Polesitting Doar wins at Viking for two in a row
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. (July 7) — Four-time series champion Pat Doar of New Richmond, Wis., won from the pole position Tuesday at Viking Speedway for his second straight victory on the Dart Challenge Series. Doar earned $2,000 on the WISSOTA-sanctioned tour for his series-leading 23rd career victory
Steve Laursen of Cumberland, Wis., rallied from 12th to finish second while seventh-starting Brad Seng of Grand Forks, N.D., was third ahead of reigning track champion Jeff Wildung of Nassua, Minn., who started 20th.
Lance Matthees of Winona, Minn., finished sixth and grabbed the points lead over Don Copp of Brule, Wis., who finished 18th.
Midweek events continued on the series with Wednesday's event at Madison (Minn.) Speedway and Thursday's event at Casino Speedway in Watertown, S.D.
Dart Challenge Series @ Viking: (1) Pat Doar, (2) Steve Laursen, (3) Brad Seng, (4) Jeff Wildung, (5) Zach Johnson, (6) Lance Matthees, (7) Eric Breeschoten, (8) Brian Harris, (9) Jeff Hinkemeyer, (10) Danny Bayer, (11) Ricky Weiss, (12) Chad Becker, (13) Dave Zimmerman, (14) Todd Frank, (15) Adam Hensel, (16) Don Shaw, (17) Joel Cryderman, (18) Don Copp, (19) Seth Brede, (20) Rick Nelson, (21) Tim Jodsaas, (22) Dustin Virkus, (23) Shawn Malsam, (24) Jeff Provinzino, (25) Kyle Peterlin. Heat race winners (among 35 cars: Hensel, Frank, Zimmerman, Hinkemeyer. Consolation winners: Matthees, Wildung. Dash winner: Doar.