Zomer Zaps ASCS Midwest Region at I-90 HARTFORD, SD (August 26, 2005) -- Dusty Zomer fought off a late bid from Jake Peters to score his first American Sprint Car Series Midwest Region feature victory of the season by...
Zomer Zaps ASCS Midwest Region at I-90
HARTFORD, SD (August 26, 2005) -- Dusty Zomer fought off a late bid from Jake Peters to score his first American Sprint Car Series Midwest Region feature victory of the season by topping Friday night's 25-lap feature at Interstate Auto Centers I-90 Speedway.
Gridding the feature field outside the front row, Zomer outgunned polesitter Billy Alley for the point at the drop of the green flag and led the early stages of the race with Alley, Peters, Gregg Bakker and Chuck Swenson in tow.
Following a pair of cautions over the first half of the race, Peters disposed of Alley for second on a lap 13 restart. Piloting March Burch's No. 1m entry, Alley slipped off the top of turn two three laps later and slipped back to sixth.
Peters pulled alongside Zomer exiting turn four with the white flag in sight, but Zomer was up to the challenge and secured the victory on the final round aboard the Schmidt-powered Bargain Barn Tire Center No. 1z Schnee.
Peters settled for runner-up honors, with Bakker in the show position.JMicah Schliemann crossed the stripe in fourth, with Clint Garner rounding out the top five.
Alley settled for sixth, with Swenson, Seth Brahmer, Rick Ideus and Eric Lutz completing the top ten.
Zomer, Swenson and Peters each claimed heat race victories.Toby Chapman's night came to an early end following a heat race tumble. Chapman was uninjured.
First Heat (8 Laps): 1. Dusty Zomer, 2. Micah Schliemann, 3. Brock Dump, 4. Seth Brahmer, 5. Rick Ideus, 6. Joe Reidel. DNS: Don Droud, Jr.
Second Heat (8 Laps): 1. Chuck Swenson, 2. Gregg Bakker, 3. Eric Lutz, 4. Bill Boles, 5. Scott Winters, 6. Kevin Flowers, 7. Toby Chapman.
Third Heat (8 Laps): 1. Jake Peters, 2. Billy Alley, 3. Clint Garner, 4. Ryan Voss, 5. Casey Abbas, 6. Tom Platt, 7. Justin Saathoff.
A Feature (25 Laps): 1. Dusty Zomer, 2. Jake Peters, 3. Gregg Bakker, 4. Micah Schliemann, 5. Clint Garner, 6. Billy Alley, 7. Chuck Swenson, 8. Seth Brahmer, 9. Rick Ideus, 10. Eric Lutz, 11. Scott Winters, 12. Bill Boles, 13. Brock Dump, 14. Casey Abbas, 15. Ryan Voss, 16. Justin Saathoff, 17. Joe Reidel, 18. Tom Platt, 19. Kevin Flowers. DNS: Toby Chapman, Don Droud, Jr.
ASCS Midwest Region Points (Top Ten): 1. Billy Alley 858, 2. Toby Chapman 765, 3. Rick Ideus 758, 4. Brian Brown 740, 5. Jake Peters 692, 6. Seth Brahmer 648, 7. Jason Danley 617, 8. Don Droud, Jr. 614, 9. Jason Martin 544, 10. Chad Humston 536.