Cody Jolly gets fourth win of season



April 22, 2018 - 11:00 PM

Cody Jolly, left, battles with Shawn Strong in B-Mod action. FINISHLINE PHOTOGRAPHY/DAYTON SUTTERBY

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, Ray’s 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 City’s 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. Wichita’s Dan Powers, starting on the pole, ran a solid second. Derby, Kansas racer Scott Green outdistanced teammate Tyler Davis for third. Nevada, Missouri’s Chase Domer rounded out the top five. Heat race wins went to Powers and Tad Davis.

In Ray’s Metal Depot B Modified action the premier event of the evening, Jasper, Missouri’s 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 year’s performance with consecutive wins at the Hummer. Billings, Missouri driver Shawn Strong advanced to run second and Chanute’s Tyler Kidwell ran third. Heat race wins went to Jolly, Van Gotten, Clint Johnson and Jim Body. Jolly’s win and buy in gained him the $500 purse.

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