Saturday, August 11, 2012
Results from Mid-Nebraska Speedway
DONIPHAN, Nebr. -- Cloudy skies and cool weather may have kept some people home but the action was fast and hot at Mid-Nebr Speedway Saturday night. Tim Hans led the first two laps in the opening Grand National Late Model heat race before Brandon Leonard took the lead. One lap later Robby Leonard took control and continued for the win. Les Siebert moved up for second with Jarred Hackler third and fourth went to Brandon Leonard. Denton Duncan grabbed the lead in heat number two but then Kevin Safranek took the lead on lap four. Safranek continued to lead with one lap remaining as a yellow flag stopped the race. Josh Leonard made a pass for the win as Safranek held on for second. Tom Kubicka was third and Robert Leonard fourth.
IMCA Modified driver Wade Cross moved into the lead and controlled the first heat race with the win. Brian Levander finished in second. Cale Osborn finished third and fourth went to Justin Brandt. Jimmy Pearce led the second heat race from start to finish for the win. Jared Hoefelman challenged in second as Tyler Iverson and Matthew Kiner rounded out the top four.
The IMCA Hobby Stock first heat of the night saw Michael Zerr leading lap number one but then Zack Gimpel took control. Kyle Bond took over at the halfway point and went on for another win. Gimpel finished second with Jake Pemberton third and fourth went to Jerry Barribo. Caleb Hetrick controlled the second heat race from start to finish with the win. Jamie Porterfield was second, Tyler Andreasen third and Russ Specht finished fourth.
Awards Plus Happy Hornet driver Steven Hanna controlled their heat race for the win. Joey Platt finished in second as Tyler Barribo was third and Denise Williams fourth.
“Driver of the Week” honors went to IMCA Modified driver Justin Brandt. Justin has been at the Speedway every week this season and was sixth in points going into the nights competition. Congratulations to Justin Brandt.
The points chase in the Awards Plus Happy Hornets got even closer as Joey Platt took the lead on lap three of their A-feature and continued for the win. Darrell Fieldgrove finished in second as current points leader Erik Nelson finished third leaving him with a one point lead in the chase. Katie Renschler finished in fourth.
Caleb Hetrick took the lead in the IMCA Hobby Stock A-feature and led until lap six. Kyle Bond took control at that point in the race and continued for win number nine for the season. Jake Pemberton moved up to finish second as Jerry Barribo and Jim Buss rounded out the top four. Tyler Andreasen had been in a comfortable second place until his engine blew on the final lap dropping him to fifth place.
Jimmy Pearce grabbed the early lead in the IMCA Modified A-feature. Tyler Iverson took the lead on lap three. Iverson and Wade Cross battle long and hard for the front position but Cross outlasted the battle taking a decisive lead for the final five laps getting win number eight for the season at the speedway. Second place went to Iverson with Jared Hoefelman third and Bob Lawson was fourth.
Denton Duncan led lap number one in the Grand National Late Model but Kevin Safranek took control on lap number two. Safranek continued to lead until lap twenty-three as Josh Leonard took the lead and got win number seven for the season. Safranek finished in second with Tom Kubica third and Robby Leonard was fourth.
Next week will have the NCRA 360 Sprints added to the regular weekly show so it should provide plenty of extra action for all race fans.
Awards Plus Happy Hornet Results
Heat: 13 Steven Hanna, 21P Joey Platt, 14Jr Tyler Barribo, 30D Denise Williams
A-Feature: 21P Joey Platt, 6D9 Darrell Fieldgrove, 7 Erik Nelson, 8R Katie Renschler, 1A Tyler Auten, 30D Denise Williams, 11 Joe Welsh, 14Jr Tyler Barribo, 13 Steven Hanna
IMCA Hobby Stock Results
Heat 1: 0 Kyle Bond, 25z Zack Gimpel, 18 Jake Pemberton, 14 Jerry Barribo
Heat 2: 44 Caleb Hetrick, 11p Jamie Porterfield, 13T Tyler Andreasen, 26 Russ Specht
A-Feature: 0 Kyle Bond, 18 Jake Pemberton, 14 Jerry Barribo, 12 Jim Buss, 13T Tyler Andreasen, 25z Zack Gimpel, 11P Jamie Porterfield, 44 Caleb Hetrick, 89 Michael Zerr, 30pk Ethan Kenney, 26 Russ Specht, 51 Dave Wengler
IMCA Modified Results
Heat 1: 21 Wade Cross, 3 Brian Levander, 6c Cale Osborn, 23B Justin Brandt
Heat 2: 51P Jimmy Pearce, 15H Jared Hoefelman, 98T Tyler Iverson, 14 Matthew Kiner
A-Feature: 21 Wade Cross, 98T Tyler Iverson, 15H Jared Hoefelman, 3x Bob Lawson, 3 Brian Levander, 51P Jim Pearce, 69H Evan Hansen, 18 Gary Pemberton, 31 Darick Lamberson, 83H Jerry Huebner, 23B Justin Brandt, 2BA Bob Aspenleiter, 14 Matthew Kiner, 6c, Cale Osborn
Grand National Late Model Results
Heat 1: 85 Robby Leonard, 51 Les Siebert, 00 Jarred Hackler, 88 Brandon Leonard
Heat 2: 85J Josh Leonard, 28 Kevin Safranek, 23 Tom Kubicka, 1 Robert Leonard
A-Feature: 85J Josh Leonard, 28 Kevin Safranek, 23 Tom Kubicka, 85 Robby Leonard, 55 Jake Neighbors, 1 Robert Leonard, 51 Les Siebert, 44 Mike Hetrick, 3 Tim Hans, 21 E.J. Flynn, 50 Dan Huebner, 83D Denton Duncan, 83 Lester Duncan, 00 Jarred Hackler, 88 Brandon Leonard