John Taylor Is Final PS Winner of 2014

John Taylor, Pro Stock  - Winner Great Lakes Nationals
John Tayl …
John Taylor staved off some tough competition as he won the Port City Racing Pro Stock event over Steve Hilliker, Nate Jones, Chaney Newland, Dick Reynolds, Rob Brillhart, Derek Crandall, Blake Hollenbeck, Dale Kaake, Jr., and Don Rohn. 

Jeramie Raby and Gary VanderMark took heat gold. 

Runions Close Seasons With GLN Win

Taylor Runions, Flinn Stock  - Winner Great Lakes Nationals
Taylor Ru …
The Races On The Web Flinn Stock feature belonged to Taylor Runions as he continued to dominate the division. Shellbie Shank grabbed the second position and was followed by Sean Brooms, Austin Bean, Kevin Rohn, Jr., Cody Owen, Kyle Woodard, Gabe Gesselman, Keith Fike, and Allen Roszell. 

Bean and Brooms scored heat wins.

Prochazka Takes Last 2014 Street Stock Win

Kyle Prochaska, Street Stock  - Winner Great Lakes Nationals
Kyle Proc …
The Street Stock feature saw 30 cars start in a three wide, ten deep line up and when the checker fell, it was Kyle Prochazka topping the field. Rob Brillhart and   Jasen Wiley were close behind, followed by Mike VanderMark, Jr., Mike Chlebek, Jr., Josh Sternberg, Doug Helsel, Josh Loomis, Jay Chlebek, and Michael Vandecar. 

 

Chlebek claimed the B Main win with heats going to Wiley, Prochazka, Brillhart, and Kevin Rohn. 

Mike Seaman Hauls Pro Truck GLS Win Away

Mike Seaman, Pro Truck  - Winner Great Lakes Nationals
Mike Seam …
Mike Seaman has had a good year in the Engine Pro Pro Trucks and he capped it off by winning his first Great Lakes Nationals win over Chris Verhaar, Andrew Fidler, Curtis Rice, Ryan Paradise, George Wease, Carl Thayer, and Paul Grosnickle. 

 

Paradise captured the heat win. 

Olger Is GLN Late Model Champion

Zach Olger, Late Motel  - Winner Great Lakes Nationals
Zach Olge …
Zack Olger ran a tight line and went home $2000 richer for his efforts as he won the Kentucky Fried Chicken Late model event in a close race with Kevin Reeve and Josh Borton. Rob Taylor took fourth, followed by Derrick Hilliker, Amanda Wing, Jesse Playter, Ryan Kent, Doug Baird, and Kurt Mesman. 

Borton and Olger also took heat wins.

DeYoung Jr Takes GLN Win & Ward Claims IMCA Champions' Honors

John DeYoung Jr, IMCA Modifieds - Winner Great Lakes Nationals
John DeYo …
The Port City Racecar IMCA Modified event was the last points night of the season and in an exciting finish, John DeYoung, Jr. pocketed the $3000 winners purse as he narrowly won over Chad Wernette and Vern Buskirk. Kenny Playter claimed fourth and was followed by Jimmy Hale, Jr., Ken Zeigler, Milt Montgomery, Toby Steele, Sr., Mike Shanteau, Tim Sooy, and Brooke Ann Brasington. 

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Thank YOU! - Great Lakes Nationals In The Books!  

Mike Burkin took the win in the Michigan Tradional Sprints, Zack Olger had a great race to win the KFC Late Models, Taylor Runions completed the 2014 season with a win in the ROTW Flinn Stocks, Johnny Deyoung Jr won an exciting race as he took home the big money in the Port City Racecar IMCA Modified event while AJ Ward cinched the season championship, John Taylor scored the Port City Racing Pro Stocks, Mike Seaman took his second feature of the season in the Engine Pro Pro Trucks, and Kyle Prochazka went from crew member to driver for the GLN and took home the checkers in the final race of 2014.

This completes the 2014 season at Crystal Motor Speedway. Seasons come and seasons go and 2014 was one of the memorable ones. Promoter Ron Flinn would like to thank all the fans, drivers, crew members, and sponsors for making this season worthwhile. The next 'event' is the awards banquet, held on January 10th, 2015. Watch this website or call the office at 989.235.5200 for further information. More info and photos iside!


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July 26 Results

John DeYoung - IMCA, Feature Winner, July 26, 2014
John DeYo …
John DeYoung, Jr. held off all comers in a strong run as he racked up another Port City Race Car IMCA Modified win over Brody Bowser, Brenten DeYoung, Chad Wernette, Myron DeYoung, Brady Hollenbeck, Rusty Zeigler, A.J. Ward, Jimmy Hale, Jr., and Vern Buskirk.

The B Main wins went to Hale and  Brenten DeYoung while Ward, Brody Bowser, Buskirk, and Myron DeYoung picked up heat wins.

Myron DeYoung Wins, Bowser Second

Myron DeYoung, IMCA Mods  Feature Winner, July 19, 2014
Myron DeY …
July 19, 2014 - Myron DeYoung went home with the win in the Port City Race Car IMCA Modified division over Brody Bowser, A.J. Ward, John DeYoung, Jr., Brenten DeYoung, Toby Steele, Sr., Jimmy Hale, Jr., Chad Wernette, Jerry Hunt, and Kenny Playter.

Rusty Zeigler and John DeYoung made their way into the main feature with B Main wins and heats fell to Ward, Brenten DeYoung, Chance Allen, and Bowser. 

 

 

July 5 Results

Johnny DeYoung Jr - IMCA Mods Feature Winner, July 5, 2014
Johnny De …
John DeYoung, Jr. worked his way to the front of the pack of the Port City Race Car IMCA Modified feature and then held off advances by Brody Bowser and Austin Wonch to take the checkers in a heated event. Tim Sooy grabbed fourth, followed by Chad Wernette, A.J. Ward, Ken Zeigler, Vern Buskirk, Kenny Playter, and Brad Stanke.

Chad Precord advanced to the big dance by winning the B Main while Ashlee Scott, Myron DeYoung, Sooy, and Wernette gathered heat wins.

June 14 Results

Brody Bowser - IMCA Modifieds, Feature Winner, June 14, 2014
Brody Bow …
Port City Race Car IMCA Modifieds got rolling with Chris Higgins holding the early lead but got loose and fell back. Brody Bowser not only took the lead, he jumped out to a full straight away advantage. A caution brought everyone back together with Bowser leading Brennen Hunt and Brenten DeYoung. With five to go, it was Bowser, Hunt, Brenten DeYoung,  AJ Ward and Johnny DeYoung. Bowser held on to win over Brenten DeYoung, Ward, Hunt, Myron DeYoung, John DeYoung, Jr.,

Ken Zeigler, Mike Shanteau, Tim Sooy, and Corey Ruesink. Sooy and Ward took B Mains while heats fell to Brenten DeYoung, Vern Buskirk, Bowser, and Zeigler.  

May 31 Results

Brennen DeYoung - IMCA Modifieds, Feature Winner, May 31, 2014
Brennen D …
The Port City Racing IMCA Modified action kicked off with Brennen Hunt leading Brenten DeYoung in the early going. A caution laps in found Hunt on the top of the turn three banking facing the wrong way, ending his night.  Brenten DeYoung took the helm over Corey Ruesink and Ken Zeigler. Brenten DeYoung began to slowly extend his lead over the field with Ruesink and AJ Ward filling the top three. Brenten DeYoung held on to take his second straight feature over Ruesink, Ward, Brody Bowser, Ken Zeigler, John DeYoung, Jr., Toby Steele, Sr., Chad Wernette, and Jimmy Hale, Jr.. 

John DeYoung  and Milt Montgomery made the big feature by taking B Mains with heats falling to Hunt, Ruesink,  Myron DeYoung, and Brenten DeYoung. 

June 21 Results

 

Myron DeYoung, IMCA Modified  - Feature Winner, June 21, 2014
Myron DeY …
The final race of the night was the Port City Race Car IMCA feature that saw Brad Stanke jump out front with Brody Bowser and Chad Wernette in tow. Bowser took the lead away as Myron DeYoung and AJ Ward moved into the top five. DeYoung wrestled with Bowser for several laps before finally claiming the lead.

As DeYoung pulled away, Bowser and Ward battled for second with Wernette just behind them. Brennen DeYoung got loose as he entered turn one and several cars were involved with most able to continue.

Back under green, Myron DeYoung led Bowser, Ward, and Wernette as he slowly stretched his lead out. DeYoung went on to win over Mike Shanteau, Kenny Playter, John DeYoung, Jr., Jimmy Hale, Jr., Stanke, and Rusty Zeigler.

Playter and Austin Wonch picked up B Main wins while heats went to Wernette, Stanke, Steele, and John DeYoung.   

June 7 Results

Brandon Bayliss, IMCA Mods Feature Winner, June 7, 2014
Brandon B …
The Port City Race Car IMCA Modified feature event saw a major pile up on the second lap in turn one involving at least eight cars but most of the competitors were able to continue.

Brandon Baylis grabbed the lead with Chad Wernette fighting his way into second after being one of the crashed cars earlier. Ruesink, Johnny DeYoung, Jr, and Jimmy Hale Jr made up the top five.

AJ Ward began to move forward, breaking into the top five with six to go. Wernette began to motor his way beside the leader but in the process, they touched and Wernette was sent to the rear as the caution car. Baylis pulled away to a small lead and held on to grab his first IMCA Modified feature over Johnny DeYoung, Hale, Jr., Ward, Myron DeYoung, Brenten DeYoung, Ruesink, Mike Shanteau, Austin Wonch, and Vern Buskirk.

Brody Bowser, Kenny Playter, Chad Precord, and Hale Jr all racked up victories in the heats with B Mains falling to Brennan Hunt and Brenten DeYoung. 

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