ARCA Midwest Tour – Dells Raceway Park – 9/2/17

Last updated: September 3, 2017 at 13:34 pm
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Ty Majeski talks with crew chief Toby Nuttleman after setting fast time in practice. (Speed51.com photo)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Feature Notebook:

101 Lap Feature.

Derek Kraus spins on the front stretch by himself with 93 to go. Dennis Prunty leads.

88 to go- Austin Nason and Dan Fredrickson come together. Moderate damage for them both, they return to the track.

70 to go- Majeski leads Dalton Zehr and Chris Weinkauf.

40 to go- Nick Murgic and Travis Sauter make contact in turn 1. Majeski and Zehr are the leaders.

10 to go- Majeski leads Zehr and C. Weinkauf.

Majeski wins the feature at Dells Raceway.

Pre-Feature Notebook: 

Natalie Decker, who was originally on the entry list, did not make the trip today.

Rich Bickle Jr did not make a lap in qualifying.

Dalton Zehr, Rich Schumann Jr, and Ty Majeski come together in the odd heat race, Majeski and Schumann Jr with moderate damage.

 

Starting Lineup:

1 42 Dennis Prunty
2 11 Bobby Kendall
3 9 Derek Kraus
4 54 Rich Schumann, Jr
5 47 Travis Sauter
6 119 Dalton Zehr
7 75 Chris Weinkauf
8 91 Ty Majeski
9 36 Dan Fredrickson
10 5 Casey Johnson
11 14 Austin Nason
12 39 Andrew Morrissey
13 7 John DeAngelis, Jr
14 12 Nick Murgic
15 78 Skylar Holzhausen
16 77 Jonathan Eilen
17 52b Ricky Baker
18 75h Dillon Hammond
19 52 Keith Tolf
20 35 Travis Dassow
21 7s Paul Shafer, Jr
22 76 Jason Weinkauf
23 18 Michael Ostdiek
24 44 Justin Mondeik
25 43 Matt Kocourek

Time Trial Results: 

1 91 Ty Majeski 13.325
2 75 Chris Weinkauf 13.351
3 119 Dalton Zehr 13.381
4 47 Travis Sauter 13.384
5 9 Derek Kraus 13.394
5 54 Rich Schumann, Jr 13.394
7 11 Bobby Kendall 13.395
8 42 Dennis Prunty 13.399
9 36 Dan Fredrickson 13.402
10 5 Casey Johnson 13.408
11 14 Austin Nason 13.454
12 39 Andrew Morrissey 13.460
13 7 John DeAngelis, Jr 13.486
14 12 Nick Murgic 13.492
15 78 Skylar Holzhausen 13.495
16 77 Jonathan Eilen 13.496
17 52B Ricky Baker 13.503
18 75h Dillon Hammond 13.509
19 52 Keith Tolf 13.528
20 7s Paul Shafer, Jr 13.534
21 44 Justin Mondeik 13.542
22 35 Travis Dassow 13.580
23 43 Matt Kocourek 13.656
24 34 Brandon Hill 13.658
25 18 Michael Ostdiek 13.711
26 76 Jason Weinkauf 13.734
27 27 Paul Paine 13.736
28 31 Collin Slife 13.769
29 4 Brad Tilton 13.884
30 5h Jeff Holmgren 14.065

Qualifier 1 Results:

1 52b Ricky Baker
2 52 Keith Tolf
3 43 Matt Kocourek
4 44 Justin Mondeik
5 18 Michael Ostdiek
6 4 Brad Tilton
7 27 Paul Paine

Qualifier 2 Results:

1 75h Dillon Hammond
2 35 Travis Dassow
3 76 Jason Weinkauf
4 7s Paul Shafer, Jr
5 31 Collin Slife
6 5h Jeff Holmgren
7 34 Brandon Hill

Odd Heat Results:

1 78 Skylar Holzhausen
2 14 Austin Nason
3 7 John DeAngelis, Jr
4 11 Bobby Kendall
5 36 Dan Fredrickson
6 119 Dalton Zehr
7 54 Rich Schumann, Jr
8 91 Ty Majeski

Even Heat Results:

1 77 Jonathan Eilen
2 39 Andrew Morrissey
3 12 Nick Murgic
4 5 Casey Johnson
5 42 Dennis Prunty
6 47 Travis Sauter
7 75 Chris Weinkauf
8 9 Derek Kraus

Last Chance Race:

1 7s Paul Shafer, Jr
2 76 Jason Weinkauf
3 27 Paul Paine
4 31 Collin Slife
5 44 Justin Mondeik
6 34 Brandon Hill
7 43 Matt Kocourek
8 5h Jeff Holmgren
9 4 Brad Tilton
10 18 Michael Ostdiek

Car Count: 

30

Entry List: 

4 Brad Tilton Cheyenne, WY
5H Jeff Holmgren
5 Casey Johnson Edgerton, WI
7 John DeAngelis, Jr Hubertus, WI
7S Paul Shafer, Jr Portage, IN
9 Derek Kraus Stratford, WI
11 Bobby Kendall Montello, WI
12 Nick Murgic Rosemount, MN
14 Austin Nason Roscoe, IL
18 Michael Ostdiek Lakeville, MN
27 Paul Paine
31 Collin Slife
34 Brandon Hill Genoa City, WI
35 Travis Dassow West Bend, WI
36 Dan Fredrickson Lakeville, MN
39 Andrew Morrissey DeForest, WI
42 Dennis Prunty Knowles, WI
43 Matt Kocourek Franklin, WI
44 Justin Mondeik Gleason, WI
45 Rich Bickle, Jr Edgerton, WI
47 Travis Sauter Prairie du Sac, WI
52 Keith Tolf
52 Ricky Baker Plainfield, IL
54 Rich Schumann, Jr Portage, WI
75H Dillon Hammond
75 Chris Weinkauf Merrill, WI
76 Jason Weinkauf Merrill, WI
77 Jonathan Eilen Hampton, MN
78 Skylar Holzhausen Bangor, WI
91 Ty Majeski Seymour, WI
119 Dalton Zehr Daytona Beach, FL

Qualifying Format: 
Each car will get 2 laps to qualify. The top-16 will be locked in, and the remaining drivers will be split into two races for the remaining spots. Only 25 drivers make the feature tonight.

Event Schedule: 

Qualifying is set to begin at 5:30 pm CT

Racing begins at 7:00 pm

Who to Watch For:

Although you can’t count Ty Majeski out, other drivers such as Derek Kraus (defending winner) or Dalton Zehr are drivers that could run away with the race.

Title Fight:

Ty Majeski leads Paul Shafer Jr by 186 points heading into today’s race.

The Track:

Dells Raceway Park is a .333 miles asphalt oval with 9 degrees banking in the turns. The track is located just north of Wisconsin Dells.

Weather:

The skies are overcast, but there is a great chance to get racing in tonight.

Next Series Race:

The next ARCA Midwest Tour race takes place at Elko Speedway in Minnesota on September 23rd.

What Won the Race:

 A team quick on its feet paired with a fast car earned the victory for Ty Majeski after receiving damage in the heat race.

The Finish: 

1 91 Ty Majeski
2 119 Dalton Zehr
3 75 Chris Weinkauf
4 11 Bobby Kendall
5 39 Andrew Morrissey
6 5 Casey Johnson
7 9 Derek Kraus
8 42 Dennis Prunty
9 77 Jonathan Eilen
10 76 Jason Weinkauf
11 43 Matt Kocourek
12 54 Rich Schumann, Jr
13 7s Paul Shafer, Jr -1
14 35 Travis Dassow -1
15 52 Keith Tolf -2
16 7 John DeAngelis, Jr -2
17 18 Michael Ostdiek -2
18 75h Dillon Hammond -2
19 44 Justin Mondeik -30
20 47 Travis Sauter -36
21 12 Nick Murgic -36
22 14 Austin Nason -37
23 36 Dan Fredrickson -52
24 78 Skylar Holzhausen -82
25 52b Ricky Baker -88

The Skinny: 

Several drivers fought hard for the lead at Dells Raceway, but ultimately it was Majeski who ran away after starting 8th in the feature for his 6th win of the year.

Winning Quote:

 “I don’t know what the points look like, but I don’t think we even need to go to the last two (events) or close to that.” -Ty Majeski

On the Move:

 

Biggest Loser:

 

Speed Central: Midwest Tour at Dells Raceway Park (WI)