LANSING, Minn. -- After a rain-out last week, the pit area was packed with 104 cars at the Chateau Raceway Friday.
The L&D Ag USRA B-Mod feature started off badly as Mike Yeager got pinched to the top off the track and went off the end of turns 1-2. His car dug in a rolled over several times, but fortunately Yeager was unhurt in the crash. It took three attempts to get the first lap completed, and when they got it in Cresco, Iowa's Brian Schrage and Scott Demmer were up front.
There were five yellow flags in the first four laps and five laps were knocked off the scheduled 18-lap race. The race finally ended up going to a green-white-checkered finish and Schrage took the win with Jacob Bleess second. Kylie Kath, Leon Mulder and Ben Moudry finished out the top 5.
Lucas Schott of Chatfield dominated the French’s Repair & Fabrication USRA Modified 25-lapper. Schott started on the pole and led all 25 laps for his first win in Lansing. Even a late-race yellow on lap 23 did not faze “Cool Hand Luke” as he took off and finished first in front of Todd Scharkey and Jason Cummins. Brandon Davis and Brandon Aggen rounded out the top 5.
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American Racer USRA Weekly Racing Series
Chateau Raceway, Lansing, Minn.
Friday, April 20, 2012
Feature: 1. Brian Schrage, Cresco, Iowa; 2. Jacob Bleess, Chatfield; 3. Kylie Kath, Owatonna; 4. Leon Mulder, Doon, Iowa; 5. Ben Moudry, Cottage Grove, Iowa; 6. Scott Demmer, New Richland; 7. Austin Schrage, Cresco, Iowa; 8. Terry Kohnert, New Richland; 9. John Warrington, Toeterville, Iowa; 10. Tyler Heetland, Bancroft, Iowa, 11. Alex Schubbe, Mapleton; 12. Todd Borwege, Blooming Prairie; 13. Pete Kiley, Austin; 14. Josh Gessell, Ridgeway, Iowa; 15. Max Anderson, Madison Lake; 16. John Klugherz, Mankato; 17. Logan Kelly, Fairmont; 18. Justin McMahan, Dodge Center; 19. Mike Yeager, Carver.
Heat #!: 1. Demmer, 2. Moudry, 3. A. Schrage, 4. Gessell, 5. Kohnert, 6. Gessell, 7. Klugherz.
Heat #2: 1. Mulder, 2. Kiley, 3. Heetland, 4. Yeager, 5. Kelly.
Heat #3: 1. Kath, 2. Bleess, 3. B. Schrage, 4. Warrington, 5. McMahan, 6. Borwege.
Feature: 1. Lucas Schott, Chatfield; 2. Todd Scharkey, Kasson; 3. Jason Cummins, New Richland; 4. Brandon Davis, Medford; 5. Brandon Aggen, Rushmore; 6. Josh Angst, Winona; 7. Mark Noble, Blooming Prairie; 8. Greg Jensen, Albert Lea; 9. Doug Hillson, Blooming Prairie; 10. A.J. Wiste, Adams; 11. Nick Herrick, West Concord; 12. Josh Mattick, Austin; 13. Doug Herrick, West Concord; 14. Jeremy Misgeb, New Richland; 15. Chad Porter, Madison Lake; 16. Joe Horgdal, Kasson; 17. Tim Pessek, Hutchinson; 18. Joel Alberts, Mantorville; 19. Clayton Wagamon, Blaine.
Heat #1: 1. Mattick, 2. Aggen, 3. Scharkey, 4. Jensen, 5. N. Herrick, 6. Pessek, 7. Misgen.
Heat #2: 1. Angst, 2. Wagamon, 3. Schott, 4. D. Herrick, 5. Wiste, 6. Horgdal.
Heat #3: 1. Davis, 2. Cummins, 3. Hillson, 4. Noble, 5. Alberts, 6. Porter.