Saturday night at Crystal Motor Speedway was a busy night right from the start with 129 cars in the pits

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. Add in nine makeup heats and features from the rain-off event from July 27th, and it made for nonstop action all night. H&H Excavating sponsored the event.  

In the Kentucky Fried Chicken sponsored Late Model event, Ryan VanderVeen of Six Lakes pulled out the win over Ionia’s Scott Baker and Carl Ries of Blanchard. Kyle Borgman of Muskegon and Mike VanderMark Jr. of Cedar Springs picking up the B Main wins with heats being taken by VanderVeen, Kyle Cole, Ludington, and Ries. Michael Archer of Jackson won the July 27th makeup feature.

Brenten DeYoung of Crystal picked up the feature event over Casey Tasker of Fenwick, and Austin Wonch of Crystal. Earlier heat events fell to DeYoung, Wonch, and Brody Bowser of Stanton. Brenten DeYoung got his hot streak going as he also picked up the July 27th makeup event.

Mickey Currier of Sidney was on a roll as he took the win in the Next Level Graphics and Design Street Stock event. He was followed by Mt. Pleasant’s Ryan Nethers and Ryan Alexander of Stanton. Heat wins fell to Dustin Weber of Riverdale, Alexander, and Gabe Gesselman of Muir. Weber also picked up the makeup feature event.

In the Flinn Stock division, Sumner’s Jarred Wonsey picked up the win over Jason Barrus, Sheridan, and Rusty Sowles of Greenville. Mike Currier, Fenwick and Wonsey scored heat event wins. Currier also brought home the makeup feature win.

Brad Roberts of St. Johns held off a determined Josh Sternberg from Muskegon for the win in the Port City Racing Pro Stock main event. Andrew Fidler of Elwell brought home third. Heats were taken by Ryan Teeter of Crystal and Derrick Dennis of Lakeview. Tim DeGroft picked up the July 27th rain-off event.
Jim Beltz of Kent City grabbed the Engine Pro Pro Truck feature over Rob Putt of Fenwick and Darin Lund of Sheridan. Former season champion Vern Buskirk grabbed the heat win. In earlier makeup event, Buskirk held off all comers as he pocketed the rained off feature event.  

The Greenville Daily News beginners Mini-Wedge class saw some exciting action as Peyton Cunningham of Sheridan climbed six positions to take the win in the six to nine-year-old division. Mason VanderVeen of Six Lakes came home second, followed by Landyn Neitling of Saginaw. Cunningham and Tim Painter of Coral won heats. Painter also scored the makeup event.

In the ten to fourteen-year-old division, Zayden Buskirk of Crystal took the win, followed by Lilyann Montgomery, Crystal, and Mikah Kurkowski of Sidney. Bryant VanderMark of Greenville picked up the heat win. Kurkowski brought home the checkers in the makeup event.

Next week at Crystal Motor Speedway is a full show of all regular divisions plus the GLOW Vintage Mods. Gates open at 4:30 with racing starting at 7:30. Adult admission to the grandstands is $15, and kids 5-11 are $5. Pit passes are $30. Further information can be obtained by visiting the track website at or calling the office at 989.235.5252.

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