SIEFERT CAPTURES 3RD MAIN, PADS POINTS LEAD IN 141 IMCA MOD MAIN
by Joe Verdegan
(Francis Creek, WI) Aug 11– Green Bay’s Jared Siefert padded his points lead, as he passed Dave Zeitler with nine laps to go to capture the 20 lap IMCA modified feature at 141 Speedway in Francis Creek.
A caution flew on lap eight when Art Siefert, Jared’s dad, blasted the concrete wall hard coming out of turn four. When the caution resumed Siefert began working his way to the front, moving into second on the restart and blasting past Zeitler on lap 11 and cruised to victory. Muenster took second place at the finish, followed by Two Rivers Kyle Kudick, De Pere’s Dean Maurer and Denmark’s Tim Czarneski.
Two Rivers Jesse Brey scored a clean sweep in the IMCA northern sportmod class, winning his heat and fighting off Green Bay drivers Troy Jerovetz and Josh Long in the final laps the win the feature. Brey caught a break of sorts when leader Andy Kleczka dropped out with mechanical woes. Nonetheless Brey fought off Green Bay duo to take the win. Jerovetz, Long, De Pere’s Johnny Whitman and New Franken’s Brad Lautenbach rounded out the top five.
Dave “The Hammer” De Grave of Luxemburg fought off Green Bay’s John Heinz to win his first 20 lap IMCA stock car feature at 141 Speedway. Heinz took second, followed by Oconto’s Scott and Steven Stewart, with Greenleaf’s Jamie Colwell rounding out the top five. Points leader Rod Snellenberger broke his car in his heat race, and borrowed his son Devin’s car to run the feature. Rod Snellenberger took 16th while Pulaski’s Junior Karcz finished 8th and took over the points.
Manitowoc’s Travis Groelle netted a clean sweep in the grand national sportsman class, winning his heat and fending off Alex Stumpf of Brillion and Menasha’s TJ Smith to win the 20 lap feature. Smith, Stumpf, Sheboygan Falls’ Richard Hed and Chilton’s Steve Schneider rounded out the top five.
Oconto Falls Craig Vanderwetting scored a clean sweep in the sport fours.
This Friday night, August 13 Pro Label will sponsor a special event at 141 Speedway. Nearby Luxemburg Speedway is off that night as IMCA modifieds, stock cars, northern sportmods, hobby stocks and sport fours will compete. It will be driver and fan appreciation night as there will be free beer and a corn roast following the racing program.
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 – Jared Siefert, Green Bay; Eddie Muenster, Green Bay; Kyle Kudick, Two Rivers; Dean Maurer, De Pere; Tim Czarneski, Denmark; Randy Markwardt Jr., Sheboygan
HEATS 1) Dave Zeitler, Luxemburg; Kudick
2) Muenster; Markwardt Jr.
IMCA STOCK CAR FEATURE — Dave De Grave, Luxemburg; John Heinz, Green Bay; Scott Stewart, Oconto; Steve Stewart, Oconto; Jamie Colwell, Greenleaf; Greg Gutt, Bowler
HEATS 1) Heinz; Tony Bouche, Algoma
2) Cory Suchoski, Bolt; Rick Mahlberg, Denmark
IMCA NORTHERN SPORTMOD FEATURE — Jesse Brey, Two Rivers; Troy Jerovetz, Green Bay; Josh Long, Green Bay; Johnny Whitman, De Pere; Brad Lautenbach, New Franken; Rob Charapata, Oconto
HEATS 1) Long; Jerovetz
2) Brey; Lautenbach
GRAND NATIONAL FEATURE — Travis Groelle, Manitowoc; TJ Smith, Menasha; Alex Stumpf, Brillion; Richard Hed, Sheboygan Falls; Steve Schneider, Chilton; Keith Kellenbenz, Manitowoc
HEATS 1) Tom Schneider, Chilton; Steve Schneider
2) Groelle; Hed
SPORT FOUR FEATURE — Craig Vanderwetting, Oconto Falls; Jessi Ness, Abrams; Sam Ambrosius, Pulaski; Justin Vannieuwenhoven, Pulaski; Travis Arenz, Sheboygan; Dan Jusczyk, Pulaski
HEATS 1) Mike Zitzer, Sheboygan; Travis Arenz, Sheboygan
2) Craig Vanderwetting, Oconto Falls; Jordan Parma, Kewaunee
Posted on August 11th, 2010