Fun-filled ‘Kids Night’ at Princeton Speedway

ason Hall of Princeton began his slide into the south corners while finishing fourth in the Midwest Modified division July 18 at the Princeton Speedway.   Photos by Greg Hunt

ason Hall of Princeton began his slide into the south corners while finishing fourth in the Midwest Modified division July 18 at the Princeton Speedway.  Photos by Greg Hunt

Perfect summer weather brought out a huge “Kids Night” crowd to the Princeton Speedway on Friday, July 18. At intermission, children and parents walked on the “fastest quarter mile on dirt” track to meet the drivers while grabbing a treat or two. It was also bike giveaway night at the Speedway.

When the features got rolling, Justin Pogones of Zimmerman solidified his lead in the Street Stock standings with a win that night. In Super Stocks, Mike Loomis of Columbus advanced close to season-leader Chris Wark with a second-place finish behind Dave Mass of East Bethel. Keith Thell of Foley stretched his lead in Mod 4s with another victory night.

JULY 18 results: WISSOTA Modifieds: Feature- Eric Martini, Shawn Fletcher, Dave Mass, Larry Zeller, Jeremy Nelson, Dustin Nelson, Toby Patchen, Mike Kyllonen, Tony Proell, Todd Lofgren, Andy Jones, Mark Blood.

Season leaders w/five race nights remaining: Zeller 402 pts, Fletcher 398, D.Nelson 391, Shane Sabraski 314, Proell 303.

WISSOTA Super Stocks: Feature-  Dave Mass, Mike Loomis, Dan Gullikson, Denis Czech, Matthew Dibb, Josh Anderson, Chris Wark.

Perfect summer weather brought out a huge “Kids Night” crowd to the Princeton Speedway July 18. At intermission, children and parents walked on the “fastest quarter mile on dirt” track to meet the drivers while grabbing a treat or two. It was also bike giveaway night at the Speedway. During the “Meet the Drivers” intermission session on the Princeton Speedway, young Brayden Wagner of Princeton sat in the no. 44 Street Stock car of Isanti’s Kris Peterson (right).

Perfect summer weather brought out a huge “Kids Night” crowd to the Princeton Speedway July 18. At intermission, children and parents walked on the “fastest quarter mile on dirt” track to meet the drivers while grabbing a treat or two. It was also bike giveaway night at the Speedway. During the “Meet the Drivers” intermission session on the Princeton Speedway, young Brayden Wagner of Princeton sat in the no. 44 Street Stock car of Isanti’s Kris Peterson (right).

Season leaders: Wark 398 pts, Loomis 396, Dibb 363, Gullickson 360, Sabraski 303.

WISSOTA Midwest Modifieds: Feature- Bud Martini, Brandon Mehrwerth, Denis Czech, Jason Hall, Kyle Matuska, David Siercks, Kyle Wehking, Ryan Putnam, Billy Kendall, Megan Schmidt, Behn Mensen, Travis Taylor, Colbie Gallipo, Gino Fontecchio, Josh Paulson, Jeremy Nelson, Chad Fouquette, Shawn Fletcher.

WISSOTA Street Stocks: Feature- Justin Pogones, Amanda Milbrandt, Kurt Becken, Ryan Kostreba, Kris Peterson, Davey Kruchten, Durrand Peterson, Russell Peterson, Alex Gunderson, Anita Hillebregt, Brad Schmidt.

Season leaders: Pogones 475, Kostreba 454, K. Peterson 422, Milbrandt 407, R. Peterson 380.

WISSOTA Mod Fours: Feature- Keith Thell, Mitch Hribar, Jerry Esler, Brandon Lindquist, Tommy Bawden, Kyle Thell, Chad Funt, Dwight Gilyard, Ross Mead, Abby Garin, Jess Geesey, Zac Hribar, Trevor Roediger, Courtney Murray.

Season leaders: Keith Thell 427 pts, Kyle Thell 352, Lindquist 338, Hribar 333, Mead 320.

Princeton Hornets:  Feature- Quain Busitzky, Lexy Kastner, Matt Dibb, Leslie Crow, Jasmin Matthewman, Eric Pfundt, Erik Gruhlke, Brennan Gave, Jake Bayerl, Ariel Mueller.

Season leaders: Dannie Burhholder 452 pts, Gruhlke 432, Matthewman 422, Kastner 408, Bayerl 397.

* Next race night with 2nd annual Car Show: July 25, 7 p.m.

Princeton Hornet racer Lexy Kastner of Andover chatted with young fans and passed out treats during the “Meet the Drivers” session.

Princeton Hornet racer Lexy Kastner of Andover chatted with young fans and passed out treats during the “Meet the Drivers” session.

 
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