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Viking Speedway: Thoennes, Karl, Crouse among feature winners

Six more feature winners entered victory lane this past Saturday night at the Viking Speedway ahead of the track's annual Jam the Stands Night on July 28.

Six more feature winners entered victory lane this past Saturday night at the Viking Speedway ahead of the track's annual Jam the Stands Night on July 28.

Garfield's Jason Thoennes took the checkered flag in the Modifieds Feature as he held off Glenwood's Jake Wildman and Brandon's Dustin Bitzan. In the Midwest Mods, Brock Gronwold of Fergus Falls won ahead of Nick Bruder of Long Prairie and Miltona's Brooke Hellerman.

Rick Schroeder of Montevideo took the Super Late Models feature as Alexandria's Ryan Mikkelson finished second and Scott Lehn of Albany was third. Pure Stocks went to Osakis' Dustin Karl, with Megan Blomgren of Carlos in second and Tanner Horn taking third.

Clara City's Justin Tammen beat out Jeff Crouse of Alexandria in the Street Stocks feature, while Glenwood's Mark Blom came in third. Crouse made up for it in the Super Stocks as he added another feature win this season, while Brandon's Jason Cook took second and Travis Vanderby of Alexandria rounded out the top three.

The Jam the Stands Night this Saturday gets going at 6:30 when fans get in free for the night's races.

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VIKING SPEEDWAY POINT STANDINGS

(As of July 21, 2018)

MODIFIEDS - Brady Gerdes, Villard - 1,091; Dustin Bitzan, Brandon - 1,069; Jason Thoennes, Garfield - 1,044

MIDWEST MODIFIEDS - Nick Bruder, Long Prairie - 878; Brock Gronwold, Fergus Falls - 864; Shawn Olson, Alexandria - 826

STREET STOCKS - Brett Miller, Alexandria - 1,076; Mark Blom, Glenwood - 1,069; Jeff Crouse, Alexandria - 1,053

SUPER STOCKS - Jeff Crouse, Alexandria - 1,115; Jason Cook, Brandon - 1,106; Matt Miller, Glenwood - 1,061

PURE STOCKS - Jesse Waldorf, Osakis - 1,133; Megan Blomgren, Carlos - 1,104; Carson Miller, Carlos - 1,056

LIMITED LATE MODELS - Ben Wolden, Fergus Falls - 1,043; Rick Schroeder, Montevideo - 1,013; Scott Lehn, Albany - 911

Eric Morken is a sports and outdoor editor at the Echo Press Newspaper in Alexandria, Minnesota, a property of the Forum News Service. Morken covers a variety of stories throughout the Douglas County area, as well as statewide outdoor issues.
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