What Won the Race:
Tyler Roahrig and Doug True duked it out side by side for three laps before Roahrig was able to take over the lead.
On lap 100 Tyler Roahrig ran his fastest lap of the night.
Doug True started fourth in the field and quickly found his way up to the lead. He had a substantial lead over the field until lapped traffic started to play a factor.
Jeff Ganus who was in the runner up spot was able to close the gap on True as the back of the back bunched up in front of the leaders. This also allowed Roahrig to close in on Ganus.
Roahrig was able to get around Ganus and went to work on the leader. Roahrig and True battled door to door for about three laps before the no. 24 machine was finally able to complete the pass and give Tyler Roahrig his first Intimidator 100 win.
The fast qualifier goes to Rick Senneker with a 12.776.
2) Brian Bergakker 12.820
3) Tyler Roahrig 12.896
4) Mark Shook 12.916
5) Phil Bozell 12.924
Tonight 16 of the 27 cars are locked into tonight’s Intimidator 100, the remaining 11 cars will fight their way in during a last chance qualifier for the four remaining positions.
16 in the inversion for tonight. It will be good racing tonight as all of the fast cars are starting deep in the field.
Jacob Maynard wins the last chance race, putting him in the 17th starting spot for the Intimidator 100. Jerry Pierman, Jeff Carper, Jeff Bozell will make up the remainder of the field.
Jacob Maynard goes around in turn two on lap 20. Doug True leads the race 1/5th of the way in.
Caution lap 29: Bill Tomlinson takes a spin at the entrance of turn four.
Jeff Ganus has moved into the second spot on the track at the half way mark. He has just over a second and a half to make it to the back bumper of leader Doug True.
One of the favorites, Tyler Roahrig has climbed to the third spot after starting from deep in the field in the 14th spot.
Lap 73- Jeff Ganus and Tyler Roahrig are able to close the gap on the leader of True as they attempt to make their way around lapped traffic. In the lap Roahrig gets around Ganus for the runner up position on the track.
Just 13 laps remain and Roahrig is attempting a pass for the lead. The top two drivers have raced side by side for the past three laps. But with now 12 remaining Roahrig gets the lead position.
27 Outlaw Late Models
Senneker Performance Chassis
Engine support by Stan Roahrig and Gaerte Engines
Winning Crew Chief:
Tyler is a driver who not only jumps in the car and drives, but spends day in and day out on his car to make sure it is in tip top shape. With that being said, Tyler builds his own shocks, as well as does all of the set up on his own.
On the Move:
Last-Chance Race Starting Line Up:
4 drivers will transfer into the 100 lap event this evening
20 laps will be the distance
Last Chance Race Results:
Qualifying tonight is in the fashion of group qualifying
|Intimidator 100 Last Chance Race|
|Flip Flop Cyber Stock Feature||15 laps|
|Outlaw Cyber Stock Feature||20 laps|
|SW Michigan Mini Stock Feature||25 laps|
|Pro Stock Feature||30 laps|
|Super Stock Feature||30 laps|
|Intimidator 100||100 laps|
Who To Watch For:
Tyler Roahrig- Tyler is one of the best in the business when it comes to Outlaw Late Models no matter where he takes his no. 24 machine.
Brian Bergakker- Brian was the 2015 winner of the Intimidator 100, and he is the fastest on the charts so far during qualifying.
Kalamazoo Speedway, Kalamazoo, Michigan
It is a chilly 52 degrees here in Kalamazoo, but that hasn’t turned away fans. The stands are filling up quickly for the opening night of racing at ‘The Zoo’.
Kalamazoo Speedway runs weekly throughout the summer months, beginning with tonight. One of the most notable races for ‘The Zoo’ is the annual Kalamazoo Klash featuring the Outlaw Late Models as well as the ARCA/CRA Super Series. This year the Klash will take place on Wednesday August 10th.