Greensburg Daily News, Greensburg, IN

August 6, 2013

MTQRL - Speidel & Trickle Win at Shelbyville

By Sandy Lowe Daily News
Greensburg Daily News

---- — Mother Nature finally cooperated on Saturday evening when the Midwest TQ Racing League presented by Jenmarco.com made their first appearance of the season at the Shelby County Fairgrounds In Shelbyville, Ind. Current point leader Nick Speidel continued his dominance in the three-quarter midgets and Kyle Trickle saw victory lane for the first time in the MTQRL 600cc sidewinder feature.

Defending champion Tate Martz started the evening off by topping the twenty-eight car field in qualifications with a lap of 17.68 seconds around the quarter mile fairgrounds oval. Martz went on to win the Jackson Oil & Solvents Duel for Fuel and Perfect North Slopes heat winners were Logan Arnold, Christopher Mann, Brett Hankins and Ronnie Combs. Sophomore driver Dustin Wheeldon won the semi feature.

In the 25-lap feature Speidel started fourth and snatched the lead from Elwood Sanitarium Haunted Attraction polesitter Ronnie Combs on lap four. Speidel went on to lead the final twenty-two laps scoring his fourth feature win of the season over Combs, Hankins, Martz, and Will Nedderman. Mann, Matt Hedrick, Tristan Maggart, Robbie Roland and Matt Lux completed in the top ten.

Rob Walton was the Indy Race Parts Hard Charger advancing seven positions to finish 12th. Aaron Percell was the only one of the four rookie drivers competing to make the feature and was named the Tony Stewart Racing Rookie of the Race. Rookie Dakota Megel suffered mechanical woes and was the Duane & Sonja Alexander Hard Luck Driver.

Kyle Trickle took the lead from Shane Williamson on lap six and beat the rest of the field to the checkered flag to win the 600cc sidewinder feature. Williamson finished second followed by Nathan Toney, Brad Landis, Brett Waggoner, Kati Waggoner, Rico Dobbins and Callie Wolsiffer, Heat winners were Trickle and Williamson.

The next race on the MTQRL schedule will be August 10th at the Montpelier Motor Speedway in Montpelier. The TQ’s and sidewinders return to Shelbyville on August 17th.

For more information on the MTQRL please visit our website www.mtqrl.com.

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MIDWEST TQ RACING LEAGUE presented by Jenmarco.com

Aug. 3, 2013 – Shelbyville, Indiana – Shelby County Fairgrounds

QUALIFICATIONS – 1. 1 Tate Martz-17.68; 2. 8 Bobby Walton-17.74; 3. 14 Brett Hankins-17.96; 4. 29 Will Nedderman-18.03; 5. 21 Nick Speidel-18.03; 6. 24 Chris Mann-18.12; 7. 7 Jon Steed-18.23; 8. 50 Ronnie Combs-18.25; 9. 33 Matt Hedrick-18.27; 10. 78 Robbie Roland-18.48; 11. 6 Brayton Leisure-18.68; 12. 60 Cody Kiewitt-18.79; 13. 43 Logan Arnold-18.83; 14. 39 Kyle May-18.86; 15. 35 Dustin Wheeldon-18.92; 16. 08 Tristan Maggart-19.01; 17. 57 Rob Walton-19.09; 18. 10 Ron Hamm-19.27; 19. 88 Jamie Ross-19.40; 20. 69 Joshua Shaw-19.41; 21. 4 Rex Griffin-19.66; 22. 2 Dakota Megel-19.68; 23. 48 Aaron Percell-19.76; 24. 5 Kevin Blue-20.03; 25. 91 John Doyle-21.05; 26. 74 Devin Fairchild-No Time; 27. 76 Dalton Miller-No Time; 28. 4E Don Epley-No Time.

JACKSON OIL & SOLVENTS DUEL FOR FUEL – 1. 1 Tate Martz, 2. 29 Will Nedderman, 3. 14 Brett Hankins, 4. 8 Bobby Walton.

Perfect North Slopes Heat 1 – 1. 43 Logan Arnold, 2. 1 Tate Martz, 3. 21 Nick Speidel, 4. 33 Matt Hedrick, 5. 57 Rob Walton, DNS 91 John Doyle, DNS 4 Rex Griffin.

Perfect North Slopes Heat 2 – 1. 24 Chris Mann, 2. 8 Bobby Walton, 3. 39 Matt Lux (driver change), 4. 78 Robbie Roland, 6. 10 Ron Hamm, DNS 2 Dakota Megel, DNS 74 Devin Fairchild.

PERFECT NORTH SLOPES HEAT 3 – 1. 14 Brett Hankins, 2. 48 Aaron Percell, 3. 88 Jamie Ross, 4. 7 Jon Steed, 5. 35 Dustin Wheeldon, 6. 6 Brayton Leisure, 7. 76 Dalton Miller.

PERFECT NORTH SLOPES HEAT 4 – 1. 50 Ronnie Combs, 2. 08 Tristan Maggart, 3. 60 Cody Kiewitt, 4. 29 Will Nedderman, 5. 69 Joshua Shaw, DNS 5 Kevin Blue, DNS 4E Don Epley.

SEMI FEATURE – 1. 35 Dustin Wheeldon, 2. 6 Brayton Leisure, 3. 57 Rob Walton, 4. 10 Ron Hamm, 5. 76 Dalton Miller, 6. 91 John Doyle, 7. 69 Joshua Shaw, DNS 74 Devin Fairchild.

Feature – 1. 21 Nick Speidel, 2. 50 Ronnie Combs, 3. 14 Brett Hankins, 4. 1 Tate Martz, 5. 29 Will Nedderman, 6. 24 Chris Mann, 7. 33 Matt Hedrick, 8. 08 Tristan Maggart, 9. 78 Robbie Roland, 10. 39 Matt Lux, 11. 60 Cody Kiewitt, 12. 57 Rob Walton, 13. 8 Bobby Walton, 14. 43 Logan Arnold, 15. 48 Aaron Percell, 16. 35 Dustin Wheeldon, 17. 88 Jamie Ross, 18. 7 Jon Steed, 19. 6 Brayton Leisure, 20. 10 Ron Hamm.

Lap Leaders – 1-3 Ronnie Combs, 4-25 Nick Speidel

Indy Race Parts Hard Charger – Rob Walton (+7)

Duane & Sonja Alexander Hard Luck Driver – Dakota Megel

Tony Stewart Racing Rookie of the Race – Aaron Percell

Jackson Oil & Solvents Duel for Fuel – Tate Martz

Perfect North Slopes Heat Winners – Logan Arnold, Ronnie Combs, Brett Hankins, Chris Mann

Elwood Sanitarium Haunted Attraction Polesitter Award – Ronnie Combs

Jackson Oil & Solvents Gift Certificate – Dustin Wheeldon

American Racer Gift Certificate – Jon Steed (not eligible)

Point Standings – 1. Nick Speidel-756; 2. Brett Hankins-687; 3. Tate Martz-591; 4. Bobby Walton-487; 5. Logan Arnold-474; 6. Cody Kiewitt-383; 7. Dustin Wheeldon-365; 8. Rick Robinson-339; 9. Tristan Maggart-336; 10. Aaron Percell-334.

Next Race – Aug. 10 – Montpelier, Indiana – Montpelier Motor Speedway

For More Information – www.mtqrl.com

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600cc SIDEWINDER HEAT 1 – 1. 99T Kyle Trickle, 2. 31R Shane Williamson, 3. 89K Kati Waggoner, 4. 51 Nathan Toney, 5. 7D Rico Dobbins, 6. 35W Callie Wolsiffer, 7. 22 Brett Waggoner, 8. 58 Brad Landis, DNS 23S Nick Staker.

600cc SIDEWINDER HEAT 2 – 1. 31R Shane Williamson, 2. 7D Rico Dobbins, 3. 35W Callie Wolsiffer, 4. 51 Nathan Toney, 5. 99T Kyle Trickle, 6. 89K Kati Waggoner, 7. 58 Brad Landis, DNS 22 Brett Waggoner, DNS 23S Nick Staker.

600cc SIDEWINDER FEATURE – 1. 99T Kyle Trickle, 2. 31R Shane Williamson, 3. 51 Nathan Toney, 4. 58 Brad Landis, 5. 22 Brett Waggoner, 6. 89K Kati Waggoner, 7. 7D Rico Dobbins, 8. 35W Callie Wolsiffer, DNS 23S Nick Staker.

Lap Leaders – 1-5 Shane Williamson, 6-12 Kyle Trickle