BEMIDJI — Forecasted rain loomed over Bemidji Speedway on Sunday, June sixteen, but the threatening skies kept dry for a full night of racing.
Big winners at the night covered easy sweeps by Dusty Caspers within the Wissota Pure Stocks, Dean Eggebraaten within the Wissota Midwest Modifieds, Adam Prieve inside the Wissota Mod Fours and Conrad Schwinn inside the Bemidji Mini Stocks.
Brandon Bahr and Josh Beaulieu have been first-time winners within the Wissota Super Stocks and Wissota Modifieds, respectively. Additionally, 14-year-old Brennan Schmidt secured the Wissota Hornet Feature win in only his 1/3-ever race.
Racing at Bemidji Speedway will resume at five p.M. Sunday, June 23, in all training.
Wissota Pure Stock Feature
Donahue Wittner led the field of 16 purees to the green flag, but it became Dusty Caspers who powered to the lead in flip one.
Wittner, Jared Miller, Bonnie Farrington, and Austin Carlson stuffed out the pinnacle 5 after one lap. Michael Roth started out within the fourth row and worked his way up into 5th, fourth and 0.33 on respective laps.
Following a caution on the front directly, it became a duel among Roth, Carlson, and Wittner for 2d earlier than another warning at the lower back straight sent Wittner to the rear for the restart.
Caspers took the checkered flag for his first characteristic win of the season and a smooth sweep. Roth, Carlson, Kevin Baumgarner, and Miller took top-five honors.
Wissota Midwest Modified Feature
Brent Foster took the early lead ahead of Brandon Bahr, Alex Johnson, Dean Eggebraaten and Matt Fullerton.
Heavy contact, in turn, despatched Bahr and Foster sliding, but each stored the spins and saved heading in the right direction. The touch was all Eggebraaten had to pace beforehand.
Eggebraaten raced out to a large lead earlier than touch on the front directly between Bahr and Skyler Smith added out any other caution flag, which despatched Bahr to the again of the sphere.
Nevertheless, Eggebraaten quick allows each person to recognize he became out to win, choosing up his second function to win an easy sweep. Jeff Reed, Smith, Fullerton and Bahr delivered domestic pinnacle-five finishes.
Wissota Super Stock Feature
Tim Carlson began on the pole and Brandon Bahr started out of doors. Matt Sparby charged difficult into the first turn and came out on the back immediately within the lead.
Dalton Carlson challenged Sparby, however, a spin and warning slowed the race for a restart and despatched Sparby tailback.
The race became 4-automobile warfare with numerous lead changes. Bahr held the benefit even as Sparby was difficult aspect-through-side. Bahr hung on to win his first function within the fantastic inventory division. Sparby, Dalton Carlson and Tim Carlson stuffed out the sector.
Wissota Mod Four Feature
Adam Prieve gave a demonstration as to why he’s leading in the national factors.
Prieve started out within the four-row interior. As the green flag waved, he charged hard into turn one and came out down the lower back immediately into the lead.
The first caution flag waved when Dean Shaver misplaced grip in flip two and spun, sending him tailback for the restart. Private all over again owned the restart, powering out to a huge lead over Conrad Schwinn.
Blake Erickson began within the 2d row earlier than losing lower back into the sphere, but he moved lower back up through the group.
Prieve completed the clean sweep and delivered to his factors lead. Erickson slotted 2nd with Chris Dyrdahl, Fran Hauber and Trevor Voss into the top 5.
Wissota Modifieds Feature
A wild mob of mods chased Craig Olson and Doug VanMill on the begin of the Wissota Mods.
Olson took the lead with Doyle Erickson racing up from his third-row position for second and Josh Beaulieu from his fourth-row begin for 0.33.
Beaulieu noticed a gap down low in turns 3 and 4 and powered to the lead. He became then on a project to create a big gap between himself and the field.
Lance Schilling and Tim Jackson moved into the top four at the back of Beaulieu and Erickson. Erickson attempted high and dropped back as Schilling and Jackson once more moved up into second and 1/3 respectively.
Beaulieu took the checkered flag and a victory lap around the song celebrating his first win of 2019. Schilling, Jackson, Erickson and Michael MacAdams crammed out the top five.
Wissota Hornet Feature
A few weeks ago, in his first night of racing, 14-year-old Brennan Schmidt located the front wall very unforgiving to his new and all at once destroyed Hornet.
Sunday turned into an extraordinary tale, as the younger motive force started on the pole, raced to the lead and in no way gave it up.
He becomes challenged at the start by using Travis Olafson and later through Jerad Miller, but Schmidt in no way let up and brought his No. 32 Hornet into Victory Lane.
Miller, Andrew Hanson, Ross Magnuson and Cody Buchanan filled out the top 5.