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Copp wins fourth career pure stock feature at AMSOIL Speedway

Jerry O’Brien

For The Telegram

Kyle Copp notched his fourth career Pure Stock feature victory during Meet the Drivers Night Friday at AMSOIL Speedway in Superior.

In a caution-filled race due to wet conditions, Copp persevered, holding off former track champion Ryan Savoy, who finished second.

Jason Vandekamp opened the program with a win in the Midwest Modifieds feature. It was his first at AMSOIL Speedway.

Kevin Adams also earned his first win in the Late Models. Nick Oreskovich took home the Super Stocks feature victory.

NOTES: A field of 103 cars was on hand Friday night.

AMSOIL Speedway

Friday, June 23

A Modifieds

Feature (20 Laps) — 1. Kevin Adams; 2. Darrell Nelson; 3. Bob Broking; 4. Jeff Broking; 5. Tyler Kintner; 6. Dave Cain; 7. Jeffrey Lien Jr.; 8. Al Uotinen; 9. Brady Caul; 10. Greg Chesley; 11. Kelly Checkalski; 12. Rick Rivord; 13. Neil Balduc; 14. Ryan Garson. DNF — Donnie Lofdahl; Rick Niemi; Jody Bellefeuille; Kelly Estey; Paul Wrazidlo., DNS — Deven VanHouse, Johnny Broking.

Heat 1 — 1. Dave Cain; 2. Tyler Kintner; 3. Jeffrey Lien Jr.; 4. Kelly Checkalski; 5. Al Uotinen. DNF — Donnie Lofdahl; Rick Niemi.

Heat 2 — 1. Adams; 2. Wrazidlo; 3. J. Broking; 4. Caul; 5. Bellefeuille. DNS — VanHouse. DNS — J. Broking,

Heat 3 — 1. Baldu; 2. Nelson; 3. B. Broking; 4. Estey; 5. Chesley; 6. Rick Rivord; 7. Ryan Garson.

B Modifieds

Feature (20 Laps) — 1. Jason Vandekamp; 2. Skeeter Estey; 3. Craig Lofdahl; 4. Dan Kingsley; 5. Nick DaRonco; 6. Don Craig; 7. Deven VanHouse; 8. Mark Kangas; 9. Brandon Copp; 10. Karl Kolek; 11. George Truscott; 12. Denny Cutsforth; 13. Jeff Forseen; 14. McLean Andrews; 15. Wyatt Boyum; 16. Tanner Williamson; 17. Chris Bretting. DNF — David Simpson; Mark Nelson; Dave Flynn; Dalton Mains; Cody Carlson.

Heat 1 — 1. Vandekamp; 2. Forseen; 3. Truscott; 4. Estey; 5. Nelson. DNF —Simpson; Lofdahl. DNS — Flynn.

Heat 2 — 1. Kingsley; 2. Cutsforth; 3. VanHouse; 4. DaRonco; 5. Kolek; 6. Bretting; 7. Mains.

Heat 3 — 1. Carlson; 2. Craig; 3. Kangas; 4. Boyum; 5. Copp; 6. Williamson; 7. Andrews.

Dirt Late Models

Feature (25 Laps) — 1. Darrell Nelson; 2. Pat Doar; 3. Rick Hanestad; 4. Trevor Wilson; 5. Tim McMann; 6. Robbie Cooper; 7. Buddy Hanestad; 8. Tim Lillo. DNF — John Toppozini; David Esse; Steve Laursen; Aaron Lillo; Travis Budisalovich; Chris Olson; Terry Lillo; Jeffrey Massingill. DNS — John Kaanta; Kyle Peterlin; Harry Hanson; Kevin Carlson.

Heat 1 — 1. Nelson; 2. Budisalovich; 3. Wilson; 4. Laursen; 5. Hanestad; 6. A. Lillo; 7. Hanestad; 8. T. Lillo. DNF — Massingill. DNS — Carlson.

Heat 2 — 1. Doar; 2. McMann; 3. Cooper; 4. Terry Lillo; 5. Olson; 6. Toppozini. DNS —Kaanta; Peterlin; Hanson; Esse.

Pure Stock

Feature (15 Laps) — 1. Kyle Copp; 2. Ryan Savoy; 3. Michael Blevins; 4. Dylan Shelton; 5. Cory Jorgensen; 6. James Vendela; 7. Allen Rapp; 8. Tyler Keup; 9. Travis Zembo; 10. Chad Nikstad; 11. Jason Simonson; 12. Aaron Bernick. DNF — Annika Hammitt; Jared Akervik; Chad Carlson; Richard Dzelak Jr.; George Richards; Matthew Cunha; Caitlyn Carlson; Justin Madsen. DNS — Kevin Getchell.

Heat 1 —Cunha; 2. Vendela; 3. Jorgensen; 4. Madsen; 5. Keup; 6. Bernick; 7. Caitlyn Carlson.

Heat 2 — 1. Blevins; 2. Rapp; 3. Shelton; 4. Akervik; 5. Nikstad; 6. Simonson; 7. Zembo.

Heat 3 — 1. Richards; 2. Savoy; 3. Copp; 4. Chad Carlson; 5. Hammitt; 6. Getchell. DNF —Dzelak Jr.

Super Stocks

Feature (20 Laps): 1. Nick Oreskovich; 2. Kevin Burdick; 3. Dave Flynn; 4. Scott Lawrence; 5. Derek Vesel; 6. Jim Campbell; 7. Cooper Berlin; 8. Marcus Simonson; 9. Tristan LaBarge; 10. Rita Anderson.

DNF — Adam Shinn; Keith Kern; Tommy Richards; Duane Keeler; Matthew Hammitt; Andy Grymala; William (Willie) Johnsen Jr.; 18. Dan Yrjanson; Matt Deragon.

Heat 1 — 1. Richards; 2. Vesel; 3. LaBarge; 4. Shinn; 5. Matt Deragon; 6. Kern; 7. Anderson; 8. Johnsen Jr. DNF —Berlin; Keeler.

Heat 2 — 1. Flynn; 2. Oreskovich; 3. Burdick; 4. Lawrence; 5. Grymala; 6. Campbell; 7. Simonson; 8. Yrjanson. DNF —Hammitt.

ABC Raceway

ASHLAND — Four drivers earned invitations to September’s Afco Shocks “Race of Champions” event by winning their respective features at the ABC Raceway on Saturday night.

Ninety-three drivers registered for action in the five-division PolyDome Dirt Track Series race program presented by the Safari Tavern of Ashland, with Ashland’s Steve Stuart, Dave Flynn of Superior, Highbridge’s Wayne Stricker, and visitor Jason Havel of Rice Lake punching their tickets for the Race of Champions features to be held during the WISSOTA 100 weekend in Huron, S.D., on Sept. 13-16.

ABC Raceway (Ashland)

Saturday, June 24

WISSOTA Modifieds

Feature — Steve Stuart, Ashland; Al Uotinen, Superior; Neil Balduc, Bessemer, Mich.; Jacob Hiatt, Mason; Paul Niznik, Medford; Steve Lavasseur, River Falls; Bill Byholm, Glidden; Paul Wrazidlo, Duluth; Kevin Eder, Ashland; Rick Rivord, Superior; Pat Cook, Washburn; Jeff Spacek, Phillips; Zack Drews, Superior; Brian Mikkonen, Iron River; Bryan Hessler, Chetek; Kelly Checkalski, Poplar.

Heat 1 — Balduc; Lavasseur; Hiatt; Uotinen; Mikkonen; Byholm; Wrazidlo.

Heat 2 — Eder; Niznik; Stuart; Rivord; Drews; Cook; Spacek; Checkalski.

WISSOTA Super Stocks

Feature — Dave Flynn, Superior; Scott Lawrence, Superior; Randy Spacek, Phillips; Cory Casari, Montreal; Shane Kisling, Park Falls; Matt Deragon, Ashland; Shawn McFadden Jr.; Ashland; Nick Oreskovich, Mason; Terran Spacek, Phillips; Greg Kuklinski, Ironwood, Mich.; Myron Basina, Washburn; Don Muzzy, Ironwood, Mich.; Jeff Klopstein, Tomahawk; Aaron Mashlan, Ashland; Charlie Anderson, Ironwood, Mich.; Colten Vernon, Ashland; Cooper Berlin, Rice Lake.

Heat 1 — Kuklinski; McFadden; Oreskovich; Flynn; T Spacek; Casari; Deragon; Vernon; Anderson.

Heat 2 — Lawrence; Kisling; Klopstein; R Spacek; Muzzy; Berlin; Basina; Mashlan; Keith Corcilius, Phillips.

WISSOTA Midwest Modifieds

Feature — Wayne Stricker; Highbridge; Dan Kingsley, Superior; Paul Suzik, Ironwood; George Truscott, Greenland, Mich.; Cody Carlson, Superior; Duane Dunbar, Marenisco, Mich.; David Simpson, Thunder Bay; Tyler Vernon, Ashland; Tanner Hicks, Ashland; Jesse Aho, Twin Lakes, Mich.; Peter Jokinen, Mellen; Kenny Kincaid, Shell Lake; Ross Fuhrman, Ashland; Ryan Adamzak, Marengo; Tyler Hudack, Ashland; Darren Dunbar, Marenisco, Mich.; Gunner Peterson, Mason; James Kannegiesser, Hayward; Brady Jokinen, Mellen; Jared Stricker, Highbridge; Marcus Dunbar, Wakefield, Mich.; Brandon Copp, Brule; Alex Smith, Lake Nebagamon; Denny Cutsforth, Rice Lake.

Heat 1 — Simpson; W. Stricker; Vernon; Adamzak; M. Dunbar; Fuhrman; Kincaid; Ryan Barningham, Bayfield.

Heat 2 — Kingsley; Carlson; Smith; Hudack; Peterson; Justin Weinberger, Park Falls; Chris Bretting, Washburn; John Kallas, Hurley.

Heat 3 — Suzik; Aho; Cutsforth; B Jokinen; Hicks; J. Stricker; Jeff Hanninen, Marengo; Jeremy Lindquist, Ashland.

Heat 4 — P. Jokinen; Duane Dunbar; Truscott; Copp; Darren Dunbar; Jordan Barningham, Bayfield; Kannegiesser.

Semi-Feature — Kincaid; J. Stricker; Kannegiesser; Fuhrman; R. Barningham; Weinberger; J. Barningham; Bretting; Hanninen; Kallas.

ABC Six-Cylinders

Feature — Randy Graham, Trego; Tiffany Hudack, Ashland; Scott Ovaska, Marengo; Forrest Schultz, Ashland; Tyler Vernon, Ashland; Dalton Truchon, Ashland; DeJay Jarecki, Ashland; John Darwin, Iron River; Jonathan Popp, Iron River; Bella Bretting, Washburn; Matt Larson, Spooner.

Heat 1 — Hudack; Graham; Schultz; Jarecki; Darwin; Bretting.

Heat 2 — T. Vernon; Ovaska; Truchon; Popp; Larson; C. Vernon.

WISSOTA Pure Stocks

Feature — Jason Havel; Rice Lake; Dylan Shelton, Wrenshall; Kyle Copp, Brule; Andrew Hanson, Iron River; Dustin Doughty, Oakdale, Minn.; Chad Carlson, Superior; Justin Weinberger, Iron River; Randy Graham, Trego; Chad Nikstad, Superior; Don Livingston, Ashland; Matthew Olson, Ashland; Joshua Kallas, Hurley; Brock Beilke, Hayward; Austin Gibson, Trego; Tyler Keup, Superior; Jake Nevala, Ashland.

Heat 1 — Hanson; Shelton; Carlson; Copp; Graham; Olson; Gibson.

Heat 2 — Doughty; Weinberger; Havel; Nikstad; Nevala; Keup; Beilke; Livingston.

Proctor Speedway

Racing was rained out Sunday at the Proctor Speedway.

Racing will resume July 9 with “Meet the Driver’s Night.”

NASCAR

SONOMA, Calif. — Kevin Harvick won Saturday afternoon’s NASCAR K&N Pro Series West event at Sonoma Raceway.

NASCAR Cup Series Race

Toyota - Save Mart 350

Sonoma (Calif.) Raceway

Sunday, June 25, 2017

  1. (12) Kevin Harvick, Ford, 110
  2. (13) Clint Bowyer, Ford, 110
  3. (23) Brad Keselowski, Ford, 110
  4. (14) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 110
  5. (4) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 110
  6. (10) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet, 110
  7. (17) Kurt Busch, Ford, 110
  8. (8) Chase Elliott, Chevrolet, 110
  9. (7) Ryan Blaney, Ford, 110
  10. (2) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 110
  11. (15) Paul Menard, Chevrolet, 110
  12. (18) Joey Logano, Ford, 110
  13. (24) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 110
  14. (16) Michael McDowell, Chevrolet, 110
  15. (20) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 110
  16. (11) Daniel Suarez #, Toyota, 110
  17. (6) Danica Patrick, Ford, 110
  18. (19) Austin Dillon, Chevrolet, 110
  19. (9) Chris Buescher, Chevrolet, 110
  20. (38) Matt Kenseth, Toyota, 110
  21. (29) Cole Whitt, Chevrolet, 110
  22. (26) Billy Johnson, Ford, 110
  23. (27) Matt DiBenedetto, Ford, 110
  24. (21) Kasey Kahne, Accident, 109
  25. (30) Erik Jones #, Toyota, 109
  26. (1) Kyle Larson, Chevrolet, 109
  27. (25) Trevor Bayne, Ford, 109
  28. (35) Ty Dillon #, Chevrolet, 109
  29. (34) Boris Said, Chevrolet, 109
  30. (31) Landon Cassill, Ford, 109
  31. (28) David Ragan, Ford, 109
  32. (32) Alon Day, Toyota, 108
  33. (36) Kevin O’Connell, Chevrolet, 108
  34. (37) Tommy Regan, Chevrolet, 107
  35. (5) AJ Allmendinger, Chevrolet, 104
  36. (33) Josh Bilicki(i), Chevrolet, 100
  37. (3) Martin Truex Jr., Toyota, Engine, 86
  38. (22) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Accident, 30
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