Racing: Humboldt Speedway
HUMBOLDT On Friday night at Humboldt Speedway, NASCAR / Whelen All-American racing returned to the 3/8-mile Hummer with drivers battling for wins to start the season. The premiere event of the evening was the $500 to Win, Rays Metal Depot B-Mod division. Drivers had a chance to buy-in and increase the purse for the A feature. All other classes raced for points and bragging rights.
In NASCAR / Whelen All-American Series Modified racing, Webb Citys Mitch Keeter made it back to back victories, jumping out from his front row starting position and pacing all 25 laps of the A feature. Wichitas Dan Powers, starting on the pole, ran a solid second. Derby, Kansas racer Scott Green outdistanced teammate Tyler Davis for third. Nevada, Missouris Chase Domer rounded out the top five. Heat race wins went to Powers and Tad Davis.
In Rays Metal Depot B Modified action the premier event of the evening, Jasper, Missouris Cody Jolly overtook pole position starter Tim Van Gotten on his way to his fourth win of the season. Jolly, the 2017 NASCAR/ Whelen-All American Series Division II National Champion, is looking to back up last years performance with consecutive wins at the Hummer. Billings, Missouri driver Shawn Strong advanced to run second and Chanutes Tyler Kidwell ran third. Heat race wins went to Jolly, Van Gotten, Clint Johnson and Jim Body. Jollys win and buy in gained him the $500 purse.
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