Kloos grabs first Northern Allstars victory
By Jimmy Dearingstlracing.com
HIGHLAND, Ill. (April 30) — Ninth-starting Michael Kloos of Trenton, Ill., outdueled second-row starter Ryan Unzicker of El Paso, Ill., on Saturday at Highland Speedway for the first Northern Allstars Late Model Series victory of his career.
Kloos earned $2,000 for the victory at the quarter-mile oval while Unzicker and hometown driver Randy Korte followed him to the finish line. Polesitter Brandon Sheppard of New Berlin, Ill., and Rodney Melvin of Benton, Ill., rounded out the top five finishers in a race postponed a week by inclement weather.
The Northern Allstars return to action May 21-22 with events at Fairbury (Ill.) American Legion Speedway and Shepp's Speedway in Alexander, Ill.
Northern Allstars @ Highland: (1) Michael Kloos, (2) Ryan Unzicker, (3) Randy Korte, (4) Brandon Sheppard, (5) Rodney Melvin, (6) Bobby Pierce, (7) Steve Sheppard, (8) Mike Spatola, (9) Kevin Weaver, (10) Mark Faust, (11) Paul Bailey, (12) Matt Weidner, (13) Chad Zobrist, (14) Dillan White, (15) Mike Schulte, (16) Nick Lyons, (17) Greg Kimmons, (18) Rick Salter, (19) Dan Jacober, (20) Donny Walden, (21) Tim Manville. Heat race winners (among 28 cars): Pierce, Weidner, Sheppard, Unzicker. Consolation winner: Schulte.