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Hoffman wins “Stars & Stripes” Special at Grundy

By RaceStar Staff

Morris, Illinois, July 6—Veteran Eddie Hoffman, from Wheaton, Ill., raced to victory in Saturday evening’s “Stars & Stripes 76” super late model stock car special at the Grundy County Speedway.

Hoffman wheeled his Feece Oil Co./Advanced Generator Chevrolet No. 8 to the win – his 155th career victory (his second of the season) at the one-third mile paved oval.  Chasing the eight-time track champion to the checkered flag in the caution-free chase were Blake Brown, Stan Zolodz, Tristan Batson, Clay Curts and DJ Weltmeyer.  Andy Jones was the event’s fastest qualifier but dropped out of the race at the 53-lap mark.

Claiming his second victory of the year, Ryan Dawson was the winner of the of the 25-lap street stock feature race.  Dawson bested Matt Lee, Jonahtan Stevens, Chad Bayuk, Randy Weese and Kristi Odom.

Ethan Wolf won the 20-lap headliner for pure stock (four-cylinder) competitors.  Scoring his second win of the campaign, Wolf finished ahead of Landon Hocking and Austin Legner.  Jason Van Hise took home the victory in the 20-lap “sixers” main event while Jackson Martindale won the High School Racing Association feature.

The Finish:

Eddie Hoffman, Blake Brown, Stan Zolodz, Tristan Batson, Clay Curts, DJ Weltmeyer, James Gregait, Dean Patterson, Jeff Wakeman, Ricky Baker, Andy Jones, Mike White, Scott Koerner

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