Krzywosinski Crowned at Springport
By: Chris Fobbe - Springport Motor Speedway
Springport, MI (8/22) -- The Sport Stocks would be first up on a night of Champion crowning at the Springport Motor Speedway. Steve Wawernia lead the field on the start, but it was Trina Newman leading the opening circuit. Ryan Hufford took the ead away, before engaging in an epic contest with Two-time Defending Champion Aaron Taylor. The two would exchange the lead back and forth before Taylor wrested the lead away for good at the halfway point. Taylor would hang on to take the win, Hufford second, with Abby Looman, Trina Newman, and Nick Leonard completing the top five. Heat race wins went to Looman and Taylor, while Taylor was also quickest in qualifying with a 18.800 (71.81 mph).
B-Division points leader Randy Riever would start things off for the A-Division on pole. Riever would have the advantage on the start. Adam Rowe would finally skirt past after a spirited battle with Riever on lap seven. Points leader Tyler Hufford would go to work on Rowe, for almost 10 laps, before a slight bobble by Rowe would allow Hufford to hop to the outside and take the lead away. Hufford would hang on for feature win number eight over John Trudell, Rowe, JD Hancock and Riever completing the top five. Jerry Schroll was starting on the pole for the 20-lap B-Division main event. Tommy Williams would have a better run on the outside and lead on the opening lap.
A red flag for an accident that saw C-Division points leader Deb Noble flipped over on her roof would stop the event, but when it resumed Williams held them off to the win. Robert Kerber was second over Shawn Misak, Brian Roes filling in for an injured Corby Howk and Schroll. The C-Division feature would see Tony Noble start on the pole. Noble would pull away on the initial start. Noble would lead the opening laps before being penalized for going more than a quarter second faster than his qualifying time. He was penalized and Dale Lewis would take the lead. Lewis would hold on to take the win in his first race of the 2015 season. Noble wa second with Pete Schong, Dale Wagner, and George Speer completing the top five.
ABC Heat races were won by Tony Noble, Tommy Williams, Shawn Misak, and Adam Rowe. Tyler Hufford was the fastest qualifier with a 16.308 (82.78 mph).
Tim Rugg set the pace on the start for the Championship feature for the Outlaw Super Late Models. Justin Claucherty would get by on lap two and try to run away from the field. Claucherty and Dan Krzywosinski would duke it out up front, but it would be Claucherty taking the win, his first of the season. Krzywosinski was second with Scott Sigman, Tim Rugg and Dan Graham completing the top five. Heat race wins were taken by Sigman and Claucherty, while Krzywosinski claimed the fast qualifier award with a 15.235 (88.62 mph).
This Saturday night, the remainder of our 2015 Track Champion get officially crowned with the Drive Train Specialists Modifieds, ABC Stock Cars and Sport Stocks concluding their regular season. The 2015 season will conclude on Saturday September 19 with the annual door closer, the Michigan Cup. Headlining for the second straight season will be the Michigan Cup 100 Presented by JEGS.com for the JEGS / CRA All-Stars Tour Presented by Chevrolet Performance. For more information visit us online at www.springportmotorspeedway.com.