Justin Fegers earns $4,000 at Viking Fall Classic
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. (Oct. 8) — Starting outside the front row, Justin Fegers of Mound, Minn., led all 40 laps Saturday at Viking Speedway for a $4,000 victory in the WISSOTA-sanctioned Fall Classic.
Fegers survived a pair of late-race restarts against some of the region's top drivers to hold on at the half-mile oval.
Lance Matthees of Winona, Minn., came from his eighth starting spot to finish second while Jimmy Mars of Menomonie, Wis., last year's race winner, started and finished third. Multitime track champion Jeff Wildung of Nassau, Minn., was fourth and Brad Seng of Grand Forks, N.D., rounded out the top five.
Track champion Shaun Peterson of Alexandria was 11th in the 26-car field.
Viking Fall Classic: (1) Justin Fegers, (2) Lance Matthees, (3) Jimmy Mars, (4) Jeff Wildung, (5) Brad Seng, (6) Jake Redetzke, (7) Adam Hensel, (8) Chad Mahder, (9) Steve Laursen, (10) Eric Breeschoten, (11) Shaun Peterson, (12) Jeff Provinzino, (13) Scott Atkinson, (14) John Kaanta, (15) Jeremy Keller, (16) Paul Mueller, (17) Zach Johnson, (18) Harry Hanson, (19) Brady Smith, (20) Joel Cryderman, (21) Mitch Johnson, (22) Corey Nelson, (23) Don Shaw, (24) Kyle Peterlin, (25) Marshall Fegers, (26) Joey Jensen. Heat race winners (among 42 cars): Mars, Seng, Wildung, Johnson. Consolation winners: Peterlin, Shaw.
Correction: Fixes car count to 42 sted 32.