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08/04/12 Story

Kelly Mann Wins the Miller 200

Story by: Nancy Schmidt

 

Racing at South Sound Speedway on Saturday August 4th, was full of excitement with three classes on hand, Super Late Model Miller 200, D&S Light Truck and Auto Mini Stocks, and HiLine Home Legends.

 

Super Late Model Miller 200 Main event started with Rod Schultz Jr. on the pole and Dan Rhodes on the outside. Rhodes takes the lead on lap 1. Schultz Jr. takes the lead on lap 2. The first caution of the race came out on lap 30, turn 1, when Tommy Elstoen spins. On lap 21, Tim Minister exits the track. On lap 24, Rhodes exits the track. Second Caution of the race came out on lap 36, turn 3, when Christopher Kalsch spins. On lap 43, Kelly Mann takes the lead. On lap 64, Riley Watson exits the track. Third caution of the race came out on lap 65, turn 4, when John Lathrop Jr. gets into JJ Hamilton. Lathrop Jr. gets a black flag stop and go penalty. Fourth caution of the race came out on lap 74, turn 3, when Kalsch spins. Tyler Tanner exits the track on lap 101. Fifth caution of the race came out on lap 126, turn 4, when Dan Obrist starts smoking and goes into the middle. Sixth caution of the race came out on lap 137, turn 1, when Tom Moriarity and Eaton spin, both drivers were sent to the back of the pack. Jon Hubbert exits the track on lap 142. Eaton exits the track on lap 150. Seventh caution of the race came out on lap 174, turn 4, when Rod Schultz Jr. and David Miller spin and both drivers were sent to the back of the pack. Eighth caution of the race game out on lap 180, turn 1, to check the track for debris. Ninth caution of the race came out on lap197, turn 3, when Moriarity spins Hamilton and both drivers were sent to the back of the pack. Kelly Mann goes on to win the Late Model Miller 200 Main event, followed by Rod Schultz Jr., David Miller, Garrett Archer, and Rod Schultz Sr. to round out the top five. 

 

Mini Stock Main event started with Jim Belter on the pole and Kyle Matthews on the outside. Devin Matthews takes the lead on lap 1. On lap 2, Kevin Pegg exits the track. The first caution of the race came out on lap 8, turn 1, when Grant Charneski hits Kyle Matthews, Matthews hits Craig Pfander and Mark Johnson spins. Second caution of the race came out on lap 14, turn 1, when Josh McMillan spins and Jeff Bracale hits the wall. Bracale exits the track. On lap 16, Scott Maynard takes the lead. Third caution of the race came out on lap 35, turn 1, when Pfander’s tire comes a part. Bill Hayes exits the track on lap 35. Josh McMillan exits the track on lap 36. Maynard goes on to win the 40 lap Mini Stock Main Event, followed by Jon Baglien, John Morse, Tina McMillan, and Dwayne DeYoung to round out the top 5.

 

Legend Main event started with Brent Mack on the pole and Duane Swanson on the outside. Mack takes the lead on lap 1. On lap 2, Mack goes high and Swanson takes the lead. Jim Landon and Eric Shover get together on lap 2, Landon exits the track with a flat. Randy Schaaf takes the lead on lap 41 and goes on to win the 30 lap Legend Main Event, followed by Parker Stephens, Swanson, Shover and Mack to round out the top 5.