Lake Odessa, MI
Sanction: Sunoco American Late Model Series - $2,000
Information provided by: Track reports (last updated May 23, 11:03 am)
Unzicker tops Michigan natives at I-96
- Ryan Unzicker
- Dona Marcoullier
- Rusty Schlenk
- Casey Noonan
- Matt Westfall
- Rich Bell
- Brian Ruhlman
- Phil Ausra
- Herb Reich
- Mike Staszak
- Jason Playter Jr.
- Dusty Moore
- Brandon Thirlby
- Ryan VanderVeen
- Bill Bray
- Chris Keller
- Mickey Carman
- Blane Hendrick
- Scott Baker
Winner Ryan Unzicker (24) works on Rusty Schlenk (91) at I-96.
What won the race: Fourth-starting Ryan Unzicker of El Paso, Ill., topped 10th-starting Dona Marcoullier of Houghton Lake, Mich., and polesitter Rusty Schlenk of Weston, Ohio, for $2,000 and his fifth career Sunoco American Late Model Series victory.
Key notes: Schlenk led early in the feature. ... The Michigan oval hosted the first of two ALMS events (another is scheduled for Labor Day weekend). ... The series visited Lake Odessa for the 10th time.
On the move: Marcoullier advanced nine positions to claim runner-up honors.
Winner's sponsors: Unzicker's Bob Pierce Race Car has Pro Power and is sponsored by Aftershock Decals & Designs, Appleton Rack & Pinion, Dyer's Top Rods, Keyser Mfg., Kingdon Frams Leman Paint Works, Quick Car Racing Products, Peterson Fluid Systems, Pro Tire and Automotive, RJR Transportation Co., R2C Competition Series Filters, VarisTEE Screenprinting and VP Racing Fuels.
Points chase: Unzicker unofficially takes the ALMS points lead exiting I-96. He 336 points to lead Schlenk (334) by two marks.
Car count: 19
Polesitter: Rusty Schlenk
Heat race winners: Rusty Schlenk, Ryan VanderVeen, Brian Ruhlman
Next series race: May 23, Oakshade Raceway (Wauseon, OH) $2,000
Editor's note: Results and race details are unofficial.