MULLEN TAKES MAD MAN CHASSIS TO 141 SPEEDWAY VICTORY LANE
By Chris Janda
(Francis Creek, WI) May 4– Brain Mullen of Seymour took an early lead in his homemade Mad Man Chassis and went on to capture the IMCA modified feature at 141 Speedway in Francis Creek Saturday.
By winning the feature Mullen has secured a spot in the “Big Cash Dash” race June 15. The event is a qualifier for the 141 Speedway provisional in the $10,000-to-win Clash at the Creek V June 26-27.
Hard Charging “Big Money” Jay Mathias of Green Bay comes up short in second, grabbing the runnerup spot with two laps remaining. Tyler Hackett of Algoma came home third with the “Frog Station Flash” Dan Rataczjak fourth. Green Bay’s Benji Lacrosse charged through the field to take fifth.
In the IMCA Stock Car division Oconto’s Dustin Loberger took the lead on the restart with 11 laps to go and raced to his first feature win at the track. Rick Mahlberg comes home in second, Scott Stewart in third and Green Bay’s Mike Coel in fourth. Green Bay’s John Heinz gets sent to the back on lap 9 because of contact and races back up into the top 5 in only 11 laps.
Oconto’s Travis Cain wheeled his IMCA Sport Mod to his first feature win of the year by taking the lead on lap 13. Mike Dauphinais of Green Bay comes up short in second after leading 12 laps. Kewaunee’s Brain Bruechert picks up third on his first night at the track with Rob Charapata of Oconto in fourth. JJ Anderson of Pulaski was in third but was docked two spots so he will finish in fifth.
Defending track champion Don Sorce of West Allis picks up the feature win in the Brian Peterson Grand Nationals. Charlie Sancinati also of West Allis and teammate of Sorce picks up second. Hometown driver Greg Haese has a solid finish in third with the “Whitelaw Weapon” Kevin Naidl in fourth.
In the Street Stocks Luxemburg’s Scott Boulanger took his IMCA hobby stock with street stock tires on to victory lane over a hard charge by last year’s track champion Kraig Koehler. Greenville’s Shawn Haydon takes home third and Manitowoc’s Paul Diefenthaler in fourth.
Brain Johnson of Oconto picks up the clean sweep in the Sport four division. Travis Arenz of Sheboygan Falls in second.
A total of cars 146 checked in to do battle The field included 36 Hansel Trucking IMCA modifieds, 20 Brian Peterson Grand Nationals, 25 IMCA stock cars, 24 Tisler Salvage street stocks, 27 Hansel Trucking IMCA sportmods and 15 sport fours.
Racing resumes next Saturday night at 6 p.m. 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.
IMCA MODIFIED FEATURE – Brian Mullen, Seymour; Jay Matthias, Green Bay; Tyler Hackett, Algoma; Dan Rataczjak, Frog Station; Benji Lacrosse, Green Bay
SEMI-FEATURES 1) Kyle Kudick, Mishicot; Eric Scribner, Kiel 2) Brad Theys, Kewaunee; Jamie Schmidt, Seymour
HEATS 1) Kyle Lentz, Green Bay 2) Hackett; Johnny Whitman, Depere 3) Mullen; Lacrosse 4) Rataczjak; Brad Lautenbach, New Franken
BRIAN PETERSON BUILDERS GRAND NATIONAL FEATURE – Don Sorce, West Allis; Charlie Sancinati, West Allis; Greg Haese, Francis Creek; Kevin Naidl, Whitelaw
HEATS 1) Haese; Sorce 2) Shawn Schmitt, Manitowoc; Sancinati
IMCA STOCK CAR FEATURE – Dustin Loberger, Oconto; Rick Mahlberg, Denmark; Scott Stewart, Oconto; Mike Coel, Pulaski; John Heinz, Green Bay
SEMI FEATURE- MIKE GILSON, GREELEAF
HEATS 1) Rob Waechter, Ellisville; Coel 2) Loberger; Todd Augustine, Kewaunee 3) Heinz; John Mahlberg, Hilbert
IMCA NORTHERN SPORTMOD FEATURE – Travis Cain, Oconto; Mike Dauphinais, Green Bay; Brian Bruechert, Kewaunee; Rob Charapata, Oconto; JJ Anderson, Pulaski
SEMI FEATURE- Colten Van Hierden, Beaver Dam; Hunter Parsons, Green Bay
HEATS 1) Dauphinais; Josh Long, Suamico; 2) Anderson; Charapata 3) Andy Kleczka, Suamico; Greg Potts, Green Bay
STREET STOCK FEATURE – Scott Boulanger, Luxemburg; Kraig Koehler, Francis Creek; Shawn Hayden, Greenville; Paul Diefenthaler, Manitowoc
SEMI FEATURE- Sawyer Haese, New Franken; Dan Van Pay, Green Bay
HEATS 1) Hayden; Boulanger 2) Mark Baker, Milwaukee; Mike Zitzer, Manitowoc 3) Dan Gracyalny, Greenville; Jason Behnke, Brillion
SPORT FOUR FEATURE – Brian Johnson, Oconto Falls; Travis Arenz, Sheboygan Falls; Matt Brehmer, Pulaski; Mike Montie, Oconto
HEATS 1) Johnson; Shaun Bangart, Chilton 2) Brehmer; Calvin Nowak, Abrams
Posted on May 4th, 2013