By Jeremy Fox
INDEPENDENCE, Iowa (July 30, 2022) – Tony Olson made it six straight Friesen Performance IMCA Northern SportMod wins at Independence Motor Speedway on Iowa Donor Network Racing to Save Lives Night.
Brandon Tharp and Will Wolf led the field to the green flag but neither led the first lap as Olson grabbed the top spot early and stayed in charge following multiple restarts and earn $750. Tharp finished second and Wolf was third.
Kaden Reynolds was able to sneak by Cole Mather for the lead seven laps into the IMCA Sunoco Stock Car main.
Already B & B Racing Chassis All-Star qualifying eligible, Reynolds caught lapped traffic but was not to be denied as he went on to take his third win, this one good for $750, of the season in Indee. Mather and Jarod Weepie were next to the checkers.
Troy Cordes fended off challenges from Fryer, Milo Veloz and 12th place starter Drew Janssen to take his third local Friesen Performance IMCA Modified win of the season. Janssen came home second and Veloz was third.
The second of two lap 13 restarts opened the door for Sean Johnson in the IMCA Sunoco Late Model feature. Johnson pulled away to claim his fourth win at his hometown track. Colton Leal came home to get his best finish of the season in second. Third was Jon Passick.
Quinton Miller led from lap two to the end of the final feature of the night, topping the IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stock main. Benji Irvine made several attempts to get by Miller but came up short and settled for second. Eleventh place starter Adam Streeter was third.
This Saturday Night is the rescheduled Buchanan County Fair Late Model Showdown presented by People’s Company featuring the Haulin’ with Hoker Trucking SLMR Late Model Denny Osborn Memorial. IMCA Modifieds are $1,000 to win, IMCA Stock Cars are $750 to win, and are Fast Shaft and B & B Racing Chassis All-Star Invitational qualifiers, respectively. IMCA Northern SportMods and IMCA Hobby Stocks are also on the card.
Hot laps are at 6 p.m. with racing to follow. Races will livestream on IMCA.TV and Done Right TV.