Sanction: Wabam Dirt Kings Tour (Salute to Service 30) - $1,250
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Mullen masters Dirt Kings field at Outagamie
Salute to Service 30
- Mike Mullen
- Nick Anvelink
- A.J. Diemel
- Kyle Raddant
- Mitch McGrath
- Troy Springborn
- Justin Ritchie
- Terry Casey
- Ron Berna
- Brad Mueller
- Joel Bennett
- Paul Niznik
- Brett Swedberg
- Gunner Frank
- Taylor Scheffler
- Lukas Postl
- Turk Letizia
- Tom Naeyaert
- Joe Reuter
- Tim Rothe
- Joe Bongiorno
- Jim Schmidt
Mike Mullen took a seat in victory lane at Outagamie Speedway.
What won the race: Second-starting Mike Mullen of Seymour, Wis., led all 30 laps at Outagamie Speedway, winning Friday's Salute to Service 30 feature. He beat five-time series champion Nick Anvelink to the finish line for a $1,250 check and his first win of 2023 on the Wabam Dirt Kings Tour.
Key notes: Mullen earned his second career Dirt Kings victory; his other checkered flag came in 2020, also at his home track. ... Anvelink moved into the runner-up position on lap 12 and finished 1.764 seconds back. ... After winning last weekend's $3,007 season opener at Red Cedar Speedway, A.J. Diemel started and finished third. ... Kyle Raddant advanced seven positions and finished fourth. ... Polesitter Ron Berna faded to finish ninth. ... Rookie Jayden Schmidt won a heat race but engine problems forced him to scratch from the feature. ... Friday's feature was completed without incident and lasted nine minutes with 12 competitors completing 30 laps. … The Dirt Kings Tour made its 13th stop alltime at the Seymour, Wis., oval. ... The series has two additional stops scheduled at Outagamie Speedway.
On the move: Justin Ritchie of New London, Wis., started 20th and finished seventh.
Winner's sponsors: Mullen’s Ricky Lemmen Racing-owned Rocket Chassis is sponsored by Swinkles Trucking & Excavating Corp., Diemel’s Livestock, Toby K’s Hideaway, Wehrs Machine & Racing Products, Five Star Property Maintenance and Speedwerx.
Points chase: After Outagamie: T1. A.J. Diemel (96); T1. Nick Anvelink (96); 3. Mike Mullen (90); 4. Justin Ritchie (74); T5. Ron Berna (68); T5. Joel Bennett (68).
Current weather: Clear, 61°F
Car count: 35
Polesitter: Ron Berna
Heat race winners: Troy Springborn, Joel Bennett, Terry Casey, Jayden Schmidt
Consolation race winners: Gunner Frank, Taylor Scheffler
Provisional starters: Brett Swedberg, Turk Letizia
Next series race: May 27, Shawano Speedway (Shawano, WI) $1,500
Editor's note: Results and race details are unofficial.