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Winner Cannon McIntosh (POWRi Photo)



Cannon McIntosh Notches First POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League Victory

Belleville, IL. (05/31/2020) Wrapping up the Seventh Annual Turnpike Challenge the POWRi Lucas Oil National and West Midget Leagues would travel to Port City Raceway Sunday Night as 53 top notch competitors would try to find the fastest way to the checkers. After 30 trips around a beautiful prepared racing surface Cannon McIntosh would use a low line run to perfection claiming his first ever POWRi Lucas Oil National Feature Win.

Cannon McIntosh #71k would be on a rail all night, hooking up in the groove early by collecting the high point qualifying award and earning a pole position starting spot for the feature. Cannon would launch to the lead on lap one and never relinquish the prized spot. Tanner Thorson #19 and Tanner Carrick #35 would both ride the upper lip for the feature, swapping spots several times with Thorson earning the runner-up spot and Carrick ending the night third. After being in contention for the lead early #3N Jake Neuman would slip exiting turn two and battle back to finish fourth as Noah Harris #20H would impress all rounding out the top five.

Special Thanks to Jerry Medlin for donating extra prize money for tonight's hard charger award that was won by Ace McCarthy as he battled through the field to place 12th from starting 23rd deep in the field.

Keizer Wheels Heat 1 Winner: 9 - Daison Pursley
Smith Titanium Heat 2 Winner: 19az - Logan Seavey
Advanced Racing Suspensions Heat 3 Winner: 19 - Tanner Thorson
Schoenfeld Headers Heat 4 Winner: 19 - Tanner Thorson
Racing Electronics Heat 5 Winner: 35 - Tanner Carrick
Diversified Machine Inc. Heat 6 Winner: 67 - Buddy Kofoid
MVT Heat 7 Winner: 4a - Justin Grant
Hoosier Racing Tire C Feature Winner: 89 - Chris Windom
Super Clean Qualifier Winners: 44s - Andrew Felker, 71k - Cannon Mcintosh, 20h - Noah Harris, 3n - Jake Neuman
PAC Schroeder Torsion Bars High Point: 71k - Cannon McIntosh
Rod End Supply Semi-Feature 1: 5 - Kevin Thomas Jr
AFCO Semi-Feature 2: 3 - Jake Nail
TRD Hard Charger: 28 - Ace McCarthy
Lucas Oil Feature Winner: 71k - Cannon Mcintosh

POWRi Lucas Oil National & West Midget League Feature Results (30 Laps): 1. 71k - Cannon McIntosh 2. 19 - Tanner Thorson 3. 35 - Tanner Carrick 4. 3n - Jake Neuman 5. 20h - Noah Harris 6. 19az - Logan Seavey 7. 71 - Kaylee Bryson 8. 82 - Andrew Layser 9. 44s - Andrew Felker 10. 73t - Jake Swanson 11. 5d - Zach Daum 12. 28 - Ace McCarthy 13. 5 - Kevin Thomas Jr 14. 8m - Kade Morton 15. 67 - Buddy Kofoid 16. 00m - Shawn Mahaffey 17. 3 - Jake Nail 18. 19m - Ethan Mitchell 19. 5t - Ryan Timms 20. 84m - Blake Edwards 21. 4a - Justin Grant 22. 91t - Tyler Thomas 23. 47 - Austin Shores 24. 20b - Brady Bacon

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Winner Michael 'Buddy' Kofoid (POWRi Photo)



Kofoid Claims First Career POWRi Win in Turnpike Challenge

Belleville, IL. (05/30/2020) The POWRi Lucas Oil National and West Midget Leagues' two-day stint at I-44 Riverside Speedway during the seventh annual Turnpike Challenge would take center stage Saturday night as 58 distinct talents would check into the pits in hopes of gaining POWRi glory. In an action-packed slider-filled feature a new name has been added to the all-time win tally as Michael "Buddy" Kofoid would claim the night's top spot.

The feature action was all over I-44 Riverside Speedway, as front row competitors #3N Jake Neuman and #71K Cannon McIntosh would bring the field of 22 starters to green flags racing as pole-sitter Neuman would gain the early lead. McIntosh would strike early though as a pair of cautions would keep the field bunched and give Cannon all the opportunity he needed, grabbing the lead in a hard-fought battle with Neuman. McIntosh would maintain the lead nearly half the feature as #67 Buddy Kofoid mounted a charge through the pack, stalking the leader for several laps.

With just under ten laps remaining Kofoid would strike on the exit of turn four using a high-to-low maneuver that would gain the lead from inside momentum as the pair crossed by the flag-stand. Kofoid would hang on to the front position picking up the first POWRi National Midget League feature victory of his career. Previous night's winner of the 7th Annual Turnpike Challenge #19az Logan Seavey would be among the hunt for the victory in the closing laps finishing in the runner-up position as McIntosh would stay close to the top, rounding out the night's podium. Early leader Jake Neuman and #9 Daison Pursley would put on displays of driving talents swapping positions and lines lap after lap with Pursley gaining the advantage placing in the fourth position as Neuman placed fifth.

Keizer Wheels Heat 1 Winner: 89 - Chris Windom
Smith Titanium Heat 2 Winner: 35 - Tanner Carrick
Advanced Racing Suspensions Heat 3 Winner: 9 - Daison Pursley
Schoenfeld Headers Heat 4 Winner: 19m - Ethan Mitchell
Racing Electronics Heat 5 Winner: 7x - Thomas Meseraull
Diversified Machine Inc. Heat 6 Winner: 3n - Jake Neuman
MPI Heat 7 Winner: 82 - Andrew Layser
Mesilla Valley Transportation Heat 8 Winner: 15 - Emerson Axsom
Auto Meter C-Feature Winner: 3b - Shelby Bosie
Super Clean Qualifier Winners: 71k - Cannon McIntosh, 67 - Michael Kofoid, 19az - Logan Seavey, 00 - Trey Gropp
PAC Schroeder Torsion Bars High Point: 3n - Jake Neuman
Rod End Supply Semi-Feature 1: 19m - Ethan Mitchell
AFCO Semi-Feature 2: 5 - Kevin Thomas Jr
TRD Hard Charger: 28 - Ace McCarthy
Lucas Oil Feature Winner: 67 - Michael Kofoid

POWRi Lucas Oil National & West Midget League Feature Results (30 Laps): 1. 67 - Michael Kofoid 2. 19az - Logan Seavey 3. 71k - Cannon McIntosh 4. 9 - Daison Pursley 5. 3n - Jake Neuman 6. 35 - Tanner Carrick 7. 32 - Trey Marcham 8. 28 - Ace McCarthy 9. 95 - Chris Andrews 10. 89 - Chris Windom 11. 5 - Kevin Thomas Jr 12. 4 - Robert Dalby 13. 00 - Trey Gropp 14. 3 - Jake Nail 15. 15 - Emerson Axsom 16. 5d - Zach Daum 17. 71 - Kaylee Bryson 18. 82 - Andrew Layser 19. 20b - Brady Bacon 20. 19m - Ethan Mitchell 21. 7m - Chance Morton 22. 44s - Andrew Felker 23. 7x - Thomas Meseraull 24. 4a - Justin Grant

The POWRi Lucas Oil National and West Midget Leagues continue action on Sunday, May 31st at Port City Speedway for the final night of the Seventh Annual Turnpike Challenge. Start-time is 5:00 pm. for Hot-Laps racing to follow with the pit's open all day.

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Winner Logan Seavey (POWRi Photo)



Logan Seavey Dominates Opening Night of the Turnpike Challenge

Belleville, IL. (05/30/2020) POWRi Lucas Oil National and West Midget competitors from all over would show up in huge numbers to Night 1 of the 7th Annual Turnpike Challenge at I-44 Riverside Speedway. With sixty-one total drivers signing into the pits the great racing action on track would keep fans in attendance on the edge of their seats the whole night as Logan Seavey would park his #19az in victory lane.

Leading all thirty circuits around I-44 Riverside Speedway Logan Seavey would definitely be the class of the field, earning the high point qualifier award and using a pole starting position to propel Logan to the lead and on to victory. Not going down without a fighting chance though, #71x Cannon McIntosh would try valiantly for the top spot on several occasions only to end the racing action finishing second. Kaylee Bryson #71 would impress all with outstanding driving skills. Notching her first-ever podium finish with the POWRi Lucas Oil National and West Midget League by placing third. Trey Marcham #32T and Tanner Thorson #19 would have quite the battle for most the feature, swapping positions several times with Marcham eventually placing fourth as Thorson rounded out the feature's first five finishers.

Auto Meter Heat 1 Winner: 4 - Robert Dalby
KSE Racing Products Heat 2 Winner: 5d - Zach Daum
Advanced Racing Suspensions Heat 3 Winner: 72 - Sam Johnson
Schoenfeld Headers Heat 4 Winner: 98 - Clinton Boyles
Racing Electronics Heat 5 Winner: 9 - Daison Pursley
Diversified Machine Inc. Heat 6 Winner: 19az - Logan Seavey
MPI Heat 7 Winner: 5 - Kevin Thomas Jr
Mesilla Valley Transportation Heat 8 Winner: 95 - Chris Andrews
Pac Schroeder Torsion Bars High Point: 19az - Logan Seavey
Qualifier Winners: 19az - Logan Seavey, 3n - Jake Neuman, 19 - Tanner Thorson, 67 - Buddy Kofoid
Rod End Supply Semi-Feature 1: 35 - Tanner Carrick
AFCO Semi-Feature 2: 89 - Chris Windom
TRD Hard Charger: 28 - Ace Mccarthy
Lucas Oil Feature Winner: 19az - Logan Seavey

POWRi Lucas Oil National & West Midget League Feature Results (30 laps): 1. 19AZ - Logan Seavey 2. 71k - Cannon Mcintosh 3. 71 - Kaylee Bryson 4. 32t - Trey Marcham 5. 19 - Tanner Thorson 6. 5 - Kevin Thomas Jr 7. 9 - Daison Pursley 8. 4 - Robert Dalby 9. 3n - Jake Neuman 10. 4a - Justin Grant 11. 28 - Ace McCarthy 12. 73t - Jake Swanson 13. 67 - Buddy Kofoid 14. 98 - Clinton Boyles 15. 35 - Tanner Carrick 16. 91t - Tyler Thomas 17. 44s - Andrew Felker 18. 5d - Zach Daum 19. 15 - Emerson Axsom 20. 19m - Ethan Mitchell 21. 00 - Trey Gropp 22. 89 - Chris Windom 23. 7x - Thomas Meseraull 24. 71t - Zac Taylor

The POWRi Lucas Oil National and West Midget Leagues continue action on Saturday, May 30th at I-44 Riverside Speedway for Night 2 of the Seventh Annual Turnpike Challenge. All times have been moved forward one hour to help the racing program, start-time is now 5:00 pm.

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Winner Jake Neuman (Mark Coffman, Speed Demon Productions Photo)



NEUMAN SURVIVES MARION MAYHEM, WINS AGAIN WITH TEAM RIPPER

MARION, ILL. (October 12, 2019) - Saturday's Southern Illinois Shootout was a wild one from start-to-finish for the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League. Encountering the 1/8th-mile Southern Illinois Raceway for the first and only time this season, drivers faced a rough and rowdy surface with character aplenty. Four different leaders stood at the front, some slipped back and some stormed forward, but through all of the chaos and carnage it was Jake Neuman and Team Ripper capitalizing late and finding victory lane once again.

Swarmed by several inches of rain on Thursday and Friday, Mother Nature left a signature mark on the SIR short track as the POWRi National Midgets rode into town for their lone appearance of 2019. From hot laps to feature action, it was a cowboy up kind of track with holes grabbing drivers, bumps shaking 'em up, ruts throwing 'em around and surprises around each corner.

Going green for the 30-lap main event, Jesse Colwell of Red Bluff, Calif. quickly put his right foot down and hammered around polesitter Tyler Courtney to gain initial command of the lead. Entering with the championship lead under his own control, Colwell set sail with a focus on keeping his nose clean aboard the Keith Kunz Motorsports, IWX Motor Freight, Bullet/Toyota No. 71.

Lap traffic on lap five quickly threw a wrench into that plan as Colwell dealt with backmarkers in front of him and a furiously fast Courtney hot on his tail. A lap eight side-by-side bout nearly ended in chaos when Colwell closed the door on Courtney into turn three and launched out of a hole into a lapper, but luckily his No. 71 mount recovered and kept control of the top spot before third-running Cannon McIntosh brought out the red flag with a gnarly turn one flip off the fence.

Back to green on lap nine, Courtney successfully attacked Colwell as he bobbled, moving the Clauson-Marshall Racing, NOS Energy Drink, Spike/SR-11 No. 17JR to the point. "Sunshine," a two-time winner POWRi competition, drove off into lap traffic through the middle stages while Colwell dropped at the hands of his KKM teammates, Tanner Carrick and Holley Hollan.

At the halfway mark, Colwell's No. 71 slowed to a halt in turn two to bring out the caution and throw some serious championship implications into the fray as he went to the pit area with a mechanical issue. Returning to racing with ten to go, Courtney continued to lead Carrick while Chris Andrews of Tulsa, Okla. made it by Hollan for the third spot.

Coming together in a fight for the top spot, Colwell and Courtney collided off turn four on the 23rd circuit. They both kept it together and held onto 1st and 2nd, but the damage was already done. Over the next lap, Carrick's front end folded on the Keith Kunz Motorsports, Walker Filters, Craftsman No. 71K and then Courtney's left rear went flat, eliminating both contenders from the show.

Inheriting the lead with eight laps left, Chris Andrews commanded the field in a Jim Miller owned No. 95 entry. The chaos quickly resumed, however, as Andrews' bid for a breakthrough first-career National Midget win were shattered just three-quarters of a lap later, when contact between he and Jake Neuman shot the No. 95 around and to a stop.

The final restart saw Neuman fire the field with Andrew Felker and a hard-charging Buddy Kofoid at his heels. Neuman took the conservative route around the inside, but Buddy, who was making his first-ever POWRi National Midget start, was going all-out after making it to the front from 17th. Kofoid was a show in-and-of himself over the final eight laps while running high, biking big and smashing the gas in pursuit of Neuman, a race that he would make close, but ultimately fall just short of stealing.

At the checkered flag, it was Jake Neuman of New Berlin, Ill. withstanding the chaos and winning the Southern Illinois Shootout at SIR from the 11th spot. Marking his sixth career POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League victory, tonight's triumph was Neuman's fourth of 2019, a season which has proved to be the best of his career. Driving the Team Ripper No. 21KS, Neuman and crew chief Flea Ruzic have made five starts together since September with two wins coming their way.

Buddy Kofoid of Penngrove, Calif. left a lasting first impression on the POWRi National Midget ranks in his league debut at SIR. Falling short of the victory, the teenage sensation delivered a remarkable 17th-to-2nd run aboard the Keith Kunz Motorsports, Toyota Racing No. 97 and made his name known across the midget racing landscape.

Andrew Felker, the 2012 POWRi National Midget champ and current POWRi West points leader, rounded out the podium with a third-place showing in the Chad Shields Racing, MelMark Pipe & Supply, Ripper/Fontana No. 44S. Closing out the top five at SIR was a pair of KKM teammates with 14-year old Daison Pursley finishing fourth in the Toyota Racing No. 9 and the record-chasing Logan Seavey in fifth with the Mobil 1 No. 67.

Finishing inside the top ten was Tucker Klaasmeyer of Paola, Kans. in sixth, Kyle Jones of Kennedale, Tex. in seventh for the TriFecta Motorsorts No. 7U, championship contender Zach Daum in eighht-from-19th, midget rookie Kameron Key in ninth-from-18th, and Jesse Love in tenth-from-23rd.

Daison Pursley (Auto Meter Heat 1), Logan Seavey (KSE Racing Products Heat 2), Tyler Courtney (Advanced Racing Suspensions Heat 3) and Tanner Carrick (Schoenfeld Headers Heat 4) topped heat race action. Buddy Kofoid won the Rod End Supply B-Main.

The POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League visits Belle-Clair Speedway in Belleville, Ill. tomorrow Sunday, October 13 for the Charlene Meents Memorial. If you can't make it, watch LIVE on www.speedshifttv.com.

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Auto Meter Heat One (8 Laps):
1. 9-Daison Pursley, Locust Grove, OK (1); 2. 67K-Holley Hollan, Broken Arrow, OK (5); 3. 44S-Andrew Felker, Carl Junction, MO (7); 4. 57D-Daniel Robinson, Ewing, IL (2); 5. 28X-Kameron Key, Warrensburg, MO (3); 6. 5D-Zach Daum, Pocahontas, IL (6); 7. 103-Broc Hunnell, Eolia, MO (4).

KSE Racing Products Heat Two (8 Laps):
1. 67-Logan Seavey, Sutter, CA (2); 2. 71-Jesse Colwell, Red Bluff, CA (6); 3. 72-Sam Johnson, St. Peters, MO (1); 4. 88-Tyler Nelson, Indianapolis, IN (3); 5. 97K-Jesse Love, Redwood City, CA (5); 6. 97-Buddy Kofoid, Penngrove, CA (7); 7. 86C-Dave Camfield Jr., Decatur, IL (4).

Advanced Racing Suspensions Heat Three (8 Laps):
1. 17JR-Tyler Courtney, Indianapolis, IN (5); 2. 95-Chris Andrews, Sapulpa, OK (1); 3. 27-Tucker Klaasmeyer, Paola, KS (3); 4. 21KS-Jake Neuman, New Berlin, IL (6); 5. 47BC-Andrew Layser, Collegeville, PA (2); DNS, 4W-Ben Welsch, Libert, MO.

Schoenfeld Headers Heat Four (8 Laps):
1. 71K-Tanner Carrick, Lincoln, CA (1); 2. 08-Cannon McIntosh, Bixby, OK (6); 3. 28-Ace McCarthy, Tahlequah, OK (4); 4. 7U-Kyle Jones, Kennedale, TX (5); 5. 17C-Devin Camfield, Decatur, IL (3); 6. 4F-Chad Frewaldt, Kansas City, KS (2).

Rod End Supply B-Main (10 Laps / 6 Transfer):
1. 97-Buddy Kofoid (2); 2. 28X-Kameron Key (3); 3. 5D-Zach Daum (6); 4. 47BC-Andrew Layser (5); 5. 4F-Chad Frewaldt (7); 6. 103-Broc Hunnell (8); 7. 17C-Devin Camfield (4); 8. 86C-Dave Camfield Jr. (9); 9. 97K-Jesse Love (1); DNS, 4W-Ben Welsch.

POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League Main Event (30 Laps):
1. 3N-Jake Neuman (11); 2. 97-Buddy Kofoid (17); 3. 44S-Andrew Felker (5); 4. 9-Daison Pursley (7); 5. 67-Logan Seavey (6); 6. 27-Tucker Klaasmeyer (12); 7. 7U-Kyle Jones (13); 8. Zach Daum (19); 9. 28X-Kameron Key (18); 10. 97K-Jesse Love (23); 11. 47BC-Andrew Layser (20); 12. 95-Chris Andrews (9); 13. 88-Tyler Nelson (15); 14. 72-Sam Johnson (14); 15. 17JR-Tyler Courtney (1); 16. 71K-Tanner Carrick (8); 17. 67K-Holley Hollan (4); 18. 57D-Daniel Robinson (16); 19. 103-Broc Hunnell (22); 20. 4F-Chad Frewaldt (21); 21. 71-Jesse Colwell (2); 22. 28-Ace McCarthy (10); 23. 08-Cannon McIntosh (3).
Lap Leader(s): Colwell 1-8; Courtney 9-23; Neuman 24-30.
Hard Charger(s): Kofoid +15 (17th-2nd)

Photo Credit - Mark Coffman, Speed Demon Productions
Article Credit - Brian Walker, POWRi Media Director

Winner Jake Neuman (Mark Coffman, Speed Demon Productions Photo)

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Winner Tanner Carrick (Brendon Bauman Photo)


JACKSONVILLE, ILL. (October 6, 2019) - Going wire-to-wire in Saturday's 30-lap main event at Jacksonville Speedway, Tanner Carrick of Lincoln, Calif. was just unstoppable in the green-to-checkered run. Aboard the Keith Kunz-Curb Agajanian Motorsports, Walker Filters, Bullet/Toyota No. 71K, Carrick won his third career POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League feature and the first of his 2019 campaign.

Surviving a pair of rain delays before the feature hit the track, it was a constant guessing game on Saturday as Mother Nature tried and tried again to thwart the Jacksonville Speedway season finale. A steady afternoon cell nearly ended it all before pill draw started, and then a sudden shower ahead of the main events created a second brief stoppage.

Earning PAC Racing Springs High Point Man honors, Carrick claimed the pole position of the main event following an excitable fifth-to-first charge in heat race action. Joined to his outside by Zach Duam of Pocahontas, Ill., the duo brought the 22-car feature field to life and Carrick immediately shot to the point.

On a fast, heavy and hammer down quarter-mile surface, Carrick was able to quickly extend his advantage before Rico Abreu of St. Helena, Calif. made his way by Daum for the second spot on lap eight. Trailing by 2.1 seconds, Abreu's charge to Carrick's tail waited until the final ten laps, when he brought the heat through lap traffic.

Finding another gear in the closing laps, Abreu all of a sudden chopped into Carrick's lead left and right aboard the Safelite Auto Repair No. 97. Giving the fans some late-race excitement, Abreu was able to approach Carrick's No. 71K on the final circuit but fell just one or two corners short of being able to make a bid for the win.

In the end, Tanner Carrick of Lincoln, Calif. controlled all 30 laps aboard the Keith Kunz-Curb Agajanian Motorsports, Walker Filters, Bullet/Toyota No. 71K. His Jacksonville Speedway score marks his first POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League win of 2019 and the third of his career.

Rico Abreu settled for runner-up honors for the second-straight night while Zach Daum also rounded out the podium on Saturday just like he did on Friday. Jesse Colwell lost 10 points off his championship lead as he finished in fourth with Tucker Klaasmeyer right behind him in the fifth spot.

Also finishing inside the top ten was Holley Hollan in sixth, Cannon McIntosh in seventh, Logan Seavey in eighth, Daison Pursley in ninth and Andrew Layser in tenth.

The POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League moves to Belle-Clair Speedway in Belleville, Ill. on Friday, October 11 followed by a Saturday, October 12 stop at Southern Illinois Raceway in Marion, Ill.

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Auto Meter Heat One (8 Laps):
1. 71K-Tanner Carrick, Lincoln, CA (5); 2. 47BC-Andrew Layser, Collegeville, PA (2); 3. 97K-Jesse Love, Redwood City, CA (4); 4. 97A-Austin O'Dell, Rochester, IL (3); 5. 57B-Chase Jones, Greenwood, IN (1); 6. 28-Ace McCarthy, Tahlequah, OK (7); 7. 55-Jeff Sparks, Mason City, IL (8); DNS, 87-Mitchell Davis, Auburn, IL.

KSE Racing Products Heat Two (8 Laps):
1. 67-Logan Seavey, Sutter, CA (3); 2. 5D-Zach Daum, Pocahontas, IL (6); 3. 71-Jesse Colwell, Red Bluff, CA (5); 4. 08-Cannon McIntosh, Bixby, OK (7); 5. 21KS-Jake Neuman, New Berlin, IL (4); 6. 3K-Korey Weyant, Springfield, IL (1); 7. 103-Broc Hunnell, Eolia, MO (2).

Advanced Racing Suspensions Heat Three (8 Laps):
1. 27-Tucker Klaasmeyer, Paola, KS (2); 2. 97-Rico Abreu, St. Helena, CA (6); 3. 9-Daison Pursley, Locust Grove, OK (3); 4. 67K-Holley Hollan, Broken Arrow, OK (7); 5. 00-Luke Howard, Overland Park, KS (1); 6. 54-Ray Seach, Beloit, WI (5); 7. 50-Daniel Adler, St. Louis, MO (4).

POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League Main Event (30 Laps):
1. 71K-Tanner Carrick (1); 2. 97-Rico Abreu (3); 3. 5D-Zach Daum (2); 4. 71-Jesse Colwell (6); 5. 27-Tucker Klaasmeyer (5); 6. 67K-Holley Hollan (8); 7. 08-Cannon McIntosh (7); 8. 67-Logan Seavey (4); 9. 9-Daison Pursley (11); 10. 47BC-Andrew Layser (9); 11. 21KS-Jake Neuman (13); 12. 97A-Austin O'Dell (12); 13. 97K-Jesse Love (10); 14. 57B-Chase Jones (15); 15. 28-Ace McCarthy (14); 16. 50-Daniel Adler (20); 17. 3K-Korey Weyant (19); 18. 00-Luke Howard (16); 19. 54-Ray Seach (17); 20. 103-Broc Hunnell (21); 22. 55-Jeff Sparks (18); 23. 87-Mitchell Davis (22).
Lap Leader(s): Carrick 1-30.

Winner Tanner Carrick (Brendon Bauman Photo)

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SEAVEY SNOOKERS RICO LATE AT JACKSONVILLE, TIES RECORD WITH 11TH WIN OF 2019

JACKSONVILLE, ILL. (October 5, 2019) - Logan Seavey thought he saw the window for a win shutting when Rico Abreu slid by on the 12th circuit in Friday's POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget feature at Jacksonville Speedway. However, a late rally brought Seavey right back to Abreu's bumper before a perfect diamond maneuver off turn two sealed the race's fate when the No. 67 shot by the No. 97 with only four laps left.

A historical win on several levels, Seavey's Friday night triumph was the scene of a handful of noteworthy milestones for the Sutter, California 22-year old. The driver of the Keith Kunz-Curb Agajanian Motorsports, Mobil 1, Bullet/Toyota No. 67 tied Christopher Bell for the winningest single-season (11 wins), tied Zach Daum for fifth on the all-time wins list (19 wins), and tied the late Bryan Clauson for the most career wins at Jacksonville Speedway (5 wins).

Before the epic Abreu/Seavey battle heated up and well before the "Sutter Cut" was thrown in victory lane, Friday's 30-lapper took the green flag with Jesse Colwell of Red Bluff, Calif. and Tyler Thomas of Collinsville, Okla. pacing the field. Thomas, a three-time winner at Jacksonville, initially put his No. 91T to the point, but things drastically changed on lap two as Thomas hopped through turns three and four before catching the wall and bouncing to a disheartening stop.

Colwell, who leads the POWRi National Midget League title hunt with six races to go, assumed the lead aboard his KKM, IWX Motor Freight, Bullet/Toyota No. 71, but it didn't last long. Going a lane above Colwell, Seavey, who started fourth, zipped around his teammate and controlled the second circuit as the restart brought the field back to life.

Seavey was strong in the opening stages as 16-year old Cannon McIntosh of Bixby, Okla. and Rico Abreu of St. Helena, Calif. worked by Colwell to take second and third. The second and final caution waved on lap seven for a stopped Devin Camfield, which would bunch the field up and give McIntosh along with Abreu a much-anticipated shot at Seavey.

On the restart, Abreu aggressively attacked McIntosh for second and soon secured the spot with a low-line dive into turn one. Setting his sights on Seavey, Abreu tracked down his KKM teammate and pounced on lap 13, throwing a turn three slider that quickly cleared and gave him breathing room out front.

While it looked as if Abreu and his Safelite, Bullet/Toyota No. 97 were large and in charge out front, Seavey was tracking his every footstep and methodically prepping his game plan through the final stages. Making it a race with five to go, Seavey saw his opportunity with lap traffic looming and went for the move.

Diamonding off turn two, a patented move that has guided Seavey to four previous Jacksonville W's, the No. 67 cut on a dime from the top to the bottom and zoomed by Abreu down the backstretch on the 27th lap. From there, it was all about defense for Seavey, who still had Abreu breathing down his neck over the final mile of the race.

Abreu's relentless effort came up just short, however, as Logan Seavey's late-race heroics paid off and he cashed in for his 19th-career POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League victory. His fifth victory in the last six events at Jacksonville sets Seavey up for a potentially historic Saturday with the record for the most wins in a single season now on the line.

Coming home with a close, but tough-to-swallow second-place bid was Abreu aboard his No. 98 entry. Tanner Thorson of Minden, Nev. rounded out the podium with a tenth-to-third run in the Hayward-Thomas Motorsports No. 19. Cannon McIntosh and Zach Daum closed out the top five while Jake Neuman (sixth), Jesse Colwell (seventh), Tucker Klaasmeyer (eighth), Tanner Carrick (ninth) and Ace McCarthy (tenth) finished inside the top ten.

The POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League returns for another night at Jacksonville Speedway tonight Saturday, October 5 alongside the MOWA Sprint Cars, the Ron Milton Race of Champions, Modifieds, Street Stocks, and a Kids Mods exhibition.

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Auto Meter Heat One (8 Laps):
1. 71-Jesse Colwell, Red Bluff, CA (6); 2. 91T-Tyler Thomas, Collinsville, OK (7); 3. 87-Mitchell Davis, Auburn, IL (2); 4. 71K-Tanner Carrick, Lincoln, CA (5); 5. 3K-Korey Weyant, Springfield, IL (8); 6. 103-Broc Hunnell, Eolia, MO (1); 7. 54-Ray Seach, Beloit, WI (3); 8. 9-Daison Pursley, Locust Grove, OK (4).

KSE Racing Products Heat Two (8 Laps):
1. 97-Rico Abreu, St. Helena, CA (1); 2. 5D-Zach Daum, Pocahontas, IL (3); 3. 27-Tucker Klaasmeyer, Paola, KS (7); 4. 17-Austin Brown, Millstadt, IL (6); 5. 11-Andy Bishop, Harrisburg, IL (2); 6. 72-Sam Johnson, St. Peters, MO (5); DNS, 97A-Austin O'Dell, Rochester, IL.

Advanced Racing Suspensions Heat Three (8 Laps):
1. 67-Logan Seavey, Sutter, CA (2); 2. 19-Tanner Thorson, Minden, NV (1); 3. 97K-Jesse Love, Redwood City, CA (3); 4. 67K-Holley Hollan, Broken Arrow, OK (4); 5. 21KS-Jake Neuman, New Berlin, IL (7); 6. 17C-Devin Camfield, Decatur, IL (5); 7. 55-Jeff Sparks, Mason City, IL (6).

Schoenfeld Headers Heat Four (8 Laps):
1. 08-Cannon McIntosh, Bixby, OK (1); 2. 28-Ace McCarthy, Tahlequah, OK (3); 3. 50-Daniel Adler, St. Louis, MO (5); 4. 47BC-Andrew Layser, Collegeville, PA (6); 5. 86C-David Camfield Jr., Decatur, IL (2); 6. 00-Luke Howard, Overland Park, KS (4); 7. 77W-Joey Wirth, Waterloo, IL (7).

Rod End Supply B-Main (12 Laps / 6 Transfer):
1. 21KS-Jake Neuman (1); 2. 67K-Holley Hollan (2); 3. 86C-David Camfield Jr. (4); 4. 00-Luke Howard (7); 5. 11-Andy Bishop (3); 6. 17C-Devin Camfield (6); 7. 97A-Austin O'Dell (13); 8. 54-Ray Seach (11); 9. 77W-Joey Wirth (8); 10. 55-Jeff Sparks (10); 11. 103-Broc Hunnell (9); 12. 9-Daison Pursley (12); 13. 72-Sam Johnson (5).

POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League Main Event (30 Laps):
1. 67-Logan Seavey (4); 2. 97-Rico Abreu (5); 3. 19-Tanner Thorson (10); 4. 08-Cannon McIntosh (6); 5. 5D-Zach Daum (7); 6. 21KS-Jake Neuman (17); 7. 71-Jesse Colwell (1); 8. 27-Tucker Klaasmeyer (3); 9. 71K-Tanner Carrick (16); 10. 28-Ace McCarthy (8); 11. 91T-Tyler Thomas (2); 12. 97K-Jesse Love (14); 13. 50-Daniel Adler (9); 14. 9-Daison Pursley (23); 15. 67K-Holley Hollan (18); 16. 47BC-Andrew Layser (12); 17. 3K-Korey Weyant (13); 18. 86C-David Camfield Jr. (19); 19. 00-Luke Howard (20); 20. 17-Austin Brown (11); 21. 17C-Devin Camfield (22); 22. 11-Andy Bishop (21); 23. 87-Mitchell Davis (15).
Hard Charger(s): Neuman +11.
Lap Leader(s): Thomas 1; Seavey 2-12; Abreu 13-26; Seavey 27-30.

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Winner Chris Windom (K.C. Shaw Photo)



WINDOM WINS HOCKETT/MCMILLIN MEMORIAL CROWN

WHEATLAND, MO. (September 21, 2019) - Chris Windom of Canton, Ill. become the eighth different POWRi Lucas Oil WAR Sprint League champion of the Jesse Hockett / Daniel McMillin Memorial on Saturday night. Leading all 30 laps, his title aboard the Goacher Racing No. 5G gives Windom his fifth-career WAR Sprints win and sends him home with the money, check and trophy from one of the biggest WAR races on the calendar.

It was a night hampered by Mother Nature's sudden downpour of rain at 5:00pm, dousing the track and soaking the pits with intent on literally raining on our parade. However, the staff at Lucas Oil Speedway were firm and committed to running this show for a packed house of fans, so they went to work on the facility and we pulled cars to the track for wheel pack.

After a few hours of track work with endless effort, hot laps rolled out and the program began taking shape. For the WAR Sprints, a slate of four Rocket Races won by Anthony Nicholson, Kory Schudy, Landon Simon and Colten Cottle transferred eight to the main event, splitting others to B-Mains and a Non-Qualifier Race.

In the Pole Shuffle, Chris Windom outlasted Brady Bacon, Zach Daum and Logan Seavey in the final round to earn the pole position of the 30-lapper. Riley Kreisel and Thomas Meseraull snagged a pair of B-Main wins, bringing the 24-car field it's final six transfers.

Taking the green flag in the Hockett/McMillin Memorial main event, Windom gunned to the early lead, but Bacon was quick to present a challenge. Leading the opening circuit, Windom slipped high off turn two the next go round and allowed Bacon to drive underneath and actually pass him for the lead down the backstretch. However, Windom was quick to recover and instantly shot back by on the low side of turns three and four.

A caution bunched the field up and sent them back off as Windom paced Bacon, Wyatt Burks, Zach Daum and Logan Seavey. Entering the mid-race stage, Bacon was continuing to keep Windom honest, trailing him closely and waiting to pounce on any given mistake.

Racing into lap traffic past halfway, Bacon began to lose sight of the No. 5G as Windom's prowess of maneuvering through the backmarkers proved too impressive to compete with. As Bacon became bobbled with a pair of lappers, Windom's lead began to expand and grow lap-after-lap.

In the end, Chris Windom would run away in the second half, going unchallenged for a dominant score to win the ninth annual Jesse Hockett / Daniel McMillin Memorial title. The win aboard his Goacher Racing No. 5G marks Windom's fifth-career POWRi Lucas Oil WAR Sprint League victory.

Brady Bacon of Broken Arrow, Okla. came home with a close second-place finish, Logan Seavey of Sutter, Calif. rounded out the podium in the Donnie Cooper No. 01, Wyatt Burks and Garrett Aitken closed out the top five finishers.

The conclusion of the ninth annual Jesse Hockett / Daniel McMillin Memorial also wraps up the 2019 POWRi Lucas Oil WAR Sprint League season. Details on the championship banquet and 2020 plans will be released as soon as available. Thank you to all of the drivers, teams, tracks, fans, sponsors and staff for another incredible campaign in 2019!

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Hinchman Racewear Rocket Race One (10 Laps / 2 Transfer):
1. 16-Anthony Nicholson (2); 2. 7R-Dave Darland (1); 3. 1-Paul White (4); 4. 2X-Zach Clark (6); 5. 5$-Danny Smith (5); 6. 24H-Ty Hulsey (3); 7. 118-Scott Evans (10); 8. 73-Samuel Wagner (7); 9. 57-Chase Parson (9); 10. 2-Jason Billups (11); DNS, 75-Tyler Blank; DNS, 9X-Paul Nienhiser.

Bell Racing HQ Rocket Race Two (10 Laps / 2 Transfer):
1. 28-Kory Schudy (1); 2. 77K-Katlynn Leer (2); 3. 00-Thomas Meseraull (3); 4. 30B-Quinton Benson (4); 5. 91-Gunner Ramey (6); 6. 54-Trey Gropp (5); 7. 7F-Johnny Kent (9); 8. 18-Terry Richards (7); 9. 52-Cody Gentry (10); 10. 96-Taylor Peterson (11); 11. 21C-Chris DeSelle (12); DNS, 9$-Kyle Clark; DNS, 13-Grant Wresche.

Schure Built Suspensions Rocket Race Three (10 Laps / 2 Transfer):
1. 24-Landon Simon (1); 2. 65-Chris Parkinson (2); 3. 77-Jack Wagner (4); 4. 22-Jeff Pellersels (8); 5. 20-Steve Thomas (6); 6. 3-Raven Culp (10); 7. 8-Jeff Wingate (9); 8. 36-Kevin Reed (12); 9. 6R-Frank Rodgers (11); 10. 12-Wesley Smith (5); DNS, 28-Brandon Mattox; DNS, 31-Dylan Kadous; DNS, 4-Braydon Cromwell.

Wilwood Disc Brakes Rocket Race Four (10 Laps / 2 Transfer):
1. 5C-Colten Cottle (2); 2. 6P-Chris Phillips (3); 3. 90-Riley Kreisel (4); 4. 73S-Lane Stone (5); 5. 22S-Slater Helt (6); 6. 99-Korey Weyant (1); 7. 42-Warren Johnson (7); 8. 97-Kevin Cummings (8); 9. 14-Kyle Lewis (12); 10. 41-Brad Wyatt (9); 11. 72-Al Thomas (11); 12. 02-Dillon Burks (10).

RAMS Racing Non-Qualifier Race (8 Laps):
1. 6R-Frank Rodgers (2); 2. 36-Kevin Reed (4); 3. 14-Kyle Lewis (8); 4. 2-Jason Billups (1); 5. 02-Dillon Burks (5); 6. 72-Al Thomas (6); 7. 96-Taylor Peterson (3); DNS, 21C-Chris DeSelle.

Rockwell Security Pole Shuffle (2 Laps):
Round One: 1. 32-Garrett Aitken; 2. 31B-Joe B. Miller; 3. 37-Brian Beebe; 4. 51-Mitchell Moore.
Round Two: 1. 32-Garrett Aitken; 2. 11W-Wyatt Burks; 3. 31B-Joe B. Miller; 4. 6-Mario Clouser.
Round Three: 1. 5D-Zach Daum; 2. 01-Logan Seavey; 3. 32-Garrett Aitken; 4. 11W-Wyatt Burks.
Round Four: 1. 5G-Chris Windom; 2. 410-Brady Bacon; 3. 5D-Zach Daum; 4. 01-Logan Seavey.

Hoosier Tire B-Main One (12 Laps / 3 Transfer):
1. 90-Riley Kreisel (4); 2. 77-Jack Wagner (3); 3. 54-Trey Gropp (5); 4. 24H-Ty Hulsey (2); 5. 99-Korey Weyant (1); 6. 18-Terry Richards (9); 7. 2X-Zach Clark (6); 8. 20-Steve Thomas (7); 9. 22-Jeff Pellersels (10); 10. 3-Raven Culp (13); 11. 97-Kevin Cummings (11); 12. 8-Jeff Wingate (12); 13. 52-Cody Gentry (14); DNS, 12-Wesley Smith.

Speedway Motors B-Main Two (12 Laps / 3 Transfer):
1. 00-Thomas Meseraull (1); 2. 73S-Lane Stone (5); 3. 22S-Slater Helt (7); 4. 1-Paul White (2); 5. 30B-Quinton Benson (3); 6. 91-Gunner Ramey (6); 7. 5$-Danny Smith (4); 8. 42-Warren Johnson (9); 9. 57-Chase Parson (12); 10. 73-Samuel Wagner (8); 11. 118-Scott Evans (13); 12. 41-Brad Wyatt (14); 13. 7F-Johnny Kent (11); DNS, 89-Todd McVay.

POWRi Lucas Oil WAR Sprint League Main Event (30 Laps):
1. 5G-Chris Windom (1); 2. 410-Brady Bacon (2); 3. 01-Logan Seavey (4); 4. 11W-Wyatt Burks (6); 5. 32-Garrett Aitken (5); 6. 24-Landon Simon (13); 7. 6-Mario Clouser (8); 8. 28-Kory Schudy (12); 9. 00-Thomas Meseraull (20); 10. 16-Anthony Nicholson (11); 11. 90-Riley Kreisel (19); 12. 31B-Joe B. Miller (7); 13. 37-Brian Beebe (9); 14. 77-Jack Wagner (21); 15. 51-Mitchell Moore (10); 16. 65-Chris Parkinson (17); 17. 7R-Dave Darland (15); 18. 77K-Katlynn Leer (16); 19. 73S-Lane Stone (22); 20. 5C-Colten Cottle (14); 21. 5D-Zach Daum (3); 22. 6P-Chris Phillips (18); 23. 22S-Slater Helt (24); 24. 54-Trey Gropp (23); 25. 99-Korey Weyant (25).
Lap Leader(s): Windom 1-30.
Hard Charger(s): Meseraull +11.

Winner Chris Windom (K.C. Shaw Photo)

Photo Credit - K.C. SHAW PHOTO
Article Credit - Brian Walker, POWRi Media Director

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