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Daily Dirt 04/05/2020 02:47:31

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August 22
Oshkosh Speedzone Raceway,
Oshkosh, WI
Sanction: Corn Belt Clash Late Model Series (George Scheffler Memorial) - $6,000
Information provided by: Series reports (last updated August 26, 12:06 pm)
Chad Simpson dominates for $6,000 at Oshkosh
George Scheffler Memorial
  1. Chad Simpson
  2. A.J. Diemel
  3. Jason Utter
  4. Jimmy Mars
  5. Jason Rauen
  6. Chris Simpson
  7. Nick Anvelink
  8. Brad Mueller
  9. Jake Redetzke
  10. Jordan Yaggy
  11. Dave Eckrich
  12. Tom Naeyaert
  13. Mike Fryer
  14. Kyle Odekirk
  15. Rick Scheffler
  16. Doug Blashe
  17. Spencer Diercks
  18. Bobby Pierce
  19. Jake Meier
  20. Denny Eckrich
  21. Lance Matthees
  22. Brett Swedberg
  23. Mitch McGrath
  24. Pete Parker
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Chad Simpson steers toward his $6,000 victory at Oshkosh.
What won the race: Dominating all night long, four-time Corn Belt Clash champion Chad Simpson of Mount Vernon, Iowa, led all the way in Oshkosh Speedzone Raceway's fifth annual George Scheffler Memorial for a $6,000 payday. Simpson, who rallied from ninth to win his heat and captured the pole dash, notched his second straight series victory and series-leading 27th of his career. Last year's winner A.J. Diemel was second.
Key notes: The Iowa-based series made its first visit to Oshkosh for the middle leg of a scheduled weekend tripleheader; Thursday's race at Luxemburg (Wis.) Speedway was rained out. ... The event honored late Wisconsin driver George Scheffler whose sons Russ and Rick are also accomplished racers. ... Bobby Pierce of Oakwood, Ill., piloted Bob Cullen's No. 8 and was on the move in the feature, but his car threw the power steering belt, forcing him out. ... Among drivers failing to make the feature lineup: T.J. Dolhun, Tim Buhler, Billy Rezutek, Mark Rose, Lyle Zanker, Ron Berna, Justin Hirt and Joe Reuter.
On the move: Jason Rauen of Farley, Iowa, started 20th and finished fifth.
Winner's sponsors: The winner's Treat Engine-powered Victory Circle Chassis by Diercks entry is sponsored by Allstar Performance, Diercks Ltd, Farm Bureau Financial Services, GATR Truck Center, Graves Oil, Liebe Trucking, Master Built Concrete, Simpson Farms and Wehrs Machine & Racing Prodcuts.
Points chase: Entering the series weekend, Chad Simpson of Mount Vernon, Iowa, has 359 points to lead Dave Eckrich (281) and Jason Utter (276).
Car count: 50
Polesitter: Chad Simpson
Dash winner: Chad Simpson
Heat race winners: Doug Blashe, Spencer Diercks, Jordan Yaggy, Chad Simpson, A.J. Diemel
Consolation race winners: Chris Simpson, Nick Anvelink
Provisional starters: Mike Fryer, Lance Matthees
Next series race: August 29, Farmer City Raceway (Farmer City, IL) $3,000
Editor's note: Removes David Fieber among entrants failing to make feature.
 
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