Hansen Solidifies Position With Win At I-94 Raceway SAUK CENTRE, MN (July 10, 2004) - Todd Hansen took another step towards a Championship run as he won the Miller Lite ASA Super Late Model Feature on Mid-Season Championship night at I-94...
Hansen Solidifies Position With Win At I-94 Raceway
SAUK CENTRE, MN (July 10, 2004) - Todd Hansen took another step towards a Championship run as he won the Miller Lite ASA Super Late Model Feature on Mid-Season Championship night at I-94 Raceway in Sauk Centre. Molly Rhoads kicked off the race, by jumping out into the lead. Things got slowed down in a hurry however, when Brittany Fischer crashed into the turn one wall. When the green came back out again, Rhoads continued to show the way as DJ Dondelinger got past Jon Olson for second. Dondelinger closed in on the leader and on lap nine, he took over the top spot. On lap 12, contact from another car sent Sam Gottwald into the turn four wall. Dondelinger took the restart, with Stacy Rossell making a bid for the lead. Rossell took the lead from Dondelinger on lap 18, but the car on the move was eleventh starting Hansen, who had run down the front pair and was just waiting for the right opening to make his move. Hansen surged by with ten laps to go and then pulled away from everyone. By the time the checkered flag waved, Hansen was ahead by a full straightaway over Eugene Dick, who made a late race run payoff as he took second. The win helped Hansen maintain his place atop the ASA Super Late Model Point standings.
John Notch is known for making it to the front at the right time and he did it again as he won the Miller Lite Modified Feature. Rookie Joey Johnson grabbed the lead from his front row starting spot. Tony Grams moved to second as Johnson set a quick pace out front. Fifth starting Notch ran a steady third right behind the top two. Notch stepped things up on lap 14, when he moved to second and then on the next lap, he edged Johnson to the line to take the lead. Johnson held tight with the new leader, but lost a couple of car lengths in the final two laps as Notch took the win and added to his Modified Points lead.
Tim Brockhouse drove one of the wildest races of his career as he pulled off the win in the Great North Legends Feature. Jason Brockhouse took the lead from the start, but the race would soon be put on hold as several cars spun in turn one. Chad Flynn had no where to go and climbed the turn one wall, hit the fence and rolled, landing on his roof. Flynn was taken to the hospital for examination and later released. After a short delay to repair the damaged fence, things got rolling again with Jason Brockhouse still out front. Cal Lease worked the leader hard and on lap eight, he took over the lead. During the Red Flag period, Tim Brockhouse had gotten out of his car and pulled off a damaged fender, which sent him to the back of the pack. Brockhouse came flying through the entire field and with ten laps left, he was behind his son, Jason, in third. Tim soon got past Jason and he set his sights on Lease who was running hard out front. With one lap to go, it was Lease holding onto the lead, with Tim Brockhouse right on his bumper. The pair pulled even on the backstretch before they entered the final two turns. Coming out of turn four, Lease got a little sideways and that was all that Brockhouse needed as he slipped under and took the lead for the remaining few feet to score the win and add to his lead in the Great North Legends Point Standings.
Ace Valencour known, for his last lap moves, had to hang on himself on the final lap, as he won the Thunder Car Feature. Jarmin Henry shot into the lead from the start, but Patrick Amelung stayed right alongside and within a few laps, Amelung was the new race leader. Halfway through Valencour took second and zeroed in on Amelung. With six laps left, Valencour moved to the low side of Amelung and he took the lead. Amelung stayed next to Valencour and that allowed him to retake the lead as the white flag waved. Valencour pulled alongside on the backstretch and as the leaders crossed the finish line, Valencour took the lead by a bumper to score the win.
Jeremy Fleck finished the race in third spot on the track, but when all was said and done, Fleck was declared the winner of the UCAR Feature. Steve Meagher and Rob Lanners fought it out the entire race with Meagher taking the checkered flag. In the post-race technical inspection both Meagher and Lanners failed to pass the inspection and the win was awarded to Fleck.
Nathan Johanneck took his first win of the season as he won the TQ Stock Car Feature. Johanneck took the lead from the start, as Leroy Nelson gave Johanneck a run for the money. Nelson would sneak by on lap four, but Johanneck came back on the following lap to reclaim the top position. Darin Nelson rallied late in the race as he took second and pulled alongside Johanneck with a couple of laps to go. Nelson couldn't make it by however as Johanneck hung on for the win.
I-94 Raceway Results
July 10, 2004
ASA Super Late Models
1. Gary Mueller (Chisago City) 2. Stacy Rossell (Atwater) 3. Brittany Fischer (Villard) 4. Molly Rhoads (Hastings) 5. Jeff Lofquist (Fergus Falls) 6. Jon Olson (Hamel) 7. DJ Dondelinger (Brainerd)
1. Tim Olson (Hamel) 2. Ritch Johnson (Monticello) 3. JR Studniski (St. Joseph) 4. Sam Gottwald (Willmar) 5. Gordy Mason (Excelsior) 6. Steve Lamke (Ellsworth, WI) 7. Scott Blake (Randall)0DNS
1. Eugene Dick (Watkins) 2. Bill Rhode (Hudson, WI) 3. Joe Berthiaume (Hamel) 4. Bryan Roach (Becker) 5. Todd Hansen (Minneapolis) 6. Andy Hanson (Ramsey)
1. Todd Hansen (17.05 sec.) 2. Bryan Roach (17.19 sec.) 3. Joe Berthiaume (17.24 sec.) 4. Andy Hanson (12.26 sec.) 5. Eugene Dick (17.32 sec.) 6. Bill Rhode (17.35 sec.)
1. Todd Hansen 2. Eugene Dick 3. Gary Mueller 4. Bryan Roach 5. Stacy Rossell 6. Bill Rhode 7. DJ Dondelinger 8. Andy Hanson 9. Molly Rhoads 10. Tim Olson 11. JR Studniski 12. Jon Olson 13. Gordy Mason 14. Jeff Lofquist 15. Ritch Johnson-DNF 16. Joe Berthiaume-DNF 17. Sam Gottwald-DNF 18. Steve Lamke-DNF 19. Brittany Fischer-DNF
1. John Notch (St. Cloud) 2. Kevin Woeste (Waite Park) 3. Terry Merten (Sauk Centre) 4. Dave Ostendorf (St. Cloud) 5. Tim Brockhouse (Shorewood) 6. Jeff Rohner (Willmar)
1. Tony Grams (Zimmerman) 2. Joey Johnson (Alexandria) 3. Jon Lewerer (Coon Rapids) 4. Brady Barker (Grove City) 5. Jerry Voigt (Cold Spring) 6. Dave Deters (Sauk Centre)
1. John Notch 2. Joey Johnson 3. Jon Lewerer 4. Tony Grams 5. Terry Merten 6. Dave Ostendorf 7. Jerry Voigt 8. Brady Barker 9. Kevin Woeste 10. Tim Brockhouse 11. Dave Deters 12. Jeff Rohner-DNF
Great North Legends
1. Jason Brockhouse (Prior Lake) 2. Greg Lohrenz (Chanhassen) 3. Rollie Davidson (Burnsville) 4. Stan Davis (Maple Grove) 5. Beaner Wiese (Sauk Centre) 6. Ross Zumbach (Racine) 7. Rod Flynn (Alexandria)-DNF
1. Chad Flynn (Alexandria) 2. Mike Turbes (North Mankato) 3. Cam Schafer (Glenwood) 4. Joe Kostreba (Sauk Centre) 5. Matt Hendrickson (Albany) 6. Paul Hartman (Willmar) 7. Charlie Balderston (Freeport)
1. Doug Petty (Oak Grove) 2. Tim Bumgardner (Coon Rapids) 3. Zack Davids (Apple Valley) 4. Gary Oie (St. Paul) 5. Ray Walker (Kimball) 6. Greg Erhard (Hugo)
1. Todd Tracy (Belle Plaine) 2. Tim Brockhouse (Shorewood) 3. Cal Lease (Little Falls) 4. Dirk Henry (Sauk Centre) 5. Jamie Walker (Kimball) 6. Bruce Allen (Chanhassen)-DNS
1. Todd Tracy (19.02 sec.) 2. Tim Brockhouse (19.04 sec.) 3. Dirk Henry (19.09 sec.) 4. Cal Lease (19.17 sec.) 5. Bruce Allen (19.38 sec.) 6. Jamie Walker (19.51 sec.)
1. Tim Brockhouse 2. Cal Lease 3. Jason Brockhouse 4. Dirk Henry 5. Todd Tracy 6. Stan Davis 7. Rollie Davidson 8. Rod Flynn 9. Bruce Allen 10. Cam Schafer 11. Beaner Wiese 12. Doug Petty 13. Greg Lohrenz 14. Ross Zumbach 15. Zack Davids 16. Paul Hartman 17. Charlie Balderston 18. Tim Bumgardner 19. Matt Hendrickson 20. Greg Erhard 21. Gary Oie 22. Joe Kostreba 23. Mike Turbes 24. Chad Flynn-DNF 25. Jamie Walker-DNS 26. Ray Walker-DNS
1. Ace Valencour (Sauk Centre) 2. Jerry Messer (Sauk Centre) 3. Matt Miller (Glenwood) 4. Jarmin Henry (Sauk Centre) 5. Doug Olmscheid (Elrosa) 6. Joe Karl (Osakis) 7. Lawrence Berthiaume (Hamel)
1. Dave Deters (Sauk Centre) 2. Dayrl Harth (Glenwood) 3. Patrick Amelung (St. Joseph) 4. Tim Wojtowicz (Minneapolis) 5. Matt Hoeschen (Sauk Centre) 6. Jonathan Olmscheid (Elrosa) 7. Mark Iverson-DNS
1. Ace Valencour 2. Patrick Amelung 3. Jarmin Henry 4. Matt Miller 5. Dayrl Harth 6. Doug Olmscheid 7. Jerry Messer 8. Joe Karl 9. Jonathan Olmscheid 10. Dave Deters 11. Tim Wojtowicz 12. Mark Iverson 13. Matt Hoeschen 14. Lawrence Berthiaume.
1. Jeremy Fleck (Sauk Rapids) 2. Andy Mayavski (St. Cloud) 3. Corey Flynn (Alexandria) 4. Steve Meagher (Grey Eagle) 5. Adam Fronning (Dalton) 6. Alan Thompson (Waite Park) 7. Tony Hallerman (Sauk Centre) 8. Matt Peterson (Burtrum) 9. Kurt Peterson (Burtrum)
1. Dan Bolstad (Fergus Falls) 2. Bobbi Maras (Grey Eagle) 3. Rod Lanners (Burtrum) 4. Joey Deters (Sauk Centre) 5. Nick Pininski (Sauk Centre) 6. Troy Nelson (Alexandria) 7. Billy Weyer (Sartell)-DNF 8. David Bolstad (Fergus Falls)-DNS
1. Jeremy Fleck 2. Dan Bolstad 3. Andy Mayavski 4. Adam Fronning 5. Bobbi Maras 6. Nick Pininski 7. David Bolstad 8. Corey Flynn 9. Alan Thompson 10. Matt Peterson 11. Troy Nelson 12. Tony Hallerman 13. Kurt Peterson-DNF 14. Joey Deters-DNF 15. Steve Meagher-DQ 16. Ron Lanners-DQ
TQ Stock Cars
1. Nathan Johanneck (Hutchinson) 2. Darin Nelson (Isanti) 3. Leroy Nelson (Isanti) 4. Steve Strandlund (Martin Lake) 5. Jim Beck Jr. (Elk River) 6. Josh Farnum (St. Francis)