11:15
Be sure to tune in next weekend to 51TV’s coverage at Watermelon Capital Speedway for the 2015 version of Speedfest.
11:14
That will conclude the first racing event here at Kellogg Arena for the 2015 season. The MIRS has announced that they will have one more race for this season, it will be in March in Flint Michigan. From all of us at Speed51, good night folks!
11:08
Mini Sprint Cup Results

1 11 Chase Ridenour
2 57 Tyler Fitzpatrick
3 84 Bill Dunham
4 19 Brad Lamberson
5 35 Mark Zumbrun
6 21 Clay Sanders
7 24 Jonathan Lesiecki
8 51 Jason Ormsby
9 14 AJ Lesiecki
10 26 Rod Henning
11 77 Caleb Woods
12 16 Andy Bozell
13 10 Ryan Ball
11:05
CHECKERED FLAG: Chase Ridenour claims tonight’s 50 lap Mini Sprint Victory
11:04
WHITE FLAG for Ridenour
11:04
Lap 45: Bill Duhnman gets sideways coming off of turn two but is able to keep control
11:04
Lap 40: Ridenour looks to lap the fourth place car of Brad Lamberson
11:03
Lap 35: Bill Dunham claims the third spot and has his eyes set on runner up driver Tyler Fitzpatrick
11:02
Lap 30: Ridenour has caught up to the back of the pack and will start to put cars a lap down
11:02
Lap 25: Bill Dunham and Clay Sanders duke it out for the fourth position
11:01
Lap 20: Tyler Fitzpatrick works his way around Jason Ormsby for the runner up spot
11:00
GREEN FLAG: Ridenour pulls out to a half of a straight away lead on the first lap
11:00
35 laps remain
11:00
Ridenour will restart as the leader.
10:59
YELLOW FLAG: Brad Lamberson and Mark Zumbrun collide and come to a rest in the first turn
10:58
Lap 15: Ridenour hammered down and got past Ormsby for the lead on the inside
10:57
Lap 10: Tyler Fitzpatrick has not left the bumper of Ridenour who is fighting for the lead
10:57
GREEN FLAG: Ridenour looks to the inside of Ormsby on the restart, but is unable to complete the pass so far
10:56
10:56
10:55
Jonathan Lesiecki and Ryan Ball both pull their machines into the middle of the track
10:54
Top 5:
1. Jason Ormsby
2. Chase Ridenour
3. Tyler Fitzpatrick
4. Bill Dunham
5. Clay Sanders
10:54
YELLOW FLAG: Andy Bozell and Rod Henning make contact and go around in turn four
10:52
Lap 4: Chase Ridenour is on the prowl, he is already up to second as he looks towards Ormsby for the lead
10:52
GREEN FLAG: Jason Ormbsy out to an early lead with Fitzpatrick on his bumper
10:48
We are set to go green with Jason Ormsby and Tyler Fitzpatrick on the front row
10:45
We have a huge field of cars tonight for the Mini Sprints. There are 14 cars on this 1/10th of a mile track
10:45
10:43
This 50 lap feature will be the final one of the night
10:42
Mini Sprint Cars have invaded the track
10:39
Top 5:
1. Dustin Heath
2. Sam Weaver
3. Shawn Kluck
4. Charlie Shultz
5. Jeffery Town
10:38
CHECKERED FLAG: Dustin Heath claims his second victory of the night
10:38
Lap 15: Heath has easily made his way around may Karts putting them a lap down
10:37
Lap 10: Shawn Kluck is making his way through the field and now is taking on teammate Sam Weaver for the second spot
10:36
Lap 5: Dustin Heath rockets around Weaver to take the lead position
10:36
GREEN FLAG: Sam Weaver jump to an early start
10:33
YELLOW FLAG: Nathan Bevard comes to a stop with problems in turn two
10:32
GREEN FLAG: A fast start for Daniel Hoffman and Dustin Heath
10:30
Go-Kart 360’s are up now. They were the biggest class of the day
10:29
10:29
Top 5:
1. Scott Quaal
2. Charlie Gierz
3. John Culp
4. Colton Sensiba
5. Zach Nichols
10:27
CHECKERED FLAG: Scott Quaal gets it done after going to the tail early on in the race
10:26
Lap 25: Colton Sensiba rides in second with Zach Nichols trailing him
10:26
10:26
GREEN FLAG: Scott Quaal still controls the field
10:18
YELLOW FLAG: it appears that a car was leaking fluid, the track maintenance crew will assess the fluid
10:17
GREEN FLAG: Scott Quaal holds onto the lead through the green flag
10:15
YELLOW FLAG: Todd Cowan broke suspension and sits against the back stretch wall
10:14
GREEN FLAG: Nichols gets his spot back as the leader, but Quaal is very strong behind him
10:13
YELLOW FLAG: Trey Chmielewski spins and will take his car to the pits
10:12
Lap 16: Quaal is able to get around Nichols
10:12
Lap 15: Scott Quaal is on the move and has caught up to leader Zach Nichols
10:11
Lap 11: Lapped traffic could be an issue for Nichols
10:11
GREEN FLAG: Nichols once again leads the field
10:10
YELLOW FLAG: Gierz goes around again in turn two
10:09
GREEN FLAG: Nichols holds onto the lead positon
10:09
There are 26 laps left but everyone in the arena is rooting for Nichols, who lost his mother earlier this morning
10:08
Zach Nichols will take over the lead.
10:07
YELLOW FLAG: Cowan and Quaal to the tail
10:07
GREEN FLAG: Scott Quaal to second and makes contact with the leader Cowan and loops him around
10:05
YELLOW FLAG: Charlie Gierz spins into the infield
10:05
GREEN FLAG: Todd Cowan to the front of the field in lap one
10:02
Charlie Gierz and Trey Chmielewski will start on the front row for a 30 lap shootout
10:00
Mini Cup feature will be the next on the schedule. The Mini Cup cars will go for 30 laps
9:58
9:58
Top 5:
1. Tom Schnable
2. Eric Hoffman
3. Brock Nenn
4. Troy Hoffman
5. Tim Stuart
9:54
CHECKERED FLAG: Tom Schnable was the fastest in qualifying and the fastest in the feature, he wins the Dwarf event of the night
9:53
Lap 20: Schnable puts position three and four a lap down
9:53
Lap 15; Hoffman looses major ground on the leader
9:52
GREEN FLAG: Tom Schnable brings the field to the green flag
9:48
YELLOW FLAG: Shelley Ihrke again comes to a stop on the front stretch
9:48
GREEN FLAG: Eric Hoffman battles back with Schnable for the lead
9:46
YELLOW FLAG: Shelley Ihrke comes to rest in turn two
9:46
Lap 7: Schnable completes the pass for the leading spot
9:46
Lap 3: Tom Schnable to the inside of Hoffman looking to take away the lead
9:46
GREEN FLAG: Eric Hoffman leads the first lap of 30
9:45
9:44
30 lap Dwarf Car feature is the next event on the track
9:40
CHECKERED FLAG: Hunter Doutre holds onto the position and brings home a victory this evening
9:40
GREEN FLAG: Weaver has one last chance to get around Doutre
9:39
YELLOW FLAG: Brandon Varney comes to rest in turn two
9:39
Lap 18: Doutre fights to hold onto position over Weaver
9:38
Lap 15: Smolders gets around Treumner for the final podium position
9:38
GREEN FLAG: Treumner on the bumper of Weaver going around turn one and two
9:38
Victorya Treumner is now in the third position
9:36
YELLOW FLAG: Brandon Varney and Arron Vincent get together and slide into the outside turn four wall
9:35
Lap 12: Sam Weaver bumps Smolders out of his way for the second spot
9:35
Lap 10: Spencer Smolders sneaks in and does a slide move around Weaver for the second position
9:34
Lap 6: Doutre to the inside and takes the lead away from Weaver
9:34
GREEN FLAG: Sam Weaver leads Doutre around turns one and two
9:32
Correction: Go-Kart Gold Plate will be the next feature event up, Sam Weaver and Hunter Doutre will bring the field to green
9:29
Top 5:
1. Dustin Heath
2. Josh McKnight
3. Ronnie Niehaus
4. Zack Wolff
5. Max Stambaugh
9:28
CHECKERED FLAG: Dustin Heath claims another win at the MIRS
9:28
WHITE FLAG: Josh McKnight makes it three wide and comes out with the second spot
9:28
GREEN FLAG: Zack Wolff and Ronnie Niehaus duke it our for the runner up position
9:27
Dustin Heath had regained control of the field just before the caution
9:27
YELLOW FLAG: Eric Hudson goes around in turn two
9:26
Lap 12: Zack Wolff takes on Ronnie Niehaus for the second position
9:26
Lap 10: Wolff to the inside of McKnight and takes over the lead
9:25
Heath looses another stop to Zack Wolff
9:25
Lap 8: McKnight steps on the gas and rockets to the front.
9:24
Lap 5: McKnight trails Heath but is closing the gap between the two
9:23
GREEN FLAG: Heath uses the high side to his advantage and rolls through one and two as the leader
9:22
Bevard checks his kart over but determines that he can not complete the feature tonight due to the damage of his kart
9:21
RED FLAG: Zach Bevard goes up and over hard on the back stretch. He is up and out of the kart and is okay
9:20
GREEN FLAG: Josh McKnight and Dustin Heath on the front row will bring the field to green
9:18
20 laps will be the length of the Heavy Clone race
9:17
9:16
We are back from intermission and we are set to go racing with the Go-Kart Clones.
9:02
There will now be a quick intermission
9:01
Top 5:
1. Matt Foos
2. Greg Kurzer
3. Matt Craun
4. Al Gierz
5. Scott Trayer
9:00
CHECKERED FLAG: Matt Foos wins tonight in the Don Ivy kart
9:00
Lap 15: Foos starts picking off karts putting them a lap down
8:59
GREEN FLAG: Matt Craun rides in third but will put on a challenge with runner up driver Greg Kurzer
8:59
Morrison will be black flagged due too causing three cautions. He also spun before the green flag was thrown at the beginning of the race
8:58
YELLOW FLAG: Aaron Morrison goes around again in turn four
8:57
GREEN FLAG: Foos with the jump at the start and pulls away from Kurzer
8:57
YELLOW FLAG: Aaron Morrison goes around at the exit of turn two
8:56
Lap 5: Foos holds onto the lead and pulls ahead of Kurzer
8:56
GREEN FLAG: Matt Foos has Greg Kurzer on his bumper as they come across the stripe
8:53
After this 20 lap feature there will be a 15 minute intermission
8:52
The Go-Kart Open division is now up
8:50
8:49
Top 4:
1. Bobby Stanley
2. Ethan Lamberson
3. Corey Smith
4. Jerry Osterhouse
8:49
CHECKERED FLAG: Bobby Stanley gets it done at Kellogg Arena tonight
8:49
Lap 10: Bobby Stanley holds off Ethan Lamberson for the lead
8:48
GREEN FLAG: Osterhouse now has to fight to get back up to the front of the field
8:48
That will give the lead back to Bobby Stanley
8:47
YELLOW FLAG: Osterhouse and Corey Smith go around in turn four
8:47
Lap 4: Jerry Osterhouse to the inside of Stanley and takes over the win
8:46
GREEN FLAG: Bobby Stanley crosses the line first
8:44
This is the final Quarter Midget race of the evening, it is the Quarter Midget Heavy 160
8:40
Top 4:
1. Andrew Scheid
2. Alex Smolders
3. Max Frank
4. Brandon Coopshaw
8:39
CHECKERED FLAG: Andrew Scheid claims the win after being sent to the tail early in the race
8:39
Lap 10: Scheid is on the bumper of Frank to put him one lap down
8:38
Lap 5: Alex Smolders rides in the second position a ways back from Scheid
8:38
GREEN FLAG: Andrew Scheid goes around the field on the restart to take over the lead
8:35
That gives the lead to Max Frank
8:35
Both drivers will be sent to the tail of the field
8:35
YELLOW FLAG: Smolders goes around with the help of Scheid
8:34
GREEN FLAG: Alex Smolders tops Andrew Scheid on lap one
8:33
Go-Kart Purple Plate division will go for 15 laps
8:31
Top 5:
1. Max Stambaugh
2. Dylan Woodling
3. Derek Lilly
4 Owen Calderwood
5. Daniel Faulk
8:30
CHECKERED FLAG: After yo-yoing back and forth between the lead and the runner up spot Max Stambaugh brings home a victory
8:30
GREEN FLAG: Stambaugh steps on the gas and doesn’t let Woodling have a chance to pass him
8:28
Woodling will have another chance at Stambaugh on the restart
8:28
YELLOW FLAG: Ashley Marqueling, Daniel Faulk and Owen Calderwood all involved in a turn around in turn two
8:27
Lap 15: Max Stambaugh takes control of the field
8:27
GREEN FLAG: Dylan Woodling has control of the field, but Max Stambaugh is going to challenge that on the inside
8:25
YELLOW FLAG: Kevin Wall Jr makes contact with the front stretch wall
8:24
Lap 10: Battle for the lead, Woodling to the inside of Stambaugh and completes the pass
8:24
Lap 8: Kevin Wall to the inside of Ashley Marqueling and completes the pass for fourth
8:23
Lap 5: Woodliong quickly makes up the ground lost and is again on the bumper of the leader
8:23
GREEN FLAG: Woodling looses ground on that restart
8:22
The field is back rolling
8:22
8:22
If you are keeping score, that is 7 roll overs today.
8:21
RED FLAG: Christopher Plank goes on his lid and spins down the track like a top
8:21
Lap 4: Woodling on the bumper of Stambaugh
8:20
GREEN FLAG: Stambaugh with the jump at the line, Woodling is not far behind
8:20
YELLOW FLAG: 22 of John Rodriguez gets looped around in turn four
8:19
GREEN FLAG: Beating and banging to the line, Max Stambaugh comes out with the lead of the first lap
8:18
The Cage Karts will go for 20 laps
8:17
Max Stambaugh who has been strong all day will start from the pole position with Dylan Woodling on his high side
8:17
The Go-Kart Sr Cage division is now on the grid and will pull onto the track
8:17
Top 3:
1. Makena Snyder
2. Nicole Stanley
3. Madilyn Blanch
8:15
CHECKERED FLAG: Nicole Stanley to the inside of Snyder on the last lap to take away the lead, although Makena Snyder stays ahead and brings home a victory
8:14
Lap 10: Makena Snyder has caught up to lapped traffic
8:14
Lap 7: Stanley is now in the second spot and is chasing down leader Snyder
8:13
Lap 4: Nicole Stanley is on the move through the field and finds herself in third battling for the second spot
8:13
GREEN FLAG: Makena Snyder leads the field around turns one and two
8:10
This 7 kart field is made up of 6 females. Justin White is the lone male in the class and he will be forced challenge the girls for the win tonight
8:09
Quarter Midget Heavy Honda is the next class up on the track.
8:08
8:08
Chase Burda continues with his streak and this makes his 19th victory in the Midwest Indoor Racing Series
8:07
CHECKERED FLAG: After holding off Casey Smith, Chase Burda finds victory lane for the second time tonight
8:07
Lap 14: Bumper to bumper for the lead and the runner up kart
8:06
Lap 10: Casey Smith closes the gap on Burda and will challenge him for the lead
8:06
Lap 6: Burda restarted in third and within the lap made it three wide for the lead and puts the field behind him
8:06
Green Flag is back out. Chase Burda is looking for his 19th win
8:05
YELLOW FLAG: Corey Smith runs into the bumper of Chase Burda sends himself around in turn two
8:04
GREEN FLAG: Ricky Stull takes control of the field early on
8:04
Comment From Lenny

Thanks for the coverage Speed 51

8:00
Top 3:
1. Steve Smith
2. Eric Corner
3. Dennis Bodary
7:58
CHECKERED FLAG: Steve Smith pulls beside Eric Corner in turn four and will take home the win for the Lawn Mower Stocks
7:57
Lap 9: Bodary looses ground on Corner and allows room for Steve Smith to sneak in and take the second spot
7:56
Lap 4: From last to second Dennis Bodary looks to the inside of Corner
7:56
GREEN FLAG: Eric Corner takes the lead around turn one
7:55
Starting Line Up

1 47 Mike Fullbright
2 11 Eric Corner
3 29 Bradley McDonough
4 83 Nick Reed
5 8 Keith Reed
6 48 Steve Smith
7 1 Dennis Bodary
7:53
Lawn Mower Stocks are up next for a 15 lap feature.
7:51
Joe Werner and Josh McKnight both transfer
7:50
CHECKERED FLAG: Joe Werner gets back around McKnight and gets a win
7:50
Lap 10: McKnight takes it three wide to get around leader Joe Werner
7:49
Lap 7: Josh McKnight uses the momentum on the low side to get around Nick Hard for the final transfer spot
7:49
Lap 5: Werner gets around Hard for the lead
7:47
We come to green of the second last chance race, Nick Hard tops the field with Joe Werner in the second position
7:45
7:44
CHECKERED FLAG: Campbell and Watchman will be the drivers who will transfer from the first last chance race
7:44
Lap 5: Campbell pulls ahead and Jake Wachtman holds onto the final transfer spot
7:43
Brian Campbell brings the field to green
7:42
Two drivers will transfer from each of the two last chance races
7:40
Up next will be the first of two last chance races for Go-Kart 360’s
7:39
CHECKERED FLAG: The four transfer spots include:
Jacob Barker, Dillion Nusbaum, Eric Hudson and Jason Brown
7:36
Lap 4: Jacob Brown continues to lead the field followed by Jason Brown, Dillion Nusbaum and Les Stimac in the final transfer spots
7:31
GREEN FLAG: Jake Baker leads the field to green
7:29
7:28
It is time for the last chance race for the Go-Kart Clones. There are 12 drivers starting this race, we will go for 12 laps and the top 4 drivers will transfer into tonight’s feature event
7:26
There is an excellent crowd this evening here at Kellogg Arena to enjoy a record breaking number of karts here this evening
7:25
Jason Ormsby takes home the win
7:24
Heat race number two for the Mini Sprints are now underway
7:22
At the invocation there was a moment of silence as the mother of Arena Cup Car drivers Steven and Zach Nichols passed away this morning. All of us at Speed51 send our thoughts and prayers to the family at this difficult time.
7:20
Tyler Fitzpatrick wins the first heat for the Mini Sprints
7:17
We are starting heat race number one for the Mini Sprints. Mark Zumbrun will bring the field to green
7:16
As the fast dash concludes Rod Henning comes out with a win
7:15
We begin the racing event tonight with the Mini Sprint Fast Dash.
7:14
There will be multiple last chance races this evening
7:12
7:06
We are now back live here at Kellogg Arena we are getting ready to begin pre-race ceremonies
6:36
We will be stepping away for a brief intermission. When we return we will be ready for Pre-Race Ceremonies
6:25
CHECKERED FLAG: Brodie Wendel is the youngest winner in the MIRS history
6:24
Both competitors in this class are five years old
6:23
Kid Karts are now on the track and the race is green
6:22
We have one more feature before the intermission
6:18
CHECKERED FLAG: For the 18th time Chase Burda sits in victory lane.
6:18
Lap 12: Three wide for the second position. Landon Hathaway comes out with the position
6:16
Lap 10: Hokanson bobbles in turn four and that gives Burda just enough room to squeeze past for the lead
6:15
Lap 7: Chase Burda is on the bumper of Hokanson
6:15
Lap 3: Troyead Hokanson to the lead
6:15
GREEN FLAG: 15 laps the length of this feature
6:13
Quarter Midget Sr Honda are the next feature up
6:11
CHECKERED FLAG: This is the first ever win for Alex Sexton in the MIRS
6:10
GREEN FLAG: Alex Sexton pulls away on the restart
6:10
We will try it again.
6:09
GREEN FLAG/YELLOW FLAG: Once again Levi Lux and Michael Mullins get into each other in turn two
6:08
6:07
The driver is okay and he is able to continue
6:06
RED FLAG: Levi Lux goes for a wild ride as his Quarter Midget flips on the back stretch
6:06
Lap 9: The battle is for second between Levi Lux and Michael Mullin
6:05
Lap 5: Sexton has checked out from the rest of the field
6:05
GREEN FLAG: Alex Sexton leads the way to start the 15 lap feature event
6:04
Quarter Midget Jr Honda race is now up with five drivers
6:00
5:59
CHECEKRED FLAG: Aiden Williamson had over a half of a track lead over second place Jaden Cretacci and third place Kalman Couturier when he crossed the finish line
5:58
Lap 7: Williamson pulls out to an extensive lead
5:58
Lap 4: Aiden Williamson rockets past Cretacci for the lead
5:58
GREEN FLAG: Jaden Cretacci with the early lead
5:57
We are ready for Go-Kart Jr Cage Karts
5:53
CHECKERED FLAG: Casey Smith leads from flag to flag and brings home a Light 160 victory
5:53
Lap 7: Burda is loosing ground on Smith who has caught up with the back of the field
5:52
Lap 3: Chase Burda is on the prowl towards leader Smith
5:52
Green Flag: Casey Smith to the front on lap 1

5:50
The next feature event will be the Quarter Midget Light 160’s with four starters
5:48
Levi Lux brings home the first feature win of the 2015 race season
5:47
Two drivers will start this race. Levi Lux with Race Bible on this outside
5:44
We will now start feature racing. We will start with Quarter Midget Jr Animals
5:43
That will conclude heat races for the afternoon
5:43
CHECKERED FLAG:
1. Josh McKnight
2. John Reiser
3. Buddy Jackson
5:40
5:37
This third group of Clones will be the final heat race of the afternoon
5:37
CHECKERED FLAG:
1. Zack Wolff
2. Ronnie Niehaus
3. Max Stambaugh
5:33
The second group of Clones are up now
5:33
CHECKERED FLAG:
1. Dustin Heath
2. Shawn Kluck
3. Owen Calderwood
5:28
Now that brings us to the three groups of Clone Karts
5:28
CHECKERED FLAG:
1. Scott Quaal
2. Zach Nichols
3. Todd Cowan
5:27
Correction: We have one more group of Mini Arena Cup
5:24
CHECKERED FLAG:
1. Colton Sensiba
2. Charlie Gierz
3. Steven Nichols
5:17
Mini Cup Cars are next on the track
5:16
CHECKERED FLAG:
1. Sam Weaver
2. Hunter Doutre
3. Spencer Smolders
5:09
We are now ready for the Go-Kart Gold Cup final heat races
5:08
CHECKERED FLAG:
1. Nicole Stanley
2. Madilyn Blanch
3. Justin White
5:06
5:01
This 7 car field is made up of 6 female drivers
5:00
We are ready for the final Quarter Midget heat race
4:59
CHECKERED FLAG:
1. Aaron Morrison
2. Matt Craun
3. Matt Foos
4:51
Go-Kart Opens are the next group on the track
4:51
This is the fourth heat race win of the afternoon for Dylan Woodling
4:50
CHECKERED FLAG:
1. Dylan Woodling
2. Christopher Plank
3. Jason O’Hara
4:49
The second set of Senior Cage Karts are up now
4:48
CHECKERED FLAG:
1. Max Stambaugh
2. Ashley Marqueling
3. Kevin Wall Jr
4:46
Go-Kart Sr Cage Karts are the next on the grid
4:46
CHECKERED FLAG:
1. Aiden Williamson
2. Jaden Cretacci
3. Kalman Couturier
4:41
As we put the Dwarf Cars away we move back to Go-Karts. We are getting ready for Jr Cage Karts
4:40
CHECKERED FLAG:
1. Tom Schnable
2. Tim Stuart
3. Troy Hoffman
4:36
The second heat race for the Dwarf Cars is now up
4:35
CHECKERED FLAG:
1. Brock Nenn
2. Eric Hoffman
3. Shelley Ihrke
4:30
A pair of 10 lap Dwarf car heat race are up next
4:29
CHECKERED FLAG:
1. Casey Smith
2. Chase Burda
3. Corey Smith
4:20
4:20
We are now ready for the Quarter Midget Sr Honda Heat Race
4:19
CHECKERED FLAG:
1. Levi Lux
2. Race Bible
4:17
We go back to Quarter Midgets and start with the Quarter Midget Jr Animal Heat
4:17
CHECKERED FLAG:
1. Andrew Scheid
2. Alex Smolders
3. Brandon Coopshaw
4:13
Purple Plate kids are up next for their final heat race
4:12
CHECKERED FLAG:
1. Dustin Heath
2. Ronnie Niehaus
3. Jeffery Town
4:10
4:08
One more group of Karts are on their way out of the pits
4:07
CHECKERED FLAG:
1. Dylan Woodling
2. Brian Campbell
3. Buddy Jackson
4:02
Group two of the 360’s are making their way to the track
4:02
CHECKERED FLAG:
1. Daniel Hoffman
2. Sierra Lantz
3. Shawn Kluck
4:00
We begin the second round with Go-Kart 360’s. 10 drivers will advance through heat races, there will be two last chance races where two drivers come from each of them
3:57
The first round of heats are complete. We now start the second round. The line-ups for the second round will be the reverse order of what they were the first round
3:56
CHECKERED FLAG:
1. Hunter Doutre
2. Sam Weaver
3. Kaitlin Randall
3:52
Go-Kart Gold Plate is the next class on the track
3:52
CHECKERED FLAG:
1. Josh McKnight
2. Buddy Jackson
3. John Reiser
3:43
We have one more group of Clones. They are pulling onto the track now
3:43
CHECKERED FLAG:
1. Charlie Shultz
2. Max Stambaugh
3. Ronnie Niehaus
3:41
3:39
The next group of Clones are rolling onto the track
3:39
CHECKERED FLAG:
1. Dustin Heath
2. Shawn Kluck
3. Nathan Bevard
3:36
We have three groups of clones
3:35
Go-Kart Clones are up next, the top 12 cars will advance out of heats, the other 12 drivers will have to fight their way through a last chance race
3:34
CHECKERED FLAG:
1. Jason Mikula
2. Robbie Stone
3. Mark Cooley
3:32
Another group of Mowers on the track, this time it is the Super Modified Class
3:32
CHECKERED FLAG:
1. Mike Roberts
2. Dennis Bodray
3:29
Lawn Mowers are back on the track
3:29
CHECKERED FLAG:
1. Brodie Wendel
2. Jackson Orth
3:27
Both drivers are 5 years old
3:26
We only have two Kids Karts here this afternoon, Brodie Wendel and Jackson Orth
3:25
For the first time ever the kids karts are the next on the track
3:25
CHECKERED FLAG:
1. Bobby Stanley
2. Corey Smith
3. Jerry Osterhouse
3:21
Quarter Midget Heavy 160s are now up
3:21
CHECKERED FLAG:
1. Casey Smith
2. Cameron Jennings
3. Drew Blom
3:18
Quarter Midget Light 160’s are up now
3:16
We are bringing Quarter Midgets back out onto the track
3:16
CHECKERED FLAG:
1. Matt Foos
2. Taylor Tabaszewski
3. Al Gierz
3:14
3:10
Go-Kart Opens, where anything goes will be the next division to flood the track
3:10
CHECKERED FLAG:
1. Dylan Woodling
2. Owen Calderwood
3. Christopher Plank
3:07
The second group of Senior Cage Karts are up next
3:06
CHECKERED FLAG:
1. Max Stambaugh
2. Derek Lilly
3. Ashley Marqueling
3:03
Next up is the Go-Kart Senior Cage
3:03
CHECKERED FLAG:
1. Jaden Cretacci
2. Aiden Williamson
3. Kalman Coutirier
2:58
GREEN FLAG: Billy Ross will start out the field
2:51
We move back to Go-Kart divisions
2:46
2:46
CHECKERED FLAG:
1. Chase Burda
2. Ashton VanSparentak
3. Troy Hokanson

2:45
Quarter Midget Sr Honda is now up
2:42
CHECKERED FLAG:
1.Levi Lux
2. Lucas Johnson
3. Race Bible
2:39
We take a break from Go-Karts and move to Quarter Midgets, we will have a Junior Honda heat followed by a Senior Honda heat
2:37
CHECKERED FLAG:
1. Alex Smolders
2. Andrew Scheid
3. Brandon Coopshaw
2:34
We move on to the Go-Kart Purple plate division. One of the youngest Go-Kart Groups that are here. They are between 8-12 years old.
2:33
CHECKERED FLAG:
1. Charlie Shultz
2. Dustin Heath
3. Jeffery Town
2:31
GREEN FLAG: Charlie Shultz will lead the field to green
2:30
The third and final group of Go-Kart 360’s are up next. They will be up again later for their second round of heat races
2:29
2:29
CHECKERED FLAG:
1. Dylan Woodling
2. Nathan Bevard
3. Kyle Watson
2:24
ARCA CRA Super Series driver Brian Campbell is among the field of karts
2:24
We are ready for heat race number two, group number two of the Go-Kart 360’s
2:23
RJ is up and out of the kart. Long appears to be a little dazed from the flip but he is okay according to officials reports
2:22
As the checkered flag flew RJ Long went for a ride on the back stretch as his kart flipped and he slid on his head.
2:21
CHECKERED FLAG: Daniel Hoffman, Shawn Kluck, Tyler Kramer
2:20
2:18
Green Flag is out for Daniel Hoffman
2:16
The first group of Go-Kart 360’s are on the track for their first of two heat races
2:12
Unlike the cars that qualify, the Go-Karts and the Quarter Midgets will race two heat races to determine their starting spots for tonight’s feature. The average finish of the two heat races will decide who makes it into the feature event. There will there will also be last chance races for one last chance for drivers to get into the feature
2:10
2:04
Go-Kart 360’s will be the first heat races up this afternoon
1:59
There are 28 Go-Kart 360’s here. Only 14 will start the feature event. Half of the field will be going home today if they do not advance through last chance race
1:58
1:57
That will bring up a multitude of heat races for the day.
1:57
That will conclude qualifying for the day. Clay Sanders brings home fast time for the Mini Sprints.
1:56
10 Ryan Ball
Lap 1: 8.091
Lap 2: 8.468
Best Lap: 8.091
1:56
21 Clay Sanders
Lap 1: 7.421
Lap 2: 7.429
Best Lap: 7.421
1:55
11 Chase Ridenour
Lap 1: 7.647
Lap 2: 7.484
Best Lap: 7.484
1:55
11 Drew Dorsett
Lap 1: 7.552
Lap 2: 7.480
Best Lap: 7.480 (Fast Time)
1:55
26 Howard McCormick
Lap 1: 7.642
Lap 2: 7.549
Best Lap: 7.549 (Fast Time)
1:54
29 Rusty Strausbaugh
Lap 1: 7.589
Lap 2: 8.139
Best Lap: 7.589
1:53
14 AJ Lesiecki
Lap 1: 9.132
Lap 2: 8.430
Best Lap: 8.430
1:53
24 Jonathan Lesiecki
Lap 1: 8.601
Lap 2: 8.659
Best Lap: 8.601
1:52
1:51
19 Brad Lamberson
Lap 1: 8.392
Lap 2: 8.094
Best Lap: 8.094
1:50
16 Andy Bozzell
Lap 1: 8.067
Lap 2: 7.815
Best Lap: 7.815
1:49
31 Jeff Wolfersberger
Lap 1: 7.940
Lap 2: 8.089
Best Lap: 7.940
1:49
84 Bill Dunham
Lap 1: 7.816
Lap 2: 7.657
Best Lap: 7.657
1:49
35 Mark Zumbrun
Lap 1: 8.018
Lap 2: 8.353
Best Lap: 8.018
1:48
57 Tyler Fitzpatrick
Lap 1: 7.764
Lap 2: 7.762
Best Lap: 7.762
1:47
51 Jason Ormsby
Lap 1: 7.747
Lap 2: 7.911
Best Lap: 7.747
1:47
77 Caleb Wood
Lap 1: 8.644
Lap 2: 8.525
Best Lap: 8.525
1:44
One division is left to qualify, the Mini Sprints
1:43
Scott Quaal ends qualifying at the top of the charts
1:43
49 Charlie Gierz
Lap 1: 9.932
Lap 2: 10.251
Best Lap: 9.932
1:42
6 Colton Sensiba
Lap 1: 11.768
Lap 2: 10.238
Best Lap: 10.238
1:41
1 Scott Quaal
Lap 1: 8.807
Lap 2: 8.741
Best Lap: 8.741
1:41
2 Greg Stanely
Lap 1: 9.101
Lap 2: 9.341
Best Lap: 9.101
1:40
5 Matt Kemp
Lap 1: 9.132
Lap 2: 8.973
Best Lap: 8.973
1:39
16 John Culp
Lap 1: 10.014
Lap 2: 10.003
Best Lap: 10.003
1:38
96 Todd Cowan
Lap 1: 9.376
Lap 2: 9.280
Best Lap: 9.280
1:38
7 Trey Chmielewski
Lap 1: 10.950
Lap 2: 9.889
Best Lap: 8.889
1:36
The track record is a 8.582 set by Scott Quaal
1:36
Arena Mini Cup Cars are next.
1:35
Jason Mikula was fast time for the Super Modified Class for the Mowers
1:35
4 Jason Mikula
Lap 1: 8.487
Lap 2: 8.443
Best Lap: 8.443
1:34
4 Robbie Stone
Lap 1: 9.746
Lap 2: 9.447
Best Lap: 9.447
1:34
32 Mike Wick
Lap 1: 10.364
Lap 2: 10.605
Best Lap: 10.364
1:33
1 Mark Cooley
Lap 1: 9.972
Lap 2: 9.121
Best Lap: 9.121
1:33
1:32
199 MIke Roberts
Lap 1: 9.861
Lap 2: 9.559
Best Lap: 9.559
1:32
We have 6 in the Lawn Mower Super Modified Class
1:32
1 Dennis Bodray
Lap 1: 11.0092
Lap 2: 10.943
Best Lap: 10.943
1:30
Steve Smith brings home the fast time in the Mower Stock Qualifying
1:30
47 Mike Fullbright
Lap 1: 14.798
Lap 2: 14.365
Best Lap: 14.365
1:29
48 Steve Smith
Lap 1: 10.788
Lap 2: 10.495
Best Lap: 10.495

1:29
8 Keith Reed
Lap 1: 10.684
Lap 2: 10.544
Best Lap: 10.544
1:28
83 Nick Reed
Lap 1: 10.679
Lap 2: 10.967
Best Lap: 10.679
1:27
11 Eric Corner
Lap 1: 11.229
Lap 2: 11.055
Best Lap: 11.055
1:27
29 Bradley McDonough
Lap 1: 11.338
Lap 2: 10.862
Best Lap: 10.862

1:26
First up will be Bradley McDonough
1:26
That will complete qualifying for the Dwarf Cars, that will bring up the lawn mowers for their qualifying runs
1:25
20 Tom Schnable
Lap 1: 8.335
Lap 2: 7.944
Best Lap: 7.944 (New Track Record)
1:24
41 Tim Stuart
Lap 1: 9.908
Lap 2: 9.320
Best Lap: 9.320
1:23
97 Troy Hoffman
Lap 1: 9.458
Lap 2: 8.980
Best Lap: 8.980
1:23
97x Eric Hoffman
Lap 1: 10.011
Lap 2: 9.580
Best Lap: 9.580
1:22
32 Shelley Ihrke
Lap 1: 11.051
Lap 2: 10.340
Best Lap: 10.340
1:21
4 Brock Nenn
Lap 1: 35.021
Lap 2: 11.316
Best Lap: 11.316
1:20
We begin qualifying with Dwarf cars
1:16
Qualifying is now underway
1:15
Today’s Schedule of Events

1pm Grandstands Open
1:15pm Qualifying
2pm Preliminary Races
6pm On-Track Autograph Session
7pm Main Events
1:12
1:08
10 year old Chase Burda tops the all time win list for the MIRS totaling in at 17 victories. (Speed51.comphoto)
1:03
We also have Speed51 staff at the Chili Bowl in Tulsa, OK. Check out 51’s Facebook and Twitter for updates of whats going on inside the Tulsa Expo Center.
1:01
1:01
Two more cars have showed up in the building bringing the car count to 166.
12:57
Qualifying will begin at 1:15 for the Dwarf Cars. Mower Stocks, Mower Modified, Mower Super Modified, Mini Sprints, and the Arena Cup cars
12:45
There are 164 teams on the property today. Some of which include the Kid Karts. A series that has never been ran in Midwest Indoor Series history. Kids in the kid kart division are ages 4-7 years old
12:40
We are here at Kellogg Arena for the second time for the 2014/2015 season for the MIRS. (Speed51.comphoto)
12:38
12:37
Practice is still underway for all of the teams.
12:37
Good Afternoon and welcome to the first Midwest Indoor Racing Series event of the 2015 season at Kellogg Arena in Battle Creek Michigan. If classes run as planned tonight we will see the 200th feature event in the MIRS history.

Trackside Now: Midwest Indoor Racing Series at Kellogg Arena (MI) – 1/17/15