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Hello Race Fans! This is your Fourth of July weekend Race Recap for St. Francois County Raceway. This recap is sponsored by Boyer Lumber and Rental Center. St. Francois County Raceway had an amazing night of racing for all the fans. There were a total of 86 cars in attendance divided into four class. Those class were: POWRi WAR Non-wing Sprint Cars, Super Streets, 410 Wing Sprint Cars, and B-Modifieds. Along with the amazing racing, St. Francois County Raceway put on an outstanding fireworks show for the fans as well as a very interesting Mechanics race for the Sprint Cars. The Mechanics race was for all the Mechanics that work on each sprint car. This race gave them the opportunity to jump behind the wheel of these powerful machines and show the fans and other drivers what they can do in a car. All in all, this night of racing was filled with a lot of interesting events that the fans seemed to really love. Now on to what happened in the regular show.

Up first for the 4th of July weekend was the POWRi WAR Series (Non-wing Sprint Cars). There were 20 Non-wing cars in attendance divided into three heat races. The first heat race had seven cars take the green flag. Taking the win in heat race number one would was Korey Weyant in the 99 car. Second place went to the 22s car of Slater Helt from the fourth starting position. The 24 car of Landon Simon crossed the finish line in third place.

Heat race number two also had seven cars take the green flag. Crossing the finish line in first place was the pole sitter Wyatt Burks in the 11w car with Chris Parkinson finishing in second place in the 65 car from the fifth starting position. Third place went to the 93 car with Steve Mahannah behind the wheel.

The third heat race had six cars take the green flag with the 15b of Quinton Benson taking the checkered flag. Finishing in second place was the 51b of Joe B. Miller and third place went to the 42 with Warren Johnson behind the wheel.

The main event was definitely an interesting one to say the least. It was a 25 lap race with 19 cars competing for the win. The car that came out on top was the 51b car of Joe B Miller with the 99 car of Korey Weyant finishing in second place. However, the 51b car was 40 pounds below the requirement during post-race inspection which resulted in his disqualification giving Weyant the official win. Coming across the finish line in third was the 24 car of Landon Simon with Wyatt Burks finishing in fourth in the 11w car. Fifth place went to the 65 car of Chris Parkinson behind the wheel. The Hard Charger for the night went to the 8d car of Terry Babb for starting 19th, passing 10 cars and finishing ninth.

Running second for the night was the Super Street class. There were 23 cars in attendance divided into three heat races. The first one had eight cars take the green flag with Tony Wyatt finishing out front in the 67 car. Second place went to the 30w car with Dom Wadlow behind the wheel with Brad Callahan finishing in third place in the 21w car.

Heat race number two had eight cars scheduled to start but only seven took the green flag. Finishing out front was Chuck Adams in the 99 car with Travis Goodman finishing in second place in the 76 car. Third place went to Josh Ramer in the 269 after starting last in the field of cars.

Heat race number three had seven cars scheduled to start and seven did just that. Crossing the finish line in first place was the 94n car with Jason Neel behind the wheel. Finishing in second place was the 23 car of Kevin Mosier with Andy Johnston finishing in third place in the 91b car.

The main event for the Super Streets had 21 cars take the green flag since two cars were knocked out of contention early in the night. Taking home the trophy after a 15 lap race was the 94n car of Jason Neel. Second place went to the 67 car of Tony Wyatt with Travis Goodman finishing in third place in his 76 car. Fourth place went to the 23 with Kevin Mosier behind the wheel. Crossing the finish line in fifth place was the 269 car of Josh Ramer. The BSB Manufacturing Go Fast Award Winner for the night went to David Baker in the 00 car for starting 19th, passing 11 cars and finishing eighth.

Up next on the night was the 410 Winged Sprint Cars. There were 24 sprint cars in attendance divided into three heat races. Heat race number one eight cars scheduled to take the green flag but only seven did. Of those seven, Joe B. Miller finished first in the 51b car from the fifth starting position. Second place went to the 16g car of Scottie Gretzmacher after starting in the last position with Dustin Adams finishing in third place in the number 3 car.

The second heat race had eight cars take the green flag with Jason Keith finishing in first place in the 28 car. Second place went to the 67 car with Joey Boyd behind the wheel with Carl Finder finishing in third place in the 360 car.

The final heat race for the Sprint Cars had seven cars take the green of the eight that was scheduled to. Crossing the finish line in first place was the 17* car of Robbie Standridge. Right behind him in second place was the 05 car with Brad Loyet behind the wheel and finishing in third place was Joey Montgomery in the 35 car.

The top two in each heat ran a dash. The dash was a six lap race to see who started where within the first three rows. Picking up the win and starting on the pole for the main event was the 17* car with Robbie Standridge behind the wheel. Second place went to Brad Loyet in the 05 car with Joe B. Miller finishing in third place in the 51b car.

The main event was a 25 lap race full of action. Taking home the win after taking the lead with only seven laps to go was the 05 car of Brad Loyet. Second place went to the 17* car with Robbie Standridge behind the wheel. Third place went to Joey Boyd in the 67 car with Scottie Gretzmacher crossing the finish line in fourth place for the second week in a row in the 16g car. Fifth place went to Joe B. Miller in the 51b car. The Hard Charger Award for the night went to the 87 car of Kent Buckley for starting 15th, passing seven cars and finishing eighth.

Running last for the night was the B-Modified class. There were 18 B-Modifieds in attendance divided into three heat races. The first heat race had six cars take the green flag with “Sweet” Lou Driemeier picking up the checkered flag in the 3d car. Second place went to the 4g car with Eddie Gross behind the wheel and Rookie of the Year contender Chasten Boen finishing in third in the 21 car.

Heat race number two had six cars scheduled to start but only four cars took the green flag. Finishing out front of the four cars was the 85g car with Joe Geisler behind the wheel. Second place went to Jeremy Welborn in the 27w car with Brian Hazlett finishing in third in the 2h car.

The third and final heat race for the night also had six cars scheduled to start but this time only five did so. Bringing his car across the line in first was the 74 car of Jeff Whitter after starting third. Second place went to the 10 car of Kyle Jarrett with Eddie Smith finishing in third place in the 20s car.

The main event for the B-Modifieds was a 15 lap battle for the lead. Bring home the feature win was the 3d car with Lou Driemeier behind the wheel. This win was very special for Driemeier because it was his first ever career feature win in his 14 plus years of racing. Congratulations Lou Driemeier! Second place went to the 85g car of Joe Giesler with Kyle Jarrett finishing in third place in the 10 car. Fourth place went to Jeremy Welborn in the 27w car and Chasten Boen finished fifth in the 21 car. The BSB Manufacturing Go Fast Award Winner for the B-Modifieds on the night went to the sixth place finisher Darryll Dickerson in the 44 car after starting 13th and passing seven cars.

The last race of the night was something a little special for the people that help work on the cars each night. It was the Sprint Car Mechanics Race. Taking the win was Robbie Standridge’s mechanic, Jeff Masson, in the 17* car. Second place went to Darin Adams’ mechanic, Dean Adams Jr., in the 4 car. Adams was also the Hard Charger for passing five cars. Third place went to Dale Campbell’s mechanic, John Epperson, in the 26 car.

 

POWRi Lucas Oil WAR & WAR East Sprint Leagues
7/1/17
St. Francois County Raceway - 20 cars

Hinchman Racewear Heat 1 - 8 laps
1. 99-Korey Weyant, Springfield, IL (2); 2. 22S-Slater Helt, Harrisonville, MO (4); 3. 24-Landon Simon, Tipp City, OH (3); 4. 77K-Katlynn Leer, Moulton, IA (1); 5. 20-Steve Thomas, Ludlow, IL (6); 6. 72-Kevin Petty, Farmington, MO (5); 82-Vinny Ward, Warrenton, MO (7)-DNF

Wilwood Disc Brakes Heat 2 - 8 laps
1. 11W-Wyatt Burks, Topeka, KS (1); 2. 65-Chris Parkinson, Gladstone, MO (5); 3. 93-Steve Mahannah, Springfield, MO (3); 4. 52F-Logan Faucon, Elkhart, IL (6); 5. 24X-Keith Burch, Farmington, MO (4); 6. 7S-Wade Seiler, Farmington, MO (7)-DNF; 7. 8D-Terry Babb, Decatur, IL (2)-DNF

Bell Helmets Heat 3 - 8 laps
1. 15B-Quinton Benson, Emma, MO (1); 2. 51B-Joe B. Miller, Millersville, MO (3); 3. 42-Warren Johnson, Overland Park, KS (2); 4. 99G-Scottie Gretzmacher, Farmington, MO (5); 5. 56-Mitchell Davis, Auburn, IL (6); 6. 1-Mitch Wissmiller, Saybrook, IL (2)-DNF

POWRi Lucas Oil WAR & WAR East Sprint A-Main - 25 laps
1. 99-Korey Weyant (5); 2. 24-Landon Simon (8); 3. 11W-Wyatt Burks (3); 4. 65-Chris Parkinson (6); 5. 15B-Quinton Benson (2); 6. 99G-Scottie Gretzmacher (11); 7. 56-Mitchell Davis (13); 8. 8D-Terry Babb (18); 9. 22S-Slater Helt (4); 10. 93-Steve Mahannah (9); 11. 52F-Logan Faucon (7); 12. 24X-Keith Burch (15); 13. 77K-Katlynn Leer (14); 14. 20-Steve Thomas (12); 15. 82-Vinny Ward (16); 16. 42-Warren Johnson (10)-DNF; 17. 7S-Wade Seiler (17)-DNF; 18. 72-Kevin Petty -DNS; 19. 1-Mitch Wissmiller -DNS; 20. 51B-Joe B. Miller (1)-DQ