- Troy Springborn
- Nick Anvelink
- Brad Mueller
- Brett Swedberg
- Justin Ritchie
- Lukas Postl
- Justin Schmidt
- Ron Berna
- Tom Naeyaert
- Turk Letizia
- Joe Bongiorno
- Gunner Frank
- Todd Frank
- Kyle Raddant
- Jayme Zidar
- Paul Thorpe
- Adam Janke
- Joel Bennett
- Derek Janke
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Daily Dirt 08/09/2022 11:23:43
Sanction: Wabam Dirt Kings Tour (Larry Colburn Spring Thaw) - $1,500
Information provided by: Series reports (last updated April 24, 3:36 pm)
Hometowner earns $1,500 victory in Dirt Kings opener
Larry Colburn Spring Thaw
Troy Springborn picks up a $1,500 check and the night’s hardware.
What won the race: Hometown driver and former track champion Troy Springborn led all but the first lap Saturday at Shawano Speedway for a $1,500 victory in the Wabam Dirt Kings Tour opener. Springborn took the checkers 2.568 seconds ahead of multitime series champ Nick Anvelink for his first-ever series victory.
Key notes: Springborn had never previously won on the series but he's been a regular several seasons, notching a third-place finish in series points in 2020. .... Springborn won the Shawano track title in 2020. ... Pole-starting Todd Frank led the first lap before Springborn, who started alongside, took command in the 25-lapper. ... Frank finished 13th, one spot behind his son Gunner. ... The Dirt Kings season opener was pushed back one week by inclement weather. ... Paul Thorpe of New London, Wis., made his first series feature start, finishing 16th.
On the move: Runner-up Nick Anvelink of Navarino, Wis., started sixth.
Winner's sponsors: Springborn’s MB Customs Race Car is powered by a Pro Power Racing Engine and sponsored by Scott Construction, CPF Metal Fabrication, Frank Wallace Flooring and Marshal Giese Plumbing.
Points chase: The event opened the Dirt Kings season.
Current weather: Clear, 36°F
Car count: 20
Polesitter: Todd Frank
Heat race winners: Nick Anvelink, Brad Mueller, Todd Frank
Next series race: May 5, Mississippi Thunder Speedway (Fountain City, WI) $10,000
Editor's note: Results and race details are unofficial.