CORR: Mike Savage Crandon I summary

Savage Off-Road Racing Report -- Forest County Potawatomi Brush Run After a very successful opening weekend of racing in Antigo (two podium finishes), Mike Savage and his family supported pit crew were hopeful to continue the string of top 5 ...

Savage Off-Road Racing Report -- Forest County Potawatomi Brush Run

After a very successful opening weekend of racing in Antigo (two podium finishes), Mike Savage and his family supported pit crew were hopeful to continue the string of top 5 performances.

Saturday - Round 3

KC Hilites Sportsman 2 Race

As usual, the always calm and collected Mike Savage had his #264 Savage Construction, Ringers Gloves, Phil's Inc. Kumho Tires Ford F-150 were lined up in the middle of the first row as the 12 truck field readied themselves for the Precision Gear Land rush start.

As the green flag fell all 12 Sportsman 2 trucks headed for the Forest County Potowatomi Turn One. Mike Savage gets through cleanly in 5th place. Immediately Mike and his #264 Savage Construction, Ringers Gloves, Phil's Inc. Kumho Tires Ford F-150 were battling with the 4th place truck of Don Williams. The two trucks were bumper to bumper when on lap 8 Mike made the pass for fourth. At the checkered flag, the finishing order was 1st-Dan Boudoux, 2nd Ben Wandasega, 3rd Russ Hoek, and 4th Mike 'the Privateer' Savage.

Sunday - Round 4

AMSOIL Sportsman 2 Race

At drop of the green flag, Mike and his Kumho Tire shod Ford F-150 charged through Turn One in third place behind #217 Baudoux and #210 Hoek. On lap two the #210 headed for the pits to change a flat tire. This moved Mike Savage into second place. Suddenly the truck lost all power after a hard landing coming off the American Axle TracLite Jump. As quickly as the race began, Round 4 was done for Mike.

Officially Mike was credited with a sixth place finish. Currently Mike Savage is in fourth place in the 2006 Lucas Oil CORR Sportsman 2 Championship. The chase of the championship is very tight as only four points separate second through fourth place.

Next Race - July 8-9 -- Island Inn Casino UP Off-Road 100 -- Bark River, Michigan.

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