ARNESON CAPTURES FIRST EVER 141 SPEEDWAY IMCA FEATURE FLAG
by Joe and Jordan Verdegan
(Francis Creek, WI) June 30 — Oconto Falls Lance Arneson passed Frog Station’s Dan Ratajczak for the lead on lap nine and fought off points leader Jared Siefert of Green Bay to capture his first, 20 lap IMCA modified feature of the year here at 141 Speedway in Francis Creek Wednesday.
Siefert padded his points lead with a second place finish. Ratajczak hung on for third place money, followed by Green Bay’s Eddie Muenster and Denmark’s Tim Czarneski.
Pulaski’s Rod Snellenberger scored his second straight, 20 lap IMCA stock car feature. Snellenberger survived a caution with five laps to go and fought off his buddy and co-worker Junior Karcz to take the win. Karcz took second, followed by Green Bay’s Rick Dix who posted his best performance here with a third. Oconto’s Steven Stewart and Algoma’s Shawn Havel rounded out the top five.
De Pere’s Johnny Whitman netted his second, 20 lap IMCA northern sportmod feature win, fending off Oconto’s Travis Cain late in the race. Cain held on for second, followed by Green Bay’s Troy Jerovetz, Mishicot’s Ricky Mott, who posted his best finish of the year in fourth, and Pulaski’s Andy Kleczka.
Algoma’s Marcus Moede dodged Kewaunee’s Luke Lemmens nearly all race long and went on to win the caution free, 20 lap IMCA hobby stock feature. Lemmens hung on for second, followed by Kewaunee’s Frank Paul, Luxemburg’s Aaron Zellner and Luxemburg’s Chad Kaminski.
Pulaski’s Sam Ambrosius took over the points lead in the sport four division after winning his second straight feature.
Next Wednesday night, July 7 will be sponsored by Penelopy’s Pizza of Chilton. The grand nationals will be the guest class. Racing gets underway at 7 p.m. For more information, please check out the track’s website at 141speedway.com. You can also follow 141 Speedway on both Twitter and Facebook. 141 Speedway is located 20 miles south of Green Bay on County “R” in Francis Creek. For more information call 920 905 1112.
IMCA MODIFIED FEATURE – Lance Arneson, Krakow; Jared Siefert, Green Bay; Dan Rataczjak, Frog Station; Eddie Muenster, Green Bay; Tim Czarneski, Denmark
HEATS 1) Kyle Kudick, Two Rivers; Arneson 2) Siefert; Jeremy Jacobs, Algoma
IMCA STOCK CAR FEATURE — Rod Snellenberger, Pulaski; Larry Karcz, Pulaski; Rick Dix, Green Bay; Steven Stewart, Oconto; Shawn Havel, Algoma
HEATS 1) Tyler DeBouche, Suamico; Roger Johnson, Saukville 2) Dix; John Mahlberg, Hilbert
IMCA NORTHERN SPORTMOD FEATURE — Johnny Whitman, DePere; Travis Cain, Oconto; Troy Jerovetz, Green Bay; Rick Mott, Mishicot; Andy Kleczka, Green Bay
HEATS 1) Whitman ; Jerovetz 2) Cain; Rob Charapata, Oconto
IMCA HOBBY STOCK FEATURE — Marcus Moede, Algoma; Luke Lemmens, Kewaunee; Frank Paul, Luxemburg; Aaron Zellner, Luxemburg; Chad Kaminski, Luxemburg
HEATS 1) Kaminski; Paul
SPORT FOUR FEATURE — Sam Ambrosius, Pulaski; Travis Arenz, Manitowoc; Justin Vanneivehoven, Pulaski; Michael Zitzer, Sheboygan; Brody Rivest, Two Rivers
HEATS 1) Ambrosius; Tim Simon, St. Peter 2) Ralph Liegois Jr., Oconto; Dalton Cherney, Mishicot
Posted on June 30th, 2010