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Herbert wins Modified Main at Daugherty
Grosvenor Track Champion
Story & Photos by Stan Kalwasinski
Sept 24, 2016
Chase, Ind.-Daugherty Speedway hosted its Championship Night on Saturday with Kyle Herbert winning the 20-lap feature race for DIRTcar UMP Modified stock car competitors.
Herbert, from Greensburg, wheeled his Herbert-Maurice Racing No. 21 to the victory, coming from his front row, inside, starting position in the 15-car field.  Chasing Herbert was Randy Lines, who was experiencing apparent electrical problems as his car continued to ''pop and bang'' throughout the race as he chased Herbert to the checkered flag. Rounding out the top six were Matt Mitchell, Chip Risner, the speedway's 2016 modified track champion - Mark Grosvenor, and Justin Gregory.
Putting icing on his division championship cake, Jerrad Krick won the 20-lap UMP Stock Cars feature race.  The Earl Park speedster bested Ian Keller and Scott Tidwell.  Another division champion, Mike Staggs captured the 20-lap UMP Pro Late Models main event.  The Marshall resident defeated Phil Line and Cody Fultz.
Preston Oberle won the 15-lap Pure Street feature race, finishing ahead of David Hurst and Steven Nolen.  Zach Drake was crowned the track's division titlist.  Aaron Huber was the winner of the 15-lap main event for Sport Compact (four-cylinder) racers.  Dean Pigg finished second with John Lamson taking third.  Sport Compact champion, Jacob Wilkinson was involved in an accident during the feature and did not finish.

Kyle Herbert and his No. 21 modified were feature winners during Championship Night
 at Daugherty Speedway in Chase, Ind., Saturday night.

Mark Grosvenor captured the 2016 Modified track championship at the Daugherty raceway.

Jerrad Krick claimed top honors in the 20-lap Stock Car main event and claimed overall season division honors.

Aaron Huber was the winner of the 15-lap Sport Compact (four-cylinder division) main event.

Jacob Wilkinson and his fast No. 76 were track champions in the Sport Compact class.

Track champion again in 2016, Mike Staggs won the Pro Late Models division 20 lapper.

Preston Oberle took home top honors in the 15-lap main event for Pure Street division racers.

Zach Drake was the Pure Street division titlist at Daugherty.

Look closely and you'll see that the No. 84 four-cylinder is missing the right rear wheel.

Bric Barry's No. 01 is a sharp-looking four-cylinder.

Daugherty Speedway provides a ''cool down'' when cars come off the speedway and on to the scale area
 with a track worker pouring water on the car's radiator.

Excuse Me!

Modified feature winner Kyle Herbert is interviewed by track photographer and trackside announcer,
Jessica Weiand after his win.

Last year's modified division champion, Tim Reynolds had a bout with the backstretch wall during his heat race
and missed the feature race.