Andrew Gresel Keeps Winning Streak Alive At Midas Of Orangeville 50

Location: Sauble Speedway July 27, 2014
Presenting Sponsor: Midas of Orangeville
What won the race: #07 Todd Campbell lead the field to green and lead for the first seven laps of the feature. Defending event winner #81 of Andrew Gresel took command of the fifty lap event on lap eight and went on to pick up the feature win. #22 of Glenn Watson post a couple of late race challenges but could not complete the pass and settled for second place when the checker flag waved. #17 of Kevin Cornelius was looking for his third feature win in a row but after contact with the back straight wall the handling of the car was a little off. Kevin held on for a third place finish beating the #10 of Jesse Kennedy and #54 of Mike Beyore rounding out the top five.
Bad Luck of the event: #16 of Robert Bickle made the long haul to Sauble Speedway only to suffer brake issues ending their race early in thirteenth place finish. #45 Rob Poole suffered a cut rear tire causing the car to spin in turn two. The ensuing damage ended their day early with a eleventh place finish,
Rookie Battle: Three rookie of the year candidates were in attendance this weekend at Sauble. At the end of the Midas 50, #b10 Kelly Balson was the top placing rookie, followed by Dave Doucette and Scott Field. Corey Jones was not in attendance has he married his loving bride Melissa Mota on Saturday.
Car Count: 13
Top qualifier: #17 Kevin Cornelius
Pole Sitter: #07 Todd Campbell
Heat Race winners: #17 Kevin Cornelius x2, #71 Doug Brown, #81 Andrew Gresel
Top Five in Points: 1st #81 Andrew Gresel 393 pts, 2nd #17 Kevin Cornelius 377 pts, 3rd #10 Jesse Kennedy 354 pts, 4th #45 Rob Poole 351 pts, 5th #22 Glenn Watson
Next Series Event: Peterborough Speedway August 2, 2014 racing starts at 6:00pm
Feature Finish: 1) #81 Andrew Gresel, 2) #22 Glenn Watson, 3) #17 Kevin Cornelius, 4) #10 Jesse Kennedy, 5) #54 Mike Beyore, 6) #b10 Kelly Balson(r),7) #07 Todd Campbell, 8) #71 Doug Wilson, 9) #44 Dave Doucette (r), 10) #24 Scott Field(r), 11) #45 Rob Poole, 12) #67 Rob Riemer, 13) Robert Bickle
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