Sanction: American Ethanol Late Model Tour (DIRTcar) - $5,000
Information provided by: Series reports (last updated September 23, 7:31 am)
Van Wormer goes back-to-back at Berlin
- Jeep Van Wormer
- Rich Neiser
- Travis Stemler
- David Mielke
- Rich Bell
- Dona Marcoullier
- Nick Kurtz
- Logan Arntz
- Rusty Schlenk
- Greg Gokey
- Brandon Thirlby
- Ryan VanderVeen
- Kevin Reeve
- Drew Wilkerson
- Eric Spangler
- Phil Ausra
- Bill Bray
- Matt Shipley
- Jared Guinn
- David Hilliker
- J.R. Hotovy
Jeep Van Wormer holds the $5,000 check he received for winning his second straight American Ethanol event at Berlin Raceway.
What won the race: Doubling down at Berlin Raceway, Jeep Van Wormer of Pinconning, Mich., reached victory lane for the second consecutive week in American Ethanol Late Model Tour action at the dirt-covered asphalt track with a flag-to-flag win Saturday worth $5,000.
Quotable: "We had luck on our side tonight drawing the No. 1 (starting spot)," winner Jeep Van Wormer said. "The racetrack was great tonight. They did a great job from last week to this week. I'd like to say thanks to Berlin Raceway for spending a bunch of time getting it ready for this weekend."
Key notes: After coming on to lead the final 10 laps of the previous week's feature at Berlin, Van Wormer dominated all 40 laps Saturday. ... Rich Neiser chased Van Wormer under the checkered flag in the second of three straight Saturday events for the American Ethanol Tour at Berlin, which was transformed into a dirt track for a late-season series of races.
Winner's sponsors: Van Wormer’s Rocket Chassis is powered by a Jay Dickens Racing Engine and is sponsored by Brucebuilt Performance, Bayline Fire Protection, Knochel Oil Company, Van Wormer Management, Allstar Performance, Integra Shocks, Services on Site, Joe Gibbs Driven Racing Oil, Keyser’s Port City Racing, VP Racing Fuels and Joe’s Racing Products.
Points chase: Brandon Thirlby (754) of Traverse City, Mich., entered the night leading Eric Spangler (672), Travis Stemler (669), David Mielke (595), Nick Kurtz (579) and Rich Bell (579).
Car count: 29
Heat race winners: Travis Stemler, Rich Bell, Dona Marcoullier
Consolation race winners: Phil Ausra
Next series race: July 5, Merritt Speedway (Lake City, MI) $5,000
Editor's note: Results and race details are unofficial.