Stan Kalwasinski Photos
Plymouth's Steve Stacy and his No. 95 captured the 40-lap outlaw
late model feature race at South Bend Motor Speedway on Saturday
defeated Rich Boal and Charlie Hanna.
Vern Sauer's No. 48 outlaw late model looks good during
Unfortunately, Sauer tangled with Scott Ross (1) during the
40-lap main event and hit the wall hard in turn three. Kevin
Sauer (24) tried his best not to get caught up in the melee.
Erv Starrett (12) races with fast qualifier Brian Ross (42)
during the early laps
of the outlaw late model feature race.
Plymouth racer Rich Boal, pictured here in his outlaw late model
No. 22, leads the current late model point standings at South
Bend Motor Speedway and is also
the sportsman division points leader at the quarter-mile paved
oval as well.
Veteran Fred Malecki of Granger won the street stock division
main event, winning the 30 lapper
ahead of Ray Baer and Richie Nyari in the yellow flag-infested event.
Fred Malecki (12) Danny Brown Sr. (97) and Frank Fairchild (9)
during a street stock heat race.
Danny Brown Sr. and his No. 97 street stock grabbed division
fast time honors
but got torn up in the night's feature race and did not finish.
Richie Nyari (32), Doug Fox (44) and Tommy Burke (7) race for
during the street stock feature.
It's three-wide during the first Midwest Mini Cup heat race of
Battling for the lead, Jaden Cretacci (11) is about to lose the
top spot and the eventual victory to Tyler Minix during the
closing laps of the 50-lap Midwest Mini Cup feature race. Minix,
the division's fastest qualifier, needed a late-race caution to
close in on Cretacci.
They go three-wide during a Hornets (four-cylinder) division
Matt Sullivan (19), Shawn Amor (28) and Ronnie Maynard Jr. (58)
fight hard for position
during the 30-lap sportsman division feature race.
Eventual race winner Cory Pressler (32X) works his way inside of
Ronnie Maynard Jr. (58)
during the 30-lap sportsman feature race.
They get a little ''crossed up'' during a Front Wheel Drive
(four-cylinder) division heat race.
I just have to say it, ''You picked a fine time to leave me
Mike Kushnerik (24) races the inside groove while eventual
winner Eryn Hartz (13) tries the high side during the 20-lap
Front Wheel Drive (four-cylinder) division feature race. Hartz
currently leads the division's point standings. Kushnerik,
who comes from Oak Lawn, Ill., to race, was last year's
four-cylinder champion at the now-closed Illiana Motor Speedway.
Part of South Bend's track crew takes a ride around the speedway
before the evening's racing begins.
racing starts, these guys get pretty busy.