BEMIDJI — On a near best day for racing Sunday, the groups of Mike MacAdams and John and Bonnie Farrington sponsored this week’s races at Bemidji Speedway. The groups gave out many prizes and present at some stage in intermission to youngsters and enthusiasts.
Next Sunday is Kids Night at the tune. All children 12 and below get hold of unfastened admission while accompanied via a person. During intermission, all the race automobiles and drivers will pull onto the front straight and children of all ages will be allowed on target to meet their preferred drivers and pick up autographs and treats. Races begin at five p.M.
Wissota Pure Stock Feature
The features started with a bang with the Wissota Pure Stocks.
The first lap was a war for the lead. Charging down the back straight and into turn 3, five vehicles piled up with several going airborne and touchdown on top of each different. No one changed into hurt however several vehicles had to pit.
Once racing resumed, Josh Berg grabbed control over Jamie Chlebecek, with Austin Carlson, Kade Leeper and Michael Roth in the top five. Fifth-row starter Kevin Baumgarner raced to capture Berg however could not get around the determined chief. Berg took the checkered flag for his first characteristic win of the season. Baumgarner, Carlson, Roth, and Chlebecek completed in the top 5.
Wissota Midwest Modified Feature
First-row starter Zach Jackson powered into the lead followed by way of Brandon Bahr, Alex Johnson, Jeff Reed, and Matt Fullerton after one lap.
After a series of cautions, Johnson dropped lower back while Skyler Smith moved up into fifth from his 7th-row beginning function. Jackson held his line and fought off the challenges via Bahr to win his first ever characteristic inside the Midwest Mods.
Jackson became joined in victory lane by means of Kaitlyn Hunter. He committed his racing season to the younger girl combating most cancers. Hunter general the trophy with a huge smile.
Bahr, Jeff Nelson, Reed and Smith finished in the top 5.
Wissota Mod Four Feature
Garrett Mazurka and Fran Hauber led the sector of Wissota Mod Fours on target.
Adam Prieve, nonetheless undefeated in capabilities at Bemidji, wasted little time racing into third before passing Dean Shaver for 2nd. Dean Larson powered up and took third from Shaver.
Shaver pulled left the race with mechanical troubles as Conrad Schwinn took over the front spot observed via Prieve and Larson. Schwinn kept his lead and took the checkered flag for his first win of the summer. Prieve, Larson, Blake Erickson, and Dustin Holtquist finished within the pinnacle 5.
Wissota Super Stock Feature
Willmar racer Curtis Newberg and Tim Carlson led the Wissota Super Stocks heading in the right direction subsequent.
Fighting for the internal line, Dalton Carlson caught and raced alongside side the chief but couldn’t get around him. Dalton Carlson slid up high in flip four, and his dad Tim raced through down low into second earlier than Dalton slowed and pulled into the infield.
Newberg held his line and picked up the win, his first at Bemidji. Tim Carlson, Doug Koski, Brandon Bahr, and Harley Kroening took pinnacle 5 honors.
Wissota Modifieds Feature
Polesitter Brady Dyrdahl and Craig Larson led the sphere for the Wissota Modifieds.
After two multi-automobile crashes, the sector coated up and Doyle Erickson powered excessive into second with Dan Ebert at the circulate down low. After passing Erickson, Ebert moved to the top and powered into the lead round, Dyrdahl.
A past due caution delivered the sector again collectively, however, the top 3 didn’t exchange. Ebert picked up his first win of 2019 at Bemidji with Erickson, Dyrdahl, Bill Yonke and Lance Schilling inside the pinnacle 5.
Wissota Hornet Feature
Travis Olafson and Peyton Edelman led the Wissota Hornets to the green flag. But it changed into protecting function winner Brennan Schmidt who charged to take the lead from the second one row.
Schmidt raced consistent and speedy to assert his 2d feature in weeks. Jared Miller, Andrew Hanson, Olafson, and Edelman completed two through five.
Bemidji Mini Stocks Feature
Billy Foster turned into at the pole for the final race of the night time with Shannon George to his proper.
Current used caution to take the lead from George as Conrad Schwinn moved into 2nd.
The trio battled inside the past due laps with Current, racing his son’s automobile, claiming the win. George took second followed through Schwinn, Corey Nelson and Nicolas Jacobson.
Once the mini stock characteristic ended, Foster pulled onto the front directly and invited his girlfriend Alisa on target and proposed. She regular with a roar from the grandstand fans, finishing a wonderful night time of racing at Bemidji Speedway.