LaCrosse Nips Siefert in IMCA Modified Thriller!
By Joe Verdegan
July 29, 2005; Luxemburg, WI. – Hometown driver Benji LaCrosse led the early going of the 25 lap IMCA modified feature, was passed twice by Green Bay’s Jared Siefert. LaCrosse regained the lead on the final lap when he repassed Siefert to pad his points lead with his fourth feature win of the season.
After qualifying into the feature by winning a semi-feature, hometown driver Benji LaCrosse charged from his 17th starting spot and passed Todd Dart for the lead on lap 18 to win his second 25 lap IMCA modified feature of the season at Luxemburg Speedway Friday night.
Kewaunee’s Shawn Kilgore executed a daring, three-wide pass on the final circuit to capture his fourth 22 lap IMCA stock car feature. Forestville’s Von Etchenson snatched the lead at the midway point of the 18 lap street stock
feature and never looked back en route to claiming his second victory of the season. Lomira’s Jesse Kanas swept action in the IMCA hobby stock division, winning not only his heat but the caution-free 15 lap feature. Sport four points leader Greg Banker of Bonduel won the 15 lap sport four feature.
Next Friday night, August 5 the fourth annual WOGB 103.1 FM Luxemburg Legends night will take place. Former drivers spanning four decades worth of racing will be honored during a ceremony at intermission. Legends races will take place following the regular program. 15 restored coupes and vintage modifieds will be on display courtesy of the Vintage Modified Stock Car Club of Milwaukee.
For more information call 920 863 8446. The track phone is 920 845 2300. The track website is luxemburgspeedway.com. Luxemburg Speedway is located 15 minutes east of Green Bay off highway 54 in Luxemburg.
25 LAP IMCA MODIFIED FEATURE – Benji LaCrosse, Luxemburg; Jared Siefert, Green Bay; Eddie Muenster, Green Bay; Jay Matthias, De Pere; Bob Waechter, Ellisville
12 LAP SEMI-FEATURES 1) Scott Mullen, Seymour 2) Sean Jerovetz, Little Suamico
10 LAP HEATS 1) Brian Joski, Green Bay 2) Siefert 3) Matthias 4) Muenster
22 LAP IMCA STOCK CAR FEATURE – Shawn Kilgore, Kewaunee; Jeff Vlies, Brussels; Jamie Colwell, Greenleaf; Jason Czarapata, Pulaski; Ben Kroll, Luxemburg
12 LAP SEMI-FEATURES 1) Mike Franzke, Appleton 2) Cory Suchoski, Bolt
10 LAP HEATS 1) Colwell 2) Kilgore 3) Paque 4) Dave Bouche, Algoma
18 LAP STREET STOCK FEATURE – Von Etchenson, Forestville; David Hoerning, Appleton; Aaron Thornton, Sturgeon Bay; Scott Reinhardt, Baileys Harbor; Bill Kelsey, Sobieski
10 LAP SEMI FEATURE – Brian Ambrosius, Pulaski
10 LAP HEATS 1) Thornton 2) Dan Rihm, Weyeuwega; 3) Fred Davister, Luxemburg 4) Etchenson
15 LAP IMCA HOBBY STOCK FEATURE – Jesse Kanas, Lomira; Dan Davister, Luxemburg; Adam White, Oconto Falls; Keith Kickbush, Kewaunee; Marcus Moede, Casco
10 LAP HEATS 1) Kanas 2) Jeff Lautenbach, Sturgeon Bay
15 LAP SPORT FOUR FEATURE – Greg Banker, Bonduel; Tim Peer, Green Bay; Jeremy Czarapata, Pulaski; Bruce Sand, Two Rivers; Tim Jorgenson, Freedom
8 LAP HEATS 1) Peer 2) Bob Abbet, Maribel