Swenson Tops ASCS Northern Plains Region at I-90 HARTFORD, S.D. (July 27, 2007) -- Reigning series champion Chuck Swenson recaptured the American Sprint Car Series Northern Plains Region points lead by topping Friday night's...
Swenson Tops ASCS Northern Plains Region at I-90
HARTFORD, S.D. (July 27, 2007) -- Reigning series champion Chuck Swenson recaptured the American Sprint Car Series Northern Plains Region points lead by topping Friday night's 25-lap feature at I-90 Speedway.
Swenson had his hands full throughout, fighting off the challenges of Clint Garner to capture his third series win of the year aboard the Fisher-powered K&N Conversions No. X Maxim.
Garner actually battled past Swenson for the lead on the tenth round, only to have the move negated by a caution flag.
Swenson held on the rest of the way to post the win in front of Garner, with Eric Lutz charging from 15th to take the show position. Gregg Bakker advanced from twelfth to claim fourth, with Chad Meyer rounding out the top five.After entering the night atop the point charts, Lee Grosz finished sixth and fell ten points behind Swenson. Mitch Runge was seventh, with Curt Lund, Jody Rosenboom and Bryan Dobesh completing the top ten.
ASCS Northern Plains Region Results from I-90 Speedway:
First Heat (8 laps): 1. X-Chuck Swenson, 2. 7-Chad Meyer, 3. 99V-Gordy Vogelaar, 4. 87-Curt Lund, 5. 27-Brian Brown, 6. 12-Brock Dump, 7. 24-Jesse Drost, 8. 21v-Brent Vonk.
Second Heat (8 laps): 1. 99-Shawn Van Wyhe, 2. 20G-Chris Graf, 3. 5x-Dave Glennon, 4. 13-Jordan Martens, 5. 85-Justin Saathoff, 6. 11m-Troy Meyer, 7. 26m-Brad Mandery. DNS. K9-Donovan Peterson.
Third Heat (8 laps): 1. 40-Clint Garner, 2. 15-Joe Riedel, 3. 14-John Nelson, 4. 9-Micah Schliemann, 5. 28-Mitch Runge, 6. 32-Jamie Turpin.JDNS. 17b-Ryan Bickett, 56-Johnn Cressman.
Fourth Heat (8 Laps): 1. 4J-Lee Grosz, 2. 6-Jody Rosenboom, 3. 11x-Gregg Bakker, 4. 5-Eric Lutz, 5. 2K-Kevin Ingle, 6. 2d-Bryan Dobesh, 7. 17-Don Bickett.
Pole Dash (5 Laps): 1. X-Chuck Swenson, 2. 99-Shawn Van Wyhe, 3. 4J-Lee Grosz, 4. 40-Clint Garner, 5. 7-Chad Meyer, 6. 20G-Chris Graf.
B Feature (12 laps): 1. 27-Brian Brown, 2. 28-Mitch Runge, 3. 56-John Cressmann, 4. 2d-Bryan Dobesh, 5. 11m-Troy Meyer, 6. 2K-Kevin Ingle, 7. 24-Jesse Drost, 8. 12-Brock Dump, 9. 26m-Brad Mandery, 10. 32-Jamie Turpin, 11. 21v-Brent Vonk, 12. 17-Don Bickett, 13. 85-Justin Saatoff.JDNS. K9-Donovan Peterson, 17b-Ryan Bickett.
A Feature (25 laps): 1. X-Chuck Swenson, 2. 40-Clint Garner, 3. 5-Eric Lutz, 4. 11x-Gregg Bakker, 5. 7-Chad Meyer, 6. 4J-Lee Grosz, 7. 28-Mitch Runge, 8. 87-Curt Lund, 9. 6-Jody Rosenboom, 10. 2d-Byan Dobesh, 11. 5x-Dave Glennon, 12. 15-Joe Riedel, 13. 99-Shawn Van Wyhe, 14. 14-John Nelson, 15. 9-Micah Schliemann, 16. 13-Jordan Martens, 17. 99V-Gordy Vogelaar, 18. 20G-Chris Graf, 19. 56-Johnn Cressmann, 20. 27-Brian Brown.
Lap Leaders: Chuck Swenson (1-25)
ASCS Northern Plains Region Points (Top Ten): 1. Chuck Swenson 1,116, 2. Lee Grosz 1,106, 3. Dave Glennon 1,016, 4. Eric Lutz 971, 5. Curt Lund 780, 6. Scott Winters 680, 7. Chris Graf 679, 8. Jody Rosenboom 611, 9. Clint Garner 572, 10. Natalie Sather 528.