North Star Series, Dominic Bruns Memorial races highlight action at Jackson Speedway

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

The first visit of the Redline Racing Northstar Touring Series to the Jackson Speedway also provided the perfect background for the first appearance of IMCA A Modifieds Saturday night, July 6. The night's racing action was also the first of the three-race Dominic Bruns Memorial Races, with a $1,000 to win check for the Hometown Motors IMCA Stock Cars on the line for the feature event. A field of 129 racers turned out for racing action Saturday evening.

Winning heat races were Kalob Johnson, Wade Huisman and Tim Ottenbacher in the Minniakota MicroSprints; Nate Cooper and Stephanie Forsberg in the Yellowbook IMCA Sport Compacts, along with Drew Bargloff, Justin Nehring and Ryan Michaelson in the Car Toys of Marshall IMCA Hobby Stocks. Bill Boles captured the 305 Sprint Heat. Winning the heat races in the Bohl's Small Engine & Marine IMCA Sport Modifieds were Matthew Looft, Jordan Mein, Chris LeTendre and Jason Andrews. Winning the Last Deck 360 Sprint heat wins were Bill Boles and Nate Eaking, while the IMCA A Modified heat wins went to Dan Menk and Jeff Larson. Winning the Hometown Motors IMCA Stock Car heats were Michael Bruns, Jeff Larson, Trent Schroeder and Jim Larson.

Feature wins went to Tim Ottenbacher in the MicroSprints. Nate Coopman took the checkers in the Sport Compacts John Briggs won the Hobby Stock feature, while Matthew Looft won the Sport Mod main event. Bill Boles would win the 305 sprint feature, with James Slawson winning the IMCA A Modified Feature. Skyler Prochaska won the 360 Sprint feature before Jim Larson held of a determined charge from 2012 winner Jake Masters to win the Dominic Bruns Memorial in the Stock Car Feature to cap of the action, sponsored by Tom Finke Excavating and PJ II's of Bingham Lake.

In a special "Pass the Helmet" for research into Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, stock car drivers went through the stands and collected $1,250 to be given in the memory of Dominic Bruns.

Action resumes next Saturday, July 13, for AGCO Employees Night at historic half-mile on the Jackson County Fairgrounds. Fireworks will also cap of the night.

Starting on Wednesday, July 17, the Jackson Speedway Touring Series Speed Week will begin with JSTS Sprints racing at Sioux Speedway in Sioux Center. Thursday, July 18, the JSTS Sprints will race at Rapid Speedway in Rock Rapids before traveling to Fairmont Raceway in Fairmont, Minn., on Friday, July 19.The Speed Week finale will also be University of Okoboji Night at Jackson Speedway on Saturday, July 20, with the races sponsored by the University of Okoboji, along with Farmers Cooperative Association of Jackson and Central Baling and Grinding of Estherville.

Minniakota MicroSprint Feature (20 laps)

32T -- Tim Ottenbacher, Granville, Iowa

53 -- Trey Thesenvitz, Jasper, Minn.

21W -- Wade Huisman, Orange City, Iowa

22S -- Derek Steen, Lakefield, Minn.

97B -- Chris Breen, Sioux Falls, SD

4X -- Ryan Hargan, Jackson, Minn.

39 -- Zach Drahota, Jackson, Minn.

21 -- Ryan Schurr, Chandler, Minn.

51W -- Jason Wagner, Sioux Falls, SD

12 -- Colin Smith, Emmetsburg, Iowa

22 -- Kalob Johnson, Sioux Falls, SD

10N -- Nick Birchard, Spencer, Iowa

27D -- Payton Dollansky, , Minn.

3S -- Justin Swenson

7 -- John Sullivan, Arnolds Park, Iowa (DNF)

15 -- Brady Hall, Lakefield, Minn. (DNF)

67 -- Mike Nichols, Watertown, SD (DNF)

153 -- Chad Nachtigal, Little Rock, Iowa (DNF)

Yellow Book IMCA Sport Compacts Feature (8 laps)

9 -- Nate Coopman, Mankato, Minn.

29X -- Jason Bolte, Odin, Minn.

2X -- Tony Salmon, Jackson, Minn.

7 -- Stephanie Forsberg, Slayton, Minn.

18L -- Colby Lyons, Granada, Minn.

84JR -- Dillon White

4Q -- Brent Staab, Hadley, Minn.

27N -- Nathan Sukalski, Jackson, Minn.

77Z -- Blaney Markman, Jackson, Minn.

87 -- George Vanpelt, Harris, Iowa (DNF)

33X -- Nikkya Betz, Avoca, Minn. (DNF)

Car Toyz of Marshall IMCA Hobby Stocks Feature (12 laps)

87 -- John Briggs, Cherokee, Iowa

45 -- Drew Bargloff, Sioux Rapids, Iowa

17X -- Justin Luinenburg, Reading, Minn.

68M -- Ryan Michelson, Estherville, Iowa

28 -- John Ross, Reading, Minn.

75C -- Cory Probst, Worthington, Minn.

20N -- Justin Nehring, Storm Lake, Iowa

84 -- Josh Peters, Dickens, Iowa

84B -- Bob White, Sioux Rapids, Iowa

7 -- Neil Forsberg, Slayton, Minn.

25H -- Matt Hanson, Slayton, Minn.

4 -- Tony Voss, Worthington, Minn.

99 -- Nathan Gegner, Morgan, Minn.

74T -- Chad Taylor, Fairmont, Minn.

14 -- Ernie Dailey, Worthington, Minn.

7W -- Jeremy Wagner, Emmetsburg, Iowa

2 -- Merle Pattison, Estherville, Iowa (DNF)

52S -- Kyle Schley, Alpha, Minn. (DNF)

57 -- Lee Fetchenheir (DNF)

70 -- Aaron Hansen, Dolliver, Iowa (DNF)

00X -- Jeremy Van Ede, Adrian, Minn. (DNF)

55 -- Allen Fetcheshier, Janesville, Minn. (DNS)

305 Sprint Feature (8 laps)

05 -- Bill Boles, Harris, Iowa

11A -- Bruce Anderson, Trimont, Minn.

33 -- Travis Lain, Des Moines, Iowa

12X -- Nick Johanson, Tyler, Minn.

93 -- Kalob Johnson, Sioux Falls, SD

33X -- Trevor Smith, Sheldon, Iowa

57 -- Denny Buns, Woden, Iowa (DNS)

Bohl's Small Engine & Marine IMCA Sport Mods Feature (15 laps)

9 -- Matthew Looft, Swea City, Iowa

5I -- Jake Sampson, Algona, Iowa

03Z -- Jason Andrews, Okabena, Minn.

14 -- Jason Fisher, Lakefield, Minn.

18 -- Kyle Steuber, Fairmont, Minn.

25 -- Dan Paplow, Dundee, Minn.

3W -- Randy Winter, Winnebago, Minn.

8L -- Lyle Sathoff, Armstrong, Iowa (DNF)

11J -- Chris LeTendre, Slayton, Minn.

20 -- Justin Schuder, Fairmont, Minn.

R1 -- Tom Brown, Heron Lake, Minn.

33 -- Jordon Mein, Springfield, Minn.

7C -- Ben Chukuske, Sherburn, Minn.

75- Eric Kinnetz, Milford, Iowa

22 -- Joey Lium, Bancroft, Iowa

35 -- Bruce Egeland, Marshall, Minn.

9M -- Matt Marrow, Spencer, Iowa

11N -- Kole Nordquist, Beresford, SD

48T -- Troy Rink, Estherville, Iowa

69 -- Tony Rialson (DNF)

11B -- Aaron Betz, Avoca, Minn. (DNF)

R6 -- Danny Myrvold, Heron Lake, Minn. (DNF)

R13 -- Cody Brown, Heron Lake, Minn. (DNF)

22J -- James Jenkins, Spirit Lake, Iowa (DNF)

34 -- Miles Veen, Worthington, Minn. (DNF)

20X -- Brodie McKeon, Heron Lake, Minn. (DNS)

Last Deck 360 Sprint Cars Feature (20 laps)

35 -- Skyler Prochaska, Lakefield, Minn.

05 -- Bill Boles, Harris, Iowa

09 -- Matt Juhl, Estherville, Iowa

4W -- Matt Wasmund, Jackson, Minn.

64 -- Greg Gunderson, Sioux Falls, SD

5M -- Troy Manteufel, St. Peter, Minn. (DNF)

29 -- Nate Eakin, Milford, Iowa (DNF)

75C -- Casey Heser, Jackson, Minn.

13Mj- Brandon Halverson, Jackson, Minn. (DNF)

14 -- Brent Schuggs, Redwood, Minn. (DNF)

23 -- Brandon Bosma, Round Lake, Minn. (DNS)

IMCA A Modifieds Feature (15 laps)

17S -- James Slawson, Milford, Iowa

9 -- Roger Nielson, Dolliver, Iowa

7L -- Jeff Larson, Lakefield, Minn.

25 -- Warren VanWesten, Sibley, Iowa

49 -- Matt Hollerich, Good Thunder, Minn.

5 -- Brandon Beckendorf, Danube, Minn. (DNF)

5K -- Keegon Nordquist, Beresford, SD (DNF)

19M 0 Dan Menk, Franklin, Minn. (DNF)

7S - Todd Stinehart, Waseca, Minn. (DNS)

9N Kyle Nordquist, Beresford, SD (DNS)

Hometown Motors IMCA Stock Cars Feature (20 laps)

6L -- Jim Larson, Rushmore, Minn.

11 -- Jake Masters, Graettinger, Iowa

31 -- Trent Schroeder, Worthington, Minn.

110 -- Ken Tietz, Belle Plaine, Minn.

17M Michael Bruns, Olivia, Minn.

7 -- Kevin DeBaere, Tracy, Minn.

7L -- Jeff Larson, Lakefield, Minn.

71D -- Shaun Bruns, Danube, Minn.

31R -- Bob Rebshock, Redwood Falls, Minn.

38 -- Derek Voehl -- Lakefield, Minn.

5L -- Dustin Larson, Worthington, Minn.

83 -- James Richert, Comfrey, Minn.

41X -- Brad Scheibel, Essig, Minn.

5 -- Luke Sathoff, Jackson, Minn.

66H -- Hesston Erickson, Beresford, SD

32X -- Rich Gregoire, Russell, Minn.

10 -- Levi Feltman, Jackson, Minn.

9 -- Jerry Coopman, Mankato, Minn.

71X -- Jake Bruns, Belview, Minn.

X -- Chris Palsrock, Sibley, Iowa (DNF)

25 -- Derrik Bargloff, Sioux Rapids, Iowa (DNF)

TNT -- Roger Tripp, Sioux Rapids, Iowa (DNF)

04 -- Roger Verdoorn, Sibley, Iowa (DNF)

9R -- Dan Veenstra, Clements, Iowa (DNF)

5E -- Mel Elsberry, Orange City, Iowa (DNF)

63 -- Donnie Planting, Estherville, Iowa (DNF)

25M -- Matt Allen, Alpha, Minn. (DNF)

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