Oshkosh Speedzone Raceway,
Sanction: Corn Belt Clash Late Model Series (George Scheffler Memorial) - $8,000
Information provided by: Series reports (last updated August 27, 6:48 am)
Mars repeats at George Scheffler Memorial
George Scheffler Memorial
- Jimmy Mars
- Chris Simpson
- Mitch McGrath
- Chad Simpson
- Nick Anvelink
- Dave Eckrich
- Jared Siefert
- Paul Parker
- Doug Blashe
- Dave Fieber
- Jordan Yaggy
- Mike Mataragas
- Brett Swedberg
- Taylor Scheffler
- Jason Feger
- Brent Larson
- Derek Janke
- Jason Utter
- Justin Ritchie
- R.C. Whitwell
- Tony Peterson
- Jason Rauen
- Spencer Diercks
- Mike Mullen
Jimmy Mars of Menomonie, Wis., earned $8,000 for his victory.
What won the race: Making a patient run from his seventh starting spot, Jimmy Mars of Menomonie, Wis., raced to his fourth career Corn Belt Clash victory, repeating in the George Scheffler Memorial at Oshkosh Speedzone Raceway. Mars took the checkers ahead of Chris Simpson and Mitch McGrath in a nonstop feature.
Quotable: "George was a helluva guy, and we had good times when we got together. So I've gotta thank the whole family for putting this on in memory of George," Mars said. "It's just a cool feeling to be able to do this."
Key notes: Mars was the race's third leader following Dave Eckrich and Speedway for his previous Corn Belt Clash victory. ... Polesitter Dave Eckrich of Oxford, Iowa, slipped back to a sixth-place finish in the non. ... Outside front-row starter Mike Mullen was an early retiree. ... Among drivers failing to make the Oshkosh feature lineup: Billy Drake, Billy Rezutek, Rick Scheffler, Turk Letizia, Jim Schmidt, Mike Fryer, Jim Zdroik, Jeff Curtin and Justin Hirt. ... The series stays in Wisconsin Saturday for a program at Plymouth Dirt Track that wraps up the season.
On the move: Chad Simpson of Mount Vernon, Iowa, started 11th and finished fourth.
Winner's sponsors: Mars drives an MB Customs Race Car with a Pro Power Racing Engine and is sponsored by Deppe Enterprises, S&S Transport, T.I. Sinz Plumbing, Keyes Chevytown and Baileigh Industrial.
Points chase: Points haven't been updated recently.
Car count: 41
Fast qualifier: Chris Simpson
Polesitter: Dave Eckrich
Heat race winners: Dave Eckrich, Mike Mullen, Chris Simpson, Nick Anvelink
Consolation race winners: Dave Fieber, Jason Utter
Provisional starters: Jason Feger, Brent Larson
Next series race: August 27, Plymouth Dirt Track (Plymouth, WI) $5,000
Editor's note: Results and race details are unofficial.