Nelson gets first career win at Stuart

By Josh Reynolds

STUART, Iowa (July 27) – Garrett Nelson raced to the first Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMod victory of his career Friday at Stuart Speedway.

Hunter Longnecker and Nelson drew front row starts. Nelson led Longnecker and Matt Webb until Webb moved to second on lap four. Two laps later, Austin Luellen passed Longnecker for third but it was Nelson look­ing strong out front.

Webb and Luellen had a great race for second, but it was all Nelson as he went on to take his first ever SportMod win. Webb finished second with Luellen third, Chase Rudolf fourth and Colton Nelson fifth.

Josh Gilman was the IMCA Modified winner and Chris Pruitt prevailed in the IMCA Sunoco Stock Car main.

Matt McAtee took the IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stock checkers and Cody Cleghorn checked out in the Mach-1 Sport Compact main.