Marriott Takes the $1,000 on Night Two of the Southern Iowa Fair

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July 17, 2014

Oskaloosa, Iowa (July 16th, 2014) Night Number Two of racing during the 2014

Southern Iowa Fair on Wednesday Night was just as exciting as it was on

Tuesday. The night was sponsored by KBOE Radio and Pepsi Cola Mahaska Bottling

Company which also saw the inaugural class be inducted into the Southern Iowa

Speedway Hall of Fame.

After all the heat races were completed the inaugural class of Hall of Fame

inductees were introduced to the crowd. 1st Inductee was Aaron Brown, who lost

his life in an automobile crash in 1994 cutting his racing career short but he

was able to pick up the 1992 IMCA Stock Car track championship accepting his

award was his family and racing crew. The second inductee was Randy Schroeder

which pick 1984 IMCA Stock Car track championship and was a three time (1992, 1995

and 1997) IMCA Modified track champion. Third inductee was Denny Banks, Denny

pilot a race car for many years and working at the track before calling quits

but the familiar 22 car still races but now son Brandon drives it. Fourth

inductee was the legendary Bill Davis Sr who picked up the 1994 IMCA Modified

track champion, Davis family has a legacy and that family legacy continues will

Bill Davis Jr and grandson Kendall Davis. The final inductee has had many

exciting finishes all over the state of iowa and was able to become the 1994

IMCA Stock car track championship and that is of Bobby Greiner Jr. Greiner even

go to see his old stock car pick up a feature win.

First feature of the night was the KBOE Radio IMCA SportMods 16 lap feature but

before a single lap was completed the caution came out when Brayton Carter,

Curtis VanDerWal and Damon Murty got together on the front stretch. When the

race got going it was Tony Johnson leading the first lap but  Clint

Luellen grabbed it away on lap two. Luellen saw the caution come out again on

lap four when Charlie Weber spun in turn two. Luellen now had to contend with

Jason McDaniel and it was McDaniel taking the lead away on lap six. Luellen

refused to give up and stay close until the final caution on lap 12. Luellen

was able to get a great restart and take the lead way from McDaniel on lap 13.

Luellen held off challenges from McDaniel and Brett Lowry the final three laps

to take the win. McDaniel came home second and Lowry was third. Brayton Carter

was fourth and Curtis VanDerWal was fifth.

Nick Ulin led the opening lap in the Pepsi Cola Mahaska Bottling Company IMCA

Hobby Stocks 15 lap feature but Mike Hughes took the lead away after starting

fifth on lap two. The only race caution came out on lap three when Brandon

Potts spun in turn two. Hughes would lead the remaining laps to take his 9th

win of the season at Osky and 5th win in a row. Dustin Griffiths, Ulin, Craig

Brown and Doug Gorden rounded out the top five.

In the "Class to Tough To Tame" the Budweiser IMCA Stock Cars 18 lap

event, it was Todd Reitzler taking advantage of his pole position but that was

short lived as Corey Stout from across the street took the lead away on lap

four. Stout and the field saw the caution come out on lap nine for Todd Reitzler

in turn two. On the restart, Cayden Carter was able to grab the lead away and

went on to win his fifth win of the season in Hall of Fame Inductee Bobby

Greiner's car now owned by Roger Kelderman. Damon Murty finished second, Stout

was third, Justin Temeyer was fourth and Brad Pinkerton was fifth.

Trent Orwig grabbed the early lead in the IMCA Sport Compacts ten lap feature

but it was "Happy Feet" Bill Whalen Jr grabbed the lead away on lap

four. Whalen went on to take his seventh win of the season at SIS. Orwig, John

Whalen, Matt Girdley and Matt Moore rounded out the top five.

Hunter Marriott redrew the pole for the Musco Lighting IMCA Modifieds 22 lap

feature event. Marriott took full advantage as he would lead the entire

distance to take the win in the feature that went green-to-checkered. Colt

Mather tried to get by Marriott went the encountered lap traffic on lap ten but

Marriott look smooth out front. Mather settled for second meanwhile Jesse

Sobbing finished third, Jacob Murray was fourth and Luke Wanninger was fifth.

Final Feature of the night was 20 lap IMCA Late Models event. Nick Marolf

started on the pole and he would lead all 20 laps. Marolf won by half the track

over Tommy Elston, Todd Cooney, Jeremy Grady and Kevin Kile. Late Models next

appearance is in two weeks on Wednesday July 30th.

Next Wednesday Night will be KISS 101.5 FM Night at the Races. IMCA Modifieds,

IMCA Stock Cars, IMCA SportMods, IMCA Hobby Stocks and IMCA Sport Compacts will

all be on the card. Hot Laps at 7pm and Racing at 7:30pm.

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