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Chad Zobrist Sweeps the UMP Late Models and UMP Miller Lite Crates, Ketrow wins the UMP Steve Schmitt Modifieds on Saturday Night

HIGHLAND, IL (APRIL 15, 2013) Awesome weather and lots of cars turned out at Highland Speedway on Saturday and all of us enjoyed some great racing action. The Highland Speedway Junior Fan Club members had a great time during intermission with the Kids Dash for Cash for Ages 5 & 6. A huge thank you to Martintoni Racing and the Donation in Memory of Rick Zobrist for donating the cash for the Kids Dash for Cash, the kids had a great time! There were no Pick 3 winners this week, so the jackpot rolls over to $200 for this coming Saturday.

It was an awesome night with full field of 26 UMP Late Models racing at Highland Speedway. Rick Salter took the checkered flag in the first heat of Late Models followed by Steve Thorston and Rodney Standerfer. Chad Zobrist took the checkered flag in the second heat race race followed by Ed Pursell and Michael Kloos. Bobby Dauderman took the checkered flag in the third heat race followed by Mike Schulte and Rick Standridge. Dan Jacober took the checkered flag in the fourth heat race followed by Mike Hammerle and John Beck. Randy Meyers took the checkered flag in the consi followed by Brant Kehrer and Tim Hancock, Sr. Chad Zobrist won the dash followed by Mike Hammerle and Bobby Dauderman. Unfortunately Dan Jacober did not make it on the track within the allotted amount of time, however Travis Horner was ready and waiting in the wings to start the feature. Chad Zobrist took home the checkered flag in the UMP Late Model Feature with Rick Salter and Michael Kloos not far behind. 

The UMP Steve Schmitt Modifieds had a great night of racing with a field of 17 cars racing at Highland Speedway. Brett Cygan took the checkered flag in the first heat of Modifieds followed by Jimmy Cummins and Eric Goetter. Justin Ketrow took the checkered flag in the second heat race race followed by Brock Bauman and Guy Taylor. Justin Ketrow won the dash followed by Brett Cygan and Eric Goetter. Justin Ketrow also took home the checkered flag in the UMP Steve Schmitt Modified Feature with Brett Cygan and Jordan Bauer not far behind. 

The UMP Miller Lite Crates had a great night of racing with a full field of 21 cars racing at Highland Speedway. Charlie Heck took the checkered flag in the first heat of Crates followed by Jordan Suhre and Bobby Dauderman. Aaron Heck took the checkered flag in the second heat race race followed by Dick Taylor and Kyle McMahon. Chad Zobrist took the checkered flag in the third heat race followed by Bobby Martintoni and Tory Ernst. Chad Zobrist took home the checkered flag in the UMP Miller Lite Crate Feature with Bobby Martintoni and Bobby Dauderman not far behind. It was a great night of racing action for the first Crate race of the season at Highland Speedway.  

The UMP B-Dry Solutions SportMods had a great night of racing with a field of 18 cars racing at Highland Speedway. Curt Loddeke took the checkered flag in the first heat of SportMods followed by Rob Lee and Billy Knebel, Jr. Jerry Thompson took the checkered flag in the second heat race race followed by Jeremy Thoele and Shaun Horstmann. Chris Smith took the checkered flag in the third heat race followed by Jake Hewitt and Steve Stevenson. Jeremy Thoele took home the checkered flag in the UMP B-Dry Solutions SportMods Feature with Rob Lee and Jake Hewitt not far behind. 

The UMP Hamel Coop Street Stocks had a great night of racing with a field of 16 cars racing at Highland Speedway. Cale Hartnagel took the checkered flag in the first heat of Street Stocks followed by Adam Koch and Tony Walker. Jason Worley took the checkered flag in the second heat race race followed by Jacob Tompkins and Austin Isaak. Cale Hartnagel started out leading the feature with Jason Worley and Adam Kock not far behind. After a caution in the 4th lap Jason Worley was able to take the lead from Hartnagel with Adam Kock and Jacob Tompkins falling in behind Hartnagel. Hartnagel got turned around in the last lap on the back straight away. Jason Worley took home the checkered flag in the UMP Hamel Coop Street Stock Feature with Jacob Tompkins and Adam Koch not far behind. 

Saturday, April 20th brings the “70’s Night” to Highland Speedway, be sure to dress up in your best 70’s attire for a fun filled night. Bring the family out for a fun night of racing action that features the UMP Late Models, UMP Steve Schmitt Modifieds, Daum Insurance Micros, UMP B-Dry Solutions SportMods, & UMP Hamel Coop Street Stocks. Pits Open at 3:00 pm, Grandstands Open at 5:30 pm, Pill Draw by 6:00 pm, Drivers Meeting at 6:00 pm, Hot Laps at 6:15 pm, Racing Starts at 7:00 pm. Box Seats are $15.00, General Grandstand Admission is $12.00, kids 10 and under are free with a paid adult admission. Pit Passes are $30.00 and pit passes for kids 10 and under are $15.00 (Kids in the pits must have parental supervision at all times.)

Don’t forget to try your chance at the Pick 3, the jackpot rolled over Saturday night with no winners. Try for your chance to win up to a $200 jackpot, brought to you by the Huddle House and Tribout Carnival Supplies.  

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Track Guidelines

Highland Speedway reserves the right to refuse admittance to anyone.

Drivers must be 14 years of age to race at the Highland Speedway. Drivers 14 and under must have permission from the track to race in the DIRTcar UMP Late Model, DIRTcar UMP Modified,  DIRTcar UMP SportMod division and DIRTcar UMP Street Stock division.

Minor drivers must have BOTH parents or legal guardians sign a minor release form for the driver to enter the race track. Minor drivers will sign the minor form each week during sign in at the pit shack. 

Each driver must enter their car to race every night. Every car that races must have a pit pass for the driver.