Fuqua, Heeter, Powell, Marrs, Jewett, Spilman conquer Kaw Valley Companies Night at Lakeside Speedway

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May 11, 2018  |  by Sam Stoecklin

Darron Fuqua won the USRA Modified main event on Friday, May 11, at the Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City, Kan.
Darron Fuqua won the USRA Modified main event on Friday, May 11, at the Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City, Kan.

Sixty cars checked in for week #4 of weekly championship racing for KAW Valley Companies Race Night for Racing on the River’s Edge. Factory Stocks provided five cars for the night, there were eight Grand Nationals on hand along with seventeen E-Mods, seven USRA Stock Cars, fourteen USRA B-Mods and ten USRA Modifieds for a total of 61 cars for 10 preliminary heat races and six main events on the night.

To setup the main-event lineups, drivers made their way to the track for heat races with Marshall Jewett once again leading the way in Factory Stock Competition. Kacey Shields of Kansas City, Missouri took the Grand National win by advancing from sixth to first by lap four. The three heat winners for the E-Mods included Destyn Whitney of Lincoln, Nebraska, Shawn Burns of Overland Park, Kansas, and Ben Stockton of Kansas City, Missouri. After a week off, defending USRA Stock Champion Brett Heeter of Louisburg, Kansas claimed the lone heat race for his class. USRA B-Mod heat victories went to Luke Nieman and Brad Smith. The final pair of heat race wins of the night went to USRA Modified drivers Darron Fuqua of Mayetta, Kansas and Mark Schafman of Edwardsville, Kansas.

Later in the night, drivers returned for the night’s main events to wrap up Kaw Valley Companies Race Night. Marshall Jewett claimed his third-consecutive main event in Factory Stock action after starting fifth, Jewett moved to second by lap one and went on to dominate for the victory. In the Grand National 10-lap feature, Don Marrs took command of the race on lap seven and went on to secure his first feature win of the year. Billy Spillman made it two in a row in the E-Mods as he won on back-to-back nights Thursday and Friday. In USRA Stock car action, Brett Heeter grabbed the lead on lap 12 in USRA Stock Car action and never looked back securing his second win of the season. Tim Powell grabbed his fourth-consecutive USRA B-Mod victory after taking command on lap 8 of the 15-lap event. Darron Fuqua outlasted his teammate Lance Town and sailed on to collect his first Lakeside Speedway main event of the season with Town hanging on to second after leading early.

Up Next: On Friday, May 18th, weekly racing resumes with USRA Modifieds, Stock Cars, and B-Mods, plus Grand Nationals, E-Mods, and 4-Cylinders as guest class. Factory Stocks have the week off. When at the track, tune your radio dial to 87.7 FM for a radio broadcast of all the action.

Complete results, schedule information, track details, car class rules, and news is available on the track’s website at www.lakesidespeedway.net. Contact the track at (913) 299-9206. The track location is 5615 Wolcott Dr., Kansas City, Kansas, one mile west of I-435 (exit 18) on SR 5 (northwest of Kansas City. Like and follow on Facebook at www.facebook.com/lakesidespeedway.kansascity. You may also email the track at lakesidespeedwaykc@gmail.com.

OFFICIAL RESULTS
Lakeside Speedway, Kansas City, Kan.
KAW Valley Companies Night
Friday, May 11, 2018

USRA MODIFIEDS

Heat #1:
1. (1) 87 Darron Fuqua, Mayetta, Kan.
2. (4) 3B Nic Bidinger, Perry, Kan.
3. (5) 21T Lance Town, Louisburg, Kan.
4. (3) 74 Rodney Schweizer, Kansas City, Kan.
5. (2) 28 Jerry Liston Jr., Kansas City, Kan.

Heat #2:
1. (1) 34 Mark Schafman, Edwardsville, Kan.
2. (2) 16s Chad Lyle, Oak Grove, Mo.
3. (3) 1K Tim Karrick, Basehor, Kan.
4. (4) 68 Kerry Davis, Parkville, Mo.
5. (5) 227 Chase Domer, Nevada, Mo.

Feature:
1. (5) 87 Darron Fuqua, Mayetta, Kan.
2. (2) 21T Lance Town, Louisburg, Kan.
3. (4) 3B Nic Bidinger, Perry, Kan.
4. (3) 16s Chad Lyle, Oak Grove, Mo.
5. (6) 34 Mark Schafman, Edwardsville, Kan.
6. (8) 68 Kerry Davis, Parkville, Mo.
7. (10) 227 Chase Domer, Nevada, Mo.
8. (7) 74 Rodney Schweizer, Kansas City, Kan.
9. (1) 1K Tim Karrick, Basehor, Kan.
10. (9) 28 Jerry Liston Jr., Kansas City, Kan.

USRA STOCK CARS

Heat:
1. (4) 05 Brett Heeter, Louisburg, Kan.
2. (2) 00 Nick Whalen, Kansas City, Kan.
3. (5) 417 Kevin Anderson, Kansas City, Mo.
4. (3) 30 Dakota Jennings, Lansing, Kan.
5. (6) 27 David Oxford, Platte City, Mo.
6. (1) 5 Jim Adkins, Smithville, Mo.
DNS. (7) 46 David Holcomb, Kansas City, Kan.

Feature:
1. (6) 05 Brett Heeter, Louisburg, Kan.
2. (4) 417 Kevin Anderson, Kansas City, Mo.
3. (3) 5 Jim Adkins, Smithville, Mo.
4. (2) 00 Nick Whalen, Kansas City, Kan.
5. (7) 46 David Holcomb, Kansas City, Kan.
6. (5) 30 Dakota Jennings, Lansing, Kan.
7. (1) 27 David Oxford, Platte City, Mo.

USRA B-MODS

Heat #1:
1. (3) 181 Luke Nieman, Nortonville, Kan.
2. (5) 0 Chase Galvan, Bonner Springs, Kan.
3. (6) 117 Tim Galvan, Kansas City, Mo.
4. (1) 9 Don Marrs, Shawnee, Kan.
5. (2) 91 Eddie Schwope Jr., St. Joseph, Mo.
6. (4) 28 Andy Bryant, Fort Scott, Kan.

Heat #2:
1. (4) 99 Brad Smith, Belton, Mo.
2. (5) 57 Tim Powell, Lansing, Kan.
3. (2) 49 Patrick Royalty, Kansas City, Kan.
4. (8) 7J Jake Richards, Lansing, Kan.
5. (6) 10W Doug Wetzel, Leeton, Mo.
6. (7) 42 Gene Claxton, Kansas City, Mo.
7. (1) 04 Chad Walker, Kansas City, Kan.
8. (3) 47 Tyson Lanfermann, Kansas City, Mo.

Feature:
1. (3) 57 Tim Powell, Lansing, Kan.
2. (5) 99 Brad Smith, Belton, Mo.
3. (6) 181 Luke Nieman, Nortonville, Kan.
4. (7) 49 Patrick Royalty, Kansas City, Kan.
5. (4) 7J Jake Richards, Lansing, Kan.
6. (12) 28 Andy Bryant, Fort Scott, Kan.
7. (1) 117 Tim Galvan, Kansas City, Mo.
8. (2) 0 Chase Galvan, Bonner Springs, Kan.
9. (8) 9 Don Marrs, Shawnee, Kan.
10. (11) 42 Gene Claxton, Kansas City, Mo.
11. (14) 47 Tyson Lanfermann, Kansas City, Mo.
12. (13) 04 Chad Walker, Kansas City, Kan.
13. (10) 91 Eddie Schwope Jr., St. Joseph, Mo.
14. (9) 10W Doug Wetzel, Leeton, Mo.

GRAND NATIONALS

Heat:
1. (6) 42C Kacey Shields, Kansas City, Mo.
2. (1) 711 Nick Newton, Kanas. (City,
3. (5) 9 Don Marrs, Shawnee, Kan.
4. (2) 29 Dennis Melvin Sr., Basehor, Kan.
5. (4) 8c Cami Bruner, Kansas City, Kan.
6. (3) 15 Nick Drew Jr., Kansas City, Kan.
7. (7) 14 Larry Ferris II, Kansas City, Kan.
DNS – 5 Terry Bivins, Lebo, Kan.

Feature:
1. (6) 9 Don Marrs, Shawnee, Kan.
2. (2) 711 Nick Newton, Kanas. (City,
3. (3) 29 Dennis Melvin Sr., Basehor, Kan.
4. (7) 14 Larry Ferris II, Kansas City, Kan.
5. (1) 8c Cami Bruner, Kansas City, Kan.
6. (5) 42C Kacey Shields, Kansas City, Mo.
7. (4) 15 Nick Drew Jr., Kansas City, Kan.
DQ – (8) 5 Terry Bivins, Lebo, Kan.

FACTORY STOCKS

Heat:
1. (1) 7 Marshall Jewett, Gardner, Kan.
2. (3) .05 David Nickel, Kansas City, Kan.
3. (4) 18 Wayne Brooke, Atchison, Kan.
4. (2) 16 Matthew Matsukevich, Trimble, Mo.
5. (5) 78 Clint Bell, Paola, Kan.

Feature:
1. (5) 7 Marshall Jewett, Gardner, Kan.
2. (3) 16 Matthew Matsukevich, Trimble, Mo.
3. (1) 18 Wayne Brooke, Atchison, Kan.
4. (4) 78 Clint Bell, Paola, Kan.
5. (2) .05 David Nickel, Kansas City, Kan.

E-MODS

Heat #1:
1. (4) 58 Destyn Whitney, Lincoln, Ne.
2. (5) 90 Jessie Mulich, Bonner Springs, Kan.
3. (1) 4M Steven Makar, Basehor, Kan.
4. (2) 16 Paul Lanfermann II, Atchison, Kan.
5. (3) 98 Bryan Smith, Belton, Mo.
6. (6) 33 Jeremy Curless, Grain Valley, Mo.

Heat #2:
1. (1) 28S Shawn Burns, Overland Park, Kan.
2. (3) 63 Billy Spilman, Rushville, Mo.
3. (5) 32 Dennie Belknap, Bonner Springs, Kan.
4. (4) 09 Shaunie Lanning, Kansas City, Mo.
5. (2) 15E Dakota Earls, Independence, Mo.
DNS – 14B Brayden Bennett, Tonganoxie, Kan.

Heat #3:
1. (2) 33S Ben Stockton, Kansas City, Mo.
2. (5) 54 Eddie Ingram, Linn Valley, Kan.
3. (1) 20T Kit Bailey, Liberty, Mo.
4. (3) 99 Emma Martin, Independence, Mo.
5. (4) 236 Trevor Hand, Bonner Springs, Kan.

Feature:
1. (3) 63 Billy Spilman, Rushville, Mo.
2. (1) 28S Shawn Burns, Overland Park, Kan.
3. (4) 54 Eddie Ingram, Linn Valley, Kan.
4. (5) 33S Ben Stockton, Kansas City, Mo.
5. (7) 32 Dennie Belknap, Bonner Springs, Kan.
6. (2) 58 Destyn Whitney, Lincoln, Ne.
7. (9) 20T Kit Bailey, Liberty, Mo.
8. (8) 4M Steven Makar, Basehor, Kan.
9. (6) 90 Jessie Mulich, Bonner Springs, Kan.
10. (14) 15E Dakota Earls, Independence, Mo.
11. (15) 236 Trevor Hand, Bonner Springs, Kan.
12. (10) 16 Paul Lanfermann II, Atchison, Kan.
13. (16) 33 Jeremy Curless, Grain Valley, Mo.
14. (12) 99 Emma Martin, Independence, Mo.
15. (13) 98 Bryan Smith, Belton, Mo.
16. (11) 09 Shaunie Lanning, Kansas City, Mo.
DNS – 14B Brayden Bennett, Tonganoxie, Kan.