OFF-ROAD "VETERANS" GRAB WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP RINGS AT CRANDON RACEWAY DURING BIG WSORR RACE WEEKEND CRANDON, Wis. -- Experience obviously counts when you are chasing a World Championship ring because the BorgWarner World ChampionshipsÂ© at ...
OFF-ROAD "VETERANS" GRAB WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP RINGS AT CRANDON RACEWAY DURING BIG WSORR RACE WEEKEND
CRANDON, Wis. -- Experience obviously counts when you are chasing a World Championship ring because the BorgWarner World Championships© at Crandon Raceway were dominated by veteran drivers in a number of key classes. World Championship titles in 11 classes were awarded during a full day of racing in the Lucas Oil World Series of Off-Road Racing. Curt LeDuc in his Skyjacker Rockstar Toyo Ford had a photo finish win over Josh Baldwin in the Baldwin Racing Toyo Ford in the elite PRO 4x4 race. Kent Brascho filled out the podium with a third place finish in his Goodyear Chevrolet.
Scott Taylor grabbed the win and another World Championship ring in PRO 2WD in his Skyjacker BFG Ford with a late pass of Kevin Probst in the Simply WOW Toyo Chevrolet. Todd LeDuc was third in the Rockstar Skyjacker Toyo Ford. Jeff Kincaid took the hole shot and the World Championship title in the PRO Light Pickup race in his Potawatomi BFG Toyota. He was followed closely around the track the entire race by rival Chad Hord in the Lucas Oil Boss Kumho Nissan. Art Schmitt in his Goodyear Nissan finished third.
Dave Waldvogel made it back-to-back World Championships in two different classes as the Super Stock Truck rookie won a World Championship ring in his Bendix Toyo Chevrolet to go along with the ring he won last year in the Stock Truck class. Another newcomer in the class, Keith Steele, finished second in the Monster Goodyear Chevrolet and Dan Baudoux in the Mole Lake Casino BFG Ford was third. The Stock Truck race was won by Eric Ruppel in a BFG Ford. Jason Bort was second in a Goodyear Chevrolet and Craig Metz was third in a Toyo Chevrolet.
For the third year in a row, Mark Steinhardt on BFG's secured a World Championship ring in the 1600 Buggy class. John Fitzgerald on Goodyears was second and Mike Seefeldt on BFGs was third. The Super Buggy World Championship title went to Ryan Mulder on Nokian Tires. Gary Nierop was second and John Mason third, both on Goodyears. Jamie Kleikamp on Goodyears was the 1600 Light Buggy winner followed by Craig Metz on BFGs and Chad Dewall on Goodyears.
The Formula 4x4 World Championship title was awarded to Dave DeMaegd in a Goodyear Jeep. Crystal Reffke was second in a Maxxis Ford and Bob Sayers was third in a Goodyear Ford. Craig Rogaczewski took the title in the Enduro Truck class in a Goodyear Ford followed by Don Demeny in a Goodyear Dodge and Ben Wierzba in a Chevrolet. The Classix winner was Rob Weiland in a Goodyear Chevrolet. He was followed by Victor Anderson in a Kumho Ford and Adrian Tomlin.