By BRYAN HULBERT
Special to The Hays Daily News
GREENWOOD, Neb. (April 5, 2013) Starting up seemingly where he left on in 2012, defending Speedway Motors Midwest Regional Champion Jack Dover used slower traffic to take the Midwest season opener worth $2,500 at the I-80 Speedway in Greenwood, Neb.
Earning the seventh starting position in the night's 25 lap feature, Dover raced into the lead on Lap 21 when race long leader Tyler Drueke slid just far enough out of the groove, in traffic, to allow Dover the pass exiting turn four.
Dover was followed across the line by Tyler Drueke with Wade Nygaard, Kyle Saduder, and Jake Martens completing the top five. After winning the night's B-Feature, Danny Lasoski clawed from fifteenth to sixth in the Burch Motorsports No. 1m with Lucas Wolfe, Stu Snyder, Don Droud, Jr., and Jason Martin making up the top ten.
A $300 bonus was also awarded to third finishing Wade Nygaard in a random draw sponsored by ESI.
The Speedway Motors Midwest Region continues at the I-80 Speedway on Saturday, April 6.
Speedway Motors Midwest Region
I-80 Speedway - Greenwood, Neb.
Friday, April 5, 2013
Car Count: 34
Heat 1 (8 Laps): 1. 11X-Gregg Bakker; 2. 2S-Kyle Sauder; 3. 3-Billy Alley; 4. 1M-Danny Lasoski; 5. 97G-Jody Rosenboom; 6. 82W-Lucas Wolfe; 7. 18-Ryan Roberts; 8. 1B-Robby Wolfgang; 9. 17-Gage Dorr
Heat 2 (8 Laps): 1. 12-Tyler Drueke; 2. 31-Mark Pace; 3. 23S-Stu Snyder; 4. 77-John Klabunde; 5. 4-Jon Agan; 6. 6G-Bryan Gossel; 7. 4X-Dakota Hendrickson; 8. 63-Gregg Schuetz; 9. 47-Brant O'Banion
Heat 3 (8 Laps): 1. 35L-Cody Ledger; 2. 48-Jake Martens; 3. 9N-Wade Nygaard; 4. 7-Darren Long; 5. 93-Derrik Lusk; 6. 09-Matt Juhl; 7. 39X-Alan Ambers; 8. 41C-Jeff Carlson
Heat 4 (8 Laps): 1. 82-Jason Danley; 2. 53-Jack Dover; 3. 36-Jason Martin; 4. 2-Don Droud Jr; 5. 24B-Jordan Boston; 6. 4J-Lee Grosz; 7. 56-Davey Heskin; 8. 44-Doug Lovegrove
B Feature (12 Laps): 1. 1M-Danny Lasoski; 2. 82W-Lucas Wolfe; 3. 97G-Jody Rosenboom; 4. 24B-Jordan Boston; 5. 56-Davey Heskin; 6. 93-Derrik Lusk; 7. 4J-Lee Grosz; 8. 18-Ryan Roberts; 9. 44-Doug Lovegrove; 10. 4-Jon Agan; 11. 17-Gage Dorr; 12. 77-John Klabunde; 13. 1B-Robby Wolfgang; 14. 09-Matt Juhl; 15. 6G-Bryan Gossel; 16. 39X-Alan Ambers; 17. 4X-Dakota Hendrickson; 18. 63-Gregg Schuetz; 19. 41C-Jeff Carlson; DNS 47-Brant O'Banion
A Feature (25 Laps): 1. 53-Jack Dover; 2. 12-Tyler Drueke; 3. 9N-Wade Nygaard; 4. 2S-Kyle Sauder; 5. 48-Jake Martens; 6. 1M-Danny Lasoski; 7. 82W-Lucas Wolfe; 8. 23S-Stu Snyder; 9. 2-Don Droud Jr; 10. 36-Jason Martin; 11. 11X-Gregg Bakker; 12. 35L-Cody Ledger; 13. 31-Mark Pace; 14. 93-Derrik Lusk; 15. 24B-Jordan Boston; 16. 7-Darren Long; 17. 3-Billy Alley; 18. 97G-Jody Rosenboom; 19. 56-Davey Heskin; DNS 82-Jason Danley
Lap Leaders : Tyler Drueke (1-20), Jack Dover (21-25)
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