SIEFERT SWEEPS 141 MODIFIED ACTION
by Joe Verdegan
(Francis Creek, WI) June 4 – Defending track champion Jared Siefert of Green Bay led every lap en route to victory in the Modified feature Saturday night at 141 Speedway. Siefert also netted a heat win, giving his a sweep for the evening.
A total of 104 cars were on hand, including 20 Modifieds, 13 Brian Peterson Builders Grand Nationals, 20 Stock Cars, 23 Sportmods, 16 Street stocks and 12 Sport 4’s.
Siefert took the lead at the drop of the green and never looked back. Denmark’s RM Van Pay squeezed inside of De Pere’s Johnny Whitman on the final lap going into turn three to snatch second away from the rookie Whitman, who took third. Green Bay drivers Eddie Muenster and Kyle Lentz took fourth and fifth, respectively.
Pulaski’s JJ Anderson passed Oconto’s Rob Charapada for the lead with five laps to go and went on to win the Sportmod feature. Charapada fought off a fast closing Troy Jerovetz, who took third. Abrams’ Scott Boyea and Jesse Brey of Two Rivers rounded out the top five finishers.
It was a Schneider Brothers sweep in the Grand National sportsman class, as Chilton’s Steve Schneider passed Manitowoc’s Logan Rhode for the lead with two laps to go to win the feature. Steve’s brother Tom Schneider muscled his way inside of Rhode to take second. Rhode settled for third, followed by Brillion’s Ben Stumpf and defending track champion TJ Smith of Menasha.
Pulaski’s Junior Karcz fought off Oconto Falls’ Jon Courchaine to win his second stock car feature of the year. Courchaine posted his best performance of the year taking second, followed by Greenleaf’s Mike Gilson, Saukville’s Roger Johnson and Kewaunee’s Todd Augustaine.
Francis Creek’s Kraig Koehler dusted the field, cruising to victory in the street stock feature. Greenville’s Danny Gracyalny came home in second, followed by Stockbridge’s Adam Broehm , Kaukauna’s Matt Drawenek and Two Rivers Dave Gauger Sr.
Green Bay’s Brandon Kaye captured the sport four feature.
Suamico’s Andy Kleczka was the lucky winner of the $100 Manitowoc Motor and Machining gift certificate, good for All Star Performance and ARP race parts.
Racing resumes next Saturday June 11 on Manitowoc Heating night . For more information please check the track website 141speedway.com. You can also follow 141 Speedway on both Facebook and Twitter.
141 Speedway is located 20 miles south of Green Bay on County Trunk “R” in Whitelaw.
For more information call 920 863 3377. The track’s website is 141speedway.com.
MODIFIED FEATURE – Jared Siefert, Green Bay; RM Van Pay, Denmark;Johnny Whitman, De Pere;
Eddie Muenster, Green Bay; Kyle Lentz, Green Bay; Kyle Kudick, Mishicot
HEATS 1) Siefert; Sean Jerovetz, Sobieski
2) Muenster; Kudick
BRIAN PETERSON BUILDERS GRAND NATIONAL FEATURE – Steve Schneider, Chilton; Tom Schneider, Chilton; Logan Rhode, Manitowoc; Ben Stumpf, Brillion; TJ Smith, Menasha; Dave Gauger Jr., Two Rivers
HEATS 1) Matt Vetting, Valders; Smith 2) Ben Stumpf; Alex Stumpf, Brillion
SPORTMOD FEATURE – JJ Anderson, Pulaski; Rob Charapada, Oconto; Troy Jerovetz, Green Bay; Scott Boyea, Abrams; Jesse Brey, Two Rivers; Andy Kleczka, Suamico
SEMI FEATURE – Greg Potts, Green Bay
HEATS 1) Mike Dauphinais, Green Bay, Josh Long, Green Bay
2) Scott Boulanger,Luxemburg; Jerovetz 3) Ryan LeMieux,
Sturgeon Bay; Brian Bruechert, Kewaunee
STOCK CAR FEATURE – Junior Karcz, Pulaski; Jon Courchaine, Oconto Falls; Roger Johnson, Saukville; Todd Augustaine, Kewaunee; Rick Mahlberg, Denmark
HEATS 1) Mahlberg; Rick Dix, Green Bay 2) Karcz;
STREET STOCK FEATURE – Kraig Koehler, Francis Creek; Danny Gracyalny, Greenville; Adam Broehm, Stockbridge; Matt Drawenek, Kaukauna; Dave Gauger Sr., Two Rivers; Alan Schleuter, Oconto
HEATS 1) Eric Derks, Hollandtown; Dave Gauger Sr., Two Rivers
2) Gracyalny; Koehler
SPORT 4 FEATURE – Brandon Kaye, Green Bay; Ralph Liegois Jr., Oconto; Broehm; Shaun Bangart, Kaukauna; Zack Dickie, Sheboygan; Brandon Goeser, Chilton
HEATS 1) Mike Zitzer, Sheboygan, Broehm
2) Liegois Jr; Matt Prouty, De Pere
Posted on June 5th, 2011