RUNNING THE NUMBERS: LACROSSE
PORTAGE, Wis, (July 11, 2017) – There were some more story lines than just a visit by Cole Anderson to Victory Lane in TUNDRA Super Late Model Series Round Two Powered by Wisconsin Potatoes at LaCrosse Speedway on June 30. Take a look as we run the numbers…
2 – Two new drivers made their TUNDRA Super Late Models Debut. Brent Kirchner a local racer from LaCrosse, WI and Brad Tilton from Cheyenne, WY.
2 – Ty Majeski breaks the La Crosse TUNDRA track record in qualifying for the second straight year with a time of 18.786. Cole Anderson also broke the previous track record.
2 – In two races two track records have been broken. Dalton Zehr broke the TUNDRA Wisconsin International Raceway record back on May 13th in Round 1 and then Majeski in Round 2.
2 – Cole Anderson becomes only the 2nd driver from Minnesota to win a TUNDRA Super Late Model event. The other was Nick Panitzke back in Round 2 of the 2013 season at Jefferson Speedway.
3 – In the 5 races that ran at LaCrosse, Minnesota drivers took the checkers in 3 of the events (Cold Anderson – Feature, Joel Thiesen – Fast Heat, Paul Paine – Odd Heat)
3 – Michael Sauter matched his career-best TUNDRA finish with a Third Place effort. He did the same in 2015.
5 – In the 5 years of going to LaCrosse there has not been a two-time winner. Past winners include (Frank Kreyer (2013), Reagan May (2014), Skylar Holzhausen (2015), Dalton Zehr (2016), Cole Anderson (2017))
7 – Darek Gress posted his best finish in 10 TUNDRA starts with his 7th place finish. His previous best was 14th.
9 – Dean’s Satellite and Security Rookie Contender John Beale finished Ninth in both Round One and Round Two. He had not raced at either WIR or LaCrosse prior to these events.
18 – Colin Reffner passed a total of 18 cars after going to the tail early in the race to take his Sixth Place Finish
22 – The next event for TUNDRA is Round 3 at Jefferson Speedway July 22nd at Wisconsin’s Action Track.
45 – Cole Anderson led 45 laps in Round 2 bringing his total to 95 laps led in TUNDRA Competition putting him 6th overall for most laps lead.
59 – Total laps run by Reagan May between her Midwest Truck and TUNDRA Super Late Model. Unfortunately, the former series Rookie of the Year had problems with the sway bar in the SLM feature. She did, however, win a heat in both the Truck and SLM.
97 – The number of the night was 97 if you wanted to make it to victory lane. James Swan in the Midwest Truck Series piloted his #97 truck to victory lane in the 35 lap truck feature and Cole Anderson backed it up by parking his #97 Super Late in victory lane in the Johnny’s Hobbies 50 main event.
The next event for the TUNDRA Super Late Model Series is July 22 at Jefferson Speedway located on Highway 18 between Jefferson and Cambridge, WI. TUNDRA will once again be joined by the Midwest Truck series and local divisions to be named soon.
For more information visit www.jeffersonspeedway.com