Chandler, May, Luellen, Pruitt, Gienger and Carter Take Victories on Old Timers Lounge Night

May 18, 2013

Marshalltown, Iowa (May 17th, 2013) – First the the time the speedway get back-to-back nights in as mother nature finally cooperated on Old Timers Lounge and Scout Night. The race track produced 3 and 4 wide racing through out the night.

David Moorman lead the first four laps in the IMCA Sport Compacts feature but Merv Chandler made the pass for the lead. Chandler took the win with John Gill taking second when David Moorman experienced trouble.

In the Toby’s K’s Hidaway Mod Lite 15 lap feature, Josh May started inside the second row but by the end of lap one, May was the leader. May lead the remain laps to take his first win at Marshalltown this year. Mike Morrill, Andy Hennigar, Charlie Brown and Dusty Masolini rounded out the top 5.

Jayme Duinink grab the early race lead in the Big 8 Tyre Center IMCA Sport Mods but a caution on lap 2 would put Ty Luellen, who started fifth on his back bumper. Duinink held on to the lead on lap 3 but Luellen made the pass on lap 4. Luellen had to make it through the middle stages of the race as the caution waved five more times but he managed to hold on. Luellen held off the late race charge from Jenae Gustin, who worked her way through the field from her ninth place starting spot. Finishing behind Luellen and Gustin was Ben Kates, Eric Elliott and Joel Rust.

Before one lap was completed in the Mike’s Hard Lemonade IMCA Hobby Stock feature, the caution waved when CJ Dall’s machine didn’t start and came to a stop on the front stretch. The Old Bandit Brandon Pruitt grabbed the lead and never look back to take the win. Bill Bonnett tried to chase down Pruitt but last effort came up short. Brice Udelhoven, Eric Stanton and Austin Luellen rounded out the top 5.

Jay Schmidt lead the first two laps in the Amsoil IMCA Stock Car feature but it was Tracy Gienger getting by on lap 3. Gienger had his handful through out the remainder of the feature as Steve Meyer worked his way from tenth to the back bumper. Gienger held off Meyer to take the win. Michael Jaennette was 3rd, Jeff Wollam was 4th and Eric Knutson was 5th.

Final feature of the night was the Meskwaki Bingo Casino Hotel IMCA Modifieds feature and it was Cayden Carter grabbing the lead from his pole position. Just after the completion of lap one, Richie Gustin and Luke Wanninger got together in turn one. Carter pulled away though to take the win over Jimmy Gustin, Kyle Brown, Jon Snyder and Adam Larson.

Next Friday Night will be Midwest Liquid Systems Night at the Marshalltown Speedway. Grandstands are $9 for Adults, Children 11 and under is $2. Hot Laps at 7 pm and Racing at 7:30 pm

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