Nick Anvelink Nabs Luxemburg FASTRAK!
By Joe Verdegan
September 15, 2007; Luxemburg, WI. — Navarino’s Nick Anvelink passed Troy Springborn for the lead on lap 14 and went on to win the caution free 30 lap Fastrak late model feature at Luxemburg Speedway Friday night. A total of 220 cars competed during the two day show.
Clintonville’s Jeremy Hedrick sifted his way through lapped cars and fought off Mike Wedelstadt of Hortonville to pick up the 35 lap modified feature. Wedelstadt took second, followed by Luxemburg’s Benji LaCrosse, Seymour’s Brian Mullen and track champion Jared Siefert of Green Bay.
IMCA stock car track champion Jamie Colwell of Greenleaf fought off his brother Jesse Colwell in the waning laps to win the caution free, 30 lap stock car feature.
Defending IMCA Supernationals northern sportmod champion Tracy Wassenberg of Shawano took the lead on a restart with two laps to go to win the division’s 25 lap feature.
Race leader Tim Jorgenson, the track champion for 07′, spun with one lap to go but wound up finishing third as a yellow flew after the white flag was displayed. Green Bay’s Todd Everard dodged two cautions and fought off Shannon Guillette and Fred Davister to win the 25 lap street stock feature.
Track champion Jesse Kanas passed hometown driver Dave De Grave with two laps remaining to win the caution free, 22 lap hobby stock feature. Green Bay’s Lee Kielpakowski won the
Eastern 8 feature while Clintonville’s Jeff Behm won the sport four main event.
The final event at the track for the 2007 campaign will be the Tisler Salvage compact enduro
Saturday, October 13. The event, which will pay $5,000 to the winner, will commence at 2 p.m. 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.
30 lap Fastrak late model feature – Nick Anvelink, Navarino; Tom Naeyaert, Shawano; Troy Springborn, Shawano; Craig Bartz, Shawano; Dave Fieber, Oshkosh; Cody Grosskruetz, Cilntonville; Mike Stangl, Marshfield; Todd Jensema, Oostburg; Joe Reuter, Shawano; Scott Lewis, Waukau; Jeff Curtin, Shawano; Brett Swedberg, Clintonville; Aaron Wickersheim, White Lake; Michael Kunschke, Shawano; Todd Casper, Gresham; Cody Welch, Shawano
10 LAP HEATS 1) Anvelink; Jensema
2) Springborn; Stangl
25 LAP MODIFIED FEATURE – Jeremy Hedrick, Clintonville; Mike Wedelstadt, Hortonville; Benji LaCrosse, Luxemburg; Brian Mullen, Seymour; Jared Siefert, Green Bay; Dave Werbelow, Shawano
10 LAP SEMI-FEATURES 1) Danny Deau, Little Suamico; Shawn Kilgore, Kewaunee
2) Todd Dart, Algoma; Brad Bricco, Clintonville
3) Dave Zeitler, Luxemburg; Jay Matthias, De Pere
22 LAP STOCK CAR FEATURE – Jamie Colwell, Greenleaf; Jesse Colwell, Greenleaf; Tony Schlei, Zion, IL; Greg Gretz, Kewaunee; Matt Junio, Casco; Charlie Kroll, Forestville
12 LAP SEMI-FEATURES – 1st) Doug Kropp, Luxemburg; Dan Michonski, Leopolis
2nd) Von Etchenson, Forestville; BJ Soquet, Luxemburg
22 LAP HOBBY STOCK FEATURE – Jesse Kanas, Lomira; Dave De Grave, Luxemburg; Tom Brumlic, Denmark; Keith Kickbush, Kewaunee; Chad Kaminski, Luxemburg; Frank Paul, Kewaunee
8 LAP SEMI FEATURE – Aaron Zellner, Luxemburg; Mike Mueller, Green Bay
15 LAP NORTHERN SPORTMOD FEATURE – Tracy Wassenberg, Shawano; Doug Maurer, De Pere; Tim Jorgenson, De Pere; Todd Dart, Algoma; Charlie Kroll, Forestville; Travis Cain, Oconto
12 LAP SEMI FEATURE – Cain; Jamie Berg, Green Bay
25 LAP STREET STOCK FEATURE – Todd Everard, Green Bay; Shannon Guillette, Brussels; Fred Davister, Luxemburg; Jerry Kope, Oshkosh; Aaron Thornton, Sturgeon Bay; Paul White, Green Bay
12 LAP SEMI FEATURE – Mert Sommers, Suamico; Joe Wittman, Appleton
20 LAP EASTERN 8 FEATURE – Lee Kielpikowski, Green Bay; John Mahlberg, Hilbert; Troy Bartel, Chilton; Brett Koehler, Two Rivers; Ryan Eickert, Brillion; Joe Hegnet, Sturgeon Bay
6 LAP LAST CHANCE – Koehler; Paul Ray, Mishicot
15 LAP SPORT FOUR FEATURE – Jeff Behm, Clintonville; Andy Kleczka, Suamico; Jason Cornelius, Oneida; JJ Anderson, Suamico; Ralph Legois Jr., Spring Valley; Jason Fish, Oneida
10 LAP SEMI FEATURES – 1st) Todd Welsing, Denmark; Rachel Czarapata, Pulaski
2nd) Kleczka; Fish
8 LAP HEATS – 1st) Wilcox; Logan Sobieck, Suamico
2nd) Jason Cornelius; Jerry Leary, Green Bay
3rd) RJ Legois, Oconto Falls; Brian Johnson, Oconto Falls