Lake Odessa, MI
Sanction: American Ethanol Late Model Tour (DIRTcar) - $4,000
Information provided by: Series reports (last updated August 6, 8:13 am)
Schlenk drives Thebo's car to victory at I-96
- Rusty Schlenk
- Dona Marcoullier
- Eric Spangler
- Rich Bell
- Rich Neiser
- Brian Ruhlman
- Brandon Thirlby
- Ryan VanderVeen
- Devin Shiels
- Travis Stemler
- Logan Arntz
- Jason Playter Jr.
- Dave Hartman
- Nick Kurtz
- Kevin Reeve
- Herb Reich
- Josh Haynes
- Bry Sloan
- Curtis Roberts
- Bill Bray
- Chad Finley
Rusty Schlenk raises his arm in triumph while taking the checkers.
What won the race: Piloting Derek Thebo's No. 21, Rusty Schlenk of McClure, Ohio, won from the third starting spot at I-96 Speedway for his series-leading third American Ethanol Late Model Tour victory of the season. Series points leader Dona Marcoullier, also in an unfamiliar ride, finished second.
Key notes: Schlenk also won the June 24 Ethanol event at I-96. ... Dona Marcoullier, struggling with financial and engine issues with his own team, piloted the No. 3 normally driven by Chad Foster Sr. ... Polesitter Travis Stemler finished 10th. ... A dozen drivers completed all 40 laps. ... I-96 hosted the first of two weekend events for the Michigan tour; Merritt hosts Saturday's race.
On the move: Eric Spangler of Lake City, Mich., started 10th and finished third.
Winner's sponsors: Schlenk piloted Derek Thebo's No. 21.
Points chase: Marcoullier extended his series points lead with a runner-up finish; only three series races remain.
Car count: 28
Fast qualifier: Brandon Thirlby
Time: 16.110 seconds
Polesitter: Travis Stemler
Heat race winners: Rich Bell, Devin Shiels, Curtis Roberts
Consolation race winners: Bill Bray
Next series race: August 6, Merritt Speedway (Lake City, MI) $4,000
Editor's note: Results and race details are unofficial.