By Greg Grabianowski
ALGONA, Iowa (July 5) – Oliver Monson won his fifth Mach-1 Sport Compact feature of the season at Kossuth County Speedway to highlight a big night of dirt track racing on Thursday in front of a nice crowd that concluded with the city’s fireworks show.
Monson grabbed the lead immediately and led the whole way in a race that went green, white, checkered.
Seth Eischeid had his best run of the summer to capture second as Alex Dostal was third.
Mike Van Genderen reeled Ryan Ruter in the late stages to win the IMCA Modified feature and Derek Green became the sixth different winner in the IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars.
Matt Looft motored to local win number three in the Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods. Brandon Nielsen was the fourth and final different driver to lead the IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stock main.
The night finished with 16 Modified and Northern SportMod drivers competing for $1,000 in Round 13 of the Dirt Dominator with Tad Reutzel, Kelly Shryock, Mat Hollerich and Ben Schultze reaching the semi-finals.
Shryock edged Reutzel in the first semi-final before Hollerich topped Schultze in the second semi-final to set up the finals as Shyrock defeated Hollerich to grab the first place prize winnings.