Sanction: Midwest Big 10 Series - $1,200
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Unzicker answers Spatola with Macon victory
- Ryan Unzicker
- Mike Spatola
- Rusty Griffaw
- Rusty Schlenk
- Greg Kimmons
- Steve Thorsten
- Roben Huffman
- Dakota Ewing
- Collin Alexander
- Jose Parga
- Cody Maguire
- Jeff Ray
- Donnie Kohler
- Dan Jacober
- Phil Taylor
Ryan Unzicker zips around Macon before his dominating victory.
What won the race: Reversing the series finish from a night earlier at Spoon River Speedway, polesitter Ryan Unzicker of El Paso, Ill., led all 50 laps of Monday's Midwest Big 10 Series event at Macon Speedway to earn $1,200. Unzicker crossed the finish line 0.496 seconds ahead of Spoon River winner Mike Spatola, who started third.
Key notes: Unzicker lapped all but three competitors. ... Unzicker notched his fourth career Big 10 series victory (all at Macon). ... The event was the finale of a three-race Memorial Day weekend for the Big 10 Series which saw Daryn Klein win Saturday at Lincoln Speedway and Mike Spatola win Sunday at Spoon River Speedway. ... Macon hosts Big 10 competitors again on July 21.
On the move: Rusty Griffaw of Festus, Mo., rounded out the podium after starting 10th.
Winner's sponsors: Unzicker's Pierce Race Car has a Pro Power Racing Engine and carries sponsorship from Kingdon Farms, Leman Paint Works, Pro Tire and Automotive and RJR Transportation.
Points chase: Through three races and the Memorial Day weekend, Jose Parga of New Berlin, Ill., has 144 points to lead Cody Maguire (124).
Car count: 15
Fast qualifier: Mike Spatola
Time: 10.578 seconds
Polesitter: Ryan Unzicker
Heat race winners: Ryan Unzicker, Jose Parga
Next series race: June 2, Highland Speedway (Highland, IL) $1,200
Editor's note: Corrects number of cars on the lead lap.