Farmer City Raceway
Steidinger ends NALMS drought at Farmer City
FARMER CITY, Ill. (April 29) – Wes Steidinger of Fairbury, Ill., returned to victory lane for the first time since 2008 in Northern Allstars Late Model Series competition by leading flag-to-flag in the tour’s event Friday night at Farmer City Raceway.
Steidinger worked lapped traffic to perfection en route to picking up his sixth career series victory and the $2,000 winner's check.
Derek Chandler of Pontiac, Ill., raced to the runner-up finish and Ryan Unzicker of El Paso, Ill, finished third. Brandon Sheppard of New Berlin, Ill., and Michael Kloos of Trenton, Ill., rounded out the top five finishers.
The race was the first time the series visited Farmer City since the track hosted three series events in 2003. The tour heads to Highland (Ill.) Speedway Saturday night for another $2,000-to-win race.
NALMS @ Farmer City: (1) Wes Steidinger, (2) Derek Chandler, (3) Ryan Unzicker, (4) Brandon Sheppard, (5) Michael Kloos, (6) Kevin Weaver, (7) Mike Spatola, (8) Eric Smith, (9) Randy Korte, (10) Joe Harlan, (11) Steve Sheppard Jr., (12) Donny Walden, (13) Joe Janowski, (14) Dillan White, (15) Scott Schmitt, (16) Brian Diveley, (17) Bret Sievert, (18) Steve Lance Jr., (19) Billy Drake, (20) Adam Mefford. Fastest qualifier (among 45 entries): Chandler, 12.69 seconds. Heat race winners: Chandler, Sheppard, Steidinger, Unzicker. Consolation race winners: Walden, Divley.