Kopellah Speedway report 2001-07-22

Roger Rager extended his unbeaten streak in MSS competition to three as he swept to victory last Friday night at Kopellah Speedway in St. Croix Falls, WI. Rager won the first heat race, the North Country Builders Dash, and led all 20 laps of the...

Roger Rager extended his unbeaten streak in MSS competition to three as he swept to victory last Friday night at Kopellah Speedway in St. Croix Falls, WI. Rager won the first heat race, the North Country Builders Dash, and led all 20 laps of the A-main in a dominating fashion. Rager has previous MSS victories at Kopellah Speedway on July 3rd and on June 17th at the Fox Ridge Speedway in Arcadia, WI.

Rager took the lead from the pole and immediately starting stretching the advantage while fellow front row starter Tom Kamrath battled with Brett Geldner for second. Geldner used a daring high side pass in turn 2 to take the spot, but could not catch the fleet Rager. John Nelson worked the low side of the speedway to get by Kamrath for third with a handful of laps remaining. Spike Lempelius rounded out the top five spots. Heat races for the 11 MSS cars on hand were won by Roger Rager and Joe Kouba.

The MSS now rolls on to the Fox Ridge Speedway in Arcadia, WI on Friday August 3rd for the second visit of the season to the beautiful new facility. For more information contact Justin Zoch at 515-835-1171

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MSS Results from Kopellah Speedway, St. Croix Falls, WI July 20th, 2001 By: Justin Zoch

A-Main: 1. Roger Rager, 2. Brett Geldner, 3. John Nelson, 4. Tom Kamrath, 5. Spike Lempelius, 6. Joe Kouba, 7. Joseph Kouba, 8. Alan Gilbertson, 9. John Franzen, 10. Mike Sargent

North Country Builders Dash: 1. Rager, 2. Kamrath, 3. Lempelius, 4. Geldner, 5. Nelson, 6. Joe Kouba

Heat 1: 1. Rager, 2. Lempelius, 3. Nelson, 4. Franzen, 5. Jimmy Kouba, 6. Sargent

Heat 2: 1. Joe Kouba, 2. Geldner, 3. Kamrath, 4. Joseph Kouba, 5. Gilbertson

2001 Midwest Sprint Series Schedule June 15th Kopellah Speedway Rain June 22nd Fox Ridge Raceway Roger Rager July 3rd Kopellah Speedway Roger Rager July 20th Kopellah Speedway Roger Rager August 3rd Fox Ridge Speedway Arcadia, WI August 17th Kopellah Speedway St. Croix Falls, WI September 2nd Kopellah Speedway St. Croix Falls, WI September 8th Fox Ridge Speedway Arcadia, WI

-MSS

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