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July 6, 2012

By: Tony Paris


(Oskaloosa, Iowa) the 17th annual stock car shootout was held at the Southern Iowa Speedway sponsored by Doll Distributing/Budweiser. The fans packed the stands on a very hot 100 degrees evening to be treated to some hot action at the Mahaska County Monster. It was the 4th of July but official 82 cars signed in to do battle on the nation's holiday and with some big money on the line in all classes and the fans was treated to a 3 year old little girl from New Sharon Addison Vanderbeek who sang the National Anthem. In the first feature of the night was the Autocrafters/Whalen Racing IMCA Sport Compacts 8 lap feature. Merv Chandler would lead all 8 laps in root to his 8th win of the season at Southern Iowa Speedway. Bill Whalen Jr., Larry Hopkins, Mike Nehring and Duayne Herb would round out the top 5.
Next up in the Tracy Elevator IMCA Hobby Stock feature it was Craig Brown jumped out to the early lead and appeared the win but Shannon Anderson had worked his way up to 2nd on lap 8 and started to chase down Brown. Anderson would catch Brown and make the pass for the lead on lap 13. Anderson would lead the remaining laps to take his 6th of the season at SIS. Brown would settle for 2nd, Dustin Griffiths was 3rd, Mike Hughes was 4th and Kevin Fee was 5th.

In the Pyramid Graphics and Sports IMCA SportMod feature it was Carter Vandenberg taking the lead but a caution on lap 2 that would result in a red flag when Jack Housley would get upside down in turn 4 and he would collect Cody Hillgartner and Randy Krampe, Housley would be okay but his car wouldn't look so good. When the race resumed Vandenberg would have do deal with Curtis Vandwerwal and Tony Johnson. Vanderwal would grab the lead away from Vandenberg meanwhile Sobbing would get by Johnson for 3rd. Sobbing woulg get by Vandenberg for nd on the next lap meanwhile Bryan Weyer would get by Johnson for 4th. Sobbing set his sights on trying to chase down Vanderwal and would do so and take over the lead on lap 12 and lead the remaining laps to take his 5th win of the season at Osky. Vanderwal, Weyer, Vandenberg and Jim Gillenwater completed out the top 5.

Carter's Manufacturing IMCA Stock Cars 25 lap Budweiser Stock Car Shootout feature was up next. Zack Vanderbeek would start on the outside front row and lead all the laps. Vanderbeek would win by a full straightaway over Brad Pinkerton, who came across the line in 2nd but in post-race tech inspection, Vanderbeek was disqualified for an illegal frame giving the win over to Brad Pinkerton. Jay Schmidt, Matt Greiner, Jeff Anderson and Larry Karcz Jr. would round out the top 5. Anderson would be the overall Stock Car Shootout Champion.

The final feature was the Musco Lighting IMCA Modified feature and it was Cayden Cart leading the first 3 laps before the Hartford Hustler Jacob Murray would get by and take the lead. Murray would go on and take his 5th win of the season at Osky. Carter finished 2nd, Richie Gustin was 3rd, David Murray was 4th and Scott Dickey was 5th.

Racing action continues at the Southern Iowa Speedway next week during the Southern Iowa Fair with Monte Motor Parts Dave Lowry Memorial Race
and Oskaloosa, Tracy, and Beacon Night. The following week there Southern Iowa Fair is going on and there will be 2 racing events awarding track points on Tuesday July 17th when the JR Motorsports Hawkeye Dirt Tour appear at the Speedway and the following night will be the Southern Iowa Fair Special. Hot Laps at 7 pm and Racing at 7:30 pm every Wednesday Night.

Autocrafter/Whalen Racing IMCA Sport Compacts
Feature: 1. 2 Merv Chandler (Vinton, IA); 2 00W Bill Whalen Jr. (Riverside, IA); 3. 4 Larry Hopkins (Ottumwa, IA); 4. 7N Mike Nehring (Ankeny, IA); 5. 8 Duayne Herb (Marion, IA); 6. 04 Trent Orwig (Blakesburg, IA); 7. 77 John Whalen (Ainsworth, IA)

Heat: Hopkins, Chandler, J. Whalen, B. Whalen, Orwig, Herb, Nehring

Tracy Elevator IMCA Hobby Stocks
Feature: 1. 78 Shannon Anderson (Urbandale, IA); 2. 69 Craig Brown (Eldon, IA); 3. 10G Dustin Griffiths (Ottumwa, IA); 4. 18H Mike Hughes (Oskaloosa, IA); 5. 52 Kevin Fee (Knoxville, IA); 6. 33 Justin Hook (Oskaloosa, IA); 7. 84 Danny Thrasher (Agency, IA); 8. 2N Donavon Nunnikhoven (Sully, IA); 9. 77 Derek Hodges (Des Moines, IA); 10. 20 Andrew Hustead (Rutledge, MO); 11. 96R Jamie Songer (Ankeny, IA); 12. 6 Jarred Gann (Sigourney, IA); 13. 4C Curt Reed (Des Moines, IA); 14. 19 Rex Bonnett (Pleasantville, IA); 15. 32T Bobby Greene (Eddyville, IA); 16. 57 Scott Shull (Eldon, IA)

Heat #1: Hughes, Fee, Hook, Thrasher, Nunnikhoven, Hodges, Hustead, Gann
Heat #2: Brown, Anderson, Griffiths, Shull, Bonnett, Greene, Reed, Songer

Pyramid Graphics and Sports IMCA SportMods
Feature: 1. 99 Jesse Sobbing (Glenwood, IA); 2. 1 Curtis Vanderwal (Oskaloosa, IA); 3. 27 Bryan Weyer (Des Moines, IA); 4. 7 Carter Vandenberg (Oskaloosa, IA); 5. 10 Jim Gillenwater (Keokuk, IA); 6. 38 Bill Gibson (Des Moines, IA); 7. 8T Tony Johnson (Oskaloosa, IA); 8. 85 Jason McDaniel (Eldon, IA); 9. 12 Eric Flander (Barnes City, IA); 10. 95J Jason Hall (Grinnell, IA); 11. 72 Brett Lowry (Montezuma, IA); 12. 26J Joel Rust (Grundy Center, IA); 13. 8 Tom Lathrop (Ottumwa, IA); 14. 3J Jim Blazina (Blair, NE); 15. 15 Cody Hillgartner (Harlan, IA); 16. 10H Jack Housley (Des Moines, IA); 17. K1 Randy Krampe (Baxter, IA); 18. 10L Levi Laymon (Muscatine, IA); 19. 198 Sam Wieben (Dysart, IA)

Heat #1: Weyer, Flander, Vandenberg, Sobbing, Gillenwater, Hall, Gibson, McDaniel, Lathrop, Blazina
Heat #2: Johnson, Lowry, Wieben, Vanderwal, Hillgartner, Housley, Rust, Krampe, Laymon

Carter's Manufacturing IMCA Stock Cars Budweiser Shootout
Feature: 1. 62 Brad Pinkerton (New Sharon, IA); 2. 19J Jay Schmidt (Tama, IA); 3. 29 Matt Greiner (Washington, IA); 4. 78 Jeff Anderson (Atlantic, IA); 5. 36 Larry Karcz Jr. (Pulaski, WI); 6. 08S Rod Staats (Columbus Junction, IA); 7. 52 Nathan Wood (Sigourney, IA); 8. 3W Jeff Wollam (Marshalltown, IA); 9. 94 Corey Stout (Oskaloosa, IA); 10. 94X Steve Meyer (Grundy Center, IA); 11. 566 Jim Lynch (Donnellson, IA); 12. 19A Alan Vangorp (Des Moines, IA); 13. 8 Colt Mather (Webster, IA); 14. 7 Todd Phillips (Packwood, IA); 15. 93 Michael Jaennette (Newton, IA); 16. 3G Lonnie Greiner (Fairfield, IA); 17. 0 Tony Hardisty (Corning, IA); 18. 84 Eric Malfroid (Luxemburg, WI); 19. 49G Leroy Groenendyk (Oskaloosa, IA); 20. 25C Shane Paris (Muscatine, IA); 21. 22R Todd Reitzler (Grinnell, IA); 22. 99D Damon Murty (Chelsea, IA); 23. 30J Alex Buffington (Wapello, IA); DQ: 33Z Zack Vanderbeek (New Sharon, IA)

B-Feature: 1. Mather; 2. Phillips; 3. Karcz Jr.; 4. Greiner; 5. Wollam; 6. Hardisty; 7. Malfroid; 8. Buffington; 9. 43 Rick Dix (Green Bay, WI); 10. 59 Travis Sutherlin (Aztec, NM); 11. 44 Todd Fisher (Bondurant, IA); 12. 17R Derek Reimer (Marshalltown, IA)

Heat #1: Wood, Murty, Schmidt, Vangorp, Phillips, Fisher, Sutherlin
Heat #2: Meyer, Pinkerton, Staats, Groenendyk, Reimer, Mather, Buffington
Heat #3: Reitzler, M. Greiner, Stout, Paris, Hardisty, Karcz Jr., Dix
Heat #4: Anderson, Vandenbeek, Jaennette, Lynch, L. Greiner, Malfroid, Wollam

Musco Lighting IMCA Modifieds
Feature: 1. 48J Jacob Murray (Hartford, IA); 2. 10C Cayden Carter (Oskaloosa, IA); 3. 19G Richie Gustin Jr. (Gilman, IA); 4. 97M David Murray (Oberlin, KS); 5. 40 Scott Dickey (Packwood, IA); 6. 69X Jon Snyder (Ames, IA); 7. 20DUB Shane Weller (Agency, IA); 8. 02 Andrew Schroeder (Keswick, IA); 9. 12H Dakota Hayden (Wilton, IA); 10. 51 Tyler Vandekamp (Ankeny, IA); 11. K1 Kyle Krampe (Baxter, IA); 12. 22 Brandon Banks (Washington, IA)

Heat #1: Vandekamp, D. Murray, Snyder, Schroeder, Dickey, Krampe
Heat #2: Carter, Gustin, J. Murray, Hayden, Weller, Banks

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