Clossey Wins Modified Opener

Saturday, May 13, 2017

Matthew Clossey from Beloit WI, claimed the opening night go for the UMA Midwest Modified division by capturing the 25 lap A-Main on Lyle Nabbefeldt Memorial Night. Jay Potter of Nekoosa took the point at the start of the feature event and was closely trailed by Rick Coppernoll & Daron Fish. Coppernoll & Potter made contact in turn two sending both drivers to the tail. Daron Fish assumed the point and lead till the halfway point of the feature until he and Brad Wildes made contact coming out of turn 4 which sent Fish to the pit area with damage and Wildes to the trunk. On the restart it was your evenings fast qualifier Matthew Clossey who found himself in front with 10 laps to go & never looked back, Matthew Pate would come home in second with Dan Howard third and Jay Potter and Brad Wildes rounded out the top five. Daron Fish was the winner in the Diamond Wheels dash while Jay Potter won the heat.

Pos UMA Midwest Mods Qualifying
1 16C Matthew Clossey 14.59
2 55W Brad Wildes 14.621
3 34P Matthew Pate 14.627
4 360F Daron Fish 14.753
5 54O Justin Okruhlica 14.826
6 7C Rick Coppernoll 15.046
7 25H Dan Howard 15.057
8 33P Jay Potter 15.111
9 7S David Swanson 15.605
10 3S Denny Schott 15.631

Diamond Wheels Dash
1 360F Daron Fish
2 7C Rick Coppernoll
3 55W Brad Wildes
4 54O Justin Okruhlica
5 34P Matthew Pate
6 16C Matthew Clossey

Midwest Mod Heat
1 33P Jay Potter
2 25H Dan Howard
3 3S Denny Schott
4 7S David Swanson

UMA Midwest Mod A-Main
1 16C Matthew Clossey
2 34P Matthew Pate
3 25H Dan Howard
4 33P Jay Potter
5 55W Brad Wildes
6 54O Justin Okruhlica
7 3S Denny Schott
8 360F Daron Fish
9 7S David Swanson
10 7C Rick Coppernoll
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