Once Again Race Fans Top Mother Nature

A couple of things today.
 
One, kudos to all the race fans that waited out a 40-minute rain delay at the La Crosse Speedway Saturday night.
Can't say the same for the folks at Mississippi Thunder Speedway, as rain washed out their Friday night program after the dirt track had been worked on all week. Forecast shows we could see racing again both Friday and Saturday night.
 
Second, I have not really used my blog to slam or dog on others as some other media outlets like to do when it comes to racing. I do love when others do this though, especially the ones that tell others how they need to drive though they have NEVER DRIVEN A RACE CAR BEFORE!
But today that changes a bit for me (but I won't tell you how to drive a line). During the rain delay Saturday night at La Crosse, I was wandering around talking to race fans when I overheard a conversation taking place, slamming the Outlawz Division.
The talks surrounded around who was driving what and why.
"Thunderstocks don't belong in that class because they are slow and suck," is what I heard.
I beg to differ ... greatly. Do you realize that if you take T-stocks out you would have a three-car show? Do you realize that it made Wayne Smith's job of trying to win due to his being sent to the back during the feature that much more entertaining to watch? Also, it's extra pay for Thunderstock drivers.
Like usual ... if you don't like it, get a car and add it to the class. Otherwise, how about thanking Chuck Deery and the Thunderstock drivers who put their cars out there every race, for you, the race fans. 
 
Next on the grocery list, besides bacon of course, is slamming a driver who gets a break in his driving career. Now we all know that times are tough, sponsorships are somewhat hard to get and racing can be expensive depending on the class and the time you take to build and maintain your race car. But when a driver gains the confidence of someone with money and connections, why dog the driver AND those sponsors for teaming together??!!?? I heard a group of people at the track specifically call out Brad Warthan and his new venture for a 2014 Sportsmen ride. Saying things like, 'I'm telling his sponsor what he's really like,' or, 'That idiot can't drive a Thunerstock, let alone a Sporty.'
And outright telling the main sponsor he was a fool? I was amazed. Jealousy maybe? Past bad relationships? I don't know. But when a driver gets an opportunity like that, why would you bash him/her? 
 
True race fans embrace new drivers, new competitors and the atmosphere of the moment. Wannabes? Well, either step up and get a ride and race or stuff your mouth with more brats because NO ONE WANTS TO HEAR IT! Now, onto the results portion of the program.

MISSISSIPPI THUNDER SPEEDWAY-RAINED OUT
 
LA CROSSE SPEEDWAY
 
NASCAR Late Models: 1. Brad Powell (La Crosse,WI, 2. Steve Carlson (West Salem, WI), 3. Mike Koeneke 
(Rockland, WI), 4. Brent Kirchner (La Crosse, WI), 5. J. Herbst (La Crosse, WI), 6. Todd Korish (Holmen, WI), 7. Adam Degenhardt (Coon Valley, WI), 8. Mike Carlson (West Salem, WI), 9. Jerimy Wagner (Onalaska, WI), 10. Cole Howland (La Crosse, WI), 11. Chris Skrede (Sparta, WI), 12. Troy Rave (Black River Falls, WI), 13. Bill Niles (Holmen, WI), 14. Branden Berg (Melrose, WI), 15. Nick Clements (West Salem, WI), 16. Matt Inglett (West Salem, WI), 17. Cole Scholze (Sparta, WI), 18. Craig Kohlmeier (West Salem, WI), 19. Jimmy Summerfield (Rockland, WI), 20. Curt Eckelberg (West Salem, WI)
 
Heat 1:1. Nick Clements (West Salem, WI), 2. Troy Rave (Black River Falls, WI), 3. Matt Inglett (West Salem, WI), 4. Jimmy Summerfield (Rockland, WI), 5. Craig Kohlmeier (West Salem, WI), 6. Cole Scholze (Sparta, WI)
 
Heat 2:1. Mike Carlson (West Salem, WI), 2. Brent Kirchner (La Crosse, WI), 3. Todd Korish (Holmen, WI), 4. Bill Niles (Holmen, WI), 5. J. Herbst (La Crosse, WI), 6. Chris Skrede (Sparta, WI), 7. Branden Berg (Melrose, WI), 
 
Six for Six Dash:. Adam Degenhardt (Coon Valley, WI), 2. Brad Powell (La Crosse, WI), 3. Steve Carlson (West 
Salem, WI), 4. Mike Koeneke (Rockland, WI), 5. Jerimy Wagner (Onalaska, WI), 6. Cole Howland (La Crosse, 
WI), 
 
Time Trials:1. Mike Koeneke (Rockland, WI), 2. Steve Carlson (West Salem, WI), 3. Brad Powell (La Crosse, WI), 4. Cole Howland (La Crosse, WI), 5. Adam Degenhardt (Coon Valley, WI), 6. Jerimy Wagner (Onalaska, WI), 7. Brent Kirchner (La Crosse, WI), 8. J. Herbst (La Crosse, WI), 9. Bill Niles (Holmen, WI), 10. Todd Korish (Holmen, WI), 11. Mike Carlson (West Salem, WI), 12. Chris Skrede (Sparta, WI), 13. Branden Berg (Melrose, WI), 14. Troy Rave (Black River Falls, WI), 15. Matt Inglett (West Salem, WI), 16. Craig Kohlmeier (West Salem, WI), 17. Cole Scholze (Sparta, WI), 18. Jimmy Summerfield (Rockland, WI), 19. Curt Eckelberg (West Salem, WI), 20. Nick Clements (West Salem, WI), 
 
Exhaust Plus Grand National Sportsmen 15. Greg Scheck (La Crosse, WI), 2. Jake Arneson (Taylor, WI), 3. Jason Dummer (Holmen, Wi), 4. Jimmy Gilster (West Salem, WI), 5. Bill Martin (Madison, WI), 6. Jerrod Loging (West Salem, WI), 7. Steve Bachman (West Salem, WI), 8. Brian Hesselberg (West Salem, Wi), 9. Jamie Dummer (Tomah, WI), 10. Justin Berg (Bangor, WI), 11. Justin Mullikin (Holmen, WI), 12. Mark Challet (La Crosse, WI), 13. Mark Inglett (Holmen,WI), 14. Mandi Eckelberg (West Salem, WI), 15. Jeff Thompson (unknown, WI), 16. Josh Haessly (unknown, WI), 
 
Dash:1. Brian Hesselberg (West Salem, Wi), 2. Jamie Dummer (Tomah, WI), 3. Steve Bachman (West Salem, WI), 4. Jake Arneson (Taylor, WI), 5. Greg Scheck (La Crosse, WI), 6. Jimmy Gilster (West Salem, WI), 
 
Heat 1. Bill Martin (Madison, WI), 2. Jason Dummer (Holmen, Wi), 3. Justin Mullikin (Holmen, WI), 4. Jerrod 
Loging (West Salem, WI), 5. Jeff Thompson (unknown, WI), 6. Mark Challet (La Crosse, WI), 7. Justin Berg 
(Bangor, WI), 8. Josh Haessly (unknown, WI), 9. Mark Inglett (Holmen, WI), 10. Mandi Eckelberg (West Salem, 
WI), 
 
Time Trials:1. Jake Arneson (Taylor, WI), 2. Steve Bachman (West Salem, WI), 3. Greg Scheck (La Crosse, WI), 4. Jamie Dummer (Tomah, WI), 5. Jimmy Gilster (West Salem, WI), 6. Brian Hesselberg (West Salem, Wi), 7. Jerrod Loging (West Salem, WI), 8. Bill Martin (Madison, WI), 9. Jason Dummer (Holmen, Wi), 10. Justin Mullikin (Holmen, WI), 11. Justin Berg (Bangor, WI), 12. Mark Challet (La Crosse, WI), 13. Mark Inglett (Holmen, WI), 14. Josh Haessly (unknown, WI), 15. Jeff Thompson (unknown, WI), 16. Mandi Eckelberg (West Salem, WI), 
 
Late Model Dash: Adam Degenhardt (Coon Valley, WI), 2. Brad Powell (La Crosse, WI), 3. Steve Carlson (West Salem, WI), 4. Mike Koeneke (Rockland, WI), 5. Jerimy Wagner (Onalaska, WI), 6. Cole Howland (La Crosse, WI), 
 
Thunderstox 
15:1. Josh Inglett (LaCrosse, WI), 2. Andy Moore (Sparta, Wi), 3. Adam Moore (Sparta, WI), 4. Jordan Myers (Sparta, WI), 5. JR Tourtellott (unknown, WI), 6. Brad Warthan (Sparta, Wi), 7. Jason Bolster (Sparta, WI), 8. Bert Young (Sparta, WI), 9. David Cavin (Sparta, WI), 10. Radlee Pfaff (Sparta, WI), 11. Mark Challet (La Crosse, WI), 12. Kayla Lockington (Mindoro, WI), 13. Harley Jankowski (Sparta, WI),
 
Dash:1. Adam Moore (Sparta, WI), 2. Jason Bolster (Sparta, WI), 3. Josh Inglett (LaCrosse, WI), 4. Mark Challet (La Crosse, WI), 
 
Heat 1. Jason Bolster (Sparta, WI), 2. Adam Moore (Sparta, WI), 3. Brad Warthan (Sparta, Wi), 4. JR Tourtellott (unknown, WI), 5. Jordan Myers (Sparta, WI), 6. Kayla Lockington (Mindoro, WI), 7. Radlee Pfaff (Sparta, WI), 
 
Heat 2. Josh Inglett (LaCrosse, WI), 2. Mark Challet (La Crosse, WI), 3. Andy Moore (Sparta, Wi), 4. Bert Young (Sparta, WI), 5. Harley Jankowski (Sparta, WI), 6. David Cavin (Sparta, WI), 
 
Outlawz 
Pischke Motors 15:1. Jerrod Loging (West Salem, WI), 2. Tom Luethe (West Salem, WI), 3. Wayne Smith (West Salem, WI), 4. Cole Scholze (Sparta, WI), 5. Adam Moore (Sparta, WI), 6. Raymond Hardy (Sparta, WI), 7. Mark Challet (La Crosse, WI), 8. Jason Bolster (Sparta, WI), 9. Radlee Pfaff (Sparta, WI), 10. Steven Rusch (sparta, 
WI),
 
Heats:1. Wayne Smith (West Salem, WI), 2. Tom Luethe (West Salem, WI), 3. Cole Scholze (Sparta, WI), 4. Jerrod Loging (West Salem, WI), 5. Raymond Hardy (Sparta, WI), 6. Jason Bolster (Sparta, WI), 7. Mark Challet (La Crosse, WI), 8. Radlee Pfaff (Sparta, WI), 9. Adam Moore (Sparta, WI), 10. Steven Rusch (sparta WI)
 
Time Trials:1. Jerrod Loging (West Salem, WI), 2. Wayne Smith (West Salem, WI), 3. Tom Luethe (West Salem, WI), 4. Adam Moore (Sparta, WI), 5. Raymond Hardy (Sparta, WI), 6. Cole Scholze (Sparta, WI), 7. Mark Challet (La Crosse, WI), 8. Jason Bolster (Sparta, WI), 9. Radlee Pfaff (Sparta, WI), 10. Steven Rusch (sparta, WI), 
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UPCOMING GAMES
 
Brewers at Cardinals
Friday, August 01, 2014 7:15pm
 
Brewers at Cardinals
Saturday, August 02, 2014 6:15pm
 
Brewers at Cardinals
Sunday, August 03, 2014 1:15pm
 
Giants at Brewers
Tuesday, August 05, 2014 7:10pm
 
Giants at Brewers
Wednesday, August 06, 2014 7:10pm
 
Giants at Brewers
Thursday, August 07, 2014 1:10pm