Kankakee County Speedway
Feger outruns Erb for fourth Monster Midwest victory
KANKAKEE (Aug. 14) — Third-starting Jason Feger of Bloomington, Ill., tracked down fellow second-row starter Dennis Erb Jr. of Carpentersville, Ill., and took the lead at Kankakee County Speedway for his series-leading fourth Monster Midwest Tour victory of the season. Feger, who won his fourth consecutive start overall going back to Aug. 7, earned $2,000 and the series points lead for the victory. | Slideshow
Erb settled for second with Ryan Unzicker of El Paso, Ill., in third. Mike Provenzano of Grand Ridge, Ill., and Kevin Weaver of Gibson City, Ill., rounded out the top five in the 40-lapper at the quarter-mile oval. Two cautions slowed the action, both in the first two laps.
Notes: Feger's Pierce Race Car is sponsored by SVC Construction, Advanced Racing Suspensions, Pro Tire and Automotive, Mulligan's, Campbell Construction and La Bamba. ... Feger won the first heat despite losing the pole position when officials swapped the first- and second-row starters because of unsuccessful starts. ... The series completes the weekend with a Saturday event at Fairbury (Ill.) American Legion Speedway.
Monster Midwest Tour @ Kankakee: (1) Jason Feger, (2) Dennis Erb Jr., (3) Ryan Unzicker, (4) Mike Provenzano, (5) Kevin Weaver, (6) Joe Harlan, (7) Alan Mondus, (8) Frank Heckenast Jr., (9) Eric Smith, (10) Aaron Ricketts, (11) Steve Dimmick, (12) Jimmy Dehm, (13) Frank Heckenast Sr., (14) Matt Schultz, (15) Steve Thorsten, (16) Joel Funk, (17) Shawn Toczek, (18) Richie Hedrick, (19) Zach Bush, (20) Gary Schalmo. Fast qualifier (among 26 cars): Feger, 13.913 seconds. Heat race winners: Feger, Erb, Unzicker. Consolation winner: Gary Schalmo.
Correction: Fixes points leader.