Golden Sands Speedway 2013 Season Championship
By Jordan Clark
It was season championship night at the race track where fans were treated to some good racing to close out the season.
All the action started with the Super Stock division and Sam Anderson (19) setting fast time, after two heat races Brad Scholze (87) and Matt Raykowski (6) took the win in their respective heats. For the feature it was Raykowski who would take the win with Anderson 2nd, Phil Malouf (32) 3RD, John Zuch (8) 4th and Scholze 5th. Season champion was Phil Malouf with 532 over Matt Raykowski coming in second with 517.
In the Late Models division Rene Scheinoha set fast time and after three heat races, Travis Volm (7-11), Jeff Weinfurter (3) and M.G. Gajewski (22) all took wins in their respective heats. After the Semi Feature Paige Decker (03) took the win with Dave Neitzke (06) 2nd, Troy Nelson (66) 3rd and Ted Reichenberger (20) 4th all four transferred into the feature. During the feature it was a side by side battle between Steve Lichtfield (32) and Matt Pyburn (71) for 1st. But Pyburn would become victorious at the checkered flag with Mike Egan (44) 2nd, Gajewski 3rd, Chris Wimmer (52) 4th and Mark Eswein (71) 5th rounding out the top five. Season champion was Jim Sauter Jr. (51) and Mike Egan (44) taking rookie of the year.
On to the Pure Stocks it was Chad Weis (0) who set fast time with Kevin Berg (17), Brent Weiland (29) and Rick Grunden (16x) taking wins in their respective heats. In the feature it was Travis Volm (76) who would take the win over Chad Weis with Carter Kauth (97) 3rd, Karl Genett (16k) 4th and Kevin Berg 5th for the top five. Season champion was Brent Weiland (29).
In the Four Cylinders Kelly Sankey (88) took fast time with George Seliger (06), Nikki Coulthurst (17) and Jeremy Kemnetz (5) taking wins in their respective heats. For the feature it was side by side racing between Coulthurst and Corey Stevens (3) for first. But at the checkered flag it was Kemnetz who would take home the win over Eric Robinson (2) with Cheri Kurth (7) 3rd, Mike Wegner (20) 4th and Coulthurst 5th. Season champion in this division was Kelly Sankey (88).