WST: Deer Creek: Race results

June 22nd Wissota Sprints @ Deer Creek Speedway / Spring Valley, MN The first ever attack on the track by the WISSOTA Sprint cars was without a doubt a success. The feature was fast with a few cautions. Sprint Heat 1 Jerry Reichert(2) Bruce ...

June 22nd Wissota Sprints @ Deer Creek Speedway / Spring Valley, MN

The first ever attack on the track by the WISSOTA Sprint cars was without a doubt a success. The feature was fast with a few cautions.

Sprint Heat 1
Jerry Reichert(2)
Bruce Defries(1)
Jimmy Kouba(4)
Johnny Parsons III(5)
Loren Langerud(6)
Spike Lampelius(7)
George Grossman(3)

Heat 2
Tony Hargrave(1)
Rob Caho Jr.(2)
Chuck Swenson(5)
Ned Powers(4)
Joe Kouba(3)
John Jacob(6)
Gary Walton(7)

Heat 3
Mike Sargent(1)
Gene Kelly(3)
Joe Kouba(5)
John Nelson(4)
Johnny Wykoff(2)
Alan Gilbertson(6)
Roger Rager(7)

Rager spun into infield and no yellow was thrown as he was in the middle of the infield. Rager was unhappy about it and ran over to talk to the flag man while the race was going. Track crew kept him on the infield for the completion of the race.

Dash
Jerry Reichert(1)
Mike Sargent(3)
Rob Caho Jr.(5)
Gene Kelly(6)
Bruce Defries(4)
Tony Hargrave(2)

Feature
Jimmy Kouba(1)
Chuck Swenson(2)
Ned Powers(8)
Jerry Reichert(4)
Johnny Parson III(9)
John Nelson(10)
Joe Kouba(14)
Gene Kelly(3)
Bruce Defries(12)
Mike Sargent(11)
John Jacob(17)
George Grossman(19)
Tony Hargrave(5)dnf
Roger Rager(21)dnf
Spike Lampelius(16)dnf
Alan Gilbertson(18)dnf
Rob Caho Jr.(7)
Johnny Wykoff(15)
Loren Langerud(13)
Gary Walton(20)
Joseph Kouba(6)

Bottom of the track still had a little tack in it, while the black groove was pushed up 3/4 the way up the banking. Both grooves were fast and it all depended upon the setup. Jimmy Kouba used the high side to pass Swenson for the top spot.

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Series Sprint
Drivers Johnny Parsons , Gary Walton