Hancock County SportMod Nationals win is Anderson’s for third time

By Chad Meyer

BRITT, Iowa (May 13, 2024) – Eddyville’s Logan Anderson has been to Hancock County Speedway in Britt exactly three times, each during the tracks annual Gold-Eagle Cooperative IMCA Spring Fling SportMod Nationals.

On Monday night, he ran down leader Colby Fett in the closing laps to score his third Spring Fling Nationals victory in as many tries. 

Jared Boumeester led the first few circuits of the $2,000 to win main event before Justin Klynsma and Jake Sachau took over first and second, respectively.

Contact between the two resulted in a caution with both drivers retiring from the event. In the late stages Colby Fett built a sizable lead before Anderson ran him down for the win. Alec Fett finished third, Cam Reimers raced from 12th to fourth and Matt Looft completed the top five. 

In the Friesen Performance IMCA Modifieds, Drew Janssen was in control until his engine expired and the resulting oil on the track necessitated a caution.

When the race resumed, Kyle Heckman was the leader and he survived a couple of cautions to best a great battle between Jeremy Mills, Tim Ward, and Kelly Shryock, who completed the top four. The $1,000 checkers made Heckman eligible to qualify for the Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational.

Troy Swearingen got a fast start to his 33rd year in racing Monday. The long-time IMCA Sunoco Stock Car competitor was fast all night and held off Heath Tulp, Aaron Johnson and Dylan Thornton to take the $750 win and become B & B Racing Chassis All-Star Invitational qualifying eligible.

Brandon Nielsen backed up his season-opening win at Britt with another IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stock victory, winning this time over Drew Barglof, Eric Knutson and Chris Krug. 

The Spring Fling SportMod Nationals were broadcast by IMCA.TV.

IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly racing action returns to Hancock County Speedway this Friday, May 17 with hot laps starting at 7 p.m.

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