slam legs: with “Kid Rocket” in the winner’s went to the top and did better and had his best run circle. here (sixth). The rule adds a little bit of an element to Grand Slam #3: 1. Phil Bozell; 2. Tyler Roahrig; 3. Mark Shook; 4. J.R. it, even though a lot of people don’t like it.” Roahrig; 5. Steve Needles; 6. Brandon Short; 7. Todd Harrington; 8. Matt Frazier; Phil Bozell had other ideas. He didn’t panic when 9. Blake Childers; 10. Michael Thayer; 11. Zack Cook; 12. Shawn Amor; 13. Adam he watched the #24 coast by him in the middle stages. The rule didn’t affect the early action, which was Terry; 14. Steve Stacy; 15. Bobby Schisler Jr.; 16. Rick Hahn Jr.; 17. Corey Ryman; Then after the third of three rapid-fire late restarts, Bo- highlighted by side-by-side racing between Cory 18. Andrew DeVreese; 19. Kevin Sauer; 20. Cory Pressler; 21. Scott Hantz; 22. zell got the best of Roahrig on the high side and Pressler and Todd Harrington. On lap 22 a slower car Brian Ross; 23. Scott Ross; 24. Austin Maynard; 25. Brandyn Ross. fended off the fast qualifier’s challenges over the clos- spun in front of the leaders, and Pressler caught some ing stages. damage from the incident. Lap leaders: Pressler 1-9, Harrington 10-27, Shook 28-44, T.Roahrig 45-61, Bo- zell 62-75 • Cautions: 5 • Red flag: 1 • Fast qualifier: T.Roahrig, 12.312 sec- “It was great racing,” said Bozell, from Portage, On the next restart Harrington raced away with onds Mich. “I started ahead of Tyler and he got to the front the lead momentarily before Mark Shook passed him. before me. I got stuck on the bottom earlier and he Roahrig was waiting to pounce in third, and in fourth Dimmitt Racing rolled on the outside of him. Then I was working on at the time was Bozell, in his Triple B-clipped car Phil Bozell (8) leads Tyler Roahrig (24), Mark Shook him, working on him, working on him … We had owned by Tony LeClair and supported by Performance (14) and J.R. Roahrig at Plymouth Motor Speedway. Bo- some restarts, one with 18 to go, one with 16 and one Engineering, PFC Brakes, Amsoil, Go Lithium Bat- zell regained the lead from Tyler with 14 laps left and with I think 11, and finally got by him on the last re- teries, Midwest Synthetics and Amsoil by Dan Nimtz. ended his two-race winning streak in the quarter-mile’s start. After halfway I didn’t think nobody was gonna Saturday specials. go nowhere, but the Madhouse restarts played a lot to This race was a rare one for the Bozells, in that do with it.” Phil’s dad and Michigan Motorsports Hall of Famer Andy Bozell wasn’t in action. Andy was here helping The Madhouse restarts, named after the historic his pre-teen grandson Mason Metzger (Phil’s nephew) Bowman-Gray Stadium bullring in Winston-Salem, in a four-cylinder class. N.C., call for drivers to choose high or low around a cone at the one-to-go signal. Those were obviously the “He and my boy are taking turns in that car,” Phil best opportunities to pick up positions at the quarter- said about his 11-year-old son Bryce. “Last time at mile, and Bozell played that game to perfection for his Spartan he was faster than my dad in practice. What I first victory at Plymouth, which had been a dirt track like best with both boys is that since we’ve let ‘em for about 10 years before being converted back to pavement this off-season. “It was a lot of fun, and a very strategic race. When it gets like that, I pay attention to how guys are Ron Verash Steve Needles finished fourth, backing up his runner-up effort in the previous Grand Slam event. Restarts favor Bozell in late stages • Fourteen finish on lead lap • Plymouth co-promoter Sauer injured in practice crash one week later; more, Page 4 22 • • August 12, 2022

Summer Sizzler • New Paris Speedway … before ‘Rocket’ makes 7th launch From staff and track reports NEW PARIS, Ind. (Aug. 4-5) — The one Outlaw Late Model event that has shown the most pride for the Roahrig family is the Summer Sizzler at New Paris Speedway. The quarter-mile had been the site of six double-digit checks written to Tyler Roahrig, and this year’s $10,000 prize was the seventh for the 31- year-old from Plymouth, Ind. The 2018 edition of the Sizzler was a doubly-special time for Tyler and his father J.R. Roahrig, as it featured a 1-2 finish for the family. There was one major difference, and one which Tyler remedied this year. “That first time, I was second,” the younger Roahrig said. “We had ours better this time.” The Roahrigs were also 1-2 in qual- ifying, with the younger one .16 second Chelsea Landis/Fast Lane Images faster. The Sizzler’s traditional nearly- Tyler Roahrig, shown with Jim Keefe and Allison Engelsman, won the Summer Sizzler for the seventh time. His dad J.R. Roahrig full inversion put Tyler 15th on the grid, (right), who won the Sizzler in 2018, came home second in this year’s 100-lap feature. and by lap 13 he was up to third behind Austin Maynard and Corey Ryman. That’s when the biggest factor in dad. clearing out some of his competitors “Before that yellow I had a pretty came. Rain began and didn’t quit, and big lead,” the younger Roahrig said. “It the track had to call off its standard was one of the better track surfaces I’ve Thursday event and continue it the next seen here as far as being conducive to night. Only 10 drivers returned, and passing. Sometimes it takes me the Austin Maynard, the leader at the stop- whole race to get up to the lead.” page, wasn’t one of them. Over the final stretch Tyler ex- The restart put Roahrig next to tended his edge to more than two sec- Corey Ryman on the front row, and “Kid onds in his Senneker Performance Chelsea Landis/Fast Lane Images Rocket” lived up to his nickname and chassis, powered by an Evan Jackson Shawn Amor and Jacob Maynard piloted the two cars fielded by Bobby Blount at New pulled away. Only one more restart re- product and sponsored by 1st Choice Paris Speedway. mained, with about 20 laps left, and Auto Body, Schneider Auto Sales, Town there was only token pressure from his & Country Printers, Penske Shocks and his own Rocket Fabrication & Suspen- sion. The elder Roahrig was more than three seconds ahead of third-place Corey Ryman, who enjoyed his best re- sult in 15 career Sizzlers. Chelsea Landis/Fast Lane Images Summer Sizzler presented by Bennett Austin Maynard (92) leads Tyler Roahrig (24) and Corey Ryman just before the weather interruption in the 22nd annual Outlaw Drive Away: 1. Tyler Roahrig; 2. J.R. Roahrig; 3. Corey Late Model special at New Paris, Ind. Maynard didn’t return the next night, and Roahrig grabbed the lead on the next restart. Ryman; 4. Adam Terry; 5. Jacob Maynard; 6. Craig Everage; 7. Shawn Amor; 8. Donny Klotz III; 9. Jack Landis; 10. Kenny Whitman; 11. Austin Maynard; 12. Andrew DeVreese; 13. Bobby Stremme; 14. Michael Thayer; 15. Shawn Amor; 16. Driver unidentified; 17. Bobby Schisler Jr.; 18. Jaden Cre- tacci; 19. Travis Schlabach. Lap leaders: A.Maynard 1-13, T.Roahrig 14-100 • Cau- tions: 4 • Red flag: 1 • Fast qualifier: T.Roahrig, 12.536 seconds Six drivers finish, due to mechanicals and rain • Plymouth moves regular Outlaw feature to end of night for drivers wishing to finish Sizzler (results in Track Report, Page 6); Sauer injured in Plymouth practice after stuck throttle August 12, 2022 • • 23

Growler • Onaway Speedway Northern track lockdown favors Hagon From team and staff reports Eric’s Wandering Photography Hauser Memorial race at his home track, Alex Hagon won the Tom Rosebrugh Memorial Growler 100 in his second-ever visit to Owosso Speedway. This Rosebrugh- ONAWAY, Mich. (Aug. 6) — At one Onaway, Mich. family-hosted event brought a higher point before halfway in the 11th annual purse and some more widely-known Growler 100 Outlaw Late Model show I couldn’t really tell what it was on. neker Performance chassis, sponsored challengers; the second half of the race at its new home of Onaway Speedway, When it went green at the end I was by Hagon’s Properties, Silver Spray found Jason Felver, Claucherty, and the the racing surface became quite slippery pretty happy with that.” Sports, Professional Collision, K&H Ga- son-father tandem of Phil and Andy Bo- because of the heat and some lingering rage Doors and his grandfather’s shop zell in an accordion line until the end. fluid. The final 55 laps went caution- This Growler was Hagon’s second Chet’s Auto. In June he scored the Ron free, and the memorial event to area leg- big triumph of the summer in his Sen- Most of those heavyweights don’t end Tom Rosebrugh became a bit of a frequent Onaway. Hagon had only seen parade by the frontrunners. the place once, finishing third in one race last summer. Those with more laps That was fine with Alex Hagon, around the quarter-mile weren’t on the who had been at the head of the pack visitors’ pace; defending track champion since the drop of the green. A momen- Chase Rosebrugh, the honoree’s grand- tary disappointment from qualifying son, finished seventh. 12th became a big smile, as new track record holder Justin Claucherty’s dice Tom Rosebrugh Memorial Growler 100: roll put Hagon on the pole. Hagon took 1. Alex Hagon; 2. Jason Felver; 3. Justin Claucherty; 4. Phil care of the rest, including fighting off Bozell; 5. Andy Bozell; 6. Dan Leeck; 7. Chase Rosebrugh; 8. challengers during the racier early parts Jimmy O. Smith; 9. Dustin Jackson; 10. George Wilson; 11. of the event. Brian Bero; 12. Todd Rosebrugh; 13. John King; 14. Steve Ulman; 15. Tony Rosebrugh; 16. Alex Fullerton; 17. Zach “It was pretty tough to pass here,” O’Henley. said Hagon, now living in Kettering, Ohio. “It was kinda slippery. I was Lap leader: Hagon 1-100 • Cautions: 4 • Fast qualifier: pretty free from the start of the race, and Claucherty, 13.47 seconds Corrigan Oil Speedway Bozell in his prime in midweek special From team and track reports MASON, Mich. (July 27) — Phil Bozell one-upped his Jim DenHamer Corrigan Oil Speedway points rival Justin Claucherty Phil Bozell (8) battles Justin Claucherty for the lead in the midweek Outlaw Late Model event at the track formerly with a victory in the track’s annual Wednesday event. known as Spartan Speedway near Lansing, Mich. This was Bozell’s third win of the season at the track formerly known as Spartan Speedway. Bozell and Claucherty started together in the third row and rose through the frontrunners. Front-row mates Doug True and Tyler Heeney placed third and fourth, season-bests for both. Phil’s dad Andy won in the template-bodied class for the second year in a row to continue his Michigan Motorsports Hall of Fame legacy. Prime Time 66: 1. Phil Bozell; 2. Justin Claucherty; 3. Doug True; 4. Tyler Heeney; 5. Craig Everage; 6. Adam Terry; 7. Austin Thiel; 8. Josh Hahn; 9. Craig Stephens; 10. John Ledwidge; 11. Jim Heeney; 12. Tim Rugg. Late Model Sportsman: 1. Andy Bozell; 2. Jerry Pierman; 3. John Trudell; 4. Tony Dager; 5. Paige Rogers; 6. Tyler Hufford; 7. Evan Varney; 8. Kee- gan Sobilo; 9. Damon Place; 10. Scott Pemberton; 11. Bryce Bozell; 12. Bubbie Brooks; 13. Troy Andrews; 14. Rich Michalak; 15. Pierre Goulet. 24 • • August 12, 2022

ARCA/CRA Super Series ARCA Midwest Tour (Through IRP) (Through Kaukauna) 1. Eddie Van Meter 600 (powered by Jegs) 1. Casey Johnson 707 April 24 Slinger (Wis.) Super Speedway/Luke Fenhaus 2. Billy Van Meter 530 Jan. 29 Crisp Motorsports Park, Cordele, Ga./Bubba Pollard 2. Gabe Sommers 625 May 1 Madison (Wis.) Int’l Speedway/Casey Johnson 3. Albert Francis 406 April 10 Anderson (Ind.) Speedway/Eddie Van Meter 3. Jonathan Eilen 607 May 28 Jefferson (Wis.) Speedway/Jacob Nottestad 4. Kyle Crump 383 April 24 Salem (Ind.) Speedway/Casey Roderick 4. Levon VanDerGeest 552 June 19 Milwaukee Mile, West Allis, Wis./Casey Johnson 5. Casey Roderick 354 May 7 Nashville (Tenn.) Fair. Speedway/William Byron 5. Justin Mondeik 547 July 9 Grundy County (Ill.) Speedway/Austin Nason 6. Hunter Jack 333 June 4 Jennerstown (Pa.) Speedway/Kyle Crump 6. Tristan Swanson 511 July 23 State Park Speedway, Wausau, Wis./Jonathan Eilen 7. Logan Bearden 328 June 18 Flat Rock (Mich.) Speedway/Kyle Crump 7. Harley Jankowski 467 Aug. 2 Wisconsin International Raceway/Ty Majeski 8. Sammy Smith 298 July 16 Anderson (Ind.) Speedway/Sammy Smith 8. Luke Fenhaus 458 Aug. 20 Hawkeye Downs Speedway, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 9. Stephen Nasse 286 July 30 Lucas Oil Indianapolis Raceway Park/Erik Jones 9. Ryan Farrell 425 Aug. 26 Howie Lettow Classic, Madison (Wis.) Int’l Speedway 10. Dalton Armstrong 268 Aug. 13 North Wilkesboro (N.C.) Speedway 10. Austin Nason 421 Sept. 3 Dells (Wis.) Raceway Park Sept. 3-4Winchester (Ind.) Speedway Oct. 8-9 Oktoberfest 200, LaCrosse (Wis.) Fair. Speedway Sept. 17 Glass City 100, Toledo (Ohio) Speedway Oct. 30 All-American 400, Nashville (Tenn.) F. Speedway (NP) Oct.15-16Winchester 400, Winchester (Ind.) Speedway Oct.29-30All Am. 400, Nashville (Tenn.) Fair. Speedway (NP) TUNDRA Super Late Model Series Jegs CRA All-Stars Tour (Through Marshfield) 407 May 14 Wisconsin International Raceway/Casey Johnson 1. Justin Mondeik June 11 Marshfield (Wis.) Motor Speedway/rained out (Through Anderson) (presented by Chevrolet Performance) 2. Riley Stenjem 371 July 16 Norway (Mich.) Speedway/Dalton Zehr 1. Nick Egan 544 Jan. 29 Crisp Motorsports Park, Cordele, Ga./Michael Hinde July 30 Marshfield (Wis.) Motor Speedway/Justin Mondeik 2. Dakota Stroup 513 April 24 Salem (Ind.) Speedway/Casey Roderick 3. Beale Racing 369 Aug. 6 State Park Speedway, Wausau, Wis./rained out May 7 Nashville (Tenn.) Fair. Speedway/Dylan Fetcho 4. Colin Reffner 346 Sept. 5 Golden Sands Speedway, Plover, Wis. 3. Ethan Stadniczuk 360 May 14 Birch Run (Mich.) Speedway/Kyle Crump 5. Casey Johnson 317 Sept. 11 Marshfield (Wis.) Motor Speedway 5. Jimmy Tucker 354 June 18 Flat Rock (Mich.) Speedway/Ethan Stadniczuk Sept. 25 Dells (Wis.) Raceway Park 9. Kevin Cremonesi 294 July 2 Birch Run (Mich.) Speedway/Carson Hocevar Barrett Polhemus 317 July 9 Nashville (Tenn.) Fairgrounds Speedway/Willie Allen 7. Team Monday 312 7. Brett Robinson 265 July 22 Grundy County Speedway, Morris, Ill./postponed 8. Jordan Thiel 304 8. Cole Williams 261 Aug. 6 Anderson (Ind.) Speedway/Nicholas Naugle 9. Evan Varney 248 Aug. 20 North Wilkesboro (N.C.) Speedway/cancelled 9. Kole Guralski 300 Sept. 3 World Stock Car Festival, Winchester (Ind.) Speedway 10. Brock Heinrich 273 10. Albert Francis 232 Sept. 10 Birch Run (Mich.) Speedway Oct. 1 Fall Brawl, Jennerstown (Pa.) Speedway Oct. 14 Winchester (Ind.) Speedway Big 8 Limited Late Model Series Oct. 30 Nashville (Tenn.) Fairgrounds Speedway (NP) (Through Madison) 1. Dale Nottestad 506 April 23 Rockford Speedway, Loves Park, Ill./Max Kahler 2. Will Rece 469 June 3 Hawkeye Downs (Iowa) Speedway/Griffin McGrath Vore’s Welding CRA LM Sportsman 3. Jerry Mueller 445 July 1 Tomah-Sparta (Wis.) Speedway/Jesse Bernhagen 4. Stephen Scheel 411 July 22 State Park Speedway, Wausau, Wis./Casey Johnson 5. Jon Reynolds Jr. 397 July 29 Madison (Wis.) Int’l Speedway/Jeremy Miller (Through July) (powered by Jegs) 6. Randy Sargent 365 Aug. 28 Milwaukee Mile, West Allis, Wis. 1. Kyle Worley 338 April 3 Shadybowl Speedway, DeGraff, Ohio/Ryan Fleming Sept. 24 September Showdown, Dells (Wis.) Raceway Park 2. Kent Carson 324 April 16 Anderson (Ind.) Speedway/Jeff Marcum 7. Owin Giles 364 Oct. 1-2 NSTC, Rockford Speedway, Loves Park, Ill. June 19 Mount Lawn Speedway, New Castle, Ind./Austin Coe 8. Franc Beldowski 315 Oct. 8 Oktoberfest, LaCrosse (Wis.) Fairgrounds Speedway 3. Cassten Everidge 306 July 2 Anderson (Ind.) Speedway/Jeff Marcum 9. Kody King 265 4. Logan Huckeba 252 Aug. 13 Anderson (Ind.) Speedway 5. Caleb Reschar 250 Sept. 3-4Winchester (Ind.) Speedway 10. Hanna Raley 253 Sept. 17 Anderson (Ind.) Speedway 6. Keegan Sobilo 244 Oct. 15 Winchester (Ind.) Speedway 7. Jeff Marcum 200 8. Ryan Fleming 197 CWRA Stars to Legends Tour 9. J.P. Crabtree 194 10. Jim Crabtree Jr. 188 (Through July) Reveal the Hammer Outlaw LM 1. Mark Eswein 371 (presented by Cedar Creek Village and Bentley Trucking) 2. Paul Paine 304 May 7 Marshfield (Wis.) Motor Speedway/postponed 3. Jeff Weinfurter 298 May 28 Dells (Wis.) Raceway Park/Jesse Bernhagen (Through June) May 6 Birch Run (Mich.) Speedway/postponed 4. Corey Jankowski 282 June 25 Marshfield (Wis.) Motor Speedway/Mark Eswein 1. Steve Needles 430 May 14 Berlin Raceway, Marne, Mich./Brian Bergakker 5. Jesse Bernhagen 284 July 20 LaCrosse (Wis.) F. Speedway/C.Jankowski, M.Eswein 2. Brock Ganus 402 June 18 Anderson (Ind.) Speedway/Steve Needles 6. Darek Gress 243 Aug. 5 Golden Sands (Wis.) Speedway/P.Paine, J.Bernhagen Brandon Short 402 June 25 Lorain County (Ohio) Raceway Park/Steve Needles 7. Monte Gress 227 Aug. 27 Dells (Wis.) Raceway Park 4. Adam Terry 394 Aug. 12 Dixie Classic, Birch Run (Mich.) Speedway 8. Derrick Van Dreel 224 Sept. 23 Midwest Championship, Dells (Wis.) Raceway Park 5. Tyler Roahrig 292 Aug. 27 Berlin Raceway, Marne, Mich. 9. Mike Sievers 216 Sept. 24 Midwest Championship, Dells (Wis.) Raceway Park Sept. 10 Birch Run (Mich.) Speedway 6. Trevor Berry 282 10. Tyler Sauter 211 7. J.R. Roahrig 280 8. Mark Shook 270 9. Zack Cook 254 10. Rick Hahn Jr. 252 Midwestern one-track miniseries UMA 602 Late Model Tour Red, White & Blue SLM Alive for Five SLM Northside Towing Big 8 Outlaw (Kaukauna, Wis.) (Dells, Wis.) (Spartan, Mich.) (Through Slinger) 1. Chad Butz (1) 171 1. Jordan DeVoy (1) 103 1. Justin Claucherty (2) 740 1. Dennis Prunty 534 April 10 Dells (Wis.) Raceway Park/Dennis Prunty 2. Dalton Zehr (1) 166 2. Dan Fredrickson 97 2. Phil Bozell (3) 705 2. Tom Carlson 497 May 1 Madison (Wis.) Int’l Speedway/Dennis Prunty 3. Gabe Sommers 163 3. Derek Kraus 95 3. Andy Bozell (2) 502 3. Bryce Miller 445 May 22 Slinger (Wis.) Super Speedway/Dennis Prunty 4. Bobby Kendall 148 Austin Nason 95 4. Doug True 450 4. Alex Hartwig 433 May 28 Jefferson (Wis.) Speedway/Jason Stark 5. Alex Stumpf 146 Jeff Storm 95 5. John Ledwidge 407 5. Greg Bowers 411 July 31 Slinger (Wis.) Super Speedway/Dennis Prunty (July 7 winner: Dalton Zehr; (June 4, June 25 races rained out; (July 22 winner: Phil Bozell; 6. Jason Stark 399 Aug. 26 Madison International Speedway, Oregon, Wis. Blue Race Aug. 11) next races Aug. 13, Oct. 22) next races Aug. 26, Sept. 4) 7. Brian Johnson 394 Oct. 22 Dells (Wis.) Raceway Park 8. Ethan Rose 388 9. Clayton Storey 371 10. Brian Ulrich 369 August 12, 2022 • • 25

LMD layout 60.qxp_Layout 1 8/13/22 10:30 AM Page 30 CARS Late Model Stock Tour Southern Super Series (Through Hickory) (Through July) 1. Carson Kvapil 240 (presented by Solid Rock Carriers) 1. Bubba Pollard 381 (presented by Sunoco) 2. Connor Hall 211 March13 Caraway Speedway, Sophia, N.C./Carson Kvapil 2. Hunter Robbins 368 March13 South Alabama Speedway, Kinston, Ala./Ty Majeski 3. Kaden Honeycutt 206 March20Hickory (N.C.) Motor Speedway/Chad McCumbee 3. Stephen Nasse 358 March26Crisp Motorsports Park,Cordele, Ga./Bubba Pollard 4. Chad McCumbee 195 April 9 Greenville-Pickens Speedway, Easley, S.C./Josh Berry 4. Jake Garcia 323 April 8 Five Flags Speedway, Pensacola, Fla./Stephen Nasse 5. Jacob Heafner 174 April 23 Goodyear All American (N.C.) Speedway/Connor Hall 5. Jett Noland 297 April 9 Five Flags Speedway, Pensacola, Fla./Derek Thorn 6. Brandon Pierce 177 May 21 Franklin County (Va.) Speedway/Carson Kvapil 6. Matt Craig 281 April 23 Southern National (N.C.) Mspts Park/postponed 7. Mason Diaz 166 June 4 Langley Speedway, Hampton, Va./Brenden Queen 7. Michael Hinde 269 May 7 Nashville (Tenn.) Fair. Speedway/William Byron 8. Carter Langley 152 June 18 Dominion Raceway, Thornburg, Va./Connor Hall 8. Jackson Boone 263 May 21 Greenville-Pickens Speedway, Easley, S.C./postponed Chase Burrow 152 Aug. 5 Hickory (N.C.) Motor Speedway/Connor Hall 9. Jake Finch 235 June 11 Montgomery (Ala.) M. Speedway/William Sawalich 10. Bobby McCarty 147 Aug. 12 Ace Speedway, Altamahaw, N.C. 10. Daniel Dye 185 June 25 Tri-County (N.C.) Motor Speedway/Hunter Robbins Conner Jones 147 Aug. 27 Motor Mile Speedway, Radford, Va. July 9 New Smyrna Speedway, Samsula, Fla./Brad May Sept. 10 Tri-County Motor Speedway, Hudson, N.C. July 23 Five Flags Speedway, Pensacola, Fla./W. Sawalich Oct. 8 Dillon (S.C.) Motor Speedway Aug. 20 Crisp Motorsports Park,Cordele, Ga. Oct. 22 South Boston (Va.) Speedway Sept. 24 Five Flags Speedway, Pensacola, Fla. Nov. 5 Caraway Speedway, Sophia, N.C. Oct. 30 All American 400, Nashville (Tenn.) F. Speedway (NP) CARS Pro Late Model Tour Carolina Pro Late Model Series (Through Hickory) (Through July) 1. Luke Fenhaus 187 March13 Caraway Speedway, Sophia, N.C./Caden Kvapil 1. Josh Lowder 907 March 5 Southern National Motorsports Park/Josh Lowder 2. Caden Kvapil 174 March20Hickory (N.C.) Motor Speedway/William Sawalich 2. Mason Maggio 867 March19 Franklin County (Va.) Speedway/Mason Maggio 3. William Sawalich 167 April 9 Greenville-Pickens (S.C.) Speedway/Gio Ruggiero 3. Jasec Holladay 812 April 2 Hickory (N.C.) Motor Speedway/Caden Kvapil 4. Austin MacDonald 159 May 21 Franklin County (Va.) Speedway/Ryan Moore 4. Caleb Johnson 474 April 30 Goodyear All Am. (N.C.) Speedway/Mason Maggio 5. Logan Jones 128 June 25 Tri-County (N.C.) Motor Speedway/William Sawalich 7. Ryan Matthews 463 May 14 Dillon (S.C.) Motor Speedway/Caden Kvapil 6. Charlie Keeven 119 July 9 Wake County Speedway, Raleigh, N.C./rained out 6. E.J. Tamayo 457 May 28 Motor Mile Speedway, Radford, Va./Mason Maggio 7. Kody King 118 July 30 Hickory (N.C.) Motor Speedway/William Sawalich 7. Caden Kvapil 422 June 11 Orange County (N.C.) Speedway/Connor Zilisch 8. Luke Morey 68 Aug. 12 Ace Speedway, Altamahaw, N.C. 8. Josh Van Winkle 393 July 2 Carteret County (N.C.) Speedway/Josh Lowder 9. Giovanni Ruggiero 67 Aug. 27 Motor Mile Speedway, Radford, Va. 9. Kyle Campbell 392 July 16 Greenville-Pickens Speedway, Easley, S.C./rained out 10. Ryan Moore 55 Sept. 10 Tri-County Motor Speedway, Hudson, N.C. 10. Ruben Caceres 361 Aug. 6 Hickory (N.C.) Motor Speedway/Caden Kvapil Oct. 22 South Boston (Va.) Speedway Sept. 17 Southern National Motorsports Park, Kenly, N.C. Nov. 5 Caraway Speedway, Sophia, N.C. Oct. 15 Hickory (N.C.) Motor Speedway Nov. 27 Southern National Motorsports Park, Kenly, N.C. Southern one-track miniseries Big Machine Vodka Pro LM Show Me the Money Pro LM Allen Turner Pro LM All Pro Limited Late Model Series (Nashville, Tenn.) (Montgomery, Ala.) (Pensacola, Fla.) 1. Dylan Fetcho (1) 222 1. Jake Garcia (2) 190 1. Hunter Robbins (1) 94 (Through Southern National) March12 Southern National (N.C.) M. Park/BooBoo Dalton 1. BooBoo Dalton 78 April 23 Greenville-Pickens Speedway/Riley Gentry 2. Hunter Wright (1) 217 2. Giovanni Ruggiero 182 Dylan Fetcho 94 2. Clay Jones 54 June 11 Southern National (N.C.) M. Park/Brandon Clements 3. Cole Williams (1) 209 3. Brittney Zamora 156 3. Jake Garcia 86 June 25 Florence (S.C.) Motor Speedway/BooBoo Dalton 4. Chase Johnson 193 4. Christopher Tullis 154 4. Justin Bonnett 76 3. Chris Chapman 52 July 16 Greenville-Pickens Speedway, Easley, S.C./rained out 4. Mitchell Wright 46 Aug. 13 Anderson (S.C.) Motor Speedway 5. Jake Bollman 169 5. Jim Wall 136 Chris Davidson 76 Matt Linker 46 Sept. 10 Florence (S.C.) Motor Speedway (July 9 winner: Willie Allen; (Aug. 6 winner: Jake Garcia; (July 22 win: William Sawalich; next races Aug. 13, Sept. 17) next races Sept. 3, Nov. 5) next races Aug. 26, Sept. 24) 6. Tristan McKee 44 26 • • August 12, 2022

Spears SRL Southwest Tour ARCA Menards Series (Through July) (Through Michigan) 1. Jacob Gomes 997 Feb. 5 Irwindale (Calif.) Speedway/Derek Thorn 1. Nick Sanchez 561 Feb. 19 Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway/Corey Heim 2. Jeremy Doss 985 March 5 All American Speedway, Roseville,Calif./Jacob Gomes 2. Rajah Caruth 554 March11 Phoenix (Ariz.) International Raceway/Taylor Gray 3. Jace Hansen 816 April 2 Kern County (Calif.) Raceway Park/Jacob Gomes 3. Daniel Dye 552 April 23 Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway/Nick Sanchez 4. Cale Kanke 815 May 21 Irwindale (Calif.) Speedway/Jacob Gomes 4. Greg Van Alst 477 May 14 Kansas Speedway, Kansas City/Nick Sanchez 5. John Moore 808 June 18 Kern County (Calif.) Raceway Park/Jace Hansen 5. Toni Breidinger 476 May 27 Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord, N.C. 6. Dustin Ash 810 July 16 Stockton 99 (Calif.) Speedway/Jeremy Doss 6. Amber Balcaen 441 June 11 Iowa Speedway, Newton, Iowa/Jesse Love IV 7. Andy Allen 760 Aug. 13 Redwood Acres Raceway, Eureka, Calif. 7. Brad Smith 400 June 18 Berlin Raceway, Marne, Mich./Sammy Smith 8. Buddy Shepherd 715 Sept. 17 Irwindale (Calif.) Speedway 8. Sammy Smith 394 June 25 Elko (Minn.) Speedway/Sammy Smith 9. Zach Telford 710 Oct. 22 Kern County Raceway Park, Bakersfield, Calif. 9. Taylor Gray 339 July 8 Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course/Taylor Gray 10. Scott Sanchez 708 Nov. 12 Irwindale (Calif.) Speedway 10. D.L. Wilson 328 July 22 Pocono Raceway, Long Pond, Pa./Taylor Gray July 29 Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis/Chandler Smith (Sioux Chief Showdown) Aug. 6 Michigan International Speedway/Nick Sanchez Aug. 19 Watkins Glen (N.Y.) International Raceway Aug. 21 Illinois State Fairgrounds, Springfield, Ill. Aug. 28 Milwaukee Mile, West Allis, Wis. Sept. 4 DuQuoin (Ill.) State Fairgrounds Sept. 10 Kansas Speedway, Kansas City Sept. 15 Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway Oct. 1 Salem (Ind.) Speedway Oct. 8 Toledo (Ohio) Speedway Spears Pro Late Model Series(ThroughJuly) 1. Sammy Smith 252 2. Taylor Gray 233 1. Seth Wise 3. Jesse Love IV 229 2. Tyler Reif 4. Daniel Dye 221 3. Tanner Reif 4. Dylan Zampa 5. Logan Zampa 6. Christian Bazen 7. Mike Beeler 8. Hans Beeler 9. Frankie Muniz ARCA Menards Series East10. Bradley Erickson 1123 (presented by Sigma Performance Services) 5. Rajah Caruth 219 1092 Feb. 5 Irwindale (Calif.) Speedway/Dylan Cappello 6. Nick Sanchez 215 1086 March 5 All American Speedway,Roseville,Calif./Dylan Zampa 7. Toni Breidinger 187 1062 April 2 Kern County (Calif.) Raceway Park/Seth Wise 1059 April 23 Kern County (Calif.) Raceway Park/Dylan Cappello 8. Greg Van Alst 182 923 May 21 Irwindale (Calif.) Speedway/Dylan Zampa 9. Amber Balcaen 160 June 18 Kern County (Calif.) Raceway Park/Bradley Erickson 10. Brad Smith 151 876 July 16 Stockton 99 (Calif.) Speedway/Sean Hingorani 852 Sept. 17 Irwindale (Calif.) Speedway 524 Oct. 1 Bischofberger Brawl, Stockton 99 (Calif.) Speedway 482 Oct. 22 Kern County Raceway Park, Bakersfield, Calif. Nov. 12 Irwindale (Calif.) Speedway (Through Iowa) Feb. 15 New Smyrna Speedway, Samsula, Fla./Sammy Smith Northwest Super Late Model Series 1. Sammy Smith 278 March19 Five Flags Speedway, Pensacola, Fla./Sammy Smith (Through June) 2. Taylor Gray 251 April 29 Dover (Del.) International Speedway/Taylor Gray 1. Kaiden Anderson 135 April 3 Tri-City Raceway, W. Richland, Wash./Preston Peltier 3. Leland Honeyman Jr. 247 May 7 Nashville (Tenn.) Fair. Speedway/Sammy Smith 2. Max Schroeder 128 May 1 Wenatchee Valley (Wash.) Super Oval/Evan Goetz 4. Stephanie Moyer 205 June 11 Iowa Speedway, Newton, Iowa/Jesse Love IV 3. Andy Beaman 118 May 14 Stateline Speedway, Post Falls, Idaho/rained out 5. Brad Smith 202 Aug. 28 Milwaukee Mile, West Allis, Wis. 4. Haeden Plybon 115 May 28 South Sound Speedway, Tenino, Wash./rained out 6. Christian Rose 133 Sept. 15 Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway 5. Nick Gibson 112 June 18 Hermiston (Ore.) Raceway/Kaiden Anderson 7. Jake Finch 118 6. Ken Bonney 105 Aug. 6 South Sound Speedway, Tenino, Wash./unsanctioned 8. Donald Theetge 110 105 Aug. 20 Stateline Speedway, Post Falls, Idaho 9. Conner Jones Jason O’Neil 105 Sept. 4 Atomic 125, Hermiston (Ore.) Raceway 10. Jonathan Shafer 80 Braeden Havens 104 Sept. 18 Wenatchee Valley (Wash.) Super Oval 77 9. Christopher Kalsch 95 Oct. 2 Fall Classic, Tri-City Raceway, West Richland, Wash. 10. Mike Longton ARCA Menards Series West (Through Irwindale) Tri-State Pro Late Model Challenge 1. Jake Drew 318 March11 Phoenix (Ariz.) International Raceway/Taylor Gray 2. Cole Moore 273 March26Irwindale (Calif.) Speedway/Tanner Reif 3. Tanner Reif 269 April 23 Kern County (Calif.) Raceway Park/Landen Lewis (2022 points) 4. Todd Souza 268 June 4 Portland (Ore.) International Raceway/Jake Drew 1. Nick Gibson 103 July 2 Hermiston (Ore.) Raceway/Wyatt King 5. Paul Pedroncelli Jr. 255 June 11 Sonoma (Calif.) Raceway/Jake Drew 2. Haeden Plybon 96 July 30 Stateline Speedway, Post Falls,Idaho/Haeden Plybon 6. Joey Iest 246 July 2 Irwindale (Calif.) Speedway/Jake Drew 3. John Newhouse 94 Sept. 17 Wenatchee Valley (Wash.) Super Oval 7. Takuma Koga 238 Aug. 20 Evergreen Speedway, Monroe, Wash. 4. Kaidyn Moran 70 Oct. 1 Fall Classic, Tri-City Raceway, West Richland, Wash. 8. Bridget Burgess 231 Sept. 3 Portland (Ore.) International Raceway Oct. 1 All American Speedway, Roseville, Calif. 5. Garrett Huffines 65 9. Austin Herzog 230 Oct. 14 Bullring at Las Vegas (Nev.) Speedway 6. Ken Bonney 64 10. Paul Pedroncelli 183 Nov. 5 Phoenix (Ariz.) International Raceway 7. Ashton Cristiani 63 8. Wyatt King 54 SuperCup Stock Car Series 9. Grant Thompson 53 10. Jim Franklin 51 (Through July) April 30 Dominion Raceway, Thornburg, Va./Jason Kitzmiller NHSTRA LMS Race for the Ring 1. Jason Kitzmiller 1200 May 14 Midvale (Ohio) Speedway/Ben Ebeling (Through Lee) 2. Ben Ebeling 1153 June 4 Shenandoah (Va.) Speedway/Ben Ebeling 1. Ricky Bly 100 July 8 Claremont (N.H.) Motorsports Park/Ricky Bly 3. Larry Berg 920 June 18 UMI Motorsports Park, Clearfield. Pa./cancelled 2. Ben Poland 96 July 30 Lee USA (N.H.) Speedway/Ricky Bly 4. Brent Nelson 3. Cole Littlewood 86 Aug. 21 Hudson (N.H.) International Speedway 5. Lauren Butler 815 July 16 Jennerstown (Pa.) Speedway/Jason Kitzmiller 4. Craig Smith 78 Sept. 10 Monadnock Speedway, Winchester, N.H. 6. Landon Brothers 705 Aug. 12 North Wilkesboro (N.C.) Speedway 7. Mike Senica 703 Aug. 13 North Wilkesboro (N.C.) Speedway 8. Travis Cass 72 8. Ron Langdon 605 Aug. 20 Motor Mile Speedway, Radford, Va. 6. Matt Winter 50 9. Kevin Kromer 545 Sept. 10 Jennerstown (Pa.) Speedway 7. Hayden Scott 46 10. Hayden Brothers 515 Oct. 1 Dominion Raceway, Thornburg, Va. 452 8. Camdyn Curtis 44 Justin Littlewood 44 10. Cody Schoolcraft 42 August 12, 2022 • • 27

American-Canadian Tour APC United Late Model Series (Through White Mountain) (Through July) 1. D.J. Shaw 617 April 16 New Hampshire Motor Speedway/Derek Gluchacki 1. J.R. Fitzpatrick 363 (presented by Grisdale Racing Products) 2. Derek Gluchacki 517 May 1 Thunder Road (Vt.) Int’l Speedbowl/Nick Sweet 2. Kyle Steckly 358 May 21 Sunset Speedway, Innisfil, Ontario/Rick Spencer-Walt 3. Alexandre Tardif 482 May 22 Monadnock Speedway, Winchester, N.H./rained out 3. Josh Stade 346 June 4 Flamboro Speedway, Freelton,Ontario/J.R. Fitzpatrick 4. Erick Sands 478 June 11 White Mountain (N.H.) Mspts Park/Jimmy Hebert 4. Andrew Gresel 338 June 18 Peterborough (Ontario) Speedway/J.R. Fitzpatrick 5. Jonathan Bouvrette 471 June 25 Autodrome Chaudiere (Quebec)/Jonathan Bouvrette 5. Shae Gemmell 337 July 1 Delaware Speedway, London, Ontario/J.R. Fitzpatrick 6. Jamie Swallow Jr. 432 July 10 Oxford Plains (Maine) Speedway/Marcel J. Gravel 6. Rick Spencer-Walt 335 July 16 Flamboro Speedway, Freelton, Ontario/Kyle Steckly 7. Remi Perreault 420 July 30 White Mountain (N.H.) Motorsports Park/D.J. Shaw 7. Danny Benedict 325 July 30 Sauble Speedway, Sauble Beach, Ontario/Josh Stade 8. Patrick Laperle 412 Aug. 20 Can-Am 200, Autodrome Montmagny, Quebec 8. Dale Shaw 323 Aug. 13 Sunset Speedway, Innisfil, Ontario 9. Cody Leblanc 401 Aug. 27 Oxford Plains (Maine) Speedway 9. Tom Gibbons 317 Aug. 27 Sauble Speedway, Sauble Beach, Ontario 10. Jimmy Hebert 378 Sept. 4 Thunder Road International Speedbowl, Barre, Vt. 10. Jake Sheridan 307 Sept. 24 Delaware Speedway, London, Ontario Sept. 17 White Mountain (N.H.) Motorsports Park Oct. 1-2 Milk Bowl, Thunder Road Int’l Speedbowl, Barre, Vt. NASCAR Pinty’s Series Oct. 8 Thompson (Conn.) Speedway Motorsports Park Oct. 22 Seekonk (Mass.) Speedway Pro All Stars Series (2022 points) 347 May 14 Sunset Speedway, Innisfil, Ontario/Treyten Lapcevich (Through Seekonk) 1. D.J. Kennington 344 May 22 Canadian Tire (Ont.) Motorsports Park/Kevin Lacroix 1. Ryan Kuhn 2084 March18 Hickory (N.C.) Motor Speedway/Ryan Moore 2. Marc-A. Camirand 331 June 11 Autodrome Chaudiere (Quebec)/Andrew Ranger 2. Eddie MacDonald 2059 March19 Hickory (N.C.) Motor Speedway/William Byron 3. Kevin Lacroix 328 June 25 Eastbound (Newf.) Int’l Speedway/M.A. Camirand 3. Gabe Brown 2032 April 2 Thompson (Conn.) Speedway/D.J. Shaw 4. Louis-P. Dumoulin 326 July 15 Exhibition Place, Toronto, Ontario/Kevin Lacroix 4. Johnny Clark 1950 April 16 New Hampshire Motor Speedway/Austin MacDonald 5. Alex Tagliani 325 July 23 Edmonton (Alberta) Int’l Raceway/M.A. Camirand 5. Brandon Barker 1802 April 23 Stafford (Conn.) Motor Speedway/Eddie MacDonald 6. Andrew Ranger 319 July 27 Sutherland (Sask.) Speedway/D.J.K., Alex Tagliani 6. D.J. Shaw 1841 May 7 Oxford Plains (Maine) Speedway/Cole Butcher 7. Brandon Watson 317 Aug. 7 Circuit de Trois-Rivieres, Quebec/Alex Guenette 7. Ben Rowe 1692 May 15 White Mountain (N.H.) Motorsports Park/rained out 8. Treyten Lapcevich 317 Aug. 16 Ohsweken (Ontario) Speedway 8. Joey Polewarczyk 1617 May 22 Monadnock Speedway, Winchester, N.H./rained out 297 Aug. 27 Circuit ICAR, Mirabel, Quebec June 5 Oxford Plains (Maine) Speedway/Joey Doiron Gary Klutt Sept. 4 Canadian Tire Motorsports Park, Bowmanville, Ont. June 19 Spud Speedway, Caribou, Maine/rained out 10. Jean-P. Bergeron July 10 Oxford Plains (Maine) Speedway/Gabe Brown 9. Garrett Hall 1613 July 15 White Mountain (N.H.) Motorsports Park/D.J. Shaw ECI Maritime Pro Stock Tour 10. Dan Winter 1524 July 16 White Mountain (N.H.) Mspts Park/Johnny Clark (national points) July 27 Seekonk (Mass.) Speedway/Ryan Kuhn 1. D.J. Shaw 841 Aug. 14 Oxford Plains (Maine) Speedway (Through Oyster Bed) 2. Garrett Hall 838 Aug. 28 Oxford 250, Oxford Plains (Maine) Speedway 1. Craig Slaunwhite 1636 May 21 Scotia Speedworld, Halifax, N.S./Craig Slaunwhite 3. Austin MacDonald 834 Sept. 11 Spud Speedway, Caribou, Maine 2. Greg Proude 1583 June 4 Petty International Raceway/Craig Slaunwhite 4. Brandon Barker 827 Sept. 17 White Mountain (N.H.) Motorsports Park 3. Russell Smith Jr. 1562 June 11 Riverside (N.S.) Int’l Speedway/Kyle Reid 5. Joey Polewarczyk 821 Sept. 30 Thunder Road International Speedbowl, Barre, Vt. 4. Matt Vaughan 1554 June 25 Scotia Speedworld, Halifax, N.S./Craig Slaunwhite 6. Eddie MacDonald 807 Oct. 8 Thompson (Conn.) Speedway Motorspots Park 5. Ryan VanOirschot 1488 July 2 Oyster Bed (P.E.I.) Speedway/Greg Proude 7. Jake Matheson 789 Oct. 15 Oxford Plains (Maine) Speedway 6. Stephen Lively 1475 July 9 Petty International Raceway/Ashton Tucker 8. Ben Rowe 786 7. Gary Elliott 1466 July 23 Riverside (N.S.) Int’l Speedway/Greg Proude 9. Ryan Kuhn 761 8. Mike Rodgers 1398 July 30 Oyster Bed (P.E.I.) Speedway/Cory Hall 10. Gabe Brown 741 9. Jarrett Butcher 1328 Aug. 13 Toromont Cat 250, Scotia Speedworld, Halifax, N.S. 10. Nicholas Naugle 1182 Aug. 27 Petty International Raceway, River Glade, N.B. Granite State Pro Stock Series Sept. 10 Riverside International Speedway, James River, N.S. Sept. 24 Scotia Speedworld, Halifax, N.S. (Through Lee) 270 April 24 Claremont (N.H.) Motorsports Park/Gabe Brown Western one-track miniseries 1. Joey Doiron 224 May 7 Star Speedway, Epping, N.H./Bryan Kruczek LunkerDaddy Pro Late Models Speed Tour Late Models 3. Nick Cusack 204 May 21 Lee USA (N.H.) Speedway/Joey Doiron (Madera, Calif.) (Meridian, Idaho) 2. Jimmy Renfrew Jr. 187 June 16 Monadnock Speedway, Winchester, N.H./D.J. Shaw 1. Jadan Walbridge (2) 321 1. Kyle Tellstrom (1) 86 4. Dylan Estrella 176 July 2 Riverside Speedway, Groveton, N.H./D.J. Shaw 2. Kyle Keller (2) 313 2. John Newhouse 77 5. Jeremy Sorel 160 July 15 Lee USA (N.H.) Speedway/Casey Call 3. Ethan Nascimento 246 3. Mike Doss 64 7. Casey Call 124 Aug. 12 Claremont (N.H.) Motorsports Park 4. Jacob Smith 223 4. Nick Gibson 58 6. Luke Hinkley 116 Sept. 4 Hudson (N.H.) International Speedway 5. Shelden Cooper 177 5. Wyatt King 41 8. Sammy Gooden 116 Sept. 16 Star Classic, Star Speedway, Epping, N.H. (July 30 winner: J. Walbridge; (July 4 winner: Kyle Tellstrom; 100 Bryan Kruczek next races Aug. 27, Sept. 17) next race Aug. 19) 10. D.J. Shaw Major independent events March12 South Alabama Speedway/Dylan Fetcho July 14 Thunder Road, Barre, Vt./Jason Corliss Sept. 17 Wisconsin State Ch., Jefferson (Wis.) Speedway April 30 Wenatchee Valley (Wash.)/John Newhouse July 23 Evergreen (Wash.) Speedway/Preston Peltier Sept. 17 Fall Shootout, Marshfield (Wis.) Speedway May 28 Flat Rock (Mich.) Speedway/Brian Bergakker July 23 Flat Rock (Mich.) Speedway/Brian Bergakker Sept. 17 Bettenhausen, Grundy County (Ill.) Speedway May 29 Thunder Road, Barre, Vt./Stephen Donahue July 23 Langley (Va.) Speedway/Jared Fryar Sept. 17 Glass City 100, Toledo (Ohio) Speedway May 29 Wiscasset (Maine) Raceway/Ben Ashline Aug. 4 New Paris (Ind.) Speedway/Tyler Roahrig Sept. 17 Berschauer Mem., Wenatchee Valley (Wash.) June 4 Orange Show (Calif.) Speedway/Linny White Aug. 6 Jennerstown (Pa.) Speedway/Evan Shotko Oct. 8 Paul Bunyan 150, Speedway 95, Hermon, Maine June 4 White Mountain (N.H.) M.Park/Derek Gluchacki Aug. 6 Onaway (Mich.) Speedway/Alex Hagon Oct. 8 Fall Brawl, Riverside Speedway, Groveton, N.H. June 9 Berlin Raceway, Marne, Mich./William Byron Aug. 6 Angola (Ind.) Motor Speedway/Brandon Barcus Oct. 15 Fall Brawl, Hickory (N.C.) Motor Speedway June 11 Hickory (N.C.) Motor Speedway/Josh Berry Aug. 10 Battle at Berlin, Berlin Raceway, Marne, Mich. Oct. 15 Fall Classic, Auburndale (Fla.) Speedway June 18 South Bend (Ind.) Motor Speedway/A.DeVreese Aug. 13 B.J. Parker Memorial, Sayre (Ala.) Speedway Nov. 13 Battle of Stars, Goodyear (N.C.) A-A Speedway June 25 Evergreen (Wash.) Speedway/Garrett Evans Aug. 13 Challenge Cup, Colorado National Speedway Nov. 13 Governor’s Cup, New Smyrna (Fla.) Speedway June 29 Caraway Speedway, Sophia, N.C./Dylan Ward Aug. 27 World 604 Champ., Marshfield (Wis.) Speedway Nov. 19 C. Powell Mem., Florence (S.C.) Motor Speedway July 1 Norway (Mich.) Speedway/Justin Mondeik Sept. 3 B. Isaac Mem., Hickory (N.C.) Motor Speedway Nov. 26 Bill Bigley Mem., 417 Southern (Fla.) Speedway July 2 South Boston (Va.) Speedway/Corey Heim Sept. 3 SRL National, Mobile (Ala.) Int’l Speedway Nov. 27 Turkey Shoot, Tucson (Ariz.) Speedway July 2 South Sound (Wash.) Speedway/Shawn Jones Sept. 3 Leaf Peepers 100,White Mountain (N.H.) M.Park Nov. 27 Thanksgiving Classic, Southern National (N.C.) July 3 Stockton 99 (Calif.) Speedway/Sam Solari Sept. 4 Boss Hogg 150, Wiscasset (Maine) Speedway Dec. 3 Snowflake 100, Five Flags Speedway, Pensacola July 9 Magic Valley (Idaho) Speedway/Zach Telford Sept. 4 Pro Stock 250, Speedway 660, Geary, N.B. Dec. 3 Open Comp, Bullring at Las Vegas (Nev.) July 12 Slinger (Wis.) Super Speedway/William Byron Sept. 4 Canada 200, Westshore (B.C.) Motorsports Park Dec. 4 Snowball Derby, Five Flags Speedway, Pensacola 28 • • August 12, 2022

Daniel Webster Interview conducted by Jim Carson Tyler Sontag/SpeedRacer Photography Tyler Sontag/SpeedRacer Photography pretty happy with it. Rust is real. Brooksville it’s an hour and 10 minutes operation side of it. Jesse might spend each way to Groveland. When Jesse one day a week there doing paperwork Many short-track racers move on LMD: Jesse Dutilly also works with comes, he’ll come late on a Monday and and being on the phone. from full-season driving schedules to the #50 team. You and Jesse have com- stay the night, work here Tuesday and roles in setup and driver development. parable racing backgrounds, but he has then go back home, then he might come LMD: How did you end up with No- One of those stories unfolding in the had a lot more success driving Supers, back Thursday and Friday. land? Sunshine State comes from Brooksville, and he’s listening to you now. Fla., written by the almost-36-year-old LMD: Jesse still runs his Integrity Webster: After him and Anthony Daniel Webster. Webster: It’s pretty much 50/50. He Transmissions business, right? has more say in setups than I do … continued on page 48 The son of longtime chassis builder probably 70/30 there. He does trust my Webster: His brother Jeff runs the Glenn Webster has numerous wins, opinion though. On the managerial side mostly at Citrus County Speedway, and he’ll do more of that. He has better rela- Meet… the 2013 crown in the old Florida tionships with some people and I have United Promoters Late Model Series. better relationships with some people. Kimberly Rouse #80 • Stockton, Calif. This season Daniel has a new position We kinda bounce ideas back and forth. as the crew chief for Jett Noland, the And there’s lots of trash talk from our Age: 34 Orlando-area teenager who is in his racing days over the years. One video third full season racing the Southern popped up recently where I put a Family: Husband, Joseph Sarafin; sons, Jacob and Joey Jr. Super Series presented by Sunoco. straightaway on him in eight laps at Au- burndale, and I made him watch it. Occupation: Sales, parts truck management and public Late Model Digest: You’ve had your Late Model out a couple of times at Cit- He’s wide open and kinda spastic at relations at David’s Racing Products rus this year. times; I’ve very laid back compared to him. He’s also super detail-oriented, Chassis: Lefthander, acquired from 2015 Stockton 99 Webster: We ran the SRL National and it’s good to be more repetitive put- race in February, but got in a traffic jam ting the car together every time, with Speedway Late Model champion Sam Solari (see Page in the middle of the pack. I was the mid- how finicky Supers are these days. dle guy in a chain reaction and had to 39) and reclipped go to the rear. There was no damage, but Jesse was always an at-the-track I got stuck back there and (eventual buddy, but not someone I’d hang out Body: Five Star Chevrolet winner Ty Majeski) came by and lapped with outside the track. He was one of me, and I got annoyed and pulled off. the people I made a point to talk to at Engine: GM 602 crate some point during the day. He’s got two Then we ran twin-50s in June and distinct modes: a super-serious focus Crew: Mike David (longtime Late Model racer and finished third and fourth. I should’ve and a loud, goofy storyteller. I’d make a run second comfortably, but that car had point to bug him until I got him into two-time champion in the then-NASCAR Winston West Above: family photo sat outside overheating for a while, and loud storytelling mode, and he’s got I think there was some brake fluid mois- some good ones. Series), Chuck Stroud Below: Jessica McAnelly/ ture. The pedal went to the floor after 25-30 laps, even though it never glowed LMD: What was it like starting with Other sponsors: Kane Construction, Wilcox Automotive, Jessie’s Fast Photos a rotor. That’s the downside of working Noland’s team? on too many other cars; mine sometimes Williams Tank Lines, Performance Signs & Graphics goes on the very back burner. But there Webster: Well, we had to buy was a time when I’d be second and it’d things like trash cans and brooms on Accomplishments: Finished third in July 3 Ron Strmiska Memorial Firecracker 125 be very aggravating, and now we’re day one, because they were starting from scratch. It’s fun building a pro- at Stockton, her career best in her first Late Model race of the year; raced Late gram like that, even though you need simple things like wrenches and impacts Models on and off since 2019; 2015 bomber class champion at Stockton to make a turn-key operation. They have a big shop in their backyard mostly just Goal: Finish in the top five in every remaining Late Model start for storage, and we put a wall up. From August 12, 2022 • • 29

CARS LMSC • Hickory Motor Speedway Hall-Sawalich duel good in any era From series and team reports Chad Bryant Racing finish line. Two more seconds back rode Connor Hall was all smiles after winning the CARS Late Model Stock Tour Throwback Kaden Honeycutt and series points NEWTON, N.C. (Aug. 5) — Everyone feature. One week later Hall won a regular show at Hickory in his regular blue #77. leader Carson Kvapil. who patiently waited an extra week to see the CARS Late Model Stock Tour Model star from Eden Prairie, Minn. aggressive move by Hall created enough Hall’s mastery of Hickory con- headliner on Throwback Night at Hick- “I raced him on opening night,” he separation. Neither driver held hard tinued the next night in another car, ory Motor Speedway seemed to enjoy feelings. with his traditional blue #77 look. He what they saw. Touring driver Connor said about a Hickory weekly show in drove his Banks-powered Hedgecock Hall came out on top in a race-long bat- March. “We had a pretty hectic battle in “I wanted to be as clean as pos- car, sponsored by Towne Bank, Blue tle with teenager and LMSC newcomer the second twin race. I don’t know a ton sible,” Sawalich said. “Sometimes Water Yacht Sales, First Team Automo- William Sawalich. about William, but he’s someone I feel wrecks happen, but I don’t want to be tive, Breeden Concrete, Knot Done Yet like I can trust to race me well. I know known as that kid who wrecks every- Sportfishing, Taylor Waste Services, Liq- Sawalich, driving for Setzer Racing how I can race him and how he races body for the win. I want to be respected uid Performance and Release Marine, to & Development, led most of the 138-lap me, and we put on an incredible show.” … (This event) has given me all kinds of a victory in Hickory’s latest weekly race, feature sponsored by Baker Distribut- confidence.” giving him a total of four 2022 wins at ing. Hall, with Chad Bryant Racing, Sawalich was not ready to hand the .363-mile oval. snatched the lead for good with eight Hall the win after leading 123 laps in the Sawalich wound up about half a laps left, then switched from offense to race. The two exchanged door and second behind Hall, showing a Dick Throwback 138 presented by Baker Dis- defense and captured his third win in fender rubs several times before one last Trickle throwback paint scheme, at the tributing (Aug. 5): 1. Connor Hall; 2. William Sawa- the Solid Rock Carriers-sponsored lich; 3. Kaden Honeycutt; 4. Carson Kvapil; 5. Deac series. McCaskill; 6. Brandon Pierce; 7. Conner Jones; 8. Mason Diaz; 9. Daniel Silvestri; 10. Jonathan Findley; 11. Dylon “I think this one actually tops the Wilson; 12. Isabella Robusto; 13. Chad McCumbee; 14. Jan- first one,” said Hall, who won for the son Marchbanks; 15. Chase Burrow; 16. Landon Pembelton; first time with CARS in April at Jackson- 17. Jacob Heafner; 18. Zack Miracle; 19. Carter Langley; 20. ville, N.C.. “This car was absolutely Braden Rogers; 21. Garin Mash; 22. Andrew Grady; 23. killed after South Boston (July 2), but Hayden Swank; 24. Dylan Ward; 25. Chase Dixon; 26. these guys thrashed to put it back to- Bobby McCarty; 27. Mitch Walker; 28. Luke Fenhaus; 29. Jo- gether in two weeks. We didn’t test be- nathan Shafer. fore showing up last week, but we got it done.” Lap leaders: Hall 1-7, Sawalich 8-130, Hall 131-138 • Cautions: 6 • Fast qualifier (of 32 drivers): Hall, 14.978 Hall allowed Sawalich to pass him seconds early and dropped as far as sixth to save his tires. The 25-year-old from Hamp- Coca-Cola 50 (Aug. 6): 1. Connor Hall; 2. Mitch ton, Va., methodically climbed back to Walker; 3. Landon Huffman; 4. Doug Barnes Jr.; 5. Bryson second with about 20 laps left, then set Ruff; 6. Annabeth Barnes Crum; 7. Skyler Chaney; 8. Isa- up his winning pass. He enjoyed bat- bella Robusto; 9. Matthew Gould; 10. Lavar Scott; 11. Trey tling the 15-year-old Super and Pro Late Mills; 12. John Aramendia; 13. Sam Rohrbaugh; 14. Jason Miles; 15. Bryson Dennis; 16. Charlie Watson; 17. Katie Het- tinger; 18. Chase Dixon; 19. Pat Rachels. Brandon Zumbach Photography Brandon Zumbach Photography William Sawalich showed off a Richard Petty paint scheme and led 123 of 138 laps be- Kaden Honeycutt placed third, a four-position improvement from his result at Hickory fore finishing second. Motor Speedway in March. Race-long duel between Hall, Sawalich • Hard chargers: Wilson (20th to 12th), Robusto (22nd to 13th), Ward (23rd to 15th) • DNS: Caruth, Higgins, Moore • Pro LM race gets in before rain July 30; Sawalich wins (see Page 33) 30 • • August 12, 2022

differentlook: CARS Throwback Night @ Hickory Motor Speedway … Brandon Zumbach Photography Brandon Zumbach Photography Kody King’s Pro Late Model, reminiscent of Jeff Gordon’s early-1990s days in a Baby Ruth- backed car, was voted the best appearing car in either CARS Solid Rock Carriers Tour class. Nelson Motorsports driver Jo- nathan Shafer walks across the stage in a Tim Richmond outfit as part of driver introductions at Hickory Motor Speedway. Brandon Zumbach Photography Landon Pembelton’s Late Model Stock Car, showing a tribute to the driving days of his crew chief H.C. Sellers, was voted the best in his division. Brandon Zumbach Photography Bobby McCarty (11) leads Janson Marchbanks and others in CARS Solid Rock Carriers Tour action at Hickory, N.C. McCarty and Nelson Motorsports honored Ray Hendrick with his paint scheme, while Marchbanks had the look of the Slim Jim-sponsored ride driven by Bobby Labonte and David Green in the then-NASCAR Busch Series in the mid-1990s. Brandon Zumbach Photography Brandon Zumbach Photography Carter Langley paid tribute to Dale Earnhardt’s 1979 NASCAR Winston Cup car. CARS Tour director of operations Keeley Dubensky was in the Throwback spirit as she helped line up Late Model Stock Cars on the grid. August 12, 2022 • • 31

SMTM • Montgomery Motor Speedway More glory for Garcia at Alabama track From track reports and Racing America MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Aug. 6) — More than half of Jake David Kranak/Impact Zone Photos Garcia’s career Late Model victories have come at Jake Garcia dominated the Saturday of Speed headliner at Montgomery Motor Speedway. Montgomery Motor Speedway. Never has the 17-year- old from Monroe, Ga., been as dominant at the big Fast qualifier Allen was in second or third until the proving her results from the previous two races by one half-mile as he was in the latest Show Me the Money second yellow, then he pitted with a mechanical issue spot. Pro Late Model event, the annual Saturday of Speed. during the slowdown and returned for just a few more laps. That opened the door for Ruggiero, who at the “We’re getting better each time we come out,” Za- Garcia took the lead from Justin Bonnett after 10 of finish closed to within a quarter of a second behind mora said. “The seat time and track time is important 125 laps and never looked back. This was his second Garcia’s winning Fury Race Car with HP Elite engine and we’re on the right track.” win of the season at Montgomery and showed every- service and backing from Expo Homes, Wilwood, RPM thing that the #35 team has been doing over recent Trailer Sales and RaceChoice. Saturday of Speed 125: 1. Jake Garcia; 2. Giovanni Ruggiero; 3. months and years. Brittney Zamora; 4. Clint King; 5. Christopher Tullis; 6. Nick McFarland; 7. Gage Willie Allen Racing’s silver lining came in the per- Rodgers; 8. Jim Wall; 9. JoJo Wilkinson; 10. Bryson Shaffer; 11. Johnny Brazier; “We did a good job in practice, knowing what the formance of his Rackley WAR teammate Brittney Za- 12. Justin Bonnett; 13. Jeff Dawkins; 14. Willie Allen; 15. Timothy Watson; 16. track was doing and adjusting accordingly,” Garcia mora. The Washington native was in his fourth Braden Ray; 17. Zack Dixon; 18. Austin Finley; 19. Perry Patino. said. “We had a strong car and kept it out front … ne- Montgomery appearance and came home third, im- gotiated lapped traffic and finally got back in victory Lap leaders: Bonnett 1-10, Garcia 11-125 • Cautions: 2 • Fast qualifier: lane. When you get track position, there isn’t a lot in Allen, 19.772 seconds front of you to mess you up, but you do have to stay disciplined.” Two cautions waved on laps 68 and 97. Those were the only factors to reduce Garcia’s lead, first over Willie Allen and then over eventual runner-up Gio- vanni Ruggiero. “The ACR guys gave me a great car … just dis- appointed we couldn’t close it out,” Ruggiero said. Anthony Campi Racing David Kranak/Impact Zone Photos Giovanni Ruggiero finished second for the third straight Justin Bonnett (12) leads fast qualifier Willie Allen and eventual winner Jake Garcia, who was out front for the last time in Show Me the Money Pro Late Model action at 115 of 125 laps. Montgomery, Ala. Eighth win in last 14 Pro races at Montgomery for Garcia • Fourth-place finish for MMS newcomer King; more on him in next LMD Aug. 26 • Solo spins by Wall, McFarland force only yellows; hard charger McFarland recovers in sixth 32 • • August 12, 2022

CARS Pro • Hickory Motor Speedway Setzer team’s youngster triumphs again From series and team reports Blake Harris/H3 Photography Sawalich missed one April CARS William Sawalich drove an Orange Blossom Special tribute car to CARS Pro Late Model event due to a scheduling conflict with NEWTON, N.C. (July 30) — William Sa- Tour victory lane for Setzer Racing & Development. his other potent ride at Wilson Motor- walich reeled off his third CARS Pro sports; the younger Setzer filled in for Late Model Tour triumph after a flag-to- suffering a mechanical issue in the clos- by Starkey Hearing, Audibel Hearing him then. He still has a reasonable flag victory on Throwback Night at ing laps. The winning margin of victory and SoundGear, was .67 second over chance to overtake Fenhaus and Kvapil Hickory Motor Speedway. This event for the #4, a Hamke chassis sponsored series points leader Luke Fenhaus. in the standings of the crate-engine cir- was another special one for Sawalich cuit sponsored by Solid Rock Carriers. and his home-track driver development team owners Brandon and Dennis Set- “If we keep winning, I think we can zer, because his retro look paid tribute to get back in the points hunt,” the 15- a Late Model driven by the elder Setzer year-old victor said. more than a generation ago. Throwback 100 presented by Baker Dis- “This feels super good,” said Sawa- tributing: 1. William Sawalich; 2. Luke Fenhaus; 3. Wil- lich, from Eden Prairie, Minn. “It’s liam Hale; 4. Nick Loden; 5. Logan Jones; 6. Austin super cool to win in the Orange Blossom MacDonald; 7. Stephen Leicht; 8. Luke Morey; 9. Caden Kva- Special paint scheme.” pil; 10. Lee Tissot; 11. Clark Houston; 12. Rusty Skewes; 13. Kody King. Polesitter Sawalich’s only real chal- lenge came on restarts from Caden Kva- Lap leader: Sawalich 1-100 • Cautions: 2 • Fast qual- pil, who ended up fading to ninth after ifier: Sawalich, 14.78 seconds CPLMS • Hickory Motor Speedway Kvapil wins after runaway and reprieve From series and team reports NEWTON, N.C. (Aug. 6) — Caden Kvapil improved Devyn Graham/Four Cent Media his Hickory Motor Speedway record to 2-0 this season Eventual winner Caden Kvapil (35) takes a restart next to Carolina Pro Late Model Series points leader Josh Lowder in the Carolina Pro Late Model Series after a dominat- and ahead of Tovia Grynewicz (75) and Gavan Boschele (5) late in the Coca-Cola 100 at Hickory, N.C. ing performance - and a close call - on Coca-Cola Night. Kvapil, extended his lead in the standings, as nearest gio; 9. Hudson Canipe; 10. T.J. DeCaire; 11. Caleb Johnson; 12. E.J. Tamayo; 13. pursuer Mason Maggio came home eighth. Natalie Decker; 14. Ruben Caceres; 15. Tovia Grynewicz; 16. Caleb Costner; 17. The second-generation standout from Mooresville, Jonny Kay; 18. Lee Tissot; 19. Nicolas Caldwell; 20. Travis Brown. N.C., drew the fifth spot on the grid after qualifying Coca-Cola 100: 1. Caden Kvapil; 2. Josh Lowder; 3. Sean Abel; 4. Mike was rained out. Before the halfway point Kvapil drove Toner Jr.; 5. Gavan Boschele; 6. Kyle Campbell; 7. Jason Holliday; 8. Mason Mag- Lap leaders: Campbell 1-43, Kvapil 44-100 • Cautions: 3 • Fast qualifier: away from Kyle Campbell on a restart and brought Kvapil, 15.048 seconds Tovia Grynewicz with him. Grynewicz was a tough challenger for much of the second half, but then after he lost second to series points leader Josh Lowder, he fell off the pace. Then with five laps left, Kvapil and Lowder each spun coming off turn two. CPLMS officials determined that the caution had already been displayed for an in- cident involving Grynewicz and Caleb Costner. The lead pair kept their positions, and Kvapil drove away over the final sprint. This was the fifth career win in the crate-engine circuit for the 15-year-old Kvapil, who drove a Left- hander chassis sponsored by Corvette parts distributor Keen Parts, LKN Mechanical, Wehrs Machine & Rac- ing Products, Doors by Nalley and Xtreme Truck & Trailer Specialties. Lowder, who had about as much space back to third-place Sean Abel as he had ahead to August 12, 2022 • • 33

ACT • White Mountain Motorsports Park Big check and tour turnaround for Shaw From series and staff reports NORTH WOODSTOCK, N.H. (July 30) — John Raper/Johnny Racer’s Racing Photos D.J. Shaw earned $10,000 for his triumph in the Midsummer Classic presented by Milton Caterpillar. Over his career in full-sized race cars, D.J. Shaw has had almost as much suc- that mission was accomplished at the He drove past Corliss on the inside on moments, to former WMMP weekly cess in American-Canadian Tour-type halfway point. the restart and held the point for the rest race winner Jesse Switser. Switser had Late Models as he has in Pro Stocks/ of the night. followed ACT part-time in 2020-21, but Super Late Models, and that’s high He was one of 10 drivers who this was his first series appearance this praise for a five-time PASS champion. stayed out under a caution around lap “When I got to second, it was gonna season, and he didn’t elect to run the This season Shaw’s performances in the 125. Jason Corliss was the leading driver take a caution,” Shaw said. “Luckily we race until the previous night. ACT cars haven’t been up to his stan- who had pitted with the first big group, got that one with 20 to go or whatever, dards, but that changed in the richest and he inherited the lead soon after and we were able to make it work. He “This year we purchased a new race of the summer in ACT’s schedule. Shaw stopped. was so long gone before that, and I just Dale Shaw car and dedicated ourselves conceded to second and started saving to White Mountain full-time,” Switser The 32-year-old from Center Con- During the ensuing long green-flag the car for a restart and not use it up. I said. “This was a pleasant surprise. We way, N.H., took home $10,000 in the 250- stretch, it appeared that Corliss’ plan think his strategy was perfect, but we lap Midsummer Classic presented by might have been the better one. Then got lucky with that caution.” continued on page 47 Milton Caterpillar. That turned around a Jaret Curtis spun on lap 231 and Shaw season in which Shaw led the ACT had his chance to change the outcome. Corliss lost one position in the final standings despite not reaching the po- dium in the series. “This is definitely the best race I’ve had this year,” Shaw said. “I was start- ing to wonder if I could get the right feel in an ACT car. We just changed some stuff a couple of races ago, and it seems to be going in the right direction, at least in the short term. It doesn’t hurt that it’s at White Mountain, which is probably my best track. This was definitely a good shot in the arm to help my con- fidence.” What also helped Shaw’s con- fidence was his plan coming together in one of the rare ACT events to include pit strategy. He led the first 159 laps from the pole, and ACT offers bonus points for leading a lap and pacing the most, so John Raper/Johnny Racer’s Racing Photos John Raper/Johnny Racer’s Racing Photos Jesse Switser (25) battles Jason Corliss for second place in the late laps at White Patrick Laperle goes around in front of Shawn Swallow. Laperle rallied to finish fourth, Mountain Motorsports Park. the first decent result since the series’ season opener for the former ACT champion. Shaw won LMS track title here at age 15 before any touring • Track points leader and eight-time track champion Welch finishes seventh • Twelve finish on lead lap, including Swallow brothers and 2019 series champion Dubeau 34 • • August 12, 2022

nuts&bolts: ACT @ White Mountain Motorsports Park … from track and series reports Highlight: The Milton Cat Mid- summer Classic was a pleasant comeback story for Ryan Olsen, the grandson of the late New England Racing Hall of Famer Stanley “Stub” Fadden. Olsen, from North Haverhill, N.H., placed 10th in this 250-lap showcase at White Mountain Motorsports Park. Olsen was in his third start of the year in an American-Canadian Tour-rules Late Model, and first in the series in 2022. This top- 10 was his first in the series since 2016, which was the last time he followed the circuit. Stiff penalty: It’s rare that ACT offi- John Raper/Johnny Racer’s Racing Photos Ryan Olsen (61) survived this off-track excursion on the inside of Ryan Ware (32), Tom Carey III (5) and Cooper Bouchard in cials have to park a driver for roughness, but an American-Canadian Tour heat race at White Mountain Motorsports Park. Olsen advanced through a last chance qualifier that’s what happened to Dillon Moltz on lap and placed 10th in the 250-lap Milton Cat Midsummer Classic feature. 159. His impact with Patrick Laperle sent both into the tire barrier, and Moltz, who won this action, and he has absorbed a pair of DNFs in event in 2020, was disqualified by the race di- eight WMMP points races. rector. Sticking it out through the rough times Laperle rallied back to a fourth-place fin- paid dividends one week later for the son of ish, which was his best result at White Moun- former NASCAR Busch North Series driver tain since a second in 2004. The Quebec Bryan Wall. The 22-year-old Wall, from East standout’s car was a rolling pin cushion ear- Kingston, N.H., scored his first career win in lier in the race as well, getting tapped into a the track’s premier division. spin by Shawn Swallow. Wall took the early lead and watched the Not enough room: This race more experienced drivers battle it out behind him and get stuck in traffic. Fellow relative brought the largest field in any ACT event so newcomer Kasey Beattie was Wall’s toughest far in 2022. With only 30 spots available, some challenger; they were side by side on two re- whittling down took place in the heats and starts before Wall used the outside groove to last chance races. his advantage. The most surprising names left out were Wayne’s Market Saturday Special presented Ben Ashline, a Maine standout in both Late by Foley Oil & Propane: 1. Bryan Wall Jr.; 2. Kasey Beat- Model Sportsman and Pro Stock cars, and tie; 3. Ryan Ware; 4. Jesse Switser; 5. Quinny Welch; 6. Mike Jur- former WMMP track champion Jeff Marshall. kowski; 7. Peyton Lanphear; 8. Mark Patten; 9. Brock Davis; 10. Other DNQs included Max Dolliver, Jeff La- Stacy Cahoon; 11. Tyler Jones; 12. David Labrecque. brecque, Remi Perreault, Jason Kenison, Cooper Bouchard, Mike Bailey, Reilly Lan- phear, Mike Foster, Robby Gordon Douglas and Cody Leblanc. Rookie report: Bryan Wall Jr. ex- pected to take his lumps in his first series start. He’s a rookie in ACT-rules Late Model John Raper/Johnny Racer’s Racing Photos Bryan Wall Jr. celebrates his first victory in the following week’s 50-lap regular LMS show. August 12, 2022 • • 35

PASS • Seekonk Speedway Kuhn captures home-track Classic … From series and staff reports SEEKONK, Mass. (July 27) — Ryan Norm Marx Kuhn dedicated his racing efforts to the Dave Darling (52) holds the outside line against Ryan Kuhn at Seekonk Speedway. Darling took the lead after Kuhn missed a shift Pro All Stars Series this season and with 36 laps left, but Kuhn regained the point under a long green-flag run. began to see the rewards for his road trips, landing in the PASS points lead in His only hiccup came when he Fury Race Car sponsored by Everett’s the PASS regulars; the five-time cham- mid-July. The end of the month brought missed a shift on a restart just before the Auto Parts, Bernier’s Liquors, Modern pion has won twice here in series action. an even greater reward, and it came at midpoint. The ensuring long green-flag Auto Body, Coastal Heritage Bank and his home track. run favored Kuhn, who beat Darling to 0-1 Designs. Bay State Summer Classic: 1. Ryan Kuhn; 2. the finish line by almost a second in his Dave Darling; 3. Jake Johnson; 4. D.J. Shaw; 5. Trevor San- Kuhn, from East Bridgewater, “Dave was good to start the race, born; 6. Eddie MacDonald; 7. Gabe Brown; 8. Johnny Clark; Mass., earned $10,000 for winning the but I guess he got tight later; at least 9. Joe Pastore; 10. Dan Winter; 11. Mike Mitchell; 12. Brian second annual Bay State Summer Clas- from what he told me,” said Kuhn, a Whalley; 13. Joey Polewarczyk; 14. Ben Ashline; 15. Jake sic at Seekonk Speedway. The 22-year- Kulwicki Driver Development Program Matheson; 16. Tommy Adams; 17. Vinnie Arrenegado; 18. old was out front for most of the 150 finalist. “We did all we could do get by Nick Lascuola; 19. Mike Scorzelli; 20. Isaac Bevin; 21. Tyler laps, and he outdueled eight-time track him after that missed shift. Then Jake Tomassi; 22. Bobby Pelland; 23. Kevin Folan; 24. J.P. Josi- champion Dave Darling for the top spot Johnson seemed like he had good speed asse; 25. Angelo Belsito; 26. Derek Gluchacki; 27. T.J. Wat- just after halfway in the best lead battle at the end, but he ran out of time.” son; 28. Brandon Barker. of the evening. Johnson also cut his teeth in full- Lap leaders: Kuhn 1-113, Darling 114-126, Kuhn 127-150 “The car was really, really good. My sized stock cars competing at Seekonk. • Cautions: 3 • Heat race winners: Kuhn, Polewarczyk, dad got it really hooked up,” Kuhn said. Fourth-place D.J. Shaw was the best of Brown “We looked through some stuff and really felt like we hit on something, at least at Seekonk. Hopefully we can take that knowledge and take it to some other tracks.” Norm Marx Norm Marx Ryan Kuhn went to victory lane in the Pro All Stars Series for the first time at his home Jake Johnson placed third in the Bay State Summer Classic for his second podium finish track in Seekonk, Mass. in three PASS appearances this year. Final 27 laps go caution-free • Winner Kuhn extends points lead over MacDonald, who finishes sixth • First-ever PASS North points race without four-time champion Rowe, who split from Moody team in mid-July 36 • • August 12, 2022

Oxford Plains Speedway … then triumphs in tuneup at Oxford From track and staff reports OXFORD, Maine — The two latest 100- Oriana Lovell/OL Photos lap Super Late Model/Pro Stock races at Jeremie Whorff won the July 30 feature at Oxford Plains Speedway for his first win at the historic oval in 16 years. Oxford Plains Speedway carried $2,000 top prizes. While that money is always share of the purses. Their 100-lappers they got it in spades. piloted to his landmark PASS victory 10 welcome, these shows meant much were the second and third legs of the “The boys definitely nailed it here,” days earlier at his home track, Seekonk more, especially with the 49th annual Port City Triple Crown. Speedway. Oxford 250 approaching at the end of Whorff said after his win. “I think I was August. The top points man in the inaugural a little rusty the first couple of races here “It took us about six or seven tries, program, Trevor Sanborn, earned a since it was kinda all over the place, but but we finally think we have something The victories were also extra special guaranteed starting spot in the 250. we settled into a racing groove here. The comfortable for the 250,” said Kuhn, a for Jeremie Whorff and Ryan Kuhn. Whorff and Kuhn weren’t in the July 23 car was pretty much the same as it was Kulwicki Driver Development Program Whorff, from West Bath, Maine, knows race, won by Sanborn, so they weren’t (when he reached the PASS podium), finalist. the euphoria of winning the 250, having concerned about points. They just but I couldn’t pull it together that time.” done so 16 years ago. For most of the wanted good Oxford experience, and July 30: 1. Jeremie Whorff; 2. Max Cookson; 3. Tre- next decade-plus he was away from the The consistency of the #00, a Fury vor Sanborn; 4. Kyle DeSouza; 5. Rowland Robinson Jr.; 6. spotlight, racing primarily at Wiscasset chassis acquired from King Racing and Calvin Rose Jr.; 7. Josh St. Clair; 8. Ryan Littlefield; 9. Gar- Speedway, but he did grab a third-place sponsored by Mid-Coast Excavation and rett Hall; 10. Donnie Colpritt Jr.; 11. Ryan Deane; 12. Dave finish in a PASS event at Oxford July 10. Plant’s Seafood, allowed Whorff to Farrington Jr.; 13. Ryan Kuhn; 14. Rusty Poland; 15. Joey crank it up in the second half. He went Doiron; 16. Max Rowe; 17. Richie Brown; 18. Tim Brackett; Right behind Whorff in that July 10 past T.J. Brackett for the lead on lap 69 19. Austin Teras; 20. Jeff Taylor; 21. Scott Moore; 22. Adam rundown was Kuhn, but that was his and fended off late challenges from San- Polvinen; 23. T.J. Brackett; 24. Ryan Robbins; 25. Alan Tar- only real accomplishment in Supers at born and 2022 weekly race winner Max diff; 26. Curtis Gerry. Oxford. A string of top-sixes in Ameri- Cookson. can-Canadian Tour action here didn’t Aug. 6: 1. Ryan Kuhn; 2. Calvin Rose Jr.; 3. Curtis translate to the Pro Stocks for the 22- One week later Kuhn grabbed his Gerry; 4. Max Cookson; 5. David Oliver; 6. Kyle DeSouza; 7. year-old from East Bridgewater, Mass. first win at the 3/8-mile oval, leading Alan Tardiff; 8. Scott Moore; 9. Max Rowe; 10. Rusty Poland; And his three entries in the 250 have the last 28 laps after clearing Calvin 11. Trevor Sanborn; 12. Dave Farrington Jr.; 13. Isaac Bevin; produced a 25th, a DNF and a DNQ. Rose Jr.. Kuhn used an older Distance 14. Tim Brackett; 15. Ryan Littlefield; 16. Tracy Gordon; 17. chassis, a different #72 than the one he Rowland Robinson Jr.; 18. Ryan Deane; 19. Garrett Hall; 20. Both celebrated some Oxford mo- Travis Benjamin; 21. Austin Teras; 22. Colby Benjamin. mentum in addition to the winner’s Oriana Lovell/OL Photos Oriana Lovell/OL Photos Ryan Kuhn won the Aug. 6 event, a marked improvement over placing 13th one week Trevor Sanborn (29), shown hunting down former track champion Tim Brackett, earlier at Oxford, Maine. wrapped up the Port City Triple Crown’s guaranteed Oxford 250 starting spot. Three-way tie atop Port City Triple Crown points; Sanborn edges Rose and DeSouza on strength of his July 23 win • Two top-fours allow Cookson to extend track points lead • Lap-leader sponsorships sold out for Aug. 28 Oxford 250 August 12, 2022 • • 37

Madera Speedway Walbridge back out front in two ways From track, team and staff reports Ethan Smith from Vancouver, Wash., did his best to Jadan Walbridge shows off his third LunkerDaddy Pro Late Model victory of the year keep it that way. Walbridge started on MADERA, Calif. (July 30) — After get- at Madera Speedway. the front row but drifted back to fourth ting involved in an accident in the pre- in the early moments. He won a back- vious MavTV Pro Late Model event at and-forth battle for third with title rival Madera Speedway and losing the points Kyle Keller, then nipped Carlos Vieira lead in the LunkerDaddy-sponsored for second just before the halfway serv- class, Jadan Walbridge looked back on a ice break. number of silver linings to that dark cloud. On the restart after the intermission, Walbridge rocketed away from Dylan The most obvious positive was the Zampa and stayed out front for the rest timing, because he was motivated to of the night. He figured the safest way turn it around the next time out. That to avoid midrace trouble was to be in next time was in one of Madera’s richest front of it. events, and Walbridge pocketed $5,000 for winning the 100-lap Summer Speed- “I felt the top had started to come Fest. in, but I think the bottom overall was way better,” Walbridge said. “I picked “That last one was just one of those the top after halfway, then as soon as I deals early in the race … unavoidable could clear him, I got down to the bot- when you’re in that position,” said Wal- tom.” bridge, who kept the result damage to a minimum June 25 with a sixth-place fin- The second half brought trouble for ish. “We had to replace all the suspen- some contenders. Vieira had a question- sion components on the front, both the able tire at the break and it went bad on doors and the airbox.” him just after the restart; his spin col- lected Jason Aguirre and forced a red His #92 was back at full strength for this longer event, and the 17-year-old continued on page 46 Joe Shivak Joe Shivak Dylan Zampa (92), shown battling Carlos Vieira, finished second after leading most of Rick Thompson (77) drives past an accident involving teenagers Kasey Kleyn (88) and the first half of the Summer Speedfest feature. Jacob Smith. First Madera start of season for runner-up Zampa; he attempted June 25 but did not start • Hard charger: Thompson, who earns $250 bonus from Mission Foods • LunkerDaddy awards free entry to next race to Schlundt via draw 38 • • August 12, 2022

Stockton 99 Speedway Emotional for Solari, other champions From track reports and Dale Bosowski/Excalon Times STOCKTON, Calif. (Aug. 6) — Stockton 99 Speedway’s Jessica McAnelly/Jessie’s Fast Photos sixth annual Night of Champions brought a special Sam Solari (22) takes the lead from Justin Philpott (50) as they put a lap on Nick Hall in the early moments of the dedication this season. This 100-lap event for its West- Night of Champions headliner at Stockton 99 Speedway. ern Late Model class was dedicated to three-time track champion and longtime area mainstay Steve Belletto, Another special moment came when Solari was brother, Jeff Belletto, piloted one of Harry’s black and who passed away late last year from pneumonia re- third on the grid behind Philpott and Stearns. A re- yellow Late Models during the race, although he lated to COVID-19. stored version of one of Belletto’s Hogwood-sponsored scraped the wall early to ruin his first start since 2013. cars rode out front of the field for pace laps; Steve’s Before the event, a number of past track cham- brother Rick took the driving honors. And another “Nic (Steve’s son) was actually supposed to drive pions were in attendance and recognized, including tonight, but he got sick, so I kinda drew the short past Late Model titlists Dave Byrd, Ken Boyd and straw and got thrown in there,” Jeff Belletto said. “I David Philpott. After the race, the champion in the gave it all I had, but the car was off a bit so I just did spotlight was Sam Solari. the best I could for my brother.” Solari, from Escalon, Calif., won for the second straight time in an extended-distance special at Tony Noceti’s quarter-mile. This was an even more dom- inant performance, as he grabbed the point from Justin Philpott before a dozen laps were completed. Two sec- ond-half cautions were the only obstacles that kept him from completely checking out on the field; he fin- ished with a 1.6-second margin of victory over young- ster JoJo Stearns. Like most of those in attendance, Solari’s thoughts turned to Belletto. “This one means a lot. Steve built my engines for years, and he was a special guy. In fact, this car has one of his engines in it,” Solari said. “It is so fun to drive this car right now. I have a great team, great sponsors, and Mike David really has this car dialed in.” Night of Champions: 1. Sam Solari; 2. JoJo Stearns; 3. Gary Shafer Jr.; 4. Ty Carlson; 5. John Moore; 6. Guy Guibor; 7. Kimberly Rouse; 8. Arron Shankel; 9. Larry Tankersley; 10. Rodney Tripp; 11. Jeff Belletto; 12. Steven Fraser; 13. Brandon Diede; 14. Justin Philpott; 15. Daniel Devore; 16. Mike Regel- man; 17. Nick Hall; 18. Buzz Devore. Lap leader: Philpott 1-9, Solari 10-100 • Cautions: 3 • Fast qualifier: Solari Photos by Shelby Rick Belletto leads the field of Late Models during pace laps, driving a car formerly piloted by his late brother Steve JoJo Stearns finished second in the 100-lap main event Belletto. and moved into the track points lead at Stockton, Calif. Honoree Belletto had track-record 89 career main event wins at Stockton • Race runner-up Stearns edges ahead of Carlson atop 2022 track standings • Rouse tangles with Shafer late in battle for third; more on Rouse, Page 29 August 12, 2022 • • 39

Idaho 200 • Findlay Stadium Stateline Speedway Plybon makes statement at Stateline From track and staff reports dozen competitors to reclaim the top spot. “We just slowly picked ‘em off from there … not POST FALLS, Idaho (July 30) — In the past two editions of the Idaho 200, the home-track advantage slowly, as quickly as I could,” Plybon said. “I knew the hasn’t meant much to Haeden Plybon. A DNF in the leaders had it easier up front and without all that traf- 2020 edition of the summer classic at Stateline Speed- fic to deal with.” way was really his only disappointment in a track championship season, and he also dropped out with- The leader of that pack was Thompson, the 16- out being a factor in last year’s 200. year-old from near Mobile, Ala. Through his connec- tions with Race Face Brand Development, Thompson The 18-year-old from Spokane, Wash., turned the has competed in events from California to Wisconsin. tables on his fortunes and the field in the 23rd annual This time he found a deal with Racing Dynamiks, Tra- edition. Plybon had the fastest car in the second half of vis Sharpe’s operation in Kalispell, Mont. Sharpe had the event and used that home-track knowledge to fend crew-chiefed for Thompson at Naake-Klauer Motor- off Stateline newcomer Grant Thompson. sports in a 2020 start at Madera Speedway, and they had stayed in touch. “We’re always fast here, but we blew a motor one year and had a flat tire last year,” Plybon said. “It’s “There was nothing to be unhappy about,” said good to finally get the monkey off my back and finish Thompson, whose longest previous race was 150 laps. it.” “I think we did really well considering who we were racing against, with the years of experience and wins There was one hiccup for the #55 team, although it and championships here. We got out front … then the turned out to be just a minor speed bump. Plybon took #55 got by us and I rode behind him in second. I the lead before lap 50, but at the halfway break a crew wasn’t wanting to burn the tires off, and I don’t think member left a flashlight back on the fuel cell; it was we were gonna fall back past second. We maintained still turned on and shining onto the outside wall so our spot, and that was a good thing.” there was no missing it by track officials. He was sent to the rear of the field, and he had to get past about a They’re likely to see each other again in Thomp- son’s next planned Northwest visit, in the Pro race on Michele Martin/Horsepower Project Haeden Plybon was all smiles after winning the Idaho 200 at the track nearest his home in Spokane, Wash. Michele Martin/Horsepower Project Fall Classic weekend Oct. 1-2 at Tri-City Raceway. Ply- Haeden Plybon (55) battles Grant Thompson for the lead on a late restart at Stateline Speedway near Post Falls, bon sees plenty of action in both Pro and Super Late Idaho. Models, but his fortunes in the region’s Super circuit hadn’t been that great in 2022. This triumph, worth $5,000 plus at least two grand more in lap leader bo- nuses, was a needed boost for the #55 family, which fields a Hamke Race Car sponsored by Cascade Rain Gutters, Muffler Mart, Evergreen State Towing, Angel’s Bail Bonds, Wheelman and the track’s Pro Late Model division sponsor RaceCals. Michele Martin/Horsepower Project Idaho 200 presented by the City of Stateline: 1. Haeden Stateline Pro Late Model points leader Trayten Tarr (31), John Newhouse (26) and Ashton Cristiani (94) go three- Plybon; 2. Grant Thompson; 3. Nick Gibson; 4. T.J. Monroe; 5. Trayten Tarr; 6. wide in front of Alan Cress in the 200, a part of the Tri-State Pro Late Model Challenge schedule. John Newhouse; 7. Corey Allard; 8. Jason O’Neil; 9. Ashton Cristiani; 10. Kaidyn Moran; 11. Mitch Kleyn; 12. Andy Brown; 13. Ken Bonney; 14. Josh Roberts; 15. Garrett Huffines; 16. Mike Zamora; 17. Jess Havens; 18. Garret Sawyer; 19. Dillon Huffines; 20. Chance Overholt; 21. Alan Cress; 22. Tyler Bailey; 23. Bill Scott; 24. Todd Connell; 25. Alex Lessor; 26. Dave Garber. Lap leaders: O’Neil 1-9, Thompson 10-20, Plybon 21-97, Thompson 98-185, Plybon 186-200 • Cautions: 11 • Fast qualifier (of 36 drivers): Plybon, 13.949 seconds • Heat race winners: Brown, Zamora • B-main: Clint Habart • Pro- visionals: Moran, Scott More on third-place Gibson and LCQ winner Habart in Nuts & Bolts, Page 42 • Ten finish on lead lap • Hard charger: Moran, 25th to 10th • Thompson’s RD shop sponsoring Aug. 13 Pro LM event at Mission Valley, offering $4,000 to win 40 • • August 12, 2022

South Sound Speedway Raz saves his tires, saves his season From team and staff reports it around Matt Doyle. SSS veteran Alan Cress was his primary challenger in the TENINO, Wash. (Aug. 6) — Race teams second 100 laps; Doyle had to drop to operated by Jeff and Jason Jefferson are- the rear after a scrape that began with a n’t used to long winless streaks. One of slide in undetected fluid on the 3/8-mile the brothers’ most accomplished drivers racing surface. from recent years had endured one of those skids, but it ended in a big way in “We just had our program so dialed the traditional August special at South in,” said Raz, who drove a Port City Sound Speedway. chassis with McGunegill power. “I think we had it right on with the engine and Kole Raz drove to victory lane for tires. Always in the back of your head, the first time since October of 2020, and you’re thinking that they’re gonna come the first in the Northwest since before get us. We run American Racer tires at the pandemic. The key was a strategy this place only, and I really don’t think for the event formerly known as the the fall-off is that huge compared to Miller 200. Hoosiers. It depends on how well you take care of ‘em.” “We’re running a big motor, and we knew the crate cars with less horse- This was the fifth start of the season power could manage their tires better, and third at South Sound for Raz, whose plus we’d only get new right-side tires supporters include Earnest Perform- at the break,” said Raz, from Lake Os- ance, Magnus Performance Products, wego, Ore. “We just rode around for the the Master Wrench, Whiskey Ridge, El- majority of the first half, then once we evate Racing Media and medical equip- got the lead we maintained our pace.” ment company Wells-Johnson. He was second in the Chad Hinkle 138 here in His winning pass came just before June, then led late in the Wes Rhodes the halfway intermission when he made Photos by Stormy and Felicia Kole Raz is interviewed after making the South Sound 200 his first victory in nearly two years. Firecracker 126 over the holiday week- end but got turned around and wound up fourth. “It’s been a long time. We raced quite a bit last year too, and our team was just filled with bad luck,” Raz said. “We’ve been in contention to win a lot of races and something would always happen. We’ve never been able to finish the deal until this year.” Super Late Model 200: 1. Kole Raz; 2. Alan Cress; 3. Matt Barrett; 4. Matthew Doyle; 5. Zachary Riehl; 6. Bob Presley; 7. Marshall Hallett; 8. Shawn Jones; 9. Chris- topher Kalsch; 10. Austin Thom; 11. Scott Rinkel; 12. Jay Sauls; 13. John Lathrop; 14. Tommy Elstoen; 15. Jeff Ford; 16. Wayne Dillon; 17. Mike Doss; 18. Derrick Presley. Lap leaders: Elstoen 1-3, Doyle 4-82, Raz 83-200 • Cau- tions: 7 • Red flag: 1 • Fast qualifier: Raz, 13.694 sec- onds • Dash winner: Thom Photos by Stormy and Felicia Photos by Stormy and Felicia Kole Raz (27) practices next to fellow Jefferson Racing driver Matt Doyle (13) at South Alan Cress and his daughter Sound Speedway near Rochester, Wash. celebrate a second-place finish. Winner Raz extends track points lead over multi-time champion Presley; two points races remain including Tuner 100 Aug. 20 • Hard charger: Hallett, 16th to seventh • Event removed from Northwest SLM slate earlier this summer August 12, 2022 • • 41

nuts&bolts: Around the Northwest … from staff, track and team reports Another from the brothers: Kenny Burns/Just KB Media sponsor Doug Bettarel, he ran one sea- Matt Barrett took third place in the Super Late Model 200 at South Sound Speedway, son of Pro Late Model action in a former Jefferson Racing was obviously thrilled in his third start after a 16-year layoff. Garrett Evans car at Wenatchee Valley about Kole Raz’s victory in the mid- Super Oval. Jason Jefferson was on the summer 200-lap Super Late Model fea- everything; it’s been an unfortunate Being out front for a while was an radio with Doyle during this race. ture at South Sound Speedway. The year. I feel like we would’ve been there image which the 29-year-old Doyle brothers from Naches, Wash., were also at the end, although I don’t know if we needed. The motorsports sales division Welcome back: Raz put his pleased with the best-ever long-distance had anything for Kole ‘cause he had a manager at McConkey Auction Group race outing by Matt Doyle, who has rocketship. He was around me with two was also the Super Late Model driver teammate a lap down near the end of been a customer of the Jeffersons for laps to go to put me a lap down; I was who lost control and collided with the 200. Up ahead was third-place Matt four years. gonna battle him, but it was not worth Naima Lang at last October’s Fall Clas- Barrett, who was a bit safer from having it; I like the kid too much, and he was sic at Tri-City Raceway; Lang wound up the leader overtake him. Doyle led about 80 laps before giv- going for $7,500.” with a broken leg and plenty of cir- ing way to Raz. Near the end Doyle culated crash photos from the incident. Raz wasn’t even in grade school the slowed down in undetected oil on the He definitely wants to return to TCR last time Barrett ran Late Models. As a track and Bob Presley couldn’t stop in this fall to redeem himself. teenager Barrett ran plenty at Evergreen time; the incident took off Doyle’s rear Speedway near his original home of bumper, but after pitting for crew as- Doyle, also sponsored by MAG Mo- Puyallup, Wash., but once he was on his sessment he continued and finished torsports, Frontline Enterprise, Sherwin own he left the sport. He moved to Utah fourth. Williams, JAM Imports, DM Northwest, for family and started a trucking com- MacKenzie Auto and Drive-a-Car in Ya- pany. “We thought it was probably safer kima, did win a 50-lapper last year at to pull in and fix it, rather than go back South Sound. Prior to joining Jefferson Now divorced and desiring to race green and have the bumper fall off and Racing, with whom he was connected again, he headed back home and began get black-flagged,” said Doyle, from through the late racetrack co-owner and driving a Late Model which his uncle near Spokane, Wash. Mike Barrett used to pilot. This Path- finder was actually a PRI trade show “Finishing the race was the most show car for Joes Racing Products since important thing, especially with the way it last saw action with John Zaretzke the season’s gone with rain delays and aboard. The Barrett family remained in- volved in racing; Mike has fielded cars for such Northwest stars as Tom Moriar- ity, Tyler Tanner and Tom Sweatman in the past two decades. The #98 car, sponsored by Quality Quick Lube, R.L. Smith Logging, Cut Rate Auto Parts, Paulson’s Motorsports, Image Auto Body and SB Transport, continued on page 49 Michele Martin/Horsepower Project Nick Gibson (11) placed third in the 23rd annual Idaho 200, one spot ahead of his Trevor Cristiani Racing teammate T.J. Monroe (16). 42 • • August 12, 2022

Sutherland Automotive Speedway Young mentor builds Bridge to $10,000 From track and staff reports SASKATOON, Saskatchewan — Since Tyler Emond SSCRA began driving in entry-level youth divisions, he had Bridge City 200 winner Tyler Emond (center), runner-up Jared Reddekopp (left) and third-place Kevin Dyck (right) his father Trevor as a mentor. Trevor was a winner of show off trophies from the biggest Late Model race of 2022 at the track formerly known as Wyant Group Raceway. Late Model races throughout western Canada and even two 2014 specials in the States including the At halfway Emond rode sixth. Then with 75 laps Bridge City 200 presented by Sutherland Automotive Idaho 200. left he decided to turn it on, and by the time the final (Aug. 6): 1. Tyler Emond; 2. Jared Reddekopp; 3. Kevin Dyck; 4. Kelly Admi- cautions waved, he had cleared Jared Reddekopp for raal; 5. Kyle Reid; 6. Logan Jewell; 7. Nicole Sheetka; 8. A.J. Morrison; 9. Tim Now the 19-year-old Emond has a new Late first place. Kammer; 10. Dave Bone; 11. Kenny Heintz; 12. Ian McLean; 13. Jim Gaunt; 14. Model ride. Jeff Hoogeveen brought him aboard his Carey Stular; 15. Trent Seidel; 16. Matthew Shirley. newly-acquired pavement car for the Bridge City 200 “We fought really hard with Jared,” Emond said. at the newly-renamed Sutherland Automotive Speed- “We had two cautions with 11 laps to go, and I had Lap leaders: Dyck 1-44, Reddekopp 45-165, Emond 166-200 • Cautions: 8 • way. Young Emond did his best to set an example for about a 4 1/2-second lead before someone spun out. Fast qualifier (of 17 drivers): Admiraal, 14.137 seconds • Dash winner: Admiraal his car owner’s 17-year-old son Hayden, and in the We got regrouped and we were door to door for about process he brought a $10,000 check to the Hoogeveen a lap before another caution came out. Then we pulled Acres team. away.” This machine, built at Evolution Racing Products His final margin of victory was just over a second near his home in Leduc, Alberta, with help from On- at the 3/8-mile oval, where Trevor won extended-dis- tario veteran Jeff Hanley, still had Hayden’s #25 on the tance races three times from 2010-16. This may have roof and door panels instead of the Emond family’s been his only time behind the wheel this year in the #18; that was on the dirt modified which Tyler has #18, also sponsored by John Deere distributor Western driven a few times since 2021. This was Tyler’s first Sales and Hitchworks & Accessories. pavement race since his family sold a car late in 2019. “It’s got my name on the car at least, right above the window,” Emond said. “We’ve known Jeff and Hayden from the racetracks. They came with a ban- dolero with my brother was racing, and we started set- ting up their cars with them. Things grew from there.” Hayden had just finished seventh in a 60-lap fea- ture 10 days earlier on the card of a NASCAR Pinty’s Series race (see Race Coverage, Page 10). The Emonds and Hoogeveens and their helpers then went to work changing it over to a long-race setup, and the driver lagged behind a little bit as he qualified in the middle of the pack. The top four qualifiers - Kelly Admiraal, A.J. Mor- rison, Jim Gaunt and July 27 feature winner Matthew Shirley - each dropped to the rear of the field in search of a posted bonus. That put Emond fourth on the grid, but he still fell as low as ninth in the running order. SSCRA Late Model 60 presented by Prairie Office Moving & Khush Photos Tyler Emond won at Sutherland Automotive Speedway in Installation (July 27): 1. Matthew Shirley; 2. Kevin Dyck; 3. Jared Red- Matthew Shirley won the 60-lapper July 27, but he a Late Model driven in regular points races by Hayden dekopp; 4. Kenny Heintz; 5. Aaron Deagnon; 6. Jim Gaunt; 7. Hayden Hoogeveen; crashed out while running second in the big-money race Hoogeveen. 8. Nicole Sheetka; 9. Ian McLean; 10. Tony Lambert; 11. Matthew Bertsch. 10 days later. Lap leaders: Dyck 1-15, Shirley 16-60 • Cautions: 1 • Heat race winners: Gaunt, Dyck, Reddekopp, Shirley Dyck takes slim points lead from fellow former track champion Shirley with two points races remaining • Top four qualifiers tag tail in search of extra $2,700; Admiraal places fourth and Morrison eighth • Eleven finish on lead lap August 12, 2022 • • 43

Sauble Speedway Two wins during colorful APC weekend From team and staff reports midsummer event, with a number of the APC drivers Thompson Photography in the field. It took Stade 90 laps to clear touring driver Josh Stade emerges from his car after his first victory in SAUBLE BEACH, Ontario — In four of the five pre- Danny Benedict for the lead for good, and his persist- the APC United Late Model Series presented by Gris- vious APC United Late Model Series races this season, ence resulted in a career-high $5,000 prize. dale Racing Products and Castrol. Josh Stade had finished in fifth place. Stade, from Chesley, Ontario, broke out of that rut in a big way at “We’ve been working real hard, and leading the Sauble Speedway. points at Sunset after winning on opening night,” said Stade, who uses McColl chassis with backing from The Pro Late Model circuit’s annual visit to Sauble, Ridgeline Lubricants, Canadian Flat Roofing, Vinny’s where Stade cut his teeth in racing full-sized cars, pre- Masonry, Nicol Insurance, Reilly’s Roofing, Ken Jack- sented him with his first win in the tour. The race was son Construction, Side Street Pizza, FM 92.3 the held four days after his 30th birthday, and a pair of Bounce, Steer Enterprises, financial advisor Ryan En- Ontario veterans seemed to get together and give right and home improvement store Kincardine Rona. Stade a well-timed gift. Something else that stands out with both of Stade started third and looked ahead at Ryan Kim- Stade’s cars is their colors, designed by Image Wraps. ball and J.R. Fitzpatrick on the inside line in the race His Saturday night winner’s circle backdrop was his sponsored by tractor distributor Stewart’s Equipment. green machine, and his other win came in a yellow The low groove moved ahead at the drop of the green ride. They’re two colors which some oval racers avoid flag, and Kimball and Fitzpatrick began their battle because of superstitions. which was quite fierce for most of the night. “We were a little skeptical of it since we’d heard With 14 laps remaining Fitzpatrick bumped Kim- that before, but it seems to be working out,” Stade ball into a spin, and both went to the rear of the field. said. “One is green and charcoal together, and we were Stade inherited the point and fended off teenage stand- unsure about it on paper, but since we vinyled it, it out Kyle Steckly over the closing stretch, beating the looks great.” (Additional information from petalpower51) #22 to the stripe by almost a second. Stewart’s 100 (July 30): 1. Josh Stade; 2. Kyle Steckly; 3. Rick “They were running extremely hard,” Stade said. Spencer-Walt; 4. Gord Shepherd; 5. Tom Gibbons; 6. Blair Wickett; 7. Ryan Kim- “I did sense something was coming, but I didn’t know ball; 8. Dale Shaw; 9. Connor James; 10. J.R. Fitzpatrick; 11. Matt Pritiko; 12. exactly what. The #29 (Kimball) was blocking pretty Jake Sheridan; 13. Danny Benedict; 14. Shawn Chenoweth; 15. Coltin Evering- good, and J.R. was really quick. I felt like J.R. was ham; 16. James Horner; 17. Andrew Gresel; 18. Jordan Howse; 19. Junior Farrelly; using his stuff up trying to set Ryan up for passes all 20. Billy Schwartzenburg; 21. Erik Dalla Riva; 22. Shae Gemmell; 23. Shawn race long, and we were kinda knocking on his door McGlynn; 24. Jade Franklin. with 20 to go.” Lap leaders: Kimball 1-86, Stade 87-100 • Cautions: 5 • Red flag: 1 • Fast One day later Stade brought out his regular ride qualifier: Steckly, 14.155 seconds for Sunset action and captured Sauble’s unsanctioned Beat the Heat 100 (July 31): 1. Josh Stade; 2. Danny Benedict; 3. Rick Spencer-Walt; 4. Jake Sheridan; 5. Andrew Gresel; 6. Shawn Chenoweth; 7. Tom Gibbons; 8. Shawn McGlynn; 9. Ty Cavalin; 10. Kent Kuhn; 11. Kevin Gallant; 12. Lane Zardo; 13. Jason Parker; 14. Taylor Holdaway; 15. Zach Sprung; 16. Matt Johnston; 17. Caden Wright. Lap leaders: Stade 1, Benedict 2-90, Stade 91-100 • Cautions: 2 • Fast qual- ifier: Stade, 14.382 seconds Kris McKenzie Photography team photo Josh Stade pulls his other car into victory lane after Sauble Speedway’s traditional Beat the Heat Pro Late Model Rick Spencer-Walt placed third in both Pro Late Model 100, completing a weekend sweep. races at the quarter-mile in Sauble Beach, Ontario. Runner-up Steckly cuts into Fitzpatrick’s APC points lead; Fitzpatrick places 10th after tangle with leader Kimball • APC hard charger: Gibbons, 20th to fifth for his best result since 2016 • Benedict rebounds from mediocre Saturday 44 • • August 12, 2022

Ontario Outlaw • Sauble Speedway Watson keeps his roll going at Sauble From team reports SAUBLE BEACH, Ontario (Aug. 6) — Glenn Watson’s Katie’s Race Car Photography record in the Ontario Outlaw Late Model Series, and Glenn Watson (center) beat Brandon Passer (right), Dario Capirchio (left) and 11 other Ontario Outlaw Late Model its predecessor under the OSCAAR banner, has been drivers for the win at Sauble Speedway. excellent at every racetrack on the schedule. Sauble Speedway has been especially favorable for the ageless John Cadman; 11. Doug Wilson; 12. Kevin Errington; 13. Thayne Hallyburton; 14. Lap leaders: Cadman 1-12, Passer 13-19, Watson 20-50 • Cautions: 4 • Red defending tour champion. Ryan Dick. flag: 1 • Heat race winner: Grosman Watson’s latest triumph, in a 50-lap feature spon- sored by OK Tire, was his fourth win in the last six visits to the quarter-mile. He charged past Brandon Passer, Sean Grosman and John Cadman en route to first place. The victory also allowed Watson, sponsored by Redline Signs & Apparel, Line-X of Barrie, Norcom Supply, Zenetec Collision & Glass, Top Shops Auto Body Supplies, Classic Towing & Storage, Klotz Syn- thetic Lubricants and Race2way, to add a few markers to his points lead over Passer. Outlaw 50 presented by OK Tire of Owen Sound: 1. Glenn Watson; 2. Brandon Passer; 3. Dario Capirchio; 4. Sean Grosman; 5. Todd Camp- bell; 6. Ethan Courneyea; 7. Chris Burrows; 8. Adrian Foster; 9. Mike Miller; 10. ECI • Oyster Bed Speedway First win for King Racing crewman Hall OYSTER BED, Prince Edward Island Ernest Pothier fourth. They all purchased their cars Cory Hall takes the checkered flag around for a celebratory lap around Oyster Bed through the King outfit and consult with (July 30) — King Racing enjoyed having Speedway after his first victory in the ECI Maritime Pro Stock Tour. Hicken and his team on their setups. its customers sweeping the top four po- Sometimes Hall is one of the consult- sitions in the latest East Coast Inter- leader, was probably the biggest selling had a green-flag run from lap 60 on.” ants. national Pro Stock Tour race at Oyster point of his career driving accomplish- Slaunwhite was about a second be- Bed Speedway, but the Rollie MacDon- ment. “I’ve been working there for four ald-owned and Andrew Hicken-led op- hind the #83 at the finish line. Series years,” said Hall, whose Fury Race Car eration was especially proud of the “I spent most of the race riding the rookie Mike Rodgers was third, half a has backing from Robby’s Towing, H&B winner of the B.J.’s Truck Centre 150. top three,” Hall said. “It helped that we straightaway in front of Greg Proude in Car Sales and the RE/Max real estate of- Cory Hall, a longtime crew member for fice of former tour driver Kris Fournier. the King outfit, donned his fire suit for “I was the crew chief for Greg for most just the second time this year and of the past year now. He started behind earned his first series victory. me today, so I never got to race with him too much.” “I sat down with Andrew a few months ago and asked to run this deal,” B.J.’s Truck Centre 150: 1. Cory Hall; 2. Craig said Hall, from Jolicure, New Bruns- Slaunwhite; 3. Mike Rodgers; 4. Greg Proude; 5. Darren wick. “I really enjoy racing at Oyster MacKinnon; 6. Matt Vaughan; 7. Dylan Gosse; 8. Robbie Ma- Bed. I ran there in a legends car a couple cEwen; 9. Russell Smith Jr.; 10. Chris Hughes; 11. Troy of times. I really enjoy the track and the Burke; 12. Mike Duskey; 13. Ryan VanOirschot; 14. Ian Ras- atmosphere and the people.” mussen; 15. Gary Elliott; 16. Stephen Lively; 17. Mark Le- clair; 18. Allison MacKinnon. One of the people he enjoys was the one from whom Hall grabbed the lead Lap leaders: D.MacKinnon 1-9, Smith 10-44, Slaunwhite with 40 laps remaining. Hunting down 45-109, Hall 110-150 • Cautions: 3 • Heat race winners: and passing Craig Slaunwhite, the 2021 D.MacKinnon, Slaunwhite, Smith series champion and current points August 12, 2022 • • 45

continued from page 18 Motor Mountain Masters @ Jennerstown definitely not complaining.” planned break, but then the rain hit and Joe Ciferno Jr. Shotko was fifth in time trials and it kept MacDonald from trying to im- drew a front-row starting spot next to prove on second from his 2021 visit. Kate Re earned a bonus from presenting sponsor Keen Parts for having the best ap- former track champion Albert Francis. Officially Francis nosed ahead for three “It was definitely frustrating be- pearing car. laps, but during the longer green-flag cause I think if I could have made the run Shotko left him behind. pass I could get the win,” MacDonald frame had to be repaired at his local “I was still going through tech said. “My car was really good, but it just chassis factory, VanDoorn Racing Devel- when they drew, so the track general didn’t want to run on the outside. A opment. manager picked for me,” he said about couple of times I raced side by side with Bill Hribar. Shotko, but I just couldn’t make the “The whole body was junk, and so At the first competition yellow 40 pass. We know we can win on this track, was the suspension,” said the winner, laps into the race, Gabe Brown had so hopefully next year we will try again. sponsored by BettenBaker Ford, Shotko made it up to second. Eddie MacDonald It is definitely a fun place to race.” Motorsports Shotko Tile, Janssen Service grabbed the runner-up spot at the next and Lewandoski’s Market. “It’s great to restart and kept it for the duration. A This triumph, easily a career high win in the first race back with it.” caution waved on lap 87 and the track payday for Shotko, came in a car which elected to go ahead with its second had only seen action once. It was badly damaged after two laps in the Money in the Bank 150 at Berlin in June, and the Benji Huzsek/BDH Photography Motor Mountain Masters presented by This accident, which collected Mike Sweeney (11), Mike Hemminger (72), Dennis Wenner (1) and Tyler Johnson, led to an early Arsenberger Trucking and Keen Parts: 1. end to the Motor Mountain Masters presented by Arsenberger Trucking. Evan Shotko; 2. Eddie MacDonald; 3. Joey Polewarczyk; 4. Gabe Brown; 5. Chris Davidson; 6. Jimmy Renfrew Jr.; 7. Jarred Barclay; 8. Albert Francis; 9. Brandon Barker; 10. Barry Awtey; 11. Garry Wiltrout; 12. Kate Re; 13. Bryan Shipp; 14. Mike Hemminger; 15. Brandan Marhefka; 16. Dennis Wenner; 17. Cale Gale; 18. Mike Sweeney; 19. Tyler Johnson; 20. Derek Griffith; 21. Eldon King III; 22. Dave Whittaker. Lap leaders: Francis 1-2, Shotko 3-26, Francis 27, Shotko 28-88 • Cautions: 5 • Fast qualifier: Davidson, 18.622 seconds continued from page 38 Madera flag. The last melee involved Kasey Kleyn and Jacob Smith with 18 laps left. Zampa jumped out in front twice, but track officials deemed those advantages to be premature and called them back. Walbridge regained control, and he and Zampa went single-file for the rest of the race. Walbridge, whose family team’s Hamke chassis is sponsored by Crown Homes, the Pacific Companies and Madera Blinds & Shutters, had almost a second over Zampa at the finish line. He also left the third-mile oval with a few points on Keller with three points races remaining; Keller came home fifth this time. Summer Speedfest presented by Lunker Daddy: 1. Jadan Walbridge; 2. Dylan Zampa; 3. Ethan Smith Ethan Nascimento; 4. Sean Hingorani; 5. Kyle Keller; 6. Tyler Herzog; 7. Ryan Reynolds; 8. Kercie Jung; 9. Jay Jule- Ethan Nascimento is interviewed after his Junior Late Model victory. Later in the night he son; 10. Kasey Kleyn; 11. Rick Thompson; 12. Jacob Smith; 13. Olivia Manke; 14. Mike Hensley; 15. Shaun Reynolds; placed third against the adults at Madera, Calif. 16. Jason Aguirre; 17. Carlos Vieira; 18. Pete Soto; 19. Cody Kiemele; 20. Brody Moore; 21. Trevor Schlundt. Lap leaders: Zampa 1-10, Vieira 11, Zampa 12-50, Walbridge 51-100 • Cautions: 8 • Red flag: 1 • Fast qual- ifier: Walbridge, 14.892 seconds 51Fifty Junior Late Models: 1. Ethan Nascimento; 2. Kasey Kleyn; 3. Kenna Mitchell; 4. Sean Hingo- rani; 5. Robbie Kennealy; 6. Brody Moore; 7. Monty Tipton; 8. Joey Kennealy; 9. Caden Cordova; 10. Vito Cancilla; 11. Rebecca Dubie; 12. Hailey Liles; 13. Lane Anderson; 14. Joaquin Stewart. 46 • • August 12, 2022

continued from page 34 ACT @ White Mountain talked last night and thought that if and many trips over there. It’s refresh- we’d have a little bit of luck, we’d have ing to have that support and that a good shot at it. We pitted early when knowledge. When I was in the market we were fourth … then we lined up for a new car, it was a no-brainer.” fourth with about 75 to go and fol- lowed Corliss on the outside. Then on Midsummer Classic presented by Mil- John Raper/Johnny Racer’s Racing Photos the last restart D.J. and I were on the ton CAT: 1. D.J. Shaw; 2. Jesse Switser; 3. Jason Cor- Mike Kenison (3) rides out front of a three-wide battle involving Jimmy Hebert (58), Mike bottom and made the inside work.” liss; 4. Patrick Laperle; 5. Gabe Brown; 6. Derek Anderson and Justin Eldridge (outside) at North Woodstock, N.H. Gluchacki; 7. Quinny Welch; 8. Jamie Swallow Jr.; 9. Having Switser behind Shaw, 1.5 Shawn Swallow; 10. Ryan Olsen; 11. Rich Dubeau; 12. seconds in arrears, was another boost Marcel Gravel; 13. Erick Sands; 14. Jimmy Hebert; 15. Jo- for the winner, who drove for Arnie nathan Bouvrette; 16. Tom Carey III; 17. Scott Dragon; 18. Hill who owns A.H. Fence Company. Alexandre Tardif; 19. Ryan Ware; 20. Mike Kenison; 21. The other Shaw chassis customer to Bryan Wall Jr.; 22. Jaret Curtis; 23. Stephen Donahue; 24. win on the ACT schedule this season Justin Eldridge; 25. Alby Ovitt; 26. Mathieu Kingsbury; 27. has been Jonathan Bouvrette in Que- Brock Davis; 28. Matt Anderson; 29. Tanner Woodard. DQ- bec. 23: Dillon Moltz. “Any time you call Dale, it’s kind Lap leaders: Shaw 1-159, Olsen 160-161, Corliss 162- of a group effort; you talk to Dale, D.J., 231, Shaw 232-250 • Cautions: 9 • Heat race winners Gabe Brown and the rest,” Switser (of 42 drivers): Gravel, Gluchacki, Carey, Brown • Consis: said. “We’ve had many conversations Bouvrette, Shaw • Provisionals: Sands, Wall August 12, 2022 • • 47

continued from page 29 Catchin’ Up w/ Daniel Webster house, and we’ve got a freaking 10th to show for it. phins, high up in the ticket sales side, and he can’t get The North Wilkesboro car is ready to go. A while here on a Friday. Campi split up, they called me. They were trying to find someone knowledgeable and trustworthy. I did a back we converted our Pro car to a Super. Looking at LMD: These are your customers that are separate couple of road races with Mike Cope in Trans Am, and the Super schedule, we decided that if something hap- from the Noland’s Roofing group. I was paired with Jett and crew-chiefer his car. We fin- pened, we were screwed. We should have a Pro car ished on the podium at Road Atlanta, and his parents ready by the Snowflake. Webster: I started Right Foot Down Motorsports a like working with me from that. I was one of the first little over two years ago, after the deal with Chris Fon- people the thought of. His mom was like, “Remember LMD: You have to be excited to even go to North taine was kinda coming to an end. A friend talked me that Daniel guy?” She didn’t realize I was also a driver. Wilkesboro. into having a grown-up job, and I sold health insur- ance for a year. That was the most miserable time; I un- LMD: Being a driver has to help in your role. Webster: Yeah. Originally we were gonna go prac- derstand what depression means now. My whole life, Webster: Yeah. I’ll test it when Jett can’t make it, tice there and I was gonna get to drive it then, and I’m at the end of the day I’ve had a tangible product, like a and I’m like the 85 percent test dummy. Plus I’ll test for bummed that didn’t work out. Even to test it would’ve car that needed a nose and a fender. In insurance sales my sportsman and truck customers. It’s nice to get in a been exciting. And a couple of friends were like, “We it’s so abstract. It just wasn’t me. fancy Fury car on Tuesdays and make some laps. can definitely make that one if you need help.” They didn’t want to ride to Montgomery. I had a bunch of people telling me, “Dude, your LMD: Noland’s best results this year have been a work’s as good as these other people’s,” so I started second at Cordele, a third at Nashville and a third at LMD: With Noland you’ll get to take part in a hanging bodies and soon took over half my dad’s New Smyrna, his home track. That’s better than his Snowball Derby, which you’ve never done as a driver. shop. That was like, “Hey, I’m here now,” and since SSS finishes from his first two years following the then it really took off. I was trying to find people to series. Webster: I’ve never raced it, but I drove Chris hire. When the Nolands came to me, sometimes my Fontaine’s backup car once (in 2014). I qualified 35th business brought killer money and sometimes it Webster: Yeah. At New Smyrna there were three and he decided he didn’t want me to run the B-main. brought “eh” money. With the pending recession, the different setups that we tested, and we went through I’ve done the Outlaw/Sportsman race a few times on hobby level of racing takes a hit - the sportsman class, all three again at Five Flags (the most recent SSS race Derby week, and I was the crew chief for Colin Allman modifieds and trucks - but someone like the Nolands July 23). We had a bad tire at Pensacola though. Jett in the Snowflake a few years ago and spotted for him. are gonna race no matter what. was fastest in practice … then we swapped his left-side But this’ll be my first time on the pit box for a Derby tires and he said it was a little bit tight in his heat race. on Sunday. We ordered a brand new Fury car and it’ll LMD: Do you do side work for any Late Model From the first lap it was out-of-control loose, and he be for that race. We’ll keep wearing out our old cars racers? fell back to 10th. We stacked all four tires up in the until then. shop Monday and took a durometer to them, and Webster: A couple here and there, but mostly without looking which was which we knew what tire LMD: You’ve been in a few sportsman races. sportsman cars like one of George Gorham’s sports- it was. Three punched 56 and one was 64, and I’m like, Webster: Yeah, one last week when I was second man cars, plus a couple of Outlaws for Stuart Dutton “Dammit, I knew it.” We had a hard tire.” We’re defi- to Jeff Scofield at Showtime; he’s obviously hard to who races at Pensacola and Cordele. nitely looking forward to another crack at that place. beat. I designed my own sportsman car from the ground up. Mostly the sportsman stuff has been for LMD: Will you be able to run the Full Throttle 100 This was our first race in-house with the Super. other people; we haven’t owned our own sportsman Sept. 17 at Citrus? When something happened earlier, they took the Super car since I stopped driving a lot. I’ve done some one- to Travis Braden’s shop; he was taking care of their Pro offs for customers, and I’ve hopped into a handful of Webster: I believe that date was open, so we plan car then. Jesse came in and took our Super program in- different cars here and there. I’ve tested one for Tim on going. Then Jett has said that we’re both running Sozio at New Smyrna; he works for the Miami Dol- the Bill Bigley race (417 Southern Speedway’s $30,000- to-win Super show Nov. 26). 48 • • August 12, 2022

continued from page 42 Nuts & Bolts: Northwest wasn’t the biggest hurdle for Barrett, who started 10th. “I got into the back of Alan Cress. I didn’t see that Speedway points lead. Tarr, who won two of the pre- This was only his third race back, and first time run- the caution had come out, and they didn’t have it on vious three Pro points races, wound up fifth in this ning at the checkered flag. race control for some reason. We were going down the event and had as much of an adventure as Gibson. back chute and everybody slowed in front of me. I hit “I think we made a decent statement coming the #91 and I couldn’t see, because it bent my hood up Tarr, from Spokane, Wash., spun in some fluid on back,” Barrett said. “We had a pretty good car. If there six or seven inches,” said Gibson, from Nampa, Idaho. the quarter-mile racing surface in the early moments. was a yellow late, I think we’d’ve had a chance to win “We went to the back. Once we got through those guys He quickly climbed past the rougher midpackers and the thing, even though we had some pretty bad brake in the back, which was pretty rough, then it was pretty spent much of the second half of the race battling Mon- fade. I was on the phone a lot with Nick Tucker (a smooth. At the break we were sitting fourth behind roe and Newhouse. Washington native who has lived in North Carolina for John Newhouse.” two decades working with various race teams).” Outside the ’line: Stateline’s last chance race The driving force behind this #11, a Pathfinder Still on the edge: A pair of Stateline Speed- chassis acquired from Wisconsin veteran Brad Mueller, featured one of the best charges of the weekend. Clint and the #16 of area veteran “Torch” Monroe is Trevor Habart drove from 12th to the lead in the 50-lapper, way Pro Late Model regulars work together frequently. Cristiani, a former Northwest SLM champion. Cristiani sponsored by Western Rail. While Nick Gibson and T.J. Monroe are still looking for was on hand at this 200 as the crew chief for Monroe, their first feature wins of the season - and Gibson’s and he also kept tabs on his brother Ashton Cristiani Track officials gave Habart the option of taking seeking his first in any Late Model race - they left the who placed ninth. Their dad Danny Cristiani was $1,000 and going home or transferring to the main Idaho 200 with plenty of optimism and third- and working with the #11, sponsored by Gibson Diesel Per- event. The Canadian veteran elected to take the sure fourth-place finishes. formance, YMC Mechanical and Catcher Auto Body. money, as did runner-up Kameron McKeehan. The op- tions to transfer fell down to Jess Havens in fourth, one Gibson has been busier this year, claiming a ride “Every race we go to, I feel like we’re getting spot behind his older brother Braeden, and fifth-place with Zach Telford’s family in the Northwest Super better,” Gibson said. Todd Connell. Late Model Series and also one in the modified class. He came close to winning in a Pro race at Hermiston A little ground made up: By reaching the Others missing the feature included Jon Davisson, Raceway earlier this year, but this was his best overall Ray Clever, Casey Jeske, Corey White, Tom Schultz, effort, especially considering the early setback. podium Gibson chipped into Trayten Tarr’s Stateline Danica Dart, and 2003 event winner Darren Rupinski. August 12, 2022 • • 49

Wisconsin Rounding bases instead of rounding corners Noah Gajewski’s Super Late Model is positioned outside a softball field in Marathon, Wis. Noah, whose uncle Dave Gajewski has been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis and is wheelchair-bound, is a big supporter of the annual June softball tournament to benefit the non-profit organization Knock MS Out of the Park. team photo 50 • • August 12, 2022

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