By Bryan Gapinski SUN PRAIRIE, WI, July 15---Scott Hatton set a new 25-lap track record, winning the Badger Midget Series Feature, Sunday Night at Angell Park Speedway.The win was Hatton's third of the season, and bettered Dan Boorse's...
By Bryan Gapinski
SUN PRAIRIE, WI, July 15---Scott Hatton set a new 25-lap track record, winning the Badger Midget Series Feature, Sunday Night at Angell Park Speedway.The win was Hatton's third of the season, and bettered Dan Boorse's six week old track record by nearly three seconds.
Boorse jumped from the second row, and into the lead at the start, pacing the initial two circuits, before Brandon Waelti moved to the lead for two laps. Boorse regained the lead as the first four cars were less than three car lengths apart. Hatton moved under Boorse for the lead on the seventh lap.
On the thirteenth lap Hatton began lapping the tail of the field, and enjoyed a two second advantage over Boorse, who ran in second unchallenged. Hatton continued to increase his lead as he sliced through lapped traffic. Hatton held a 5.64 second advantage over Boorse at the finish. Waelti, fast qualifier A.J. Fike, and Jerry Coons rounded out the top five. Twenty of the starting field of twenty two cars finished the event.
Boorse leads Davey Ray by 209 points heading into the Friday July 20th event at the Grant County Speedway(Lancaster, WI). the series returns to Angell Park on July 22.
25-lap Feature: 1. Scott Hatton 2. Dan Boorse 3. Brandon Waelti 4. A.J. Fike 5. Jerry Coons Jr. 6. Aaron Fike 7. Kevin Doty 8. Kevin Eggert 9. Mike Hess 10. Rick Mueller 11. Randy Fiscus 12. Roger Miller 13. Randy Koch 14. Aaron Fiscus 15. Davey Ray 16. Chad DeSelle 17. Johnny Komppa 18. Brian Terry 19. Greg Ganrath 20. Rick LaBrosse 21. Tom Bartz 22. Dean Erfurth
15-lap "B" Feature: Waelti 10-lap Heat Race Winners: Ganrath, Coons, Eggert, A.J. Fike
6-lap Trophy Dash: A.J. Fike Fast Time: A.J. Fike, 14.758 seconds
CARS PRESENT: 35 PURSE: $10,650 WINNING CHASSIS/ENGINE: Stealth-Brayton
CURRENT BADGER MIDGET SERIES POINTS: 1. Dan Boorse 875 2. Davey Ray 666 3. Mike Hess 602 4. Scott Hatton 597 5. Kevin Doty 522 6. Brandon Waelti 510 7. Randy Fiscus 449 8. Chad DeSelle 415 9. Kevin Eggert 407 10. A.J. Fike 387