Busy Night At Marshalltown Speedway
MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa – Marshalltown Speedway saw a slew of feature winners enter Victory Lane after a rainy beginning to Friday night.
The IMCA Sport Compacts six-lap feature was out first and only two cars were able to take the green as the car of John Gill experienced transmission problems in staging area. Aaron Miller led the first three laps before David Moorman took the lead away coming to two to go. Moorman took the win with Miller in second.
Eric Hendrickson led the first three laps in the 15-lap Mod Lites feature before Charlie Brown worked his way up to take the lead away on lap four. Brown continued to lead until lap nine, shortly after Jimmy May took it away on lap 10. May went on to take his second win of the season at Motown. Andy Hennigar tried but settled in to second, Brown was third, Hendrickson was fourth and Daniel Keltner was fifth.
Rookie Andy Hick grabbed the early lead in the 12 lap IMCA Hobby Stocks feature. The first race caution came out on lap two when Steve Fricke spun around right in front of the field only to collect Mitchell Thomas, Jennifer Hulin and Tyson Overton. Hick saw Brice Udelhoven and Eric Stanton right behind him but Hick continued to lead on lap three.
Stanton took the lead away on lap four and three laps later saw the caution come out again this time when John Housley went spinning off top of turn one. Stanton and Austin Luellen began to battle it out the final five laps with Stanton leading all but lap ten. Stanton took the win by a bumper at the line over Luellen. John Watson came home in third, Hick was fourth and Udelhoven was fifth.
The IMCA Northern SportMods feature normally runs 18 laps but it lasted 25 on Friday. Clint Luellen had a shot at a bonus of $500 if he could win.