DAYTONA BEACH, Florida — Coast to coast, there was some great racing action this past weekend in ASA Racing. From a popular race venue in the Midwest to the short tracks in your backyard, ASA sanctioned Series and Member Tracks were providing some great weekend entertainment.
"Jeff Choquette made his debut in the popular Midwest super late model tour a successful one as he held off Ross Kenseth and Tim Schendel to win the race this past Friday night at Iowa Speedway. Close to 13,000 fan"
Here is a look at what happened this past weekend in ASA Racing
ASA MIDWEST TOUR
Iowa Speedway (Newton, IA)
Jeff Choquette made his debut in the popular Midwest super late model tour a successful one as he held off Ross Kenseth and Tim Schendel to win the Sandvik Coromant 150 presented by Cline Tools this past Friday night at Iowa Speedway. Close to 13,000 fans were in attendance. Nathan Haseleu and Jeff Storm rounded out the top-five.
ASA NORTHWEST SPRINTCAR RACING SERIES
Ephrata Raceway Park (Ephrata, WA)
Matt Hein picked up his third win of the season on Saturday night by winning the Rebel Jackson Memorial 50-lap main event. Johnny Geisler was second with Andy Alberding in third. Ron Larson was fourth and Sierra Jackson was fifth.
ASA IRA SPRINT CAR SERIES
Dodge County Fairgrounds Speedway (Beaver Dam, WI)
Billy Balog picked up another feature win this past Friday night at the fast half-mile dirt oval. He now has an 86-point lead over Mike Reinke in the standings.
ASA MEMBER TRACKS
ACE SPEEDWAY (Altamahaw, NC)
Jeb Burton won the 75-lap feature for the Late Models this past Friday night. Rodney Cook was second with Dustin Rumley in third. Barry Beggarly and Jason York rounded out the top five. Dillon Bassett won the Limited Late Model feature event while Barry Wilson grabbed the checkered flag in the Extremes. Gary Ledbetter won both of the Street Stock feature events. Tyler McDonald won in the Mini Trucks.
BIG COUNTRY SPEEDWAY (Cheyenne, WY)
Big Country Speedway did get their racing program in this past Saturday night. As of press time, we haven’t received their results. The track will post them soon on their website.
CORPUS CHRISTI SPEEDWAY (Corpus Christi, TX)
The heat was on this past Saturday night. Joshua McCain won in the Front Runners while Randy Smith won in the Bombers. John Witzsche was the big winner in the Super Streets and Eddy Ross won in the Sport Mods.
DESOTO SUPER SPEEDWAY (Bradenton, FL)
It was another fun night of racing action this past Saturday night at Desoto. Christopher Dodson won the Trophy Dash main event while Chase Hoffman won in the Flyin 4’s. Baylie Hoffman won in the Magic 4’s and Darrin Ellis won again in the Mini Stocks. Glenn Kelley was the big winner in the Modified Minis along with Jimmie Best in the Bombers. James Dellea won the Cowboy Caddys feature event.
DILLON MOTOR SPEEDWAY (Dillon, SC)
Mother Nature was the big feature winner last Saturday night. Dillon will be back in action this Saturday night.
EAST BAY RACEWAY PARK (Tampa, FL)
Scott Williams picked up the feature win in the Limited Late Models this past Saturday night as Mother Nature thought about stopping the racing activities, but stayed away from the track. Jarod Gay made a last lap pass to win in the Street Stocks while Jesse Brown won his third feature of the year in the Outlaw Fours. Johnnie Alexander won in the 4-Cylinder Bombers and Janien Dixon won in the Dirt Daubers. The Daytona Area Antique Racing Association was also on hand with William Rynd winning the Uncaged Sprints, Steve Parris win the V-8 Mods, Matthew Jarrett in the Caged Sprints and Cush Revette, Jr in the Stock Class.
GRAYS HARBOR RACEWAY (Elma, WA)
Reece Goetz continued his dominance in the Midgets by picking up another feature win this past Saturday night. Jason Beaulieu won the Modified feature using his father’s car while Jack Parshall won his first Hobby Stock feature in almost two years.
HARTFORD MOTOR SPEEDWAY (Hartford, MI)
Scott Schmitt held off Curt Spalding and Doug Ausra to win the UMP Late Model feature this past Friday night. Chris May took home the UMP Modified feature trophy while Ryan Flagel won in the Pure Stocks. Lee Price was the big winner in the Stock car division.
I-25 SPEEDWAY (Pueblo, CO)
Jim Sikes Jr. won the big 100-lap Late Model event this past Saturday night holding off Dave Finley and Darrel Stutzman for the win. Montie Halley won in the Sportsman while Kyle Morse won in the Mini Stocks. Cole Roberson won the Street Stock feature event. Mike Maldonado won the Charger Figure 8 main event.
ILLIANA MOTOR SPEEDWAY (Schererville, IN)
Eddie Hoffman held off Jeff Cannon and Mike White to win another Late Model feature this past Saturday night. Geoff Kaiser won the 30-lap HOSS Outlaw feature event. Eddie Wolf took home another Turbo Stox feature trophy so did Alex Arelano in the Legends. Chris Czaszwicz won in the Pure Stocks.
LEBANON I-44 SPEEDWAY (Lebanon, MO)
Justin Jennings held off Dale Roper Jr. and Grant Sharp to win the Late Model feature at past Saturday night. Jason Otto won the Modified feature over Payton Lucas. Toby Harden won in the Sportsman while Dustin Reeves won in the Road Warriors. Josh Ratliff won in the Chargers and Michael Deschenes won the OMSRA Outlaw Mini Stocks main event.
LONESOME PINE RACEWAY (Coeburn, VA)
The racing action returned to LPR this past Saturday night. Brian Blevins won in the Late Models while Cody McMahan won in the Chargers over Kevin Wolfe and Ryan Stiltner. Chris Neeley won in the Pure 4’s while Iggy Greer won in the Renegades. Roger Neece won the Street Stock main event and Rocky Yates won in the Mod 4’s.
MARSHFIELD MOTOR SPEEDWAY (Marshfield, WI)
Mother Nature halted the racing schedule for this past Saturday night. Marshfield will be back in action this Saturday night.
MERIDIAN SPEEDWAY (Meridian, ID)
Chad Bess put on a dominating performance to win the Street Stock 100-lap feature event this past Saturday night. Tony Ackerland won the 40-lap Sprint Car event. Shelby Stroebel increased his point lead in the ASA Modified division by winning another feature event. Kendra Occhipinti beat the boys to win the Junior Stinger feature event.
NEWPORT MOTOR SPEEDWAY (Newport, TN)
Chad Finchum had an awesome night as he won both of the Late Model Sportsman feature events. Brett Bear won the Front Wheel Drive main event. Ray Frazier took home the trophy in the Mod 4 main event. Hayden Woods won in the Legends while Jarrod Wright won in the Mini Cups.
NORWAY SPEEDWAY (Norway, MI)
Seven-time track champion Jamie Iverson won the Stateline Challenge 111-lap feature event this past Friday night. Mark Schroeder was second with Mike Reichenberger in third. Mark Bubloni won the Super Stock feature. Jacob Finney won the Mid-American Series feature event. Cory Degrave won the DQ-Dog A-Main.
ORANGE SHOW SPEEDWAY (San Bernardino, CA)
Stephen Peace was the big winner in the Super Late Models this past Saturday night as he held off Mark Shackleford and Anthony Mainella for the win. Tim Smith won in the Late Models while Jim Mardis won in the Pony Stocks. Tim Cox got the checkered flag in the Factory Fours while Kyle Meyer won in the Super Stocks. Steven Clark won in the Stock Cars USA. Greg France won the Factory Four/Pony Stock Figure 8 race and Shawn Estes won the Stock Cars USA Figure 8.
RED RIVER SPEEDWAY (Wichita Falls, TX)
A great crowd was on hand this past Saturday night. Winners were Tucker Booth in the Hornets, Dan Giel in the Chargers, Bobby Nettles in the Thunderstocks, Debbie Cullar in the Southern 4-Cylinders and Steve Smith in the USST Trucks.
ROCKY MOUNTAIN RACEWAYS (West Valley City, UT)
Randy Celia visited victory lane after winning the Maverik Modified feature event over Roger Wilson and Michael Hale this past Saturday night. Jim Waters won the Sprint Car main event. Kori Combs won in the Mini Cups. Tracy Eaton was the big winner in the Figure-8 cars. The Intimidator won in the Figure-8 Trains.
SHANGRI-LA II MOTOR SPEEDWAY (Tioga Center, NY)
The racing action was cancelled this past Saturday night due to rain. They will be back in action this Saturday night.
SKAGIT SPEEDWAY (Burlington, WA)
Travis Jacobson won his second consecutive Bob’s Burger and Brew 360 Nationals this past Saturday night over Chard Hillier and Logan Forler. Rick Young held off Freddy Vela and Matt Powers to win the Outlaw Hornets feature event.
SOUTHERN OREGON SPEEDWAY (Medford, OR)
Five divisions were in action this past Saturday night. Dennis Silva won in the Modifieds while Brian Johnsen won in the Pro Stocks. R.J. McGahuey won in the Dwarf Cars. Tyler Lockwood won again in the Mini Stocks. Jordan Braaten was the big winner in the Street Stocks.
STATE PARK SPEEDWAY (Wausau, WI)
SPS was off this past weekend, but will be in action this Thursday night with a 75-lap feature for the Late Models.
VIRGINIA MOTOR SPEEDWAY (Jamaica, VA)
David Williams held off Davis Lipscombe to win the Late Model feature this past Saturday night. Stephen Childress won in the Sportsman. Dan Arnold was the big winner in the Modifieds. Brandon Sandridge won in the Stock Cars.
WILMOT RACEWAY (Wilmot, WI
The pits were full this past Saturday as 102 cars competed in five different divisions. Tommy Sexton held off Dave Uttech and Scott Uttech to win the Sprints main event. Scott Kuxhouse won in the Modifieds while Rob Maule won in the Street Stocks. Steve Doherty won in the Pro 4’s and Carl Sturt won in the Fearless 4’s.
YAKIMA SPEEDWAY (Yakima, WA)
Buck Noel Jr. held off Mike Hill and Lucas Valdez to win the Sportsman feature event on Saturday night. Rob Allen and Jeff Wilkinson were first and second in the Pure Stocks, but both failed to pass post race inspection. Greg Gargett was third. Joe Stevens won the Bump to Pass main event. Josh Washington won the Hornet main event.
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