Sanction: Midwest Big 10 Series - $1,200
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Belle-Clair gives Kloos first Big 10 victory
- Michael Kloos
- Greg Kimmons
- Rusty Griffaw
- Rick Salter
- Mark Voigt
- Chad Zobrist
- Adam Tischhauser
- Mike Schulte
- Matt Shannon
- Dewayne Kiefer
- Rich Standridge
- Blaze Burwell
- Mike Hammerle
- Jason Suhre
- Jose Parga
- Jeff Beyers
- Paul Roider
- Bryan Leach
- Andrew Johns
- Daryn Klein
- Brandon Hogenson
Michael Kloos in victory lane at Belle-Clair Speedway.
What won the race: Third-starting Michael Kloos of Trenton, Ill., topped fifth-starting Greg Kimmons and eighth-starting Rusty Griffaw for a $1,200 Midwest Big 10 Series victory at Belle-Clair Speedway. Kloos scored his first career triumph on the 5-year-old tour.
Key notes: Kloos is the tour's 19th winner; he previously won in April weekly action at Federated Raceway at I-55 and Fairbury American Legion Speedway. ... Friday's race was pushed back one week by inclement weather. ... Belle-Clair hosted its lone event on the six-track Illinois series. ... Chad Zobrist, the winner of last year's Big 10 stop at Belle-Clair, finished sixth Friday.
On the move: Rusty Griffaw started eighth and finished third; Mike Schulte advanced 10 positions during an 18th-to-eighth run.
Winner's sponsors: Kloos drives a Capital Race Car with sponsorship from Gerstner Plumbing, Keyser Mfg., Rural Family Medicine, Oak Street BBQ Co., Jansen Chevrolet, M&E Auto Body, CC Food Marts and Hank's Bowl.
Points chase: Kloos leads the tour's point standings after two events; Brian Diveley of Springfield, Ill., is the defending Big 10 champion.
Car count: 21
Polesitter: Rick Salter
Heat race winners: Michael Kloos, Jose Parga, Greg Kimmons
Next series race: May 19, Lincoln Speedway (Lincoln, IL) $1,200
Editor's note: Results and race details are unofficial.