WST Viking, Buffalo River report 2001-07-22

Pequot Lakes, MN racer Roger Rager raced to his yet another feature victory on Saturday night at the Viking Speedway in Alexandria, MN. This was Rager's 7th overall win of the season and his third win of the season with the Wissota Sprint Tour as...

Pequot Lakes, MN racer Roger Rager raced to his yet another feature victory on Saturday night at the Viking Speedway in Alexandria, MN. This was Rager's 7th overall win of the season and his third win of the season with the Wissota Sprint Tour as he has also found checkers flags in Brainerd, MN and Ashland, WI. Rager started on the pole with his new Weseman powerplant under the hood and cruised to victory in the event that was shortened due to time constraints.

Wissota point leader Jimmy Kouba came home in second with older brother Joe Kouba in third. Minot, ND's Greg Nikitenko finished fourth with Watertown, SD's Chuck Swenson rounding out the top 5. Heats for the 22 Wissota Sprints went to Curt Lund, Joe Kouba, and Rager.

The Sunday night stop that was scheduled for the Buffalo River Speedway in Glyndon, MN was canceled due to rain. It The next stop for the Wissota Sprint Tour will be this coming Wednesday at the Grand Rapids Speedway in Grand Rapids, MN. The series then heads to the Dakota State Fair Speedway in Huron, SD on Monday, July 302th. For more information contact Pat Willis at 763-441-2656 or Justin Zoch at 515-835-1171. To subscribe to a Wissota Sprint Mailing list, send an e-mail to jzoch@gac.edu. Wissota Sprint Results: Race #7 Viking Speedway, Alexandria, MN Heat 1: 1. Curt Lund (87), 2. Dave Glennon (5), 3. Leigh Thomas (29), 4. Jimmy Kouba (2k), 5. Sam Braaten (96), 6. John Wykoff (91), 7. Tom Cummings (69), 8. Chuck Swenson (X).

Heat 2: 1. Joe Kouba (55), 2. Greg Nikitenko (6), 3. Brandon Greene (64), 4. Matt Folstad (8), 5. Scott Butz (34), 6. Spike Lempilius (52), 7. Donovan Peterson (69).

Heat 3: 1. Roger Rager (6), 2. John Franzen (35), 3. Dan Shumway (88), 4. Jeremy Dronen (21), 5. George Grossman (15), 6. Raleigh Sandberg (17), 7. Joseph Kouba (74).

Feature: 1. Roger Rager (6), 2. Jimmy Kouba (2), 3. Joe Kouba (55), 4. Greg Nikitenko (6), 5. Chuck Swenson (X), 6. Jeremy Dronen (21), 7. Leigh Thomas (29), 8. Sam Braaten (96), 9. Curt Lund (87), 10. Dan Shumway (88), 11. Brandon Greene (64), 12. Scott Butz (34), 13. Spike Lempelius (52), 14. Joseph Kouba (74), 15. George Grossman (15), 16. John Wykoff (91), 17. Tom Cummings (69), 18. John Franzen (35), 19. Donovan Peterson (69), 20. Dave Glennon (5), 21. Raleigh Sandberg (17), 22. Matt Folstad (8).

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