Hedrick Hustles to Luxemburg Mod Victory!
By Joe Verdegan
May 23, 2008; Luxemburg, WI. — Shawano’s Jeremie Hedrick fought off a fierce challenge from Seymour’s Mike Mullen in the early going and fought off a late charging Shawn Kilgore to win the 25 lap IMCA modified feature at Luxemburg Speedway Friday night.
A total of 147 cars were on hand, including 35 IMCA modifieds, 43 stock cars, 26 northern sportmods, 18 hobby stocks and 25 sport fours.
In the IMCA mod main Kewaunee’s Shawn Kilgore finished second in his best run of the year. Former track champion Brian Mullen padded his points lead in the division with a solid third, followed by his brother Scott Mullen and Juneau’s Russ Reinwald.
Veteran Charlie Kroll of Forestville emerged triumphant in the 22 lap IMCA stock car feature. Trailing Kroll at the line were Jesse Colwell, Travis Van Straten, John Heinz and Rod Snellenberger.
Shawano’s Tracy Wassenberg netted his first 18 lap IMCA northern sportmod feature of the year.
Trailing the defending IMCA Supernationals winner at the line were Adam White, Aaron Holiday, Travis Cain and Travis Van Straten.
Luxemburg’s Dave De Grave continued his unbeaten streak in the IMCA hobby stock class, scoring a narrow victory in the 18 lap contest. 2007 rookie-of-the-year Scott Boulanger of Luxemburg fought right down to the wire, leading up until the final lap. Boulanger settled for second, followed by Tom Brumlic, Brandon Peterson and Dean Anhalt.
Suamico’s Andy Kleczka won the sport four feature.
Racing resumes next Friday at 7 p.m. For more information call 920 863 8446. The track phone
number is 920 845 2300. The track’s website is www.luxemburgspeedway.com.
25 lap IMCA modified feature – Jeremie Hedrick, Shawano; Shawn Kilgore, Kewaunee; Brian Mullen, Seymour; Scott Mullen, Seymour; Russ Reinwald, Juneau; Eric Van Iten, Green Bay
22 lap IMCA stock car feature – Charlie Kroll, Forestville; Jesse Colwell, Greenleaf; Travis Van Straten, Hortonville; John Heinz, Green Bay; Rod Snellenberger, Jamie Colwell, Greenleaf
18 lap IMCA northern sportmod feature -Tracy Wassenberg, Shawano; Adam White, Oconto Falls, Aaron Holiday, Green Bay; Travis Cain, Oconto; Travis Van Straten; Eric Arneson, Coleman
15 lap IMCA hobby stock feature – Dave De Grave, Luxemburg; Scott Boulanger, Luxemburg; Tom Brumlic, Denmark; Brandon Peterson, Sturgeon Bay; Dean Anhalt, Mishicot; Jarrod Van Laanen, New Franken
15 lap sport four feature – Andy Kleczka, Suamico; Jesse Heise, Suamico; Ralph Legois, Oconto Falls