namars: BMARA: Powercom Park Badger Midget/NAMARS co-event summary 2001-08-11

BADGER/NAMARS Midget Results Race 2 Waelti Scores Badger/Namars Win At Powercom Park BEAVER DAM, WI, August 11---Brandon Waelti regained the lead on a late race restart to win the 25-lap Badger/NAMARS Midget Series co-sanctioned Feature, ...

BADGER/NAMARS Midget Results Race 2

Waelti Scores Badger/Namars Win At Powercom Park

BEAVER DAM, WI, August 11---Brandon Waelti regained the lead on a late race restart to win the 25-lap Badger/NAMARS Midget Series co-sanctioned Feature, Saturday Night at the Raceway at Powercom Park.The win was the first for Waelti this season, and his fourth career win.

Waelti jumped into the lead at the start closely followed by Dan Boorse, the pair ran wheel to wheel, until Boorse moved in front on the sixth lap. A pair of caution flags appeared on the tenth, and eleventh laps for stalled cars. On the restart Boorse led a tightly bunched pack of cars. Nick Lundgreen pulled even, and took the lead on the 15th lap. With Lundgreen in the lead, the next seven cars were grouped tight, with five car lengths separting the pack.

Teddy Beach spun on the 22nd lap, causing a caution. On the restart Lundgreen went high while Waelti stuck to the bottom of the track, and took the lead. Waelti finished .63 seconds ahead of Kevin Olson, Lundgreen, Davey Ray who restarted from the tail after an early race spin, and Scott Hatton rounded out the top five finishers. Ray's cut four points off Boorse's Badger Series Point lead.Boorse now holds a 140 point lead with four events remaining.

Earlier in the evening in qualifying, Travis Miniea set a new one-lap record, as six drivers broke Kevin Doty's one year old track record. Miniea escaped injury in a opening lap flip in the trophy dash.

<pre> RACE RESULTS

25-LAP FEATURE: 1. Brandon Waelti  2. Kevin Olson  3. Nick Lundgreen  4. Davey Ray
5. Scott Hatton  6. Dan Boorse  7. Randy Koch  8. Aaron Fiscus 9. Alex Crimmings
10. Roger Miller 11. Michael Kendall  12. Rick Mueller  13. Boyd Calvert  14. Jerry Coons Jr.
15. Teddy Beach  16. Aaron Pierce  17. Rick LaBrosse  18. Mike Stroehle  19. Johnny Komppa Jr.
20. Chad DeSelle  21. Brad Kuhn  22. Brian Terry

15-lap B Main: Ray 10-lap Heat Race Winners: Calvert, Boorse, Coons, Komppa

6-lap Trophy Dash: Coons Fast Time: Travis Miniea, 14.557 seconds(NTR)

FEATURE LAP LEADERS: Waelti 1-5, 23-25 Boorse 6-14 Lundgreen 15-22 cARS PRESENT: 35

CURRENT BADGER MIDGET SERIES POINTS: 1. Dan Boorse 1232 2. Davey Ray 1092 3. Scott Hatton 937 4. Mike Hess 923 5. Brandon Waelti 718 6. Chad DeSelle 646 7. Kevin Olson 596 8. Randy Fiscus 567 9. Aaron Fiscus 550 10. Kevin Doty 522

-BMS-

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Series Midget
Drivers Brad Kuhn , Travis Miniea , Teddy Beach , Aaron Pierce , Davey Ray , Nick Lundgreen , Chad DeSelle , Brandon Waelti , Aaron Fiscus , Mike Stroehle , Scott Hatton , Roger Miller , Jerry Coons Jr.