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June 13, 2013

Weir takes Gas City checkers, Spencer points lead

Dollansky begins to heat up after leaving Kokomo Speedway.

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Kayeleb Bolton was fourth and Jarrett Jameson fifth. Deaven Bolton was seventh.For Kokomo’s Mark Monroe, it had to be a bittersweet night as he was shut out of Victory Lane, but finished second in both the Non-Wing Class and the Wing Class.

In the Non-Wing feature Monroe trailed Jordan Lambert to the checkered flag with Braiden Black earning third. Sam Kimmel was fourth and Ben Taylor fifth.

Bradley Jameson was sixth, Jeffrey Bullick 13th and Arica Fleenor 15th among Kokomo drivers.

It was Blane Culp finishing first ahead of Monroe in the Wing Division feature. Kolt Kinsler was third followed in the top-five by Sam Kimmel and Ethan Foster. Shelby Larson was eighth aboard her White’s Meat Market No. 74.

Colin Grissom captured the Junior Division A-main over Connor Lane and Noah Brooks. Hannah Rogers took fourth and Ally Toney fifth.

Veteran Ryan Leek earned the win in the Senior Division main event.Ross Stoppel and Ron Durr were second and third with Rob Parrish and Brian Myers rounding out the top five.

The track will sit idle this weekend and return to action June 22. The annual Night at the Fair event will take place on June 25.

Dollansky gets hot

Following what he considered a sub-par performance at the Kokomo Speedway last Wednesday, Elk Grove (Minn.) sprint car driver Craig Dollansky caught fire as the STP World of Outlaws concluded their tour through the Midwest.

Just two days after leaving Kokomo, the series visited the 34 Raceway in Burlington (Iowa) and Dollansky simply dominated, picking up his heat race win, then the Dash to determine the top 10 slots in the feature event.

In the feature, he led from green to checkered to post the win over second-place Paul McMahan and third-place Joey Saldana. Donny Schatz was fourth and Tim Kaeding, the winner at Kokomo, fifth.

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