Results- August 4, 2017

(August 4th, 2017- By Caleb Slouha) The fans who attended Friday night’s races spectated some of the best racing of the year, and we anticipate the final few weeks will do the same.

Hawkeye Downs Speedway

Friday night hosted the final Carpetland USA “Floor-It” Dash of the year. Just a three-lap dash with only three cars became an exciting finish. John Ferden took the lead from the start, but Sydney Henderson charged to the outside. With one lap to go, Henderson used momentum to get right alongside Ferden. It looked to be a photo finish, but Ferden wiggled and Henderson won her first race.

The championship battle in the Miller Time Hornets Series continues to be tight between Derek Parrott and Dallas Chandler. Rookie Stewart Hall took the early lead, but four laps in Chandler overtook him. As they battled close all over the track it led to Curt Gibbs going off-track with three to go which ended his night. Chandler would have a fantastic restart following and pull into victory lane for the fourth time this year.

Braxton Franks and Bryan Baxter led the field to green in the Anderson Automotive Hobby Stocks. For the opening 5 laps, the leaders battled side-by-side, making contact several times while third through eighth place queued behind them. It was essentially an 8-car battle for the lead and with 12 to go “Bubba” Hall took over first. He would lead for 6 laps until Jim Hanson lightly used the bumper to take the lead. It was a close battle as Kurt Bohnsack joined in, and the three DS Disposal cars went bumper-to-bumper. Hanson would earn win number seven. Van Meter

After starting on the front row, Kevin Korsmo controlled the field right from the start of the Dublin City Pub Inex Legends race. He held off drivers Brady Rhode and Dave McCalla, who have multiple feature wins this year, to win his first feature of the year. Rhode started near the back, and carefully worked his way through traffic to finish second, but did not have enough time to catch Korsmo.

A competitive Mountain Dew Sportsmen race at one point led to the leaders going four-wide into turn 1. CJ VanHorn and Brandon Herb then made contact in turn 3, resulting in Cory Houdek becoming involved. The damage would be too much for Houdek and Herb to continue for the night. Greg Hentrich came out of the battle with the lead, and held off Drew Nickell for his second win of the year.

Griffin McGrath started the feature in 5th, and made a rare 3-wide pass from the complete outside lane to take the third place. With 14 laps to go, he made the pass for second on the outside as well. When he got to the leader Brad Osborn, McGrath once again took to the outside to complete the pass and lead the remaining seven laps for his second win of the year.

Racing continues Friday, August 11th with DS Disposal Night. Gates open at 6:00 pm, racing begins at 7:30 pm.


RESULTS

MILLER TIME HORNETS

HEAT 1:

1 76 Lucas Foster
 2 28 Curt Gibbs
3 01 Derek Parrott
4 14 Tom Blum
5 72 Ethan Parrott
6 01s Cody Strasser

HEAT 2:

1 3 Dallas Chandler
2 44 Troy Scott
3 84 Elliott Vogel
4 2 Stewart Hall
5 7 Michael Coulborn
6 13 Rob Aimers

FEATURE (15 Laps):

1 3 Dallas Chandler Cedar Rapids, IA
2 01 Derek Parrott Marion, IA
3 76 Lucas Foster Cedar Rapids, IA
4 44 Troy Scott Cedar Rapids, IA
5 72 Ethan Parrott Marion, IA
6 84 Elliott Vogel Cedar Rapids, IA
7 2 Stewart Hall Cedar Rapids, IA
8 13 Rob Aimers
9 01s Cody Strasser Cedar Rapids, IA
10 28 Curt Gibbs Cedar Rapids, IA
11 7 Michael Coulborn Cedar Rapids, IA
12 14 Tom Blum

ANDERSON AUTOMOTIVE HOBBY STOCKS

HEAT 1:

1 4 Kurt Bohnsack
 2 5 Bryan Baxter
3 12 Jeremy Floyd
4 88 Gerald Hall
5 60 Jason Sherman
6 43 Quinn O’Brien
7 1 Scott Siems

HEAT 2:

1 8 Braxton Franks
2 07 Jim Hanson
3 2 Matt Lacoursiere
4 24 Logan Clausen
5 54 Dale Sherman
6 57C Cory Ogden
7 11 Brian Bries

FEATURE (20 LAPS):

1 07 Jim Hanson Cedar Rapids, IA
2 4 Kurt Bohnsack Ely, IA
3 88 Gerald Hall Cedar Rapids, IA
4 12 Jeremy Floyd Cedar Rapids, IA
5 5 Bryan Baxter Marion, IA
6 8 Braxton Franks Cedar Rapids, IA
7 60 Jason Sherman Marengo, IA
8 24 Logan Clausen Cedar Rapids, IA
9 43 Quinn O’Brien Cedar Rapids, IA
10 2 Matt Lacoursiere Cedar Rapids, IA
11 54 Dale Sherman Marengo, IA
12 57c Cory Ogden Cedar Rapids, IA
13 11 Brian Bries Norway, IA
DNS 1 Scott Siems Cedar Rapids, IA

DUBLIN CITY PUB INEX LEGENDS

CARPETLAND USA DASH (3 laps):

1 17 Sydney Henderson
2 9 John Ferden
3 95 Josh Carlson

HEAT 1:

1 52 Kevin Korsmo
2 3 Dave McCalla
3 4 Brady Rhode
4 16N Todd Ness
5 17 Sydney Henderson
6 9 John Ferden
7 95 Josh Carlson

HEAT 2:

1 12 Sammy Smith
2 6 Austin Slabaugh
3 25 Cole O’Brien
4 20 Alex Braseth
5 16 Mer Slabaugh
6 37 Gary Dyer
7 13 Stacy Olson

FEATURE (25 laps):

1 52 Kevin Korsmo Atkins, IA
2 4 Brady Rhode Lorretto, MN
3 6 Austin Slabaugh Kalona, IA
4 25 Cole O’Brien Cedar Rapids, IA
5 3 Dave McCalla Cedar Rapids, IA
6 12 Sammy Smith Des Moines, IA
7 20 Alex Braseth Ulen, MN
8 16 Mer Slabaugh Kalona, IA
9 16N Todd Ness Cedar Rapids, IA
10 37 Gary Dyer Blue Grass, IA
11 9 John Ferden Shueyville, IA
12 13 Stacy Olson Cedar Rapids, IA
13 17 Sydney Henderson Walford, IA
14 95 Josh Carlson Princeton, IA
DNS 52L Danny Lehmkuhl Cedar Rapids, IA

MOUNTAIN DEW SPORTSMEN

HEAT 1:

1 19 Cory Houdek
2 11 Mike Mitchell
3 12 Brandon Herb
4 9 Dave Ballsteadt
5 34 Allen Hanson

HEAT 2:

1 54 CJ VanHorn
2 35 Greg Hentrich
3 87 Drew Nickell
4 7 John Johnston
5 26 Preston Stoecker

FEATURE (20 laps):

1 35 Greg Hentrich Hiawatha, IA
2 87 Drew Nickell Cedar Rapids, IA
3 7 John Johnston Victor, IA
4 54 CJ VanHorn Marion, IA
5 11 Mike Mitchell Cedar Rapids, IA
6 9 Dave Ballsteadt Marion, IA
7 34 Allen Hanson Greely, IA
8 26 Preston Stoecker Stratford, IA
9 12 Brandon Herb Marion, IA
10 19 Cory Houdek Marion, IA

PERFORMANCE CONCEPTS LATE MODELS

HEAT:

1 72 Brad Osborn
2 17 Brian Gibson
3 76 Chad Siems
4 71 Mark Greb
5 64 Griffin McGrath
6 43 Scott Siems

FEATURE (20 laps):

1 64 Griffin McGrath
2 72 Brad Osborn
3 17 Brian Gibson
4 71 Mark Greb
5 76 Chad Siems
6 43 Scott Siems