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Chad Simpson Scores Second Win in a Row in Corn Belt Clash Action

Monday April 22, 2013

 

Chad Simpson in Victory Lane for the second night in a row in Cornbelt Clash Action.

Continuing his roll from the previous night, Chad Simpson went
back-to-back in Corn Belt Clash Series action. The three-time series
champion captured the $3,000 pay day at Quincy Raceways on Sunday night as
Simpson led all 40 laps on his way to his securing his second straight
series win for the weekend, and third straight win as he also won in MLRA
competition the previous weekend.

A field of 34 cars checked into the Quincy speed plant, with Simpson and
Brandon Sheppard making up the front row of the 40-lap A-Main. Simpson
jumped out to an early lead, with Babb and Sheppard in tow. A series of
early cautions slowed the event, with Simpson able to capitalize on the
restarts to keep his #25 MasterSbilt by Huey out front while Sheppard and
Babb battled back and forth for the runner-up position for most of the
race.

The leaders entered lapped traffic just prior to the mid-point of the
race, with Babb and Sheppard able to close the gap on Simpson who at times
struggled with lapped traffic on the narrow surface. As the laps wound
down, Sheppard was able to secure the second position from Babb and begin
his push on the leader in the closing laps. Simpson was able to hold off
the charging Sheppard to secure the win and sweep the series events for
the weekend. Simpson and Sheppard were followed to the checkers by Shannon
Babb, Brian Shirley, Jason Perry and Tony Jackson Jr.

The Corn Belt Clash Series next race will be Saturday May 11th at Elko
Speedway in Elko, Minnesota as the paved facility once again covers it
surface with dirt and hosts the series. The following week the series will
head to Davenport Speedway in Davenport, Iowa on May 17 for the
rescheduled running of the Karsyn’s Krusaders 40 that was postponed
earlier in the month due to wet and cold conditions.

Isky Racing Cams Heat Race #1 Winner: Chad Simpson
Comp Cams Heat Race #2 Winner: Brandon Sheppard
Pro Power Racing Engines Heat Race #3 Winner: Shannon Babb
Cen Pe Co Lubricants Heat Race #4 Winner: Tyler Reddick
VP Racing Fuels Heartland B-Main #1 Winner: Terry Phillips
DirtonDirt.com B-Main #2 Winner: Justin Mitchell

Finish:

1. Chad Simpson
2. Brandon Sheppard
3. Shannon Babb
4. Brian Shirley
5. Jason Perry
6. Tony Jackson Jr.
7. Chris Simpson
8. Tyler Reddick
9. Terry Phillips
10. Kevin Weaver
11. Mark Burgtorf
12. Scott Schmidt
13. Ryan Unzicker
14. Robby Warner
15. Brandon Thirlby
16. Dustin Walker
17. Dave Eckrich
18. Jake Meier
19. Justin Reed
20. Justin Alspin
21. Justin Mitchel
22. Doug Herrick
23. Jesse Stovall
24. Bronson Behning

DirtonDirt.com Rookie of the Race Award: Doug Herrick
AllStar Performance Hard Charger: Brian Shirley
Hooker Custom Harness Award: Chad Simpson
Wehrs Machine Award: Chad Simpson
CV Products Award: Dave Eckrich
JRi Shocks Award: Chris Simpson
VP Racing Fuels Heartland Tough Luck Award: Jake Meier

Corn Belt Clash Official Series Sponsors: JE Pistons, Pro Power Racing
Engines, Comp Cams, Hoosier Racing Tire, Manley Performance, Isky Racing
Cams DirtonDirt.com, Out-Pace Racing Products, Karsyn’s Krusaders and
Cen-Pe-Co Lubricants

Corn Belt Clash Participating Sponsors: AllStar Performance, QuickCar
Racing Products, Callies Performance Products, JRi Shocks, Wehrs Machine,
Eastern Iowa Spray Foam and Water Proofing, VP Racing Fuels Heartland
R.A.C.E. and Two Buff Dudes Inc.

Corn Belt Clash Contingency Sponsors: CV Products, Intercomp Racing
Scales, Tiger Rear Ends, Landrum Performance Springs, Hooker Custom
Harness, Mason Racin, Grove Automotive, Signs by Design, The Contingency
Connection, Dirt Late Model Magazine, Bully Dog and Quarter Master

Intercomp Racing Scales are the Official Scales of the Corn Belt Clash
Late Model Series.

Dirt Late Model Magazine is the Official Publication of the Corn Belt
Clash Late Model Series.

Karsyn’s Krusaders is the Official Non-Profit Organization of the Corn
Belt Clash Late Model Series.

For more info on the Corn Belt Clash Series, go to www.CornBeltClash.com.
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