Niagara Gazette

June 16, 2013

Friesen cashes in at Ransomville Speedway

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James Michael Friesen of St. Catharines, Ont. pocketed $1,000 after winning Friday night's VP D98 Sportsman series event at Ransomville Speedway.  Friesen grabbed the lead from Niagara Falls, NY native James Henry in the third lap and held it to the end, holding back an additional challenge from defending champion Don Spatorico.  

Ransomville resident Erick Rudolph took the checkered flag of the Mighty Taco Modified main event.  In the other races, Jesse Johnston of Wilson won the first feature race in the Ki-Po Chevrolet Street Stock Class, while Jason Meyers of North Tonawanda took the second.

Jose Torres of Niagara Falls, NY captured his third win of the 2013 season aboard the Gippster’s Collision 4 Banger division. 

MIGHTY TACO MODIFIED FEATURE FINISH – Erick Rudolph, Ryan Susice, Jeff McGinnis, Chad Brachmann, Robbie Krull, Pete Bicknell, John Smith, Brian Sage, Nick Joy, Steve Miller, Scott Kerwin, Ricky Richner, Justin Wright, Rich Vinson, Tyler McPherson, Tommy Flannigan, Todd Burley, Phil Vigneri Jr., and Steve Schumacher.  Heat Winners – Phil Vigneri Jr. & Steve Miller.

INVESTOR’S SERVICES SPORTSMAN FEATURE FINISH – James Michael Friesen, Don Spatorico, Jesse Cotriss, Nate Reynolds, James Henry, Cody McPherson, Dave Conant, Justin Sharp, Billy Coleman, Boyd MacTavish, Derek Smith, Chris Burek, Mike Williams, BJ Willard, Matt Farnham, Rob Clark, Derrick Borkenhagen, Phil Vigneri III, Bob Winters, Sandy Pembleton, Jim Zimmerman, Greg Martin, Andy Smith, Adam Hilton, Brett Martin, Allan Wills, Kevin Wills, Scott George, Kevin Drake, and Dave Just.  Heat Winners – Cody McPherson, James Michael Friesen, Rob Clark, and Nate Reynolds.

KI-PO CHEVROLET STREET STOCK FEATURE FINISH #1 – Jesse Johnston, Brian Lonneville, Jason Meyers, Kyle Wendt, Ken Camidge, Jaren Israel, Alex Morris, Pat Dell, Webb Nashwinter, Neil Pafk, Cliff Brucker, Ryan Stephenson, Sean Letts, Randy Zimmerman, Austin Hauser, Chase Madison, Brandon Sherwood, Mike Greenawalt, Cliff Gregg III, Shawn Parker, Ron Tuttle, Mike Short, and Donald Hermanson.  Heat Winners - Jesse Johnston and Jason Meyers.

KI-PO CHEVROLET STREET STOCK FEATURE FINISH #2 – Jason Meyers, Webb Nashwinter, Brian Lonneville, Neil Pafk, Ken Camidge, Mike Greenawalt, Alex Morris, Jesse Johnston, Mike Short, Pat Dell, Kyle Wendt, Chase Madison, Cliff Brucker, Randy Zimmerman, Austin Hauser, Cliff Gregg III, Jaren Israel, and Donald Hermanson.

GIPPSTER’S COLLISION 4 BANGER FEATURE FINISH – Jose Torres, Mike Kramarz, Mike Pahl, Jeff York, Brett Senek, Chris Lammerts, Ryan Plante, Gordan Gau, Eugene Washburn, Chris Miller, Jeffrey Sonnenburg, Eric Tupper, Camille Fuller, Corey OKeefe, Howard Guthrie, Trevor Goble, Tom Ruble, Joey Zimmerman, Austin Susice, Ruben Coffey, Ken Washburn III, BobbiLynn Spillman, Kyle Sharkey, Brian Monahan Jr., and Brendan OKeefe. Heat Winners – Mike Pahl & Brian Monahan.