Tyler Hufford Takes the Checkers in Street Stock Special

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Mike Havans paced the field of street stocks to the start of their 50 laps main event. Jim Miller gets a good jump and leads lap one. Ron Maynard Jr keeps pace as the top two pull away. First caution appears on lap 10 for Pat Dent who spun in turn four. On lap 15, Maynard Jr losses power and heads pitside. Miller continues to pull away with Ed Santor and Ron Hart the top three. On lap 20, Hart takes over second, and quickly catches Miller for the race lead. At half way, Miller continues to lead, but Hart and Tyler Hufford are close behind. Hart takes the lead on lap 27, as Hufford follows in to second. Kyle Ribble takes over third, as Hart and Hufford pull away. On lap 31, Jesse Collinge makes his way back up front to fourth. Two laps later, Hart and Hufford race side by side allowing third and forth to catch up. Hufford takes the lead on lap 35. Two laps later, Ribble takes over second, and closes in on Hufford for the race lead. With five laps to go, Hufford begins to stretch his lead, and takes the win. Ribble is second with Hart, Collinge, and Lonnie Saumier the top five.

The Performance Automotive Northwest Spartan Stock “A” feature saw Nate Jenkins take the early lead in his first A feature start. On a lap two restart, Scott Sigman grabs second, followed by Gordon Alblas in third. Sigman uses the outside to move past Jenkins on lap eight, as caution waves again. After the restart, Brandon Varney moves in to third on lap 12, and tracks down the leaders. On a lap 20 restart, Varney takes over second, and looks to the outside of Sigman. In the closing laps, Varney would stay close, but Sigman would take the win. Varney and Alblas are the top three. In the B feature, Tim Lahar took the early lead, but bobbled with five laps to go, allowing Steve Allen by who goes on and takes the win. Lex Jarecki sneaks by on the last lap for second, with Lahar third.

Jim Butler paced the Sawyers Chevrolet Modifieds for their 35-lap feature event. Butler led the opening laps, as Tony Pastorino, Al Berry, and Jon McNett battled for second. On lap eight, McNett uses the high-side to take second away from Pastorino. One lap later, Dan Loughan takes fourth, as McNett catches Butler for the race lead. 15 laps in, a four-car battle for the lead is taking shape. Just five laps later, Parish takes over fourth, but the top six cars are now nose to tail. A lap 21 restart, McNett takes over command, and starts to pull away. With five to go, McNett increases his lead, as Dave McManus slips in to third. Caution with three laps to go, but McNett is hooked up on the restart and pulls away for the win. McManus is second with Jason Parish taking third on the final lap.

The Sawyers Superstore Michigan Legends saw Ed Genord take the early lead. Rich Michalak takes the point on lap two, as Tyler Mackenzie and Tony Monge take over second and third. On a lap six restart, Monge takes over second, then takes the lead one lap later. Greg Rudzik shows his strength taking over second, and then to the lead on lap ten. On lap 15, Monge closes back in on Rudzik as the duo slice through lapped traffic. On lap 17, Monge takes the lead, but slips high in turn four allowing Rudzik back by. At the finish, Rudzik takes the win followed by Monge and Michalak.

The Boss Snow Equipment Outlaw Pony Stocks saw Todd Metz Jr take the lead on lap three, and he never looked back. Current points leader William Larner was able to work his way through traffic to take second while Todd Metz Sr held on for third. In the stock class, Randy Kretzinger Jr picked up the win in dominating fashion once again. Jimmy Burchett tried to keep pace in second, and Trina Newman was third.

In the Enduro Figure 8, Darby Christensen opened up a huge lead on lap one as the field was left to battle for second. Wayne Parkhurst Sr breaks through the crowd and is catching Christensen for the lead. Matt Sairls blew a tire coming through the intersection, hitting the front stretch wall ending his race. When the race resumed, Wayne Parkhurst Sr took over second with maverick Morrow in third. Seven laps in, Morrow takes over second, but still a 1/4 lap behind Christensen. With 11 laps in, Morrow has caught Christensen for the lead, and makes the pass in lapped traffic on lap 16. Wayne Parkhurst Jr sneaks in to third on lap 23, but is a half lap down to the leader. At the finish, Morrow takes the win as Christensen and Parkhurst Jr are the top three.

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