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07.11.14
SCHOTT, MYERS, & SORENSON VISIT VICTORY LANE

MANN, CISEWSKI & RICHARDS ALSO WINNERS DURING FAN APPRECIATION NIGHT AT MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY


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By Dan Bailey
FOUNTAIN CITY, WI (Friday July 11, 2014) Race fans were treated to a great thank-you from MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY Friday night as "Fan Appreciation Night" welcomed one and all to shrug off the rainy blues that had enveloped the area through the previous week and enjoy some great fast and furious Friday night family-friendly fun! Those fans who accepted the invitation from the West-Central Wisconsin dirt track went home later that evening thoroughly entertained!

An evening filled with repeat winners was high-lighted by intense battles for position - some decided by mere inches beneath the waiving checkered flags - throughout each field.

The top billing Rivercity Manufacturing USRA Modifieds put on a show that kept fans on the edges of their seats as 2012 Track Champion Lucas Schott beat 2013 Track Champion Josh Angst and 2011 Track Champion, and second heat race winner Bob Timm to the front of the field early, and stayed there throughout the remainder of the "Fan Appreciation 25" to collect the feature win.

Timm, who started outside the second row, slowly back-slid through the field before bowing out of the race after fifteen circuits with mechanical troubles on his #49. Angst was actually able to lead the opening four laps before Schott relieved him of the burden and then built up a nearly three second advantage on his way to the checkered flag.

"Yeah, I used the beginning of the race to work the traffic and try some different lines", commented Schott in Victory Lane after the win, "then after I got out front I could run where I wanted. Car was good, track was good . . . it was a good race."

Angst briefly lost second position around the mid point of the feature as 2009 Track Champion John Doelle, enjoying an inspired evening took over second place for a three-lap stint just past the crossed flags. Angst was able to reclaim second, relegating Doelle to settle for a strong third place finish.

MYERS BACK FOR SECONDS

Curt Myers turned his third visit to MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY into his second successful jouney - earning a 'clean sweep' of the evening by winning both the opening first heat race, and then zipping to the front of the field to collect the feature win and the $400 Coordinated Business Systems winner's bonus, which was added onto the regularly winners pay from the evening's posted purse.

"You know, it takes a lot of work to get a track into this nice of shape after the weather we've been having", complimented Myers in Victory Lane after the feature win, "Thank you to the track crews hard work, and thank you to Coordinated Business Systems for the extra bonus money."

Former Track Champions Jeff Brauer (2010 & 2011), Tommy Richards (2012 & 2013) and Gary Wiersgalla (2009) thrilled the crowd with a close battle behind Myers, with Brauer and Richards finishing second and third respectively.

SORENSON CLAIMS ANOTHER WIN FOR 'THE YOUTH BRIGADE'

Dustin Sorenson put another notch into the belt of the "younger generation" by adding his name to the list of drivers who've won a feature in an upper division on "The Big 1/3-Mile" MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY by stealing the lead away from one of the current hot shoes in the Black Horse Bar & Grill USRA B-Mod ranks and racing away to his first feature win.

After battling back and forth with several different drivers for second and third place, Sorenson snuck past leader Jon Van Minsel on lap 12, and lead the remainder of the 18-lap main to claim the feature win at only 13 years of age!

Former Track Champion Ben Anderson raced up to a second place finish with Van Minsel slipping to fourth behind Jacob Bleess, who finished third.

CISEWSKI, MANN & RICHARDS ALSO WINNERS

Bob Cisewski enjoyed a picture perfect Friday; after spending a majority of the day celebrating his 22nd anniversary with wife Jenny Cisewski, the Winona Racer raced his way to the front of the field to win the evening's 600 Mod feature event - using his moment on the microphone in Victory Lane to express his thanks and love to his wife on their anniversary.

Shaun Mann battled side-by-side with fellow Jailhouse Saloon racer Fred Prudoehl for almost the entire WISSOTA Street Stock feature before claiming the top spot for himself. Prudoehl finished second just ahead of Danny Richards.

George Richards endured a wild and controversial Elmer's Auto Salvage MTS Pure Stock feature - which saw defending Track Champion Bobby Fort, Jr. Disqualified for dangerous driving - to claim another feature win. Lee Hager advanced to second, with Elizabeth Loberg grabbing her first top-three Pure Stock finish of her rookie season behind the wheel of her #15!

Zach Brom collected another Sunshine Sanitation A Mini Mod feature on "The Lightning Speedway" with Braden Brauer winning the Sunshine Sanitation B Mini Mod feature.

Racing resumes next Friday night July 18th with another great night of action at MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY. The first green flag is scheduled to wave at 6 PM with the Sunshine Sanitation Midwest Mini Mods on the 1/10-mile "Lightning Speedway" which is located within the infield of MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY. Action on "The Big 1/3 Mile" starts immediately following the 7 PM Opening Ceremonies with on-track competition provided by Rivercity Manufacturing USRA Modifieds, Coordinated Business Systems WISSOTA Super Stocks, Black Horse Bar & Grill USRA B-Mods, Jailhouse Saloon WISSOTA Street Stocks, Elmer's Auto Salvage MTS Pure Stocks, & the third visit to MTS by the Midwest Poker League Flyers (4-Cylinder Hornets)!
  • Pit gate & Grandstands Open at 5:00 PM
  • Family Friendly General Admission Prices continue at: Adults $12, Senior Citizens $10, ALL Students, even college (with current Valid Student ID) and Children 17 & Under are admitted ABSOLUTELY FREE!
MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY is located 3.0 miles north of Fountain City on Wisconsin Highway 35. For more information, call 608-687-3282 or visit www.MississippiThunder.com on the World Wide Web.

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MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY is presenting its 6th season of top-notch dirt track action in Fountain City, WI. The high-banked 1/3 mile dark-clay oval is quickly becoming known as one of the best speedways in the upper Midwest presenting dirt track racing in a fan and family friendly atmosphere every Friday night throughout the racing season.

For all details, continue visiting the MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY web site: www.MississippiThunder.com



RESULTS - FRIDAY JULY 11th FAN APPRECIATION NIGHT



River City Manufacturing USRA Modifieds

"FAN APPRECIATION NIGHT 25" FEATURE

Pos Car # Driver
169Lucas Schott
299Josh Angst
394JRJohn Doelle
454Jeremy Houle
549XXJake Timm
64AJoel Alberts
711Lance Hofer
859Hank Rollinger, Jr.
90Les Duellman
1044XLeRoy Scharkey
1115Chris Loberg
1277Tom Brink (DNF)
1349XBob Timm (DNF)
1444Alan Wagner (DNF)
1559XBob Sammann (DNS)
163XBryan Hessler (DNS)

Modifieds - HEAT 2

Pos Car # Driver
149XBob Timm
294JRJohn Doelle
399Josh Angst
477Tom Brink
544Alan Wagner
615Chris Loberg
759Hank Rollinger, Jr. (DNF)
83XBryan Hessler (DNF)

Modifieds - HEAT 1

Pos Car # Driver
111Lance Hofer
254Jeremy Houle
30Les Duellman
469Lucas Schott
549XXJake Timm
64AJoel Alberts
744XLeRoy Scharkey
859XBob Sammann (DNF)


Coordinated Business Systems WISSOTA Super Stocks

"FAN APPRECIATION NIGHT 20" FEATURE

Pos Car # Driver
133Curt Myers
234Jeff Brauer
37RTommy Richards
452Gary Wiersgalla
537Jay Oricchio
641Schatney Sanders
747Jon Duffy
894Kevin Hager
971PLucas Plank
100Brandon Duellman
111Dan Nissalke
1255HAaron Hoff

Super Stock - HEAT 2

Pos Car # Driver
152Gary Wiersgalla
247Jon Duffy
341Schatney Sanders
47RTommy Richards
555HAaron Hoff
694Kevin Hager

Super Stock - HEAT 1

Pos Car # Driver
133Curt Myers
20Brandon Duellman
334Jeff Brauer
41Dan Nissalke
537Jay Oricchio
671PLucas Plank


Black Horse Bar & Grill USRA B-Mods

"FAN APPRECIATION NIGHT 18" FEATURE

Pos Car # Driver
119Dustin Sorenson
244Ben Anderson
321Jacob Bleess
41Jon Van Minsel
597XBob Fort
612KCasey Knutson
795XShaun Walski
888Troy Langowski
915WAlex Williamson
1056HBrandon Hare
1123KErik Kanz
1200RChad Rosendahl
132Andrew Bleess
1431Bill Stettner
1535XPhillip Dunbar
1620KKyle Brown
1748KScott Kunda
1820JJackson Hale
1979Nate Becker (DNF)
2097XXLeigh Volkman (DNF)
2190Tyler Creeley (DNF)
2255PDavid Pitz (DNF)
2388DNick Frion (DNF)
2413Ryan Konkel (DNF)

USRA B-Mods - HEAT 3

Pos Car # Driver
11Jon Van Minsel
288Troy Langowski
390Tyler Creeley
400RChad Rosendahl
52Andrew Bleess
655PDavid Pitz
788DNick Frion
879Nate Becker

USRA B-Mods - HEAT 2

Pos Car # Driver
144Ben Anderson
219Dustin Sorenson
321Jacob Bleess
495XShaun Walski
520JJackson Hale
635XPhillip Dunbar
713Ryan Konkel
897XXLeigh Volkman

USRA B-Mods - HEAT 1

Pos Car # Driver
156HBrandon Hare
297XBob Fort
323KErik Kanz
412KCasey Knutson
531Bill Stettner
620KKyle Brown
748KScott Kunda (DNF)
815WAlex Williamson (DNS)


redbox+ 600 Mods

FEATURE

Pos Car # Driver
140Bob Cisewski
28Curt Luhmann
34GChris Gilbertson
432Greg Wohletz
542Chris Eide
680Bruce Schmitt
719XNicholas Wagner
817Kurt Kramer
951David Benke
10211Tom Benke
1188Mike James
1221Joel Luhmann
131XSeth Maier
1437Guy Hamernik
1599XDon Werner (DNF)
1635SAndy Bohnstengel (DNF)
1718Randy Gunderson (DNS)

redbox+ 600 Mods - HEAT 2

Pos Car # Driver
18Curt Luhmann
232Greg Wohletz
34GChris Gilbertson
440Bob Cisewski
535SAndy Bohnstengel
617Kurt Kramer
788Mike James
818Randy Gunderson (DNS)

redbox+ 600 Mods - HEAT 1

Pos Car # Driver
119XNicholas Wagner
299XDon Werner
342Chris Eide
421Joel Luhmann
580Bruce Schmitt
651David Benke
7211Tom Benke
837Guy Hamernik
91XSeth Maier


Jailhouse Saloon WISSOTA Street Stocks

FEATURE

Pos Car # Driver
101Shaun Mann
22Fred Prudoehl
33RDanny Richards
483Tyler Wahlstrom
531Darryll Foegen
64JJordan Becker
733Derek Sutton

Street Stock - HEAT 1

Pos Car # Driver
13RDanny Richards
283Tyler Wahlstrom
301Shaun Mann
42Fred Prudoehl
531Darryll Foegen
64JJordan Becker
733Derek Sutton


Elmer's Auto Salvage MTS Pure Stocks

FEATURE

Pos Car # Driver
15RGeorge Richards
294Lee Hager
315Elizabeth Loberg
463Brian Kunda
53Kyle Solberg (DNF)
625XJosh Twite (DNF)
777Howard Harmston (DNF)
899Gregory Lammers (DNS)
997Bobby JR Fort (DQ)

Pos Car # Driver
197Bobby JR Fort
25RGeorge Richards
363Brian Kunda
494Lee Hager
525XJosh Twite
63Kyle Solberg
715Elizabeth Loberg
877Howard Harmston (DNF)
999Gregory Lammers (DNF)


Sunshine Sanitation A Mini Mods

FEATURE

Pos Car # Driver
143Zach Brom
217Matthew LaDuke
351WJT Wasmund
415DDevin Williamson
504Hunter Cisewski
63John Luhmann


Sunshine Sanitation B Mini Mods

FEATURE

Pos Car # Driver
134JRBraden Brauer
234Triton Krause
311Levi Sand
450Gavin Tarras
559-3Jordan Rollinger
675Cole Suckow
716Jake James
879Wyatt Hanson
988BBrady Boland
1022LHannah Lutz

B Mini Modifieds - HEAT 1

Pos Car # Driver
111Levi Sand
216Jake James
322LHannah Lutz
434Triton Krause
534JRBraden Brauer
650Gavin Tarras
759-3Jordan Rollinger
875Cole Suckow
979Wyatt Hanson
1088BBrady Boland


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