MSA Powercom Park race summary 2002-08-24

Troy Wondra repeats at Powercom Park. Saturday, August 24, 2002 - Beaver Dam, WI - Troy Wondra scored his second consecutive Saturday night Midwest Sprintcar Association Feature win at The Raceway at Powercom Park August 24th. K.J. Skelton's...

Troy Wondra repeats at Powercom Park.

Saturday, August 24, 2002 - Beaver Dam, WI - Troy Wondra scored his second consecutive Saturday night Midwest Sprintcar Association Feature win at The Raceway at Powercom Park August 24th. K.J. Skelton's lead slipped to 37 points over Troy Hepfner with just two points shows left in the season.

In the Feature, Jay Schneider jumped out to the early lead, but with six laps in Wondra slipped by in a two lap battle for the lead. With fifteen laps in the books, Frank Firari had advanced to the second spot, with Schneider and Jeremie Hedrick in tow.

The red flag brought the action to a halt as Hedrick tangled hard with the turn one wall on the eighteenth lap, Hedrick was not injured. With the return to green, Hepfner quickly picked his way up to the second spot when the yellow waved for the last time with two laps to go in the 25 lap race.

It was Wondra taking the green white checker laps, marking his second consecutive Feature win at The Raceway at Powercom Park. Hepnfer followed in second and took KSE Hard Charger honors advancing nine spots. Firari would settle for third, Tim Haddy held on to fourth and David O'Neal advanced well to round out the top five.

Jerry Ski worked his way up to finish sixth and Skelton took seventh. Lance Fassbender followed in eight, J.J. Stefan and John Sauermilch Jr. capped the top ten.

In the Triton Trailers B-Main, Danny Schlafer won from his pole starting position, Chris Wiser placed second. T.J. Luedke, Joe Wipperfurth, Bill Taylor and Andy Hunt capped the top six transferring to the Feature.

In the Hepfner Race Products first heat, Doug Schenck battled by Wondra to pick up the checker, Wondra followed in second. The second heat sponsored by JB Enterprises had Ski leading every lap for the win, Firari placed second.

In the MPD third heat, Schneider led until the last lap when Dean Erfurth and Hepfner freight-trained by for the top two spots. Hedrick notched another Heat win in the B & B Oval Track Products sponsored fourth heat, O'Neal settled for second.

Keith Olejnik earned The Wisconsin PC Fast Time Award with a fast lap of 15.275. Next week, the MSA will be making an exhibition appearance at Shawano Speedway on Saturday August 31st, then returns again to The Raceway at Powercom Park on Saturday September 7th. For all of the latest standings, results, pictures and more, visit the MSA website at www.msasprints.com.

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