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Dale Nottestad Secures Another Feature Victory

CAMBRIDGE, WI (Saturday, July 24, 2021)            Five time Late Model track champion, Dale Nottestad, continued to stake his claim for a record sixth championship on Saturday night at Jefferson Speedway. Nottestad charged to the front of the Pete Seitz Memorial 57 lap feature and held off a stout challenge from Michael Grueneberg to secure his fifth feature victory of the 2021 season at Wisconsin’s Action Track.

Scott Patrick and Ryan Weyer paced the field to green with Weyer taking the early lead on lap one. A caution on lap two placed the duo back on the front row for the restart. As racing resumed, Weyer got a little crossed up in turns three and four allowing Chris Chenoweth to drive up into a three wide battle for the lead. Chenoweth moved out front alone on lap three with Dylan Schuyler following up to second. Schuyler drew in behind the new leader by lap five, looking for a way around. Chenoweth held him off until lap 12 when Schuyler drew even on the low side, moving ahead a lap later. Weyer moved back up to challenge Chenoweth for second, taking the spot on lap 22. Nottestad followed into third and continued forward alongside Weyer. Nottestad cleared for the second position just before the second caution of the race appeared on lap 24. Schuyler and Nottestad led the pack back to green with Nottestad inching ahead. But another yellow flag slowed the pace on alp 26, pitting Nottestad and Schuyler on the front row once again for the restart. Nottestad returned to the lead as racing got back underway with Grueneberg up to challenge Schuyler for second. Grueneberg moved into the runner up spot on lap 28 as the two leaders began to break away from the rest of the pack. As the laps began to wind down, Grueneberg began to apply heavy pressure to Nottestad. Lap after lap, Grueneberg stuck his nose under the leader, looking to get a run and pull up alongside. As they raced hard on the final circuit, Grueneberg once again tried to get under Nottestad through turns three and four. But Grueneberg lost grip as they raced off turn four, resulting in his machine spinning to the front stretch grass. Nottestad charged past the checkers to get the win. Schuyler crossed the line second followed by Kolton Guralski, Weyer and Shaun Scheel.

Robert Hansberry Jr of Beloit secured the 30 lap Sportsman feature event. Jake Biever grabbed the lead on lap three after an battle with fellow front row starter Collin Tomlinson. Chris Jones moved up to challenge Biever on lap eight, driving to the high side and drawing even on lap nine. Jones cleared for the top spot on lap ten while Hansberry moved up to challenge Biever for second. Also using the outside groove, Hansberry pulled up alongside Biever, taking the second spot on lap 13. Hansberry continued forward as he began to apply pressure to Jones at the front. A caution in the closing laps set up a green-white-checkered finish with Jones and Hansberry side by side for the restart. They duo raced wheel to wheel over the final two laps, with Hansberry gaining the advantage down the backstretch on the final circuit. At the checkers, it was Hansberry with the edge to pick up the win. Jones settled for second followed by Jason Thoma, Mark Deporter and Tytus Helgestad.

The Midwest Truck Series returned to Jefferson Speedway to compete in the Nora’s Tavern 50 lap feature event. Following post race inspection, James Swan of Genoa City was crowned the winner of the event. Chris Blawat and Russ Hanson led the field to green as they battled for control. Hanson grabbed the lead on lap three with Cody Houseweart up to second. Houseweart subsequently spun on lap seven to force the first of several cautions. Hanson and Swan led the field back to green. After trading some paint, Swan moved into the lead on lap nine. John Ovadal Jr moved into the third position behind Hanson on lap 11. After another yellow on lap 21, Swan and Hanson played a little bumper tag, allowing Ovadal to fire up alongside the leader. Just as Ovadal moved out front, yet another caution slowed the action for a melee in turn three. Ovadal led the field back to green with Swan in hot pursuit. Ovadal maintained his lead through a caution on lap 37. But on lap 38, Hanson slid up alongside Ovadal in turns one and two. Hanson cleared for the lead on lap 40 followed by a spin by Ovadal to slow the pace once again. Hanson led the field back to green with Swan back up to second and looking to challenge. The leaders raced through one final yellow flag on lap 47 with Hanson managing to hold off the advances of Swan. Following post race inspection, Hanson was forced to vacate his finishing position. Swan was deemed the winner of the Nora’s Tavern 50. Kenny Joosten finished second ahead of Kody Hubred, Bryce Miller and Tristan Swanson.

Marshall’s Karter Stark completed the clean sweep in the International division following wins the 20 lap feature race as well as his heat race and fast time in qualifying. Tommy Bleecker led early with Tim Higgins quickly up to second. Higgins drove under Bleecker on lap five, taking the lead away a lap later and bringing James Junget and Stark along into the top three. Stark charged to the high side of Junget. Stark moved into second and dove under Higgins on lap ten. After a brief battle, Stark moved onto the point on lap 13. Stark raced the remainder of the event unchallenged to pick up the win. Higgins come home second with Junget, Weston Strese and Neil Higgins rounding out the top five.

Hartford’s Aaron Moyer survived a great battle with Dillon Schwanbeck to claim the 25 lap Legends feature event. Mike Storkson moved past Logan Taylor the grab the lead on lap four. Kenny Storkson and Tony Moyer battled for second with Kenny Storkson taking the position on lap seven. Aaron Moyer followed into third with Schwanbeck on his heels for fourth. The Storkson brothers launched a battle for the lead on lap 13 with Schwanbeck and Moyer close behind. Schwanbeck dove under the two Storkson’s as they raced off turn four. Schwanbeck claimed the lead with Aaron Moyer charging up behind him in second. Schwanbeck and Moyer spent the rest of the feature race swapping paint and positions with neither driver willing to give an inch. Schwanbeck held the lead with five laps remaining. The pair of drivers touched again on lap 21, allowing Moyer to slip into the lead. Schwanbeck made a couple more attempts at getting ahead, but Moyer kept him at bay to cross the stripe first. At the checkers, it was Moyer for the win with Schwanbeck settling for second. Kenny Storkson was third followed by Michael Guderski and Mike Storkson.

Next Saturday, July 31, is full program of racing highlighted by twin 40 lap Late Model features. Time trials begin at 4pm with racing at 6pm. Jefferson Speedway is located halfway between Jefferson and Cambridge on Hwy 18. Please visit for more information.




Late Model-


Pos Start Number Competitor Best Lap
1 2N Dale Nottestad 14.435
2 37R Seth Reamer 14.461
3 1G Michael Gruenberg 14.469
4 56G Kolton Guralski 14.506
5 97S Kyle Smith 14.593
6 9K Paul Kisow 14.604
7 33S Dylan Schuyler 14.608
8 8S Shaun Scheel 14.637
9 12W Ryan Weyer 14.668
10 97C Chris Chenoweth 14.676
11 61E Jerry Eckhardt 14.754
12 40P Scott Patrick 14.755
13 47M David Malisch 14.872
14 3O Laney Osborne 14.92
15 19B Kent Burkoth 14.939
16 7K Ed Kubicz 15.111
17 16P Tyler Petersen 17.242


Heat Races

Pos Start Number Competitor
1 12W Ryan Weyer
2 61E Jerry Eckhardt
3 97C Chris Chenoweth
4 40P Scott Patrick
5 19B Kent Burkoth
6 7K Ed Kubicz
7 47M David Malisch
8 3O Laney Osborne
9 16P Tyler Petersen


Pos Start Number Competitor
1 33S Dylan Schuyler
2 8S Shaun Scheel
3 1G Michael Gruenberg
4 9K Paul Kisow
5 2N Dale Nottestad
6 56G Kolton Guralski
7 97S Kyle Smith
8 37R Seth Reamer



Pos Start Number Competitor
1 2N Dale Nottestad
2 33S Dylan Schuyler
3 56G Kolton Guralski
4 12W Ryan Weyer
5 8S Shaun Scheel
6 37R Seth Reamer
7 9K Paul Kisow
8 97C Chris Chenoweth
9 61E Jerry Eckhardt
S10 1G Michael Gruenberg
11 40P Scott Patrick
12 19B Kent Burkoth
13 97S Kyle Smith
14 7K Ed Kubicz
15 47M David Malisch
16 16P Tyler Petersen






Pos Start Number Competitor Best Lap
1 6T Jason Thoma 14.86
2 27K Jay Kalbus 14.892
3 28D Mark Deporter 14.931
4 42S Bobby  Selsing 14.942
5 90H Tytus Helgestad 14.948
6 2D Tyler Deporter 15.011
7 91C Tim Coley 15.016
8 22J Chris Jones 15.034
9 24T Collin Tomlinson 15.053
10 25H Dan Harris 15.063
11 7H Robert Hansberry Jr. 15.072
12 34B Jake Biever 15.156
13 80H Cris Harmon 15.161
14 8S Adam Schook 15.26
15 5G Bobby Giers 15.271
16 86C Tony Ciano 15.293
17 26L Mike Lambert 15.302
18 98 Mike Bleeker 15.359


Heat Races

Pos Start Number Competitor
1 86C Tony Ciano
2 80H Cris Harmon
3 5G Bobby Giers
4 26L Mike Lambert
5 8S Adam Schook
6 98 Mike Bleeker


Pos Start Number Competitor
1 22J Chris Jones
2 42S Bobby  Selsing
3 34B Jake Biever
4 2D Tyler Deporter
5 27K Jay Kalbus
6 25H Dan Harris


Pos Start Number Competitor
1 7H Robert Hansberry Jr.
2 28D Mark Deporter
3 6T Jason Thoma
4 91C Tim Coley
5 90H Tytus Helgestad
6 24T Collin Tomlinson



Pos Start Number Competitor
1 7H Robert Hansberry Jr.
2 22J Chris Jones
3 6T Jason Thoma
4 28D Mark Deporter
5 90H Tytus Helgestad
6 5G Bobby Giers
7 8S Adam Schook
8 34B Jake Biever
9 91C Tim Coley
10 27K Jay Kalbus
11 25H Dan Harris
12 80H Cris Harmon
13 42S Bobby  Selsing
14 86C Tony Ciano
15 26L Mike Lambert
16 98 Mike Bleeker
17 2D Tyler Deporter
18 24T Collin Tomlinson



Midwest Truck Series


Pos Start Number Competitor Best Lap
1 21G Eugene Gregorich 14.317
2 47J Kenny Joosten 14.353
3 71O John Ovadal Jr. 14.366
4 97S James Swan 14.369
5 12K Brad Kossow 14.399
6 76L James Lynch 14.411
7 21H Cody Housweart 14.416
8 3RH Russ Hansen 14.455
9 26B Christ Blawat 14.459
10 20D Derek Doerr 14.462
11 20H Kody Hubred 14.481
12 37K Kevin Kneuse 14.486
13 11M Bryce Miller 14.493
14 99 Phillip Wuesthoff 14.541
15 93A Chester Ace 14.549
16 100 Tristan Swanson 14.583
17 21Z Kevin Zielezinski 14.59
18 85D Danny Darnell 14.767
19 3EH Evan Hassler 14.837
20 4V Cody Vander Loop 14.921
21 31R Trevor Raskie 14.946
22 22G Brad Gajewski 15.017
23 57H Steve Henke 15.13
24 7N Tyler Noble 15.244


Heat Races

Pos Start Number Competitor
1 7N Tyler Noble
2 57H Steve Henke
3 85D Danny Darnell
4 22G Brad Gajewski
5 4V Cody Vander Loop
6 31R Trevor Raskie
7 3EH Evan Hassler
8 21Z Kevin Zielezinski


Pos Start Number Competitor
1 100 Tristan Swanson
2 99 Phillip Wuesthoff
3 37K Kevin Kneuse
4 93A Chester Ace
5 11M Bryce Miller
6 20D Derek Doerr
7 26B Christ Blawat
8 20H Kody Hubred


Pos Start Number Competitor
1 3RH Russ Hansen
2 21H Cody Housweart
3 97S James Swan
4 12K Brad Kossow
5 76L James Lynch
6 47J Kenny Joosten
7 71O John Ovadal Jr.
8 21G Eugene Gregorich


Last Chance

Pos Start Number Competitor
1 93A Chester Ace
2 100 Tristan Swanson
3 85D Danny Darnell
4 21Z Kevin Zielezinski
5 3EH Evan Hassler
6 22G Brad Gajewski
7 31R Trevor Raskie
8 7N Tyler Noble
9 57H Steve Henke
10 4V Cody Vander Loop



Pos Start Number Competitor
1 3RH Russ Hansen
2 97S James Swan
3 47J Kenny Joosten
4 20H Kody Hubred
5 11M Bryce Miller
6 100 Tristan Swanson
7 21G Eugene Gregorich
8 20D Derek Doerr
9 99 Phillip Wuesthoff
10 85D Danny Darnell
11 93A Chester Ace
12 76L James Lynch
13 21Z Kevin Zielezinski
14 3EH Evan Hassler
15 26B Christ Blawat
16 71O John Ovadal Jr.
17 22G Brad Gajewski
18 12K Brad Kossow
19 37K Kevin Kneuse
20 21H Cody Housweart





Pos Start Number Competitor Best Lap
1 92S Karter Stark 15.595
2 11S Weston Strese 15.872
3 27J James Junget 15.958
4 66H Neil Higgins 16.065
5 77H Timothy Higgins 16.255
6 8W Carson Strese 16.272
7 165 Tommy Bleeker 16.356
8 45W Michael Weissmann 16.459
9 21E Tyler Edmundson 16.547
10 9T Matthew Thoma 16.593
11 2R Jim Ronspiez 16.614
12 12P Caden Pankow 16.754


Heat Races

Pos Start Number Competitor
1 2R Jim Ronspiez
2 21E Tyler Edmundson
3 165 Tommy Bleeker
4 45W Michael Weissmann
5 12P Caden Pankow
6 9T Matthew Thoma


Pos Start Number Competitor
1 92S Karter Stark
2 8W Carson Strese
3 27J James Junget
4 77H Timothy Higgins
5 11S Weston Strese
6 66H Neil Higgins



Pos Start Number Competitor
1 92S Karter Stark
2 77H Timothy Higgins
3 27J James Junget
4 11S Weston Strese
5 66H Neil Higgins
6 8W Carson Strese
7 165 Tommy Bleeker
8 2R Jim Ronspiez
9 9T Matthew Thoma
10 21E Tyler Edmundson
11 45W Michael Weissmann
12 12P Caden Pankow





Pos Start Number Competitor Best Lap
1 140 Aaron Moyer 15.753
2 90G Michael Guderski 15.859
3 27DS Dillon Schwanbeck 15.877
4 54S Kenny Storkson 15.93
5 32M Robbie Morrison 15.975
6 7M Ben Massman 16.054
7 7H Emma Hunstiger 16.095
8 57S Mike Storkson 16.171
9 4T Logan Taylor 16.216
10 41R Travis Rose 16.272
11 41M Tony Moyer 16.475
12 100 Weston Mathaler 16.727
13 93R Bill Ryan 17.525


Heat Races

Pos Start Number Competitor
1 57S Mike Storkson
2 4T Logan Taylor
3 7H Emma Hunstiger
4 41M Tony Moyer
5 41R Travis Rose
6 93R Bill Ryan
7 100 Weston Mathaler


Pos Start Number Competitor
1 27DS Dillon Schwanbeck
2 140 Aaron Moyer
3 54S Kenny Storkson
4 90G Michael Guderski
5 32M Robbie Morrison
6 7M Ben Massman



Pos Start Number Competitor
1 140 Aaron Moyer
2 27DS Dillon Schwanbeck
3 54S Kenny Storkson
4 90G Michael Guderski
5 57S Mike Storkson
6 32M Robbie Morrison
7 41M Tony Moyer
8 7M Ben Massman
9 7H Emma Hunstiger
10 41R Travis Rose
11 4T Logan Taylor
12 100 Weston Mathaler



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