Krzywosinski Stays Perfect At Springport
By: Chris Fobbe - Springport Motor Speedway
Springport, Michigan (7/25) -- On a hot and humid summer day, the cars and stars were out in force for a great night of racing at Michigan’s most popular paved track. DJ Marciniak would start on the pole for the 15-lap Sport Stock feature event. TOny Neeson would see a brief stint up front before being overtaken by Two-time Defending Track Champion Aaron Taylor. Taylor would go on to set a torrid pace to claim his third straight feature win. Greg Pinard was second with Neeson, Ryan Hufford, and Abby Looman completing the top five. Heat races were won by DJ Marciniak and Taylor, while Taylor also set the mark in qualifying with a 19.050.
Mark Langs Jr. was the early leader from the pole in the 25-lap A Division feature. It was Adam Rowe who would slip by on lap seven, but just a lap later it was John Trudell at the point, with points leader Tyler Hufford in hot pursuit. Trudell would hold off Hufford for his second win of the season. Adam Rowe was third with Earl Miles and Craig Stephens completing the top five.
Mike Ammerman would lead the field down for the start of the 20-lap B Division feature event. Ammerman would suffer a mechanical issue at the conclusion of the opening lap, which would hand the lead over to Shawn Misak. Defending Champion Bryan Noble however would run him down and get by on lap four. However, it was to be Randy Riever getting by after a bought of oversteer befell Noble on lap 13. Riever would hang on to claim the win and extend his points lead. Tim Rugg was second with Shawn Misak, Robert Kerber and Noble completing the top five.
Terry Henderson was on point for the start of the 15-lap C Division feature event. Tony Noble would be the leader on lap one, using the outside line to his advantage. However, a caution with four to go would open the door for Terry Whitney in his first start of the season to sneak past and take the lead. Whitney would hold on to take the win in his first appearance at the Springport Motor Speedway. Corby Howk was second with Tony Noble, Quinten Bethke and Mike Curtiss closing out the top five.
Tyler Hufford was fastest in qualifying for the ABC Stock Cars, turning a 16.052 (84.102 mph). Heat race wins were claimed by Chuck Ewing, Deb Noble, Dale Eglon, JD Hancock and John Trudell.
John Kulikowski lead the field down for the start of the 25-lap Outlaw Super Late Models feature. It was to be Sport Stock feature winner Aaron Taylor leading on lap two. He would hold the point for several laps before points leader Dan Krzywosinski was able to claim the top spot. Krzywosinski was able to hold on to take his fifth win of the season. Aaron Taylor would come home in second with Luke Krik, Tim Rugg and John Kulikowski completing the top five. Krzywosinski was able to complete the hat trick, winning the heat race and setting fast time with a 15.382 (87.765 mph).
This Saturday night, August 1st, will see the return of two different classes of Modifieds, as the Drive Train Specialists Modifieds and GLOW Vintage Modifieds join the show. It is also Autograph Night, an opportunity for the race fans to mingle with the drivers of the Springport Motor Speedway. The ABC Stock Cars and Sport Stocks will also be in attendance. It is also Good Neighbor Night for Holt and Dimondale, so anyone from those towns with ID will be admitted free of charge. Gates open at 5pm, the green flag flies at 7pm. For more information visit us online at www.springportmotorspeedway.com.