McCreadue tios WoO visit to AMSOIL SpeedwayVang, Horak win Midwest Modified and Pure Stock mains
By: By Jerry O'Brien, For The Telegram, Superior Telegram
Tim McCreadie put his No. 39 World of Outlaws Late Model out front soon after the start of the 50-lap main event Friday night at AMSOIL Speedway and cruised to the win over Rick Eckert of York, Penn.
McCreadie pocketed a cool $10,650 including Winner's Circle program and cash contingency award bonuses for his 25 minute, 39 second labors. His margin over victory over Eckert was 0.669 seconds.
In victory circle McCreadie made sure to dedicate his 24th career WoO win, and fourth of 2013, to son, Gavin, on his third birthday. Gavin was home with his mother Karen in Watertown, N.Y.
Other feature winners, before one of the largest crowds in years at the Superior track, Danny Vang Brainerd beat out 27 other cars to top the WISSOTA Midwest Modifieds, and Craig Horak of Grand Marais, Minn., was the fastest out of 37 cars in the AMSOIL Speedway Pure Stocks.
Friday, July 5
World of Outlaws Late Models (27 cars)
FEATURE (money won): Tim McCreadie, Watertown, NY ($10,650); Rick Eckert, York Penn. ($5,700); Darrell Lannigan ($3,650); Chub Frank ($3,050); Brady Smith, Solon Springs ($2,000); Tim Fuller ($2,200); Shane Clanton ($1,950); Bub McCool ($1,950); Jeff Provinzino, Hibbing ($1,750); Eric Wells ($1,900); Morgan Bagley ($1,600); Clint Smith ($1,550); Pat Doar, New Richmond ($1,000); Harry Hanson, Eveleth, Minn. ($900); Josh Richards ($1,500); Tim McMann, Duluth ($850); Zach Wohlers, Hibbing ($770); Chris Olson, Hibbing ($800); Trevor Wilson, Superior ($700); Terry Lillo, Superior ($700); Travis Budiaslovich, Cottage Grove, Minn. ($700); Aaron Lillo, Duluth ($700); Roger Paolo, Hibbing $725): Todd Gehl, Solon Springs ($700).
Fast time: Rick Eckert, 16.533 seconds.
Last Chance Showdown (12 laps) (Top five to Feature) Wells; Wohlers; Olson; A. Lillo; Gehl; Cory Jorgenson, Hermantown; Paolo; Gregg Hill Eveleth; T. Lillo.
Heat 1: Eckert; McCreadie; Provinzino; Clanton; McMann; Wilson; Wells; A. Lillo. DNF: Olson.
Heat 2: Fuller; B. Smith; McCool; C. Smith; Bagley; Y. Lillo; Wohlers; Gregg Hill.
Heat 3: Frank; Lannigan; Doar; Richards; Hanson; Budiaslovich; Jorgenson; Paolo; Tim Lillo.
WISSOTA Midwest Modifieds (27 Cars)
FEATURE: Danny Vang, Brainerd; Dan Kingsley, Superior; Devin VanHouse, Silver Bay; Bill Matzdorf, Grand Rapids; Cody Wolkowski, Thunder Bay; Jesse Ogston, Duluth; Tyler Luger, Iron River; Dale Suomala, Hermantown; Tyler Leuthner, Superior; Rick Przybylski, Ashland; Andrew Inman, Hermantown; Dan Wilson, Hibbing; Cody Carlson, Superior; Norm Anderson, Duluth; Jake Gondik, Foxboro.
DNF: Willy Thompson, Hibbing; Justin Bassa, Hermantown; Jason Goldfine, Superior; Ricky Davis, Bruno; Don Craig, Thunder Bay; Jamie Smart, Kakabeka Falls; Jeff Forseen, Mountain Iron; Glenn Godin, Murillo, ONT; Chris Bretting, Washburn. DNS: Adam Shinn, Duluth; David Simpson, Thunder Bay.
HEAT 1: Ogston, Kingsley, Suomala, Leuthner, Gondik, Bretting, Craig, Godin. DNF: Goldfine.
HEAT 2: VanHouse, Vang, Matzdorf, Wolkowski, Bassa, Przbylski, Carlson. DNF: Shinn, Thompson.
HEAT 3: Davis, Solem, Inman, Luger, Forseen, Simpson, Wilson, Smart, Anderson.
AMSOIL Speedway Pure Stocks (37 Cars)
FEATURE: Craig Horak, Grand Marais; Easten Nelson, Grand Marais; Glenn Dammer, Hermantown; Ryan Savoy, Superior; Mark Korte, Duluth; Matt Hammitt, Cloquet; Jon Hammitt, Cloquet; Lucas Carlson, Cloquet; Andy Udeen, Superior; Jim Cooper, Superior; Bret Leino, Moose Lake; Shaina Rapp, Saginaw; Travis Zembo, Superior; Annika Hammitt, Cloquet; Keith Koski, Chisholm; Maurice Campbell, Duluth.
DNF: Chad Nikstad, Superior; Justin Madsen, Foxboro; Gary Campbell, Duluth; Mike Sirois, Hermantown; Michael Blevins, Hibbing; Dustin Follett, Cloquet; Chad Carlson, Superior; Steve Udeen, Superior; Derek Ament, Barnum.
B-FEATURE: Zembo, L. Carlson, B. Leino, Ament, M. Campbell, Zene Anderson, Superior DNF: Spencer Sorenson, Duluth; Josh Johnson, Superior; Rita Anderson, Superior; Matt Deragon, Ashland; Andy Leino, Barnum. DNS: Ryan Madsen, South Range; Devin Reynolds, Cloquet; Ken Tody Jr., Ashland; Gavin Campbell, Duluth; Jeff Christman, Superior; Brandle Pupp, Ashland.
HEAT 1: Blevens, Horak, Cooper, Rapp, G. Campbell, Zembo, R. Madsen. DNF: Pupp, M. Campbell, Deragon.
HEAT 2: Follett, J. Hammitt, Korte, Koski, J. Madsen, Z. Anderson, B. Leino, Ament. DNF: G. Campbell.
HEAT 3: Dammer, M. Hammitt, A. Udeen, E. Nelson, Savoy, L. Carlson. DNF: Sorenson, A. Leino, J. Johnson.
HEAT 4: Sirois, C. Carlson, Nikstad, S. Udeen, A. Hammitt, R. Anderson, Reynolds. DNF: Christman, Tody.