Muilenburg, Martin beat the heat, score weekend wins at Lucas Oil Speedway
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August 23, 2014

WHEATLAND, Mo. -- With sweltering temps providing challenges to fans and drivers alike, Logan Martin and Steve Muilenburg beat the heat to score wins in their respective classes on KIX 105.7 and 92.3 BOB FM Public Safety Appreciation Night this past Saturday, Aug. 23, at the Lucas Oil Speedway.

The Pitts Homes USRA Modifieds saw Logan Martin of West Plains fight off a furious challenge from El Dorado Springs driver Chase Jones and Sparta's Steve Muilenburg to take the win as Jones took the second spot while Muilenburg settled for a third-place finish as the three-wide battle raged. Parkville's Kerry Davis made a return visit to the Lucas Oil Speedway, finishing in fourth in the final run down. Current Pitts Homes USRA Modified track points leader Jeff Cutshaw survived to finish fifth after contact earlier in the race.

The final event of the evening was the 25-lap, $500-to-win Tri-Lakes RV USRA B-Mod main event and the race had two distinct story lines. While the leaders seemed intent on providing a wild three-wide battle up front, the caution flag seemed to wave each time the battle really intensified as the track was now ultra-slick and treacherous.

Steve Muilenburg used his experience to outduel Shawn Strong and Logan Martin to finally score the win. Strong scored a second-place finish after starting in fifth while Martin slipped to third at the finish after starting on the pole. Mike Striegel of Wheatland finished in the fourth spot while Nevada's Dustin Campbell rounded out the top-5.

Tri-Lakes RV USRA B-Mod track points leader Kris Jackson suffered early-race front end damage after contact in turn 3. Jackson continued to soldier on despite the damage but finally the handling became too much and the car snapped around in turn 2, making heaving contact with the right rear of the car against the concrete retaining wall. Jackson was officially scored in the 14th position in the final rundown.

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OFFICIAL RESULTS
United States Racing Association
USRA Weekly Racing Series
Lucas Oil Speedway, Wheatland, Mo.
Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014

USRA B-MODS

Heat #1: 1. Logan Martin, West Plains; 2. Shawn Strong, Billings; 3. Mike Streigel, Wheatland; 4. Larissa Atnip, Jasper; 5. Russell Niehoff, Lockwood; 6. Lonnie Judd, Caulfield; 7. Jayson Cruse, Greenwood; 8. Jenica Thomas, Conway.

Heat #2: 1. Andy Bryant, Fort Scott, Kan.; 2. Dustin Campbell, Nevada; 3. Chris Cheever, Lebanon; 4. Cayden Campbell, Nevada; 5. Joshua Barnes, Cameron; 6. Brandon Henderson, Lebanon; 7. Nate Thomas, Conway; 8. Andy Chrisenberry, Chilhowee.

Heat #3: 1. Stephen Muilenburg, Sparta; 2. Dustin Beisley, Fort Scott, Kan.; 3. Justin Pike, El Dorado Springs; 4. Robb Ewing, Stockton; 5. Robert Heydenreich, Bolivar; 6. John Haslock Jr., Stockton; 7. Kris Jackson, Lebanon; 8. Joe Lafferty, Bruner.

Feature: 1. Stephen Muilenburg, Sparta; 2. Shawn Strong, Billings; 3. Logan Martin, West Plains; 4. Mike Streigel, Wheatland; 5. Dustin Campbell, Nevada; 6. Chris Cheever, Lebanon; 7. Cayden Campbell, Nevada; 8. Andy Bryant, Fort Scott, Kan.; 9. Justin Pike, El Dorado Springs; 10. Brandon Henderson, Lebanon; 11. Robert Heydenreich, Bolivar; 12. Joe Lafferty, Bruner; 13. Nate Thomas, Conway; 14. Kris Jackson, Lebanon; 15. Jenica Thomas, Conway; 16. Dustin Beisley, Fort Scott, Kan.; 17. Russell Niehoff, Lockwood; 18. Robb Ewing, Stockton; 19. Lonnie Judd, Caulfield; 20. Jayson Cruse, Greenwood; 21. John Haslock Jr., Stockton; 22. Andy Chrisenberry, Chilhowee; 23. Joshua Barnes, Cameron; 24. Larissa Atnip, Jasper.

USRA MODIFIEDS

Heat #1: 1. Kerry Davis, Parkville; 2. Logan Martin, West Plains; 3. Steven Bowers Jr., Topeka, Kan.; 4. Jason Pursley, Hermitage; 5. Christopher Moon, Sedalia; 6. David Ralph, Raymore; 7. Gary Clark, Walker.

Heat #2: 1. Johnny Fennewald, Appleton City; 2. Justin Moon, Sedalia; 3. Jeff Cutshaw, Cross Timbers; 4. Lucas Gibbs, 5. Tracy Wolf, Buffalo; 6. Nathan Vaughn, Lincoln; 7. Donnie Fellers, Wheatland.

Heat #3: 1. Chase Jones, Eldorado Springs; 2. Stephen Muilenburg, Sparta; 3. Scotty Bough, Nevada; 4. Kyle Covert, Topeka, Kan.; 5. Craig Wood, Eldorado Springs; 6. Brian Myers, Lebanon; 7. Jerry Morgan, Fort Scott, Kan.

Feature: 1. Logan Martin, West Plains; 2. Chase Jones, Eldorado Springs; 3. Stephen Muilenburg, Sparta; 4. Kerry Davis, Parkville; 5. Jeff Cutshaw, Cross Timbers; 6. Steven Bowers Jr., Topeka, Kan.; 7. Johnny Fennewald, Appleton City; 8. Kyle Covert, Topeka, Kan.; 9. David Ralph, Raymore; 10. Donnie Fellers, Wheatland; 11. Justin Moon, Sedalia; 12. Brian Myers, Lebanon; 13. Nathan Vaughn, Lincoln; 14. Jason Pursley, Hermitage; 15. Scotty Bough, Nevada; 16. Christopher Moon, Sedalia; 17. Lucas Gibbs, 18. Craig Wood, Eldorado Springs; 19. Dave Elson, Springfield; 20. Tracy Wolf, Buffalo; 21. Gary Clark, Walker; 22. Jerry Morgan, Fort Scott, Kan.



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