Oshkosh Modified checkers fly for Roedl

By Dave Panske

OSHKOSH, Wis. (June 5) – Making his move to the front on the 17th time around the oval, Dan Roedl raced to his first local Automotive Supply Company IMCA Modified feature win of the sea­son Friday at Oshkosh SpeedZone Raceway.

Chad Bartel held off Marcus Yarie for second place.

Travis Van Straten hooked up on the outside right away and drove three wide to the lead on lap two of the Total Power Sales IMCA Stock Car main event.

John Heinz moved into second but ran out of laps to mount a challenge, leaving Van Straten to collect his third feature win of the season.  Third went to Larry Karcz Jr.

Colten Van Hierden worked his way from mid-field and into the Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMod lead on lap seven. Despite several cautions over the rest of the race, he was able to hold off all challengers and pick up his second Oshkosh feature win of the season.

Ryan Besaw took the runner-up spot and Jeff Schmuhl completed the top three.