Sanction: Midwest Big 10 Series - $1,500
Information provided by: Series and track reports (last updated August 24, 8:34 am)
Griffaw nets $1,500 Big 10 win at Belle-Clair
- Rusty Griffaw
- Chad Zobrist
- Matt Koch
- Claude Walker
- Shannon Kuhn
- Joseph Hughes
- Matt Bailey
- Mark Voigt
- Greg Kimmons
- Cody Maguire
- Mike Hammerle
- Adam Tischhauser
- Clay Baumann
- Daryn Klein
- Paul Kuper
- Jason Suhre
- Paul Roider
- Jon Friederich
- Michael Kloos
- Brent McKinnon
Rusty Griffaw heads to a Big 10 Series victory Friday at Belle-Claire.
What won the race: Third-starting Rusty Griffaw of Festus, Mo., outran eighth-starting Chad Zobrist to capture his first career Midwest Big 10 Series victory at Belle-Clair Speedway. He earned $1,500.
Key notes: Point leader Greg Kimmons of Pleasant Plains, Ill., finished ninth. … The Midwest Big 10 Series visited Belle-Clair for the first time this season and fourth time in series history. … There hasn’t been a repeat winner in the first three visits. … Daryn Klein of Fairview Heights, Ill., won last year’s stop. … Other winners are Michael Kloos of Trenton, Ill., in 2017 and Chad Zobrist of Highland, Ill., in 2016. … Klein won the May 17 Shamrock 40 at Belle-Clair. … Tim Manville of Highland, Ill., won Belle-Clair’s Talker Guy 100 on Aug 2. … There have have been six different winners in six series races this season.
On the move: Chad Zobrist of Highland, Ill., started eighth and finished second.
Winner's sponsors: Griffaw’s winning No. 16 is sponsored by Ste. Genevieve Trolley, Modern Fabrication & Mechanical, Iron County Recycling, Sport Clips, McCains Towing & Autobody, Brian Thompson Roofing, Budweiser, H.W. Harrell Distribution, Home Service Oil Co. and Paul Belken Painting.
Points chase: Entering the weekend, Greg Kimmons (240 points) of Pleasant Plains, Ill., led Brian Shirley (222), Cody Maguire (192), Rusty Griffaw (186) and Ryan Unzicker (160).
Current weather: Mostly Clear, 71°F
Car count: 20
Polesitter: Adam Tischhauser
Heat race winners: Rusty Griffaw, Daryn Klein, Cody Maguire
Next series race: September 1, Spoon River Speedway (Banner, IL) $1,500
Editor's note: Results and race details are unofficial.