2013 Onaway Speedway
The four cylinder class ran the first annual Eldon McMillan Memorial race this week. Eldon was a weekly figure at the track as well as tracks all over the state. He was involved in stock car racing for decades in
Allie Gray won the dash in the four cylinders, Zack O’Henley was second and Braden DuBois was third. Joey Sage was victorious in the heat race Austin Nash was second and Gray was third. Nash had the early lead in the Eldon McMillan Memorial feature racing Sage and Gray nose to tail. DuBois raced door to door with Nash on lap seven and the field ran four wide into turn one and the faster cars worked their way to the front. Flickenger took over the lead on lap eleven and then raced door to door with Ohennley for the rest of the race. Ohennley took the checkers, having made the pass on the last lap. Flickenger was second, DuBois was third, Nash finished fourth, and Sadi Riley was fifth.
Chantell Paquette swept the sport mods winning the dash, heat, and feature. Mike Schwarts was second in the dash and Zack Knight was third. Schwarts was second in the heat and Tim Wilson was third.
Zack Knight set a new track record in the pure stocks. A blazing time of 16.118. Ryan Radziejewski won the pure stock dash, Brady Nash, making his first visit for the year, was second, and John Clawson was third. They raced three wide into turn two on the start and the yellow flag flew. Dominic Raber was black flagged for aggressive driving. Zack Ohennley, moving up from the four cylinders, pitted with engine problems.
Havoc on the oval, better known as the bombers. Kyle Loshaw won the dash, Casey Nutt was second and Nuttcase was third. Cory Ward went to the trailer after breaking his power steering. The first lap of the heat was parking lot in turn three, but Steve Wilson managed to work his way through the mess but lost control and hit the wall hard. The red Flag flew.
Tim Schmidt was leading the dash in the street stocks, when he hear something break coming out of turn four, causing him to lift on the throttle. Larry young took the flag by inches, Schmidt was second, and John Clawson was third. Mike ands Paul Fox led the field to the green flag in the heat. Mike had the lead racing Paul nose to tail and then door to door. Paul took the lead on lap ten. Nathan Embree pitted on lap ten after the yellow flew. Paul Fox won the dash and
Welcome back Mike Sturgil. Mike made his first appearance of the year and the 78 is running strong. Sturgil swept the modifieds winning the dash, heat, and feature races. Tyler Noeske was back and took second in the dash, and Brian Baumgarten took third. Noeske, Baumgarten, and Sturgil ran nose to tail and wheel to wheel Baumgarten took the lead on lap nine and Sturgil moved into first on lap twelve. Sturgil won the heat, Baumgarten was second, and Noeske took third. Noeske held the lead in the feature for ten laps when Baumgarten took over the honors. Baumgarten, Sturgil, and Palumbo raced nose to tail and wheel to wheel to lap twenty-five, when Sturgil took over the front spot and started working on lengthening his lead. Baumgarten and Palumbo raced wheel to wheel for second, but Palumbo could never make the pass. Sturgil finished out a perfect night winning the feature, Baumgarten was second, and Palumbo finished a close third.