Round Two of Super Late Model Triple Crown Challenge this Friday at MIS
by John Wells
It’s the second round of the Super Late Model Triple Crown Challenge this Friday night (July 11) at Madison International Speedway. Racing action will also include the Dave’s White Rock Sportsman and Pellitteri Waste Systems Bandits.
The Super Late Model Triple Crown Challenge race will be 100 laps and pays $4000 to the winner ($2000 to the runner-up) and $450 to start.
Dave Feiler topped a field of eighteen cars and won the first round of the “Challenge” on May 30th. Feiler took the lead on lap 20 and held off hard chargers Casey Johnson and Chris Wimmer to take home the checkered flag. Feiler also turned the fastest lap of the season at MIS in qualifying with a trip of 17.288 (104.118 mph).
Here’s a recap of Round One of the Super Late Model Triple Crown Challenge;
100 Lap Feature:1. Dave Feiler (Cottage Grove, WI), 2. Casey Johnson (Stoughton, WI), 3. Chris Wimmer (Wausau, WI), 4. Michael Bilderback (South Beloit, IL), 5. Bobby Wilberg (Beloit, WI), 6. Austin Nason (Rockford, IL), 7. Gary Lamonte (West Allis, WI), 8. Rob Braun (Wales, WI), 9. Jeff Storm (Waterford, WI), 10. Chuck Garetson (Albany, WI), 11. Steve Rubeck (Rockford, IL), 12. John Baumeister (Beloit, WI), 13. Brian Johnson Jr (Machesney Park, IL), 14. Jamie Wallace (Pell Lake, WI), 15. Russ Blakely (Delavan, WI), 16. Jim Olson (Harvard, IL), 17. Jeremy Miller (Rockton, IL), 18. Bobby Kendall (Montello, WI)
Feiler enters round two with a thirteen point lead over Johnson (117-98). The overall point winner in the Triple Crown Challenge will also receive a $3000 check at the annual MIS banquet. Second place will receive $2000 while third place takes home $1000. Bonus money will be available for all drivers who compete in all three events.
Here are the point standings for the Triple Crown Challenge:
1) (117) Dave Feiler, 2. (104) Casey Johnson, 3. (98) Michael Bilderback, 4. (94) Chris Wimmer, 5. (83) Bobby Wilberg, 6. (82) Austin Nason, 7. (80) Gary Lamonte, 8. (70) Jeff Storm, 9. (69) Rob Braun, 10. (68) John Baumeister Jr., 11. (64) Steve Rubeck, 12. (63) Chuck Garetson, 13. (62) Jeremy Miller, 13. (62) Russ Blakely, 15. (58) Bobby Kendall, 16. (56) Jamie Wallace, 16. (56) Brian Johnson Jr., 18. (50) Jim Olson
Super Late Model Triple Crown Challenge Payout: 1-11: $4000, $2000, $1000, $900, $800, $750, $700, $650, $600, $550, $500 11-20: $475 21-beyond: $450
It’s a tight points race for the Dave’s White Rock Sportsman coming into this week with Kody Hubred holding the lead with 571-562 advantage over Ryan Goldade. Will Rece (550), Matt Lundberg (484), and Jason Dunn (449) round out the top five. The action in the Sportsman division has been very competitive this year and Friday night’s race will feature much of the same side by side action.
Two young Stoughton area drivers, Brandon DeLacy and Dan Snyder, lead the way in the points chase for the Pellitteri Waste Systems Bandits. DeLacy tops the standings with 558 points while Snyder is just fifteen behind at 543.
Pit gates open at 3:30 with practice at 4:45, qualifying at 6:00, opening ceremonies at 7:15 and racing at 7:30. Adult admission is $15.00 with students (12-17) and seniors (60+) at $13.00 and kids eleven and under are free.
Schedule of Events
Friday, July 11, 2014
Noon-3:30 Track available for rent (Contact Dave Grueneberg at 513.2278)
3:30 Pit Gates Open
Super Late Models
7:15 Opening Ceremonies
B and B Lawn Care Dash
Bandit Heats (8 Laps)
Sportsman Heats (6 Laps)
Super Late Model Heats (8 Laps)
Bandit Feature (20 Laps)
Sportsman Feature (20 Laps)
Super Late Model Feature (100 Laps)