OSKALOOSA — Kool Seamless Gutters Hosted Salute To The Troops night at the races on Wednesday night with near perfect weather conditions as the sixth night of racing was held at the “Mahaska County Monster” ½ mile dirt track.
The Oskaloosa Quality Rentals Sportmod feature saw a new winner make his way to victory lane on Wednesday night. Carter VanDenberg scored a very popular win on as he led the feature flag to flag and held off two of the very best in Sportmod racing in scoring the win. VanDenberg held off the constant challenges of Maguire DeJong in taking the win and Curtis VanDerwal ran a strong race in taking third.
Todd Reitzler took the checkers first in the MidStates Machine Stock Car feature. Reitzler shot into the lead from his front row start and appeared to have smooth sailing to the win. Sixth starting Nathan Wood raced to the front quickly taking second on lap number two and the race was on for the lead between Reitzler and Wood. The 52 of Wood was able to close to the rear bumper of Reitzler on several occasions but was not able to make the pass and settled for second with Travis Bunnell taking third.
Dustin Griffiths continued his mastery of the SIS ½ mile on Wednesday night as scored another feature win in the Parker Tree Service Hobby Stocks. Griffiths advanced from a fourth row start and took the lead from Tyson Overton on lap 8 of the 14 lap main event. Griffths rode the higher line of the multi-grooved racing surface and sailed on to the win over Overton and Austin Barnes.
The Dirt N Asphalt Sport Compacts saw a strong field of 4 cylinder race cars take the green flag for their ten lap main event. When the checkers flew it was James Haring scoring his second win in as many weeks at his hometown race track. Haring advanced from a sixth position start to take the lead at the halfway point from Matt Moore. Haring went on to take the win ahead of Kyle Rysdam and Garrett Porter.
Doug Sylvester scored the feature win in the Clow Valve Company Non-Wing Sprint Car class. Sylvester took the popular win ahead of Ben Woods who has been a frequent visitor to the SIS victory lane in 2023. Nathan James ran third on Wednesday night.
Wednesday night, May 31st will be 3M Kids night with the youngsters being treated to a nickel and candy scramble during intermission. Hot laps will get underway at 7:15 pm.
Southern Iowa Speedway Wednesday, May 24 Feature Results (top Five)
Oskaloosa Quality Rental Sportmods
- 7V Carter VanDenberg-New Sharon
- 30M Maguire DeJong-Montezuma
- 1V Curtis VanDerWal-Oskaloosa
- 15K Kyle Harwood- New Sharon
- 29 Colton Livezey-New Sharon
Mid States Machine Stock Cars
- 22R Todd Reitzler-Grinnell
- 52 Nathan Wood-Sigourney
- 3 Travis Bunnell-Hedrick
- B17 Steve Byers-Indianola
- B12 Curtis Barnes-Queen City, MO
Parker Tree Service Hobby Stocks
- 10G Dustin Griffiths-Hedrick
- 42T Tyson Overton-Carlisle
- 01 Austin Barnes-Des Moines
- 7 Keaton Gordon-Ottumwa
- 33T Trevor Tanner-Knoxville
Dirt N Asphalt Sport Compacts
- 2H James Haring-Oskkaloosa
- 18A Kyle Rysdam-Palaski
- 746 Garrett Porter-Libertyville
- 2M Matt Moore-Ottumwa
- 0 Bob Hayes-New Sharon
Clow Valve Company Non-Wing Sprints
- 12 Doug Sylvester-Ottumwa
- 11 Ben Woods-Newton
- 7J Nathan James-Russell
- 2 Terry Doud -Batavia
- T4 Tyler Graves-Chariton