Sanction: American Ethanol Late Model Tour (DIRTcar) - $4,000
Information provided by: Series reports (last updated July 2, 11:03 am)
Schlenk cruises to Ethanol victory at Winston
- Rusty Schlenk
- Dona Marcoullier
- Brandon Thirlby
- Josh Haynes
- Rich Neiser
- Eric Spangler
- Brian Ruhlman
- Nick Kurtz
- C.J. Heskett
- Steve Fairbanks
- Bill Bray
- Ryan VanderVeen
- Chad White
- Josh Borton
- Kyle Borgman
- Travis Stemler
- Derek Thebo
- Logan Arntz
- Jason Playter Jr.
- Kenny Playter
- Rich Bell
- Jesse Playter
Rusty Schlenk enjoys victory lane at Winston Speedway.
What won the race: Rusty Schlenk of McClure, Ohio, went from third to first on the sixth lap and led the remainder of the 40-lap distance, crossing the finish line 3.476 seconds ahead of Dona Marcoullier for a $4,000 payday and his second consecutive American Ethanol Late Model Series victory.
Key notes: Schlenk also won on the UMP-backed tour June 24 at I-96 Speedway in Lake Odessa, Mich. ... Brandon Thirlby led the first five laps over Josh Haynes. ... Marcoullier took second from Thirlby on lap 37 of 40. ... All 22 starters completed at least 38 laps. ... The American Ethanol Late Model Tour opened a doubleheader weekend; series action continues at Thunderbird on Saturday with another $4,000-to-win affair. ... The tour's season-opener at Winston was rained out on May 27.
On the move: Marcoullier climbed from sixth to finish second.
Winner's sponsors: Schlenk is sponsored by Velocita, Allstar Performance and Warpaint Graphics.
Points chase: Entering July, Marcoullier led the standings with 264 points over Ryan VanderVeen (258).
Car count: 29
Fast qualifier: Ryan VanderVeen
Time: 14.470 seconds
Heat race winners: Brandon Thirlby, Brian Ruhlman, Rusty Schlenk
Consolation race winners: Josh Borton
Next series race: July 2, Thunderbird Raceway (Muskegon, MI) $4,000
Editor's note: Results and race details are unofficial.