DENMARK’S CZARNESKI WINS WIRE-TO-WIRE 141 SPEEDWAY MOD MAIN
By: Chris Janda
(Francis Creek, WI) August 18 – Denmark’s Tim Czarneski takes the lead on lap 14 in a caution free race to capture his first modified feature win at 141 Speedway in Francis Creek. Seymour’s Jamie Schmidt came home in 2nd and Kyle Kudick from Two Rivers came home in 3rd.
A total of 146 cars checked in to do battle. The field included 26 modifieds, 15 Brian Peterson Grand Nationals, 32 stock cars, 30 Tisler Salvage street stocks, 27 IMCA northern sportmods and 16 sport fours.
In the Brian Peterson Grand National feature current point’s leader Don Sorce Jr. of West Allis got knocked out of the feature on lap 10 when his car lost his driveshaft in turn 3. Little Chute’s Matt Vetting took the lead on lap 12 and picked up his 2nd feature win of the season. Defending track champion TJ Smith of Menasha came home in 2nd afte winning the feature at Oshkosh Speedzone. Former 141 track champion Greg Haese of Manitowoc had a good first night out coming home in 3rd.
In the Stock Car division the point leader Junior Karcz used a borrowed car from Sobieski’s Steve Thornton to try and get a transfer spot in the b-main but came up one spot short. Pulaski’s Devin Snellenberger scored a clean sweep and captured his first feature win this season in a caution filled race. Green Bay’s Troy Jerovetz finished 2nd and John Heinz of Green Bay took 3rd.
Defending track champion Troy Jerovetz of Green Bay, who did double duty tonight also racing in the stock car division, went door-to-door with Shoto’s Brian Reif in the final laps and grabbed the lead with three laps to go and went on to capture the win. Reif held on to the 2nd spot. Points leader Josh Long of Suamico had a hard charge from starting 16th to finishing 3rd.
Scott Boulanger of Luxemburg picked up the clean sweep in the Tisler Salvage street stocks. It capped off a big weekend for Boulanger as he also scored a win at Luxemburg Speedway the night prior in the IMCA hobby stocks. Boulanger sweated it out in a caution filled feature but had some good restarts to hold on to the lead.
Freedom’s Cody Hungerford picks up the clean sweep tonight and won the sport four feature.
Next Saturday night, August 25 will be Gandrud Chevrolet track championship night. Champions will be crowned in all six divisions and the motor and race car giveaway will take place. For more information please check 141speedway.com. You can also follow us on both Facebook and Twitter. The track phone is (920) 863 3377. For further information call (920) 905 1112. 141 Speedway is located 15 minutes south of Green Bay on County “R” in Francis Creek.
MODIFIED FEATURE – Tim Czarneski, Denmark; Jamie Schmidt, Seymour; Kyle Kudick, Two Rivers; Sean Jerovetz, Sobieski; Jeremy Jacobs, Luxemburg
SEMI-FEATURE 1) Kyle Lentz, Green Bay; Mike Wedelstadt, Fremont
HEATS 1) Jacobs; Czarneski 2) Jay Matthias, De Pere; Benji Lacrosse, Green Bay 3) Schmidt; Russ Reinwald, Juneau
BRIAN PETERSON BUILDERS GRAND NATIONALS FEATURE- Matt Vetting, Little Chute; TJ Smith, Menasha; Greg Haese, Manitowoc; Dan Sorce, West Allis
HEATS 1) Sorce; Don Sorce, West Allis 2) Adam Broehm, Stockbridge; Smith
STOCK CAR FEATURE – Devin Snellenberger, Pulaski; Troy Jerovetz, Green Bay; John Heinz, Green Bay; Jesse Colewell, Greenleaf; Tyler Smith, Luxemburg
SEMI FEATURE 1) Jerry Leary, Little Suamico; Mitch Vandermause, Luxemburg 2) Todd Augustian, Kewaunee; Roger Johnson, Saukville
HEATS 1) Steve Thornton, Sobieski; Colwell 2) Snellenberger; Dustin Loberger, Oconto 3) Josh Mroczkowski, Krakow; Brett Wenzel, Two Rivers 4) Chris Malfroid, Luxemburg; Mark Schuenemann, Boulder Junction
IMCA NORTHERN SPORTMOD FEATURE – Troy Jerovetz, Green Bay; Brian Reif, Shoto; Josh Long, Green Bay; Greg Potts, Green Bay; Eric Mahlik, Green Bay
SEMI FEATURES 1) Josh Long, Suamico; Mike Dauphinais, Green Bay
HEATS 1) Andy Kleczka, Suamico; Mark Joski, New Franken 2) Jesse Brey, Two Rivers; Eric Mahlik, Green Bay 3) Troy Jerovetz, Green Bay; Greg Potts, Green Bay
TISLER SALVAGE STREET STOCK FEATURE – Scott Boulanger, Luxemburg; Travis Springstroh, Freedom; Brad Laurent, Manitowoc; Dan Juczyk, Pulaski; Allen Schlueter, Oconto
SEMI FEATURE 1) Jeremy Hebel, Two Rivers; Paul Diefenthaler, Manitowoc 2) Carl Slack, Green Bay; Mike Zitzer, Sheboygan Falls
HEATS 1) Andrew Fuhrmann, Brillion; Matt McDonald, Manitowoc 2) Jason Behnke, Brillion; Travis Springstroh, De Pere 3) Scott Boulanger, Luxemburg; Dan Juszczyk, Pulaski
SPORT FOUR FEATURE – Cody Hungerford, Little Chute; Ralph Legois Jr, Oconto; Brian Johnson, Oconto Falls; Mike Montie, Abrams; Scott Johnson, Green Bay
HEATS 1) Tyler Hungerford, Little Chute; Cody Gracyalny, Kaukauna
2) Legois Jr; Montie
Posted on August 18th, 2012