DENISON – On a nearly perfect night for racing, six more racers visited Victory Lane on Friday at Crawford County Speedway.
In the 305 sprint cars, Stuart Snyder held off fellow Nebraskans Cody Ledger and Troy Sanford for the win. Ryan Navratil of Des Moines and Joe Miller of Vail rounded out the top five. Heat winners were Tyler Drueke, also from Nebraska, and Snyder.
In the modifieds, hometown hero Shane DeMey picked up the checkers. Matt Bonine of Onawa and Nebraska’s Ricky Stephan took second and third, respectively, while Mapleton’s Jim Thies and Schleswig’s Trey Kline rounded out the top five. Heat winners were Thies and Chris Mills of Sioux City.
In the stock cars, Harlan’s Mike Nichols picked up yet another win to extend his record of feature victories. This time, he held off Halbur’s Adam Klocke and Galva’s Mike Vondrak. Hometown racer Mike Stapleton and Portsmouth’s Sterling Sorensen rounded out the top five. Heat winners were Breda’s “Flyin’ Brian” Blessington and Vondrak.
In the northern sportmods, Council Bluffs’ Buddy Ray Jones scored the victory over Avoca’s Corey Madden and Halbur’s Thomas VanDyke. Nichols and Sioux City’s Dawson March rounded out the top five. Heat winners were VanDyke and Madden.
In the hobby stocks, hometown racer Alec Stapleton grabbed the checkers. He beat out Avoca’s Brandon Osbahr and Lake City’s Mike Smith to get the win. Fellow Denison racer Jeff Fink and Jordon Androy of Dunlap rounded out the top five. Heat winners were Stapleton and Fink.
And, in the sport compacts, Dunlap’s Shannon Mahlberg took the win. Missouri Valley’s Trent Reed came in second, while Caine Mahlberg finished third. Odebolt’s Colton Ransom and Ida Grove’s Cody Gorden rounded out the top five. Heat winners were Shannon Mahlberg and Gorden.
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