Tri-City opener goes to Szecsodi

Matt Szecsodi took opening night IMCA Modified honors Friday at Tri-City Motor Speedway. (Photo by Steve Marsh)

By Roger Williams

AUBURN, Mich. (April 27) – Matt Szecsodi was a convincing winner in the opening night Main Street Seed and Supply IMCA Modified main event Friday at Tri-City Motor Speedway.

Chad Wernette paced the field for the opening pair of laps before Szecsodi took away the top spot. Szecsodi dominated the event with the best racing taking place within the top five positions.

Wernette battled IMCA rookie and former pro stock champion Nate Jones, Chris Cohoon and Kody Johnson. Szecsodi took the checkers followed by Jones from 13th, Johnson from 11th, Wer­nette and Cohoon.